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Hand-held computers in clinical audit: A comparison with established paper and pencil methods
The performance of hand-held computer terminals was compared with that of paper and pencil data collection methods. The study was carried out on two wards, with a comparative study in the medical audit unit at Rampton ...
Surfing the Internet: Challenges for healthcare
As the 21st century approaches more and more people are getting 'on-line' and discovering the wealth of information that is available to them via the Internet. At little cost, individuals can access and search for information ...
Improving delivery of care through change management
This article describes an evidence-based care initiative and programme of clinical change which set out to improve the delivery of nursing care and related health outcomes for mentally disordered offender patients at Rampton ...
Destination and dependency of psychogeriatric inpatients at discharge from Nottingham hospitals following the 1990 NHS and Community Care Act
This study examines the impact of the National Health Service (NHS) and Community Care Act on the discharge of patients from inpatient psychogeriatric wards in Nottingham. All inpatients discharged from five psychogeriatric ...
The closure of a long-stay psychiatric hospital: A longitudinal study of patients' behavior
This paper summarises longitudinal data based on repeat assessments of the behavioural functioning of 90 long-stay psychiatric patients. Data were gathered over a period of 4-5 years that spanned a hospital closure and the ...