OBJECTIVES To describe radiographers' self-assessed level and use of competencies as well as how sociodemographic and situational factors are associated with these competencies, particularly related to work experience. METHODS A cross-sectional design was employed. Radiographers (n = 406) completed the self-administered 28-item questionnaire encompassing… (More)
BACKGROUND In line with patient-centered health care, it is necessary to understand patients' perceptions of health. How stroke survivors perceive their health at different time points after stroke and which factors are associated with these feelings provide important information about relevant rehabilitation targets. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to… (More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To develop evidence-based guidelines for adult patients in order to prevent urinary retention and to minimise bladder damage and urinary tract infection. BACKGROUND Urinary retention causing bladder damage is a well known complication in patients during hospital care. The most common treatment for urinary retention is an indwelling… (More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate patients who called the emergency medical services (EMS) for primary healthcare (PHC) problems. DESIGN A retrospective and exploratory patient record study from an EMS perspective, comparing two groups: those who were potential candidates for PHC and those who were not. All data were gathered from EMS and hospital records. … (More)
Using quality improvement methods to implement guidelines to decrease the proportion of urinary retention in orthopaedic care. Access to the published version may require subscription.
OBJECTIVES Negative attitudes in society toward working in eldercare constitute a challenge to educators and care providers. The purpose of this study was to explore, describe, and compare the attitudes of different professional groups toward factors that are important for the well-being of older adults. METHODS A randomized sample of 210 respondents that… (More)