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Quality Improvement Initiatives
Below are journal articles, presentations and posters generated from work done within our collaborative.
Heterogeneity in Trauma Registry Data Quality: Implications for Regional and National Performance Improvement in Trauma. Dente CJ, Ashley DW, Dunne JR, Henderson V, Ferdinand C, Renz B, Massoud R, Adamski J, Hawke T, Gravlee M, Cascone J, Paynter S, Medeiros R, Atkins E, Nicholas JM; GRIT Study Group.J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Mar;222(3):288-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.11.035. Epub 2016 Jan 19.PMID: 26847590
Descriptive Analysis of Venous Thromboembolism in Georgia Trauma Centers Compared with National Trauma Centers Participating in the Trauma Quality Improvement Program. Lassiter RL, Ashley DW, Medeiros RS, Adam BL, NeSmith EG, Johns TJ, Atkins EV, Dente CJ, Ferdinand CH.Am Surg. 2017 Nov 1;83(11):1283-1288.PMID: 29183532
Variability in initial trauma resuscitation and AKI-relevant practices within Georgia . ACS Quality & Safety. July 2022
Predicting acute kidney injury in a Georgia quality improvement program trauma cohort . ACS Quality & Safety July 2021
Predicting acute kidney injury in a Georgia quality improvement program trauma cohort . ACS TQIP Conference. November 2021
A state-wide collaborative drill down and analysis of unplanned ICU admissions . ACS TQIP Conference. November 2021
Identifying and Improving "Ditch to Door" Times in the Transfer Population . ACS TQIP Conference. December 2022.
Admission GCS Impacts Course and Disposition of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Patients . Academic Surgical Congress. February 2023.
Focused Isolated Head Injury Underscores Need for Protocolized Geriatric Brain Injury Care . Southeastern Surgical Congress. February 2023.