TABLE 3.

Observation Diagnoses That Were Most Likely to Attain Successful Discharge in <24 Hours

Admit Diagnosisn<24-h Stay, %
Near drowning22100
Urgent blood transfusion/infusion22198
Allergic reaction2997
Orthopedic injury36297
Febrile seizure2997
Intussusception2796
Foreign body aspiration/ingestion9296
Toxic ingestion8695
Croup20795
Closed head injury28995
Diabetic ketoacidosis*2793
Constipation7192
Apparent life-threatening event3787
Hyperbilirubinemia2986
Aseptic meningitis2785
Cellulitis11785
Acute gastroenteritis72284
Urinary tract infection8184
Postoperative complications6384
Seizure9882
Headache2681
  • * In the patient with known insulin-dependent diabetes.