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Hospitalized medical-surgical patients are at risk for adverse health outcomes due to immobility. Despite well-documented consequences, low mobility is prevalent.
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Name: Journal of nursing care quality
In November 2014, our Neurointensive Care Unit began a multi-phased progressive early mobilization initiative for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage and an external ventricular drain (EVD). Our goa...
The objective of this project was to use and evaluate the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation program in the context of registered nurse practice remediation using Just Culture. ...
The purpose of this article is to describe the process from inception to accreditation of a post-baccalaureate nurse residency program between a VA Healthcare center and a university school of nursing...
Many older medical patients experience persistent functional limitations after hospitalization, such as dependency in activities of daily living, recurring fall incidents and increased mortality. Ther...
Schools of nursing pursue accreditation to convey the quality of their program. Communication of their process for continuous quality improvement and ability to produce competent nurse graduates are c...
Despite evidence to support early mobilization（EM）for critically ill patients,current status in Chinese ICUs is unknown.Understanding current practice patterns and challenges is essent...
Recent decreases in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) mortality rates have been offset by increased morbidity and length of stay for vulnerable young patients. Heavy sedation, bedrest, ...
Early mobilization is an important part of Enhanced Recovery Programs (ERP)in colorectal surgery. The aim of this randomized controlled trial is to investigate the impact of very early mob...
The hypothesis of this study is that an early mobilization program coupled with organizational efforts to implement the ABCDEF bundle will increase the rate of ICU patient mobilization and...
Critically ill patients in the intensive care unit are known to lose muscle mass and function at a rapid rate. Currently, there is a global recognition and shift in the ICU culture to redu...
The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.
A two-year program in nursing education in a community or junior college leading to an A.D. (Associate Degree). Graduates of this program are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).
Evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare grounded in research and scholarship. Practitioners include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives.
Action taken to reduce susceptibility or exposure to health problems and to detect and treat disease in early stages.
The mobilization of EMERGENCY CARE to the locations and people that need them.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...