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Clinical prediction model to aid emergency doctors managing febrile children at risk of serious bacterial infections: diagnostic study.

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OBJECTIVE: To derive, cross validate, and externally validate a clinical prediction model that assesses the risks of different serious bacterial infections in children with fever at the emergency department. DESIGN: Prospective observational diagnostic study. SETTING: Three paediatric emergency care units: two in the Netherlands and one in the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: Children with fever, aged 1 month to 15 years, at three paediatric emergency care units: Rotterdam (n=1750) and the Hagu...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.f1706

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Nijman, RG More by this author
Vergouwe, Y More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Madox
van Veen, M More by this author
van Meurs, AH More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
346
Issue:
7905
Pages:
f1706
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:777f7c8b-ca92-41e1-b245-b9c69b1a23cc
Source identifiers:
404820
Local pid:
pubs:404820

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