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Model for Predicting Bacteremia in Patient in Emergency Department

Purpose:

To predict bacteremia in a patient in the Emergency Department (ED) using a model of Chase et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

A40, A41, A49.9

Description:

Chase et al developed 3 models for predicting bacteremia in patients in the Emergency Department. One model predicted the probability of bacteremia without specifying the cause. The authors are from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

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