Deaths of pediatric patients: relevance to their medical home, an urban primary care clinic

Title

Deaths of pediatric patients: relevance to their medical home, an urban primary care clinic

Creator

Serwint JR; Nellis ME

Publisher

Pediatrics

Date

2005

Subject

PedPal Lit; Hospital; statistics & numerical data Primary Health Care Professional-Family Relations Sudden Infant Death; 1998; 2002; Academic Medical Centers Adolescent AdultCause of Death Child Child; and 19 (52%) were identified through the clinic-initiated tracking system for deaths that occurred outside the institution. Only 1 anticipated death occurred in the patient's home. Sixty-six percent of patients h(TRUNCATED); and June 31; and to compare the characteristics of deaths that were sudden; and whether an autopsy was performed. RESULTS: Thirty-six patient deaths were identified between July 1; epidemiology United States%X BACKGROUND: The Institute of Medicine's report When Children Die emphasizes the importance of the medical home in end-of-life care; Hospital-Based; Newborn Male Outpatient Clinics; preexisting medical conditions; Preschool Death FemaleHospital Mortality Hospitals; resident continuity clinic; setting and cause of death; to determine the mechanisms of communication about these deaths; unexpected; Urban/statistics & numerical data Humans Infant Infant; within a clinic population of 7000 patients (average annual mortality rate: 0.13%). Seventeen patient deaths (48%) were identified through the institutional tracking system

Description

2005

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

57-63

Issue

1

Volume

115

Citation

Serwint JR; Nellis ME, “Deaths of pediatric patients: relevance to their medical home, an urban primary care clinic,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 3, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13305.

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