To evaluate the effectiveness of the systemic immune‐inflammation index (SII) and other biomarkers in distinguishing parapneumonic effusion (PPE) and empyema.
Patients who were thought to have pleural effusion secondary to pneumonia in the pediatric emergency department (PED) between 2004 and 2021 were retrospectively evaluated. The patients were divided into two groups as empyema and...
Aim of the study
Successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation and early defibrillation are critical in survival after in‐ or out‐of‐hospital cardiopulmonary arrest. The scope of this multi‐centre study is to (a) assess skills of paediatric healthcare providers (HCPs) concerning two domains: (1) recognising rhythm abnormalities and (2) the use of defibrillator devices, and (b) to evaluate the impact of...
Serious bacterial infections (SBI) are major causes of mortality and morbidity in children. The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of the immature granulocyte (IG) percentage in predicting SBI.
Patients admitted to the pediatric emergency department with fever were divided into two groups: with SBI and with non‐SBI. White blood cell (WBC) count, absolute neutrophil...
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