Following the recent surveillance review which checks the need to update CG160, this guideline should not be updated at this time. This guideline will be checked again for update at its scheduled time point according to the methods described here.
Next review date: December 2016
This clinical guideline updates and replaces NICE NICE guideline CG47 (published May 2007). It offers evidence-based advice on the care of young children with feverish illness.
New and updated recommendations have been included in areas relating to assessment and initial management in children younger than 5 years with no obvious cause of feverish illness.