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Pneumonia risk stratification in tropical Australia: does the SMART-COP score apply?

Joshua S Davis, Gail B Cross, Patrick G P Charles, Bart J Currie, Nicholas M Anstey and Allen C Cheng
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (3): 133-136.
  • Joshua S Davis1,2
  • Gail B Cross3
  • Patrick G P Charles4,5
  • Bart J Currie1,2
  • Nicholas M Anstey1,2
  • Allen C Cheng1,6,7

  • 1 Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT.
  • 2 Division of Medicine and NT Clinical School, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT.
  • 3 Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT.
  • 4 Austin Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 5 Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 6 The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 7 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.


Acknowledgements: 

We thank Mark McMillan and Alex Humphrey for data collection and entry; Luke Diolosa and Dianne Stephens for assistance with intensive care databases; and staff in the radiology department for their assistance. This study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (Program Grant 496600, Fellowships to Allen Cheng and Nicholas Anstey, and a scholarship to Joshua Davis).

Competing interests:

None identified.

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