TABLE 4

Description of the Causes of Patients Being Classified as “Discharged on Incorrect Controller Therapy”

PreinterventionPostintervention
N11340
Inadequate control question documentation to justify discharge medication,a,b n (%)88 (78)23 (58)
 No documentation21 (24)0 (0)
 Some documentation67 (76)23 (100)
Poorly controlled, compliant with controller; failed to step up therapy,b,c n (%)15 (13)13 (33)
 Some documentation14 (93)3 (23)
 All questions documented1 (7)10 (77)
Poorly controlled, compliant with controller; stepped up controller more than 2 steps,c,d n (%)10 (9)4 (10)
 Some documentation9 (90)1 (25)
 All questions documented1 (10)3 (75)
  • a By definition, 0 patients had all questions documented.

  • b Considered a “nonsubjective” assessment.

  • c Patients had at least some control questions.

  • d Considered a “subjective” assessment.