Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical setting and intended to address issues of interest in Adult Medical/Surgical Care. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses who are responsible for patients in a broad range of settings with diagnoses across all medical specialties.
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Advanced Practice ♦ Best Practices ♦ Care Coordination Standards & Policies ♦ Cutting-edge Medical or Surgical Therapies ♦ Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures ♦ Evidenced-based Practice ♦ Infection Control ♦ Medical Error Reduction ♦ Medical/Surgical Care in non-hospital sites: clinics, outpatient surgery centers, MD offices, long-term care facilities, and other practice sites ♦ Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care ♦ Nursing Care of Patients in Specific Medical/Surgical Areas: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Organ Transplant, Trauma ♦ Nursing Shortage (How it affects Adult Medical/Surgical Care ♦ Nursing Roles in Adult Medical/Surgical ♦ Orthopedics ♦ Pain Management ♦ Patient/Family Support & Education ♦ Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to) ♦ Patient Outcomes, Improvement ♦ Post Anesthesia Care Unit/Recover Room, Policies, Procedures and Standards of Care ♦ Standards of Care
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A study to analysis barrier to compliance of self care practice among patient with diabetes in selected area of mumbai (2018-07-03)
INTRODUCTION. Diabetes mellitus is now recognized as a “Disease Epidemic” of the 21st century, affecting millions of people worldwide(1). According to World Health Organization (WHO) and ...
The purpose of this evidence-based practice project is to review the literature to determine if ambulation on postoperative day zero improved patient outcomes when compared to ambulation on postoperative day one. The ...
This study, rooted on phenomenological approach, explored the experiences of post-stoke young adults. Seven (7) participants were gathered as co-researchers and were selected thoroughly based on the following criteria: ...
This presents an analysis of a case of Right Temporal Lobe Epilepsy in terms of possible etiology, pathophysiology, drug analysis and nursing care
This presents an analysis of a case of Ischemic stroke in terms of possible etiology, pathophysiology, drug analysis and nursing care
Health care acquired infections are avoidable and not only cause patient suffering but are also costly to the hospitals. These unintentional infections cost hospitals approximately ...
A study to assess the knowledge and the practices adopted by the mothers for their babies vaccinated with BCG in selected areas in Mumbai (2015-10-26)
Background of the study:
Tuberculosis remains a worldwide public health problem despite the fact that the causative organism was discovered more than 100 ...
Validation studies are important for advancing evidence based nursing practice. In our study, we validated defining characteristics of NANDA nursing diagnosis of Impaired Physical Mobility in Total ...
(2015-09-18)An evaluatory study to validate the defining characteristics of NANDA nursing diagnosis ‘excessive fluid volume’ amongst pre-hemodialysis patients diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease in a selected hospital, using Fehring’s ...
Osteoporosis is a major global public health problem associated with significant morbidity, mortality, and socioeconomic burden. Osteoporosis is a silent disease, reflected only in a low bone density, till a fracture ...
Background: Death is a common event in hospitals. The majority of patients who die receive post mortem nursing care. The interventions used by nurses in providing this are largely derived from tradition ...
IN THE ACUTE CARE SETTING WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF BEDSIDE NURSING REPORT ON PATIENT SAFETY WHEN COMPARED WITH TRADITIONAL REPORTING METHODS: An Evidence-Based Project (2015-07-24)
The purpose of this evidence-based project was to examine the effect of bedside report on patient outcomes and nurse/patient satisfaction. Many key components to the report could be affected if report is done through ...
A study of the selected factors influencing the academic performance of the First Year Basic B. Sc. Nursing students of colleges (2015-04-22)
The principal aim of the research was to identify and correlate the selected factors influencing the academic performance of the First Year Basic B. Sc. Nursing students.
Best practice guidelines for uncomplicated urinary tract infections to reduce rates of antibiotic resistance: A CE module for clinicians (2015-03-17)
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) accounted for over 8 million visits to ambulatory clinics. The annual cost of evaluation and treatment for uncomplicated UTIs on the health care system is estimated to be ...
The Intensity of pain experienced by respondents given intramuscular (IM) injection with/without skin tapping technique (2014-02-14)
A study to evaluate the intensity of pain experienced by respondents given intramuscular (IM) injection with/without skin tapping technique in a selected hospital in Mumbai.