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ICU Protocols pp 411-415 | Cite as

New-Onset Fever

  • Subhash Todi
  • Rajesh Chawla
Chapter

Abstract

New onset of fever is an everyday problem encountered in the ICU. The reason could be manifold such as noninfectious cause, mild infection, or an initial presentation of severe infection. This should trigger a careful clinical assessment and a systematic approach to differentiate these possibilities.

Keywords

Differential White Blood Cell Differential White Blood Cell Count Persistent Bacteremia Central Line Placement Central Line Infection 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Critical Care & EmergencyA.M.R.I. HospitalKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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