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In patients 6 months to 6 years of age with croup (viral laryngotracheitis) seen in an acute care setting or emergency department (ED), which patient characteristics are indicative for hospital admission (i.e., requiring an intervention once admitted rather than observation alone)?


Laryngotracheobronchitis; Croup; Emergency Department; Ambulatory Care; Outpatient

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