HPA advice on antipyretics contradicts NICE guidelineBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3050 (Published 28 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3050
- Gina Johnson, general practitioner1
- 1National Minor Illness Centre, Luton LU2 7HR
Julius Wagner-Jauregg won the Nobel prize in 1927 for developing an effective treatment for syphilis which entailed deliberately infecting patients with malaria. This research suggests that fever may be a beneficial response to infection. The 2007 guideline from …
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