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22
MAY
2012

Peer learning in the clinical education of nursing students: Outcomes evaluation of a structured program in Italy

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Purpose: The aim of our study was to evaluate the outcomes of peer learning in the clinical education of nursing students by comparing the points of view between junior and senior students, and their tutors. The secondary aim of this study was to compare the level of anxiousness...
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09
JAN
2012

Accidents in Hospitalised Children: A Retrospective Study in a Paediatric Research Hospital in Northern Italy

ABSTRACT Aim: The aim of our study was to assess accidents in hospitalised children and define the main features of paediatric patients at risk for accidents. Methods: Data were collected using the medical reports of hospitalised children who experienced accidents provided by the...
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28
JUL
2011

A Plan for the Prevention of Phlebitis in Paediatric Patients

Introduction: Phlebitis due to vein infusion is a significant issue in clinical practice. Recent studies have shown that 25-70% of patients receiving infusion therapy present phlebitis (i.e. inflammation of a vein). Objective: The aim of our study was to firstly introduce and...
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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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