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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25494403/innovative-and-successful-approaches-to-improving-care-transitions-from-hospital-to-home
#1
Margherita C Labson
Effective transitions to home care have been identified as among the factors leading to reducing hospital readmissions within 30 days of discharge and improvements on various other quality measures. Innovative applications of published evidence-based models and best practices designed to improve care transitions have been implemented in various settings across the country in an effort to enhance quality performance. For this article, The Joint Commission collected a series of case examples to examine how evidence-based innovations in care transitions are reducing readmissions and improving other quality outcomes...
December 9, 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370984/the-unspoken-epidemic
#2
Janet E Smith
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370983/accountable-care-organizations-and-home-care-strategies-for-success
#3
Joan Quinn
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370982/understanding-health-literacy
#4
Renee L McCune
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370981/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-veteran-affairs-home-care-case-manager
#5
Lovie Wheeler
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370980/breaches-in-infection-control-practices
#6
Mary McGoldrick
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370979/ismp-medication-errors
#7
Ann Shastay
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370978/how-to-enjoy-the-holidays-with-diabetes
#8
Katherine J Moran, Rosanne Burson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370977/hypertension-management-guidelines-update-and-research-on-the-importance-of-blood-pressure-control
#9
REVIEW
LaToya Sealy, Arthur Oliva
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 65 million adults in America have hypertension (HTN) and fewer than half of those 65 million people have their blood pressure (BP) under control. More than 1,000 deaths occur each day related to HTN and Americans are at an increased risk of complications related to uncontrolled BP such as heart failure, stroke, myocardial infarction, and kidney disease (). Data from the National Home and Hospice Survey, which is conducted by the CDC, indicate that 41% of home care patients have HTN ()...
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370976/safety-first-for-a-homebound-patient-with-dementia
#10
Jane Harkey
This article is a short case study that describes how a certified geriatric case manager coordinated care and provided safe alternatives to institutional care for an elderly, community dwelling patient with dementia.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370975/lillian-wald-a-pioneer-of-home-healthcare-in-the-united-states
#11
Susan Rita Ruel
Lillian Wald, a pivotal figure in nursing history, is known as the mother of public health nursing and renowned as a ground-breaking social worker. In founding the Henry Street Settlement in 1893, Wald also launched the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), today the nation's largest nonprofit home and community-based healthcare organization. This article describes Lillian Wald's contributions to public health and community nursing.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370974/dogs-as-pets-visitors-therapists-and-assistants
#12
Melissa Y Winkle, Anna Wilder, Liberty Z Jackson
Dogs can play an integral role in the recovery of patients through companionship, animal-assisted therapy, and as assistance dogs. This article will define and differentiate these 3 categories and provide resources for home healthcare and hospice clinicians who may want to include dogs in the plan of care for select patients.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370972/avoiding-emergency-department-visits-for-copd-pneumonia-and-heart-failure-when-should-patients-go-to-the-emergency-department
#13
Deborah Fritz, Patricia McKenzie
Patients with pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure make frequent visits to the emergency department. Heart failure alone is the reason for more than 1 million emergency department visits annually in the United States. This article describes strategies home care clinicians can use to prevent unnecessary emergency department visits for patients with pneumonia, COPD and heart failure.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25370970/it-takes-a-team
#14
EDITORIAL
Maureen Anthony
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25268537/trends-affecting-the-future-of-home-healthcare
#15
Karl Irish
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25268536/understanding-the-changing-nature-of-patient-transitions
#16
Esther Emard
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25268535/clinical-nurse-leader
#17
Julia Stocker Schneider
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25268534/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-psychiatric-field-nurse
#18
Amelia Muir
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25268533/antimicrobial-stewardship
#19
Mary Mcgoldrick
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25268532/ismp-medication-errors
#20
Ann Shastay
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Home Healthcare Nurse
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