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People are less likely to believe or act on healthy lifestyle advice from an overweight nursing professional, according to research by a former nurse who says it is time to be more honest about this t...
(American Geriatrics Society) A Canadian research team investigated how often healthcare providers prescribed PIMs to older adults living with dementia or other mental health concerns and who were bei...
More than half of Americans ages 57 to 61 will “stay in a nursing home at least one night during their lifetime,” RAND Corp. research shows.
(HealthDay)—Most serious adverse events in nursing homes are caused by medication errors, falls, delayed or inappropriate interventions, and missed nursing care, according to a study published onlin...
The failure to change gloves is common among certified nursing assistants, and may be a significant cause of the spread of dangerous pathogens in nursing homes and long-term healthcare settings, accor...
In a new study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR), and the Rutgers University School of Nursing examined the fact...
TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 -- Multidrug-resistant bacteria, such as E. coli, can be found in more than one-quarter of people living in nursing homes, a research review finds. Reviewing eight prior studies,...
Many nursing home residents suffer from persistent daily pain, but are they systematically receiving effective pain treatment? Evidence-Based Nursing
There is very little clarity or agreement in the nursing profession on the best way to teach and examine students on research understanding, let alone develop and appraise nursing research application...
The Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) celebrated its 60th anniversary and the 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in April 2017.
This paper celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Western Institute of Nursing, the nursing organization representing 13 states in the Western United States, and envisions a preferred future for nursi...
Although comfort is cited as an important component of nursing care, a definition that provides a firm conceptual foundation for research and nursing science is still needed, particularly in nursing c...
The aim of this review is to systematically identify, appraise and synthesize available text and opinion papers from policy-makers and trade unions in Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Sweden and Norwa...