EB83: Improved Telemetry Utilization Through a Nurse-Driven Screening Protocol at a Public Teaching Hospital
- Hospice transfer for patients at the end of life: part 1. Tapley, Michael Philip; Pilling, Loren; Jolley, David; Daniels, Ann Marie; El-Mahmoudi, Bashir // Nursing Standard;10/23/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p42
This is the first of two articles about improving end of life care for terminally ill patients in a district general hospital. The article describes a hospice transfer service developed by joint working between staff at a medical assessment unit and a hospice to improve end of life care for...
- Overview of nurse-led clinics and their scope of practice. Hutchison, Cathy; Simpson, Mhairi F.; Pace, Lynn; Campbell, Sandra; White, Sandra; Lennon, Kate // Cancer Nursing Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p29
A survey was carried out to identify the type of cancer nurse-led clinics established in one region of Scotland. It also aimed to establish the scope of the clinics, with a view to making recommendations for further developments. One hundred clinics were surveyed, with data on 88 clinics...
- Private practice midwives gaining access to public hospital. // Queensland Nurse;Dec2012, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p38
The article discusses the first of its kind arrangement in Australia which allows private practice midwives to work in public hospitals. Midwives who are eligible midwives as per Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and who have Medicare provider numbers have admitting rights...
- NURSE-LED ICU TRANSFER. // Nursing Standard;11/4/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p20
Leading a team that transfers seriously ill children between a district general hospital and a site with a paediatric intensive care unit used to be regarded as a job for a doctor.
- â€˜Absentâ€™ palliative services stop people being able to die at home. // Nursing Standard;1/28/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p12
District nurses are urgently needed to allow more patients to die at home and reduce hospital admissions, a leading palliative care expert has told MPs.
- Starting out: STUDENT EXPERIENCES IN THE REAL WORLD OF NURSING. I WILL NEVER BE TOO EMBARRASSED TO DISCUSS A PATIENT'S SEXUALITY. Trickett, Beverley Jayne // Nursing Standard;7/6/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p28
The author presents a personal narrative of her experiences as a student nurse in Great Britain dealing with topics including assessing a patient during hospital admission, discussing a patient's sexuality, and the patient's disclosure regarding the loss of intimacy with his wife.
- Feature. Nurse-led discharge. Page, Carole // Nursing Management - UK;Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p26
Delayed discharges have financial implications for hospital trusts and cause dissatisfaction for patients and their families. This article looks at nurse-led discharge pathways at Milton Keynes Hospital's ambulatory care unit. It explains how giving nurses the responsibility to discharge has...
- The preadmission packet: a strategy that benefits patients and nurses during the admission process. Keithly, Sherry; Muldoon, Mary; Dunlei Cheng; Vish, Nancy; McLeroy, Sandra; Adams, Jenny // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Oct2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p299
The article discusses a preadmission packet that is given to patients at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital before their procedure date and which enables them to complete much of their paperwork in advance. A discussion of research which was conducted on the packet and...
- Periop care for the morbidly obese. Garza, Sharon Fuschich // Healthcare Traveler;Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p56
Focuses on caring for a morbidly obese surgical patient. Prevalence of obesity in the U.S.; Risk for surgical complications of morbidly obese patients compared to thinner patients; Importance of preadmission testing to the determination of the patient's general state of health; Details of...