TABLE 2

Performance After QI Interventions With ABC Methods Calculated for Selected Measures of Overuse in Bronchiolitis

StudyRepeated Bronchodilators (95% CI)Doses per Patient (95% CI)Steroid Use (95% CI)Chest Radiograph Use (95% CI)Antibiotic Use (95% CI)
Adcock et al2511 (8.5–13.5)43% (31–55)
Harrison et al2813 (7.7–18.3)55% (44–66)
Wilson et al300% (NR)16% (14–24)
King et al3537% (30–44)10% (6–14)22% (16–28)
Todd et al2951% (45–57)75% (70–90)
Black and Brennan3637% (31–45)
Walker et al3716% (11–21)1% (0–2)9% (3–15)
Perlstein et al2741% (37–45)5.1 (4.7–5.5)60% (56–64)50% (46–54)
Muething et al3323% (18–28)1.3 (1–1.6)46% (40–52)39% (33–45)
Kotagal et al3154% (51–57)6.1 (5.5–6.7)9% (7–11)65% (62–68)47% (46–50)
Mittal et al3817% (16–18)11% (9–13)42% (40–44)30% (28–32)
ABC16%NA1%42%17%
  • NA, not available; NR, not reported.