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MARIO Managing active and healthy ageing with use of caring service robots
(NUI Galway, 2017-03-01)
[No abstract available]
A concept analysis of empowerment in chronic illness from the perspective of the nurse and the client living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Aims. To explicate a model of empowerment appropriate to clients living with a chronic illness, in particular chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Background. Empowerment is a concept central to nursing practice and ...
Developing a structured education programme for clients with COPD
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2011-05-01)
This article describes the development of a Structured Education Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP), for the PRINCE (Pulmonary Rehabilitation In Nurse-led Community Environments) study. This process involved a ...
Feasibility of a physical activity programme embedded into the daily lives of older adults living in nursing homes: protocol for a randomised controlled pilot feasibility study
Background: Older adults living in nursing homes spend the majority of their time inactive. The associated levels of chronic disease places an increasing burden on healthcare systems. Physical activity (PA) interventions ...
Nurses’ perceptions of the factors which cause violence and aggression in the emergency department: A qualitative study
There has been an increase in violence and aggression in emergency departments (EDs) in recent years. Among professional health care workers, nurses are more likely than other staff members to be involved in aggressive ...
Students' experiences of implementing clinical skills in the real world of practice
(Wiley Online Library / Blackwell, 2012-11-02)
Aims and objectives - To examine the factors that impact on students' implementation of clinical skills in the practice setting. This was a part of a larger exploration into the role of the Clinical Skills Laboratory in ...
A cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a structured pulmonary rehabilitation education programme for improving the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): The PRINCE Study protocol.
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-18)
A key strategy in improving care for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the provision of pulmonary rehabilitation programmes. Pulmonary rehabilitation programmes have been successful in improving ...
Ethical challenges in qualitative research: Examples from practice
(RCN Publishing Ltd., 2010-10-22)
This article examines the many ethical challenges that are specific to qualitative research. These challenges concern the issues of informed consent procedures, the researcher-participant relationship, risk-benefit ratio, ...
A longitudinal qualitative study examining the factors impacting on the ability of persons with T1DM to assimilate the Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating (DAFNE) principles into daily living and how these factors change over time
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-30)
The literature reveals that structured education programmes, such as DAFNE, result in many positive outcomes for people with Type 1 diabetes including a decrease in HbA1c levels and reductions in hypoglycaemia. While there ...
Participants' perceptions of the factors that influence Diabetes Self-Management Following a Structured Education (DAFNE) programme
Aim.The aim of this study was to understand the experience of participants in the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating programme and to identify factors that influence participants' implementation of the self-management ...