Nurses Say Stress Interferes With Caring For Their Patients
April 15, 2016
a 2007 study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine found that 24 percent of ICU nurses and 14 percent of general nurses tested positive for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Nursing has long been considered one of the most stressful professions, according to a review of research by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2012. Nurses and researchers say it comes down to organizational problems in hospitals worldwide. That includes cuts in staffing …
Alleviating Job Stress in Nurses
Rashaun Roberts, PhD; Paula L. Grubb, PhD; James W. Grosch, MBA, PhD
June 25, 2012
Why Most People Don’t Shop Around For Medical Procedures
October 09, 2015
We shop around when we get a plane ticket or buy a couch. But we spend thousands of dollars on health care without comparing prices. What happens when you pay patients to choose the cheaper option?
What are the levels of evidence?
CEBMa center for Evidence-Based Management
Levels of Evidence for Primary Research Questions
North American Sports Medicine Institute & Advances in Clinical Education
Therapeutic studies. Prognostic studies. Diagnostic studies. Economic and Decision Analyses.
Levels of Evidence
A classification for the levels of evidence used for therapeutic studies in EBM.
Chapter 1: System Complexity
The overall goal of this module is to introduce the learner to the complexity of the healthcare delivery system that contributes to patient harm despite best intentions and efforts.
Specifically, this module will define characteristics of complex systems and describe a framework for examining the nature of real work in complex systems.