Fever in the nursing home resident

J. M. Lindsay, W. B. Greenough, L. B. Zelesnick, K. E. Kuhn

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Abstract

Body temperature is a convenient and objective indicator of the body's physiologic state. Typical and atypical febrile responses are discussed and their sources reviewed. Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of fever in nursing home patients are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-164
Number of pages6
JournalMaryland Medical Journal
Volume43
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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