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Criteria led discharge of wheezy children from a short stay assessment unit
  1. Lucinda Armstrong1,
  2. Mark D Lyttle1,2
  1. 1 Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK
  2. 2 Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to Lucinda Armstrong, Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol BS2 8BJ, UK; Lucinda.armstrong{at}


Implementation and evaluation of criteria led discharge from a short stay assessment unit for children with wheeze.

  • quality improvment
  • discharge
  • wheeze

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  • Contributors Conceiving and designing the project: LA and MDL. Developing the materials: LA. Collecting the data: LA. Interpreting the data: LA and MDL. Statistical analysis of data: LA and MDL. Providing first draft of the manuscript: LA. Revision of initial draft: MDL. Subsequent finalisation of manuscript: LA and MDL.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.