How to spot and diagnose serious infectious illness in children presenting to hospital
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How to spot and diagnose serious infectious illness in children presenting to hospital

Erin Dean Health journalist

Up to 80% of children attend hospital for conditions needing no treatment, making it difficult for nurses to identify those who could become seriously ill

Infections are responsible for one in five childhood deaths in England and Wales, and the UK has one of the highest childhood death rates in Europe.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 2, 7-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.2.7.s4

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