The science of improvement as it relates to quality and safety in the ICU

C J Peden, K D Rooney

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

This paper seeks to explain some of the science and concepts used in quality improvement, including the use of run charts and control charts, the development and use of ‘bundles’ and the need to reduce variability to improve quality in critical care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)260-265
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Intensive Care Society
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Critical Care
Quality Improvement
Safety

Keywords

  • quality
  • bundles
  • critical care
  • improvement

Cite this

@article{b374bdb3e6b14fbea36ee74f71ef51be,
title = "The science of improvement as it relates to quality and safety in the ICU",
abstract = "This paper seeks to explain some of the science and concepts used in quality improvement, including the use of run charts and control charts, the development and use of ‘bundles’ and the need to reduce variability to improve quality in critical care.",
keywords = "quality, bundles, critical care, improvement",
author = "Peden, {C J} and Rooney, {K D}",
year = "2009",
month = "10",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1177/175114370901000409",
language = "English",
volume = "10",
pages = "260--265",
journal = "Journal of the Intensive Care Society",
issn = "1751-1437",
publisher = "SAGE Publications",
number = "4",

}

The science of improvement as it relates to quality and safety in the ICU. / Peden, C J; Rooney, K D.

In: Journal of the Intensive Care Society, Vol. 10, No. 4, 01.10.2009, p. 260-265.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - The science of improvement as it relates to quality and safety in the ICU

AU - Peden, C J

AU - Rooney, K D

PY - 2009/10/1

Y1 - 2009/10/1

N2 - This paper seeks to explain some of the science and concepts used in quality improvement, including the use of run charts and control charts, the development and use of ‘bundles’ and the need to reduce variability to improve quality in critical care.

AB - This paper seeks to explain some of the science and concepts used in quality improvement, including the use of run charts and control charts, the development and use of ‘bundles’ and the need to reduce variability to improve quality in critical care.

KW - quality

KW - bundles

KW - critical care

KW - improvement

U2 - 10.1177/175114370901000409

DO - 10.1177/175114370901000409

M3 - Article

VL - 10

SP - 260

EP - 265

JO - Journal of the Intensive Care Society

JF - Journal of the Intensive Care Society

SN - 1751-1437

IS - 4

ER -