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  1. False. In infants under the age of 4 weeks, body temperature should be measured with an electronic thermometer in the axilla. Infrared tympanic measurement can be unreliable.1

  2. False. In addition, there is no evidence to suggest that either drug is superior when used in isolation.13

  3. True. But only if there is no apparent source of fever; even then an experienced paediatrician might deem them unnecessary. The routine investigations include full blood count, urea and electrolytes, C-reactive protein, …

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