Your next patient: A 21-year-old female presents with fever one week after returning from Uganda, where she participated in a college service trip to an orphanage. What do you need to know about fever in the returning traveler?
The patient with fever in the ED is a common occurrence. There are many etiologies for fever including non-infectious and infectious causes, some life-threatening. This post is full of pearls and pitfalls in the evaluation and management of patients with fever in the ED.
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