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maandag 10 september 2018

Environmental decontamination 3: auditing cleaning and disinfection

Environmental decontamination 3: auditing cleaning and disinfection
Nurses play a vital role in the auditing of cleaning and disinfection in healthcare settings, as well as in using audit results to improve patient safety
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Preventing, identifying and managing measles outbreaks
Measles is a highly contagious viral illness and the number of cases is rising across Europe. This article provides a summary of how to prevent, identify and report the disease
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Comment: 'Research should be driven by front-line health professionals'
What should be the drivers for research? Is it legitimate to conduct research in order to gain academic accolades and further one's own career? Sian Rodger shares her thoughts on this matter
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New guidance on how to define and measure pressure ulcers
After involving a range of stakeholders, NHS Improvement has published new guidance on definition and measurement of pressure ulcers, to reduce disparities in reporting
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Respiratory rate 5: using this vital sign to detect deterioration
How can respiratory rate assessment help identify community-acquired pneumonia and sepsis? This is the fifth in our six-part series on respiratory rate
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Using data to show the impact of nursing work on patient outcomes
Nurses' workload is underestimated and data fails to capture the complexity of their roles. Nurse leaders need to ensure healthcare data reflects the work of nursing staff
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