Research Explained

When a research paper is published from information gathered in the PAC³ registry or on a topic related to acute care cardiology, members of our Patient & Family Action Committee and the Scientific Review Committee team up to summarize the results and important findings in lay terms. Research explained articles are listed by the year the original research paper was published.

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2019 Research Explained

Variation in care practices across pediatric acute care cardiology units: Results of the Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Collaborative (PAC³) hospital survey

Authors: Amanda Hoerst, Adnan Bakar, Steven Cassidy, Martha Clabby, Erica Del Grippo, Margaret Graupe, Ashraf Harahsheh, Anthony Hlavacek, Stephen Hart, Alaina Kipps, Nicolas Madsen, Dora O’Neil, Sonali Patel, Courtney Strohacker, and Ronn Tanel, on behalf of the Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Collaborative (PAC3). Published in Congenital Heart Disease, January 3, 2019.