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In July, a 'state of the science' symposium made recommendations on nurses' role in prevention and management.
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Name: The American journal of nursing
Political Impetus: Towards a Successful Agenda-Setting for Inclusive Health Policies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Comment on "Shaping the Health Policy Agenda: The Case of Safe Motherhood Policy in Vietnam".
Agenda-setting is a crucial step for inclusive health policies in the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Enlightened by Ha et al manuscript, this commentary paper argues that 'political impetus...
Current imaging methods such as MRI and X-ray provide information about cartilage thickness and composition, but give no quantitative estimate of patient-specific risk of osteoarthritis.
Global health policy is created largely through a collaborative process between development agencies and aid-recipient governments, yet it remains unclear whether governments retain ownership over the...
As a first-year nursing student, you cannot always be sure what to expect when you enter a real medical setting.
Among patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, women experienced greater sensitivity to various pain modalities, such as lower tolerance to heat, cold, and pressure, and greater widespread pain than ...
As designs of existing outcome studies are disparate and do not always relate well to a Swedish context, the need for further studies is obvious. Also, an empirical theory drawn from the b...
This study will assess if a clinical trial regarding healing of partial thickness wounds can be executed in nursing homes.
The magnitude and intensity of medication use among our nation's 1.6 million nursing home residents matches or exceeds that of hospitalized patients. The residents of nursing homes are amo...
The major purpose of this quantitative study is to determine if a 3 month supportive educative nursing intervention incorporating Blood Pressure (BP) education and BP, salt and fluid monit...
Medications are the single most common form of treatment in the long-term care setting, and often represent the most efficacious (and cost-effective) therapeutic modality used in this clin...
Nursing practice limited to an office setting.
A method of examining and setting levels of payments.
Research carried out by nurses in the clinical setting and designed to provide information that will help improve patient care. Other professional staff may also participate in the research.
A nursing specialty created to answer the need for developing a global perspective in the practice of nursing in a world of interdependent nations and people. The focus of this nursing discipline is on the integration of international and transcultural content into the training. Courses include study in the area of cultural differences, nursing in other countries, and international health issues and organizations, as an example.
Medical and skilled nursing services provided to patients who are not in an acute phase of an illness but who require a level of care higher than that provided in a long-term care setting. (JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)