SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care IV
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Fever is often a hallmark of infection and may be of value in the diagnosis of infectious diseases at the bedside. Infectious diseases can also present with hypothermia especially in older and debilitated patients, which can carry a poor prognosis.1 The following case series presents clinical scenarios of hypothermia in patients with presumed sepsis where the atypical antipsychotic risperidone was seen to obfuscate the clinical presentation.