NSQHS - Search the evidence

Looking for evidence to support best practice in line with the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards?

These PubMed searches will find articles from the last 5 years with a focus on the hospital setting.

Click on 'more search options' in any box for specific subsets including: broader coverage of the topic, Australian focus, or Reviews.

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Preventing and controlling healthcare-associated inections icon

Preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections

Medication safety icon

Medication safety

Comprehensive Care icon

Comprehensive care

Communicating for safety icon

Communicating for safety

Blood Management Icon

Blood management

Recognising and responding to acute deterioration

Recognising and responding to acute deterioration

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Full text access to articles is available where you see this icon   PubMed icon

Do you need to narrow one of these topics for your particular interest? Steps available 


These searches have been adapted and expanded to reflect the NSQHS 2nd edition and build on the searches developed, tested and endorsed as part of the HeLiNS (Health Libraries for the National Standards) Research Project, a joint initiative of Health Libraries Australia and Health Libraries Inc.