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An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Model of Care for Stroke Patients
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Despite advances in research and technology there continues to be fragmentation of stroke care. The author proposed ...
COPD: Barriers to Effective Management
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is increasing in prevalence and is the third leading cause of death in the world (GOLD, 2011). Diagnosis and effective management of COPD is difficult for providers resulting ...
Examination of Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Competence and Confidence: Insight for Educational Programs and Faculty
Purpose The purpose of this pilot study was to determine any relationship between education level, type of educational program, number of clinical practice sites as a student, and time in practice with the self-reported ...
Development of a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Led NICU Transport Team
Background: In the United States, approximately one in ten births result in a premature neonate with an estimated cost to society due to premature births of over 26 billion dollars a year. The demand for newborn transport ...
Improving Cardiovascular Disease Care In A Free Clinic
The World Health Organization proclaimed Cardiovascular heart disease (CHD) as the number one global cause of death (World Health Organization, 2016). In an effort to improve the overall health of the public the United ...