Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorRitter, Leslie
dc.contributor.authorJarrell, Alicia
dc.creatorJarrell, Alicia
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-08T01:52:40Z
dc.date.available2019-01-08T01:52:40Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/631358
dc.description.abstractStroke mortality has moved from the second leading cause of death in 2013 to the fifth leading cause of death in 2016 as a result of stroke certified hospitals, standards of care, enhanced tracking and control of risk factors, and improvements in the hospital systems. Stroke patients are most vulnerable during the transition from hospital to home. Leading to an unsuccessful recovery and/or recurrent stroke, with 53% of these being preventable (Renke & Ranji, 2015). Transition of care programs have shown successful results in decreasing 30-day readmissions, higher patient satisfaction, and decreased adverse events (Hirschman, Shaid, McCauley, Pauly, & Naylor, 2015). This project proposal will evaluate the effectiveness of a 30-day post discharge telephone intervention for stroke survivors and/or their caregivers. This will be accomplished by determining stroke knowledge, survivor functional status, and readmission rates. The information gained in this study will provide the site with potential areas to improve patient care and experience and facilitate a future TOC program.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction, presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
dc.subjectstroke
dc.subjecttransitions of care
dc.titleA Telephone Intervention for Ischemic Stroke Patients to Support Transitions of Care
dc.typetext
dc.typeElectronic Dissertation
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizona
thesis.degree.leveldoctoral
dc.contributor.committeememberMorrison, Helena
dc.contributor.committeememberWilliams, Deborah
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate College
thesis.degree.disciplineNursing
thesis.degree.nameD.N.P.
refterms.dateFOA2019-01-08T01:52:40Z


Files in this item

Thumbnail
Name:
azu_etd_16765_sip1_m.pdf
Size:
876.7Kb
Format:
PDF

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record