Summary: Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.
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- Health visiting assessment processes under scrutiny: a case study of knowledge use during family health needs assessmentsJane V Appleton
School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 45:682-96. 2008..To date, there has been only limited empirical examination of the types of knowledge and ways of knowing which are likely to influence health visiting practice during family health needs assessments...
- Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practiceS Stevens
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Reading CMHT, Reading RG30 4EJ, Berkshire, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:495-501. 2005..Ongoing work will be carried out in addressing and reporting the outcomes of the full project in future papers...
- In the know: cognitive and social factors in mental health nursing assessmentPadraig MacNeela
School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 19:1298-306. 2010..To develop an integrated cognitive and social understanding of assessment in mental health nursing...
- Nurses' views of using computerized decision support software in NHS DirectAlicia O'Cathain
MRC Fellow, Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
J Adv Nurs 45:280-6. 2004..Nurses working in NHS Direct, the 24-hour telephone advice line in England, use computerized decision support software to recommend to callers the most appropriate service to contact, or to advise on self-care...
- Caring assessment in the Swedish ambulance services relieves suffering and enables safe decisionsBirgitta Wireklint Sundström
School of Health Sciences, PreHospen, University of Borås, The Prehospital Research Centre of Western Sweden, SE 501 90 Borås, Sweden
Int Emerg Nurs 19:113-9. 2011..Therefore, the inclusion of the patient perspective relieves suffering and enables more safe decisions...
- Sundowning in older people with dementia: evidence base, nursing assessment and interventionsJan Dewing
Nurs Older People 15:24-31; quiz 32. 2003..This article addresses some of the causes of sundowning and suggests ways in which nurses may contribute to better management of the condition...
- Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burdenNorissa J Honea
College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:507-16. 2008..Although the striking finding is the limited number of interventions targeted toward oncology caregivers, suggestions from the literature are offered to support and promote healthy outcomes for family caregivers...
- Suicide in older adults: nursing assessment of suicide riskLinda Garand
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:355-70. 2006..Lastly, we discuss the role of nurses in the identification of older adults at risk for suicidal behavior so that life-saving treatment measures can be implemented...
- Necrotizing enterocolitis in the premature infant: neonatal nursing assessment, disease pathogenesis, and clinical presentationKatherine E Gregory
Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 11:155-64; quiz 165-6. 2011..The distributions of systemic and intestinal clinical signs that are most sensitive to nursing assessment and associated with Bell Staging Criteria are presented...
- 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...
- Nurses' recognition of delirium and its symptoms: comparison of nurse and researcher ratingsS K Inouye
Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 20 York St, Tompkins 15, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
Arch Intern Med 161:2467-73. 2001..Recognition of delirium can be enhanced with education of nurses in delirium features, cognitive assessment, and factors associated with poor recognition...
- National audit of continence care for older people: management of urinary incontinenceAdrian Wagg
Geriatric Medicine, University College Hospital, 25 Grafton Way, London WC1E 6AU, UK
Age Ageing 37:39-44. 2008..A national audit was conducted to assess the quality of continence care for older people and whether these requirements have been met...
- Learning from practice--reflections on a critical incidentBarry McBrien
Centre for Nurse Education, Mater Misercordiae University Hospital, Nelson Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:128-33. 2007..This paper outlines how the processes of reflection led to one emergency nurse developing new insights and understandings on nursing practice...
- Combined didactic and scenario-based education improves the ability of intensive care unit staff to recognize delirium at the bedsideJohn W Devlin
School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Crit Care 12:R19. 2008..We sought to measure the impact of a simple educational intervention on the ability of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses to clinically identify delirium and to use a standardized delirium scale correctly...
- Nursing assessment of dysphagia among patients with strokeA Westergren
Centre for Caring Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 13:274-82. 1999..These have to be repeated and included in nursing care assessment. Overall stroke severity is an indicator of dysphagia...
- Full nursing assessment of patients at risk of diabetic foot ulcersJacqui Fletcher
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield
Br J Nurs 15:S18-21. 2006..A focus on foot care reiterates to the patient the importance of self care and prevention of ulceration. Examination of the feet and timely referral to appropriate specialist teams are of particular importance...
- A pilot study on coexisting symptoms in intensive care patientsDenise T Li
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Appl Nurs Res 19:216-9. 2006..Further research is needed to evaluate and validate the relationships among these symptoms and their impact on the health outcomes of ICU patients...
- Effectiveness of gerontologically informed nursing assessment and referral interventions for older persons attending the emergency department: systematic reviewGerard Fealy
School of Nursing, Midwifery and HealthSystems, University College Dublin, Ireland
J Adv Nurs 65:934-5. 2009....
- The adequacy of ICNP version 1.0 as a representational model for electronic nursing assessment documentationPatricia C Dykes
Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare, 93 Worcester St, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:238-46. 2009The purpose of this study was to evaluate the adequacy of the International Classification of Nursing Practice (1) (ICPN) Version 1.0 as a representational model for nursing assessment documentation.
- Comparison of different pain scoring systems in critically ill patients in a general ICUSabine J G M Ahlers
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, St Antonius Hospital, Koekoekslaan 1, Nieuwegein, 3440 EM, The Netherlands
Crit Care 12:R15. 2008....
- Pressure ulcer risk screening in hospitals and nursing homes with a general nursing assessment tool: evaluation of the care dependency scaleElke I Mertens
Department of Nursing Science, Centre for the Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin, Germany
J Eval Clin Pract 14:1018-25. 2008..In view of an increasing necessity for systematic assessments, nursing practice would benefit from a simplification of assessment procedures. These assessments should be scientifically based...
- Diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk scales and a generic nursing assessment tool. A psychometric comparisonAntje Tannen
Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburgerplatz, 13353 Berlin, Germany
J Clin Nurs 19:1510-8. 2010Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk assessment scales and one generic nursing assessment tool.
- Large-scale implementation of sedation and delirium monitoring in the intensive care unit: a report from two medical centersBrenda Truman Pun
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, and Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Crit Care Med 33:1199-205. 2005....
- Delirium in the hospitalized elderly: nursing assessment and managementK Milisen
Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Division ofTraumatology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven
Nurs Clin North Am 33:417-39. 1998..This article provides an overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas of delirium...
- The minimum data set urinary incontinence quality indicators: do they reflect differences in care processes related to incontinence?John F Schnelle
Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, UCLA Borun Center for Gerontological Research, and Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, UCLA, and Veterans Administration Hospital Sepulveda, Los Angeles, California, USA
Med Care 41:909-22. 2003..nursing homes that score in the lower 25th percentile (low prevalence) versus the upper 75th percentile (high prevalence) on each of two Minimum Data Set (MDS) incontinence quality indicators provide different incontinence care processes..
- Screening swallowing function of patients with acute stroke. Part one: Identification, implementation and initial evaluation of a screening tool for use by nursesL Perry
Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust and Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s Hospital Medical School, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
J Clin Nurs 10:463-73. 2001..97 and specificity of 0.9 for detection of dysphagia, with positive and negative predictive values of 0.92 and 0.96. This was significantly better than gag reflex performance, supporting the use of the SSA by competent ward nurses...
- Initial assessment in ambulance nursing. Part OneBjorn Ove Suserud
School of Health Sciences, Boras University College, Sweden
Emerg Nurse 10:13-7. 2003
- Ambulance nursing assessment. Part twoBjorn Ove Suserud
South Alvsborg Hospital, Sweden
Emerg Nurse 11:14-8. 2003
- Evaluation of simple criteria to predict successful weaning from mechanical ventilation in intensive care patientsT S Walsh
Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 4SU, UK
Br J Anaesth 92:793-9. 2004..We evaluated a checklist of simple bedside criteria to determine whether it could be used reliably to predict successful discontinuation of mechanical ventilation...
- Multicentre study of delirium in ICU patients using a simple screening toolBrigit Roberts
ICU, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA
Aust Crit Care 18:6, 8-9, 11-4 passim. 2005..An ICU-specific delirium assessment, such as the ICDSC, should be included in routine ICU observations to minimise under-diagnosis of this serious phenomenon...
- Impact of a nurses' protocol-directed weaning procedure on outcomes in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for longer than 48 hours: a prospective cohort study with a matched historical control groupJean Marie Tonnelier
Réanimation Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
Crit Care 9:R83-9. 2005....
- Fall risk assessment: a prospective investigation of nurses' clinical judgement and risk assessment tools in predicting patient fallsHelen Myers
Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 9:158-65. 2003..Consequently, neither nurses' clinical judgement nor the fall risk assessment tools could be recommended for assessing fall risk in this clinical setting...
- Parents' views of a Family Health AssessmentKate Sanders
Foundation of Nursing Studies
Community Pract 79:284-8. 2006..Recommendations for future research and developments are made...
- Examining the relationship between patient-centred care and outcomes on a neuroscience unit: a pilot projectSonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:14-9. 2008..Findings from this pilot study will guide further improvement in the implementation of PCC to continuously enhance quality of nursing care, the neuroscience patient's hospital experience and readiness for discharge...
- How do children's nurses make clinical decisions? Two preliminary studiesAlison Twycross
Children s Nursing, Faculty of Health Care and Social Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:1324-35. 2006..To gain an understanding of how children's nurses make clinical decisions...
- TCARE: tailored caregiver assessment and referralRhonda Montgomery
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Am J Nurs 108:54-7; quiz 57. 2008..An evidence-based model to target services for caregivers...
- From theory to practice: capturing the uniqueness of nursingChristine Smith
School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Newport
Nurs Older People 18:16-20. 2006
- Determining factors that have an impact upon effective evidence-based pain management with older people, following colorectal surgery: an ethnographic studyDonna Brown
Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:1287-98. 2006..The aim of this project was to examine pain management practices with older people admitted to the colorectal unit of an acute hospital trust...
- Do nurses promote urinary continence in hospitalized older people?: An exploratory studyLindsay Dingwall
SPQ Care of Older People, Assessment and Rehabilitation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
J Clin Nurs 15:1276-86. 2006..The aim of this paper is to explore whether nurses working in elderly medicine and in acute medical settings promote urinary continence in older people or in reality use containment strategies...
- Postoperative pain management - the influence of surgical ward nursesKerstin Wickström Ene
The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences and Department of Anesthesiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 17:2042-50. 2008..Secondly, to study if pain management and nurses' approaches to this task had improved during a two-year period, including an educational pain treatment program for ward staff...
- Mealtimes in hospital--who does what?Chenfan Xia
Registered Nurse, Rose Court Aged Care Facility, Gites Plains, SA, Australia
J Clin Nurs 15:1221-7. 2006..This paper describes the findings of a descriptive study about what nurses do at mealtimes in relation to monitoring/assisting the eating practices of older patients in an acute care facility...
- Re-defining nursing expertise in the United kingdomSally Hardy
Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of East Anglia, Norwich, London
Nurs Sci Q 19:260-4. 2006..The Expertise in Practice Project demonstrates that nurses affect change and facilitate performance and organizational development...
- Behaviors of nursing home residents with dementia: examining nurse responsesChristine R Kovach
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 32:13-21. 2006..This study suggests there is a need for more assessment and critical thinking when addressing behavior change in individuals with dementia...
- Incorporation of the Tidal Model into the interdisciplinary plan of care--a program quality improvement projectJ L Berger
St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Centre for Mountain Health Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:464-7. 2006..Our experience with the Tidal Model and the IPC has given voice to the patient's story and helped facilitate their journey towards recovery...
- Congruence of pain assessment between nurses and emergency department patients: a replicationMartin Duignan
Emergency Department, Our Lady s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
Int Emerg Nurs 16:23-8. 2008..To ascertain congruence between patients' self-report of pain intensity and nurses' assessment of their pain intensity...
- Level of agreement between patient self-report and observer ratings of health-related quality of life communication in oncologyDoranne L Hilarius
Department of Pharmacy, Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 65:95-100. 2007..To determine the level of agreement between patients and observers regarding the frequency with which health-related quality of life topics are discussed during outpatient clinical oncology visits...
- Pain management practices with older adults on acute medical unitsEsther Coker
St Peter s Hospital
Perspectives 32:5-12. 2008....
- Delivering sensitive health care information: challenging the taboo of women's sexual health after pelvic radiotherapySara Faithfull
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Division of Health and Social Care, University of Surrey, Duke of Kent Building, Stag Hill Campus, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7TE, United Kingdom
Patient Educ Couns 71:228-33. 2008..The aim of this study was to elicit current practice with regard to the content and delivery of patient education for women undergoing pelvic radiotherapy...
- A clinical nursing leadership model for enhancing continence care for older adults in a subacute inpatient care settingJoan Ostaszkiewicz
Peter James Centre, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:624-9. 2006..clinical support to patients and other staff for the management of incontinence, (2) a new method for nursing assessment and management of bowel elimination, and (3) a framework for improved discharge care of patients with ..
- Individualizing geriatric clinical resources to impact nursing home careBrenda Recchia Jeffers
Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, USA
Perspectives 31:5-8. 2007..Nevertheless, the outcome of the project formed a solid foundation for future collaborative efforts between the College of Nursing and local nursing homes...
- Developing services for the carers of young adults with early-onset psychosis - implementing evidence-based practice on psycho-educational family interventionJ Sin
Education and Practice Lead in Psychosocial Interventions, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Thames Valley University, Reading, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:282-90. 2007..These services were developed to address carers' needs for knowledge, skills and support to cope with their caring roles and situation, from the stressful beginning of a potentially long caring journey...
- A formative evaluation to develop a school health nursing early intervention model for adolescent substance useMarjatta Pirskanen
Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Finland, and Kuopio Social and Health Care Centre, Kuopio, Finland
Public Health Nurs 24:256-64. 2007..To improve an early intervention (EI) triggered by the Adolescents' Substance Use Measurement (ADSUME) as a method to prevent substance abuse among adolescents. We assessed how ADSUME and EI work in practice and how EI could be improved...
- Postnatal support for drug users: evaluation of a specialist health visiting serviceLinda Smith
The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
Community Pract 80:24-9. 2007..However, potential for confusion over lines of accountability between professionals could exist. Also, meeting the complex needs of these women in a sustained way in the community may remain problematic...
- An evaluation of a primary care-based weight management initiativeSarah Muckle
Community Pract 80:20-3. 2007..Success was measured using quantitative and qualitative measures. The intervention effectively reduced the BMI of participants and demonstrated the adverse effects obesity has on individual quality of life...
- Staff and home caregiver expectations of residential respite care for older peopleChristine C Neville
School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Queensland, Queensland
Collegian 14:27-31. 2007..This study provided insight into the value that is placed on residential respite care by identifying reasons and expectations for use so that nursing care and service provision can be continually directed at meeting these needs...
- Screening for depression in older district nursing clients: feasibility studyRussell Nunn
Royal District Nursing Service, Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Br J Community Nurs 12:108-14. 2007..Recommendations are offered about screening for depression with this client population...
- Using standardized survey items with older adults hospitalized for chronic illnessMary T Fox
Collaborative Research Program Rehabilitation and Long Term Care, Baycrest
Res Nurs Health 30:468-81. 2007..The numeric response format of the items was an obstacle during the response stage. Strategies to enhance the validity of the surveys included breaking up, rephrasing, and contextualizing items, and using descriptive response options...
- A dynamic conceptual model of care planningMarie Elf
Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 21:530-8. 2007..System dynamics offers the potential to describe processes in a nonlinear, dynamic way and is suitable for exploring, comprehending, learning and communicating complex ideas about care processes...
- Community matrons improve health: patients' perspectivesKerri Wright
Br J Community Nurs 12:453-9. 2007..These aspects of the community matron's role seemed to help the patients to feel safe and secure, improved their quality of life and ultimately increased the confidence and control they felt over their long-term conditions...
- The experiences of older people on discharge from hospital following assessment by the public health nurseFiona McKeown
Waterford Community Services, Co Waterford, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 16:469-76. 2007....
- Implementation of computerized alcohol screening and advice in an emergency department--a nursing staff perspectivePreben Bendtsen
Department of Health and Society, Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:3-9. 2007..The e-SBI seems to have better potential than ordinary alcohol screening and intervention for implementation into routine emergency departments due to its simplicity and low time consumption...
- The nursing programme 'Coping with itch': a promising intervention for patients with chronic pruritic skin diseasesHarmieke van Os-Medendorp
Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Clin Nurs 16:1238-46. 2007..To examine the feasibility of the nursing programme 'Coping with Itch' and the effect of the programme on the frequency and intensity of itching and scratching, itch-related coping, skin-related psychosocial morbidity and quality of life...
- Positioning practices for ventilated intensive care patients: current practice, indications and contraindicationsPeter J Thomas
Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
Aust Crit Care 19:122-6, 128, 130-2. 2006..However, educational and environmental resources are needed to improve the frequency and type of positioning used. Results from this survey can now be incorporated into educational tools to facilitate the safe use of positioning...
- Person-centered nursing practice with older people in IrelandMargaret G Landers
College Lecturer, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
Nurs Sci Q 20:78-84. 2007..The following criteria are then applied: logical congruence, the generation of the theory, the credibility of the model, and the contribution of the model to the discipline of nursing...
- Experiences of expert nurses in caring for patients with postoperative painJennifer Richards
University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada, USA
Pain Manag Nurs 8:17-24. 2007..Four themes emerged during the data analysis phase: considering the whole person, the independent art of nursing, accepting what the patient says, and commitment to surgical nursing...
- Cognitive-attitudinal aspects of key-worker's talk about their patients in forensic psychiatric institutionsSusan Sookoo
The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8WA, UK
Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 12:1446-58. 2007..A total of 103 semi-structured interviews were conducted, representing 45 per cent of the patients involved in the project (N=231)...
- The effect of frontloading visits on patient outcomesJoanne Rogers
University Hospitals Home Care, Cleveland, OH, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 25:103-9. 2007..4-16%), with fewer visits (15.5 vs. 9.5) and equal clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. There were no significant differences in outcomes for patients with diabetes...
- Caring for residents with dementia and aggressive behavior: impact of life history knowledgeMary Y Egan
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 33:24-30. 2007..This study demonstrates the feasibility and potential value of using life histories with residents who demonstrate aggressive behavior...
- A survey of physical assessment techniques performed by RNs: lessons for nursing educationJean F Giddens
College of Nursing, MSCO9 5350, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
J Nurs Educ 46:83-7. 2007..Nurse educators should assess the skills currently taught in nursing programs and consider what skills graduates actually need to enter nursing practice...
- Detecting depression in the aged: is there concordance between screening tools and the perceptions of nursing home staff and residents? A pilot study in a rural aged care facilityLuke Johnston
Riverina Division of General Practice and Primary Health Ltd, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:252-6. 2007..The present study aimed to determine if there was a significant difference in the proportion of depressed residents identified by recognition sources, and assessed the level of chance corrected agreement between sources...
- Developing empowering health counseling measurement. Preliminary resultsTarja Kettunen
University of Jyvaskyla, Research Center for Health Promotion, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Patient Educ Couns 64:159-66. 2006....
- Sustained nurse home visiting in early childhood: exploring Australian nursing competenciesLynn Kemp
Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, University of New South Wales, Australia
Public Health Nurs 22:254-9. 2005..Competency development and associated nurse training and support are needed for delivery of quality SHNV services...
- Structuring health needs assessments: the medicalisation of health visitingSarah Cowley
King s College London
Sociol Health Illn 26:503-26. 2004..In this respect, it serves as a marker in the continued medicalisation of health visiting...
- The guideline contradiction: health visitors' use of formal guidelines for identifying and assessing families in needJane V Appleton
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 41:785-97. 2004..Thus, even when guidelines exist, no accurate predictions can be made about health visitors' knowledge of or use of such guidelines in practice...
- Predischarge psychoeducational needs in Taiwan: comparisons of psychiatric patients, relatives, and professionalsSu Ching Sung
School of Nursing Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:579-88. 2004..Mental health professionals in Taiwan need to better understand their clients' needs in order to provide more effective predischarge psychoeducation...
- Nursing diagnoses: factors affecting their use in charting standardized care plansTing Ting Lee
Nursing Department, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 14:640-7. 2005..The purpose of this study was to explore factors that may affect nurses' use of nursing diagnoses in charting standardized nursing care plans in their daily practice...
- Nurse administered telephone intervention for blood pressure control: a patient-tailored multifactorial interventionHayden B Bosworth
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Patient Educ Couns 57:5-14. 2005..A randomized controlled trial involving a nurse administered patient-tailored intervention is being conducted to improve blood pressure (BP) control...
- Working under pressure: a pilot study of nurse work in a postoperative settingKaren Willis
School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania, Locked Bag 1340G, Launceston 7250, Tasmania, Australia
Clin Nurse Spec 19:87-91; quiz 92-3. 2005..quot; The work is high-pressure and involves, by necessity, multitasking. There are many dimensions of nursing care, but, usually, these are supplied simultaneously...
- A literature review exploring how healthcare professionals contribute to the assessment and control of postoperative pain in older peopleDonna Brown
Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:74-90. 2004..This may best be achieved by supporting a programme of change to develop the skills of staff and encouraging learning through reflective practice. There is however a need for further research in this area...
- Impact of the stage of dementia on the time required for bathing-related care: a pilot study in a Japanese nursing homeNami Kobayashi
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr, NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
Int J Nurs Stud 41:767-74. 2004..For dressing and undressing, additional time was required when caregivers failed to keep to a specific routine...
- Health needs assessment in the health visiting service and the impact on the ethnic communityAnna M Houston
R and D The Link Centre, St Georges Hospital, Hornchurch RM12 6RS, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 40:85-94. 2003..It focuses on one vignette to demonstrate the practical and difficult issues when a formal system is used to assess needs in clients who do not speak English as a first language...
- Kansas office-based nurses' evaluation of patient tobacco cessation activitiesMarjorie J Good
Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program, KS 67214, USA
J Community Health Nurs 21:77-85. 2004..7 vs. 31.2%, p =.010). Office-based nurses identified specific barriers that could be addressed through professional education about tobacco management...
- Perceptions on individualized approaches to mental health careA Jones
North East Wales NHS Trust, North Wales, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:396-404. 2005..Limitations of the study have also been briefly reported...
- Service users and other stakeholders' evaluation of a liaison mental health service in an accident and emergency department and a general hospital settingS Eales
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health Sciences, City University, London, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:70-7. 2006..The findings provide new information regarding what service users and other stakeholders expect from a liaison mental health service and important areas to consider when offering a satisfactory service...
- Nurse specialist assessment and management of palliative care patients who are depressed--a study of perceptions and attitudesMari Lloyd-Williams
Community Studies Unit, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, U K
J Palliat Care 18:270-4. 2002..Clinical nurse specialists have a pivotal role in improving the detection and management of depression in palliative care patients, and require further training in this area...
- Cultural competency and nursing care: an Australian perspectiveL Chenowethm
Aged and Extended Care Nursing, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia ChenowethL SESAHS NSW GOV AU
Int Nurs Rev 53:34-40. 2006..To propose a process that will facilitate cultural competence in Australian nursing practice...
- Compiling life history resources for older adults in institutions: development of a guideSonia Reichman
Department of Communication Disorders, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 30:20-8; quiz 55-6. 2004....
- What has the literature taught us about culturally competent care of women and childrenLynn Clark Callister
Brigham Young University College of Nursing, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:380-8. 2005..The end result of the provision of culturally competent care by culturally competent nurses and healthcare organizations can be significant improvements in the health and well-being of women and children...
- Barriers to suicide risk management in clinical practice: a national survey of oncology nursesSharon Valente
Department of Veterans Affairs, Los Angeles, California, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:629-48. 2004..Nurses are not alone in their request for more education about suicide prevention; this study confirms earlier research of psychologists and psychiatrists who report they need more education in suicide risk management...
- Quality of care in postoperative pain management: what is realistic in clinical practice?Ewa Idvall
Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 12:162-6. 2004..g. pain assessment and information. This finding highlights the problem of applying evidence-based care in actual clinical practice...
- Nurses' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in ChinaSophia S C Chan
Department of Nursing Studies, L K S Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
J Nurs Scholarsh 39:46-53. 2007....
- [The application of relaxation techniques and biofeedback to an outpatient with depression disorder: a nurse's experience]Hsin Ping Lee
College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, ROC
Hu Li Za Zhi 56:101-8. 2009..Between April 10th and July 24th, 2008, the author employed holistic nursing assessment and collected data through both observation and interview...
- A systematic review of interventions to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency departmentSusan N Hastings
Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:978-86. 2005..To evaluate the evidence for interventions designed to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
- [Providing grief counseling to a major depressive elderly widower: a nurse's experience]Hsiu Ching Chu
Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
Hu Li Za Zhi 55:90-6. 2008..While providing nursing care to the client, the author, employing holistic nursing assessment, identified a reciprocal influence between his depressive symptoms and grief reaction...
- Does chewing gum shorten the duration of postoperative ileus in patients undergoing abdominal surgery and creation of a stoma?Barbara J Hocevar
ET WOC Nursing, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:140-6. 2010..Chewing gum is advocated for treatment because it acts as sham feeding, potentially stimulating gastric and bowel motility through repetitive stimulation of the cephalic-vagal complex...
- Development of an audit instrument for nursing care plans in the patient recordC Björvell
Karolinska Hospital, Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Qual Health Care 9:6-13. 2000..To develop, validate, and test the reliability of an audit instrument that measures the extent to which patient records describe important aspects of nursing care...
- The use of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17p) in women with cervical cerclageAndrei Rebarber
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
Am J Perinatol 25:271-5. 2008..n = 1650) consisted of women enrolled for ONS (twice-daily electronic uterine contraction monitoring and nursing assessment). Data were further stratified by the number of prior preterm deliveries (1, > 1)...
- Patient characteristics associated with the use of mechanical restraintsB Berland
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
J Gen Intern Med 5:480-5. 1990..significantly associated with restraint use in a multiple logistic regression model: disruptive behaviors, nursing assessment of risk of falling, and cognitive impairment...
- Psychoneuroimmunology and preterm birth. A holistic model for obstetrical nursing practice and researchR J Ruiz
Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas 78747, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 24:230-5; quiz 236. 1999..b>Nursing assessment of risk needs to include those situations that may lead to increased stress or anxiety, as is supported by ..
- Implementation and evaluation of a nursing assessment/standing orders-based inpatient pneumococcal vaccination programCarl Eckrode
Respiratory Care Program, Mt Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon 97222, USA
Am J Infect Control 35:508-15. 2007....
- Clinical decisions using the National Triage Scale: how important is postgraduate education?J Considine
Emergency Department, Dandenong Hospital, David Street, Dandenong, 3175, Victoria, Australia
Accid Emerg Nurs 9:101-8. 2001Triage is the formal nursing assessment of all patients who present to an Emergency Department (ED). The National Triage Scale (NTS) is used in most Australian EDs...
- Human Subjects Research Enhancement ProgramStephen Slogoff; Fiscal Year: 2002..Two computers, a laptop and a video camera are the only requirements for this enhancement. ..
- Facial Expression During PainMAMOONA ARIF; Fiscal Year: 2009..This study will evaluate the type of facial expressions seen in these patients to improve nursing assessment and management of pain.
- NEONATAL SKIN--EVALUATION OF EPIDERMAL BARRIER FUNCTIONSTEVEN HOATH; Fiscal Year: 1999..This objective bedside nursing assessment of epidermal integrity will be combined with the new Ballard score and compared with other measures such as ..
- NURSING ASSESSMENT OF PRESSURE SORE RISKNancy Bergstrom; Fiscal Year: 1990..Accurate prediction of risk will permit preventive treatments and devices to be ordered in a timely manner for patients at risk while reducing the unnecessary and costly treatment of persons who are not at risk for developing PS...
- Blood Pressure and Risks of Cardiac CatheterizationCheryl Dumont; Fiscal Year: 2005..Decisions regarding TIB and control of blood pressure during sheath removal are made by nurses. Knowledge guiding nursing protocols for care post CC and PCI has not been evidence based. ..
- SLEEP APNEA, BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT & ALZHEIMER'S DISEASECAROLYN HOCH; Fiscal Year: 1993..The secondary study, "Alzheimer's Assessment: An Adaptation Instrument", will continue development of a nursing assessment instrument designed specifically for use with Alzheimer's patients in acute psychiatric settings...
- NURSING ASSESSMENT STRATEGY--CHILD TEMPERAMENT PHASESandra McClowry; Fiscal Year: 1992..The development of the SATI is expected to be phase one of a nursing assessment strategy for families of school age children...
- CONFUSION IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERSVirginia Neelon; Fiscal Year: 1993..to the development of confusion; and to describe early cues/cue clusters that can be identified through nursing assessment which precede the development of confusion...
- Women's and Men's Responses to Sexual ViolenceClaire Draucker; Fiscal Year: 2007..by comparing men and women's experiences, and e) Based on the theory, develop a sexual violence nursing assessment guide that may be used by staff nurses who care for victims of sexual violence in their daily practices...
- NURSING MEASUREMENT OF LYMPHEDEMATOUS LIMBSJane Armer; Fiscal Year: 2000..Findings will guide the selection of a reliable, valid, sensitive, and practical measurement protocol for nursing assessment of mild to severe lymphedema and changes over time...
- OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENT OF PRESSURE SORE RISKKathleen Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 1999..The total national cost of PU treatment has been estimated to exceed 1.335 billion dollars. Accurate nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, and prompt nursing intervention are required for recognition and relief of pressure...
- OUTPATIENT NURSE MANAGED HIV ADHERENCE TRIALWilliam Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2002..CAP-IT is an innovative, structured nursing assessment and care planning activity that allows a standardized assessment of client needs and tailored HAART ..
- Risks of Inaccurate or Incomplete Pre-operative Assessments in Freestanding ASCsNANCY KUPKA; Fiscal Year: 2007..Multidisciplinary staff that play a direct role in, or are knowledgeable about, the pre-operative nursing assessment process from each center will be involved. This will include physicians, nurses and an administrator...
- NURSING ASSESSMENT OF CHILD PAIN & MOTHER/CHILD STRESSSUSAN JAY; Fiscal Year: 1993..Qualitative data will be collected during maternal interviews and ethnographic analysis will take place in year 03 in conjunction with an Independent Study in qualitative methods...
- LASER DOPPLER ASSESSMENT OF SKIN BLOOD FLOWJUDY LOTT; Fiscal Year: 2000..proposal builds on the general concept that the skin constitutes a critical, information-rich interface for nursing assessment and the delivery of care...
- NURSING ROLE SUPPLEMENTATION FOR ADOLESCENT PARENTSBERNARDINE CLARKE; Fiscal Year: 1991..Dependent and mediating variables will be measured at 7, 13, and 24 months. Comparison of data between control and intervention groups will be analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance...
- Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-careBarbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009..This study is expected to expand existing knowledge and clarify our understanding of the mechanisms linking EDS, failed self-care, poor HRQL, and unplanned hospitalizations in persons with heart failure. ..
- Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in HospicesKeela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Supplemental Fluid & Collagen DepositionNancy Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2005..Significance: Findings from the study have the potential to significantly change how fluid is managed in nursing home residents and to lay the foundation for a major intervention study on pressure ulcer healing. ..
- Wage Mandate, Labor Turnover, and NH QualityVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2007..5) Use the theoretical model to assess the relative merits of alternative minimum nurse staffing and wage policies in terms of their relative cost and effectiveness. ..
- Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse WomenLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Promoting Self-Care with Telehomecare: Impact on OutcomeKathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings will help guide optimal use of telehomecare in promoting self-care in the growing population of chronically ill elders whose conditions are characterized by high morbidity, complex therapies and poor quality and cost outcomes. ..
- A CDSS to Translate Pressure Ulcer Prediction and Prevention to Home Health CareSandra Bergquist Beringer; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette SyndromeAlan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2008..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancerDANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle AdolescCAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Primary Care Clinics for Estimating Prevalence & Incidence of Elder MistreatmentTerry Fulmer; Fiscal Year: 2008..We will develop and test effective strategies for screening for elder mistreatment that can be replicated nationally. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pediatric Quality of Life: Is it lost in traduccion?KAREN SOUSA; Fiscal Year: 2008..not been tested for measurement invariance, a relatively new analytical technique, which is a necessary requirement for appropriate between group comparisons [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effect of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in DementiaChristine R Kovach; Fiscal Year: 2010..Inferential analyses planned include: mixed models for repeated measures, analysis of variance, Chi square and regression models for testing dose response. ..
- Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management BehaviorsCeleste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2010..The candidate plans to further examine the significance of inner strength and modifiable health behaviors of older women with hypertension. ..
- A Telenovela Intervention to Increase Mexican American Elders' Home Care UseJANICE DIANE CRIST; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thirty Mexican American elders and their caregivers will view the telenovela;and 30 elders and their caregivers will watch the general video. We will show the videotapes in the hospital setting. We will compare results 6 months later. ..
- PLAY! Parents Lead Active YouthLeigh Small; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN ARTHRITIS AND AIDSKAREN SOUSA; Fiscal Year: 2002..A valid conceptual model that captures HRQOL throughout the health-illness continuum would be valuable not only to nursing, but to consumers, providers, administrators, and policy makers. ..
- OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTHLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- FAMILY, AUTONOMY AND SELF-CARE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH IDDMCarol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
- DO GOOD NURSING HOMES ACHIEVE GOOD OUTCOMES?Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2003..This latter exploratory data analysis step is crucial to derive from the theoretical results insights about how to intervene in a nursing home to improve the chance of achieving positive outcomes. ..
- Culture Bias in Testing Expressive Ability In DementiaRuth Tappen; Fiscal Year: 2003..Both clinicians and researchers need to know which tests are appropriate, the extent to which the ethnicity of the examiner affects the results and how to interpret the scores obtained on both the newly developed and widely used tests. ..
- WANDERING-- BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORSDonna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCERPamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
- SAFEHAVEN: Decision Support for Nursing Home Resident Disaster EvacuationsVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2010..Using existing nursing home data from multiple sources, this study seeks to understand the consequences of hurricanes and evacuation decisions, providing the first evidence base to inform the creation of evacuation guidelines. ..
- State Policies and Hospitalizations from Nursing HomesVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2004..These theoretical insights will help shape the policy implications emerging from the study. ..
- Measuring Self-Management of Type 1 Diabetes in YouthLynne Schilling; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs TelephoneKathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
- Impact of Changing Medicaid Policies on NH QualityVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue ManagementBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Psychosocial Mechanisms of CAM Interventions in Breast CancerSarah Rausch; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Cancer ScreeningMichael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2008..The overall goal of the training program is to prepare trainees for careers as independent investigators in behavioral oncology. ..
- Prenatal Care for African American Women: Effect of Client-Provider InteractionChin Hwa Yi; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition, this research addresses NINR scientific goals of reducing health disparities and improving quality of care, and is congruent with the mission of AHRQ which includes improving the outcomes and quality of health care. ..
- Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home OutcomesMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
- Impulsivity and Partner Violence in Male AlcoholicsJULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cardiovascular Risks in Adolescents with DiabetesMelissa Faulkner; Fiscal Year: 2004..This investigation is particularly relevant given the limited research on cardiovascular risks in adolescents with type 2 diabetes. ..