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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/349516
Description: Background: Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are required to make decisions concerning quality of life and symptom management over the course of their disease. Clinicians perceive tha ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/343319
Description: 3 page(s)
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/341361
Description: Background: Healthcare organisations seeking to manage knowledge and improve organisational performance are increasingly investing in communities of practice (CoPs). Such investments are being made in ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/341433
Description: Objective: To model how individual violations in routine clinical processes cumulatively contribute to the risk of adverse events in hospital using an agent-based simulation framework. Design: An agen ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331082
Description: We do not have a health system with collaboratively oriented values. Reforms that former prime minister Kevin Rudd initiated, which are now Prime Minister Julia Gillard's to prosecute, do not support ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/349475
Description: Purpose - This paper aims to examine an organisation's enactment of clinical governance through applying and advancing a theoretical model. Design/methodology/approach - The research site was a large ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/350611
Description: Objective: To reduce the rate of central line-associated bacteraemia (CLAB). Design: A collaborative quality improvement project in intensive care units (ICUs) to promote aseptic insertion of central ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/334868
Description: 2 page(s)
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344154
Description: Although there is a long-standing international debate concerning the privatization and corporatization of health services, there has been relatively little systematic analysis of the ways these types ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344826
Description: Purpose - This paper aims to explore the development of the concept of clinical governance as an international approach to addressing quality and safety issues in healthcare. Design/methodology/approa ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351053
Description: SUMMARY: Despite advances in prevention, fall-related hospitalisation rates among older people are still increasing. Rates between 1998/1999 and 2008/2009 for non-facture-related injuries increased by ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351158
Description: The use of Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) may not be an accurate tool to provide reimbursement for trauma services. This study aimed to determine whether Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups ( ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351165
Description: BACKGROUND: Appropriate triage of the trauma patient is essential to ensure prompt access to definitive care. Many trauma centres use a "tiered" trauma call protocol with the intention of providing a ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351060
Description: AIM: To retrospectively evaluate the NSW Management Policy to Reduce Fall Injury Among Older People, 2003-2007. METHODS: The process evaluation was conducted by interviewing stakeholders regarding the ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344819
Description: Background: Quality and safety improvement programmes advance the standard of care delivered by health organisations but have been shown to be less effective than anticipated. Implementing improvement ... More
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