This is a link to the quick reference pressure ulcer prevention guidelines produced by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. This Quick Reference Guide summarizes evidence-based guidelines on pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.
This review presents a set of evidence and recommendations on how all healthcare organisations employing nurses should manage nurse staffing levels to ensure patient safety.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a number of surveys to help healthcare professionals assess patient safety. Although primarily developed for a US audience AHRQ is actively looking for feedback from international users.
In this paper, Julie Storr, Neil Wigglesworth and Claire Kilpatrick, on behalf of the Infection Prevention Society, discuss the application of human factors principles within infection prevention and control activities – up until now a largely unexploited area.