TITLE

BED UTILISATION IN A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL DAY SURGERY UNIT: THE ROLE OF A PATIENT SELECTION NURSE

AUTHOR(S)
Gait, Andrea; Correa, Robin; Thomas, Joanna; West, Sonya; Parker, Stephen
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Ambulatory Surgery;Apr2007 Supplement, Vol. 13, p142
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effort of the day surgery unit (DSU) management group and the Hospital Management Board to improve the bed utilisation program at the University Hospital in Great Britain. It states that the effort includes accommodating planned elective surgical while investigating the activity on the DSU. A patient selection nurse was also appointed to examine DSU lists a week prior to their commencement to determine the spare bed capacity which were made available to patients.
ACCESSION #
38021666

 

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