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Predicting benign course and prolonged illness in lower respiratory tract infections: a 13 European country study.

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BACKGROUND: Clinicians and patients are often uncertain about the likely clinical course of community-acquired lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in individual patients. We therefore set out to develop a prediction rule to identify patients at risk of prolonged illness and those with a benign course. METHODS: We determined which signs and symptoms predicted prolonged illness (moderately bad symptoms lasting >3 weeks after consultation) in 2690 adults presenting in primary care with ...

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10.1093/fampra/cmr081

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Journal:
Family practice More from this journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-138
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Language:
English
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uuid:cad8ec56-d70d-4929-8c65-0a93b6156c4d
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418214
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2013-11-16

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