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  Green: complete   Clean catch urine or bag specimen in UTI in non toilet trained children?
  Green: complete   Negative urinalysis to exclude urinary tract infection in children
  BET Title Available 186 Months   Long standing symptoms of UTI:Failure to eradicate primary infection vs initial cure with subsequent reinfection
  Blue: submitted but not checked There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET Topical Vancomycin during Cardiac Surgery
  Blue: submitted but not checked   The Infective Complications of a Femoral Central Venous Line
  Green: complete   Does intravenous mannitol improve outcome in cerebral malaria?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Risk of HIV infection from mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
  BET Title Available 172 Months   Identification of meningococcus from skin scrapings without LP
  Green: complete   What is the use of the glass test?
  Green: complete   Timing of lumbar puncture in suspected sub arachnoid haemorrhage
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Antibiotics in travellers diarrhoea
  Green: complete   Should a child with preseptal periorbital cellulitis be treated with intravenous or oral antibiotics?
  Green: complete   Are routine urine cultures helpful in the management of asymptomatic infants or preschool children with a previous urinary tract infection?
  Blue: submitted but not checked There are 4 critical appraisals linked to this BET Sensitivity of haematuria at detecting urinary calculi
  Blue: submitted but not checked There are 3 critical appraisals linked to this BET Is microscopy better than urine dipstick testing at identifying a UTI in children
  Green: complete   Distinguishing between septic arthritis of the hip and transient synovitis in children
  Green: complete   Is there a role for serum procalcitonin in the differentiation between septic and non-septic arthritis?
  Green: complete   Pericardial fluid adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pericardial effusion.
  Green: complete   Role of antibiotic line locks in the treatment of infected central venous access devices in children
  Green: complete   Urethral catheter or suprapubic aspiration to reduce contamination of urine samples in young children?
  Green: complete   Normal CSF: Does it exclude meningitis?
  Green: complete   Intensive insulin vs. conventional treatment for hyperglycaemia in critically ill patients
  Green: complete   Can inflammatory markers distinguish streptococcal from viral tonsillitis?
  Green: complete   BinaxNOW Malaria rapid diagnostic test in returning travelers?
  Green: complete   How common is co-existing meningitis in infants with urinary tract infection?
Laboratory » Haem
  Green: complete   Normal partial pressure oxygen in room air as a rule-out for pulmonary embolism
  Green: complete   White cell count and diagnosing appendicitis in children
  Green: complete   White cell count and diagnosing appendicitis in adults
  BET Title Available 161 Months   Ultrasonography or diagnostic Peritoneal lavage in abdominal trauma
  Green: complete   White cell count and appendicitis in pregnancy
  Green: complete   ESR in childhood septic arthritis
  Green: complete   Antithrombotic treatment of below knee deep venous thrombosis
  Red: incomplete   Accuracy of clinical probability and D-dimers in the diagnosis of DVT
  BET Title Available 84 Months   Is a D Dimer test of value in pregnant woman with suspected pulmonary embolus
  BET Title Available 145 Months   In warfarinised patients with significant head injury, does immediate warfarin reversal do more harm than good
  Green: complete   Negative D-dimer may allow safe early cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
  Green: complete   C reactive protein in the differential diagnosis of heart failure and chest infection
  Green: complete   Serum lactate as a marker for mortality in patients presenting to the emergency department with trauma
  Green: complete   Is the WCC of the joint aspirate sufficiently sensitive/specific to rule in/out septic arthritis?
  Green: complete   Heart fatty acid binding protein for rapid diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in the Emergency Department
  Green: complete   Role of antibiotic line locks in the treatment of infected central venous access devices in children
  Green: complete   Are troponin levels indicated for the routine management of SVT?
  Green: complete   Normal CSF: Does it exclude meningitis?
  Green: complete   Observation is recommended even following a normal CT brain in warfarinised head injuries
  Green: complete   We do not need to routinely test coagulation in adult patients with epistaxis
  Green: complete   Central line insertion in deranged clotting
Laboratory » Biochem
  Green: complete   Troponin T does not rule out myocardial damage until 12 hours after the onset of chest pain
  Green: complete There are 4 critical appraisals linked to this BET Can cardiac troponins be used to diagnose a perioperative myocardial infarction post cardiac surgery?
  Green: complete There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET Serum amylase or lipase to diagnose pancreatitis in patients presenting with abdominal pain.
  Green: complete   SimpliRed and diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis
  Green: complete   Can the value of end tidal CO2 prognosticate ROSC in patients coming into ED with an out of hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA)?
  Green: complete   Serum Lactate as a marker for mortality in patients presenting to the ED with infection.
  BET Title Available 170 Months   Troponin T as an indicator of myocardial damage in pericarditis
  BET Title Available 99 Months   Role of combined cardiac enzyme assay in chest pain or suspected myocardial infarction with non-diagnostic ECG
  BET Title Available 98 Months   Negative urine pregnancy test :Is it necessary to do serum beta HCG levels?
  Green: complete   Use of troponin for the diagnosis of myocardial contusion after blunt chest trauma
  Blue: submitted but not checked   In a febrile child, how useful C-reactive protein is in differentiating between acute bacterial and viral otitis media?
  Green: complete   In children under age three does procalcitonin help exclude serious bacterial infection in fever without focus?
  BET Title Available 148 Months   Use of BNP in diagnosis of LVF
  Green: complete   S-100b protein levels as a predictor for long-term disability after head injury
  Blue: submitted but not checked   C reactive protein and septic arthritis in children
  Green: complete   Timing of lumbar puncture in suspected sub arachnoid haemorrhage
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Exclusion of diagnosis of gout on the basis of normal uric acid level in blood
  BET Title Available 134 Months   Can troponin T be used to diagnose acute coronary syndrome during postoperative period following coronary artery bypass surgery
  Red: incomplete   Anion gap is a screening tool for elevated lactate with risk of sepsis
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Myeloperoxidase: a novel cardiac marker with potential for future use in the Emergency Department
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Serial CK-MB plus serial electrocardiography for early rule out of myocardial infarction
  Blue: submitted but not checked   The clinical utility of soluble CD40 ligand as a cardiac marker in the Emergency Department
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Whole blood choline as a cardiac marker for use in the Emergency Department
  Blue: submitted but not checked   N-terminal-pro-BNP may have more potential than BNP as a marker of acute coronary syndromes
  Blue: submitted but not checked   P-selectin in the triage of suspected cardiac chest pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Thrombospondin as an early marker of acute coronary syndromes
  Blue: submitted but not checked   D-dimer for the emergent exclusion of acute coronary syndromes
  Blue: submitted but not checked   E-selectin as a plasma marker of acute coronary syndromes
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Soluble ICAM-1 as a cardiac biomarker for use in the Emergency Department
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Soluble VCAM-1 as a cardiac marker in the Emergency Department
  Green: complete   Prognostic Value of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in Community Acquired Pneumonia
  Green: complete   Can inflammatory markers distinguish streptococcal from viral tonsillitis?