Nurse-Initiated Telephone Follow Up after Ureteroscopic Stone Surgery.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This article presents findings of a quality improvement (QI) project using the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) model designed to decrease the rate of emergency department (ED) visits and nurse advice line calls after ureteroscopic stone surgery. Results indicated that nurse-initiated follow- up phone calls can decrease ED visits.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tackitt, HM; Eaton, SH; Lentz, AC

Published Date

  • November 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 283 - 288

PubMed ID

  • 29240349

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1053-816X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States