Activity and outcomes of the Nursing Research Group (GRIN), Bellvitge Institute for Biomedical Research (IDIBELL)

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Adamuz-Tomás J, González-Samartino M, Juvé-Udina ME, Grupo de Investigación Enfermera GRIN. Actividad y resultados del Grupo de Investigación Enfermera (GRIN), Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL). Metas Enferm nov 2020; 23(9):15-21. Doi:


Jordi Adamuz-Tomás1, Maribel González-Samartino1, Mª Eulàlia Juvé-Udina1, Grupo de Investigación Enfermera GRIN


1Doctor/a en Enfermería. Universidad de Barcelona. Institut Català de la Salut. Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge. Instituto de Investigación de Biomédica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL)

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This article presents the composition, lines of research and evolution of the nursing research group (GRIN) linked to the Bellvitge Institute for Biomedical Research (IDIBELL). The main lines of research are targeted to the provision of nursing care and its impact on health outcomes for patients and relatives; it is particularly oriented towards research in care for vulnerable populations, critical patients, complex chronic patients, and people with extreme ages, within the following areas of interest: i) health promotion; ii) technological innovations, information systems and artificial intelligence for health;
iii) methodological, ethical and social development of care;
iv) management of care and nursing-sensitive outcomes;
v) screening, early detection and prevention of complications and disabilities.

Currently, the group is formed by 33 nurses from four hospitals and the University of Barcelona; 48% of its members are doctors and 36% are doctoral candidates. The group has published over 150 scientific articles in seven years; during the last year, 50% of these were in Q1 and 20% in Q2. It should also be highlighted that 60% of projects obtained some type of funding during the past year. The research group is accredited as a preconsolidated group by the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) of the Generalitat of Catalonia.


Research institute; research in care; nursing research; support for research: nursing-sensitive outcomes

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Actividad y resultados del Grupo de Investigación Enfermera (GRIN), Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL)

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