ELAINE LUCILLE LARSON

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia
    Andrew Dick
    RAND Corporation, 20 Park Plaza Suite 920, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:432. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Impact of electronic surveillance on isolation practices
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:694-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Monitoring hand hygiene: meaningless, harmful, or helpful?
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, and Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:S42-5. 2013
  4. pmc Feedback as a strategy to change behaviour: the devil is in the details
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:230-4. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of alcohol-based hand sanitizer delivery systems: efficacy of foam, gel, and wipes against influenza A (H1N1) virus on hands
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:806-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Publication guidelines need widespread adoption
    Elaine L Larson
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 617 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:239-46. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effect of intensive education on knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding upper respiratory infections among urban Latinos
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nurs Res 58:150-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A survey of IRB process in 68 U.S. hospitals
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:260-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Consent administrator training to reduce disparities in research participation
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:95-103. 2009
  10. pmc Dissemination of the CDC's Hand Hygiene Guideline and impact on infection rates
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:666-75. 2007

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Publications121 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Long-term survival and healthcare utilization outcomes attributable to sepsis and pneumonia
    Andrew Dick
    RAND Corporation, 20 Park Plaza Suite 920, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:432. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Impact of electronic surveillance on isolation practices
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:694-9. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of an electronic surveillance system on isolation practices and rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  3. doi request reprint Monitoring hand hygiene: meaningless, harmful, or helpful?
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, and Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:S42-5. 2013
    ..Practice change will require increased staff engagement and more sustainable methods to monitor HH and provide feedback...
  4. pmc Feedback as a strategy to change behaviour: the devil is in the details
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:230-4. 2013
    ..Performance feedback is one of a number of strategies used to improve clinical practice among students and clinicians...
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of alcohol-based hand sanitizer delivery systems: efficacy of foam, gel, and wipes against influenza A (H1N1) virus on hands
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:806-9. 2012
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the effect of several alcohol-based hand sanitizers in removing influenza A (H1N1) virus, and to compare the effectiveness of foam, gel, and hand wipe products...
  6. doi request reprint Publication guidelines need widespread adoption
    Elaine L Larson
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 617 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:239-46. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the development and adoption of general publication guidelines for various study designs, provide examples of guidelines adapted for specific topics, and recommend next steps...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of intensive education on knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding upper respiratory infections among urban Latinos
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nurs Res 58:150-7. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A survey of IRB process in 68 U.S. hospitals
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:260-4. 2004
    ..To compare IRB processes in 68 U.S. hospitals for the same multicenter study...
  9. doi request reprint Consent administrator training to reduce disparities in research participation
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:95-103. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Dissemination of the CDC's Hand Hygiene Guideline and impact on infection rates
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:666-75. 2007
    ..The diffusion of national evidence-based practice guidelines and their impact on patient outcomes often go unmeasured...
  11. pmc Availability of antibiotics without prescription in New York City
    Elaine Larson
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 81:498-504. 2004
    ..001). If efforts to rationalize the use of antibiotics are to be successful, the beliefs and cultural norms of subpopulations must be considered, and interventions must be culturally relevant...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based nursing practice to prevent infection in hospitalized neutropenic patients with cancer
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University in New York, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:717-25. 2004
    ..To review studies that have assessed the effectiveness of selected nursing interventions used in hospitals to prevent healthcare-associated infections in neutropenic patients with cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of infectious disease symptoms in inner city households
    Elaine L Larson
    Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Research, School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nurs Res 53:190-7. 2004
    ..Despite the fact that hygienic practices have been associated with reduced risk of infection for decades, the potential role of specific home hygiene and cleaning practices in reducing risk have not been explicated...
  14. pmc Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on URIs and influenza in crowded, urban households
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:178-91. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Minimizing disincentives for collaborative research
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nurs Outlook 51:267-71. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of antiseptic handwashing vs alcohol sanitizer on health care-associated infections in neonatal intensive care units
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:377-83. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing nurses' hand hygiene practices by direct observation or self-report
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Meas 12:77-85. 2004
    ..If hand hygiene practices are to be assessed over time, the same method must be used. Given these measurement limitations, more valid, practical, and less costly methods are needed...
  18. doi request reprint Knowledge and misconceptions regarding upper respiratory infections and influenza among urban Hispanic households: need for targeted messaging
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:71-82. 2009
    ..To characterize knowledge and misconceptions regarding viral upper respiratory infections (URI) among urban Hispanics and identify correlates of greater knowledge...
  19. pmc Relationship of antimicrobial control policies and hospital and infection control characteristics to antimicrobial resistance rates
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Crit Care 16:110-20. 2007
    ..Antibiotic misuse and noncompliance with infection control precautions have contributed to increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Warned, but not well armed: preventing viral upper respiratory infections in households
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Public Health Nurs 24:48-59. 2007
    ..g., cover your cough, when to seek care or an antibiotic)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors which influence Latino community members to self-prescribe antibiotics
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Nurs Res 55:94-102. 2006
    ..Although there is consistent evidence of a link between antibiotic use and increasing antimicrobial resistance in the community, inappropriate use of antimicrobials continues to be a global problem...
  22. doi request reprint Preferences among immigrant Hispanic women for written educational materials regarding upper respiratory infections
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Community Health 34:202-9. 2009
    ..In this population, a question and answer or true/false format and materials that could be shared with their children were greatly preferred...
  23. ncbi request reprint Retention and protocol adherence of Hispanic volunteers in a longitudinal trial
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:435-44. 2009
    ..To compare Hispanic research volunteers with high and low levels of study retention and adherence...
  24. ncbi request reprint State-of-the-science--2004: time for a "No Excuses/No Tolerance" (NET) strategy
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:548-57. 2005
  25. doi request reprint Isolation Precautions for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Electronic Surveillance to Monitor Adherence
    Elaine L Larson
    Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Crit Care 19:16-26; quiz 27. 2010
    ..Automated surveillance systems that provide support for making decisions are promising for this purpose, are likely to result in cost savings, and therefore warrant more widespread development, testing, and implementation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in immunizations: recommendations for clinicians
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Fam Med 35:655-60. 2003
    ..Specific action steps are suggested...
  27. pmc Antibiotic use in Hispanic households, New York city
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1096-102. 2003
    ..Interventions to promote judicious use of antibiotics must include clinicians and the public, and for the Hispanic population such interventions must also be culturally relevant and provided in Spanish...
  28. ncbi request reprint Status of practice guidelines in the United States: CDC guidelines as an example
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 36:519-24. 2003
    ..Clinical practice guidelines have proliferated in the past several decades, starting with only a handful in the 1980s to over 1000 approved through The National Guideline Clearinghouse in 2002...
  29. ncbi request reprint How clean is the home environment?: a tool to assess home hygiene
    E L Larson
    Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Research, Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 18:139-50. 2001
    ..The Home Hygiene Assessment Tool described in this article can be used by clinicians and researchers to further elucidate the role of the home environment in the prevention and control of infections...
  30. pmc Hygiene of the skin: when is clean too clean?
    E Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:225-30. 2001
    ..This article reviews evidence for the relationship between skin hygiene and infection, the effects of washing on skin integrity, and recommendations for skin care practices...
  31. pmc Effect of antibacterial home cleaning and handwashing products on infectious disease symptoms: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University and Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:321-9. 2004
    ..Despite the widespread household use of cleaning and personal hygiene products containing antibacterial ingredients, their effects on the incidence of infectious disease symptoms have not been studied...
  32. ncbi request reprint The 'hygiene hypothesis: how clean should we be?
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York City 10011, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:81, 83, 85, passim. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Home hygiene practices and infectious disease symptoms among household members
    E Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Public Health Nurs 18:116-27. 2001
    ..This is the first comprehensive survey of home hygiene practices and the first study to identify a potential link between laundry and risk of disease transmission in homes. This potential link warrants further study in clinical trials...
  34. ncbi request reprint An organizational climate intervention associated with increased handwashing and decreased nosocomial infections
    E L Larson
    Georgetown University School of Nursing, Washington, DC, USA
    Behav Med 26:14-22. 2000
    ..Rates of MRSA were not significantly different between the two hospitals, but rates of VRE were significantly reduced in the intervention hospital during implementation...
  35. pmc Building interdisciplinary research models: a didactic course to prepare interdisciplinary scholars and faculty
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 4:38-41. 2011
    ..The didactic course described in this paper is one approach to enhance interdisciplinary research skills of scholars-in-training and faculty, and we recommend that similar efforts be widely implemented...
  36. ncbi request reprint Skin hygiene and infection prevention: more of the same or different approaches?
    E Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 29:1287-94. 1999
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Community factors in the development of antibiotic resistance
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:435-47. 2007
    ..A multifaceted approach that includes behavioral strategies in the community and the political will to make difficult regulatory decisions will help to minimize the problem of antimicrobial resistance globally...
  38. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term effects of handwashing with antimicrobial or plain soap in the community
    Elaine Larson
    Schools of Nursing and Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Community Health 28:139-50. 2003
    ..In the absence of more definitive evidence, the risk-benefit ratio argues in favor of targeted rather than ubiquitous, general household use of antimicrobial soap...
  39. ncbi request reprint Skin reactions related to hand hygiene and selection of hand hygiene products
    Elaine Larson
    School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:627-35. 2006
    ..quot; As a result, the WHO is developing Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care, designed to be applicable throughout the world...
  40. pmc Factors associated with hand hygiene practices in two neonatal intensive care units
    Bevin Cohen
    Oceanside High School, Oceanside, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:494-9. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy-handling practices of outpatient and office-based oncology nurses
    Susan Martin
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:575-81. 2003
    ..To determine the current patterns of use of personal protective equipment among oncology nurses while handling antineoplastic chemotherapeutic agents in outpatient and office-based settings...
  42. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of gram-negative bacilli from infected neonates and health care workers' hands in neonatal intensive care units
    Valerie Waters
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1682-7. 2004
    ..In contrast, only 9% of strains that caused infections were cultured from nurses' hands. These data suggest that practices in addition to hand hygiene are needed to prevent horizontal transmission of GNB in the NICU...
  43. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: does the community represent a reservoir?
    Cosmina Zeana
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:275-9. 2003
    ..To explore the role of the community as a potential reservoir for Acinetobacter baumannii...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and antimicrobial patterns of Acinetobacter baumannii on hands and nares of hospital personnel and patients: the iceberg phenomenon again
    Sharon Bayuga
    Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Heart Lung 31:382-90. 2002
    ....
  45. pmc Epidemiology and diagnosis of hospital-acquired conjunctivitis among neonatal intensive care unit patients
    Janet Haas
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:586-9. 2005
    ..Reporting may be inaccurate in this population given that the National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System (NNIS) definition is largely dependent on a positive culture, whereas clinical practice often consists of empiric treatment...
  46. pmc Emergence of resistant staphylococci on the hands of new graduate nurses
    Jeannie P Cimiotti
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:431-5. 2004
    ..To describe the aerobic microbial flora on the hands of experienced and new graduate nurses over time...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of barrier precautions and surveillance cultures to control transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms: a systematic review of the literature
    Sally W Aboelela
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Antimicrobial Resistance, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:484-94. 2006
    ..We focused on control measures that have a great potential to affect patient care, patient services, and hospital cost/resources: barrier precautions/patient isolation and surveillance cultures...
  48. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of economic analyses of health care-associated infections
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:501-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was conducted to assess the quality of economic evaluations related to HAI and synthesize the evidence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual transmission of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Heather A Cook
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:410-3. 2007
    ..This report documents an important and previously unrecognized means of community-associated methicillin-resistant S. aureus colonization and transmission for these potentially invasive strains...
  50. ncbi request reprint Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence: how common is it? A methodological comparison of prevalence ascertainment
    E Yoko Furuya
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:359-66. 2007
    ..We conducted a study to see how three different methods to ascertain CA-MRSA prevalence would lead to different estimates...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for late onset gram-negative sepsis in low birth weight infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Philip L Graham
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:113-7. 2006
    ..We investigated risk factors for late onset Gram-negative sepsis in very low birth weight (<1500 g) NICU patients...
  52. doi request reprint Moving evidence from the literature to the bedside: report from the APIC Research Task Force
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 W 168 St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:770-7. 2010
    ..Additionally, dissemination and implementation are areas in which APIC members can utilize their unique talents to ensure that patients receive the most up-to-date and evidence-based infection prevention practices possible...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of health care-associated infections identification using two mechanisms for public reporting
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:145-9. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding antibiotic use among Latinos in the United States: review and recommendations
    Amarilis C├ęspedes
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:495-502. 2006
    ..Increased access to health care and appropriate culturally tailored interventions specific to Latinos are needed to promote judicious antibiotic use among Latinos...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hand hygiene among general practice dentists: a survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices
    Ronnie Myers
    Clinical Affairs, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:948-57. 2008
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine the self-reported knowledge, attitudes and practices of general practice dentists (GPDs) regarding HH and factors associated with HH and skin condition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Use of computerized surveillance to detect nosocomial pneumonia in neonatal intensive care unit patients
    Janet P Haas
    School of Nursing and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:439-43. 2005
    ..Pneumonia surveillance is difficult and time-consuming. The definition is complicated, and there are many opportunities for subjectivity in determining infection status...
  57. pmc Molecular characterization of hand flora and environmental isolates in a community setting
    Preeti Pancholi
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5202-7. 2005
    ..This study is the first to demonstrate the frequency of bacteria shared within community households. These strains may serve as potential reservoirs for either community- or hospital-acquired infections...
  58. ncbi request reprint Does provision of health counseling differ by patient race?
    Susan X Lin
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 617 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Fam Med 37:650-4. 2005
    ..This study's purpose was to use a national medical care survey to examine whether the visit-based rates of health counseling/education differed between black and white patients in primary care practice settings...
  59. ncbi request reprint Measurement of organizational culture and climate in healthcare
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Adm 34:33-40. 2004
    ..The authors describe and characterize these instruments and discuss the implications for nurse administrators...
  60. pmc Changes in the institutional review board submission process for multicenter research over 6 years
    Monika Pogorzelska
    Columbia University School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nurs Outlook 58:181-7. 2010
    ..Possible approaches to further enhance the efficiency and streamlining of the research review process are suggested...
  61. doi request reprint Improving care of upper respiratory infections among Latino Early Head Start parents
    Melissa S Stockwell
    Division of General Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:925-31. 2010
    ..1 (total: 10) to 6.6 (P < .05). Families also reported improved care practices. EHS sites are promising locations for health literacy interventions regarding URI...
  62. ncbi request reprint Focusing research priorities in schools of nursing
    Anne Peirce
    Columbia University, School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Prof Nurs 20:156-9. 2004
    ..Schools of nursing that support research should examine that enterprise in light of their mission. The first step should be a formal articulation of how the research conducted in the school supports the school's mission...
  63. ncbi request reprint Emergency department waiting times for patients with cancer with febrile neutropenia: a pilot study
    Anita Nirenberg
    School of Nursing, Columbia University in New York, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:711-5. 2004
    ..To determine the time frame for evaluation and treatment of adult patients with febrile neutropenia in the emergency department (ED)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Perceived nursing work environment of critical care nurses
    Jeungok Choi
    Columbia University, School of Nursing, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Nurs Res 53:370-8. 2004
    ..Different concepts and measures have been used to evaluate the work environment of nurses in hospital settings. There is increasing need for updated measurement tools that reflect the evolving nature of the work environment...
  65. ncbi request reprint Provision of health counseling in office-based practices and hospital outpatient clinics
    Susan X Lin
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 40:542-6. 2005
    ..To compare the rates of health counseling provided during primary care visits in two different types of ambulatory care settings...
  66. doi request reprint Barriers to mask wearing for influenza-like illnesses among urban Hispanic households
    Yu Hui Ferng
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:13-23. 2011
    ..To identify barriers to mask wearing and to examine the factors associated with the willingness to wear masks among households...
  67. ncbi request reprint A review of instruments measuring nurse-physician collaboration
    Mary B Dougherty
    Patient Care Services, Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY 10960, USA
    J Nurs Adm 35:244-53. 2005
    ..To review instruments used to measure nurse-physician collaboration and compare the strengths and potential opportunities of each instrument...
  68. ncbi request reprint Attributable costs and length of stay of an extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Patricia W Stone
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, New York, 10032, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:601-6. 2003
    ....
  69. pmc Staffing and structure of infection prevention and control programs
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 617 W 168th Street, NewYork, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:351-7. 2009
    ..The nature of infection prevention and control is changing; however, little is known about current staffing and structure of infection prevention and control programs...
  70. doi request reprint Antibiotic use in neonatal intensive care units and adherence with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 12 Step Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance
    Sameer J Patel
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1047-51. 2009
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Extracting information on pneumonia in infants using natural language processing of radiology reports
    Eneida A Mendonca
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 38:314-21. 2005
    ..We estimated sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value by comparing results with clinicians' judgments. Sensitivity was 71% and specificity was 99%. Our results demonstrated that the automated method was feasible...
  72. ncbi request reprint A tool to assess barriers to adherence to hand hygiene guideline
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:48-51. 2004
    ..It is recommended that the instrument undergo further testing and adaptation as a measure of potential barriers to adherence to practice guidelines in general, and to the new Hand Hygiene Guideline for Healthcare Settings specifically...
  73. pmc Risk factors for candidemia in critically ill infants: a matched case-control study
    Kristina N Feja
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pediatr 147:156-61. 2005
    ..To determine risk factors for late-onset candidemia among infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Genetic relatedness of Staphylococcus epidermidis from infected infants and staff in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Vladana Milisavljevic
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:341-7. 2005
    ..The genetic relatedness of Staphylococcus epidermidis associated with infections in infants and cultured from the hands of nurses was assessed...
  75. ncbi request reprint A systematic audit of economic evidence linking nosocomial infections and infection control interventions: 1990-2000
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University, School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:145-52. 2002
    ..Economic evaluation methodology and recommendations for standardization are reviewed...
  76. pmc Staphylococcus aureus in the community: colonization versus infection
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6708. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine if S. aureus colonization is a useful proxy measure to study disease transmission and infection in community settings, and to identify potential community reservoirs...
  77. ncbi request reprint The role of the home environment in the transmission of infectious diseases
    Lori J Kagan
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Community Health 27:247-67. 2002
    ..The behavioral aspects of infection prevention in the home (e.g., foodhandling and cleaning practices) warrant increased public attention and education...
  78. pmc Prevalence, risk factors, and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among newly arrested men in Baltimore, Maryland
    Jason E Farley
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:644-50. 2008
    ..Outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) within prison populations seemingly attest to its spread within the corrections industry; however, the extent of MRSA colonization on arrest is unknown...
  79. ncbi request reprint Training for interdisciplinary health research: defining the required competencies
    Kristine M Gebbie
    Center for Health Policy, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allied Health 37:65-70. 2008
    ..A Delphi panel of interdisciplinary researchers then reached consensus on 17 competencies necessary for interdisciplinary research...
  80. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Serratia marcescens outbreaks in two neonatal intensive care units
    Vladana Milisavljevic
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:719-21. 2004
    ..We report the utility of genetic fingerprinting to identify, investigate, and control two distinct outbreaks of S. marcescens...
  81. ncbi request reprint Leadership research in business and health care
    Connie Vance
    College of New Rochelle, School of Nursing, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 34:165-71. 2002
    ..To summarize research on leadership in the health care and business literature and to identify the outcomes of leadership on individuals, groups, and organizations...
  82. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial cleaning and hygiene products as an emerging risk factor for antibiotic resistance in the community
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:501-6. 2003
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Evaluation of statistical approaches in quantitative nursing research
    Elizabeth Gross Cohn
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 18:223-41. 2009
    ..The authors conclude that studies published in high impact-factor nursing journals are statistically sound and provide a solid foundation for evidence-based practice...
  84. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of nurse practitioner curricula in the United States related to antimicrobial prescribing and resistance
    Donna Sym
    College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, St John s University, Queens, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:477-85. 2007
    ....
  85. pmc A comparison of methods to detect urinary tract infections using electronic data
    Timothy Landers
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:411-7. 2010
    ..Traditional surveillance to detect HAIs and focus prevention efforts is labor intensive, and computer algorithms could be useful to screen electronic data and provide actionable information...
  86. pmc Defining interdisciplinary research: conclusions from a critical review of the literature
    Sally W Aboelela
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 W 168th St New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:329-46. 2007
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Gram-negative bacilli associated with catheter-associated and non-catheter-associated bloodstream infections and hand carriage by healthcare workers in neonatal intensive care units
    Elaine L Larson
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:457-61. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on antimicrobial resistance: establishing an interdisciplinary research approach
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing and Mailman School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:410-8. 2005
  89. ncbi request reprint Hand hygiene behavior in a pediatric emergency department and a pediatric intensive care unit: comparison of use of 2 dispenser systems
    Elaine L Larson
    School of Nursing, Columbia University and Department of Epidemiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:304-11; quiz 312. 2005
    ..Adherence to hand hygiene standards is poor. Approaches and systems to improve hand hygiene practices warrant testing...
  90. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection after cardiac surgery: the role of endogenous flora
    Janet P Haas
    Department of Eidemiology, Columbia University School of Nursing and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Heart Lung 34:108-14. 2005
    ..The study's objective was to assess predictors of surgical site infection (SSI) after cardiac surgery and the relationship of perioperative nasal carriage of Staphylococcus species with the development of SSI...
  91. pmc Impact of staffing on bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Jeannie P Cimiotti
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104 6096, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:832-6. 2006
    ..To examine the association between registered nurse staffing and healthcare-associated bloodstream infections in infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Assessment of attitudes of intensive care unit staff toward clinical practice guidelines
    Monika Pogorzelska
    Project Coordinator, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 27:30-8. 2008
    ..Age, profession, type of intensive care unit, and race were identified as significant predictors of attitude scores in this study. Understanding the differences in perceived barriers is important for the adherence to practice guidelines...
  93. ncbi request reprint A cost comparison of hand hygiene regimens
    Jeannie P Cimiotti
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Nurs Econ 22:196-9, 204, 175. 2004
    ..A waterless alcohol-based rub was significantly less costly than traditional handwashing because of reduced time required, and was associated with significantly better quality...
  94. ncbi request reprint Comparison of traditional and disposable bed baths in critically ill patients
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, USA
    Am J Crit Care 13:235-41. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Central challenges facing the national clinical research enterprise
    Nancy S Sung
    Burroughs Wellcome Fund, PO Box 13901, 21 T W Alexander Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    JAMA 289:1278-87. 2003
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Microbial flora of hands of homemakers
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, USA
    Am J Infect Control 31:72-9. 2003
    ..Because of increasing concern about antimicrobial resistance in the community, aerobic flora of hands of 224 healthy homemakers in northern Manhattan, New York, were examined...
  97. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions associated with an alcohol-based hand antiseptic among nurses in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Jeannie P Cimiotti
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 31:43-8. 2003
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Causal inference: the case of hygiene and health
    Allison E Aiello
    Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:503-11. 2002
  99. ncbi request reprint Consumer antibacterial soaps: effective or just risky?
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S137-47. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint A U.S. population-based survey of Staphylococcus aureus colonization
    Philip L Graham
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:318-25. 2006
    ..The epidemiology of staphylococcal colonization and community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is changing, and little is known from the national perspective...
  101. ncbi request reprint Organizational climate and intensive care unit nurses' intention to leave
    Patricia W Stone
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1907-12. 2006
    ..The purposes of this study were to a) estimate the incidence of intensive care units nurses' intention to leave due to working conditions; and b) identify factors predicting this phenomenon...

Research Grants17

  1. Distribution of the Costs of Antimicrobial Resistant Infections
    ELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The analyses will match patients with resistant infections (hospital- and community-acquired) to susceptible patients and to uninfected patients. _^ ..
  2. Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These evaluationswill be a focal point of discussion in the Faculty Development Seminar, and suitable program modifications will be implemented by the Leadership Team. ..
  3. Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. ..
  4. Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and Costs
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in Neonates
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  6. STAFF HAND HYGIENE AND NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN NEONATES
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results of this study can be generalized to many clinical settings. ..
  7. HOME HYGIENE INTERVENTION
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
  8. Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)
    ELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These evaluationswill be a focal point of discussion in the Faculty Development Seminar, and suitable program modifications will be implemented by the Leadership Team. ..