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- 3Forbes, D.A.
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What is a p value and what does it mean?
Researchers aim to make the strongest possible conclusions from limited amounts of data. To do this, they need to overcome two problems. First, important differences in the findings can be obscured by natural variability and experimental imprecision. Thus, it is difficult to distinguish real...
It is considered the right of children to have their pain managed effectively. Yet, despite extensive research findings, policy guidelines and practice standard recommendations for the optimal management of paediatric pain, clinical practices remain inadequate. Empirical evidence definitively...
Understanding feedback report uptake: process evaluation findings from a 13-month feedback intervention in long-term care settingsDownload
Background Long-term care settings provide care to a large proportion of predominantly older, highly disabled adults across the United States and Canada. Managing and improving quality of care is challenging, in part because staffing is highly dependent on relatively non-professional health care...
Toward the establishment of a forensic nursing specialty in Brazil: an integrative literature reviewDownload
Background: Over the past two decades, Brazil has made progress in bringing political and community attention to issues related to violence. The recognition of links between violence and health has intensified calls to accelerate the development of a forensic nursing specialty in Brazil. Aim:...
Objective: The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) to explore the psychosocial process involved when senior baccalaureate students were being evaluated as unsafe by their preceptors; and 2) to understand how faculty play a role in that process. Method: A grounded theory method was employed....
The journey with dementia from the perspective of bereaved family caregivers: a qualitative descriptive studyDownload
Background: With increasing rates of dementia among older adults, many people will be affected by this disease; either by having the disease or by caring for a relative with dementia. Due to a shift toward home and community-based care there will be an increase in the number of family caregivers...
The influence of undergraduate education on professional practice transition: A comparative descriptive study
The influence of undergraduate education on professional practice transition: A comparative descriptive studyDownload
Background Graduates from Problem/Context Based Learning (CBL) undergraduate nursing programs often express concern that they may not be as well prepared for transition to graduate nursing practice as their colleagues from more traditional lecture-based programs. Aims To determine if there is a...
The experience of nursing students who make mistakes during clinical practice is poorly understood. The literature identifies clinical practice mistakes as a significant issue in nursing practice and education but there is very little research on the topic. This study used a grounded theory...
Thompson, Richard B., Oudit, Gavin Y., Paterson, D. Ian, Becher, Harald, Kaul, Padma, Knudtson, Merril L., Dyck, Jason R.B., Lopaschuk, Gary D., Belenkie, Israel, Clark, Alexander M., Schulz, Richard, Howlett, Jonathan G., Kim, Daniel H., Anderson, Todd J., Weeks, Sarah G., Haykowsky, Mark J., McAlister, Finlay A., Ezekowitz, Justin A., Friedrich, Matthias G., Quan, Hude, Duff, Henry J., Noga, Michelle L., Kassiri, Zamaneh, Light, Peter E.
Nationally, symptomatic heart failure affects 1.5-2% of Canadians, incurs $3 billion in hospital costs annually and the global burden is expected to double in the next 1–2 decades. The current one-year mortality rate after diagnosis of heart failure remains high at >25%. Consequently, new...