Benchmarking in post-anaesthetic care
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Benchmarking in post-anaesthetic care

Karen Dearden Senior nurse co-ordinator, Post-anaesthetic care
Chris Hewitt Senior nurse, Practice development, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

This article describes how the Essence of Care toolkit (DoH 2003) was used to improve clinical practice in four post-anaesthetic care units.

Correspondence karen.dearden@leedsth.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 42,42-44. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.06.18.42.42.c3636

Published in print: 30 June 2004

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review