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Decision Rule of Freedman et al for Treating a Pediatric Patient with Possible Meningitis

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Freedman et al developed a simple decision rule for evaluating a child with possible bacterial meningitis. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from antibiotic therapy. The authors are from the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

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