Benchmarking study helps hospitals improve measurement of adverse events

23Jun
2017

Benchmarking study helps hospitals improve measurement of adverse events – NIHR Signal (free)

Original report: Measuring harm and informing quality improvement in the Welsh NHS: the longitudinal Welsh national adverse events study – Health Services and Delivery Research (free PDF)

This study compared two different approaches to measure adverse events, the “Trigger Tool system” and the “Two-stage review”

 

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation – 30:2 or just keep going?

22Jun
2017

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation – 30:2 or just keep going? – by Scott Munro, in Evidently Cochrane (free) (RT @NIHR_DC see Tweet)

“Untrained bystander CPR had better outcomes when given telephone advice from EMS services to perform continuous CPR, rather than interrupted CPR with rescue breaths”. For trained EMS professionals, “it is possible that there is little or no difference between the two approaches”.

 

What Moral Distress in Nursing History Could Suggest about the Future of Health Care

20Jun
2017

Hand hygiene: facilitators and barriers

16Jun
2017

Palliative care: A pathway to value-based care for nursing homes

12Jun
2017

Working while sick

12Jun
2017

Working with influenza-like illness: Presenteeism among US health care personnel during the 2014-2015 influenza season – American Journal of Infection Control (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Working while sick – ACP Internist (free) AND Health worker survey reveals many work during flu illness – CIDRAP (free)

Over 40% of surveyed health care personnel worked with self-reported influenza-like illness. “To reduce levels of health-worker–associated flu transmission, the researchers said that misconceptions about working while sick and sick leave policies both need to be addressed” (from CIDRAP)

 

Can Personalized Care Planning Improve Primary Care?

8Jun
2017

Short-term catheterisation: considerations for best practice

8Jun
2017

Prophylactic Acid-Suppressive Therapy in Hospitalized Adults

2Jun
2017

Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment

19May
2017

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017

5May
2017

Urinary catheter care: what does the evidence say?

4May
2017

Urinary catheter care: what does the evidence say? – Cochrane Library (free)

“How frequently should indwelling urinary catheters be changed? Are catheter washouts effective? Which type of catheter reduces rates of urinary tract infection?”. This post look at the evidence regarding urinary catheter care.

 

Use of Medications of Questionable Benefit at the End of Life

20Apr
2017

The wound/burn guidelines – Japanese Dermatological Association

5Apr
2017
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