Summary: Care given to patients by nursing service personnel.
Publications217 found, 100 shown here
- Dance of the call bells: using ethnography to evaluate patient satisfaction with quality of careLynn Deitrick
Department of Health Studies, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA 18105
J Nurs Care Qual 21:316-24. 2006..Results of this study provided a deeper understanding of the nuances of power and control embedded within the issue of patient-caregiver communication and empowered unit staff to find solutions to the call bell problem...
- Understanding and measuring patients' assessment of the quality of nursing careMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Nurs Res 56:159-66. 2007..Traditionally, patients have been considered incapable of evaluating the quality of care they receive, leading to their minimal involvement...
- Patient satisfaction with nursing care: a measurement conundrumB O'Connell
Nursing Research Unit, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 5:72-7. 1999..are several theories on the types of concepts that should be measured concerning patient satisfaction with nursing care. Given the different theories of patient satisfaction, the issue of accurate measurement of this concept ..
- Ethics meetings in support of good nursing care: some practice-based thoughtsBernadette Dierckx de Casterle
Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Nurs Ethics 9:612-22. 2002..the role of nurses in ethics meetings and the way in which ethics meetings can function as a catalyst for good nursing care. The thoughts presented are practice based; they arose from our practical experiences as nurses and ethicists ..
- Successful implementation of new technologies in nursing care: a questionnaire survey of nurse-usersAnke J E de Veer
The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:67. 2011A growing number of new technologies are becoming available within nursing care that can improve the quality of care, reduce costs, or enhance working conditions...
- Nursing home characteristics and potentially preventable hospitalizations of long-stay residentsOrna Intrator
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1730-6. 2004....
- Nursing activities scoreDinis Reis Miranda
University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
Crit Care Med 31:374-82. 2003....
- Rationing home-based nursing care: professional ethical implicationsSiri Tønnessen
Department of Health and Social Sciences, Harstad University College, Harstad N 9480, Norway
Nurs Ethics 18:386-96. 2011The purpose of this study was to investigate nurses' decisions about priorities in home-based nursing care. Qualitative research interviews were conducted with 17 nurses in home-based care...
- Associations between rationing of nursing care and inpatient mortality in Swiss hospitalsMaria Schubert
Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistr 28, Basel 4056, Switzerland
Int J Qual Health Care 24:230-8. 2012To explore the relationship between inpatient mortality and implicit rationing of nursing care, the quality of nurse work environments and the patient-to-nurse staffing ratio in Swiss acute care hospitals.
- Mortality and nursing care dependency one year after first ischemic stroke: an analysis of German statutory health insurance dataClaudia Kemper
University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Top Stroke Rehabil 18:172-8. 2011Aphasia, dementia, and depression are important and common neurological and neuropsychological disorders after ischemic stroke. We estimated the frequency of these comorbidities and their impact on mortality and nursing care dependency.
- Do staffing levels predict missed nursing care?Beatrice J Kalisch
University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 23:302-8. 2011To examine whether actual nurse staffing predicts missed nursing care, controlling for other unit characteristics.
- Measuring the intensity of nursing care: making use of the Belgian Nursing Minimum Data SetWalter Sermeus
Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
Int J Nurs Stud 45:1011-21. 2008..It was developed for the measurement of nursing care in acute hospitals...
- Facilitated patient experience feedback can improve nursing care: a pilot study for a phase III cluster randomised controlled trialRachel Reeves
School of Health and Social Care, University of Greenwich, London SE9 2UG, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 13:259. 2013..fulfilled government promises of widespread improvements in patients' experiences, and media reports of poor nursing care in NHS hospitals are increasingly common...
- Patient compliance and satisfaction with nursing care during delivery and recoveryLisa Perla
Post Partum and Well Baby Nursery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 16:60-6. 2002Quality of nursing care can be measured by patient satisfaction within a health care institution. Patient satisfaction incorporates the needs of the patients and the goals of their healthcare provider...
- Nurse-based case management for aged patients with myocardial infarction: study protocol of a randomized controlled trialInge Kirchberger
Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
BMC Geriatr 10:29. 2010..The programme is expected to influence patient readmission, mortality and quality of life, and thus to reduce health care costs compared with usual care. In this paper the study protocol is described...
- Factors affecting the quality of nursing care: the patient's perspectiveV F Irurita
School of Nursing, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 5:86-94. 1999The study described in this paper explored the adult patient's perspective of quality nursing care in acute-care hospital settings in Western Australia...
- Missed nursing care, staffing, and patient fallsBeatrice J Kalisch
School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 27:6-12. 2012..This study tested the mediating effect of missed nursing care on the relationship of staffing levels (hours per patient day [HPPD]) and patient falls...
- Hindrance for patient participation in nursing careMonika J M Sahlsten
Institute of Nursing, Health Care Pedagogics, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 19:223-9. 2005..In nursing care situations, the degree to which a patient participates depends on the nursing staff...
- Patient satisfaction with nursing care: a concept analysis within a nursing frameworkDebra Wagner
Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida, USA
J Adv Nurs 65:692-701. 2009This paper is a report of a concept analysis of patient satisfaction with nursing care.
- Patient participation in nursing care from a patient perspective: a Grounded Theory studyInga E Larsson
Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg
Scand J Caring Sci 21:313-20. 2007..Knowledge of patients' understanding of participation is of great importance for nurses in their efforts to meet patient expectations and for quality of nursing care.
- Patient satisfaction with nursing care in the context of health care: a literature studyPeter Johansson
School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 16:337-44. 2002..Consequently, quality work includes investigations that map out patient satisfaction with nursing care. To improve the quality of nursing care, the nurse needs to know what factors influence patient satisfaction...
- The critical incident technique and nursing care quality researchJ K Kemppainen
VA Postdoctoral Nurse Fellow, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
J Adv Nurs 32:1264-71. 2000....
- A theory-driven approach to evaluating quality of nursing careSouraya Sidani
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:60-5. 2004To review the propositions of a theory-driven approach and to discuss its application to evaluating the quality of nursing care.
- Maintenance of skin integrity as a clinical indicator of nursing careMartha Meraviglia
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 15:24-9. 2002To assess maintenance of skin integrity in hospitalized patients as a clinical indicator of quality nursing care.
- Inadequate nursing care in an emergency care unit in Sweden. Lack of a holistic perspectiveMaria Nystrom
Ersta Skondal University College, Department of Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
J Holist Nurs 20:403-17. 2002The aim of this case study has been to analyze factors that hinder the provision of adequate nursing care in one emergency care unit (ECU)...
- [Need for help and nursing care in the elderly of the new German territories: results of a Leipzig long-term study of the elderly population (LEILA75+)]H U Wilms
Z Gerontol Geriatr 34:348-55. 2001..As a consequence and although more disabled, elderly seem to stay longer under community-dwelling living conditions and move even more disabled into an institutionalized form of living...
- Relationship of nurses' assessment of organizational culture, job satisfaction, and patient satisfaction with nursing careHuey Ming Tzeng
Department of Nursing, I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Int J Nurs Stud 39:79-84. 2002..inpatient satisfaction with information about home care and follow-up, and general inpatient satisfaction with nursing care. A conceptual path model was tested using a secondary data analysis research design...
- Factors influencing best-practice guideline implementation: lessons learned from administrators, nursing staff, and project leadersJenny Ploeg
School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:210-9. 2007..A sound understanding of barriers and facilitators is critical for development of effective and targeted guideline implementation strategies...
- Meeting ethical challenges in acute nursing care as narrated by registered nursesVenke Sørlie
Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 12:133-42. 2005..They therefore demand very high standards of themselves in their interactions with their patients. They create demands on themselves that they believe to be identical to those expected by patients...
- Development of indicators to assess the quality of nursing care in ThailandWipada Kunaviktikul
Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Nurs Health Sci 7:273-80. 2005In Thailand, quality of nursing care has been defined. The next step is to determine how to measure quality...
- Proposing indicators for the development of nursing care quality in IranM Pazargadi
Shaheed Beheshti Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran
Int Nurs Rev 55:399-406. 2008....
- 'If it is not recorded, it has not been done!'? consistency between nursing records and observed nursing care in an Italian hospitalMaria Grazia De Marinis
University Campus Bio Medico, 200 00128 Rome, Italy
J Clin Nurs 19:1544-52. 2010..The aim of this study is to evaluate the consistency between the care given to patients and that documented, by comparing care observations with nursing records and describing which interventions were reported and which were omitted...
- Understanding the importance of values and moral attitudes in nursing care in preserving human dignityDagfinn Nåden
Oslo University College, Faculty of Nursing, Oslo, Norway
Nurs Sci Q 17:86-91. 2004..One main finding of this nursing investigation based on the caring perspective was that values and a thoroughly moral attitude and demeanor are central when nursing becomes an art...
- Quality nursing care in the words of nursesLinda Maas Burhans
North Carolina Board of Nursing and Adjunct Faculty, East Carolina University College of Nursing, Wilson, NC, USA
J Adv Nurs 66:1689-97. 2010This paper is a report of a study of the meaning of quality nursing care for practising nurses.
- Strain in nursing care of people with dementia: nurses' experience in Australia, Sweden and United KingdomAnna Karin Edberg
Department of Health Sciences, Vårdal Institute, Lund University, Sweden
Aging Ment Health 12:236-43. 2008..The aim of this study was to explore nurses' experience of strain in dementia care...
- Patient satisfaction with nursing care at a university hospital in TurkeyO Uzun
Department of Surgical Diseases Nursing, Ataturk University College of Nursing, Erzurum, Turkey
J Nurs Care Qual 16:24-33. 2001..Patients' satisfaction and their expectations of care are valid indicators of quality nursing care. This article reports the results of a survey patient satisfaction with nursing care, administered by interview ..
- Care as a matter of courage: vulnerability, suffering and ethical formation in nursing careCharlotte B Thorup
Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
Scand J Caring Sci 26:427-35. 2012..Courage thus seems to play a significant role in nurses' ability to engage in care. Nurses' own vulnerability, suffering and sore points seem to shape their courage...
- Measuring nursing care and compassion: the McDonaldised nurse?A Bradshaw
Oxford Brookes University, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford, UK
J Med Ethics 35:465-8. 2009In June 2008 the UK government, supported by the Royal College of Nursing, stated that nursing care would be measured for compassion...
- Patients' perceptions of nursing care in the hospital settingLee A Schmidt
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33143, USA
J Adv Nurs 44:393-9. 2003Patient satisfaction and patient satisfaction with nursing care data are routinely collected as an indicator of the quality of services delivered...
- A pilot study of specialized nursing care for home health patientsCarol A Baer
Center for Telemedicine, Partners Healthcare Inc, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Telemed Telecare 10:342-5. 2004..75 to 0.81). The results of the pilot study are encouraging and suggest that Web-based communication can improve the quality of care for patients with leg wounds and reduce costs...
- Nursing care of inpatients with borderline personality disorderAnn R Bland
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 43:204-12. 2007This paper reviews the current literature on the nursing care of inpatients with borderline personality disorder (BPD)...
- Does patient satisfaction contribute to nursing care quality?Naomi E Ervin
School of Nursing, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:126-30. 2006..What actually do the results of patient satisfaction surveys tell us about the quality of nursing care? The purpose of this article is to provide a discussion about patient satisfaction and nursing care...
- A comparison of patient care units with high versus low levels of missed nursing careBeatrice J Kalisch
Titus Distinguished Professor of Nursing and Director, Nursing Business and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 37:320-8. 2012In a previous study, the nursing staff on 110 patient care units in 10 hospitals participated in a quantitative study of missed nursing care.
- Emergency nurses' experience with violence: does it affect nursing care of battered women?Margaret Rivero Early
Oakland University, Rochester, Mich, USA
J Emerg Nurs 28:199-204. 2002To determine what effect nurses' experience of interpersonal violence had on proposed nursing care of battered women ED patients.
- Operationalization of the concept of 'nursing care dependency' for use in long-term care facilitiesA Dijkstra
Department of Nursing Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Aust N Z J Ment Health Nurs 7:142-51. 1998b>Nursing care dependency and similar terms are frequently used in nursing literature. However, their meanings are still to be adequately defined...
- A systems framework for evaluating nursing care quality in nursing homesLynn Unruh
Health Services Administration, Department of Health Professions, College of Health and Public Affairs, HPA 2, Room 210 L, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816 2200, USA
J Med Syst 28:197-214. 2004..contextual components of quality with structure, structure with process, and process with outcomes, focusing on nursing care quality. Intrastructural relationships and feedback mechanisms are also modeled...
- Discrepancy between patients' perspectives, staff's documentation and reflections on basic nursing careL Adamsen
University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, afsn 7331, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Caring Sci 14:120-9. 2000In recent years, Denmark has witnessed an increasing written and oral debate concerning the quality of basic nursing care. The present study is an attempt to characterize basic nursing care in a Danish hospital by collecting data on ..
- Patients' perceptions of nurse staffing, nursing care, adverse events, and overall satisfaction with the hospital experienceLee A Schmidt
University of Miami, School of Nursing, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Nurs Econ 22:295-306, 291. 2004..The results of a study undertaken to test a theoretical model of patients' perceptions of nurse staffing, the nursing care they receive, self-reported adverse events, and overall satisfaction with the hospital experience are presented...
- Cultural encounters in reflective dialogue about nursing care: a qualitative studyMalvin Torsvik
Faculty of Health, Nord Trondelag University College, Steinkjer, Norway
J Adv Nurs 63:389-96. 2008..This paper is a report of a study to explore how students developed reflective nursing practice through cultural encounters between students from Tanzania and Norway...
- Nursing care for people with frontal-lobe dementia - difficulties and possibilitiesA K Edberg
Department of Health Sciences, Kristianstad University, Sweden
Int Psychogeriatr 20:361-74. 2008b>Nursing care for people with dementia diseases affecting the frontal lobes places special demands on staff, but there is little information available about how best to tailor nursing care...
- Evaluation of patient satisfaction with nursing care: quantitative or qualitative approach?Anastasios Merkouris
Nursing Education Department, Evangelismos Hospital, 2, Alopis St, 11853 Athens, Greece
Int J Nurs Stud 41:355-67. 2004..along with the feasibility, applicability and relative merits of paradigm triangulation in the field of nursing care quality by conducting, concurrently, a quantitative and a qualitative study of patient satisfaction...
- Variations in nursing care quality across hospitalsRobert J Lucero
Center for Evidence Based Practice in the Underserved, Columbia University, New York, USA
J Adv Nurs 65:2299-310. 2009Variations in nursing care quality across hospitals.
- Hospital variation in missed nursing careBeatrice J Kalisch
University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, USA
Am J Med Qual 26:291-9. 2011Quality of nursing care across hospitals is variable, and this variation can result in poor patient outcomes. One aspect of quality nursing care is the amount of necessary care that is omitted...
- Nurses' perceptions of their documentation experiences in a computerized nursing care planning systemTing Ting Lee
National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 15:1376-82. 2006To explore how the content design of a computerized nursing care plan affects nurses' perceptions of their documentation experience, specifically in making care plans.
- The PARIHS framework--a framework for guiding the implementation of evidence-based practiceJo Rycroft-Malone
Royal College of Nursing Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom
J Nurs Care Qual 19:297-304. 2004
- Nurse staffing and postsurgical adverse events: an analysis of administrative data from a sample of U.S. hospitals, 1990-1996Christine Kovner
Division of Nursing, School of Education, New York University, New York 10003 6677, USA
Health Serv Res 37:611-29. 2002To examine the impact of nurse staffing on selected adverse events hypothesized to be sensitive to nursing care between 1990 and 1996, after controlling for hospital characteristics.
- Patient safety culture in nursing: a dimensional concept analysisXianqiong Feng
Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
J Adv Nurs 63:310-9. 2008..This paper is a report of a dimensional concept analysis of patient safety culture in nursing...
- [Rehabilitation instead of nursing care. Current state and future demand of geriatric rehabilitation]W Von Renteln-Kruse
Medizinisch Geriatrische Klinik, Albertinen Haus, Zentrum für Geriatrie und Gerontologie, Wissenschaftliche Einrichtung an der Universität Hamburg, Sellhopsweg 18 22, 22459, Hamburg, Deutschland
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:489-95. 2011In Germany, the term "rehabilitation instead of nursing care" represents an established legal claim and is also an imperative part within the general concept of comprehensive healthcare provision, reflecting the ongoing demographic and ..
- [Intuitive knowledge in nursing care]Alcione Leite da Silva
Depto de Enfermagem e Pós Graduação em Enfermagem, UFSC
Rev Bras Enferm 56:7-11. 2003..study in a descriptive exploratory approach with the purpose to characterize the intuitive knowledge in nursing care. The qualitative data were generated through semi-structured interviews with 87 nursing professionals...
- Quality nursing care as perceived by nurses and patients in a Chinese hospitalShi Hong Zhao
Department of Neurosurgery I, Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Hei Longjiang, China
J Clin Nurs 18:1722-8. 2009To explore and compare nurses and patients perceptions of quality nursing care.
- Emotional labour and the clinical settings of nursing care: the perspectives of nurses in East LondonBenjamin Gray
CCCU, 6B Park Road, Wivenhoe, Essex, UK
Nurse Educ Pract 9:253-61. 2009....
- Patient participation in nursing care: towards a concept clarification from a nurse perspectiveMonika J M Sahlsten
Institute of Nursing, Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:630-7. 2007The aim of this study was to investigate the meanings of the concept of patient participation in nursing care from a nurse perspective.
- Decision support for patient preference-based care planning: effects on nursing care and patient outcomesC M Ruland
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:304-12. 1999....
- Organizational factors, nurses' job satisfaction, and patient satisfaction with nursing careS Kangas
Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
J Nurs Adm 29:32-42. 1999..differences and relationships among the job satisfaction of registered nurses, patient satisfaction with nursing care, nursing care delivery models, organizational structure, and organizational culture...
- Connection: an exploration of spirituality in nursing careB Golberg
The Nightingale Institute, King s College London, England
J Adv Nurs 27:836-42. 1998This paper aims to explore the meaning of spirituality in relation to nursing care using concept synthesis...
- Implications of Medicare reimbursement changes related to inpatient nursing care qualityJohn M Welton
College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
J Nurs Adm 38:325-30. 2008..The author examines the effects of the new payment policy on inpatient nursing care and addresses ways to improve quality and minimize financial impacts to hospitals.
- Professional nurses' opinion on research and research utilization for promoting quality nursing care in selected teaching hospitals in NigeriaBola Ofi
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Int J Nurs Pract 14:243-55. 2008..Nursing services managers and educators should promote better research education focusing on practitioners' knowledge/experience and attitudes towards research...
- Evaluation of patient records as part of developing a nursing care classificationOili Karkkainen
Development Manager, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 100, Finland
J Clin Nurs 12:198-205. 2003The aim of the study was to evaluate the content of nursing care records and the usefulness of the instrument used for their evaluation. The evaluation involved 70 patient records from seven acute special care inpatient units...
- Describing an episode of home nursing care for elderly postsurgical cancer patientsLinda C Hughes
School of Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 1029, USA
Nurs Res 51:110-8. 2002..While studies have documented the beneficial effect of home care for cancer patients, the actual interventions implemented during these studies have not been well described...
- Nurses' and patients' perceptions of expert palliative nursing careBridget Johnston
Strathcarron Hospice, Stirlingshire, UK
J Adv Nurs 54:700-9. 2006..This paper reports a study of the perceptions of patients and nurses of palliative care and, in particular, the concept of the expert palliative nurse...
- Understanding the views of parents of children with special needs about the nursing care their child receives when in hospital: a qualitative studyMark Avis
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
J Child Health Care 12:7-17. 2008..the original diagnosis; communication with staff; nurse-parent relationships; and perceptions of nurses and nursing care. It concludes that parents experience some difficulties in developing a trusting relationship with the nurses ..
- Cancer patients' decision-making regarding treatment and nursing careCarita Sainio
Health Care Region of Helsinki and Uusimaa, HUCH Cancer Center, Helsinki, Finland
J Adv Nurs 41:250-60. 2003..Patient participation in decision-making has produced many debates among health care professionals. The research evidence concerning patient participation in decision-making is not clear, and shows conflicting results...
- Effects of nursing rounds: on patients' call light use, satisfaction, and safetyChristine M Meade
Alliance for Health Care Research, Studer Group, Gulf Breeze, FL, USA
Am J Nurs 106:58-70; quiz 70-1. 2006....
- Best practice updates for nursing care in weight loss surgeryAnn T Mulligan
Department of Nursing, Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:895-900. 2009..Key factors in patient safety include staff education, comprehensive admission assessment, patient education, careful preoperative surveillance and postoperative care, and long-term discharge follow-up...
- MobileNurse: hand-held information system for point of nursing careJinwook Choi
Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, 28 Yongon Dong, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
Comput Methods Programs Biomed 74:245-54. 2004..of which performs: (1) patient information management; (2) medical order check; (3) nursing recording; and (4) nursing care plan. MobileNurse provides easy input interface and various outputs for nursing records...
- Relationship between nursing interventions and outcome achievement in acute care settingsDiane Doran
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Res Nurs Health 29:61-70. 2006..The results demonstrate that nurses can use MDS and TSCS data on patient outcomes to gain insight into the effectiveness of their interventions...
- The universe of developmental care: a new conceptual model for application in the neonatal intensive care unitSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 8:141-7. 2008..The components of the model and its theoretical underpinnings, its practical application and direction for future clinical practice, education, and research are presented...
- A psychometric analysis of the patient satisfaction with nursing care quality questionnaire: an actionable approach to measuring patient satisfactionHeather Spence Laschinger
School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Care Qual 20:220-30. 2005Patient satisfaction with nursing care quality is an important indicator of the quality of care provided in hospitals...
- Intensive nursing care of kwashiorkor in MalawiM J Manary
Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Malawi
Acta Paediatr 89:203-7. 2000..The purpose of this study was to determine whether improved case management with intensive nursing care could lower this case fatality rate...
- Patient satisfaction with nursing care: a multilevel analysisAngelo Aiello
Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 12:187-90. 2003Although prior research has suggested that satisfaction with nursing care is affected by multilevel factors (e.g...
- Role of the organization in translating research into evidence-based practiceCheryl B Stetler
Outcomes Manag 7:97-103; quiz 104-5. 2003..In light of supportive translation research and evaluation, it emphasizes the role of culture, capacity, and infrastructure as integral to the long-term, sustained success of such efforts...
- Ensuring excellence: an investigation of the issues that impact on the registered nurse providing residential care to older AustraliansJulianne Cheek
Centre for Research into Nursing and Health Care, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 9:103-11. 2003..The final recommendations were developed with key stakeholders in terms of language, intention and ranked order, and are included in full...
- What is the role of nondrug methods in the nursing care of patients with acute pain?Margo McCaffery
Pain Manag Nurs 3:77-80. 2002
- Professional assessment of optimal nursing care intensity level. A new method for resource allocation as an alternative to classical time studiesL Fagerström
Vaasa Central Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
Scand J Caring Sci 14:97-104. 2000In the article a new method is presented for allocation of staff resources, 'Professional Assessment of Optimal Nursing Care Intensity Level' (PAONCIL)...
- Development of quality of nursing care in ThailandW Kunaviktikul
Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
J Adv Nurs 36:776-84. 2001In Thailand there is a need to establish definitions of quality of nursing care and to determine how it is measured. There is an urgent need to focus more closely on indicators of nursing quality...
- Effects of the implementation of the Resident Assessment Instrument on gaps between perceived needs and nursing care supply for nursing home residents in the NetherlandsC C Holtkamp
Department of Nursing and Caring Research, Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Int J Nurs Stud 38:619-28. 2001..the implementation of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) on gaps perceived between residents' needs and nursing care received in Dutch nursing homes...
- Defining patient-perceived quality of nursing careJ H Larrabee
West Virginia University School of Nursing, West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 16:34-60; quiz 74-5. 2001..This qualitative study identified good nursing care from the patient's perspective, using a convenience sample of 199 hospitalized adult patients in a public ..
- A model for evaluating the context of nursing care deliveryJanet Houser
Department of Health Services, Administration and Management, Regis University, Denver, CO 80221, USA
J Nurs Adm 33:39-47. 2003..These results provide administrators with actionable recommendations that can be used to reduce the demands on nursing staff...
- White coat hypertension and nursing careLeila M Alves
Departamento de Enfermagem Geral e Especializada, Escola de Enfermagem Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo Av Bandeirantes, 3900, 14040 902, Ribeirao Preto, S P, Brasil
Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:29-34. 2003....
- Technology and humane nursing care: (ir)reconcilable or invented difference?A Barnard
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
J Adv Nurs 34:367-75. 2001..It argues the need for reconciliation of presumed tension(s) between technology and person focused care and the need to reconsider our ways of understanding the relations between technology and nursing...
- Personal contemporary observations of nursing care in Saudi ArabiaFaisal H Aboul-Enein
University of Texas Health Science Center, Schools of Public Health and Nursing, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
Int J Nurs Pract 8:228-30. 2002Observations were made of the Saudi Arabian health-care delivery system, in regards to nursing care and the relationship between service provider and client...
- What characterises nursing care? A hermeneutical philosophical inquiryKitt I Austgard
Lovisenberg Diaconal University College, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Caring Sci 22:314-9. 2008The aim of this study was to identify some common characteristics associated with nursing care based on the historical text by the nursing pioneer, Rikke Nissen, and the modern philosophy of care, principally that of Kari M. Martinsen...
- Nursing care at night: an evaluation using the Night Nursing Care InstrumentMagnus Oléni
School of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 47:25-32. 2004Night nurses carry overall nursing responsibility for approximately half the time that patients spend in hospital. However, there is a paucity of literature that focuses on nursing care provided at night.
- Satisfied patients are also vulnerable patients--narratives from an acute care wardVenke Sørlie
Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
J Clin Nurs 15:1240-6. 2006..To illuminate the experience of being a patient and cared for in an acute care ward...
- Missed nursing care: a qualitative studyBeatrice J Kalisch
School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 21:306-13; quiz 314-5. 2006The purpose of this study was to determine nursing care regularly missed on medical-surgical units and reasons for missed care...
- It's the action that countsJane Salvage
Nurs Stand 20:20-3. 2006..The third article in our Heart of Nursing series examines how the expression of caring feelings is socially and culturally constructed...
- Nursing presence, patient satisfaction, and the bottom lineJennie Godkin
Department of Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, USA
J Hosp Mark Public Relations 14:15-33. 2002..Nursing presence is defined. The Nursing Presence Grid matches the various dimensions of nursing presence with various courses of action thought to attain nursing presence. An explanation of how the model might be applied is presented...
- Japanese patients' descriptions of "the good nurse": personal involvement and professionalismShigeko Izumi
Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing, Portland, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 29:E14-26. 2006..The findings described the good nurse for Japanese nursing care recipients and delineated their expectations of her or him...
- Nurse-to-patient ratiosRobert Kaestner
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:882-3. 2006
- Factors associated with the time nurses spend at the bedsides of seriously ill patients with poor prognosesDaniel P Sulmasy
John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Manhattan, New York, New York 10011, USA
Med Care 41:458-66. 2003..Little is known about the time health professionals spend with inpatients that are close to the end of life...
- Communication enhancement: nurse and patient satisfaction outcomes in a complex continuing care facilityKatherine McGilton
Department of Research, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Adv Nurs 54:35-44. 2006..This paper presents an evaluation of a communication enhancement intervention on staff and patients in a complex continuing care facility...
- Anytime, Anyplace Learning for Critical CarePamela Jeffries; Fiscal Year: 2002..The core content will include principles, nursing care management, and critical thinking skills...
- Internet Telehealth for Pediatric Asthma Case ManagementDavid Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2006..Wisconsin's Pediatric Asthma Clinical Research Program, will test whether and how a Web-based telehealth nursing care support system can increase asthma symptom-free days and adherence to asthma controller medication of children, ..
- Quality of Nursing Care for Hospitalized Patients with Advanced IllnessShigeko Izumi; Fiscal Year: 2009..provided by applicant): This study's long-term objective is to improve the quality of in-hospital nursing care for patients with advanced-stage illness...
- ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR CLINICAL RESEARCHSouraya Sidani; Fiscal Year: 2004..This data set will permit the conduct of simulation-type analyses to identify the contribution of the methodological and conceptual factors to the validity of conclusions in clinical research. ..
- A New Measure of Nursing Home Care QualityMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Family Health After Predictive HD TestingJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will document the health care needs of family members of persons who receive a positive result from presymptomatic gene testing for an inherited degenerative neurologic disease. ..
- Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home OutcomesMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Based on our recently completed NINR-funded study, "Nursing Care Processes, Outcomes and Cost in Nursing Homes" (1998-2003, Rantz, PI), we have designed a randomized, two-group,..
- Testing a Model of Quality Care in Home HealthMary Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior HousingMarilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
- DyNADS: A Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse ManagersJoyce A Verran; Fiscal Year: 2010..3. Evaluate DyNADS'validity, scalability, and usefulness through a field test. 4. Evaluate the feasibility of implementing DyNADS or nursing units. ..
- NURSING CDROM ON ETHICAL ISSUES OF GENETIC TESTINGJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002..Increased knowledge of ethical aspects of genetic testing will enable professional nurses to incorporate this knowledge into their professional nursing roles. ..
- Nurse Staffing and Adverse Events on Inpatient UnitsEILEEN LAKE; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will strengthen the evidence base on how nurse staffing patterns and practice environments support the quality and safety of patient care. ..
- EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teensBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral TherapyJudith Erlen; Fiscal Year: 2007..A similar approach will be used for the secondary aims examining intervention effect on clinical response and quality of life. Exploratory aims will be examined using structural equation modeling. ..
- Custom Computer Support: Home Care of CABG PatientsPatricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007..Key outcome variables include patient and nurse satisfaction with care, patient self-management, 30-day readmission rate and nurse workload. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Conceptualizing Mental Health InterventionsCarol Whitlatch; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. with the assistance of disease-specific organizations and other targeted national organizations serving practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. ..
- A Practice-Based Research Network for Improvement ScienceKathleen R Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2010..priorities;yet insufficient progress has been made in quality improvement science, particularly focusing on nursing care processes in the hospital setting...
- Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life CareBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007..The 9 content areas of the curriculum are nursing care at EOL, pain management, symptom management, ethical issues, culture, communication, grief/loss and bereavement,..
- Mitochondrial Genetics of Recovery After Brain InjuryYvette Conley; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Predicting Clostridium difficile infection: Preoperative risk factorsGRETA L KRAPOHL; Fiscal Year: 2011..This research proposes a strategy to prevent CDI and improve patient outcomes by heightening the ability to identify the most vulnerable patients and target preventative intervention. ..
- Biobehavioral Cardiovascular Health Promotion Intervention in a State Prison SystDebra K Moser; Fiscal Year: 2010..Effective management of cardiovascular risk factors could improve the health of inmates both while incarcerated and once released, and reduce the substantial personal and societal burden of cardiovascular disease. ..
- Death in the PICU/NICU: Parent and Family FunctioningJoAnne M Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2010..Research in this area is crucial so that health care professionals can identify parents and families at risk for poor outcomes and target them for early intervention to prevent or minimize undesirable effects. ..
- A Computer-Based Parent/Adolescent HIV Communication Intervention for LatinosAntonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2008..This is an important effort in reducing HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- RCT to evaluate guidelines for acute rhinosinusitisJane Garbutt; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition, knowledge gained from this research could be used to decrease the inappropriate use of antibiotics. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Strategies for Airway Management & Prevention Endotracheal Tube Cuff InterventionMARY SOLE; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Billing Based Measures of Nursing Home Medical Staff OrganizationOrna Intrator; Fiscal Year: 2008..The project will test the developed measures comparing to survey responses of medical directors, and to hospitalization and ER use experiences of residents in NHs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Biobehavioral Intervention in Heart FailureDebra Moser; Fiscal Year: 2008..Biofeedback-relaxation training for patients with heart failure may have potential long-term clinical benefits and may serve as an important adjunct to pharmacologic therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Genetic Basis of a Disease Free Model of AgingYvette Conley; Fiscal Year: 2006..This is the first study to propose to use lens transparency as a continuous, quantitative measure of the human aging process that will be suitable for genetic linkage and gene identification. ..
- Health Information Technology Value in Rural HospitalsMarcia Ward; Fiscal Year: 2006..The toolkits will facilitate rural hospitals' ability to utilize current and emerging evidence to guide HIT investment and implementation decisions that fit their particular healthcare environment. ..
- Interventions and Quality of Life in Cancer and AIDSDEBORAH SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..Pearson correlations or one-way ANOVAs will be used to examine the relationship of contextual/demographic factors to quality of life and interventions provided. ..
- COMMUNITY-SITE CORONARY RISK CONTROL IN BLACK FAMILIESDiane Becker; Fiscal Year: 2001..Analysis will include the test of proportions achieving goals and multiple logistic regression analysis predicting favorable change, adjusted for intra-family clustering of baseline risk factors. ..
- Ventilator Weaning:Processes of Care and CommunicationMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Outcomes of ICU Working ConditionsPatricia Stone; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, obtaining NNIS and Medicare data creates an opportunity to explore the sensitivity and specificity of identifying NI through claims data. ..
- Improving Qualitative and Mixed Methods ResearchTerrie Wetle; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and ParentsBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Nurse Model in Black Families at Risk for Heart DiseaseDiane Becker; Fiscal Year: 2005..The study provides an unparalleled virtually first opportunity to describe CHD incidence in African Americans and to determine the impact of NURS TEAM interventions in a seriously understudied high-risk population. ..
- Managing Uncertainty in Childhood Cancer SurvirorshipSheila Santacroce; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Therapeutic communication during nursing home careLENE LEVY STORMS; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, the CDA training would be central to the applicant's ability to develop as an independent, behavioral scientist with a specialty in provider-patient communication among older adults in long-term care settings. ..
- Monitoring Fidelity to Promote Research IntegritySheila Santacroce; Fiscal Year: 2005..The results of the proposed study will be used to inform use of the adapted YACS to promote research integrity in the future development of nursing interventions to improve outcomes for people with chronic health conditions. ..
- A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration OutomesBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate ProgramsBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006..The 9 content areas of the curriculum are nursing care at EOL, pain management, symptom management, ethical issues, culture, communication, grief/loss and bereavement,..
- CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMAJoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems will be reduced. ..
- PATIENT AND PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENTBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
- REDUCING HIV RISK AMONG LATINO YOUTHAntonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of CareBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Nursing Home IT: Optimal Medication and Care DeliverySusan Horn; Fiscal Year: 2006..Distill and summarize lessons learned about what is critical for successful implementation of HIT in nursing homes, including facilitators, barriers, and strategies to address them. ..
- Symptom Management, Patient-Caregiver Communication, and Outcomes in ICUMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- THE EFFECT OF APOE ON OUTCOMES IN TBI ADULTSYvette Conley; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Supporting Decisions In Inherited Cancer SusceptibilityMary Ropka; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Improving Communication with NonSpeaking ICU PatientsMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2007..Statistical analysis will involve hierarchical generalized linear modeling (HGLM) by outcome groups and planned group comparisons using linear contrasts within the context of the HGLM. ..
- Reducing HIV Risk among Mexican YouthAntonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Nurses: Research Integrity in Clinical TrialsJoan Liaschenko; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Job Retention Among Home Healthcare NursesCAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005..Knowledge of variables that contribute to job retention in home care will provide the information necessary to maintain nursing staff and assure access to quality home healthcare services. ..
- Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and EvidenceRobin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008..b>Nursing care is directly related to quality, and is a basic essential core service for rural hospitals...
- Challenging Life Events in Older PersonsTIMOTHY DAALEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..e. social support, mental health status. Secondary aims include learning how a baseline measure of patient spirituality predicts future death attitudes and discussions of advance care planning. ..
- Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue ManagementBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Medication Reconciliation: A Team ApproachJeffrey Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Take Control of Your Blood Pressure (TCYB) StudyHayden Bosworth; Fiscal Year: 2007..Based upon preliminary data, this study is expected to improve patients' management of their hypertension, decrease health care utilization and subsequently improve BP control. ..
- Care Planning Integrity & Nursing Home Resident OutcomesROMA TAUNTON; Fiscal Year: 2004..The findings regarding the elements of care planning integrity that result in the most positive outcomes for residents at the lowest cost to the facility will drive the development of new strategies to improve care. ..