Gijs Elshout

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Duration of fever and serious bacterial infections in children: a systematic review
    Gijs Elshout
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:33. 2011
  2. pmc Alarm signs and antibiotic prescription in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e437-44. 2013
  3. pmc Alarming signs and symptoms in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study in The Netherlands
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e88114. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Duration of fever and course of symptoms in young febrile children presenting with uncomplicated illness
    Marijke Kool
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:445-52. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescription in febrile children: a cohort study during out-of-hours primary care
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:810-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Duration of fever and serious bacterial infections in children: a systematic review
    Gijs Elshout
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:33. 2011
    ..Longer duration of fever has been related to increased risk for serious bacterial infections (SBI). However, the evidence for this association remains controversial. We assessed the predictive value of duration of fever for SBI...
  2. pmc Alarm signs and antibiotic prescription in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e437-44. 2013
    ..Although fever in children is often self-limiting, antibiotics are frequently prescribed for febrile illnesses. GPs may consider treating serious infections by prescribing antibiotics...
  3. pmc Alarming signs and symptoms in febrile children in primary care: an observational cohort study in The Netherlands
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e88114. 2014
    ..The frequency of alarming signs/symptoms has not been established in primary care; however, in this setting differences in occurrence may influence their predictive value for serious infections...
  4. doi request reprint Duration of fever and course of symptoms in young febrile children presenting with uncomplicated illness
    Marijke Kool
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:445-52. 2013
    ..To provide evidence-based, safety-net advice for young febrile children, we studied the risk of complications, the occurrence of alarm symptoms, the duration of fever...
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescription in febrile children: a cohort study during out-of-hours primary care
    Gijs Elshout
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:810-8. 2012
    ..We determined how often antibiotics were prescribed in children presenting with fever at a family physicians' out-of-hours service and established the children's signs and symptoms related to antibiotic prescriptions...