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HM2018 Abstract Number: 41

Aren’t Adults Just Big Kids?: Standardizing Care of Adults in Pediatric Hospitals

Background: Nationally, the number of adult patients (18+ years of age) with chronic congenital and childhood conditions being admitted to children’s hospitals has been increasing, and in some cases outpacing the rate of increase in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Consultative Medicine, Innovations, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aren’t Adults Just Big Kids?: Standardizing Care of Adults in Pediatric Hospitals

HM2018 Abstract Number: 330

HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM AMONG ADULTS ADMITTED TO A CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Background: Risk factors for hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (HA-VTE) have been well-studied in adults, with validated risk assessment tools available. Adults admitted to children’s hospitals are younger but with comorbidities stemming from childhood conditions. There is [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM AMONG ADULTS ADMITTED TO A CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL