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The interest in complexity of nursing care has grown in science and practice in recent years because of changed patient profiles and higher average levels of patient acuity in acute care hospitals.
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Name: Scandinavian journal of caring sciences
To identify the point prevalence of indwelling urinary catheters (IDCs) in adult inpatients in acute care hospitals, and to describe the indications for IDC insertion based on patient age, gender, spe...
To examine the association between nurse skill mix (the proportion of total hours provided by Registered Nurses) and patient outcomes in acute care hospitals.
The aim of the study was to adapt and validate the Perceived implicit rationing of nursing care instrument in the Slovak nurse work environment, and to evaluate the prevalence of unfinished nursing ca...
Caring for multiple complex patients simultaneously is 1 of the biggest challenges for clinical nurses (CNs) in acute care. We utilized the results of research to develop a 6-hour Professional Nursing...
The evaluation of nursing workload is a common practice in intensive care units (ICUs). It allows the calculation of an optimal nurse/patient ratio (N/P) which is a major challenge to ensuring the qua...
This study addresses the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) area of interest related to development of decision support tools that bring patients, families and clinicians...
The purpose of this randomized clinical trial is to examine the effect of Patient-Centered Care (PCC) on a patient's level of satisfaction on discharge from an acute healthcare setting. Fi...
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...
Objectives: This quasi-experimental pre-post-study investigated the effect of newly developed Nurse-led Patient Pathways (NPP) designed to improve patients`, and health care professionals`...
Background: Children with medical complexity (CMC) have higher hospitalizations and readmissions compared to children without medical complexity. While CMC were institutionalized in the pa...
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.
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.
Institutions which provide health-related care and services to individuals who do not require the degree of care which hospitals or skilled nursing facilities provide, but because of their physical or mental condition require care and services above the level of room and board.
Hospitals which provide care to the patient for the period following an acute illness until health is restored.
Design of patient care wherein institutional resources and personnel are organized around patients rather than around specialized departments. (From Hospitals 1993 Feb 5;67(3):14)