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Sore Throat Score of McIsaac et al

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

McIsaac et al developed a clinical score to evaluate patients presenting with sore throat to a family practice. The goal was to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use while providing adequate care for patients with streptococcal A pharyngitis. The authors are from the University of Toronto in Canada.

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