Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 13 Issue 2


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Improving safety for patients with allergies: an intervention for improving allergy documentation

Ziver F. Ismail, Tevfik F. Ismail, Alan J. Wilson

The purpose of this paper is to audit the use of three strategies for protecting hospital inpatients with allergies: red allergy wristbands for patients with allergies;…

Evaluation of a workplace health program to reduce coronary risk factors

Lydia Makrides, Gilles R. Dagenais, Arun Chockalingam, Jacques LeLorier, Natalie Kishchuk, Josie Richard, John Stewart, Christine Chin, Karine Alloul, Paula Veinot

The purpose of this paper is to docoment a randomized controlled trial, with follow‐up at three and six months, to determine the impact of a coronary risk factor…

Management of Henoch‐Schonlein purpura in a large district general hospital: Five year experience

K. Thattakkat, R. Garr, A. El‐Badri

The paper's purpose is to document a clinical study of children with Henoch‐Schonlein Purpura that facilitated decision‐making with regard to investigations, follow up and…

Lessons from two decades of surgical audit

John Holdsworth

The purpose of this paper is to report on the use of a computer database used by medical secretaries to routinely and continuously store information on the work of a…

Capturing patients' views on communication with anaesthetists: the CARE Measure

S.W. Mercer, D.J. Hatch, A. Murray, D.J. Murphy, K.W. Eva

The purpose of this paper is to determine the relevance and reliability of the ten‐item Consultation and Relational Empathy (CARE) Measure as a tool for measuring…

An audit of acute coronary syndrome assessment (TIMI scoring) and treatment

Stephanie Coughlin, Frank Milligan

The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of an audit undertaken on the use of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) scoring system, and adherence to…

Mandatory public reporting

David Birnbaum

The purpose of this paper is to discuss early experience with American state laws that are starting to mandate public disclosure of adverse outcome event rates from…

Déjà vu 4 U

Allan D. Spigelman

The purpose of this paper is to describe early developments in the Australian healthcare agenda stemming from a recent change in national government.

Problems with complaint handling: expectations and outcomes

Jane Cowan, Sandy Anthony

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the current debate about problems with the NHS complaints system.



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2003 – 2015

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Emerald Publishing Limited