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Negative pressure wound therapy: suggested solutions to barriers

Ousey, Karen and Milne, Jeanette (2010) Negative pressure wound therapy: suggested solutions to barriers. British Journal of Community Nursing, 15 (6 (Sup). pp. 36-40. ISSN 1462-4753

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    Abstract

    Effective communication to ensure maintenance of a seamless quality
    service for patients being transferred to the community from the acute
    sector with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is essential. This
    paper reports the findings of a focus group convened to explore the
    decision making process; controversy or conflict surrounding the decisionmaking
    process; perceived barriers to seamless discharge and potential
    benefits of developing a UK standardized NPWT discharge documentation.
    A proposed algorithm is presented as a template for practitioners to
    use when discharging patients to the community to enhance timely and
    effective transfer.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: © Mark Allen Group, Reproduced by permission
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    R Medicine > RT Nursing
    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 Jul 2010 09:49
    Last Modified: 07 Jan 2011 12:04
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8070

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