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1 Feb, 2016

New Sepsis Alerts!

By | 2016-11-16T12:17:35+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety|Comments Off on New Sepsis Alerts!

Situation: As of 0800 Feb 1, 2016 we have a new two stage early warning system for *SIRS/Sepsis for our 5E/5P pilot unit. Background:  Sepsis is now a Core Measure (publicly reported compliance measure) and requires early recognition and treatment.  [...]

25 Jan, 2016

Bladder Scanners and Prevention of Catheter-Associated UTI

By | 2016-11-16T12:17:35+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Patient Safety|Comments Off on Bladder Scanners and Prevention of Catheter-Associated UTI

from Ken Zangwill, MD, Director, Infection Prevention and Control This is a reminder of the availability of bladder scanners and to let you know of their impact in preventing catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI). Scanners are portable ultrasound devices used at the bedside [...]

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