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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-16T13:05:22-0400
RATIONALE: Meeting with a nurse to assess symptoms and quality of life may be more effective than standard care in treating patients with breast cancer. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is st...
The investigators propose to build and test a supportive care software platform called Nurse AMIE (Addressing Metastatic Individuals Everyday) to be provided to metastatic breast cancer pa...
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...
This study is intended to examine whether directed care of a nurse working jointly with the patient's primary care physician, including a comprehensive assessment, creation of a tailored ...
Many states allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice and prescribe drugs without physician oversight, increasing the number of autonomous primary care providers. We estimate the causal impact of NP...
Better coordination of supportive services during the early phases of cancer care has been proposed to improve the care experience of patients. We conducted a randomized trial to test a community-base...
Patient-centered care is a key element of high-quality healthcare and determined by individual, structural and process factors. Patient-centered care is associated with improved patient-reported, clin...
To examine differences in the quality of care provided by primary care nurse practitioners (PCNPs), primary care physicians (PCMDs), or both clinicians.
The nursing shortage and its impact on patient care are well-documented global issues. Patients living with cancer as a chronic illness have many psychosocial problems and often lack adequate support ...
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.
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.
Assistants to a veterinarian, biological or biomedical researcher, or other scientist who are engaged in the care and management of animals, and who are trained in basic principles of animal life processes and routine laboratory and animal health care procedures. (Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
The primary responsibility of one nurse for the planning, evaluation, and care of a patient throughout the course of illness, convalescence, and recovery.
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.