April 21, 2011

When to admit pediatric patient with AGE

Image taken from The New Zealand Digital Library

1) Severe dehydration or complicated Moderate dehydration
2) Unable to take orally or severe vomiting in which oral intake is impossible
3) Failure of home treatment whereby child condition worsened
4) Age less than 6 months
6) To relieve mother anxiety (not confident to manage patient at home, house far away from hospital, difficult transportation to get to the hospital, unable to manage the child at home)

1 comment:

  1. what do you mean by comlicated moderate dehydration? Thanks


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