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The assessment tool for signposting to/discharge from the invasive wandering unit is a tool for objectifying an individual's behaviour and profile, with the aim of clarifying the living environment (unité d’errance invasive [Invasive Wandering unit] or UEI) that best...Read More
Before the arrival of the React to the phenomenon of suicide, Mobilize and consistently Intervene (RÉMI) protocol, suicidal people were not systematically prioritized with delays and a very precise referral and care protocol between partners. The purpose of this...Read More
Some of our work processes are obsolete and cause quality and safety issues (IOM Crossing the Quality Chasm, 2001). Indeed, the majority of nurses spend a significant portion of their time in non-value-added tasks for patients (IOM Keeping Patients Safe, 2004). In...Read More
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is carried out outside a laboratory on devices that are easy to use, but which nevertheless require good management of use in order to ensure the quality of the results obtained. The technical and operational data sheet is a standard...Read More
For 10 years, stagnation in the number of cadaveric organ donors has been observed in Quebec. Due to the shortage of nurses, access to intensive care beds is difficult for both donors and transplant patients. This results in significant delays in the transfer of...Read More
As part of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital's strategic commitment to equity in both the care we provide and our work environment, our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) council developed a tool to enhance discussions about equity, diversity and...Read More
At Holland Bloorview, an Outcome Measurement Strategy was initiated in 2014. A unique component involved the use of simulation to provide outcome measures education and support to clinicians. Simulation videos were developed following a 2014 clinician survey. Results...Read More
Alcohol use disorder is a widespread public health concern, which has significant health consequences. The use of alcohol, given in a structured setting called a Managed Alcohol Program, is a method of harm reduction for people with severe alcohol use disorder...Read More
Concussion is a common occurrence in youth; with a conservative estimate of 441-754 diagnoses per 100,000 pediatric emergency room visits. However there remains a dearth of services for this particular population and families are often left wondering what to do and...Read More
We have designed a dedicated cart, which facilitates the change of diapers and helps maintain hand hygiene during step 3 (immediately after being exposed to the risk of contact with biological liquids). The cart reduces environmental pollution by the patient at a...Read More
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