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Safety of service users with severe mental illness receiving inpatient care on medical and surgical wards
This review aimed to synthesize the evidence on the likelihood of harm and mortality on medical and surgical inpatient wards for people with severe mental illness (SMI). From 937 results identified through database ...
The role of the assistant practitioner in the clinical setting: a focus group study
Background Assistant practitioners have knowledge and skills beyond the level of traditional support workers, and work in many clinical settings. However, some assistant practitioners lack a clearly defined role and may ...
A systematic review to explore influences on parental attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing in children
Aims and objectives: To understand the factors influencing parental attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing. Background: Overuse of antibiotics and inappropriate prescribing has resulted in rapid development of antimicrobial ...
Newly qualified health visitor: Mitigating the effects of loneliness
Mental health problems are prevalent in many of the families on a health visitor's caseload and a common factor linking these is loneliness.
Task shifting Midwifery Support Workers as the second health worker at a home birth in the UK: A qualitative study
Objective: Traditionally two midwives attend home births in the UK. This paper explores the implementation of a new home birth care model where births to low risk women are attended by one midwife and one Midwifery Support ...
Street triage services in England: service models
Aims and method: Street triage services are increasingly common and part of standard responses to mental health crises in the community, but little is understood about them. We conducted a national survey of mental health ...
Improving the quality and content of midwives’ discussions with low-risk women about their options for place of birth: Co-production and evaluation of an intervention package
Objective: Women's planned place of birth is gaining increasing importance in the UK, however evidence suggests that there is variation in the content of community midwives’ discussions with low risk women about their ...
Can rapid approaches to qualitative analysis deliver timely, valid findings to clinical leaders? A mixed methods study comparing rapid and thematic analysis
Objectives: This study compares rapid and traditional analyses of a UK health service evaluation dataset to explore differences in researcher time and consistency of outputs. Design: Mixed methods study, quantitatively ...
A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis to Explore the Effectiveness of Exercise-Based Interventions in Improving Fatigue, Dyspnea, and Depression in Lung Cancer Survivors.
Lung cancer survival rates are increasing; however, lung cancer survivors' mental and physical well-being can suffer from experiencing symptoms of fatigue, dyspnea, and depression. Exercise can improve these symptoms. ...
Qualitative study of barriers to clinical trial retention in adults with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes
Objectives: Regular physical exercise may preserve β cell function in newly diagnosed adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D). However, clinical trials to test this theory require the recruitment and retention of adults with ...