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JUN 08, 2016 7:30 AM PDT

Rapid diagnosis of strep pharyngitis: Update for clinicians

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  • Section Editor, Peds v2.0, Contemporary Pediatrics Member, Executive Advisory Board, Contemporary Pediatrics Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
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Abstract

Medical providers now have a number of new technologies available for the rapid diagnosis of strep pharyngitis. Dr. Schuman will present an overview of strep pharyngitis, signs and symptoms and complications with an emphasis on expediting diagnosis in the medical office.   The role of the strep score with be reviewed and discussed regarding its clinical utility.  Recommendations will be made for improving your current diagnostic technology.


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