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Cuccu, Zara; Bourne, Tom; Abi-Aad, Gerrard; Bennett, Samantha – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: People with learning disabilities have higher rates of admitted patient care than the general population. This study explored emergency hospital admissions during 2018/19 in association with learning disability health check recording in general practice within the Kent Integrated Dataset during 2016/17 to 2018/19. Methods: Multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitals, Patients, Developmental Disabilities
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Abraham, Julie; Purandare, Kiran; McCabe, Joanne; Wijeratne, Anusha; Eggleston, Evelina; Oak, Katy; Laugharne, Richard; Roy, Ashok; Shankar, Rohit – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: In the United Kingdom, policy change has led to specialist intellectual disability inpatient bed reduction. Little evidence exists assessing the results for patients admitted to such units. This study evaluates the outcomes of a specialist intellectual disability inpatient unit. Method: Gender/age/ethnicity/intellectual disability…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Patients, Foreign Countries, Specialists
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Hudson, Nicholas; House, Richard; Robson, Neil; Rayner-Smith, Kelly – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Concerns have been expressed regarding the impact of Transforming Care (TC) an English deinstitutionalisation mandate, on forensic services. With nursing staff positioned as significant in delivering TC; this research explored nursing experiences. Method: Nine face-to-face semi-structured interviews were completed with nursing staff…
Descriptors: Crime, Nurses, Role, Experience
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Iannuzzi, Dorothea; Hall, Matt; Oreskovic, Nicolas M.; Aryee, Emmanuel; Broder-Fingert, Sarabeth; Perrin, James M.; Kuhlthau, Karen A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
This study examined emergency department (ED) utilization by adolescents and young adults, 12-30 years of age (AYA) with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) using the 2016 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project/National Emergency Department Sample (HCUP/NEDS). We investigated the principal reason for an ED visit, presence of an ambulatory care…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Hospitals, Use Studies, Adolescents
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Verd, Joan Miquel; Barranco, Oriol; Lozares, Carlos – Field Methods, 2021
In this article, we present the benefits of blending the methodological characteristics of the focused ethnographic method (FEM) and case study research (CSR) for a study on auxiliary work processes in a hospital in Barcelona, Spain. We argue that incorporating CSR logic and principles in the FEM produces a better form of inquiry, as this…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Case Studies, Mixed Methods Research, Generalization
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Carbery, Madeline; Schwartz, Samantha; Werner, Nicole; Fields, Beth – Health Education Journal, 2021
Background: The care partners of hospitalised older adults often feel dissatisfied with the education and skills training provided to them, resulting in unpreparedness and poor health outcomes. Objective: This review aimed to characterise and identify gaps in the education and skills training used with the care partners of older adults in the…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Hospitals, Training, Skill Development
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Karpur, Arun; Vasudevan, Vijay; Shih, Andy; Frazier, Thomas – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a detrimental impact on individuals with disabilities. Data from FAIR Health's FH® NPIC (National Private Insurance Claims) database, one of the nation's largest databases of private insurance claim records, were analyzed to understand the experiences of individuals with ASD in the COVID-19 pandemic.…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Jachyra, Patrick; Lai, Meng-Chuan; Zaheer, Juveria; Fernandes, Natasha; Dale, Michelle; Sawyer, Amanda; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
Despite increasing attention on suicidality in autistic people, we know little about suicidal presentations when autistic individuals present to hospital emergency departments (ED). We conducted an exploratory retrospective chart review of suicidal thoughts and behaviours (STB) of autistic adults who presented to a psychiatric ED. The analysis…
Descriptors: Suicide, Self Destructive Behavior, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Do, Thuy Quynh N.; Riley, Catharine; Paramsothy, Pangaja; Ouyang, Lijing; Bolen, Julie; Grosse, Scott D. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Using national data, we examined emergency department (ED) encounters during 2006-2011 for which a diagnosis code for fragile X syndrome (FXS) was present (n = 7,217). Almost half of ED visits coded for FXS resulted in hospitalization, which is much higher than for ED visits not coded for FXS. ED visits among females coded for FXS were slightly…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Genetic Disorders, Gender Differences, At Risk Persons
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Erickson, Steven R.; Kamdar, Neil; Wu, Chung-Hsuen – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
This study examined the proportion of hospitalizations associated with adverse medication events (AMEs) for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and adults from the general population in the United States using the 2013 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) dataset of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). Adults…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Niven, Abigail; Gamman, Lee; Webb, Alison; Goodey, Rebecca; Shankar, Rohit – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
1.1 Background: In the light of the current national guidance to reduce the number of inpatient learning disability beds, a review was completed of the quality of lives of the people who had been former inpatients in Cornwall at the time of closure of the learning disability inpatient facilities almost 10 years before transforming care. 1.2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Hospitals, Quality of Life
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Bontemps-Hommen, Marij C. M. M. L.; Baart, Andries J.; Vosman, Frans J. H. – Vocations and Learning, 2020
This article aims at investigating whether physicians can acquire and develop practical wisdom in their practices through structural case discussions focused on learning. Our starting point is that practical wisdom is essential to realize the moral purpose of professional care: to help each individual patient to alleviate her suffering and to…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Workplace Learning, Physicians, Hospitals
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Pétré, Benoit; Margat, Aurore; Servotte, Jean-Christophe; Guillaume, Michèle; Gagnayre, Rémi; Ghuysen, Alexandre – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2020
Several recent works have highlighted hospital discharge as a good opportunity to deliver patient education (PE). Despite its constraints (overcrowding and unpredictable workload, in particular), the emergency department (ED) should be viewed as an opportune place for improving patient satisfaction and adherence to recommendations, and thus for…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Medical Services, Hospitals, Program Effectiveness
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Lacey, Gerard; Gozdzielewska, Lucyna; McAloney-Kocaman, Kareena; Ruttle, Jonathan; Cronin, Sean; Price, Lesley – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
Hand hygiene is critical for infection control, but studies report poor transfer from training to practice. Hand hygiene training in hospitals typically involves one classroom session per year, but psychomotor skills require repetition and feedback for retention. We describe the design and independent evaluation of a mobile interactive augmented…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Learning Theories, Simulated Environment, Hygiene
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Wiley, Faith; Raphael, Rebeccah; Ghanouni, Parisa – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
Appropriate positioning maintains preterm infants in symmetrical posture and is important for stress reduction and impacting neurological or musculoskeletal development. This review was performed to elucidate which positioning methods emerge as the most beneficial. Several databases were searched using search terms for neonatal intensive care,…
Descriptors: Neonates, Premature Infants, Hospitals, Stress Management
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