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Abstract Number: 378

HOSPITALISTS IMPROVING PEDIATRIC SEPSIS THROUGH EDUCATION AND RECOGNITION

Background: The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Sepsis Collaborative recognizes pediatric sepsis as a significant cause of mortality and nationwide efforts are being developed to improve sepsis recognition. A critical component to decreasing sepsis mortality is [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on HOSPITALISTS IMPROVING PEDIATRIC SEPSIS THROUGH EDUCATION AND RECOGNITION

Abstract Number: 266

USING CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT METHODOLOGIES TO REDUCE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE TESTING DELAYS

Background: Timely Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) testing is challenging but is important for faster and appropriate isolation and treatment of patients. Few studies have specifically addressed effective methods to hasten CDI testing without relying on [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on USING CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT METHODOLOGIES TO REDUCE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE TESTING DELAYS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 155

THE INFECTION IN INFLAMMATION: DIAGNOSING CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Background: The overall incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is higher among patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The nature of this disease association is unknown but likely involves an altered gut microbiome and impaired [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:11:56+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on THE INFECTION IN INFLAMMATION: DIAGNOSING CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE