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The diagnostic value of capillary refill time for detecting serious illness in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Importance: Capillary refill time (CRT) is widely recommended as part of the routine assessment of unwell children. Objective: To determine the diagnostic value of capillary refill time for a range of serious outcomes in children. Methods: We searched Medline, Embase and CINAHL from inception to June 2014. We included studies that measured both capillary refill time and a relevant clinical outcome such as mortality, dehydration, meningit... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0138155

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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PLOS One Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
9
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Article: e0138155
Publication date:
2015-09-05
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1932-6203
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uuid:360ea478-d980-4e4f-94ba-0b9886393c20
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568682
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pubs:568682

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