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Volume 39, Issue 5, May 2010


Salma Fahridin Janice Charles Helena Britt
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In this analysis we used BEACH (Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health) encounters with children aged 0–14 years from January 2008 to December 2009. Croup was managed 276 times during that period (at 1.2% of 23 016 encounters with children in this age group). This suggests that croup is managed in general practice about 154 000 times per year nationally.

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