Treatment of Fever in Children greater than 3 months of age

Medical Directive ID: 
Lead Contact Person: 
Alyson Wilson
Christina Scerbo
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Rod Lim, Site Chief Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine - Paediatric Emergency Department
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 

The RN in the Paediatric Emergency Department may initiate the following assessments and treatments;

  • Administration of acetaminophen or
  • Administration of ibuprofen
  • Obtain clean catch urine specimen,  including urinalysis-

if urinalysis is positive send for culture  


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