Children's cellulitis score will aid treatment pathway

And it it likely to help reduce complications, say researchers
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Australian researchers have developed the first clinical risk score to aid GPs and ED doctors in assessing severity of paediatric cellulitis.

The so-called ASSET tool (Area, Systematic Features, Swelling, Eye, Tenderness) score will help in decision-making on whether to start intravenous or oral antibiotics, its developer says.