nurse clinicians

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Summary: Registered nurses who hold Master's degrees in nursing with an emphasis in clinical nursing and who function independently in coordinating plans for patient care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The Advanced Nursing Practice Team as a model for HIV/AIDS caregiving in Switzerland
    Rebecca Spirig
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 15:47-55. 2004
  2. ncbi A competency-based approach to public health nursing performance appraisal
    Kate Bracy Kalb
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Public Health Nurs 23:115-38. 2006
  3. ncbi Factors influencing effective independent nurse prescribing
    Debra Fairley
    Leeds General Infirmary
    Nurs Times 102:34-7. 2006
  4. pmc Do online information retrieval systems help experienced clinicians answer clinical questions?
    Johanna I Westbrook
    Clinical Centre for Health Informatics, Cliffbrook Campus, University of New South Wales, Kensington, 2052, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:315-21. 2005
  5. ncbi The paediatric diabetes specialist nurse and diabetes education in childhood
    S V Llahana
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, UK
    J Adv Nurs 33:296-306. 2001
  6. ncbi The role of the breast care nurse during treatment for early breast cancer: the patient's perspective
    Georgia Halkett
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 23:46-57. 2006
  7. ncbi Competency in shaping one's life: autonomy of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a nurse-led, shared-care setting; a qualitative study
    Albine Moser
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:417-27. 2006
  8. ncbi Evaluation of a MS specialist nurse programme
    Angus Forbes
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research in Primary and Intermediate Care Section, James Clerk Maxwell Building, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:985-1000. 2006
  9. ncbi Community nurses' understanding of the community stoma care nurse
    Sarah Skingley
    Whitton Clinic, Ipswich, Suffolk
    Br J Nurs 15:83-9. 2006
  10. ncbi Attitudes of registered nurses toward nurse practitioners
    Janet M Gooden
    Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:360-4. 2004

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  1. ncbi The Advanced Nursing Practice Team as a model for HIV/AIDS caregiving in Switzerland
    Rebecca Spirig
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 15:47-55. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi A competency-based approach to public health nursing performance appraisal
    Kate Bracy Kalb
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Public Health Nurs 23:115-38. 2006
    ..To integrate public health nursing (PHN) competencies into a comprehensive performance review instrument for nurses at multiple practice levels in an urban public health department...
  3. ncbi Factors influencing effective independent nurse prescribing
    Debra Fairley
    Leeds General Infirmary
    Nurs Times 102:34-7. 2006
    ..To identify some of the factors influencing effective independent nurse prescribing within a surgical high-dependency unit...
  4. pmc Do online information retrieval systems help experienced clinicians answer clinical questions?
    Johanna I Westbrook
    Clinical Centre for Health Informatics, Cliffbrook Campus, University of New South Wales, Kensington, 2052, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:315-21. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of clinicians' use of an online information retrieval system on their performance in answering clinical questions...
  5. ncbi The paediatric diabetes specialist nurse and diabetes education in childhood
    S V Llahana
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, UK
    J Adv Nurs 33:296-306. 2001
    ..It also aimed to determine who is involved in diabetes education and to explore the teaching methods, approaches, tools and materials that the PDSN uses in the educational process...
  6. ncbi The role of the breast care nurse during treatment for early breast cancer: the patient's perspective
    Georgia Halkett
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 23:46-57. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore patients' perspectives on the role of the breast care nurse...
  7. ncbi Competency in shaping one's life: autonomy of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a nurse-led, shared-care setting; a qualitative study
    Albine Moser
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:417-27. 2006
    ..This paper reports the findings of a study to determine which concepts of autonomy people with type 2 diabetes use in a nurse-led, shared-care setting...
  8. ncbi Evaluation of a MS specialist nurse programme
    Angus Forbes
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research in Primary and Intermediate Care Section, James Clerk Maxwell Building, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:985-1000. 2006
    ..Specialist nurses are being promoted as a means of improving the health care provided to people with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  9. ncbi Community nurses' understanding of the community stoma care nurse
    Sarah Skingley
    Whitton Clinic, Ipswich, Suffolk
    Br J Nurs 15:83-9. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Attitudes of registered nurses toward nurse practitioners
    Janet M Gooden
    Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:360-4. 2004
    ..Southern Illinois was chosen because of the limited number of NPs in the area and because of concerns that limited exposure might negatively influence RN attitudes about the NP role...
  11. ncbi Examining the effectiveness of the nurse consultant role
    Sally Redfern
    Nursing Research Unit, King s College London
    Nurs Times 102:23-4. 2006
    ..This article suggests that the consultant role is an example of how a redesigned nursing role can benefit patient care and service provision...
  12. ncbi Perceptions and practice of concordance in nurses' prescribing consultations: findings from a national questionnaire survey and case studies of practice in England
    Sue Latter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Building 67, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, England
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:9-18. 2007
    ..Stationary Office, London]. Concordance-a partnership approach to medicine consultations-is advocated as an effective solution [Medicines Partnership, 2003. Project Evaluation Toolkit. Medicines Partnership, London]...
  13. ncbi Service implications from a comparison of the evidence on the effectiveness and a survey of provision in England and Wales of COPD specialist nurse services in the community
    Bridget Candy
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson s Institute of Preventative Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 4NS, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:601-10. 2007
    ..Therefore, implementing the right care model(s) for patients with COPD is a priority. Nurses, particularly those with specialist roles, are often the principal health professionals involved in new service models...
  14. ncbi The past, present, and future of the advanced practice role in women's healthcare
    Marsha Marecki
    School of Nursing, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:79-81. 2006
  15. ncbi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: diagnostic assessment methods used by advanced practice registered nurses
    Sheri Lynn Vlam
    City Creek Pediatrics and Copper View Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 32:18-24. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi Benchmarking the nurse consultant role in rheumatology
    Sarah Ryan
    North Stoke Primary Care Trust, Stoke on Trent
    Nurs Stand 20:52-7. 2006
    ..The standards can be used by other nurse consultants to benchmark their practice...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi Independent extended and supplementary nurse prescribing practice in the UK: a national questionnaire survey
    Molly Courtenay
    University of Reading, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1093-101. 2007
    ..There is some evidence available on the prescribing practices of district nurses and health visitors and early independent extended prescribers. Little or no attention has focussed on supplementary nurse prescribing...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi The influence of outreach in the development of the nurse consultant role in critical care: cause or effect?
    Deborah Dawson
    General Critical Care, 1st Floor St Jame s Wing, St George s Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:4-11. 2006
    ..Despite compelling evidence that there was a serious problem with the management of critically ill patients in the ward environment, there is little evidence to support outreach as a concept or as a role for nurse consultants...
  21. ncbi Living with grey: role understandings between clinical nurse educators and advanced practice nurses
    Sarah Wall
    Department of Sociology, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:57-71. 2006
    ..Organizational supports for implementing clear advanced roles are suggested, adding to the knowledge upon which nursing administrators can base their strategic human resources decisions...
  22. ncbi A survey of nurses who practice in infertility settings
    Anne Mitchell
    Oakland University School of Nursing, 418 O Dowd Hall, Rochester, MI 48309 4098, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:561-8. 2005
    ..A nonrandom convenience sample was used to obtain information about the educational level, clinical activities, knowledge base, and skills of nurses involved with in vitro fertilization...
  23. ncbi The scope of private practice nursing in an Australian sample
    Anne Wilson
    Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Public Health Nurs 21:488-94. 2004
    ..Increasing awareness within the nursing profession and health sector about various aspects of private practice nursing could improve service quality for their clients...
  24. ncbi Evidence-based assessment: no more pride or prejudice
    Nancy Munro
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore 21201 1579, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 15:501-5. 2004
    ..Ultimately, patients will receive better care and outcomes will be improved using evidence-based assessment...
  25. ncbi Instrumental inputs: moving the interpersonal theory of nursing into practice
    Linda S Beeber
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 27:275-86. 2004
    ..The concept has great utility for clinical practice and research and continuing development and testing of the Interpersonal Theory of Nursing...
  26. ncbi Dancing to our own tune: understandings of advanced nursing practice in British Columbia
    Bernadette Pauly
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, BC
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 17:47-57. 2004
    ..Note: The term "nurse," as used in this paper, refers to "registered nurse.") We conclude by identifying future directions for development of advanced practice roles...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi Admiral nursing competency project: practice development and action research
    Jan Dewing
    Practice Development, RCN Institute, Cavendish Square, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 14:695-703. 2005
    ..Secondly, to provide a way to structure evidence demonstrating evolving competency. Thirdly, to specifically enable the nurses to demonstrate evidence of achieving the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council's Higher Level Practice standard...
  29. ncbi Part one: Restoring patients to health outcomes and indicators of advanced nursing practice in adult critical care
    Carol Ball
    Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:356-67. 2003
    ..In the second paper of this series, the intervening conditions that affect the expression of legitimate influence will be discussed...
  30. ncbi Are advanced practice nurses (APNs) here to stay? The APN in the oncology setting
    Krista Lachance
    Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Alberta
    Can Oncol Nurs J 15:96-106. 2005
  31. ncbi Part two: The core components of legitimate influence and the conditions that constrain or facilitate advanced nursing practice in adult critical care
    Carol Ball
    Adult Critical Care Nursing, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:10-20. 2004
    ..This paper portrays how intervening conditions can impinge upon this and the exercise of legitimate influence...
  32. ncbi Forensic nurses' views regarding medications for inmates
    Chia Chen Lee
    Santa Clara County Valley Health and Hospital System, Custody Health Services, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:32-9. 2005
    ..4. Mandatory discharge medication and follow-up treatment for ex-inmates with mental illnesses may lower the rate of recidivism...
  33. ncbi Clinical supervision of nurses working with patients with borderline personality disorder
    Ann R Bland
    Eastern Kentucky University, Baccalaureate and Graduate School and Nursing, Richmond, Kentucky 40475 3102, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:507-17. 2005
    ..A clinical nurse specialist also can provide emotional support to nursing staff, which enhances job satisfaction, as they struggle to maintain professional therapeutic behavior with these individuals...
  34. ncbi Nurses Improving Care to Health System Elders (NICHE): implementation of best practice models
    Mathy Mezey
    The John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, New York University, 246 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    J Nurs Adm 34:451-7. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi A new role for advanced practice nurses in Canada: bridging the gap in health services for rural older adults
    Kathryn A Smith Higuchi
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:49-55. 2006
    ..The introduction of a GAPN, especially in underserved rural communities, has the potential to provide essential health care services to older adults, and to make major contributions to changing gerontology practice...
  36. ncbi Congestive heart failure education study
    Pam Ribelin
    Medical Surgical Pediatric Department, Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Indiana 46131, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:124-8. 2006
    ..Continuing education for nursing must be made a priority for nurses to provide safe and high quality care. Education provided must be current and based on positive outcomes through research-based nursing practice...
  37. ncbi Stoma coloproctology nurse specialist: a case study
    Ursula Chaney
    Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1088-98. 2007
    ..This case study was part of a larger study exploring innovative nursing and midwifery roles in Northern Ireland...
  38. ncbi Competencies and roles of community mental health nurses
    Mary W Kudless
    Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board, Fairfax, Virginia 22035, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:36-44. 2007
    ..The findings support the need for changes related to nursing roles and job descriptions. Specific recommendations have been implemented based on the findings...
  39. ncbi Supplementary nurse prescribing for patients with skin conditions: a national questionnaire survey
    Nicola Carey
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Reading, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1230-7. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi Independent extended nurse prescribing for patients with skin conditions: a national questionnaire survey
    Molly Courtenay
    Prescribing and Medicines Management, School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Reading, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1247-55. 2007
    ..To examine the prescribing practices of independent extended nurse prescribers for patients with skin conditions...
  41. ncbi A survey of oncology advanced practice nurses in Ontario: profile and predictors of job satisfaction
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 20:50-68. 2007
    ..008) were respective positive and negative predictors of APN job satisfaction. Progress in role development is described, and recommendations for improving role development and expanding the delivery of oncology APN services are provided...
  42. ncbi Strategy development for the implementation of telenursing in Korea
    Eun Kyoung Yun
    College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Comput Inform Nurs 25:301-6. 2007
    ..In addition, the study suggests that telenursing could be used efficiently in a variety of environments as a practical strategy to improve healthcare in Korea...
  43. ncbi Developing a new model of care for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain
    Sarah Ryan
    Rheumatology, Haywood Hospital, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Nurs Manag 15:825-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of a nurse consultant in developing a new model of care for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain...
  44. ncbi A study of a training scheme for Macmillan nurses in Northern Ireland
    Johnston Gail
    Macmillan Cancer Support, Macmillan Education Unit, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:242-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate a one year training scheme for Macmillan Nurses...
  45. ncbi An overview of the competency movement in nursing and midwifery
    Mary Chiarella
    Nursing and Midwifery Office, NSW Health and Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    Collegian 15:45-53. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi The current role of the consultant nurse in critical care: consolidation or consternation?
    Deborah Dawson
    St George s Hospital NHS Trust, GICU, 1st Floor St Jame s Wing, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW170QT, United Kingdom
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:187-96. 2008
    ..From the results of the current study, key changes in role are identified and areas for further development are highlighted...
  47. ncbi Advanced nursing practice in paediatric critical care
    Leanne E Llewellyn
    PICU King s College Hospital London
    Paediatr Nurs 20:30-3. 2008
    ..However, there was support for this role and respondents confirmed the view that advanced nursing practiced would be beneficial in patient care delivery...
  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 The role of the nurse prescriber: the views of mental health and non-mental health nurses
    P Nolan
    Staffordshire University and South Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, Stafford, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:258-66. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi Developing an integrated career and competency framework for diabetes nursing
    Ruth Davis
    Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:168-74. 2008
    ..To describe the development of an integrated career and competency framework for diabetes nursing...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of a PNP care coordinator model for hospitalized children, adolescents, and young adults with cystic fibrosis
    Kathy Rideout
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:29-35; quiz 35-6. 2007
    ....
  52. ncbi Bridging the gap: can a link nurse initiative influence palliative care in an acute hospital?
    Phil Cotterell
    Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust, Worthing, West Sussex, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:102-8. 2007
    ..Factors that could help link nurses to have greater influence are reported, as are difficulties in providing care and accessing training...
  53. ncbi Constraints and blocks to change and improvement on acute psychiatric wards--lessons from the City Nurses project
    G Brennan
    St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:475-82. 2006
    ..We argue that sustained positive change in acute inpatient psychiatry requires these underlying structural issues to be both acknowledged and, if possible, resolved...
  54. ncbi Integrating science, practice and reflexivity--cognitive therapy with driving phobia
    M Townend
    Unit for Psychotherapeutic Practice and Research and Prevention of Domestic Abuse UPPR University of Derby, Derby, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:554-61. 2006
    ..A reflexive analysis of the research findings and the influences on the first author's practice as a researcher and practitioner are also explored. Recommendations for future research are also made...
  55. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists
    Alan Pearson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 8:S11-4. 2002
  56. ncbi Acute coronary syndrome nurses: perceptions of other members of the health care team
    Maria Dunckley
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK
    Accid Emerg Nurs 14:204-9. 2006
    ..Communication and problem solving were identified as key elements of the ACS nurse role. Findings in this study show support for the integration of an ACS nurse role as a way to provide improved care to ACS patients...
  57. ncbi Advanced practice nursing in radiation oncology
    Elise Carper
    Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:203-11. 2006
    ..To discuss the roles of advance practice nurses in radiation oncology...
  58. 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
    ..These initiatives were sustainable during a 2-year period after their introduction, despite the gradual withdrawal of the clinical leader...
  59. ncbi Evaluating nurse prescribers' education and continuing professional development for independent prescribing practice: findings from a national survey in England
    Sue Latter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Building 67, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:685-96. 2007
    ..The number of nurses able to independently prescribe medicines in England has risen steadily in recent years...
  60. ncbi Independent extended supplementary nurse prescribers, their prescribing practice and confidence to educate and assess prescribing students
    Molly Courtenay
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Bulmershe Campus, Reading, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:739-47. 2007
    ..Concerns surround the move of nursing towards a medical model of care, and the level of medical practice support required by trainee prescribers...
  61. ncbi The role and scope of the clinical nurse consultant in Wentworth area health service, New South Wales, Australia
    Lesley M Wilkes
    Sydney West Area Health Service, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 15:12-21. 2007
    ..This paper reports phase one of a two-part study in a New South Wales area health service, which aimed to evaluate the grading system for clinical nurse consultants...
  62. ncbi Sustaining the Geriatric Resource Nurse Model at the University of Virginia
    Virginia K Lee
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:128-32. 2002
    ..Flexibility, mentoring relationships, a core curriculum, additional stimulating educational offerings, and a strong leadership team have been key influences on sustainability and growth...
  63. ncbi Advanced nursing practice--the influences and accountabilities
    Heather Wiseman
    Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust, Merseyside
    Br J Nurs 16:167-73. 2007
    ....
  64. ncbi Praxis and the role development of the acute care nurse practitioner
    Kelley Kilpatrick
    School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nurs Inq 15:116-26. 2008
    ..Different strategies can be used by educators to assist students and practitioners to develop a praxis framework...
  65. ncbi Providing patients with information about disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs: Individually or in groups? A pilot randomized controlled trial comparing adherence and satisfaction
    Dawn Homer
    Department of Rheumatology, Selly Oak Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Musculoskeletal Care 7:78-92. 2009
    ..In this randomized trial we tested the feasibility of giving patients, who were about to start on a DMARD, information about the drug in groups and compared this with information given individually...
  66. ncbi Child health and pediatric nursing in the Kingdom of Lesotho
    T Moiloa
    Queen Elizabeth II School of Nursing, National Health Training College, Mawseru, Lesotho
    J Pediatr Nurs 10:393-7. 1995
    ..Health care centers and clinics providing PHC are staffed by nurse clinicians and nurses, with a medical doctor visiting on scheduled days...
  67. ncbi The practice of certified community health CNSs
    Leanne Logan
    School of Nursing, Hawaii Pacific University, School of Nursing, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 19:43-8. 2005
    ..This study explored the practice of clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) certified in Community Health nursing in the United States and described demographic and employment characteristics and perspectives about professional practice...
  68. ncbi A study into weight gain in infants with cleft lip/palate
    Diane Beaumont
    The General Infirmary, Leeds
    Paediatr Nurs 20:20-3. 2008
    ..It was concluded that feeding support provided by clinical nurse specialists can improve outcomes and, with their new knowledge of groups at particular risk of poor growth, can enable appropriate interventions to be prioritised...
  69. ncbi Terminology used by different health care providers to document skin ulcers: the blind men and the elephant
    Jomarie Zeleznik
    Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 30:324-33. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists' knowledge specific to Medicare structures and processes
    Patti Rager Zuzelo
    LaSalle University School of Nursing, 1900 W Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 18:207-17. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe clinical nurse specialists' (CNSs) knowledge of Medicare structures and processes using a multiple-choice examination...
  71. ncbi Impact of clinical nurse specialists in multiple sclerosis--synthesis of the evidence
    Angus Forbes
    Primary and Intermediate Care Section, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 42:442-62. 2003
    ..Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological condition demanding a broad range of interventions and support. Multiple sclerosis nurse specialists are emerging as a leading force in providing care to this group of patients...
  72. ncbi Practice development 'without walls' and the quandary of corporate practice
    Iain Graham
    Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:980-8. 2006
    ..During initial discussions between the university and practice development unit, the overarching research question for this study was set as: 'what are the main roles and responsibilities of clinical nurse specialists?'..
  73. ncbi Practice variation in the transfer of premature infants from incubators to open cots in Australian and New Zealand neonatal nurseries: results of an electronic survey
    Karen New
    The University of Queensland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Butterfield Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:678-87. 2010
    ..Practice variation exists between continents, regions and nurseries in the same countries, but there is no recent review of current practices utilised for transferring premature infants from incubators to open cots...
  74. ncbi Using consensus methods to develop clinical practice guidelines for intensive care: the intensive care collaborative project
    Kaye Denise Rolls
    Intensive Care Coordination and Monitoring Unit, NSW Health, Honorary Associate, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 21:200-15. 2008
    ....
  75. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists' use of evidence in practice: a pilot study
    Joanne Profetto-McGrath
    Faculty of Nursing, Knowledge Utilization Studies Program KUSP, and Centre for Knowledge Transfer, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:86-96. 2007
    ..While several researchers have studied the use of evidence by nurses in general, no known studies have been focused specifically on the use of evidence by CNSs...
  76. ncbi Critical care nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists interface patterns with computer-based decision support systems
    Scott Weber
    Department of Health and Community Systems, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:580-90. 2007
    ..Characteristics of APN clinicians and implications of these characteristics on decision system use, based on the body of decision system user research, are introduced...
  77. ncbi Assessment of adherence to HIV protease inhibitors: comparison and combination of various methods, including MEMS (electronic monitoring), patient and nurse report, and therapeutic drug monitoring
    Patricia W H Hugen
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:324-34. 2002
    ..Adherence to protease inhibitor-containing antiretroviral therapy is crucial, but difficult to measure...
  78. ncbi Brief history of parenteral and enteral nutrition in the hospital in the USA
    Bruce R Bistrian
    Clinical Nutrition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme 12:127-36. 2009
    ....
  79. ncbi Current and projected workforce of nonphysician clinicians
    R A Cooper
    Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    JAMA 280:788-94. 1998
    ..Because of the existing training pipeline, it is probable that most of the growth projected for 2005 will occur. The further expansion of both NPC and physician supply thereafter warrants careful reconsideration...
  80. ncbi A study of continuing nurse education in Malta: the importance of national context
    Maria Fenech Adami
    Institute of Health Care, University of Malta, Tal Qroqq, Malta
    Nurse Educ Today 25:78-84. 2005
    ..In turn, the findings point out the importance of researching education within specific contexts rather than simply extrapolating research evidence and subsequent recommendations on nurse education from one national context to another...
  81. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists and the practice of community nurses
    Lynn Austin
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 54:542-50. 2006
    ..This paper presents the findings of a study of the roles of Clinical Nurse Specialists and community nurses working in primary care...
  82. ncbi Two-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial of a clinical nurse specialist intervention, inpatient, and day patient team care in rheumatoid arthritis
    Gerhardus J Tijhuis
    Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 41:34-43. 2003
    ..However, long-term controlled studies showing how the effectiveness of CNSs compares with that of other forms of co-ordinated care, such as multidisciplinary team care, are lacking...
  83. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists as entrepreneurs: constrained or liberated
    Lynn Austin
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1540-9. 2006
    ..In particular, the study focused on how clinical nurse specialists' relationships with other health-care professionals had an impact on their role...
  84. ncbi Indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment
    Bonnie Stevens
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 65:285-96. 2009
    This paper is a report of a study to compare the importance and usefulness ratings of physiological and behavioural indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment by nurse clinicians and pain researchers.
  85. ncbi HIV and AIDS stigma violates human rights in five African countries
    Thecla W Kohi
    School of Nursing, Muhimbili University, College of Health Sciences, PO Box 65004, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Nurs Ethics 13:404-15. 2006
    ..The 251 informants were people living with HIV and AIDS, and nurse managers and nurse clinicians from urban and rural settings...
  86. ncbi Survey of wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurse clinicians on stomal and peristomal complications: a content validation study
    Janice C Colwell
    Ostomy Care Services, University of Chicago Hospitals, IL, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:57-69. 2007
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  87. ncbi Sustaining excellence: clinical nurse specialist practice and magnet designation
    Anne C Muller
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 626 Summit Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 24:252-9. 2010
    ..These exemplars reflect improved and sustained patient care outcomes, and implementation strategies used to achieve these improvements are discussed...
  88. ncbi Pain, psychological distress, health status, and coping in patients with breast cancer scheduled for autotransplantation
    F Gaston-Johansson
    International and Extramural Programs, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 26:1337-45. 1999
    ....
  89. ncbi Roles of nonphysician clinicians as autonomous providers of patient care
    R A Cooper
    Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    JAMA 280:795-802. 1998
    ..It is time for regulatory integration and professional collaboration so that a health care workforce that includes a diversity of disciplines can be assured of providing a coherent set of patient care services in the future...
  90. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and use of complementary and alternative therapies among clinical nurse specialists in an academic medical center
    Susanne Cutshall
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 24:125-31. 2010
    ..Clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) are in an ideal place to influence this paradigm shift in medicine to provide holistic care...
  91. ncbi Describing the influence of technologies on registered nurses' work
    Patti Rager Zuzelo
    La Salle University, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennysylvania 19141, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 22:132-40; quiz 141-2. 2008
    ..The study examined the characteristics of technologies that encourage or hinder their correct use and identified RNs' concerns when introduced to new or changed technologies...
  92. ncbi Oncology nurses' experiences with requests for assisted dying from terminally ill patients with cancer
    D L Volker
    School of Nursing, University of Texas in Austin, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 28:39-49. 2001
    ..To explore oncology nurses' experiences with receiving requests for assisted dying from terminally ill patients with cancer...
  93. ncbi Facets of private practice nursing: a conceptual model
    Anne Wilson
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University
    Collegian 9:16-21. 2002
    ..Particular attention is given to the reasons nurses choose private practice and the major issues involved. A conceptual model has been developed based on this information...
  94. ncbi Mentoring, clinical supervision and preceptoring: clarifying the conceptual definitions for Australian rural nurses. A review of the literature
    Jane E Mills
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Churchill, Victoria, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 5:410. 2005
    ..supervision and preceptoring in the nursing literature, and thus provide a guide for Australian rural nurse clinicians, managers and policy-makers in general...
  95. ncbi Evidence-based practice implementation strategy: the central role of the clinical nurse specialist
    Anne Muller
    Department of Nursing, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 35:140-51. 2011
    ..This article will describe some of the processes used to enhance the role of the CNS implementing change and practice improvement at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania...
  96. ncbi The accessibility of research-based knowledge for nurses in United Kingdom acute care settings
    C Thompson
    Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, Department of Health Studies, University of York, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 36:11-22. 2001
    ....
  97. ncbi The Ottawa Model of Research Use: a guide to clinical innovation in the NICU
    Debora L Hogan
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurse Spec 18:255-61. 2004
    ..To improve performance of a neonatal transport team by implementing a research-based family assessment instrument. Objectives included providing a structure for evaluating families and fostering the healthcare relationship...
  98. ncbi Epidural analgesia in children. A survey of current opinions and practices amongst UK paediatric anaesthetists
    D G Williams
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Trust and Children Nationwide Pain Research Centre, London Portex Department of Anaesthesia, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:769-76. 2003
    ..In order to investigate the current practice of paediatric epidural analgesia in the UK paediatric anaesthetists and paediatric pain management teams were surveyed...
  99. ncbi FAMISHED for support: recovering elders after cardiac events
    Sally H Rankin
    School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 19:142-9. 2005
    ..Advanced practice nurses (APNs) in the clinical nurse specialist (CNS) role who provide social support to recovering elders may be able to improve health outcomes for this vulnerable group...
  100. ncbi Minimum dataset activity for hospice and hospital palliative care services in the UK 1997/98
    A Eve
    Hospice Information Service at St Christopher s, London, UK
    Palliat Med 14:395-404. 2000
    ..Increasingly, patients appear to be admitted to a hospice earlier in care and are discharged home...
  101. ncbi The DNP and entry into midwifery practice: an analysis
    Melissa D Avery
    University of Minnesota, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:14-22. 2007
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Research Grants62

  1. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Geeta K Swamy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With 14 faculty, 6 fellows, 9 midwives, and 8 nurse clinicians, Duke MFM provides full service high-risk prenatal care and delivery, prenatal diagnosis, and consultative ..
  2. Biobehavioral intervention training for supportive care professionals
    Barbara L Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The overarching goal is to train supportive care professionals in the use of the BBI in order to improve care of cancer patients and survivors by the delivery of empirically supported psychosocial treatment. ..
  3. Interdisciplinary Training in Cancer, Aging and End-of-Life Care
    Ginette A Pepper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..nursing faculty to advance science addressing global health priorities and prepare the next generation of nurse clinicians and faculty...
  4. A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PELVIC MUSCLE STRENGTH IN WOMEN
    Neil Cole; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..general obstetric and gynecological clinics, academic research laboratories, and outpatient clinics run by nurse clinicians, nurses and physical therapists...
  5. AHCPR UI GUIDELINES: APPLICATION IN NURSING HOMES
    Nancy Watson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  6. Anytime, Anyplace Learning for Critical Care
    Pamela Jeffries; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the course to create an environment in which core content, clinical practice and interaction with expert nurse clinicians, researchers, and learning resources will provide nurses and nursing students an opportunity to acquire the ..
  7. Creating a Medical and Research Database for HGPS
    Leslie Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It will provide a resource for new research in HGPS and in the aging diseases associated with HGPS such as atherosclerosis. ..
  8. DETECTING ASPIRATION ASSOCIATED WITH TUBE FEEDINGS
    Norma Metheny; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Delivery, receipt and enactment of the ARRP will be evaluated by quantitative and qualitative methods. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. MINOR DEPRESSION--PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT IN PRIMARY CARE
    Charlotte Brown; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..centers in Pittsburgh, PA is proposed to examine the efficacy of problem-solving therapy (PST) provided by nurse clinicians for primary care patients with minor depression...
  10. INNOVATION, EFFECTIVENESS & OUTCOMES OF HEALTH CARE SERV
    MARILYN CHOW; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Conference participants will receive a comprehensive syllabus prior to the meeting. An executive summary of the proceedings will be provided to attendees within forty-five (45) working days...
  11. STATE OF THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE PRECONFERENCE SESSION
    Audrey Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A consensus statement regarding effects of central nervous system treatment on the child's cognitive development to direct evidenced-based interventions and proceedings will be published. ..
  12. PARENT/PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION IN NICU DECISIONS
    JOY PENTICUFF; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..ANOVA and regression analyses will be used to test intervention effects and to identify significant predictors of parent professional collaboration in order to target future interventions to those parents most likely to benefit. ..
  13. RECURRENT STROKE--RISK FACTORS, CONTROL AND INTERACTION
    Milton Alter; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  14. Using An Electronic Personal Health Record To Empower Patients With Hypertension
    Patricia Sodomka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..modified ePHR with patients being treated for hypertension by a team of physicians, mid-level practitioners, nurse clinicians, and support staff in two ambulatory settings...
  15. COMPUTER-AIDED RESEARCH ON NURSING DIAGNOSIS
    Betty Chang; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  16. DIABETES PATIENT EDUCATION IN RURAL HISPANIC COMMUNITY
    Sharon Brown; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  17. TREATING AGGRESSION THROUGH DEMENTIA CARE EDUCATION
    MURIEL RYDEN; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  18. COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAM
    Stephen Rosenoff; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  19. REDUCING AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR DURING BATHING SITUATIONS
    Beverly Hoeffer; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Qualitative data on the process and product of the intervention will be collected and analyzed using inductive methods and content analysis...
  20. NEUROSCIENCE/NEUROBEHAVIOR NURSING RESEARCH TRAINING
    BONNIE METZGER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Neurobehavioral impairments targeted by primary training faculty are those that most commonly challenge nurse clinicians and scientists: 1)memory loss and impaired cognition; 2) associated behavioral and affective deficits/..
  21. Mechanisms and Treatment of Cancer-Related Symptoms Conf
    Charles Cleeland; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..in symptom research This conference will be of value to basic scientists, clinical researchers, oncologists, nurse clinicians, neuropsychologists, neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists, and bioimmunotherapists...
  22. Ctr for Res on Chronic Health Conditions in Rural Dwelle
    Clarann Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of chronic health conditions to a variety of audiences, including undergraduate and graduate students, nurse clinicians, and other health care providers, policy makers, the public, and the media...
  23. PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS IN RADIATION THERAPY
    Darlene Mood; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..These findings will also be compared to historical controls. Data analysis involves correlational and inferential statistical techniques...
  24. PREPARING TO PARENT THE ADOLESCENT
    SUSAN RIESCH; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Results of the study will be used to develop community based information and support systems for families preparing to parent the adolescent...
  25. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  26. Creating Avenues for Parent Partnership (CAPP)
    Janice Buelow; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..With the appropriate help, these children can learn to be productive members of society. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Mothers
    Linda Beeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By helping these mothers better utilize Early Head Start resources, the positive benefits of the intervention can be maintained and thus result in lasting benefit for the child as well as the mother. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Technological Home Care: Improving Caregiving
    Carol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The potential significance and the long term goals are to strengthen home caregiving skills, improve health status, quality of life and self-management of chronic illness symptoms and invasive home care treatment. ..
  29. Fatigue in HIV-Positive People
    Julie Barroso; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results from this study will be used to guide the development of interventions to prevent or ameliorate fatigue in seropositive individuals. ..
  30. 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]..
  31. Ethnic Differences in Media Response and Recruitment
    Deborah Bruner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It would also serve as a potential model for improved information seeking and recruitment of AA men to be tested in other cancer control and treatment trials and potentially as a model for other minorities. ..
  32. Abdominal Symptom Phenotypes: Pathways to New Biomarkers
    Robert Shulman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..New biomarkers (video capsule endoscopy, lymphocyte activation/cytokine diffuse noxious inhibitory control testing) will be used with newly recruited IBS and control subjects. ..
  33. Improving Self Care Behavior and Outcomes in Rural Patients with Heart Failure
    Kathleen A Dracup; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..HF interventions have not been developed for resource scarce rural areas. The intervention tested here could help patients with HF in rural areas avoid hospitalizations. ..
  34. The Effects of Hemodialysis on the Sleep/Wake Cycle
    Kathy Parker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, study results will make a significant contribution to the scientific understanding of how medical treatments may interact with normal systems to induce sleep/wake abnormalities. ..
  35. Medical Comorbidity, Medical Burden and Biopolar Disorder
    David Kupfer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This investigation is directed toward reducing the impact of medical burden on psychiatric outcomes as expressed in levels of functioning, extent of symptomatic remission, and degree of suicidality. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. CLINICAL TRIALS EDUCATION FOR COLORADO PROVIDERS
    Linda Krebs; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Effects of Hypericum Perforatum on Oral Contraceptives
    Patricia Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A concurrent aim is the development and refinement of a methodology for evaluating the risk of ovulation and unintended pregnancy from use of other herbs or medications during oral contraceptive use. ..
  38. Treating Chemotherapy Induced Nausea with Acupressure
    Suzanne Dibble; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..All participants will continue to receive their Western medical care, but the added value of acupressure will be explored. ..
  39. IMPROVING HEALTH OUTCOMES IN UNPARTNERED CARDIAC ELDERS
    Sally Rankin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Social support and self-efficacy are mediating variable sand will be measured by the MOS Social Support Scale and the Jenkins Self-Efficacy Expectation scales for Walking and General Activity. ..
  40. WANDERING-- BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORS
    Donna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN CLINICAL TRIALS
    MARY MUELLER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  42. RURAL DWELLING OLDER ADULTS: CPAP ADHERENCE SUPPORT
    Carol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Relaxation response with acupuncture for HIV patients
    Bei Hung Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  44. Reducing Prehospital Delay Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Kathleen Dracup; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed intervention, if effective, could result in significant improvement in morbidity and mortality of patients with heart disease. ..
  45. Anxiety & Inflammatory Correlates in Youth w/Eczema
    Marcia Slattery; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Pilot data generated from this study will serve as a foundation for the principal investigator's R01 application to pursue additional neurobiological studies of anxiety in youth. ..
  46. Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers
    Sharon Ostwald; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Depending on the nature of the change function, individual parameter estimates of the intercept, slope, and if necessary, curvature will be compared across groups. ..
  47. Symptom Management Intervention in Elderly CABG Patients
    Lani Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Also, a better understanding of HCU, patient satisfaction, and self-efficacy as variables will be described. ..
  48. St. John's Wort Effects on Levonorgestrel
    Patricia Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study protocol will be refined for use in future studies of levonorgestrel and other emergency contraceptive regimens. ..
  49. Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature Infants
    Karen Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..