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Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in a County Correctional Center: A Quality Improvement Project
The number of antibiotic-resistant infections continues to increase. In 2005, there were nearly 11,406 deaths from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in the United States. Since 1980, the United ...
Obesity clinical practice guidelines in adult patients: A quality improvement project
Obesity is increasing in the United States and is contributing to other chronic health conditions including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus type 2, and certain cancers. Obesity exerts a large financial and social ...
Improving Skin Cancer Knowledge Among Nurse Practitioners
Background: The surgeon general states that skin cancer is a key public health problem. Skin cancer is highly preventable; however, it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States.| Purpose: The purpose ...
Protecting infants against pertussis: the cocooning strategy in practice.
Cocooning is a strategy to protect infants from pertussis. This study explored the postpartum Tdap status of close newborn contacts during a primary care visit. The findings include a summary of the results and the ...
Implementation of an Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Tool with Hypertensive Patients in the Primary Care Clinic
Background and Purpose: Patients with severe OSA have an almost 4-fold higher odds of resistant hypertension than those with less severe OSA. OSA screening practices in primary care are deficient. Additional study is ...
Implementation of a Safe Sleep Policy from Birthing Center to Home
There is a great deal of research on preventing SIDS and safe sleep practices. Unfortunately, there is a lack of consistency in parental education at birthing hospitals. Birthing hospital staff members need further ...