TABLE 4.

Observation Diagnoses That Were Most Likely to Require Inpatient Admission (IA)

DiagnosisnIA, %
Hematochezia1060
Viral pneumonia4446
Bronchiolitis21243*
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt issues1040
Bacterial pneumonia9230
Abdominal pain19927
Fever not otherwise specified4326
Cyclic vomiting1225
Sepsis evaluation5822
Asthma32722
  • * Sixty percent if ≤30 days of age.