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Using local communities to establish geographical boundaries for case studies
Background Case studies are widely used in the social sciences to explore complex phenomena in natural settings. Applying boundaries is vital to ensure cases are easily identifiable and similar enough to be treated as ...
Why Health Care Professionals Belong to an Intensive Care Virtual Community: Qualitative Study
Background: Clinical practice variation that results in poor patient outcomes remains a pressing problem for health care organizations. Some evidence suggests that a key factor may be ineffective internal and professional ...
Characteristics of people with pressure ulcers using one year's routinely collected data in a defined diverse community
Objective:To determine if meaningful patient characteristics pertaining to pressure ulcers (PU) can be derived from routinely collected community health data. Methods: A retrospective cohort analysis of records was carried ...