Tag: quality improvement

Image: PD 1. Quality improvement (QI) methods were associated with increased adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for imaging in children 2-24 months of age with first urinary tract infection (UTI).  2. Though improvements were noted in both inpatient and emergency department (ED) settings, quicker and larger changes were...
Image: PD. Streptococcus pneumoniae Neha Joshi and Leah H. Carr Reviewed by Dr. William V. Raszka, MD 1. Quality improvement (QI) methods were effective in improving the appropriate first-line antibiotic prescribing for inpatient pediatric community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).  2. Adherence to national guidelines for antibiotic prescribing increased to 100% in both the emergency department...