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Clinical Rule of van Nieuwkoop et al for Performing Imaging Studies in an Adult with a Febrile Uinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

van Nieuwkoop et al developed a clinical rule for identifying adults with a febrile urinary tract infection who may benefit from imaging studies of the urinary tract. The rule may be helpful in reducing use of radiographic studies in these patients. The authors are from Leiden University and multiple hospitals in the Netherlands.

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