Rene Schwendimann

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Are patient falls in the hospital associated with lunar cycles? A retrospective observational study
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Nurs 4:5. 2005
  2. pmc Assessing the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ), German language version in Swiss university hospitals--a validation study
    Natalie Zimmermann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, Basel 4056, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:347. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Variation in safety culture dimensions within and between US and Swiss Hospital Units: an exploratory study
    Rene Schwendimann
    University of Basel, Institute of Nursing Science, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:32-41. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Morse Fall Scale in hospitalised patients
    R Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Age Ageing 35:311-3. 2006
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint [Recognition and treatment are not always easy]
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institut für Pflegewissenschaft an der Universität Basel
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 100:12-5, 64-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening older patients at risk for falling during hospitalization
    R Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:64-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Do patients have a greater incidence of falls in the hospital during full moon than normally?]
    Rene Schwendimann
    Pflege Z 60:665. 2007
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint [Anxiety about falls]
    Rene Schwendimann
    Instituts für Pflegewissenschaft, Universitat Basel
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 101:30-1. 2008

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  1. pmc Are patient falls in the hospital associated with lunar cycles? A retrospective observational study
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Nurs 4:5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine in-hospital patient fall rates and their associations with days of the week, months, seasons and lunar cycles...
  2. pmc Assessing the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ), German language version in Swiss university hospitals--a validation study
    Natalie Zimmermann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, Basel 4056, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:347. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the psychometric properties of the German language version of the SAQ...
  3. doi request reprint Variation in safety culture dimensions within and between US and Swiss Hospital Units: an exploratory study
    Rene Schwendimann
    University of Basel, Institute of Nursing Science, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:32-41. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the variability in safety culture dimensions within and between Swiss and US clinical areas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Morse Fall Scale in hospitalised patients
    R Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Age Ageing 35:311-3. 2006
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Recognition and treatment are not always easy]
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institut für Pflegewissenschaft an der Universität Basel
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 100:12-5, 64-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening older patients at risk for falling during hospitalization
    R Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:64-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Do patients have a greater incidence of falls in the hospital during full moon than normally?]
    Rene Schwendimann
    Pflege Z 60:665. 2007
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Anxiety about falls]
    Rene Schwendimann
    Instituts für Pflegewissenschaft, Universitat Basel
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 101:30-1. 2008
  11. 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...
  12. 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
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  13. doi request reprint Care workers health in Swiss nursing homes and its association with psychosocial work environment: A cross-sectional study
    Suzanne R Dhaini
    Institute of Nursing Sciences, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 53:105-15. 2016
    ..Yet, little is known about the prevalence of physical and mental health outcomes, and their associations with the psychosocial work environment in nursing homes...
  14. doi request reprint Evidence on the validity and reliability of the German, French and Italian nursing home version of the Basel Extent of Rationing of Nursing Care instrument
    Franziska Zuñiga
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Adv Nurs 72:1948-63. 2016
    ..To develop and test psychometrically the Basel Extent of Rationing of Nursing Care for Nursing Homes instrument, providing initial evidence on the validity and reliability of the German, French and Italian-language versions...
  15. doi request reprint Are nursing home care workers' health and presenteeism associated with implicit rationing of care? A cross-sectional multi-site study
    Suzanne R Dhaini
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Geriatr Nurs . 2016
    ..05, CI 0.01-0.09) and emotional exhaustion (β 0.2, CI 1.16-0.24). Care workers health complaints are strongly associated with rationing of tasks directly related to resident care...
  16. doi request reprint Absenteeism and Presenteeism among Care Workers in Swiss Nursing Homes and Their Association with Psychosocial Work Environment: A Multi-Site Cross-Sectional Study
    Suzanne Dhaini
    Institute of Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gerontology 62:386-95. 2016
    ..While various hospital studies have examined the prevalence of presenteeism and absenteeism and its associated factors among care workers, evidence from nursing home settings is scarce...
  17. doi request reprint Are Staffing, Work Environment, Work Stressors, and Rationing of Care Related to Care Workers' Perception of Quality of Care? A Cross-Sectional Study
    Franziska Zuñiga
    Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 16:860-6. 2015
    ..To describe care worker-reported quality of care and to examine its relationship with staffing variables, work environment, work stressors, and implicit rationing of nursing care...
  18. pmc Factors associated with high job satisfaction among care workers in Swiss nursing homes - a cross sectional survey study
    Rene Schwendimann
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistr 28, Basel, 4056 Switzerland
    BMC Nurs 15:37. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe job satisfaction among care workers in Swiss nursing homes and to examine its associations with work environment factors, work stressors, and health issues...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint The relationship of staffing and work environment with implicit rationing of nursing care in Swiss nursing homes--A cross-sectional study
    Franziska Zuñiga
    Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Bernoullistr 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland 1 Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 52:1463-74. 2015
    ..In nursing homes, little is known about the occurrence of implicit rationing of nursing care and possible contributing factors...
  23. pmc Medication errors in a swiss cardiovascular surgery department: a cross-sectional study based on a novel medication error report method
    Kaspar Küng
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistraß 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Bern, Freiburgstraß 1, 3000 Bern, Switzerland
    Nurs Res Pract 2013:671820. 2013
    ..Registered nurses reported preventing 49 (5%) MEs. Overall, eight (2.8%) MEs had patient consequences. The high response rate suggests that this new method may be a very effective approach to detect, report, and describe ME in hospitals...
  24. pmc First evidence on the validity and reliability of the Safety Organizing Scale-Nursing Home version (SOS-NH)
    Dietmar Ausserhofer
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:616-22. 2013
    ..The Safety Organizing Scale is a valid and reliable measure on safety behaviors and practices in hospitals...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint A closer look at associations between hospital leadership walkrounds and patient safety climate and risk reduction: a cross-sectional study
    Rene Schwendimann
    1University of Basel, Institute of Nursing Science, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Med Qual 28:414-21. 2013
    ..WR participation at the unit level reflects a frequency effect as a function of units with none/low, medium, and high leadership WR exposure...
  28. 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. doi request reprint Mobbing among care workers in nursing homes: A cross-sectional secondary analysis of the Swiss Nursing Homes Human Resources Project
    Myriam Tong
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistr 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland Alterszentrum Aaheim, Mühlewiesestrasse 4, 8355 Aadorf, Switzerland Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 66:72-81. 2016
    ..In Europe, the overall prevalence of mobbing in healthcare is estimated at 4%. However, few studies have explored mobbing among long-term care workers...