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Otitis media with effusion: antihistamines or decongestants – avoidance of inappropriate use

Numerator: Patients who were not prescribed or recommended to receive either antihistamines or decongestants

Denominator Statement: All patients aged 2 months through 12 years with a diagnosis of OME

Measure Set: NQF

Data Source: Paper Medical RecordsRecords Analysis

Target Population: Children, Infants

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Quality of Care, Appropriateness of care process

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Keywords: Ear Infection, Otitis Media

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