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15
NOV
2010

From School to University: A Case Study of Nursing Students

ABSTRACT Background: The successful transition from school to university plays a decisive role in academic success and through-put rates.The highest drop out in the nursing courses takes place in the first academic year and mostly in the first six months. If higher education...
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15
NOV
2010

Nursing Advice for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Prevalence Study of this Phenomenon in a Hospital for Adult Care in Italy

ABSTRACT Pressure ulcers are clinical-healthcare disorders that require a highly-skilled healthcare team, because of the multiple aetiological complexity of pressure ulcers and the frequent multiple pathological characteristics of individuals at risk. Thanks to their specific...
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15
NOV
2010

Therapeutic Education as a Safety Promotion Tool for Patiens on Oral Anticoagulation Therapy

INTRODUCTION Our paper focused on clinical risk, looking at the epidemiology of adverse events, the systematic approach, the risk factors and at Reason’s model of organizational accidents to assess the efficacy of education in the promotion of the safety of patients on Oral...
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15
NOV
2010

A Critical Exploration of Surgical-Oncology Nurse’s Perceptions of Factors Involved in Decision Making on Postoperative Wound Management: a Descriptive Survey

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ABSTRACT Aim: To explore the Cypriots surgical-oncology nurse’s perceptions on postoperative wound management and to identify factors involved in decision-making on this topic. The risk factors that influence the quality of wound management were also explored. Methods and design:...
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