When children become critically ill, there’s a constant transfer of information and responsibility between providers while they’re in the hospital. These incidents are called patient handoffs, and, if not done in a standardized way, can lead to failures in care, such as a missed medication or delayed treatment, according to a recent study published in the July issue of Pediatrics.
This August, a clinical leader will be leaving her full-time position at Akron Children’s Hospital. Ann Marie Brown’s initial role came in 1986 as a NICU staff nurse.
ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY Erik White, MD Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Allergy & Immunology 130 W. Exchange Street Akron, OH 44302 Phone: (330) 543-0140 Fax: (330) 543-5207 CARDIOLOGY Ashish Saini, MD Akron Children’s Hospital Heart Center 215 W. Bowery St., Suite 5200 Akron, OH 44308 Phone: (330) 543-8520 Fax: (330) 543-3850 EMERGENCY MEDICINE Stephanie Moses, DO […]
After reviewing several charts, the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) team has noticed some confusion with regards to the difference between “Functional Quadriplegia” and “Spastic Quadriplegia.”