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New online diagnostic tool launched to help doctors

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7352.1478/c (Published 22 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1478
  1. Claire McKenna
  1. BMJ

    A paediatric online diagnostic tool called Isabel was launched at the Royal College of Physicians in London this week.

    The tool has been developed by a charity, also known as Isabel, which was launched by Charlotte and Jason Maude, whose daughter Isabel almost died at age 3 years of necrotising fasciitis as a complication of chicken pox, after it was missed by a series of doctors. The diagnostic tool was set up with help from paediatric intensive care consultant Joseph Britto at St Mary's Hospital in London, who helped …

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