Inpatient Pathway for Treatment of the Febrile Young Infant

Febrile Young Infant

This pathway is to be used for infants < 56 days of age with documented / history of rectal / axillary temperature ≥ 38°C (100.4) in the ED, at home, or referring MD’s office regardless of the presence of a possible source.

Discuss Pathway Initiation with the Attending Physician if: