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Fever

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Explain the pathogenesis of fever including inciting factors and the cytokines involved.
  2. Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with fever.
  3. List laboratory tests and imaging studies used to evaluate patients with fever.
  4. List strategies for symptomatic treatment of fever.
  5. Know the criteria for fever of unknown origin.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Approaches & Chief Complaints in Infectious Diseases > PRIMARY FEVER SYNDROMES
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Fever & Hyperthermia
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 21 > Fever of Unknown Origin
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine, 5e > Case 48 > Fever and Rash
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 26 > Fever

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