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Why do healthcare professionals fail to escalate as per the early warning system (EWS) protocol?

PIPSQC is pleased to share the new article in BMC Emergency Medicine, entitled "Why do healthcare professionals fail to escalate as per the early warning system (EWS) protocol? A qualitative evidence synthesis of the barriers and facilitators of escalation."

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

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
Implementation and Maintenance of a Pediatric Severe Burn Guidelines Quality Improvement Project
Outcomes following admission to paediatric intensive care: A systematic review
Pressure injury and risk in the inpatient paediatric and neonatal populations: A single centre point-prevalence study

NEONATAL PATIENT SAFETY
Improving Neonatal Follow-up: A Quality Improvement Study Analyzing In-hospital Interventions and Long-term Show Rates
Reducing Unplanned Extubations in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Elusive Benchmark
WHO - Progress in Scaling up Early Essential Newborn Care in WHO Western Pacific Region

PATIENT SAFETY
AHRQ  - Network of Patient Safety Databases Chartbook, 2021
Implementing patient and family involvement interventions for promoting patient safety: a systematic review and meta-analysis
WHO - Global Health Compassion Rounds 2020 Year In Review

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

COVID-19 and PATIENT SAFETY
ISQua - Patient Safety Recommendations for COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak - Version 3.0

COVID-19 and SURGE CAPACITY
Doctors' shortage in adults COVID-19 units: a call for pediatricians

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Coronavirus Cases Are Down, But More Kids Are Having Severe Complications
Kawasaki disease in Colombia: A systematic review and contrast with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey: first report from the Eastern Mediterranean
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children related to COVID-19: a systematic review
Peripheral immunophenotypes in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
Long Covid Kids - Statistics
Neurological issues in children with COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Present as Acute Hepatitis in Children
Webinar: How the Pandemic Is Impacting Children's Health and Pediatric Hospitals

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
Multi-centre service evaluation of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on presentation of newly diagnosed cancers and type 1 diabetes in children in the UK

COVID-19 and SCHOOL REOPENINGS
CDC - Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation