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Building and sustaining work engagement – a participatory action intervention to increase work engagement in nursing staff
This study evaluated whether a participatory action research intervention with nursing staff on acute care older people National Health Service wards in the United Kingdom was effective for increasing work engagement. ...
Work restrictions experienced by midlife family care-givers of older people: Evidence from six European countries
(Cambridge University Press, 2012)
An exploration of the experience of using the TENA Pants product compared to usual continence products as perceived by carers of people with dementia in care homes
(ESSITY UK Ltd, 2018)
Abstract: Incontinence is a common symptom experienced by many older people with dementia, with an increased prevalence noted in care home settings when compared to community dwellings. Incontinence may often be a reason ...
Development of materials to support parents whose babies cry excessively: findings and health service implications
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-01-10)
Aim To develop evidence-based materials which provide information and support for parents who are concerned about their baby’s excessive crying. As well as meeting these parents’ needs, the aim was to develop a package ...
The perspectives of bereaved relatives and clinicians about sedation in end of life care: insights from qualitative case studies
Background There are few studies which compare the experiences of clinical staff and bereaved relatives about sedation use in end of life care. Aim To report aspects of the UNBIASED study (UK, Netherlands and Belgium ...
Work restrictions experienced by midlife family care-givers of older people: evidence from six European Countries
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-10-01)
This paper examines differences in work restrictions of midlife family carers of older people in terms of prevalence, gender and explanatory variables, in six European countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden ...
The Complexity of Nurses' Attitudes and Practice of Sedation at the End of Life: A Systematic Literature Review
(Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2014-05)
CONTEXT: Sedation is administered to some palliative care patients at the end of their life. Nurses play an important role in this practice. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the evidence on nurses' attitudes and ...
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Selecting absorbent continence pads for people with dementia
(EMAP Publishing, 2018-04-30)
Incontinence is a common problem in people with dementia and can be due to a complex combination of physical and functional issues. This article reports on a product evaluation of pant-style continence pads, which found ...
Administering anticipatory medications in end-of-life care: A qualitative study of nursing practice in the community and in nursing homes
Background: In the United Kingdom, an approach to improving end-of-life care has been the introduction of ‘just in case’ or ‘anticipatory’ medications. Nurses are often responsible for deciding when to use anticipatory ...