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In the current health care service, the need to measure nursing workload has become the subject of major debate. Attempts have been made to relate workload and nurse staffing, however, despite there… (More)
This study was undertaken with the intention of improving the effectiveness of small group tutorials in a diploma in nursing course. There was concern to avoid some of the less valuable aspects of… (More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of randomized controlled trials where the efficacy of psychological interventions in modifying health and behavioural outcomes for… (More)
Cardiac nursing takes place within various spheres of health care, reaching into primary, secondary and tertiary care within theses, cardiac expertise falls within four domains: health promotion,… (More)
BACKGROUND Dyspnea is a prominent symptom in asthma. The Dyspnea-12 (D-12), an instrument that quantifies breathlessness using 12 descriptors that tap the physical and affective aspects, has shown… (More)
I was a nurse director for more than 20 years, initially at Royal Brompton Hospital, then at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. It was a complex role and an overwhelmingly positive… (More)
A phenomena increasingly recognised is that the experiences of healthcare staff influence the patient experience.
Measuring aspects of care and patient outcomes can help nurses who want to improve services.
If nurses are to recognise good practice, identify problems and make improvements, they have to be sensitive to patients' views. That said, how can any of us truly understand a situation from another… (More)