FAMILY PRACTICE, vol.32, no.3, pp.263-268, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
Article / Article
Title of Journal :
Diagnose, sore throat, primary care, viral, score, STREPTOCOCCAL PHARYNGITIS, EXUDATIVE TONSILLITIS, EMPIRICAL VALIDATION, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT, ADULTS
Objective. Viral agents cause the majority of sore throats. However, there is not currently a score to diagnose viral sore throat. The aims of this study were (i) to find the rate of bacterial and viral causes, (ii) to show the seasonal variations and (iii) to form a new scoring system to diagnose viral sore throat.