Filip Haegdorens

Filip Haegdorens
University of Antwerp | UA · Nursing and Midwifery

PhD

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Background Accountability pressure is rising in healthcare, and this demonstrates that the quality of care providedwithin a residential care setting is of utmost importance. Hostmanship is a quality improvement programfocusing on person-centered care in residential care settings. Objectives This study aimed to explore the influencing factors for jo...
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Aim To evaluate the impact and the possible role of psychological resilience in the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on healthcare workers’ mental and physical well-being in Belgium. Design This cross-sectional, survey-based study enrolled 1376 healthcare workers across Belgium from 17 April 2020 to 24 April 2020. Methods The study sample consisted of...
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BACKGROUND The association between inadequate personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic and an increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in frontline healthcare workers has been proven. However, frontline healthcare workers with an adequate supply of personal protective equipment still showed an increased risk of contracting COVID-19....
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Aim To provide an overview of responsibilities and tasks of nurses in pharmaceutical care. Design Scoping review. Methods Two databases were systematically searched (MEDLINE and Scopus) for recent original research papers concerning nurses’ responsibilities and tasks in pharmaceutical care. The definition of responsibility was based on literature...
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Background: Constantly searching for a balance between work demands and their own physical and psychological health has challenged medical and nursing staff during the immediate wake of this COVID-19 viral epidemic leading to acute stress reactions and psychosomatic symptoms. Coping behavior might be a buffer for work-related stress in relation to...
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Improving work conditions and the provision of high-quality care and patient safety is an issue in European hospitals. Inspired by a US program for nursing excellence, Magnet Recognition, a Belgian hospital shared their experiences by organizing a summer school in 2019 with nurses of 21 hospitals from 9 countries. This article explains the hospital...
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Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the optimal threshold for NEWS in clinical practice. Background: The national early warning score (NEWS) is an aggregate early warning score aiming to predict patient mortality. Studies validating NEWS did not use standardised patient outcomes or did not always include clinical workload in their result...
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Background: Growing evidence indicates that improved nurse staffing in acute hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality. Current research is limited to studies using hospital level data or without proper adjustment for confounders which makes the translation to practice difficult. Method: In this observational study we analysed retros...
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BACKGROUND Growing evidence indicates that improved nurse staffing in acute hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality. Current research is limited to studies using hospital level data or without proper adjustment for confounders which makes the translation to practice difficult. METHOD In this observational study we analysed retrospecti...
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BACKGROUND Growing evidence indicates that improved nurse staffing in acute hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality. Current research is limited to studies using hospital level data or without proper adjustment for confounders which makes the translation to practice difficult. METHOD In this observational study we analysed retrospecti...
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Aims To investigate the impact of the national early warning score on the frequency and the quality of vital sign registration and to study the association between protocol compliance and patient mortality. Design We conducted a post‐hoc data analysis of a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial in six hospitals. Methods All adult, non‐...
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BACKGROUND Growing evidence indicates that improved nurse staffing in acute hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality. Current research is limited to studies using hospital level data or without proper adjustment for confounders which makes the translation to practice difficult. METHOD In this observational study we analysed retrospecti...
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Aim: Deterioration of hospitalised patients is often missed, misinterpreted, and mismanaged. Rapid Response Systems (RRSs) have been proposed to solve this problem. This study aimed to investigate the effect of an RRS on the incidence of unexpected death, cardiac arrest with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and unplanned intensive care unit (I...
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Since the turn of the millennium, the safety of hospital inpatients has become an important subject of research. Problems associated with in-hospital preventable deaths such as poor clinical monitoring, diagnostic errors, and inadequate therapy are most likely to occur in general wards. Studies demonstrate the presence of a substantial window betwe...
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The purpose of the study is to determine the impact of a standardized nurse observation and escalation protocol on observation frequency, the measurement of vital signs, and the incidence of in-hospital mortality and resurgery. This is a preintervention and postintervention study by analysis of patient records for a 6-day postoperative period of al...

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