Search Tag: respect

ICU Management


2015 14 Mar

A novel, multi-method approach presented in the journal Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics highlights the need of defining and ensuring respectful care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The researchers at John Hopkins believe that loss of dignity and lack of respectful treatment are preventable harms in healthcare. "Having quantitative measures of...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 08 Jul

Hospitals should strive to eliminate emotional harm as much as they do to reduce or eliminate physical harm to patients, according to a BMJ article written by healthcare quality and safety experts from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Emotional harm is defined as something that affects a patient's dignity by the failure to demonstrate adequate...Read more

ICU Management


2016 04 Aug

A team from Johns Hopkins University has developed the “ICU-RESPECT” index to evaluate patient and family experiences of respect in the intensive care unit (ICU). The questionnaire was administered to patients and families in 5 ICUs, and showed high reliability and concurrent validity in ICU patients and families. The researchers describe it as a ...Read more

Executive Health Management


2017 18 Jul

Cultivating a culture of respect and trust among staff is important to the success of an organisation. It can also be a big factor in improving patient care, as shown by the experience of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.      At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, executives found that cultivating a “culture of respect” among staff meant simply listening...Read more