|Outcomes at ⩾4 weeks||Hazard ratio (95% CI)†|
|*CI defined in glossary.|
|†Hazard ratios >1 suggest that home based treatment was faster. Analysis adjusted for age, sex, location of cellulitis (upper v lower limb), and previous antibiotic treatment.|
|Days to no advancement of cellulitis (n = 180)||0.99 (0.74 to 1.34)|
|Days to discharge (n = 193)||0.95 (0.71 to 1.26)|
|Days on IV antibiotics (n = 193)||0.85 (0.64 to 1.14)|
|Days on oral antibiotics (n = 194)||1.18 (0.88 to 1.59)|
Home based and hospital based IV antibiotics for cellulitis had similar effects on clinical outcomes
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