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Characterising the types of paediatric adverse events detected by the global trigger tool - CareTrack Kids

PIPSQC is pleased to share the recent publication in Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, entitled "Characterising the types of paediatric adverse events detected by the global trigger tool - CareTrack Kids."

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

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
AAP - Best Pediatrics Articles of 2020
AAP - Webinar: Challenges to ensuring optimal critical care in a community setting
ISRRS - Webinar: Patient and family escalation of care (click here for registration)
Opioid-related harm in a quaternary pediatric hospital: A 5-year review
Pediatric Quality & Safety (PQS) - November/December 2020 Issue

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE
EMSC - PEAK: Status Epilepticus
Peri-Intubation Cardiac Arrest in the Pediatric Emergency Department: A Novel System of Care

PEDIATRIC SEPSIS
DFTB - Searching for sepsis
Hospital outcomes for children with severe sepsis in the USA by race or ethnicity and insurance status: a population-based, retrospective cohort study

PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Improvement in Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Outcomes Through Interhospital Collaboration
Paediatric surgery and COVID-19: urgent lessons to be learned

NEONATAL PATIENT SAFETY
Assessment of the validity of the measurement of newborn and maternal health-care coverage in hospitals (EN-BIRTH): an observational study
NQOCN - Patient Safety in NICU - A Five-Pronged Approach
Reducing Neonatal Mortality in Uganda and Beyond: Adding to the Critical Minute
Reducing Unplanned Extubations in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Elusive Benchmark

PATIENT SAFETY
Costs and consequences of using average demand to plan baseline nurse staffing levels: a computer simulation study

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

COVID-19 and PATIENT SAFETY
Impact of COVID-19 response on central line associated bloodstream infections and blood culture contamination rates at a tertiary care center in greater Detroit area
Methods to Track Health Care Worker Deaths, Burnout from COVID-19 Examined in New Rapid Response to Government
Performance of the National Early Warning Score and National Early Warning Score 2 in hospitalised patients infected by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Role of improvement during the response to COVID-19: Emergent findings from Q’s Insight Survey 2020 
 
COVID-19 and SURGE CAPACITY
Deployed: Pediatric Residents Caring for Adults During COVID-19’s First Wave in New York City
POPCoRN - Lessons Learned from COVID-19: A Practical Guide for Pediatric Facility Preparedness and Repurposing
Take These Steps Now to Counter COVID Surge: Former Health Officials

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME in CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Abdominal Imaging Findings in Critically Ill Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With COVID-19
Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
AAP - COVID-19 Vaccine: Frequently Asked Questions
Canada’s national vaccine strategy misses the mark for 8 million children and youth
CDC - Factors Associated with Positive SARS-CoV-2 Test Results in Outpatient Health Facilities and Emergency Departments Among Children and Adolescents Aged <18 Years - Mississippi, September–November 2020
COVID-19: neonatal–perinatal perspectives
Evidence of thrombotic microangiopathy in children with SARS-CoV-2 across the spectrum of clinical presentations
Neuroimaging manifestations in children with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a multinational, multicentre collaborative study
Pediatricians: Let Kids Be Part of Vaccine Trials
Vascular Alterations Among Young Adults with SARS-CoV-2
 
COVID-19 and SECONDARY EFFECTS on CHILDREN
Children will die due to UK overseas aid cuts, paediatricians say