TITLE

Validation and Modification of Streptococcal Pharyngitis Clinical Prediction Rules

AUTHOR(S)
McGinn, Thomas G.; Deluca, Joseph; Ahlawat, Sushil K.; Mobo Jr., Ben Hur; Wisnivesky, Juan P.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2003, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p289
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9750730

 

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