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To investigate and describe the experience of nurses working in home care, with responsibility for providing health-care to patients with hard-to-heal wounds.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of wound care
Spirituality can be important in adjusting to the experience of cancer and its medical treatment. Since nurses have frequent contact with patients, they seem to have a unique role in providing spiritu...
Home health and personal care aides are one of the largest groups of health care workers in the US, with nearly three million people providing direct care for people with serious illness living in the...
To explore home care nurses' experiences of implementation and use of checklists developed for improving continuity of care for older patients (65+ years).
More than 20 million Veterans currently live in the United States, representing World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan war eras, as well as many who served during peacetime. Little is kno...
The aim of this study was to describe the perceptions that municipal primary health care nurses and municipal registered nurses had about a web-based learning intervention concerning supportive family...
Tele-home health care, which providers for video interactions between home-based veterans and home care nurses, is a potentially useful adjunct to home care services. However, few randomiz...
The purpose of this study is to explore the feasibility of delivering anticipatory care planning provided by nurses through a series of home visits. Many people with long-term health condi...
As the population ages and the number of stroke survivors increases, information is needed to determine the best way of providing home care services for rehabilitation to stroke survivors ...
Most dying cancer patients would prefer a home death yet die in an institution. Patients can experience uncertainty when weighing practical considerations, concern for others, and their p...
Evaluating the Impact of an Electronic Communication Tool on Patient Experience, ED Visits and Re-hospitalization, and Care Transitions in Hospitalized Patients (Including Those With Dementia): a Mixed Methods Study
Patients being admitted to hospital are becoming more complex and they often require a team of health professionals (doctors from different disciplines, nurses, and allied health professio...
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.
Specialized health care, supportive in nature, provided to a dying person. A holistic approach is often taken, providing patients and their families with legal, financial, emotional, or spiritual counseling in addition to meeting patients' immediate physical needs. Care may be provided in the home, in the hospital, in specialized facilities (HOSPICES), or in specially designated areas of long-term care facilities. The concept also includes bereavement care for the family. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
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)
Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.