Evaluation and management of the febrile infant 60 days of age or younger

J A Jaskiewicz, C A McCarthy
Pediatric Annals 1993, 22 (8): 477-80, 482-3
The old dogma of conservative management and hospitalization for all young febrile infants may no longer be necessary or considered the best option for many febrile infants encountered by practitioners today. All infants will continue to require individualized decisions regarding their care by astute clinicians well-versed in the best options for the management of these children. The suggestions outlined in this article are meant to be a guide for the clinician to the available options for the evaluation and management of the febrile infant 60 days of age or younger.

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