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Determining predictors of sepsis at triage among children under 5 years of age in resource-limited settings: a modified Delphi process

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Sepsis is a life-threatening dysfunction of the immune system leading to multiorgan failure that is precipitated by infectious diseases and is a leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age. It is necessary to be able to identify a sick child at risk of developing sepsis at the earliest point of presentation to a healthcare facility so that appropriate care can be provided as soon as possible. Our study objective was to generate a list of consensus-driven predictor variables for th...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4555-9372
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SE-Other
Department:
External
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5126-1225
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7427-0826
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLOS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
e0211274
Publication date:
2019-01-28
Acceptance date:
2019-01-10
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
30689660
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:968940
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uuid:c9a21a19-dd18-41b7-91ff-ad1f9616103b
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pubs:968940
Source identifiers:
968940
Deposit date:
2019-02-06

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