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Predictors of suppurative complications for acute sore throat in primary care: prospective clinical cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To document whether elements of a structured history and examination predict adverse outcome of acute sore throat. DESIGN: Prospective clinical cohort. SETTING: Primary care. PARTICIPANTS: 14,610 adults with acute sore throat (≤ 2 weeks' duration). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Common suppurative complications (quinsy or peritonsillar abscess, otitis media, sinusitis, impetigo or cellulitis) and reconsultation with new or unresolving symptoms within one month. RESULTS: Complications were ...

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10.1136/bmj.f6867

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
347
Issue:
nov25 3
Pages:
f6867
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
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English
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2013-12-12

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