Micah Beachy

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Post-operative fever

Post-Operative Fever I. Problem/Condition. A temperature of greater than 38.0° C (100.4° F) following a surgical procedure defines a post-operative fever. However, if a patient does not meet this threshold and otherwise appears ill, further investigation may still be warranted. Post-operative fevers are a common phenomenon, occurring in up to 40% of patients following certain…

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