Putting guidelines into practice: a tailored multi-modal approach to improve post-operative assessments

John A Ford, Craig Mackay, Chris Peach, Paul Davies, Malcolm Loudon

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The Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) published Postoperative Management in Adults in 2004, advocating post-operative assessments to optimize post-operative care. Our aim was to improve post-operative assessments in a surgical high-dependency unit (HDU).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-111
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Checklist
  • Communication
  • Female
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Humans
  • Inservice Training
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Care
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Time Factors

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