Padmaja Pavuluri

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the association between the Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS) at time of emergency department (ED) disposition and level of care. METHODS We conducted a prospective observational study with a convenience sample of patients aged 0 to 21 years in the ED of an urban, tertiary care children's hospital(More)
OBJECTIVES Children with complex chronic conditions (CCC) are responsible for a disproportionate number of hospital readmissions. This study sought to determine 30-day hospital readmission rates in children with CCC discharged from a rehabilitation and transitional care hospital and to identify factors associated with increased risk of readmission. (More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The primary purpose of family-centered rounds (FCR) is to improve communication and family satisfaction with care. However, hospital satisfaction surveys continue to identify parental concerns about communication with the medical team. The goal of this study was to evaluate the impact of a new "Division of Hospital Medicine"(More)
ABBREVIATION CCC: complex chronic conditions Dr Jurgens conceptualized and designed the study, collected data, and drafted the initial manuscript; Dr Spaeder conducted the initial analysis and reviewed and revised the manuscript; Dr Pavuluri refi ned the design of the study and reviewed and revised the manuscript; and Dr Waldman refi ned the design of the(More)
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