Mary Ellen Dellefield

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary care planning and the written care plan in nursing homes: a critical review
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 91617, USA
    Gerontologist 46:128-33. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Using the Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-III) system as a staffing tool in nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing, VA San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:160-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the resident assessment instrument/minimum data set in the nursing home as organization: implications for quality improvement in RN clinical assessment
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Health Care System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:377-86. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Quality assurance and performance improvement in nursing homes: using evidence-based protocols to observe nursing care processes in real time
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Patient Care Services, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:43-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care: lessons learned from a cohort of nursing home residents with advanced Huntington disease
    Mary E Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 43:186-92. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The work of the RN Minimum Data Set coordinator in its organizational context
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:42-51. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Best practices in nursing homes. Clinical supervision, management, and human resource practices
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:197-207. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Nursing staff descriptions of clinical supervision and management inVeterans Affairs-affiliated nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:66-74. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Observing how RNs use clinical time in a nursing home: a pilot study
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 33:256-63. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Organizational correlates of the risk-adjusted pressure ulcer prevalence and subsequent survey deficiency citation in California nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, John A Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric, Nursing Capacity Scholar, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:345-58. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary care planning and the written care plan in nursing homes: a critical review
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 91617, USA
    Gerontologist 46:128-33. 2006
    ..This article is a critical review the history, research evidence, and state-of-the-art technology in interdisciplinary care planning and the written plan of care in American nursing homes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using the Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-III) system as a staffing tool in nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing, VA San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:160-5. 2006
    ..The lessons learned about the advantages and limitations in using RUG-III as a staffing tool are summarized. These lessons are applicable to RUG-53, the January 2006 refinement of RUG-III...
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the resident assessment instrument/minimum data set in the nursing home as organization: implications for quality improvement in RN clinical assessment
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Health Care System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:377-86. 2007
    ..Evidence-based suggestions to enhance RN competence in RAI/MDS clinical assessments, given existing organizational barriers, are provided...
  4. doi request reprint Quality assurance and performance improvement in nursing homes: using evidence-based protocols to observe nursing care processes in real time
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Patient Care Services, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 28:43-51. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care: lessons learned from a cohort of nursing home residents with advanced Huntington disease
    Mary E Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 43:186-92. 2011
    ..This framework is used to summarize the clinical lessons that nursing staff and interdisciplinary team members learned about caring well for institutionalized individuals with advanced HD...
  6. doi request reprint The work of the RN Minimum Data Set coordinator in its organizational context
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:42-51. 2008
    ..Shortell et al.'s continuous quality framework of structural, technical, cultural, and strategic organizational dimensions was used to categorize descriptive themes. Clinical implications of the study findings are summarized...
  7. doi request reprint Best practices in nursing homes. Clinical supervision, management, and human resource practices
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:197-207. 2008
    ..Organizational barriers and facilitators of these best practices are described...
  8. doi request reprint Nursing staff descriptions of clinical supervision and management inVeterans Affairs-affiliated nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:66-74. 2008
    ..Themes associated with these behaviors were identified using content analysis. Implications for nurses in supervisory, managerial, and leadership roles in nursing homes and other clinical settings are presented...
  9. doi request reprint Observing how RNs use clinical time in a nursing home: a pilot study
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 33:256-63. 2012
    ..RNs spent 59% of their time on indirect care. Little direct care could be linked with specific clinical categories relevant to pressure ulcer prevention. RNs are challenged to use RN clinical time more strategically...
  10. ncbi request reprint Organizational correlates of the risk-adjusted pressure ulcer prevalence and subsequent survey deficiency citation in California nursing homes
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, John A Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric, Nursing Capacity Scholar, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:345-58. 2006
    ..05, p < .001), more licensed nurses (OR = 2.74, p < .05), a size of 160 beds or more (OR = 1.93, p < .01), and survey teams from specific counties (OR ranging from 2.3 to 6.8, p < .05)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-monitoring of a stress reduction technique using wrist-worn counters
    Jill E Bormann
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    J Healthc Qual 29:45-52. 2007
    ..84) with retrospective self-reports, indicating that such counters may be a reliable self-monitoring tool and could be used to measure a variety of other behavioral health quality indicators...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence rate of pressure ulcers in California nursing homes: using the OSCAR database to develop a risk-adjustment model
    Mary Ellen Dellefield
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:13-21. 2004