Letters Fever as nature’s engine

Or micro-organisms’ adaptive response?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c448 (Published 26 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c448
  1. Bruce M Philp, consultant burns surgeon1
  1. 1St Andrew’s Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford CM1 7ET
  1. bruce.philp{at}meht.nhs.uk

    As a burns surgeon, I became interested in the treatment of fever in children after reading the clinical manual edited by El-Radhi et al.1 2 The big question in burns care is whether …

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