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Prediction models for mortality in tuberculous meningitis

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Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe manifestation of tuberculosis, killing or disabling nearly half of all sufferers despite proper antituberculosis treatment. The British Medical Research Council (MRC) grade, which was first introduced in 1948, is the most widely used grading system for TBM severity. Despite its age and its lack of statistical derivation, improved and robust prediction models for poor outcomes in TBM based on large cohort studies and rigorous statistical...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford

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