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Infection Control / Patient Experience and Engagement / Patient Safety / Quality Assessment and Improvement / Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement / Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice / Reports
HOOD G., et al, 2019. Measuring appropriate antibiotic prescribing in acute hospitals: Development of a national audit tool through a Delphi consensus. Antibiotics, 8(2).
TONER G., et al, 2019. Phenotypic and molecular detection methods for carbapenemase-producing organisms and their clinical significance at two scottish tertiary care hospitals. Journal of medical microbiology, 68(4), pp. 560-565.
Patient Experience and Engagement
BROOKS, H., et al, 2019. Implementing an intervention designed to enhance service user involvement in mental health care planning: a qualitative process evaluation. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 54(2), pp. 221-233.
CROWTHER, S. and LAU, A., 2019. Migrant Polish women overcoming communication challenges in Scottish maternity services: A qualitative descriptive study. Midwifery, 72, pp. 30-38.
MARSH, C., et al, 2019. Patient experience feedback in UK hospitals: What types are available and what are their potential roles in quality improvement (QI)? Health Expectations, 22(3), pp. 317-326.
AL NADABI, W., et al, 2019. Patient safety culture in maternity units: a review. International J Health Care QA, 32(4), pp. 662-676.
BALMFORTH, J.E. and THOMAS, A.N., 2019. Unplanned Removal of Medical Devices in Critical Care Units in North West England Between 2011 and 2016. American Journal of Critical Care, 28(3), pp. 213-221.
CASTROAVILA A., et al, 2019. The effect of external inspections on safety in acute hospitals in the National Health Service in England: A controlled interrupted time-series analysis. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy.
FREATHY, S., et al, 2019. The response to patient deterioration in the UK National Health Service - A survey of acute hospital policies. Resuscitation, 139, pp. 152-158.
HALL A.J., et al, 2019. The introduction of a Neurosurgical Postoperative Checklist improved quality of care and patient safety. British journal of neurosurgery.
HASSEN Y.A.M., et al, 2019. Key Components of the Safe Surgical Ward: International Delphi Consensus Study to Identify Factors for Quality Assessment and Service Improvement. Annals of Surgery, 269(6), pp. 1064-1072.
HEAVEY E., et al, 2019. Patients' Conceptualizations of Responsibility for Healthcare: A Typology for Understanding Differing Attributions in the Context of Patient Safety. Journal of health and social behavior, , pp. 22146519849027.
KHAWAGI W.Y., et al, 2019. Identifying potential prescribing safety indicators related to mental health disorders and medications: A systematic review. PloS one, 14(5), pp. e0217406.
NOAH A.O., et al, 2019. Validated specific safety checklists for urological procedures can improve staff engagement and patient safety. Journal of Clinical Urology, 12(3), pp. 179-185.
ROSTAMI P., et al, 2019. Prevalence, nature and risk factors for medication administration omissions in English NHS hospital inpatients: A retrospective multicentre study using Medication Safety Thermometer data. BMJ Open, 9(6).
SIMSEKLER, M.C.E., 2019. The link between healthcare risk identification and patient safety culture. International J Health Care QA, 32(3), pp. 574-587.
DOWNIE, F., et al, 2019. Physiotherapist as an alternative to a GP for musculoskeletal conditions: a 2-year service evaluation of UK primary care data. British Journal of General Practice, 69(682), pp. e314-e320.
GILES, S.J., et al, 2019. Validation of the Primary Care Patient Measure of Safety (PC PMOS) questionnaire. BMJ Quality & Safety, 28(5), pp. 389-396.
HALL L.H., et al, 2019. Association of GP wellbeing and burnout with patient safety in UK primary care: a cross-sectional survey. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Vol.69(684), p.e507-e514.
HERNANDEZSANTIAGO V., et al, 2019. Changes in resistance among coliform bacteraemia associated with a primary care antimicrobial stewardship intervention: A population-based interrupted time series study. PLoS medicine, 16(6), pp. e1002825.
WRANIK W.D., et al, 2019. Implications of interprofessional primary care team characteristics for health services and patient health outcomes: A systematic review with narrative synthesis. Health Policy, 123(6), pp. 550-563.
Quality Assessment and Improvement
BAILEY, S., et al, 2019. Financialising acute kidney injury: from the practices of care to the numbers of improvement. Sociology of health & illness, 41(5), pp. 882-899.
BARCLAY, M., et al, 2019. The problem with composite indicators. BMJ Quality & Safety, 28(4), pp. 338-344.
BURGESS R., et al, 2019. Models used for case-mix adjustment of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in musculoskeletal healthcare: A systematic review of the literature. Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 105(2), pp. 137-146.
FLODGREN, G., et al, 2019. Local opinion leaders: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (6),
MCNICHOLAS C., et al, 2019. Evolving quality improvement support strategies to improve Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle fidelity: A retrospective mixed-methods study. BMJ Quality and Safety, 28(5), pp. 356-365.
MEARS, A.L., et al, 2019. Readmission within 30 days of discharge (ReAd): a quality-of-care indicator in paediatric surgery. Pediatric surgery international, 35(5), pp. 597-602.
SYMON, A., et al, 2019. Using a quality care framework to evaluate user and provider experiences of maternity care: A comparative study. Midwifery, 73, pp. 17-25.
TOFFOLUTTI, V. and STUCKLER, D., 2019. A Culture Of Openness Is Associated With Lower Mortality Rates Among 137 English National Health Service Acute Trusts. Health affairs, 38(5), pp. 844-850.
DAWOUD D.M., et al, 2019. Cost Effectiveness of Advanced Pharmacy Services Provided in the Community and Primary Care Settings: A Systematic Review. PharmacoEconomics.
QUINLIVAN, L., et al, 2019. Risk assessment scales to predict risk of hospital treated repeat self-harm: A cost-effectiveness modelling analysis. Journal of affective disorders, 249, pp. 208-215.
ROBERTS, C., et al, 2019. Development of a UK cost analysis model for the various methods of debriding leg ulcers. Wounds UK, 15(2), pp. 54-61.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
COOK, R., et al, 2019. Patient centred care for multimorbidity improves patient experience, but quality of life is unchanged. BMJ, 364, pp. k4439.
CRAIG, N. and ROBINSON, M., 2019. Towards a preventative approach to improving health and reducing health inequalities: a view from Scotland. Public Health (Elsevier), 169, pp. 195-200.
HARTLEY, P.J., et al, 2019. Earlier Physical Therapy Input Is Associated With a Reduced Length of Hospital Stay and Reduced Care Needs on Discharge in Frail Older Inpatients: An Observational Study. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 42(2), pp. E7-E14.
HOBSON, P., et al, 2019. The introduction of a Parkinson's disease email alert system to allow for early specialist team review of inpatients. BMC Health Services Research, 19(1), pp. 271.
KYDONAKI K., et al, 2019. Challenges and barriers to optimising sedation in intensive care: A qualitative study in eight Scottish intensive care units. BMJ Open, 9(5).
MCCAUSLAND, B.M.S., et al, 2019. A systematic review of specialist inpatient dementia care services versus standard inpatient dementia care in acute hospitals. Aging Clinical & Experimental Research, 31(5), pp. 595-610.
MCCLATCHEY K., et al, 2019. Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department: An investigation of current practice in Scotland. International journal of clinical practice, 73(4).
NEILLY, D.W., et al, 2019. Necrotising fasciitis in the North East of Scotland: a 10-year retrospective review. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 101(5), pp. 363-372.
TSIACHRISTAS A., et al, 2019. Should i stay or should i go? A retrospective propensity score-matched analysis using administrative data of hospital-at-home for older people in Scotland. BMJ Open, 9(5).
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
ABLEY C., et al, 2019. Training interventions to improve general hospital care for older people with cognitive impairment: Systematic review. British Journal of Psychiatry, 214(4), pp. 201-212.
BUTLER M., et al, 2019. Hospital nurse-staffing models and patient-and staff-related outcomes (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2019(4).
CASALI G., et al, 2019. The rise of human factors: Optimising performance of individuals and teams to improve patients' outcomes. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 11(Supplement7), pp. S998-S1008.
LAWTON, R., et al, 2019. Are more experienced clinicians better able to tolerate uncertainty and manage risks? A vignette study of doctors in three NHS emergency departments in England. BMJ Quality & Safety, 28(5), pp. 382-388.
STRICKLAND, N.H., 2019. Duty of candour: implications for radiologists. British Journal of Radiology, 92(1097), pp. 20190063.
WILCOCK, M., et al, 2019. Accuracy of pharmacist electronic discharge medicines review information transmitted to primary care at discharge. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 41(3), pp. 820-824.
ATEWOLOGUN, D., et al, 2019. Fair to refer? Reducing disproportionality in fitness to practise concerns reported to the GMC. General Medical Council, June 2019.
CALDERWOOD, C., 2019 Personalising realistic medicine: Chief Medical Officer’s annual report 2017-2018. The Scottish Government, April 2019.
HAMILTON, L., 2019. Independent review of gross negligence, manslaughter and culpable homicide. General Medical Council, June 2019.
NHS SCOTLAND, 2019. The charter of patient rights and responsibilities. The Scottish Government. Revised June 2019.
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