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TABLE 3

Risk-Adjusted Outcomesa

OR and/or RR (95% CI)P
Primary outcome   
 Surgical drainage .28 (.22–.36) <.001 
Secondary outcomes   
 Diagnostic evaluation   
  >1 CT scan performed 1.7 (1.18–2.44) .006 
 Medical management   
  IV fluid hydration .94 (.78–1.13) .507 
  IV analgesia .93 (.74–1.15) .477 
  Opioid analgesia .75 (.61–.92) .008 
Health care use   
 LOS, h .97 (.92–1.02) .285 
 Cost .92 (.88–.97) .004 
 7-d ED revisit 2.24 (1.24–4.05) .009 
 30-d hospital readmission 1.36 (.82–2.27) .232 
OR and/or RR (95% CI)P
Primary outcome   
 Surgical drainage .28 (.22–.36) <.001 
Secondary outcomes   
 Diagnostic evaluation   
  >1 CT scan performed 1.7 (1.18–2.44) .006 
 Medical management   
  IV fluid hydration .94 (.78–1.13) .507 
  IV analgesia .93 (.74–1.15) .477 
  Opioid analgesia .75 (.61–.92) .008 
Health care use   
 LOS, h .97 (.92–1.02) .285 
 Cost .92 (.88–.97) .004 
 7-d ED revisit 2.24 (1.24–4.05) .009 
 30-d hospital readmission 1.36 (.82–2.27) .232 

IV, intravenous.

a

Age, severity index (H-RISK), and antibiotic regimen were included in the risk-adjusted analysis.

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