A previously healthy 7-year-old girl presented with fever, sore throat, bilateral conjunctival hemorrhage, periorbital edema, and eyelid ecchymoses. The illness began 1 week prior with low-grade fever and back pain. What is your diagnosis?
This literature review provides an update on the current knowledge about Kawasaki disease as well as recent advances in its diagnosis and treatment.
This study evaluates whether delay in the initiation of antimicrobial therapy for pediatric febrile urinary tract infections is associated with the occurrence and severity of renal scarring.
This study of febrile infants reports that a procalcitonin assay has better diagnostic accuracy than C-reactive protein measurement for detecting invasive bacterial infection.
This descriptive study describes usage and trends in fever and symptoms based on early data about use of a “smart” thermometer nationally.
A previously healthy 6-year-old boy presented with 6 days of fever, intermittent nonbilious emesis, and 4 days of crampy, diffuse abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?
This mixed-methods analysis of a cross-sectional anonymous survey at a large children’s hospital identifies systems-level and sociocultural reasons why attending physicians and advanced practice clinicians work while sick.
This cohort study found an increase in adverse events after immunization of extremely low-birth-weight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.
This Viewpoint discusses what pediatric health care professionals should consider when treating children presenting with signs and symptoms similar to Ebola virus disease.
Biondi and colleagues aimed to determine the time to positivity of blood culture results in febrile infants admitted to a general inpatient unit.
Stockwell and coauthors compare fever rates in children receiving trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine and 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine and those receiving either product without the other.
Rowhani-Rahbar et al examine the potential modifying effect of age on the risk of fever and seizures following immunization with measles-containing vaccines.
Beyerlein et al examine whether early, short-term, or cumulative exposures to episodes of infection and fever during the first 3 years of life were associated with the initiation of persistent islet autoimmunity in children at increased risk for type 1 diabetes mellitus.