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Concept Analysis of Spirituality: An Evolutionary Approach.
AIM The aim of this article is to clarify the concept of spirituality for future nursing research. BACKGROUND Previous concept analyses of spirituality have mostly reviewed the conceptual… Expand
Advance care planning: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials conducted with older adults.
Advance care planning (ACP), involving discussions between patients, families and healthcare professionals on future healthcare decisions, in advance of anticipated impairment in decision-making… Expand
Challenges in implementing an advance care planning programme in long-term care
Background: A high prevalence of cognitive impairment and frailty complicates the feasibility of advance care planning in the long-term-care population. Research aim: To identify challenges in… Expand
Risk prediction in the community: A systematic review of case-finding instruments that predict adverse healthcare outcomes in community-dwelling older adults.
Few case-finding instruments are available to community healthcare professionals. This review aims to identify short, valid instruments that detect older community-dwellers risk of four adverse… Expand
Evaluating the systematic implementation of the ‘Let Me Decide’ advance care planning programme in long term care through focus groups: staff perspectives
BackgroundThe ‘Let Me Decide’ Advance Care Planning (LMD-ACP) programme offers a structured approach to End-of-Life (EoL) care planning in long-term care for residents with and without capacity to… Expand
Emergency nurses: procedures performed and competence in practice.
- G. Mccarthy, N. Cornally, Cathie O' Mahoney, G. White, E. Weathers,
- International emergency nursing
INTRODUCTION Emergency nurses play an important role in identifying and managing critical illness. Thus, nurses' competence in performing a range of functions is important. This study aimed to… Expand
The Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC): a new instrument for predicting risk of adverse outcomes in community dwelling older adults
BackgroundPredicting risk of adverse healthcare outcomes, among community dwelling older adults, is difficult. The Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC) is a short (2–5 min), global… Expand
Which Part of a Short, Global Risk Assessment, the Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community, Predicts Adverse Healthcare Outcomes?
The Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC) is a short, global risk assessment to identify community-dwelling older adults' one-year risk of institutionalisation, hospitalisation, and… Expand
COLLaboration on AGEing-COLLAGE: Ireland's three star reference site for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA)
Measuring the Effect of Carers on Patients' Risk of Adverse Healthcare Outcomes Using the Caregiver Network Score.
BACKGROUND Although caregivers are important in the management of frail, community-dwelling older adults, the influence of different caregiver network types on the risk of adverse healthcare outcomes… Expand