Quality of care for acute asthma in 63 US emergency departments Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Asthma
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Guideline Adherence

abstract

  • Concordance with treatment recommendations in the National Institutes of Health asthma guidelines was moderate. Significant variations in ED quality of asthma care were found, and geographic differences existed. Greater concordance with guideline-recommended treatments might reduce hospitalizations.

publication date

  • February 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3447084

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jaci.2008.10.051

PubMed ID

  • 19070357

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 354

end page

  • 61

volume

  • 123

number

  • 2