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Timely Management of Pediatric Sepsis: A Quality Improvement Project
Background: Pediatric sepsis has a mortality rate of 10.6% which means approximately 7,950 children die annually (Scott et al., 2017; Balamuth et al., 2015;Paul, Neuman, Monuteaux, & Melendez, 2012). Studies indicate that ...
Implementation of a Delirium Screening Tool in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Although the negative effects of adult delirium are widely known, minimal literature exists regarding the effects of delirium on pediatric patient outcomes. It is thought that adult and pediatric patients with delirium ...