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GPs to test patients' blood before prescribing antibiotics in pilot scheme


Hmmm. I remember when I did my elderly care jobs, we we’re told then not to trust CRP in the elderly as they can’t always produce an adequate inflammatory response. What happens if the CRP is normal and the patient later dies of sepsis? Will we be to blame? If not, do they need to even see a doctor?

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02 Nov 2017

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