5 record(s) found with the tag "patient care" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Digital Knowledge Translation tools for parents, on common pediatric conditions in emergency department visits
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The purpose of the study is to work with parents to develop, refine, and evaluate the usability of arts-based, digital knowledge translation videos, specifically three whiteboard animation videos and an interactive infographic, for parents of children who have otitis media, fever, or receiving needle pokes. A mixed method design will be used to determine the usability of knowledge translation (...

Evaluation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kuhn, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The overall aim of this research project is to conduct an evaluation of the HealthNet Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation in the NWT to assess the impact on patient care and resource utilization as well as gather lessons learned that may be used to inform other clinical systems implementations. Since the research protocol and ethics applications were approved, the Department of Health...

Aboriginal Ethnicity as a risk factor for inadequate analgesia in the Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Pontin, David
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The intent of the study is to determine if Dene and Inuit ethnicity is a factor in receiving analgesia for long bone fracture in a rural Emergency Department. This study is a retrospective chart review that will examine patients between the ages of 18 and 75 who presented to Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife between January 2005 and January 2008 with isolated long bone fractures iden...

Integrating culture into nursing practice: A fourth generation perspective
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The research methodology is fourth generation evaluation. It is based on the belief that there are multiple realities socially constructed through an individual's experiences and believed to be true when consensus is reached amongst a group of people. It is a methodology where the findings are created by the inquiry process. This process compares and contrasts emerging constructions and then creat...

Conflicting Paradigms of Elder-care in the NWT, with Particular Reference to Special-needs Housing of the Elderly.
Principal Investigator: Webster, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Summary: The 1992 research is the final phase of data collection for the 3-year study of elder-care in the NWT. The purpose of the research is to produce a report discussing the potential social impacts of Euro-Canadian elder-care strategies on Aboriginal social structure in the NWT....