Audrey Nelson

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wheelchair-related falls: current evidence and directions for improved quality care
    Deborah Gavin-Dreschnack
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Patient Safety Center, 11605 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:119-27. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Prioritizing safe patient handling: The American Nurses Association's Handle With Care Campaign
    Arnold B de Castro
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7260, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:363-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Data abstraction: designing the tools, recruiting and training the data abstractors
    Barbara Simmons
    James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    SCI Nurs 19:22-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practices for safe patient handling and movement
    Audrey Nelson
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, USA
    Online J Issues Nurs 9:4. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Modification of bed systems and use of accessories to reduce the risk of hospital-bed entrapment
    Gail Powell-Cope
    James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 30:9-17. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Technology to promote safe mobility in the elderly
    Audrey Nelson
    James A Haley VAMC, 11605 N Nebraska Avenue 118M, Tampa, FL 33612 5738, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:649-71. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Myths and facts about back injuries in nursing
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Nurs 103:32-40; 41 quiz. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Update on evidence-based practices for safe patient handling and movement
    Audrey Nelson
    Nursing Service for Research, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:367-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Safe patient handling and movement
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Nurs 103:32-43; quiz 44. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a multifaceted ergonomics program to prevent injuries associated with patient handling tasks
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 11605 N Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:717-33. 2006

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Wheelchair-related falls: current evidence and directions for improved quality care
    Deborah Gavin-Dreschnack
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Patient Safety Center, 11605 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:119-27. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the current data on wheelchair-related falls and to make recommendations for avenues for improved quality of care and future research to promote patient safety...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prioritizing safe patient handling: The American Nurses Association's Handle With Care Campaign
    Arnold B de Castro
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7260, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:363-9. 2006
    ..The authors discuss national-level efforts to promote patient care ergonomics principles and safe patient handling programs and their impact on nursing shortages and quality patient care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Data abstraction: designing the tools, recruiting and training the data abstractors
    Barbara Simmons
    James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    SCI Nurs 19:22-4. 2002
    ..Taking the time to recruit and train qualified data abstractors and to develop effective data abstraction tools will result in data that not only answers the research question, but also withstands the most rigorous critique...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practices for safe patient handling and movement
    Audrey Nelson
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, USA
    Online J Issues Nurs 9:4. 2004
    ..The authors have organized potential solutions into three established ergonomic solution types: engineering based, administrative, and behavioral. For each intervention, the level of evidence to support its use is provided...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modification of bed systems and use of accessories to reduce the risk of hospital-bed entrapment
    Gail Powell-Cope
    James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 30:9-17. 2005
    ..This article describes a facility-based approach for identifying and managing risk related to hospital bed-entrapment to be used in rehabilitation settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Technology to promote safe mobility in the elderly
    Audrey Nelson
    James A Haley VAMC, 11605 N Nebraska Avenue 118M, Tampa, FL 33612 5738, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:649-71. 2004
    ..Results from these studies will help to build a business case, demonstrating that initial capital investments will result in cost savings, improved quality of care, and other benefits...
  7. ncbi request reprint Myths and facts about back injuries in nursing
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Nurs 103:32-40; 41 quiz. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Update on evidence-based practices for safe patient handling and movement
    Audrey Nelson
    Nursing Service for Research, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:367-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Safe patient handling and movement
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Nurs 103:32-43; quiz 44. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a multifaceted ergonomics program to prevent injuries associated with patient handling tasks
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 11605 N Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:717-33. 2006
    ..Nurses have one of the highest rates of work-related musculoskeletal injury of any profession. Over the past 30 years, efforts to reduce work-related musculoskeletal disorders in nurses have been largely unsuccessful...
  11. ncbi request reprint Myths and facts about safe patient handling in rehabilitation
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 33:10-7. 2008
    ..Further research on the impact of safe patient-handling practices on rehabilitation goals and continued communication between rehabilitation providers are recommended...
  12. ncbi request reprint Link between safe patient handling and patient outcomes in long-term care
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa FL 33612, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 33:33-43. 2008
    ..Findings from this study may be useful in enhancing organizational support for safe patient-handling programs and could be used to build a business case for improving caregiver safety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation outcomes for veterans with polytrauma treated at the Tampa VA
    Kris Siddharthan
    VISN8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center VAMC, Tampa, FL, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 33:221-5. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and patient outcomes in inpatient rehabilitation settings
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 32:179-202. 2007
    ..A total of 54 rehabilitation facilities in the United States, stratified by geography, were randomly selected to participate in the study...
  15. doi request reprint AORN Ergonomic Tool 6: lifting and carrying supplies and equipment in the perioperative setting
    Thomas Waters
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    AORN J 94:173-9. 2011
    ..Caregivers can use the revised National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health lifting equation to assess whether a specific lifting task can be performed safely...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patient handling in the veterans health administration: facilitating change in the health care industry
    Michael J Hodgson
    From the Occupational Health Group Dr Hodgson, and Patient Care Ergonomics Ms Matz, Occupational Health Strategic Healthcare Group, Office of Public Health, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC and Center of Excellence Health Services Research and Development and Patient Safety Center Dr Nelson, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, Fla
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1230-7. 2013
    ..To describe a 15-year process creating an industry standard of practice without regulatory support through organizational leadership...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measuring provider compliance with ischemic heart disease guidelines
    Britta Neugaard
    James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    South Med J 97:942-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationships among provider beliefs, attitudes, and intention to use Veterans Health Administration guidelines for ischemic heart disease (IHD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Under-reporting of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the Veterans Administration
    Kris Siddharthan
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 19:463-76. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the predictors for under-reporting work-related musculoskeletal injuries and their reasons...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fall-related fractures in persons with spinal cord impairment: a descriptive analysis
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    SCI Nurs 20:30-7. 2003
    ..Hospital days were most often the result of home inaccessibility, inadequate support at home, or surgical intervention...
  20. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to modify the SF-36V physical functioning scale for use with veterans with spinal cord injury
    Stephen L Luther
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Research Center, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1059-66. 2006
    ..To develop a valid and reliable spinal cord injury (SCI) specific physical functioning (PF) scale for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) version of the 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preventing nursing back injuries: redesigning patient handling tasks
    Audrey Nelson
    Veterans Health Administration, Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Tampa, FL, USA
    AAOHN J 51:126-34. 2003
    ..Nursing tasks can be redesigned to improve caregiver and patient safety using new patient handling technologies and work practice controls. Further study is needed to redesign other high risk tasks to promote safer work environments...
  22. ncbi request reprint A business case for patient care ergonomic interventions
    Kris Siddharthan
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 29:63-71. 2005
    ..Financial measures on a successful patient handling project in the Veterans Health Administration are outlined and policy implications discussed...
  23. doi request reprint AORN ergonomic tool 2: positioning and repositioning the supine patient on the OR bed
    Thomas Waters
    Health Science Research and Development Rehabilitation, Research and Development at the James A Haley Veterans Administration Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    AORN J 93:445-9. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint Provider attitudes and beliefs about clinical practice guidelines
    Stephen L Luther
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Tampa, Florida, USA
    SCI Nurs 21:206-12. 2004
    ..The results of this study suggest that negative attitudes and beliefs about guidelines might be less of an obstacle to guideline implementation in VHA SCI Centers. Nurses are in a position to play a key role in their implementation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Promoting evidence-based practice in spinal cord injury/disorders health care
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, Florida, USA
    SCI Nurs 21:129-35. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord injury providers' perceptions of barriers to implementing selected clinical practice guideline recommendations
    Marylou Guihan
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, Jr, Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:48-58. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Upper limb pain in a national sample of veterans with paraplegia
    Ronald J Gironda
    Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 27:120-7. 2004
    ..Because the risk for UL pain conditions appears to increase over time, the associations among age, duration of wheelchair use, and UL pain were evaluated...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using simulation to design and integrate technology for safer and more efficient practice environments
    Audrey Nelson
    James A Healy Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Nurs Outlook 51:S27-9. 2003
  29. doi request reprint AORN Ergonomic Tool 5: Tissue Retraction in the Perioperative Setting
    Patrice Spera
    Morton Plant Mease Healthcare Bardmoor Endoscopy and Surgery Center, Seminole, FL, USA
    AORN J 94:54-8. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Inpatient mortality of hip fracture patients in the Veterans Health Administration
    Elizabeth Bass
    James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 29:215-20. 2004
    ..Rehabilitation nurses in acute care can be catalysts in proactively incorporating protective devices, screening for osteoporosis, and initiating lifestyle changes in their plans of care to optimize outcomes for hip fracture patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality Enhancement Research Initiative: translating research into practice
    Audrey Nelson
    Patient Safety Research Enhancement Award Program, James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:221. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Provider-perceived barriers and facilitators for ischaemic heart disease (IHD) guideline adherence
    Gail M Powell-Cope
    James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:227-39. 2004
    ..Clinical practice guidelines have become a standard way of implementing evidence-based practice, yet research has shown that clinicians do not always follow guidelines...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evidence for implementing nonpharmacological interventions for wandering
    Craig Siders
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, FL, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 29:195-206. 2004
    ..The literature varied widely in terms of theoretical soundness, methodological rigor, and clarity. The level of evidence supporting these interventions and implications for future study are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Consensus statements: Development and testing of the School Competency Assessment Scale
    Audrey Nelson
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 20:71-2. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of a 1.5-day multidisciplinary outpatient treatment program for fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Angela Pfeiffer
    Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:186-91. 2003
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the effect of a 1.5-day multidisciplinary fibromyalgia treatment program on impact of illness, depression, and life fulfillment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Promoting safe patient handling
    Audrey Nelson
    Rehabil Nurs 33:2, 43. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint Nurses' working conditions and the nursing shortage
    Gail Powell-Cope
    JAMA 289:1632; author reply 1633. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Patient handling tasks with high risk for musculoskeletal disorders in critical care
    Thomas R Waters
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway MS C24, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:131-43. 2007
    ..Studies show that implementing a safe patient handling and movement program that incorporates new technology can pay for itself in a short period of time and provide long-term benefit for health care facilities and nursing staff...
  39. ncbi request reprint The physical workload of nursing personnel: association with musculoskeletal discomfort
    Nancy N Menzel
    Department of Health Care Environments and Systems, College of Nursing, University of Florida, P O Box 100187, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:859-67. 2004
    ..On units where lifting devices are readily available, musculoskeletal risk may have shifted to the wrist and knee...
  40. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned in implementing SCI clinical practice guidelines
    Maylou Guihan
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Illinois, USA
    SCI Nurs 21:136-42. 2004
    ..These strategies were implemented at each site. This article identifies "lessons learned" during the process of trying to get these CPGs embedded into clinical practice...
  41. ncbi request reprint Audrey Nelson on translating research on patient safety into practice. Interview by Susan V. White
    Audrey Nelson
    J Healthc Qual 28:32-5. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in nurses: a safe patient handling curriculum module for nursing schools
    Nancy N Menzel
    College of Nursing, University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV 89154 3018, USA
    Nurse Educ 32:130-5. 2007
    ..The module changes the focus of patient handling education from body mechanics to equipment-assisted safe patient lifting programs that have been shown to protect nurses from injury and improve care...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patient safety in rehabilitation nursing
    Audrey Nelson
    Rehabil Nurs 29:182. 2004