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Feasibility of using quadriceps-strengthening exercise to improve pain and sleep in a severely demented elder with osteoarthritis – a case report (BioMed Central, Ltd., 2002-10-02)
Background. Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, which is prevalent among older adults in nursing homes, causes significant pain and suffering, including disturbance of nocturnal sleep. One nonpharmacologic ...
Reexamining age, race, site, and thermometer type as variables affecting temperature measurement in adults – A comparison study (BioMed Central Ltd., 2003-06-15)
Background: As a result of the recent international vigilance regarding disease assessment, accurate measurement of body temperature has become increasingly important. Yet, trusted low-tech, portable mercury glass ...
The impact of frequent injections for hematopoietic growth factor support on patients receiving chemotherapy: an observational study (BioMed Central Ltd., 2003-09-19)
Background. Quality of life may be affected by daily injections of supportive hematopoietic growth factor medication, which is frequently required by patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy. The ...
Factors associated with psychotropic drug use among community-dwelling older persons: A review of empirical studies (BioMed Central Ltd., 2004-08-13)
Background: In the many descriptive studies on prescribed psychotropic drug use by community-dwelling older persons, several sociodemographic and other factors associated with drug use receive inconsistent support. ...
Community nursing needs more silver surfers: a questionnaire survey of primary care nurses' use of information technology (BioMed Central Ltd., 2004-10-07)
Background: In the UK the health service is investing more than ever before in information technology (IT) and primary care nurses will have to work with computers. Information about patients will be almost exclusively ...
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In view of the issues surrounding physical restraint use, it is important to have a method of measurement as valid and reliable ...(BioMed Central, Ltd., 2004-11-13)
Background: Intense and long-standing problems in burn centers in Tehran have led nurses to burnout. This phenomenon has provoked serious responses and has put the nurses, patients and the organization under pressure. ...(BioMed Central Ltd., 2014-12-19)
There is scarcity of questionnaires specifically on the quality of the nursing care provided to patients diagnosed with cancer. The available questionnaires have been developed without attributing ...