A clinical score to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use in patients with sore throat

McIsaac, Warren J.; White, David; Tannenbaum, David; Low, Donald E.
January 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/13/98, Vol. 158 Issue 1, p75
Academic Journal
Presents research which sought to validate a scare based on clinical symptoms and signs for the identification of group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection in general practice patients with sore throat. Methods; Results; Derivation of the score and management recommendations; Score accuracy and comparison with physician management; Score reproducibility; Discussion.


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