Office pediatrics: Fever without apparent source on clinical examination, infectious diseases, and lower respiratory infections in children

Paul L. McCarthy, Jeffrey Kahn, Eugene Shapiro, Jean Klig

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This section focuses on issues in infectious diseases 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 recent developments in pediatric infectious diseases concerning neonatal herpes infections, poliovirus immunization schedule, and group B streptococcus screening and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-116
Number of pages16
JournalCurrent opinion in pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 16 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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