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To understand and to reflect about care based on the experiences of managers, professionals and users of maternal and child health services.
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Name: Investigacion y educacion en enfermeria
The support of families in the care of children with medical complexity (CMC) requires the integration of health care provider (HCP) medical knowledge and family experience. Care plans largely represe...
There are many factors that influence the decisions that patients make regarding where they receive care. Two hundred thirty-three patients were surveyed in the primary care setting to determine patie...
Triage algorithms are ubiquitous in emergency care settings, but the extent of their use in primary care is unknown. This study asks whether primary care practices prioritize patients with more acute ...
Current nursing home policy emphasizes the need for collaborative, team-based care planning in which families and/or residents are actively involved. Resident care conferences are common where care pr...
Advance care planning (ACP) provides clarity on goals and preferences for future health-care decisions, the timeliness of which is critical for persons with dementia.
The diagnosis of advanced, incurable cancer at different stages of the adult life span holds a variety of meanings for family members who often must play critical roles in patient care and...
It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care Pathway for Primary Palliative Care (CPPPC) provides tools ...
The study compares early palliative care consultation to standard of care in the medical intensive care unit (ICU). The study will assess if the intervention leads to an increased proporti...
Background Studies in the United Kingdom find the stratified care model of the STarT Back Tool (SBT) to be superior to usual care in primary care low back pain (LBP) patients. However, con...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of nursing care in relation to usual medical care in adult patients who demand to be visited the same day in Primary Care Teams in...
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.
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.
An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Health care provided during a transition to a different mode of care (e.g., TRANSITION TO ADULT CARE).
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...