Running Head: NURSING RESEARCH TOPIC Nursing Research 1 Nursing Research Topic: Catheter infection with Evidence Based Practice Literature Search for Review Name Class Date Nursing Research Topic: Catheter infection with Evidence Based Practice Literature Search for Review Brungs, S…
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Catheter related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) contribute to 2,400–20,000 deaths per year, with an estimated cost of $296 million to $2.30 billion (Hu, Veenstra, Lipsky, & Saint, 2004). CRBSIs can be reduced dramatically with maximal barrier precautions, chlorhexidine gluconate skin preparatory agents, and strict hand hygiene (Brungs & Render, 2006, p. 723). Cherry, M., Brown, J. M., Neal, T., & Ben Shaw, N. (2010). What features of educational interventions lead to competence in aseptic insertion and maintenance of CV catheters in acute care? BEME Guide No. 15. Medical Teacher, 32(3), 198-218. doi:10.3109/01421591003596600 Abstract: Background: Up to 6000 patients per year in England acquire a central venous catheter (CVC)-related bloodstream infection (Shapey et al. 2008). Implementation of Department of Health guidelines through educational interventions has resulted in significant and sustained reductions in CVC-related blood stream infections (Pronovost et al. 2002), and cost (Hu et al. 2004). Aim: This review aimed to determine the features of structured educational interventions that impact on competence in aseptic insertion technique and maintenance of CV catheters by healthcare workers. ...
prolonged and profound effect when used in conjunction with audit, feedback, and availability of new clinical supplies consistent with the content of the education provided. Second, educational interventions will have a greater impact if baseline compliance to best practice is low. Third, repeated sessions, fed into daily practice, using practical participation appear to have a small, additional effect on practice change when compared to education alone. Active involvement from healthcare staff, in conjunction with the provision of formal responsibilities and motivation for change, may change healthcare worker practice (Cherry, Brown, Neal, & Shaw, 2010, p. 198). Goeschel, C. (2011). Nursing leadership at the crossroads: evidence-based practice 'Matching Michigan-minimizing catheter related blood stream infections'. Nursing In Critical Care, 16(1), 36-43. doi:10.1111/j.1478-5153.2010.00400.x Abstract: Aims and objectives: A highly successful intervention to reduce infections in intensive care units (ICUs) is now being widely replicated and involved significant nursing leadership. The objective of this manuscript is to describe briefly the intervention, and more explicitly the implications for nursing leadership as quality improvement and patient safety become global healthcare priorities. Design: Collaborative cohort study in over 100 ICUs in the United States to implement and evaluate interventions to improve patients’ safety. Methods: Conceptual model aimed at improving clinicians’ use of five evidence-based recommendations to reduce rates of catheter-related bloodstream infections rates, with measurement and feedback of infection rates. Results: One hundred and three ICUs contributed 1981 ICU-months of data representing 375,757 catheter-days. The median rate of
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INTRODUCTION The study aims to develop an understanding of Evidence Based Nursing Practice (EBNP). Since 1920’s, nursing profession has been conducting scientific researches to identify effectiveness of nursing interventions (Brown, 2009, p. 8). Today, evidence based nursing practice has become a contemporary tool influencing the development of new policies and procedures in the nursing field because results from EBNP are scientific, systematic, evidence based, and patient focused (Brown, 2009, p.
This paper explores the pros and cons of evidence-based practice in nursing. It analyzes the concepts of clinical expertise, patient preferences, and caring in the context of evidence-based nursing. It also examines the impact of these practices on the art of nursing as a practice.
This paper is intended for use by infection prevention staff, healthcare epidemiologists, healthcare administrators, nurses, other healthcare providers, and persons responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating infection prevention and control programs for healthcare settings across the continuum of care.
énez-Alcaide, E.; García-González, L.; Guerrero-Ramos, F.; Pérez-Cadavid, S.; Arrébola-Pajares, A.; Sopeña-Sutil, R.;, Benítez-Salas, R.; Díaz-González, R. & Tejido-Sánchez, A. (2013). Healthcare-associated infections in a department of urology: Incidence and patterns
for diabetic foot complications in a month and nearly 25% of these patient have the final outcome of the loss of a foot through amputation of the affected foot.
Based on available data the World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that the current prevalence of diabetes in
The research methodology mainly involved the use of descriptive correlation design. Questionnaires were used to collect data, and it served as the best tool to use in this case. The use of questionnaires provides a valid and honest response from the participants. The data collection instruments are clearly defined in the research work.
They are also required to formulate case management and supervise patient/staff education classes. Research nurses are also responsible for project management, protocol development, and resource management especially the coordination of finances, study equipment,
The implications for nursing from such a definition of evidence based practice is the need for the integration of the systematic uncovering of pertinent evidence and critical examination of the evidence, with personal clinical experience and the values and choices of each individual patient, when arriving at solutions for the problems that nursing comes across in the care of patients.
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