The Synergy Model as a Framework for Nursing Rounds
- What Have You Learned From Getting Too Personally Involved With a Patient or Family? Skrzypczynski, Linda // ONS News;Aug2003, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p6
Presents an article about the lessons learned by a nurse from getting personally involved with a patient and their family.
- Physical and social activities need a boost in nursing homes. Ryan, Patricia // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);8/21/2013, Vol. 13 Issue 29, p1
The article presents surveys completed by nursing home residents and their families in the state of Massachusetts where they rated their satisfaction with the home on a scale of 1 to 5 where family members gave lower rating to the physical and social activities available in nursing homes.
- She wasn't hostile; she just didn't know! Skipper, Kathleen // RN;Mar77, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p85
Relates a nurse's experience in dealing with her patient's wife. Health condition of the patient; Reason for the difficult attitude of the wife towards the nurses; Importance of education to family and patient.
- Helping nursing home staff benefits your family member. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;12/16/96, Vol. 8 Issue 23, following p4
Advises families of patients on how to help nursing home staff care for their family member. Includes bringing appropriate clothing; Bringing items that are meaningful to the resident; Leaving family quarrels at home.
- A Family Decision to Discontinue Dialysis Treatment for a Parent: An Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) Guided Process. Dethloff, Steven B. // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p443
Presents a case study concerning a family decision to discontinue dialysis treatment for a patient with end stage renal disease secondary to diabetes mellitus. Patient profile; Literature for guiding nephrology advanced practice nurses (APN) in creating a plan of action in such a case;...
- Can Family Members Be Good Medicine? Muccigrosso, Pat // NurseZone Newsletter;7/23/2010, p3
The article discusses the need for bedside nurses to be able to handle the relatives who are watching over their patients. One nurse suggests that family members tend to be more helpful if the nurse talk to them with an open mind and determine what the family wants. Another nurse recommends...
- EUTHANASIA--THE ILLUSION OF AUTONOMY. Hartling, O. J. // Medicine & Law;2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p189
The paper deals with some of the more common arguments used for the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia. It looks at these arguments from an ethical and philosophical point of view. First, the argument that to offer a person the possibility of euthanasia is to respect that person's autonomy is...
- In brief. // Practice Nurse;5/14/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p7
This section offers news briefs of interest to practice nurses in Great Britain as of May 14, 2010. The Web site www.talkallergy.com, that offers information and support for allergy patients and their families, was launched by a mother whose daughter developed severe atopic eczema at...
- Green light for GP contract. Young, Lynn // Primary Health Care;Sep2002, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p5
Editorial. Focuses on the changes taking place within the general practice (GP) in England. Royal College of Nursing's involvement in GP contract; Patient satisfaction with GP; Collaboration among health care personnel.