visitors to patients
Summary: Patients' guests and rules for visiting.
Publications199 found, 100 shown here
- Interactions between family members and staff in intensive care units--an observation and interview studyIng Mari Söderström
Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, S 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
Int J Nurs Stud 43:707-16. 2006..Research about interactions between family members and staff are sparse, although family members' needs and experiences in intensive care units are well researched areas...
- Parent visiting and participation in infant caregiving activities in a neonatal unitLinda S Franck
Children s Nursing Research, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Birth 30:31-5. 2003..The study purposes were to describe the frequency and duration of parent visiting and participation in infant caregiving activities, and to identify parent and infant factors associated with parental participation...
- Visits by the family to the neonatal intensive care unitR Latva
Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
Acta Paediatr 96:215-20. 2007..To investigate visiting frequency of family members, including mother, father, siblings and grandparents and associated factors during hospitalisation of preterm infants...
- Visiting less than every day: a marker for later behavioral problems in Finnish preterm infantsReija Latva
Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1153-7. 2004..To investigate the effect of parental visits during neonatal intensive care on the behavioral and emotional development of the child at school age...
- Emergency nurses' current practices and understanding of family presence during CPREilis Madden
Emergency Department, Cork University Hospital, Wilton Road, Cork City, Ireland
J Emerg Nurs 33:433-40. 2007..To examine emergency nurses' current practices and understanding of family presence during CPR in the emergency department, Cork University Hospital, Republic of Ireland...
- Should family members be present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation? A review of the literatureC Dana Critchell
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 834 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:311-7. 2007..In this article, we review the current status of family-witnessed resuscitation and provide recommendations on the development of hospital policies for family-witnessed resuscitation...
- Implementing a family presence protocol optionNancy L York
Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY 40205, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 23:84-8. 2004..This article provides the rationale and process for implementing a family presence option during resuscitation...
- The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular NursingPaul Fulbrook
Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:255-8. 2007....
- Dealing with death: an audit of family bereavement programs in Australian intensive care unitsKatrina Valks
Department of Intensive Care, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
Aust Crit Care 18:146, 148-51. 2005..ICU nurses are interested in this area of clinical practice and require considerable support. It is recommended that this support can come via postgraduate and on-going education, hospital policies and procedures...
- Perceptions of a 24-hour visiting policy in the intensive care unitMaite Garrouste-Orgeas
Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Joseph Hospital Network, Paris, France
Crit Care Med 36:30-5. 2008..To examine perceptions by intensive care unit (ICU) workers of unrestricted visitation, to measure visiting times, and to determine prevalence of symptoms of anxiety and depression in family members...
- The value of family in postoperative recoveryAmit Om
McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 23:3-4. 2008
- The presence of family during brain stem death testingMajella Doran
Altnagelvin Hospital, Glenshane Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:87-92. 2004..This article will focus on the barriers that inhibit the presence of family during brain stem death testing. A strategy that aims to facilitate their presence will then be proposed...
- Impact of a multifaceted intervention on nurses' and physicians' attitudes and behaviors toward family presence during resuscitationPatricia Mian
Emergency Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Crit Care Nurse 27:52-61. 2007
- Good and bad experiences of family presence during acute care and resuscitation. What makes the difference?Asa B Axelsson
Institute of Nursing, Faculty of Health Caring Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:161-9. 2005..We examined both positive and negative experiences in order to establish the reasons for the difference...
- An exploration of the support available to children who may wish to visit a critically adult in ITUPauline E Vint
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:149-59. 2005..Clearly, restrictions were still being imposed on children visiting a loved one either by the well parent/carer or by the nursing staff, mainly for reasons unsubstantiated by research...
- The introduction of family presence evidence-based practice into a baccalaureate nursing curriculumColleen K Norton
School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 30:364-71. 2007..Comparisons between pretest and posttest scores revealed an increase in the acceptance of family presence as a priority in nursing care of the critically ill...
- Being family: the family experience when an adult member is hospitalized with a critical illnessSandra K Eggenberger
School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, USA
J Clin Nurs 16:1618-28. 2007..The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand and interpret the 'family experience' with an adult member hospitalized with a critical illness...
- The needs and experiences of family members of adult patients in an intensive care unit: a review of the literatureSofie Verhaeghe
Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
J Clin Nurs 14:501-9. 2005..Qualitative as well as quantitative studies are discussed...
- Relatives' experiences of critical careFelicity Hughes
European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Nurs Crit Care 10:23-30. 2005..Further research into the communication processes used within Critical Care Units is required in addition to developing best practice in this area...
- The identification of family members' contribution to patients' care in the intensive care unit: a naturalistic inquiryCaroline M A Williams
Queen Alexandra s Royal Naval Nursing Service, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Nurs Crit Care 10:6-14. 2005....
- The process of giving information to families of critically ill patients: a field of tensionConcha Zaforteza
Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Int J Nurs Stud 42:135-45. 2005..We propose that the existing power relationships in intensive care units should be challenged if we expect health care professionals to offer patients' relatives a planned information process...
- Close relatives in intensive care from the perspective of critical care nursesAsa Engström
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:1651-9. 2007..The aim was to describe critical care nurses' experiences of close relatives within intensive care...
- Should families be present during resuscitation?Linda Laskowski-Jones
Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Del, USA
Nursing 37:44-7. 2007..Weigh the pros and cons of family presence during a crisis, then tell us what you think...
- Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitationAngela P Clark
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:23-32, x. 2005..Three case studies are presented to illustrate typical events, including the potential role of the hospital chaplain. Recommendations for implementation are included...
- Should the family stay?Angela Briguglio
Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, USA
RN 70:42-8; quiz 49. 2007
- How does information influence hope in family members of traumatic coma patients in intensive care unit?Sofie T L Verhaeghe
Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
J Clin Nurs 16:1488-97. 2007..To assess the interplay between hope and the information provided by health care professionals...
- Should we allow children to visit ill parents in intensive care units? Your responsesVickie A Miracle
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, KY 40223, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 26:187-90. 2007..Should children be allowed to visit ill parents in the intensive care unit? This question was posed in the November/December 2006 issue of Dimensions of Critical Care Nurses. The responses of readers are presented in this article...
- Effects of nursing industrial action on relatives of Intensive Care Unit patients: a 16-month follow-upPeter Dzendrowskyj
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
N Z Med J 117:U1150. 2004..In December 2001, nursing industrial action occurred at Christchurch Hospital. This study assesses the effect industrial action had on relatives of those Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients involved...
- Family perceptions of end-of-life care in an urban ICUMaria Kjerulf
Faculty of Nursing, McMaster University
Dynamics 16:22-5. 2005..The researchers sought to determine levels of satisfaction with care, visitation, support, comfort and pain measures...
- Nurses and workplace violence: nurses' experiences of verbal and physical abuse at workAngela D Henderson
School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 16:82-98. 2003..This work has implications not only for nurses' health and safety but also, in the broader sense, for the profession's ability to attract and retain nurses within the healthcare system...
- Guaranteed returns: investing in conversations with families of patients with cancerFabie Duhamel
Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:68-71. 2004..This article reviews practical suggestions to guide these conversations and provides examples of questions to ask to facilitate communication...
- Family presence during resuscitation: a survey of Canadian critical care nurses' practices and perceptionsWendy M Fallis
Clinical Institute of Applied Research and Education, Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg
Dynamics 19:22-8. 2008..To date, no research has examined this issue from the perspective of Canadian critical care nurses...
- A personal reflection on sitting at the bedside of a dying loved one: the vigilJan Woodhouse
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University College Chester, CH1 4BJ
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:537-41. 2004..This reflection shares the experiences of one family and highlights the importance of communication among family members and also between family and staff. The article suggests a number of lessons for practitioners...
- Family presence during CPR: a study of the experiences and opinions of Turkish critical care nursesA Badir
Koc University School of Health Sciences, Guzelbahce Sok No 20, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
Int J Nurs Stud 44:83-92. 2007..The concern over family witnessed cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been a frequent topic of debate in many countries...
- Witnessing resuscitationChristine Millar
Nurs N Z 9:28. 2003
- Unmet needs of family members in the medical intensive care waiting roomGloria Browning
Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, TN 38238, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 29:86-95. 2006....
- Participation of family members in ward rounds: Attitude of medical staff, patients and relativesPnina Rotman-Pikielny
Department of Medicine E, Meir Medical Center, 45 Tshernihovsky St, Kfar Saba, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Patient Educ Couns 65:166-70. 2007..To assess the attitude of medical staff, patients and their relatives to the presence of FMs in WRs...
- Intensive care nurses' beliefs and attitudes towards the effect of open visiting on patients, family and nursesLaura Marco
Critical Care Unit, Clinica Universitaria, Pamplona, Spain
Nurs Crit Care 11:33-41. 2006..254, p = 0.03) which obtained a higher score. There is a correlation between nurses' beliefs and attitudes regarding the positive effects of open visiting on patients, family and nurses...
- Parents' experiences of negotiating care for their technology-dependent childElizabeth Reeves
Children s Services, Westminster and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
J Child Health Care 10:228-39. 2006..This study highlights the need to gain insight into parents' experiences, in order that nurses can provide care in a way negotiated to suit the individual family. Suggestions for further research in this area are offered...
- A look at critical care visitation: the case for flexible visitationJennifer M Sims
Cardiology of Louisville, and Bellarmine University School of Nursing in Louisville, KY 40207, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:175-80. 2006..There still remain many concerns over the benefits of open or flexible visitation. A review of some research conducted in the past several years, perceived barriers to open visitation, and the benefits will be presented in this article...
- Paediatric critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of parental presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a European surveyP Fulbrook
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane Campus, PO Box 456, Virginia, Qld 4014, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1238-49. 2007..Although recent resuscitation guidelines are supportive of family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation literature from the last decade suggests that it is often discouraged, and the subject remains a controversial issue...
- What is supportive when an adult next-of-kin is in critical care?Ingrid Johansson
Intensive Care Clin c, Helsingborg Hospital Co, Helsingborg, Sweden
Nurs Crit Care 10:289-98. 2005..Recommendations for future practice are presented...
- Benefits and pitfalls of family presence during resuscitationRob Harteveldt
Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
Nurs Times 101:24-5. 2005..Health care providers should be aware of the benefits and pitfalls of family witnessed resuscitation (FWR) so they can make evidence-based decisions...
- A European survey of critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of having family members present during cardiopulmonary resuscitationP Fulbrook
Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 42:557-68. 2005..Differences in attitudes are explored in the discussion. On the basis of results from this study, it is recommended that further policy guidance is required...
- A double concern: Danish grandfathers' experiences when a small grandchild is critically illElisabeth O C Hall
Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Hoegh Guldbergsgade 6A, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:14-21. 2004..The findings constitute a systematic and thematic description of Danish grandfathers' experiences and therefore add to a family-oriented body of knowledge for intensive care nursing...
- Pilot of a workbook for children visiting a loved one in a hospiceCatriona Macpherson
Children and Families Service, Fife Palliative Care Service, Cedar House, Whyteman s Brae, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2LF, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 9:397-403. 2003..It is essential when using such a tool that individual and family needs are respected. The study also raised issues regarding the need for training and emotional support for staff...
- Family and staff partnerships in long-term care. A review of the literatureMichael Bauer
School of Nursing, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
J Gerontol Nurs 29:46-53. 2003....
- The needs of significant others within intensive care--the perspectives of Swedish nurses and physiciansChristina A S Takman
Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, P O Box 1120, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:22-31. 2004....
- Survey of abuse and violence by patients and relatives towards intensive care staffJ Lynch
Department of Critical Care, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hants, PO6 3LY, UK
Anaesthesia 58:893-9. 2003..This survey probably underestimates the problem...
- Building relationships in residential long-term care: determinants of staff attitudes toward family membersJoseph E Gaugler
Center on Aging and Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 31:19-26. 2005..The findings emphasize the need to consider family, resident, and staff relationships in concert when designing and implementing nursing interventions to improve quality of life and care in residential settings...
- Narratives about resuscitation--family members differ about presenceMarita Weslien
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:68-74. 2006..Healthcare professionals disagree about admitting family members into the resuscitation room...
- Report of the National Consensus Conference on Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and ProceduresDeborah Parkman Henderson
Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
J Emerg Nurs 32:23-9. 2006..These recommendations were approved in concept by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Ambulatory Pediatrics Association...
- Implementation of an online tailored physical activity intervention for adults in BelgiumHeleen Spittaels
Policy Research Centre Sport, Physical Activity and Health, Belgium
Health Promot Int 21:311-9. 2006..However, a controlled study with a larger sample size should be done to test the effectiveness of the tailored intervention in increasing physical activity...
- Reduced cardiocirculatory complications with unrestrictive visiting policy in an intensive care unit: results from a pilot, randomized trialStefano Fumagalli
Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
Circulation 113:946-52. 2006..The aim of this pilot, randomized trial was to compare the complications associated with UVP (single visitor with frequency and duration chosen by patient) and RVP (single visitor for 30 minutes twice a day)...
- Patient sociality in hospital architectural space: a qualitative case study in NamibiaCatharina Nord
Royal Institute of Technology KTH, Department of Infrastructure, Division of Urban Studies, Built Environment
World Hosp Health Serv 41:17-20, 40, 42. 2005..The results illustrate how patients' well-being can improve by removing inflexibility and restrictions on space...
- Family member perception of quality of their visits with relatives with dementia: a pilot studyJoanna Piechniczek-Buczek
Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:166-72. 2007..The purpose of the investigation was to identify factors influencing quality of visits with institutionalized patients suffering from dementia...
- Strategies to meet the needs of families of critically ill patientsVickie A Miracle
Bellarmine University School of Nursing, Louisville, KY 40223, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:121-5. 2006..Now is the time to develop and test various strategies to meet those needs. This article gives an overview of the identified needs of family members and potential strategies critical care nurses can use to meet these needs...
- A description of healthcare providers' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care units in Norway and SwedenChristina Takman
University of Oslo, Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, P O Box 1153, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:228-38. 2006..These findings can contribute to the development of interventions that could be tested to evaluate whether they improve the ICU experiences of patients and their significant others...
- Partners in caring: a partnership for healingPaula Durston
Adult Acute Care, Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, AZ 85202, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:105-11. 2006..This concept laid a foundation for the development of a new model of care, which is described. The implementation has resulted in an improved patient and staff satisfaction and a decrease in patient complaints...
- Health care providers' attitudes regarding family presence during resuscitation of adults: an integrated review of the literatureMary Susan L Howlett
Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Clin Nurse Spec 24:161-74. 2010..A systematic review of the literature was performed to answer the question: What are the attitudes of health care providers regarding family presence during resuscitation of adults?..
- Perspectives of staff nurses toward patient- and family-initiated call light usage and response time to call lightsHuey Ming Tzeng
Department of Nursing, School of Health Professions and Studies, The University of Michigan Flint, 48502, USA
Appl Nurs Res 24:59-63. 2011..6%), and answering calls prevented them from doing the critical aspects of their role (43.8%). Staff's perspectives toward call lights should be surveyed on a regular basis...
- Individual rooms in the NICU - an evolving conceptRobert D White
Pediatrix Medical Group, South Bend, IN, USA
J Perinatol 23:S22-4. 2003..These problems are not insurmountable, however, and use of individual rooms for at least some patients is feasible and probably desirable if certain considerations are addressed in the planning and design process...
- Attitudes of patients, visitors and healthcare workers at a tertiary hospital towards influenza A (H1N1) response measuresWu Meng Tan
Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:303-4. 2010..We sought to determine the opinions of patients, their visitors and healthcare workers regarding Influenza A (H1N1) response measures instituted within a tertiary hospital in Singapore...
- Follow-up visits by provider specialty for patients with major depressive disorder initiating antidepressant treatmentShih Yin Chen
Abt Bio Pharma Solutions, Inc, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
Psychiatr Serv 61:81-5. 2010..This study examined the association between provider specialty and guideline-concordant care after the initiation of antidepressant treatment...
- Visiting a nursing home: relatives' experiences of encounters with nursesLars Westin
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Nurs Inq 16:318-25. 2009..This new understanding can hopefully offer support for nurses during their encounters with relatives and optimise the ability to provide a positive outcome for residents in nursing homes...
- Managing space and marking time: mothering severely ill infants in hospital isolationPatricia McKeever
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Home and Community Care Evaluation and Research Centre
Qual Health Res 12:1020-32. 2002..The findings illustrate how place, space, and time affect women's well-being and their social and mothering relations in health care settings...
- Family involvement in nursing homes: effects on stress and well-beingJ E Gaugler
Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40536 0086, USA
Aging Ment Health 8:65-75. 2004....
- Parent presence during invasive procedures and resuscitation: evaluating a clinical practice changeMartha A Q Curley
Cardiovascular and Critical Care Programs, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:1133-9. 2012..Parent presence during invasive procedures and/or resuscitation is a relatively underdeveloped and controversial practice. Much of the concern stems from the apprehension of the medical community...
- [Patient's relatives wishes concerning the visiting hours in an intensive care unit]C Roger
Division anesthésie réanimation douleur urgence, CHU de Nimes, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 29:431-5. 2010..The present study was aimed at assessing the opinion of the patient's relatives concerning the visiting hours in the ICU...
- Open all hours: a qualitative exploration of open visiting in a hospiceLesley Cooper
Queen Margaret University, East Lothian, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 14:334-41. 2008..These data will contribute to the second strand of the study which involves interviewing multidisciplinary team members...
- A personal reflection: critical care family communicationMark Lilly
Family Advisory Council, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 27:213-7. 2008..This second of a 2-part article discusses the development of "The Family Survival Guide to the Intensive Care Unit." This article is meant as a resource for critical care nurses...
- Helping family be presentPatricia G Gooch
Nursing 37:8. 2007
- To hold her hand: family presence during patient resuscitationDenise A Atwood
Phoenix School of Law, Phoenix, AZ, USA
JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 10:12-6. 2008..This article explores the background behind this issue and the studies done to date on family presence and makes suggestions for adopting policies allowing family presence during resuscitation...
- When the family member is a nurse: the role and needs of nurse family members during critical illness of a loved oneSusan W Salmond
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing, 65 Bergen Street, Suite 1141, Newark, NJ 07101, United States
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 27:10-8. 2011..This paper will describe how nurse family members viewed the challenges of the illness experience and the strategies used to manage the challenges and cope with their loved one's critical illness...
- Family presence during invasive procedures at the emergency department: what is the opinion of Spanish medical staff?Patricia Corniero
Pediatric Emergency Department, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Déu, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Pediatr Emerg Care 27:86-91. 2011....
- Impact of pediatric nurses' uniforms on perceptions of nurse professionalismLucia Wocial
Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Pediatr Nurs 36:320-6. 2010..001). Pediatric patients' and visitors' uniform preferences are not related to perceptions of professionalism...
- Family-centered care in the pediatric intensive care unitKathleen L Meert
Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 60:761-72. 2013..Although challenges to successful implementation exist, the growing body of evidence suggests that PFCC is beneficial to patients, families, and staff...
- Position statement on visiting in adult critical care units in the UKVanessa Gibson
Department of Nursing, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
Nurs Crit Care 17:213-8. 2012..Being cognizant of the evidence will help nurses develop policies on visiting which are up to date for the 21st century...
- Challenges in conducting research after family presence during resuscitationJane S Leske
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
J Trauma Nurs 19:190-4. 2012..Recruitment of family members who participated in the FPDR option is a complex process, especially after admission to the critical care unit...
- Visitation guidelines promote safe, satisfying environmentsSuzanne K White
Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S C, USA
Nurs Manage 37:20-4. 2006
- A survey of intensive care unit visiting policies in the United KingdomJ D Hunter
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield, UK
Anaesthesia 65:1101-5. 2010..A total of 206 hospitals out of 271 completed the survey (76%). We found that 165 (80.1%) of responding units still impose restricted visiting policies, with wide variations in the facilities available to patients' relatives...
- A personal reflection: family survival in the pediatric intensive care unitMark Lilly
Insight Communication, LLC, Portland, OR 97214, USA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs 27:157-9. 2008..This is the first of a 2-part article. The second article will discuss "The Family Survival Guide to the Intensive Care Unit" in detail...
- Custodians' viewpoints and experiences from their child's visit to an ill or injured nearest being cared for at an adult intensive care unitSusanne Em Knutsson
Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:362-71. 2007....
- Witnessed resuscitation: staff issues and benefits to parentsHazel Moore
Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children A and E, Belfast
Paediatr Nurs 21:22-5. 2009..This article will considers the background of witnessed resuscitation, as well as the views of both staff and relatives involved. The research will be evaluated and implications for practice explored...
- 'Amusements are provided': asylum entertainment and recreation in Australia and New Zealand c.1860-c.1945Dolly MacKinnon
School of Historical Studies, University of Melbourne
Clio Med 86:267-88. 2009..This chapter reconstructs these practices in twenty public and three private asylums from this period by examining a diverse range of sources, including archives, histories of asylums and newspaper articles...
- Infection-free surgery: how to improve hand-hygiene compliance and eradicate methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from surgical wardsC R Davis
Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:316-9. 2010..This study aims to quantify MRSA infection rates and compliance of alcohol gel application at the entrance to a surgical ward and assess how a simple intervention affects compliance...
- Open intensive care units: a regional survey about the beliefs and attitudes of healthcare professionalsG Biancofiore
Anestesia e Rianimazione SSN, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
Minerva Anestesiol 76:93-9. 2010....
- Family visitors and companions of hospitalized elderly and adults: analysis of the experience from the perspective of the nursing working processSilvia Cristina Mangini Bocchi
Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Medical School of Botucatu
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 15:304-10. 2007....
- Capturing children's voices for quality improvementLinda Lindeke
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:290-5; quiz 296-7. 2006..To query children about the perceptions of their inpatient healthcare experiences in order to improve care to make it more developmentally appropriate and responsive to children's needs and desires...
- Gay groups question hospitals. Survey hopes to reveal how industry serves gaysMatthew DoBias
Mod Healthc 36:21. 2006
- Measuring the frequency of contact between nursing home residents and their family and friendsCynthia L Port
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
Nurs Res 52:52-6. 2003..The involvement of family and friends in nursing home care represents an important resource for an overburdened long-term care system. However, little guidance exists for researchers interested in measuring family involvement...
- Individual perception of stress in the ICUO Piazza
Eur J Anaesthesiol 21:749-51. 2004
- [Relatives of patients in the intensive care unit--more than an annoyance?]Elisabeth Fenner
Pflege Z 57:suppl 2-4. 2004
- Aggression towards health care staff in a UK general hospital: variation among professions and departmentsSue Winstanley
Faculty of Health and Applied Social Sciences, Psychology and Speech and Language Therapy, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:3-10. 2004..In addition, studies often fail to include all forms of aggression such as threatening behaviour and verbal aggression...
- Restrictions on family presence in the ICUCathie E Guzzetta
JAMA 292:2721-2. 2004
- The experiences of partners of critically ill persons in an intensive care unitAsa Engström
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Hedenbrovägen, SE 96136 Boden, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:299-308; quiz 309-10. 2004..The state of uncertainty concerning the outcome for the critically ill person was difficult to cope with. The partners wanted to hope, even though the prognosis was poor...
- Televisits: sustaining long distance family relationships among institutionalized elders through technologyM A Mickus
Department of Psychiatry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Aging Ment Health 6:387-96. 2002..Affordable videophone technology offers the potential for reduced isolation among institutionalized elders and others with distance and mobility barriers...
- Patient contribution to the medical dialogue and perceived patient-centeredness. An observational study in Japanese geriatric consultationsHirono Ishikawa
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
J Gen Intern Med 20:906-10. 2005..Relatively few studies have directly addressed the interaction dynamics and consequences of a companion's presence in the medical visit, and their findings have been contradictory...
- United Ostomy Association to cease operationsGwen B Turnbull
Ostomy Wound Manage 51:18, 20. 2005
- Prevalence of zoonotic agents in dogs visiting hospitalized people in Ontario: implications for infection controlS L Lefebvre
Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
J Hosp Infect 62:458-66. 2006..Microsporum canis, group A streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Cryptosporidium spp. were not detected. Further information is needed before the full implications of these findings for infection control can be assessed properly...
- Attitudes of emergency department patients and visitors regarding emergency exception from informed consent in resuscitation research, community consultation, and public notificationKatie B McClure
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Road, Mail Code UHN 53, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:352-9. 2003..To assess public views on emergency exception to informed consent in resuscitation research, public awareness of such studies, and effective methods of community consultation and public notification...
- Patient-Centered Approach to Advance Care PlanningKARIN KIRCHHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Sedation Management in Pediatric Patients supported on *MARTHA CURLEY; Fiscal Year: 2004..Results of this pilot study will be used to design a future multi-center randomized controlled clinical trial. ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice CaregiversGeorge Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- A Web-based Conference on Evidence Based Practice for Rural HospitalsKathleen Oman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Multicenter Pilot Studies for ED Tobacco InterventionsEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tobacco Treatment Initiated in the Emergency DepartmentEdwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007..The research plan includes preparing and submitting an R01 in Year 2. ..
- 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]..
- The Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA)Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., Medicare). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal CaregiversSharon Ostwald; Fiscal Year: 2005..Depending on the nature of the change function, individual parameter estimates of the intercept, slope, and if necessary, curvature will be compared across groups. ..
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..