Barely a month ago, Asher broke his own record of having temperature around 40 deg celcius, last week, his temperature hit 39.6 deg cel again ! Well, at least this time I knew the source of infection and I kept him at home, skipped class on the 8th day of school. This was my first hand written excuse letter for missing school.
I was less panic, I won’t say I am good at fever management at home, this was what I learnt when I was working in kkh.:
Brufen – Maximum 3 Doses in 24 Hours
Paracetamol – Maximum 4 Doses in 24 Hours
God knows why I calculated wrongly and I only found out later after I started recording.
1600 – 38 Paracetamol given
2100 – 38.8 Brufen given
( I missed checking his temperature at 12 midnight, I should give at least another dose of paracetamol, I didn’t and …)
0200 – 39.1 ( shocked ! Last Brufen @ 9pm so no Brufen to be given at 2am, Paracetamol 10mls given )
0230 – 38.5 ( thank goodness )
0300 – 38.3 ( Asher was half awake, given more h2O and ribena served, he went back to z )
0730 – 37.4 Paracetamol given
1330 – 37.2 Paracetamol given ( I should give @ 3pm )
2100 – paracetamol given
0800 – paracetamol ( last dose, afebrile for 24 hours and he finished the last drop from the bottle )
Then since last Friday, I have been giving Zrytex but he was still having runny nose so yesterday, I went pharmacy to buy syrup loratidine. Hopefully he will recover and we can go to the pool. Oh, I got myself this too.
I got the flu from Asher.:(
I really dislike the year of dragon ! Asher visited specialists for his ear problem, my knee problem, then fever ! Arrgghhh!
Hope our year of snake will be better ! Better in everything !!!!!