BPGS

AcronymDefinition
BPGSBoard of Postgraduate Studies (various locations)
BPGSBritish Plant Gall Society
BPGSBritish Pelargonium and Geranium Society (est. 1951; UK)
BPGSBlood Pool Gated SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography)
BPGSBruzual-Persson-Gunn-Stryker (astronomy)
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We expect that the SCRI-PJ will show appropriate reliability, sensitivity, and specificity indices, and it that will improve the negative predictive power of other instruments such as the NODS-CLiP and the BPGS.
In this study, the interviews contributed to an in-depth understanding of the results of the chart audits and the factors that affected the health care team members' adherence to BPGs.
Implementation of a diabetic foot management best practice guideline (BPG) in hemodialysis units.
The Canadian Stroke Strategy (Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 2003) and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (2005b) have published best-practice guidelines (BPGs) for stroke assessment and care.
The Healthy Work Environment Collaborative Care BPG implemented by the Grand River Hospital Renal Program will be reviewed.
RNAO's evidence- informed implementation strategy incorporates provision of education through Learning Institutes of 3-5 days in length, which bring together practitioner/learners to address a critical clinical issue through use of BPGs. The Institutes provide an opportunity for learners to: gain in depth knowledge; apply concepts to case studies that prepare them to use their new knowledge and skills on return to their workplace; and build and utilize a network of nurses and other health-care professionals in their ongoing guideline implementation work.
A review of the literature revealed a paucity of research pertaining to the implementation of foot ulcer BPGs in the diabetic ESRD population.
Now, with the increased use of electronic medical records and hospital information systems in health care, there is a growing need for BPGs to be seamlessly integrated within these electronic systems (4,5).
RNAO's evidence- informed implementation strategy incorporates provision of education through Learning Institutes of 3-5 days in length, which bring together practitioner/leamers to address a critical clinical issue through use of BPGs. The Institutes provide an opportunity for learners to: gain in depth knowledge; apply concepts to case studies that prepare them to use their new knowledge and skills on return to their workplace; and build and utilize a network of nurses and other health-care professionals in their ongoing guideline implementation work.
RNAO BPGs are developed in collaboration with expert panel members, stakeholder groups and health-care researchers using a systematic, evidenced-based approach (6).