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Name: PloS one
Nursing workload is highly associated with patient safety. It has been argued that the imbalance between nursing payment and nursing workload in Taiwan National Health Insurance (NHI)-covered intensiv...
To develop and validate the Nursing Intensive-Care-Satisfaction-Scale to measures satisfaction with nursing care from the critical care patient's perspective.
Measuring patients satisfaction is an important part of continuous quality improvement in health care. In intensive care, family satisfaction is often used as a proxy for patient experience. At presen...
The Institute of Medicine's report, Dying in America, highlights the critical need for the widespread implementation of palliative care to improve end-of-life care. Approximately 20% of all deaths in ...
To examine whether higher obesity level was associated with extensive staffing assistance (from 2 or more persons) for completing activities of daily living (ADL) among older nursing home residents.
Patients who are hospitalized in intensive care unit (ICU) require basic nursing care to improve patient hygiene, to promote comfort, to prevent pressure ulcer, and foot or hand's retracta...
The individual characteristics and interactions of health care workers in intensive care units may influence patient safety. This study aims to quantify the influence of team familiarity a...
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of a best practices nursing protocol in intensive care units on the occurrence of critical incidents compared to the common practic...
Delirium is a common disorder in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients and is associated with serious short- and long-term consequences. This study focuses on a program of standardized nursin...
This study seeks to improve rehabilitation methods for restoring physical function with skilled nursing facility care. More specifically, this study is designed to evaluate the effectivene...
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
A philosophy of nursing practice that takes into account total patient care, considering the physical, emotional, social, economic, and spiritual needs of patients, their response to their illnesses, and the effect of illness on patients' abilities to meet self-care needs. (From Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed, p745)
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.