- Hospital-reported data on the pneumonia quality measure "Time to First Antibiotic Dose" are not associated with inpatient mortality: results of a nationwide cross-sectional analysisErin Quattromani
Department of Emergency Medicine EQ, ESP, RKK, NC, KS, UP, MJP, DMC and the Institute for Healthcare Studies and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine ESP, RKK, JF, Chicago, IL, USA
Acad Emerg Med 18:496-503. 2011..The objective of this study was to determine whether hospital performance on the TFAD measure for patients admitted from the emergency department (ED) for pneumonia is associated with decreased mortality...
- Severe sepsis in do-not-resuscitate patients: intervention and mortality ratesEmilie S Powell
Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Emerg Med 44:742-9. 2013..Severe sepsis is a high-mortality disease, and early resuscitation decreases mortality. Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) status may influence physician decisions beyond cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but this has not been investigated in sepsis...