Asthma Readmissions

May 12, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags:

Doctor and Child

The Question: What’s the impact of discharge medication prescriptions on the readmission of asthmatic children? The Study: The readmission rate of 31,658 children two-to-eighteen years old hospitalized for asthma between 2005-2007 were stratified based on the refill rate of the three medicines the children were prescribed: beta agonists, oral steroids and inhaled steroids. The Results:…

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