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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: November 2014

23 - Fever

Further reading

Fever in the returning traveller
British Infection Authority. UK Malaria Treatment Guidelines: www.britishinfection.org/drupal/content/clinical-guidelines.
Johnston V, Stockley JM, Dockrell D, et al. Fever in returned travellers presenting in the United Kingdom: Recommendations for investigation and initial management. Journal of Infection 2009; 59: 1–18.
Management of the systemically unwell patient
British Infection Authority UK Meningitis Treatment Guidelines: www.britishinfection.org/drupal/content/clinical-guidelines.
Dellinger RP, Levy MM, Rhodes A, et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2012. Intensive Care Med 2013; 39:165–228.
Antibiotic prophylaxis
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN): Guideline 104 – Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery. Published July 2008.
Notification of infectious diseases
Public Health England website (formerly known as the HPA – Health Protection Agency): www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/InfectionsAZ/NotificationsOfInfectiousDiseases/ListOfNotifiableDiseases.

Fever in the returning traveller

British Infection Authority. UK Malaria Treatment Guidelines: www.britishinfection.org/drupal/content/clinical-guidelines.
Johnston V, Stockley JM, Dockrell D, et al. Fever in returned travellers presenting in the United Kingdom: Recommendations for investigation and initial management. Journal of Infection 2009; 59: 1–18.

Management of the systemically unwell patient

British Infection Authority UK Meningitis Treatment Guidelines: www.britishinfection.org/drupal/content/clinical-guidelines.
Dellinger RP, Levy MM, Rhodes A, et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2012. Intensive Care Med 2013; 39:165–228.

Antibiotic prophylaxis

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN): Guideline 104 – Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery. Published July 2008.

Notification of infectious diseases

Public Health England website (formerly known as the HPA – Health Protection Agency): www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/InfectionsAZ/NotificationsOfInfectiousDiseases/ListOfNotifiableDiseases.