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Yale Observation Scale for children 3-36 months
For febrile children ages 3-36 months. Used to predict serious bacterial infection (SBI).
[select name="Q1" value="Strong or No cry: 1 point=1|Whimper or Sob: 3 points=3|Weak cry, Moan, or high pitched cry: 5 points=5"] <-- Quality of Cry
[select name="Q2" value="Brief Cry or Content: 1 point=1|Cries off and on: 3 points=3|Persistent cry: 5 points=5"] <-- Reaction to parents
[select name="Q3" value="Awakens quickly: 1 point=1|Difficult to awaken: 3 points=3|No arousal or falls asleep: 5 points=5"] <-- State variation
[select name="Q4" value="Pink: 1 point=1|Acrocyanosis: 3 points=3|Pale, Cyanotic, or Mottled: 5 points=5"] <-- Color
[select name="Q5" value="Eyes, skin, and mucus membranes moist: 1 point=1|Mouth slightly dry: 3 points=3|Mucus Membranes dry, eyes sunken: 5 points=5"] <-- Hydration
[select name="Q6" value="Alert or Smiles: 1 point=1|Alert or brief smile: 3 points=3|No smile, anxious, or dull: 5 points=5"] <-- Social Response
Score --> [calc memo="Score" value="score=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)"] out of 30 points
Interpretation --> [calc memo="Interpretation" value="score=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6);score>15?'92.3% incidence of serious illness':score>10?'26% incidence of serious illness':'2.7% incidence of serious illness'"]
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references:
[link url="//www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7133831" memo="#1"] McCarthy (1982) Pediatrics 70:802-9.
[link url="//www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4022688" memo="#2"] McCarthy (1985) Pediatrics 76:167-71.
[link url="//www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3540248" memo="#3"] McCarthy (1987) J Pediatr 110:26-30.
[link url="//www.fpnotebook.com/ID/Exam/YlSclFrFbrlChld3T36Mnths.htm" memo="#4"] FPNotebook page[/conditional]
Yale Observation Scale for children 3-36 months
For febrile children ages 3-36 months. Used to predict serious bacterial infection (SBI).
<-- Quality of Cry
<-- Reaction to parents
<-- State variation
<-- Color
<-- Hydration
<-- Social Response
Score --> Scorescore=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6) out of 30 points
Interpretation --> Interpretationscore=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6);score>15?'92.3% incidence of serious illness':score>10?'26% incidence of serious illness':'2.7% incidence of serious illness'
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