Step-by-Step Approach for Determining Risk in Infants with Fever of Unknown Etiology

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Step-by-Step Approach for Determining Risk in Infants with Fever of Unknown Etiology
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Criteria present --> [calc value="score1=(Q1)" memo="number"]
Interpretation --> [calc value="score2=(Q1);score2>0?'High Risk - 41.2 percent positive predictive value for serious bacterial infection':'Low Risk - 98.2 percent negative predictive value for serious bacterial infection'" memo="suggestion"]
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Reference:
[link url="https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0101/p45.html" memo="#1"] Steinberg, J. Point-of-Care Guides - Young Febrile Infants: Step-by-Step Evaluation Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jan 1;97(1):45-46. [/conditional]
Step-by-Step Approach for Determining Risk in Infants with Fever of Unknown Etiology

Criteria present --> numberscore1=(Q1)
Interpretation --> suggestionscore2=(Q1);score2>0?'High Risk - 41.2 percent positive predictive value for serious bacterial infection':'Low Risk - 98.2 percent negative predictive value for serious bacterial infection'
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