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Parents’ concerns and beliefs about temperature measurement in children: a qualitative study

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Background
Nearly 40% of parents with children aged 6 to 17 months consult a healthcare professional when their child has a high temperature. Clinical guidelines recommend temperature measurement in these children, but little is known about parents’ experiences of and beliefs about temperature measurement. This study aimed to explore parents’ concerns and beliefs about temperature measurement in children.
Methods
Semi-structured qualitative interviews were conducted from May 2017...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12875-020-01355-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9913-6041
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Family Practice Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Article number:
9
Publication date:
2021-01-07
Acceptance date:
2020-12-16
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EISSN:
1471-2296
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1152598
Local pid:
pubs:1152598
Deposit date:
2021-01-08

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