Early completion of the discharge risk screen by nurses in acute care wards.

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dc.contributor.author Graham, J
dc.contributor.author Gallagher, R
dc.contributor.author Bothe, J
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:24:55Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Journal of nursing care quality, 2010, 25 (1), pp. 80 - 86
dc.identifier.issn 1057-3631
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13811
dc.description.abstract The aim of this study was to investigate nurses' compliance with discharge risk screening (DRS) policy, the accuracy of this screening, and factors associated with its completion. An audit of 99 acute care patients' medical records revealed that compliance with DRS completion was very low (24%), although accuracy was high, and the 2 factors associated with completion of the DRS were patient diagnosis and day of week admitted. Further research on nurses' attitudes, beliefs, and perceived barriers to DRS is needed as a foundation to increase the use of the tool.
dc.format Print
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1097/ncq.0b013e3181b51165
dc.title Early completion of the discharge risk screen by nurses in acute care wards.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of nursing care quality
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 25
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation United States en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 80 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 86 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.personcode 879925
dc.personcode 102114
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Humans
dc.description.keywords Acute Disease
dc.description.keywords Risk Assessment
dc.description.keywords Patient Discharge
dc.description.keywords Attitude of Health Personnel
dc.description.keywords Nursing Staff, Hospital
dc.description.keywords Guideline Adherence
dc.description.keywords Nursing Audit
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)


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