Racial and Ethnic Differences in Ondansetron Use for Acute Gastroenteritis in Children
11 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care
There is limited research examining racial/ethnic disparities in antiemetic use for acute gastroenteritis. We assessed racial/ethnic differences in the care of children with AGE.
The Pediatric Health Information System was used to conduct a retrospective cohort study of children 6 months to 6 years old with AGE seen in participating emergency departments from 2016 to 2018. Cases were identified using International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision codes. The primary outcome was administration of ondansetron, secondary outcomes were administration of intravenous...
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