nursing evaluation research


Summary: Research carried out by nurses that uses interviews, data collection, observation, surveys, etc., to evaluate nursing, health, clinical, and nursing education programs and curricula, and which also demonstrates the value of such evaluation.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Nursing diagnoses: factors affecting their use in charting standardized care plans
    Ting Ting Lee
    Nursing Department, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 14:640-7. 2005
  2. ncbi Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practice
    S Stevens
    Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Reading CMHT, Reading RG30 4EJ, Berkshire, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:495-501. 2005
  3. ncbi Incorporation of the Tidal Model into the interdisciplinary plan of care--a program quality improvement project
    J L Berger
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Centre for Mountain Health Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:464-7. 2006
  4. ncbi Congruence of pain assessment between nurses and emergency department patients: a replication
    Martin Duignan
    Emergency Department, Our Lady s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:23-8. 2008
  5. ncbi Pain management practices with older adults on acute medical units
    Esther Coker
    St Peter s Hospital
    Perspectives 32:5-12. 2008
  6. ncbi Measuring self-perceived public health nursing competencies using a quantitative approach
    Brenda Poulton
    Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey BT37 OQB, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 27:238-46. 2007
  7. ncbi How much public health in public health nursing practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:266-76. 2004
  8. ncbi Postoperative pain management - the influence of surgical ward nurses
    Kerstin Wickström Ene
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences and Department of Anesthesiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:2042-50. 2008
  9. ncbi Technology into practice: young people's, parents' and nurses' perceptions of WISECARE+
    Faith Gibson
    Children s Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Trust, London
    Paediatr Nurs 19:31-4. 2007
  10. ncbi Family centered care within an infant-toddler unit
    Annmarie Neal
    Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:481-5. 2007

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  1. ncbi Nursing diagnoses: factors affecting their use in charting standardized care plans
    Ting Ting Lee
    Nursing Department, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 14:640-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore factors that may affect nurses' use of nursing diagnoses in charting standardized nursing care plans in their daily practice...
  2. ncbi Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practice
    S Stevens
    Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Reading CMHT, Reading RG30 4EJ, Berkshire, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:495-501. 2005
    ..Ongoing work will be carried out in addressing and reporting the outcomes of the full project in future papers...
  3. ncbi Incorporation of the Tidal Model into the interdisciplinary plan of care--a program quality improvement project
    J L Berger
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Centre for Mountain Health Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:464-7. 2006
    ..Our experience with the Tidal Model and the IPC has given voice to the patient's story and helped facilitate their journey towards recovery...
  4. ncbi Congruence of pain assessment between nurses and emergency department patients: a replication
    Martin Duignan
    Emergency Department, Our Lady s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:23-8. 2008
    ..To ascertain congruence between patients' self-report of pain intensity and nurses' assessment of their pain intensity...
  5. ncbi Pain management practices with older adults on acute medical units
    Esther Coker
    St Peter s Hospital
    Perspectives 32:5-12. 2008
  6. ncbi Measuring self-perceived public health nursing competencies using a quantitative approach
    Brenda Poulton
    Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey BT37 OQB, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 27:238-46. 2007
  7. ncbi How much public health in public health nursing practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:266-76. 2004
    ..Results indicate that the population health focus of public health nursing is not reflected in the practice activities, management priorities, or educational preparation of public health nurses...
  8. ncbi Postoperative pain management - the influence of surgical ward nurses
    Kerstin Wickström Ene
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences and Department of Anesthesiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:2042-50. 2008
    ..Secondly, to study if pain management and nurses' approaches to this task had improved during a two-year period, including an educational pain treatment program for ward staff...
  9. ncbi Technology into practice: young people's, parents' and nurses' perceptions of WISECARE+
    Faith Gibson
    Children s Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Trust, London
    Paediatr Nurs 19:31-4. 2007
    ..This pilot explored perceptions and experiences of young people, parents and healthcare professionals on the role of technology in monitoring and managing chemotherapy-related toxicity...
  10. ncbi Family centered care within an infant-toddler unit
    Annmarie Neal
    Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:481-5. 2007
    ..The FCC Committee used the findings from the survey to first educate the staff and then implement changes to improve the environment and the care delivered...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Staff experiences of an early warning indicator for unstable patients in Australia
    Anna Green
    ICU Liaison Nurse Practitioner, Western Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 11:118-27. 2006
    ..Further research investigating the less-favourable responses of the ward medical staff and ICU medical staff is warranted...
  13. ncbi The effects of specific educational preparation on emergency nurses' clinical decisions regarding supplemental oxygen administration
    Julie Considine
    Emergency Department, The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 8:73-80. 2006
  14. ncbi Support intervention for homeless youths
    Miriam Stewart
    Institute of Gender and Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
    Can J Nurs Res 39:203-7. 2007
  15. ncbi Implementing best practice pain management in a pediatric hospital
    Jacqueline A Ellis
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:264-77. 2007
    ..This study aims to evaluate the implementation of a comprehensive program to improve pain management practices in a pediatric hospital...
  16. ncbi Strategies for assessing the feasibility to develop new needs-oriented services by public health nurses
    Kyoko Yoshioka-Maeda
    Ogikubo Community Health Center, Suginami Public Health Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nurs Manag 16:284-90. 2008
    ..To explore the strategies that public health nurses use to assess the feasibility of creating new services...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi Examining the relationship between patient-centred care and outcomes on a neuroscience unit: a pilot project
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:14-9. 2008
    ..Findings from this pilot study will guide further improvement in the implementation of PCC to continuously enhance quality of nursing care, the neuroscience patient's hospital experience and readiness for discharge...
  19. ncbi Parental satisfaction with a nurse-led emergency assessment unit
    Penelope Aitken
    Paediatric Emergency Assessment Unit, Southampton General Hospital
    Paediatr Nurs 17:31-5. 2005
    ..An action plan to address these issues has been subsequently implemented and will be evaluated periodically...
  20. ncbi Screening for domestic violence in an oncology clinic: barriers and potential solutions
    Ashli Owen-Smith
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:625-33. 2008
    ..To evaluate the implementation of a domestic violence screening protocol in an oncology clinic...
  21. ncbi How satisfied are parents supported by nurses with the NIDCAP model of care for their preterm infant?
    Joke M Wielenga
    Department of Neonatology, Academic Medical Center Emma Children s Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nurs Care Qual 21:41-8. 2006
    ..Parents were significantly more satisfied with care given according to NIDCAP principles than they were with the traditional care for their premature born babies...
  22. ncbi The development and validation of the Khon Kaen University Pediatric Pain Assessment Tool for school-aged Isaan children in Thailand
    Darunee Jongudomkarn
    Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    J Transcult Nurs 19:213-22. 2008
    ..Results revealed no difference in children's pain scores, as well as no statistical difference in children's pain score ratings between the three groups, suggesting the new tool is appropriate for Isaan children...
  23. ncbi Patient restraint positions in a psychiatric inpatient service
    David Riley
    Management of Violence and Aggression Service, Mersey Care NHS Trust
    Nurs Times 102:42-5. 2006
    ..The following study attempts to identify clinical variables that may make physical restraint in a particular position more likely...
  24. ncbi Service users and other stakeholders' evaluation of a liaison mental health service in an accident and emergency department and a general hospital setting
    S Eales
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health Sciences, City University, London, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:70-7. 2006
    ..The findings provide new information regarding what service users and other stakeholders expect from a liaison mental health service and important areas to consider when offering a satisfactory service...
  25. ncbi The quality of postoperative pain management from the perspectives of patients, nurses and patient records
    Lena Gunningberg
    Surgery Division, University Hospital, and Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 15:756-66. 2007
    ..To study the quality of postoperative pain management in a university hospital...
  26. ncbi Including the provider in the assessment of quality care: development and testing of the Nurses' Assessment of Quality Scale - acute care version
    Mary R Lynn
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:328-36. 2007
    ..After analysis, the scale was reduced to 77 items contained in 8 factors. Reliability estimates for the factors ranged from 74 to 94...
  27. ncbi A comparison of sleep assessment tools by nurses and patients in critical care
    Annette Richardson
    Critical Care, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1660-8. 2007
    ..ii) Ascertain patients' preferences with non-interventional, user friendly, practical tools in critical care. (iii) Recommend changes and improvements to the way that sleep is assessed and documented...
  28. ncbi A formative evaluation to develop a school health nursing early intervention model for adolescent substance use
    Marjatta Pirskanen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Finland, and Kuopio Social and Health Care Centre, Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nurs 24:256-64. 2007
    ..To improve an early intervention (EI) triggered by the Adolescents' Substance Use Measurement (ADSUME) as a method to prevent substance abuse among adolescents. We assessed how ADSUME and EI work in practice and how EI could be improved...
  29. ncbi Barriers to screening for domestic violence in the emergency department
    Lisa Yonaka
    San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 38:37-45. 2007
    ..These findings may benefit other researchers who are trying to determine the continuing education needs of emergency department staffs...
  30. ncbi Registered nurses' self-efficacy for assessing and responding to woman abuse in emergency department settings
    Erin Hollingsworth
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:54-77. 2006
    ..Results provide additional support for Bandura's theory and demonstrate that the clinical responses of ED registered nurses are complex and must be understood in terms of self-efficacy and the factors that support its development...
  31. ncbi Experiences of expert nurses in caring for patients with postoperative pain
    Jennifer Richards
    University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 8:17-24. 2007
    ..Four themes emerged during the data analysis phase: considering the whole person, the independent art of nursing, accepting what the patient says, and commitment to surgical nursing...
  32. ncbi Hospitals' organizational variables and patients' perceptions of individualized nursing care in Finland
    Riitta Suhonen
    Health Care District of Forssa, Forssa, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 15:197-206. 2007
    ..To examine the association between hospitals' organizational variables and patients' perceptions of individualized care...
  33. ncbi Mental health triage: towards a model for nursing practice
    N Sands
    Course Coordinator of Mental Health Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:243-9. 2007
    ..The paper concludes by presenting a provisional model for mental health triage nursing practice...
  34. ncbi Health visiting assessment processes under scrutiny: a case study of knowledge use during family health needs assessments
    Jane V Appleton
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:682-96. 2008
    ..To date, there has been only limited empirical examination of the types of knowledge and ways of knowing which are likely to influence health visiting practice during family health needs assessments...
  35. ncbi Cobedding in the NICU: a new adventure
    Cheryl R Taylor
    St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:413-8. 2006
    ..This article discusses the cobedding of multiples as implemented at the University of Michigan. As a new practice, cobedding warrants further research, especially regarding its proposed benefits and implementation in the NICU...
  36. ncbi The effect of education on hypothetical and actual oxygen administration decisions
    Julie Considine
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125 Vic, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 27:651-60. 2007
    ..This study examined the effect of an education intervention on emergency nurses' decisions related to oxygen administration...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi Patient satisfaction with postoperative pain management--effect of preoperative factors
    Leila Niemi-Murola
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pain Manag Nurs 8:122-9. 2007
    ..Preoperative interview is important tool to receive and give information concerning postoperative pain management...
  39. ncbi Postnatal support for drug users: evaluation of a specialist health visiting service
    Linda Smith
    The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
    Community Pract 80:24-9. 2007
    ..However, potential for confusion over lines of accountability between professionals could exist. Also, meeting the complex needs of these women in a sustained way in the community may remain problematic...
  40. ncbi Determining factors that have an impact upon effective evidence-based pain management with older people, following colorectal surgery: an ethnographic study
    Donna Brown
    Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1287-98. 2006
    ..The aim of this project was to examine pain management practices with older people admitted to the colorectal unit of an acute hospital trust...
  41. ncbi How do children's nurses make clinical decisions? Two preliminary studies
    Alison Twycross
    Children s Nursing, Faculty of Health Care and Social Sciences, Kingston University St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1324-35. 2006
    ..To gain an understanding of how children's nurses make clinical decisions...
  42. ncbi An evaluation of a primary care-based weight management initiative
    Sarah Muckle
    NHS Borders
    Community Pract 80:20-3. 2007
    ..Success was measured using quantitative and qualitative measures. The intervention effectively reduced the BMI of participants and demonstrated the adverse effects obesity has on individual quality of life...
  43. ncbi Evaluation of a telephone call service for ambulatory surgery patients in Taiwan
    Ching Huey Chen
    Department of Nursing and Institute of Allied Health Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:286-8. 2007
    ..Nurses indicated that the main difficulties in implementing the TCS were their lack of knowledge in answering patients' questions and time limitations...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi Nurses' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in China
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, L K S Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:46-53. 2007
  46. ncbi Implementation of the Canadian Neurological Scale on an acute care neuroscience unit: a program evaluation
    Breeda O'Farrell
    University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosci Nurs 40:201-11. 2008
    ..When choosing a validated stroke assessment tool, clinicians must consider how often the tool will be used for assessments, particularly in the acute phase...
  47. ncbi The guideline contradiction: health visitors' use of formal guidelines for identifying and assessing families in need
    Jane V Appleton
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:785-97. 2004
    ..Thus, even when guidelines exist, no accurate predictions can be made about health visitors' knowledge of or use of such guidelines in practice...
  48. ncbi Quality of care in postoperative pain management: what is realistic in clinical practice?
    Ewa Idvall
    Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 12:162-6. 2004
    ..g. pain assessment and information. This finding highlights the problem of applying evidence-based care in actual clinical practice...
  49. ncbi A survey of the oral care practices of intensive care nurses
    H Jones
    Department of Oral Health Services Research and Dental Public Health, GKT Dental Institute, Caldecot Road, London SE5 9RW, UK
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:69-76. 2004
    ..Intensive care unit (ICU) patients have complex oral care needs. Inadequate oral care may predispose ICU patients to nosocomial infections. Recent initiatives have sought to improve the quality and evidence base of ICU oral care provision...
  50. ncbi Ward nurses' evaluation of critical care outreach
    Annette Richardson
    Critical Care, Level 2 Anaesthetic Department, Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN
    Nurs Crit Care 9:28-33. 2004
    ..Providing a 24-h service and continual critical care education and training opportunities are the suggested ways to improve outreach in the future...
  51. ncbi Launching the Tidal Model in an adult mental health programme
    E Fletcher
    Psychiatry Research Unit, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Health NHS Trust
    Nurs Stand 15:33-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The introduction of this model appears to have had a positive impact on the care being given to patients and the nurses using the model appear to be satisfied with the use of patient-centred care...
  52. ncbi Implementation of computerized alcohol screening and advice in an emergency department--a nursing staff perspective
    Preben Bendtsen
    Department of Health and Society, Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:3-9. 2007
    ..The e-SBI seems to have better potential than ordinary alcohol screening and intervention for implementation into routine emergency departments due to its simplicity and low time consumption...
  53. ncbi Nurse administered telephone intervention for blood pressure control: a patient-tailored multifactorial intervention
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:5-14. 2005
    ..A randomized controlled trial involving a nurse administered patient-tailored intervention is being conducted to improve blood pressure (BP) control...
  54. ncbi Use of a modified ESAS in cancer patients: a pilot study of patient and staff experiences
    Kerstin Baba
    Department of Oncology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:610-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of a modified Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) for monitoring symptoms in oncological palliative care...
  55. ncbi Predischarge psychoeducational needs in Taiwan: comparisons of psychiatric patients, relatives, and professionals
    Su Ching Sung
    School of Nursing Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:579-88. 2004
    ..Mental health professionals in Taiwan need to better understand their clients' needs in order to provide more effective predischarge psychoeducation...
  56. ncbi Strategies in assessing post operative pain--a South African study
    Hester Klopper
    Department of Nursing Education, North West University, South Africa
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:12-21. 2006
    ..The different categories seem to be complementary and necessary for assessing pain in others. The findings have implications for professionals who provide care for patients in pain...
  57. ncbi Exploring the relationship between nursing protocols and nursing practice in an Irish intensive care unit
    Angela V Flynn
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland
    Int J Nurs Pract 11:142-9. 2005
    ..Analysis of the data afforded some highly relevant findings, including the fact that nurses adapt clinical protocols as they see fit, thus demonstrating the importance that they place on their own professional judgement and autonomy...
  58. ncbi How emergency department nurses identify and respond to critical illness
    Emma Tippins
    Emergency Department, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
    Emerg Nurse 13:24-33. 2005
  59. ncbi Discrepancies in performing target weight assessments in haemodialysis patients
    R Kinton
    Renal Services Manager, Derby City, General Hospital, UK
    EDTNA ERCA J 31:15-8. 2005
    ..Results demonstrated that a variety of reasons determined whether such assessments were carried out, and that there was wide variation as to what nurses considered essential in performing the assessment...
  60. ncbi TCARE: tailored caregiver assessment and referral
    Rhonda Montgomery
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:54-7; quiz 57. 2008
    ..An evidence-based model to target services for caregivers...
  61. ncbi Evaluating the impact of computerized clinical documentation
    Kathy Smith
    University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 23:132-8. 2005
  62. ncbi Competence of newly qualified registered nurses from a nursing college
    B G Morolong
    University of Johannesburg
    Curationis 28:38-50. 2005
    ..Further research is recommended on competence of newly qualified registered nurses at other nursing colleges or similar context...
  63. ncbi Evaluation of doctoral nursing programs - a review and a strategy for follow up
    Karin I Kjellgren
    Institute of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    Nurse Educ Today 25:316-25. 2005
    ..This process is dependent on a methodological pluralism of evaluation to detect what is of most weight for growth in the process of research and education...
  64. ncbi Quality outcomes and program evaluation in nursing education: an overview of the journey
    Valerie Matthiesen
    West Suburban College of Nursing, Oak, IL 60302, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:279-84. 2006
    ..A case study of a private college of nursing illustrates the role of program evaluation and quality improvement in nursing education...
  65. ncbi What are reasonable expectations? Healthcare student perceptions of their programmes in the North West of England
    Claire Hamshire
    Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University, Elizabeth Gaskell Campus, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M12 0JA, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 33:173-9. 2013
    ..Concerns about current levels of attrition from some healthcare programmes have emphasised the need to gain a greater insight into students' expectations and experiences...
  66. ncbi Effects of preoperative therapeutic play on outcomes of school-age children undergoing day surgery
    Ho Cheung William Li
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Res Nurs Health 30:320-32. 2007
    ..No significant differences were found between the two groups in postoperative pain. The study provides some evidence that therapeutic play is effective in pre- as opposed to postsurgical management of children...
  67. ncbi Hospital outreach to support faith community nursing
    Sally Messerly
    Health Education Center, Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ohio, USA
    J Christ Nurs 29:40-1. 2012
    ..This article describes the program's development and activities that offer FCNs networking, free continuing education, and are an extension of the hospital's mission and values...
  68. ncbi [The Faces Pain Thermometer: a new tool for critically ill adults]
    Celine Gelinas
    L Ecole des sciences infirmières de l Université McGill
    Perspect Infirm 4:12-20. 2007
    ..The Faces Pain Thermometer showed acceptable metric qualities. This tool seems to be useful for pain assessment in critically ill patients and its implementation has been initiated in some clinical settings of the province of Quebec...
  69. ncbi From school to work: promoting the application of pre-qualification interprofessional education in the clinical workplace
    Beth Murray-Davis
    Midwifery Education Program, McMaster University, Canada
    Nurse Educ Pract 12:289-96. 2012
    ..The benefits of a theoretical foundation in interprofessional skills may be lost if students and new midwives find themselves working in contexts that do not make collaboration a priority...
  70. ncbi Training the trainer: An educational course for training pain nursing specialists supported by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
    Jing Cui
    Nursing School, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e142-50. 2013
    ..The program improved nurses' attitudes, knowledge, and skills in pain management. The participants recognized pain nursing specialists' responsibilities in pain management more clearly. ..
  71. ncbi Weaving the tapestry of learning: simulation, standardized patients, and virtual communities
    Brian Holland
    Author Affiliations Assistant Professor Mr Holland, Dr Landry, and Mss Mountain and Middlebrooks, Baccalaureate Nursing Student Ms Heim, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies Dr Missildine, College of Nursing, Texas A and M Health Science Center, Bryan
    Nurse Educ 38:269-72. 2013
    ..These learning experiences provide authenticity and realism not easily achieved using the individual techniques in isolation. The authors describe the process of weaving these strategies into a rich learning experience for students. ..
  72. ncbi Designing a process for simulation-based annual nurse competency assessment
    Eugene M E Waterval
    Orlando Health, Florida 32806, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 28:274-8. 2012
    ..The results showed high participant satisfaction scores and cost savings because of an individualized, efficient approach and bundling of resources...
  73. ncbi Safety in numbers 6: Tracking pre-registration nursing students' cognitive and functional competence development in medication dosage calculation problem-solving: the role of authentic learning and diagnostic assessment environments
    Kevin MacDonald
    Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Pract 13:e66-77. 2013
    ..many students displaying a range of arithmetical deficits on entry to the undergraduate programme, exposure to the safeMedicate environment and practice based learning environments facilitated all 210 participants demonstration of:..
  74. ncbi Implementing clinical supervision for Australian rural nurses
    Amanda Kenny
    La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University Bendigo, PO Box 199, Victoria 3550, Australia
    Nurse Educ Pract 13:165-9. 2013
    ..While in no way devaluing the usefulness of clinical supervision, the findings from this study provide guidance for others introducing similar programmes and indicate that clinical supervision must be focused, well planned and supported...
  75. ncbi The clinical nurse educator as leader
    Theresa Adelman-Mullally
    Bradley University, Department of Nursing, Peoria, IL 61625, USA
    Nurse Educ Pract 13:29-34. 2013
    ..We explicate the themes with examples affirming the leadership potential of clinical nurse educators, and suggest ways in which nursing faculty members and administrators might draw on the leadership capital of clinical nurse educators...
  76. ncbi Does clinical supervision promote medical-surgical nurses' well-being at work? A quasi-experimental 4-year follow-up study
    Aija Koivu
    Kuopio Psychiatric Centre, Kuopio, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 20:401-13. 2012
    ..The aim of the present paper is to report results of a quasi-experimental study exploring the effects of clinical supervision (CS) on the development of medical-surgical nurses' well-being at work over a 4-year period...
  77. ncbi Hold that TIGER! A collaborative service-learning academic-practice partnership with rural healthcare facilities
    Roseanne Moody Fairchild
    College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47807, USA
    Nurse Educ 37:108-14. 2012
  78. ncbi Involving people with learning disabilities in nurse education: towards an inclusive approach
    Martin Bollard
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Richard Crossman Building, Coventry University, Priory Street, CV1 5FB, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 32:173-7. 2012
    ..The work presented in the paper demonstrates how through careful involvement of this population, deeper learning opportunities for all nursing students can be created...
  79. ncbi Psychotherapeutic strategies for healing trauma
    Kathleen Wheeler
    Fairfield University School of Nursing in Fairfield, CT, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 43:132-41. 2007
    ..The Adaptive Information Processing Model (AIP), originally developed by Shapiro (2001), provides a model for understanding how trauma affects the brain and how healing occurs...
  80. ncbi State-of-the-art pain assessment and management
    Roxie L Foster
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:137-8. 2007
  81. ncbi Happiness: theoretical and empirical considerations
    Abir K Bekhet
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Alexandria, Egypt
    Nurs Forum 43:12-23. 2008
    ..Although happiness is important in maintaining health, few studies of happiness can be found in the nursing literature...
  82. ncbi Education and prevention for teens: using Trauma Nurses Talk Tough presentation with pretest and posttest evaluation of knowledge and behavior changes
    Chianti Terri Allabaugh
    Bronson Methodist Hospital, Trauma Surgery Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 15:102-11. 2008
    ..The TNTT injury prevention program had an effect on all students of 6th to 12th grades; however, the effect was more pronounced in the 6th- to 8th-grade group...
  83. ncbi The development of advanced nursing practice globally
    Barbara Sheer
    University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:204-11. 2008
    ..To examine the development of advanced nursing practice globally...
  84. ncbi Community-based health and schools of nursing: supporting health promotion and research
    Crystal Shannon
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
    Public Health Nurs 31:69-78. 2014
    ..This article examines the role of community-based schools of nursing in the promotion of public health and research in poverty-stricken areas...
  85. ncbi Error identification and recovery by student nurses using human patient simulation: opportunity to improve patient safety
    Elizabeth A Henneman
    School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 23:11-21. 2010
    ..To decrease errors and improve safe clinical practice, nurse educators must identify effective strategies that students can use to improve patient surveillance...
  86. ncbi Psychometric testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form in a sample of Black women in the United States
    Deborah E McCarter-Spaulding
    Department of Nursing, St Anselm College, Manchester, NH, USA
    Res Nurs Health 33:111-9. 2010
    ..The results are consistent with previous research, and they suggest the BSES-SF could be used to identify women at risk for prematurely discontinuing breastfeeding...
  87. ncbi Effectiveness of teaching an early parenting approach within a community-based support service for adolescent mothers
    Jane E Drummond
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 31:12-22. 2008
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi Fostering evidence-based practice to improve nurse and cost outcomes in a community health setting: a pilot test of the advancing research and clinical practice through close collaboration model
    Rona F Levin
    Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, Tuckahoe, NY, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 35:21-33. 2011
    ..Implementation of the ARCC model in health care systems may be a promising strategy for enhancing EBP and improving nurse and cost outcomes...
  90. ncbi The development and descriptions of an evidence-based case management educational program
    Wen I Liu
    School of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences 365, Ming Te Road, Peitou 11219, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Nurse Educ Today 31:e51-7. 2011
    ..Four main learning strategies were chosen based on transformative learning theory and the findings of the needs assessment. The paper provides an example of the development of a program based on existing theory and evidence...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi Launching evidence-based nursing practice
    Kyra Whitmer
    Institute for Nursing Research, University Hospital, University, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 27:E5-7. 2011
    ..Programming strategies included keynote speakers during Nurses Day followed by breakout sessions and programs throughout the year. Traditional means to communicate information as well as the development of an internal Web site were used...
  93. ncbi Chinese baccalaureate nursing students' readiness for self-directed learning
    Hao Bin Yuan
    School of Health Sciences, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao
    Nurse Educ Today 32:427-31. 2012
    ..It is helpful if nurse educators assess the learning styles and preferences of their students in order to determine the level of SDL activities to include from year to year in the curriculum...
  94. ncbi An exploratory study of boarding home sanctions and compliance in Washington State
    Mindy L Graf Schaffner
    Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, Olympia, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:326-35. 2011
    ..Higher citation numbers and the most severe level of complaint types were found to be predictors of becoming a sanctioned boarding home...
  95. ncbi Infertility case management: improving both short-term and long-term outcomes while reducing costs
    Robert A Knuppel
    WIN HealthCare, Rye Brook, NY 10573, USA
    Prof Case Manag 12:232-8. 2007
    ..This article explores the potential benefit of the integration of information technology with clinical case management to reduce overall cost and improve provider accuracy...
  96. ncbi Mixed behaviors in dementia: the need for a paradigm shift
    Linda Buettner
    Interdisciplinary Center for Positive Aging, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida 33965, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:15-22. 2006
    ..The use of individualized interventions based on carefully monitored behavior patterns may provide a more sensitive approach to the overall treatment needs of individuals with dementia in the future...
  97. ncbi Prevalence and variation of physical restraint use in acute care settings in the US
    Ann F Minnick
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:30-7. 2007
    ..To describe physical restraint (PR) rates and contexts in U.S. hospitals...
  98. ncbi The value of the role of the rehabilitation assistant
    Shirley Pullenayegum
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Br J Nurs 14:778-84. 2005
    ..This article demonstrates the value of the role of the rehabilitation assistant and how, together with effective multidisciplinary team working, it provides the impetus for a consistent and goal-directed rehabilitative process...
  99. ncbi Performance evaluation of arterial femoral sheath removal by registered nurses after PCI
    Ingrid Schiks
    Heart Lung Centre, Cardiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:172-7. 2007
    ..Sheath removal after PCI by registered nurses can improve patients' comfort and shorten immobilisation time. As sheath removal is not without risk, it is important to assure the quality of performance...
  100. ncbi NDT competence of nurses caring for patients with stroke
    Thóra B Hafsteinsdottir
    Division of Neuroscience at the University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci Nurs 36:289-94. 2004
    ..This study indicates that nurses working in hospitals where the NDT approach has been implemented have the knowledge and skills to provide NDT nursing...
  101. ncbi The effect of a Frequently Asked Questions module on a pancreatic cancer Web site patient/family chat room
    JoAnn Coleman
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:460-8. 2005
    ..This study supported the addition of a FAQ module to a pancreatic cancer Web site and revealed the need for information regarding pain management and care giving at the end of life...

Research Grants75

    Souraya Sidani; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This data set will permit the conduct of simulation-type analyses to identify the contribution of the methodological and conceptual factors to the validity of conclusions in clinical research. ..
  2. A New Measure of Nursing Home Care Quality
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior Housing
    Marilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
  4. Testing a Model of Quality Care in Home Health
    Mary Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Outcomes
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
    Marion Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Fehring (1987) content validity scores will be used to evaluate the content validity of new outcomes. ..
  8. Patient and family participation in hospice team meeting
    Debra Parker Oliver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study will provide preliminary data for a larger multi-phase, multi-site follow-up project. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. 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. ..
    JoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems will be reduced. ..
  11. Testing a Restorative Care Nursing Program
    Barbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ultimate goal is to alter the current philosophy of care in long-term care to focus on function, improve clinical outcomes, and inform policy makers on the effectiveness of restorative care programs. ..
  12. 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. ..
    Barbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Patricia Clark; Fiscal Year: 2002
  15. Effect of Tai Chi on Osteoarthritic Knee Pain in Elders with Mild Dementia
    Pao Feng Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Improving Self-Monitoring in Weight Loss with Technology
    Lora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will complete assessments at baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. This innovative study will provide information on the efficacy of combining technological advances with proven behavioral strategies. ..
  17. 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. ..
  18. Long-term changes in weight and adipokines and the associations with genetic vari
    Lora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study and mentoring strategies will be placed in the context of an area of NINR emphasis - promoting health and preventing disease as it addresses a highly prevalent chronic disorder - overweight and obesity. ..
  19. Culture Bias in Testing Expressive Ability In Dementia
    Ruth Tappen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Both clinicians and researchers need to know which tests are appropriate, the extent to which the ethnicity of the examiner affects the results and how to interpret the scores obtained on both the newly developed and widely used tests. ..
  20. Unit Level Nurse Workload Impacts on Patient Safety
    Nancy Donaldson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Of equal importance, this study will advance staffing measurement by tracing and analyzing the impact of variation in staffing and patient turnover, exploring the impact of variance on patient safety and outcomes. ..
    Lora Burke; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, the study will provide information on the role of treatment preference, its effect on behavioral and clinical outcomes, and participants' characteristics by treatment preference. ..
  22. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
  23. A Telenovela Intervention to Increase Mexican American Elders' Home Care Use
    JANICE DIANE CRIST; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thirty Mexican American elders and their caregivers will view the telenovela;and 30 elders and their caregivers will watch the general video. We will show the videotapes in the hospital setting. We will compare results 6 months later. ..
    Donna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in Hospices
    Keela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. 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]..
  27. Management of Mucositis with GM-CSF
    Marylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract not provided ..
  28. A Family Partnership Intervention for Heart Failure
    Sandra Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Critical Factors Impacting Family Transition to Preschool Special Health Services
    Linda Caley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Promoting Breast Cancer Screening Via Computer V Phone
    Victoria Champion; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Stage of mammography adoption will be tested using logistic regression with ordinal outcome. Traditional cost and marginal cost-effectiveness analyses are planned. ..
    Ann Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
  32. 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. ..
  33. Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home Visits
    Malcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Computerized PAINRelievelt for Adult Sickle Cell Disease
    Diana Wilkie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will guide large-scale implementation of this innovation in SC care throughout the USA. ..
  35. Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis with Genetic and Clinical Factors
    ELIZABETH ANN contact COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, this study will accelerate nursing advancements to the "Science of Health". ..
  36. Respondent Burden and Retention in Cancer Clinical Trials
    Connie Ulrich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Early identification and pre-emptive interventions prior to encountering retention problems in cancer clinical trials may mitigate respondent burden and lead to completion of important, resource intensive clinical trials. ..
  37. Health Literacy Intervention for Korean Americans with HPB
    Miyong T Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..s. ..
  38. Stopping URIs and FLU in the Family: the Stuffy Trial
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2008
  39. Role of Altered CCK Response in Bulimia Nervosa
    Sandra L Hannon Engel; Fiscal Year: 2010
  40. Dose of Early Therapeutic Mobility: Does Type or Frequency of Activity Matter?
    Chris Winkelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study is a preliminary step in the investigation of the optimal "dose" of ETM activity in mechanically ventilated patients and has the potential to improve recovery from critical illness. ..
  41. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen R Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More effective targeted strategies initiated within this narrow window of time may reduce the number of low birth weight infants and improve obstetrical outcomes. ..
  42. Self Monitoring of Dietary and Fluid Intake Using a PDA
    Janet Welch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this study will be used in developing a large randomized controlled trial to evaluate the intervention's effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Assessing and Treating Symptoms of Dying ICU Patients
    Kathleen Puntillo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will also contribute empirical data needed to generate and test hypotheses concerning appropriate symptom assessment and management interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs Telephone
    Kathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
  45. 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. ..
  46. Nursing Support Intervention for Mothers of Prematures
    Diane Holditch Davis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Child development will be measured by the Bayley II and a language assessment. ..
  47. Nursing's Impact on QOL Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data analysis will include: mean difference analyses, individual difference analyses, and outcome analyses. The primary analysis will be a multivariate analysis of covariance with repeated measures. ..
  48. 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. ..
  49. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in Neonates
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
  51. Working Conditions & Adverse Events in Home Health Care
    Penny Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It should lead to sounder intervention research and contribute to the broader literature on working conditions, service quality, and patient safety. ..
  52. Sleep Disruption in New Parents: An intervention Trial
    Kathryn Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..More generalizable results from this targeted sample will be used to develop an educational intervention package for distribution to all adults preparing for parenthood. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. American Psychosocial Oncology Society 4th Annual Conference
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in a supplement to the journal Psycho-Oncology, and presentations will be posted on the APOS website. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Disparate Metastatic Breast Cancer Symptom Severity and Management Barriers
    Margaret Rosenzweig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Supportive activities will take place at the Yale University School of Nursing, Harvard University and through the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. ..
  55. Preterm Infants: Light Effects on Health and Development
    Debra Brandon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Factors Associated with Post-Stroke Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life
    Elizabeth Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research project studies these problems to see how health care providers can help. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, making it a major public health concern in the United States. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
    CAROL FARRAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will also permit secondary analyses of the effectiveness of the extent to which change in outcomes is associated with background variables, including race, and with changes in mediators and care receiver disruptive behaviors. ..
  59. Teleconference Group: Breast Cancer In African Americans
    SUE HEINEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study findings are expected to inform about the effectiveness of TGs in AAWBC and lay the groundwork for exploring if reducing disparities in psychosocial care have a health benefit. ..
  60. Soy and Lipoproteins in Postmenopasual Women
    Jerilyn Allen; Fiscal Year: 2003
  61. UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Further, data from a core set of background and proximal factors common across the three interactive projects will be combined to develop a model of factors operative in producing NDBs in general. ..
    Marylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings of this study will greatly assist in building this knowledge base. ..
  64. Patients' Recall and Assessment of Mechanical Ventilation: Impact of Sedation
    Jill Guttormson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The knowledge gained from this study has significant public health implications for patients receiving ventilatory support in the United States-improving symptom management and recovery. ..
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study holds the promise of improving care in nursing homes by testing an organizational-level change intervention to sustain the use of nursing care best practice protocols and thus improve the quality of care. ..
  66. The Impact of Lymphedema on Overall and Local Functioning
    Marylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer Symptoms
    Kristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010
  68. Pediatric Severe Asthma: Role of Oxidant Stress and Alveolar Macrophage Function
    Anne Fitzpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal will lay the foundation for further studies, and the mechanisms identified may ultimately be targeted in future interventional trials. ..
  69. Motivating Persons with Schizophrenia to Exercise
    LORA BEEBE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002
  71. Alcohol Use Reduction in Methadone Individuals with HCV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. Biobehavioral Intervention in Heart Failure
    Debra Moser; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Biofeedback-relaxation training for patients with heart failure may have potential long-term clinical benefits and may serve as an important adjunct to pharmacologic therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in India
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..