* * *fever therapy n a treatment of disease by fever induced by various artificial means
* * *pyretotherapy.
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fever therapy — noun : a treatment of disease by fever induced by various artificial means * * * Med. therapy by means of an artificially induced fever. [1920 25] * * * fever therapy noun Cure by inducement of fever • • • Main Entry: ↑fever … Useful english dictionary
fever therapy — Med. therapy by means of an artificially induced fever. [1920 25] * * * … Universalium
Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… … Medical dictionary
Therapy, fever — Using abnormal elevations in body temperature as a tool to treat disease. This was done in the past by deliberately raising the patient s temperature to cause fever. Fever therapy was pioneered by the Austrian neuropsychiatrist Julius Wagner von… … Medical dictionary
fever cabinet — noun also fever box : an electric apparatus used in fever therapy to raise the body temperature of a patient above the normal level … Useful english dictionary
Fever of unknown origin — (FUO), pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) or febris e causa ignota (febris E.C.I.) refers to a condition in which the patient has an elevated temperature but despite investigations by a physician no explanation has been found. [http://www.ppidonline … Wikipedia
Fever — (also known as pyrexia, from the Greek pyretos meaning fire, or a febrile response, from the Latin word febris , meaning fever, and archaically known as ague) is a frequent medical sign that describes an increase in internal body temperature to… … Wikipedia
therapy — 1. The treatment of disease or disorder by any method. SEE ALSO: therapeutics. 2. In psychiatry, and clinical psychology, a short term for psychotherapy. SEE ALSO: psychotherapy … Medical dictionary
Therapy, biological — Treatment to stimulate or restore the ability of the immune (defense) system to fight infection and disease. Biological therapy is thus any form of treatment that uses the body s natural abilities that constitute the immune system to fight… … Medical dictionary
Fever, scarlet — Also called scarlatina, a disease caused by infection with group A streptococcal bacteria that occurs in a small proportion of people with strep throat. The incubation period between contracting strep and the onset of scarlet fever is short,… … Medical dictionary