TABLE 3

Data Definitions for CPG-Eligible Patients

Metric NameMetric Definition
CXR ratePercentage of patients with any CXR
Inhalation rate (>2 dose)Percentage of patients who received more than 2 doses of bronchodilatorsa
Antibiotics ratePercentage of patients who received any oral, IV, or IM antibiotic
Steroid ratePercentage of patients who received any oral, IV, or IM steroids
LOS, dTime from arrival at CMC to discharge time
Readmission rate within 7 dNumber of all-cause readmissions to ward or ICU within 7 d
  • IM, intramuscular; IV, intravenous.

  • a Albuterol, xopenex, epinephrine, or atrovent.