Improper use of bronchodilators and chest physiotherapy for treatment of children with bronchiolitis dropped from 2007 to 2010 due in part to the collaborative efforts of the Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network, a study found. However, researchers noted only slight declines in the improper utilization of chest X-rays, steroids and respiratory syncytial virus testing. The findings were presented at a Society of Hospital Medicine meeting.

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