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A Tailored, Bundle Care Intervention Strategy to Reduce Cardiac Mortality During the Hajj: A Population-Based, Before and After Study.
( SAGE Publications , 2019 , Article)
Hajj is the largest human gathering with over 2 million people. We evaluated the effect of bundle care intervention on mortality. A population-based, before and after study compared the effect of an intervention on mortality. ...
Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcers
( John Wiley & Sons, Ltd , 2017 , Article)
Background: Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure injuries and bed sores, are localised areas of injury to the skin or underlying tissues, or both. Dressings made from a variety of materials, including foam, are used to ...
Initial psychometric testing and validation of the Patient Participation in Pressure Injury Prevention scale
( Wiley , 2017 , Article)
AIMS: The aim of this study was to develop the Patient Participation in Pressure Injury Prevention (PPPIP) scale and undertake initial testing of some of its psychometric properties. BACKGROUND: Clinical practice ...
Pharmacotherapy of Persons with Dementia in Long-Term Care in Australia: A Descriptive Audit of Central Nervous System Medications
( Bentham Science Publishers , 2017 , Article)
BACKGROUND: Neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia are often treated through the prescription of one or more psychotropic medications. However, limited efficacy and potential harmful side-effects has resulted in efforts ...
Incidence and Prevalence of Pressure Injuries in Adult Intensive Care Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2018 , Article Review)
To systematically assess the incidence and prevalence of pressure injuries in adult ICU patients and the most frequently occurring pressure injury sites. MEDLINE, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and Cumulative Index to Nursing ...
Obesity and maternal perception: a cross-sectional study of children aged 6 to 8 years in Kuwait
( World Health Organization , 2019 , Article)
Background: Childhood obesity is on the increase in the Middle East. Aims: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity in those aged six to eight years and to investigate maternal perception of child ...
Levels of physical activity and sleep patterns among older people with dementia living in long-term care facilities: A 24-hour snapshot
( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
Objectives To objectively measure over a 24-hour period the daytime and nighttime levels of physical activity and sleep patterns of older people with dementia living in long-term care facilities. Study design Nested ...
Effect of a robotic seal on the motor activity and sleep patterns of older people with dementia, as measured by wearable technology: A cluster-randomised controlled trial
( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
Abstract ObjectivesThe robotic seal, PARO, has been used as an alternative to animal-assisted therapies with residents with dementia in long-term care, yet understanding of its efficacy is limited by a paucity of research. ...
Metformin is comparable to insulin for pharmacotherapy in gestational diabetes mellitus: A network meta-analysis evaluating 6046 women.
( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
The comparative efficacy of gestational diabetes (GDM) treatments lack conclusive evidence for choice of first-line treatment. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of metformin and glibenclamide to insulin ...
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( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2019 , Other)