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Practice variation in acute bronchiolitis: A pediatric emergency research networks study

Van De Voorde, Patrick; Chamberlain, James; Roland, Damien; Lyttle, Mark D.; Nigrovic, Lise; Mistry, Rakesh; Mintegi, Santiago; Schuh, Suzanne; Babl, Franz E.; Dalziel, Stuart R.; Freedman, Stephen B.; Lyttle, Mark; Macias, Charles G.; Stephens, Derek; Steele, Dale W.; Fernandes, Ricardo M.; Zemek, Roger; Plint, Amy C.; Florin, Todd A.; Johnson, David W.; Gouin, Serge; Schnadower, David; Klassen, Terry P.; Bajaj, Lalit; Benito, Javier; Kharbanda, Anupam; Kuppermann, Nathan

Authors

Patrick Van De Voorde

James Chamberlain

Damien Roland

Mark D. Lyttle

Lise Nigrovic

Rakesh Mistry

Santiago Mintegi

Suzanne Schuh

Franz E. Babl

Stuart R. Dalziel

Stephen B. Freedman

Mark Lyttle mark.lyttle@uwe.ac.uk

Charles G. Macias

Derek Stephens

Dale W. Steele

Ricardo M. Fernandes

Roger Zemek

Amy C. Plint

Todd A. Florin

David W. Johnson

Serge Gouin

David Schnadower

Terry P. Klassen

Lalit Bajaj

Javier Benito

Anupam Kharbanda

Nathan Kuppermann



Abstract

© Copyright 2017 by the American Academy of Pediatrics. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Studies characterizing hospitalizations in bronchiolitis did not identify patients receiving evidence-based supportive therapies (EBSTs). We aimed to evaluate intersite and internetwork variation in receipt of ≥1 EBSTs during the hospital management of infants diagnosed with bronchiolitis in 38 emergency departments of pediatric emergency research networks in Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, and Portugal. We hypothesized that there would be significant variation, adjusted for patient characteristics. METHODS: Retrospective cohort study of previously healthy infants aged

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Dec 1, 2017
Journal Pediatrics
Print ISSN 0031-4005
Electronic ISSN 1098-4275
Publisher American Academy of Pediatrics
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 140
Issue 6
Pages e20170842
APA6 Citation Van De Voorde, P., Roland, D., Lyttle, M. D., Nigrovic, L., Mistry, R., Mintegi, S., …Kuppermann, N. (2017). Practice variation in acute bronchiolitis: A pediatric emergency research networks study. Pediatrics, 140(6), e20170842. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0842
DOI https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0842
Keywords practice variation, acute bronchiolitis, pediatric emergency
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0842
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