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Develop a performance improvement project to introduce safety needle tube holder for venous blood collection after evaluation of the professionals. Reach: Costa Ponent Primary Care Direction and the Hospital Viladecans Hospital from Institute Català de la Salut. Method: Create interdisciplinary group. Design in two phases. First, material selection and assessment of safety devices. Second, implementation and evaluation of the proposed performance improvements. The material was selected using standardized criteria on safety devices, suitability to clinical practice and technical compatibility The assessment was qualitative questionnaire by adapting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We evaluated three types of needles, two of them were evaluated by 54 primary care professionals and one for 12 professionals from the hospital. Good acceptance regarding their interaction with technology and patient safety. It was considered effective safety device. The overall rating was satisfactory. Underutilized the material by hospital professionals. There were no differences regarding sex, the hand size, experience, training you received, and type of needle. It prepared a proposal to come in progressively safety needle tube holder in primary care. The evaluation performed in the hospital it was considered insufficient. Interdisciplinary participation is essential to implement measures to safe care. The safety needle evaluated were effective with respect to security professionals and the patient. The involvement of different levels of the organization have developed a proposal for performance improvement adapted to the needs of our environment.


J Funes-Artiaga, A Company, L Martín-González, C Triviño-Nolla, J C Contel-Segura. Performance improvement project for the introduction of safety devices: interdisciplinary approach and participation of professionals]. Revista de enfermería (Barcelona, Spain). 2012 Mar;35(3):46-54

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