Investigating the therapeutic effect of lota carrageenan in allergic and non-allergic rhinitis
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Objective: Allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis are chronic inflammatory diseases of the upper airways. Lota Carrageenan is an herbal extract of red algae and be used for prophylaxis a treatment of rhinitis in common cold and other viral infections. This study designed for evaluate the clinical efficacy of' Lota Carrageenan in treatment of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis.Methods: 60 patients with clinical symptoms of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis were randomly divided into two groups receiving medicine and placebo. Standard Sino-Nasal Outcome Questionnaire 22 (SNOT-22) and Rhino ..read more
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Factors Associated with not Reporting Medical Errors from the Perspective of Nurses: A Case Study
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2M ago
BACKGROUND: As a problematic fact in the health system, the occurrence of medical errors can seriously affect patients' safety and it is the cause of not reporting, not giving appropriate feedback, and not taking action about them. This study aimed to determine the factors affecting the non-reporting of medical errors from the perspective of nurses in Hospital. METHODS: This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted in 2019 with the participation of all 131 nurses working in different wards of Hospital. The data were collected using a questionnaire. After confirming content-face validity ..read more
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Investigation of Occupational Stress and Depression among Nurses in COVID- 19 Wards Compared to other Ward: A Study in Imam Reza Hospital of Mashhad in 2021
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3M ago
Introduction:Today the main question is whether all nurses working in the Covid and non-Covid hospitals departments were equally affected by stressors and anxiety producing during the corona pandemic. Therefore, this research is aimed to investigate the occupational stress and depression rate in Coveid-19 wards compared to other words during the corona virus pandemic.Methodology:This research was descriptive-analytical study conducted in Imam Reza hospital of Mashhad, Iran during 2019-2022. The sample size was 144 nurses, including 72 nurses worked in Covid-19 wards and 72 nurses from the othe ..read more
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Patient safety in the ICU. The Role of family member's participation in nursing care in patient safety? A randomized controlled clinical audit
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3M ago
Introuuction: Although there is a defined role for family members in the development of the hospital safety policies, family participation in the health care is a challenging concept and few studies have focused on its role in patient safety. This study designed to determine the effect of the participation of family member's in nursing care on patient safety in the intensive care unit (ICU).Materials and Methods: The study used a randomized controlled audit. Seventy one ICU nurses, patients and their relatives were selected purposefully, from October to December 2021, in Rafsanjan, Iran. Eligi ..read more
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Nasal and sinus disorders in patients with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (PANDO):
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3M ago
PurposeTo investigate the frequency of nasal and sinus problems in patients with acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction.Material and Methods: The prospective case control study was performed on 44 patients with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction which referred to oculoplastic clinics for surgery and 50 healthy controls. All patients were evaluated with nasal endoscopy by otolaryngologist. All endoscopic data such as secretion from the middle meatus, nasal deviation, presence of a mass or polyp, turbinate hypertrophy, and concha bollosa were reported. Results: The mean age of the pa ..read more
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Evaluate the Implementation of Patient Safety Standards in Baharloo Hospital
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3M ago
Introduction: The aim is to conduct an initial evaluation of Baharloo Hospital to assess its adherence to patient safety standards, laying the groundwork for the adoption of the WHO/EMRO Patient Safety Friendly Hospital Initiative (PSFHI). The overarching objective is to elevate the standard of patient safety and foster a culture of safety among both hospital staff and patients. Materials and Methods: The evaluation process utilized the PSFHI assessment manual, which includes a comprehensive collection of critical, core, and developmental standards. Three primary review tools were employed for ..read more
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Common Medical Errors in Gastroenterology: A Mixed Method Study
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3M ago
Introduction:Medical mistakes cause injury to patients and raise the expenses of treatment and hospital stays. The current study aimed to identify medical errors in the field of gastroenterology and propose a prevention strategy.Materials and Methods:The study was carried out through a mixed method (quantitative, qualitative) in a sequential manner. In the first stage (quantitative), common errors in the department were identified. In the second stage (qualitative stage), data gathering was done by interviewing nurses and doctors. The collected data was analyzed using content analysis method a ..read more
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Promoting Correct Patient Identification in the Intensive Care Unit of a General Hospital in Tabriz, Iran: a best practice implementation project
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4M ago
Introduction: Patient identification, defined as the accurate matching of a patient to intended interventions while communicating identity information consistently throughout care, is critical for patient safety. Incorrect patient identification is a leading unintentional cause of patient harm and poses a significant safety challenge in healthcare facilities.Objectives: This project aimed to enhance correct patient identification in the intensive care unit of a general hospital in Tabriz, Iran.Methods: A clinical audit, utilizing the JBI Practical Application of Clinical Evidence System (JBI P ..read more
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Patient Safety Huddles as a means of improving teamwork and communication: perspectives of frontline staff.
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4M ago
ObjectiveThe Patient Safety Huddle (PSH) is a brief multidisciplinary meeting undertaken daily to discuss patient safety threats and actions to mitigate risk. This paper reports on frontline staff perspectives from five UK hospitals across three National Health Service (NHS) trusts (provider organisations) on the impact of PSHs on communication and teamwork. Perspectives were collected at two time points – before and after PSHs had been embedded.Material and MethodsFrontline teams from 25 wards were invited to complete a paper-based Evaluation Survey. In the first survey 21 wards par ..read more
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Examining forgotten nursing care and its related elements from the standpoint of nurses working in 4 teaching hospitals of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences since the corona epidemic.
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4M ago
Abstract:Background and Aim: Due to the effect of covid-19 on the nursing cares, the methods of communication with patients have changed and ultimately caused nursing care to be postponed or even removed. According to the decrease in covid-19 patients, it seems that the effect of the pandemic has remained in the hospital and this expressed the necessity of doing this study.Sources and Procedures: 350 nurses from four teaching hospitals of the Medical Sciences University of Kurdistan participated in this cross-sectional (descriptive) study using random sampling. Two questionnaires were used: on ..read more
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