Pediatric

6 FEVER, HYPERTHERMIA, CHILLS, AND RASH

6 FEVER, HYPERTHERMIA, CHILLS, AND RASH Harrison’s Manual of Medicine 6 FEVER, HYPERTHERMIA, CHILLS, AND RASH Fever and Hyperthermia Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) Bibliography Fever and Hyperthermia Fever is an abnormal elevation of body temperature due to a change in the hypothalamic thermoregulatory center. Although “normal” temperature is said to be 37°C, the maximal […]

Pediatric Surgery HANDBOOK

OnLine Pediatric Surgery HANDBOOK for Residents and Medical Students… The Pediatric Surgery Handbook can be downloaded as a PDF file: HANDBOOK.PDF Content I. INTRODUCTION A. Neonatal Physiologic Characteristics —1. Water Metabolism —2. Fluid and Electrolytes Concepts B. Variations in Individual Newborns —1. Types of Newborns Infants —2. Metabolic and Host Defenses —3. Surgical Response of […]