Posts Tagged ‘febrile patients’

Acetaminophen for Fevers in the Critically Ill: Good for Patients, or Are We Treating Ourselves?

Posted by • November 11th, 2015

It is 3AM and you are called about Mr. Smith, a 74-year-old man who presented to the hospital tonight with a cough and was found to have pneumonia and sepsis. You have started him on antibiotics, but he now has a temperature of 38.3°C (100.9°F). His nurse asks, “Should we give him something for that… Read More…