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Systematic review and validation of prediction rules for identifying children with serious infections in emergency departments and urgent-access primary care.

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BACKGROUND: Although the vast majority of children with acute infections are managed at home, this is one of the most common problems encountered in children attending emergency departments (EDs) and primary care. Distinguishing children with serious infection from those with minor or self-limiting infection is difficult. This can result in misdiagnosis of children with serious infections, which results in a poorer health outcome, or a tendency to refer or admit children as a precaution; thus...

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10.3310/hta16150

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England)
Volume:
16
Issue:
15
Pages:
1-100
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:3812dfa5-7919-464c-a559-d2c2b18c2889
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320455
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pubs:320455

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