nursing assessment

Summary

Summary: Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Health visiting assessment processes under scrutiny: a case study of knowledge use during family health needs assessments
    Jane V Appleton
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:682-96. 2008
  2. ncbi Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practice
    S Stevens
    Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Reading CMHT, Reading RG30 4EJ, Berkshire, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:495-501. 2005
  3. ncbi In the know: cognitive and social factors in mental health nursing assessment
    Padraig MacNeela
    School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 19:1298-306. 2010
  4. ncbi Nurses' views of using computerized decision support software in NHS Direct
    Alicia O'Cathain
    MRC Fellow, Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Adv Nurs 45:280-6. 2004
  5. ncbi Caring assessment in the Swedish ambulance services relieves suffering and enables safe decisions
    Birgitta Wireklint Sundström
    School of Health Sciences, PreHospen, University of Borås, The Prehospital Research Centre of Western Sweden, SE 501 90 Borås, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 19:113-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Sundowning in older people with dementia: evidence base, nursing assessment and interventions
    Jan Dewing
    Nurs Older People 15:24-31; quiz 32. 2003
  7. ncbi Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden
    Norissa J Honea
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:507-16. 2008
  8. pmc Suicide in older adults: nursing assessment of suicide risk
    Linda Garand
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:355-70. 2006
  9. pmc Necrotizing enterocolitis in the premature infant: neonatal nursing assessment, disease pathogenesis, and clinical presentation
    Katherine E Gregory
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 11:155-64; quiz 165-6. 2011
  10. ncbi Implications of Medicare reimbursement changes related to inpatient nursing care quality
    John M Welton
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:325-30. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Human Subjects Research Enhancement Program
    Stephen Slogoff; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Facial Expression During Pain
    MAMOONA ARIF; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. NEONATAL SKIN--EVALUATION OF EPIDERMAL BARRIER FUNCTION
    STEVEN HOATH; Fiscal Year: 1999
  4. NURSING ASSESSMENT OF PRESSURE SORE RISK
    Nancy Bergstrom; Fiscal Year: 1990
  5. Blood Pressure and Risks of Cardiac Catheterization
    Cheryl Dumont; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. SLEEP APNEA, BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT & ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    CAROLYN HOCH; Fiscal Year: 1993
  7. NURSING ASSESSMENT STRATEGY--CHILD TEMPERAMENT PHASE
    Sandra McClowry; Fiscal Year: 1992
  8. CONFUSION IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERS
    Virginia Neelon; Fiscal Year: 1993
  9. Women's and Men's Responses to Sexual Violence
    Claire Draucker; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. NURSING MEASUREMENT OF LYMPHEDEMATOUS LIMBS
    Jane Armer; Fiscal Year: 2000

Detail Information

Publications271 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Health visiting assessment processes under scrutiny: a case study of knowledge use during family health needs assessments
    Jane V Appleton
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:682-96. 2008
    ..To date, there has been only limited empirical examination of the types of knowledge and ways of knowing which are likely to influence health visiting practice during family health needs assessments...
  2. ncbi Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practice
    S Stevens
    Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Reading CMHT, Reading RG30 4EJ, Berkshire, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:495-501. 2005
    ..Ongoing work will be carried out in addressing and reporting the outcomes of the full project in future papers...
  3. ncbi In the know: cognitive and social factors in mental health nursing assessment
    Padraig MacNeela
    School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 19:1298-306. 2010
    ..To develop an integrated cognitive and social understanding of assessment in mental health nursing...
  4. ncbi Nurses' views of using computerized decision support software in NHS Direct
    Alicia O'Cathain
    MRC Fellow, Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Adv Nurs 45:280-6. 2004
    ..Nurses working in NHS Direct, the 24-hour telephone advice line in England, use computerized decision support software to recommend to callers the most appropriate service to contact, or to advise on self-care...
  5. ncbi Caring assessment in the Swedish ambulance services relieves suffering and enables safe decisions
    Birgitta Wireklint Sundström
    School of Health Sciences, PreHospen, University of Borås, The Prehospital Research Centre of Western Sweden, SE 501 90 Borås, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 19:113-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the inclusion of the patient perspective relieves suffering and enables more safe decisions...
  6. ncbi Sundowning in older people with dementia: evidence base, nursing assessment and interventions
    Jan Dewing
    Nurs Older People 15:24-31; quiz 32. 2003
    ..This article addresses some of the causes of sundowning and suggests ways in which nurses may contribute to better management of the condition...
  7. ncbi Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden
    Norissa J Honea
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:507-16. 2008
    ..Although the striking finding is the limited number of interventions targeted toward oncology caregivers, suggestions from the literature are offered to support and promote healthy outcomes for family caregivers...
  8. pmc Suicide in older adults: nursing assessment of suicide risk
    Linda Garand
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:355-70. 2006
    ..Lastly, we discuss the role of nurses in the identification of older adults at risk for suicidal behavior so that life-saving treatment measures can be implemented...
  9. pmc Necrotizing enterocolitis in the premature infant: neonatal nursing assessment, disease pathogenesis, and clinical presentation
    Katherine E Gregory
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 11:155-64; quiz 165-6. 2011
    ..The distributions of systemic and intestinal clinical signs that are most sensitive to nursing assessment and associated with Bell Staging Criteria are presented...
  10. ncbi Implications of Medicare reimbursement changes related to inpatient nursing care quality
    John M Welton
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:325-30. 2008
    ..The author examines the effects of the new payment policy on inpatient nursing care and addresses ways to improve quality and minimize financial impacts to hospitals...
  11. ncbi Nurses' recognition of delirium and its symptoms: comparison of nurse and researcher ratings
    S K Inouye
    Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 20 York St, Tompkins 15, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2467-73. 2001
    ..Recognition of delirium can be enhanced with education of nurses in delirium features, cognitive assessment, and factors associated with poor recognition...
  12. ncbi National audit of continence care for older people: management of urinary incontinence
    Adrian Wagg
    Geriatric Medicine, University College Hospital, 25 Grafton Way, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Age Ageing 37:39-44. 2008
    ..A national audit was conducted to assess the quality of continence care for older people and whether these requirements have been met...
  13. ncbi Learning from practice--reflections on a critical incident
    Barry McBrien
    Centre for Nurse Education, Mater Misercordiae University Hospital, Nelson Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:128-33. 2007
    ..This paper outlines how the processes of reflection led to one emergency nurse developing new insights and understandings on nursing practice...
  14. pmc Combined didactic and scenario-based education improves the ability of intensive care unit staff to recognize delirium at the bedside
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Crit Care 12:R19. 2008
    ..We sought to measure the impact of a simple educational intervention on the ability of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses to clinically identify delirium and to use a standardized delirium scale correctly...
  15. ncbi Nursing assessment of dysphagia among patients with stroke
    A Westergren
    Centre for Caring Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 13:274-82. 1999
    ..These have to be repeated and included in nursing care assessment. Overall stroke severity is an indicator of dysphagia...
  16. ncbi Full nursing assessment of patients at risk of diabetic foot ulcers
    Jacqui Fletcher
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield
    Br J Nurs 15:S18-21. 2006
    ..A focus on foot care reiterates to the patient the importance of self care and prevention of ulceration. Examination of the feet and timely referral to appropriate specialist teams are of particular importance...
  17. ncbi A pilot study on coexisting symptoms in intensive care patients
    Denise T Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 19:216-9. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to evaluate and validate the relationships among these symptoms and their impact on the health outcomes of ICU patients...
  18. ncbi Effectiveness of gerontologically informed nursing assessment and referral interventions for older persons attending the emergency department: systematic review
    Gerard Fealy
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and HealthSystems, University College Dublin, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 65:934-5. 2009
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  19. pmc The adequacy of ICNP version 1.0 as a representational model for electronic nursing assessment documentation
    Patricia C Dykes
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare, 93 Worcester St, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:238-46. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the adequacy of the International Classification of Nursing Practice (1) (ICPN) Version 1.0 as a representational model for nursing assessment documentation.
  20. pmc Comparison of different pain scoring systems in critically ill patients in a general ICU
    Sabine J G M Ahlers
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, St Antonius Hospital, Koekoekslaan 1, Nieuwegein, 3440 EM, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 12:R15. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi Pressure ulcer risk screening in hospitals and nursing homes with a general nursing assessment tool: evaluation of the care dependency scale
    Elke I Mertens
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for the Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin, Germany
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:1018-25. 2008
    ..In view of an increasing necessity for systematic assessments, nursing practice would benefit from a simplification of assessment procedures. These assessments should be scientifically based...
  22. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk scales and a generic nursing assessment tool. A psychometric comparison
    Antje Tannen
    Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburgerplatz, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 19:1510-8. 2010
    Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk assessment scales and one generic nursing assessment tool.
  23. ncbi Large-scale implementation of sedation and delirium monitoring in the intensive care unit: a report from two medical centers
    Brenda Truman Pun
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, and Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1199-205. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi Delirium in the hospitalized elderly: nursing assessment and management
    K Milisen
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Division ofTraumatology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven
    Nurs Clin North Am 33:417-39. 1998
    ..This article provides an overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas of delirium...
  25. ncbi The minimum data set urinary incontinence quality indicators: do they reflect differences in care processes related to incontinence?
    John F Schnelle
    Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, UCLA Borun Center for Gerontological Research, and Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, UCLA, and Veterans Administration Hospital Sepulveda, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 41:909-22. 2003
    ..nursing homes that score in the lower 25th percentile (low prevalence) versus the upper 75th percentile (high prevalence) on each of two Minimum Data Set (MDS) incontinence quality indicators provide different incontinence care processes..
  26. ncbi Screening swallowing function of patients with acute stroke. Part one: Identification, implementation and initial evaluation of a screening tool for use by nurses
    L Perry
    Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust and Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University St George s Hospital Medical School, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    J Clin Nurs 10:463-73. 2001
    ..97 and specificity of 0.9 for detection of dysphagia, with positive and negative predictive values of 0.92 and 0.96. This was significantly better than gag reflex performance, supporting the use of the SSA by competent ward nurses...
  27. ncbi Initial assessment in ambulance nursing. Part One
    Bjorn Ove Suserud
    School of Health Sciences, Boras University College, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 10:13-7. 2003
  28. ncbi Ambulance nursing assessment. Part two
    Bjorn Ove Suserud
    South Alvsborg Hospital, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 11:14-8. 2003
  29. ncbi Evaluation of simple criteria to predict successful weaning from mechanical ventilation in intensive care patients
    T S Walsh
    Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 4SU, UK
    Br J Anaesth 92:793-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated a checklist of simple bedside criteria to determine whether it could be used reliably to predict successful discontinuation of mechanical ventilation...
  30. ncbi Multicentre study of delirium in ICU patients using a simple screening tool
    Brigit Roberts
    ICU, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA
    Aust Crit Care 18:6, 8-9, 11-4 passim. 2005
    ..An ICU-specific delirium assessment, such as the ICDSC, should be included in routine ICU observations to minimise under-diagnosis of this serious phenomenon...
  31. pmc Impact of a nurses' protocol-directed weaning procedure on outcomes in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for longer than 48 hours: a prospective cohort study with a matched historical control group
    Jean Marie Tonnelier
    Réanimation Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    Crit Care 9:R83-9. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi Fall risk assessment: a prospective investigation of nurses' clinical judgement and risk assessment tools in predicting patient falls
    Helen Myers
    Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:158-65. 2003
    ..Consequently, neither nurses' clinical judgement nor the fall risk assessment tools could be recommended for assessing fall risk in this clinical setting...
  33. ncbi Parents' views of a Family Health Assessment
    Kate Sanders
    Foundation of Nursing Studies
    Community Pract 79:284-8. 2006
    ..Recommendations for future research and developments are made...
  34. ncbi Examining the relationship between patient-centred care and outcomes on a neuroscience unit: a pilot project
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:14-9. 2008
    ..Findings from this pilot study will guide further improvement in the implementation of PCC to continuously enhance quality of nursing care, the neuroscience patient's hospital experience and readiness for discharge...
  35. ncbi How do children's nurses make clinical decisions? Two preliminary studies
    Alison Twycross
    Children s Nursing, Faculty of Health Care and Social Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1324-35. 2006
    ..To gain an understanding of how children's nurses make clinical decisions...
  36. ncbi TCARE: tailored caregiver assessment and referral
    Rhonda Montgomery
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:54-7; quiz 57. 2008
    ..An evidence-based model to target services for caregivers...
  37. ncbi From theory to practice: capturing the uniqueness of nursing
    Christine Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Newport
    Nurs Older People 18:16-20. 2006
  38. ncbi Determining factors that have an impact upon effective evidence-based pain management with older people, following colorectal surgery: an ethnographic study
    Donna Brown
    Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1287-98. 2006
    ..The aim of this project was to examine pain management practices with older people admitted to the colorectal unit of an acute hospital trust...
  39. ncbi Do nurses promote urinary continence in hospitalized older people?: An exploratory study
    Lindsay Dingwall
    SPQ Care of Older People, Assessment and Rehabilitation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
    J Clin Nurs 15:1276-86. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore whether nurses working in elderly medicine and in acute medical settings promote urinary continence in older people or in reality use containment strategies...
  40. ncbi Postoperative pain management - the influence of surgical ward nurses
    Kerstin Wickström Ene
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences and Department of Anesthesiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:2042-50. 2008
    ..Secondly, to study if pain management and nurses' approaches to this task had improved during a two-year period, including an educational pain treatment program for ward staff...
  41. ncbi Mealtimes in hospital--who does what?
    Chenfan Xia
    Registered Nurse, Rose Court Aged Care Facility, Gites Plains, SA, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:1221-7. 2006
    ..This paper describes the findings of a descriptive study about what nurses do at mealtimes in relation to monitoring/assisting the eating practices of older patients in an acute care facility...
  42. ncbi Re-defining nursing expertise in the United kingdom
    Sally Hardy
    Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of East Anglia, Norwich, London
    Nurs Sci Q 19:260-4. 2006
    ..The Expertise in Practice Project demonstrates that nurses affect change and facilitate performance and organizational development...
  43. ncbi Behaviors of nursing home residents with dementia: examining nurse responses
    Christine R Kovach
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:13-21. 2006
    ..This study suggests there is a need for more assessment and critical thinking when addressing behavior change in individuals with dementia...
  44. ncbi Incorporation of the Tidal Model into the interdisciplinary plan of care--a program quality improvement project
    J L Berger
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Centre for Mountain Health Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:464-7. 2006
    ..Our experience with the Tidal Model and the IPC has given voice to the patient's story and helped facilitate their journey towards recovery...
  45. ncbi Congruence of pain assessment between nurses and emergency department patients: a replication
    Martin Duignan
    Emergency Department, Our Lady s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:23-8. 2008
    ..To ascertain congruence between patients' self-report of pain intensity and nurses' assessment of their pain intensity...
  46. ncbi Level of agreement between patient self-report and observer ratings of health-related quality of life communication in oncology
    Doranne L Hilarius
    Department of Pharmacy, Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:95-100. 2007
    ..To determine the level of agreement between patients and observers regarding the frequency with which health-related quality of life topics are discussed during outpatient clinical oncology visits...
  47. ncbi Pain management practices with older adults on acute medical units
    Esther Coker
    St Peter s Hospital
    Perspectives 32:5-12. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi Delivering sensitive health care information: challenging the taboo of women's sexual health after pelvic radiotherapy
    Sara Faithfull
    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Division of Health and Social Care, University of Surrey, Duke of Kent Building, Stag Hill Campus, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7TE, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 71:228-33. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to elicit current practice with regard to the content and delivery of patient education for women undergoing pelvic radiotherapy...
  49. ncbi A clinical nursing leadership model for enhancing continence care for older adults in a subacute inpatient care setting
    Joan Ostaszkiewicz
    Peter James Centre, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:624-9. 2006
    ..clinical support to patients and other staff for the management of incontinence, (2) a new method for nursing assessment and management of bowel elimination, and (3) a framework for improved discharge care of patients with ..
  50. ncbi Individualizing geriatric clinical resources to impact nursing home care
    Brenda Recchia Jeffers
    Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, USA
    Perspectives 31:5-8. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the outcome of the project formed a solid foundation for future collaborative efforts between the College of Nursing and local nursing homes...
  51. ncbi Developing services for the carers of young adults with early-onset psychosis - implementing evidence-based practice on psycho-educational family intervention
    J Sin
    Education and Practice Lead in Psychosocial Interventions, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Thames Valley University, Reading, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:282-90. 2007
    ..These services were developed to address carers' needs for knowledge, skills and support to cope with their caring roles and situation, from the stressful beginning of a potentially long caring journey...
  52. ncbi A formative evaluation to develop a school health nursing early intervention model for adolescent substance use
    Marjatta Pirskanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Finland, and Kuopio Social and Health Care Centre, Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nurs 24:256-64. 2007
    ..To improve an early intervention (EI) triggered by the Adolescents' Substance Use Measurement (ADSUME) as a method to prevent substance abuse among adolescents. We assessed how ADSUME and EI work in practice and how EI could be improved...
  53. ncbi Postnatal support for drug users: evaluation of a specialist health visiting service
    Linda Smith
    The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
    Community Pract 80:24-9. 2007
    ..However, potential for confusion over lines of accountability between professionals could exist. Also, meeting the complex needs of these women in a sustained way in the community may remain problematic...
  54. ncbi An evaluation of a primary care-based weight management initiative
    Sarah Muckle
    NHS Borders
    Community Pract 80:20-3. 2007
    ..Success was measured using quantitative and qualitative measures. The intervention effectively reduced the BMI of participants and demonstrated the adverse effects obesity has on individual quality of life...
  55. ncbi Staff and home caregiver expectations of residential respite care for older people
    Christine C Neville
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Queensland, Queensland
    Collegian 14:27-31. 2007
    ..This study provided insight into the value that is placed on residential respite care by identifying reasons and expectations for use so that nursing care and service provision can be continually directed at meeting these needs...
  56. ncbi Screening for depression in older district nursing clients: feasibility study
    Russell Nunn
    Royal District Nursing Service, Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Community Nurs 12:108-14. 2007
    ..Recommendations are offered about screening for depression with this client population...
  57. ncbi Using standardized survey items with older adults hospitalized for chronic illness
    Mary T Fox
    Collaborative Research Program Rehabilitation and Long Term Care, Baycrest
    Res Nurs Health 30:468-81. 2007
    ..The numeric response format of the items was an obstacle during the response stage. Strategies to enhance the validity of the surveys included breaking up, rephrasing, and contextualizing items, and using descriptive response options...
  58. ncbi A dynamic conceptual model of care planning
    Marie Elf
    Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:530-8. 2007
    ..System dynamics offers the potential to describe processes in a nonlinear, dynamic way and is suitable for exploring, comprehending, learning and communicating complex ideas about care processes...
  59. ncbi Community matrons improve health: patients' perspectives
    Kerri Wright
    Greenwich University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:453-9. 2007
    ..These aspects of the community matron's role seemed to help the patients to feel safe and secure, improved their quality of life and ultimately increased the confidence and control they felt over their long-term conditions...
  60. ncbi The experiences of older people on discharge from hospital following assessment by the public health nurse
    Fiona McKeown
    Waterford Community Services, Co Waterford, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:469-76. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi Implementation of computerized alcohol screening and advice in an emergency department--a nursing staff perspective
    Preben Bendtsen
    Department of Health and Society, Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:3-9. 2007
    ..The e-SBI seems to have better potential than ordinary alcohol screening and intervention for implementation into routine emergency departments due to its simplicity and low time consumption...
  62. ncbi The nursing programme 'Coping with itch': a promising intervention for patients with chronic pruritic skin diseases
    Harmieke van Os-Medendorp
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 16:1238-46. 2007
    ..To examine the feasibility of the nursing programme 'Coping with Itch' and the effect of the programme on the frequency and intensity of itching and scratching, itch-related coping, skin-related psychosocial morbidity and quality of life...
  63. ncbi Positioning practices for ventilated intensive care patients: current practice, indications and contraindications
    Peter J Thomas
    Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Aust Crit Care 19:122-6, 128, 130-2. 2006
    ..However, educational and environmental resources are needed to improve the frequency and type of positioning used. Results from this survey can now be incorporated into educational tools to facilitate the safe use of positioning...
  64. ncbi Person-centered nursing practice with older people in Ireland
    Margaret G Landers
    College Lecturer, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Nurs Sci Q 20:78-84. 2007
    ..The following criteria are then applied: logical congruence, the generation of the theory, the credibility of the model, and the contribution of the model to the discipline of nursing...
  65. ncbi Experiences of expert nurses in caring for patients with postoperative pain
    Jennifer Richards
    University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 8:17-24. 2007
    ..Four themes emerged during the data analysis phase: considering the whole person, the independent art of nursing, accepting what the patient says, and commitment to surgical nursing...
  66. ncbi Cognitive-attitudinal aspects of key-worker's talk about their patients in forensic psychiatric institutions
    Susan Sookoo
    The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 12:1446-58. 2007
    ..A total of 103 semi-structured interviews were conducted, representing 45 per cent of the patients involved in the project (N=231)...
  67. ncbi The effect of frontloading visits on patient outcomes
    Joanne Rogers
    University Hospitals Home Care, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 25:103-9. 2007
    ..4-16%), with fewer visits (15.5 vs. 9.5) and equal clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. There were no significant differences in outcomes for patients with diabetes...
  68. ncbi Caring for residents with dementia and aggressive behavior: impact of life history knowledge
    Mary Y Egan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:24-30. 2007
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility and potential value of using life histories with residents who demonstrate aggressive behavior...
  69. ncbi A survey of physical assessment techniques performed by RNs: lessons for nursing education
    Jean F Giddens
    College of Nursing, MSCO9 5350, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Nurs Educ 46:83-7. 2007
    ..Nurse educators should assess the skills currently taught in nursing programs and consider what skills graduates actually need to enter nursing practice...
  70. ncbi Detecting depression in the aged: is there concordance between screening tools and the perceptions of nursing home staff and residents? A pilot study in a rural aged care facility
    Luke Johnston
    Riverina Division of General Practice and Primary Health Ltd, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:252-6. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to determine if there was a significant difference in the proportion of depressed residents identified by recognition sources, and assessed the level of chance corrected agreement between sources...
  71. ncbi Developing empowering health counseling measurement. Preliminary results
    Tarja Kettunen
    University of Jyvaskyla, Research Center for Health Promotion, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 64:159-66. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi Sustained nurse home visiting in early childhood: exploring Australian nursing competencies
    Lynn Kemp
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Public Health Nurs 22:254-9. 2005
    ..Competency development and associated nurse training and support are needed for delivery of quality SHNV services...
  73. ncbi Structuring health needs assessments: the medicalisation of health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    King s College London
    Sociol Health Illn 26:503-26. 2004
    ..In this respect, it serves as a marker in the continued medicalisation of health visiting...
  74. ncbi The guideline contradiction: health visitors' use of formal guidelines for identifying and assessing families in need
    Jane V Appleton
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:785-97. 2004
    ..Thus, even when guidelines exist, no accurate predictions can be made about health visitors' knowledge of or use of such guidelines in practice...
  75. ncbi Predischarge psychoeducational needs in Taiwan: comparisons of psychiatric patients, relatives, and professionals
    Su Ching Sung
    School of Nursing Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:579-88. 2004
    ..Mental health professionals in Taiwan need to better understand their clients' needs in order to provide more effective predischarge psychoeducation...
  76. ncbi Nursing diagnoses: factors affecting their use in charting standardized care plans
    Ting Ting Lee
    Nursing Department, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 14:640-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore factors that may affect nurses' use of nursing diagnoses in charting standardized nursing care plans in their daily practice...
  77. ncbi Nurse administered telephone intervention for blood pressure control: a patient-tailored multifactorial intervention
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:5-14. 2005
    ..A randomized controlled trial involving a nurse administered patient-tailored intervention is being conducted to improve blood pressure (BP) control...
  78. ncbi Working under pressure: a pilot study of nurse work in a postoperative setting
    Karen Willis
    School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania, Locked Bag 1340G, Launceston 7250, Tasmania, Australia
    Clin Nurse Spec 19:87-91; quiz 92-3. 2005
    ..quot; The work is high-pressure and involves, by necessity, multitasking. There are many dimensions of nursing care, but, usually, these are supplied simultaneously...
  79. ncbi A literature review exploring how healthcare professionals contribute to the assessment and control of postoperative pain in older people
    Donna Brown
    Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:74-90. 2004
    ..This may best be achieved by supporting a programme of change to develop the skills of staff and encouraging learning through reflective practice. There is however a need for further research in this area...
  80. ncbi Impact of the stage of dementia on the time required for bathing-related care: a pilot study in a Japanese nursing home
    Nami Kobayashi
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr, NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:767-74. 2004
    ..For dressing and undressing, additional time was required when caregivers failed to keep to a specific routine...
  81. ncbi Health needs assessment in the health visiting service and the impact on the ethnic community
    Anna M Houston
    R and D The Link Centre, St Georges Hospital, Hornchurch RM12 6RS, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:85-94. 2003
    ..It focuses on one vignette to demonstrate the practical and difficult issues when a formal system is used to assess needs in clients who do not speak English as a first language...
  82. ncbi Kansas office-based nurses' evaluation of patient tobacco cessation activities
    Marjorie J Good
    Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program, KS 67214, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 21:77-85. 2004
    ..7 vs. 31.2%, p =.010). Office-based nurses identified specific barriers that could be addressed through professional education about tobacco management...
  83. ncbi Perceptions on individualized approaches to mental health care
    A Jones
    North East Wales NHS Trust, North Wales, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:396-404. 2005
    ..Limitations of the study have also been briefly reported...
  84. ncbi Service users and other stakeholders' evaluation of a liaison mental health service in an accident and emergency department and a general hospital setting
    S Eales
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health Sciences, City University, London, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:70-7. 2006
    ..The findings provide new information regarding what service users and other stakeholders expect from a liaison mental health service and important areas to consider when offering a satisfactory service...
  85. ncbi Nurse specialist assessment and management of palliative care patients who are depressed--a study of perceptions and attitudes
    Mari Lloyd-Williams
    Community Studies Unit, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, U K
    J Palliat Care 18:270-4. 2002
    ..Clinical nurse specialists have a pivotal role in improving the detection and management of depression in palliative care patients, and require further training in this area...
  86. ncbi Cultural competency and nursing care: an Australian perspective
    L Chenowethm
    Aged and Extended Care Nursing, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia ChenowethL SESAHS NSW GOV AU
    Int Nurs Rev 53:34-40. 2006
    ..To propose a process that will facilitate cultural competence in Australian nursing practice...
  87. ncbi Compiling life history resources for older adults in institutions: development of a guide
    Sonia Reichman
    Department of Communication Disorders, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:20-8; quiz 55-6. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi What has the literature taught us about culturally competent care of women and children
    Lynn Clark Callister
    Brigham Young University College of Nursing, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:380-8. 2005
    ..The end result of the provision of culturally competent care by culturally competent nurses and healthcare organizations can be significant improvements in the health and well-being of women and children...
  89. ncbi Barriers to suicide risk management in clinical practice: a national survey of oncology nurses
    Sharon Valente
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:629-48. 2004
    ..Nurses are not alone in their request for more education about suicide prevention; this study confirms earlier research of psychologists and psychiatrists who report they need more education in suicide risk management...
  90. ncbi Quality of care in postoperative pain management: what is realistic in clinical practice?
    Ewa Idvall
    Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 12:162-6. 2004
    ..g. pain assessment and information. This finding highlights the problem of applying evidence-based care in actual clinical practice...
  91. ncbi Nurses' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in China
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, L K S Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:46-53. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi [The application of relaxation techniques and biofeedback to an outpatient with depression disorder: a nurse's experience]
    Hsin Ping Lee
    College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, ROC
    Hu Li Za Zhi 56:101-8. 2009
    ..Between April 10th and July 24th, 2008, the author employed holistic nursing assessment and collected data through both observation and interview...
  93. ncbi A systematic review of interventions to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department
    Susan N Hastings
    Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:978-86. 2005
    ..To evaluate the evidence for interventions designed to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
  94. ncbi [Providing grief counseling to a major depressive elderly widower: a nurse's experience]
    Hsiu Ching Chu
    Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Hu Li Za Zhi 55:90-6. 2008
    ..While providing nursing care to the client, the author, employing holistic nursing assessment, identified a reciprocal influence between his depressive symptoms and grief reaction...
  95. ncbi Does chewing gum shorten the duration of postoperative ileus in patients undergoing abdominal surgery and creation of a stoma?
    Barbara J Hocevar
    ET WOC Nursing, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:140-6. 2010
    ..Chewing gum is advocated for treatment because it acts as sham feeding, potentially stimulating gastric and bowel motility through repetitive stimulation of the cephalic-vagal complex...
  96. pmc Development of an audit instrument for nursing care plans in the patient record
    C Björvell
    Karolinska Hospital, Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Health Care 9:6-13. 2000
    ..To develop, validate, and test the reliability of an audit instrument that measures the extent to which patient records describe important aspects of nursing care...
  97. ncbi The use of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17p) in women with cervical cerclage
    Andrei Rebarber
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:271-5. 2008
    ..n = 1650) consisted of women enrolled for ONS (twice-daily electronic uterine contraction monitoring and nursing assessment). Data were further stratified by the number of prior preterm deliveries (1, > 1)...
  98. ncbi Patient characteristics associated with the use of mechanical restraints
    B Berland
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
    J Gen Intern Med 5:480-5. 1990
    ..significantly associated with restraint use in a multiple logistic regression model: disruptive behaviors, nursing assessment of risk of falling, and cognitive impairment...
  99. ncbi Psychoneuroimmunology and preterm birth. A holistic model for obstetrical nursing practice and research
    R J Ruiz
    Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas 78747, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 24:230-5; quiz 236. 1999
    ..b>Nursing assessment of risk needs to include those situations that may lead to increased stress or anxiety, as is supported by ..
  100. ncbi Implementation and evaluation of a nursing assessment/standing orders-based inpatient pneumococcal vaccination program
    Carl Eckrode
    Respiratory Care Program, Mt Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon 97222, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:508-15. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi Clinical decisions using the National Triage Scale: how important is postgraduate education?
    J Considine
    Emergency Department, Dandenong Hospital, David Street, Dandenong, 3175, Victoria, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 9:101-8. 2001
    Triage is the formal nursing assessment of all patients who present to an Emergency Department (ED). The National Triage Scale (NTS) is used in most Australian EDs...

Research Grants64

  1. Human Subjects Research Enhancement Program
    Stephen Slogoff; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Two computers, a laptop and a video camera are the only requirements for this enhancement. ..
  2. Facial Expression During Pain
    MAMOONA ARIF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will evaluate the type of facial expressions seen in these patients to improve nursing assessment and management of pain.
  3. NEONATAL SKIN--EVALUATION OF EPIDERMAL BARRIER FUNCTION
    STEVEN HOATH; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This objective bedside nursing assessment of epidermal integrity will be combined with the new Ballard score and compared with other measures such as ..
  4. NURSING ASSESSMENT OF PRESSURE SORE RISK
    Nancy Bergstrom; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Accurate prediction of risk will permit preventive treatments and devices to be ordered in a timely manner for patients at risk while reducing the unnecessary and costly treatment of persons who are not at risk for developing PS...
  5. Blood Pressure and Risks of Cardiac Catheterization
    Cheryl Dumont; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Decisions regarding TIB and control of blood pressure during sheath removal are made by nurses. Knowledge guiding nursing protocols for care post CC and PCI has not been evidence based. ..
  6. SLEEP APNEA, BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT & ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    CAROLYN HOCH; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The secondary study, "Alzheimer's Assessment: An Adaptation Instrument", will continue development of a nursing assessment instrument designed specifically for use with Alzheimer's patients in acute psychiatric settings...
  7. NURSING ASSESSMENT STRATEGY--CHILD TEMPERAMENT PHASE
    Sandra McClowry; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The development of the SATI is expected to be phase one of a nursing assessment strategy for families of school age children...
  8. CONFUSION IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERS
    Virginia Neelon; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..to the development of confusion; and to describe early cues/cue clusters that can be identified through nursing assessment which precede the development of confusion...
  9. Women's and Men's Responses to Sexual Violence
    Claire Draucker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by comparing men and women's experiences, and e) Based on the theory, develop a sexual violence nursing assessment guide that may be used by staff nurses who care for victims of sexual violence in their daily practices...
  10. NURSING MEASUREMENT OF LYMPHEDEMATOUS LIMBS
    Jane Armer; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Findings will guide the selection of a reliable, valid, sensitive, and practical measurement protocol for nursing assessment of mild to severe lymphedema and changes over time...
  11. OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENT OF PRESSURE SORE RISK
    Kathleen Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The total national cost of PU treatment has been estimated to exceed 1.335 billion dollars. Accurate nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, and prompt nursing intervention are required for recognition and relief of pressure...
  12. OUTPATIENT NURSE MANAGED HIV ADHERENCE TRIAL
    William Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..CAP-IT is an innovative, structured nursing assessment and care planning activity that allows a standardized assessment of client needs and tailored HAART ..
  13. Risks of Inaccurate or Incomplete Pre-operative Assessments in Freestanding ASCs
    NANCY KUPKA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Multidisciplinary staff that play a direct role in, or are knowledgeable about, the pre-operative nursing assessment process from each center will be involved. This will include physicians, nurses and an administrator...
  14. NURSING ASSESSMENT OF CHILD PAIN & MOTHER/CHILD STRESS
    SUSAN JAY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Qualitative data will be collected during maternal interviews and ethnographic analysis will take place in year 03 in conjunction with an Independent Study in qualitative methods...
  15. LASER DOPPLER ASSESSMENT OF SKIN BLOOD FLOW
    JUDY LOTT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..proposal builds on the general concept that the skin constitutes a critical, information-rich interface for nursing assessment and the delivery of care...
  16. NURSING ROLE SUPPLEMENTATION FOR ADOLESCENT PARENTS
    BERNARDINE CLARKE; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Dependent and mediating variables will be measured at 7, 13, and 24 months. Comparison of data between control and intervention groups will be analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance...
  17. Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study is expected to expand existing knowledge and clarify our understanding of the mechanisms linking EDS, failed self-care, poor HRQL, and unplanned hospitalizations in persons with heart failure. ..
  18. Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in Hospices
    Keela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Supplemental Fluid & Collagen Deposition
    Nancy Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: Findings from the study have the potential to significantly change how fluid is managed in nursing home residents and to lay the foundation for a major intervention study on pressure ulcer healing. ..
  20. Wage Mandate, Labor Turnover, and NH Quality
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..5) Use the theoretical model to assess the relative merits of alternative minimum nurse staffing and wage policies in terms of their relative cost and effectiveness. ..
  21. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Promoting Self-Care with Telehomecare: Impact on Outcome
    Kathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings will help guide optimal use of telehomecare in promoting self-care in the growing population of chronically ill elders whose conditions are characterized by high morbidity, complex therapies and poor quality and cost outcomes. ..
  23. A CDSS to Translate Pressure Ulcer Prediction and Prevention to Home Health Care
    Sandra Bergquist Beringer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette Syndrome
    Alan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancer
    DANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle Adolesc
    CAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. Primary Care Clinics for Estimating Prevalence & Incidence of Elder Mistreatment
    Terry Fulmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will develop and test effective strategies for screening for elder mistreatment that can be replicated nationally. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Pediatric Quality of Life: Is it lost in traduccion?
    KAREN SOUSA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..not been tested for measurement invariance, a relatively new analytical technique, which is a necessary requirement for appropriate between group comparisons [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Effect of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in Dementia
    Christine R Kovach; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Inferential analyses planned include: mixed models for repeated measures, analysis of variance, Chi square and regression models for testing dose response. ..
  30. Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors
    Celeste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The candidate plans to further examine the significance of inner strength and modifiable health behaviors of older women with hypertension. ..
  31. A Telenovela Intervention to Increase Mexican American Elders' Home Care Use
    JANICE DIANE CRIST; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thirty Mexican American elders and their caregivers will view the telenovela;and 30 elders and their caregivers will watch the general video. We will show the videotapes in the hospital setting. We will compare results 6 months later. ..
  32. PLAY! Parents Lead Active Youth
    Leigh Small; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN ARTHRITIS AND AIDS
    KAREN SOUSA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A valid conceptual model that captures HRQOL throughout the health-illness continuum would be valuable not only to nursing, but to consumers, providers, administrators, and policy makers. ..
  34. OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTH
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  35. FAMILY, AUTONOMY AND SELF-CARE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH IDDM
    Carol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
  36. DO GOOD NURSING HOMES ACHIEVE GOOD OUTCOMES?
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This latter exploratory data analysis step is crucial to derive from the theoretical results insights about how to intervene in a nursing home to improve the chance of achieving positive outcomes. ..
  37. Culture Bias in Testing Expressive Ability In Dementia
    Ruth Tappen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Both clinicians and researchers need to know which tests are appropriate, the extent to which the ethnicity of the examiner affects the results and how to interpret the scores obtained on both the newly developed and widely used tests. ..
  38. WANDERING-- BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORS
    Donna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCER
    Pamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
  40. SAFEHAVEN: Decision Support for Nursing Home Resident Disaster Evacuations
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using existing nursing home data from multiple sources, this study seeks to understand the consequences of hurricanes and evacuation decisions, providing the first evidence base to inform the creation of evacuation guidelines. ..
  41. State Policies and Hospitalizations from Nursing Homes
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These theoretical insights will help shape the policy implications emerging from the study. ..
  42. Measuring Self-Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Youth
    Lynne Schilling; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs Telephone
    Kathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
  44. Impact of Changing Medicaid Policies on NH Quality
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Interventions and Quality of Life in Cancer and AIDS
    DEBORAH SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Pearson correlations or one-way ANOVAs will be used to examine the relationship of contextual/demographic factors to quality of life and interventions provided. ..
  46. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  47. Psychosocial Mechanisms of CAM Interventions in Breast Cancer
    Sarah Rausch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Cancer Screening
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The overall goal of the training program is to prepare trainees for careers as independent investigators in behavioral oncology. ..
  49. Prenatal Care for African American Women: Effect of Client-Provider Interaction
    Chin Hwa Yi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, this research addresses NINR scientific goals of reducing health disparities and improving quality of care, and is congruent with the mission of AHRQ which includes improving the outcomes and quality of health care. ..
  50. Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Outcomes
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
  51. Impulsivity and Partner Violence in Male Alcoholics
    JULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Cardiovascular Risks in Adolescents with Diabetes
    Melissa Faulkner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This investigation is particularly relevant given the limited research on cardiovascular risks in adolescents with type 2 diabetes. ..