TITLE

Community infection control: what is the evidence?

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, Deborah
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
British Journal of Community Nursing;Jun2002, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p304
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evidence-based pratice is the conscientious use of current best evidence in decision-making about care or the delivery of health services (National Institute for Public Health, 1996). Evidence-based health care is one aspect of the quality improvement activities of clinical governance as a main component of the programme of quality in the NHS (Hek, 2000). Practitioners working in clinical areas are therefore being required to deliver care that has been shown to be effective (Playle, 2000).
ACCESSION #
6980686

 

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