Pediatrics

Sub- Committee

Membership consists of pediatric anesthesiology experts from around the world with the goal to modify and create measures relevant to the pediatric population. 

The Pediatric Sub-Group meets three times electronically and plans on meeting once at the Society of Pediatrics Anesthesiology (SPA) at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Conference. All electronic quality meetings are held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time Zone. Recordings and minutes from previous meetings are located in our Archived Events

Upcoming Schedule

2021 Electronic Meeting Dates

    • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    • Wednesday, December 15, 2021

2021 In-Person Meetings

    • Saturday, October 9, 2021 at SPA in San Diego

For more details, see our calendar

Forum

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Membership

Bishar Haydar, MD

Michgian Medicine

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Bishar Haydar, MD

Michgian Medicine

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Bishar Haydar, MD

Michgian Medicine

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Bishar Haydar, MD

Michgian Medicine

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Bishar Haydar, MD

Michgian Medicine

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Current Measures

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Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)

PONV 02: Percentage of patients aged 3 through 17 years of age, who undergo a procedure under general anesthesia in which an inhalational anesthetic is used for maintenance AND who have two or more risk factors for post-operative vomiting (POV), who receive combination therapy consisting of at least two prophylactic pharmacologic anti-emetic agents of different classes preoperatively and/or intraoperatively.

Temperature

TEMP-04: This measure is calculated based on data extracted from the electronic medical record combined with administrative data sources such as professional fee and discharge diagnoses data. This measure is explicitly not based on provider self-attestation.

Future Measures

Pulmonary

PUL-04-Peds: Percentage of patients < 18 years old who have postoperative respiratory complications.

OME

OME Tonsil/Adenoid: CPT 00170 and procedure text 'tonsil' 'adenoid' (mg/kg/hr)
OMPG Spine - Peds

Partners

SPA

Society of Pediatric

Anesthesiology

CCAS

Congenital Cardiac

Anesthesia Society

NSQIP-Peds

National Surgical Quality

Improvement Program

Wake Up Safe

Pediatric Anesthesia Quality Improvement Initiative

For any inquiries please email Meridith Bailey