Approach to a febrile infant

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify, investigate, and treat infants based on high and low risk criteria.
  • Know which infants can safely be discharged from the ED without lumbar puncture.
  • Know the ongoing management controversies in this age group

Jonathan Pirie MD, MEd, FRCPC, ABP (PEM)

Dr. Jonathan Pirie is a staff physician in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor, University of Toronto. Chair, Board of Examiners (PG), University of Toronto. Director of Simulation for Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the Simulation Fellowship program. His simulation interests include development of core curricula for postgraduate training programs, in-situ team training, and competency based simulation for trainees and faculty. He also is a technology enthusiast, promoting the use of technology to improve clinical practice through the use of online and mobile applications.

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