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Speaker: Consider all information for diagnosis, treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections

May 30, 2015

PRAGUE — To fully understand the current scientific evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections, it is important to consider all opinions, published studies and randomised controlled trials, according to a presenter here at the 16th EFORT Congress. 

“I think that when we start evaluating evidence, it is not about throwing away everything, but just understanding where we are in space so you don’t get lost,” said Markus Pääkkӧnen, MD, of Turku University Hospital in Tampere, Finland.

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