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Intervening to improve quality and safety of care for the obese in an orthpaedic unit: A collaborative action-oriented quality improvement project in a Magnet recognised facility

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Walker, K and Borgstrom, H and Tsinonis, H, Intervening to improve quality and safety of care for the obese in an orthpaedic unit: A collaborative action-oriented quality improvement project in a Magnet recognised facility, Collegian, 20, (3) pp. 171-177. ISSN 1322-7696 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2012 Australian college of nursing Ltd.

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2012.06.005

Abstract

Purpose of the study: Our study aimed to identify and address impediments to nursing staff providing safe and quality care for obese patients on the orthopaedic unit in a medium sized medical/surgical acute care Magnet Recognised hospital using a participatory action oriented quality improvement methodology.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Nursing
Research Field:Nursing not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Nursing
Author:Walker, K (Professor Kim Walker)
ID Code:87114
Year Published:2013
Web of Science® Times Cited:3
Deposited By:Health Sciences B
Deposited On:2013-11-07
Last Modified:2014-05-30
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