Summary: The individuals employed by the hospital.
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- Influenza vaccination coverage among hospital personnel over three consecutive vaccination campaigns (2001-2002 to 2003-2004)J R de Juanes
Preventive Medicine Service, Jefe de Servicio de Medicina Preventiva, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Carretera de Andalucia Km 5, 28041 Madrid, Spain
Vaccine 25:201-4. 2007This study was carried out to assess influenza vaccination coverage among hospital personnel and the impact of health promotion campaigns, within the hospital, designed to increase vaccination coverage over three consecutive vaccination ..
- Hospital bloodborne pathogens programs: program characteristics and blood and body fluid exposure ratesS E Beekmann
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:73-82. 2001..Healthcare workers clearly remain at risk for injury. Further effective interventions are needed for employee training, improving adherence, and providing needlestick prevention devices...
- The shocking cost of turnover in health careJ Deane Waldman
Health Sciences Center, Anderson Schools of Management, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:2-7. 2004..Here, turnover includes hiring, training, and productivity loss costs. Minimum cost of turnover represented a loss of >5 percent of the total annual operating budget...
- Estimate of deaths attributable to passive smoking among UK adults: database analysisKonrad Jamrozik
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
BMJ 330:812. 2005..To estimate deaths from passive smoking in employees of the hospitality industry as well as in the general workforce and general population of the United Kingdom...
- Effect of education and performance feedback on handwashing: the benefit of administrative support in Argentinean hospitalsVictor Daniel Rosenthal
Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Am J Infect Control 31:85-92. 2003..We performed an observational study of HCW to measure the effect of 2 interventions: education alone and education plus performance feedback...
- Needlestick injuries in the United States. Epidemiologic, economic, and quality of life issuesJennifer M Lee
Abt Associates, Inc, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
AAOHN J 53:117-33. 2005..However, widespread use of safety devices might be more easily justified on economic grounds when the full clinical and economic benefits of these new technologies are considered, especially within the context of injury prevention...
- Differences between Staphylococcus aureus isolates from medical and nonmedical hospital personnelChristian Cespedes
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Clin Microbiol 40:2594-7. 2002It is unclear whether the levels of Staphylococcus aureus colonization of hospital personnel with patient exposure are increased or whether personnel become colonized with more antibiotic-resistant strains...
- Stress factors predicting injuries of hospital personnelSimo Salminen
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
Am J Ind Med 44:32-6. 2003..The extent to which work stressors and stress predicted injuries occur in a large population of Finnish hospital workers was studied...
- Epidemiology of needlestick and sharp injuries at a university hospital in a developing country: a 3-year prospective study at the Jordan University Hospital, 1993 through 1995N A Khuri Bulos
Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and Blood Bank, Jordan University Hospital, Amman
Am J Infect Control 25:322-9. 1997..CONCLUSION: Needlestick and sharp injuries occur frequently in developing countries. Safer disposal facilities and routine hepatitis B vaccine should be adopted...
- Personnel reductions and structural changes in health care: work-life experiences of medical secretariesAnna Hertting
National Institute of Psychosocial Medicine, Box 230, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
J Psychosom Res 54:161-70. 2003..The focus was to understand and describe work-life experiences for this specific group of women and how they managed in what can be presumed to be a more demanding work situation...
- Are trends in work and health conditions interrelated? A study of Swedish hospital employees in the 1990sInga Lill Petterson
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Occup Health Psychol 10:110-20. 2005Swedish hospital personnel were followed over an 8-year period, characterized by staff redundancies and restructuring processes...
- Prevalence of antinuclear antibodies in 3 groups of healthy individuals: blood donors, hospital personnel, and relatives of patients with autoimmune diseasesGuadalupe G Marin
Division de Posgrado, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas y Biológicas Dr Ignacio Chávez, UMSNH, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
J Clin Rheumatol 15:325-9. 2009..the healthy Mexican population, we studied 304 individuals, classified into 3 groups: 104 blood donors, 100 hospital personnel working at The State General Hospital, which included doctors, laboratory technicians, and nurses; and 100 ..
- Risk of exposure to bloodborne infection for Italian healthcare workers, by job category and work area. Studio Italiano Rischio Occupazionale da HIV GroupV Puro
Centro di Riferimento AIDS, National Institute for Infectious Diseases--IRCCS Lazzaro Spallanzani, Rome, Italy
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:206-10. 2001..Job- and area-specific exposure rates permit monitoring of the effectiveness of targeted interventions and control measures over time...
- Compliance with universal precautions among health care workers at three regional hospitalsR R Gershon
Department of Environmental Health Science, Johns Hopkins University, The School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
Am J Infect Control 23:225-36. 1995..Several modifiable variables were identified, and intervention programs that address as many of these factors as possible will probably succeed in facilitating employee compliance...
- Percutaneous injury, blood exposure, and adherence to standard precautions: are hospital-based health care providers still at risk?Bradley N Doebbeling
Program in Health Services Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:1006-13. 2003..New strategies for preventing exposures, training, and monitoring adherence are needed...
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation surprise drills for assessing, improving and maintaining cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills of hospital personnelRaymond Farah
Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
Eur J Emerg Med 14:332-6. 2007..Western Galilee Hospital has developed simulator programs for surprise CPR training exercises in all hospital departments and units. This study assessed the efficacy of surprise drills...
- Risk assessment towards tuberculosis among hospital personnel: administrative control, risk exposure, use of protective barriers and microbial air qualityPipat Luksamijarulkul
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:1005-11. 2004A recent increase in the rate of tuberculosis among hospital personnel has led to a greater concern about the risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in the hospital...
- Biological monitoring of hospital personnel occupationally exposed to antineoplastic agentsRoberta Turci
Laboratory of Environmental Hygiene and Industrial Toxicology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, via Ferrata 89, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Toxicol Lett 134:57-64. 2002..The proposed methods are simple, fast and reliable and can be used to identify exposure of hospital personnel handling antineoplastic drugs.
- Biological and environmental monitoring of hospital personnel exposed to antineoplastic agents: a review of analytical methodsRoberta Turci
Laboratory of Environmental Hygiene and Industrial Toxicology Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Via Ferrata 4 a, 27100, Pavia, Italy
J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 789:169-209. 2003In order to assess occupational exposure of hospital personnel involved in the preparation and administration of antineoplastic drugs, biological and environmental monitoring are essential to identify the main exposure routes and to ..
- The psychological impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak on healthcare workers in emergency departments and how they copeTai W Wong
Accident and Emergency Department, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong
Eur J Emerg Med 12:13-8. 2005....
- Sensitization to Empynase(pronase B) in exposed hospital personnel and identification of the Empynase allergenJ W Bahn
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Korea
Clin Exp Allergy 36:352-8. 2006..the prevalence of sensitization to Empynase in association with respiratory allergy symptoms in exposed hospital personnel, and identified the IgE-binding components in the Empynase extract, using sera with high levels of specific ..
- Factors associated with the psychological impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome on nurses and other hospital workers in TorontoRobert G Maunder
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital, Ninth Floor, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
Psychosom Med 66:938-42. 2004..A survey was conducted to measure psychological stress in hospital workers and measure factors that may have mediated acute traumatic responses...
- Smoke-free hospitals and the role of smoking cessation servicesLis Neubeck
Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London
Br J Nurs 15:248-51. 2006..Help must be offered to people who wish to quit through behavioural and pharmacological interventions and support must also be given to the smoker who must abstain from smoking on the premises during work or hospital stay...
- SARS transmission among hospital workers in Hong KongJoseph T F Lau
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
Emerg Infect Dis 10:280-6. 2004....
- Compliance with universal precautions and needle handling and disposal practices among emergency department staff at two community hospitalsK Henry
Department of Medicine, St Paul Ramsey Medical Center, MN 55101
Am J Infect Control 22:129-37. 1994..Our data indicate less than optimal levels of compliance also at community hospitals, and show that personnel are less than fully aware of their own noncompliance...
- Hepatitis B virus infection in hospital personnelA J Elavia
Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas Hospital, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Natl Med J India 5:265-8. 1992..We did this study, as there are only a few reports from India on the prevalence of this infection among hospital personnel, so that a rational and effective immunization policy could be evolved. METHOD...
- SARS in three categories of hospital workers, Hong KongJoseph T F Lau
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Emerg Infect Dis 10:1399-404. 2004..914 and 0.686, respectively). Affected patients were concentrated in three hospitals and in the earlier phase of the epidemic. Cleaning and clerical staff on hospital wards were at a much higher risk...
- An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome among hospital workers in a community hospital in Hong KongAlice S Ho
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Ann Intern Med 139:564-7. 2003..During outbreaks, hospital workers are at high risk for nosocomial infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-associated coronavirus...
- Psychosocial effects of SARS on hospital staff: survey of a large tertiary care institutionLeslie A Nickell
Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, E 352, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
CMAJ 170:793-8. 2004..The outbreak of SARS in 2003 had a dramatic effect on the health care system in Toronto. The main objective of this study was to investigate the psychosocial effects associated with working in a hospital environment during this outbreak...
- Risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease among health care workers, Chiang Rai, ThailandH Yanai
TB HIV Research Project, RIT JATA, Muang District, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:36-45. 2003..A provincial referral hospital in northern Thailand, where a cross-sectional study during 1995-1996 reported on the occupational risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission...
- Prevalence and antimicrobial patterns of Acinetobacter baumannii on hands and nares of hospital personnel and patients: the iceberg phenomenon againSharon Bayuga
Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
Heart Lung 31:382-90. 2002....
- Psychological well-being among hospital personnel: the role of family demands and psychosocial work environmentV Escriba-Aguir
Gender and Health Network RIGS, Valencian School for Health Studies, Regional Ministry of Health Generalitat Valenciana, Juan de Garay, 21, 46017, Valencia, Spain
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:401-8. 2004..This study investigates the effect of gender role and the psychosocial work environment on the psychological well-being of hospital staff in two general hospitals in the province of Valencia (Spain)...
- Impact of Bordetella pertussis exposures on a Massachusetts tertiary care medical systemIva Zivna
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:708-12. 2007..To assess the impact of outbreaks of Bordetella pertussis infection on a tertiary care medical system...
- The accuracy of external blood loss estimation by ambulance and hospital personnelGary Tall
Department of Retrieval, St George Hospital, Gray St, Kogarah, NSW 2217, Australia
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:318-21. 2003..To determine if emergency personnel, either ambulance or hospital based, can estimate the volume of external blood loss accurately enough to be of potential clinical use in guiding fluid resuscitation...
- Hospital employees improve basic life support skills and confidence with a personal resuscitation manikin and a 24-min video instructionConrad Arnfinn Bjørshol
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Resuscitation 80:898-902. 2009..We applied this method to an entire hospital staff to determine its effect on their practical and self-judged BLS skills...
- Differences in safety climate between hospital personnel and naval aviatorsDavid M Gaba
Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Hum Factors 45:173-85. 2003..Overall, the problematic response rate was 5.6% for naval aviators versus 17.5% for hospital personnel (p < .0001). The problematic response was 20...
- Frequency of vaccinia virus isolation on semipermeable versus nonocclusive dressings covering smallpox vaccination sites in hospital personnelMatthew J Hepburn
Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, and US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, MCMR UIM O Hepburn, 1425 Porter Street, Ft Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
Am J Infect Control 32:126-30. 2004..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a semipermeable occlusive dressing for hospital workers who receive smallpox vaccination...
- Differences in percutaneous injury patterns in a multi-hospital systemHilary M Babcock
Infectious Disease Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:731-6. 2003..Determine differences in patterns of percutaneous injuries (PIs) in different types of hospitals...
- Prevalence of nonreporting behavior of sharps injuries in Taiwanese health care workersJ S Shiao
China Junior College of Medical Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Am J Infect Control 27:254-7. 1999..The results also suggest that the current prevention programs, currently provided by the general nursing department, require expert content knowledge in infection control if nonreporting and SIs are to be reduced...
- Lack of SARS transmission among public hospital workers, VietnamDang Ha Le
Institute for Clinical Research in Tropical Medicine, Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam
Emerg Infect Dis 10:265-8. 2004..Our study documents lack of SARS-associated coronavirus transmission to hospital B workers, despite variable infection control measures and the use of personal protective equipment...
- Motivation and adult learning: a survey among hospital personnel attending a CPR courseLaila Arnesdatter Hopstock
Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Resuscitation 76:425-30. 2008A massive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training programme is continued in most hospitals to make hospital personnel ready to take action in cases of cardiac arrest...
- Knowledge and practice of universal precaution in a tertiary health facilityS N Ibeziako
Department of Pediatrics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, Nigeria
Niger J Med 15:250-4. 2006..The aim of this study is to determine the knowledge and practice of this policy in University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu...
- Outbreak management and implications of a nosocomial norovirus outbreakCecilia P Johnston
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:534-40. 2007..We describe a norovirus outbreak and its control in a tertiary care hospital during February-May 2004...
- Evaluation of a hand hygiene programme on an intensive care unitS J Dawson
J Hosp Infect 60:90-1. 2005
- Compliance with hand hygiene and glove use in a university-affiliated hospitalNevin Kuzu
Pamukkale University, School of Health, Nursing Department, Denizli, Turkey
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:312-5. 2005..The hands of healthcare workers often transmit pathogens causing nosocomial infections. This study examined compliance with handwashing and glove use...
- Impact of converting to powder-free gloves. Decreasing the symptoms of latex exposure in operating room personnelDenise M Korniewicz
University of Miami, School of Nursing and Medicine, Coral Gables, FL, USA
AAOHN J 53:111-6. 2005..0001). This study demonstrated that the conversion to non-powdered low-protein NRL gloves resulted in decreased symptoms because of NRL exposure...
- SARS risk perceptions in healthcare workers, JapanTeppei Imai
University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
Emerg Infect Dis 11:404-10. 2005..The concept of institutional measures was the most important predictor of individual perception of risk. In view of the potential for future epidemics, planning and implementing institutional measures should be given a high priority...
- Alcohol-based hand disinfection: a more robust hand-hygiene method in an intensive care unitC Tvedt
Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Molecular Biology, Akershus University Hospital, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Norway
J Hosp Infect 59:229-34. 2005..Our study demonstrated that alcohol-based hand disinfection is a robust hand-hygiene method with many advantages in a practical setting. It is very feasible for use in hospital wards...
- Practices and an assessment of health care workers' perceptions of compliance with infection control knowledge of nosocomial infectionsMezgebe Berhe
Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Am J Infect Control 33:55-7. 2005
- Compliance with Universal/Standard Precautions among health care workers in rural north IndiaMichelle Kermode
Australian International Health Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Am J Infect Control 33:27-33. 2005..The aim of this study is to describe rural north Indian HCWs knowledge and understanding of UPs and identify predictors of compliance to target intervention programs appropriately...
- Effect of aloe-vera impregnated gloves on hand hygiene attitudes of health care workersDenise M Korniewicz
University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Medsurg Nurs 16:247-52. 2007..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of aloe-vera impregnated gloves on attitudes about hand hygiene among many health care workers and perceived sense of skin condition...
- Keeping patients safe: an interventional hand hygiene study at an oncology centerJeanne H Siegel
School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, FL, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:643-6. 2007..Although healthcare professionals had a positive response to the spray, it did not improve compliance rates...
- Hand hygiene practices in a neonatal intensive care unit: a multimodal intervention and impact on nosocomial infectionBarbara C C Lam
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong, China
Pediatrics 114:e565-71. 2004....
- Survey on adoption of measures to prevent nosocomial infection by anaesthesia personnelM Askarian
School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 8:416-21. 2002..Increasing the knowledge base of anaesthesia personnel and raising their awareness as to the risk of infection are necessary to improve infection control procedures by anaesthesia personnel...
- Reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia rates through a staff education programmeN Salahuddin
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
J Hosp Infect 57:223-7. 2004..Further studies will be needed to assess the impact on broader outcome measures such as costs or mortality...
- Critical incidents of nonadherence with standard precautions guidelines among community hospital-based health care workersKristi J Ferguson
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:726-31. 2004..To identify, categorize, and assess critical incidents of nonadherence to standard precautions...
- The procedures of hygiene to control hospital-acquired diarrhoea in paediatric wards: a multicentre auditJ F Jusot
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health, INSERM U271, Lyon, France
J Hosp Infect 57:44-51. 2004..Despite the excellent compliance of HCWs to handwashing, clearer recommendations for the indication and use of disinfectants and disposable gloves are urgently needed...
- Complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard: implementing needleless systems and intravenous safety devicesMichelle A Marini
Emergency Services, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 20:209-14. 2004..Addressing these obstacles and providing adequate training for all clinicians were required for successful implementation of these i.v. safety devices...
- Aggressive and violent incidents: perceptions of training and support among staff caring for older people and people with head injuryFrances Badger
School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:526-33. 2004..The study of violence and aggression in other specialties has been neglected. This paper reports the findings from a survey of staff perceptions of training and support in an elderly care and head injury unit...
- Outcomes of an infection prevention project focusing on hand hygiene and isolation practicesDaleen Aragon
Vascular and Thoracic Surgery Unit, Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Florida, USA
AACN Clin Issues 16:121-32. 2005..Consumption of alcohol-based foam disinfectant doubled from baseline. Findings are consistent with other published studies. The project will continue with further reinforcement and education over the second year...
- Controlling methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by stepwise implementation of preventive strategies in a university hospital: impact of a link-nurse system on the basis of multidisciplinary approachesHayato Miyachi
Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Laboratory and Infection Control Office, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
Am J Infect Control 35:115-21. 2007..Current approaches in the control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the large tertiary referral hospital have not been universally successful...
- Healthcare workers' hand decontamination practices: compliance with recommended guidelinesSile A Creedon
Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
J Adv Nurs 51:208-16. 2005..This paper reports a study of healthcare workers' handwashing/hand hygiene practices from a behavioural perspective...
- Medical staff knowledge about MRSA colonization and infection in acute hospitalsR A Seaton
J Hosp Infect 64:297-9. 2006
- The effect of random voice hand hygiene messages delivered by medical, nursing, and infection control staff on hand hygiene compliance in intensive careMaryanne McGuckin
School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am J Infect Control 34:673-5. 2006..Compliance measured through product usage and reported as HH/bed-days increased by 60% for soap and sanitizer combined and 25% for sanitizer usage (P < 001)...
- Effect of education on hand hygiene beliefs and practices: a 5-year programMary F Wisniewski
John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:88-91. 2007..3% to 51%; and in allied HCWs, 12% to 44%. Study year, infection control interactive education-session attendance, infection control knowledge, and being a physician or allied HCW independently predicted a preference for alcohol hand rub...
- Discrepancy between self-reported and observed hand hygiene behaviour in healthcare professionalsE A Jenner
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
J Hosp Infect 63:418-22. 2006..The results suggest that hand hygiene interventions that target changes in attitudes, intentions or self-reported practice are likely to fail in terms of changing behaviour, and consideration is given to how this could be remedied...
- Why healthcare workers don't wash their hands: a behavioral explanationMichael Whitby
Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:484-92. 2006..To elucidate behavioral determinants of handwashing among nurses...
- Using the six sigma process to implement the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for Hand Hygiene in 4 intensive care unitsNoel E Eldridge
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, National Center for Patient Safety, Washington, DC 20420, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S35-42. 2006..The CDC's emphasis on the use of alcohol-based hand rubs (ABHRs) rather than soap and water was an opportunity to improve compliance, but the Guideline contained over 40 specific recommendations to implement...
- Factors associated with personal protection equipment use and hand hygiene among hemodialysis staffGayle Shimokura
Department of Epidemiology, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Infect Control 34:100-7. 2006..In this study, we investigated factors associated with performing these practices as recommended...
- Cross-sectional survey of hand-hygiene compliance and attitudes of health care workers and visitors in the intensive care units at King Chulalongkorn Memorial HospitalKanitha Patarakul
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 88:S287-93. 2005..The behavior attitudes, and beliefs of health care workers (HCWs) and visitors regarding hand-hygiene practices have never been studied in KCMH...
- [Impact study of an active antiflu vaccination programme on the Clermont-Ferrand Teaching Hospital staff]A Chamoux
Service de santé travail environnement, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, rue Montalembert, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
Med Mal Infect 36:144-50. 2006..An annual vaccination appears to be the most effective prevention against influenza. In France however the vaccinal coverage of health workers does not exceed 15%...
- Knowledge and practices of health care workers and medical students towards universal precautions in hospitals in Mazandaran ProvinceN Motamed
Department of Community Medicine, Bushehr Medical School, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 12:653-61. 2006..Health workers had difficulty distinguishing between deep body fluids and body secretions that are not considered infectious. Good practices were reported regarding hand-washing, disposal of needles, and glove, mask and gown usage...
- Adherence to an occupational blood borne pathogens exposure management program among healthcare workers and other groups at risk in ArgentinaMarisa Miceli
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, CEMIC, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Braz J Infect Dis 9:454-8. 2005..General interventions and ongoing personnel education to modify individual attitudes are needed, as are continued efforts to assess HCWs' experiences with these programs, as well as the identification of strategies to improve adherence...
- Health care workers' hand decontamination practices: an Irish studySile A Creedon
University College Cork, Ireland
Clin Nurs Res 15:6-26. 2006..001) following the interventional hand-hygiene program. Significant changes were also found in relation to health care workers' attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge (p < .05)...
- Multicentre study on hand hygiene facilities and practice in the Mediterranean area: results from the NosoMed NetworkK Amazian
Laboratoire d Epidémiologie et Santé Publique, Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
J Hosp Infect 62:311-8. 2006..Multi-approach programmes combining the production of official local recommendations, education and regular evaluation of hand hygiene practice are much needed to improve the present situation...
- Putting educational theory into clinical practiceTracey Cooper
Infection Control, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
J Hosp Infect 65:124-7. 2007
- Infection control education: how to make an impact--tools for the jobMark Farrington
Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Cambridge HPA, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
J Hosp Infect 65:128-32. 2007....
- Conversion to low-protein, powder-free surgical gloves: is it worth the cost?Denise M Korniewicz
University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Miami, FL, USA
AAOHN J 53:388-93. 2005..This study demonstrated that conversion to the use of powder-free, low-protein NRL gloves not only reduces health care worker NRL symptoms, but also positively affects the costs of glove purchases and workers' compensation...
- Extent and predictors of microbial hand contamination in a tertiary care ophthalmic outpatient practiceRobert F Lam
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:3578-83. 2005..To measure the extent of microbial hand contamination among ophthalmologists during routine clinic practice and examine its association with hand cleansing practices and beliefs, glove use, and patient load...
- Differences in hand hygiene behavior related to the contamination risk of healthcare activities in different groups of healthcare workersConstanze Wendt
Hygiene Institut der Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:203-6. 2004..The Fulkerson scale lists 15 typical clinical activities ranked according to their risk of hand contamination...
- Non-hospital based registered nurses and the risk of bloodborne pathogen exposureRobyn R M Gershon
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Ind Health 45:695-704. 2007..Intervention research is warranted to evaluate improved risk reduction practices tailored to this population of RNs...
- Priority setting in a hospital critical care unit: qualitative case studyJens Mielke
University of Zimbabwe Medical School, Zimbabwe
Crit Care Med 31:2764-8. 2003..To describe priority setting for admissions in a hospital critical care unit and to evaluate it using the ethical framework of "accountability for reasonableness...
- [Greater hand hygiene adherence in hospitals is possible]Jesús Molina-Cabrillana
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:119-20. 2008
- Why don't doctors wash their hands? A correlational study of thinking styles and hand hygieneRuth M Sladek
Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Am J Infect Control 36:399-406. 2008..This study investigated whether doctors' preferences for a rational thinking style or an experiential thinking style are associated with hand hygiene compliance...
- Do we practice what we preach? Health care worker screening and vaccinationJulia M L Brotherton
Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control Branch, New South Wales Public Health Officer Training Program, New South Wales Health Department, North Sydney, Australia
Am J Infect Control 31:144-50. 2003..To describe the current screening and immunization practices in New South Wales (NSW) hospitals and the experience of NSW nurses in relation to screening and immunization and to identify areas that can be targeted for improvement...
- Compliance with handwashing in a university hospital in ThailandDuangporn Paotong
Am J Infect Control 31:128. 2003
- Improving hand hygiene complianceAnnette Jeanes
University Hospital Lewisham, London
Nurs Times 99:47-9. 2003..Achieving compliance with hand hygiene can be difficult. Annette Jeanes explains how a new approach to marketing hand hygiene produced sustained positive results...
- Hand hygiene practices after brief encounters with patients: an important opportunity for preventionRebecca E Dedrick
Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:341-5. 2007..To identify characteristics of encounters between healthcare workers (HCWs) and patients that correlated with hand hygiene adherence among HCWs...
- Impact of 2 different levels of performance feedback on compliance with infection control process measures in 2 intensive care unitsSusan Assanasen
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Quality Health Care, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
Am J Infect Control 36:407-13. 2008..Performance monitoring and feedback of infection control process measures is an important tool for improving guideline adherence. Different feedback strategies may lead to distinctive outcomes...
- Human immunodeficiency virus knowledge and attitudes among hospital-based healthcare professionals in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People's Republic of ChinaAllen F Anderson
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, Indiana 36904, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:128-31. 2003..The objective of this study was to investigate HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) knowledge and attitudes among hospital-based healthcare professionals in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China...
- [Questionnaire about impression and knowledge of tuberculosis in employees and students in a university hospital]Yoichi Nakanishi
Research Institute for Diseases of the Chest, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuokashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
Kekkaku 77:457-63. 2002..Since they have some risk of TB infection through a service at window, the strengthening of health education on TB for them would be necessary...
- Effect of correctly using alcohol-based hand rub in a clinical settingSussie Laustsen
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej, Aarhus, Denmark
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:954-6. 2008....
- Reducing sharps injuries among health care workers: a sharps container quality improvement projectIrene B Hatcher
Office of Case Management, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1202 MCN, 1161 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37232 2415, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:410-4. 2002..Staff identified other problems, which were taken to the manufacturer of the sharps container selected and resulted in product design changes...
- Clinical implementation of a scrubless chlorhexidine/ethanol pre-operative surgical hand rubRichard Marchand
Service of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Dept of Medical Biology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec
Can Oper Room Nurs J 26:21-2, 26, 29-31. 2008..Within a general review of OR processes, it was decided to substitute to the standard surgical scrub a "new" scrubless pre-op surgical hand rub procedure. This article summarizes the results...
- A comprehensive approach to percutaneous injury prevention during phlebotomy: results of a multicenter study, 1993-1995Francisco Alvarado-Ramy
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:97-104. 2003..To examine a comprehensive approach for preventing percutaneous injuries associated with phlebotomy procedures...
- Lapses in measures recommended for preventing hospital-acquired infectionP N Chandra
Neonatal Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram Wardha, 442 102, India
J Hosp Infect 47:218-22. 2001..It is concluded that nothing other than an individual's commitment is likely to be successful in preventing hospital-acquired infections...
- Health system factors contributing to breastfeeding successL W Kuan
Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
Pediatrics 104:e28. 1999..To identify and characterize health care system factors that contribute to successful breastfeeding in the early postpartum period...
- Trace determination of anthracyclines in urine: a new high-performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry method for assessing exposure of hospital personnelCristina Sottani
Laboratory for Environmental and Toxicological Testing, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Via Ferrata 8, Pavia, Italy
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 18:2426-36. 2004..This is the first method that makes use of LC/MS/MS for the biological monitoring of occupational exposure to anthracyclines...
- Devastating injuries in healthcare workers: description of the crisis and legislative solution to the epidemic of back injury from patient liftingRichard F Edlich
Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:225-41. 2005..for use in emergency medical systems and hospitals for patient lifting and transfer without injury to hospital personnel. The US healthcare industry has not voluntarily taken measures necessary to reduce patient handling injury ..
- Forty years of control of healthcare-associated infections in ScandinaviaBertil Nyström
Former head of Hospital Infection Control, Huddinge Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
GMS Krankenhhyg Interdiszip 2:Doc09. 2007..were several cases of hepatitis B infections contracted in hospitals, particularly in dialysis units and by hospital personnel. The requirement that gloves be worn when carrying out working procedures has resulted in a major decrease ..
- Cadaveric organ donor recruitment at Los Angeles County Hospital: improvement after formation of a structured clinical, educational and administrative serviceBradley J Roth
Division of Trauma Surgery Critical Care Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Clin Transplant 17:52-7. 2003..Resuscitative and maintenance protocols were devised and implemented through a multidisciplinary team approach for patients diagnosed with brain death. We report the effect this approach has had on organ donation in a single centre...
- CD07-005, Translating Research into the Jade Ribbon CampaignSamuel So; Fiscal Year: 2009..for HBsAg positive pregnant women" to facilitate the adoption of case reporting and management guidelines by hospital personnel;and informational support for pregnant women infected with HBV...
- HIT for Medication Safety in Critical Access HospitalsAbraham Hartzema; Fiscal Year: 2004..Summit 1 is to develop a request for vendor applications. Summit 2 brings together project and hospital personnel to evaluate vendor applications on pharmacy IT...
- DRUG ETIOLOGY OF APLASTIC ANEMIA AND RELATED DYSCRASIASDavid Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 1991..in eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island where blood dyscrasias are treated, or by contacting appropriate hospital personnel by telephone, The total population fo the region is about 5.7 million...
- Development of a device for rapid detection of anthraxDavid Dean; Fiscal Year: 2002..for rapid on-site detection of anthrax in environmental samples, and (b) public health laboratory and hospital personnel for rapid detection and confirmation of anthrax from primary bacterial culture of clinical or environmental ..
- TIMED-BIORESORBABLE RADIOSEEDS FOR PROSTATE CANCERYONGREN PENG; Fiscal Year: 2001..discomfort, can cause damage to healthy tissues outside the prostate, and can be hazardous to hospital personnel and family members...
- Non-invasive Blood Radioactivity MonitorDavid Schlyer; Fiscal Year: 2004..invasive withdrawal of these samples represents discomfort for the patient and a potential health risk for hospital personnel. Therefore, the goal of this proposal is to design and construct a novel wrist detector that will be used to ..
- Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB SafetyJeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is unlikely that all CRM techniques equally impact clinical safety. When critical hospital personnel are already overextended, as reflected by the opening quote from a small rural hospital CEO, it is important ..
- BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CONNECTION PROJECTRICHARD KETCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2001..4) To provide Internet training to key hospital personnel who would then provide specifically tailored Internet training to all other hospital users...
- TECHNOLOGY USE AND PROLONGING DYING IN OLDER ADULTSSHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..based on the collection of data by interviews with physicians, nurses, patients, families, and other hospital personnel, and by participant-observation of health care team meetings and the daily routine on hospital wards...
- Measuring Quality of Care and Patient Safety: Problems in Use and InterpretationJosie Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed conference would also function as a facilitator for interaction between researchers, hospital personnel, public health officials, and other end-users, who will have the opportunity to voice their most frequent ..
- PD2i ANALYSIS OF R-R INTERVALS IN HIGH-RISK ER PATIENTSJames Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2004..The goal of this proposal is to develop software meeting FDA specifications that can be used by actual hospital personnel in an actual clinical situation...
- SPECIALIZED CENTER OF RESEARCH IN THROMBOSISKenneth Mann; Fiscal Year: 1990..and clinical experience of the center through demonstrations/education projects to the surrounding community hospital personnel of the Vermont/Northern New England region...
- S AUREUS PATHOGENESIS IN HIV INFECTION AND IN DRUG USEFRANKLIN LOWY; Fiscal Year: 2002..clonal spread of strains among enrolled subjects including HIV-infected, drug users or controls as well as hospital personnel. 3) Determine the impact of hospitalization and antimicrobial therapy on the emergence of multidrug ..
- Web-based Empowerment Program for Disaster Victims and First RespondersCharles Benight; Fiscal Year: 2009..utility with users from a variety of sectors including the general public, emergency services workers, hospital personnel, school personnel, and mental and physical health providers...
- PREVENTION OF DRUG-RELATED COMPLICATIONSLucian Leape; Fiscal Year: 1993..will identify ADEs and potential ADEs (PADEs) in hospitalized patients by reviewing charts and interviewing hospital personnel. We will classify ADEs and PADEs by severity, preventability, service responsible, and attribution...
- 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. ..
- Dopamine Genotypes, Experimentally-induced Craving, & Cessation in Female SmokersJoel Erblich; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Infection Risk of Urinary Collection StrategiesSanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
- Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A DecadeBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- E-Prescribing Impact on Patient Safety, Use, and CostJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Long-Term Outcomes of NO for Ventilated Premature BabiesDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, our data will allow assessment of the robustness of early proxies for subsequent outcomes, key for future study design in this area. ..
- Social Network & Media Effects on Mental Illness StigmaBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006..This final stage creates a composite of negative and positive TV images of MI based on information collected in I, II and III to develop and carry out a pre- and post-test experimental design/analysis (N=120). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Appraisal Delay and Disparities in Timely Cancer DiagnosisLaura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- MOMENT (Monitoring for Outpatient Medication Effects and New Toxicities) in TIMERANDOLPH MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2009..The project will develop tools and algorithms to detect the patient symptoms, physical exam signs, test results, and medical diagnoses that may indicate drug-induced injury. ..
- START Triage: Improving a "tried-and-true" methodology.CHRISTOPHER KAHN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The pilot project is a chart review at more than a dozen hospitals, as well as local Emergency Medical Services, using a prospectively defined data collection tool. ..
- Tailored Web Program to Reduce At-Risk College DrinkingC Raymond Bingham; Fiscal Year: 2009..If effective, the proposed intervention could be inexpensively modified to deliver effective interventions to large numbers of university students, members of other populations, and to target other health risk behaviors. ..
- Violence Against Home Health and Hospice WorkersCarri Casteel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Active Living and Healthy Diet at the WorkplaceSTEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2007..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..
- Social and built environment and race/ethnic variations in cancer outcomesSCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Stigma and Mental Illness in Cross-National PerspectiveBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2007..This knowledge can provide the scientific base for public health and treatment system interventions to mitigate the devastating negative effects of stigma on the lives of persons with SMI. ..
- Device use in Nursing Homes: Reducing Risk of InfectionLona Mody; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Radiologist Detection of Lung Nodules with CADGeoffrey Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Preparing rural and urban hospitals to improve safety culture through simulationDavid Gaba; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will also use multiple methods, including process measures and participant evaluations, to evaluate simulation qualitatively. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Dopamine Polymorphisms and Smoking Cue-ReactivityJoel Erblich; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Culture and Ethnic Variations in Breast Cancer TreatmentSCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Core Occupational Health Surveillance in MassachusettsLetitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2004..MDPH will work with NIOSH State Occupational Surveillance Consortium in developing a final report and set of consensus recommendations regarding core occupational health surveillance activities in the states. ..
- GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF RSV BRONCHIOLITIS AND ASTHMAAdrienne Randolph; Fiscal Year: 2004..Identifying the genes associated with the onset of childhood asthma could lead to targeted interventions aimed at prevention and treatment of this disorder that is increasing at a rate of 5 percent per year. ..
- The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient SafetyJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
- Enhanced Surveillance of Occup. Injuries to Youth <18Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002..MDPH will also obtain input from states in the northeast and produce a "how-to" guide for surveillance of work-related injuries to youth that may be used by other states across the country. ..
- OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SURVEILLANCE OF LOW INCOME, MINORITYLetitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- EVALUATION OF A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT INJURY SULetitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002..Findings will be widely disseminated to data providers and users. ..
- VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE AORTA AND ITS BRANCHESGeoffrey Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- OUTCOMES OF THE REVISED CA BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS STANDARDMarion Gillen; Fiscal Year: 2001..Health care workers, employers, and policy makers need data to understand the various outcomes of standards designed to protect workers. ..
- THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH CONSENT--EMPIRICAL/ETHICAL ANALYSISLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENTLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, a community dialogue will be implemented to interpret and disseminate the findings and provide recommendations to policy makers. ..
- Economic Analysis of Pulmonary Artery Catheter UseDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- BREAST CANCER PATIENTS RELATIVES--RESPONSE OVER TIMESTEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2001..Data analysis will focus on the multi-variate modeling of the hypothesized paths, using a panel design over time, as well as on the characterization of patterns within clinically meaningful subgroups of the sample. ..
- Adolescent Use of Substance Use Treatment ServicesPing Wu; Fiscal Year: 2006..The findings of the study will provide useful information for clinicians and policy makers, who can use it to improve service delivery for adolescents with substance use problems. ..
- Understanding Consent to Tissue DonationLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will be the first to comprehensively examine consent to tissue donation. ..
- PTSD and Substance Use/Abuse in YouthPing Wu; Fiscal Year: 2005..It is hoped that the findings from this project will provide useful information for clinicians and policy makers, so as to improve service delivery for youth with PTSD and substance use/abuse after traumatic events. ..
- Use of Health and Social Services Following Work InjuryHarry Shannon; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Evaluation of Traumatic Injuries in HCV During SurgeryDENISE KORNIEWICZ; Fiscal Year: 2004..Multivariate analysis will be conducted and logistic regression to determine the factors predictive of needlestick/sharp injuries to OR personnel. ..
- FAMILY CONFLICT AND DECISION MAKING FOR ADVANCED CANCERLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2004..Cut-off scores will be provided for classifying concordant and discordant families. In addition, rich and detailed descriptive information about the family treatment decision-making process will be provided. ..
- Seasonality, Environment, and Infectious DiseasesDavid Fisman; Fiscal Year: 2007..The latter aim will be achieved using mathematical modeling. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured ParticipantsJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- "Improving Pediatric Safety and Quality with Health Car*Timothy Ferris; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed research will provide quantitative information on the value of CDSS in terms of patient safety, adherence to guidelines, and patient experience of care. ..
- Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient SafetyJoanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2009..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..
- SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE & INTERNALIZING DISORDERS IN YOUTHPing Wu; Fiscal Year: 2004....