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Do early warning track and trigger tools improve patient outcomes? A systematic synthesis without meta-analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Credland, N., Dyson, J., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Do early warning track and trigger tools improve patient outcomes? A systematic synthesis without meta-analysis. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14619

Aim To determine the effect of Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools on patient outcomes. Design A systematic review: synthesis without meta‐analysis. Data sources Electronic databases were searched from 1 January 2013–1 August 2018 and 221... Read More about Do early warning track and trigger tools improve patient outcomes? A systematic synthesis without meta-analysis.

Student paramedic perceptions of a non-ambulance practice learning experience (2020)
Journal Article
Credland, N., Rodgers, A., Hurwood, M., & McKenzie, J. (2020). Student paramedic perceptions of a non-ambulance practice learning experience. Nurse education today, 88, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104374

Background: The role of the paramedic has changed significantly over the last 10 years. In order for paramedic students to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage the increasing complexity of patient presentations a wide range o... Read More about Student paramedic perceptions of a non-ambulance practice learning experience.

What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review (2018)
Journal Article
Credland, N., Dyson, J., & Johnson, M. J. (2018). What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review. Applied nursing research : ANR, 44, 39-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2018.09.002

© 2018 Elsevier Inc. Background: Early Warning Scores were introduced into acute hospitals in 2000. 99% of acute hospitals employ a EWS to monitor deteriorating patients with 97.9% of these linked to a referral protocol. Despite this high level of ad... Read More about What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review.

How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube (2016)
Journal Article
Credland, N. (2016). How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 30(35), 36-38. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.30.35.36.s46

Rationale and key points Tracheal suction involves the removal of pulmonary secretions from the respiratory tract using negative pressure under sterile conditions. Practitioners should be aware of the indications for, and risks associated with, open... Read More about How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube.