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(p. 181) Letter to the British Medical Journal: Taking Children’s Temperatures 

(p. 181) Letter to the British Medical Journal: Taking Children’s Temperatures
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(p. 181) Letter to the British Medical Journal: Taking Children’s Temperatures
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271350.003.0029
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date: 20 July 2018

In this letter to the British Medical Journal, Winnicott welcomes the discussion on the advisability of taking the rectal temperature of children. He argues that it is important to take account both of human and psychological aspects in such an examination and that the psychology demands considerable attention.

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