Measuring the quality of nursing care to Alzheimer's patients

Ivo L Abraham, Karen M. MacDonald, Deborah M. Nadzam

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The process of outcome measurement and quality management in nursing care of Alzheimer's patients is not a mystery. It is hard work identifying what to measure, selecting the measures, collecting the data, analyzing and presenting results, and implementing change. To summarize, when determining the final measures that are good for you and your organization, three things matter: 1. It works for your organization. 2. It is well defined, tested, and applied. 3. Quality improvement happens!

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-104
Number of pages10
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Volume41
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2006

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Measuring the quality of nursing care to Alzheimer's patients. / Abraham, Ivo L; MacDonald, Karen M.; Nadzam, Deborah M.

In: Nursing Clinics of North America, Vol. 41, No. 1, 03.2006, p. 95-104.

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Abraham, Ivo L ; MacDonald, Karen M. ; Nadzam, Deborah M. / Measuring the quality of nursing care to Alzheimer's patients. In: Nursing Clinics of North America. 2006 ; Vol. 41, No. 1. pp. 95-104.
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