Journal Article

Validating a decision tree for serious infection: diagnostic accuracy in acutely ill children in ambulatory care.

Verbakel JY, Lemiengre MB, De Burghgraeve T, et al. BMJ open. 2015;5:e008657.

A decision algorithm for primary care physicians accurately identified children at risk of serious illness requiring hospital admission. Physicians' gut feeling that a child was seriously ill proved to be one of the most accurate predictive factors.