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Source: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Compare the clinical competence of undergraduate nursing students' of mashhad nursing and midwifery school in two groups applying nursing process (paper- based versus electronic). Read More
Last Updated: 19 Sep 2014
Source: Medical University of Graz
The international literature emphasizes the vast benefits of the effective implementation of evidence based nursing recommendations in improving patient care processes and enhancing health outcomes. The key role of nurses in the prevention, treatment and care of incontinence is highlighted. Studies have shown that UI is a neglected nursing care problem in Austria e.g. regarding diagnosis and nursing interventions. Nursing recommendations may enhance the ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Jan 2017
Source: Universidade do Porto
This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a psychotherapeutic intervention model in nursing for the nursing diagnosis "Anxiety". A pilot randomised controlled trial will be carried out to testing procedures for their acceptability, estimating the likely rates of recruitment and retention of subjects, and the calculation of appropriate sample sizes. Moreover, this pilot study aims to test hypotheses. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Oct 2016
Source: Nantes University Hospital
The Réseau QualiSanté (risk management network) hardly works on risk management in nursing homes. A model to help nursing homes managers to structure and analyze adverse events has been constructed by a working group of health professionals in the Réseau QualiSanté. Several questions appeared: is the model able to increase patient safety culture of professionals working in nursing homes? How to characterize adverse events in nursing homes? How frequent are ... Read More
Last Updated: 14 Sep 2016
Source: National Taiwan University Hospital
Objective: The purposes of this study are 1) to understand the nurses' need and perception toward of the monitoring information system of nursing-related patient safety and quality indicators; 2) to establish the monitoring information system of nursing-related patient safety and quality indicators; 3) to evaluate the monitoring information system of nursing-related patient safety and quality indicators. Methods: There will be three phases and the study ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Nov 2016
Source: Public Dental Health, Varmland
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of dental hygienist support on oral health and attitudes to oral healthcare in nursing homes for older people. Background: Studies in long-term care facilities have indicated that oral health is often unsatisfactory. It is important that nursing staff are able to assist dependent care recipients. Dental hygienist support has been suggested as valuable help. Material and methods: Two nursing homes ... Read More
Last Updated: 04 Feb 2016
Source: University of Oslo
The primary objective for the project is to evaluate whether nursing home residents who require intravenous fluids and intravenous antibiotics, can be treated just as well or even better in the nursing home as in the hospital. In Vestfold, Norway, a structured training program in the intravenous treatment of dehydration and infections in nursing homes is planned. The 3IV study will evaluate if this leads to an equal or better patient trajectory and reduced ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 May 2016
Source: Central Hospital, Nancy, France
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of a best practices nursing protocol in intensive care units on the occurrence of critical incidents compared to the common practices. Read More
Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016
Source: Johns Hopkins University
The purpose of this clinical trial is to determine if interventions within the nursing home to restore vision, or cope with visual loss, in residents with visual impairment result in improvement or less decline in mobility scores, and socialization scores, compared to residents with visual impairment in nursing homes with no such intervention.We hypothesized that nursing home residents with visual loss who receive cataract surgery, or refractive correction, ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Jul 2006
Source: University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Oral anticoagulant therapy with warfarin is essential for the prevention of strokes and other thromboembolic events related to various medical conditions; however, use of this therapy can be associated with an increased risk of serious bleeding. In a previous AHRQ-funded study, we have demonstrated that the prevalence of conditions for which warfarin is indicated is high among frail elderly nursing homes residents, use of warfarin in this setting is very ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 Aug 2011
Source: University of Southern Denmark
Reminiscence is the systematic use of memories and recollections to strengthen self-identity and self-worth. The study aim was to investigate the consequences for nursing home residents and staff of integrating reminiscence into daily nursing care. Ten nursing homes were randomised into either an Intervention Group, who implemented reminiscence, or a Control Group, who continued with usual care. Data were collected at baseline and again 6 and 12 months after ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Jul 2009
Source: Observatoire du Risque Infectieux en Gériatrie
STUDY HYPOTHESIS : An infection prevention program adapted for the nursing home context can reduce by 5% the number of infections (urinary, upper and lower respiratory and gastrointestinal) in elderly residents in nursing homes. STUDY DESIGN : The proposal is for an interventional cluster (nursing home) study comprising 2 randomized groups: group 1 (interventional), comprising 25 nursing homes implementing a specific infection prevention program; and group ... Read More
Last Updated: 15 Feb 2010
Source: University of Missouri-Columbia
Twenty-eight percent of Americans over the age of 65 die in a nursing home. Research has found the quality of care of end-of-life care in nursing homes to have many challenges. It has also been documented that family members, especially those living at a distance, want to be involved in the care of their resident and family support can be beneficial to residents. Family members' involvement in decision-making in the nursing home setting improves outcomes for ... Read More
Last Updated: 26 Sep 2016
Source: University Hospital, Toulouse
Investigators hypothesize that telemedicine may be an effective tool to improve palliative care in nursing home, by providing on-site specialized and interprofessional consultation. The objective of this study is to assess the impact of telemedicine in decreasing the rate of hospitalization, compared with usual care, in nursing home resident with palliative care needs. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016
Source: University of Nebraska
The purpose of this study is to examine key organizational structures and processes (leadership, teamwork, communication, palliative care) and their impact on the quality of end-of-life care for dying residents and their family members. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Nov 2014
Source: Karolinska Institutet
Main aim and objective The aim was to present the treatment of infectious diseases in elderly, especially in nursing homes and further to evaluate the effect of an intervention package aiming at improving treatment with antibiotics in Swedish nursing homes Specific objectives - Present the treatment patterns regarding infectious diseases, including gender aspects in elderly, especially in nursing homes. - Through focus group ... Read More
Last Updated: 20 Jan 2010
Source: University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
A blinded randomized trial. Length of hospital stay, nursing hours and recovery after laparoscopic versus open colonic resection without fast track. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Jun 2010
Source: University of Louisville
This study will implement a treatment for depression in a nursing home setting. Read More
Last Updated: 04 Nov 2013
Source: Yale University
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infection in nursing home residents, and bacteriuria is the greatest trigger for antimicrobial therapy in the nursing home setting. The primary aim of this study is to test the efficacy of two oral cranberry capsules per day in the reduction of bacteriuria plus pyuria in female nursing home residents. These aims will be accomplished by conducting a double blind randomized placebo controlled efficacy trial of ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Apr 2016
Source: Sykehuset Innlandet HF
The increasing prevalence of dementia is a major challenge to the health authorities in most countries. Nearly all the persons suffering from dementia experience behavioural and psychological symptoms (BPSD). The prevalence of BPSD is particularly high in nursing homes. BPSD are often treated with psychotropic drugs even though the evidence for effect is minimal and the risk of serious adverse events is considerable. All the major treatment recommendations ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014
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