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The effect of a birth place decision support tool on women's decision making and information gathering behaviours during pregnancy: MyBirthplace Study Protocol

Daisy Wiggins
2018 Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics  
This study assesses the effect of an unique Decision Support Tool (DST) called MyBirthplace on decision making and information gathering behaviours of pregnant women regarding birth place choice.  ...  The study seeks to understand women's views and opinions about using the DST and their feelings about how well the DST supports them to make a decision.  ...  shows that these DSTs are effective in reducing the decisional conflict that women have when it comes to making a choice. 14, 17 Although tools exist to support choice with regard to birthplace, for  ... 
doi:10.14236/jhi.v25i1.945 pmid:29717948 fatcat:7b2ardgqtnd2tonsbknawq3q2i

MP39: Characteristics of clinical decision support tools that impact physician behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis

K. A. Memedovich, D. Grigat, L. Dowsett, D. Lorenzetti, J. E. Andruchow, A. D. McRae, E. S. Lang, F. Clement
2018 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
Clinical decision support (CDS) has been implemented in many clinical settings in order to improve decision-making.  ...  Their potential to improve diagnostic accuracy and reduce unnecessary testing is well documented; however, their effectiveness in impacting physician practice in real world implementations has been limited  ...  Median TTMD was 84 min and admission rate in the study cohort was 30.4%.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cem.2018.193 fatcat:qxiat4vbjvcbhlvcg5k3zgdwmq

How decision support tools help define clinical problems

Frank Sullivan, Jeremy C Wyatt
2005 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Clinical decision support tools are being refined to provide the information that clinicians require without overloading them with unnecessary data.  ...  Several screening tools with different characteristics for various clinical settings are available.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7520.831 pmid:16210284 pmcid:PMC1246087 fatcat:qofrjkimjjcyvedtuaoh72mzdy

Developing the Inclusive Course Design Tool: a tool to support staff reflection on their inclusive practice

Susan Virginia Smith, Ruth Pickford, Janice Priestley, Rebecca Sellers
2021 Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching  
This first version of the tool encourages course teams to reflect on and interrogate the nature of inclusive academic practice in their courses, in their course curricula, their classrooms (virtual or  ...  physical) and their approaches to student learning and support.  ...  6.2 Likewise, does the course team have clear practice in identifying talent and supporting those who need more stimulation and challenge?  ... 
doi:10.21100/compass.v14i1.1115 fatcat:uf3mlpwaxzgxhlfuei2tycfwba

A systematic review of telehealth tools and interventions to support family caregivers

Nai-Ching Chi, George Demiris
2014 Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare  
More than 95% of the studies reported significant improvements in the caregivers' outcomes and that caregivers were satisfied and comfortable with telehealth.  ...  Six main categories of interventions were delivered via technology: education, consultation (including decision support), psychosocial/cognitive behavioural therapy (including problem solving training)  ...  Acknowledgments This study was supported in part by the NIH National Institute for Nursing Research Grant R01NR012213.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1357633x14562734 pmid:25475220 pmcid:PMC4486048 fatcat:j4k7rawv3rbfdfulswxxfs76au

Grimace Scores: Tools to Support the Identification of Pain in Mammals Used in Research

Shari Cohen, Thierry Beths
2020 Animals  
Grimace scores are a promising adjunctive behavioural technique in some mammalian species to identify and assess pain in research animals.  ...  Each has been used to develop different pain scoring systems with potential benefits and limitations in identifying and assessing pain.  ...  The full spectrum of potential confounders to unmitigated pain is not entirely understood; however, the literature supports that there are experimental and animal welfare benefits in identifying and subsequently  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani10101726 pmid:32977561 fatcat:xs443nauqbcsniit2qt354gc6y

Evaluation of student software tools for supporting an understanding of PID tuning

J.A. Rossiter
2018 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
Typically, for any fixed cohort, that would be just one piece of software although an argument could be made that one can always also use MATLAB as that is a tool most engineering students gain profficiency  ...  A number of the basic scenarios support PID compensation and in fact a main focus is the behaviours of chemical engineering processes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.06.085 fatcat:uurnbinvpjchnpgg35l5hpu3qy


Mackenzie Chibambo, Wellman Kondowe
2017 Researchers World – Journal of Arts Science & Commerce  
We established that while our anticipation was that modern students would very much prefer e-resources to printed materials, the results came out differently.  ...  The aim of this study was to explore students' perceptions of e-resources as learning tools compared with other more traditional tools used in the 8th, 9th and 10th semester arts, humanities and science  ...  In fact, identifying how learning tools affect learning outcomes seems difficult because of the so many variables that come into play when measuring such behaviours.  ... 
doi:10.18843/rwjasc/v8i3/14 fatcat:yekpycat5fgenfecm2ptlojec4

Understanding the stakeholders' intention to use economic decision-support tools: A cross-sectional study with the tobacco return on investment tool

Kei Long Cheung, Silvia M.A.A. Evers, Mickaël Hiligsmann, Zoltán Vokó, Subhash Pokhrel, Teresa Jones, Celia Muñoz, Silke B. Wolfenstetter, Judit Józwiak-Hagymásy, Hein de Vries
2016 Health Policy  
Significant differences in beliefs were found between non-intenders and intenders: risk perception, attitude, social support, and self-efficacy towards using the tool.  ...  By applying the I-Change Model, this study aims to identify which factors determine potential uptake of an economic decision-support tool, i.e., the Return on Investment tool.  ...  Supplementary data Supplementary data associated with this article can be found, in the online version, at j.healthpol.2015.11.004.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.11.004 pmid:26718686 fatcat:ct4tzczfdrezpnk2jhwjzo3vby

Design Tools for Pervasive Computing in Urban Environments [chapter]

A. Fatah gen Schieck, A. Penn, V. Kostakos, E. O'Neill, T. Kindberg, D. Stanton Fraser, T. Jones
2006 Innovations in Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the members of Cityware for their contributions. This research project is funded by the EPSRC, UK. 6.  ...  We also observed differences between singles and groups in this behaviour. In a group we see people toying with their phones when talking to the rest of the group.  ...  This was complemented by an observation in a public café in Bath. Different types of behaviour were observed in relation to space properties.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-5060-2_30 fatcat:mxzmp3oanrecnodr3s4a2rakwu


W. Duggleby, J. Ploeg, C.A. McAiney, S. Ghosh, S. Peacock, K. Fisher
2017 Innovation in aging  
Study results indicate that participants perceived My Tools 4 Care helped them to reflect on their caregiving journey, how far they've come, and what supports they have available to them.  ...  walking speed for dementia; the importance of adverse health behaviours for the risk of disability in two cohorts; and finally the importance of assessment of physical activity and BMI for dementia by  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.304 fatcat:tmxvs6adxrg4tbge2n5dovtuia

Simulations as Supportive Learning Tools in Digital Design Education

Tom Page, joong gyu ha
2008 Journal of Korea Design Knowledge  
In particular, the article tackles issues that have been core concerns in LD over the years: (1) how to support the different phases of the LD process; (2) what representations should be used in the various  ...  steps; and (3) to what extent should digital LD tools be structured or flexible, either guiding the teacher/designer or leaving them free to pursue their own design path and style.  ...  His research has focused on sustainable support of teachers, as designers and orchestrators, through conceptual and technological tools.  ... 
doi:10.17246/jkdk.2008..6.023 fatcat:lnyr2guj2nc7bd4ue7b3mnmuya

Longitudinal adoption rates of complex decision support tools in primary care

Lauren McCullagh, Devin Mann, Lisa Rosen, Joseph Kannry, Thomas McGinn
2014 Evidence-Based Medicine  
There was no significant difference in iCPR tool completion between resident encounters in the intermediate and long-term periods ( p<0.6627).  ...  The data suggest that over time and prolonged exposure to CDS tools, providers are less likely to utilise the tool.  ...  a cohort.  ... 
doi:10.1136/ebmed-2014-110054 pmid:25238769 fatcat:mcjl5exx4bdt5bws7qnj5gcy44

Supporting student nurses in practice with additional online communication tools

Dawn A. Morley
2014 Nurse Education in Practice  
Recommendations from the study challenge universities to use online communication tools already familiar to students to complement the support mechanisms that exist for practice learning.  ...  Results indicate a high level of interactivity in both peer and academic support in the use of Facebook and a high level of interactivity in one wiki group.  ...  To identify factors that influenced individual first year students' access and engagement in differing online communication mechanisms during their first clinical placement 5.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2013.06.005 pmid:23871299 fatcat:rc4trciu3vfxxlf6riopqgcnw4

Exploring Engineering instructors' views about writing and online tools to support communication in Engineering

Sarah K. Howard, Maryam Khosronejad, Rafael A. Calvo
2016 European Journal of Engineering Education  
This paper argues that affordances of online tools can support increased writing and communication in undergraduate engineering subjects.  ...  It is argued that online writing tools, to engage numbers of students in the writing process, can support feedback on and development of writing in engineering on a larger scale.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by an Australian Office for Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant (2013-2015; OLT-ID12-2409)  ... 
doi:10.1080/03043797.2016.1228612 fatcat:5lue63fhc5cl7aazmot76vyxbi
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