Clinical Protocols

  • Diana Sale
Part of the Essentials of Nursing Management book series (ENMS)


The principle of clinical protocols leads on naturally from the preceding chapters on standards and audit. The approach that I am about to describe derives from work undertaken on behalf of Price Waterhouse with St James’ Hospital in Leeds on the development of clinical protocols. A protocol is a plan giving details of steps that will be followed.


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Further Reading

  1. American Nurses’ Association, The, Case Management: a challenge for Nurses (Kansas City, MO: ANA, 1988).Google Scholar
  2. Baker, F. and R. Weiss, ‘The nature of case manager support’, Hospital Community Psychiatry, 35(9) 925–8.Google Scholar
  3. Berenson, R., ‘A physician’s prospective on case management’, Business and Health, 3(7) 2225.Google Scholar
  4. Zell, D. A. Comeau and K. Zander, ‘Nurses’ case management, managed care via the nursing case management model’, NLN Publication, December 1987, 20(219) 253–64.Google Scholar
  5. Zander, K., ‘Why managed care works’, Definition, 3(4) 1–3.Google Scholar

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© Diana N. T. Sale 1996

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