Appendix 1.

Questionnaire sent to GPs

1.When was the first consultation with the illness eventually diagnosed as Kawasaki disease?
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2.When was the child referred to the hospital in which the diagnosis of Kawasaki disease was made?
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3.When was the illness diagnosed as Kawasaki disease?
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4.List of further consultations in primary care and hospitals between the dates in Q 2. & 3.
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5.Which of the features of Kawasaki disease were present:
Febrile more than 5 daysYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Bilateral conjunctivitisYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Polymorphous rashYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Red, dry, or cracked lipsYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Strawberry tongueYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Diffuse redness in mouthYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Red palms or solesYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Oedema of hands or feetYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Peeling of skinYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
Cervical lymphadenopathyYes □No □Unknown □Date first seen: ____/____/____
6.Was Kawasaki disease in your differential diagnosis before admission to hospital?
Yes □    No □    Unknown □
7.Was there anything about the child’s illness that made you suspect that it was unusual (e.g. a rare condition like Kawasaki disease)?
Yes □    No □    Unknown □
If yes please specify:_____________________________________________________________________