Student Nurse Laura

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Core Measures

Posted by Laura on February 12, 2011

Pneumonia Core Measure Guidelines

1. Blood cultures prior to Amoxicillin (ABX) w/in 24 hrs for ICU
2. Antibiotic given w/in 6 hrs of arrival – immunocompetent w/in first 24hrs
3. PNA vaccine for > 60
4. Flu vaccine for > 55
5. Smoking cessation handout


Assessment of Oxygenation Status, Pneumococcal & vaccination screening

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