A M Trinkoff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perception of their work environment, health, and well-being: a qualitative perspective
    Jeanne Geiger-Brown
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AAOHN J 52:16-22. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Nurses' inclination to report work-related injuries: organizational, work-group, and individual factors associated with reporting
    Jeanne Geiger Brown
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AAOHN J 53:213-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint How long and how much are nurses now working?
    Alison Trinkoff
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:60-71, quiz 72. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Abuse and violence during home care work as predictor of worker depression
    Jeanne Geiger-Brown
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 26:59-77. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of working conditions among nurses in Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals
    Alison M Trinkoff
    School of Nursing, University of Maryland, 655 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nurs Adm 40:309-15. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Nurses' work schedule characteristics, nurse staffing, and patient mortality
    Alison M Trinkoff
    School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nurs Res 60:1-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Workplace prevention and musculoskeletal injuries in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:153-8. 2003
  8. pmc Staffing and worker injury in nursing homes
    Alison M Trinkoff
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard St, Rm 625, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1220-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal problems of the neck, shoulder, and back and functional consequences in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:170-8. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationship of work hours, mandatory overtime, and on-call to musculoskeletal problems in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Work and Health Research Center, Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:964-71. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perception of their work environment, health, and well-being: a qualitative perspective
    Jeanne Geiger-Brown
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AAOHN J 52:16-22. 2004
    ..Based on the issues raised in the themes, recommendations are provided for improving retention while promoting nurses' health and well-being...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nurses' inclination to report work-related injuries: organizational, work-group, and individual factors associated with reporting
    Jeanne Geiger Brown
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AAOHN J 53:213-7. 2005
    ..Improvements in the reporting climate may influence the completeness and, thus, the value of injury data for identifying hazards in the workplace. These data could provide valuable information for targeting preventive initiatives...
  3. ncbi request reprint How long and how much are nurses now working?
    Alison Trinkoff
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:60-71, quiz 72. 2006
    ..This study describes the nature and prevalence of such schedules across nursing settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Abuse and violence during home care work as predictor of worker depression
    Jeanne Geiger-Brown
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 26:59-77. 2007
    ..Home care workers provide care without the normal protections afforded in the hospital. This study describes the prevalence of abuse and violence experienced by home care workers and its relationship to workers' depression...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of working conditions among nurses in Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals
    Alison M Trinkoff
    School of Nursing, University of Maryland, 655 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nurs Adm 40:309-15. 2010
    ..To compare working conditions (ie, schedule, job demands, and practice environment) of nurses working in American Nurses Credentialing Center-designated Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals...
  6. doi request reprint Nurses' work schedule characteristics, nurse staffing, and patient mortality
    Alison M Trinkoff
    School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nurs Res 60:1-8. 2011
    ..Although nurse staffing has been found to be related to patient mortality, there has been limited study of the independent effect of work schedules on patient care outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Workplace prevention and musculoskeletal injuries in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:153-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the availability of preventive devices and training in relation to neck, shoulder, and back musculoskeletal injuries/disorders (MSD) in registered nurses...
  8. pmc Staffing and worker injury in nursing homes
    Alison M Trinkoff
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard St, Rm 625, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1220-5. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between nursing home staffing levels and worker injury rates in 445 nursing homes in 3 states...
  9. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal problems of the neck, shoulder, and back and functional consequences in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:170-8. 2002
    ..Though musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are highly prevalent among registered nurses (RNs), little is known about functional consequences of MSDs in nurses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationship of work hours, mandatory overtime, and on-call to musculoskeletal problems in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Work and Health Research Center, Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:964-71. 2006
    ..Nurses are also likely to work extended schedules (long hours, on-call, mandatory overtime, working on days off). The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of extended work schedules in nurses to MSD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Workplace access, negative proscriptions, job strain, and substance use in registered nurses
    A M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Nurs Res 49:83-90. 2000
    ..Both occupational conditions and individual factors have been shown as contributors to the likelihood of substance use among health professionals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Work schedule, needle use, and needlestick injuries among registered nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Work and Health Research Center, Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:156-64. 2007
    ..To examine the association between working conditions and needlestick injury among registered nurses. We also describe needle use and needlestick injuries according to nursing position, workplace, and specialty...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perceived physical demands and reported musculoskeletal problems in registered nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:270-5. 2003
    ..As a first step toward reducing MSDs and their consequences, this study was designed to examine the relationship between perceived physical demands and reported neck, shoulder, and back MSDs in nurses...
  14. pmc Substance use among nurses: differences between specialties
    A M Trinkoff
    Department of Psychiatric, Community and Adult Primary Care Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:581-5. 1998
    ..This study explored the association between nursing specialty and past-year substance use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Healthcare reform. Its effects on nurses
    P Corey-Lisle
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, USA
    J Nurs Adm 29:30-7. 1999
    ..This qualitative study an analysis of these comments, identified themes related to nurses' perceptions of changes and the effect of healthcare reform on the practice of nursing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Similarities of substance use between medical and nursing specialties
    C L Storr
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 35:1443-69. 2000
    ..In addition, similarities in specialty membership and substance use across medicine and nursing suggests there may be common risk factors related to substance use that could be addressed using interdisciplinary approaches...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physically demanding work and inadequate sleep, pain medication use, and absenteeism in registered nurses
    A M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:355-63. 2001
    ..13; CI, 1.15 to 3.94). Adjustment using multiple logistic regression for lifestyle, demographics, and work schedule did little to alter the findings. Interventions to promote nurses' health should limit the physical demands of the work...
  18. pmc Health care system changes and reported musculoskeletal disorders among registered nurses
    Jane Lipscomb
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Nursing, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1431-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated the impact of health care system changes on nurses' health, and we studied reported musculoskeletal disorders associated with these changes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Using state administrative data to study nonfatal worker injuries: challenges and opportunities
    Meg Johantgen
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard Street, Suite 475, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Safety Res 35:309-15. 2004
    ..While many states use their workers' compensation (WC) data to document frequency and type of injury, few conduct in-depth examinations of patterns of injury and other etiologies. Administrative data are generally an untapped resource...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prescription-type drug misuse and workplace access among nurses
    A M Trinkoff
    Department of Psychiatric and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, USA
    J Addict Dis 18:9-17. 1999
    ..18; 95% Confidence Interval: 1.70-10.30). Level of knowledge of controlled substances was also associated with use, but did not explain the relation between access and use...
  21. ncbi request reprint Work-schedule characteristics and reported musculoskeletal disorders of registered nurses
    Jane A Lipscomb
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore 21201 1579, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:394-401. 2002
    ..The relationship between a combination of demanding work-schedule characteristics and reported musculoskeletal disorders of the neck, shoulders, and back was examined...

Research Grants7

  1. Extended Work Schedules and Workplace Injury in Nurses
    Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Identifying organizational variables related to nurse's health that, if modified, could reduce the likelihood of worker injury is key to maximizing the quality of health care while maintaining a healthy workforce. ..
  2. Role of organizational factors on patient/worker safety
    Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2002
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