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Negative pressure wound therapy: suggested solutions to barriers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20679988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Effective communication to ensure maintenance of a seamless quality service for patients being transferred to the community from the acute sector with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is essential. This paper reports the findings of a focus group convened to explore the decision making process; controversy or conflict surrounding the decisionmaking process; perceived barriers to seamless discharge and potential benefits of developing a UK standardized NPWT discharge documentation. A proposed algorithm is presented as a template for practitioners to use when discharging patients to the community to enhance timely and effective transfer.
Authors:
Karen Ousey; Jeanette Milne
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of community nursing     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1462-4753     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Community Nurs     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815827     Medline TA:  Br J Community Nurs     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-40     Citation Subset:  N    
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