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David Levine, MD, of Boston's Brigham and Women's hospital, is spearheading a program in which hospital level care is delivered to patients' homes. It's a research project for now. Eligible candidates who decide to participate are randomly assigned either to an inpatient-care control group or to Levine's "Home Hospital."
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Name: Managed care (Langhorne, Pa.)
Research on place attachment suggests that place identity and place dependence differ between recreationists with varying levels of specialization, recreating in different settings and with different ...
This study explores the challenges faced within the home environment by North American families of children with autism. The study also examines the diversity and extent of physical modifications intr...
Home treatment offered by outpatient care providers is associated with a reduction in inpatient treatment days and impacts quality of life (QoL) of individuals suffering from a severe mental illness a...
End-of-life care for many infants involves the withdrawal of mechanical ventilation. Usually this takes place in the hospital environment, but sometimes parents request that their infant dies at home....
To identify effective components of home treatment (HT) and to evaluate the implementation of a new HT team from a service user perspective.
The best management in selected patients of pulmonary Embolism (PE) should be at home. The efficacy and safety treatment´s at home versus at hospital should be similar and quality of life...
This pilot research study will investigate the possible benefit that elderly nursing home patients may receive from regular Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) care during the winter m...
The study's goal is to evaluate whether home treatment is an effective and efficient alternative to inpatient care for people with acute mental illness. Patients who meet the study's inclu...
30 babies with Deformational Plagiocephaly (DP) due to the congenital muscular torticollis will be the participants of the study. The subjects will randomly allocated into the two home pr...
When elderly patients need help caring for wounds, physicians may refer patients to home health care providers. The home health provider sees the patient in the patient's home and assists ...
Childbirth taking place in the home.
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.
Brief therapeutic approach which is ameliorative rather than curative of acute psychiatric emergencies. Used in contexts such as emergency rooms of psychiatric or general hospitals, or in the home or place of crisis occurrence, this treatment approach focuses on interpersonal and intrapsychic factors and environmental modification. (APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 7th ed)
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
Those unable to leave home without exceptional effort and support; patients (in this condition) who are provided with or are eligible for home health services, including medical treatment and personal care. Persons are considered homebound even if they may be infrequently and briefly absent from home if these absences do not indicate an ability to receive health care in a professional's office or health care facility. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p309)
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