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A clinical score (RAPID) to identify those at risk for poor outcome at presentation in patients with pleural infection.

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BACKGROUND: Pleural infection is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. Development of a validated clinical risk score at presentation to identify those at high risk of dying would enable patient triage and may help formulate early management strategies. METHODS: A clinical risk score was derived based on data from patients entering the multicenter UK pleural infection trial (first Multicenter Intrapleural Sepsis Trial [MIST1], n=411). From 22 baseline clinical characteristics, model...

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Publisher copy:
10.1378/chest.13-1558

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Miller, RF More by this author
Gleeson, FV More by this author
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Publisher:
American College of Chest Physicians
Journal:
Chest
Volume:
145
Issue:
4
Pages:
848-855
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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EISSN:
1931-3543
ISSN:
0012-3692
URN:
uuid:e3f26666-be83-49b7-adc2-b282d034fecb
Source identifiers:
464284
Local pid:
pubs:464284

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