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Childrens Asthma Care Quality Measures

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children and one of the most frequent reasons for admission to hospitals. These quality measures show the standards of care for this condition for children ages 2-17.

The rates displayed in these graphs are from data reported for discharges July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012. The top hospitals rate represents the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide. The higher the score the better. Click here to view the legend for the graphs.

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Relievers for Inpatient Childrens Asthma

Explanation:
Relievers are medications that relax the bands of muscle surrounding the airways. They are also known as rescue medications because they quickly relieve asthma symptoms brought on by constriction or spasm of these muscles.


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Systemic Corticosteroids for Inpatient Childrens Asthma

Explanation:
Systemic corticosteroids are medicines used reduce inflammation of the airways in a person with asthma.


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