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Abstract Number: 18

IMPROVING TIME TO ANTIBIOTICS IN SEPSIS ON ACUTE CARE FLOORS: A QUALITY SCHOLARS PROJECT

Background: Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (SEP-3) defines Sepsis as life-threatening organ dysfunction due to a dysregulated host response to infection. In United States about 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:31:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on IMPROVING TIME TO ANTIBIOTICS IN SEPSIS ON ACUTE CARE FLOORS: A QUALITY SCHOLARS PROJECT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 781

RARE CASE OF TRICUSPID MYCOBACTERIUM ENDOCARDITIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE: NON-SURGICAL MANAGEMENT

Case Presentation: A 24-year-old female with a history of IV drug abuse and MRSA tricuspid native valve endocarditis was treated for lobar pneumonia 4 months prior to readmission for non-bloody cough and pleuritic chest pain. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:44+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RARE CASE OF TRICUSPID MYCOBACTERIUM ENDOCARDITIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE: NON-SURGICAL MANAGEMENT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 96

FACTORS IMPACTING TIME TO ANTIBIOTIC ADMINISTRATION IN PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS: A SINGLE-CENTER STUDY OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD DATA

Background: Sepsis, which is life-threatening organ dysfunction occurring in response to systemic infection, is a frequently fatal syndrome for which early recognition and treatment are paramount. While there are some reports that female and black [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on FACTORS IMPACTING TIME TO ANTIBIOTIC ADMINISTRATION IN PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS: A SINGLE-CENTER STUDY OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD DATA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 81

IMPACT OF ADMISSION URINE CULTURE ON ANTIBIOTIC USE AND HOSPTIAL LENGTH OF STAY

Background: Overuse of urine testing may result in downstream events that impact antibiotic use and hospital length of stay (LOS). The aims of this study were to examine the impact of inpatient urine culture testing [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:08:23+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPACT OF ADMISSION URINE CULTURE ON ANTIBIOTIC USE AND HOSPTIAL LENGTH OF STAY

HM2016 Abstract Number: 159

Delayed Paracentesis and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis – No Increase in Mortality

Background: Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP) is associated with high mortality.  A recent article[1] showed that, in the setting of SBP, delayed paracentesis was associated with increased mortality.  Because of the clinical ramifications of this association, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Delayed Paracentesis and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis – No Increase in Mortality