28
JUL
2011

A Plan for the Prevention of Phlebitis in Paediatric Patients

Introduction: Phlebitis due to vein infusion is a significant issue in clinical practice. Recent studies have shown that 25-70% of patients receiving infusion therapy present phlebitis (i.e. inflammation of a vein). Objective: The aim of our study was to firstly introduce and...
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15
NOV
2010

Nursing Advice for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Prevalence Study of this Phenomenon in a Hospital for Adult Care in Italy

ABSTRACT Pressure ulcers are clinical-healthcare disorders that require a highly-skilled healthcare team, because of the multiple aetiological complexity of pressure ulcers and the frequent multiple pathological characteristics of individuals at risk. Thanks to their specific...
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15
NOV
2010

Therapeutic Education as a Safety Promotion Tool for Patiens on Oral Anticoagulation Therapy

INTRODUCTION Our paper focused on clinical risk, looking at the epidemiology of adverse events, the systematic approach, the risk factors and at Reason’s model of organizational accidents to assess the efficacy of education in the promotion of the safety of patients on Oral...
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