Table 1

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Algorithm resultPop-up text
Very low-risk groupVery reassuring CHICO score: 0 or 1 CHICO predictors:>99.6% of children will recover from this illness with home care. Consider a no or delayed antibiotic prescribing strategy. CHICO leaflet and letter covers common concerns and safety netting advice.
Average risk groupReassuring CHICO score: 2 or 3 CHICO predictors:>98% of children will recover from this illness with home care. Consider no or delayed antibiotic prescribing strategy. CHICO leaflet and letter covers common concerns and safety netting advice.
Elevated risk groupSafety netting needed: 4+CHICO predictors: This is more than average, but >87% of children will still recover from this illness with home care. Highlight SAFETY NETTING advice in CHICO leaflet.
  • CHICO, CHIldren’s COugh.