Timing of clinical review will depend on several factors including:
Cellulitis in children will normally warrant clinical review.
Consider clinical review for boils that have required incision and drainage or packing.
Impetigo may warrant clinical review especially regarding return to school etc and/or if extensive. Children with impetigo should stay away from day-care or school until the lesions have crusted over or they have received at least 24 hours of antibiotic treatment.
Site and Severity.
Age of patient.
Knowledge of family and social circumstances .
Last updated : Thursday, May 18, 2017
Next review date : Friday, May 18,2018