ACS quality and safety case studies
Dedicated pre- and postoperative unit leads to fasttrack pathway for noncomplicated pediatric appendicitis(0)
The results of implementing an enhanced recovery protocol for noncomplicated pediatric appendicitis at Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte, NC, are summarized.
This column describes the implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery strategies at a community hospital and the reduction of opioid requirements after surgery.
UC Davis implements a clinical practice guideline for postoperative management of pediatric appendicitis
The results—and lessons learned—of a clinical practice guideline developed for postoperative management of pediatric appendicitis is the focus of this month’s column.
Researchers at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, conducted a quality improvement project to identify opportunities to reduce clostridium difficile infection.
Texas Children’s Hospital introduces standardized protocol to reduce pediatric baclofen pump infections
The Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, sought to address a comparatively high rate of implant-related infections by implementing a quality improvement plan following an analysis of pre- and post-protocol implementation outcomes of infection and complication rates.
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- Improving high-value care of ileocolic intussusception in a pediatric ED
- South Miami Hospital implements strategies for prevention of SSI in bariatric surgery