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INFECTIOUS CONJUNCTIVITIS

FLOWCHARTS AND TABLES

FLOWCHART I INFECTIOUS CONJUNCTIVITIS – MAIN DECISION TREE

PATIENT WITH INFECTIOUS RED EYE

Main sign – purulent and sticky discharge

YES

Bacterial conjunctivitis diagnosis – see page 53, 58, 59

NO

Treatment – see page 54, 60

Associated upper respiratory infection, enlarged lymph nodes

YES

Viral conjunctivitis diagnosis – see page 53, 57, 59

NO

Treatment – see page 55, 60

Mucopurulent discharge, duration more than 2 – 3 weeks and recurrent, enlarged lymph nodes

YES

Chlamydial conjunctivitis diagnosis see page 54, 58, 59

Treatment – see page 55, 60

INFECTIOUS CONJUNCTIVITIS

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