Predictors for admission of children with periorbital cellulitis presenting to the pediatric emergency department.

@article{Goldman2008PredictorsFA,
  title={Predictors for admission of children with periorbital cellulitis presenting to the pediatric emergency department.},
  author={Ran D. Goldman and Gillian Dolansky and Alex L. Rogovik},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={279-83}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify demographic and clinical characteristics associated with admission because of periorbital cellulitis (PC) in children. METHODS Records of children aged 0 to 18 years with PC who visited our tertiary emergency department (ED) in 2004 were reviewed. We calculated a cumulative number of local ocular symptoms in patients that included swelling/edema, redness/erythema, presence of discharge, pain, conjunctival injection, and shut eye. A binary logistic regression analysis… CONTINUE READING
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