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Fever stiff is the rise of stiff that happens in increasing of body temperature (the rectal temperature above
380 C) that is caused by a ekstrakranium process. It can cause physical defect, mental defect, behavior
disorder, learning disorder, epilepsy even death. Fever stiff is medical emergency that needs immediate
assistance. Early diagnosis and appropriate management are needed to avoid serious defect, that is caused
by frequent fever stiff. Nursing maintain priority in fever stiff is: prevent/control defect activity, to protect
patient from the trauma, maintain breath way, increasing positive self-esteem, giving information to the family
about illness process, prognosis and the needs maintain.


Fever stiff, Cause, Management.

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