Validation and Modification of Streptococcal Pharyngitis Clinical Prediction Rules

McGinn, Thomas G.; Deluca, Joseph; Ahlawat, Sushil K.; Mobo Jr., Ben Hur; Wisnivesky, Juan P.
March 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2003, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p289
Academic Journal
Analyzes a simplified version of the Walsh clinical prediction rules for the presence of streptococcal pharyngitis in New York City. Five clinical factors used to assess patients who presented with symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection; Determine risk of the disease; Guide for managing patients suspected of having streptococcal pharyngitis.


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