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Nursing cost per acute care episode: exploring relationships using patient level data
Author(s):Jenkins, Peggy Ann
In an era of patient centered, value-based health care, the value of the largest labor sector in the hospital setting, the nurse, is unknown. Traditional methods of accounting for nursing services have included measuring ...
Relationship of heart failure symptom patterns to heart failure self-care, The
Author(s):McDermott, Carrie M.
HF symptom monitoring and symptom management are necessary skills for self-care in patients with HF. The numerous symptoms experienced by HF patients contribute to the complexity of HF patient self-care. The purpose of ...
Adherence to adjuvant hormonal therapy in breast cancer survivors
Author(s):Grossman, Vicki Lynn
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between adherence and traumatic stress, depression, and symptom distress. The study also sought to determine whether or not non adherence was intentional or ...
Individual and group factors that affect resilience and mediate the relationship between resilience and the development of posttraumatic stress disorder in ICU nurses
The purpose of this research was to determine the significant individual and group characteristics that affected resilience in intensive care unit (ICU) nurses and whether those significant characteristics had a direct or ...
Influencing perception: the impact of a health information technology based tailored intervention on Hispanic parental perception of preschooler weight status
Author(s):Gauthier, Kristine I.
Background: The prevalence of overweight/obesity in Hispanic preschoolers has increased significantly over recent decades. Weight related health problems and risks often present during early childhood making early ...
Expanding transformational leadership theory in nursing: examining the social processes used by transformational leaders
Executive level leaders in a hospital or health system focus strategic initiatives on patient health and well-being. Chief nursing officers (CNO’s) in a hospital or health care organization play a critical role in ensuring ...
Perceptions of future and advance care planning for Japanese women with early stage gynecological and breast cancer
Advance care planning (ACP) is the process that allows individuals to choose a path of care in the event that they are unable to make a decision for themselves. The concept of advance care planning is much broader than ...
Organizational context and healthcare-associated infections: theory building through inductive and deductive approaches
Author(s):Gilmartin, Heather M.
Background: Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. The move to eliminate HAIs has been slow and reports of individual successes have been dwarfed by the number ...
Cognitive work analysis to uncover constraints imposed on activation of the rapid response team in the acute care hospital
Author(s):Braaten, Jane Saucedo
The rapid response team (RRT) has been developed to prevent mortality from failure to rescue but has failed to show successful outcomes when not activated consistently. A reason for this failure could be that the RRT has ...
Measuring nurse attitudes towards childbirth: a psychometric test of the nurse attitudes and beliefs questionnaire-revised on a national sample of labor/delivery nurses
Author(s):Levine, Martha Shaw
The Nurse Attitudes and Beliefs Questionnaire-Revised (NABQ-R) is a 42-item questionnaire designed to evaluate nurse attitudes and beliefs about physiologic childbirth in 5 theoretically derived domains. Each item is ...