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Managing Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalised patients

Denton, Andrea, Topping, Annie and Humphreys, Paul (2014) Managing Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalised patients. Nursing Standard, 28 (33). pp. 37-43. ISSN 0029-6570

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Abstract

Checklists are not a new phenomenon and have been used in the
aviation industry for some time as a means of ensuring safety and
minimising harm. Checklists are now used commonly in health care
to improve patient safety. This article describes the development
and integration of a daily review checklist process to support the
care and management of patients with Clostridium difficile infection
in one NHS trust hospital. The aim of the checklist is to assist staff
in early recognition of disease severity, identification of potentia

Item Type: Article
Contributors:
ContributionNameEmailORCID
AuthorDenton, Andreaa.denton@hud.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
AuthorTopping, Anniea.e.topping@hud.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
AuthorHumphreys, Paulp.n.humphreys@hud.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Paul Humphreys
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2014 08:56
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2015 21:46
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/20084

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