Sarah Jane Berger

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The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS): A problematic evaluative scale for the interprofessional field Cornelia Mahler, Sarah Berger & Scott Reeves To cite this article: Cornelia Mahler, Sarah Berger & Scott Reeves (2015) The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS): A problematic evaluative scale for the interprofessional(More)
INTRODUCTION This project report describes the development, "piloting" and evaluation of an interprofessional seminar on team communication bringing together medical students and Interprofessional Health Care B.Sc. students at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University, Germany. PROJECT DESCRIPTION A five-member interprofessional team collaborated(More)
BACKGROUND One of the most widely used self-reporting tools assessing diabetes self-management in English is the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities (SDSCA) measure. To date there is no psychometric validated instrument in German to assess self-management in patients with diabetes mellitus. Therefore, this study aimed to translate the SDSCA into German(More)
The general practitioner has an important role in the acute management and during the rehabilitation process of children after a traumatic head injury. Latest research shows that sequelae may occur even after a mild head injury without loss of consciousness. Recognizing the warning signs and symptoms after a head injury allows the general practitioner to(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding the relationship between organizational context and research utilization is key to reducing the research-practice gap in health care. This is particularly true in the residential long term care (LTC) setting where relatively little work has examined the influence of context on research implementation. Reliable, valid measures and(More)
To study the association between organizational context and research utilization in German residential long term care (LTC), we translated three Canadian assessment instruments: the Alberta Context Tool (ACT), Estabrooks’ Kinds of Research Utilization (RU) items and the Conceptual Research Utilization Scale. Target groups for the tools were health care(More)
BACKGROUND Reliable information regarding patient knowledge of home remedies and the types of health problems patients use them for is scarce. Nevertheless, anecdotal evidence indicates that home remedies are used by patients for managing minor health problems and that this can be sufficient for symptom management while the body recovers from minor health(More)
Laws regulating education of most health professional groups in Germany today mean that curricula re-profiling in response to changing priorities in the practice environment is a significant challenge. Legally dictated theoretical and clinical requirements for the vocational training of health professionals leaves little room for re-profiling in response to(More)
Pyridyldiphenyl triazine (PDT) and three of its analogues were compared as practical reagents for visualizing unseen impressions left on the hands of a person who has held a firearm. The parent compound, PDT, gave the best results using intensity and clarity as measuring criteria. The effectiveness of the PDT reaction was then studied on 147 volunteers who(More)