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Outcomes of Nurse-led Early Discharge After Breast Cancer Surgery

Patient, carer, and health service outcomes of nurse-led early discharge after breast cancer surgery: A randomized controlled trial

Citation Wells, M. Harrow, A., Donnan, P., Davey, P., Devereux, S., Little, G., McKenna, E., Wood, R., Chen, R., & Thompson, A. (2004). Patient, carer, and health service outcomes of nurse-led early discharge after breast cancer surgery: A randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Cancer, 91, 651-658.

Design experiment

Ethnicity and Time to Institutionalization of Dementia Patients . . .

Ethnicity and time to institutionalization of dementia patients: A comparison of latina and caucasian female family caregivers

Citation Coon, David, W., et al. (2004). Ethnicity and time to institutionalization of dementia patients: A comparison of latina and caucasian female family caregivers. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 52, 1077-1084.

Design Randomized, Longitudinal study

Costs and Caregiver Consequences of Early Supported Discharge...

Costs and caregiver consequences of early supported discharge for stroke patients

Citation Teng, J., Mayo, N. E., Latimer, E., Hanley, J., Wood-Dauphinee, S., Cote, R., & Scott, S. (2002). Costs and caregiver consequences of early supported discharge for stroke patients. Stroke, 34 528-536.

Design Experiment

Purpose The purpose of this study was to estimate the costs associated with an Early Supported Discharge (ESD) program compared with those of usual care.

Comprehensive Discharge Planning and Home Follow-up of Hospitalized Elders

Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders

Citation Naylor, M., Brooten, D., Campell, R., Jacobsen, B. S., Mezey, M. D., Pauly, M. v., & Schwartz, J. S. (1999). Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders. Journal of the American Medical Association, 281 (7), 613-620.

Design Experiment.

Effects of an Advanced Practice Nursing Intervention on Caregivers of Frail Rural Elderly

Caregivers of frail rural older adults. Effects of an advanced practice nursing intervention

Citation Dellasega, C., & Zerbe, T. (2002). Caregivers of frail rural older adults. Effects of an advanced practice nursing intervention. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 28 (10), 40-49.

Design Experiment

Purpose The purpose of this experiment was to examine the effects of an Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) intervention on rural caregivers, after the care recipient was discharged from hospital.

The Effects of a Dementia Nurse Care Manager on Improving Caregiver Outcomes

The effects of a dementia nurse care manager on improving caregiver outcomes

Citation Specht, J., Bossen, A., Hall, G.R., Zimmerman, B., & Russell, J. (2009). The effects of a dementia nurse care manager on improving caregiver outcomes. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 24(3) 193-207

The Effect of a Disease Management Intervention on . . . Dementia Care

The effect of a disease management intervention on quality and outcomes of dementia care

Citation Vickery, B., Mittman, B., Connor, K., Pearson, M., Della Penna, R., Ganiats, T., DeMonte, R.,Chodosh, J., Cui, X., Vassar, S., Duan, N. & Lee, M. (2006). The effect of a disease management intervention on quality and outcomes of dementia care. Annals of Internal Medicine, 145(10), 713-726.

Design Randomized, controlled trial

The Cleveland Alzheimer's Managed Care Demonstration: Outcomes

The cleveland alzheimer's managed care demonstration: Outcomes after 12 months of implementation

Citation Bass, D., Clark, P., Looman, W., McCarthy, C. & Eckert, S. (2003). The cleveland alzheimer's managed care demonstration: Outcomes after 12 months of implementation. The Gerontologist, 43(1), 73-85.

Design Randomized trial

Participants The participants of this study were N=157 family caregivers of a person with Alzheimer's disease.

Geriatric care management for low-income seniors

Geriatric care management for low-income seniors

Citation Counsell, S. R. et al. (2007). Geriatric care management for low income seniors. The Journal of the American Medical Society, 298(22), 2623-2633.

Design Randomized controlled trial

Purpose The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of a geriatric care management model on improving the quality of care for low-income seniors in primary care.

Effects of guided care on family caregivers

Effects of guided care on family caregivers

Citation Wolff, J. L. et al. Effects of guided care on family caregivers. The Gerontologist. Advance Access published online: August 26, 2009.

Design Experiment

Purpose The purpose of this study was to determine whether Guided Care (GC) improves patients' primary caregivers' depressive symptoms, strain, productivity, and perceptions of the quality of care recipients' chronic illness care.

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