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The acute illness course

Garside, Joanne and Prescott, Stephen (2007) The acute illness course. In: Spring Meeting of the Society for Acute Medicine, 26-27 April 2007, Halifax, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The NHS has seen many changes over the last few decades. Staff on general wards are now caring for patients who traditionally were managed on high dependency settings.
Healthcare practitioners working on general wards are required to have more developed knowledge and skills to apply to their rapidly changing workload however; ‘Suboptimal care of severely ill patients before admission to intensive care was common.’ (McQuillan et al, 1998, p1857).
The University of Huddersfield have responded by providing a 60 credit honours level course for staff working on general w

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2009 10:41
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2011 10:58
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5782

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