Arrange patient details on abnormal results of physical and psycho-social assessment treatment, medications and laboratory results. Then develop goals and outcomes and list what can do to address each problem. Following these steps will help nurses or students to think critically and it will help to improve clinical experience and outcome of the patient. One research article published in pub med in 2010 regarding “Concept mapping” for applying theory to nursing practice. That theory-based practice believe that this will improve clinical outcomes and nurse satisfaction.
Kitwood (1997,p.8) defines personhood as: ‘..a standing or status bestowed upon one human being by others in the context of particular social relationships and institutional arrangements. It implies recognition, respect and trust’. In an article looking at older people and dementia, Mitchell & Agnelli (2015) suggest that Kitwood’s theories of positive person work and malignant social psychology facilitate healthcare workers in implementing person-centred practices for the older person. They question whether the psychological needs of older people with cognitive deficits are sufficiently met in the clinical area and state that there must be an increased focus on Kitwood’s theories in order to improve care for these
In the first study, Reed (1986) examined patterns of developmental resources and depression over time. Significant inverse correlations of moderate magnitude were found between self-transcendence and both depression and overall mental health symptomatology (Reed, 1986). In the second study, Reed (1989) studied the degree to which key developmental resources in later adulthood were associated with mental health among 30 clinically depressed older adults. An inverse relationship was noted between the level of resources and depression (Reed, 1989). Participants also reported that key reasons given by participants for their psychiatric hospitalization were congruent with self-transcendence issues significant in later adulthood (e.g.
200). Consciousness is the knowledge that an individual has, but also includes the patterns of the individual in relation to their interaction with the environment and others. Expanding consciousness comes from pattern recognition. With recognizing patterns an individual will gain insight and knowledge. In Newman’s theory expanding consciousness is health (McEwen & Wills, 2014, p. 200).
In 2005 a study tour, funded by a Florence Nightingale Foundation Travel Scholarship, was undertaken by the author to gain insight into the teaching of ‘History Taking and Physical Assessment’ (HTPA) across different countries of the UK and beyond. The study tour was inspired by recent developments in health professional practice, which increasingly require nurses and other health care professionals to undertake the
( Urquhart et al, 2009). Nursing documentation encourage many aspects of nursing care. Voutilainen et al, 2004 believes that quality nursing documentation promotes structured, dependable and effective communication between caregivers and will facilitate continuity and individuality of care and safety towards patients. One believes documentation is a useful tool in addressing what happens in the nursing process and what decision making is based on presenting information from admission, nursing diagnosis, interventions and the evaluation process resulting in the outcome. Delaney et al, 1992 firmly believes that exact nursing documentation allows nurses to evaluate nursing outcomes as a logic result of nursing diagnosis and
Decentralization encourages and facilitates greater innovation, more input, and faster response times (Huber, 2014). One study determined the impact of organization structure, in particularly participation in decision making, communication, integration, and promotional opportunity on burnout among pediatric nurses. The findings in the study revealed that participation in decision making, communication, and promotional opportunity prevented burnout (Bilal & Ahmed, 2017). This means that the decentralization model can help prevent burnout as staff is given more say in the decision making. However, it is important to examine how decentralized an organization
For instance, the DTPB was compared to TAM and TPB to predict information technology usage. Utilizing 786 business students and using computing resource center as the target technology, (Taylor & Todd, 1995) found that the DTPB provided well predictive behavior when compared to TAM and TPB. In another framework of DTPB, another author employed DTPB to explore which type of treatment chronic pain patients prefer, the traditional or an Internet treatment and which factors contribute to their preference (Yi, Park, & Jae, 2006). Qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducted with 25 patients with chronic pain from a pain rehabilitation centre in the Netherlands. The study shows that participants considered an
Thus, engaging in meetings where opinions, researches and other relevant knowledge is shared allows comprehensive learning, effective research and crafting or invention of better approaches to ensure patients and nurses enjoy the services and the health care environment as implied by Munhall (2012) and Torrey et al. (2014). Wallis (2012) makes implication that the prime objective of EBP is to provide approaches that can be applied effectively to prevent, detect and provide care of health disorders. Thus, obtaining a magnet status and evidence-based projects and should integrate current best evidence from research with clinical policy and practice to improve healthcare
For example, the results of the study Memarbashy et al. (2011) showed that the relationship between task -oriented coping strategy and staff health was positive and significant (13). A study by Soleimannejad et al. (2012) also showed that there is a significant and inverse relation between coping styles and mental health (15). Generally, the identification of effective forms of coping as a mediating variable in relation of stress-disease is the forefront of research in this area (16) and regarding the importance of nurses ' health in providing care to patients, conducting research on stress and coping strategies is required.
Background and overview of the survey The survey used in this paper is from a comprehensive set of different surveys in a project on terminally ill cancer patients and their informal caregivers. The project aims to examine the effect of mental health on patient’s comfort at death and caregiver’s bereavement adjustment. The selected survey was used to collect data of chronically distresses of bereaved caregivers after the death of their beloved ones at the follow-up study one year after the baseline study. The survey was designed based on the Inventory of Complicated Grief – Caregiver version (Prigerson et al, 1995; Prigerson et al., 1999) with Cronbach’s α= .90 or above (Beery et al., 1997; van Doorn, 1997). Two hundred and seventy primary
Write a synopsis about the development of nursing research and knowledge. Nursing research is developed on the foundation of evidence-based practice (EBP). Nurse researchers evaluate EBP accordingly to ensure the best practice. Researchers usually use a PICOT question format to develop research questions. The PICOT stands for population, intervention, comparison, outcome, and time.