hospital medical staff
Summary: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.
Publications209 found, 100 shown here
- Early indicators of prolonged intensive care unit stay: impact of illness severity, physician staffing, and pre-intensive care unit length of stayThomas L Higgins
Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 31:45-51. 2003..Such factors might include process of care, including active involvement of full-time ICU physicians and length of hospital stay before ICU admission...
- Validation of a computer-based colonoscopy simulatorRobert E Sedlack
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 57:214-8. 2003..this study were to answer the following: Does a computer-based colonoscopy simulator provide a "realistic" experience? Do computer-based colonoscopy simulators' performance parameters differentiate varying levels of experience?..
- Residents' suggestions for reducing errors in teaching hospitalsKevin G M Volpp
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
N Engl J Med 348:851-5. 2003
- Survey assessment of personal digital assistant use among trainees and attending physiciansThomas G McLeod
Division of Community Internal Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:605-7. 2003..These findings may reflect differences in the information needs and work roles of learners and experienced physicians. Such factors may be important considerations for the development and implementation of institutional PDA resources...
- Kaiser Permanente's experience of implementing an electronic medical record: a qualitative studyJ Tim Scott
School of Management, University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9SS
BMJ 331:1313-6. 2005..To examine users' attitudes to implementation of an electronic medical record system in Kaiser Permanente Hawaii...
- Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physiciansEric J Thomas
University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
Crit Care Med 31:956-9. 2003..To measure and compare critical care physicians' and nurses' attitudes about teamwork...
- User perceptions of multi-source feedback tools for junior doctorsBryan Burford
Northern Deanery, National Health Service NHS North East, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Med Educ 44:165-76. 2010..We then compared the perceptions of three groups, including: trainees; raters giving feedback, and supervisors delivering feedback...
- Pharmacists on rounding teams reduce preventable adverse drug events in hospital general medicine unitsSuzan N Kucukarslan
Department of Pharmacy Services, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:2014-8. 2003....
- The effect of an extended hospital induction on perceived confidence and assessed clinical skills of newly qualified pre-registration house officersDason E Evans
Clinical, Communication and Learning Skills Unit, Bart s and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
Med Educ 38:998-1001. 2004..This study aimed to assess self-perception of preparedness, objective assessment of core clinical skills and the effect of an extended clinical induction programme prior to commencing full duties...
- Relation between a career and family life for English hospital consultants: qualitative, semistructured interview studyC Dumelow
Health Care Evaluation Unit, Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
BMJ 320:1437-40. 2000..To explore the relation between work and family life among hospital consultants and their attitude towards the choices and constraints that influence this relation...
- Error, stress, and teamwork in medicine and aviation: cross sectional surveysJ B Sexton
University of Texas Human Factors Research Project, 1609 Shoal Creek Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
BMJ 320:745-9. 2000..To survey operating theatre and intensive care unit staff about attitudes concerning error, stress, and teamwork and to compare these attitudes with those of airline cockpit crew...
- Investigation of trainee and specialist reactions to the mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise in anaesthesia: implications for implementationJ M Weller
Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Br J Anaesth 103:524-30. 2009..However, its value depends on how supervisors use it with their trainees. This study analyses experience with the mini-CEX after its introduction into anaesthesia departments in our institution...
- Do we know the costs of what we prescribe? A study on awareness of the cost of drugs and devices among ICU staffG Conti
Institute of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Intensive Care Med 24:1194-8. 1998..To evaluate the level of cost awareness of drugs and devices among intensive care unit (ICU) doctors with variable levels of experience (senior intensivists, junior intensivists, residents)...
- Measuring physician attitudes toward cost, uncertainty, malpractice, and utilization reviewS D Goold
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
J Gen Intern Med 9:544-9. 1994....
- Doctors' perceptions of why 360-degree feedback does (not) work: a qualitative studyKarlijn Overeem
IQ Healthcare, University Medical Centre St Radboud, University of Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Med Educ 43:874-82. 2009..This study aims to explore which factors represent incentives, or disincentives, for consultants to implement suggestions for improvement from 360-degree feedback...
- Implementing workplace-based assessment across the medical specialties in the United KingdomJames R Wilkinson
Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
Med Educ 42:364-73. 2008....
- Causes of prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: a prospective studyBryony Dean
Centre for Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
Lancet 359:1373-8. 2002..They have not, however, been applied to prescribing errors, which are a great cause of patient harm. Our aim was to use this approach to investigate the causes of such errors...
- Communication behaviours in a hospital setting: an observational studyE Coiera
Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Bristol
BMJ 316:673-6. 1998..An exploratory study to identify patterns of communication behaviour among hospital based healthcare workers...
- Stress and coping in accident and emergency senior house officersS McPherson
Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, London, UK
Emerg Med J 20:230-1. 2003..To identify levels of psychological distress in accident and emergency (A&E) senior house officers (SHOs)...
- Quality of clinical supervision as perceived by specialist registrars in a university and district teaching hospitalM Bruijn
Emma Children s Hospital AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Med Educ 40:1002-8. 2006..Our objective was to investigate and compare the perceived quality of supervision (PQS) in a university teaching hospital (UTH) and a district teaching hospital (DTH) and to identify aspects of supervision that could be improved...
- Interdisciplinary communication in the intensive care unitT W Reader
School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Kings College, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Br J Anaesth 98:347-52. 2007..This study examines whether ICU doctors and nurses have a shared perception of interdisciplinary communication in the UK ICU...
- Workplace-based assessmentTim Swanwick
London Deanery, London
Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 70:290-3. 2009..But workplace-based assessment brings a unique set of challenges to medical education and requires fresh thinking about how we consider and construct assessment programmes...
- Is there a July phenomenon? The effect of July admission on intensive care mortality and length of stay in teaching hospitalsWilliam A Barry
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:639-45. 2003....
- How well prepared are graduates for the role of pre-registration house officer? A comparison of the perceptions of new graduates and educational supervisorsA Jones
South Manchester University Hospitals Trust, Manchester, UK
Med Educ 35:578-84. 2001..We examined and compared the perceptions of graduates and educational supervisors concerning how well prepared graduates were for their first post...
- The dynamic interaction of quality and efficiency in the emergency department: Squaring the circle?Peter Nugus
University of New South Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Soc Sci Med 70:511-7. 2010..It moves the debate about quality versus efficiency to one that emphasizes interdependence...
- Variations in expenditure between adult general intensive care units in the UKD L Edbrooke
Medical Economics and Research Centre, Sheffield (MERCS, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Central Sheffield University Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
Anaesthesia 56:208-16. 2001..Hospital type and the number of patient days explained 76% of the variation in expenditure on consultant staff. Sixty-four per cent of the variation in drug and fluid expenditure was explained by the number of patient days...
- Intra-observer variability in APACHE II scoringK H Polderman
Department of Intensive Care, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Intensive Care Med 27:1550-2. 2001..These findings are in agreement with previous observations regarding inter-observer variability in APACHE II scoring, and strongly suggest that there is an inherent score variability of about 15%...
- Communication loads on clinical staff in the emergency departmentEnrico W Coiera
Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, NSW
Med J Aust 176:415-8. 2002..To measure communication loads on clinical staff in an acute clinical setting, and to describe the pattern of informal and formal communication events, Australia...
- Hospital pandemic preparedness: health care workers' opinions on working during a pandemicRhonda L Stuart
Med J Aust 187:676. 2007
- [Hospital staff's different attitudes and experiences with regard to immigrant patients]Anette Sonne Nielsen
Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Afdeling for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, København K
Ugeskr Laeger 170:541-4. 2008..The study investigates hospital staff's different attitudes and experiences with regard to immigrant patients as a basis for educational initiatives...
- Effects of scanning and eliminating paper-based medical records on hospital physicians' clinical work practiceHallvard Laerum
INM, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:588-95. 2003..The authors have evaluated the physicians' clinical work practices and attitudes toward a system in a hospital that has eliminated the paper-based counterpart using scanning technology...
- Emergency department communication links and patternsRollin J Fairbanks
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Ann Emerg Med 50:396-406. 2007..We characterize and describe the communication links and patterns between and within emergency department (ED) practitioner types...
- Preregistration house officers' views on whether their experience at medical school prepared them well for their jobs: national questionnaire surveyMichael J Goldacre
Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 326:1011-2. 2003
- The culture of safety: results of an organization-wide survey in 15 California hospitalsS J Singer
Center for Health Policy Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 6019, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 12:112-8. 2003..To understand fundamental attitudes towards patient safety culture and ways in which attitudes vary by hospital, job class, and clinical status...
- Understanding and responding to adverse eventsCharles Vincent
Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Science, Technology, and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London
N Engl J Med 348:1051-6. 2003
- The Foundation Programme assessment tools: an opportunity to enhance feedback to trainees?S Carr
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
Postgrad Med J 82:576-9. 2006..The Foundation Programme assessments will occupy a significant amount of trainees' and trainers' time and it is important that opportunity for feedback and learning is maximised...
- Education of senior house officers: current challengesS Carr
Department of Nephrology, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW, UK
Postgrad Med J 79:622-6. 2003..This article attempts to review the effects of these changes on education of junior doctors and to suggest some possible ways to address these challenges...
- The costs of caring for patients in a tertiary referral Australian Intensive Care UnitI J Rechner
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD
Anaesth Intensive Care 33:477-82. 2005..Consumable expenditure is likely to increase the most with new innovation and therapies. Using protocol driven practices may tighten and control costs incurred in ICU...
- A qualitative study of the intra-hospital variations in incident reportingJustin J Waring
University of Manchester, Applied Social Science, Manchester, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 16:347-52. 2004..To determine the relationship between variations in hospital incident reporting and the corresponding attitudes and participation of medical professionals...
- Mortality rate and length of stay of patients admitted to the intensive care unit in JulyJavier D Finkielman
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Crit Care Med 32:1161-5. 2004..This inexperience can lead to poor patient outcome, especially in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The objective of this study was to determine the impact of July ICU admission on patient outcome...
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome and its impact on professionalism: qualitative study of physicians' behaviour during an emerging healthcare crisisSharon E Straus
Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
BMJ 329:83. 2004..To explore issues of medical professionalism in the context of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), a new emerging health threat...
- Promotion to hospital consultant: regression analysis using NHS administrative dataKostas Mavromaras
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
BMJ 332:148-51. 2006..To examine factors influencing promotion to hospital consultant...
- Creating accountable care organizations: the extended hospital medical staffElliott S Fisher
Dartmouth Medical School and the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w44-57. 2007..Efforts to create accountable care organizations at this level--the extended hospital medical staff--deserve consideration as a potential means of improving the quality and lowering the cost of care.
- Obstacles and solutions for spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions in the hospitalA Vallano
Fundacio Institut Catala de Farmacologia, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Pharmacoepidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:653-8. 2005..To describe the opinions of hospital physicians concerning problems regarding the spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and ways to solve them...
- Validation of a flexible endoscopy simulatorJoshua J Felsher
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
Am J Surg 189:497-500. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine whether the GI Mentor (Simbionix, Lod, Israel) flexible endoscopy simulator construct could distinguish experienced endoscopists from beginners...
- Influenza pandemic and professional duty: family or patients first? A survey of hospital employeesBoris P Ehrenstein
Dept of Internal Medicine I, University Medical Center Regensburg, Germany
BMC Public Health 6:311. 2006..Conflicts between professional duties and fear of influenza transmission to family members may arise among health care professionals (HCP)...
- No paper, but the same routines: a qualitative exploration of experiences in two Norwegian hospitals deprived of the paper based medical recordJan Tore Lium
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management, and Norwegian Research Centre for Electronic Patient Records, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Norway
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:2. 2008..The aim of this study was to further explore changes of clinicians' work after the EMR system implementation process and how they experienced working in a paper-deprived information environment...
- Building confidence for work as house officers: student experience in the final year of a new problem-based curriculumCarl R Whitehouse
University of Manchester Medical School, UK
Med Educ 36:718-27. 2002..Newly qualified doctors require an appropriate level of confidence for their new roles. Development of this confidence was a key objective in the final year of a new integrated course with an emphasis on student self-direction...
- All in a day's work: an observational study to quantify how and with whom doctors on hospital wards spend their timeJohanna I Westbrook
Health Informatics Research and Evaluation Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 188:506-9. 2008..To quantify time doctors in hospital wards spend on specific work tasks, and with health professionals and patients...
- Emergency nurse practitioners: should the role be developed?C Dealey
University Hospital, Birmingham NHS Trust
Br J Nurs 10:1458-68. 2001..At best, it would be reasonable to state that there is no evidence to demonstrate that ENPs are better or worse than SHOs in seeing, treating and discharging patients with minor injuries in A&E...
- Nurse-doctor interactions during critical care ward roundsE Manias
School of Postgraduate Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 10:442-50. 2001..By challenging the different points of view that doctors and nurses might hold about the ward round process, the opportunity exists for enhanced participation by nurses...
- Surgical experience and supervision may influence the quality of lower limb amputationC M Cosgrove
Vascular Surgical Unit, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 84:344-7. 2002..This study aimed to determine whether a surgeon's experience influenced the quality of the residual limb and thus the likelihood of the stump being suitable for a prosthesis...
- Women in hospital medicine: career choices and opportunitiesR C Fitzgerald
Cancer Cell Unit, MRC Hutchison Research Centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2XZ
Hosp Med 62:778-9. 2001..This article outlines the findings of the report and the implications for hospital medicine...
- Doctors' use of electronic medical records systems in hospitals: cross sectional surveyH Laerum
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Norway
BMJ 323:1344-8. 2001..To compare the use of three electronic medical records systems by doctors in Norwegian hospitals for general clinical tasks...
- Knowledge of aspects of acute care in trainee doctorsGary B Smith
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and School of Postgraduate Medicine, University of Portsmouth, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth P06 3LY, UK
Postgrad Med J 78:335-8. 2002..Knowledge of aspects of consent was unsatisfactory. It is recommended that all medical schools urgently incorporate training about common aspects of "generic" acute care in their curricula...
- Women doctors and their careers: what now?Isobel Allen
Policy Studies Institute, University of Westminster, London NW1 3SR
BMJ 331:569-72. 2005
- Career progression and destinations, comparing men and women in the NHS: postal questionnaire surveysKathryn S Taylor
UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, OX3 7LF
BMJ 338:b1735. 2009..To study the career progression of NHS doctors, comparing men and women...
- Obstacles to residents' conducting research and predictors of publicationS Gill
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Acad Med 76:477. 2001..Insufficient time was the key obstacle to completing research. Residents with previous research experience, senior residents, and men were more likely to publish...
- Evaluating Emergency Nurse Practitioner services: a randomized controlled trialMark A Cooper
Accident Department, North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK
J Adv Nurs 40:721-30. 2002..This study aimed to develop methods and tools that could be used to measure the quality of ENP-led care. These tools were then tested in a randomized controlled trial...
- Evaluation of 60 continuous quality improvement projects in French hospitalsG Maguerez
, Paris, France
Int J Qual Health Care 13:89-97. 2001..Identification of the factors for success and of potential hurdles helped pave the way for the national hospital accreditation procedure currently underway...
- Rethinking clinical organisational structures: an attitude survey of doctors, nurses and allied health staff in clinical directoratesJeffrey Braithwaite
Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
J Health Serv Res Policy 10:10-7. 2005..We investigated the attitudes of health professionals working in CDs to gather and consider evidence for these claims...
- Twenty-four hour presence of physicians in the ICUH Burchardi
Department of Anaesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Gottingen, Germany
Crit Care 5:131-7. 2001..Because of the shortage of intensivists, such standards will be difficult to maintain everywhere, but they should, at least, be mandatory for larger hospitals serving as regional centres...
- The Dutch experience of implementing the European Working Time DirectiveFleur Sprangers
Dutch Junior Doctors Committee LVAG, LVAG secretariat, Postbus 20058, 3502 LB Utrecht, Netherlands
BMJ 325:S71. 2002
- How well prepared are medical students for their first year as doctors? The views of consultants and specialist registrars in two teaching hospitalsC Matheson
University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Postgrad Med J 85:582-9. 2009....
- Pulling together and pushing apart: tides of tension in the ICU teamLaura A Hawryluck
Department of Critical Care Medicine, 300 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Acad Med 77:S73-6. 2002
- Hazardous alcohol use among hospital doctors in GermanyJudith Rosta
German Research Foundation, Germany
Alcohol Alcohol 43:198-203. 2008..To describe alcohol use, and the prevalence and predictors of hazardous drinking, among hospital doctors...
- Consultant medical trainers, modernising medical careers (MMC) and the European time directive (EWTD): tensions and challenges in a changing medical education contextMaria Tsouroufli
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
BMC Med Educ 8:31. 2008....
- [The introduction of ICD, ICN in Japan, and future expectations]Akiyoshi Tsuji
Department of Infection Control and Prevention, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Toho University
Nihon Rinsho 60:2091-6. 2002..This paper describes the introduction of ICD and ICN in Japan, future expectations, and associated problems...
- Trainee satisfaction before and after the Calman reforms of specialist training: questionnaire surveyE Paice
North Thames Department of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education, London WC1N 3EJ
BMJ 320:832-6. 2000..To evaluate the impact of the Calman reforms of higher specialist training on trainee satisfaction...
- International Programme for Resource Use in Critical Care (IPOC)--a methodology and initial results of cost and provision in four European countriesD Negrini
Medical Economics Research Centre Sheffield MERCS, Sheffield, UK
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:72-9. 2006..An internally validated method developed in the UK was modified for use in critical care in different countries. Costs could then be compared using the World Health Organization's Purchasing Power Parities (WHO PPPs)...
- Junior versus senior physicians for informing families of intensive care unit patientsDelphine Moreau
Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris, France
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:512-7. 2004..9 vs. 34.4%, p = 0.004). Specialty residents, if given opportunities for acquiring experience, can become proficient in communicating with families and share this task with senior physicians...
- Evaluating an end-of-life curriculum in a medical residency programAndrew C Yacht
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:439-46. 2006..The end-of-life curriculum led to significant improvements in participant knowledge and attitudes about the conceptual and practical aspects of end-of-life care. The structure of the rotation should be reproducible in many locales...
- The culture of a trauma team in relation to human factorsElaine Cole
A and E Trauma, City University School of Nursing Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:1257-66. 2006..The aim of this ethnographic study was to explore the culture of a trauma team in relation to human factors...
- Modernising Medical Careers foundation programme curriculum competencies: will all rotations allow the necessary skills to be acquired? The consultants' predictionsR Higgins
LNR Healthcare Workforce Deanery, Lakeside House, 4 Smith Way, Grove Park, Leicester LE19 1SS, UK
Postgrad Med J 82:684-7. 2006..This has implications for the composition of foundation programme rotations, for educational and clinical supervision, and for the content and mode of curriculum delivery...
- Knowledge, attitudes and practices on cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago Hospital, UgandaTwaha Mutyaba
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mulago Hospital, Makerere Medical School, P O Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Med Educ 6:13. 2006..Objectives of this study were to describe knowledge on cervical cancer, attitudes and practices towards cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago hospital...
- 'SHOwing' the wayCath Fazey
Vascular Emergencies, Countess of Chester Hopsital, Chester
J Perioper Pract 16:284-6, 288-9. 2006
- Awareness of making the best use of a Department of Clinical Radiology amongst physicians in Leeds Teaching Hospitals, UKS Kumar
Br J Radiol 80:140. 2007
- Comparing Norwegian nurses' and physicians' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care unitsChristina Takman
Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
J Clin Nurs 14:621-31. 2005..To illuminate and compare the perceptions of registered nurses (n = 243) and physicians (n = 29) in medical and surgical ICUs for adults on the needs of significant others...
- Survey comparing clinicians' wound healing knowledge and practiceJanine Ashton
Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
Br J Nurs 15:S18-26. 2006..The clinicians identified clinical effectiveness and availability as influencing their dressing choices...
- Fully automatic external defibrillators in acute care: Clinicians' experiences and perceptionsHelen C Hancock
Northumbria University, School of Health Community and Education Studies, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7XA, UK
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:214-21. 2006..There is, however, no guidance or standard about their use in the UK. This paper presents the results of a study, which explored clinicians' experiences and perceptions of using FAEDs in acute care in the UK...
- Staff experiences of an early warning indicator for unstable patients in AustraliaAnna Green
ICU Liaison Nurse Practitioner, Western Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nurs Crit Care 11:118-27. 2006..Further research investigating the less-favourable responses of the ward medical staff and ICU medical staff is warranted...
- Early mobilization of acute stroke patientsMonica Arias
Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
J Clin Nurs 16:282-8. 2007..To examine the early mobilization of acute stroke patients...
- The effect of training in communication skills on medical doctors' and nurses' self-efficacy. A randomized controlled trialJette Ammentorp
Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Patient Educ Couns 66:270-7. 2007....
- Jordanian nurses' and physicians' learning needs for promoting smoking cessationKawkab Shishani
Faculty of Nursing, The Hashemite University, PO Box 150459, Zarqa, 13115 Jordan
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:79-83. 2008..Most nurses and physicians recognize that University curricula must include information about smoking cessation...
- Enhancing nurse-physician collaboration using pediatric simulationPatricia R Messmer
Patient Care Services Research, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 39:319-27. 2008..The purpose of this study was to determine the level of nurse-physician collaboration during simulation training...
- Implementation of the SBAR communication technique in a tertiary centerLorna J Woodhall
Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Emerg Nurs 34:314-7. 2008
- Discussing preferences for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: what do resident physicians and their hospitalized patients think was decided?Kristy S Deep
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, K504 KY Clinic, Lexington, KY 40536, United States
Patient Educ Couns 72:20-5. 2008..To explore the ways in which seriously ill hospitalized patients, their family members and physicians interpret the discussion of the patient's preferences for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
- Advanced nursing practice in paediatric critical careLeanne E Llewellyn
PICU King s College Hospital London
Paediatr Nurs 20:30-3. 2008..However, there was support for this role and respondents confirmed the view that advanced nursing practiced would be beneficial in patient care delivery...
- Assessment of attitudes of intensive care unit staff toward clinical practice guidelinesMonika Pogorzelska
Project Coordinator, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 27:30-8. 2008..Age, profession, type of intensive care unit, and race were identified as significant predictors of attitude scores in this study. Understanding the differences in perceived barriers is important for the adherence to practice guidelines...
- The training needs of Turkish emergency department personnel regarding intimate partner violenceH Asli Davas Aksan
Department of Public Health, Ege University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey
BMC Public Health 7:350. 2007..The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the emergency department (ED) staff regarding intimate partner violence (IPV) at a large university hospital in Turkey...
- Pain attitudes and knowledge among RNs, pharmacists, and physicians on an inpatient oncology serviceYing Xue
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, NY, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:687-95. 2007..A need exists for educational programs in pain management for healthcare providers, especially for those who do not routinely care for patients with cancer...
- Attitudes towards suicide among nurses and doctors working with children and young people who self-harmM Anderson
School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:470-7. 2007..It is argued that complex attitudes need to be taken into account in training for healthcare professionals and in the development of contemporary suicide prevention policy...
- Patient handover: time for a change?Annie Jenkin
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Portland Square Building, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:141-7. 2007..Handover has major implications for subsequent patient care but there has been little investigation of the handover process between ambulance and emergency department staff...
- Physicians' and nurses' perceptions of patient involvement in myocardial infarction careJudith E Arnetz
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:113-20. 2008..A better understanding of professionals' views and behaviour is necessary for improving clinical practice and optimizing patient involvement...
- Confidence vs competence: basic life support skills of health professionalsNick Castle
Frimley Park Foundation Trust, Camberley, and Durban Institute of Technology, RSA
Br J Nurs 16:664-6. 2007..There remains a mismatch between confidence and competence, with only doctors demonstrating both confidence and competency and therefore changes to training programmes may be required to address this mismatch...
- Outcomes of continuing education in the care of children with asthma for pediatric healthcare providersYu Fen Cheng
Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kohsiung, Taiwan
J Contin Educ Nurs 38:122-31. 2007..Results from this study suggest that continuing education can improve the knowledge of asthma care among pediatric healthcare providers...
- Emergency department staff preparedness for mass casualty events involving childrenMichal Rassin
Nursing Research Unit, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zrifine, Bear Yaakov 70300, Israel
Disaster Manag Response 5:36-44. 2007..A literature review designed to identify unique recommendations regarding pediatric MCEs highlights both a lack of existing training programs and uncertainty on the part of health care staff when dealing with these events...
- The usability and acceptability of a needleless connector systemAnna L Casey
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Br J Nurs 16:267-71. 2007..The results demonstrate that comprehensive training and technical support both before and after new device implementation were essential to ensure a smooth transition...
- Patient's sexual health: do we care enough?Tai Mooi Ho
Servei de Nefrologia, Hospital del Mar IMAS, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
J Ren Care 32:183-6. 2006..The authors therefore suggest some ways in helping to bridge this gap...
- Surgical resident and attending physician attitudes toward glucose control in the surgical patientTodd W Costantini
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
Am Surg 74:993-6. 2008..This study reveals an important knowledge deficit among surgical resident and attending physicians. Focused education on glycemic control in the perioperative patient should be a mandatory component of surgical training...
- The use of nurses to evaluate houseofficers' humanistic behaviorC B Kaplan
Department of General Medicine and Primary Care, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond
J Gen Intern Med 5:410-4. 1990..Information from nurses differs from that provided by attending physicians. Nurse ratings are affected by gender and by the type of unit from which they are obtained...
- HIV RISK IN OLDER ABUSED WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CAREMary Sormanti; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Outcomes for Prolonged Mechanical VentilationBarrett Kitch; Fiscal Year: 2005..Focus group and physician survey work will be employed to determine at a more detailed level factors associated with utilization of long-term care hospitals, including physician attitudes and perceptions of quality of care. ..
- 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. ..
- Improving Resuscitation Team Response to Inpatient Critical Events by SimulationJose Pliego; Fiscal Year: 2007..Because many of these hospitals do not have 24 hour, 7 day a week in-hospital medical staff coverage to respond to immediate crisis management events, training multidisciplinary RRT teams in team ..
- Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomesAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI programAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
- Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision SupportJeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
- 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. ..
- 3rd Annual Pediatric Telehealth ColloquiumJames Marcin; Fiscal Year: 2008..Incorporating telemedicine into pediatric care can help increase access, decrease disparities and increase quality of care provided to children living in rural and underserved communities. [unreadable] [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 Culture on Cancer Screening in Chinese WomenWenchi Liang; Fiscal Year: 2006..I. to develop critical research skills to become an independent cancer control researcher. ..
- The Effect of Patient Volume on Outcome in the ICUJeremy Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A randomized trial of influenza vaccination of Hutterite childrenMark Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2006..We believe that the trial we propose will lead to important data that can inform policy on influenza immunization strategy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Creighton Health Services Research Development ProjectKimberly Galt; Fiscal Year: 2007..Funding of this BRIC will facilitate the capacity needed to advance the Creighton University's health services research mission in a more rapid and sustainable fashion. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prevention of Catheter-Associated Blood Stream InfectionsDavid Warren; Fiscal Year: 2007..I will build on the experience outlined in this proposal to establish myself an independent investigator in healthcare epidemiology, studying nosocomial infections and developing interventions to prevent them. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Framework Based Clinical Documentation Evaluation MethodSAMUEL T ROSENBLOOM; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed project will transition the PI from his current National Library of Medicine supported period of career development to an independent informatics investigator. ..
- The Eighteenth Annual Health Economics ConferenceJONATHAN KETCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2007..This year's conference will be held March 16-17 on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Systems for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Hospital-Physician GainsharingJONATHAN DAVID KETCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results can provide timely insights to regulators, policymakers, and managers as they consider various incentive programs to promote value through coordination. ..
- Using Social Risk to Guide Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Preventive TreatmentKevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2009..Implementation of such a global risk tool could ultimately help justify implementation of more intensive behavioral interventions focusing on diet, exercise, smoking cessation and medication adherence for those at highest social risk. ..
- Oregon's Parity Law: Comprehensive Parity in Today's Healthcare EnvironmentKENNETH MCCONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009..Our proposed research will provide insight about the tradeoffs between expanding coverage for mental health and substance abuse disorders and the total cost of care. ..
- Expired CO2/O2 Analysis to Diagnose Pulmonary EmbolismJEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project will fund a clinical study designed to test the diagnostic accuracy of a hand- held breath device that detects the altered gas exchange physiology caused by PE in post-surgical and other patients at high risk for PE. ..
- The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research CenterAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Application Not Provided ..
- RCT to evaluate guidelines for acute rhinosinusitisJane Garbutt; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition, knowledge gained from this research could be used to decrease the inappropriate use of antibiotics. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Randomized Controlled Testing of Osteoporosis EducationDaniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006..A multi-disciplinary Training Advisory Board will review the applicants progress regularly to ensure that the proposed training goals are met. ..
- DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSINGSamuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Insulin Resistance and Adenomas of the ColorectumTheodore Levin; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Why is Cardiac Risk Increased in Rheumatiod ArthritisDaniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2002..ability to control for known cardiovascular risk factors, the extensive medication information allowing for us to explore key hypotheses regarding corticosteroid exposure, and the attempt to simultaneously control for disease severity ..
- Pain Medication Use & Risk Factors for Opioid DependenceDaniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our goal is to use the results of the proposed research to inform a future intervention to improve opioid prescribing within this large pharmacy benefits program. ..
- Reducing Harm to Patients from Diagnostic ErrorsETA BERNER; Fiscal Year: 2007..To leverage AHRQ funding, additional support will be provided by registration fees, vendors, non-profit organizations and in-kind logistic support from the Society for Medical Decision Making. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency DepartmentAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
- An Intervention to Improve End-of-life Sympton DistressEllen Redinbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Undiagnosed Diabetes: Predictors and ComorbiditiesRICHELLE KOOPMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will investigate these factors over the next 2 years using the nationally representative sample present in the National Health and Nutrition Examination and Survey 1999-2000 (NHANES). ..
- Phenotype-Genotype Interactions and Type 2 DiabetesJames Meigs; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results will provide a foundation for future laboratory efforts and will increase understanding of phenotype-genotype interactions in diabetes pathogenesis. ..
- Improving Surveillance for Colorectal PolypsJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will provide a model for evaluating how data from electronic medical records can be used to improve screening of patients with prior colorectal polyps who are at increased risk of developing recurrent polyps or cancer. ..
- The Feasibility of Assessing the Prevalence of RicketsJames Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition to assessing possible methodologies for the larger project, the preliminary study is designed to yield standalone results with important implications. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A MULTI MEDIA CANCER EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR DEAF PEOPLEPhilip Zazove; Fiscal Year: 2002..First, dissemination of the program across the country will be done by the use of CDs. Second, further study will be done to determine if changes in knowledge translates into improvement in adhering to the recommendations. ..
- The Impact of HMO's on DispartiesKevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004..If the study hypotheses are confirmed, the findings will underscore the need for HMOs to track and address disparities among their members if the Healthy People 2010 for the elimination of disparities is to be achieved. ..
- Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract not provided ..
- Randomized Control Trial of Mifepristone for FibroidsKevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study may also offer valuable insight into a mechanism by which mifepristone reduces fibroid size. ..
- STICH TRIAL - NEUROHORMONAL/ CYTOKINE/ GENETIC CORE LABArthur Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Low expression of ACE gene or high levels of adenosine) will be most likely to achieve long-term benefit from either CABG or CABG with SVR. ..
- Targeting AKT as a novel therapy in pancreatic cancerRichard Bold; Fiscal Year: 2007..These results will provide mechanistic as well as pre-clinical data in support of our hypothesis and will allow for the development of novel therapy of human pancreatic cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature InfantsKaren Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..
- Tobacco Treatment Initiated in the Emergency DepartmentEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..The research plan includes preparing and submitting an R01 in Year 2. ..
- Do Reporting Biases Mitigate Disparity Estimates?Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF ECHINACEA IN CHILDRENJames Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- Osteoporosis in Women with Rheumatoid ArthritisDaniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006..This epidemiologic data will inform future trials of osteoporosis treatments among patients with RA. As well, the study cohort will comprise one of the largest RA registries with an explicit plan to examine osteoporosis. ..
- The Computer Assisted Brief Intervention for Tobacco (CABIT)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., JCAHO) and to facilitate financial reimbursement of tobacco counseling covered by Medicare and other third party providers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pretest Probability Assessment for Pulmonary EmbolismJEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2005..In phase III, we will test the validity of the PE PREtest Consult TM and determine if the use of the PE PREtest ConsultTM will decrease unnecessary testing for PE. ..
- The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., Medicare). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Surrogate markers for Severe Pulmonary EmbolismJEFFREY KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will determine if criteria that are widely and immediately available in most hospitals can be used to risk-stratify severity of PE and to clarify the role of nonmalignant thrombophilias on the prognosis of PE. ..
- Ecstasy "Epidemic" and Youth: Trends, Comorbidity, Risk and Protective FactorsPing Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Drug Abuse, Criminal Justice System Involvement & Health Disparities in YouthPing Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE & INTERNALIZING DISORDERS IN YOUTHPing Wu; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- 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. ..
- Bcl-2 and Ca2+ Homeostasis in Cardiac DysfunctionUlrich Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2006..The ability to modify apoptosis and contractile properties in heart failure would represent an important step towards developing new therapeutic approaches for heart failure. ..
- A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice CaregiversGeorge Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009....