Fever in the Young Infant – PediaCast CME 058
Show Notes and CME Information
Pediatric residents, Dr Abha Athale and Dr Daniel Schmitz, visit the studio as we consider fever in the young infant. We review the history of guidelines and clinical pathways and outline a thoughtful approach to this common problem. We hope you can join us!
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- Listen to the podcast.
- Complete the post test at Nationwide Children’s Cloud CME.
November 17, 2020
Fever in the Young Infant
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Define true fever and explain how temperature can be affected by home measurements.
- Describe significant elements of the history and physical exam important for managing the febrile infant.
- Apply a systematic and evidence-based approach to the workup of febrile infants.
- Use history, exam findings, and lab studies to develop an initial management plan for a febrile infant.
- Pediatric Residency Training Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
- Infant Fever – PediaCast 305
- Toxic Stress & Resiliency – PediaCast CME 026
- Practice Guideline for the Management of Infants and Children 0 to 36 Months of Age with Fever Without Source
- Detecting Serious Bacterial Illness in Febrile Infants: Do Guidelines Help?
- Performance of Low-Risk Criteria in the Evaluation of Young Infants With Fever: Review of the Literature
- Management of Fever in Young Infants: Evidence Versus Common Practice
- Reducing Invasive Care for Low-risk Febrile Infants Through Implementation of a Clinical Pathway
- Reducing Invasive Care for Febrile Infants (Commentary)
- Approach to the ill-appearing infant (younger than 90 days of age)
- Febrile infant (younger than 90 days of age): Definition of fever
- Febrile Infant (Younger Than 90 Days of Age): Outpatient Evaluation
- Febrile infant (younger than 90 days of age): Management
Michael Patrick, MD
William Long, MD
Jessica Dudley, CME Coordinator
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