Evidence-Based Medicine

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Abstract Number: 334

REDUCING INAPPROPRIATE TELEMETRY UTILIZATION

Background: Telemetry utilization for a long time has been dependent on individual physician experiences, preference as there were no good randomized controlled trails or guidelines from any scientific organization. American Heart Association has released the [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 374

Development and Implementation of an Evidence-Based Pathway for the Evaluation of Catheter Associated UTI (Cauti) in an Academic Health System

Background: Misdiagnosis of catheter associated asymptomatic bacteriuria as CAUTI leads to inappropriate use of antibiotics and related consequences, including medication side effects, antibiotic resistance, C. difficile infection, and potential financial penalties to hospitals. Purpose: To [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Development and Implementation of an Evidence-Based Pathway for the Evaluation of Catheter Associated UTI (Cauti) in an Academic Health System

HM2016 Abstract Number: 210

Residency Run Initiative to Improve Appropriateness of Telemetry Use

Background: Inpatient telemetry monitoring began over 4 decades ago. However, recently hospitals have started to implement programs that aim to improve the appropriateness of telemetry use. Quality initiatives take the American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 161

Life After Death: Integrating Patient Safety and Evidence-Based Medicine Into Your Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Background: Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Conference is a traditional forum that provides residents with an opportunity to discuss medical errors, adverse events and near misses. Conventionally, most of the allotted time is spent on case [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Patient Safety|Comments Off on Life After Death: Integrating Patient Safety and Evidence-Based Medicine Into Your Morbidity and Mortality Conference