Sex matters: gender disparities in quality and outcomes of care
- Higher numbers of nurses and consultants improve survival rates for critically ill patients. Shin Hye Park // Evidence Based Nursing;Apr2015, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p63
The article talks about a quantitative study on the survival rates of critically ill patients and the impact of the number of nurses and consultants. Topics include staffing of intensive care units (ICU) and the need for studies that examine the impact of ICU staffing in Great Britain. Results...
- Editor's Remarks. Meei-Fang Lou // Journal of Nursing & Healthcare Research;Sep2014, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p168
No abstract available.
- Support from other services key to better discharge in dementia care. Longhurst, Chris // Nursing Standard;1/27/2016, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p11
Nurses in acute care need more support to improve discharge for patients with dementia, an Admiral nurse has said following a damning report on services for people with the condition.
- Long-term effect of a hospital pay-for-performance programme on mortality in England. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Sep2014, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p491
No abstract available.
- N.Y. patients flock to Greenwich. Stempel, Dan // Fairfield County Business Journal;5/3/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the growing number of Westchester County, New York patients who are going to Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut. Culture of service at the 160-bed community hospital; Recruitment of 200 physicians and increase in hospital staff; Reasons for the increase in Westchester...
- Professional issues. Safety in numbers: lack of evidence to indicate the number of physicians needed to provide safe acute medical care. Sabin, Jodie; Subbe, Christian P; Vaughan, Louella; Dowdle, Rhid // Clinical Medicine;Oct2014, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p462
Patient safety in hospital is dependent on a multitude of factors. Recent reports into the failings of healthcare organisations in the UK have highlighted low staffing levels as a significant factor. There is research into the impact of nurse-to-patient ratios on patient safety, but our...
- Care bundles in intensive care. Horner, Deborah L; Bellamy, Mark C // Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain;Aug2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p199
The article reports the history, development and benefits of the care bundle approach, which incorporates a group of interventions for providing structured and better standards of healthcare. The key elements of care bundles include development and use of evidence-based medicine and the start of...
- Issues in End-of-Life Care. Farber, Stuart J.; Egnew, Thomas R.; Herman-Bertsch, Jan L. // Journal of Family Practice;Jul1999, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p525
BACKGROUND. Issues in end-of-life care in the United States are receiving increasing discussion in light of the aging population and the documented need to improve the quality of care for dying patients and their families. Family practice faculty are in a key position to contribute valuable...
- Trkiye'de Nrolojik YoÄŸun BakÄ±m. Topcuoğlu, Mehmet Akif; Kocaman, Ayşe Sağduyu; ztrk, Şerefnur; Nazlıel, Bijen; Şirin, Hadiye // Turkish Journal of Neurology / Turk Noroloji Dergisi;Mar2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p7
Over the last 20 years, emergence of neurointensive care units has provided a significant increase in the survival rate and quality of post-intensive care unit life of patients with life-threatening neurological and neurosurgical catastrophes. Therefore, the neurointensive care unit has become a...