Insights about the process and impact of implementing nursing guidelines on delivery of care in hospitals and community settings

@article{Davies2008InsightsAT,
  title={Insights about the process and impact of implementing nursing guidelines on delivery of care in hospitals and community settings},
  author={Barbara Davies and Nancy C Edwards and Jenny Ploeg and Tazim Virani},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={29 - 29}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the impact of implementing nursing-oriented best practice guidelines on the delivery of patient care in either hospital or community settings. METHODS A naturalistic study with a prospective, before and after design documented the implementation of six newly developed nursing best practice guidelines (asthma, breastfeeding, delirium-dementia-depression (DDD), foot complications in diabetes, smoking cessation and venous leg ulcers). Eleven health care… CONTINUE READING