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Combined and alternating paracetamol and ibuprofen therapy for fever in children

  1. Tiffany Wong1,*,
  2. David W Johnson2,
  3. Heather Ganshorn3,
  4. Ian K Maconochie4,
  5. Lisa Hartling5,
  6. Antonia S. Stang6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group

Published Online: 18 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009572


How to Cite

Wong T, Johnson DW, Ganshorn H, Maconochie IK, Hartling L, Stang AS. Combined and alternating paracetamol and ibuprofen therapy for fever in children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD009572. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009572.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  3. 3

    Holy Cross Hospital, Health Information Network, Calgary, Canada

  4. 4

    St Mary's Hospital, Department of Paediatrics A&E, London, UK

  5. 5

    University of Alberta, Department of Pediatrics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  6. 6

    Alberta Children's Hospital, Pediatrics, Calgary, AB, Canada

*Tiffany Wong, Alberta Children's Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8, Canada. tiffanywong.mak@gmail.com. tmlh@telus.net.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 18 JAN 2012

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

  1. To review the efficacy of paracetamol compared with ibuprofen in treating fever in children.
  2. To assess the effects of combined and/or alternating paracetamol and ibuprofen versus monotherapy for the treatment of fever in children.
  3. To review the side effects associated with paracetamol alone, ibuprofen alone, and combined and/or alternating paracetamol and ibuprofen therapy in the treatment of children's fever.