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Hospital Pediatrics

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  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    IMPROVING DISCHARGE OUTCOMES BY USING A STANDARDIZED RISK ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION TOOL FACILITATED BY ADVANCED PEDIATRIC PROVIDERS

    OBJECTIVES: Pediatric discharge from the inpatient setting is a complex, error-prone process. In this study, we evaluated the outcomes...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    RISK FACTORS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOSPITAL-ASSOCIATED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM IN ADULT PATIENTS ADMITTED TO A CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Hospital-associated venous thromboembolism is a leading cause of preventable in-hospital mortality in adults....

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    VARIATION IN TREATMENT AND OUTCOMES OF CHILDREN WITH ACUTE DISSEMINATED ENCEPHALOMYELITIS

    OBJECTIVES: To characterize variation in treatments and outcomes of pediatric patients admitted to children's hospitals with acute...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    ORAL VITAMIN K PROPHYLAXIS IN NEWBORNS: A SURVEY OF CLINICIAN OPINIONS AND PRACTICES

    OBJECTIVES: The majority of newborns in the United States receive intramuscular vitamin K for prophylaxis against vitamin K deficiency...

    Vitamins, Regard
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    ANTIBIOTIC USE FOR INPATIENT BRONCHIOLITIS: DID NATIONAL GUIDELINES IMPACT PRACTICE AT A PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL?

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection that affects infants and young children. Because...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    ADOLESCENT INTENTIONAL INGESTIONS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

    OBJECTIVES: Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the adolescent population, presenting a public health crisis. The goal...

    Hospital, Adolescence
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    REDUCING UNNECESSARY TESTING IN UNCOMPLICATED SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS: A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT APPROACH

    OBJECTIVES: Skin and soft tissue infections are common pediatric diagnoses with substantial costs. Recent studies suggest blood cultures...

    Skin, Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    DISTINGUISHING CHILDRENS HOSPITALS FROM NON-CHILDRENS HOSPITALS IN LARGE CLAIMS DATA

    BACKGROUND: The first methodologic step needed to compare pediatric health outcomes at children's hospitals and non-children's hospitals...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    INTERFACILITY TRANSFERS AMONG PATIENTS WITH COMPLEX CHRONIC CONDITIONS

    OBJECTIVES: To describe interfacility transfers among children with complex chronic conditions and determine if interfacility transfer...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Feb 1, 2020

    TAKING THE PAIN OUT OF SOMATIZATION: DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A HOSPITAL-BASED CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE TO ADDRESS PEDIATRIC SOMATIC SYMPTOM AND RELATED DISORDERS

    OBJECTIVES: The diagnostic category of somatic symptom and related disorders , although common, is often poorly recognized and suboptimally...

    Lean, Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    USE OF PEER COMPARISON, PROVIDER EDUCATION, AND ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD TRIGGERS TO INCREASE INFLUENZA VACCINATION RATES IN HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

    BACKGROUND: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual influenza vaccination for all children 6 months and older, yet only...

    Vaccination, Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    VARIATIONS IN CARE FOR BREASTFED INFANTS ADMITTED TO US CHILDRENS HOSPITALS: A MULTICENTER SURVEY OF INPATIENT PROVIDERS

    BACKGROUND: Studies have revealed an association between hospitalization of breastfed infants and weaning posthospitalization. It is...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    STRUCTURED CHART REVIEW: ASSESSMENT OF A STRUCTURED CHART REVIEW METHODOLOGY

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Chart reviews are frequently used for research, care assessments, and quality improvement activities despite...

  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    PREVENTABILITY OF 7-DAY VERSUS 30-DAY READMISSIONS AT AN ACADEMIC CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The 30-day readmission rate is a common quality metric used by Medicare for adult patients. However, studies...

    Senior, Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    A STATISTICAL-LEARNING MODEL FOR UNPLANNED 7-DAY READMISSION IN PEDIATRICS

    OBJECTIVES: The rate of pediatric 7-day unplanned readmissions is often seen as a measure of quality of care, with high rates indicative...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    FIREARMS SCREENING IN THE PEDIATRIC INPATIENT SETTING

    OBJECTIVES: Firearm-related deaths remain a top cause of mortality in American children and adolescents. In a 2012 policy statement,...

    Hospital, Asthma, Adolescence
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    SCREENING FOR SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

    OBJECTIVES: Outpatient screening for social determinants of health improves patient access to resources. However, no studies have examined...

    Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    IDENTIFICATION OF CAREGIVER-REPORTED SOCIAL RISK FACTORS IN HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

    OBJECTIVES: Although health systems are increasingly moving toward addressing social determinants of health, social risk screening...

    Hospital, Child
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN SOCIAL FACTOR DOCUMENTATION AND HOSPITAL LENGTH OF STAY AND READMISSION AMONG CHILDREN

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Social risk factors are linked to children's health, but little is known about how frequently these factors...

    Alcohol, Drugs, Hospital
  • By Hospital Pediatrics   -   Jan 1, 2020

    IDENTIFYING MODIFIABLE HEALTH CARE BARRIERS TO IMPROVE HEALTH EQUITY FOR HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

    BACKGROUND: Children from socially disadvantaged families experience worse hospital outcomes compared with other children. We sought...

    Hospital