High Priority: No; N/A
Percentage of patients age 2 years and older with allergic rhinitis who are offered intranasal corticosteroids (INS) or nonsedating oral antihistamines.
All patients age 2 years and older with a diagnosis of allergic rhinitis.
Patients with an allergy to oral antihistamines or intranasal corticosteroids.
Patients with prostate cancer or benign prostatic hypertrophy as these patients may be intolerant of medications.
Patients with a history of epistaxis due to intranasal steroids use.
Patients who are taking intranasal steroids (INS) or non-sedating oral antihistamines. A prescription for or medication
reconciliation of over the counter medications can be used to identify patients taking medications.
- Measure Type: Process
- National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Effective Clinical Care
- Meaningful Measure Area: Medication Management
- Calculation: 1st Performance Rate
- Inverse measure: No
- Continuous measure: No
- Proportional measure: Yes
- Ratio measure: No
- Risk Adjusted measure: No