Evaluation of compliance with palivizumab recommendations in a multicenter study of young children presenting to the emergency department with bronchiolitis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Bronchiolitis, Viral
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

abstract

  • According to parental report, only half of children presenting to the ED with bronchiolitis who met AAP criteria for palivizumab prophylaxis received this monoclonal antibody. Emergency department visits provide an untapped opportunity for staff to educate families and communicate with PCPs about RSV prophylaxis.

publication date

  • June 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.pec.0000278406.75815.d3

PubMed ID

  • 17572518

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 362

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 23

number

  • 6