The observation and information gathering process was focused on information such as various quantities in various containers and coming up with the short-notes on the guide. In addition, a period of four months was taken for the project trial using prototype short-notes which were followed by regular nurses meetings to discuss and monitor its progress. Resources Used Past and present fluid balance charts are essential in carrying out an audit to assess the effectiveness and in aiding better documentation. There was also the use of a measuring scale to determine the correct quantities in the containers. In addition, there was the utilization of excel application to generate the table used to enter the data for ease of comparison and analysis. Finally, there was the utilization of colour printer and laminating machines to print and prepare robust short notes. Who Was Involved The people who were involved include nurses and the entire team of healthcare professional assistants as well as other members from multi-professional field like the registrars, dieticians, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Outcome/ Evaluation The fluid balance charts illustrate a better documentation of the fluid information. ...Show more
Service Improvement Initiative Name: Tutor: Course: Date: Service Improvement Initiative Details of Service Improvement Project/Activity I intend to develop short notes which contain an explanation on the precise amounts of consumable fluids contained in a number of jugs and cups given to patients…
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