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TABLE 3

Study Outcomes and Definitions

OutcomeDefinitionGoal
Inpatient LOS (primary) LOS (h) ↓ 
Early administration of bronchodilator via MDI MDI: (1) ordered at admission, (2) first ordered at 1-h frequency, or (3) first ordered at 2-h frequency ↑ 
Screening for secondhand tobacco smoke exposure Documented screening for secondhand tobacco smoke exposure ↑ 
Referral of caregivers to smoking cessation resources Documented referral to cessation resources for caretakers who screen positive for tobacco use ↑ 
Hospital readmission within 7 d of discharge (balancing) Hospital readmission for any cause within 7 d of hospital discharge — 
ED revisit within 7 d of discharge (balancing) ED revisit for any cause within 7 d of hospital discharge — 
OutcomeDefinitionGoal
Inpatient LOS (primary) LOS (h) ↓ 
Early administration of bronchodilator via MDI MDI: (1) ordered at admission, (2) first ordered at 1-h frequency, or (3) first ordered at 2-h frequency ↑ 
Screening for secondhand tobacco smoke exposure Documented screening for secondhand tobacco smoke exposure ↑ 
Referral of caregivers to smoking cessation resources Documented referral to cessation resources for caretakers who screen positive for tobacco use ↑ 
Hospital readmission within 7 d of discharge (balancing) Hospital readmission for any cause within 7 d of hospital discharge — 
ED revisit within 7 d of discharge (balancing) ED revisit for any cause within 7 d of hospital discharge — 

—, no change.

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