Now showing items 1-5 of 5
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 ...
Introducing artificial intelligence in acute psychiatric inpatient care: qualitative study of its use to conduct nursing observations.
Background All patients admitted to an acute inpatient mental health unit must have nursing observations carried out at night either hourly or every 15 minutes, to ascertain that they are safe and breathing. However, while ...
Absconding: reducing failure to return in adult mental health wards
Failing to return from leave from acute psychiatric wards can have a range of negative consequences for patients, relatives and staff. This study used quality improvement methodology to improve the processes around patient ...
Environmental changes to reduce self-harm on an adolescent inpatient psychiatric ward: an interrupted time series analysis
Existing interventions to reduce self-harm in adolescents admitted to psychiatric wards are usually focused on individual psychological treatments. However, the immediate ward environment in which treatment takes place is ...
Care needs of people with dementia in the peri-operative environment: A systematic review
The care of people with dementia within the hospital setting is challenging for healthcare professionals. Hospital design and services are not optimized for people with dementia, owing to the lack of preparation of healthcare ...