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Measuring In Nursing Instrument; : a tool to describe the extent of municipal nurse interventions
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
2005 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesis
Abstract [en]
Aim. This study will find out whether Measuring In Nursing Instrument is the tool to use in municipal health and medical care to describe the extent of municipal nurse interventions. Background. Development of health and medical care made it possible to take care of patients at home. This has contributed to displaced social service performances from social tasks to care of patients that require around- the- clock surveillance. When same interventions are given from the social services than from municipal health and medical care the distinction between social services and health and medical care will be erased. Swedish legislation made it necessary to elucidate the basis of which of the acts each intervention is given. Measuring In Nursing Instrument describes interventions and it extent performed by the municipal nurse, but the instrument have been a source of discussion because of development that municipal health and medical care has taken. Method. Try out Measuring In Nursing Instrument using descriptive statistics. Participants were 23 employed day working nurses in a south-western community of Sweden. Convenience selection was used. The nurses complete the kind of intervention a patient received during two optional days in a two-week period. Findings. The nurses had contact with 576 patients and 1938 interventions were performed. Nurses mean age was 46 years and their mean age in profession was 18, 4 years. Patients mean age was of 81 years and 198 lived in special accommodation while 211 lived in ordinary house. The nurses spend 55% of their working day to patient related time. The performed intervention most time in frequencies was administration, while coordination was the intervention that was spends most time in hour. Conclusion. Measuring In Nursing Instrument gives a description of municipal health and medical care and it extent without take into consideration given care quality.
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2005.
Keyword [en]
Instrument, intervention, measure, municipal, nursing and social service.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-13193Local ID: U12276OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-13193DiVA: diva2:368370
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Medicine
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Denna uppsats kan beställas från arkivet / This paper can be ordered from the archive. Kontakta / Contact: arkivet@hh.seAvailable from: 2010-11-09 Created: 2010-11-09Bibliographically approved

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