Parahoo, Kader, McKenna, Hugh and Boore, Jenny (1995) The evaluation of a nursing model for long-stay psychiatric patient care. Part 1—Literature review and methodology. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 32 (1). pp. 79-94. [Journal article]
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A modified action research approach was used to implement a selected nursing model on a long-stay psychiatric ward. Within a broader quasi-experimental design, specific quality of care indicators were appraised before and after the implementation of the model. These dependent variables were also monitored on a control ward and data were collected on both wards at one pre-test and two post-test points. This paper presents a comprehensive overview of the literature and the methodology for the study. Planned change theory was used as a guiding framework for the implementation of the model and this process is described in detail.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Institute of Nursing and Health Research|
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Managing Chronic Illness Research Centre
|Deposited By:||Mrs Julie Cummins|
|Deposited On:||20 Jan 2010 20:05|
|Last Modified:||05 Mar 2012 12:06|
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