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A nudge towards better lumbar puncture practice

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Background Despite a body of evidence demonstrating reduced incidence of post-lumbar puncture headache associated with pencil-point (vs bevelled-edge) needles, their use remains variable in the UK.

Methods A multimodal longitudinal intervention was performed over a 12-month period at a tertiary neurology referral centre. In addition to simulation training using pencil-point needles and an electronic documentation pro forma, a change in the default ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7861/clinmed.2020-0201

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Publisher:
Royal College of Physicians
Journal:
Clinical Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
5
Pages:
477-479
Publication date:
2020-09-15
Acceptance date:
2020-05-18
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EISSN:
1473-4893
ISSN:
1470-2118
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1122368
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pubs:1122368
Deposit date:
2020-07-28

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