ICU nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital created a Code Sepsis algorithm to decrease time from antibiotic order to administration.
Cleveland Clinic was one of seven enrollment sites across the country chosen for the CITRIS-ALI trial, the first randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter trial to assess vitamin C and its potential impact on sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome. The findings were recently published in JAMA.
Each year, the Emergency Nurses Association recognizes hospital EDs around the country with the Lantern Award for their excellence and innovation in leadership, education, advocacy and research. This year, an innovative educational approach to fighting sepsis was one of the factors that helped Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital earn this prestigious award.
One in five patients is readmitted within 30 days of sepsis discharge. A new study investigates predictors and high costs associated with sepsis-related readmission, and what clinicians can do to reduce return rates and improve outcomes.
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A Cleveland Clinic study comparing two PCNL methods confirms size does matter when it comes to sheath and endoscope.
CMS Severe Sepsis and Septic Schock Early Management Bundle (SEP-1) compliance is independently associated with lower odds of hospital readmission.
In 2013, Cleveland Clinic set out to make sepsis management a priority. Working across the organization, nursing helped to lead the charge in creating a severe sepsis care path for better sepsis outcomes.