Adapted Centor Score for Streptococcal Pharyngitis

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Adapted Centor Score for Streptococcal Pharyngitis
[select name="Q1Fever" value="No (0 points)=0|YES (1 point)=1"] <-- History of or measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.4 F
[select name="Q2Cough" value="Cough is present (0 points)=0|COUGH IS ABSENT (1 point)=1"] <-- Presence of coughing
[select name="Q3Nodes" value="No (0 points)=0|YES (1 point)=1"] <-- Tender anterior cervical nodes
[select name="Q4Tonsil" value="No (0 points)=0|YES (1 point)=1"] <-- Tonsillar swelling or exudates
[select name="Q5Age" value="Less than 15 years (1 point)=1|15 to 45 years (0 points)=0|Over 45 years (-1 point)=-1"] <-- Age
Score --> [calc value="score1=(Q1Fever)+(Q2Cough)+(Q3Nodes)+(Q4Tonsil)+(Q5Age)" memo="score"]
Result –-> [calc memo="interpretation" value="score2=(Q1Fever)+(Q2Cough)+(Q3Nodes)+(Q4Tonsil)+(Q5Age);score2>3?'55% Strep throat - Antibiotic therapy recommended':score2>1?'29% Strep throat - Rapid test or delayed prescription recommended':'12% Strep throat - Symptomatic therapy only is recommended'"]
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reference: <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/0011033707">McIsaac WJ, Goel V, To T, Low DE. The validity of a sore throat score in family practice. CMAJ. 2000 Oct 3;163(7):811-5.</a>[/html][/conditional]
Adapted Centor Score for Streptococcal Pharyngitis
<-- History of or measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.4 F
<-- Presence of coughing
<-- Tender anterior cervical nodes
<-- Tonsillar swelling or exudates
<-- Age
Score --> scorescore1=(Q1Fever)+(Q2Cough)+(Q3Nodes)+(Q4Tonsil)+(Q5Age)
Result –-> interpretationscore2=(Q1Fever)+(Q2Cough)+(Q3Nodes)+(Q4Tonsil)+(Q5Age);score2>3?'55% Strep throat - Antibiotic therapy recommended':score2>1?'29% Strep throat - Rapid test or delayed prescription recommended':'12% Strep throat - Symptomatic therapy only is recommended'

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