Procalcitonin: the febrile infant holy grail?

Reviewer: Thomas Coffelt, MD Article: Milcent K et al. Use of procalcitonin assays to predict serious bacterial infection in young febrile infants. JAMA Pediatr 2016 Jan; 170:62. Link: click here Why This Article? Febrile infants are a common problem for the pediatric hospitalist. 5-15% of infants <90 days old will have a bacterial infection. They are often… More Procalcitonin: the febrile infant holy grail?

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 700 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… More 2015 in review