Do bathing, sponging, and fanning help manage fever in children? Evidence Update, Child Health Series, November 2007.
Each Evidence Update is a 2-page summary of a Cochrane Review of healthcare interventions relevant to people in low-income and middle-income countries.
This Evidence Update is adapted from Meremikwu M, Oyo-Ita A. Physical methods for treating fever in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 2.
Effective Health Care Alliaince Programme, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, pp. 2