Table 2

Viral Acute Respiratory Infection Visit Characteristics (N = 794)

Visit CharacteristicsN (%)
Communication practices
 Only positive treatment recommendations provided383 (48%)
 Only negative treatment recommendations provided44 (6%)
 Both positive and negative treatment recommendations provided255 (32%)
 Contingency plan provided182 (23%)
Antibiotics prescribed42 (5%)
Parent-rated care 10 on 0–10 rating scale526 (66%)
  • Note: Viral diagnoses on the provider post-visit checklist included bronchitis, bronchiolitis, croup, otitis media with effusion, viral pharyngitis, viral pneumonia, stomatitis, and viral upper respiratory infection.