"The way we do things around here": an international comparison of treatment culture in nursing homes.

@article{Hughes2012TheWW,
  title={"The way we do things around here": an international comparison of treatment culture in nursing homes.},
  author={Christopher Lee Hughes and Ailis Donnelly and Simon Moyes and Kathryn Peri and Shane Scahill and Charlotte Chen and Brendan Mccormack and Ngaire Kerse},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          360-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES In this study, we sought to measure treatment culture (beliefs, values, and normative practices associated with medication prescribing and administration) in two samples of nursing homes (in Northern Ireland and New Zealand) and to document the range of scoring achieved by staff in both countries. Responses between nurse managers and registered nurses were also compared. DESIGN A cross-sectional study using an adapted treatment culture questionnaire was distributed by mail (in June… CONTINUE READING
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