A clinical severity score can be used to assess children with diarrhea due to rotavirus infection.
8 clinical parameters:
(1) number of diarrhoea stools per day
(2) duration of diarrhoea in days
(3) number of vomits per day
(4) duration of vomits in days
(5) degree of dehydration
(6) level of fever
(7) degree of acidosis
(8) presence of electrolyte imbalance
number of diarrhoea stools per day
duration of diarrhoea in days
number of vomits per day
duration of vomiting in days
degree of dehydration
level of fever
degree of acidosis
presence of electrolyte imbalance
• minimum score 0
• maximum score 24
• The higher the score the more severe the disease.
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Purpose: To use a clinical severity score to estimate the severity of rotavirus gastroenteritis in a patient.
Specialty: Infectious Diseases, Surgery, general, Gastroenterology
Objective: clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis
ICD-10: A08.0, A09,