Following a recent suspected MERS case in a pediatric primary care office, the following guidelines were prepared for distribution to Akron Children’s ACHP offices. For general information on who in the U.S. should be evaluated for MERS, incubation period, lab testing, reporting requirements, and evaluation/management of close contacts of suspected/confirmed cases, read this document. For specific information on how […]
Welcome to the August Pediatric Pulse. Ohio’s lawmakers have passed legislation that will affect you if you prescribe opiates, including tramadol, to minors or if you order Lyme tests. Refer to the articles in this issue for details. Also, note that you should have OARRS to identify abuse or diversion and understand when to use it. I’d like to […]
When querying for Acute Respiratory Failure, the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) team has noticed that there is a lack of clarity about what constitutes the diagnosis of “Acute Respiratory Failure” from a coding standpoint.
Advanced Practice Providers Margaret Dell, CNP Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center Considine Professional Building, Suite 4400 Phone: (330) 543-8050 Fax: (330) 543-8054 Kerri Clark, CNP Critical Care Medicine Akron Children’s Hospital Phone: (330) 543-8639 Fax: (330) 543-8136 Daniel Phillips, CNP Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center Considine Professional Building, Suite 4400 Phone: (330) 543-8050 Fax: (330) 543-8054 Anesthesiology Gregory Benson, […]