Impact of an interchange program to support use of insulin pens
- Nursing Intervention Research. Cope, Diane G. // Oncology Nursing Forum;Jul2015, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p409
The article discusses research concerning the process and application to oncology nursing. It highlights the challenges in developing nursing interventions with the need of thorough attention and effort in therapy or deliberate cognitive and physical, or verbal activity for an individual or...
- A quality improvement initiative to reduce needlestick injuries. Beynon, Anthony // Nursing Standard;1/28/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p37
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust introduced sharp-safe needles in January 2013; these became a part of general practice by April 2013. A service evaluation was undertaken to investigate whether the introduction of sharp-safe needles had reduced the incidence of...
- Delegates' best poster prize: Break the fall â€” reducing inpatient falls. MacKenzie, Stacey // Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association (;Nov2015, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p21
An abstract of the article "Break the fall-reducing inpatient falls" by Stacey MacKenzie is presented.
- Governmental failures in evaluating programs. Glazer, Amihai; Hassin, Refael // Public Choice;Jan1998, Vol. 94 Issue 1/2, p105
Analyzes governmental failures in evaluating programs in the United States. Association of welfare to information; Commitment by ignorance; Determination on reliability of information by the first government.
- EB104 Report at the Bedside: Investing in Patient and Family Centered Care. Shin, Rebekah; Woods, Kathryn; Young, Samantha // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2015, Vol. 35 Issue 2, pe51
An abstract of the article "Report at the Bedside: Investing in Patient and Family Centered Care" by Rebekah Shin, Kathryn Woods and Samantha Young is presented.
- Review finds no evidence for family-centred care. Blakemore, Sophie // Nursing Children & Young People;Dec2012, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p4
The article discusses a Cochrane review (a review by the Cochrane Collaboration, an NGO specializing in medical research) that failed to find any significant evidence to promote family centred care (FCC) model in children's healthcare services. It includes several quotes by the lead author of...
- Using LEAN to Improve Patient Service Center Wait Times. Stover, Tina // Clinical Leadership & Management Review;Sep2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p16
The article focuses on the use of LEAN strategies to improve wait times at Patient Service Centers (PSCs) at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. It says that LEAN usage is aimed at improving patient satisfaction with wait times, standardizing workflow in PSCs, and developing standard design...
- Postcard from Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Nitkunan, Arani // Practical Neurology (BMJ Publishing Group);Oct2013, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p346
The article discusses the health care structure in Jaffna province in Sri Lanka, with specific reference to the practice of nurology in the province. It is reported that the Teaching Hospital Jaffna is the main tertiary/secondary health care centre in the province. The authors informs that not a...
- Want Sport but Can't Find a Team. PIATT, JENNIFER; BELL, STEVEN A.; ROTHWELL, ERIN; WELLS, MARY SARA // Palaestra;2014, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p33
Sport, an important component of U.S. culture, is often not experienced by adolescents with physical disabilities. Yet, research shows that sport engagement can have positive health outcomes later in life for the adolescent with a physical disability. The unique obstacles related to physical...
- POLICY DIGEST. // Independent Nurse;12/3/2012, p42
The article reports about the "Policy Digest" which displays three outcomes frameworks, for adult social care, the NHS and public health, together to achieve the desired outcomes for the health and care system focusing on the key areas such as fighting dementia among elder people.