Hospital in the home nurses' assessment decision making: an integrative review of the literature.
Erika Gray, Judy Currey, Julie Considine
Contemp Nurse | Published : 2018
AIM: To describe what is currently known about nurses' assessment decisions when providing care to patients at home or in their usual place of residence. METHODS: In August 2018, an integrative literature review using a systematic approach was conducted using specific search terms to search Informit, MEDLINE and Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL). The literature search was not limited by date, and included published papers or unpublished dissertations written between 1980 and 2018. RESULTS: In total 25 full papers were assessed for inclusion in this review; seven met the inclusion criteria. Three themes were identified from this review: i) nurse education and e..View full abstract