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The clinical evaluation of the febrile infant

M Radetsky
Primary Care 1984, 11 (3): 395-405
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Fever in infants (age less than 24 months) is a medical urgency because of the possibility that a severe bacterial infection may be present. A clinical approach to this recurring dilemma is provided to help the practitioner avoid the twin dangers of either missing a serious infection or embarking on an over-exuberant diagnostic work-up.

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