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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. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:543-551.
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.