hospital based home care services
Summary: Hospital-sponsored provision of health services, such as nursing, therapy, and health-related homemaker or social services, in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
Publications192 found, 100 shown here
- Impact of a home-based walking and resistance training program on quality of life in patients with heart failureR K Oka
University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing, 90095 6918, USA
Am J Cardiol 85:365-9. 2000..A moderate intensity home-based combined walking and resistance program for patients with class II to III HF is safe and effective in reducing symptoms and improving QOL...
- Economic evaluation of an acute paediatric hospital at home clinical trialA Bagust
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GE, UK
Arch Dis Child 87:489-92. 2002..To compare the privately borne and NHS costs of hospital at home (HAH) and conventional inpatient care for children with selected acute conditions...
- Randomised controlled trial comparing hospital at home care with inpatient hospital care. I: three month follow up of health outcomesS Shepperd
Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 316:1786-91. 1998..To compare hospital at home care with inpatient hospital care in terms of patient outcomes...
- Patient and carer satisfaction with 'hospital at home': quantitative and qualitative results from a randomised controlled trialAndrew Wilson
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester
Br J Gen Pract 52:9-13. 2002..Hospital At Home' schemes are set to increase in the United Kingdom (UK) in response to the NHS Plan. To date, little detailed work has been done on the acceptability of these schemes to patients and their carers...
- A randomized trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and home intervention in the care of hospitalized patientsT Nikolaus
Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Ulm and Bethesda Geriatric Clinic, Germany
Age Ageing 28:543-50. 1999..to prove the effectiveness of geriatric evaluation and management for elderly, hospitalized patients, combined with post-discharge home intervention by an interdisciplinary team...
- Hospital in the home is cost saving for appropriately selected patients: a comparison with in-hospital careC Raina MacIntyre
National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
Int J Qual Health Care 14:285-93. 2002..The heterogeneous nature of HITH and the clinical complexity of patients is the greatest obstacle to making valid comparisons between the two modes of care...
- Hospital in the home: a randomised controlled trialG A Caplan
Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 170:156-60. 1999..To compare treatment of acute illness at home and in hospital, assessing safety, effect on geriatric complications, and patient/carer satisfaction...
- Hospital at home services for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a survey of British practiceM K Johnson
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 16 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow
Health Bull (Edinb) 59:163-70. 2001....
- Hospital at home for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review of evidenceFelix S F Ram
National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children s Health, London NW1 4RG
BMJ 329:315. 2004..To evaluate the efficacy of hospital at home schemes compared with inpatient care in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
- Home hospitalisation of exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patientsC Hernandez
Servei de Pneumologia ICPCT, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
Eur Respir J 21:58-67. 2003..A comprehensive home care intervention in selected chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations appears as cost effective. The home hospitalisation intervention generates better outcomes at lower costs than conventional care...
- Hospital at home or acute hospital care? A cost minimisation analysisJ Coast
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
BMJ 316:1802-6. 1998..To compare, from the viewpoints of the NHS and social services and of patients, the costs associated with early discharge to a hospital at home scheme and those associated with continued care in an acute hospital...
- Randomised controlled trial comparing hospital at home care with inpatient hospital care. II: cost minimisation analysisS Shepperd
Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 316:1791-6. 1998..To examine the cost of providing hospital at home in place of some forms of inpatient hospital care...
- A randomized controlled trial of a hospital at home service for the terminally illG E Grande
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
Palliat Med 14:375-85. 2000..Thus whilst CHAH was not found to increase the likelihood of remaining at home, at appeared to be associated with better quality home care...
- Pre-discharge home visits with older people: time to review practiceGail Mountain
School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
Health Soc Care Community 11:146-54. 2003..The introduction of a new range of services bridging hospital and home raises the need for an urgent, critical appraisal of this practice...
- General practitioners' and district nurses' views of hospital at home for palliative careC J Todd
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
Palliat Med 16:251-4. 2002..With the emergence of Primary Care Trusts, NHS commissioning of hospice at home services will more firmly rest with primary care practitioners, who on balance clearly prize them...
- How great a burden does early discharge to hospital-at-home impose on carers? A randomized controlled trialD Gunnell
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
Age Ageing 29:137-42. 2000..to assess the effects of an early discharge hospital-at-home scheme on self-reported carer strain and quality of life...
- Home hospital-toward a tighter definitionBruce Leff
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2141. 2004
- What do we know about hospital at home? Lessons from international experienceSteve Iliffe
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 1:141-7. 2002..This discussion paper uses the findings of a systematic review of the literature evaluating hospital at home and hospital in the home services to answer questions surrounding the supplementary or substitution status of these services...
- Nurse-managed heart failure programmes in the NetherlandsSanne de Loor
Netherlands Heart Foundation, PO Box 300, 2501 CH The Hague, The Netherlands
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:123-9. 2002..A lot of questions in regard to the most optimal content and the organisation of HF management programmes remain unanswered...
- Stroke unit care combined with early supported discharge: long-term follow-up of a randomized controlled trialHild Fjaertoft
Department of Neuroscience and Motion, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Stroke 34:2687-91. 2003..The aim of this trial was to evaluate the long-term effects of an extended stroke unit service (ESUS), characterized by early supported discharge. The short-term effects were published previously...
- A nurse-led service for acute exacerbation of COPDAnnette Pilling
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan
Nurs Times 99:32-4. 2003..A recent survey of patient satisfaction questionnaires has shown that most patients are happy with the service and find it beneficial to have their acute episode managed at home...
- [A home care adjustment help provided by a local medical support hospital--the role of home care adjusting full time nursing master]Sumiko Maruo
Nursing Cosultation Staff, Local Cooperation Room, The Tama Nanbu Chiiki Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:59-61. 2005..Meanwhile, we also introduce a home care adjustment procedure to home IVH induced patients who require advanced medical treatments for home recuperation, when they discharged from the hospital...
- [Assisted home care of patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Earlier discharge to treatment, monitoring and care at home led by a respiratory nurse]Thomas Jørgen Ringbaek
H S Hvidovre Hospital, Lungemedicinsk klinik
Ugeskr Laeger 165:2091-5. 2003..We recommend that assisted home care is tested in Denmark...
- [Medical network in home palliative care]Akitaka Yoshizawa
Kaname cho Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:489-91. 2002..difficulty of family care. We think that in the case of home palliative care it is necessary to establish a closer connection and a relationship of mutual trust among medical coworkers...
- A randomized trial of home oxygen therapy from the emergency department for acute bronchiolitisLalit Bajaj
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Children s Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
Pediatrics 117:633-40. 2006..No study has evaluated discharge from the emergency department (ED) on home oxygen. This study evaluated the feasibility and safety of ED discharge on home oxygen in the treatment of acute bronchiolitis...
- Using a home care model to monitor bilirubin levels in early discharged infantsGlenn Richmond
Department of Outcomes Management Research and Development, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Top Health Inf Manage 24:39-41. 2003....
- [Roles of nursing counseling room in home medical care]Naoko Omae
Nursing Counseling Room, Hachinohe City Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:502-4. 2002..We are determined to work to find solutions for these challenges...
- An outreach programme for patients with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseN M Murphy
Department of Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Dublin 9, Ireland
Ir Med J 96:137-40. 2003..Forty percent of smokers had abstained from smoking at the end of three months. In summary, the COPD Outreach programme is a safe and effective alternative to acute hospital care for selected patients with exacerbations of COPD...
- [Hospital at home: assessment of early discharge in terms of patients mortality and satisfaction]G Damiani
Istituto di Igiene, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma
Ann Ig 18:89-96. 2006..03, 0.02). Our results underline the effectiveness of this organizational model, as an alternative to continued care in an acute hospital. Further useful considerations could be drawn by economic evaluation studies carried out on field...
- [Formulation of policies for promoting home medical care by a university hospital--report of planned and convened case review sessions]Hamae Nagai
Dept of In home Medical Care, Tokyo Women s Medical University Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:555-8. 2002..Smooth cooperation with visiting nurses and home doctors was achieved; 5. Nursing from a broader point of view became possible; and 6. A place for identifying problems and tasks under the present situation was provided...
- [Present situation of terminal care and home rehabilitation at Karuizawa Hospital]Emi Komiyama
Karuizawa Municipal Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:540-3. 2002..The rehabilitation system for home care at each phase is discussed in association with practical side and problems of the rehabilitation in the future terminal care...
- [Consideration of home care for patients with advanced cancer--surgeon's viewpoint]Yoshifumi Inoue
Dept of Surgery, Nissay Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:23-6. 2003..As a surgeon, I think that we must make use of the system of home care established to allow patients to live at home when they wish to do so, and I want to let them stay in the hospital if they prefer so...
- [Medical care in home for stroke patients]Junichi Shiota
Ushioda Clinic, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, Japan
No To Shinkei 57:569-75. 2005
- [Method for home parenteral nutrition (HPN) at Daikou Sunadabashi Clinic]Yuka Sugimoto
Daikou Sunadabashi Clinic
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:138-41. 2003..5) We use an HPN pump. (6) We select a simple way of infusion and adjust it to the patient's condition. In this way, we use HPN easily at home with the aid of a visiting nurse, visiting pharmacist, families, and us...
- A randomized, controlled trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and multidisciplinary intervention after discharge of elderly from the emergency department--the DEED II studyGideon A Caplan
Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1417-23. 2004..To study the effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) and multidisciplinary intervention on elderly patients sent home from the emergency department (ED)...
- Early supported discharge services for stroke patients: a meta-analysis of individual patients' dataPeter Langhorne
Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Level 3, Centre Block, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 OSF, UK
Lancet 365:501-6. 2005..Services have been developed that offer patients early discharge from hospital with rehabilitation at home (early supported discharge [ESD]). We have assessed the effects and costs of such services...
- Early discharge following uncomplicated appendicectomy in childrenMichael Pfeil
Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, University of East Anglia
Paediatr Nurs 16:15-8. 2004..The pivotal importance of the outreach nursing input was demonstrated when the expected visit did not materialise for one child...
- Treating acute infections by telemedicine in the homeLawrence Eron
Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
Clin Infect Dis 39:1175-81. 2004..Telemedicine in the home results in considerable savings by averting or shortening hospital stays...
- Home trialCarol Davis
Nurs Stand 19:20-1. 2004
- A chronic disease management programme can reduce days in hospital for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseH Rea
South Auckland Division of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Intern Med J 34:608-14. 2004..A steady increase in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) admissions was addressed by enhancing primary care to provide intensive chronic disease management...
- Multiprofessional follow up of patients after subarachnoid haemorrhageAnne Jarvis
Department of Neurosurgery, Hope Hospital, Salford
Br J Nurs 13:1262-7. 2004..Although this innovative system does address follow-up need, improvements could be made to ensure that all patients receive an equitable service...
- [Discharge and introduction to home care for 70 year old terminally ill patient with metastatic gastrointestinal cancer]Tadashi Wada
Aozora Medical Clinic
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:35-7. 2003..The effective management of the discharge of this patient and introduction to home care, consisting of visits by physicians and community nurses is described...
- [Management of home care for the advanced cancer patient from the standpoint of home hospice]Yoshikazu Ashino
Dept of Surgery, Fukushima Rousai Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:27-30. 2003..At the final stage, it is important to support families and repeatedly provide guidance for the peaceful death...
- [Care for children with tracheostomy]Randi Solheim Salvesen
Klinikk for anestesi og akuttmedisin, St Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:907-9. 2005..Modern technology has improved the quality of life for children with tracheostomy and home ventilators...
- Nurse follow-up of patients with diabetes: randomized controlled trialFrances Kam Yuet Wong
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
J Adv Nurs 50:391-402. 2005..This paper reports a study comparing the outcomes of diabetic patients undergoing either early discharge or routine care...
- [Management of cancer patients for discharge by a consultation doctor specialized in palliative care]Etsuko Aruga
Division of Palliative Care, International Medical Center of Japan
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:31-4. 2003..Help to continue with activities of daily life and to cope with the cancer at home, and 6. Characterize of the medical advisor as a member of an interdisciplinary team...
- [Home care of patients with malignant tumor--from in-hospital care to home care viewpoint of cancer care]Yumiko Ogushi
Palliative Care Unit, Nursing Manager, Higashi Sapporo Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:38-41. 2003....
- [Palliative care for the patients and their families]Shoko Ando
Dept of Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:45-8. 2003..It has been required that nurses in hospitals and home health nurses function to raise patients' self-care...
- [The role of nurses in the introduction of home parenteral nutrition (HPN)]Tomoko Takahashi
Dept of Internal Medicine, Osaka City Sumiyoshi Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:84-7. 2003..Moreover, it is important to promote the will of patients though active information and to suggest a management plan suitable to their lifestyles...
- [Method for home parenteral nutrition (HPN) at Daikou Sunadabashi Clinic]Yuka Sugimoto
Daikou Sunadabashi Clinic
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:138-41. 2003..5. We use an HPN pump. 6. We select a simple way of infusion and adjust it to the patient's condition. In this way, we use HPN easily at home with the aid of a visiting nurse, visiting pharmacist, families, and us...
- An interdisciplinary approach to transitioning ventilator-dependent patients to homeMary Lou Warren
St Luke s Lung Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 19:67-73. 2004..This article describes how an interdisciplinary team used a quality process to develop and implement tools to assist with discharge planning in this complex patient population...
- Early discharge of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseSue Burton
Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Nurs Times 100:65-7. 2004..The airflow limitation is usually both progressive and associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lungs to noxious particles or gases' (Pauwels et al, 2001)...
- Neonatal transitional careKaren Lasby
Neonatal Transition Team, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta
Can Nurse 100:18-23. 2004..The NTCP models neonatal care that is seamless across the healthcare system and congruent with the needs of the infant and family...
- [Home medical care network in the community supporting hospital--nursing consultant acting for community coordination]Yoko Ohtsu
Community Healthcare Coordination Office, Tama Nambu Chiiki Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:173-5. 2003..Activities of the hospital are studied to cope with the changes in healthcare trend...
- Postoperative shoulder surgery initiative (POSSI): an interim report of major shoulder surgery as a day case procedureK Russon
Department of Anaesthesia, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
Br J Anaesth 97:869-73. 2006..We describe a pilot study investigating the feasibility and acceptance of community based continuous interscalene brachial plexus blockade (CIBPB) to provide effective analgesia for day case shoulder surgery...
- Interventions aimed at reducing problems in adult patients discharged from hospital to home: a systematic meta-reviewPatriek Mistiaen
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 7:47. 2007..The objective was to synthesize the evidence presented in literature on the effectiveness of interventions aimed to reduce post-discharge problems in adults discharged home from an acute general care hospital...
- [Assistance for improving QOL of patients with terminal disease cared at home]Hatsue Kitamikado
Dept of Visiting Nurses, Community Medical Center, National Health Insurance Directly Managed General Hospital, Kimitsu Central Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:484-6. 2002..the patient discloses his/her worry; 3. the patient can choose the way of living; 4. caregiver can cope with the change; 5. caregiver can maintain the nursing capability; 6. the medical provider's assistance system is established...
- Supported discharge shortens hospital stay in patients hospitalized because of an exacerbation of COPDE Sala
Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Eur Respir J 17:1138-42. 2001....
- Future of end-of-life care: the managed care organization perspectiveRichard D Brumley
Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, 12200 Bellflower Boulevard, Downey, CA 90242, USA
J Palliat Med 5:263-70. 2002
- Delayed discharge. Must get out more oftenLiz Lees
Birmingham Heartlands and Soilhull Trust
Health Serv J 114:22-3. 2004..The loss of vital information between health and social services undermines discharges' credibility. Pooled budgets between the two sectors are a powerful means of fostering innovation...
- [Discharge planning for home care]T Tashiro
Dept. of Medical Social Work and Discharge Planning, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 28:15-9. 2001..The role of the home care coordinator is to relieve patients of their anxiety about home care. As a result, the number of home care patients has gradually increased...
- [How to support the death at home]K Adachi
Dept. of Surgery, Tazawako Municipal Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 28:133-5. 2001..The patients with chronic and gradually deteriorating conditions, such as cancer and aging itself, tend to die at home and this is effectively supported by the 24-hour home medical care service...
- [A review of 18 home care patients who had gastrostomosis]Akihiro Futamura
Dept of Internal Medicine, Shinseikai Toyama Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:248-50. 2006..Our study revealed that gastrostomosis is very effective and helpful in the continuation of home care for a long period of time...
- [Early supported discharge for patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]Thomas J Ringbaek
Hvidovre Hospital, Hjerte Lungemedicinsk Afdeling
Ugeskr Laeger 170:47-50. 2008..However, experience of ESD in Denmark has not been reported...
- [The roles and tasks of palliative care team in home-care]Masumi Shimanaka
Dept of Nursing, Saiseikai Yokohamashi Nanbu Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:352-4. 2006..2) Make sure to obtain several beds for a respite hospitalization. (3) Conduct training of medical staff on palliative care. (4) Plan enlightenment activities for patients, families, and local residents for palliative care...
- The imPaCT study: a randomised controlled trial to evaluate a hospital palliative care teamG W Hanks
Unit of Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology, University of Bristol, Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, Horfield Road, Bristol BS2 8ED, UK
Br J Cancer 87:733-9. 2002....
- Continuous home care monitoring services through INTERLIFES Maglavera
NETSMART S A, Athens, Greece
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5200-3. 2006..Six test sites are participating in the validation trials, more specifically EAP Sardenya and MUTUAM in Spain, Hippokrateion Hospital and AHEPA Hospital in Greece, RAMIT in Belgium and University of Regensburg Medical Centre in Germany...
- [Discussion on care management operation of a visiting nurse--a case of increased ADL by the support of independent life]Minako Shiraishi
Dept of Nursing Care Insurance, Omigawa General Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:461-4. 2002....
- Immediate and early discharge for patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: is there a role in "real life"?Mahendran Chetty
Respiratory Unit, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, Scotland, UK
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 1:401-7. 2006..We highlight the current literature which has evaluated the role of hospital at home and assisted discharge schemes and discuss our own "real life" service operating in a large teaching hospital in Scotland...
- The community case management program: for 12 years, caring at its bestCyndy Hunt Luzinski
Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Geriatr Nurs 29:207-15. 2008....
- [Home care for terminal patients and information technology]Keiko Hasegawa
Higashimatsudo Municipal Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:432-5. 2002..A more expanded system is now being developed as a new enterprise of Matsudo Medical Association following this system...
- [Noninvasive mechanical ventilation in Valencia, Spain: from theory to practice]Eusebi Chiner
Hospital Universitario San Juan de Alicante, Alicante, Espana
Arch Bronconeumol 45:118-22. 2009..To obtain representative data on the frequency of use and availability of resources for noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) in hospitals (acute respiratory failure) and at home (chronic respiratory failure)...
- The functions of hospital-based home care for people with severe mental illness in TaiwanXuan Yi Huang
School of Nursing and Nursing Department, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 19:368-79. 2010..The purposes of this study were to understand the functions of hospital-based home care for people with severe mental illness in Taiwan, and the factors that affect functions of professionals who provide hospital-based home care...
- Organizational attributes valued by hospital, home care, and district nurses in the United States and New ZealandLinda Flynn
College of Nursing, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07102 USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 37:67-72. 2005..To determine whether hospital-based, home care, and district nurses identify a core set of organizational attributes in the nursing work environment that they value as important to the support of professional practice...
- Pain and pain alleviation in hospital-based home care: demographic, biological and treatment factorsPer Anders Heedman
Palliative Advisory Team, Linkoping University Hospital, 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
Support Care Cancer 11:35-40. 2003..In conclusion, the results of this study indicate biological differences in pain alleviation and the need for a more structured way of working...
- An estimation of the cost per visit of nursing home care servicesHo Sihn Ryu
Korea University, College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea
Nurs Econ 27:111-8. 2009..The results have great potential for use in nursing service cost analysis methodology, which is an essential step in developing a policy for providing home care...
- Patterns of referral to a palliative care unit: an indicator of different attitudes toward the dying patient?Per Anders Heedman
Palliative Advisory Team, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
J Palliat Med 5:101-6. 2002....
- Existential loneliness in a palliative home care settingLisa Sand
ASIH Långbro Park, Unit for Palliative Medicine and Advanced Medical Home Care, Älvsjö, Sweden
J Palliat Med 9:1376-87. 2006..The diagnosis of an incurable disease implies an existential crisis. This study focused on the emotions, perceptions, and experiences of existential isolation in palliative patients with cancer and their families...
- Effectiveness of a discharge-planning program and home visits for meeting the physical care needs of children with cancerMedine Caliskan Yilmaz
Pediatric Oncology Clinic, Ege University, 13500, Izmir, Turkey
Support Care Cancer 18:243-53. 2010..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a discharge-planning program on helping caregivers meet the physical care needs of children with cancer...
- [Economic evaluation of visiting nurse services for the low-income elderly with long-term care needs]Tae Wha Lee
College of Nursing, Nursing Policy Research Institute, Yonsei University, Korea
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 34:191-201. 2004..This study aimed to evaluate economic viability of public health center visiting nurse services for the low-income elderly with long-term care needs...
- How to start or change a daily insulin regimen without a specialist in diabetes. Effectiveness and RAND assessment of practical schemes for in-hospital or hospital-based home care services useA V Ciardullo
Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Unit, Internal Medicine, Ramazzini Hospital, Carpi, Modena, Italy
Acta Diabetol 43:22-5. 2006..There was a high level of agreement between panellists in judging 'appropriate' the practical schemes to start or change a daily insulin regimen without a diabetologist...
- Epidemiology, features and outcome of pain in patients with advanced hematological malignancies followed in a home care program: an Italian surveyPasquale Niscola
Haematology Division, Tor Vergata University, Sant Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
Ann Hematol 86:671-6. 2007..Therefore, pain is a major problem in patients affected by advanced hematological malignancies, and its management can be effective and feasible when carried out by a skilled HC team...
- Coping strategies in the presence of one's own impending death from cancerLisa Sand
Unit for Palliative Medicine and Advanced Medical Home Care, ASIH Långbro Park, Stockholm, Sweden
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:13-22. 2009..The new knowledge about how strategies in the presence of one's own impending death can develop and be used is perhaps the most novel and clinically relevant contribution of this study...
- Home care for persons with AIds: a case-control study to identify determinants of referral to a hospital-based schemeG Antonucci
Epidemiologic Department, National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani IRCCS, Rome, Italy
J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 15:322-8. 2001....
- Cost as a study outcome: sensitivity of study conclusions to the method of estimating costM K Chapko
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 98108, USA
Med Care 37:AS37-44. 1999..faced by researchers performing clinical trials which include a cost component: Which health care services should we track? Should we use facility specific costs or national average costs for individual services in estimating total costs?..
- Symptom assessment in advanced palliative home care for cancer patients using the ESAS: clinical aspectsP A Heedman
Palliative Advisory Team, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
Anticancer Res 21:4077-82. 2001..Four hundred and thirty-one cancer patients were assessed with the ESAS and a VAS-QoL at admission to Hospital-based home care (HBHC) and subsequently...
- Cancer patients' interpretations of verbal expressions when given information about ending cancer treatmentMaria J Friedrichsen
Palliative Research Unit, Linkoping University, Norrkoping, Sweden
Palliat Med 16:323-30. 2002..The aim of this study was to ascertain what significance verbal expressions had for cancer patients when they were given information about ending active tumour treatment, and what message they felt they received...
- The last month of life: continuity, care site and place of deathE Sahlberg-Blom
Department of Social Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden
Palliat Med 12:287-96. 1998..Ten patients died in their own homes, and of the 46 who died in an institution, approximately the same number died in a care-oriented culture as in a cure-oriented culture...
- Fentanyl patches for the treatment of pain in dying cancer patientsM Jakobsson
Palliative Care Unit Linnea, Vrinnevi Hospital, Norrkoping, Sweden
Anticancer Res 19:4441-2. 1999..18 out of 30 patients were treated with fentanyl until time of death. The estimated efficacy was good or moderate in 93% and 88%, respectively, of patients younger or older than 65 years of age...
- Cancer patients' perceptions of their participation and own resources after receiving information about discontinuation of active tumour treatmentM J Friedrichsen
Palliative Research Unit, Vrinnevi Hospital, Linkoping University, Sweden
Acta Oncol 39:919-25. 2000..In conclusion, patients' previous knowledge and own resources are important components for their capacity to take part in the dialogue when receiving information...
- A system for symptom assessment in advanced palliative home healthcare using digital pensLeili Lind
Department of Biomedical Engineering Medical Informatics, Linkopings Universitet, Sweden
Med Inform Internet Med 29:199-210. 2004..A questionnaire study indicated that pain assessment using digital pens was accepted by patients and that problems mainly arose from the use of the visual-analogue scale...
- Cancer patients hospitalised for palliative reasons. Symptoms and needs presented at a university hospitalE Astradsson
Palliative Advisory Team, Linkoping University Hospital, 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
Support Care Cancer 9:97-102. 2001..The simple QoL-VAS seemed to be comparable to ESAS, which is more useful for assessing each single symptom. The non-physical dimensions need more attention in the future in order to achieve totally satisfactory palliative care...
- Justification for information and knowledge: perceptions of family members in palliative home care in SwedenMaria J Friedrichsen
Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Welfare and Care, Palliative Care, Linkoping University, 601 74 Norrköping, Sweden
Palliat Support Care 1:239-45. 2003..The aim of this study was to describe family members' perceptions of their motivation for receiving information about the patient's disease...
- An exploration looking at the impact of domiciliary and day hospital delivery of stroke rehabilitation on informal carersJ T S Low
Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Clin Rehabil 18:776-84. 2004..To explore the impact of two methods of post-hospital stroke rehabilitation on both carers' perceptions of the health services offered and their quality of life...
- [Politicians' visions of future hospitals]Johannes Flensted Jessen
Ugeskr Laeger 166:4693-6. 2004
- Is there a doctor in the house?Eric De Jonge
Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Caring 21:26-9. 2002..In most cases, the medical care is more effective, less costly, and more accessible for both the family and the health care system...
- Closure of a home hospital program: impact on hospitalization ratesJeremy M Jacobs
Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Jerusalem Home Hospitalization Program, Clalit Health Services, Rehov Paran 12, Jerusalem, Israel
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 45:179-89. 2007..3 million USdollars. The ratio of direct increased costs to savings was 5:1 thus confirming the hypothesis that HH closure would result in increased hospital utilization rates among the local elderly population...
- [Results of a preventive program and assisted hospital discharge for COPD exacerbation. A feasibility study]Teresa Pascual-Pape
Servicio de Neumología y Alergia Respiratoria Institut Clínic de Pneumología i Cirurgía Torácica Hospital Clínic Barcelona IDIBAPS Universitat de Barcelona Barcelona España
Med Clin (Barc) 120:408-11. 2003..We examined the results and feasibility of two programs conducted by a hospital respiratory unit aimed to reduce both the length of hospital stay and the number of hospital admissions for COPD acute exacerbation...
- [Twenty five years of hospital at home in Spain]Víctor J González-Ramallo
Med Clin (Barc) 126:332-3. 2006
- [Contribution of the rehabilitation approach for home medical care--a case study of a patient with higher cortical dysfunction]Nobuko Kato
Dept of Community Based Rehabilitation, Tokyo Metropolitan Rehabilitation Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 31:169-71. 2004..Thereafter, he was able to continue living at home with more comfort. We must offer adequate medical rehabilitation and other necessary support providing medical services and welfare before a patient returns home...
- [Treatment of respiratory infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in adult patients within a hospital at home service: clinical characteristics and analysis of prognostic factors for relapse]Carmen Garde
Unidad de Hospitalización a Domicilio, Hospital Donostia, San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, Spain
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:257-62. 2009..Pseudomonas aeruginosa respiratory infections are associated with poor respiratory function, low quality of life, and a high relapse rate...
- QUALITY OF GERIATRIC TEAM FUNCTIONINGMadeline Schmitt; Fiscal Year: 1993..Exploratory analysis of differences of team type and discipline employ one-way and repeated measures ANOVA. Finally, the relationship between QTF and patient care outcomes in HBHC teams is explored...
- The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research CenterAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Application Not Provided ..
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract not provided ..
- Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency DepartmentAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
- Vascular Functions in Children with Sleep Disorder BreathingRaouf S Amin; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Evaluation of Organizational Justice Intervention to Alleviate TYPE III ViolenceJane A Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2010..4) To evaluate the impact of a workplace violence prevention program on organizational justice climate and the incidences and prevalence of Type III workplace violence by comparing intervention and control agencies. ..
- Traetment Goals at the End of LifeTerri Fried; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast CancerWendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project will determine the feasibility of a home-based, diet and exercise intervention focused on weight loss in both mothers diagnosed with breast cancer and their overweight adult daughters. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EFFECTS OF OSHA GUIDELINES ON VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN MENJane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- A Randomized Trial of Home Self-Efficacy EnhancementAnthony Jerant; Fiscal Year: 2007..The findings will help policymakers, payers, and providers identify which interventions to implement. ..
- Cardiovascular Disease (C/V) in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)Raouf Amin; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY GROUPPHILIP BREITFELD; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Treatment goals at the end of lifeTerri Fried; Fiscal Year: 2006..Fried s continued success, Yale offers the resources necessary to ensure Dr. Fried s continued development as an independent investigator. ..
- STRENGTH--Survivor TRaining for ENhancinG Total HealthWendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2002..If data show promise, further and larger study will be pursued - study which will be focused on testing an optimal intervention and powered on known effect sizes. ..
- Evaluation of Workplace Violence Prevention InterventionJane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006..4) Design and implement a violence prevention intervention within these workplaces. 5) Conduct a process and outcome evaluation of the intervention in sample workplaces one year following program implementation. ..
- HYPERTENSION: PREDICTION OF BIOFEEDBACK SUCCESSCarolyn Yucha; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study will enable those caring for hypertensive persons to recommend treatment (i.e., biofeedback) in an individualized way, thereby promoting adherence. ..
- Blood Exposure and Primary Prevention in the Home Care *JANE LIPSCOMP; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Workplace Violence Risk in the Home Health Work PlaceJane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Interdisciplinary Understanding of Online ServicesPamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2004..The two-day conference will be held during the last week of January 2004 in Tampa, Florida. ..
- Prostate Cancer: Impact of Fat & Flaxseed Modified DietWendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2005..This research has the potential to expand the scope of complementary treatment offered for prostate cancer, and may provide a solid foundation for efforts aimed at prevention. ..