Sickle cell

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Abstract Number: 310

A STANDARDIZED HOSPITALIST APPROACH TO ACUTE PAIN CRISES IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE PATIENTS

Background: Vaso-occlusive acute pain crises are the leading cause for hospitalization in adult sickle cell patients. For our academic hospitalist group at a quaternary care center in New York, acute pain crises in 2017 accounted [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:19+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A STANDARDIZED HOSPITALIST APPROACH TO ACUTE PAIN CRISES IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE PATIENTS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 158

SICKLE CELL CARE- CLINICAL REDESIGN PROJECT: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND STANDARDIZED APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT IMPROVES QUALITY OF CARE, DECREASES LENGTH OF STAY AND COST PER CASE

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) causes frequent painful episodes from vaso-occlusion. As hospitalists, we identified that SCD patients occupied a large number of hospital days. Undertreatment and lack of standardization of pain management was a [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:36:51+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on SICKLE CELL CARE- CLINICAL REDESIGN PROJECT: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND STANDARDIZED APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT IMPROVES QUALITY OF CARE, DECREASES LENGTH OF STAY AND COST PER CASE