TABLE 2

Example of Variation in How an Order Is Specified in Different Order Sets

Incentive spirometry
• Only while awake, q 1 h, or age-appropriate technique
• Only while awake, q 1 h
• q 1 h, while awake after extubation
• Only while awake, q 1 h; bubbles, 10 repetitions
• Only while awake, q 1 h; use age-appropriate technique
• Only while awake, q 1 h; blow bubbles/pinwheel
  • “q 1 h” means “every hour”.