Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 15 Issue 4


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A pragmatic model for evidence‐based guideline development in hospitals

Tari Turner, Claire Harris, Sally Green

Existing methods of development of evidence‐based guidelines are time‐consuming, resource‐intensive and require extensive skills in systematic reviewing. These factors act…

Corneal foreign body management in an A&E department

A. Feizerfan, S. Winchester, J. Maryosh, S.E. Liyanage

The aim of this audit was to assess the effect of guidelines on the management of corneal foreign bodies by accident & emergency staff.

Designing public web information systems with quality in mind: Public reporting of hospital performance data

David Birnbaum, M. Jeanne Cummings, Kara M. Guyton, James W. Schlotter, André Kushniruk

This paper aims to describe evolution of a new public information web site, through evaluation‐refinement prototyping cycles.

The implications of the introduction of a dedicated plastic surgery trauma list on waiting times and NHS spending

Rebecca Exton, Fred Schreuder

NCEPOD (1990) states that we must ensure that all emergency patients have prompt access to theatres, critical care facilities, and appropriately trained staff 24…

Delays to appendicectomy within a split‐site hospital

Stephen Thomas Ward, Sean Strong, Rachael Louise Goodchild, Ahsan Zafar Zaidi

Patients undergoing emergency appendicectomy incur various delays from the time of symptom onset to the time of discharge from hospital. The centralisation of hospital…

Catheter‐related blood stream infection (CRBSI) in TPN patients: Benefit of an educational programme and multimodal expression of CRBSI incidence

Criona M. Walshe, Kevin S. Boner, Jane Bourke, Rosemary Hone, Maureen Lynch, Liam Delaney, Dermot Phelan

Catheter related blood stream infection (CRBSI) remains an important complication of central venous catheters(CVCs). Educational programmes have been associated with CRBSI…



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