Febrile Illness, Uncertain Cause (Adult) - febrile adult

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Febrile adults presenting to the emergency department: outcomes and markers of serious illness. febrile adult


Emerg Med J. Mar;21(2) Febrile adults presenting to the emergency department: outcomes and markers of serious illness. Knott JC(1), Tan SL.

Abstract. Objectives: To determine outcomes and markers of serious illness for febrile patients presenting to an adult emergency department. Methods: A.

This issue reviews definitions of fever, clinical evaluation, and differential diagnosis of the febrile adult patient. In part IIof this two-part series.

Febrile Illness with Uncertain Cause (Adult). You have a fever, but the cause is unknown. A fever is a natural reaction of the body to an illness such as infection.

Fever, one of the most common symptoms reported by patients seeking health care, presents a challenge to treatment since it may be caused by bacterial.