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Community validation of an approach to detect delayed diagnosis of appendicitis in big databases.

Michelson KA, McGarghan FLE, Waltzman ML, et al. Community validation of an approach to detect delayed diagnosis of appendicitis in big databases. Hosp Pediatr. 2023;13(7):e170-e174. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2023-007204.

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October 11, 2023
Michelson KA, McGarghan FLE, Waltzman ML, et al. Hosp Pediatr. 2023;13(7):e170-e174.
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Trigger tools are commonly used to detect adverse events and identify areas for safety improvement. This study found that trigger tools using electronic health record-based data can accurately identify delayed diagnosis of appendicitis in pediatric patients in community emergency department (ED) settings.

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Michelson KA, McGarghan FLE, Waltzman ML, et al. Community validation of an approach to detect delayed diagnosis of appendicitis in big databases. Hosp Pediatr. 2023;13(7):e170-e174. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2023-007204.

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