Priority 1 from the Paediatric Hospital Care (Canada) PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What best practices and/or care models exist for inpatient care for children and youth with medical complexity on the general paediatric inpatient unit? (JLA PSP Priority 1)|
|JLA question ID||0114/01|
|Explanatory note||Children with medical complexity have unique needs, as such it is important to best practices for their care on the general paediatric inpatient unit|
Bradshaw, S., Bem, D., Shaw, K., Taylor, B., Chiswell, C., Salama, M., ... & Cummins, C. (2019). Improving health, wellbeing and parenting skills in parents of children with special health care needs and medical complexity–a scoping review. BMC pediatrics, 19(1), 1-11.
|Health Research Classification System category||Generic health relevance|
|Extra information provided by this PSP|
|Original uncertainty examples||For children with medical complexity (CMC), they should have an automatic pharmacist and dietician who reviews their care ~ For CMC, I would like to know if we can get feedback from parents on how we could have prevented or shorted the hospitalization stay; how we could have improved the stay (Patient/family oriented outcome measures) ~ How can weekend care be improved for medically complex children? ~ Does avoiding transfer out of NICU or PICU of medically complex children prevent medical errors or lead to better patient care?
|PSP unique ID||0114|
|PSP name||Paediatric Hospital Care (Canada)|
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.||75 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)|
|Date of priority setting workshop||18th and 19th August 2021|