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Quoting Evan Mahl <[log in to unmask]>:
> I was recently discussing the management of febrile neonates with
> some colleagues and when the Philadelphia criteria came up, one said
> "oh, nobody uses those anymore, they've been disproven."
> Is she right?
> Can we still risk stratify febrile newborns from 4 to 8 weeks of age?
> Evan Mahl, MD
> St. Lukes Hospital
> New York
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