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Background: A short TOP10 scale based on the Practice Environment Scale-Nursing Work Index questionnaire measures the characteristics of nursing work environments. Positive environments result in better quality care and health outcomes. Objective: To identify a small number of core elements that would facilitate more effective interventions by nurse managers, and compare them with the essential elements proposed by the TOP10. Method: Qualitative research by a nominal group of eight experts. The content analysis was combined with descriptive data. Results: Ten most important items were selected and analyzed by the expert group. A high level of consensus in four items (2, 15, 20, 31) and an acceptable consensus in five items was reached (6, 11, 14, 18, 26). The tenth item in the top ten was selected from content analysis (19). The expert group agreed 90% with the elements selected as essential to the TOP10. Conclusion: The expert group achieved a high level of consensus that supports 90% of the essential elements of primary care settings proposed by the TOP10 questionnaire. Organizational changes implemented by managers to improve working environments must be prioritized following our results, so care delivery and health outcomes can be further improved.
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health|
|Publication status||Published - 2 Oct 2020|
- Community health nursing
- Primary health care
- Qualitative research
- Quality of health care
- Working environment
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Barros, M., Rosa, N., Correia, M. J., Caldas, A. C., Amado, J. C., Figueiredo, A. S., Esteves, A. C., Mineiro, A., Abreu, A. M., Duarte, A. S., Almeida, S. F., Correia, A., Moura, A., Almeida, A., Araújo, B., Moura-Netto, C., Ferrito, C., Pais-Vieira, C., Festas, C., Marques-Vieira, C., Catré, D., Nunes, E., Jesus, É., Ribeiro, F., Rosário, F., Fernandes, G., Rato, J. R., Salgado, J. R., Neves-Amado, J., Amendoeira, J., Sá, L., Capelas, M. L., Vieira, M. M., Nunes, M. V. S., Cardoso, M., Veiga, N. J., Fonseca, P., Correia, P. N., Couto, P., Pontífice-Sousa, P., Ravasco, P., Carvalho, P. V. D., Alves, P., Melo, P., Silva, R., Canaipa, R., Noites, R., Rio, R., Almeida, S., Deodato, S., Caldeira, S., Silva, S., Borges, T., Silva, V., Charepe, Z., Rodrigues-Pires, F., Veludo, F., Carmo, H., Romeiro, J., Melo, M., Braga, M., Amaral, T., Moreira, M. A., Guerra, N., Santos, P., Paço, S., Lynce, S., Miguel, S., Costa, T., Silva-Neves, V., Silva, A., Carvalho, A. R., Almeida, B., Figueiredo, C., Esteves, E., Araújo, F. M., Garcia, J. G., Santos, L., Santos, N. M. D., Lopes, P., Bornes, R., Silva, R., Costa, S., Silva, S. M., Marques, T., Almeida, A., Santos, M., Santos, P., Miguel, S., Mendes, A. K. D. S., Gomes, A. T. P. D. C., Henriques, J. M. P., Costa, H. A. F. P. & Ribeiro, P. A. D. O. C.
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