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2017 TQIP Annual Meeting Abstracts

Oral Presentation Abstracts

Poster Presentation Abstracts

  • A Descriptive Analysis of Unplanned Return to ICU and Unplanned Return To Operating Room at a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center Abstract
  • A Multi-Center Performance Improvement Program Uses Rural Trauma Filters for Benchmarking: An Evaluation of the Findings Abstract | Poster
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach Improves Geriatric Mortality and Complications Abstract
  • A Standardized Clinical Approach to Diagnosis Decreases Post-trauma Pneumonia Rates Abstract
  • A Surgical Post-Acute Treatment Unit (SPA) to Optimize Care of Elders with Hip Fractures Abstract | Poster
  • Advanced Practice Provider Process Improvement Team Abstract | Poster
  • Alcohol vs Benzodiazepine Based Protocols for Delirium Tremens: Comparing Use in Relation to Outcomes in Trauma Abstract | Poster
  • Alternatives to Traditional Acute Respiratory Distress Management in the Trauma Patient Abstract | Poster
  • Autopsy Data Influences Validity of Trauma Registry Data in Expired Patients Abstract | Poster
  • “Bad to the Bone”: A Basic Approach to Improving Timely Antibiotic Administration in Pediatric Open Fractures Abstract | Poster
  • Benefit of Continued Noninvasive Cardiac Monitoring in Geriatric Trauma: A Retrospective Review of Geriatric Pelvis, Hip, and Femur Fractures and Analysis of Cardiac Events During Immediate Post Traumatic Course Abstract | Poster
  • Best-Kept Secrets of Creating Quality Trauma Reports and Increasing Registrar Proficiency Using Lean Methodology Abstract
  • CAGE Alcohol Screening in Trauma - Are G60 Patients at Greater Risk for Alcohol Withdrawal? Abstract
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Establishing an Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program for Injured Patients in the Middle East Abstract
  • Clinical Management Guidelines: Using Trauma Video Review to Assure Compliance Abstract
  • Clinically Abstracted Reasons for 30 Day Hospital Readmissions Abstract | Poster
  • CODE OR: Rapid access to OR: Is the Electronic Medical Record an advocate Abstract | Poster
  • Collaboration on Trauma Quality Improvement Program Projects - An Interdiscplinary Approach Abstract | Poster
  • Comparison of Unplanned Intubation Between NSQIP and TQIP: What are the Implications for Developing Quality Improvement Interventions Abstract
  • Concurrent Trauma Registry Case Identification: Creating an Optimal Report for the Accurate and Efficient Identification of Trauma Patients Abstract | Poster
  • Crossing Quality Silos in Pediatric Trauma Abstract
  • Customization of a Trauma Registry to Facilitate Process Improvement and Data Abstraction Abstract
  • Data Transfer Abstract
  • Decreased Radiation Exposure In The ED Using A Practice Guideline For Imaging In Blunt Trauma Abstract
  • Decreasing Incidence of Pneumothorax Associated with Weighted Feeding Tube Placement Abstract
  • Decreasing Trauma Patient Admissions to Non-Surgical Services Abstract | Poster
  • Detection and Intervention of Hypovitaminosis D in Orthopedic Trauma Abstract
  • Developing a Resuscitation Teamwork Curriculum at an Academic Level 1 Trauma Center Abstract
  • Development of an Acute Care Surgery Process Improvment Program to Maintain Military Trauma Center Readiness Abstract | Poster
  • Development of an OB Trauma Alert: Improving Communication and Response Time for the Traumatically Injured Obstetric Patient Abstract
  • Focused Anatomy Education for Trauma Registrars Improves Injury Severity Scoring Accuracy Abstract | Poster
  • Functionally Dependent Health Status in Elderly Patients with Blunt Multi-system Trauma Abstract | Poster
  • How To Analyze and Interpret a TQIP Report Without Really Trying (A Guide for New Centers) Abstract | Poster
  • How Well Can We Rise After Falling? The Factors Involved in the Undertriage of Falls Abstract
  • Identification of Missed Radiologic Injuries: A Process Improvement Initiative Abstract | Poster
  • Implementation of a Geriatric Trauma Order Set to Reduce Unplanned Admissions to the ICU Abstract | Poster
  • Implementation of Standardized Pediatric Trauma Triage and Transfer Algorithms in an Adult Trauma System Abstract
  • Implementing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta for Control of Noncompressible Truncal Hemorrhage in the Abdomen and Pelvis Abstract
  • Improvements in Attending Surgeons’ Arrival Time Documentation and Compliance Using an Electronic Swipes System Abstract | Poster
  • Improving Massive Transfusion Protocols at a Level 1 Trauma Center Abstract | Poster
  • Improving Nurse Confidence When Caring for Patients Seeing Their Burn Wounds for the First Time: A Performance Improvement Project Abstract | Poster
  • Improving Performance in Recording Images of Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Abstract | Poster
  • Improving Time and Selection of Antibiotics in Trauma Patients with Open Fractures through Pharmacist Integration Abstract | Poster
  • Improving Time to Surgery for Geriatric Hip Fractures across a Large Health Care System Abstract | Poster
  • Improving Trauma Patient Outcomes by Decreasing Falls with the Use of Dedicated Staff Utilizing a Visual Unit Abstract | Poster
  • Integrating Car Seat Safety Education Checklists into the Hospital Abstract | Poster
  • Integrating the JC Taxonomy into the Trauma PI Process Abstract
  • Just Drive: Take Action against Distraction Abstract | Poster
  • Keeping the Flow Abstract
  • Making Deaths Matter: Integration of A Current Autopsy and Death Review into a PIPS Program Abstract | Poster
  • Maximizing the Trauma Registry’s Process for Patient Population Abstract
  • Monitoring Registrar Productivity in the Remote Workplace: One Year Later Abstract | Poster
  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevent Complications through Mobility Abstract
  • National Trauma Data Set Complication Coding Impact on TQIP Benchmark Reports Abstract | Poster
  • Non-Surgical Admissions with Traumatic Injury: Medical Patients are Trauma Patients II Abstract
  • Opportunity Found in Mass Casualty Incident: Improving CT Completion and Interpretation Times Abstract
  • Optimization of the Trauma Registry to Drive the Performance Improvement Program Abstract
  • Optimizing the Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety via the Cloud Abstract
  • Outcome-driven Performance Improvement Process and Development of Respiratory Risk Assessment Scale Abstract | Poster
  • Pain Management Alternatives in the Trauma Patient Abstract | Poster
  • Patient Perfect Care Score: Utilizing the Trauma Registry to Improve Compliance with Trauma Service Protocols Abstract
  • Perfecting the Art of Pediatric Trauma Care Utilizing an Innovative Thermometry Algorithm Abstract
  • Pharmacologic Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Abstract | Poster
  • Picture Perfect—Pediatric CT Utilization in Trauma Abstract | Poster
  • Predictors of Recent Work-Related Injury in a Rapidly Developing Country: Results from a Worker Survey in the Middle East Abstract
  • Preventing Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers: An Approach towards Sustainable Change Abstract | Poster
  • Quality Improvement Program of Real Time Review and Feedback about Venothromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Trauma Patients Abstract
  • Redefining the Probability of Death in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Abstract | Poster
  • Reducing CAUTIs and Device Utilization at a Level 1 Trauma Center Abstract | Poster
  • Reducing Emergency Department (ED) Length of Stay (LOS) of Pediatric Trauma Transfers Abstract
  • Reducing Infection Rates for Open Fracture Patients through Interprofessional Collaboration Abstract
  • Reducing Time to Tracheostomy in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Abstract | Poster
  • Reducing Unplanned ICU Admissions- A Multidisciplinary Performance Improvement Initiative Abstract
  • Reduction of Risk-Adjusted Mortality of Trauma Patients Abstract
  • Retrospective Application of Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Head Injury Clinical Prediction Rules Show Potential of Decreasing Head Computed Tomography (CT) at a Single Institution Abstract
  • Simulation-Based Training for Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation among ACS TQIP-Pediatric Centers: Prevalence of Use, Associated Center Characteristics, and Implementation Barriers Abstract
  • SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council Focus on Trauma Registry Data in Preparation for Multi-Institutional Risk Adjusted Trauma Registry Collaborative Benchmarking Initiatives Abstract
  • Successful and Sustained Implementation of a Staff-Driven SBIT Program Abstract | Poster
  • Taking Trauma Simulation Training to New Heights Abstract | Poster
  • Targeting Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs): A Vision for Safer Practices Abstract | Poster
  • The Effective Application of a Multidisciplinary Review of Proper Documentation of Traumatic Injuries Abstract
  • The Enoxaparin List: A Performance Improvement Strategy for VTE Prophylaxis Compliance among Trauma Patients and Those with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Abstract | Poster
  • The Expansion of a Trauma Registry at a Mature Level II Trauma Center Abstract | Poster
  • The Impact of a Standardized Rib Fracture Guideline on Trauma Patient Outcomes Abstract
  • The Impact of a Trauma ICU ’Bed Ahead’ Policy on Emergency Department Dwell Times Abstract | Poster
  • The Trauma Interdisciplinary Geriatric (TIGER) Pathway: Getting Patients on the Right Service At The Right Time Abstract | Poster
  • Transforming the Trauma Registry: Best Practices through Partnership Abstract | Poster
  • Trauma and Intensive Care Nursing Knowledge and Attitude of Foley Catheter Insertion and Maintenance Abstract
  • Trauma Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections Disappear with HOUDINI Abstract | Poster
  • Trauma Grey: Optimizing Field Triage and Outcomes among the Older Adult Trauma Patient Population Abstract | Poster
  • Trauma Navigation: Putting the Broken Pieces Back Together is No Accident Abstract | Poster
  • Trauma Patient Discharge and Care Transition Experiences: Identifying Opportunities for Quality Improvement in Trauma Centers Abstract
  • Trauma Patients and Families Find SIBR (Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds) to be "Helpful" Abstract | Poster
  • Trauma Response Nurse—Building the Role, Providing the Care Abstract | Poster
  • Trauma Team Alert for Admission Support Abstract
  • Trauma-Discharge Summaries: An Evaluation of Content Accuracy Abstract | Poster
  • Trust Me...I’m a Trauma Nurse Abstract | Poster
  • Updating a Pediatric C-Spine Clearance Guideline to Reflect Mechanism of Injury Abstract | Poster
  • Using Autopsy Reports to Increase the Accuracy of ISS in Penetrating Trauma Abstract | Poster
  • Using Registry Data to Improve Emergency Department Documentation Abstract
  • USING YOUR TQIP DATA; Severe TBI Deaths Cohort Abstract
  • Utilization of Registry Embedded PI Software to Facilitate Loop Closure Abstract
  • Utilization of Dashboards for Registry Data Validation and Data Transparency Abstract | Poster
  • Validation of Crude Trauma Complication Rates in Preparation for TQIP Participation Abstract