Tag Archive: Safety

Aug 11 2017

Toyota Collaboration, CHOP Most Wired, Breastfeeding in the N/IICU, Weighing In on Ear Infections and E-Cigarettes

Ear infections, e-cigarettes, and exciting collaborations, oh my! In this week’s research news roundup, we followed the trails of our clinicians and investigators as they used expertise and evidence to weigh in on mainstream health issues.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-toyota-collaboration-chop-wired-breastfeeding-niicu-weighing-ear-infections-e-cigarettes/

Jan 05 2016

Tall Man Lettering Falls Short as Error Prevention Strategy

A new study spells out shortcomings of an error prevention strategy known as Tall Man lettering, a visual display method for written prescription orders intended to prevent mixing up drugs whose names are easily confused.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/tall-man-lettering-falls-short-as-error-prevention-strategy/

Dec 22 2014

Alarming Problem of Noisy Patient Monitors Triggers NHLBI-Funded Study

If you ever have visited a hospitalized patient, you probably heard a symphony of blips, chirps, and buzzes emanating from a variety of patient monitors.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/alarming-problem-noisy-patient-monitors-triggers-nhlbi-funded-study/

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/

Oct 01 2014

Safety of Severe Asthma Care Outside the ICU Assessed

Chén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/safety-severe-asthma-care-outside-icu-assessed/

Aug 20 2013

‘Perfect Storm’ May Be at Play in ADHD, Teen Driving

There is convincing evidence that individuals – including teens – with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at heightened risk for unsafe driving behaviors.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/perfect-storm-may-be-at-play-in-adhd-teen-driving/

Jun 17 2013

Twitter Chatting About Teen Summer Safety

For many teens, summer is just getting underway. But increased time spent outdoors also comes with increased safety concerns: Sun exposure, swimming, biking, and hiking can all increase the risk of various adolescent injuries.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/twitter-chatting-about-teen-summer-safety/

May 14 2013

Report Recommends Changes to Best Protect Children in Car Crashes

Kristy Arbogast, PhD, director of engineering at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP, led the report, which reviewed the current science and data regarding rear seat occupant safety.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/report-recommends-changes-to-best-protect-children-in-car-crashes/