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Limited evidence for diagnosing bacterial skin infections in older adults in primary care: systematic review

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BACKGROUND:Older adults with bacterial skin infections may present with atypical symptoms, making diagnosis difficult. There is limited authoritative guidance on how older adults in the community present with bacterial skin infections. To date there have been no systematic reviews assessing the diagnostic value of symptoms and signs in identifying bacterial skin infections in older adults in the community. METHODS:We searched Medline and Medline in process, Embase and Web of Science, from inc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12877-019-1061-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2963-4491
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9928-8934
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1009-1992
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Evidence Synthesis Working Group - Project number 390
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Geriatrics Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Article number:
45
Publication date:
2019-02-18
Acceptance date:
2019-02-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2318
Pmid:
30777025
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:975926
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uuid:cd118f77-5bd3-4ee2-934b-9b603c8560cd
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pubs:975926
Deposit date:
2019-04-04

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