The predictive value of the NICE "red traffic lights" in acutely ill children
Kerkhof, Evelien × Lakhanpaul, Monica Ray, Samiran Verbakel Jan Y, Jan Van den Bruel, Ann Thompson, Matthew Berger, Marjolein Y Moll, Henriette A Oostenbrink, Rianne European Research Network on recognising serious InfEctions (ERNIE) members #
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PLoS One vol:9 issue:3 pages:1-9
Early recognition and treatment of febrile children with serious infections (SI) improves prognosis, however, early detection can be difficult. We aimed to validate the predictive rule-in value of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) most severe alarming signs or symptoms to identify SI in children.