Ian Landsborough

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Delirium is a frequent complication of hospital admission, especially among the elderly. It can have serious consequences in terms of morbidity, mortality and decreased quality of life. Nevertheless, an extensive literature review found that it is poorly recognised and poorly managed by medical and nursing staff. Although some researchers have found that(More)
Intramuscular injections are administered to mental health consumers in both the community and hospital settings. Medications delivered by the intramuscular route assist consumers to live in the community and enhance their ability to integrate and engage in community life. Although the practice of giving intramuscular injections is routine for mental health(More)
This article describes best practice guidelines for the administration of intramuscular injections developed after the identification of 300 abstracts and a review of 150 articles on the subject area. While the administration of medication via the intramuscular route is a daily occurrence for nurses working in both hospitals and community settings, several(More)
Infection control practice is a cornerstone of modern health care. However, there is minimal research into health professionals' perception of infection control practices and how those perceptions influence staff compliance with recommended protocols. The objective of this study was to explore health care professionals' perceptions of infection control(More)
Legal, social and economic factors have changed the delivery of care to people who have a mental disorder. Many of these people are now treated in the community and they live with or in close proximity to their family. The aim of this paper is to provide health professionals with an insight into the experience of being a caregiver to a person with a person(More)
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