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Management of suspected paediatric meningitis: a multicentre prospective cohort study

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To quantify delays during management of children with suspected meningitis.Multicentre prospective cohort study.Three UK tertiary paediatric centres; June 2011-June 2012 PATIENTS: 388 children aged <16 years hospitalised with suspected meningitis or undergoing lumbar puncture (LP) during sepsis evaluation.Time of prehospital and in-hospital assessments, LP, antibiotic treatment and discharge; types of prehospital medical assessment and microbiological results. Data collected from hospital ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/archdischild-2017-313913

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Paediatrics
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Volume:
103
Issue:
12
Pages:
1114-1118
Publication date:
2018-02-07
Acceptance date:
2018-01-20
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Pubs id:
pubs:824957
URN:
uri:bd81e05a-1239-4f4b-8935-75d5574ef8ce
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uuid:bd81e05a-1239-4f4b-8935-75d5574ef8ce
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pubs:824957

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