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Sepsis and meningitis in hospitalized children: performance of clinical signs and their prediction rules in a case-control study.

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OBJECTIVE: Feverish illness is a common presentation to acute pediatric services. Clinical staff faces the challenge of differentiating the few children with meningitis or sepsis from the majority with self-limiting illness. We aimed to determine the diagnostic value of clinical features and their prediction rules (CPR) for identifying children with sepsis or meningitis among those children admitted to a District General Hospital with acute febrile illness. METHODS: Acutely ill children admit...

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Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal:
Pediatric emergency care
Volume:
30
Issue:
6
Pages:
373-380
Publication date:
2014-06-01
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EISSN:
1535-1815
ISSN:
0749-5161
Source identifiers:
465858
Language:
English
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2014-06-16

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