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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

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

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

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