Tag Archive: emergency department

Aug 01 2017

Can Electronic Alerts Help Identify Sepsis in Sick Children?

A two-step electronic alert system successfully reduced missed sepsis diagnoses in children by 76 percent. The new pediatric protocol, which incorporates the use of vital signs, risk factors, and a clinician’s judgment, shows promise as a sensitive and specific tool that can help pediatricians working in the emergency department (ED) save lives.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-can-electronic-alerts-help-identify-sepsis-sick-children/

Jun 13 2017

Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care?

The majority of adolescent males receiving care in the pediatric emergency department after experiencing a violence-related injury — typically from peer assaults — felt they needed mental health services, according to a study by researchers from the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-assault-injured-youth-want-mental-health-care/

May 20 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Racial Bias, HPV Vaccination, Patient Perspective

Looking at ways to improve children’s health from different perspectives is what pediatric research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is all about. Take a look at three examples in this week’s In the News.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-racial-bias-hpv-vaccination-patient-perspective/