Management of bronchiolitis in the emergency department: impact of evidence-based guidelines?

@article{Johnson2013ManagementOB,
  title={Management of bronchiolitis in the emergency department: impact of evidence-based guidelines?},
  author={Lara W. Johnson and Janie Robles and Amanda Hudgins and Shea Osburn and Devona Martin and Amy M. Thompson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={131 Suppl 1},
  pages={S103-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Recent practice guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend limiting use of bronchodilators, corticosteroids, antibiotics, and diagnostic testing for patients with bronchiolitis. We sought to determine the association of the evidence-based guidelines with bronchiolitis care in the emergency department (ED). METHODS We analyzed data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, a nationally representative sample of ED visits. We compared utilization for… CONTINUE READING
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