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The cost of diagnostic uncertainty: a prospective economic analysis of febrile children attending an NHS emergency department.
A lack of prompt and definitive diagnostics makes it difficult to distinguish viral from potentially life-threatening bacterial causes, necessitating a cautious approach. This may result in extended periods of observation, ...
Frequency of stepping down antibiotics and nebuliser treatment is lower at weekends compared to weekdays: an observational study.
We hypothesised that delays in providing non-urgent medication step-downs at weekends to medical management may be associated with increased length of stay. In a novel use of electronic prescribing data, we analysed emergency ...