nursing

Summary

Summary: The field of nursing care concerned with the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Development of a framework for person-centred nursing
    Brendan McCormack
    Professor of Nursing Research Director of Nursing Research and Practice Development, University of Ulster and Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 56:472-9. 2006
  2. ncbi Scoping workplace aggression in nursing: findings from an Australian study
    Gerald A Farrell
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 55:778-87. 2006
  3. ncbi Peer reviewer training and editor support: results from an international survey of nursing peer reviewers
    Margaret Comerford Freda
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Prof Nurs 25:101-8. 2009
  4. ncbi Cochrane reviews of educational and self-management interventions to guide nursing practice: a review
    Samantha Coster
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Division of Health and Social Care, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:508-28. 2009
  5. ncbi [Evaluation of the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) as a nursing workload measurement tool in an adult ICU]
    Regina Maria Yatsue Conishi
    UTI do Hospital Sírio Libanês, Brasil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:346-54. 2007
  6. ncbi [Factors associated with nursing workload in adult intensive care units]
    Leilane Andrade Gonçalves
    Escola de Enfermagem, Univer sidade de São Paulo EEUSP, UTI de Adultos do Hospital Sírio Libanês, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:645-52. 2007
  7. ncbi Nursing shortage in China: State, causes, and strategy
    Hu Yun
    Nursing School, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Nurs Outlook 58:122-8. 2010
  8. pmc The impact of out-migration on the nursing workforce in Kenya
    Jessica M Gross
    Emory University Nurses Council of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Serv Res 46:1300-18. 2011
  9. ncbi Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in nursing practice: focus on children and youth: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth of the Council on Cardiovascular Dis
    Laura L Hayman
    New York University, USA
    Circulation 116:344-57. 2007
  10. ncbi Chinese values, health and nursing
    Y C Chen
    Veterans General Hospital, 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Adv Nurs 36:270-3. 2001

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  1. ncbi Development of a framework for person-centred nursing
    Brendan McCormack
    Professor of Nursing Research Director of Nursing Research and Practice Development, University of Ulster and Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 56:472-9. 2006
    This paper presents the development and content of a person-centred nursing framework.
  2. ncbi Scoping workplace aggression in nursing: findings from an Australian study
    Gerald A Farrell
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 55:778-87. 2006
    ..There is international concern about a perceived rise in occupational violence as a major worldwide public health problem, with associated financial costs...
  3. ncbi Peer reviewer training and editor support: results from an international survey of nursing peer reviewers
    Margaret Comerford Freda
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Prof Nurs 25:101-8. 2009
    b>Nursing journals depend on the services of peer reviewers for their expertise in research and clinical practice...
  4. ncbi Cochrane reviews of educational and self-management interventions to guide nursing practice: a review
    Samantha Coster
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Division of Health and Social Care, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:508-28. 2009
    ..The burden of chronic disease on healthcare services worldwide is growing and the increased development of educational interventions which help patients to better manage their own conditions is evident internationally...
  5. ncbi [Evaluation of the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) as a nursing workload measurement tool in an adult ICU]
    Regina Maria Yatsue Conishi
    UTI do Hospital Sírio Libanês, Brasil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:346-54. 2007
    ..This is an exploratory, descriptive, prospective field study with a quantitative approach carried out at a general/adult Intensive Care Unit in the city of São Paulo...
  6. ncbi [Factors associated with nursing workload in adult intensive care units]
    Leilane Andrade Gonçalves
    Escola de Enfermagem, Univer sidade de São Paulo EEUSP, UTI de Adultos do Hospital Sírio Libanês, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:645-52. 2007
    This study was aimed both at analyzing the nursing workload on the first day of admission of patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and the factors associated with it...
  7. ncbi Nursing shortage in China: State, causes, and strategy
    Hu Yun
    Nursing School, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Nurs Outlook 58:122-8. 2010
    This article describes the nursing shortage situation in China and the causes for it...
  8. pmc The impact of out-migration on the nursing workforce in Kenya
    Jessica M Gross
    Emory University Nurses Council of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Serv Res 46:1300-18. 2011
    To examine the impact of out-migration on Kenya's nursing workforce.
  9. ncbi Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in nursing practice: focus on children and youth: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth of the Council on Cardiovascular Dis
    Laura L Hayman
    New York University, USA
    Circulation 116:344-57. 2007
  10. ncbi Chinese values, health and nursing
    Y C Chen
    Veterans General Hospital, 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Adv Nurs 36:270-3. 2001
    ..and the concept of health, and to illustrate how these ways have influenced the development of health care and nursing among Chinese in the Republic of China (ROC) and the People's Republic of China (PRC). Scope...
  11. ncbi Clinical nursing leaders', team members' and service managers' experiences of implementing evidence at a local level
    Alison Kitson
    School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 19:542-55. 2011
    To describe the experiences of 14 clinical nursing leaders introducing a knowledge translation (KT) project into one metropolitan acute care hospital in South Australia...
  12. ncbi A review of low back pain and musculoskeletal disorders among Italian nursing personnel
    Antonio Lorusso
    Department of Internal Medicine and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ind Health 45:637-44. 2007
    This review targeted all research previously conducted on the topic of musculoskeletal disorders among Italian nursing personnel, with a particular focus on studies that had examined individual, physical and psychosocial risk factors...
  13. ncbi Bias in experimental nursing research: Strategies to improve the quality and explanatory power of nursing science
    Gunilla Borglin
    School of Health Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, 379 71 Blekinge, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:123-8. 2010
    In a guest editorial in this journal, Rahm Hallberg [Rahm Hallberg, I., 2006. Challenges for future nursing research: providing evidence for health-care practice...
  14. ncbi Comparison of nursing: China and the United States
    Beatrice J Kalisch
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nurs Econ 27:322-31. 2009
    b>Nursing in China and the United States was compare with special emphasis on nurse supply, demographic characteristics of nurses, educational programs, and staffing patterns and levels...
  15. ncbi What are the core elements of patient-centred care? A narrative review and synthesis of the literature from health policy, medicine and nursing
    Alison Kitson
    School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 69:4-15. 2013
    To identify the common, core elements of patient-centred care in the health policy, medical and nursing literature.
  16. ncbi Black nurse in white space? Rethinking the in/visibility of race within the Australian nursing workplace
    Virginia Mapedzahama
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Nurs Inq 19:153-64. 2012
    ..migrant nurses, which document their experiences of nurse-to-nurse racism and racial prejudice in Australian nursing workplaces...
  17. ncbi Designing an effective evaluation plan: a tool for understanding and planning evaluations for complex nursing contexts
    Kenneth Walsh
    Nursing Research and Development Unit, Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Contemp Nurse 25:136-45. 2007
    With the increasing emphasis on the development of nursing, evidence based practice, practice development and new and extended nursing roles, nurses are faced with the challenge of developing effective evaluation practices in an ..
  18. ncbi The nursing profession in Saudi Arabia: an overview
    M Almalki
    College of Health Sciences, University of Jazan, Jazan, Saudi Arabia
    Int Nurs Rev 58:304-11. 2011
    The study aims to provide an overview of the nursing profession in Saudi Arabia, including its history, educational development, workforce and professional practice.
  19. ncbi Patient participation in clinical decision-making in nursing: A comparative study of nurses' and patients' perceptions
    Jan Florin
    Department of Health and Social Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 15:1498-508. 2006
    ..and Registered Nurses' perceptions of the patients' preferences for participation in clinical decision-making in nursing care. A further aim was to compare patients' experienced participation with their preferred participatory role.
  20. ncbi Patient satisfaction with nursing care and its relationship with patient characteristics
    Ummu Yildiz Findik
    Edirne Health College, Medical Faculty, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Nurs Health Sci 12:162-9. 2010
    The aim of this study was to assess patient satisfaction with nursing care and the relationship between patient satisfaction and patient characteristics...
  21. ncbi What is the impact of advanced primary care nursing roles on patients, nurses and their colleagues? A literature review
    Kate Bonsall
    University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1090-102. 2008
    To review and draw together the existing research evidence to assess the impact of advanced primary care nursing roles, particularly first contact nursing roles, for patients, nurses themselves and their colleagues in order to highlight ..
  22. ncbi Patient safety: a literature [corrected] review on the impact of nursing empowerment, leadership and collaboration
    A Richardson
    Critical Care, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN, UK
    Int Nurs Rev 57:12-21. 2010
    ..There have been some attempts to look at the links between nursing care and quality outcomes, but relatively little on the connection between nursing and patient safety...
  23. ncbi Choosing nursing as a career: a qualitative study
    Mary Mooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 28:385-92. 2008
    It is widely accepted that nursing as a career is viewed favourably by society in that it offers job security, mobility and career variety...
  24. ncbi Clinical decision-making: predictors of patient participation in nursing care
    Jan Florin
    Department of Health and Social Sciences, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:2935-44. 2008
    To investigate predictors of patients' preferences for participation in clinical decision-making in inpatient nursing care.
  25. ncbi Clinical guidelines in nursing, midwifery and the therapies: a systematic review
    L H Thomas
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    J Adv Nurs 30:40-50. 1999
    While nursing, midwifery and professions allied to medicine (PAMs) are increasingly using clinical guidelines to reduce inappropriate variations in practice and ensure higher quality care, there have been no rigorous overviews of their ..
  26. ncbi Becoming a nurse: a meta-study of early professional socialization and career choice in nursing
    Sheri L Price
    Women s Health, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 65:11-9. 2009
    This paper is a report of a meta-study of early professional socialization and career choice in nursing.
  27. ncbi Service user involvement in nursing, midwifery and health visiting research: a review of evidence and practice
    Elizabeth Smith
    Nursing Research Unit, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:298-315. 2008
    ..This paper draws upon findings from a review of the research 'evidence' and current practice on service user involvement in the design and undertaking of nursing, midwifery and health visiting research.
  28. pmc Effect of clinical guidelines in nursing, midwifery, and the therapies: a systematic review of evaluations
    L H Thomas
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Qual Health Care 7:183-91. 1998
    Although nursing, midwifery, and professions allied to medicine are increasingly using clinical guidelines to reduce inappropriate variations in practice and ensure higher quality care, there have been no rigorous overviews of their ..
  29. ncbi The 'greying' of the United Kingdom nursing workforce: implications for employment policy and practice
    J Buchan
    Department of Management and Social Sciences, Clerwood Terrace, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh EH12 8TS, Scotland
    J Adv Nurs 30:818-26. 1999
    ..nurses are now reaching their middle years and they are likely to have different requirements and attitudes to nursing work. This paper examines the employment policy and practice of the ageing of the UK nursing population...
  30. ncbi Nursing, Indigenous peoples and cultural safety: so what? Now what?
    Madeleine Dion Stout
    Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Contemp Nurse 22:327-32. 2006
  31. ncbi Endogenous clock gene expression in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of previsual newborn rabbits is entrained by nursing
    Ivette Caldelas
    Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    Dev Neurobiol 69:47-59. 2009
    ..We also report that these rhythms are entrained by nursing. Pups killed on postnatal days 3-4 showed the same rhythms in gene expression as pups in the previous experiment, ..
  32. ncbi The impact of the re-engineered world of health-care in Canada on nursing and patient outcomes
    Valerie Shannon
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Nurs Inq 12:231-9. 2005
    ..and policy reports, and where necessary, American literature, this paper describes the impact of re-engineering on nursing and on the relationship between nursing and patient outcomes. It also identifies emerging trends and ways forward.
  33. ncbi [The implementation of NEMS and NAS systems to assess the nursing staffing levels in a polyvalent intensive care unit]
    Alberto Lucchini
    Dipartimento di medicina perioperatoria e terapie intensive Teropia intensiva generale AO S Gerardo, Monza, Universita Milano Bicocca
    Assist Inferm Ric 27:18-26. 2008
    ..Aim of the study is the assessment of nursing workload in a polyvalent intensive care unit, the evaluation of easiness of routine use of the systems and the ..
  34. ncbi Ethics of pharmaceutical company relationships with the nursing profession: no free lunch...and no more pens?
    Elizabeth Crock
    Australian and New Zealand Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Victorian Branch, HIV AIDS, Melbourne, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 33:202-9. 2009
    ..There has been little discussion in the nursing literature, however, of the ethical and professional implications of nurses' acceptance of such sponsorship...
  35. ncbi Medication reconciliation in the acute care setting: opportunity and challenge for nursing
    Carol Sullivan
    Division of Quality and Operations, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 676 N St Clair St, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:95-8. 2005
  36. ncbi [Scientific production about occupational accidents with needle-stick devices among nursing workers]
    Maria Helena Palucci Marziale
    Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, da Universidade de Sao Paulo
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 10:571-7. 2002
    ..accidents with needlestick materials in order to identify the facts that predispose this kind of accidents among nursing workers. Fifty-five articles were analyzed of which thirty-nine were international and sixteen were national...
  37. ncbi The nursing shortage in the United States of America: an integrative review of the literature
    Heather Janiszewski Goodin
    School of Nursing, Capital University, Columbus, OH 43209, USA
    J Adv Nurs 43:335-43. 2003
    The aims of this paper are to review the literature to determine what factors are contributing to the nursing shortage in the United States of America (USA) and discuss possible solutions to this current and future nursing shortage.
  38. ncbi [The assessment of nursing workload]
    A Guccione
    Istituto di Anestesiologia e Rianimazione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Polo Universitario Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 70:411-6. 2004
    The measurement of nursing workload first began in the 1970s, because of the need for determining severity of illness and cost-effectiveness in the intensive care unit...
  39. ncbi Notes on the tension between privacy and surveillance in nursing
    Martin Johnson
    Salford Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, and Collaborative Research
    Online J Issues Nurs 10:4. 2005
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  40. ncbi Team learning and innovation in nursing, a review of the literature
    Olaf Timmermans
    Nursing and Midwifery Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Nurse Educ Today 32:65-70. 2012
    The capability to learn and innovate has been recognized as a key-factor for nursing teams to deliver high quality performance...
  41. ncbi Moral distress and ethical climate in a Swedish nursing context: perceptions and instrument usability
    Marit Silén
    School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 20:3483-93. 2011
    ..Further, the aim was to describe Swedish nurses' perceptions of ethical climate and the relationship between moral distress and ethical climate...
  42. ncbi Measuring the nursing workload per shift in the ICU
    Dieter P Debergh
    Intensive Care, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Intensive Care Med 38:1438-44. 2012
    ..However, a day consists of several shifts, which may be unequal in nursing workload...
  43. ncbi Partners in nursing: a mentoring initiative to enhance nurse retention
    Stacy Cottingham
    University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 32:250-5. 2011
    This article describes a community-based mentoring program, Partners in Nursing (PIN), which was developed as a collaborative effort to address the nursing workforce shortage...
  44. ncbi Why did I become a nurse? Personality traits and reasons for entering nursing
    Diann Eley
    School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 68:1546-55. 2012
    ..of a mixed method study of the association between personality traits of nurses and their reasons for entering nursing. Background...
  45. ncbi A concept analysis of nursing overtime
    Vanessa M Lobo
    Health Sciences, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 69:2401-12. 2013
    To report a concept analysis of nursing overtime.
  46. ncbi Psychosocial work environment and intention to leave the nursing profession: a cross-national prospective study of eight countries
    Jian Li
    Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int J Health Serv 43:519-36. 2013
    Many countries throughout the world are facing a serious nursing shortage, and retention of nurses also is a challenge...
  47. ncbi Research citation analysis of nursing academics in Canada: identifying success indicators
    Thomas F Hack
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada, and Cancer Care Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:2542-9. 2010
    This article is a report of a citation analysis of research publications by Canadian nursing academics.
  48. ncbi Patient perception of nursing service quality; an applied model of Donabedian's structure-process-outcome approach theory
    Hideyuki Kobayashi
    National College of Nursing, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Caring Sci 25:419-25. 2011
    b>Nursing is a labour-intensive field, and an extensive amount of latent information exists to aid in evaluating the quality of nursing service, with patients' experiences, the primary focus of such evaluations...
  49. ncbi Using reflective practice in frontline nursing
    Natius Oelofsen
    Learning Disabilities Service, Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust
    Nurs Times 108:22-4. 2012
    ..The three-stage cycle is illustrated with a fictional clinical example to show how this reflective method can make a difference in busy practice settings...
  50. ncbi Knowledge of osteoporosis and its related risk factors among nursing professionals
    R F Zhang
    Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism Unit, Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Singapore Med J 52:158-62. 2011
    ..Knowledge about osteoporosis and its related risk factors may be lacking among nurses in Singapore. The objective of this study was to assess the various aspects related to nurses' knowledge and attitudes regarding osteoporosis...
  51. ncbi Nosocomial infections: important acute care nursing-sensitive outcomes indicators
    Joanne R Duffy
    Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 13:358-66. 2002
    ..bacteremias, have been targeted by the American Nurses Association as outcomes that can be affected by nursing in acute care settings...
  52. ncbi Seeing the big picture in nursing: a source of human and professional pride
    Erik E Sørensen
    Clinical Research Unit, Aalborg Hospital Science and Innovation Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Adv Nurs 67:2284-91. 2011
    This article presents a discussion of the meaning of the phenomenon of seeing the big picture in nursing.
  53. ncbi Claiming the future of nursing through nursing-sensitive quality indicators
    Rita Munley Gallagher
    Department of Nursing Practice and Policy, American Nurses Association, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 100 West, Washington, DC 20024 2557, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 27:273-84. 2003
    ..This article describes factors stimulating the American Nurses Association to develop nursing-sensitive quality indicators, details development of the National Database for Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI),..
  54. ncbi Understanding nursing scope of practice: a qualitative study
    Jessica Schluter
    Medication Services Queensland, Queensland Health, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1211-22. 2011
    ..acuity and shortened lengths of stays in acute care hospitals resulting in an intensification of the work undertaken by nursing staff in hospitals. This has ultimately led to a reconsideration of how nursing staff manage their work.
  55. ncbi Rediscovering nursing: a study of overseas nurses working in Western Australia
    Christine D A Smith
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 13:289-95. 2011
    ..Despite Australia's regulations that assess the eligibility for nursing registration, many migrant nurses who have been successful in gaining their nursing license feel only partially ..
  56. ncbi The incommensurability of nursing as a practice and the customer service model: an evolutionary threat to the discipline
    Wendy J Austin
    Faculty of Nursing and the Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Nurs Philos 12:158-66. 2011
    ..are inducing some healthcare organizations to prescribe a customer service model that reframes the provision of nursing care...
  57. ncbi Health promotion in nursing: a Derridean discourse analysis
    Dean Whitehead
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Health and Social Services, Massey University, Turitea Campus, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 26:117-27. 2011
    The objective of this study was to identify the current position of health promotion in nursing as it relates to its practice, theory and policy and, where possible as a secondary aim, compare and contrast this against the health ..
  58. ncbi Identifying key performance indicators for nursing and midwifery care using a consensus approach
    Tanya McCance
    Belfast Trust University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 21:1145-54. 2012
    The aim of this study was to gain consensus on key performance indicators that are appropriate and relevant for nursing and midwifery practice in the current policy context.
  59. ncbi 21st century nursing practice in Ghana: challenges and opportunities
    N T Donkor
    Canadian University College, Alberta, Canada
    Int Nurs Rev 58:218-24. 2011
    This article is intended to stimulate critical thinking and generate fruitful discussion on nursing practice in Ghana as experienced by the authors...
  60. ncbi Nursing profession in Iran: an overview of opportunities and challenges
    Zahra Farsi
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Nosrat St, Tohid Sq, Tehran, Iran
    Jpn J Nurs Sci 7:9-18. 2010
    ..Despite its progress, the system has currently faced many challenges in one of the important subsystems, nursing. The present review article aimed to present an overview of the opportunities and challenges of the Iranian ..
  61. ncbi [Biosafety in STD/AIDS: conditioning factors of nursing workers' adherence to precaution measures]
    Elucir Gir
    Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto Universidade de São Paulo, Departamento de Enfermagem Geral e Especializada
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 38:245-53. 2004
    Aiming to identify the conditioning factors of nursing workers' adherence to precaution/isolation in caregiving, this descriptive study was conducted with the target population consisted of nurses representing medium-sized and large ..
  62. pmc Web-based nursing intervention for self-management of pain after cardiac surgery: pilot randomized controlled trial
    Geraldine Martorella
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e177. 2012
    ..More innovative educational interventions for postoperative pain relief are needed. We developed a Web-based nursing intervention to influence patient's involvement in postoperative pain management...
  63. ncbi The state of the science of emotional intelligence related to nursing leadership: an integrative review
    Kristin Akerjordet
    Department of Health Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger, N 4036 Stavanger, Norway
    J Nurs Manag 18:363-82. 2010
    To explore the state of the science of emotional intelligence (EI) related to nursing leadership and its critiques.
  64. ncbi Knowledge as a factor in vulnerability to tuberculosis among nursing students and professionals
    Thaís Virgínia Felício Mussi
    Nursing Department, Faculdade de Medicina de Jundiai, Jundiai, Brazil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 46:696-703. 2012
    ..of this study was to identify vulnerability to tuberculosis (TB) related to knowledge about the disease among 76 nursing students and professionals...
  65. ncbi Better late than never: workforce supply implications of later entry into nursing
    David I Auerbach
    Health and Human Resources Division, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:178-85. 2007
    Although the number of people entering nursing in their early to mid-twenties remains at its lowest point in forty years, large numbers of people are entering the profession in their late twenties and early thirties...
  66. ncbi Power and empowerment in nursing: a fourth theoretical approach
    Caroline Bradbury-Jones
    School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, Wales, UK
    J Adv Nurs 62:258-66. 2008
    This paper is a discussion of the use of poststructuralism as a means of exploring power and empowerment in nursing.
  67. ncbi Study on the absenteeism of nursing professionals in a psychiatric center in Manaus, Brazil
    Sandra Greice Becker
    School of Nursing, Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 16:109-14. 2008
    This quantitative study was performed to research the rate of absenteeism of nursing professionals in a psychiatric center in Manaus, from January/2004 to January/2005, in the Human Resources sector of the institution...
  68. ncbi The art of caring: invisible and subordinated? A response to Juliet Corbin: 'is caring a lost art in nursing?'
    Jill Maben
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:335-8. 2008
  69. ncbi Opportunities for nursing-dental collaboration: addressing oral health needs among the elderly
    Patricia Coleman
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:33-9. 2005
    ..This article outlines the need for greater attention to oral health care for the elderly in both nursing education and practice, and describes opportunities for effective inter-professional collaboration between ..
  70. ncbi Review: evaluating information systems in nursing
    Cristina Oroviogoicoechea
    Clinica Universitaria, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    J Clin Nurs 17:567-75. 2008
    To review existing nursing research on inpatient hospitals' information technology (IT) systems in order to explore new approaches for evaluation research on nursing informatics to guide further design and implementation of effective IT ..
  71. ncbi [Systematic review: a resource that allows for the incorporation of evidence into nursing practice]
    Cristina Maria Galvão
    Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 12:549-56. 2004
    ..offer subsidies for reflections with a view to the construction and/or application of systematic reviews in the nursing environment...
  72. ncbi Enhancing critical thinking in the preceptorship experience in nursing education
    Florence Myrick
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 45:371-80. 2004
    ..This study provides data that could revitalize the preceptor/learner relationship and in turn influence future preceptorship programmes in graduate nursing education.
  73. ncbi Future directions for career choice research in nursing: a discussion paper
    Sheri Price
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:268-76. 2009
    ..emphasis on recruitment and retention of healthcare providers internationally especially within the profession of Nursing, where there is a critical and growing shortage of nurses...
  74. ncbi Radiographers' areas of professional competence related to good nursing care
    Bodil T Andersson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:401-9. 2008
    Radiographers' ability and competence is a matter of vital importance for patients. Nursing care is an integral part of the radiographer's work...
  75. ncbi The importance of emancipatory research to contemporary nursing practice
    Jayln Rose
    Department of Nursing and Health Care Practices, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 29:8-22. 2008
    When considering the significant changes that continue to transform nursing practice, a focus on evidenced-based practice has clearly placed nursing research at the forefront of professional practice...
  76. ncbi When does nursing burnout begin? An investigation of the fatigue experience of Australian nursing students
    Samantha Rella
    School of Psychology, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5073, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 17:886-97. 2009
    Investigation of chronic maladaptive fatigue evolution among a large group of Australian Bachelor of Nursing (BN) degree students.
  77. ncbi Planning for change: developing a policy framework for nursing labour markets
    J Buchan
    Faculty of Social Sciences and Health Care, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, UK
    Int Nurs Rev 47:199-206. 2000
    This article examines key aspects of change in European nursing labour markets, and highlights an integrated policy framework intended to improve nurse recruitment, retention and utilization in European health care...
  78. ncbi The scholarship related to nursing work environments: where do we go from here?
    Nancy Dendaas
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Nursing, Madison, Wis 53713, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 27:12-20. 2004
    b>Nursing shortages within American hospitals are in part associated with problematic work environments...
  79. ncbi Self-assessment of nursing competencies--validation of the Finnish NCS instrument with Italian nurses
    Marisa Dellai
    Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Verona, Didactic polo of Trento, Italy
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:783-91. 2009
    ..This study reports cultural validation of the Italian version of the Nurse Competence Scale (NCS, English version) by exploring nurses' perceptions of the use of the NCS instrument...
  80. ncbi An integrative review of global nursing workforce issues
    Barbara L Nichols
    GGFNS International, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 28:113-32. 2010
    ..The increasing complexity of health care delivery, aging of the population and the nursing workforce, and the escalating global demand for nurses create on-going challenges for policy makers...
  81. ncbi Report cards: relevance for nursing and patient care safety
    L McGillis Hall
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Faculty of Nursing, Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Int Nurs Rev 49:168-77. 2002
    ..While it is evident that substantial activity has emerged, the majority of these initiatives excluded nursing, or use a broad indicator for nursing that may not provide meaningful representations of the quality of nursing ..
  82. ncbi Furthering the development of standardized nursing terminology through an ENP-ICNP cross-mapping
    P Wieteck
    ENP Research and Development Group, Bad Emstal Kassel, Germany
    Int Nurs Rev 55:296-304. 2008
    To examine the completeness and validity of the terms used in ENP in describing nursing diagnoses using a cross-mapping to ICNP.
  83. ncbi Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion in malignancy: review and implications for nursing management
    Lori A Langfeldt
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 7:425-30. 2003
    ..Beginning signs and symptoms are mild and can be mistakenly attributed to other causes. This article reviews the pathophysiology of SIADH, associated risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care.
  84. ncbi Issues and challenges in nursing and nursing education in Japan
    Sue Turale
    Nurse Educ Pract 8:1-4. 2008
    In this editorial we discuss the challenges and issues in nursing and nurse education in Japan...
  85. ncbi International perspectives on rural nursing: Australia, Canada, USA
    Angeline Bushy
    University of Central Florida School of Nursing, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
    Aust J Rural Health 10:104-11. 2002
    This article compares and contrasts nursing practice in rural areas based on selected publications by nurse scholars from Australia, Canada and the USA...
  86. ncbi The relevance of team characteristics and team directed strategies in the implementation of nursing innovations: a literature review
    Gerda Holleman
    P O Box 3135, 3502GC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1256-64. 2009
    ..In nursing, strategies often focus on intrinsic motivation, competencies and attitudes of individual nurses while ignoring ..
  87. ncbi Is caring a lost art in nursing?
    Juliet Corbin
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:163-5. 2008
  88. ncbi A successful way for performing nutritional nursing assessment in older patients
    Ulrika Söderhamn
    University of Agder, Faculty of Health and Sport, Arendal, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 18:431-9. 2009
    The aim of this study was to obtain increased knowledge and understanding about what can be promoting and facilitating for nurses to perform nutritional nursing assessment in older patients.
  89. ncbi Blinding in peer review: the preferences of reviewers for nursing journals
    Judith Gedney Baggs
    Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Adv Nurs 64:131-8. 2008
    This paper is a report of a study to assess the beliefs and preferences of reviewers for nursing journals about blinding of authors to reviewers, reviewers to authors, neither or both.
  90. ncbi Review of advanced nursing practice: the international literature and developing the generic features
    Stefanos Mantzoukas
    Department of Adult Nursing, Institute of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Ealing, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:28-37. 2007
    The aim of this article is to review the nursing literature on the notion of advanced nursing practice (ANP) and consequently provide clarifications on the concept of advanced nurse practitioner by developing its' generic features.
  91. ncbi The value of participatory action research in clinical nursing practice
    Janet B Glasson
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:34-9. 2008
    ..PAR has gained popularity in nursing and health-care research, offering a way of developing practice-based knowledge that can improve nursing care...
  92. ncbi Professional nursing in Iran: an overview of its historical and sociocultural framework
    Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tohid Square, Tehran 141118, Iran nikbakht2sina tums ac ir
    J Prof Nurs 20:396-402. 2004
    b>Nursing in Iran has progressed from the apprenticeship style of nurse training to the higher education sector, with the baccalaureate degree required for registered nurses...
  93. ncbi A comparison of semantic categories of the ISO reference terminology models for nursing and the MedLEE natural language processing system
    Suzanne Bakken
    School of Nursing, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 630 W 168th Street, Mailbox 6, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:472-6. 2004
    ..However, there has been little work related to NLP of nursing narratives...
  94. ncbi The nursing contribution to chronic disease management: a case of public expectation? Qualitative findings from a multiple case study design in England and Wales
    Patricia Mary Wilson
    University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:2-14. 2012
    ..However, there is relatively little known on how patients perceive the changes to service delivery envisaged by chronic care models...
  95. ncbi Transformational leadership in nursing: towards a more critical interpretation
    Marie Hutchinson
    Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Nurs Inq 20:11-22. 2013
    ..Over the last two decades, writing and research on nursing leadership has been dominated by one conceptual theory, that of transformational leadership...
  96. ncbi Nursing practice environment: how does one Australian hospital compare with magnet hospitals?
    Sandy Middleton
    Nursing Research Unit, St Vincents and Mater Health, and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing NSW and ACT, ACU National, North Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:366-72. 2008
    Magnet hospitals are recognized institutions of nursing excellence that provide an environment for the promotion of nursing and high-quality patient care...
  97. ncbi Bringing back the basics of nursing: defining patient care essentials
    Teri Britt Pipe
    College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 36:225-33. 2012
    b>Nursing leadership involves creating and sustaining a professional environment where nurses can perform at the highest levels of their preparation and expertise...
  98. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes and intention of high school students towards the nursing profession in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia
    Badran A Al-Omar
    Department of Public Administration, College of Administrative Sciences, King Saud University, PO Box 2459, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:150-5. 2004
    To determine the knowledge, attitudes, and intention among the Saudi high school students towards the nursing profession. In addition, the study aims to identify students' perception of causes preventing them to become nurses...
  99. ncbi [Nursing classification: cross-mapping between focus axis terms]
    Romana Reis da Silva
    Pós Graduação em Tecnologia da Saúde, Pontifícia Universitária Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, PR
    Rev Bras Enferm 61:835-40. 2008
    ..There were difficulties from the process of Brazilian translating and publishing of ICNP 1.0 and the absence of some concepts in terms of CIPESC. This work will trigger the validation process for non equivalent terms...
  100. ncbi Sleep in adolescence: a review of issues for nursing practice
    Tamara Vallido
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:1819-26. 2009
    The aim of this review was to explore the literature to determine what is known about adolescent sleep, the causes and consequences of disturbed sleep in adolescence and the implications this has for nursing practice.
  101. ncbi Promoting nursing as a career choice
    Jennifer L Hoke
    California Department of Health Services, San Bernadino, CA, USA
    Nurs Econ 24:94-100, 55. 2006
    Fewer young people are considering nursing as a career. This project was designed to present nursing as a viable career option to middle school students...

Research Grants46

  1. EVALUATION OF NURSING SENSITIVE PATIENT OUTCOME MEASURES
    Marion Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..renewal application seeks funding for Phase II of a program of research to identify, classify, and evaluate nursing sensitive patient outcome measures...
  2. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..so that health care can be planned and provided from patients' own views and perspectives; c) develop a nursing expert system that can effectively guide cancer pain assessment and management in clinical settings; and d) ..
  3. A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal Symptoms
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  4. EMILIE--INTEGRATED INFORMATION FOR COLLABORATIVE CARE
    Judy Ozbolt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  5. End-of-Life Decision Making in ICUs: Roles and Relationships of Key Players
    Judith Gedney Baggs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will help support interventions respectful of the perspectives of all participants in EOLDM. ..
  6. Effect of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in Dementia
    Christine R Kovach; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..characteristics on care received by measuring the interactionof staffing level, turnover level, and nursing home culture on group differences in resident care and resident outcomes...
  7. A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration Outomes
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..administrative outcomes, building upon the findings of the original NINR-funded grant - A Model of Patient and Nursing Administrative Outcomes. The expansion encompasses three domains...
  8. A Computer-Based Parent/Adolescent HIV Communication Intervention for Latinos
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is an important effort in reducing HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. HIT Support for Safe Nursing Care
    Gail Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A convenience sample of eight nursing units (four units in year one, four units in year two) in five healthcare organizations will complete the care ..
  10. Aspartame Intake and the Risk of Cancer
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our results may help decision-makers formulate guidelines and direct future aspartame studies. Even a null finding would be important in this context. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. DETECTING ASPIRATION ASSOCIATED WITH TUBE FEEDINGS
    Norma Metheny; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with advanced skills in critical care nursing and placement of nasoenteral tubes will be available 40 hours per week to educate and coach caregivers in the ..
  12. Providers' Views of the Roles of Medical Interpreters
    I LING HSIEH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  14. Parents' Interpretation and Use of Genetic Information
    Agatha Gallo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results will inform professionals working with families, and contribute to the development of expert clinical judgment as a basis for addressing families' questions and concerns about a child's genetic condition. ..
  15. REDUCING HIV RISK AMONG LATINO YOUTH
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. POSTTRANSPLANT QUALITY OF LIFE INTERVENTION STUDY
    Donna Hathaway; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, by demonstrating an effective way to improve transplant outcomes, we will both increase the life of the transplanted organ and the productivity of the recipient, resulting in reduced costs for the patient and society. ..
  17. AN HIV INTERVENTION FOR FATHERS AND THEIR SONS
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Statistical tests will also be conducted to assess proposed mediators of the intervention. ..
  18. AN ADHERENCE INTERVENTION FOR ANTIRETROVIRAL REGIMENS
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Each participant will be followed for 12 months. With the effects of attrition incorporated into the sample size calculations, a total of 240 participants or 120 per condition will be required to test the primary hypotheses. ..
  19. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Dose of Early Therapeutic Mobility: Does Type or Frequency of Activity Matter?
    Chris Winkelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the biobehavioral methods to improve outcome research (PA-07-008) and the mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research to improve treatments and health based on evidence...
  21. Improving Self Care Behavior and Outcomes in Rural Patients with Heart Failure
    Kathleen A Dracup; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..HF interventions have not been developed for resource scarce rural areas. The intervention tested here could help patients with HF in rural areas avoid hospitalizations. ..
  22. Terminological Systems for Representing Patient Status
    Marcelline Harris; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..At the end of this study, we intend to make available a scalable resource for this field. This work does not duplicate any existing work in terminology and information modeling work, rather extensively builds on existing work. ..
  23. FAMILY INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE HEALTH IN CHILDREN
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  24. DYSAUTONOMIA, EXERCISE, & POSTTRANSPLANT QUALITY OF LIFE
    Donna Hathaway; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  25. Extended Work Schedules and Workplace Injury in Nurses
    Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..One of the major cost-cutting strategies has been to reduce the size of the nursing workforce...
  26. Risk Perception/Communications/Reduction Behaviors
    Lois Loescher; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Dr. Loescher's previous training in nursing and clinical genetics and her postdoctoral training in psychometric analysis support her ability to move forward ..
  27. A Practice-Based Research Network for Improvement Science
    Kathleen R Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..priorities;yet insufficient progress has been made in quality improvement science, particularly focusing on nursing care processes in the hospital setting...
  28. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Unit Level Nurse Workload Impacts on Patient Safety
    Nancy Donaldson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..two-year descriptive correlational study build on the established integrity and capacity of the California Nursing Outcomes Coalition (CalNOC) to engage California acute care hospitals in voluntarily using ANA nursing quality ..
  30. Maternal Influences & Adolescent Sexual Behaviors: AAPI & Caucasian
    TSUI SUI KAO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..range goal of this study is to conduct community-based research that will contribute to the body of knowledge in nursing and health care delivery related to the AAPI and Caucasian populations...
  31. Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature Infants
    Karen Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..
  32. ICU CULTURE AND PROBLEMATIC TREATMENT LIMITATION CASES
    JUDITH BAGGS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..With a description of such barriers and facilitators, it will be possible to design interventions to serve patients' interests and be mutually acceptable to patients, families, and health care providers. ..
  33. Reducing Prehospital Delay Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Kathleen Dracup; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed intervention, if effective, could result in significant improvement in morbidity and mortality of patients with heart disease. ..
  34. Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of Care
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  35. Do organizational factors influence both patient and wo*
    Alison Trinkoff; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..by institution, over time (1998- 00); and 5) Examine the organizational characteristics of hospitals and nursing homes in relation to rates of adverse patient and worker outcomes...
  36. Development of a 'Nurse-Friendly' Bedside Test for Aspiration
    Norma A Metheny; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  37. Effects of Light at Night on Circadian System in Nurses
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. A Pilot Trial of Oral Melatonin Supplementation in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This pilot data could lay the groundwork for a large scale trial to assess the chemopreventive potential of melatonin in women, both with and without a personal history of breast cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Clock Genes, Night Work, and Breast Cancer Risk
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results from this study could help identify individuals who are more susceptible to night work than others, based on their genetic profile. ..
  40. Analyzing Nurses' Impact on Outcomes Using Detailed Data
    Marcelline Harris; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Efforts to address both the current nursing shortage and to strategize around the much larger shortage projected have been hampered by these inconsistencies, ..
  41. Reducing HIV Risk among Mexican Youth
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  42. DXA: HEALTH BELIEFS & OSTEOPOROSIS PREVENTION BEHAVIORS
    Carol Sedlak; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Prevention of osteoporosis is an important nursing and health care concern...
  43. Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and Evidence
    Robin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..b>Nursing care is directly related to quality, and is a basic essential core service for rural hospitals...
  44. Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient Safety
    Joanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..