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  • Examining the effect of adding community-based palliative care on the health-related quality of life of individuals with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease dissertation 

    Author(s):Hyden, Karen
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the leading cause of morbidity and the 5th leading cause of mortality worldwide, affecting more than 200 million people. COPD patients have high rates of healthcare ...
  • Parents' perceptions about offspring's mental health care 

    Author(s):LeClaire, Andrea Dawn
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    The two most often identified mental health issues in adolescents are anxiety and mood disorders, including depression. The level of undetected mental health disorders in this population remains extraordinarily high. Parents ...
  • Examining the association of sociotechnical factors on antibiotic delays in the intensive care unit (ICU) 

    Author(s):Kidin, Lisa
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    This retrospective exploratory study examines the associations between the technical systems (labor resources, material resources, communication and teamwork) and the social system (nursing years of experience and ...
  • Dining hall 

    Author(s):Division of Visual Education. University of Colorado Medical Center; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. School of Medicine
    Date:1920-1930
    Format:Photograph
    Hospital nurses gather together for a meal in the dining hall.
  • Nurses and Research bridge 

    Author(s):Division of Visual Education. University of Colorado Medical Center; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. School of Medicine
    Date:1964
    Format:Photograph
    Three nurses stand looking north across Ninth Avenue. The Research bridge (Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research) is behind them.
  • Nurses and Research bridge 

    Author(s):Division of Visual Education. University of Colorado Medical Center; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. School of Medicine
    Date:1964
    Format:Photograph
    Three nurses stand underneath the Research bridge (Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research) at the crosswalk on Ninth Avenue.
  • Nurses and Research bridge 

    Author(s):Division of Visual Education. University of Colorado Medical Center; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. School of Medicine
    Date:1964
    Format:Photograph
    Three nurses stand in front of the Research bridge (Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research) on Ninth Avenue.
  • Nurses 

    Author(s):Division of Visual Education. University of Colorado Medical Center; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. School of Medicine
    Date:1940-1950
    Format:Photograph
    Many nurses come together with the military for a photograph. Dr. Edward R. Mugrage, a Clinical Pathology instructor, is in the picture on the far right.
  • Kathryn M. Smith 

    Author(s):Division of Visual Education. University of Colorado Medical Center; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. School of Medicine
    Date:1960-1970
    Format:Photograph
    Kathryn M. Smith was Dean of the School of Nursing beginning 1965.
  • Examining the relationship between nurse practitioner practice setting, practice environment, intrinsic motivation and attitudes about pay-for-performance financial incentives in Colorado 

    Author(s):Martin, Barbara Josephine
    Date Submitted:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Abstract This study examined the relationship between nurse practitioner characteristics, practice setting, exposure to pay-for-performance (P4P) payment models, practice environment and intrinsic motivation on attitudes ...
  • Stories of the heart: illness narratives of veterans living with heart failure 

    Author(s):Johnson, Rachel
    Date Submitted:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Illness narratives for Veterans living with heart failure (HF) have been largely unexplored to date, yet HF is a significant and impactful illness affecting the lives of millions of Americans and Veterans. This study used ...
  • Ion channel genetic biomarkers: diagnostic capabilities in the assessment of bipolar disorder 

    Author(s):Avery, Kristiana L.
    Date Submitted:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Background: Bipolar disorder is a commonly misdiagnosed mood disorder. When misdiagnosis occurs, consequences result from improper treatments. Genetic variants have been associated with bipolar disorder, but those variants ...
  • Exploring stress and coping in caregivers of patients with a destination therapy left ventricular assist device: a mixed methods study 

    Author(s):McIlvennan, Colleen Kelley
    Date Submitted:2020
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Family caregivers are essential in the delivery of care for patients with chronic illness. Caregivers are at risk for negative health outcomes due to stress, including increased morbidity and mortality. The way individuals ...
  • Implementation of a new cardiology hospital service with Nurse Practitioners: a quality improvement project to improve patient access and outcomes 

    Author(s):Horne, Michael
    Date Submitted:2019
    Format:Born digital; Doctoral dissertations
    Background: Patient-access delays due to excessive wait times for clinic consult appointments impair timely diagnosis/treatment, resulting in worse outcomes. Problem: Average days wait (ADW) for clinic consult appointments ...
  • Predictors of continuous glucose monitoring use in adolescents with type 1 diabetes 

    Author(s):Messer, Laurel
    Date Submitted:2019
    Background: Type 1 diabetes (T1D) requires lifelong insulin injections and glucose monitoring to reduce long term health complications. Adolescents have the poorest glycemic control of all individuals with T1D, and have ...
  • Critical discourse analysis of acute care medical-surgical nurse discourses surrounding patient-focused safety voice behaviors from a caring science perspective, A 

    Author(s):Morrow, Kelly Jo
    Date Submitted:2019
    The purposes of this critical discourse analysis are to illuminate the dominant discourses exhibited by medical-surgical nurses when discussing times when they have or have not engaged in patient-focused safety voice ...
  • X-ray machine 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Medical Center. Division of Visual Education; University of Colorado Medical Center. School of Nursing
    Date:1930-1940
    Format:Photograph
    A physician inspects the X-ray machine.
  • Pharmacy 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Medical Center. Division of Visual Education
    Date:1930-1940
    A pharmacist dispenses medication by prescription.
  • Dentist office 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Medical Center. Division of Visual Education.
    Date:1930-1940
    A dentist inspects the equipment for the next patient.
  • The Iron Lung 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Medical Center. Division of Visual Education
    Date:1930?
    The Iron Lung is a tank respirator used to artificially keep a polio patient breathing.

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