26. Serious Bacterial Infections in Children Aged 1–3 Months

  1. Jesse M. Pines1,2,
  2. Christopher R. Carpenter3,4,
  3. Ali S. Raja5 and
  4. Jeremiah D. Schuur5

Published Online: 8 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482117.ch26

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pines, J. M., Carpenter, C. R., Raja, A. S. and Schuur, J. D. (2012) Serious Bacterial Infections in Children Aged 1–3 Months, in Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482117.ch26

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Healthcare Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  2. 2

    Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  3. 3

    Evidence Based Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

  4. 4

    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470657836

Online ISBN: 9781118482117

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Keywords:

  • SBI, in children aged 1–3 months;
  • ED of febrile infant, at risk for SBI;
  • Philadelphia and Rochester criteria, and clinical decision rules;
  • The Philadelphia protocol in identifying children at low risk for SBI;
  • The Rochester criteria;
  • The Philadelphia protocol;
  • laboratory, urine, CSF findings, for low-risk infants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Clinical question

  • Comment

  • References