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Behind the Rituals

All posts from: June 2011

Why do we wear face masks in theatre?

27 June, 2011 Posted by: -

Is wearing face masks in theatre a necessity, or is it just something we do? Do they protect patients and practitioners, or do they offer little benefit, as some studies have suggested?

What do you think?

Comments (4)

Should we return to hourly rounds?

21 June, 2011 Posted by: -

The Kings Fund Point of Care programme is currently working with nurses to introduce hourly intentional rounding. An unnecessary ritual or a useful tool to help nurses plan care effectively?

What do you think?

Comments (23)

Are wheelchairs overused in hospitals?

14 June, 2011 Posted by: -

Why are wheelchairs used to move patients who are capable of walking? Are wheelchairs used too much?

What do you think?

Comments (7)

Why do we have split back gowns?

6 June, 2011 Posted by: -

Should split back gowns be a thing of the past? Why are they necessary and what do they achieve?

What do you think?

Comments (11)

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