Developing and pilot testing quality indicators in the intensive care unit.

@article{Pronovost2003DevelopingAP,
  title={Developing and pilot testing quality indicators in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Peter J. Pronovost and Sean M. Berenholtz and Koni Ngo and Marcy McDowell and Christine G. Holzmueller and Carol R Haraden and Roger K. Resar and Tom Rainey and Tom G Nolan and Todd Dorman},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={145-55}
}
PURPOSE To develop and implement a set of valid and reliable yet practical measures of intensive care units (ICU) quality of care in a cohort of ICUs and to estimate, based on current performance, the potential opportunity to improve quality. METHODS We included 13 adult medical and surgical ICUs in urban community teaching and community hospitals. To… CONTINUE READING