Community Acquired Pneumonia Part 2 So how are we doing? We are making every effort to improve our care. The following graphs show our progress over the last 12 months.
Community Acquired Pneumonia This may be missed if you tell your nurse you do not smoke, but after you go home we discover your doctor made a note in the chart that you have been smoking within the past 12 months. Percent of adult patients offered smoking cessation information
Community Acquired Pneumonia The flu shot is not offered during these months 2004 flu season 2005 flu season Percent of patients vaccinated with the flu shot either during or prior to their hospitalization during the flu season
Community Acquired Pneumonia Patients often do not know if they’ve had the pneumonia shot or not. It is important that you know your immunization status. Percent of patients over the age of 65 who have been vaccinated with the pneumonia shot either during or prior to their hospitalization
Community Acquired Pneumonia This is often difficult, because your doctor may be waiting on tests to determine a definitive diagnosis. Percent of patients who received their first dose of antibiotic within 4 hours of admission to the hospital
Community Acquired Pneumonia Percent of patients who had their oxygenation status assessed within the first 24 hours of admission.