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Summaries of Nursing Care-Related Systematic Reviews: Individual patient education for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Nurses in both the community and hospital setting are frequently the initial points of contact for diabetics and important providers of education and health promotion. The advent of nurse-led clinics and autonomous ...
English hospitals under report SSIs
We thank Lamagini and colleagues for their interest in our paper. These authors from the HPA claim that we are misinformed and lacking in understanding. Yet, our criticisms are the same as those expressed by the Public ...
Development of an attrition risk prediction tool.
(MA Healthcare Limited, 2009-11)
Aim: To review lecturers’ and students’ perceptions of the factors that may lead to attrition from pre-registration nursing and midwifery programmes and to identify ways to reduce the impact of such factors on the ...
Conflict management styles used by nurses in Jordan
A benchmark too far: findings from a national survey of surgical site infection surveillance
Background The national surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance service in England collates and publishes SSI rates that are used for benchmarking and to identify the prevalence of SSIs. However, research studies using ...
Expanding the case study: the narrative thread
This paper looks at research methods appropriate to the clinical area. It puts forward a coherent methodology, termed the narrative thread, which clinical researchers can use when the conditions of a research project change. ...
How adult are our learners? A cross sectional exploration of the learning characteristics of nursing students in a United Kingdom University
A quantitative research project was undertaken to investigate the learning characteristics of a cohort of nursing students, using Malcolm Knowles’ module of learning. The research findings did not conform to the module. ...
What do critical care nurses want from clinical information systems?
Original research using qualitative methods. This found that nurses would be likely to have positive orientation to aspects of information technology which helped them deliver higher quality direct nursing care, a position ...
A qualitative comparison between critical care sites which use a computerised information system and conventional data management.
The final instalment of the work derived from my PhD project compares a set of open ended questions used at a site which use a computerised data management system and compares it with two which use conventional charting. ...
Fundamental aspects of research for nurses.
(Quay Books, 2010-07-31)