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The Link Nurse Program (LNP) strives to improve awareness and shift perceptions about infection prevention and control in several places, including on the units, among the Infection Prevention and Control team, in the web-based Infection Control Manual, in the...Read More
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients, especially those on hemodialysis, are known to experience high burdens of pain & symptoms that are under-diagnosed and when known, under-treated. The annual mortality rate ranges between 15 to 25%; approximately 25% die as...Read More
Providence Health Care partnered with the BC Shared Care Committee and Vancouver Coastal Health to facilitate collaboration with specialists and family physicians (FPs) in working together to improve care for patients with complex conditions. Lack of timely...Read More
Patients of the British Columbia Home Parenteral Nutrition Program require intravenous nutrition due to intestinal failure, the impairment of the bowel’s ability to absorb adequate nutrition and fluid. Patients with intestinal failure are reliant on intravenous, or...Read More
Providence Health Care introduced interventions to reduce the number of routine daily portable chest radiographs in a 15-bed ICU. This initiative aligns with client and family centred care by improving quality of care through improved efficiency. We believe that...Read More
During a disaster, psychological casualties may outnumber the physically injured by as much as 4:1. Eighty percent of these individuals surge on hospitals to get support for themselves, or to find loved ones from who they may be separated. Disasters are stressful for...Read More
The gap between evidence and practice is real. Indeed it is estimated that it takes an average of 17 years for only 14% of research findings to be adopted into clinical practice (Westfall et al, 2007). Clearly there is a need to help frontline clinicians more...Read More
No one understands the reality of HIV better than someone who lives with it every day. Peers, who are specially trained members of the community who are living with HIV/AIDS – have the power to serve as important role models to others who are learning to cope with the...Read More
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