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I'm puzzled why a cough and fever "without any other finding to explain the
fever" is a URI? Did I miss some CC/HPI information?


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> If not tachypneic/increased work of breathing....URI...bye bye
> (follow-up and discharge instructions re: indications for return).
>
> Pete Glaeser
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> Subject: a 4 months old with cough
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> What is the current practice and EBM when presented with a non toxic
> looking infant male (4 months old) with temp 100.7 (no prior anti
> pyretic given) and a cough of two days?without any other finding to
> explain the fever.
> Do you get a U/A and or urine culture ? or you call it a URI and kiss
> the baby goodbye.
> Will you change the practice if you see the baby in a non flu season ?
> thanks
> Giora Winnik MD
> Maimonides
> Brooklyn
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