Factors influencing variability in compliance rates and clinical outcomes among three different severe sepsis bundles.

@article{Fong2007FactorsIV,
  title={Factors influencing variability in compliance rates and clinical outcomes among three different severe sepsis bundles.},
  author={Jeffrey J. Fong and Karen Cecere and John N Unterborn and Erik Garpestad and Mark A. Klee and John W. Devlin},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={929-36}
}
BACKGROUND While 3 different quality indicator bundles are either approved (Voluntary Hospitals of America [VHA], Institute for Healthcare Improvement [IHI]) or proposed (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations [JCAHO]) to rate clinical practices in treatment of severe sepsis, it is suspected that differences in the quality indicators among these bundles may lead to discrepant benchmarking data. OBJECTIVE To compare bundle compliance and patient factors associated with… CONTINUE READING

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