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161. Scheduling of night shifts for care and help-nurse personnel

Scheduling of night shifts for care and help-nurse personnel Scheduling of night shifts for care and help-nurse personnel We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Scheduling of night shifts for care and help-nurse personnel Share: Reading time approx. 4 minutes Association between non-standard work hours and employee health is well (...) documented. Individual characteristics of shift work such as shift length, total number of weekly hours, night work, rest opportunities may impact on employees’ job performance and wellbeing. Objectives To identify research on the characteristics of night shift work that influence employee’s wellbeing. To prevent negative health effect and stress on care and help nurse personnel. Table with identified studies Table 1. Systematic reviews Included studies Population Outcome Dall'Ora et al 2016 [1] 35

2018 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

162. Nurse staffing levels, missed vital signs and mortality in hospitals: retrospective longitudinal observational study

Nurse staffing levels, missed vital signs and mortality in hospitals: retrospective longitudinal observational study Nurse staffing levels, missed vital signs and mortality in hospitals: retrospective longitudinal observational study Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find (...) the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Higher nurse staffing levels were associated with fewer missed observations, reduced length of stay and less adverse events, including mortality. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & . Peter Griffiths 1, 2, * , Jane Ball 1, 2 , Karen Bloor 3 , Dankmar Böhning 4 , Jim Briggs 5 , Chiara Dall’Ora 1, 2 , Anya De Iongh 6 , Jeremy Jones 1 , Caroline Kovacs 5 , Antonello

2018 NIHR HTA programme

163. Napping on night-shifts among nursing staff: A mixed-methods systematic review

Napping on night-shifts among nursing staff: A mixed-methods systematic review To synthesize research on the influence of night-shift napping on nurses.Shift work is common for hospital nurses. Various studies corroborate that shift work causes adverse health consequences for nurses. Night-shift napping is a countermeasure to address the adverse outcomes of shift work.A mixed-methods systematic review.The literature search included the PubMed, Web of Science, Embase, PsycINFO and Cochrane (...) Library electronic databases from inception to December 2017. Reference lists were hand searched. Only English articles were chosen.A sequential explanatory design and Cochrane's methods for integrating qualitative and implementation evidence in intervention effectiveness reviews. The Mixed Methods Assessment Tool and Cochrane Risk of Bias Tool were applied to assess the methodological quality of included studies.Twenty-two studies met our inclusion criteria. Many nurses experienced napping during

2018 EvidenceUpdates

164. Rotating night shift work and adherence to unhealthy lifestyle in predicting risk of type 2 diabetes: results from two large US cohorts of female nurses. (PubMed)

Rotating night shift work and adherence to unhealthy lifestyle in predicting risk of type 2 diabetes: results from two large US cohorts of female nurses. To prospectively evaluate the joint association of duration of rotating night shift work and lifestyle factors with risk of type 2 diabetes risk, and to quantitatively decompose this joint association to rotating night shift work only, to lifestyle only, and to their interaction.Prospective cohort study.Nurses' Health Study (1988-2012 (...) ) and Nurses' Health Study II (1991-2013).143 410 women without type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or cancer at baseline.Rotating night shift work was defined as at least three night shifts per month in addition to day and evening shifts in that month. Unhealthy lifestyles included current smoking, physical activity levels below 30 minutes per day at moderate to vigorous intensity, diet in the bottom three fifths of the Alternate Healthy Eating Index score, and body mass index of 25 or above.Incident

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2018 BMJ

165. Intermediate Diabetes Outcomes in Patients Managed by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, or Physician Assistants: A Cohort Study. (PubMed)

Intermediate Diabetes Outcomes in Patients Managed by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, or Physician Assistants: A Cohort Study. Primary care provided by nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) has been proposed as a solution to expected workforce shortages.To examine potential differences in intermediate diabetes outcomes among patients of physician, NP, and PA primary care providers (PCPs).Cohort study using data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) electronic

2018 Annals of Internal Medicine

166. CAEP FEI | The Nursing Shift: Inter-Professional Education for Medical Students

CAEP FEI | The Nursing Shift: Inter-Professional Education for Medical Students CAEP FEI | The Nursing Shift: Inter-Professional Education for Medical Students - CanadiEM CAEP FEI | The Nursing Shift: Inter-Professional Education for Medical Students In , by Skye Crawford November 16, 2018 Amy is a fourth year emergency medicine resident, who has recently started supervising medical students while on shift. She meets Jim, a third year medical student, who will be working with her for the shift (...) . Over the course of the shift, it becomes apparent that Jim is struggling with understanding a charge nurse’s role in the emergency department. Amy wishes there was a way for medical students like Jim to gain more insight into the role of other team members in the emergency department. This Feature Educational Innovation (FEI), titled, “ The Nursing Shift: Measuring the Effect of Inter-professional Education (IPE) On Medical Students in the Emergency Department ” was originally posted by the in 2018

2018 CandiEM

167. NHS managers' use of nursing workforce planning and deployment technologies: a realist synthesis

NHS managers' use of nursing workforce planning and deployment technologies: a realist synthesis NHS managers' use of nursing workforce planning and deployment technologies: a realist synthesis Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue (...) {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} This synthesis resulted in seven configurations that constitute a programme theory about what works to support NHS managers in the implementation of workforce planning and deployment technologies for nurse staffing. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , & . Christopher R Burton 1, * , Jo Rycroft-Malone 1 , Lynne Williams 1 , Siân Davies 1 , Anne McBride 2 , Beth Hall 1 , Anne-Marie Rowlands 3 , Adrian Jones 3 , Denise

2018 NIHR HTA programme

168. Low-Dose Trazodone, Benzodiazepines, and Fall-Related Injuries in Nursing Homes: A Matched-Cohort Study

Low-Dose Trazodone, Benzodiazepines, and Fall-Related Injuries in Nursing Homes: A Matched-Cohort Study To evaluate whether risk of fall-related injuries differs between nursing home (NH) residents newly dispensed low-dose trazodone and those newly dispensed benzodiazepines.Retrospective, matched cohort study in linked, population-based administrative data. Matching was based on propensity score ( ± 0.2 standard deviations of the score as a caliper), age ( ± 1 year), sex, frailty status

2018 EvidenceUpdates

169. Central Nervous System Medication Burden and Risk of Recurrent Serious Falls and Hip Fractures in Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Residents

Central Nervous System Medication Burden and Risk of Recurrent Serious Falls and Hip Fractures in Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Residents To examine the association between central nervous system (CNS) medication dosage burden and risk of serious falls, including hip fractures, in individuals with a history of a recent fall.Nested case-control study.Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Community Living Centers (CLCs).CLC residents aged 65 and older with a history of a fall or hip fracture (...) , and the outcome of recurrent serious falls.More cases (44.3%) than controls (35.8%) received 3.0 or more CNS SDDs (p = .02). Risk of serious falls was greater in residents with 3.0 or more SDDs than in those with 0 (adjusted odds ratio (aOR)=1.49, 95% confidence interval (CI)=1.03-2.14). Those with 1.0 to 2.9 SDDs had a risk similar to that of those with 0 SDDs (aOR=1.03, 95%CI=0.72-1.48).Nursing home residents with a history of a fall or hip fracture receiving 3.0 or more CNS SDDs were more likely to have

2018 EvidenceUpdates

170. The effectiveness of exercise for fall prevention in nursing home residents: A systematic review meta-analysis

The effectiveness of exercise for fall prevention in nursing home residents: A systematic review meta-analysis The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of exercise on fall prevention in nursing home residents.Nursing home residents have a high risk of falling. No conclusive evidence exists on the effectiveness of exercise on fall prevention in nursing home residents.Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Databases of PubMed, Web of Science, EMBASE (...) , Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and China Biology Medicine were searched from inception to March 2017, with no language limitation.The review was conducted according to the guidelines of the Cochrane Collaboration. Studies on exercise interventions to prevent falls in nursing home residents were eligible. The primary outcome was the odds ratio with 95% confidence intervals of falls.Nine studies were included in the meta-analysis

2018 EvidenceUpdates

171. Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive

Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive Discover Portal Discover Portal Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive Published on 11 December 2015 doi: This follow up study (...) examined whether the drugs donepezil or memantine affected the chance that people with Alzheimer’s disease could continue to live in the community, rather than move permanently to a nursing home. One or both of the drugs was taken for a year and then participants could have any treatment thereafter. The study found that stopping donepezil doubled the risk of going into a nursing home up to a year afterwards, compared with continuing to take donepezil. However, there was no difference over

2018 NIHR Dissemination Centre

172. Effects of a Multimodal Program Including Simulation on Job Strain Among Nurses Working in Intensive Care Units: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (PubMed)

Effects of a Multimodal Program Including Simulation on Job Strain Among Nurses Working in Intensive Care Units: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Nurses working in an intensive care unit (ICU) are exposed to occupational stressors that can increase the risk of stress reactions, long-term absenteeism, and turnover.To evaluate the effects of a program including simulation in reducing work-related stress and work-related outcomes among ICU nurses.Multicenter randomized clinical trial performed at 8 (...) adult ICUs in France from February 8, 2016, through April 29, 2017. A total of 198 ICU nurses were included and followed up for 1 year until April 30, 2018.The ICU nurses who had at least 6 months of ICU experience were randomized to the intervention group (n = 101) or to the control group (n = 97). The nurses randomized to the intervention group received a 5-day course involving a nursing theory recap and situational role-play using simulated scenarios (based on technical dexterity, clinical

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2018 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

173. Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led care involving education and engagement of patients and a treat-to-target urate-lowering strategy versus usual care for gout: a randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led care involving education and engagement of patients and a treat-to-target urate-lowering strategy versus usual care for gout: a randomised controlled trial. In the UK, gout management is suboptimum, with only 40% of patients receiving urate-lowering therapy, usually without titration to achieve a target serum urate concentration. Nurses successfully manage many diseases in primary care. We compared nurse-led gout care to usual care led by general (...) practitioners (GPs) for people in the community.Research nurses were trained in best practice management of gout, including providing individualised information and engaging patients in shared decision making. Adults who had experienced a gout flare in the previous 12 months were randomly assigned 1:1 to receive nurse-led care or continue with GP-led usual care. We assessed patients at baseline and after 1 and 2 years. The primary outcome was the percentage of participants who achieved serum urate

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2018 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

174. A Mind–Body Skills Course Among Nursing and Medical Students: A Pathway for an Improved Perception of Self and the Surrounding World (PubMed)

A Mind–Body Skills Course Among Nursing and Medical Students: A Pathway for an Improved Perception of Self and the Surrounding World Despite increased recognition of self-care and self-awareness as core competences for health care professionals, little attention is paid to these skills during their education. Evidence suggests that a Mind-Body (MB) skills course has the potential to enhance self-care and self-awareness among medical students. However, less is known about the meaning (...) of this course for students and how it affects their personal and professional life. Therefore, we examined the lived experiences with an MB skills course among Dutch medical and Swedish nursing students. This course included various MB techniques, such as mindfulness meditation and guided imagery. Guided by a phenomenological hermeneutical method, three main themes were identified: "ability to be more present," "increased perception and awareness of self," and "connection on a deeper level with others

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2018 Global qualitative nursing research

175. Selecting a Grounded Theory Approach for Nursing Research (PubMed)

Selecting a Grounded Theory Approach for Nursing Research Grounded theory is a commonly used research methodology. There are three primary approaches to grounded theory in nursing research: those espoused by Glaser, Strauss and Corbin, and Charmaz. All three approaches use similar procedures, yet there are important differences among them, which implies that researchers need to make careful choices when using grounded theory. Researchers new to grounded theory need to find the most appropriate

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2018 Global qualitative nursing research

176. Development and clinimetric assessment of a nurse-administered screening tool for movement disorders in psychosis (PubMed)

Development and clinimetric assessment of a nurse-administered screening tool for movement disorders in psychosis Movement disorders associated with exposure to antipsychotic drugs are common and stigmatising but underdiagnosed.To develop and evaluate a new clinical procedure, the ScanMove instrument, for the screening of antipsychotic-associated movement disorders for use by mental health nurses.Item selection and content validity assessment for the ScanMove instrument were conducted (...) by a panel of neurologists, psychiatrists and a mental health nurse, who operationalised a 31-item screening procedure. Interrater reliability was measured on ratings for 30 patients with psychosis from ten mental health nurses evaluating video recordings of the procedure. Criterion and concurrent validity were tested comparing the ScanMove instrument-based rating of 13 mental health nurses for 635 community patients from mental health services with diagnostic judgement of a movement disorder neurologist

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2018 BJPsych open

177. Oral care measures for preventing nursing home-acquired pneumonia. (PubMed)

Oral care measures for preventing nursing home-acquired pneumonia. Pneumonia occurring in residents of long-term care facilities and nursing homes can be termed 'nursing home-acquired pneumonia' (NHAP). NHAP is the leading cause of mortality among residents. NHAP may be caused by aspiration of oropharyngeal flora into the lung, and by failure of the individual's defence mechanisms to eliminate the aspirated bacteria. Oral care measures to remove or disrupt oral plaque might be effective (...) in reducing the risk of NHAP.To assess effects of oral care measures for preventing nursing home-acquired pneumonia in residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.Cochrane Oral Health's Information Specialist searched the following databases: Cochrane Oral Health's Trials Register (to 15 November 2017), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (the Cochrane Library, 2017, Issue 10), MEDLINE Ovid (1946 to 15 November 2017), and Embase Ovid (1980 to 15 November 2017

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2018 Cochrane

178. Interventions to promote mental health in nursing students: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Interventions to promote mental health in nursing students: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials The aim of this study was to systematically examine the efficacy of interventions aimed at improving nursing students' mental health and to identify which form of interventions was effective.Recent research has demonstrated mental disorders in common among nursing students and may lead to adverse consequences like low self-efficacy and poor academic (...) performance.According to the recommendations of the Cochrane Collaboration, a systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted.PubMed, EMBase, the Cochrane central register of randomized controlled trials, PsycINFO and Web of Science were used to identify potential studies (January 1990-April 2017).A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on the efficacy of interventions on reducing mental disorders in nursing students. Review Manager version 5.3 was used to obtain

2018 EvidenceUpdates

179. Postdischarge Nurse Home Visits and Reuse: The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Trial

Postdischarge Nurse Home Visits and Reuse: The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Trial Hospital discharge is stressful for children and families. Poor transitional care is linked to unplanned health care reuse. We evaluated the effects of a pediatric transition intervention, specifically a single nurse home visit, on postdischarge outcomes in a randomized controlled trial.We randomly assigned 1500 children hospitalized on hospital medicine, neurology services, or neurosurgery services to receive (...) either a single postdischarge nurse-led home visit or no visit. We excluded children discharged with skilled home nursing services. Primary outcomes included 30-day unplanned, urgent health care reuse (composite measure of unplanned readmission, emergency department, or urgent care visit). Secondary outcomes, measured at 14 days, included postdischarge parental coping, number of days until parent-reported return to normal routine, and number of "red flags" or clinical warning signs a parent

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2018 EvidenceUpdates

180. Effects of a 1-Time Nurse-Led Telephone Call After Pediatric Discharge: The H2O II Randomized Clinical Trial

Effects of a 1-Time Nurse-Led Telephone Call After Pediatric Discharge: The H2O II Randomized Clinical Trial Families often struggle after discharge of a child from the hospital. Postdischarge challenges can lead to increased use of urgent health care services.To determine whether a single nurse-led telephone call after pediatric discharge decreased the 30-day reutilization rate for urgent care services and enhanced overall transition success.This Hospital-to-Home Outcomes (H2O) randomized (...) , emergency department visit, or urgent care visit). Secondary outcomes included additional utilization measures, as well as parent coping, return to normalcy, and understanding of clinical warning signs measured at 14 days.A total of 966 children were enrolled and randomized (52.3% boys; median age [interquartile range], 2.4 years [0.5-7.8 years]). Of 483 children randomized to the intervention, the nurse telephone call was completed for 442 (91.5%). Children in the intervention and control arms had

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2018 EvidenceUpdates