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141. Better Nurse Autonomy Decreases the Odds of 30-Day Mortality and Failure to Rescue

Better Nurse Autonomy Decreases the Odds of 30-Day Mortality and Failure to Rescue 28094907 2017 11 22 2018 11 13 1547-5069 49 1 2017 01 Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing J Nurs Scholarsh Better Nurse Autonomy Decreases the Odds of 30-Day Mortality and Failure to Rescue. 73-79 10.1111/jnu.12267 Autonomy is essential to professional nursing practice and is a core component of good nurse work environments (...) . The primary objective of this study was to examine the relationship between nurse autonomy and 30-day mortality and failure to rescue (FTR) in a hospitalized surgical population. This study was a secondary analysis of cross-sectional data. It included data from three sources: patient discharge data from state administrative databases, a survey of nurses from four states, and the American Hospital Association annual survey from 2006-2007. Survey responses from 20,684 staff nurses across 570 hospitals were

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142. Aligning the planets: The role of nurses in the care of patients with non‐ST elevation myocardial infarction

Aligning the planets: The role of nurses in the care of patients with non‐ST elevation myocardial infarction 28078099 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 1 2017 01 Nursing open Nurs Open Aligning the planets: The role of nurses in the care of patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. 49-56 10.1002/nop2.69 Studies have shown variation in care for patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), including in the roles of specialist and advanced practice nurses in diagnosis (...) , treatment and coordination of care. The aim of this study was to describe the roles and responsibilities of specialist and advanced practice nurses in providing care for patients with NSTEMI. Secondary analysis of observational field notes and interviews from an ethnographic study of variation in care for NSTEMI patients in 10 UK hospitals conducted 2011-2012. Data were thematically analysed to identify key concepts and themes related to the roles of specialist nurses. Seven of 10 hospitals had roles

Nursing open2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

143. Outcomes for family carers of a nurse-delivered hospital discharge intervention for older people (the Further Enabling Care at Home Program): Single blind randomised controlled trial

Outcomes for family carers of a nurse-delivered hospital discharge intervention for older people (the Further Enabling Care at Home Program): Single blind randomised controlled trial 27684320 2016 09 29 2016 12 19 1873-491X 64 2016 Dec International journal of nursing studies Int J Nurs Stud Outcomes for family carers of a nurse-delivered hospital discharge intervention for older people (the Further Enabling Care at Home Program): Single blind randomised controlled trial. 32-41 S0020-7489(16 (...) controlled trial compared outcomes from usual care alone with those from usual care plus the new program. The program, delivered by a specially trained nurse over the telephone, included: support to facilitate understanding of the patient's discharge letter; caregiver support needs assessment; caregiver prioritisation of urgent needs; and collaborative guidance, from the nurse, regarding accessing supports. Dyads were recruited from the medical assessment unit of a Western Australian metropolitan public

EvidenceUpdates2016

144. The effect of a nurse led telephone supportive care programme on patients' quality of life, received information and health care contacts after oesophageal cancer surgery-A six month RCT-follow-up study

The effect of a nurse led telephone supportive care programme on patients' quality of life, received information and health care contacts after oesophageal cancer surgery-A six month RCT-follow-up study 27701025 2016 10 04 2016 12 19 1873-491X 64 2016 Dec International journal of nursing studies Int J Nurs Stud The effect of a nurse led telephone supportive care programme on patients' quality of life, received information and health care contacts after oesophageal cancer surgery-A six month RCT (...) -follow-up study. 86-95 S0020-7489(16)30156-0 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.09.009 Following oesophagectomy, a major surgical procedure, it is known that patients suffer from severely reduced quality of life and have an unmet need for postoperative support. Still, there is a lack of research testing interventions aiming to enhance the patients' life situation after this surgical procedure. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of a nurse led telephone supportive care programme on quality

EvidenceUpdates2016

145. Effect of Cranberry Capsules on Bacteriuria Plus Pyuria Among Older Women in Nursing Homes: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Effect of Cranberry Capsules on Bacteriuria Plus Pyuria Among Older Women in Nursing Homes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Importance: Bacteriuria plus pyuria is highly prevalent among older women living in nursing homes. Cranberry capsules are an understudied, nonantimicrobial prevention strategy used in this population. Objective: To test the effect of 2 oral cranberry capsules once a day on presence of bacteriuria plus pyuria among women residing in nursing homes. Design, Setting (...) , and Participants: Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled efficacy trial with stratification by nursing home and involving 185 English-speaking women aged 65 years or older, with or without bacteriuria plus pyuria at baseline, residing in 21 nursing homes located within 50 miles (80 km) of New Haven, Connecticut (August 24, 2012-October 26, 2015). Interventions: Two oral cranberry capsules, each capsule containing 36 mg of the active ingredient proanthocyanidin (ie, 72 mg total, equivalent to 20 ounces

JAMA2016

146. Transfer of nursing home residents to emergency departments: organizational differences between nursing homes with high vs. low transfer rates

Transfer of nursing home residents to emergency departments: organizational differences between nursing homes with high vs. low transfer rates 28078098 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 1 2017 Jan Nursing open Nurs Open Transfer of nursing home residents to emergency departments: organizational differences between nursing homes with high vs. low transfer rates. 41-48 10.1002/nop2.68 To explore possible factors in the organization of nursing homes that could be related to differences in the rate (...) of transfer of residents from nursing homes to emergency department. Explorative. In a single municipality, qualitative and quantitative data were collected from documents and through semi-structured interviews with 11 RNs from five nursing homes identified as having the highest vs. six identified as having the lowest transfer rates to emergency department. Data were analysed by non-parametric tests and basic content analysis. All nursing homes in the highest transfer rate group and one in the lowest

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147. Improving nurse initiated X‐ray practice through action research

Improving nurse initiated X‐ray practice through action research 27741385 2017 02 20 2018 11 13 2051-3909 63 4 2016 Dec Journal of medical radiation sciences J Med Radiat Sci Improving nurse initiated X-ray practice through action research. 203-208 10.1002/jmrs.197 Due to increasing demands on hospital Emergency Departments (EDs), the role of registered nurses, with additional training, has been extended to include requesting X-ray examinations. The aim of this study was to evaluate nurse (...) practice guidelines for requesting X-rays in the ED setting and to utilise inter-professional learning and change management theory to promote practice improvements. Three hundred and one nurse initiated X-ray (NIX) requests were randomly selected between January and March 2012, and reviewed for observance of local department guidelines and quality of clinical history. The results of this preliminary review were used to inform the investigating team in order to improve and support practice

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148. Assessment of Capacity to Consent by Nurses Who Deliver Health Care to Patients Who Misuse Substances

Assessment of Capacity to Consent by Nurses Who Deliver Health Care to Patients Who Misuse Substances 28462344 2018 11 13 2333-3936 3 2016 Jan-Dec Global qualitative nursing research Glob Qual Nurs Res Assessment of Capacity to Consent by Nurses Who Deliver Health Care to Patients Who Misuse Substances. 2333393616671076 10.1177/2333393616671076 This qualitative study explored the current practice that nurses use to assess capacity to consent to health care (CTC-HC) in street outreach settings (...) . Key informant interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of nurses from each of British Columbia's five regional health authorities, allowing nurses to describe their lived experiences with assessing CTC-HC. Content analysis was used to summarize information captured in the data. A total of 19 nurses participated in the study. Five themes emerged from the data: (a) internal guiding forces that contribute to the nurses' assessment, (b) external influences that contribute to the nurses

Global qualitative nursing research2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

150. Oral health educational interventions for nursing home staff and residents.

Oral health educational interventions for nursing home staff and residents. BACKGROUND: Associations between nursing home residents' oral health status and quality of life, respiratory tract infections, and nutritional status have been reported. Educational interventions for nurses or residents, or both, focusing on knowledge and skills related to oral health management may have the potential to improve residents' oral health. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of oral health educational (...) interventions for nursing home staff or residents, or both, to maintain or improve the oral health of nursing home residents. SEARCH METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Oral Health Trials Register (to 18 January 2016), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (the Cochrane Library, 2015, Issue 12), MEDLINE Ovid (1946 to 18 January 2016), Embase Ovid (1980 to 18 January 2016), CINAHL EBSCO (1937 to 18 January 2016), and Web of Science Conference Proceedings (1990 to 18 January 2016). We

Cochrane2016

151. Erratum to: Perceptions and Preferences of Two Etanercept Autoinjectors for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A New European Union-Approved Etanercept Biosimilar (Benepali®) Versus Etanercept (Enbrel®) - Findings from a Nurse Survey in Europe

Erratum to: Perceptions and Preferences of Two Etanercept Autoinjectors for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A New European Union-Approved Etanercept Biosimilar (Benepali®) Versus Etanercept (Enbrel®) - Findings from a Nurse Survey in Europe 27747586 2017 08 16 2198-6576 3 2 2016 Dec Rheumatology and therapy Rheumatol Ther Erratum to: Perceptions and Preferences of Two Etanercept Autoinjectors for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A New European Union-Approved Etanercept Biosimilar (Benepali ® ) Versus Etanercept (...) (Enbrel ® ) - Findings from a Nurse Survey in Europe. 365 Thakur Kunal K Biogen International GmbH, Zug, Switzerland. Kunal.thakur@biogen.com. Biberger Anna A Kantar Health GmbH, Munich, Germany. Handrich Alexandra A Biogen International GmbH, Zug, Switzerland. Rezk Mourad Farouk MF Biogen International GmbH, Zug, Switzerland. eng Published Erratum England Rheumatol Ther 101674543 2198-6576 Rheumatol Ther. 2016 Jun;3(1):77-89 27747519 2016 10 18 6 0 2016 10 18 6 1 2016 10 18 6 0 ppublish 27747586

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152. Technological Feasibility of a Nursing Clinical Information System

Technological Feasibility of a Nursing Clinical Information System 27790348 2018 11 13 2008-5842 8 9 2016 Sep Electronic physician Electron Physician Technological Feasibility of a Nursing Clinical Information System. 2942-2949 A successful implementation of an information system is impossible without sufficient knowledge of available technical resources of an institute. The aim of this study was to determine technical feasibility of a nursing clinical information system (NCIS) in Mazandaran (...) for increase accessibility of the system and essential databases from other resources and also increase of network lines' speed are necessary. Jeddi Fatemeh Rangraz FR Ph.D. of Health Information Management, Associate Professor, Health Information Management Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran. Hajbaghery Mohsen Adib MA Ph.D. of Nursing, Professor, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran. Akbari Hossein

Electronic physician2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

153. Central venous catheters: latest evidence for nursing practice

Central venous catheters: latest evidence for nursing practice Central venous catheters: latest evidence for nursing practice - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By September 15, 2016 // What are the things that you do to reduce the risk of catheter-related infection in patients with central venous catheters (CVCs)? Take a moment to run through them. Now think about each one and why you do it. I’ll give you some prompts; mentally tick off all that apply: It’s Trust policy NICE (or other (...) there’s more in the blogs mentioned above) but no ticks for reliable evidence of effectiveness. Researchers in this field must have a long ‘to do’ list. What do you do in your clinical area? Let us know! You can join in the conversation on Twitter @SarahChapman30 and @CochraneUK. Do sign up for our digest for our Evidence for Everyday Nursing Series (#EENursing) and for Evidently Cochrane . Sarah Chapman has nothing to disclose. References may be found . Related Post About Sarah Chapman Sarah's work

Evidently Cochrane2016

155. Tube-Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia, 2000–2014

Tube-Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia, 2000–2014 27533163 2016 09 13 2018 11 13 1538-3598 316 7 2016 Aug 16 JAMA JAMA Tube Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia, 2000-2014. 769-70 10.1001/jama.2016.9374 Mitchell Susan L SL Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Mor Vincent V Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Gozalo Pedro L PL (...) Male Nursing Homes statistics & numerical data Poisson Distribution Regression Analysis Time Factors United States 2016 8 18 6 0 2016 8 18 6 0 2016 9 14 6 0 ppublish 27533163 2544627 10.1001/jama.2016.9374 PMC4991625 NIHMS797122

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156. Rasch analysis of Stamps's Index of Work Satisfaction in nursing population

Rasch analysis of Stamps's Index of Work Satisfaction in nursing population 28078097 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 1 2017 Jan Nursing open Nurs Open Rasch analysis of Stamps's Index of Work Satisfaction in nursing population. 32-40 10.1002/nop2.61 One of the most commonly used tools for measuring job satisfaction in nursing is the Stamps Index of Work Satisfaction. Several studies have reported on the reliability of the Stamps' tool based on traditional statistical model. The aim of this study (...) was to apply the Rasch model to examine the adequacy of Stamps's Index of Work Satisfaction for measuring nurses' job satisfaction cross-culturally and to determine the validity and reliability of the instrument using the Rasch criteria. A secondary data analysis was conducted on a sample of 556 registered nurses from two countries. The RUMM 2030 software was used to analyse the psychometric properties of the Index of Work Satisfaction. The persons mean location of -0.018 approximated the items mean

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157. Effect of Education of Principles of Drug Prescription and Calculation through Lecture and Designed Multimedia Software on Nursing Students’ Learning Outcomes

Effect of Education of Principles of Drug Prescription and Calculation through Lecture and Designed Multimedia Software on Nursing Students’ Learning Outcomes 27648199 2016 09 20 2018 11 13 2008-5842 8 7 2016 Jul Electronic physician Electron Physician Effect of Education of Principles of Drug Prescription and Calculation through Lecture and Designed Multimedia Software on Nursing Students' Learning Outcomes. 2691-9 10.19082/2691 Medication errors are risk factors for patients' health and may (...) have irrecoverable effects. These errors include medication miscalculations by nurses and nursing students. This study aimed to design a multimedia application in the field of education for drug calculations in order to compare its effectiveness with the lecture method. This study selected 82 nursing students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in their second and third semesters in 2015. They were pre-tested by a researcher-made multiple-choice questionnaire on their knowledge of drug

Electronic physician2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

158. Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Physician Assistants or Nurses Assisting with Surgical Procedures: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines (...) Published on: July 15, 2016 Project Number: RB1003-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness and safety associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures? What is the cost-effectiveness associated with using physician assistants or nurses as assistants during surgical procedures? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with using physician

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2016

159. Musculoskeletal Disorders and Perceived Work Demands among Female Nurses at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India

Musculoskeletal Disorders and Perceived Work Demands among Female Nurses at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India 27493990 2016 08 05 2018 11 13 2356-6981 2016 2016 International journal of chronic diseases Int J Chronic Dis Musculoskeletal Disorders and Perceived Work Demands among Female Nurses at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India. 5038381 10.1155/2016/5038381 Introduction. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are common among nurses and can affect patient outcomes. There is a dearth of literature (...) on MSD among Indian nurses. The study objective was to measure prevalence of MSD and their association with perceived work demands and sociodemographic variables among female nurses at a tertiary care hospital in rural India. Methods. A cross-sectional study was undertaken in 2013 through interviewer administered questionnaires which comprised three parts: sociodemographic data, modified Nordic questionnaire, and perceived physical and psychological work demands. Results. 296 nurses with a mean age

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160. The care of dying people in nursing homes and intensive care units: a qualitative mixed-methods study

The care of dying people in nursing homes and intensive care units: a qualitative mixed-methods study Journals Library Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation

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