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IHI - National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety

PIPSQC is pleased to share the new IHI report, "Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety," which provides clear direction that health care leaders, delivery organizations, and associations can use to make significant advances toward safer care and reduced harm across the continuum of care.

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to share the following resources on patient safety:

Computerised clinical decision support systems and absolute improvements in care: meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials
Expert consensus on currently accepted measures of harm
Hospital- and System-Wide Interventions for Health Care-Associated Infections: A Systematic Review
ISQua - A Message from ISQua President, Ms Wendy Nicklin
Keep health workers safe to keep patients safe: WHO
Learning About Healthcare Work in a Pandemic
PSMF - Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) - Blueprints
Tiered daily huddles: the power of teamwork in managing large healthcare organisations
World patient safety day: A call for action on health worker safety

Also of note are the following resources on pediatric sepsis:

Comparison of Outpatient Health Care Use Before and After Pediatric Severe Sepsis
Crystal Balls and Magic Eight Balls: The Art of Developing and Implementing Automated Algorithms in Acute Care Pediatrics
Management of Children With Fever at Risk for Pediatric Sepsis: A Prospective Study in Pediatric Emergency Care
Sepsis: an Update on Current Improvement Efforts
WHO calls for global action on sepsis - cause of 1 in 5 deaths worldwide

Last but not least are the recent articles below on COVID-19 in children:

Acute Appendicitis in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children With COVID-19
Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome: Time to Collaborate
Systematic Review of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated With SARS-CoV-2 Infection

CDC - SARS-CoV-2–Associated Deaths Among Persons Aged <21 Years - United States, February 12-July 31, 2020
Comparison of clinical features of COVID-19 vs seasonal influenza A and B in US children
Coronavirus kills far more Hispanic and Black children than White youths, CDC study finds
How do I tell if it's COVID? - twitter thread by @apsmunro
Protecting newborn infants during the COVID-19 pandemic should be based on evidence and equity
WSPID Webinar: The impact of COVID-19 in the pediatric population

150 million additional children plunged into poverty due to COVID-19, UNICEF, Save the Children say
AAP - Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2020–2021
Child maltreatment during the COVID-19 pandemic: consequences of parental job loss
Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under COVID-19: the case of youth with disabilities

CDC - Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making
CDC - What to do if a Student Becomes Sick at School or Reports a New COVID-19 Diagnosis Flowchart
Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19
CPS - Keeping schools open must be a priority for all governments
Measures to maintain regular operations and prevent outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 in childcare facilities or schools under pandemic conditions and co-circulation of other respiratory pathogens
Researchers and teachers provide initial observations from school simulation study
Schools are not islands: Balancing COVID-19 risk and educational benefits using structural and temporal countermeasures