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Clinical Quality Measures Report - Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)

Overview
The Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) report measures the percentage of children 3 months - 18 years of age who were diagnosed with upper respiratory infection (URI) and were not dispensed an antibiotic prescription on or three days after the episode.

A patient will be in the denominator when they have all of the following-  

  • An age between 3 months and 18 years old
  • A visit during your reporting period
  • An Upper Respiratory Infection diagnosis with an Onset Date matching the date of their visit

A patient will also be in the numerator with the above qualifications. They will be REMOVED from the numerator when they have all of the following- 

  • An Antibiotic Medication for Pharyngitis with an Ordered Date within 3 days of their diagnosis and visit. 
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