Publications by authors named "Ashley M Wheeler"

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Influence of Culture Results on Management and Outcome of Pediatric Osteomyelitis and/or Septic Arthritis.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2012 Jun 3;1(2):152-6. Epub 2012 May 3.

Colorado School of Public Health Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora.

Children with uncomplicated osteomyelitis and/or septic arthritis were more likely (P < .01) to have positive focus than blood cultures. Those who grew a pathogen and/or started on a single antibiotic were more likely to be discharged on a single antibiotic, and those sent home on oral therapy had fewer adverse events.
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June 2012