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Tube-Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia, 2000â€“2014 27533163 2016 09 13 2018 12 02 1538-3598 316 7 2016 Aug 16 JAMA JAMA Tube Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia, 2000-2014. 769-70 10.1001/jama.2016.9374 Mitchell Susan L SL Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Mor Vincent V Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Gozalo Pedro L PL (...) , N.I.H., Extramural United States JAMA 7501160 0098-7484 AIM IM African Continental Ancestry Group statistics & numerical data Aged, 80 and over Dementia ethnology Enteral Nutrition statistics & numerical data trends Female Humans Male Nursing Homes statistics & numerical data Poisson Distribution Regression Analysis Time Factors United States 2016 8 18 6 0 2016 8 18 6 0 2016 9 14 6 0 ppublish 27533163 2544627 10.1001/jama.2016.9374 PMC4991625 NIHMS797122 J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Oct;60(10):1918-21
The Prevalence of Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Nursing Homes. Resident-to-resident elder mistreatment (R-REM) in nursing homes can cause physical and psychological injury and death, yet its prevalence remains unknown.To estimate the prevalence of physical, verbal, and sexual R-REM in nursing home residents and subgroups.1-month observational prevalence study.5 urban and 5 suburban New York state nursing homes.2011 residents in 10 facilities randomly selected on the basis of size (...) % to 6.5%]), and sexual (0.6% [CI, 0.3% to 1.1%]). Several clinical and contextual factors (for example, lower vs. severe levels of cognitive impairment, residing on a dementia unit, and higher nurse aide caseload) were associated with higher estimated rates of R-REM.Most facilities were relatively large. All R-REM cases may not have been detected; resident and staff reporting may be subject to recall bias.R-REM in nursing homes is highly prevalent. Verbal R-REM is most common, but physical
Rasch analysis of Stamps's Index of Work Satisfaction in nursing population One of the most commonly used tools for measuring job satisfaction in nursing is the Stamps Index of Work Satisfaction. Several studies have reported on the reliability of the Stamps' tool based on traditional statistical model. The aim of this study was to apply the Rasch model to examine the adequacy of Stamps's Index of Work Satisfaction for measuring nurses' job satisfaction cross-culturally and to determine (...) the validity and reliability of the instrument using the Rasch criteria.A secondary data analysis was conducted on a sample of 556 registered nurses from two countries.The RUMM 2030 software was used to analyse the psychometric properties of the Index of Work Satisfaction.The persons mean location of -0.018 approximated the items mean of 0.00, suggesting a good alignment of the measure and the traits being measured. However, at the items level, some items were misfiting to the Rasch model.
Effect of Education of Principles of Drug Prescription and Calculation through Lecture and Designed Multimedia Software on Nursing Studentsâ€™ Learning Outcomes Medication errors are risk factors for patients' health and may have irrecoverable effects. These errors include medication miscalculations by nurses and nursing students. This study aimed to design a multimedia application in the field of education for drug calculations in order to compare its effectiveness with the lecture method.This (...) study selected 82 nursing students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in their second and third semesters in 2015. They were pre-tested by a researcher-made multiple-choice questionnaire on their knowledge of drug administration principles and ability to carry out medicinal calculations before training and were then divided through a random block design into two groups of intervention (education with designed software) and control (lecturing) based on the mean grade of previous semesters
The Role of Preference on Outcomes of People Receiving Evidence-Informed Community Wound Care in Their Home or in a Nurse-Clinic Setting: A Cohort Study (n = 230). This study followed a cohort of community-dwelling individuals receiving wound-care in a large urban-rural region. During a randomized control trial (RCT) evaluating outcomes of receiving care in a nurse-clinic or at home, many approached were willing to participate if they could choose their location of care. This provided a unique (...) opportunity to enroll them as a "choice" cohort, following them in the same manner as the trial participants but allowing them to select their setting of care. The objective was to investigate the role of preference and location of care on care outcomes, including satisfaction with care, healing, health-related quality of life (HRQL), pain, and resource use. This is a secondary analysis of a prospective cohort of 126 individuals enrolled in an RCT to receive care at home or in a nurse-clinic (Allocated
Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines (...) Published on: July 15, 2016 Project Number: RB1003-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness and safety associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures? What is the cost-effectiveness associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with using physician
Musculoskeletal Disorders and Perceived Work Demands among Female Nurses at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India Introduction. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are common among nurses and can affect patient outcomes. There is a dearth of literature on MSD among Indian nurses. The study objective was to measure prevalence of MSD and their association with perceived work demands and sociodemographic variables among female nurses at a tertiary care hospital in rural India. Methods. A cross-sectional (...) study was undertaken in 2013 through interviewer administered questionnaires which comprised three parts: sociodemographic data, modified Nordic questionnaire, and perceived physical and psychological work demands. Results. 296 nurses with a mean age of 30.4 years participated. Prevalence of any MSD in the last seven days was 60.5% with low back pain being the most common and elbow pain the least common. Occurrence of any MSD was associated with age, number of children, working hours at home, BMI
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The care of dying people in nursing homes and intensive care units: a qualitative mixed-methods study The care of dying people in nursing homes and intensive care units: a qualitative mixed-methods study The care of dying people in nursing homes and intensive care units: a qualitative mixed-methods study Perkins E, Gambles M, Houten R, Harper S, Haycox A, O'Brien T, Richards S, Chen H, Nolan K, Ellershaw JE Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment (...) from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Perkins E, Gambles M, Houten R, Harper S, Haycox A, O'Brien T, Richards S, Chen H, Nolan K, Ellershaw JE. The care of dying people in nursing homes and intensive care units: a qualitative mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research 2016; 4(20) Authors' objectives In England and Wales the two most likely places of death are hospitals (52%) and nursing homes (22
Resident safety practices in nursing home settings Resident safety practices in nursing home settings Resident safety practices in nursing home settings Simmons S, Schnelle J, Slagle J, Sathe NA, Stevenson D, Carlo M, McPheeters ML Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Simmons S, Schnelle J, Slagle J, Sathe NA, Stevenson D (...) , Carlo M, McPheeters ML. Resident safety practices in nursing home settings. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Technical Brief No. 24. 2016 Authors' objectives To describe the state of the science around nursing home safety in order to establish a research agenda for moving the field forward. Authors' conclusions Key safety issues as defined by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Common Format criteria are adverse events such as falls, pressure ulcers, infection
Preceptor characteristics and the socialization outcomes of new graduate nurses during a preceptorship programme The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between preceptor characteristics (emotional intelligence, personality and cognitive intelligence) and new graduate nurse socialization outcomes regarding turnover intent, job satisfaction, role conflict and ambiguity during a preceptorship programme. To date, no studies have explored these relationships.A cross-sectional (...) and multi-site design with purposeful sampling.Dyads of preceptors and new nurses were recruited at the end of their preceptorship programme. Pearson's correlational analysis was used to examine the relationships.A sample of 41 preceptors and 44 new graduate nurses participated in this study, making 38 dyads with complete data. The preceptor personality traits of openness, conscientiousness and emotional stability were significantly related to new graduate nurses who reported greater turnover intent
Expectation of fairness: a turning point in the professional satisfaction of Iranian nurses The professional satisfaction of staff is one of the most challenging organizational concepts that can enhance the efficiency level of organizations. In a similar vein, the professional satisfaction of nurses is of considerable importance, in that, professional dissatisfaction among nurses could result in emotional detachment, depression, anger, evasion from work, and inefficacy and would negatively (...) impact the organization's work rate. The aim of this study was to understand Iranian nurses' experiences of the concept of professional satisfaction.This was a qualitative study conducted with a targeted sampling of 10 nurses (4 men and 6 women) in 2015. The data were collected through conducting in-depth interviews, and textual data were analyzed subsequently using the Qualitative Content Analysis (QCA) method.The findings of this study pointed to "fair conduct," which was comprised of three sub
Dispositional mindfulness and employment status as predictors of resilience in third year nursing students: a quantitative study Nursing students will graduate into stressful workplace environments and resilience is an essential acquired ability for surviving the workplace. Few studies have explored the relationship between resilience and the degree of innate dispositional mindfulness, compassion, compassion fatigue and burnout in nursing students, including those who find themselves (...) in the position of needing to work in addition to their academic responsibilities.This paper investigates the predictors of resilience, including dispositional mindfulness and employment status of third year nursing students from three Australian universities.Participants were 240 undergraduate, third year, nursing students. Participants completed a resilience measure (Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale, CD-RISC), measures of dispositional mindfulness (Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale Revised, CAMS-R
A Healthy Person: The Perceptions of Indonesian and Scandinavian Nursing Students The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate how nursing students in Indonesia and Scandinavia characterize a healthy person. Two hundred thirty-two nursing students from Indonesia, 50 students from Sweden, and 119 students from Norway participated by answering an open-ended question. Qualitative content analysis was used to identify patterns of health in a cultural and national context (...) . The characteristics of a healthy person were summarized in the theme "external and inner balance," which are intertwined because of the wholeness of self-image and appearance. The subcategories were having a strong and positive body image, feeling well and having inner harmony, following the rules of life, coping with challenges, and acting in unison with the environment. There were more similarities than differences between the Indonesian and Scandinavian nursing students' understanding of being a healthy person
Optimizing diabetes control in people with Type 2 diabetes through nurse-led telecoaching To study the effect of a target-driven telecoaching intervention on HbA1c and other modifiable risk factors in people with Type 2 diabetes.We conducted a randomized controlled trial in patients receiving hypoglycaemic agents. The primary outcome was HbA1c level at 6 months in the entire sample and in a subgroup with HbA1c levels ≥ 53 mmol/mol (7%) at baseline. Secondary outcomes were HbA1c at 18 months
Impact of Nurse-Led, Multidisciplinary Home-Based Intervention on Event-Free Survival Across the Spectrum of Chronic Heart Disease: Composite Analysis of Health Outcomes in 1226 Patients From 3 Randomized Trials We sought to determine the overall impact of a nurse-led, multidisciplinary home-based intervention (HBI) adapted to hospitalized patients with chronic forms of heart disease of varying types.Prospectively planned, combined, secondary analysis of 3 randomized trials (1226 patients (...) ) of HBI were compared with standard management. Hospitalized patients presenting with heart disease but not heart failure, atrial fibrillation but not heart failure, and heart failure, as well, were recruited. Overall, 612 and 614 patients, respectively, were allocated to a home visit 7 to 14 days postdischarge by a cardiac nurse with follow-up and multidisciplinary support according to clinical need or standard management. The primary outcome of days-alive and out-of-hospital was examined
Practices and Attitudes Concerning Endometriosis Among Nurses Specializing in Gynecology Endometriosis is a chronic disease affecting approximately 10% of fertile women. These women often have negative health care experiences. This study adds new knowledge about endometriosis care in a hospital setting and nurses' attitudes toward the disease. To explore how the personal attitudes of gynecological nurses, their specialized knowledge, and their clinical experiences influenced the way (...) they conceptualized and cared for women with endometriosis, participant observations and semistructured interviews were conducted. Categorization of patients into certain kinds, with more or less legitimate needs, provided an important framework for practice. Specialized knowledge qualified the nurses' views of their patients and seemed to be conducive to sustained patient involvement. However, the organization of care based solely on medical specialization restricted a holistic approach. An important goal
Competence of nurses in the intensive cardiac care unit Competence of nurses is a complex combination of knowledge, function, skills, attitudes, and values. Delivering care for patients in the Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU) requires nurses' competences. This study aimed to explain nurses' competence in the ICCU.This was a qualitative study in which purposive sampling with maximum variation was used. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with 23 participants during 2012-2013 (...) . Interviews were recorded, transcribed verbatim, and analyzed by using the content-analysis method.The main categories were "clinical competence," comprising subcategories of 'routine care,' 'emergency care,' 'care according to patients' needs,' 'care of non-coronary patients', as well as "professional competence," comprising 'personal development,' 'teamwork,' 'professional ethics,' and 'efficacy of nursing education.'The finding of this study revealed dimensions of nursing competence in ICCU. Benefiting
Perceptions and Preferences of Two Etanercept Autoinjectors for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A New European Union-Approved Etanercept Biosimilar (BenepaliÂ®) Versus Etanercept (EnbrelÂ®) - Findings from a Nurse Survey in Europe Enbrel® (etanercept: manufactured by Immunex Corporation, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, USA) was the first biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Europe. More recently, an etanercept biosimilar (...) (Benepali®: manufactured by Biogen Inc, Cambridge, MA 02124, USA) was approved in the European Union. The perceptions and preferences of the Benepali autoinjector versus Enbrel MYCLIC autoinjector were evaluated by nurses from Europe.The survey involved a 25-min face-to-face questionnaire-interview with nurses from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK, experienced in training patients on using the Enbrel MYCLIC autoinjector. Nurses viewed an instructional video and device-handling leaflet, received
An open letter to ER nurses An open letter to ER nurses - CanadiEM An open letter to ER nurses In , by Shahbaz Syed May 12, 2016 I would like to think that we do a reasonable job recognizing and acknowledging nurses for all of the hard work that they do, compassion, caring nature and dedication to their work. We often talk about what nurses do for patients and their positive impact upon the healthcare system, but as we enter the busy holiday season, I would like to take a moment to reflect upon (...) their contribution and influence on my life as an Emergency Medicine resident in this open letter to ER nurses. Being a senior ER resident isn’t easy; there is pressure to manage the department, to teach students and junior residents, to develop practice habits, and enhance one’s medical knowledge base. At times this can become overwhelming, particularly when we are exposed to difficult scenarios, traumatic experiences and the inherent chaos/unpredictability of the emergency department. Recently, I had a fairly