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A Clinical Practice Change: Enhancing the Efficacy of Pediatric Early Warning Systems
With a lack of adherence to documentation, assessment, and utilization of the Pediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) by pediatric staff nurses, there was a significant gap between clinical deterioration recognition and ...
Hospital Acquired Hypo/Hyperglycemia: A Clinical Issue
Hypo- and hyperglycemia related to improper timing of mealtime insulin occurs frequently in the in-patient setting. The timing of mealtime insulin administration is affected by many variables such as blood glucose meter ...
Effect of Clinical Pathway Implementation on Outpatient Wait Time to Urgent Specialty Appointment
Untoward wait time between a primary care referral and initial urgent specialty care appointment was identified during a root cause analysis at the project facility. Ambiguous role responsibilities and unclear referral ...
How High! Decreasing Blood Pressure in Men Aged 45-65 in Primary Care: A Quality Improvement Project
PURPOSE: Hypertension is a health issue that affects many people worldwide. The Memphis area has many people who have been diagnosed with hypertension and experience poor outcomes. A local Memphis primary care clinic allowed ...