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Background: The increased incidence of health challenges with aging means that nurses are increasingly caring for older adults, often in hospital settings. Research about the complexity of nursing practice with this population remains limited. Objective: To seek an explanation of nursing...
Aim. A discussion of how nurses can contribute to and lead improvement science activities in healthcare. Background. Quality failures in healthcare have led to the urgent need for healthcare quality improvement. However, too often quality improvement interventions proceed to practice...
Healthcare professionals are moral agents whose fiduciary relationship with the public is animated by responsibility and the promise to use knowledge and skills to aid those in their care. When their ability to keep this promise is constrained or compromised, moral distress can result. Moral...
Background and objectives Randomized, controlled trials show that regular exercise is beneficial for patients on hemodialysis. Intradialytic exercise may have additional benefits, such as amelioration of treatment-related symptoms. However, the factors that influence the implementation of...
Systematic Review of Knowledge Translation Strategies to Promote Research Uptake in Child Health SettingsDownload
Background: Strategies to assist evidence-based decision-making for healthcare professionals are crucial to ensure high quality patient care and outcomes. The goal of this systematic review was to identify and synthesize the evidence on knowledge translation interventions aimed at putting...
Training programmes and mealtime assistance may improve eating performance for elderly long-term care residents with dementiaDownload
Implications for practice and research: Multifactorial rather than single component interventions are more likely to improve eating performance of older adults with dementia in long-term care. Future research is needed to evaluate the effectiveness and fidelity of interventions in real world...
Hearing loss and cognitive-communication test performance of long-term care residents with dementia: Effects of amplificationDownload
Purpose: The study aims were: 1) to explore the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive-communication performance of individuals with dementia, and 2) to determine if hearing loss is accurately identified by long-term care (LTC) staff. The research questions were: 1) What is the effect...
Partners in Research: Building Academic-Practice Partnerships to Educate and Mentor Advanced Practice NursesDownload
McKinlay, James, Valaitis, Ruta, Sherifali, Diana, Donald, Faith, Bryant-Lukosius, Denise, Carter, Nancy, Covell, Christine L., Tranmer, Joan, Kilpatrick, Kelley, Harbman, Patricia, Rawson, Krista, Gibbins, Sharyn, Martin-Misener, Ruth
Rationale: Clinical practice is the primary focus of advanced practice nursing (APN) roles. However, with unprecedented needs for healthcare reform and quality improvement (QI), healthcare administrators are seeking new ways to utilize all dimensions of APN expertise, especially related to...
The prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is growing, and people are living with this disease well into older age. Little is known about how people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease adapt to aging, particularly the physical changes of aging. According to the Identity...
Background: Healthcare aides (HCAs) are the primary caregivers for vulnerable older persons. They have many titles and are largely unregulated, which contributes to their relative invisibility. The objective of this scoping review was to evaluate the breadth and depth of the HCA workforce...