Gina Weddle

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Utility of a focused vancomycin-resistant enterococci screening protocol to identify colonization in hospitalized children
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:891-2. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Apophysomyces trapeziformis infection associated with a tornado-related injury
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:640-2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Role of nursing unit factors on performance of phlebotomy and subsequent blood culture contamination rates
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 25:176-81. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Reducing blood culture contamination in a pediatric emergency department
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:179-81. 2011

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Utility of a focused vancomycin-resistant enterococci screening protocol to identify colonization in hospitalized children
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:891-2. 2012
    ..15%-1.02%). The cost of cultures plus isolation was $50,000 for the study period. Our data show that the likelihood of detecting a positive VRE culture after an initial negative was low, particularly in otherwise healthy children...
  2. doi request reprint Apophysomyces trapeziformis infection associated with a tornado-related injury
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:640-2. 2012
    ..Therapy with systemic antifungal therapy and aggressive serial tissue debridement was successful in achieving cure...
  3. doi request reprint Role of nursing unit factors on performance of phlebotomy and subsequent blood culture contamination rates
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 25:176-81. 2010
    ..Development of interventions aimed at changing behaviors to improve these conditions may result in improvement in patient care, reduction in healthcare costs, and reduction in bacterial resistance...
  4. doi request reprint Reducing blood culture contamination in a pediatric emergency department
    Gina Weddle
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:179-81. 2011
    ..A phlebotomy policy change was made whereby BC had to be obtained by a second venipuncture and no longer obtained during insertion of intravenous catheters...