Johns Hopkins suggests SCRATCH method for diagnosing insect bites in kids

by nobugsonme on December 20, 2006 · 1 comment

in bed bugs, information and help, misdiagnoses, other causes of itching, signs and symptoms of bed bugs

The Johns Hopkins University Gazette (11 September 2006) reports that the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has come up with a helpful acronym for doctors in diagnosing the source of childrens’ rashes. It highlights features of bed bug bites and other conditions, which many of us adults who suffer from bed bug bites have also encountered.

Called SCRATCH –the letters form a memorable acronym for symmetry, cluster, Rover, age, target/time, confused, household) —


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