Disease Information for Fever

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Pulse pressure/wide
Skin warm/hot diffuse
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Anorexia in Children
Delirium
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever and Normal Sed Rate
High body temperature
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Carotene/Vitamin A level (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
URINE Hyaline Casts
URINE Protein (Albumin)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperventilation
Hypocapnea/hypocarbia
Proteinuria
Sinus tachycardia
Vascular headache
Proteinuria in Children
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Systemic/no comment (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS-Systemic Vertigo
Pathophysiology/Hyperventilation Persistent Drive
Process
PROCESS/Functional/physiologic (category)
Definition

A state in which an individual's body temperature is elevated above normal range. Defining Characteristics: Increase in body temperature above normal range; seizures or convulsions; flushed skin; increased respiratory rate; tachycardia; warm to touch. Related Factors : Illness or trauma; increased metabolic rate; vigorous activity; medications or anesthesia; inability or decreased ability to perspire; exposure to hot environment; dehydration; inappropriate clothing; dehydration.

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