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Predicting mortality in sick African children: the FEAST Paediatric Emergency Triage (PET) Score

George, EC; Walker, AS; Kiguli, S; Olupot-Olupot, P; Opoka, RO; Engoru, C; Akech, SO; ... Babiker, AG; + view all (2015) Predicting mortality in sick African children: the FEAST Paediatric Emergency Triage (PET) Score. BMC Medicine , 13 , Article 174. 10.1186/s12916-015-0407-3. Green open access

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Abstract

Mortality in paediatric emergency care units in Africa often occurs within the first 24 h of admission and remains high. Alongside effective triage systems, a practical clinical bedside risk score to identify those at greatest risk could contribute to reducing mortality.

Type: Article
Title: Predicting mortality in sick African children: the FEAST Paediatric Emergency Triage (PET) Score
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/s12916-015-0407-3
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-015-0407-3
Additional information: © 2015 George et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses /by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Inst of Clinical Trials and Methodology
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Inst of Clinical Trials and Methodology > MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1472256
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