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NSQHS Standards - Live Literature Searches

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These PubMed live searches have been copied (with permission and acknowledgement) from the Health Libraries Australia (HLA) website.They provide updated results for 11 topics aligned to the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. They have been developed, tested and endorsed as part of the HeLiNS (Health Libraries for the National Standards) Research Project, a joint initiative of HLA and Health Libraries Inc. (HLI)

The links have been customised to include a 'Get it @ SMHS' button on the abstract view of the references.  Click the button to connect to subscribed resources or document delivery options.

Please send comments to the developer Sarah Hayman.

ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about advance care planning in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

BLOOD MANAGEMENT

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about blood management in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here. 

CLINICAL HANDOVER

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about clinical handover in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

DELIRIUM

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about delirium health care in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

DETERIORATING PATIENT

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about the deteriorating patient in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

FALLS PREVENTION

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about falls prevention in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

INFECTION PREVENTION

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about infection prevention in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

MEDICATION SAFETY

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about medication safety in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years.

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

PARTNERING WITH CONSUMERS

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about partnering with consumers, relevant to a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

PRESSURE INJURIES

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about pressure injuries in a hospital setting, in English, for the last years. (References about wound management more generally can be found here). 

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

WOUND MANAGEMENT

PubMed Base Search

This is a targeted search for references about wound management, in a hospital setting, in English, for the last 5 years. (References specifically about management of pressure wounds and injuries can be found here.)

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More searching options (including reviews and Australian context) are available here.

Accreditation and the NSQHS Standards

The National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards were developed by the Commission with the Australian Government, state and territory partners, consumers and the private sector.
The primary aim of the NSQHS Standards is to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of health care.
They describe the level of care that should be provided by health service organisations and the systems that are needed to deliver such care.

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