Corticosteroid timing and length of stay for children with asthma in the Emergency Department.


OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between time of corticosteroid administration to children with asthma exacerbations in the Emergency Department (ED) and length of stay (LOS). We hypothesized administration within 60 minutes would be associated with a 10- minute or greater decrease in mean LOS. METHODS A retrospective chart… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2012.717656


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