Creating sustained and positive changes to patient safety: reducing insulin administration errors in a district nursing service
Effective change is best implemented by ensuring that those affected by the proposed changes have a voice as part of the whole process. A sense of shared purpose is thus created, which focuses on why...
Nurse-led projects for people experiencing homelessness and other inclusion health groups: a realist evaluation
‘… practical assessment of the implementation and impact of an intervention. It is conducted in a spirit of discovery, rather than management or monitoring. It is concerned with developing...
Preregistration adult nursing programmes and promotion of a population health agenda: an investigation
This review was undertaken as a preliminary stage of doctoral research to identify schools of nursing in England accredited by the NMC with a clear population health agenda (for further research into...
The factors influencing community nurses' usage of electronic health records: findings from focus groups
A qualitative research design using focus groups for data collection was used to enable participants to explore their lived experience (Creswell, 2009; Braun and Clarke, 2013)..
The WHO commissioned a systematic review due to concern related to influenza vaccine hesitancy across the globe, which was particularly evident during the 2009–2010 H1N1 pandemic (WHO, 2016). The...
Another factor contributing to the widespread variability in practice is the uncertainty about its impact. A recent systematic review of 15 studies found insufficient evidence to draw conclusions...
Ageing brings about a number of changes in the body, and the ageing process begins to affect the way the body handles medicines around the time a person reaches their forties..
The findings are presented as verbatim quotes used to illustrate each theme with pseudonyms assigned to each informal carer..
‘I attempted suicide … It's just going to get worse and worse and worse, and living with that feeling and the knowledge that there's nothing I can do that makes it better … the only way I can't be...
To cause disease in an animal, including humans, viruses require host specificity, which dictates the reservoir and host susceptibility to invasion. Influenza and coronaviruses enter the human body...
Given the importance of the ACE-2 receptor in COVID-19 pathogenesis, an understanding of the expression of the ACE-2 receptor helps explain some of the effects of COVID-19. The ACE-2 receptor is...
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