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prov-ed

The PROV-ED Project aims to disseminate innovation, by...

Assessing dizzy patients

Vesticam goggles have been purchased to assist Doctors and physiotherapists in correctly identifying nystagmus in dizzy patients, improving the confidence and accuracy of diagnosis of dizzy...

concerned patient

An after hours, multidisciplinary team based approach to care for Patients of Concern. Facilitated by the introduction of new nursing and medical leadership positions to provide: proactive...

Emergency Department bed

In response to the October 2018 introduction of a new high-sensitivity cardiac Troponin assay (hsTnI) blood test to all Queensland Health Hospitals, the Accelerated Chest pain Risk Evaluation (...

suicide prevention in the Emergency Department

To overcome the limitations inherent to the recording of suicidal presentations to Emergency Departments (EDs), Gold Coast MHSS Services developed a machine learning algorithm Searching EDIS for...

Emergency Department staff

Embedding a brief, low-intensity mindfulness‐based programme into an ED to enhance staff wellness. It includes a four-minute pause at handover, a weekly mindfulness session and information flyers...

credit

The Cannulation Reduction in Emergency Department Implementation Toolkit (CREDIT) initiative uses a multimodal educational intervention aimed at reducing insertion of unnecessary, "just in case"...

Pressure injury

DISCOVER and R.E.A.C.T. involves a two-step, systematic approach to prevent and manage pressure injuries in the ED. Step 1 involves ‘DISCOVER’ which includes "skin inspection, that is head-to-toe...

transforming-eds-towards-cultural-safety

The gap in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people is a well-documented priority area for both National and State Governments. Within Queensland...

pre-filled-saline-syringe

The PreSS initiative involves the introduction of a pre-filled saline syringe specifically designed for flushing vascular access devices.

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The success of Choosing Wisely relies upon active engagement of health consumers as well as health providers across the care continuum, so Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health...