- Mailbag Questions8:23Paper Chase #1 | Safely Discharging After Submersion Injury4:09What Would I Do Next? | Urinary Retention17:27Trauma Basics | Part 1Free Chapter11:24Paper Chase #2 | Normal Saline vs Balanced Solutions4:24Clinical Conundrums - Trigeminal Neuralgia13:415 Meds Not To Rx in Urgent Care18:27Paper Chase #3 | AKI & Hyperkalemia With Trimethoprim4:22Treating Friends & Family17:43Trauma Basics | Part 217:08Paper Chase #4 | Clinical Gestalt vs Decision Aids In Pediatric Head Injury4:31Hyperemesis Gravidarum20:26Excellence in Physical Exam Series | The Wrist15:35Paper Chase #5 | Rudeness Effects Team Performance3:55Fever in the Returning Traveler22:01The Summary17:49
Fever is a common symptom in patients who travel internationally. While the overall rates of morbidity and mortality in these patients is low, providers must consider rare but potentially lethal causes of fever. A detailed travel history may help narrow down a differential diagnosis, but providers should have a low threshold to obtain further testing in patients who have travelled to malarial endemic areas.