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Putting it into practice

How do we put research into practice in the surgery or the hospital ward? Each week we’ll pick out a practice article and pose some topics for debate and you can pose your own questions too… 

All posts from: July 2013

What can you screen for during routine appointments?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 29 Jul 2013

Article: Opportunistic screening for atrial fibrillation

Can clerical assistance free-up ward sister time?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 22 Jul 2013

Article: Using clerical staff to free up ward sister time

Would you feel confident in identifying a possible melanoma?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 15 Jul 2013

Understanding malignant melanoma

Does your trust offer dementia-specific continence guidance?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 8 Jul 2013

Article: Inclusion of dementia in local continence guidance

Why is the importance of hydration often overlooked?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 1 Jul 2013

“Dehydration contributes to poor patient outcomes and can lead to avoidable harm. This article analyses incident reports from National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) relating to hydration and shows that this area of care continues to be frequently neglected.”Let’s discuss…Why is the importance of good hydration often overlooked in hospitals?How can hydration be improved?