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Palliative Care with Heart Failure Management: Identification of Barriers
Problem: Heart failure (HF) is the leading cause of death in the United States and unfortunately there is no cure for the disease. A mainstay of therapy focuses on symptom management and quality of life, which involves ...
Enhancing the Development of Lung Transplant Patient Education Written Materials
Written patient education materials can help improve self-efficacy and adherence to medical treatment before and after lung transplantation. Non-adherence to treatment regimens especially after transplant often results in ...
Spraying Away Pain: A Quality Improvement Project
This quality improvement project was completed to determine if the introduction of Gebauer's Pain Ease® increased the number of intravenous (IV) catheterizations started with a local anesthetic. Additionally, patient ...
Effects of Telephone Follow-Up Calls on Patient and Nurse Satisfaction in the Emergency Department
This article reports on the development and evaluation of a nurse-led telephone follow-up call program and its impact on both emergency department patient and nurse satisfaction. During the six week implementation phase, ...
Examination of Violence Against Emergency Department Nurses: Identifying Risks
Objective: The objective of this project was an examination of perceptions, risks, and experiences of workplace violence committed against nurses working in two high-volume, academic emergency departments located in the ...