James Constable

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Burnout among hospital-based nurses appears to be a serious problem affecting the delivery of health care. Findings from previous empirical research indicate that burnout among these nurses results from reactions to adversities inherent in the hospital work environment, and that burnout can lead nurses to change jobs and/or abandon the practice of nursing.(More)
To survive financially and better meet the needs of the elderly, hospitals must take the lead and collaborate with community leaders to enhance home healthcare, which can help the elderly maintain their independence and prevent institutionalization. Informal home healthcare is provided mostly by women, primarily wives, daughters, and daughters-in-law. These(More)
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), now ABET Inc., adopted Engineering Criteria 2000 (EC2000) in 1997. At the time this was considered a revolutionary approach to accreditation criteria, because of its focus on what is learned in the classroom rather than what is taught. In the spring of 2003 the faculty of the Electrical(More)
With the advent of an aging patient population, the healthcare community is sharpening its focus on geriatric medicine and on how current resources will fare under the demands of an aging America. One approach to effective eldercare is that of a "team" of physician and nonphysician providers, cooperating to meet the multifaceted needs of the elderly(More)
As the world population steadily ages, the future of America's long-term healthcare system is facing a major crisis. By the year 2050, approximately 22 percent of the United States population is expected to be over the age of 65 and more than 19 million Americans will require long-term care. Long-term care financing will be increasingly important, since(More)
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