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PEDS-02: Administration of beta agonist for pediatric asthma


Description

Administration of beta agonist for pediatric asthma

Numerator

Pediatric patients administered (Albuterol, Accuneb, Combivent, DuoNeb, ProAir, Proventil, Ventolin or Vospire) by any means

Denominator

Patients 2-15 years AND PRI/SEC Impression "Asthma with exacerbation" or "Acute bronchospasm" originating from a 911 request

Rationale

Evidence shows administration of beta agonist improves outcomes for pediatric asthma

Pseudocode Numerator

eMedication.03
IN
(435 - Albuterol;
352394 - Accuneb;
151539 - Combivent;
285059 - DuoNeb;
647295 - ProAir;
202908 - Proventil;
8887 - Ventolin;
353091 - Vospire)

Pseudocode Denominator

ePatient.15 <= 15 AND ePatient.16 = 2516009 Years AND ePatient.15 > 2
AND
(
eSituation.11 in (J45%, J98.01)
OR
eSiutation.12 in (J45%, J98.01)
) WHERE eResponse.05 - Type of Service Requested = 2205001 - 911 Response (Scene)

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