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Taking the Fear Out of Fever



Taking the Fear Out of Fever

HOUSTON, TX (October14, 2008)

Houston, Oct. 14, 2008 - In partnership with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center presents the next session of Ask The Doctor - Educational Series for Parents.

Taking the Fear Out of Fever: A Primer for Parents on How to Deal with Children's Illnesses will be Saturday Nov 15, 2008, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Presenters are Peter Jung, M.D., and William Pielop, M.D., of Blue Fish Pediatrics, both recognized by H Texas Magazine as two of the "Best Doctors in Houston."

Topics will include:

  • A simple but methodical approach to fever
  • How antibiotics work and when they are appropriate
  • The truth about cold medications
  • Complications of the common cold
  • Understand common misconceptions about pediatric illnesses
  • When to go to the emergency room

This event is free, but space is limited. Call 713-222-CARE to register.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Location Details
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
Conference Center (West Pavilion)
921 Gessner
Houston, TX 77024

Free parking is available in the West Pavilion lot or in Garage 1, both on Frostwood.

Enter the hospital through the West Lobby. Walk through lobby, turn left at the first compass image on the floor. Follow signs to the Conference Center.