NANCY I BERGSTROM
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Description of the National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care StudySusan D Horn
ISIS, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1816-25. 2002..To describe and provide baseline data from The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study (NPULS)...
- Predictive validity of the Braden Scale among Black and White subjectsNancy Bergstrom
Aging Reseasrch, Center on Aging, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7000 Fannin, Suite 720, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Nurs Res 51:398-403. 2002..The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk (Braden Scale) has been tested for predictive validity, but the cut-off scores for Blacks has not been compared to White populations...
- Stage 2 pressure ulcer healing in nursing homesNancy Bergstrom
Center on Aging, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1252-8. 2008..To identify resident and wound characteristics associated with Stage 2 pressure ulcer (PrU) healing time in nursing home residents...
- Systematic review of current executive function measures in adults with and without cognitive impairmentsSabrina Pickens
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston s School of Nursing and Medicine, CREST office, Houston, Texas 77004, USA
Int J Evid Based Healthc 8:110-25. 2010..Several measures are available to screen for executive function; however, no gold standard exists. The difficulty in assessing executive function is the existence of its many subsets...
- Comparison of commonly used placement sites for activity monitoringMary Pat Rapp
6901 Bertner Blvd, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Office 6 613, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Biol Res Nurs 11:302-9. 2010..No accepted standard exists to evaluate nonsleep-related activity in nursing facility residents where monitors are variously placed at the ankle, waist, wrist, thigh, or embedded in sheeting and set to record activity frequency...
- Surviving the storms: Emergency preparedness in Texas nursing facilities and assisted living facilitiesCarmen Castro
Center on Aging, School of Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, SON 628, 6901 Bertner Avenue, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 34:9-16. 2008..Changes in policy and practice will lead to better trained staff who will provide the care residents need for improved health outcomes during future public health disasters...
- Practices and outcomes: pressure ulcer management in nursing facilitiesMary Pat Rapp
Houston School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Nurs Adm Q 34:E1-E11. 2010..The objective of this study was to compare reported pressure ulcer prevention and treatment practices in nursing facilities with high prevalence of pressure ulcers versus nursing facilities with low prevalence of pressure ulcers...
- Contribution of skin temperature regularity to the risk of developing pressure ulcers in nursing facility residentsMary Pat Rapp
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston School of Nursing, Houston, Texas, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 22:506-13. 2009..The purpose of the study was to determine whether characterizing skin temperature regulation as a functional property of the skin as it relates to tissue tolerance improves the clinician's understanding of pressure ulcer risk prediction...
- Quality of life measures for patients on hemodialysis: a review of psychometric propertiesFrancess Victoria Nelson Danquah
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston School of Nursing, Houston, TX, USA
Nephrol Nurs J 37:255-69; quiz 270. 2010....
- The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: outcomes of pressure ulcer treatments in long-term careNancy Bergstrom
School of Nursing, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1721-9. 2005..To identify resident, wound, and treatment characteristics associated with pressure ulcer (PrU) healing in long-term care residents...
- RN staffing time and outcomes of long-stay nursing home residents: pressure ulcers and other adverse outcomes are less likely as RNs spend more time on direct patient careSusan D Horn
Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research ICOR
Am J Nurs 105:58-70; quiz 71. 2005..This study explored the time nurses spent in direct care and how it affected outcomes in long-stay (two weeks or longer) nursing home residents...
- Collaborative clinical quality improvement for pressure ulcers in nursing homesJoanne Lynn
RAND, Arlington, Virginia, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1663-9. 2007..The project demonstrated multiple opportunities in collaborative quality improvement, including improving the measurement of quality and identifying research priorities, as well as improving care...
- The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk: reflections on the perioperative periodNancy Bergstrom
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:79-80; author reply 80. 2005
- Validation of the mobility subscale of the Braden Scale for predicting pressure sore riskGeralyn C Powers
St Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
Nurs Res 53:340-6. 2004..Because subscale scores are intended to guide patient care decisions, validity is an important issue...
- The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: pressure ulcer development in long-term care residentsSusan D Horn
Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:359-67. 2004..To identify resident, treatment, and facility characteristics associated with pressure ulcer (PU) development in long-term care residents...