Commentary: Controversies in SIGN guidance on management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people

Issacs, David
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1370
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on guidelines for the management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people that were developed by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. They suggest that many issues in the guidelines are controversial. They argue that physicians lack high level evidence on which interventions are most likely to improve outcome in patients with the diseases and that future research on interventions is necessary.


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