Robert Pratt

Summary

Affiliation: Thames Valley University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The epic project: developing national evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare associated infections. Phase I: Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections. Department of Health (England)
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    J Hosp Infect 47:S3-82. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Supporting evidence-based infection prevention and control practice in the National Health Service in England. The NHS/TVU/Intuition Approach
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 65:142-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint epic2: National evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in NHS hospitals in England
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    J Hosp Infect 65:S1-64. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of viral hepatitis
    Robert Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Stand 17:43-52; quiz 54-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: appropriate use of self-reporting in clinical practice
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    HIV Clin Trials 2:146-59. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Kaleidoscope: a 5-year action research project to develop nursing confidence in caring for patients with HIV disease in west India
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    Int Nurs Rev 48:164-73. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Catheter-associated urinary tract infections: primary care guidelines
    Carol Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Times 100:53-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Health care-associated infections in primary and community care
    Carol Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Times 99:56-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Beating the bug
    Robert Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:24-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in primary and community care in England
    C M Pellowe
    The Richard Wells Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, 32 38 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2BS, UK
    J Hosp Infect 55:S2-127. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The epic project: developing national evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare associated infections. Phase I: Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections. Department of Health (England)
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    J Hosp Infect 47:S3-82. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Supporting evidence-based infection prevention and control practice in the National Health Service in England. The NHS/TVU/Intuition Approach
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 65:142-7. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint epic2: National evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in NHS hospitals in England
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    J Hosp Infect 65:S1-64. 2007
    ..By incorporating these guidelines into routine daily clinical practice, patient safety can be enhanced and the risk of patients acquiring an infection during episodes of healthcare in NHS hospitals in England can be minimised...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of viral hepatitis
    Robert Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Stand 17:43-52; quiz 54-5. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: appropriate use of self-reporting in clinical practice
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    HIV Clin Trials 2:146-59. 2001
    ..This study investigated the factors that may affect adherence to antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV infection and compared the use of three self-report tools to determine client adherence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Kaleidoscope: a 5-year action research project to develop nursing confidence in caring for patients with HIV disease in west India
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    Int Nurs Rev 48:164-73. 2001
    ..This method for facilitating changes in nursing practice has been successfully adapted and replicated by our group in other countries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Catheter-associated urinary tract infections: primary care guidelines
    Carol Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Times 100:53-5. 2004
    ..In acute care facilities, 20-30 per cent of catheterised patients develop bacteriuria, of whom two to six per cent develop symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTIs) (Stamm, 1998)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health care-associated infections in primary and community care
    Carol Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Times 99:56-7. 2003
    ..This article discusses the need for the guidelines and describes the methods used to develop them...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beating the bug
    Robert Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:24-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in primary and community care in England
    C M Pellowe
    The Richard Wells Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, 32 38 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2BS, UK
    J Hosp Infect 55:S2-127. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Preventing health care-associated infections during enteral feeding
    Carol Pellowe
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Thames Valley University, London
    Nurs Times 99:57. 2003
    ..It was therefore inevitable that those requiring long-term artificial feeding--that is, for more than 30 days--would continue this practice at home...
  12. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the evidence for interventions for the prevention and control of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (1996-2004): report to the Joint MRSA Working Party (Subgroup A)
    H P Loveday
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 63:S45-70. 2006
    ..Well-conducted economic evaluations reporting the economic benefits arising from infection prevention and control interventions are lacking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Uniform: an evidence review of the microbiological significance of uniforms and uniform policy in the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections. Report to the Department of Health (England)
    J A Wilson
    Department of Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 66:301-7. 2007
    ..There is no robust evidence of a difference in efficacy of decontamination of uniforms/clothing between industrial and domestic laundry processes, or that the home laundering of uniforms provides inadequate decontamination...