Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

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Caring for Kids with Fever

Nothing induces more anxiety and fear in a parent than their child running a temperature.  I am no exception.  I remember in my second year of pediatric residency, my precious 13-month-old son started running a 104.8 fever at 10 o’clock at night (as usual, these things always happen late).  He had no other symptoms except … continue reading

Wash hands to prevent spread of Enterovirus D68

There have been recent calls from concerned parents hearing news that our community may be affected by the recent outbreak of Enterovirus D68.  This is a rare strain of a common summer virus that can result in more robust respiratory symptoms than other strains of enteroviruses.  In children with a history of asthma or reactive … continue reading

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