Concepts of fever: recent advances and lingering dogma.

  title={Concepts of fever: recent advances and lingering dogma.},
  author={Philip A. Mackowiak and John G. Bartlett and Ernest C. Borden and Simeon E. Goldblum and Jeffrey D. Hasday and Robert S. Munford and Stanley A. Nasraway and Paul D. Stolley and Theodore E Woodward},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={25 1},
Fever has been a preoccupation of clinicians since medicine's beginning. One might therefore expect that basic concepts relating to this physiological response would be well delineated and that such concepts would be widely known. In fact, only in the past several decades has the febrile response been subjected to scientific scrutiny. As a result of recent scientific investigation, modern concepts have evolved from a perception of fever as nothing more than a rise in core temperature to one in… CONTINUE READING
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