Evaluation of compliance with palivizumab recommendations in a multicenter study of young children presenting to the emergency department with bronchiolitis
Emergency Service, Hospital
Practice Guidelines as Topic
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.