Background: Case management guidelines use a limited set of clinical features to guide assessment and treatment for common childhood diseases in poor countries. Using video records of clinical signs we assessed agreement among experts and assessed whether Kenyan health workers could identify signs defined by expert consensus. Methodology: 104 videos representing 11 clinical sign categories were presented to experts using a web questionnaire. Proportionate agreement and agreement beyond chance...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Wagai, J. et al. (2009). 'Examining agreement between clinicians when assessing sick children', PLoS ONE 4(2), e4626. [Available at http://www.plosone.org]. © 2009 Wagai et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Examining agreement between clinicians when assessing sick children
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