The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Jones SL, Ashton CM, Kiehne L, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42:122-138.
… mortality, length of stay, and costs. A recent WebM&M commentary describes common errors in the early management of sepsis. … Jones SL, Ashton CM, KiehneL, et al. The Sepsis Early Recognition and Response …
Jones SL, Ashton CM, Kiehne L, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:483-91.
A protocolized early warning system to improve sepsis recognition and management was associated with a decrease in sepsis-related inpatient mortality. The protocol emphasized early recognition by nurses and escalation of care by a nurse practitioner when indicated. An AHRQ WebM&M commentary describes common errors in the early management of sepsis.