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HEALTHCARE IMPROVEMENT SCOTLAND, 2018. Learning from adverse events through reporting and review: a national framework for Scotland. Healthcare Improvement Scotland, July 2018.
HORTON, T., et al, 2018. The spread challenge: how to support the successful uptake of innovations and improvements in health care. The Health Foundation, September 2018.
JABBAL, J. and LEWIS, M., 2018. Approaches to better value in the NHS: improving quality and cost. The King's Fund, October 2018.
Infection Control / Patient Experience and Engagement / Patient Safety / Quality Assessment and Improvement / Resource Effectiveness / Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement / Staff Roles, Skills Effectiveness and Practice
CAILES, B., et al, 2018. Antimicrobial resistance in UK neonatal units: neonIN infection surveillance network. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal & Neonatal Edition, 103(5), pp. F474-F478.
HALLAM, C., et al, 2018. Establishing catheter-related bloodstream infection surveillance to drive improvement. Journal of Infection Prevention, 19(4), pp. 160-166.
LEE X.J., et al, 2018. Quantifying the relative effect of environmental contamination on surgical ward MRSA incidence: An exploratory analysis. Infection, Disease and Health, 23(3), pp. 127-136.
PAYNE, V., et al, 2018. Care bundles to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in the neonatal unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal & Neonatal Edition, 103(5), pp. F422-F429.
Patient Experience and Engagement
FYLAN, B., et al, 2018. A qualitative study of patient involvement in medicines management after hospital discharge : an under-recognised source of systems resilience. BMJ Quality and Safety, 27(7), pp. 539-546.
GILLESPIE, A.L.E.X. and READER, T.O.M.W., 2018. Patient‐Centered Insights: Using Health Care Complaints to Reveal Hot Spots and Blind Spots in Quality and Safety. Milbank Quarterly, 96(3), pp. 530-567.
LÉGARÉ, F., et al, 2018. Interventions for increasing the use of shared decision making by healthcare professionals. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (7).
MACKENZIE, S.P., et al, 2018. Discharged but not dissatisfied: outcomes and satisfaction of patients discharged from the Edinburgh Trauma Triage Clinic. Bone & Joint Journal, 100-B(7), pp. 959-965.
MCGOWAN, M. and REID, B., 2018. Using the Plan, Do, Study, Act cycle to enhance a patient feedback system for older adults. British Journal of Nursing, 27(16), pp. 936-941.
O'HARA, J.K., et al, 2018. What can patients tell us about the quality and safety of hospital care? Findings from a UK multicentre survey study. BMJ Quality & Safety, 27(9), pp. 673-682.
TOERIEN, M., et al, 2018. Generating the perception of choice: the remarkable malleability of option‐listing. Sociology of health & illness, 40(7), pp. 1250-1267.
BREWSTER, L., et al, 2018. Measurement of harms in community care: a qualitative study of use of the NHS Safety Thermometer. BMJ Quality & Safety, 27(8), pp. 625-632.
CAMERON, I.D., et al, 2018. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (9).
Quality Assessment and Improvement
ALHADDAD M.F., et al, 2018. Are morbidity and mortality case review practices in Scottish intensive care units aligned to national standards?. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 19(3), pp. 264-268.
FEINBERG, J., et al, 2018. Improving emergency surgical care for patients with right iliac fossa pain at a regional scale: A quality improvement study using the Supported Champions implementation strategy. International Journal of Surgery, 57, pp. 105-110.
RANKIN, A., et al, 2018. Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (9).
REDMOND, P., et al, 2018. Impact of medication reconciliation for improving transitions of care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (8).
ROMICS, L., et al, 2018. A population-based audit of surgical practice and outcomes of oncoplastic breast conservations in Scotland - An analysis of 589 patients. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 44(7), pp. 939-944.
TOMA, M., 2018. Balancing measures or a balanced accounting of improvement impact : a qualitative analysis of individual and focus group interviews with improvement experts in Scotland. BMJ Quality and Safety, 27(7), pp. 547-556.
DAPAAH, A. and ASHPOLE, R.D., 2018. Inefficiencies and waste in a neurosurgical clinic. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 24(7), pp. 353-357.
DUARTE, A., et al, 2018. Impact of specialist rehabilitation services on hospital length of stay and associated costs. European Journal of Health Economics, 19(7), pp. 1027-1034.
HERRON, J.B.T., et al, 2018. Extended operating times are more efficient, save money and maintain a high staff and patient satisfaction. Journal of Perioperative Practice, 29(9), pp. 231-237.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
DAVIES, S., et al, 2018. “It's all in the history”: A service evaluation of the quality of radiological requests in acute imaging. Radiography, 24(3), pp. 252-256.
LAUDICELLA, M., et al, 2018. Do Reduced Hospital Mortality Rates Lead to Increased Utilization of Inpatient Emergency Care? A Population-Based Cohort Study. Health services research, 53(4), pp. 2324-2345.
WEIHSER, P. and GILES, D., 2018. Establishing an ambulatory care service using point-of-care testing diagnostics. British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460), 79(9), pp. 520-523.
WEIR, N.M., et al, 2018. Application of process mapping to understand integration of high risk medicine care bundles within community pharmacy practice. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 14(10), pp. 944-950.
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
BAINES, R., et al, 2018. The impact of patient feedback on the medical performance of qualified doctors: a systematic review. BMC Medical Education, 18(1), pp. 173.
EDWARDS, S.L. and AXE, S., 2018. Medication management: Reducing drug errors, striving for safer practice. Nurse Prescribing, 16(8), pp. 380-389.
MCINNES, R.J., et al, 2018. Midwifery continuity of carer: Developing a realist evaluation framework to evaluate the implementation of strategic change in Scotland. Midwifery, 66, pp. 103-110.
MOHAN, A., 2018. Can the deployment of human resource practices improve cleft surgery service teams? British Journal of Healthcare Management, 24(8), pp. 404-408.
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