Yale Observation Score for Prediction of Critical Illness in 3-36 Months Old Febrile Children

  title={Yale Observation Score for Prediction of Critical Illness in 3-36 Months Old Febrile Children},
  author={Dr Karuna Thapar and Dr Preeti Malhotra and Dr Ishpreet Singh},
IntroductionCombining the laboratory tests with a pediatrician„s self-judgmental score is thought to aid in diagnosing serious illness. Yale Observation Scale is one such observational score studied worldwide. Study DesignProspective, hospital based, crosssectional study. Material and Methods100 consecutive children 3-36 months of age with rectal temperature>101 F̊ were enrolled and YOS scoring done. This was followed by physical examination and extensive laboratory testing with CBC, PBF, Urine… Expand

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