Office Pediatrics: Fever without apparent source on clinical examination, lower respiratory infections in children, other infectious diseases, and acute gastroenteritis and diarrhea of infancy and early childhood

Paul L. McCarthy, Jean E. Klig, Jeffrey Kahn, Eugene D. Shapiro, Michael A. Baron

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This section focuses on issues in infectious disease that are commonly encountered in pediatric office practice. Paul McCarthy discusses recent literature regarding the evaluation and management of acute fevers without apparent source on clinical examination in infants and children and the evaluation of children with prolonged fevers of unknown origin. Jean Klig reviews recent literature about lower respiratory tract infection in children. Jeffrey Kahn and Eugene Shapiro discuss literature concerning several infectious diseases commonly seen in office settings and concerning which recent developments are of interest. Michael Baron reviews recent literature about gastroenteritis and diarrhea of infancy and early childhood.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-126
Number of pages22
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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