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Nosocomial fever

Nosocomial fever is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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DDx

  • Noninfectious: drug fever, postoperative atelectasis or tissue necrosis, hematoma, pancreatitis, pulmonary embolus, myocardial infarction, ischemic colitis
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Pneumonia
  • Bacteremia, eg, indwelling catheter, wound, abscess, pneumonia, genitourinary (GU) or gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  • Wound infection, eg, decubitus ulcer
  • C. difficile colitis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Nosocomial Fever." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114422/all/Nosocomial_fever.
Zeiger RF. Nosocomial fever. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114422/all/Nosocomial_fever. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Nosocomial fever. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114422/all/Nosocomial_fever
Zeiger RF. Nosocomial Fever [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114422/all/Nosocomial_fever.
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