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This study discovered significant variation among children's hospitals in the use of sedated echocardiiography for children <30 months of age with non-refractory Kawasaki disease prior to the American Heart Association 2017 Kawasake disease guideline update. Consideration should be given to performing sedated echocardiography as it may reduce the need for repeat echos without impacting length of stay or total costs.
Hospitals, Pediatric; Echocardiography; Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Sedation; Children's Hospitals, Pediatric Hospitals; Kawasaki Disease; Sedation. ECG
Cardiology | Pediatrics
Clark, Nicholas; Richardson, Troy; Schuster, Jennifer E.; Parthiban, Anitha; and Puls, Henry T., "Practice Variations in Sedated Echocardiography and Impact on Repeat Echocardiography in Non-Refractory Kawasaki Disease" (2019). Posters. 87.