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HiQuiPs: Preparation Part 1 – General Considerations for ED Quality Improvement Projects

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You are in the middle of a busy night shift and you see a 73-year-old female with diffuse abdominal pain who is hemodynamically stable. You have a wide differential and order a CT scan to aid in the diagnosis as you begin empiric management. Three hours pass by and the CT has not been performed. This is the third time this week that this has happened.  In light of this, you feel strongly …

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New CanadiEM Series – HiQuiPs

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Links to HiQuiPs Posts Quality of Care and the ED (August 1, 2018) Preparation Part 1 – General Considerations for a QI project in the ED (August 29, 2018) Preparation Part 2 – Stakeholder Engagement and Behaviour Change (Coming soon) Are you starting a local quality improvement project in your emergency department? Or is there a safety issue that triggered an incident report? How about a new electronic health record system at your …