Acute Bacterial Sinusitus: Quality Improvement Resources and Tools Acute Bacterial Sinusitus: Quality Improvement Resources & Tools Clinical Practice GuidelineClinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children Aged 1 to 18 Years (Published July 2013)Patient/Family ResourcesHealthy Children: The Difference Between Sinusitis and a Cold – Covers general characteristics, signs and symptoms, as well as treatment options for children.Healthy Children: Treating Acute Bacterial Sinusitis (ABS) – Brief overview of the AAP's guideline on treating ABS in children (English).HealthyChildren: Treating Acute Bacterial Sinusitis (ABS) – Brief overview of the AAP's guideline on treating ABS in children (Spanish).CDC Feature on Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others – Information on signs and symptoms and how to protect yourself and others.Provider ResourcesPediatric Care Online: Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis (ABS) in Children (Webinar) – Understand updates from the previous guideline, including worsening course, effectiveness of antibiotics, observation, and diagnosis without imaging.Implementation ToolsAcute Bacterial Sinusitis (ABS) Quality Improvement (QI) Metrics – Measurable outcomes that are typically based on key action statements. This resource consists of inclusion/exclusion criteria, overall aim/goal, and descriptions of the numerators/denominators needed to calculate the metric.Acute Bacterial Sinusitis (ABS) Key Driver Diagram – This resource serves as a map or guide to quality improvement. Aims are usually identified with key drivers serving as the “what” you need to do and the secondary drivers or implementation tools/resources serving as the “how” you will achieve the desired change. Advertising Disclaimer Listing of resources does not imply an endorsement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP is not responsible for the content of external resources.