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The Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection in Young Children (DUTY) study clinical rule: Economic evaluation.

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Objective

To estimate the cost-effectiveness of a two-step clinical rule using symptoms, signs and dipstick testing to guide the diagnosis and antibiotic treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) in acutely unwell young children presenting to primary care.

Methods

Decision analytic model synthesising data from a multicentre, prospective cohort study (DUTY) and the wider literature to estimate the short-term and lifetime costs and healthcare outcomes (symptomatic ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jval.2017.01.003

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Hollingworth, W More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0002-0102-3453
O'Brien, K More by this author
Sterne, JAC More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Value in Health Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
556-566
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4733
ISSN:
1098-3015
Pubs id:
pubs:683872
URN:
uri:e8d9104f-8c3d-4e97-8ef1-a6859dabbb93
UUID:
uuid:e8d9104f-8c3d-4e97-8ef1-a6859dabbb93
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pubs:683872

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