An evaluation of the accuracy of clinical diagnosis at admission in a population with epidemic meningococcal disease.

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The accuracy (sensitivity and positive predictive value) of the clinical diagnosis given by the general practitioner before admission to hospital was evaluated retrospectively in a population with epidemic meningococcal disease. The study population consisted of approximately 32,000 subjects. In a 12-year period, 344 patients were discharged from hospital… (More)

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@article{Mathiassen1989AnEO, title={An evaluation of the accuracy of clinical diagnosis at admission in a population with epidemic meningococcal disease.}, author={B\orge Mathiassen and Henrik S Thomsen and Uffe Steen Landsfeldt}, journal={Journal of internal medicine}, year={1989}, volume={226 2}, pages={113-6} }