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Improving emergency surgical care for patients with right iliac fossa pain at a regional scale: A quality improvement study using the supported champions implementation strategy

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Introduction Methods to improve clinical systems safety suffer from significant difficulties in implementation and scaling up. We used an upscaling implementation strategy entitled Supported Champions in a quality and safety improvement programme for emergency surgery at regional level, focusing on patients with right iliac fossa pain. Methods A before-after study was conducted across four acute NHS Trusts: A 6 month intervention phase was preceded and followed by 3 months of data collection...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.08.003

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ORCID:
0000-0003-4249-1947
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MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Surgery Journal website
Volume:
57
Pages:
105-110
Publication date:
2018-08-14
Acceptance date:
2018-08-06
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EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
Pmid:
30114495
Pubs id:
915075
Local pid:
pubs:915075
Language:
English
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Print-Electronic

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