Infections in patients hospitalized for fever as related to duration and other predictors at admittance

@article{Naess2013InfectionsIP,
  title={Infections in patients hospitalized for fever as related to duration and other predictors at admittance},
  author={Are Naess and Reidun Mo and Siri Saervold Nilssen and Geir Egil Eide and Haakon Sjursen},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={485-492}
}
To find the underlying diagnoses of patients admitted to a medical department with symptoms of fever to ascertain whether the duration of fever, temperature readings, and common laboratory tests could give a clue to the final diagnosis. A retrospective study of the records of 299 patients admitted to the Medical Department, Haukeland University Hospital from July 1st, 2001 until June 30th, 2004 for fever without any diagnosis suggesting the cause of the fever. Infections were the most common… CONTINUE READING

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