Cédric Mabire

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Nursing discharge planning for elderly medical inpatients is an essential element of care to ensure optimal transition to home and to reduce post-discharge adverse events. The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to investigate the association between nursing discharge planning components in older medical inpatients, patients' readiness for(More)
AIM To determine the effectiveness of nursing discharge planning interventions on health-related outcomes for older inpatients discharged home. BACKGROUND Inadequate discharge planning for the aging population poses significant challenges for health services. Effective discharge planning interventions have been examined in several studies, but little(More)
INTRODUCTION Extreme sports (ESs) are increasingly popular, and accidents due to ESs sometimes require helicopter emergency medical services (HEMSs). Little is known about their epidemiology, severity, specific injuries and required rescue operations. AIM Our aims were to perform an epidemiological analysis, to identify specific injuries and to describe(More)
AIM To develop and psychometrically test Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale for older people and to reduce the scale to a more practical short form. BACKGROUND The Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale is the only available and validated scale measuring patients' perceived readiness just prior to discharge. DESIGN Secondary analysis of hospital(More)
The increasing number of elderly persons produces an increase in emergency department (ED) visits by these patients, including nursing home (NH) residents. This trend implies a major challenge for the ED. This study sought to investigate ED visits by NH residents in an academic hospital. A retrospective monocentric analysis of all ED visits by NH residents(More)
BACKGROUND In Switzerland, nurses are allowed to prescribe and administer morphine in emergency situations without a doctor. Still, nurses and other health professionals are often reluctant to prescribe and administer morphine for pain management in patients. No valid French-speaking instrument is available in Switzerland to assess the attitudes of nurses(More)
INTRODUCTION Influenza is a major concern for Emergency Medical Services (EMS); EMS workers' (EMS-Ws) vaccination rates remain low despite promotion. Determinants of vaccination for seasonal influenza (SI) or pandemic influenza (PI) are unknown in this setting. HYPOTHESIS The influence of the H1N1 pandemic on EMS-W vaccination rates, differences between(More)
BACKGROUND Inadequate discharge planning for the growing elderly population poses significant challenges for health services. Effective discharge planning interventions have been examined in several studies, but little information is available on nursing's role or the specific components of these interventions. Despite the research published on the(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To evaluate the reliability and the factor structure of the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale-French version. BACKGROUND The patient's perspective is essential when assessing risk for adverse events at hospital discharge. Developed in the USA, the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale is the only instrument that measures an(More)
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