A pilot study to test the use of a checklist in a tertiary intensive care unit as a method of ensuring quality processes of care.

@article{Hewson2006APS,
  title={A pilot study to test the use of a checklist in a tertiary intensive care unit as a method of ensuring quality processes of care.},
  author={Karen Hewson and Anthony R Burrell},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={
          322-8
        }
}
This pilot study aimed to test the use of a checklist as a method of ensuring that certain processes of care are performed routinely and systematically in a tertiary intensive care unit. The pilot involved the development of a process indicator checklist, its implementation and review. The checklist contained 16 items sourced from the literature or deemed important by local clinicians. Checklists were completed on the morning round for all adult patients admitted to the unit for approximately… CONTINUE READING

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