Pediatrics

Electronic data collection tools for quality improvement: antibiotic utilization project.

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Jan 19, 2004

The project goal is to provide data on patterns of broad-spectrum antibiotic use in a pediatric clinic by utilizing electronic data collection tools. This was carried out as a quality improvement project sponsored by a local health network and one of its affiliated pediatric clinics.

Pediatricians' use of and attitudes about personal digital assistants.

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Feb 02, 2004

BACKGROUND: Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are being increasingly used in medical practice. Although they have been touted as having the ability to improve efficiency and safety, little is known about pediatricians' use of and attitudes about PDAs.

SMS reminders in the UK national health service: an evaluation of its impact on "no-shows" at hospital out-patient clinics.

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May 01, 2006

The ownership of cell phones and use of short message service (SMS) are sufficiently common in the United Kingdom to be exploited by health services providers. The study evaluates their use to reduce nonattendance at out-patient clinics.

Risk reduction for adverse drug events through sequential implementation of patient safety initiatives in a children's hospital.

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Oct 03, 2006

BACKGROUND: Medication management is a complex, multifaceted system. Prescribing errors occur upstream in the process, and as such, their effects can be perpetuated, and sometimes even exacerbated, in subsequent steps. These errors place patients at risk of adverse drug events.

Clinical and education workload measurements using personal digital assistant-based software.

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Oct 03, 2006

OBJECTIVE: There are no accepted and practical measures of the relative clinical and educational activities of pediatricians who work in an academic health science center.

Utilization of personal digital assistants (PDAS) by pediatric and emergency medicine residents.

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May 14, 2007

The objective of the present study was to investigate the current personal digital assistant (PDA) usage patterns of the residents and their interest in future PDA-based applications.

Physician impressions of using text message technology to increase vaccination compliance.

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Jul 19, 2011

INTRODUCTION: Immunization schedules are complicated and difficult for parents to remember. Parents are willing to receive text message reminders. However, it is unknown whether physicians are willing to implement such a system.

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