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Table 1 (abstract REGABS18019). Observations and assessments performed on the day of diagnosis

From: Abstracts from the 2018 Respiratory Effectiveness Group Summit

  Number of episodes, n(%)
Blood tests RBC/WBC/FBC 91 (2.9)
Liver function 89 (2.8)
Platelets 84 (2.6)
Haemoglobin 82 (2.6)
Protein 68 (2.1)
C-reactive protein 55 (1.7)
Glucose 27 (0.8)
None of the above 22 (0.7)
Total 150 (4.7)
Observed symptoms Fever 187 (5.9)
Cough 182 (5.7)
Breathlessness 76 (2.4)
Wheeze 35 (1.1)
Sputum 32 (1.0)
Total 416 (13.1)
Investigations Pulse rate 289 (9.1)
Chest exam 248 (7.8)
Oxygen saturation 234 (7.4)
Spirometry 110 (3.5)
Tests for organisms (incl. blood tests) 47 (1.5)
Heart exam 42 (1.3)
Urine sample 34 (1.1)
Total 680 (21.4)
Other Diagnosed organism 346 (10.9)
Medication review 163 (5.1)
Smoking advice 60 (1.9)
Total 532 (16.7)
None of the above 1,868 (58.7)
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