Give Single Dose Dexamethasone for Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations in the ED

More children will get just ONE dose of dexamethasone for asthma exacerbations in the emergency department.

We're seeing a shift away from the typical 3- to 5-day course of prednisone or prednisolone to a 1- to 2-day course of dexamethasone.

Dexamethasone is longer acting...and may cause less vomiting.

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