Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 05 2014

CHOP, ARUP Laboratories Form HLA Genotyping Partnership

Researchers from Children’s Hospital’s Division of Genomic Diagnostics announced that they had developed a unique laboratory test to characterize the genes that encode HLA molecules.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-arup-laboratories-form-hla-genotyping-partnership/

Dec 03 2014

Optimal Antibiotic Use Wanes Without Clinician Feedback

Clinicians must select antibiotics carefully, in order to maintain their effectiveness and limit antimicrobial resistance. Judicious use of antibiotics has important health benefits for children especially because they are prescribed so frequently, usually for outpatient acute respiratory tract infections.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/optimal-antibiotic-use-wanes-without-clinician-feedback/

Dec 01 2014

Medical Emergency Teams Improve Safety, Provide Cost Savings

A cost-benefit analysis performed by a research team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describes one winning combination that can improve safety of hospitalized children, while at the same time achieving financial savings.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/medical-emergency-teams-improve-safety-provide-cost-savings/

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