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Keywords: inflammatory markers, antibiotic therapy
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Discuss the physiology of acute phase reactants and their importance in defining illness and injury in children.
- List the three most common inflammatory markers utilized in pediatrics.
- Discuss how inflammatory markers can help in the initiation of or discontinuing of antibiotic therapy.
Cathy S. Woodward, DNP, CPNP-AC: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio
Dr. Woodward has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 Contact hours