Nosocomial fever

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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

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