Working with patients to make things better

Shuldham, Caroline
March 2013
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Mar2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p109
Academic Journal
The author discusses the importance of good health care service for patients with cardiac problems. She describes the experience-based co-design (EBCD) method, in which patients and staff work together to implement improvements. She further describes a study by Locock and colleagues that assessed an adapted form of EBCD at two intensive care units (ICUs), in which patients and nurses pointed out similar issues including reducing noise, involving families in personal care, and sleep deprivation.


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