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1.

Priority Areas for National Action: Transforming Health Care Quality.

Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Identifying Priority Areas for Quality Improvement; Adams K, Corrigan JM, editors.

Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2003.

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Grading the Strength of a Body of Evidence When Assessing Health Care Interventions for the Effective Health Care Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: An Update.

Berkman ND, Lohr KN, Ansari M, McDonagh M, Balk E, Whitlock E, Reston J, Bass E, Butler M, Gartlehner G, Hartling L, Kane R, McPheeters M, Morgan L, Morton SC, Viswanathan M, Sista P, Chang S.

Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2008-.
2013 Nov 18.

3.

Reducing inappropriate urinary catheter use: a statewide effort.

Fakih MG, Watson SR, Greene MT, Kennedy EH, Olmsted RN, Krein SL, Saint S.

Arch Intern Med. 2012 Feb 13;172(3):255-60. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.627.

4.

Perioperative surgical care bundle reduces pancreaticoduodenectomy wound infections.

Lavu H, Klinge MJ, Nowcid LJ, Cohn HE, Grenda DR, Sauter PK, Leiby BE, Croker SP, Kennedy EP, Yeo CJ.

J Surg Res. 2012 May 15;174(2):215-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2011.09.028.

PMID:
22036201
5.

Reducing PICU central line-associated bloodstream infections: 3-year results.

Miller MR, Niedner MF, Huskins WC, Colantuoni E, Yenokyan G, Moss M, Rice TB, Ridling D, Campbell D, Brilli RJ; National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Quality Transformation Teams..

Pediatrics. 2011 Nov;128(5):e1077-83. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-3675.

PMID:
22025594
6.

Strict hand hygiene and other practices shortened stays and cut costs and mortality in a pediatric intensive care unit.

Harris BD, Hanson C, Christy C, Adams T, Banks A, Willis TS, Maciejewski ML.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Sep;30(9):1751-61. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2010.1282.

7.

The business case for quality: economic analysis of the Michigan Keystone Patient Safety Program in ICUs.

Waters HR, Korn R Jr, Colantuoni E, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel CA, Needham DM, Pham JC, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Watson SR, Posa P, Pronovost PJ.

Am J Med Qual. 2011 Sep-Oct;26(5):333-9. doi: 10.1177/1062860611410685.

PMID:
21856956
8.

Effect of interventions in reducing the rate of infection after cesarean delivery.

Salim R, Braverman M, Berkovic I, Suliman A, Teitler N, Shalev E.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Dec;39(10):e73-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.05.001.

PMID:
21835505
9.

Point-of-care electronic prompts: an effective means of increasing compliance, demonstrating quality, and improving outcome.

Schwann NM, Bretz KA, Eid S, Burger T, Fry D, Ackler F, Evans P, Romancheck D, Beck M, Ardire AJ, Lukens H, McLoughlin TM.

Anesth Analg. 2011 Oct;113(4):869-76. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e318227b511.

PMID:
21788319
10.

Effect of a dedicated percutaneously inserted central catheter team on neonatal catheter-related bloodstream infection.

Taylor T, Massaro A, Williams L, Doering J, McCarter R, He J, Talley L, Short B.

Adv Neonatal Care. 2011 Apr;11(2):122-8. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0b013e318210d059.

PMID:
21730901
11.

A standardized protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Quality Improvement Initiative.

Kestle JR, Riva-Cambrin J, Wellons JC 3rd, Kulkarni AV, Whitehead WE, Walker ML, Oakes WJ, Drake JM, Luerssen TG, Simon TD, Holubkov R; Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network..

J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jul;8(1):22-9. doi: 10.3171/2011.4.PEDS10551.

12.

Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the zero-tolerance era.

Marra AR, Sampaio Camargo TZ, Gonçalves P, Sogayar AM, Moura DF Jr, Guastelli LR, Alves Rosa CA, da Silva Victor E, Pavão Dos Santos OF, Edmond MB.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Dec;39(10):817-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.01.013.

PMID:
21704427
13.

Rebound in ventilator-associated pneumonia rates during a prevention checklist washout period.

Cheema AA, Scott AM, Shambaugh KJ, Shaffer-Hartman JN, Dechert RE, Hieber SM, Gosbee JW, Niedner MF.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2011 Sep;20(9):811-7. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs.2011.051243.

PMID:
21685186
14.

Reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care: impact of implementing a care bundle.

Morris AC, Hay AW, Swann DG, Everingham K, McCulloch C, McNulty J, Brooks O, Laurenson IF, Cook B, Walsh TS.

Crit Care Med. 2011 Oct;39(10):2218-24. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182227d52.

PMID:
21666444
15.

Aseptic insertion of central venous lines to reduce bacteraemia.

Central Line Associated Bacteraemia in NSW Intensive Care Units (CLAB ICU) Collaborative., Burrell AR, McLaws ML, Murgo M, Calabria E, Pantle AC, Herkes R.

Med J Aust. 2011 Jun 6;194(11):583-7.

PMID:
21644871
16.

Reduction of catheter-related bloodstream infections through the use of a central venous line bundle: epidemiologic and economic consequences.

Kim JS, Holtom P, Vigen C.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Oct;39(8):640-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.11.005.

PMID:
21641088
17.

Effectiveness of a hand hygiene promotion strategy using alcohol-based handrub in 6 intensive care units in Colombia.

Barrera L, Zingg W, Mendez F, Pittet D.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Oct;39(8):633-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.11.004.

PMID:
21636170
18.

Urethral catheters: can we reduce use?

van den Broek PJ, Wille JC, van Benthem BH, Perenboom RJ, van den Akker-van Marle ME, Niël-Weise BS.

BMC Urol. 2011 May 23;11:10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2490-11-10.

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Hospital mortality, length of stay, and preventable complications among critically ill patients before and after tele-ICU reengineering of critical care processes.

Lilly CM, Cody S, Zhao H, Landry K, Baker SP, McIlwaine J, Chandler MW, Irwin RS; University of Massachusetts Memorial Critical Care Operations Group..

JAMA. 2011 Jun 1;305(21):2175-83. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.697.

PMID:
21576622
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Advancing the science of patient safety.

Shekelle PG, Pronovost PJ, Wachter RM, Taylor SL, Dy SM, Foy R, Hempel S, McDonald KM, Ovretveit J, Rubenstein LV, Adams AS, Angood PB, Bates DW, Bickman L, Carayon P, Donaldson L, Duan N, Farley DO, Greenhalgh T, Haughom J, Lake ET, Lilford R, Lohr KN, Meyer GS, Miller MR, Neuhauser DV, Ryan G, Saint S, Shojania KG, Shortell SM, Stevens DP, Walshe K.

Ann Intern Med. 2011 May 17;154(10):693-6. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-154-10-201105170-00011.

PMID:
21576538
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