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Emily Sterrett

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

Selected Publications

Ensuring safe and equitable discharge: a quality improvement initiative for individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Journal Article BMJ Qual Saf · May 17, 2024 OBJECTIVE: To improve timely and equitable access to postpartum blood pressure (BP) monitoring in individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). METHODS: A quality improvement initiative was implemented at a large academic medical centre in th ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Improving the Documentation of Penicillin Allergy Labels Among Pediatric Inpatients.

Journal Article Hosp Pediatr · September 1, 2023 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Penicillin allergy is the most common medication allergy, and the penicillin allergy label is commonly over-applied without adequate reaction history inquiry or documentation. Because penicillin allergy labels are often applied i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Causal Association of Physician-in-Triage with Improved Pediatric Sepsis Care: A Single-Center, Emergency Department Experience.

Journal Article Pediatr Qual Saf · 2023 UNLABELLED: Approximately 75,000 children are hospitalized for sepsis yearly in the United States, with 5%-20% mortality estimates. Outcomes are closely related to the timeliness of sepsis recognition and antibiotic administration. METHODS: A multidiscipli ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development and Validation of ML-DQA - a Machine Learning Data Quality Assurance Framework for Healthcare

Conference Proceedings of Machine Learning Research · January 1, 2022 The approaches by which the machine learning and clinical research communities utilize real world data (RWD), including data captured in the electronic health record (EHR), vary dramatically. While clinical researchers cautiously use RWD for clinical inves ... Cite

Increasing Naloxone Prescribing in the Emergency Department Through Education and Electronic Medical Record Work-Aids.

Journal Article Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf · June 2021 BACKGROUND: Emergency department (ED) visits for opioid overdose continue to rise. Evidence-based harm reduction strategies for opioid use disorder (OUD), such as providing home naloxone, can save lives, but ED implementation remains challenging. METHODS: ... Full text Link to item Cite

Institutional Pediatric Convulsive Status Epilepticus Protocol Decreases Time to First and Second Line Anti-Seizure Medication Administration.

Journal Article Seizure · October 2020 PURPOSE: Convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) is a medical emergency associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Although guidelines for CSE management recommend rapid treatment of seizures, prior studies show that compliance with these guideline ... Full text Link to item Cite

Critical Airway Team: A Retrospective Study of an Airway Response System in a Pediatric Hospital

Journal Article Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery · December 2017 ObjectiveStudy the performance of a pediatric critical airway response team.Study DesignCase series with chart review. Full text Open Access Cite

Long-Term Sustainability of Timely Emergency Department Analgesia for Fractures: A Time Series Study

Journal Article Pediatric Quality & Safety · May 2017 Objectives:To determine the long-term sustainability and unintended consequences of a quality improvement project to improve the timeliness of intravenous (IV) opioid administration to pa ... Full text Open Access Cite