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Choosing Wisely Overnight? Residents' Approach to Fever

Jessica Howard-Anderson, Kristin Schwab, Roswell Quinn, Christopher J Graber
Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2017, 4 (2): ofx080
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We surveyed internal medicine residents regarding how they approach febrile patients in cross-cover settings. Residents frequently use the term "full fever work-up," and rely on this for sign-out. Despite this, residents felt fever work-ups were not evidenced-based, and definitions of when and how to respond to a fever varied.

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