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An estimate of missed pediatric sepsis in the emergency department

PIPSQC is pleased to share the new publication in Diagnosis, entitled "An estimate of missed pediatric sepsis in the emergency department."

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the recent California Surgeon General’s Report, entitled “Roadmap for Resilience: The California Surgeon General’s Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health.”

Also of note are the following resources on pediatric patient safety:

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
Assessing risk of self-harm in acute paediatric settings: a multicentre exploratory evaluation of the CYP-MH SAPhE instrument
Development and Implementation of Pediatric ICU-based Mobility Guidelines: A Quality Improvement Initiative
RCPCH - Child Protection and Safeguarding in the UK

PATIENT SAFETY
Assessing patient safety culture in hospital settings
Hospital surveys by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: an analysis of more than 34,000 deficiencies
WHO - Final draft Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030

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

COVID-19 and PATIENT SAFETY
Calm before the storm: utilizing in situ simulation to evaluate for preparedness of an alternative care hospital during COVID-19 pandemic
Human factors and ergonomics to improve performance in intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Distinct Cytokine and Chemokine Dysregulation in Hospitalized Children with Acute COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome with Similar Levels of Nasopharyngeal SARS-CoV-2 Shedding

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
30-Day Outcomes of Children and Adolescents With COVID-19: An International Experience
Children's Healthcare Canada - Kids and the COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall
Long COVID in children: Partnerships between families and paediatricians are a priority for better care
Symptomatic Acute Myocarditis in Seven Adolescents Following Pfizer-BioNTech COVID- 19 Vaccination