A Comparison of Fever Classified Chief Complaints and Diagnoses with Recorded Body Temperatures

Patricia Araki, Emily Kajita, Kelsey OYong, Monica Z. Luarca, Bessie Hwang, Laurene Mascola


In an effort to evaluate patient stated "fever" chief complaints and diagnoses utilizing emergency department data from the Los Angeles County Syndromic Surveillance project, each were compared with measured patient body temperatures in the fever range.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5771

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