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An Evidence-Based Approach to Development of Clinical Decision Support Tool to Diagnose Pediatric ADHD in the Rural Setting
Background and Purpose: Primary care providers in this rural setting were not adhering to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ ADHD clinical practice guideline. The aim of this quality improvement project was to augment ...
Nurses’ understanding of pediatric pain assessment
Multiple barriers infringe on adequate pain management in pediatric patients. Effective pain management includes proper identification through use of pain scales, adequate education on usage of pain scales, and prompt ...
Decreasing Radiation Exposure in Pediatric Trauma Related to Cervical Spine Clearance: A Quality Improvement Project
Study Design: Quality improvement project.|Objectives. Reduce the amount of radiation exposure in the pediatric trauma population age 5 and older in relation to cervical spine clearance.|Background: The evaluation of ...
Guidelines for Lipid Screening in Pediatrics: Bringing Evidence into Practice
Early identification and treatment of children with dyslipidemia reduces their risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) as adults (Ferranti & Newburger, 2016). In 2011, the National Heart, Lung and Blood institute ...
The Effect of Patient Guided Goal Setting on Physical Activity and Body Composition in a Pediatric Preventative Cardiology Clinic
Introduction: In 2011, only 28.7 percent of adolescents met recommended physical activity levels for their age group (1). Evidence suggests that inactivity contributes to childhood and adolescent obesity (1). Primary care ...