This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Half of the chapters examine the biochemistry and pathophysiology of fever and methodologic topics such as questions of precision and accuracy of clinical temperature measurement. Remaining chapters discuss specific clinical problems with fever in particular groups and syndromes: fever patterns in various types of disease, fever of unknown origin, the immunosuppressed host, infants and children, elderly patients, postoperative and drug-induced fevers, heatstroke. Two chapters cover antipyretics and fever effects on drug handling (pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics).
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Fever: Basic Mechanisms and Management. Ann Intern Med. 1991;115:240. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-3-240_1
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(3):240.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only