How well do clinical prediction rules perform in identifying serious infections in acutely ill children across an international network of ambulatory care datasets?

Jan Y. Verbakel*, Ann Van den Bruel, Matthew Thompson, Richard Stevens, Bert Aertgeerts, Rianne Oostenbrink, Henriette A. Moll, Marjolein Y. Berger, Monica Lakhanpaul, David Mant, Frank Buntinx

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35 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Article number10
JournalBMC Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2013


  • clinical prediction rules
  • serious infection in children
  • external validation
  • NICE guidelines feverish illness
  • Yale Observation Scale
  • diagnostic accuracy

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