How to calculate the Diagnostic Score
Step 1. Download the Clinical Chart (Appendix 1)
Step 2. Fill in the Clinical Chart, possibly while you are visiting the child. Ask directly to the parents the presence and the frequency of each clinical manifestation associated with the fever attacks. It will takes no more than 5-10 minutes.
Step 3. Insert the correct answer for each requested item
Step 4. Now you can calculate the score. Three different results will appear: 1) the score, 2) the probability to be positive, 3) the predicted group (low or high risk)