Nurse Career and Education Journal Articles

 
 
  • Variation in Costs of Catheter Ablation for AF This study examined the cost variation of catheter ablation for AF at the patient and the facility level. How does AF ablation cost relate to subsequent healthcare utilization?
  • Ethical Nursing Care Versus Cost Containment Cost-cutting measures by healthcare organizations often conflict with an RN's desire and ability to provide high quality nursing care. How might nurses help improve this environment?
  • Palliative Care in Intensive Care Units This review provides anesthesiologists and intensivists an overview of the aims, current evidence and practical advice about the application of palliative care in the ICU.
  • Continuity and Access in the Era of Part-time Practice An increasing number of physicians are opting for part-time practice--in some cases in response to stress and burnout. How can we ensure that continuity and access remain intrinsic to primary care?
  • Hormonal Contraceptive Consent by Minors Under what circumstances and in which states can minors obtain hormonal contraceptives without parental consent? Review the legal and confidentiality requirements of this situation in this article.
  • Moving Shift Report to the Bedside Could changing the location of shift reports to the bedside help improve patient safety and patient and staff satisfaction?
  • New Nurse Graduate Residency Mentoring Nurse residency programs offering one-on-one or group mentoring support may better help new graduate nurses successfully transition to professional practice.
  • Health Care Practices That Excel in Hypertension Control Are there common characteristics of health care practices that achieve effective hypertension control rates at or above 70%?
  • Burnout in Small Urban Independent Primary Care Practices Do burnout rates and associated factors differ between providers practicing in small independent primary care practices compared to those in hospital settings or large practices?
  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria vs Symptomatic UTI What are the best ways to differentiate between asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infections in geriatric patients?
  • Electronic Surveillance of Nurses in the Workplace This article explores the ethical issues surrounding the use of electronic surveillance in areas where nurses work.
  • The Hospice and Palliative Care APRN Workforce What strategies are needed to grow and strengthen the APRN palliative care workforce? A survey of nurses provides some insight.
  • Patient Awareness/Knowledge Towards Oral Cancer How well informed are patients about the risk factors for and symptoms of oral cancer? This study assessed knowledge, awareness, and OC-related behaviors of patients in a rural community.
  • Training for Adolescents With Special Healthcare Needs Could this new provider training program help adolescents and young adults with special healthcare needs successfully transition from pediatric to adult care?
  • Reducing Unplanned Acute Care for Patients With Cancer Early use of palliative care and identification of patients at risk are strategies that may reduce acute care in patients with cancer.
  • Patient Violence: It's Not All in a Day's Work What strategies may help nurses manage violent behaviors in patients and minimize the risk of being victimized?
  • Telerheumatology: The VA Experience This study assessed the diagnostic accuracy of telerheumatology as compared with face-to-face visits in a VA rheumatology clinic. Was the telerheumatology process well received by patients?
  • Cost Effectiveness of Anesthesia Providers How cost effective are various anesthesia delivery model types? Could expanding the role of CRNAs help reduce costs?
  • Interacting With Patients on the Autism Spectrum What can nurses do to more effectively communicate with patients with autism spectrum disorder and their families?
  • Geriatric Assessment for Older Patients With Cancer Not only can a geriatric assessment evaluate medical, psychosocial, and functional problems in older patients with cancer, it can also predict toxicity and guide interventions.