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Model of Meltzer et al for Identifying a Child with a Low Risk of Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Meltzer et al identified a number of clinical factors which can help to evaluate a child with conjunctivitis. A child with a low risk for bacterial conjunctivitis may not require aggressive antibiotic therapy. The authors are from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

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