Acute Febrile Illness: Symptoms & Treatment


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Acute febrile illness is characterized by a body temperature higher than _____ degrees Celsius.

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1. Acute febrile illness is the body's response to invasion by a(n) _____.

2. Which of the following is a common symptom associating a fever?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this worksheet and quiz combination, you will be asked to define the term 'acute febrile illness' and recognize some of the symptoms manifested by the illness. You'll get your quiz scores as soon as you finish answering the questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet/quiz combo will test you on:

  • Definition of acute febrile illness
  • Common symptoms
  • Causes of acute febrile illnesses
  • Characteristic body temperature in a patient with acute febrile illness
  • Treatment for this illness type

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of anatomy and physiology to identify the body temperature that indicates acute febrile illness
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about acute febrile illness to identify a true statement concerning its treatment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the most frequently seen symptoms of acute febrile illness

Additional Learning

Read or view the lesson titled Acute Febrile Illness: Symptoms & Treatment to learn more. The lesson teaches the objectives shown below:

  • Identify a common symptom of acute febrile illness in infants or young children
  • Discuss treatment options
  • Pinpoint the part of the brain that governs body temperature