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Smart triage: triage and management of sepsis in children using the point-of-care Pediatric Rapid Sepsis Trigger (PRST) tool

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Sepsis is the leading cause of death and disability in children. Every hour of delay in treatment is associated with an escalating risk of morbidity and mortality. The burden of sepsis is greatest in low- and middle-income countries where timely treatment may not occur due to delays in diagnosis and prioritization of critically ill children. To circumvent these challenges, we propose the development and clinical evaluation of a digital triage tool that will... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12913-020-05344-w

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0000-0002-1591-947X
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University of Oxford
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EXTERNAL
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5126-1225
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Health Services Research More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Article number:
493
Publication date:
2020-06-03
Acceptance date:
2020-05-20
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1472-6963
ISSN:
1472-6963
Pmid:
32493319
Language:
English
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1109385
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pubs:1109385
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2021-08-06

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