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Table 1 Recommendations of the PAMP inadequately adhered to by the healthcare providers

From: Reasons behind non-adherence of healthcare practitioners to pediatric asthma guidelines in an emergency department in Saudi Arabia

Recommendation Cut-off point All Study Groups n = 657(%) Group ≤3 years n = 328 (%) Group > 3 years n = 329 (%)
Documentation of Asthma severity grading 100% 3 (0.4) 1 (0.3) 2 (0.6)
Salbutamol metered-dose inhaler use 100% 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ipratropium prescription ≤ 10% 316 (48.1) 149 (45.4) 167 (50.7)
Corticosteroid prescription 100% 188 (28.6) 83 (25.3) 105 (32.0)
Documented parents’ education 100% 2 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3)
  1. PAMP = Pediatric Asthma Management Protocol.