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Predictors of pneumonia in lower respiratory tract infections: 3C prospective cough complication cohort study

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The aim was to aid diagnosis of pneumonia in those presenting with lower respiratory tract symptoms in routine primary care.

A cohort of 28 883 adult patients with acute cough attributed to lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) was recruited from 5222 UK practices in 2009–13. Symptoms, signs and treatment were recorded at presentation and subsequent events followed-up for 30 days by chart review. The predictive value of patient characteristics, presenting symptoms and clinical ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1183/13993003.00434-2017

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5432-7437
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
Journal:
European Respiratory Journal Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
5
Pages:
Article: 1700434
Publication date:
2017-11-22
Acceptance date:
2017-08-16
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Pubs id:
pubs:802942
URN:
uri:f93b9b97-8131-4757-ac8c-59792653b971
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uuid:f93b9b97-8131-4757-ac8c-59792653b971
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pubs:802942
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English
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