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Organizational failure and turnaround in public sector organizations: A systematic review of the evidence.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2017 11;31:76. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Department of Health Service Delivery, National Institute of Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Existing evidence with regards to the organizational failure and turnaround are derived from the private sector. There is few corresponding review of the empirical evidence in the public sector. This review aimed at providing a summary of the research investigating the above items in the public sector. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14196/mjiri.31.76DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6109368PMC
December 2017
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WITHDRAWN: Nursing record systems: effects on nursing practice and healthcare outcomes.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 05 15;5:CD002099. Epub 2018 May 15.

Information Management, Libraries and Archives, Aberystwyth University, Llanbadarn Centre, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK, SY23 3AL.

Background: A nursing record system is the record of care that was planned or given to individual patients and clients by qualified nurses or other caregivers under the direction of a qualified nurse. Nursing record systems may be an effective way of influencing nurse practice.

Objectives: To assess the effects of nursing record systems on nursing practice and patient outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD002099.pub3DOI Listing
May 2018
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Knowledge Economy Core Journals: Identification through LISTA Database Analysis.

Acta Inform Med 2013 Mar;21(1):60-2

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences , Isfahan, Iran.

Background: Knowledge economy has become increasingly broad over the years and identification of core journals in this field can be useful for librarians in journal selection process and also for researchers to select their studies and finding Appropriate Journal for publishing their articles. Present research attempts to determine core journals of Knowledge Economy indexed in LISTA (Library and Information Science and Technology).

Methods: The research method was bibliometric and research population include the journals indexed in LISTA (From the start until the beginning of 2011) with at least one article a bout "knowledge economy". Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/AIM.2012.21.60-62DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3610578PMC
March 2013
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Interventions for enhancing consumers' online health literacy.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Jun 15(6):CD007092. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstans Road, London, UK, W6 8RP.

Background: Access to health information is critical to enable consumers to participate in decisions on health. Increasingly, such information is accessed via the internet, but a number of barriers prevent consumers making effective use of it. These barriers include inadequate skills to search, evaluate and use the information. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007092.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6464831PMC
June 2011
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Is physical rehabilitation for older people in long-term care effective? Findings from a systematic review.

Age Ageing 2010 Mar 21;39(2):169-75. Epub 2010 Jan 21.

Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ, UK.

Objective: to determine the effects of physical rehabilitation for older people resident in long-term care.

Design: systematic review of randomised controlled trials.

Data Sources: The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, EMBASE, AMED, CINAHL, PEDro, British Nursing Index, ASSIA, IBSS, PsychINFO, DARE, HMIC, NHS EED, HTA, Web of Science, AsLib Index to UK Theses and Dissertation Abstracts, the National Research Register, Medical Research Council Register, CRIB, Current Controlled Trials and HSRPRoj. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afp247DOI Listing
March 2010
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Nursing record systems: effects on nursing practice and healthcare outcomes.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009 Jan 21(1):CD002099. Epub 2009 Jan 21.

Department of Information Studies, Aberystwyth University, Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK, SY23 3AS.

Background: A nursing record system is the record of care that was planned or given to individual patients and clients by qualified nurses or other caregivers under the direction of a qualified nurse. Nursing record systems may be an effective way of influencing nurse practice.

Objectives: To assess the effects of nursing record systems on nursing practice and patient outcomes. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/14651858.CD002099.pub2
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January 2009
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Mupirocin ointment for preventing Staphylococcus aureus infections in nasal carriers.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2008 Oct 8(4):CD006216. Epub 2008 Oct 8.

Laboratory for Microbiology and Infection Control, Amphia Hospital Breda, PO Box 90158, Breda, Netherlands, 4800 RK.

Background: Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is the leading nosocomial (hospital acquired) pathogen in hospitals throughout the world. Traditionally, control of S. Read More

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October 2008
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Occupational therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007 Jul 18(3):CD002813. Epub 2007 Jul 18.

Background: Despite drug and surgical therapies for Parkinson's disease, patients develop progressive disability. It has both motor and non-motor symptomatology, and their interaction with their environment can be very complex. The role of the occupational therapist is to support the patient and help them maintain their usual level of self-care, work and leisure activities for as long as possible. Read More

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Gastrostomy feeding versus oral feeding alone for children with cerebral palsy.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2004 (2):CD003943

Background: Children with cerebral palsy (CP) can be significantly disabled in terms of their ability to suck, chew and swallow. This can lead to significant impairment in feeding ability and, eventually, to under-nutrition. It can also result in aspiration of food into the lungs. Read More

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Nursing record systems: effects on nursing practice and health care outcomes.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2003 (3):CD002099

Public Health Department, Suffolk West Primary Care Trust, Thingoe House, Cotton Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK, IP33 1YJ.

Background: A nursing record system is the record of care planned and/or given to individual patients/clients by qualified nurses or other caregivers under the direction of a qualified nurse. Nursing record systems may be an effective way of influencing nurse practice.

Objectives: To assess the effects of nursing record systems on nursing practice and patient outcomes. Read More

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September 2003

Amantadine for dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2003 (2):CD003467

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: Abnormal involuntary movements known as dyskinesias are amongst the most disabling side-effects of levodopa therapy. It is thought that amantadine, an NMDA-receptor antagonist, may reduce dyskinesias in patients with Parkinson's disease without worsening Parkinsonian symptoms.

Objectives: To compare the efficacy and safety of adjuvant amantadine therapy versus placebo in treating dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease, already established on levodopa, and suffering from motor complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD003467DOI Listing
July 2003
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Amantadine in Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2003 (1):CD003468

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: Although levodopa is the most common drug prescribed to relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease it is associated with motor and psychiatric side-effects. Consequently, interest has turned to alternative drugs with improved side-effect profiles to replace or augment levodopa. Amantadine, originally used as an antiviral drug, has been shown to improve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Read More

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Beta-blocker therapy for tremor in Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2003 (1):CD003361

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: The tremor of Parkinson's disease can cause considerable disability for the individual concerned. Traditional antiparkinsonian therapies such as levodopa have only a minor effect on tremor. Beta-blockers are used to attenuate other forms of tremor such as Essential Tremor or the tremor associated with anxiety. Read More

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Galantamine for Alzheimer's disease.

Authors:
J Olin L Schneider

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (4):CD001747

Adult and Geriatric Treatment and Preventative Interventions Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, NIMH, Room 7160, MSC 9635, 6001 Executive Blvd., Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9635, USA.

Background: Galantamine (also called galanthamine, marketed as Reminyl (Janssen)) was isolated from several plants, including daffodil bulbs, but is now synthesized. Galantamine is a specific, competitive, and reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. It is also an allosteric modulator at nicotinic cholinergic receptor sites potentiating cholinergic nicotinic neurotransmission. Read More

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April 2002
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Physiotherapy for patients with Parkinson's Disease: a comparison of techniques.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (3):CD002817

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: Despite optimal medical and surgical therapies for Parkinson's disease, patients develop progressive disability. The role of the physiotherapist is to maximise functional ability and minimise secondary complications through movement rehabilitation within a context of education and support for the whole person.

Objectives: To compare the efficacy and effectiveness of physiotherapy with placebo or no interventions in patients with Parkinson's disease. Read More

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March 2002
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Occupational therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (3):CD002813

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: Despite drug and surgical therapies for Parkinson's disease, patients develop progressive disability. The role of the occupational therapist is to support the patient and help them maintain their usual level of self-care, work and leisure activities for as long as possible. When it is no longer possible to maintain their usual activities, occupational therapists support individuals in changing and adapting their relationship with their physical and social environment to develop new valued activities and roles. Read More

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March 2002
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Information provision for stroke patients and their caregivers.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (3):CD001919

Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke's Hospital, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK, BD5 ONA.

Background: The provision of information has been recommended as a key component of service provision after stroke. However, research suggests that patients' understanding of stroke and associated issues remains poor. We determined to undertake a systematic review of information provision strategies for patients and their carers after stroke. Read More

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March 2002
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A comparison of speech and language therapy techniques for dysarthria in Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (2):CD002814

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: Dysarthria is a common manifestation of Parkinson's disease that increases in frequency and intensity with the progress of the disease (Streifler 1984). Up to 20% of Parkinsonian patients are referred for speech and language therapy (S & LT), its aim being to improve the intelligibility of the patient's speech.

Objectives: To compare the efficacy and effectiveness of novel S & LT techniques versus standard S & LT to treat dysarthria in patients with Parkinson's disease. Read More

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February 2002
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Speech and language therapy for dysarthria in Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (2):CD002812

Department of Neurology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK, B18 7QH.

Background: Dysarthria is a common manifestation of Parkinson's disease which increases in frequency and intensity with the progress of the disease (Streifler 1984). Up to 20% of Parkinsonian patients are referred for speech and language therapy (S & L T), its aim being to improve the intelligibility of the patient's speech.

Objectives: To compare the efficacy of speech and language therapy versus placebo or no interventions in patients with Parkinson's disease. Read More

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February 2002
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Non-pharmacological therapies for dysphagia in Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (1):CD002816

Background: Dysphagia occurs frequently in Parkinson's disease although patients themselves may be unaware of swallowing difficulties. Speech and language therapists in conjunction with nurses and dietitians use techniques that aim to improve swallowing and reduce the risk of choking, aspiration and chest infections.

Objectives: ~Bullet~To compare the efficacy and effectiveness of non-pharmacological swallowing therapy for dysphagia versus placebo or no intervention in patients with Parkinson's disease. Read More

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December 2001
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A comparison of physiotherapy techniques for patients with Parkinson's disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001 (1):CD002815

Background: Despite optimal medical and surgical therapies for Parkinson's disease, patients develop progressive disability. The role of the physiotherapist is to maximise functional ability and minimise secondary complications through movement rehabilitation within a context of education and support for the whole person. What form of physiotherapy is most effective in the treatment of Parkinson's disease remains unclear. Read More

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December 2001
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Acquiring unpublished population documents in Africa: a personal experience.

Authors:
K O Kwafo-akoto

Aslib Proc 1988 Apr;40(4):105-10

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Matching user needs in health care.

Authors:
G Bremer P Leggate

Aslib Proc 1982 ;34(2):90-103

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November 1982

Aslib.

Authors:
K Gingold

Science 1960 May;131(3413):1627

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