Code Status

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A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT INVESTIGATING METHODS TO OPTIMIZE CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS (CSD’s) DURING INPATIENT ADMISSIONS

Background: CSD’s are an integral component of the inpatient admission process. However, despite their importance, CSD’s are not performed during all admissions. Residents physicians, who are at the forefront of the admission process, are rarely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT INVESTIGATING METHODS TO OPTIMIZE CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS (CSD’s) DURING INPATIENT ADMISSIONS

A SIMPLE TOOL TO INCREASE FREQUENCY OF CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS UPON HOSPITAL ADMISSION

Background: Hospitalization of the patient with advanced cancer can be a pivotal moment and opportunity to explore patient goals of care in order to deliver high value, patient-centered care that emphasizes quality of life. Part [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:35:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A SIMPLE TOOL TO INCREASE FREQUENCY OF CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS UPON HOSPITAL ADMISSION

Analysis of Code Status Discussions and Documentation among a Hospitalist Medicine Group

Background: Hospitalists have an increasing role in caring for patients with advanced illness. Due to time constraints, lack of experience and the sensitivity of the topic, it is challenging for Hospitalists to engage in adequate [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on Analysis of Code Status Discussions and Documentation among a Hospitalist Medicine Group

Code Status in Japan

Background: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is part of the standard of care for the event of cardiac arrest during hospital admissions. The “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order documents that patients do not wish to pursue CPR [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Geriatrics, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Code Status in Japan

DOES DO-NOT-RESUSCITATION ORDERS AFFECT THE QUALITY OF CLINICAL PERFORMANCE IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH ACUTE HEART FAILURE?

Background: Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders are intended to allow patients to forgo cardiopulmonary resuscitate (CPR) in the event of cardiac arrest. They are applied to cases of cardiac arrest, and they cannot be applied to any [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:04:10+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on DOES DO-NOT-RESUSCITATION ORDERS AFFECT THE QUALITY OF CLINICAL PERFORMANCE IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH ACUTE HEART FAILURE?

LINKED DNR AND DNI ORDERS AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DNI ORDERS: A RETROSPECTIVE CHART REVIEW AT AN URBAN TERTIARY CARE CENTER

Background: Code status discussions often link do-not-intubate (DNI) orders with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders, although cardiac arrest accounts for less than 2% of endotracheal intubations. DNR orders are more commonly implemented for older patients with more [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:43:46+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Other, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on LINKED DNR AND DNI ORDERS AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DNI ORDERS: A RETROSPECTIVE CHART REVIEW AT AN URBAN TERTIARY CARE CENTER

THE EFFECTS OF A SUITE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO IMPROVE INPATIENT SAFETY ON PROCESSES OF CARE

Background: Health information technology (HIT) has the potential to decrease rates of hospital-acquired conditions. The Patient Safety Learning Lab (PSLL) developed a suite of HIT tools to engage patients, families, and providers in identifying, assessing, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE EFFECTS OF A SUITE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO IMPROVE INPATIENT SAFETY ON PROCESSES OF CARE

Unexpected Roadblocks with the Implementation of a Code Status Educational Video Tool for Hospitalized Patients

Background: Many patients and their surrogates have a poor understanding of the process of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), its limitations, and its complications. Lack of knowledge about CPR may lead patients to choose a code status [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Innovations, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unexpected Roadblocks with the Implementation of a Code Status Educational Video Tool for Hospitalized Patients