Affiliation: Royal Free Hospital
- Part one: Restoring patients to health outcomes and indicators of advanced nursing practice in adult critical careCarol Ball
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
Int J Nurs Pract 9:356-67. 2003..In the second paper of this series, the intervening conditions that affect the expression of legitimate influence will be discussed...
- Moving on from 'patient dependency' and 'nursing workload' to managing risk in critical careCarol Ball
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London NW3 2QG, UK
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:62-8. 2004..Thus the tool requires further refinement and testing. We chose to publish at this time because we feel the paper offers a new way of examining the contribution of nurses working in critical care...
- Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar syndrome - clinical guidelinesKaren de Beer
ICU, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, UK
Nurs Crit Care 13:5-11. 2008..The admission of patients to the intensive care unit (ICU) with DKA and HHS is rare, and management of patients' diverse problems is prone to error because of a lack of familiarity...
- Improving rehabilitation following transfer from ICUCarol Ball
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:209-10. 2008
- Achieving tight glycaemic controlCarol Ball
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, UK
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:137-44. 2007..The results demonstrate the effectiveness of a staged approach and the achievement of TGC...
- Effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital and readmission to critical care: non-randomised population based studyCarol Ball
Critical Care Unit, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London NW3 2QG
BMJ 327:1014. 2003..To determine the effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital after discharge from critical care and readmission to critical care...
- Part two: The core components of legitimate influence and the conditions that constrain or facilitate advanced nursing practice in adult critical careCarol Ball
Adult Critical Care Nursing, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
Int J Nurs Pract 10:10-20. 2004..This paper portrays how intervening conditions can impinge upon this and the exercise of legitimate influence...
- Achieving compliance with the European Working Time Directive in a large teaching hospital: a strategic approachGareth J Jones
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London
Clin Med 4:427-30. 2004....
- Practice is individual, research is local, knowledge is internationalCarol Ball
Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, United Kingdom
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:1-3. 2007
- "Realising the potential of critical care nurses": an exploratory study of the factors that affect and comprise the nursing contribution to the recovery of critically ill patientsCarol Ball
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 19:226-38. 2003..Emphasis had been placed on the results and implications of these for nursing practice. For a more in-depth account, the full report can be accessed on www.lscn.co.uk...
- Predictors of adverse events in patients after discharge from the intensive care unitWendy Chaboyer
Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia
Am J Crit Care 17:255-63; quiz 264. 2008..Patients discharged from the intensive care unit may be at risk of adverse events because of complex care needs...
- Patients at risk: the fundamental problemCarol Ball
Aust Crit Care 19:44-5. 2006
- Whither critical care outreach?Carol Ball
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:127-9. 2006
- The devil is in the detailCarol Ball
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:71-2. 2002
- Critical care outreach services--do they make a difference?Carol Ball
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:257-60. 2002
- Medical devices and their role in the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia--challenging some sacred cows!Carol Ball
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:131-4. 2005
- Update on cervical cancer screening. Current diagnostic and evidence-based management protocolsCarol Ball
University of Minnesota Twin Cities Integrated Residency in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health, Regions Hospital, St Paul, MN, USA
Postgrad Med 113:59-64, 70. 2003..These revisions are designed to facilitate communication between the clinician and the laboratory and to improve the clinician's ability to accurately interpret the cytology report and plan initial management of any abnormalities...
- An international perspective on gender differences in anxiety early after acute myocardial infarctionDebra K Moser
College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
Psychosom Med 65:511-6. 2003....
- An international perspective on the time to treatment for acute myocardial infarctionKathleen Dracup
School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Ave, Rm N319, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 35:317-23. 2003..To compare delay and circumstances of decisions to seek care in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the United States (US), England, Australia, South Korea, and Japan...
- Investigating the effectiveness of critical care outreach services: a systematic reviewLisa Esmonde
School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Intensive Care Med 32:1713-21. 2006..We explored the impact of critical care outreach activity on patient and service outcomes and aimed to contribute to developing a typology of critical care outreach services...
- Sick hospitals-Is there a cure?Carol Ball
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:251-2. 2006
- A five-country comparison of anxiety early after acute myocardial infarctionMarla J De Jong
University of Kentucky, College of Nursing /US Air Force, Lexington, KY, USA
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:129-34. 2004..Even though various cultures were represented in this study, culture itself did not account for variations in anxiety after AMI. It appears that anxiety after AMI is a universal phenomenon...
- International comparison of factors associated with delay in presentation for AMI treatmentSharon McKinley
Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, and Northern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:225-30. 2004..Prehospital delay in response to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptoms is well documented in the US and Europe, but little is known about it in Asian countries where cardiovascular disease is increasing...