Journal article

Using an evidence-based care bundle to improve initial emergency nursing management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury.

Jintana Damkliang, Julie Considine, Bridie Kent, Maryann Street

J Clin Nurs | Published : 2015

Abstract

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To test the feasibility of an evidence-based care bundle in a Thai emergency department. The specific objective of this study was to examine the impact of the implementation of the care bundle on the initial emergency nursing management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. BACKGROUND: A care bundle approach is one strategy used to improve the consistency, quality and safety of emergency care for different patients groups, however, has not been tested in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. DESIGN: A pretest/post-test design was used. The study intervention was an evidence-based care bundle for initial emergency nursing management of patients with sever..

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