Donna Nelson

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  • D Nelson
  • 2000
Novel technologies have been designed to improve or replace more conventional methods of endoscope disinfection. Electrolyzed acid water has the potential to decrease the time, toxicity, and cost of endoscope disinfection. Disposable-component endoscope systems have the potential to improve the ease of cleaning and disinfection, or eliminate the need(More)
AIM To report an exploratory action-research process used during the implementation of continuous patient monitoring in acute post-surgical nursing units. BACKGROUND Substantial US Federal funding has been committed to implementing new health care technology, but failure to manage implementation processes may limit successful adoption and the realisation(More)
BACKGROUND Recruiting for research studies is always a challenge, particularly in paediatric studies. Here we report on experiences recruiting children to five studies through primary care. METHODS The Scottish Primary Care Research Network (SPCRN) has approval to identify for research studies eligible participants on primary care practice lists. The(More)
  • D Nelson
  • 1999
The Wallstent I and II esophageal endoprostheses are effective in the palliation of malignant esophageal obstruction and the closure of digestive-respiratory fistulas. The author reviews the evolution of the Wallstent esophageal endoprosthesis and techniques for successful insertion, and summarizes the published literature with regard to clinical outcomes(More)
Continuously monitoring vital signs on general care units may provide earlier detection and intervention of instabilities in patients. These earlier interventions could prevent deaths and admission to critical care units, thereby increasing patient safety and improving patient outcomes.
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