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Appendicitis risk prediction models in children presenting with right iliac fossa pain (RIFT study): a prospective, multicentre validation study

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BACKGROUND: Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children. Differentiation of acute appendicitis from conditions that do not require operative management can be challenging in children. This study aimed to identify the optimum risk prediction model to stratify acute appendicitis risk in children.

METHODS: We did a rapid review to identify acute appendicitis risk prediction models. A prospective, multicentre cohort study was t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2352-4642(20)30006-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
Weatherall Insti. of Molecular Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Child and Adolescent Health Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
271-280
Publication date:
2020-02-12
Acceptance date:
2020-01-02
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EISSN:
2352-4650
ISSN:
2352-4642
Pmid:
32200936

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