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Severity assessment for lower respiratory tract infections: potential use and validity of the CRB-65 in primary care.

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AIMS: To explore the potential use of the CRB-65 rule (based on Confusion, Respiratory rate, Blood pressure and age >65 years) in adults with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in primary care. METHODS: Primary care clinicians in 13 European countries recorded antibiotic treatment and clinical features for adults with LRTI. Patients recorded daily symptoms. Multilevel regression models determined the association between an elevated CRB-65 score and prolonged moderately severe sym...

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10.4104/pcrj.2011.00083

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Journal:
Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-70
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1475-1534
ISSN:
1471-4418
URN:
uuid:0825587d-9565-4247-8689-33eca350cebd
Source identifiers:
418165
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pubs:418165

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