We have two Editor's Choice papers from the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Volume 30, Issue 9, November 2018
Implementation science in low-resource settings: using the interactive systems framework to improve hand hygiene in a tertiary hospital in Ghana
https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzy111 [Open Access]
BRIANNE KALLAM, CHRISTIE PETTITT-SCHIEBER, MEDGE OWEN, REBECCA AGYARE ASANTE, ELIZABETH DARKO, and ROHIT RAMASWAMY
Low-resource clinical settings often face obstacles that challenge the implementation of recommended evidence-based practices (EBPs). Implementation science approaches are useful in identifying barriers and developing strategies to address them.
Longitudinal variation in pressure injury incidence among long-term aged care facilities
https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzy087 [ISQua Member Acces or Paid Purchase]
MIKAELA JORGENSEN, JOYCE SIETTE, ANDREW GEORGIOU, and JOHANNA I. WESTBROOK
To examine variation in pressure injury (PI) incidence among long-term aged care facilities and identify resident- and facility-level factors that explain this variation.