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Prompting rounding teams to address a daily best practice checklist in a pediatric intensive care unit.

Cifra CL, Houston M, Otto A, Kamath SS. Prompting Rounding Teams to Address a Daily Best Practice Checklist in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45(8):543-551. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2019.05.012

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August 14, 2019
Cifra CL, Houston M, Otto A, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45(8):543-551.

Checklists allow health care teams to adhere to best practices. In a single institution's pediatric intensive care unit, a quality champion who prompted teams to discuss a safety checklist daily facilitated a reduction in urinary catheter days and length of stay. However, the patients cared for during the quality champion's tenure had lower illness severity.

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Cifra CL, Houston M, Otto A, Kamath SS. Prompting Rounding Teams to Address a Daily Best Practice Checklist in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45(8):543-551. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2019.05.012