Sabina De Geest

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of self-reported pretransplant nonadherence with medication in heart, liver, and lung transplant candidates
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 79:1588-95. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the therapeutic regimen in heart, lung, and heart-lung transplant recipients
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 20:S88-98. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Noncompliance with immunosuppressive regimen in organ transplantation: is it worth worrying about?
    Ariane Desmyttere
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 68:347-52. 2005
  4. pmc Self-reported sleep disturbances in renal transplant recipients
    Hanna Burkhalter
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Nephrol 14:220. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The Swiss Transplant Cohort Study's framework for assessing lifelong psychosocial factors in solid-organ transplants
    Sabina De Geest
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 23:235-46. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Academic Service Partnerships: what do we learn from around the globe? A systematic literature review
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland Health Services and Nursing Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven, Belgium Electronic address
    Nurs Outlook 61:447-57. 2013
  7. pmc Explorative study on patient's perceived knowledge level, expectations, preferences and fear of side effects for treatment for allergic rhinitis
    Peter W Hellings
    Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Kapucijnevoer 33, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:9. 2012
  8. pmc Transcultural adaptation and initial validation of Brazilian-Portuguese version of the Basel assessment of adherence to immunosuppressive medications scale (BAASIS) in kidney transplants
    Elisa de Oliveira Marsicano
    Renal Transplantation Unit, Division of Nephrology, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    BMC Nephrol 14:108. 2013
  9. pmc Optimizing triage and hospitalization in adult general medical emergency patients: the triage project
    Philipp Schuetz
    University Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau, Tellstrasse, Aarau CH 5001, Switzerland
    BMC Emerg Med 13:12. 2013
  10. pmc Validity, reliability and responsiveness of the "Schedule for the Evaluation of Individual Quality of Life-Direct Weighting" (SEIQoL-DW) in congenital heart disease
    Philip Moons
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:27. 2004

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Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of self-reported pretransplant nonadherence with medication in heart, liver, and lung transplant candidates
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 79:1588-95. 2005
    ..Evidence on prevalence and correlates of pretransplant medication nonadherence (MNA) is limited. The present study explored self-reported prevalence and correlates of MNA before heart, liver, and lung transplantation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the therapeutic regimen in heart, lung, and heart-lung transplant recipients
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 20:S88-98. 2005
    ..The current state of the-art on adherence-enhancing interventions is reported. Priorities for future research are outlined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Noncompliance with immunosuppressive regimen in organ transplantation: is it worth worrying about?
    Ariane Desmyttere
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 68:347-52. 2005
  4. pmc Self-reported sleep disturbances in renal transplant recipients
    Hanna Burkhalter
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Nephrol 14:220. 2013
    ..Poor sleep quality (SQ) and daytime sleepiness (DS) are common in renal transplant (RTx) recipients; however, related data are rare. This study describes the prevalence and frequency of self-reported sleep disturbances in RTx recipients...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Swiss Transplant Cohort Study's framework for assessing lifelong psychosocial factors in solid-organ transplants
    Sabina De Geest
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 23:235-46. 2013
    ..This article describes the framework underpinning STCS's psychosocial assessment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Academic Service Partnerships: what do we learn from around the globe? A systematic literature review
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland Health Services and Nursing Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven, Belgium Electronic address
    Nurs Outlook 61:447-57. 2013
    ..Academic Service Partnerships (ASPs) are structural linkages between universities and service entities that aim to share vision and collaboration, thereby improving patient care quality and encouraging innovation...
  7. pmc Explorative study on patient's perceived knowledge level, expectations, preferences and fear of side effects for treatment for allergic rhinitis
    Peter W Hellings
    Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Kapucijnevoer 33, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:9. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Transcultural adaptation and initial validation of Brazilian-Portuguese version of the Basel assessment of adherence to immunosuppressive medications scale (BAASIS) in kidney transplants
    Elisa de Oliveira Marsicano
    Renal Transplantation Unit, Division of Nephrology, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    BMC Nephrol 14:108. 2013
    ..We aimed to initially validate the Basel Assessment of Adherence to Immunosuppressive Medications Scale (BAASIS®) to accurately estimate immunosuppressant nonadherence in Brazilian transplant patients...
  9. pmc Optimizing triage and hospitalization in adult general medical emergency patients: the triage project
    Philipp Schuetz
    University Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau, Tellstrasse, Aarau CH 5001, Switzerland
    BMC Emerg Med 13:12. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Validity, reliability and responsiveness of the "Schedule for the Evaluation of Individual Quality of Life-Direct Weighting" (SEIQoL-DW) in congenital heart disease
    Philip Moons
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:27. 2004
    ..This study aimed to examine aspects of validity, reliability and responsiveness of the SEIQoL-DW on data obtained in adults with congenital heart disease, by using the new standards of psychological testing...
  11. pmc Psychometric properties of the Flemish translation of the NEECHAM Confusion Scale
    Koen Milisen
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Psychiatry 5:16. 2005
    ..This study determined the reliability, validity and diagnostic value of the Flemish translation of the NEECHAM Confusion Scale...
  12. ncbi request reprint Supporting medication adherence in renal transplantation--the SMART study
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel and Clinical Nursing Science, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:125S-127S. 2007
  13. doi request reprint Developing a financial framework for academic service partnerships: models of the United States and Europe
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:295-304. 2010
    ..In the absence of descriptions in the literature on financial frameworks to support ASPs, the purpose of this paper is to present the supporting financial frameworks of a Swiss and a U.S. ASP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Complexity in caring for an ageing heart failure population: concomitant chronic conditions and age related impairments
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:263-70. 2004
    ..Moreover, suggestions are made on how these issues could be addressed and integrated in heart failure management by applying gerontological care principles in caring for the ageing heart failure population...
  15. doi request reprint Introducing Advanced Practice Nurses / Nurse Practitioners in health care systems: a framework for reflection and analysis
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:621-8. 2008
    ..It is crucial that this introduction is preceded by an in depth understanding of the concept of advanced practice nursing as well as an analysis of the context...
  16. ncbi request reprint Building bridges: the American Heart Association-European Society of Cardiology's International Nursing Collaboration
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, Basel CH 4056, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:251-3. 2003
    ..development of mentoring initiatives; (3). initiation of research collaboration; (4). development of joint guidelines; and (5). appointment of liaison persons of AHA to ESC and vice versa...
  17. ncbi request reprint Profiles of patients who experienced a late acute rejection due to nonadherence with immunosuppressive therapy
    S De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:1-14. 2001
    ..Nonadherence with immunosuppressive therapy is a major risk factor in the etiology of LAR. Patient profiles allow the identification of patients at risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Supporting medication adherence in renal transplantation (SMART): a pilot RCT to improve adherence to immunosuppressive regimens
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 20:359-68. 2006
    ..This pilot randomized controlled trial (RCT) tested the efficacy of an educational-behavioural intervention to increase adherence in non-adherent RTx patients. We also assessed how NAH evolves over time...
  19. ncbi request reprint Building bridges: the American Heart Association-European Society of Cardiology's International Nursing Collaboration
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 18:194-6. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of patterns and predictors of changes in self-reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy: Swiss HIV Cohort Study
    Tracy R Glass
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:197-203. 2010
    ..Adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) is a dynamic process, however, changes in adherence behavior over time are insufficiently understood...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nonadherence with immunosuppressive drugs: U.S. compared with European kidney transplant recipients
    Kris Denhaerynck
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 16:206-14. 2006
    ..System factors increasingly are suggested as important yet understudied correlates of nonadherence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Results of a randomized controlled pilot study of a self-management intervention for cancer pain
    Antje Koller
    Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:284-91. 2013
    ..S.-developed cancer pain self-management intervention, regarding feasibility and effect sizes in a German patient sample...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-reported non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy repeatedly assessed by two questions predicts treatment failure in virologically suppressed patients
    Tracy R Glass
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Antivir Ther 13:77-85. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the predictive value of longitudinal self-reported adherence data on viral rebound...
  24. ncbi request reprint Distress associated with adverse effects of immunosuppressive medication in kidney transplant recipients
    Antje Koller
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 20:40-6. 2010
    ..Understanding how patients experience symptoms is therefore important...
  25. doi request reprint Swiss Interdisciplinary Management Programme for Heart Failure (SWIM-HF): a randomised controlled trial study of an outpatient inter-professional management programme for heart failure patients in Switzerland
    Marcia E Leventhal
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13171. 2011
    ..The aim of this randomised controlled trial (RCT) was to test the effect on hospitalisation, mortality and quality of life of an adult ambulatory disease management programme for patients with HF in Switzerland...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of influenza vaccination among kidney transplant patients
    Lut Berben
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 19:312-7. 2009
    ..Immunosuppressive regimens increase kidney transplant patients' risk of contracting life-threatening influenza. However, little information exists about the prevalence and correlates of influenza vaccinations in this population...
  27. pmc Rationing of nursing care and its relationship to patient outcomes: the Swiss extension of the International Hospital Outcomes Study
    Maria Schubert
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:227-37. 2008
    ..Rationing was measured using the newly developed Basel Extent of Rationing of Nursing Care (BERNCA) instrument. Additional data were collected using an adapted version of the International Hospital Outcomes Study questionnaire...
  28. pmc Examining assumptions regarding valid electronic monitoring of medication therapy: development of a validation framework and its application on a European sample of kidney transplant patients
    Kris Denhaerynck
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:5. 2008
    ..To assess external validity, we examined if there were indications that using EM affected the sample representativeness...
  29. pmc Falls and consequent injuries in hospitalized patients: effects of an interdisciplinary falls prevention program
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:69. 2006
    ..Consequently, various hospital falls prevention programs have been implemented in the last decades. However, most of the programs had no sustained effects on falls reduction over extended periods of time...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity and correlates of alcohol use in adult renal transplant recipients
    Katharina Fierz
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 20:171-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to determine the prevalence, severity and correlates of alcohol use in renal transplant recipients...
  31. doi request reprint Computerized patient education in kidney transplantation: testing the content validity and usability of the Organ Transplant Information System (OTIS)
    Petra Schäfer-Keller
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 74:110-7. 2009
    ..To test content validity and usability of the Organ Transplant Information System (OTIS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, consequences, and determinants of nonadherence in adult renal transplant patients: a literature review
    Kris Denhaerynck
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Transpl Int 18:1121-33. 2005
    ..Because the evidence summarized in this review is based on older immunosuppressive regimens, further research should focus on prevalence, determinants and consequences of nonadherence with newer immunosuppressive regimens...
  33. ncbi request reprint Validation of a single item to assess daytime sleepiness for the Swiss Transplant Cohort Study
    Hanna Burkhalter
    University of Basel, Switzerland University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 23:220-8. 2013
    ..Thus there is a need to assess daytime sleepiness in clinical practice and transplant registries...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of selected alternative and complementary medicine in adult renal transplant patients
    Sascha Hess
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 23:56-62. 2009
    ..However, the prevalence of CAM use in renal transplant patients has not yet been assessed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Supporting self-management of pain in cancer patients: methods and lessons learned from a randomized controlled pilot study
    Antje Koller
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:1-8. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Validity of 2 sleep quality items to be used in a large cohort study of kidney transplant recipients
    Hanna Burkhalter
    University of Basel, Center for Chronobiology, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 21:27-35. 2011
    ..Poor sleep quality and poor daytime functioning affect many kidney transplant patients...
  37. doi request reprint Associations between rationing of nursing care and inpatient mortality in Swiss hospitals
    Maria Schubert
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistr 28, Basel 4056, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:230-8. 2012
    ..To explore the relationship between inpatient mortality and implicit rationing of nursing care, the quality of nurse work environments and the patient-to-nurse staffing ratio in Swiss acute care hospitals...
  38. doi request reprint Daytime sleepiness in renal transplant recipients is associated with immunosuppressive non-adherence: a cross-sectional, multi-center study
    Hanna Burkhalter
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division of Transplant Immunology and Nephrology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 28:58-66. 2014
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Correlates of self-reported nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients: the Swiss HIV Cohort Study
    Tracy R Glass
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:385-92. 2006
    ..Adherence is one of the most crucial issues in the clinical management of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  40. pmc Which patients with lower respiratory tract infections need inpatient treatment? Perceptions of physicians, nurses, patients and relatives
    Claudia Baehni
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Pulm Med 10:12. 2010
    ..This survey analyzed perceptions of physicians, nurses, patients and relatives about feasibility of outpatient management and required duration of hospital stay...
  41. doi request reprint Characteristics of hospital inpatient falls across clinical departments
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gerontology 54:342-8. 2008
    ..Although hospital studies have reported overall fall rates and injuries associated with falls, few have addressed population characteristics and circumstances of falls across clinical departments within a hospital setting...
  42. pmc Identifying thresholds for relationships between impacts of rationing of nursing care and nurse- and patient-reported outcomes in Swiss hospitals: a correlational study
    Maria Schubert
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:884-93. 2009
    ..Since at least some rationing of care appears inevitable, it is important to identify the thresholds of its influences in order to minimize its negative effects on patient outcomes...
  43. doi request reprint Non-adherence to immunosuppressive medication in renal transplant recipients within the scope of the Integrative Model of Behavioral Prediction: a cross-sectional study
    Gabriela Schmid-Mohler
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Zurich, Switerland
    Clin Transplant 24:213-22. 2010
    ....
  44. pmc Design and methodology of the Swiss Transplant Cohort Study (STCS): a comprehensive prospective nationwide long-term follow-up cohort
    Michael T Koller
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:347-55. 2013
    ..The STCS represents a promising novel project for comparative effectiveness research in transplantation medicine...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and consequences of nonadherence to hemodialysis regimens
    Kris Denhaerynck
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Crit Care 16:222-35; quiz 236. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to validate measurement methods and to establish clinically relevant operational definitions of nonadherence...
  46. doi request reprint Which interventions are used by health care professionals to enhance medication adherence in cardiovascular patients? A survey of current clinical practice
    Lut Berben
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 10:14-21. 2011
    ..As non-adherence, which can have severe negative outcomes, is common among cardiovascular patients, various interventions to improve adherence should be implemented in daily practice...
  47. doi request reprint Clinical consequences of non adherence to immunosuppressive medication in kidney transplant patients
    Kris Denhaerynck
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse, Basel, Switzerland
    Transpl Int 22:441-6. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Describing the evolution of medication nonadherence from pretransplant until 3 years post-transplant and determining pretransplant medication nonadherence as risk factor for post-transplant nonadherence to immunosuppressives: the Swiss Transplant Cohort S
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Transpl Int 27:657-66. 2014
    ..10; 95% CI: 2.29-4.21). As pretransplant MNA predicted post-transplant IMNA and a continuous increase in post-transplant IMNA was observed, early adherence-supporting interventions are indispensible...
  49. ncbi request reprint Interventions used by health care professionals to enhance medication adherence in transplant patients: a survey of current clinical practice
    Lut Berben
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Transplant 21:322-31. 2011
    ..OBJECTIVE-To identify transplant health care professionals' methods of assessing medication adherence, classify the used interventions, and measure those interventions' perceived effectiveness...
  50. ncbi request reprint Symptom management in HIV/AIDS: advancing the conceptualization
    Rebecca Spirig
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel and the Division of Clinical Nursing Science, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:333-44. 2005
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Levels and correlates of implicit rationing of nursing care in Swiss acute care hospitals--a cross sectional study
    Maria Schubert
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:230-9. 2013
    ..1) To describe the levels of implicit rationing of nursing care in Swiss acute care hospitals; (2) to explore the associations between nine selected potential rationing predictors and implicit rationing of nursing care...
  52. ncbi request reprint Frequencies of falls in Swiss hospitals: concordance between nurses' estimates and fall incident reports
    Barbara Cina-Tschumi
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:164-71. 2009
    ..However, the literature includes no validation of nurses' estimates of fall frequencies, which are the preferred assessment method in multi-centre surveys...
  53. doi request reprint How hospital leaders contribute to patient safety through the development of trust
    Corinne Auer
    Author Affiliations Clinical Nurse Specialist Ms Auer, Triemli City Hospital, Zurich Nurse Scientist Drs Schwendimann and Ausserhofer and Professor and Chair Dr De Geest, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel Chief of Nursing Development Ms Koch, Swiss Nursing Association SBK ASI, Bern, Switzerland
    J Nurs Adm 44:23-9. 2014
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Understanding the importance of using patient-reported outcome measures in patients with immune thrombocytopenia
    Monika Kirsch
    Institute of Nursing Science, University Basel, and Department of Hematology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Semin Hematol 50:S39-42. 2013
    ..This article provides insight on the importance of using PROs in ITP, summarizes the methodological steps to develop PRO instruments, and discusses challenges related to integrating PROs into research and clinical practice...
  55. doi request reprint Swiss Nursing Homes Human Resources Project (SHURP): protocol of an observational study
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Adv Nurs 70:915-26. 2014
    ..To explore the relationships among various nursing homes characteristics including work environment, careworker outcomes and resident outcomes in Swiss nursing homes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Basel Extent of Rationing of Nursing Care instrument
    Maria Schubert
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Nurs Res 56:416-24. 2007
    ..This instrument was used in the Swiss part of the International Hospital Outcome Study, in which implicit rationing of nursing care was studied...
  57. doi request reprint Validity and reliability on three European language versions of the Safety Organizing Scale
    Dietmar Ausserhofer
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:157-66. 2013
    ..As no comparable questionnaire exists in German, French and Italian, we explored the psychometric properties of SOS translations into each of those languages...
  58. doi request reprint A systematic evaluation of content, structure, and efficacy of interventions to improve patients' self-management of cancer pain
    Antje Koller
    Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:264-84. 2012
    ..Although the efficacy of interventions that support patients' self-management of cancer pain has been demonstrated in several studies, the most effective components of these interventions remain unknown...
  59. doi request reprint An ecological perspective on medication adherence
    Lut Berben
    University of Basel, Switzerland
    West J Nurs Res 34:635-53. 2012
    ..This paper describes an ecological model compromised of the most important factors at the patient-, micro-, meso- and macro-levels...
  60. ncbi request reprint Negotiating compliance in heart failure: remaining issues and questions
    Marcia J E Leventhal
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Division of Clinical Nursing Science, University Hospital of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:298-307. 2005
    ..Creative approaches to achieving a true partnership between providers and patients are needed if clinical outcomes are to improve...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Professional nursing--development and contents of a definition]
    Eilsabeth Spichiger
    Institut für Pflegewissenschaft, Universitat Basel
    Pflege 19:45-51. 2006
    ..It is necessary to develop new systems and models of care that meet population needs and have a lasting effect. Nursing education must take these future changes into consideration...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Two strong points and eight surrenders]
    Elisabeth Spichiger
    Institut für Pflegewissenschaft der Universität Basel
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 97:20-3. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint [Effects of cost saving strategies and staffing levels on patient and nurse outcomes. A literature review]
    Maria Schubert
    Institut für Pflegewissenschaft, Universitat Basel, Schweiz
    Pflege 18:320-8. 2005
    ..Thus, nursing care within hospitals represents not only a cost factor but also an important quality factor which is essential in order to be able to realize good patient's outcomes...
  64. doi request reprint Medication non-adherence as a critical factor in the management of presumed resistant hypertension: a narrative review
    Sabina De Geest
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    EuroIntervention 9:1102-9. 2014
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition in pediatric patients with cancer at diagnosis and throughout therapy: A multicenter cohort study
    Karin Zimmermann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:642-9. 2013
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Validity testing of the Long-Term Medication Behavior Self-Efficacy Scale
    Kris Denhaerynck
    University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nurs Meas 11:267-82. 2003
    ..Future research should focus on: (1) validation in a population with a more heterogenous level of adherence, and (2) making the scale more challenging by referring to "always taking the medication without exception."..
  67. doi request reprint Prevalence, patterns and predictors of nursing care left undone in European hospitals: results from the multicountry cross-sectional RN4CAST study
    Dietmar Ausserhofer
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:126-35. 2014
    ..Little is known of the extent to which nursing-care tasks are left undone as an international phenomenon...
  68. doi request reprint The association of patient safety climate and nurse-related organizational factors with selected patient outcomes: a cross-sectional survey
    Dietmar Ausserhofer
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:240-52. 2013
    ..Few studies have investigated the relationship between PSC and patient outcomes, considering possible confounding effects of other nurse-related organizational factors...
  69. ncbi request reprint Fall prevention in a Swiss acute care hospital setting Reducing multiple falls
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, and Division of Clinical Nursing Science, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:13-22. 2006
    ..The prolonged mean time to a first fall in a subgroup of fallers in the intervention group may indicate an increased awareness of the nurses and the appropriateness of the interventions used...
  70. ncbi request reprint Scientific misconduct: also an issue in nursing science?
    Katharina Fierz
    Delta Mu, Scientific collaborator, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nurs Scholarsh 46:271-80. 2014
    ..This article discusses the prevalence of SMC, risk factors and correlates of scientific misconduct in nursing science, and highlights interventional approaches to foster good scientific conduct...
  71. ncbi request reprint Differences in psychosocial and behavioral profiles between heart failure patients admitted to cardiology and geriatric wards
    Sabina De Geest
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:557-67. 2003
    ..Heart failure represents a growing epidemic, primarily in the elderly. Development and implementation of management programs designed for use in daily clinical practice remains a major challenge...
  72. pmc Adherence to the medical regimen during the first two years after lung transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 85:193-202. 2008
    ..Whether adherence levels differ in lung versus other types of transplant recipients is unknown...
  73. ncbi request reprint Liver versus cardiothoracic transplant candidates and their pretransplant psychosocial and behavioral risk profiles: good neighbors or complete strangers?
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 20:1020-30. 2007
    ..Instead of performing the pretransplant psychosocial and behavioral screening in an organ-specific fashion, our data support the use of a more general screening protocol...
  74. ncbi request reprint Use of electronic monitoring induces a 40-day intervention effect in HIV patients
    Ann E Deschamps
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:247-8. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Health professionals' perceptions of health status after renal transplantation: a comparison with transplantation candidates' expectations
    Irina Cleemput
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 76:176-82. 2003
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and symptom experience in tacrolimus-based regimens after renal transplantation: a multicentre study
    Philip Moons
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 16:653-64. 2003
    ..Therefore, interventions, including the screening and treatment for depression and the addressing of gender-specific issues, can enhance quality of life...
  77. ncbi request reprint [Interdisciplinary cooperation. Medicine and nursing--Siamese twins?]
    Annemarie Kesselring
    Institut für Pflegewissenschaft, Universitat Basel
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 95:17-9. 2002
  78. ncbi request reprint [Interdisciplinary collaboration. Nurse and doctor activities: sister and brother as Siamese twins?]
    Annemarie Kesselring
    L Institut des sciences infirmières, l Université de Bâle
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 96:51-3. 2003
  79. ncbi request reprint The role of nurses in a chest pain unit
    Kaat Siebens
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:265-72. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint A combination of poor adherence and a low baseline susceptibility score is highly predictive for HAART failure
    Kristien van Vaerenbergh
    Rega Institute and University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Antivir Chem Chemother 13:231-40. 2002
    ..Despite the presence of a limited number of baseline resistance mutations, perfectly adherent patients can control virus replication for a prolonged period...
  81. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: results from the Basel 2005 Nurses Cohort
    Wilma J M Scholte op Reimer
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:258-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine personal awareness of CVD risk among a cohort of cardiovascular nurses attending a European conference...
  82. ncbi request reprint Nonadherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy: clinically relevant patient categorization based on electronic event monitoring
    Eric Van Wijngaerden
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 18:327-30. 2002
    ..0001) between the two groups. Adherent patients had a better outcome, as shown by a larger drop in viral load (p = 0.011) and rise in CD4+ cell count (p = 0.035), showing that the algorithm-based categorization is clinically relevant...
  83. ncbi request reprint Report of the Psychosocial Outcomes Workgroup of the Nursing and Social Sciences Council of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: present status of research on psychosocial outcomes in cardiothoracic transplantation: review and rec
    Sandra Cupples
    Heart Transplant Program, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:716-25. 2006
    ..Implementing these changes in research design and substantive focus will ensure that psychosocial outcomes research will have maximum impact on transplant recipients' clinical care...
  84. ncbi request reprint Another perspective in understanding adherence: qualitative research in unraveling the behavioral dimension of heart failure management
    Sabina De Geest
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:164-5. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint [Caring for patients with heart failure: promoting self-care capacity]
    Marcia Leventhal
    Pflege Z 57:624-8. 2004
  86. pmc Stable partnership and progression to AIDS or death in HIV infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy: Swiss HIV cohort study
    Jim Young
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse 10, Basle, CH 4031, Switzerland
    BMJ 328:15. 2004
    ..To explore the association between a stable partnership and clinical outcome in HIV infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1-year follow up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization. Results from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularization
    Mattie Lenzen
    Department of Cardiology, Clinical Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:115-21. 2006
    ..The Euro Heart Survey on Revascularization (EHSCR) provided an opportunity to assess pharmacological treatment and outcome in patients with proven CAD who were ineligible for revascularization...
  88. ncbi request reprint Growing pains: non-adherence with the immunosuppressive regimen in adolescent transplant recipients
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 9:381-90. 2005
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint The economic implications of non-adherence after renal transplantation
    Irina Cleemput
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:1217-34. 2004
    ..This study illustrates the impact of non-adherence on the cost utility of renal transplantation versus haemodialysis from the societal perspective and examines the scope for adherence-enhancing interventions...
  90. ncbi request reprint Caliber of quality-of-life assessments in congenital heart disease: a plea for more conceptual and methodological rigor
    Philip Moons
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1062-9. 2004
    ..However, quality of life can be an ambiguous concept that is hindered by methodological weaknesses, a situation that can prevent the drawing of firm conclusions...
  91. ncbi request reprint Effect of late medication non-compliance on outcome after heart transplantation: a 5-year follow-up
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven, Belgium
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:1245-51. 2004
    ..The current prospective HTX cohort study explores the predictive value of late non-compliance (>1 year after HTX) during a 5-year follow-up using the Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS) for compliance assessment...
  92. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health status in adults with congenital heart disease: a direct comparison with healthy counterparts
    Philip Moons
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:407-13. 2006
    ..This study therefore assessed the quality of life and perceived health of adults with congenital heart disease and compared these two measures with those reported by healthy control subjects...
  93. ncbi request reprint Individual quality of life in adults with congenital heart disease: a paradigm shift
    Philip Moons
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 26:298-307. 2005
    ..Therefore, this study examined individual quality of life in adults with congenital heart disease and explored potential differences with those reported by matched, healthy control subjects...
  94. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy in a population of HIV patients using Medication Event Monitoring System
    Ann E Deschamps
    University Hospitals KU Leuven, Department of Internal Medicine, Leuven, Belgium
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:644-57. 2004
    ..04) than adherent patients. Identified correlates of nonadherence may help clinicians in detecting patients with HIV at risk for nonadherence and can support the development of adherence enhancing interventions...
  95. ncbi request reprint Critique on the conceptualisation of quality of life: a review and evaluation of different conceptual approaches
    Philip Moons
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:891-901. 2006
    ..Furthermore, our findings can assist researchers in developing more rigourous quality-of-life research...
  96. ncbi request reprint Depression and the heart: a systematic overview of definition, measurement, consequences and treatment of depression in cardiovascular disease
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, University Hospital of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:45-55. 2002
    ..In addition, a step-by-step guide is provided in order to help non-psychiatric healthcare providers in dealing with depressed patients...
  97. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of different adherence measures using electronic monitoring and virologic failure as reference standards
    Ann E Deschamps
    University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Internal Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:735-43. 2008
    ..Combining the VAS with the SHCS-AQ seems a feasible nonadherence measure for daily clinical practice. Self-reports perform better after electronic monitoring: their diagnostic value could be lower when given independently...
  98. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depression symptoms at 10 years after heart transplantation: continuous attention required
    Fabienne Dobbels
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 17:424-31. 2004
    ..e. training patients who are using passive coping to use problem-solving capacities instead and motivating them to engage in social life and sports activities...
  99. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive care for adults with congenital heart disease: expanding roles for nurses
    Philip Moons
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:23-8. 2002
    ..In particular, an advanced practice nurse seems to be pre-eminent to optimise illness management of adult patients with congenital heart disease...
  100. ncbi request reprint Transformational leadership: worthwhile the investment!
    Sabina De Geest
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:3-5. 2003
  101. ncbi request reprint Adherence to long-term therapies management: a call for cardiovascular nursing managers and policymakers
    Eduardo Sabate
    World Health Organization OMS, NMH 4059 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 19:28-9. 2004