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Nursing manafement

Dwi Budiningsari, Suzana Shahar, Zahara Abdul Manaf, Susetyowati Susetyowati
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Monitoring food intake of patients during hospitalization using simple methods and minimal training is an ongoing problem in hospitals. Therefore, there is a need to develop and validate a simple, easy to use, and quick tool that enables staff to estimate dietary intake. Thus, this study aimed to develop and validate the Pictorial Dietary Assessment Tool (PDAT). SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A total of 37 health care staff members consisting of dietitians, nurses, and serving assistants estimated 130 breakfast and lunch meals consumed by 67 patients using PDAT...
2016: Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
Cari R Levy, Manaf Zargoush, Allison E Williams, Arthur R Williams, Phan Giang, Janusz Wojtusiak, Raya E Kheirbek, Farrokh Alemi
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: This study provides benchmarks for likelihood, number of days until, and sequence of functional decline and recovery. DESIGN AND METHODS: We analyzed activities of daily living (ADLs) of 296,051 residents in Veteran Affairs nursing homes between January 1, 2000 and October 9, 2012. ADLs were extracted from standard minimum data set assessments. Because of significant overlap between short- and long-stay residents, we did not distinguish between these populations...
February 2016: Gerontologist
Manal M Badrasawi, Suzana Shahar, Zahara Abd Manaf, Hasnah Haron
Talbinah is a barley syrup cooked with milk and sweetened by honey. In his famous Hadith on Talbinah, the Prophet Mohammad (SAW) recommended it when sad events happen for its effect on soothing hearts and relieving sadness. This 3-week crossover designed, randomized clinical trial was conducted to determine the effect of Talbinah on mood and depression among institutionalized elderly people in Seremban. A sample of 30 depressed elderly subjects (21 men and 9 women) was selected from the long term care facility...
2013: Clinical Interventions in Aging
Haytham M El-Khushman, Abdelmonem M Sharara, Yousif M Al-Laham, Manaf A Hijazi
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the study was to investigate the prevalence of smoking among health care workers (HCWs) at King Hussein Medical Center (KHMC), the biggest tertiary-care center in Jordan. METHODS: Data were collected using a self-reported questionnaire on cigarette smoking distributed among 760 HCWs. Questions were designed to collect various demographic parameters and different aspects related to cigarette smoking. RESULTS: Six hundred HCWs returned the completed questionnaire...
May 2008: Journal of Hospital Medicine: An Official Publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine
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