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COVID-19 / Infection Control / Information Technology/ Patient Experience and Engagement / Patient Safety / Quality Improvement and Assessment / Resource Effectiveness / Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement / Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice / Reports
BRITTON, C.R., et al, 2020. COVID-19 preparedness and response at a large UK major trauma operating theatres department. Journal of Perioperative Practice, 30(7-8), pp. 210-220.
DUNN, M., et al, 2020. 'Your country needs you': the ethics of allocating staff to high-risk clinical roles in the management of patients with COVID-19. Journal of medical ethics, 46(7), pp. 436-440.
LEEDS J.S., et al, 2020. Risk factors for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in healthcare workers during April 2020 in a UK hospital testing programme. EClinicalMedicine.
EDGEWORTH, J.D., et al, 2020. Reductions in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium difficile Infection and Intensive Care Unit–Acquired Bloodstream Infection Across the United Kingdom Following Implementation of a National Infection Control Campaign. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 70(12), pp. 2530-2540.
HART R., et al, 2020. The prevalence of suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia in Scottish intensive care units. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 21(2), pp. 140-147.
NGUYEN, L.K.N., et al, 2020. Challenges of infection prevention and control in Scottish long-term care facilities. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 41(8), pp. 943-945.
BARNETT N., et al, 2020. The Scottish Polypharmacy Guidance app in practice. Prescriber, 31(6), pp. 10-13.
CLOUTIER A., et al, 2020. Successful implementation of remote video consultations for patients receiving home parenteral nutrition in a national UK Centre. Frontline Gastroenterology, 11(4), pp. 280-284.
CRILLY P. and KAYYALI, R., 2020. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of telehealth and digital technology use by community pharmacists to improve public health. Pharmacy, 8(3), pp. no pagination.
HAMMERSLEY, V., et al, 2020. Telemonitoring at scale for hypertension in primary care: An implementation study. PLoS Medicine, 17(6), pp. 1-19.
MALYCHA, J., et al, 2020. Using real-time location devices (RTLD) to quantify off-unit adult intensive care registrar workload: a 1-year tertiary NHS hospital prospective observational study. Journal of Clinical Monitoring & Computing, 34(4), pp. 805-809.
MARTIN, G., et al, 2020. A regulatory perspective on the influence of health information technology on organisational quality and safety in England. Health Informatics Journal, 26(2), pp. 897-910.
RYAN, M., et al, 2020. Offering an app to book cervical screening appointments: A service evaluation. Journal of medical screening, 27(2), pp. 85-89.
WILK, M., et al, 2020. Predicting Length of Stay in Hospital Using Electronic Records Available at the Time of Admission. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 270, pp. 377-381.
Patient Experience and Engagement
AIYEGBUSI, O.L., et al, 2020. Patient and clinician opinions of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in the management of patients with rare diseases: a qualitative study. Health & Quality of Life Outcomes, 18(1), pp. 1-12.
BACHA, K., et al, 2020. 'Like a human being, I was an equal, I wasn't just a patient': Service users' perspectives on their experiences of relationships with staff in mental health services. Psychology & Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, 93(2), pp. 367-386.
BARNICOT, K., et al, 2020. Older adult experience of care and staffing on hospital and community wards: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), pp. 1-8.
BELE S., et al, 2020. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Routine Pediatric Clinical Care: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 8.
CONNELLY, C., et al, 2020. Understanding what matters to patients in critical care: An exploratory evaluation. Nursing in critical care, 25(4), pp. 214-220.
KING S.W., et al, 2020. Patient reported outcome measures review: Are current outcomes assessment tools sensitive enough to assess the reasons for patients' "unhappiness"?. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery, 7(2), pp. 54-58.
MONTGOMERY, C.M., et al, 2020. Wild data: how front‐line hospital staff make sense of patients' experiences. Sociology of health & illness, 42(6), pp. 1424-1440.
SMITH, S., et al, 2020. Overcoming challenges in service user involvement in an older people's mental health service. Mental Health & Social Inclusion, 24(3), pp. 151-155.
VEALE, D., et al, 2020. The psychiatric ward environment and nursing observations at night: A qualitative study. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 27(4), pp. 342-351.
BAIN, A., et al, 2020. Strategies to reduce insulin prescribing errors in UK hospitals: results from a national survey. Diabetic Medicine, 37(7), pp. 1176-1184.
CONNER, T., et al, 2020. Patient safety from executive hospital management to wards: A qualitative study identifying factors influencing implementation. Journal of Nursing Management (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 28(5), pp. 1134-1143.
GERRY, S., et al, 2020. Early warning scores for detecting deterioration in adult hospital patients: systematic review and critical appraisal of methodology. BMJ, 369, pp. m1501.
GREENHALGH, S., et al, 2020. Safety netting; best practice in the face of uncertainty. Musculoskeletal Science & Practice, 48, pp. 102179.
JACKSON, A.P., et al, 2020. Needlestick injuries: the role of safety-engineered devices in prevention. British Journal of Nursing, 29(14), pp. S22-S30.
MAXWELL, S.R., 2020. Writing prescriptions: how to avoid common errors. Medicine (United Kingdom), 48(7), pp. 472-477.
NAGRECHA R., et al, 2020. Weekend handover: Improving patient safety during weekend services. Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 56, pp. 77-81.
PITT, K., et al, 2020. Sharing reports about domestic violence and abuse with general practitioners: a qualitative interview study. BMC Family Practice, 21(1), pp. 1-10.
WALTON, T., 2020. Material risk: a review of informed consent in the UK. Orthopaedics and Trauma, 34(3), pp. 131-134.
Quality Assessment and Improvement
BAMBER, J.H., et al, 2020. The identification of key indicators to drive quality improvement in obstetric anaesthesia: results of the Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association/National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit collaborative Delphi project. Anaesthesia, 75(5), pp. 617-625.
COWIE, J., et al, 2020. The barriers and facilitators influencing the sustainability of hospital-based interventions: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), pp. 1-27.
MCGRATH, B.A., et al, 2020. Improving tracheostomy care in the United Kingdom: results of a guided quality improvement programme in 20 diverse hospitals. British journal of anaesthesia, 125(1), pp. e119-e129.
NUNES, F.G., et al, 2020. Enacting quality improvement in ten European hospitals: a dualities approach. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), pp. 1-16.
RUSHFORTH, A. and GREENHALGH, T., 2020. Personalized Medicine, Disruptive Innovation, and "Trailblazer" Guidelines: Case Study and Theorization of an Unsuccessful Change Effort. Milbank Quarterly, 98(2), pp. 581-617.
STEPHENS, T.J., et al, 2020. Hospital-level evaluation of the effect of a national quality improvement programme: time-series analysis of registry data. BMJ Quality & Safety, 29(8), pp. 623-635.
VARDY, E., et al, 2020. Use of a digital delirium pathway and quality improvement to improve delirium detection in the emergency department and outcomes in an acute hospital. Age & Ageing, 49(4), pp. 672-678.
JIN, H., et al, 2020. A Systematic Review of Economic Models Across the Entire Schizophrenia Pathway. PharmacoEconomics, 38(6), pp. 537-555.
MAVRANEZOULI, I., et al, 2020. Cost-effectiveness of psychological treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder in adults. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 15(4), pp. e0232245.
MITCHELL, P.M., et al, 2020. Exploring the costs, consequences and efficiency of three types of palliative care day services in the UK: a pragmatic before-and-after descriptive cohort study. BMC Palliative Care, 19(1), pp. 1-9.
SEZGIN D., et al, 2020. The effectiveness of intermediate care including transitional care interventions on function, healthcare utilisation and costs: a scoping review. European Geriatric Medicine, (pagination), pp. no pagination.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
CRAIG, L. and MACHIN, A., 2020. Developing and sustaining nurses' service improvement capability: a phenomenological study. British Journal of Nursing, 29(11), pp. 618-626.
LAKER, C., et al, 2020. The impact of ward climate on staff perceptions of barriers to research‐driven service changes on mental health wards: A cross‐sectional study. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 27(3), pp. 281-295.
EDWARDS, G., et al, 2020. Paediatric contacts with the UK out-of-hours primary care service and contact outcomes: a regional service evaluation. BMC Family Practice, 21(1), pp. 1-9.
EMERSON P., et al, 2020. Equity of access to critical care services in Scotland: A Bayesian spatial analysis. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, (pagination), pp. no pagination.
PANDIT, J.J., 2020. Rational planning of operating lists: a prospective comparison of 'booking to the mean' vs. 'probabilistic case scheduling' in urology. Anaesthesia, 75(5), pp. 642-647.
TURKINGTON D., et al, 2020. Improving patient flow in acute psychiatric wards: Enhanced bed management and trusted assessment. BJPsych Bulletin, 44(4), pp. 159-162.
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
GALAIYA, R., et al, 2020. Factors associated with burnout syndrome in surgeons: a systematic review. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 102(6), pp. 401-407.
JOHNON, C.E., et al, 2020. Effect of face-to-face verbal feedback compared with no or alternative feedback on the objective workplace task performance of health professionals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 10
OLDKNOW, H., et al, 2020. An exploration of why qualified mental health nurse prescribers do not prescribe. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 2(7), pp. 404-412.
SALLIS A., et al, 2020. Prescriber commitment posters to increase prudent antibiotic prescribing in english general practice: a cluster randomized controlled trial. Antibiotics, 9(8), pp. 1-14.
INDEPENDENT MEDICINES AND MEDICAL DEVICES SAFETY REVIEW, 2020. First do no harm: the report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review
PATIENTS ASSOCIATION, 2020. Being a patient: the first report of the Patients Association's patient experience programme
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