Gabriele Meyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Witten/Herdecke
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of a fall risk assessment tool with nurses' judgement alone: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Gabriele Meyer
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Age Ageing 38:417-23. 2009
  2. pmc Evaluation of an evidence-based guidance on the reduction of physical restraints in nursing homes: a cluster-randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN34974819]
    Antonie Haut
    University of Witten Herdecke, Faculty for Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, Stockumer Str 12, 58453 Witten, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 9:42. 2009
  3. pmc Scalability and internal consistency of the German version of the dementia-specific quality of life instrument QUALIDEM in nursing homes - a secondary data analysis
    Martin Nikolaus Dichter
    German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Stockumer Straße 12, 58453 Witten, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:91. 2013
  4. pmc Impact of joint contractures on functioning and social participation in older individuals--development of a standard set (JointConFunctionSet): study protocol
    Martin Muller
    Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometrics and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 13:18. 2013
  5. doi request reprint [Evidence-based nursing practice--Opinions on the status quo]
    Gabriele Meyer
    Universitat Witten Herdecke, Fakultät für Gesundheit, Department für Pflegewissenschaft
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 107:30-5. 2013
  6. pmc A European study investigating patterns of transition from home care towards institutional dementia care: the protocol of a RightTimePlaceCare study
    Hilde Verbeek
    Department of Health Services Research, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:68. 2012
  7. pmc Hip fractures and area level socioeconomic conditions: a population-based study
    Andrea Icks
    Faculty of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:114. 2009
  8. pmc Comparison of hip fracture incidence and trends between Germany and Austria 1995-2004: an epidemiological study
    Eva Mann
    Faculty of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:46. 2010
  9. pmc Blood glucose testing and primary prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2--evaluation of the effect of evidence based patient information
    Jutta Genz
    German Diabetes Centre, Leibniz Institute at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology, Auf m Hennekamp 65, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:15. 2010
  10. pmc Psychotropic medication use among nursing home residents in Austria: a cross-sectional study
    Eva Mann
    General practice and Institute for Health Services Research, Rankweil, Austria
    BMC Geriatr 9:18. 2009

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of a fall risk assessment tool with nurses' judgement alone: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Gabriele Meyer
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Age Ageing 38:417-23. 2009
    ..the impact of fall risk assessment tools on clinical endpoints is unknown...
  2. pmc Evaluation of an evidence-based guidance on the reduction of physical restraints in nursing homes: a cluster-randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN34974819]
    Antonie Haut
    University of Witten Herdecke, Faculty for Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, Stockumer Str 12, 58453 Witten, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 9:42. 2009
    ..We developed an evidence-based guidance on this topic. The present study evaluates the clinical efficacy and safety of an intervention programme based on this guidance aimed to reduce physical restraints and minimise centre variations...
  3. pmc Scalability and internal consistency of the German version of the dementia-specific quality of life instrument QUALIDEM in nursing homes - a secondary data analysis
    Martin Nikolaus Dichter
    German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Stockumer Straße 12, 58453 Witten, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:91. 2013
    ..The QUALIDEM is a dementia-specific Qol-instrument from The Netherlands. The aim of this study is to evaluate the scalability and internal consistency of the German version of the QUALIDEM...
  4. pmc Impact of joint contractures on functioning and social participation in older individuals--development of a standard set (JointConFunctionSet): study protocol
    Martin Muller
    Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometrics and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 13:18. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint [Evidence-based nursing practice--Opinions on the status quo]
    Gabriele Meyer
    Universitat Witten Herdecke, Fakultät für Gesundheit, Department für Pflegewissenschaft
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 107:30-5. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc A European study investigating patterns of transition from home care towards institutional dementia care: the protocol of a RightTimePlaceCare study
    Hilde Verbeek
    Department of Health Services Research, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:68. 2012
    ..Additionally, data for economic evaluation purposes are being collected...
  7. pmc Hip fractures and area level socioeconomic conditions: a population-based study
    Andrea Icks
    Faculty of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:114. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the association between hip fractures and socioeconomic conditions in Germany, from 1995 to 2004, on a census tract area level...
  8. pmc Comparison of hip fracture incidence and trends between Germany and Austria 1995-2004: an epidemiological study
    Eva Mann
    Faculty of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:46. 2010
    ..Comparisons of trends are lacking so far. We compared the incidence rates and, in particular, its trends between Austria and Germany 1995 to 2004 analysing national hospital discharge diagnosis register data...
  9. pmc Blood glucose testing and primary prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2--evaluation of the effect of evidence based patient information
    Jutta Genz
    German Diabetes Centre, Leibniz Institute at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology, Auf m Hennekamp 65, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:15. 2010
    ..Thus we developed a web-based EBPI and aim to evaluate its effects on informed decision making in people 50 years or older...
  10. pmc Psychotropic medication use among nursing home residents in Austria: a cross-sectional study
    Eva Mann
    General practice and Institute for Health Services Research, Rankweil, Austria
    BMC Geriatr 9:18. 2009
    ..In Austria, prevalence data are lacking. We aimed to determine the prevalence of psychotropic medication prescription in Austrian nursing homes and to explore characteristics associated with their prescription...
  11. pmc Hip fracture incidence in the elderly in Austria: an epidemiological study covering the years 1994 to 2006
    Eva Mann
    General practice and Institute for Health Services Research, Rankweil, Austria
    BMC Geriatr 8:35. 2008
    ..Data concerning secular trends of hip fracture incidence show divergent results for age, sex and regions. In Austria, the hip fracture incidence in the elderly population and trends have not been analysed yet...
  12. doi request reprint Restraint use among nursing home residents: cross-sectional study and prospective cohort study
    Gabriele Meyer
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 18:981-90. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of psychotropic medication use among German and Austrian nursing home residents: a comparison of 3 cohorts
    Tanja Richter
    University of Hamburg, Unit of Health Sciences and Education, Hamburg, Germany
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:187.e7-187.e13. 2012
    ..However, such information is a prerequisite to develop intervention programs aiming to safely reduce psychotropic medication in nursing home residents...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of a guideline-based multicomponent intervention on use of physical restraints in nursing homes: a randomized controlled trial
    Sascha Köpke
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University ofHamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    JAMA 307:2177-84. 2012
    ..Despite unambiguous legal regulation and evidence for lack of effectiveness and safety, physical restraints are still frequently administered in nursing homes...
  15. doi request reprint Psychosocial interventions for reducing antipsychotic medication in care home residents
    Tanja Richter
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008634. 2012
    ..Antipsychotic medication is regularly prescribed in care homes to control 'behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia' despite moderate efficacy, significant adverse effects, and available non-pharmacological alternatives...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased use of hip protectors in nursing homes: economic analysis of a cluster randomized, controlled trial
    Gabriele Meyer
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2153-8. 2005
    ..To assess the cost-efficacy of an intervention program aimed at reducing hip fractures...
  17. pmc Predicting the risk of falling--efficacy of a risk assessment tool compared to nurses' judgement: a cluster-randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN37794278]
    Gabriele Meyer
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Martin Luther King Platz 6, D 20146 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 5:14. 2005
    ..The present study will evaluate the clinical efficacy and consequences of different fall risk assessment strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to the use of hip protectors in nursing home residents
    Andrea Warnke
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:340-5. 2004
    ..To assess predictors of hip-protector use in nursing home residents under usual-care conditions and after intervention consisting of structured education of nurses and nursing home residents and provision of free hip protectors...
  19. doi request reprint Interventions for preventing and reducing the use of physical restraints in long-term geriatric care - a Cochrane review
    Ralph Möhler
    School of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health, Witten Herdecke University, Witten, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 21:3070-81. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to prevent and reduce the use of physical restraints in older people requiring long-term nursing care...
  20. doi request reprint ["Who is glossary?"--Focus-group evaluation of an evidence-based consumer information brochure on risk of falling and fall prevention in the elderly]
    Astrid Schmitz
    Universitat Witten Herdecke, Fakultät für Medizin, Institut für Pflegewissenschaft
    Pflege 23:267-74. 2010
    ..Our investigation confirms limited acceptance of EBPI which might predominately be caused by unsatisfied expectations and unfamiliarity with this kind of information...
  21. doi request reprint Proposed criteria for reporting the development and evaluation of complex interventions in healthcare (CReDECI): guideline development
    Ralph Möhler
    School of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health, Witten Herdecke University, Witten, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:40-6. 2012
    ..In a final step, the reporting criteria on complex interventions have to pass a formal consensus process according to the methods recommended by the EQUATOR network...
  22. pmc Understanding, comprehensibility and acceptance of an evidence-based consumer information brochure on fall prevention in old age: a focus group study
    Sabine Lins
    University of Witten Herdecke, Stockumer Straße 12, Witten, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 11:26. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Training of patient and consumer representatives in the basic competencies of evidence-based medicine: a feasibility study
    Bettina Berger
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Martin Luther King Platz 6, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 10:16. 2010
    ..Education to cope with these roles might be useful. We investigated the feasibility, acceptability and possible impact of EBM training courses for patient and consumer representatives...
  24. pmc Effect on hip fractures of increased use of hip protectors in nursing homes: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Gabriele Meyer
    Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Martin Luther King Platz 6, D 20146 Hamburg, Germany
    BMJ 326:76. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of an intervention programme designed to increase use of hip protectors in elderly people in nursing homes...
  25. doi request reprint Attitudes of relatives of nursing home residents toward physical restraints
    Antonie Haut
    University of Witten Herdecke, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, Stockumer Strasse 12, Witten, Germany
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:448-56. 2010
    ..Therefore, we surveyed relatives' attitudes and opinions toward physical restraints and compared the results to a survey of nursing home staff...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interventions for preventing and reducing the use of physical restraints in long-term geriatric care
    Ralph Möhler
    Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health, Witten Herdecke University, Stockumer Straße 12, Witten, Germany, 58453
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD007546. 2011
    ..Physical restraints (PR) are commonly used in geriatric long-term care. Restraint-free care should be the aim of high quality nursing care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Does air conditioning impact on hygienic quality of indoor air on seagoing vessels?
    Gabriele Meyer
    See Berufsgenossenschaft, Hamburg, Germany
    Int Marit Health 58:71-7. 2007
    ..According to observations by occupational health physicians, nearly 50 % of the seamen on German vessels will get diseases of the upper respiratory tract. An impact of the air-conditioning systems on these diseases has been suggested...