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Chart review of current end-of-life care needs and care practices in acute care hospitals: final report of an investigationDownload
A total of 1,018 charts of people who died from August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2009 were reviewed to describe and examine current end-of-life care needs and care practices provided in two acute care hospitals. The mean age of those who died was 72.5, the majority of decedents were elderly...
Medication safety is a key contribution to patient safety in health care settings. Health care researchers and scholars frequently report and discuss nurses’ medication administration practices or medication errors associated with patients’ safety in hospitals. Yet there are gaps in published...