nurses

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Summary: Professionals qualified by education at an accredited school of nursing and licensed by state law to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.

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  1. ncbi A study of critical thinking and research utilization among nurses
    Joanne Profetto-McGrath
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 25:322-37. 2003
  2. ncbi Correlates of use of different types of complementary and alternative medicine by breast cancer survivors in the nurses' health study
    Catherine Buettner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 3325, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:219-27. 2006
  3. ncbi Job conditions, job satisfaction, somatic complaints and burnout among East African nurses
    Margot van der Doef
    Institute of Psychology, Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 21:1763-75. 2012
  4. ncbi Employment preferences of public sector nurses in Malawi: results from a discrete choice experiment
    Lindsay J Mangham
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1433-41. 2008
  5. ncbi How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
  6. ncbi Case-control study of shift-work and breast cancer risk in Danish nurses: impact of shift systems
    Johnni Hansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 48:1722-9. 2012
  7. ncbi Job satisfaction and turnover intent of primary healthcare nurses in rural South Africa: a questionnaire survey
    Peter Delobelle
    Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:371-83. 2011
  8. ncbi Predictors of nurse absenteeism in hospitals: a systematic review
    Mandy M Davey
    Registered Nurse, Bonnyville Health Centre, Bonnyville, AB, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 17:312-30. 2009
  9. pmc Chronic fine and coarse particulate exposure, mortality, and coronary heart disease in the Nurses' Health Study
    ROBIN C PUETT
    South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Program and Department of Epidemiology, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1697-701. 2009
  10. ncbi Rotating night shifts and risk of breast cancer in women participating in the nurses' health study
    E S Schernhammer
    E S Schernhammer, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1563-8. 2001

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  1. ncbi A study of critical thinking and research utilization among nurses
    Joanne Profetto-McGrath
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 25:322-37. 2003
    ..are detailed, and the relationship of critical thinking dispositions to research utilization in a sample of 141 nurses working on two acute surgical units and five pediatric units in four tertiary care hospitals are examined...
  2. ncbi Correlates of use of different types of complementary and alternative medicine by breast cancer survivors in the nurses' health study
    Catherine Buettner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 3325, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:219-27. 2006
    ..Among breast cancer survivors, we identified the prevalence and correlates of use of different types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  3. ncbi Job conditions, job satisfaction, somatic complaints and burnout among East African nurses
    Margot van der Doef
    Institute of Psychology, Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 21:1763-75. 2012
    To describe job conditions, job satisfaction, somatic complaints and burnout of female East African nurses working in public and private hospitals and to determine how these well-being outcomes are associated with job conditions.
  4. ncbi Employment preferences of public sector nurses in Malawi: results from a discrete choice experiment
    Lindsay J Mangham
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1433-41. 2008
    To understand the employment preferences of Malawian public sector registered nurses, and to ascertain whether salary increases significantly affect how nurses regard their employment.
  5. ncbi How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
    ..Among available strategies to address the problems, expansion of the numbers of doctors and nurses through training is highly constrained...
  6. ncbi Case-control study of shift-work and breast cancer risk in Danish nurses: impact of shift systems
    Johnni Hansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 48:1722-9. 2012
    ..Existing studies had crude definitions of shift-work and did not discriminate between shift-work systems (e.g. permanent versus rotating or evening versus night)...
  7. ncbi Job satisfaction and turnover intent of primary healthcare nurses in rural South Africa: a questionnaire survey
    Peter Delobelle
    Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:371-83. 2011
    This paper is a report of a correlational study of the relationships between demographic variables, job satisfaction, and turnover intent among primary healthcare nurses in a rural area of South Africa.
  8. ncbi Predictors of nurse absenteeism in hospitals: a systematic review
    Mandy M Davey
    Registered Nurse, Bonnyville Health Centre, Bonnyville, AB, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 17:312-30. 2009
    This study aimed to identify and examine predictors of short-term absences of staff nurses working in hospital settings reported in the research literature.
  9. pmc Chronic fine and coarse particulate exposure, mortality, and coronary heart disease in the Nurses' Health Study
    ROBIN C PUETT
    South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Program and Department of Epidemiology, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1697-701. 2009
    ..5 and 10 microm (PM(10-2.5)), may also be important. With respect to mortality and cardiovascular events, questions remain regarding the relative strength of effect sizes for chronic exposure to fine and coarse particles...
  10. ncbi Rotating night shifts and risk of breast cancer in women participating in the nurses' health study
    E S Schernhammer
    E S Schernhammer, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1563-8. 2001
    ..There is little information, however, about the direct effect of night work on the risk of cancer. We investigated the effect of night work in breast cancer...
  11. ncbi "Women enjoy punishment": attitudes and experiences of gender-based violence among PHC nurses in rural South Africa
    Julia Kim
    Health Systems Development Unit, Department of Community Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 54:1243-54. 2002
    ..Primary health care nurses, who are widely distributed throughout the rural areas, may appear to be an ideal network for addressing this ..
  12. ncbi One-arm, open-label, prospective, cohort field study to assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for scale-up of nonsurgical circumcision when performed by nurses in resource-limited settings for HIV prevention
    Vincent Mutabazi
    Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:315-22. 2013
    To assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device when circumcision is performed by lower cadre nurses, among healthy adult men scheduled for voluntary circumcision, in preparation for scale-up.
  13. ncbi Longitudinal relationship of work hours, mandatory overtime, and on-call to musculoskeletal problems in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Work and Health Research Center, Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:964-71. 2006
    b>Nurses are at very high risk for work-related musculoskeletal injury/disorders (MSD) with low back pain/injury being the most frequently occurring MSD...
  14. pmc Risk factors for mortality in the nurses' health study: a competing risks analysis
    Heather J Baer
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:319-29. 2011
    ..of lifestyle and dietary factors with all-cause and cause-specific mortality among 50,112 participants in the Nurses' Health Study...
  15. pmc Policy interventions that attract nurses to rural areas: a multicountry discrete choice experiment
    D Blaauw
    Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 88:350-6. 2010
    To evaluate the relative effectiveness of different policies in attracting nurses to rural areas in Kenya, South Africa and Thailand using data from a discrete choice experiment (DCE).
  16. ncbi Prevalence of antiseptic-resistance genes in Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci colonising nurses and the general population in Hong Kong
    M Zhang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hosp Infect 78:113-7. 2011
    ..This study compared the prevalence of antiseptic-resistance genes (qacA/B, smr) in staphylococci colonising nurses and non-healthcare workers...
  17. pmc Persistent organic pollutants and type 2 diabetes: a prospective analysis in the nurses' health study and meta-analysis
    Hongyu Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:153-61. 2013
    ..Prospective data regarding persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) are limited, and the results for individual POPs are not entirely consistent across studies...
  18. ncbi 'It looks good on paper': transitions of care between midwives and child and family health nurses in New South Wales
    Caroline S E Homer
    Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 22:64-72. 2009
    The way in which women and their babies transition from maternity services to the care of child and family health nurses differs across Australia...
  19. pmc General practitioners' and practice nurses' views and experience of managing depression in coronary heart disease: a qualitative interview study
    Elizabeth A Barley
    Section of Primary Care Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, PO Box 28, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:1. 2012
    ..This study is part of the UPBEAT-UK programme of research and was designed to understand general practitioners' (GPs) and practice nurses' (PNs) views and experience of managing depression in CHD.
  20. pmc The health worker shortage in Africa: are enough physicians and nurses being trained?
    Yohannes Kinfu
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 87:225-30. 2009
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  21. pmc Ethical climate, ethics stress, and the job satisfaction of nurses and social workers in the United States
    Connie Ulrich
    University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1708-19. 2007
    b>Nurses and social workers are fundamental to the delivery of quality health care across the continuum of care...
  22. pmc Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of breast cancer in the Nurses' Health Study II
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R50. 2011
    ..Vitamin D comes from dietary intake and sun exposure and plasma levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) are considered the best measure of vitamin D status...
  23. ncbi Comparing evidence-based practice of nurses and physiotherapists
    Simon Palfreyman
    Sheffield Vascular Institute, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    Br J Nurs 12:246-53. 2003
    ..This article reports on a survey of nurses' and physiotherapists' sources of knowledge and perceived barriers to evidence-based practice within a large ..
  24. pmc The relationship between characteristics of context and research utilization in a pediatric setting
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Alberta, AB T6G 2G3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:168. 2010
    ..Specifically, we report on the relationship between dimensions of context, founded on the Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services (PARIHS) framework, and self-reported research use behavior...
  25. ncbi Nurse-staffing levels and the quality of care in hospitals
    Jack Needleman
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1715-22. 2002
    It is uncertain whether lower levels of staffing by nurses at hospitals are associated with an increased risk that patients will have complications or die.
  26. ncbi Development of an evidence-based practice questionnaire for nurses
    Dominic Upton
    Psychology Division, University of Worcester, Worcester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 53:454-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the development and validation of a self-report measure of knowledge, practice and attitudes towards evidence-based practice (EBP)...
  27. pmc Depression and risk of sudden cardiac death and coronary heart disease in women: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    William Whang
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:950-8. 2009
    ..We assessed the association between depression and sudden cardiac death (SCD) and cardiac events among individuals without baseline coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  28. pmc Reproducibility of plasma and urine biomarkers among premenopausal and postmenopausal women from the Nurses' Health Studies
    Joanne Kotsopoulos
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:938-46. 2010
    ..Temporal variability of biomarkers should be evaluated before their use in epidemiologic studies...
  29. ncbi Language barriers between nurses and asylum seekers: their impact on symptom reporting and referral
    Alexander Bischoff
    Department of Community Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 57:503-12. 2003
    ..Seven hundred and twenty-three standard screening questionnaires, administered by nurses to asylum-seekers at the time of entry into Geneva/Switzerland between June and December 1998, were reviewed, as ..
  30. pmc The impact of an emergency hiring plan on the shortage and distribution of nurses in Kenya: the importance of information systems
    J M Gross
    Emory University School of Nursing, 325 Swanton Way, Decatur, GA 30030, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:824-30. 2010
    To analyse the effect of Kenya's Emergency Hiring Plan for nurses on their inequitable distribution in rural and underserved areas.
  31. pmc Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey
    Bolanle M S Tinubu
    Department of Medical Rehabilitation, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:12. 2010
    Musculoskeletal disorders represent a significant occupational problem among nurses; however, data on musculoskeletal health of nurses in Sub-Sahara Africa are sparse...
  32. ncbi Attitudes and practices of physicians and nurses regarding physical activity promotion in the Catalan primary health-care system
    A Puig Ribera
    Departament de Ciències i Ciències Socials, Universitat de Vic, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 15:569-75. 2005
    ..This study set out to establish descriptive baseline data for PA promotion in Catalan general practices, and to explore the experiences of doctors/nurses in promoting PA in their day-to-day professional lives.
  33. pmc Burden of smoking on cause-specific mortality: application to the Nurses' Health Study
    Stacey A Kenfield
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 19:248-54. 2010
    ..The burden of smoking on six causes of death in women was evaluated using various novel modelling approaches...
  34. ncbi Nurses' experiences with telephone triage and advice: a meta-ethnography
    Rebecca J Purc-Stephenson
    Department of Social Sciences, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:482-94. 2010
    This study is a meta-ethnography of nurses' experiences with telephone triage and advice and factors that facilitate or impede their decision-making process.
  35. ncbi Night work and breast cancer risk among Norwegian nurses: assessment by different exposure metrics
    Jenny Anne S Lie
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1272-9. 2011
    ..work and breast cancer risk were investigated in a nested case-control study within a cohort of 49,402 Norwegian nurses. A total of 699 (74%) of the live cases diagnosed in 1990-2007 and 895 (65%) controls, cancer free at the time of ..
  36. ncbi Night-shift work and risk of colorectal cancer in the nurses' health study
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:825-8. 2003
    ..between working rotating night shifts and the risk of colorectal cancers among female participants in the Nurses' Health Study...
  37. ncbi Alcohol drinking, consumption patterns and breast cancer among Danish nurses: a cohort study
    Lina S Mørch
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:624-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the impact of alcohol intake and drinking pattern on the risk of breast cancer...
  38. ncbi Child and family health nurses' experiences of oral health of preschool children: a qualitative approach
    Amit Arora
    Department of Population Oral Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Public Health Dent 72:149-55. 2012
    The objective of this study was to explore Child and Family Health Nurses' work-related experiences of dental disease in young children.
  39. ncbi HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceptions of rural nurses in South Africa
    Peter Delobelle
    Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 65:1061-73. 2009
    This paper is a report of a study exploring HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceptions of nurses in the largely black and rural Limpopo Province of South Africa.
  40. pmc The relationship between hospital work environment and nurse outcomes in Guangdong, China: a nurse questionnaire survey
    Ke Liu
    School of Nursing, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    J Clin Nurs 21:1476-85. 2012
    This study examines the relationship between hospital work environments and job satisfaction, job-related burnout and intention to leave among nurses in Guangdong province, China.
  41. pmc Shift work disorder in nurses--assessment, prevalence and related health problems
    Elisabeth Flo
    Norwegian Competence Center for Sleep Disorders, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e33981. 2012
    This study investigates the prevalence of symptoms of shift work disorder in a sample of nurses, and its association to individual, health and work variables.
  42. pmc The Mental Vitality @ Work study: design of a randomized controlled trial on the effect of a workers' health surveillance mental module for nurses and allied health professionals
    Fania R Gärtner
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:290. 2011
    ..the design of a three arm cluster randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a WHS mental module for nurses and allied health professionals...
  43. pmc Rural health workers and their work environment: the role of inter-personal factors on job satisfaction of nurses in rural Papua New Guinea
    Rohan Jayasuriya
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:156. 2012
    ..Most research on job satisfaction among nurses has been conducted in acute care settings in industrialized countries...
  44. ncbi The effect of day and night shifts on oxidative stress and anxiety symptoms of the nurses
    T Ulas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16:594-9. 2012
    ..It is also known that long-term night and shift work in nurses might be associated with many health-related problems like fatigue, sleep problems, anxiety and difficulties in ..
  45. ncbi Health-related quality of life and its main related factors among nurses in China
    Si Ying Wu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
    Ind Health 49:158-65. 2011
    ..of life (HRQOL) and analyze the effect of occupational stress, job burnout and coping resource on the HRQOL among nurses in China. A total of 1,012 nurses were recruited from eight hospitals of two provinces in 2008...
  46. ncbi Breast cancer and night work among Norwegian nurses
    Jenny Anne S Lie
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, N 0310, Oslo, Montebello, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 17:39-44. 2006
    Previous studies have suggested an association between breast cancer and night work. We evaluated the relationship among Norwegian nurses.
  47. pmc Knowledge of cervical cancer and screening practices of nurses at a regional hospital in Tanzania
    M Urasa
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Afr Health Sci 11:48-57. 2011
    ..Precancerous lesions can be detected by Papanicolau smear screening. Nurses, being the largest group of health workers, have an important role in promotion of cervical cancer screening.
  48. ncbi Epoxide hydrolase and CYP2C9 polymorphisms, cigarette smoking, and risk of colorectal carcinoma in the Nurses' Health Study and the Physicians' Health Study
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Carcinog 44:21-30. 2005
    ..with smoking in relationship to risk of colorectal carcinoma in two case-control studies nested in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and Physicians' Health Study (PHS) cohorts...
  49. ncbi Organisational influences on nurses' use of clinical decision support systems
    Rebecca Randell
    Pathology and Tumour Biology, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Int J Med Inform 79:412-21. 2010
    b>Nurses are increasingly using computerised decision support systems (CDSS) to support their practice...
  50. pmc HIV stigma and nurse job satisfaction in five African countries
    Maureen L Chirwa
    Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:14-21. 2009
    ..explored the demographic and social factors, including perceived HIV stigma, that influence job satisfaction in nurses from 5 African countries...
  51. ncbi Nurses' attitudes to and perceptions of knowledge and skills regarding evidence-based practice
    Karen L Sherriff
    Nursing Education ans Research Unit, Gold Coast Health Services District, Southport, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:363-9. 2007
    ..practice (EBP) educational programme on attitudes and perceptions of knowledge and skills, of registered nurses, towards EBP. The study was conducted using a quasiexperimental interrupted time series design...
  52. pmc Sunlight exposure, vitamin D, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1731-41. 2011
    ..Evidence from prospective cohort studies, however, is limited and inconsistent. We evaluated the association between ambient ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure and NHL in a nationwide cohort of women, the Nurses' Health Study (NHS).
  53. pmc Plasma organochlorine levels and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1381-4. 2010
    ..In a case-control study nested within the Nurses' Health Study, a prospective cohort of U.S...
  54. pmc Hospital-based nurses' perceptions of the adoption of Web 2.0 tools for knowledge sharing, learning, social interaction and the production of collective intelligence
    Adela S M Lau
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST, Hong Kong, China
    J Med Internet Res 13:e92. 2011
    ..Web 2.0 is also becoming increasingly popular in e-learning and e-social communities...
  55. ncbi Improving alertness and performance in emergency department physicians and nurses: the use of planned naps
    Rebecca Smith-Coggins
    Department of Surgery Emergency Medicine, Stanford University, 701 Welch Rd, Suite C, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1713, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:596-604, 604.e1-3. 2006
    We examine whether a 40-minute nap opportunity at 3 AM can improve cognitive and psychomotor performance in physicians and nurses working 12-hour night shifts.
  56. ncbi Frequency of nurses' smoking cessation interventions: report from a national survey
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6916, USA
    J Clin Nurs 18:2066-77. 2009
    To describe the frequency of nurses' delivery of tobacco cessation interventions ('Five A's': Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange) and to determine the relationship of interventions to nurses' awareness of the Tobacco Free Nurses ..
  57. pmc Willingness to accept H1N1 pandemic influenza vaccine: a cross-sectional study of Hong Kong community nurses
    Samuel Y S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Infect Dis 10:316. 2010
    ..Our study aims to assess the willingness of nurses who work for the community nursing service (CNS) in Hong Kong on their acceptance of influenza A (H1N1) influenza ..
  58. ncbi Preparing nurses to prescribe medicines for patients with diabetes: a national questionnaire survey
    Molly Courtenay
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, UK
    J Adv Nurs 61:403-12. 2008
    This paper is a report of a study to examine Nurse Independent/Nurse Supplementary Prescribing for people with diabetes and the extent to which these nurses feel prepared for this role.
  59. ncbi Internet-based information-seeking behaviour amongst doctors and nurses: a short review of the literature
    Paula Younger
    North Somerset Healthcare Library, Ground Floor, Weston Area Health Trust, Weston Super Mare, BS23 4TQ, UK
    Health Info Libr J 27:2-10. 2010
    Reviews of how doctors and nurses search for online information are relatively rare, particularly where research examines how they decide whether to use Internet-based resources...
  60. pmc Solving nursing shortages: a common priority
    James Buchan
    Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Edinburgh, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:3262-8. 2008
    ..This paper provides a context for this special edition. It highlights the scale of the challenge of nursing shortages, but also makes the point that there is a policy agenda that provides workable solutions...
  61. pmc Exploring barriers and facilitators to the use of computerized clinical reminders
    Jason J Saleem
    VA GAPS Center, Cincinnati VAMC, 3200 Vine Street, MDP 111, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:438-47. 2005
    ..However, since clinician adherence to CR recommendations is quite variable and declines over time, we conducted observations to determine barriers and facilitators to the effective use of CRs...
  62. pmc Measuring HIV stigma for PLHAs and nurses over time in five African countries
    William L Holzemer
    International Programs at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, USA
    SAHARA J 6:76-82. 2009
    The aim of this article is to document the levels of HIV stigma reported by persons living with HIV infections and nurses in Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland and Tanzania over a 1-year period...
  63. ncbi Disclosure of HIV status: experiences and perceptions of persons living with HIV/AIDS and nurses involved in their care in Africa
    Minrie Greeff
    School of Nursing Science, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Qual Health Res 18:311-24. 2008
    ..explore the experience of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS stigma of people living with HIV or AIDS and nurses involved in their care in Africa. Focus group discussions were held with respondents...
  64. pmc Rules and guidelines in clinical practice: a qualitative study in operating theatres of doctors' and nurses' views
    R McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:290-4. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to explore the attitudes towards guidelines of doctors and nurses working together in surgical teams and to examine the extent to which trusting relationships are maintained in a ..
  65. pmc Psoriasis and the risk of diabetes and hypertension: a prospective study of US female nurses
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 45 Francis St, 221L, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:379-82. 2009
    ..To evaluate the independent association between psoriasis and risk of diabetes and hypertension...
  66. ncbi Work characteristics and incidence of type 2 diabetes in women
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:175-83. 2007
    ..type 2 diabetes incidence in 62,574 young and middle-aged women, aged 29-46 years at baseline in 1993, from the Nurses' Health Study II; 365 cases of type 2 diabetes accrued over 6 years of follow-up...
  67. pmc Occupational risk factors for asthma among nurses and related healthcare professionals in an international study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:474-9. 2007
    ..authors examined the relations between self-reported work tasks, use of cleaning products and latex glove use with new-onset asthma among nurses and other healthcare workers in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS II).
  68. pmc Psychometric properties of the Need for Recovery after work scale: test-retest reliability and sensitivity to detect change
    E M de Croon
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Research Institute AmCOGG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 63:202-6. 2006
    ..The Need for Recovery scale (NFR), which quantifies workers' difficulties in recovering from work related exertions, may be a relevant instrument in this respect...
  69. ncbi Early intervention for problem drinkers: readiness to participate among general practitioners and nurses in Swedish primary health care
    Kjell Johansson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health and Environment, Division of Preventive and Social Medicine, Linkoping University, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:38-42. 2002
    An exploration was made of attitudes and practices of general practitioners (GPs) and nurses concerning early identification of, and intervention for, alcohol-related problems...
  70. ncbi Use of the Edmonton Research Orientation Scale with nurses
    Lynn McCleary
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Meas 10:263-75. 2002
    ..One hundred eighty-five registered nurses in a pediatric teaching hospital completed the EROS...
  71. ncbi A survey of doctors' and nurses' knowledge, attitudes and compliance with infection control guidelines in Birmingham teaching hospitals
    A D Stein
    School of Medicine, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Hosp Infect 54:68-73. 2003
    This study investigated knowledge about infection control amongst doctors and nurses through a cross-sectional survey conducted between March and May 2001 in three Birmingham, UK teaching hospitals...
  72. ncbi RCT of effectiveness of motivational enhancement therapy delivered by nurses for hazardous drinkers in primary care units in Thailand
    Sairat Noknoy
    Department of Social Medicine, Chonburi Hospital and Medical Education Center, Chonburi, 20000, Thailand
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:263-70. 2010
    ..To determine the effectiveness of Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) for hazardous drinkers in Primary Care Unit (PCU) settings in rural Thailand...
  73. ncbi Physical and psychosocial risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders in New Zealand nurses, postal workers and office workers
    Helen Harcombe
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 16:96-100. 2010
    To investigate the association of physical and psychosocial risk factors with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in New Zealand nurses, postal workers and office workers.
  74. pmc Factor structure of the Maslach burnout inventory: an analysis of data from large scale cross-sectional surveys of nurses from eight countries
    Lusine Poghosyan
    Bouve College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and School of Health Professions Masters of Public Health MPH, Northeastern University, 103 Robinson Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:894-902. 2009
    ..Job burnout is an important predictor of nurse retention. Reliable and valid measures are required to monitor this phenomenon internationally...
  75. ncbi Low back pain among nurses: a follow-up beginning at entry to the nursing school
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2334-41. 2005
    ..A prospective cohort...
  76. pmc Effectiveness, safety and acceptability of 'see and treat' with cryotherapy by nurses in a cervical screening study in India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 96:738-43. 2007
    We evaluated a 'see and treat' procedure involving screening, colposcopy, biopsy and cryotherapy by trained nurses in one-visit in field clinics in a cervical screening study in South India for its acceptability, safety and effectiveness ..
  77. ncbi The theory-practice gap: impact of professional-bureaucratic work conflict on newly-qualified nurses
    Jill Maben
    Department of Public Health and Policy, Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 55:465-77. 2006
    This paper reports the findings from a naturalistic enquiry undertaken in the United Kingdom into the extent to which the ideals and values of the preregistration nursing course are adopted by individual newly educated Registered Nurses.
  78. ncbi Awareness and attitudes of healthcare professionals in Wuhan, China to the reporting of adverse drug reactions
    Qing Li
    Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 117:856-61. 2004
    ..for underreporting, the authors investigated the awareness and attitudes of healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, and administrators) toward the ADR system in China...
  79. ncbi Annual incidence of latent tuberculosis infection among newly employed nurses at a tertiary care university hospital
    Kwangha Lee
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1218-22. 2009
    To investigate the annual rate of tuberculosis (TB) infection among newly employed nurses using both tuberculin skin test (TST) and QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G; Cellestis Limited) assay.
  80. ncbi Whole-grain consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:412-9. 1999
    ..Although current dietary guidelines for Americans recommend increased intake of grain products to prevent coronary heart disease (CHD), epidemiologic data relating whole-grain intake to the risk of CHD are sparse...
  81. ncbi Weight bias among UK trainee dietitians, doctors, nurses and nutritionists
    J A Swift
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, School of Biosciences, The University of Nottingham, Leicestershire, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 26:395-402. 2013
    Trainee dietitians, nutritionists, nurses and doctors will direct the future of obesity treatment and prevention. To do so effectively, they must be willing and able to engage empathically with overweight and obese people...
  82. ncbi Critical care nurses' perceptions of and responses to moral distress
    Karen M Gutierrez
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 24:229-41. 2005
    b>Nurses frequently experience conflict regarding healthcare decisions, yet are expected to implement actions which they perceive to be morally wrong...
  83. ncbi Impact of a novel nurse-led prechemotherapy education intervention (ChemoEd) on patient distress, symptom burden, and treatment-related information and support needs: results from a randomised, controlled trial
    S Aranda
    Department of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Oncol 23:222-31. 2012
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  84. pmc Family history and risk of breast cancer: nurses' health study
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University of St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:1097-104. 2012
    ..We assess age at diagnosis and the role of family history in risk of breast cancer. Prospective follow-up of nurses' health study participants from 1980 to 2006...
  85. pmc Intensive care unit nurses' perceptions of patient participation in the acute phase of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation: an interview study
    Marit Kvangarsnes
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Aalesund University College, Norway
    J Adv Nurs 69:425-34. 2013
    To report a study conducted to explore intensive care unit nurses' perceptions of patient participation in the acute phase of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation.
  86. pmc Nurses' research utilization two years after graduation--a national survey of associated individual, organizational, and educational factors
    Henrietta Forsman
    School of Health and Social Studies, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    Implement Sci 7:46. 2012
    b>Nurses' research utilization (RU) as part of evidence-based practice is strongly emphasized in today's nursing education and clinical practice. The primary aim of RU is to provide high-quality nursing care to patients...
  87. ncbi Talking to primary care patients about weight: a study of GPs and practice nurses in the UK
    Susan Michie
    Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:521-5. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study investigates UK general practitioners' (GPs) and practice nurses' communication about overweight with their overweight and obese patients...
  88. ncbi Nurses' and doctors' perceptions of young people who engage in suicidal behaviour: a contemporary grounded theory analysis
    Martin Anderson
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park Room B50, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:587-97. 2003
    ..b>Nurses' and doctors' working in these areas are the first point of contact for young people following an episode of self-..
  89. pmc Impact of the 2004 GMS contract on practice nurses: a qualitative study
    Wendy McGregor
    The Calderwood Practice, Alison Lea Medical Centre, East Kilbride
    Br J Gen Pract 58:711-9. 2008
    The new GMS contract has led to practice nurses playing an important role in the delivery of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF).
  90. ncbi Moving on? Predictors of intent to leave among rural and remote RNs in Canada
    Norma J Stewart
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Rural Health 27:103-13. 2011
    Examination of factors related to the retention or voluntary turnover of Registered Nurses (RNs) has mainly focused on urban, acute care settings.
  91. ncbi Nurses, community health workers, and home carers: gendered human resources compensating for skewed health systems
    A George
    Glob Public Health 3:75-89. 2008
    This review examines the experiences of nurses, community health workers, and home carers in health systems from a gender analysis...
  92. ncbi The relationship between job stressors, hardy personality, coping resources and burnout in a sample of nurses: a correlational study at two time points
    Eva Garrosa
    Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Ctra de Colmenar km 15, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:205-15. 2010
    ..Nursing is considered as a risk profession with high levels of stress and burnout, and these levels are probably increasing...
  93. ncbi Sleep length and quality, sleepiness and urinary melatonin among healthy Danish nurses with shift work during work and leisure time
    Anne Helene Garde
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1219-28. 2009
    ..Sleep problems are common effects of shift work. The aim of the present study was to evaluate how different types of shift affect sleep and sleepiness, and to relate sleepiness to urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin...
  94. ncbi Influenza vaccination rates and motivators among healthcare worker groups
    Amanda Banks Christini
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:171-7. 2007
    ..The rate of influenza vaccination among healthcare workers (HCWs) is approximately 40%. Differences in vaccination rates among HCW groups and reasons for accepting or rejecting vaccination are poorly understood...
  95. ncbi Factors influencing nurses' attitudes towards healthcare information technology
    Laurie A Huryk
    Clinical Information Systems, Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center, Inc, Family Medicine Center of CentraState Medical Center, Toms River, New Jersey 08753, USA
    J Nurs Manag 18:606-12. 2010
    This literature review examines the current trend in nurses' attitudes toward healthcare information technology (HIT).
  96. ncbi Perceived aggression towards nurses: study in two Italian health institutions
    Alessandra Zampieron
    School of Nursing, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Nurs 19:2329-41. 2010
    The goal of the present study was to quantify the perceived aggression towards nurses working in two Italian health care institutions and to verify the hypothesis of an association between the characteristics of aggressors and the type of ..
  97. pmc The impact of rotating shift work on the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome in nurses
    Borko Nojkov
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:842-7. 2010
    ..between the endogenous circadian timing system and the external 24 h environment, we hypothesized that nurses participating in shift work will have a higher prevalence of functional bowel disorders when compared with nurses ..
  98. ncbi Association of job-related stress factors with psychological and somatic symptoms among Japanese hospital nurses: effect of departmental environment in acute care hospitals
    Yuri Kawano
    Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
    J Occup Health 50:79-85. 2008
    ..examined degrees of job-related stress factors as well as mental and physical symptoms among Japanese hospital nurses in various departments, and clarified associations of departments and job-related stress factors with those ..
  99. ncbi Phobic anxiety and risk of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death among women
    Christine M Albert
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave East, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    Circulation 111:480-7. 2005
    ..To the best of our knowledge, no studies have looked at this association among women. Anxiety may influence CHD mortality by increasing the risk of ventricular arrhythmia and SCD...
  100. ncbi Moderating effect of nurses' customer-oriented perception between organizational citizenship behaviors and satisfaction
    Ching Sheng Chang
    Department of Business Administration, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
    West J Nurs Res 32:628-43. 2010
    ..The authors used a cross-sectional survey sent to 500 nurses with 232 valid responses...
  101. ncbi The influence of light at night exposure on melatonin levels among Canadian rotating shift nurses
    Anne Grundy
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2404-12. 2011
    ..This study examined the influence of nighttime light exposure on melatonin levels among 123 rotating shift nurses.

Research Grants85

  1. Infant Screening and Diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dys*
    Paul Fernhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additionally, the authors propose to conduct surveys of PCPs (medical doctors, office nurses, and office personnel) from various practice settings (urban and rural managed care and traditional point of ..
  2. Emergency Neurophysiological Assessment Bedside Logic Engine
    Don M Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..are often not available in the emergency department, so that EEG sensor application must be easy enough for nurses and medical assistants who have completed a short, focused training protocol...
  3. Improving Patient Safety: Context and Nurses'Work Processes for Pressure Ulcers
    Lynn M Soban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Nurses and nursing processes for patient care are central to preventing adverse events and promoting patient safety in ..
  4. PROSPECTIVE STUDIES OF DIET AND CANCER IN MEN AND WOMEN
    Walter C Willett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..every four years since 1986 (the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, HPFS), and is also closely linked to the Nurses'Health Study (NHS) of 121,700 women...
  5. Improving Hmong Health through Community Based Participatory Research
    DIAN LORENE BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All members of the community advisory board are Hmong in origin and include nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, naturopathic providers, shaman, community leaders and individuals and their ..
  6. The Role of Circadian Periodicity in Human Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes
    John P Forman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this study, we propose to draw on both new data collection and extensive existing genetic data from the ongoing Nurses'Health Study (NHS) cohort...
  7. HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program
    Arthur L Reingold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Program will provide multi-disciplinary training in support of implementation science research to physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and scientists at the University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences (UZCHS), in order ..
  8. Impact of Temperature Profile on Outcome After Traumatic Brain Injury
    Lori Kennedy Madden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We seek to build the scientific foundation for nursing practice. As nurses monitor, document and treat patient body temperature, this research has the potential to influence rewarming rates ..
  9. International Conf on Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A target audience of clinicians, scientists, nurses, social workers, government representatives and other agencies, pharmaceutical and other biotechnology companies ..
  10. RISK FACTORS FOR CVD IN WOMEN
    JOANN ELISABETH MANSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..biomarkers in predicting CHD risk and will build upon our previous work in inflammatory markers in the Nurses'Health Study (NHS) cohort...
  11. Assessment of Dehydration in Children with Diarrhea in Resource-Limited Settings
    ADAM CARL LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These new methods will help doctors and nurses in the developing world identify those children at greatest need for emergent intervention, prevent adverse events,..
  12. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    STACEY ANN MISSMER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Over 2000 laparoscopically-confirmed incident cases of endometriosis have been observed within the Nurses'Health Study II, and over 500 within the Black Women's Health Study [unreadable]ongoing, prospective ..
  13. Environment, Novel Aging Outcomes, and Genetics
    Sung Kyun Park; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..community-residing elderly men, the Normative Aging Study, and for some of the specific aims, a sub-sample of the Nurses'Health Study will be utilized...
  14. DIETARY PATTERNS AND RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
    Frank B Hu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..among overall diet quality, energy balance, weight gain, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in the Nurses'Health Study (NHS), NHS II, and Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS)...
  15. Impact of Cardiovascular and Weight Loss diets on Uric Acid and Gout Risk
    Hyon K Choi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Further, we will evaluate their impact on the risk of gout based on 3 large prospective cohorts: the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) I (n=121,700 women), NHS II (n=116,430 younger women), and the Health Professionals ..
  16. Improving Quality of Care in Parkinsons Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    KAREN ILENE CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In a nearly-completed pilot study funded by VA, a Task Force of stakeholders that includes nurses, physicians, other healthcare disciplines, and patient advocates was established;Task Force members were drawn ..
  17. Novel Risk Factors for Vertebral Fractures in Health and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Julie Paik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Taking advantage of the unique strengths of the Nurses'Health Studies I and II including large sample sizes providing high statistical power, long follow-up period, ..
  18. An Innovative Endoscopic Instrument with Full-Field Viewing and Intelligent Imagi
    STEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..diagnosis: Through more effective image registration and stabilization, System SW is expected to help GI doctors/nurses to rapidly (expected by a factor of 3) and accurately diagnose abnormalities. ....
  19. Factors Associated with Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Guideline Adherence
    Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In this research project, an anonymous self-administered survey will be created and distributed to nurses, respiratory therapists, and physicians working in adult ICUs in multiple hospitals...
  20. International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health
    NELSON K STEENLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Peruvian Fogarty studies funded via Emory showed a similar situation with informal gold miners using mercury and nurses using cytostatic drugs. An additional specific problem in Peru and Chile is altitude sickness...
  21. Dietary Patterns, Diet Quality + Cancer Risk
    Frank B Hu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of breast, colon, and prostate cancer in cohort studies of 121,700 women aged 30-55 years at baseline (1976, the Nurses'Health Study), 11,686 women aged 24-44 years at baseline (1989, Nurses'Healthy Study II), and 51,529 men ..
  22. Testing the feasibility of patient-controlled sedation in ventilated ICU patients
    Craig R Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To reduce anxiety, stress and promote tolerance of MV, nurses frequently administer a variety of sedative medications to their patients based on subjective observations...
  23. Cooperative Multicenter Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Networks
    John M Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have assembled a talented and committed team of physicians, fellows, graduate students, research nurses, clinical research assistants, laboratory staff, and other investigators in our Perinatal Research Core, an ..
  24. Risk Factors for Ischemic Stroke in Women
    Kathryn M Rexrode; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Finally, telomere length, a marker of biologic aging, will be examined. The Nurses'Health Study (NHS) is a prospective cohort study of 121,700 US women, aged 30-55 in 1976...
  25. Gene-Environment Interplay in the Comorbidity of PTSD and Disordered Eating
    Karen S Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..address these three aims: 1) male participants in the Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging (VETSA), 2) women from the Nurses Health Study II (NHS II), and 3) male and female offspring from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and ..
  26. OEF/OIF Veterans with PTSD in Mental Health Residential Treatment Programs
    Eric Slade; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with psychiatrists, psychologists/social workers, general practitioners, substance abuse counselors, mental health nurses, and other nurses/physician assistants. Methods...
  27. Phthalates in Drugs and Male Genital Malformation
    Allen A Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with a wide range of malformations and a sample of non-malformed infants within five months after birth, and study nurses interview mothers within six months of delivery about demographic, behavioral, reproductive, and medical factors;..
  28. Prompt Diagnosis and Treatment of Subclinical Seizures After Cardiac Arrest
    Alexis A Topjian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..EEG modality, Density Spectral Array (DSA), for the real-time detection of NCS by bedside ICU physicians and nurses. Aim 2 will evaluate the efficacy and safety of using DSA monitoring and prompt treatment compared with standard ..
  29. Validity of Diet and Activity Measures in Men
    Meir Stampfer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a very similar study that NCI is funding in women, utilizing many of the same methods, among participants in the Nurses'Health Studies. The two studies will provide substantial synergy...
  30. Dialysis Infection and Vitamin D in New England: The DIVINE Study
    Ravi Thadhani; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We have hired additional research assistants and nurses to ensure the success of this study. Our recruitment has averaged ~3.8 subjects per month...
  31. CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP B
    Monica M Bertagnolli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..including oncology physicians, radiologists, pathologists, statisticians, clinical research associates, oncology nurses, pharmacists, health outcomes researchers, and basic scientists participate in these studies...
  32. Pediatric Nephrology Seminar XXXIX
    GASTON E ZILLERUELO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..internists, general practitioners, renal pathologists, neonatologists, pediatric urologists, transplant surgeons, nurses, nutritionists and allied health professionals to review selected relevant subjects and share new scientific ..
  33. Prospective Study of Restless Leg Syndrome
    Xiang Gao; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..participants of two large and well established cohorts, the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS) and the Nurses'Health Study II (NHS II), for the purpose of addressing several important hypotheses related to the etiology ..
  34. NICHD Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network
    Abbot R Laptook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..includes Physicians with broad expertise in neonatal morbidities and multicenter studies, outstanding Research Nurses, and excellent follow-up to assess early childhood neurodevelopment...
  35. Genetics of Elevated High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol
    DANIEL JAMES RADER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..cohort of 500 cases ( >90th percentile) and 1000 controls (<50th percentile) with subjects drawn from the Nurses Health and Health Professionals Follow-up studies...
  36. Pollutant-related diabetes in the Nurses'Health Study II
    Qi Sun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..total adiponectin, in young and middle-aged women who participated in a well-characterized prospective cohort: The Nurses'Health Study (NHS) II...
  37. Easy-to-Use, Low-Cost, Handheld Retinal Camera for Screening for Diabetic Retinop
    RANDAL CHINNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..cost, small size, simplicity, fully automated fast image capture, and minimal training requirement, it will enable nurses, paramedics, ER staff, primary care physicians, health care technicians, and other non-eye-specialists to perform ..
  38. Can Lifestyle Modify Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors?
    Wendy Y Chen; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We propose to utilize the prospective Nurses'Health Study (NHS) cohort, which includes data on subjects before and after cancer diagnosis as well as a ..
  39. Clinical Risk Prediction Modeling in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Elizabeth W Karlson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..risk prediction models, this proposal builds on our strong track record of studying RA epidemiology in the Nurses'Health Studies, the largest prospective rheumatic disease cohorts in the world...
  40. Translating CBT-Insomnia for Lung Cancer into practice: A RCT
    Grace E Dean; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..survivors, especially in the application of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) at the bedside by nurses. Cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) results in clinically significant improvements in insomnia ..
  41. Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism
    Christopher Kabrhel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Research Plan: We will examine data from the Nurses'Health Studies I &II (NHS I&II) and the Health Professionals Follow Up (HPFS) study...
  42. CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP B CCOP RESEARCH BASE
    Electra D Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..including oncology physicians, radiologists, pathologists, statisticians, clinical research associates, oncology nurses, pharmacists, health outcomes researchers, and basic scientists participate in these studies...
  43. Novel Biomarkers and Causal Pathways in RA Susceptbility
    Karen H Costenbader; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Nurses'Health Study prospective cohorts with over 240,000 participants followed since 1976 contain the largest ..
  44. Gene-Environment Interactions in Glaucoma
    LOUIS ROBERT PASQUALE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..vascular dysfunction, we intend to use pre-existing high density whole genome-wide genotyping data from 5 studies (Nurses Health Study [NHS], Health Professionals Follow-up Study [HPFS], Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary, Women's Health ..
  45. TRAINING IN TRAUMA AND BURN RESEARCH
    RICHARD LOUIS GAMELLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D.s), nine graduate students, two research nurses, six research technicians, and two support staff...
  46. Primary Care Transformation in a NCQA Certified Patient-Centered Medical Home
    Ming Tai-Seale; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..senior executives, quality improvement committee members, and frontline care team members including physicians and nurses. Qualitative data collection and analysis will follow the Grounded Theory approach...
  47. Effect of Birth Order and Genetics on Infant Parenting and Obesity Risk
    Ian M Paul; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) study is an ongoing prospective, randomized, controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of a responsive parenting ..
  48. The Living Well Project: Early Palliative Care and MI for persons with AIDS
    Tammie E Quest; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..symptom management, with the addition of four weekly one-on-one motivational interviewing sessions conducted by nurses to facilitate disease adjustment and decision making about advance care planning...
  49. 8th Annual Conference on Head and Neck Cancer
    Eben L Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in those areas within and between the multiple disciplines represented;ii) to recognize the important role of nurses, speech pathologists, audiologists, nutritionists, social workers, pain specialists, mental health practitioners, ..
  50. UCB/UCSF AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP)
    Arthur L Reingold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The proposed training program will provide multi-disciplinary training to physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, scientists, and support personnel from selected developing countries in methods relevant to virologic, immunologic, ..
  51. Task Shifting and Blood Pressure Control in Ghana: A Cluster- Randomized Trial.
    GBENGA GODWIN OGEDEGBE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of a WHO Package targeted at CV risk assessment and hypertension control, delivered by community health nurses (CHNs) in low resource settings...
  52. The Comparative Effectiveness of Single versus Dual Chamber Cardioverter Defibril
    Pamela N Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The KPCO-IHR includes 116 investigators supported by research nurses, project managers, research assistants, statisticians, analysis, programmers, IT support and administrative staff...
  53. Using CERs to Optimize Quality of Life for Persons with Diabetes and Chronic Pain
    Monika M Safford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..UAB CME department to physicians nationally, and through the UAB School of Nursing's on-line curriculum to nurses worldwide...
  54. MOUNT SINAI EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
    Lynne D Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The program's specific aims are to provide outstanding, research-minded, junior faculty physicians, nurses, and other clinicians with the strong foundation in the principles of clinical, translational, and health services ..
  55. PREMENOPAUSAL HORMONE LEVELS AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER
    Susan E Hankinson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In this study, we will utilize blood and urine samples collected in 1996-99 from 29,611 participants in the Nurses'Health Study II (NHSII) who were 32 to 54 years of age at collection...
  56. Air Pollution and Cognitive Aging Among Older Women
    Jennifer Weuve; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..collaboration of the of aging and environmental health disciplines, will capitalize on available data from the Nurses'Health Study (NHS), a large prospective cohort of women followed since 1976...
  57. Improving the Self-Efficacy of African American Parents in Infant Supine Sleep
    Kathryn L Moseley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a concerted public health effort to inform parents about the importance of infant supine sleep from physicians, nurses, newspapers, and other media...
  58. Premenstrual syndrome and risk of subsequent hypertension
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have developed a prospective study of PMS nested within the Nurses'Health Study II (NHS2) cohort;to our knowledge, this is the only prospective epidemiologic study of women ..
  59. Epigenetic Events and Colorectal Cancer Epidemiology
    Shuji Ogino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For that purpose, we will utilize the resources of two large prospective cohort studies, the Nurses'Health Study (NHS) and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS)...
  60. Acid-base status and the development of hypertension and diabetes
    Eric N Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..decreases the amount of citrate lost in the urine - and we previously reported lower 24-hour urinary citrate in Nurses Health Study (NHS) participants with hypertension...
  61. Scaling up services for people with psychosis in Nigeria: a pilot study
    Oyewusi Gureje; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., primary care physicians, nurses, and community health workers) working in partnership with the available psychiatric specialists, to create a ..
  62. Trial of Nurse-delivered Alcohol Brief Intervention for Hospitalized Veterans
    Lauren Matukaitis Broyles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the hospital setting, nurses are well-positioned to deliver BI, but research is needed to determine the efficacy of inpatient nurse-delivered ..
  63. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The sample includes 2006 nurse survey data from more than 7,000 registered nurses working in 72 acute care hospitals in New Jersey, and patient discharge data from approximately one million ..
  64. Cohort Study of Genetic Susceptibility to Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma
    Jiali Han; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1120 matched controls who provided blood or cheek cell samples from three large well-characterized cohorts, the Nurses Health Study, Nurses Health Study II, and the Health Professional Follow-up Study...
  65. Nurses' Health Study: Short Sleep Duration and Risk of Hypertension
    JAMES GANGWISCH; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study samples will be drawn from large and well-defined cohorts from the Nurses Health Studies (NHS) consisting of subjects who completed the 1986 and 2000 NHS surveys and the 2001 NHS-II survey ..
  66. ADOPTION OF CANCER PAIN GUIDELINES IN MANAGED CARE
    MILDRED SOLOMON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..New England Biomedical Research Foundation (NEBRF) propose a study of 1,360 cancer patients and 160 physicians and nurses from 8 clinics, randomized into four treatment and four control sites...
  67. Workplace Violence Training for Nurses
    LISA MCELANEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research has shown that nurses are at very high risk of being victims of workplace violence...
  68. Workplace Violence Training for Nurses
    LISA A contact MCELANEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research has shown that nurses are at very high risk of being victims of workplace violence...
  69. VARIABLES AFFECTING OSTOMY PATIENT OUTCOME
    Debra Jackson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..question, Is there a difference between what ostomy patients think they need to know, and when, and what ET nurses think the ostomy patient needs to know, and when?, will be addressed by a 16 item ostomy knowledge and skills ..
  70. Long-term Follow-Up of Infertility Patients: A Pilot Study
    Francine Grodstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of initiating research on infertility treatment in relation to long-term health within participants of the ongoing Nurses'Health Study II...
  71. Nurses and Ethical Dilemmas
    Susan Benedict; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The candidate's immediate goal is to acquire knowledge of historical research methods and ethics to study nurses' participation in the medical experiments of Nazi Germany as the first study in a series on research-related ..
  72. Nursing & Environmental Health Conference: Methymercury and Human Health Effects
    Jeanne Hewitt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..a two-year initiative to help meet the Institute of Medicine's (1995) goals of increasing the competency of nurses in environmental health...
  73. Advancing Patient Call Light Systems to Achieve Better Outcomes
    Huey Ming Tzeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  74. Web-Based Respiratory Education About Tobacco and Health
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Web-Based Respiratory Education About Tobacco and Health) to train pediatric respiratory therapists and nurses to provide brief, hospital-based tobacco cessation interventions to parents of hospitalized pediatric patients...
  75. Light as a Controlling Stimulas for Behavior Cancer Research: Bridging Human Expo
    MARIANA FIGUEIRO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our laboratory has in fact developed a personal circadian light meter that has been used in the Nurses Health Study to gather patterns of light and dark actually experienced by dayshift and rotating-shift nurses...
  76. Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Lifestyle Modification in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Wendy Chen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..However, the exact magnitude of CVD risk in women with breast cancer is not clear. Using the Nurses Health Study (NHS), a prospective cohort study of 121,700 registered nurses aged 30-55 at baseline in 1976 with ..
  77. NANDA, NIC AND NOC--EFFECTS ON HEALTH OUTCOMES
    Margaret Lunney; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The specific aims of this pilot study are to: 1) investigate the effects of using NANDA, NIC and NOC on nurses' power to participate knowingly in changes for children's health 2) investigate the effects of using NANDA, NIC ..
  78. Patient-Tailored Health Literacy Improvement System
    ALAN LETZT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..affects more than 90 million adults in the United States and undermines the best efforts of physicians and nurses to provide high quality care - at an estimated cost of $73 billion per year (Institute of Medicine, 2003)...
  79. Nurses: Research Integrity in Clinical Trials
    Joan Liaschenko; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Yet nurses are key in implementing clinical trials, that is, they perform much of the day-to-day work...
  80. Job Retention Among Home Healthcare Nurses
    CAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Although many studies have examined nurse shortage, job satisfaction, and retention among nurses in hospital settings little is know about the variables that affect nurse retention in home healthcare...
  81. 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. To compensate, nurses are often required to work extended schedules, including > 8 hour days, >40 hour workweeks, mandatory ..
  82. Workplace Violence Nursing Health & Employment Outcomes
    Jacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  83. Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Francine Grodstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the first funding period, we began studies of UI prevalence and incidence among 237,000 women in the Nurses'Health Study and Nurses'Health Study II...
  84. Off-Shift Nursing and Quality Patient Outcomes
    PAMELA DE CORDOVA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..are components of human capital, which include the role of tenure, prior experience, education of registered nurses (RNs), and the impact of contract nurses on patient care...
  85. PILOT: Home Telemonitoring for Self Management Education of Patients with Lung Ca
    GEORGIA L contact NARSAVAGE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Phone-transmitted telemonitor data will be used to alert nurses to explain changes in signs/symptoms and coach patients on when and how to contact a clinician...