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In July, a 'state of the science' symposium made recommendations on nurses' role in prevention and management.
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Name: The American journal of nursing
Nurses in Ghana have taken part in a second ten-day strike in 13 months in protest over their country's version of Agenda for Change (AfC), the conference heard.
The use of both generic and disease-specific instruments in assessing quality of life (QoL) in subjects may pose a barrier in a busy clinical setting with heavy case load. Our current study attempted ...
There is growing evidence of the potential effectiveness of advance care planning. Yet important knowledge gaps remain regarding the preconditions for successful implementation of advance care plannin...
To describe processes and preliminary outcomes from the implementation of a systematic advance care planning (ACP) intervention in the nursing home setting.
This study evaluates an agenda-setting checklist for patients with cognitive impairment and their family companions that is completed in the waiting room in advance of a primary care visit...
The international literature emphasizes the vast benefits of the effective implementation of evidence based nursing recommendations in improving patient care processes and enhancing health...
As designs of existing outcome studies are disparate and do not always relate well to a Swedish context, the need for further studies is obvious. Also, an empirical theory drawn from the b...
This study will assess if a clinical trial regarding healing of partial thickness wounds can be executed in nursing homes.
The magnitude and intensity of medication use among our nation's 1.6 million nursing home residents matches or exceeds that of hospitalized patients. The residents of nursing homes are amo...
Nursing practice limited to an office setting.
A method of examining and setting levels of payments.
Research carried out by nurses in the clinical setting and designed to provide information that will help improve patient care. Other professional staff may also participate in the research.
A nursing specialty created to answer the need for developing a global perspective in the practice of nursing in a world of interdependent nations and people. The focus of this nursing discipline is on the integration of international and transcultural content into the training. Courses include study in the area of cultural differences, nursing in other countries, and international health issues and organizations, as an example.
Medical and skilled nursing services provided to patients who are not in an acute phase of an illness but who require a level of care higher than that provided in a long-term care setting. (JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)