HPPV

AcronymDefinition
HPPVHuman Powered Paper Vehicle Competition (engineering; Eastern Washington University; Cheney, WA)
HPPVHigh-Frequency Positive Pressure Ventilation (mechanical ventilation)
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I went to administration with a target of 1.48 RN HPPV or, in other words, our historical ratio plus six additional minutes of nursing time per patient (see Fig.
Another way to assess ED staffing is by total staff HPPV. Our most generous assessments, including staff who work in our department but are not on our payroll, put us at 2.93 to 3.40 total staff HPPV (the range representing increases in staffing between weeks one and five).
Solucient, a national data repository, shared data showing that in EDs comparable to ours in 3Q 2007, the 50th percentile for staffing was 3.59 HPPV (with 25th and 75th percentiles at 3.16 and 3.84, respectively.