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Nurse-led discharge

08 December 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

Delayed discharges have financial implications for hospital trusts and cause dissatisfaction for patients and their families. This article looks at nurse-led...

Managing change through audit: post-operative pain in ambulatory care

01 November 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Despite evidence based guidelines and pain management protocols, pain in children following surgery is still not well managed. In our unit we were not using any...

Women’s view of 23-hour hospital discharge following mastectomy

11 March 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Aim To evaluate the experience of women who underwent mastectomy without reconstruction as treatment for breast cancer and were discharged from hospital either the...

Improvement of chemotherapy practice and quality of care

09 July 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

There has been increased pressure on chemotherapy day units in recent years due to a rise in the number of patients receiving treatment, longer survival rates and...

Virtual inpatient surgical service

25 January 2018

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

An increased number of emergency secondary care surgical admissions has intensified the challenge of meeting acute care patients’ needs, while not interrupting...

Parental satisfaction with a nurse-led emergency assessment unit

01 November 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical governance

Parents of children discharged from the paediatric emergency assessment unit of a large regional children’s unit were surveyed to discover their perceptions of the...

Parental satisfaction with a nurse-led emergency assessment unit

01 November 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Parents of children discharged from the paediatric emergency assessment unit of a large regional children’s unit were surveyed to discover their perceptions of the...

Developing from within: ensuring the ambulatory emergency care workforce is fit for purpose

28 October 2015

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Emergency healthcare provision is changing, and services need to respond to evolving health economies while providing safe, effective, patient-centred care....

Developing a nurse-led paracentesis service in an ambulatory care unit

25 September 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Ambulatory emergency care units are present in many hospitals and accommodate patients who need urgent medical assessment or procedures but do not require inpatient...

Effect of a children’s at-home nursing team on reducing emergency admissions

05 December 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

This article explores the effect of a children’s at-home nursing team, Hospital at Home (H@H), which aimed to reduce demand on acute hospital beds, support families...
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