Fever of short duration

Yung, Allen, Buising, Kirsty, Stanley, Peter, and McDonald, Malcolm (2010) Fever of short duration. In: Yung, Allen, Spelman, Denis, Street, Alan, McCormack, Joe, Sorrell, Tania, and Johnson, Paul, (eds.) Infectious Diseases: a clinical approach. IP Communications, East Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, pp. 61-77.

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[Extract] Fever is a common presenting symptom. It ranks in the top ten of presentations to general practitioners, and accounts for about 5% of patients seen in hospital emergency departments. Infect ion is the most common cause of fever of short duration. The assessment and management of febrile patients varies according to the severity, duration and tempo of the illness, the clinical feat ures, the patient's background, and the epidemiological setting.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-0-9804586-9-5
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Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2017 02:33
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110309 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
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