Pediatric Hospital Medicine

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DATABASE DEVELOPMENT FOR PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC COMANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION

Background: The care of surgical patients is becoming more complex as patients with increasing comorbidities require surgical procedures. In adult hospital medicine, co-management of complex medical patients by hospital medicine and surgery has been shown [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:00+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Pediatrics, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DATABASE DEVELOPMENT FOR PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC COMANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION

MEDICATION RECONCILIATION: REC IT RIGHT, SO IT’S NOT A WRECK

Background: The Joint Commission (TJC) included medication reconciliation (MedRec) as a 2005 National Patient Safety Goal to reduce errors related to medication omissions, duplications and interactions. Medication errors and harms continue to be one of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:33+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on MEDICATION RECONCILIATION: REC IT RIGHT, SO IT’S NOT A WRECK

NEONATAL URINARY TRACT INFECTION: PRACTICE PATTERNS IN EVALUATION AND TREATMENT

Background: Infants ≤ 60 days of age with a urinary tract infection (UTI) represent a challenging population without clear guidelines for diagnostic evaluation or antibiotic therapy. UTI represents a significant percentage of serious bacterial infection [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on NEONATAL URINARY TRACT INFECTION: PRACTICE PATTERNS IN EVALUATION AND TREATMENT