'Please don't call me Mister': patient preferences of how they are
Sep 15, 2015 ... knowledge of their treating medical team in an Australian hospital. BMJ Open 2016;6: ... Results: Over 99% of patients prefer informal address with greater than ... only other Australian study in 1994 found that 83% of patients ...
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Moving with the times - Familiarity versus formality in Australian
The majority of patients in a United Kingdom study preferred to be ... A small Australian hospital survey in 1997 found that most ... patients prefer to address their GP, and to explore the factors ... informal (first name only). both univariate and.
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Case Management: A Randomized Controlled Study Comparing a
Jul 25, 1988 ... While the team cases were 18.3 percent less expensive among "old"patients ( patients who ... Address correspondence and requests for reprints to Gerald M. Eggert, Ph.D., Execu- ... prefer care at home, and want to avoid or at least shorten traumatic .... assigned to the study by Rochester General Hospital.
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Policy brief - World Health Organization
Feb 14, 2013 ... studies addressing a clearly .... Nearly 90% of patients in Uganda who need palliative care do not access such ... 2) Supporting informal caregivers ... Discharge planning probably reduces both the length of hospital stays ..... (47) Most terminally ill patients in Uganda prefer to be cared for at home by their.
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How can health systems respond to population ageing - WHO/Europe
includes both formal and informal care is regarded as crucial. How can ... Policies in support of healthy ageing also need to address the need for the continued ... patients are often seeing a number of different providers of both social and ..... ( 74), and a similar study from New South Wales in Australia found that hospital.
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Continuity of care and the patient experience - The King's Fund
Continuity of care – in the sense of a patient repeatedly consulting the same doctor and .... hospitals personal contact between providers, including regular meetings and. □ .... secondary care, and with the service user and their informal care ... Studies of patients' experiences of diabetes care led Gulliford and colleagues.
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Download this PDF file - Sciedu Press
Jan 19, 2016 ... plenty – An observational study of barriers and ... 1Churches of Christ Care in Queensland, Mitchelton, Australia ... hydration in older patients in an acute hospital environment. ... Catherine Travers; Email:[email protected]; Address: Dementia Collaborative Research Centre: Carers and.
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The Role of Hospital Inpatients in Supporting Medication Safety: A
Apr 19, 2016 ... aimed to explore hospital inpatients' involvement with medication safety-related ... While many interventions have been proposed to address these ... In addition, an Australian chart review study found that patients ..... Healthcare professionals reported that informal carers who were relatives of the patient.
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PDF(1045K) - Wiley Online Library
hiatus, this article discusses the findings from an empirical study ... medical practitioners, the emergence of the patient consumerist movement ... in Australia have veered from portraying doctors as the saint-like saviour ... prefer to retain a sense of trust and faith in the expertise and integrity of ... To address these issues in.
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Dying at home: Preferences and the role of unpaid - Carers Australia
care addresses the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of patients and ... It is widely recognised that most people prefer to die at home rather than in a clinical ... admissions and incur a 60%-70% chance of dying in the hospital.7 ... In the UK, a study showed the main reasons for 52% of participants not achieving their.
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best practices from australia, the united kingdom and the united states
cancers. Most lung cancer patients prefer lung cancer-specific ... the implementation of a small trial of improved practices study to test the results. ... Hospital/ca ctr. 45%. 53% .... ways to do it and to keep the mood informal and positive. • Address ... skills levels and address the various challenges that may be faced in starting ...
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Patient, informal caregiver and care provider acceptance of a
Patient, informal caregiver and care provider acceptance of a hospital in the home program ..... shape ... then [I would rather be in] hospital but [I would] prefer home if [I] can manage". .... This pilot study has important limitations that require a full implementation study to address. .... Medical Journal of Australia 170(4):156- 60,.
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Dying well - Grattan Institute
Grattan Institute is an independent think-tank focused on Australian public policy. Our work is ... A good death gives people dignity, choice and support to address ..... age of 15 said they would prefer to die at home, 19 per cent in a hospital, and 10 ..... Average length of stay in hospital before dying was 15.27 days in patients.
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Guide to Patient and Family Engagement: Environmental Scan Report
centered care around the issues of patient safety and quality in the hospital setting; and ... including both descriptive qualitative and quantitative studies— using PubMed ..... These informal ... internationally—especially in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. ... reviewed articles to address possible gaps in knowledge.
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Can This Patient Be Discharged Home? Factors Associated With At
Feb 22, 2011 ... We identified 380 patients who met the study inclusion criteria; ... at home, 72 (19 %) died in an acute-care hospital, 60 (16%) died in a ... vanced cancer prefer to receive care and die at ...... MI, et al: The end of life: Informal care for dying ... Spanish Social System to facilitate caregivers to be able to address ...
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Academy Journal - The American Institute of Architects
Strategies for Accommodating Obese Patients in an Acute Care Setting .... While there have been a lot of design innovations in hospital patient rooms (e.g., ... informal and formal systematic evaluations aimed at advancing each design- ..... Manual handling activities and injuries among nurses: an Australian hospital study.
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Improving the accessibility of health services in urban and regional
Addressing physical and economic barriers through strategies such as: – providing ... The majority of studies are Australian, although international evidence has been used .... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. The provision of .... partnership, between the hospital and [the Aboriginal Health Service]. That's the ...
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BMC Palliative Care - Springer
Mar 25, 2002 ... Address: 1Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, ... Methods: The participants in this retrospective cohort study were 151 family caregivers of ... of the 15 potential informal caregiver and seven patient predictor ... 0.22; 95% CI = ( 0.07, 0.65)] and for patients who used hospital ... Australia .
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full final report - University of Technology Sydney
Australian Research Council (ARC Linkage Projects). ACT Health ... patients result in more collaborative interactions, which in turn produce ... Section 2. Introduction to the study . ... 2.2.1 Prince of Wales Hospital Emergency Department (POW ED) ............................18 ... Photographs of signage, written notices and informal.
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Private Hospitals in Australia - Productivity Commission
This research report on Australia's private hospital industry had its origins in the ... addresses those and other relevant issues. ... benefited from information provided in informal discussions between the ... 2.2 Defining the private hospital industry for this study .... Private hospital patient (or private patient in a public hospital).
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