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Chapter-06 Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of a Febrile Child

BOOK TITLE: Selected Topics in Pediatrics for Practitioners

Author
1. Thangavelu S
ISBN
9788180612954
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10752_6
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2004
Pages
12
Author Affiliations
1. Madras Medical College and Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Madras Medical College, Chennai, King Fahad Medical College, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mehta Children’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr Mehta’s Children’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr Mehta’s Children’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Mehta Children’s Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Mehta Children Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Mehta Multispecialty Hospital, Mehta's Multispeciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Mehta Multispeciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College; Mehta Multispeciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chapter keywords
Diagnosis of a febrile child, Management of a febrile child, Ideal thermometer, Glass thermometers, Genesis of fever, Clinical spectrum of a febrile child, Short-term fever, Tips for physical examination, Management of fever without focus, Prolonged fever, Pyrexia of unknown origin (puo), Management of fever, Recurrent fever, Fever in a high-risk child

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