visitors to patients
Summary: Patients' guests and rules for visiting.
Publications148 found, 100 shown here
- The process of giving information to families of critically ill patients: a field of tensionConcha Zaforteza
Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Int J Nurs Stud 42:135-45. 2005..We propose that the existing power relationships in intensive care units should be challenged if we expect health care professionals to offer patients' relatives a planned information process...
- What is supportive when an adult next-of-kin is in critical care?Ingrid Johansson
Intensive Care Clin c, Helsingborg Hospital Co, Helsingborg, Sweden
Nurs Crit Care 10:289-98. 2005..Recommendations for future practice are presented...
- Interactions between family members and staff in intensive care units--an observation and interview studyIng Mari Söderström
Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, S 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
Int J Nurs Stud 43:707-16. 2006..Research about interactions between family members and staff are sparse, although family members' needs and experiences in intensive care units are well researched areas...
- A description of healthcare providers' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care units in Norway and SwedenChristina Takman
University of Oslo, Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, P.O. Box 1153, Blindern, N-0318 Oslo, Norway
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:228-38. 2006..These findings can contribute to the development of interventions that could be tested to evaluate whether they improve the ICU experiences of patients and their significant others...
- Family presence during CPR: a study of the experiences and opinions of Turkish critical care nursesA Badir
Koc University School of Health Sciences, Guzelbahce Sok No 20, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
Int J Nurs Stud 44:83-92. 2007..The concern over family witnessed cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been a frequent topic of debate in many countries...
- Report of the National Consensus Conference on Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and ProceduresDeborah Parkman Henderson
Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
J Emerg Nurs 32:23-9. 2006..These recommendations were approved in concept by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Ambulatory Pediatrics Association...
- Unmet needs of family members in the medical intensive care waiting roomGloria Browning
Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, TN 38238, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 29:86-95. 2006....
- Intensive care nurses' beliefs and attitudes towards the effect of open visiting on patients, family and nursesLaura Marco
Critical Care Unit, , Pamplona, Spain
Nurs Crit Care 11:33-41. 2006..254, p = 0.03) which obtained a higher score. There is a correlation between nurses' beliefs and attitudes regarding the positive effects of open visiting on patients, family and nurses...
- Partners in caring: a partnership for healingPaula Durston
Adult Acute Care, Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, AZ 85202, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:105-11. 2006..quot; This concept laid a foundation for the development of a new model of care, which is described. The implementation has resulted in an improved patient and staff satisfaction and a decrease in patient complaints...
- Narratives about resuscitation--family members differ about presenceMarita Weslien
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:68-74. 2006..Healthcare professionals disagree about admitting family members into the resuscitation room...
- Building relationships in residential long-term care: determinants of staff attitudes toward family membersJoseph E Gaugler
Center on Aging and Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 31:19-26. 2005..The findings emphasize the need to consider family, resident, and staff relationships in concert when designing and implementing nursing interventions to improve quality of life and care in residential settings...
- The identification of family members' contribution to patients' care in the intensive care unit: a naturalistic inquiryCaroline M A Williams
Queen Alexandra s Royal Naval Nursing Service, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Nurs Crit Care 10:6-14. 2005....
- Relatives' experiences of critical careFelicity Hughes
European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Nurs Crit Care 10:23-30. 2005..Further research into the communication processes used within Critical Care Units is required in addition to developing best practice in this area...
- Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitationAngela P Clark
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:23-32, x. 2005..Three case studies are presented to illustrate typical events, including the potential role of the hospital chaplain. Recommendations for implementation are included...
- The needs and experiences of family members of adult patients in an intensive care unit: a review of the literatureSofie Verhaeghe
Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
J Clin Nurs 14:501-9. 2005..Qualitative as well as quantitative studies are discussed...
- Good and bad experiences of family presence during acute care and resuscitation. What makes the difference?Asa B Axelsson
Institute of Nursing, Faculty of Health Caring Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:161-9. 2005..We examined both positive and negative experiences in order to establish the reasons for the difference...
- An exploration of the support available to children who may wish to visit a critically adult in ITUPauline E Vint
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:149-59. 2005..Clearly, restrictions were still being imposed on children visiting a loved one either by the well parent/carer or by the nursing staff, mainly for reasons unsubstantiated by research...
- A European survey of critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of having family members present during cardiopulmonary resuscitationP Fulbrook
Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 42:557-68. 2005..Differences in attitudes are explored in the discussion. On the basis of results from this study, it is recommended that further policy guidance is required...
- Benefits and pitfalls of family presence during resuscitationRob Harteveldt
Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
Nurs Times 101:24-5. 2005..Health care providers should be aware of the benefits and pitfalls of family witnessed resuscitation (FWR) so they can make evidence-based decisions...
- Paediatric critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of parental presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a European surveyP Fulbrook
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane Campus, PO Box 456, Virginia, Qld 4014, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1238-49. 2007..Although recent resuscitation guidelines are supportive of family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation literature from the last decade suggests that it is often discouraged, and the subject remains a controversial issue...
- A look at critical care visitation: the case for flexible visitationJennifer M Sims
Cardiology of Louisville, and Bellarmine University School of Nursing in Louisville, KY 40207, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:175-80. 2006..There still remain many concerns over the benefits of open or flexible visitation. A review of some research conducted in the past several years, perceived barriers to open visitation, and the benefits will be presented in this article...
- Parents' experiences of negotiating care for their technology-dependent childElizabeth Reeves
Children's Services, Westminster and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
J Child Health Care 10:228-39. 2006..This study highlights the need to gain insight into parents' experiences, in order that nurses can provide care in a way negotiated to suit the individual family. Suggestions for further research in this area are offered...
- The introduction of family presence evidence-based practice into a baccalaureate nursing curriculumColleen K Norton
School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 30:364-71. 2007..Comparisons between pretest and posttest scores revealed an increase in the acceptance of family presence as a priority in nursing care of the critically ill...
- Emergency nurses' current practices and understanding of family presence during CPREilis Madden
Emergency Department, Cork University Hospital, Wilton Road, Cork City, Ireland
J Emerg Nurs 33:433-40. 2007..To examine emergency nurses' current practices and understanding of family presence during CPR in the emergency department, Cork University Hospital, Republic of Ireland...
- Should family members be present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation? A review of the literatureC Dana Critchell
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 834 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:311-7. 2007..In this article, we review the current status of family-witnessed resuscitation and provide recommendations on the development of hospital policies for family-witnessed resuscitation...
- The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular NursingPaul Fulbrook
Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:255-8. 2007....
- Dealing with death: an audit of family bereavement programs in Australian intensive care unitsKatrina Valks
Department of Intensive Care, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
Aust Crit Care 18:146, 148-51. 2005..ICU nurses are interested in this area of clinical practice and require considerable support. It is recommended that this support can come via postgraduate and on-going education, hospital policies and procedures...
- Perceptions of a 24-hour visiting policy in the intensive care unitMaite Garrouste-Orgeas
Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Joseph Hospital Network, Paris, France
Crit Care Med 36:30-5. 2008..To examine perceptions by intensive care unit (ICU) workers of unrestricted visitation, to measure visiting times, and to determine prevalence of symptoms of anxiety and depression in family members...
- The value of family in postoperative recoveryAmit Om
McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 23:3-4. 2008
- Family presence during resuscitation: a survey of Canadian critical care nurses' practices and perceptionsWendy M Fallis
Clinical Institute of Applied Research and Education, Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg
Dynamics 19:22-8. 2008..To date, no research has examined this issue from the perspective of Canadian critical care nurses...
- Being family: the family experience when an adult member is hospitalized with a critical illnessSandra K Eggenberger
School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, USA
J Clin Nurs 16:1618-28. 2007..The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand and interpret the 'family experience' with an adult member hospitalized with a critical illness...
- Family perceptions of end-of-life care in an urban ICUMaria Kjerulf
Faculty of Nursing, McMaster University
Dynamics 16:22-5. 2005..Further, flexible visitation policies which maximize access between family members and both their dying loved one and health care professionals appear to have a beneficial effect on satisfaction...
- Participation of family members in ward rounds: Attitude of medical staff, patients and relativesPnina Rotman-Pikielny
Department of Medicine E, Meir Medical Center, 45 Tshernihovsky St, Kfar Saba, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Patient Educ Couns 65:166-70. 2007..To assess the attitude of medical staff, patients and their relatives to the presence of FMs in WRs...
- Custodians' viewpoints and experiences from their child's visit to an ill or injured nearest being cared for at an adult intensive care unitSusanne Em Knutsson
Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:362-71. 2007....
- Impact of a multifaceted intervention on nurses' and physicians' attitudes and behaviors toward family presence during resuscitationPatricia Mian
Emergency Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Crit Care Nurse 27:52-61. 2007
- Close relatives in intensive care from the perspective of critical care nursesAsa Engström
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:1651-9. 2007..The aim was to describe critical care nurses' experiences of close relatives within intensive care...
- Should families be present during resuscitation?Linda Laskowski-Jones
Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Del, USA
Nursing 37:44-7. 2007..Weigh the pros and cons of family presence during a crisis, then tell us what you think...
- Should the family stay?Angela Briguglio
Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, USA
RN 70:42-8; quiz 49. 2007
- How does information influence hope in family members of traumatic coma patients in intensive care unit?Sofie T L Verhaeghe
Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
J Clin Nurs 16:1488-97. 2007..To assess the interplay between hope and the information provided by health care professionals...
- Should we allow children to visit ill parents in intensive care units? Your responsesVickie A Miracle
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, KY 40223, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 26:187-90. 2007..Should children be allowed to visit ill parents in the intensive care unit? This question was posed in the November/December 2006 issue of Dimensions of Critical Care Nurses. The responses of readers are presented in this article...
- Open all hours: a qualitative exploration of open visiting in a hospiceLesley Cooper
Queen Margaret University, East Lothian, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 14:334-41. 2008..These data will contribute to the second strand of the study which involves interviewing multidisciplinary team members...
- Nurses and workplace violence: nurses' experiences of verbal and physical abuse at workAngela D Henderson
School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Can J Nurs Leadersh 16:82-98. 2003..This work has implications not only for nurses' health and safety but also, in the broader sense, for the profession's ability to attract and retain nurses within the healthcare system...
- Implementing a family presence protocol optionNancy L York
Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY 40205, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 23:84-8. 2004..This article provides the rationale and process for implementing a family presence option during resuscitation...
- The needs of significant others within intensive care--the perspectives of Swedish nurses and physiciansChristina A S Takman
Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, P O Box 1120, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:22-31. 2004....
- A double concern: Danish grandfathers' experiences when a small grandchild is critically illElisabeth O C Hall
Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Hoegh Guldbergsgade 6A, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:14-21. 2004..The findings constitute a systematic and thematic description of Danish grandfathers' experiences and therefore add to a family-oriented body of knowledge for intensive care nursing...
- Guaranteed returns: investing in conversations with families of patients with cancerFabie Duhamel
Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:68-71. 2004..This article reviews practical suggestions to guide these conversations and provides examples of questions to ask to facilitate communication...
- The presence of family during brain stem death testingMajella Doran
Altnagelvin Hospital, Glenshane Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:87-92. 2004..This article will focus on the barriers that inhibit the presence of family during brain stem death testing. A strategy that aims to facilitate their presence will then be proposed...
- The experiences of partners of critically ill persons in an intensive care unitAsa Engström
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Hedenbrovägen, SE 96136 Boden, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:299-308; quiz 309-10. 2004..The state of uncertainty concerning the outcome for the critically ill person was difficult to cope with. The partners wanted to hope, even though the prognosis was poor...
- Family and staff partnerships in long-term care. A review of the literatureMichael Bauer
School of Nursing, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
J Gerontol Nurs 29:46-53. 2003....
- Witnessing resuscitationChristine Millar
Nurs N Z 9:28. 2003
- Pilot of a workbook for children visiting a loved one in a hospiceCatriona Macpherson
Children and Families Service, Fife Palliative Care Service, Cedar House, Whyteman's Brae, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2LF, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 9:397-403. 2003..It is essential when using such a tool that individual and family needs are respected. The study also raised issues regarding the need for training and emotional support for staff...
- Survey of abuse and violence by patients and relatives towards intensive care staffJ Lynch
Department of Critical Care, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hants, PO6 3LY, UK
Anaesthesia 58:893-9. 2003..This survey probably underestimates the problem...
- Effects of nursing industrial action on relatives of Intensive Care Unit patients: a 16-month follow-upPeter Dzendrowskyj
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
N Z Med J 117:U1150. 2004..In December 2001, nursing industrial action occurred at Christchurch Hospital. This study assesses the effect industrial action had on relatives of those Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients involved...
- A personal reflection on sitting at the bedside of a dying loved one: the vigilJan Woodhouse
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University College Chester, CH1 4BJ
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:537-41. 2004..This reflection shares the experiences of one family and highlights the importance of communication among family members and also between family and staff. The article suggests a number of lessons for practitioners...
- Family visitors-says who?Melissa A Fitzpatrick
Nurs Manage 33:6. 2002
- Waiting: the experience of persons in a critical care waiting roomDebra A Bournes
School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Res Nurs Health 25:58-67. 2002..The structure is discussed in relation to nursing knowledge and in relation to how it can inform future research and practice...
- Family presence during CPR: new decisions in the twenty-first centuryMichelle Sanford
Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 25:61-6. 2002..This article discusses recent findings and explores pros and cons of family members' presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Making this information available to health care personnel provides information for future dialogue...
- Developmental care in the UK: a developing initiativeK E StC Hamilton
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Acta Paediatr 98:1738-43. 2009..To review developmental care over time in the UK...
- The last visitLowell Ozment
J Ark Med Soc 104:53. 2007
- What would you do?Reneé Semonin-Holleran
J Emerg Nurs 33:98. 2007
- Family members' experiences of the intensive care unit waiting roomMary Kutash
Tampa General Hospital, Acute Care Services, Tampa, Florida, USA
J Adv Nurs 60:384-8. 2007..This paper is a report of a study to explore family members' perspectives and experiences of waiting rooms in adult intensive care units...
- Patients' perceptions of visiting: a phenomenological study in a specialist palliative care unitR Thomas
University of Edinburgh, UK
Palliat Med 15:499-504. 2001..Whilst being different themes, they are inextricably linked, as an element of control will usually help coping. Methods of increasing patient control over visiting may, therefore, enhance coping mechanisms...
- The many roles of families in "family-centered care"--part IVMichele Landis
Family Advisory Council, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Pediatr Nurs 33:263-5. 2007..Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota have a strong commitment to involving family members as advisors in every aspect of health care and on every level of the hospital system that impacts children and their families...
- Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and invasive procedures: practices of critical care and emergency nursesSusan L MacLean
InnoVision Group, 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656, USA
J Emerg Nurs 29:208-21. 2003..Written policies or guidelines for family presence during resuscitation and invasive procedures are recommended...
- Anticipatory mourning in parents with a child who dies while hospitalizedAnnie Rini
Division of Endocrinology, Nemours Children s Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 22:272-82. 2007..Offered are recommendations for health care professionals that may assist parents in coping with the death of their child...
- A change of heart: my experience with family presenceColleen M Peruta
Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA
RN 70:44-8. 2007
- Separation and psychological trauma: a paradox examinedJeremy Jolley
The University of Hull
Paediatr Nurs 19:22-5. 2007..Oral history data from 30 participants were recorded, content analysed and validated by the participants...
- One-day quantitative cross-sectional study of family information time in 90 intensive care units in FranceThomas Fassier
Intensive Care Unit of the Saint Louis Teaching Hospital and University of Paris 7, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
Crit Care Med 35:177-83. 2007..Time spent informing families has been associated with effectiveness of information but has not been measured in specifically designed studies...
- Relatives' experience of intensive care: the other side of hospitalizationUrizzi Fabiane
Intensive Therapy Center, Santa Casa, Londrina, Brazil
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 15:598-604. 2007..Some issues related to the family's attendance in the ICU were discussed, contributing to the establishment of humanized care delivery to critical patients and their families' uniqueness...
- Using family visitors, sitters, or volunteers to prevent inpatient fallsHuey-Ming Tzeng
Division of Nursing Business and Health Systems, The University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0482, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:329-34. 2007
- Family witnessed resuscitation - experience and attitudes of German intensive care nursesStefan Köberich
Department of Cardiology Angiology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Nurs Crit Care 15:241-50. 2010..To explore German intensive care nurses' experiences and attitudes toward family witnessed resuscitation (FWR)...
- Health care providers' perceptions of family presence during pediatric resuscitationJannell A Plouffe
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Winnipeg Children s Hospital, MB
Dynamics 21:26-7. 2010..This led to a staged research project to explore and, subsequently, integrate family presence during resuscitation into the culture...
- Twenty-four-hour observational study of hospital hand hygiene complianceJ Randle
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, The Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
J Hosp Infect 76:252-5. 2010..Levels of compliance were higher compared with previous reported estimates. Medical staff had the lowest level of compliance and this continues to be a concern which warrants specific future interventions...
- Family-witnessed resuscitationMelanie Boucher
Emergency Department, Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust
Emerg Nurse 18:10-4. 2010....
- Flexible family visitation in the intensive care unit: nurses' decision-makingAnne Sophie Agård
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Aarhus, Denmark
J Clin Nurs 20:1106-14. 2011..To identify and explore general strategies used by Danish intensive care unit nurses in everyday decision-making about family visitation...
- Family presence during trauma resuscitation: ready for primetime?Mae Ann Pasquale
College of Nursing, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104, USA
J Trauma 69:1092-9; discussion 1099-100. 2010..The minimal evidence that exists is descriptive or anecdotal...
- The experiences of patients and their families of visiting whilst in an intensive care unit--a hermeneutic interview studyThomas Eriksson
CIVA 96, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 27:60-6. 2011..The aim of this study was to interpret and understand the meanings of the lived experiences of visiting of patients in an ICU and their families...
- Family presence during resuscitation and invasive procedures: physicians' and nurses' attitudes working in pediatric departments in GreeceAntigone Vavarouta
Aghios Andreas General Hospital of Patras, Greece
Resuscitation 82:713-6. 2011..This paper determines the knowledge, experiences and views of Greek physicians and nurses on FPDRAIP and examines possible correlations and factors promoting or limiting the implementation of the issue...
- An evaluation of family-centered care services and organization of visiting policies in Belgian intensive care units: a multicenter surveyDominique M Vandijck
Department of General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Heart Lung 39:137-46. 2010..However, despite the data available, practice has not changed much to incorporate these findings...
- Marking the 50th anniversary of the Platt Report: from exclusion, to toleration and parental participation in the care of the hospitalized childRuth Davies
School of Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
J Child Health Care 14:6-23. 2010..It concludes that if we are to meet the needs of hospitalized children in the 21st century, the focus of research must now shift towards seeking their perspectives on care...
- Families, insanity, and the psychiatric institution in Australia and New Zealand, 1860-1914Catharine Coleborne
University of Waikato
Health History 11:65-82. 2009..Overall, the article suggests that institutional archives present both opportunity and risk for historians intent on discovering 'what happened' to the insane and their families...
- Visiting hours in the intensive care unit: more evidence that open visitation is beneficialRuth M Kleinpell
Crit Care Med 36:334-5. 2008
- Family-centered care in the pediatric post anesthesia care unit: changing practice to promote parental visitationSusan N Kamerling
Perioperative Services, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 23:5-16. 2008..This report addresses parental visitation in the PACU, as well as quality improvement strategies to promote this valuable family-centered practice...
- Measuring patient and visitor violence in general hospitals: feasibility of the SOVES-G-R, internal consistency and construct validity of the POAS-S and the POISSabine Hahn
Section of Health, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland
J Clin Nurs 20:2519-30. 2011....
- Family presence during invasive procedures in the pediatric intensive care unit: a prospective studyK S Powers
Department of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:955-8. 1999....
- [Typical medical problems at the end of life: experiences in the intensive care unit]Walter Schaffartzik
Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin
Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 102:141-4. 2008..This is the only way for the medical practitioner to meet his/her obligation towards the patient...
- Neuroscience nurses caring for family members of patients with acquired brain injury in acute ward settings: nursing defensively in a double bindLinda Yetman
Healthtech Inc, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:26-33. 2008....
- Using research to determine support for a policy on family presence during resuscitationRoberta Basol
Intensive Care Unit, St Cloud Hospital, St Cloud, Minnesota 56303, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 28:237-47; quiz 248-9. 2009..Providing family presence as an option offers an opportunity for reluctant healthcare team members to refuse their presence and an opportunity for those who support family presence to welcome the family...
- Receiving the rich, rejecting the poor: towards a history of hospital visiting in nineteenth-century provincial EnglandJonathan Reinarz
Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Birmingham
Clio Med 86:31-54. 2009..Views of hospital governors and medical staff varied with medical specialism, hospital finances, and a host of other factors...
- Safe haven: transforming relatives' roomsSharon Bird
Aintree University Hospitals Foundation Trust
Nurs Times 107:16-8. 2011..Audit and feedback from relatives and staff was used to inform the project, and literature on enhancing the healing environment was used to formulate a trust-wide standard for all relatives' rooms...
- Pro: Should parents be present during their child's anesthesia induction?Heidi VonKoss Krowchuk
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:72. 2007
- Trends in critical care planning and design. Panel discussionCraig Beale
Health Facil Manage 17:24-37. 2004
- Costs of meals and parking for parents of hospitalised children in AustraliaLinda Shields
University of Limerick, Ireland
Paediatr Nurs 16:14-8. 2004..The aim of this investigation was to examine the cost of parents' food and parking during a child's admission to two paediatric health facilities in a capital city in Australia and to make recommendations to alleviate the cost of admission...
- Cross-sectional survey of hand-hygiene compliance and attitudes of health care workers and visitors in the intensive care units at King Chulalongkorn Memorial HospitalKanitha Patarakul
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 88:S287-93. 2005..8%). CONCLUSION: Hand-hygiene compliance of HCWs and visitors is unacceptably low. Their knowledge, behavior attitudes, and beliefs toward hand hygiene need to be improved by the multimodal and multidisciplinary approach...
- [The role of visiting family member and companion of adult and elderly people according to nurse indications]Lucia Silva
Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 13:180-7. 2005....
- [Individulized care: can I bring my dog?]Edna Aparecida Bussotti
Enfermeira Encarregada substituta das Unidades Infantis do Hospital Samaritano SP
Rev Esc Enferm USP 39:195-201. 2005..Beneficial effects of such therapeutic action were observed, thus demonstrating that Animal Assisted Therapy may be extended to other clinical situations and should be the object of new investigations...
- Innovative solutions: family conference progress noteMary Whitmer
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, 10410 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85020, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 24:83-8. 2005..This article will address this topic...
- Restricted visiting hours in ICUs: time to changeDonald M Berwick
Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
JAMA 292:736-7. 2004
- Reducing the risk of acquiring antimicrobial-resistant bacteriaLinda Bissett
NHS Tayside Primary Care Division, Murray Royal Hospital, Perth, Perthshire
Br J Nurs 15:68-71. 2006..This article examines microbial resistance, sources of infection and discusses the measures that can be taken to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial-resistant infection that occur within the healthcare setting...
- Perceptions of health care providers' communication: relationships between patient-centered communication and satisfactionMelissa Bekelja Wanzer
Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208 1098, USA
Health Commun 16:363-83. 2004..In addition, PCC behaviors were perceived to be used more frequently with children in better health than with children with poorer health status...
- Is family presence practical during emergency resuscitation?Patricia Blair
School of Nursing, University of Texas, Galveston, TX, USA
Nurs Manage 35:20, 23, 53. 2004..When family members ask to be present during the resuscitation of their loved ones, should health care providers grant their requests?..
- Patient-Centered Approach to Advance Care PlanningKARIN KIRCHHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2009..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice CaregiversGeorge Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2009..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
- Disparties in Nursing Home Care by Race and Payer StatusDavid Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will allow providers, advocates, clinicians, consumers and policymakers to better evaluate and address within-facility disparities in nursing home care. ..
- Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal CaregiversSharon Ostwald; Fiscal Year: 2005..Depending on the nature of the change function, individual parameter estimates of the intercept, slope, and if necessary, curvature will be compared across groups. ..
- The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., Medicare). ..
- Multicenter Pilot Studies for ED Tobacco InterventionsEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..Significance: This proposal will not only prepare the way for a multi-center RCT in the ED setting, it will also enhance our understanding of tobacco use and cessation among underserved demographic groups. ..
- The Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- The Computer Assisted Brief Intervention for Tobacco (CABIT)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., JCAHO) and to facilitate financial reimbursement of tobacco counseling covered by Medicare and other third party providers. ..
- Tobacco Treatment Initiated in the Emergency DepartmentEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..The research plan includes preparing and submitting an R01 in Year 2. ..
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..