The SF-36 Quality-of-Life Instrument: Updates and Strategies for Critical Care Research
- New international health survey of sicker adults: Those with a medical home fare better. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;11/14/2011, Vol. 21, p856
The article reports on the survey conducted by Commonwealth Fund which reveals that chronically sick adults who received treatment from a medical home had better relationships with their doctors and less likely to complain for medical errors. It says that the survey was performed in more than...
- EMERGENCY PATIENTS SAY CARE IS IMPROVING. // Nursing Standard;1/21/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p6
The article reports the findings of a Healthcare Commission survey in Great Britain of emergency department patients including patient education, pain control and dignity. The survey found that 84% of patients were educated about medicine prescribed to them, 59% claimed effective pain control...
- Psychische Belastung und LebensqualitÃ¤t bei COPD-Patienten und bei deren Partnern. Meier, C.; Mörgeli, H.; Büchi, S.; Bodenmann, G.; Witzemann, L.; Jenewein, J. // Praxis (16618157);4/6/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p407
No abstract available.
- Most Americans unprepared for long-term care costs. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;1/28/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p21
Presents the result of a survey on long-term care services conducted by AARP in the U.S. Level of understanding of Americans on the costs and funding sources associated with long-term care; Percentage of Americans with long-term care insurance policies; Discrepancy in the views of Americans...
- Sexual partners should be told if there is 'real and ongoing' risk. Parish, Collin // Nursing Standard;11/8/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p10
The article focuses on the issues regarding the ongoing risk among the partners of patients who are HIV positive or have a sexually transmitted disease. It has been mentioned that the RCN and sexual health charities have argued over the government response on this issue. It has also been...
- Restraints should be a last resort. Fletcher, Kathleen Ryan; Nagle, Sigrid // RN;Jan90, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p52
Focuses on the use of restraints in patients. Patients most likely to be restrained; Types of restraints used; Effects of restraints.
- ABSTRACTS. // Gerontologist;Oct2000 Special Issue, Vol. 40, p216
Presents a summary of the symposium `Reducing Physical Restraints in Acute Care: Next Steps,' by L. Mion and J. Fogel.
- British study highlights stigma of sick doctors. Court, Claudia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/3/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6954, p561
Reports the results of the study highlighting the reasons of the refusal of the sick doctors to seek help in Great Britain. Attitudes on denial in medical training; Need to change the provision of services for sick doctors; Approaches to improve the health care services for doctors.
- caseload. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p379
A definition of the term "caseload," which refers to the total number of patients managed by a particular health care professional or agency, is presented.