nursing research

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Summary: Research carried out by nurses, generally in clinical settings, in the areas of clinical practice, evaluation, nursing education, nursing administration, and methodology.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A review of evidence-based practice, nursing research and reflection: levelling the hierarchy
    Stefanos Mantzoukas
    Institute of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:214-23. 2008
  2. ncbi Qualitative content analysis in nursing research: concepts, procedures and measures to achieve trustworthiness
    U H Graneheim
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea 90187, Sweden
    Nurse Educ Today 24:105-12. 2004
  3. ncbi Consulting the oracle: ten lessons from using the Delphi technique in nursing research
    Sinead Keeney
    Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
    J Adv Nurs 53:205-12. 2006
  4. ncbi The application of vignettes in social and nursing research
    Rhidian Hughes
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:382-6. 2002
  5. ncbi Using Framework Analysis in nursing research: a worked example
    Deborah J Ward
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 69:2423-31. 2013
  6. ncbi Translation and back-translation in qualitative nursing research: methodological review
    Hsiao Yu Chen
    National Taichung Nursing College, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 19:234-9. 2010
  7. ncbi Transferring public-health nursing research to health-system planning: assessing the relevance and accessibility of systematic reviews
    D Ciliska
    Hamilton Wentworth Regional Department of Public Health Services, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Nurs Res 31:23-36. 1999
  8. ncbi The use of focused ethnography in nursing research
    Edward Venzon Cruz
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Nurse Res 20:36-43. 2013
  9. ncbi Using the Rasch model in nursing research: an introduction and illustrative example
    Curt Hagquist
    Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:380-93. 2009
  10. ncbi Bias in experimental nursing research: Strategies to improve the quality and explanatory power of nursing science
    Gunilla Borglin
    School of Health Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, 379 71 Blekinge, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:123-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi A review of evidence-based practice, nursing research and reflection: levelling the hierarchy
    Stefanos Mantzoukas
    Institute of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:214-23. 2008
    ..This paper examines the evidence-based practice movement, the hierarchy of evidence and the relationship between evidence-based practice and reflective practice...
  2. ncbi Qualitative content analysis in nursing research: concepts, procedures and measures to achieve trustworthiness
    U H Graneheim
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea 90187, Sweden
    Nurse Educ Today 24:105-12. 2004
    ..s [Pragmatics of Human Communication. A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies and Paradoxes. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, London] theory of communication...
  3. ncbi Consulting the oracle: ten lessons from using the Delphi technique in nursing research
    Sinead Keeney
    Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
    J Adv Nurs 53:205-12. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to provide insight into the Delphi technique by outlining our personal experiences during its use over a 10-year period in a variety of applications...
  4. ncbi The application of vignettes in social and nursing research
    Rhidian Hughes
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:382-6. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi Using Framework Analysis in nursing research: a worked example
    Deborah J Ward
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 69:2423-31. 2013
    ..To demonstrate Framework Analysis using a worked example and to illustrate how criticisms of qualitative data analysis including issues of clarity and transparency can be addressed...
  6. ncbi Translation and back-translation in qualitative nursing research: methodological review
    Hsiao Yu Chen
    National Taichung Nursing College, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 19:234-9. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of the procedure of translation and the techniques used on the collection and interpretation of original language qualitative data for English presentation...
  7. ncbi Transferring public-health nursing research to health-system planning: assessing the relevance and accessibility of systematic reviews
    D Ciliska
    Hamilton Wentworth Regional Department of Public Health Services, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Nurs Res 31:23-36. 1999
    ..Three months after requesting a review, 93% said they would follow it up; 91% remembered receiving it, and 71% of these had read it while 23% stated it played a part in program planning or decision-making...
  8. ncbi The use of focused ethnography in nursing research
    Edward Venzon Cruz
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Nurse Res 20:36-43. 2013
    To provide an overview of the relevance and strengths of focused ethnography in nursing research. The paper provides descriptions of focused ethnography and discusses using exemplars to show how focused ethnographies can enhance and ..
  9. ncbi Using the Rasch model in nursing research: an introduction and illustrative example
    Curt Hagquist
    Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:380-93. 2009
    The purpose was to introduce the Rasch model by showing an application in nursing research.
  10. ncbi Bias in experimental nursing research: Strategies to improve the quality and explanatory power of nursing science
    Gunilla Borglin
    School of Health Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, 379 71 Blekinge, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:123-8. 2010
    In a guest editorial in this journal, Rahm Hallberg [Rahm Hallberg, I., 2006. Challenges for future nursing research: providing evidence for health-care practice...
  11. ncbi Engaging with nature to promote health: new directions for nursing research
    Patricia Hansen-Ketchum
    School of Nursing, Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 65:1527-38. 2009
    The aim of this paper is to offer a conceptual framework for nature-based health promotion in nursing and provide related recommendations for future nursing research.
  12. ncbi Nursing practice, knowledge, attitudes and perceived barriers to evidence-based practice at an academic medical center
    Caroline E Brown
    UCSD Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Adv Nurs 65:371-81. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study to describe nurses' practices, knowledge, and attitudes related to evidence-based nursing, and the relation of perceived barriers to and facilitators of evidence-based practice...
  13. ncbi Evidence-based practice barriers and facilitators from a continuous quality improvement perspective: an integrative review
    Nan M Solomons
    Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Nurs Manag 19:109-20. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study is to examine the barriers and facilitators to evidence-based practice (EBP) using Shortell's framework for continuous quality improvement (CQI)...
  14. ncbi Evidence-based nursing practice: why is it important?
    J M Youngblut
    School of Nursing, Florida International University, 3000 NE 151st St, AC II Room 234A, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 12:468-76. 2001
    ..When evidence is used to define best practices rather than to support existing practices, nursing care keeps pace with the latest technological advances and takes advantage of new knowledge developments...
  15. pmc Oral health measurement in nursing research: state of the science
    Cindy L Munro
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, 23298, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 8:35-42. 2006
    ..Inasmuch as oral health potentially can be influenced by nursing interventions, nursing research in this area can contribute greatly to improved patient outcomes in these diverse populations...
  16. ncbi Qualitative case study methodology in nursing research: an integrative review
    Susan Anthony
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 65:1171-81. 2009
    This paper is a report of an integrative review conducted to critically analyse the contemporary use of qualitative case study methodology in nursing research.
  17. ncbi Readiness of U.S. nurses for evidence-based practice
    Diane S Pravikoff
    Online Journal of Clinical Innovations, Glendale, CA, USA
    Am J Nurs 105:40-51; quiz 52. 2005
    ..They don't understand or value research and have received little or no training in the use of tools that would help them find evidence on which to base their practice. Implications for nursing and nursing education are discussed...
  18. ncbi Incorporating documents into qualitative nursing research
    Fiona A Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:348-53. 2005
    To present an overview of how documents can be incorporated as key sources of data in qualitative nursing research.
  19. ncbi Mental stimulation, neural plasticity, and aging: directions for nursing research and practice
    David E Vance
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama Birmingham, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 40:241-9. 2008
    ..Because nurses have a significant amount of direct contact with older adults, these strategies have important implications for nursing practice and research...
  20. ncbi The journal club: a means to promote nursing research
    Kathleen Rich
    La Porte Hospital and Health Services, IN, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 24:27-8. 2006
  21. ncbi Enhancing nursing research with children and families using a developmental science perspective
    Margaret Shandor Miles
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 21:1-20. 2003
    ..a framework for critiquing research and presenting recommendations for future research based on developmental science, we hope to move nursing research with children forward toward more developmentally sound knowledge of nursing practice.
  22. ncbi Q-methodology in nursing research: a promising method for the study of subjectivity
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 30:759-73. 2008
    ..An example from the literature is presented. Q-methodology is useful in qualitative nursing research concerned with the exploration and comparison of subjectivity and attitudes...
  23. ncbi Bridging the divide: a survey of nurses' opinions regarding barriers to, and facilitators of, research utilization in the practice setting
    Alison Margaret Hutchinson
    Victorian Centre for Nursing Practice Research, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 13:304-15. 2004
    ..Many researchers have explored the barriers to research uptake in order to overcome them and identify strategies to facilitate research utilization. However, the research-practice gap remains a persistent issue for the nursing profession...
  24. ncbi Development and implementation of an inductive model for evidence-based practice: A grassroots approach for building evidence-based practice capacity in staff nurses
    Tania D Strout
    Maine Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, 321 Brackett Street, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 44:93-102, xi. 2009
    ..The Clinical Scholar Model is one grassroots approach to developing a cadre of clinical nurses who have the EBP and research skills necessary in today's demanding health care delivery environments...
  25. ncbi Advantages and disadvantages of using MDS data in nursing research
    Juh Hyun Shin
    School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3079, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 35:7-17. 2009
    ..of this article is to review the advantages and disadvantages of using Minimum Data Set (MDS) data for nursing research, the psychometric characteristics of the MDS 2...
  26. ncbi Application of repeated-measures analysis of variance and hierarchical linear model in nursing research
    Juh Hyun Shin
    School of Nursing, State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Kimball Tower 823, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
    Nurs Res 58:211-7. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi Perceived barriers and facilitators to implementing research findings in the Irish practice setting
    Michele Glacken
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 13:731-40. 2004
    ..To date, the barriers to implementing research findings in the Republic of Ireland's practice setting have not been explored empirically. This study sought to address this gap...
  28. ncbi Building nursing research capacity to address health disparities: engaging minority baccalaureate and master's students
    Jean Goeppinger
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research, Durham, NC, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:158-65. 2009
    ..While process measures provided many indicators of success, long-term evaluation of research career-related outcomes are needed...
  29. ncbi Uncontested categories: the use of race and ethnicity variables in nursing research
    Denise J Drevdahl
    University of Washington, Tacoma, WA 98402 3100, USA
    Nurs Inq 13:52-63. 2006
    ..This article explores the use of race and ethnicity variables in the nursing research literature...
  30. ncbi Focus groups in nursing research: methodological perspectives
    Rasika S Jayasekara
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Nurs Outlook 60:411-6. 2012
    Focus groups have been increasingly used as a data collection method in nursing research. The key feature of focus groups is the active interaction among participants to explore their views and opinions...
  31. ncbi Strategic directions for nursing research in tobacco dependence
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 55:S1-9. 2006
    ..Despite the efficacy of nurses in providing tobacco cessation interventions, nursing research in this area has been minimal...
  32. ncbi International gender bias in nursing research, 2005-2006: a quantitative content analysis
    Denise F Polit
    Humanalysis Inc, 75 Clinton Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, United States
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1102-10. 2009
    ..This paper reports a study that examined the extent to which nurse researchers internationally disproportionately include females as participants in their research...
  33. ncbi Critical appraisal of rigour in interpretive phenomenological nursing research
    Lorna de Witt
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 55:215-29. 2006
    This paper reports a critical review of published nursing research for expressions of rigour in interpretive phenomenology, and a new framework of rigour specific to this methodology is proposed.
  34. ncbi Non-participant observation: using video tapes to collect data in nursing research
    Kay Caldwell
    Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, Middlesex University, UK
    Nurse Res 13:42-54. 2005
    ..The authors argue that the use of videos can enhance the credibility of non-participant observation studies through the minimisation of selectivity and bias and the opportunity to employ more rigorous strategies for ensuring reliability...
  35. ncbi Nursing research capacity building in a Spanish hospital: an intervention study
    Silvia Corchon
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Navarra, Spain
    J Clin Nurs 20:2479-89. 2011
    To evaluate a contextually framed intervention to increase nursing research capacity among clinical nurses in a Spanish hospital.
  36. ncbi Teaching critical appraisal skills for nursing research
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Room 41 G04, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Nurse Educ Pract 11:327-32. 2011
    ..Reasons for this gap stem partly from a lack of skills to critique and synthesize the literature, a lack of search skills and difficulty in understanding research articles, and limited knowledge of research by nursing professionals...
  37. ncbi Challenges and strategies in recruitment of ethnically diverse populations for cancer nursing research
    M Tish Knobf
    The School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1187-94. 2007
    To describe common barriers, identify challenges for researchers, and provide strategies for recruitment and retention of ethnic minority groups for cancer nursing research.
  38. ncbi Focus group interviews in nursing research: part 1
    Owen Doody
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Br J Nurs 22:16-9. 2013
    ..This article is aimed at students who are undertaking research modules as part of their academic studies or writing a research proposal as well as at novice researchers who intend to use focus groups as a means of data collection...
  39. ncbi Nursing research in three regions in China: a bibliometric study
    J Peng
    Library of Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Int Nurs Rev 58:21-5. 2011
    ..To analyse scientific papers published by Chinese authors in nursing journals included in the Science Citation Index Expanded and compare the published scientific papers from mainland China (ML), Taiwan (TW) and Hong Kong (HK)...
  40. ncbi Barriers to using research evidence in nursing practice
    A Retsas
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Heidelberg, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 31:599-606. 2000
    ..The most important factor was perceived to be organizational support, particularly in relation to providing time to use and conduct research...
  41. ncbi Generating new knowledge from existing data: the use of large data sets for nursing research
    Tracy Magee
    Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nurs Res 55:S50-6. 2006
    ..In response, the use of large data sets is emerging as a legitimate method that can help facilitate the translation of knowledge to practice...
  42. ncbi Ethical issues in ethnographic nursing research with children and elderly people
    Pirkko Jokinen
    School of Social and Health Professions, Pohjois Savo Polytechnic, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:165-70. 2002
    Ethical issues in ethnographic nursing research with children and elderly people The purpose of this article is to stimulate discussion on ethical issues in qualitative nursing research with children and elderly people...
  43. ncbi Health disparities among vulnerable populations: evolution of knowledge over five decades in Nursing Research publications
    Jacquelyn H Flaskerud
    UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angele, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Nurs Res 51:74-85. 2002
    ..b>Nursing research has a major role to play in developing this body of knowledge.
  44. ncbi Toward a post-colonial feminist methodology in nursing research: exploring the convergence of post-colonial and black feminist scholarship
    Joan M Anderson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Nurse Res 9:7-27. 2002
    ..In this paper, Joan M Anderson explores post-colonial feminist scholarship, generated through the convergence of black feminist and post-colonial scholarship, and examines its use as a theory and methodology for nursing scholarship...
  45. ncbi Combining evidence in nursing research: methods and implications
    Robin Whittemore
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Nurs Res 54:56-62. 2005
    ..Although there are common features to these methods, each method has a distinct purpose, sampling frame, definition, and type of analysis...
  46. ncbi Designing a mixed methods study in pediatric oncology nursing research
    Krista Wilkins
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 25:24-33. 2008
    ..different strengths of various research methods, mixed methods research remains elusive in pediatric oncology nursing research. If pediatric oncology nurses are to succeed in mixing quantitative and qualitative methods, they need ..
  47. ncbi The role of the nurse research facilitator in building research capacity in the clinical setting
    Patricia A Jamerson
    St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Nurs Adm 42:21-7. 2012
    ..most productive models based on review of historical clinical research facilitation models and the results of a survey regarding extant models conducted among research facilitators who were members of the Midwest Nursing Research Society.
  48. ncbi A nursing department faculty-mentored research project
    Carolyn T Martin
    Department of Nursing, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, California 95382, USA
    Nurse Educ 36:35-9. 2011
    ..This model encourages and supports both senior and junior faculty in conducting and publishing research...
  49. ncbi Rigor in cross-cultural nursing research
    Eun Ok Im
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:891-9. 2004
    ..In this paper, five evaluation criteria for rigor in cross-cultural nursing research are proposed based on a review of the literature related to cross-cultural research published from 1965 to ..
  50. ncbi Monitoring the tobacco epidemic with national, regional, and international databases and systematic reviews: evidence for nursing research and clinical decision making
    Virginia Hill Rice
    Wayne State University, College of Nursing and Karmanos Cancer Institute, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 27:91-114. 2009
    ..Nurse scientists have an obligation to use and evaluate these diverse resources to determine the gaps in knowledge, provide a foundation for clinical practice, and identify the needs and directions for future research in the field...
  51. ncbi Cancer nursing research in Queensland, Australia: barriers, priorities, and strategies for progress
    Patsy Yates
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 25:167-80. 2002
    b>Nursing research is an integral component of improving the care of people with cancer; however, the literature suggests that many organizational, resource, and attitudinal barriers to research remain...
  52. ncbi The state of the art and science of evidence-based nursing in UK and Europe
    Alison Kitson
    Royal College of Nursing, London, UK
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:6-8. 2004
  53. pmc Faculty mentors' and students' perceptions of students' research self-efficacy
    Elise L Lev
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, College of Nursing, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Nurse Educ Today 30:169-74. 2010
    ....
  54. ncbi Meeting Magnet research evidence-based practice expectations through hospital-based research centers
    Gail L Ingersoll
    Clinical Nursing Research Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Nurs Econ 28:226-35; quiz 236. 2010
    Hospital-based nursing research centers can create the structures and processes needed to promote and sustain research and evidence-based practice (EBP) and assist in the monitoring of care delivery outcomes...
  55. ncbi A university and health care organization partnership to prepare nurses for evidence-based practice
    Bernita Missal
    Department of Nursing, Bethel University, St Paul, MN 55112, USA
    J Nurs Educ 49:456-61. 2010
    ..describes a partnership model between a university and health care organizations for teaching graduate nursing research from a framework of evidence-based practice...
  56. ncbi Focus groups in nursing research: an appropriate method or the latest fad?
    Brenda Happell
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Nurse Res 14:18-24. 2007
    The use of focus groups as a method of nursing research has increased substantially over the past 20 years. In this paper, Brenda Happell describes a review of literature published from 1985 to 2004...
  57. ncbi Home health care nursing research priorities
    Elizabeth A Madigan
    International Health Programs, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH 44106, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 18:221-5. 2005
    ..These areas are consistent with the regulatory events in home health care in the last 10 years...
  58. pmc Advancing a program of research within a nursing faculty role
    Marie T Nolan
    Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Prof Nurs 24:364-70. 2008
    ..Noting the scarcity of research that evaluates the effect of these strategies, we are actively engaged in collecting data on their relationship to the scholarly productivity of students and faculty members within our own institution...
  59. ncbi Strategies for starting a successful evidence-based practice program
    Christine S Schulman
    AACN Adv Crit Care 19:301-11; quiz 312-3. 2008
    ..Strategies for making EBP part of everyday care are identified, along with suggestions for overcoming barriers to change and ideas for acknowledging nurses for EBP work...
  60. ncbi Nursing research journal clubs: bridging the gap between practice and research
    Marianne Luby
    Neonatal ICU, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 15:100-2. 2006
  61. ncbi Methodological quality of quantitative lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender nursing research from 2000 to 2010
    Michael Johnson
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Nursing, 89154, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:154-65. 2012
    ..this study was to evaluate the methodological quality of quantitative lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender nursing research from 2000 to 2010...
  62. pmc Testing mediation in nursing research: beyond Baron and Kenny
    Melanie R Krause
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Box 2455, Clinical Sciences Center, K6 3, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nurs Res 59:288-94. 2010
    ..Their approach to testing mediation has been used extensively in the nursing literature. However, many statisticians have identified problems with the Baron and Kenny approach...
  63. ncbi Handling missing data in nursing research with multiple imputation
    S M Kneipp
    University of Florida College of Nursing, Department of Health Care Environments and Systems, Gainesville, USA
    Nurs Res 50:384-9. 2001
    ..These methods have been the subject of increasing criticism with respect to their tendency to underestimate standard errors, overstate statistical significance, and introduce bias...
  64. ncbi Nursing research in a nonacademic health system: measuring knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
    Christina R Silka
    Bay Park Hospital, Oregon, Ohio 43616, USA
    J Nurs Adm 42:386-92. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and use of research in a large nonacademic health system prior to and following a 6-month intervention...
  65. ncbi Mentoring students and junior faculty in faculty research: a win-win scenario
    D Morrison-Beedy
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, Boxson, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Prof Nurs 17:291-6. 2001
    ..Suggestions for implementing processes that facilitate successful mentoring within a research setting also are offered...
  66. pmc To what extent do nurses use research in clinical practice? A systematic review
    Janet E Squires
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:21. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically identify and analyze the available evidence related to the extent to which nurses use research findings in practice...
  67. ncbi Constructing a bricolage of nursing research, education and practice
    T Warne
    Health Care, University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, M6 6PU England, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 29:855-8. 2009
    ..The paper discusses the importance of being able to move beyond the notion of the research method being merely a procedure, to one that respects the complexities of the lived world...
  68. ncbi Stress and inflammation: a biobehavioral approach for nursing research
    Duck Hee Kang
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    West J Nurs Res 32:730-60. 2010
    Despite known advantages, the use of biobehavioral approaches in nursing research remains limited...
  69. ncbi Abductive reasoning and the formation of scientific knowledge within nursing research
    Maj Britt Råholm
    Faculty of Health, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Nurs Philos 11:260-70. 2010
    ..notion of abductive reasoning and the way this reasoning can enhance forming of scientific knowledge within nursing research is of great importance...
  70. ncbi Building research competence in nursing through mentoring
    Mary W Byrne
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 617 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 34:391-6. 2002
    ..To explore how mentoring can be used to build research competence in nursing in various professional and geographic settings...
  71. ncbi Integrative nursing research--an important strategy to further the development of nursing science and nursing practice
    M Kirkevold
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Adv Nurs 25:977-84. 1997
    In this paper it is argued that integrative nursing research has a great potential for clarifying the theoretical perspective and substance of the nursing discipline as well as making research-based knowledge more accessible to clinical ..
  72. ncbi Factors encouraging and discouraging the use of nursing research findings
    M M Pettengill
    Wellness Resources, St Petersburg, Florida
    Image J Nurs Sch 26:143-7. 1994
    A sample of 543 members of Midwest Alliance in Nursing and Midwest Nursing Research Society were surveyed to identify factors encouraging and discouraging research utilization...
  73. ncbi Family nursing research for practice: the Swedish perspective
    Britt Inger Saveman
    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Fam Nurs 16:26-44. 2010
    ..A review was conducted to locate Swedish family nursing research produced over the past 10 years...
  74. ncbi Perceptions of nursing faculty regarding ethical issues in nursing research
    Tracy A Szirony
    School of Nursing, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614 5803, USA
    J Nurs Educ 43:270-9. 2004
    ..Faculty members themselves may not have had the education needed to educate their own students in the area of research ethics...
  75. ncbi Videotaped recording as a method of participant observation in psychiatric nursing research
    E Latvala
    Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu and Psychiatric Clinic, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 31:1252-7. 2000
    ..The advantages and limitations of using videotaped recording in nursing research will be discussed. This paper is based on two studies...
  76. ncbi [Social role and paradigms of qualitative nursing research]
    Maria Ribeiro Lacerda
    Departamento de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR
    Rev Bras Enferm 64:359-64. 2011
    ....
  77. ncbi Research use in clinical practice - extent and patterns among nurses one and three years postgraduation
    Henrietta Forsman
    School of Health and Social Sciences, Högskolan Dalarna and Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 65:1195-206. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study of nurses' research use in clinical practice one and three years postgraduation in Sweden...
  78. ncbi Nurses' perceptions of research utilization in a corporate health care system
    Donna Jo McCloskey
    National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research Resources, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:39-45. 2008
    ....
  79. ncbi Predictors of nurses' perceptions of barriers to research utilization
    Kerstin Nilsson Kajermo
    The Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 16:305-14. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of nurses' self-reported barriers to using research findings in clinical practice...
  80. ncbi Examining the knowledge, attitude and use of research by nurses
    Ann Bonner
    School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 16:334-43. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the knowledge, attitudes and use of research by nurses...
  81. ncbi Barriers in implementing research findings in cancer care: the Greek registered nurses perceptions
    Elisabeth Patiraki
    Nursing Faculty, University of Athens, 123 Papadiamantopoulou 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:245-56. 2004
    ..1991a, Applied Nursing Research, 4, 39-45). A convenience sample of 301 nurses was randomly selected from 12 hospitals in Greece...
  82. 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
    ..These findings indicate a need to foster critical thinking in both nursing education and the work environment...
  83. ncbi Use of research by nurses during their first two years after graduating
    Henrietta Forsman
    School of Health and Social Studies, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 66:878-90. 2010
    ..This paper reports on a study of research use among nurses two years after graduation, as well as changes over time in research use in relation to changes in working conditions...
  84. ncbi Trier Social Stress Test: a method for use in nursing research
    Reg Arthur Williams
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 North Ingalls, Room 4352, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Nurs Res 53:277-80. 2004
    ..Researchers face the difficulty of inducing psychosocial stress in a laboratory setting using a method that institutional review boards could consider an acceptable research protocol...
  85. ncbi Nurses' use of research in practice at three US Army hospitals
    Deborah J Kenny
    Nursing Research Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:45-67. 2005
    ....
  86. ncbi Prologue: a program of research in knowledge translation
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S4-6. 2007
  87. ncbi Nurse educators' critical thinking dispositions and research utilization
    Joanne Profetto-McGrath
    University of Alberta, 3rd Floor Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
    Nurse Educ Pract 9:199-208. 2009
    ..Education of nurse educators must include critical thinking to maximize their role in promoting research use as part of evidence-based practice...
  88. ncbi Clinical nurse educators as agents for change: increasing research utilization
    F Margaret Milner
    University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G3
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:899-914. 2005
    ....
  89. ncbi Analysis of instruments measuring nurses' attitudes towards research utilization: a systematic review
    Jamey Frasure
    West Virginia University, West Virginia, USA
    J Adv Nurs 61:5-18. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a systematic review describing instruments used to measure nurses' attitudes towards research utilization...
  90. ncbi Bourdieu's theory of practice and its potential in nursing research
    Sarah J Rhynas
    School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, 31 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9JT, Scotland, UK
    J Adv Nurs 50:179-86. 2005
    ..Bourdieu's work uses the concepts of field, capital and habitus to explain interactions within the social world. This paper describes these concepts and their relationship with nursing is discussed using dementia care as an example...
  91. ncbi Illustrating triangulation in mixed-methods nursing research
    Graham R Williamson
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Nurse Res 12:7-18. 2005
    ..Graham R Williamson discusses the concept of triangulation in data collection and analysis in mixed-methods research, and reflects upon how this contributed to a deeper understanding when he used it in his work..
  92. ncbi Families' needs when a child is long-term ill: a literature review with reference to nursing research
    Inger Hallström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, The Vardal Institute, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:193-200. 2007
    ..The analysis entailed a series of comparisons across articles focusing on major areas of inquiry and patterns of results. Various levels of needs are described, based on individual, family and social needs...
  93. ncbi Challenges and strategies in developing nursing research capacity: a review of the literature
    Jeremy Segrott
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:637-51. 2006
    This paper reports the findings of a critical overview of the development of nursing research capacity in academic departments...
  94. ncbi Establishing methodological rigour in international qualitative nursing research: a case study from Ghana
    Judy E Mill
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 41:80-7. 2003
    ..In this paper, research carried out in Ghana in 1999 is used to highlight methodological issues in relation to rigour in international qualitative nursing research.
  95. ncbi Building a nursing research fellowship in a community hospital
    Marian C Turkel
    Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL, USA
    Nurs Econ 26:26-34. 2008
    ..leadership team at Northwest Community Hospital was committed to integrating evidence-based practice and nursing research into the clinical setting for RNs at all levels of the organization...
  96. ncbi The value of combining qualitative and quantitative approaches in nursing research by means of method triangulation
    Christina Foss
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, Blindern, Norway
    J Adv Nurs 40:242-8. 2002
    The article contributes to the theoretical discussion of the epistemological grounds of triangulation in nursing research.
  97. ncbi Understanding hierarchical linear models: applications in nursing research
    Adeniyi J Adewale
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S40-6. 2007
    ..The structural similarities between two-level and three-level models are pointed out while focusing on the hierarchical nature of models rather than statistical technicalities. The limitations of hierarchical models are discussed also...
  98. ncbi Scientific methods are the only credible way forward for nursing research
    Roger Watson
    J Adv Nurs 43:219-20. 2003
  99. ncbi A Magnet community hospital: Fewer barriers to nursing research utilization
    Brenda Karkos
    Winchester Hospital, Winchester, MA 01890, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:377-82. 2006
    ..To identify the barriers to research utilization for nurses within a Magnet community hospital...
  100. ncbi Triangulation as a method for contemporary nursing research
    Elizabeth Halcomb
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Nurse Res 13:71-82. 2005
    ..The authors describe the historical and philosophical underpinnings of triangulation and outline considerations in relation to applying it in contemporary nursing research.
  101. ncbi Nursing research: perspectives on critical thinking
    Maggi Banning
    School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Middlesex
    Br J Nurs 15:458-61. 2006
    ..If educators are to prepare nurses to become leaders in their profession, the educational development of these essential skills in nurses needs to be addressed...

Research Grants73

  1. Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Increase Exercise/Physical Acivity
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  2. Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  3. CANCER COURSES FOR NURSES WORKING WITH MINORITY GROUPS
    Sandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..to be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
  4. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal Symptoms
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  6. American Indian MS to PHD Nursing Science Bridge-Phase 2
    SUSAN HENLY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project evaluation plan is a refinement of the Phase 1 plan designed to efficiently obtain maximum information about the structure, process, and outcomes of the project. ..
  7. SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCER
    Pamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
  8. The Caring~web: Web-based Support for Stroke Caregivers
    Linda Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study outcomes have the potential to direct healthcare professionals in designing programs of care for persons with stroke and their caregivers. ..
  9. Perceived AIDS Stigma: A Multinational African Study
    William Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 3 proposes a quasi-experimental design to test the impact of community-level stigma reducing interventions within national nurses associations on its nurse members. ..
  10. Integrating Qualitative & Quantitative Research Findings
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. GRADUATE EDUCATION IN ONCOLOGY NURSING FOR MINORITIES
    Arlene Houldin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is the primary resource to the program along with a variety of clinical settings that provide services to minority patients. ..
  12. OUTPATIENT NURSE MANAGED HIV ADHERENCE TRIAL
    William Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Evidence is also provided to support the feasibility of utilizing nurse case managers to delivery a home care-based adherence intervention. ..
  13. A Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    Robin Whittemore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. To explore the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a lifestyle change program delivered by NPs in primary care settings. ..
  14. Women's Health Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    Margaret Heitkemper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  16. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  18. Improving Communication with NonSpeaking ICU Patients
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Statistical analysis will involve hierarchical generalized linear modeling (HGLM) by outcome groups and planned group comparisons using linear contrasts within the context of the HGLM. ..
  19. Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in Neonates
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  20. Stopping URIs and FLU in the Family: the Stuffy Trial
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  21. Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Urinary Incontinence
    Sandra Engberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. HOMEBOUND ELDERLY--MAINTAINING POSTTREATMENT CONTINENCE
    Sandra Engberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..10) Explore the development of a predictive model of patients who relapse during follow-up. ..
  23. Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/Caregivers
    Mary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings have the potential to inform improved care management of these patients and their caregivers, an Institute of Medicine priority for national action. ..
  24. Symptom Management, Patient-Caregiver Communication, and Outcomes in ICU
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  25. A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study of an Intervention for Medication Adherence
    Bradi B Granger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although medication adherence improves CHF outcomes, adherence rates remain around 50%. The intervention to be tested in these projects has the potential to improve CHF outcomes by improving adherence rates. ..
  26. 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. ..
  27. DyNADS: A Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse Managers
    Joyce A Verran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3. Evaluate DyNADS'validity, scalability, and usefulness through a field test. 4. Evaluate the feasibility of implementing DyNADS or nursing units. ..
  28. Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and Evidence
    Robin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
  29. A Computer-Based Parent/Adolescent HIV Communication Intervention for Latinos
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is an important effort in reducing HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal Incontinence
    Donna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Differences among the measures of the groups after supplementation will be compared after controlling for baseline values of these measures using ANCOVA. ..
  31. EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teens
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Rural Chronically III Women: Online Support Group
    Clarann Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research trajectory will move toward reducing the complexity of the research design and intervention and further developing and refining a model of psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness. ..
  34. Ventilator Weaning:Processes of Care and Communication
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  35. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  36. CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMA
    JoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems ..
  37. HOME HYGIENE INTERVENTION
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
  38. Symptom Management in Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    Marlene Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Future research will focus on developing and testing appropriate interventions. ..
  39. OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTH
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  40. REDUCING HIV RISK AMONG LATINO YOUTH
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Death in the PICU/NICU: Parent and Family Functioning
    JoAnne M Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research in this area is crucial so that health care professionals can identify parents and families at risk for poor outcomes and target them for early intervention to prevent or minimize undesirable effects. ..
  42. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  43. Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term care
    Mary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
  44. Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life Care
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Reducing HIV Risk among Mexican Youth
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  46. Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and Costs
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in Dementia
    Donna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  48. Integrating CAM: Nursing Emphasis
    Margaret Heitkemper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate Programs
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
  51. Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. PATIENT AND PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
  53. Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Family Health After Predictive HD Testing
    Janet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will document the health care needs of family members of persons who receive a positive result from presymptomatic gene testing for an inherited degenerative neurologic disease. ..
  55. Pharmacotherapy for Minor Depression
    Robert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
  56. Supplemental Fluid & Collagen Deposition
    Nancy Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: Findings from the study have the potential to significantly change how fluid is managed in nursing home residents and to lay the foundation for a major intervention study on pressure ulcer healing. ..
  57. Neonatal Pain, Adult Biobehavioral Responses to Stress
    Gayle Page; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings from these studies will demonstrate possible negative physiologic and behavioral sequelae of repeated painful experiences during neonatal development as well as suggest potential preventive interventions. ..
  58. Impact of CPAP on Functional Outcomes in Milder OSA
    Terri Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Secondary aims of the study are: 1) to examine whether CPAP also improves daytime sleepiness; 2) to determine whether CPAP can reduce nocturnal blood pressure to lower the risk for stroke and hypertension linked to OSA. ..
  59. Reducing Environmental Risk to Rural Low Income Families
    Patricia Butterfield; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Such a view is consistent with national recommendations that translational EH research be framed and delivered in a manner that is meaningful to families, marginalized populations, and high-risk subgroups. ..
  60. Quality of Life of African American Cancer Survivors
    Carol Ferrans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The controls as a group will be matched to the survivor group on age, gender, health insurance, status, and education level. Data will be collected by telephone interview and from medical records. ..
  61. Community Based Clinical Trials Education Program
    Georgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The clinical trials. infrastructure has had extensive revisions to allow for accurate endpoint assessment with future efforts. ..
  62. The Social Context of Unintended Pregnancy in College-aged Women
    MELISSA LEHAN MACKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This knowledge will contribute to improved public health interventions, lead to a decrease in disparities in access to health care, and allow for informed health policy decisions. ..
  63. Predicting CHD Events in Black and White Women
    Jean C McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We also will explore the correspondence between the MAPMISS screen scores and CHD diagnostic test results. ..
  64. Mobile Decision Support for Advanced Practice Nursing
    Suzanne Bakken; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such tools have the potential to increase CPG adherence, enhance evidence-based practice, promote patient safety, and in the long term improve patient outcomes. ..
  65. 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. ..
  66. Partnering to Empower Near East Side Family Caregivers
    MARY MEEKER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The long term objective of these efforts is to provide culturally appropriate supportive interventions for African American caregivers throughout our community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. RURAL DWELLING OLDER ADULTS: CPAP ADHERENCE SUPPORT
    Carol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. NATURAL HISTORY OF END OF LIFE DECISION MAKING
    Marie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3)There will be a change from more control to less control in patients' decision control preferences as they approach death ..
  69. REDUCING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN DEMENTIA--DAY CARE USE
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These changes will be mediated by improvements in their relative's behavior. ..