Main clinical features in patients at their first psychiatric admission to Italian acute hospital psychiatric wards. The PERSEO study
- Psychological burden in inpatient relatives: the forgotten side of medical management. Belayachi, J.; Himmich, S.; Madani, N.; Abidi, K.; Dendane, T.; Zeggwagh, A.A.; Abouqal, R. // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p115
Background: The burden of the hospital experience is a broad issue that has been evaluated in a particular context of intensive care unit (ICU). It is likely, however, that the load is heavy on families even in other hospital wards and not just in the ICU. The present study was designed to...
- discharge lounge. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p661
A definition of the term "discharge lounge" which refers to a hospital unit where patients are held pending their release is presented.
- Programmed investigation bed. Davies, Terry F. // British Medical Journal;10/18/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5989, p149
Focuses on the use of programmed investigation bed. Usefulness in addition to a male medical ward; Reduction in waiting lists; Need for careful planning and full co-operation of all medical and nursing staff in the use of bed.
- DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTERISED DISCHARGE SUMMARY OF SOFTWARE FOR GENERAL PAEDIATRIC WARDS. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2003 Supplement, Vol. 88, pA46
Presents an abstract of the study 'Development of Computerised Discharge Summary Software for General Paediatric Wards,' by K.G. Ravikumar and M.J. Pocha, presented at the 7th Spring Meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
- Psychiatric Diagnosis and the In-patient Multidimensional Psychiatric Scale (I.M.P.S.). Kerry, R. J.; Orme, J. E. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov72, Vol. 121 Issue 564, p541
The article presents the usefulness of the In-Patient Multidimensional Psychiatric Scale (IMPS) test when applied to patients admitted to a hospital psychiatric unit. The study was conducted to 100 consecutive individuals admitted to the female admission ward of a psychiatric unit in a mental...
- Predicting Hospital Length of Stay for Geriatric Patients With Mood Disorders. Ismail, Zahinoor; Arenovich, Tamara; Grieve, Charlotte; Willett, Peggie; Sajeev, Gautam; Mamo, David C.; MacQueen, Glenda M.; Mulsant, Benoit H. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Nov2012, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p696
Objective: To determine predictors of hospital length of stay (LOS) for adult and geriatric patients with mood disorders admitted to inpatient psychiatric beds. Method: Admission and discharge data from a large urban mental health centre, from 2005 to 2010 inclusive, were retrospectively...
- Two Intensive Treatment Programmes: Nursing Attitudes and Evaluations. Lafave, Hugh G.; Burke, Joan L. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun65, Vol. 111 Issue 475, p541
The article presents an investigation on the effect of the attitudes of nurses on the discharge and re-admission rates in the admission wards at the Saskatchewan Hospital in Weyburn. A sociologist administered an open-ended interview to all nursing personnel that addresses the hospital's...
- Effect of Introduction of a Convalescence Rehabilitation Ward on Patients with Cerebral Vascular Accidents ï¿½Investigation at a Hospital in North-West Tokyo Areaï¿½. Shimura, Keita; Kobayashi, Shuji; Sato, Hiroyuki; Keiri, Hideki // Rigakuryoho Kagaku;2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p245
The purpose of this study was to clarify the changes in the Activity of Daily Living (ADL) of patients with Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVA) before and after the establishment of the convalescence rehabilitation ward at the Jiseikai Tokumaru Rehabilitation Hospital. The subjects were 316...
- Sequential compression devices in postoperative urologic patients: an observational trial and survey study on the influence of patient and hospital factors on compliance. Ritsema, David F.; Watson, Jennifer M.; Stiteler, Amanda P.; Nguyen, Mike M. // BMC Urology;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Sequential compression devices (SCDs) are commonly used for thromboprophylaxis in postoperative patients but compliance is often poor. We investigated causes for noncompliance, examining both hospital and patient related factors. Methods: 100 patients undergoing inpatient urologic...