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Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner Role Development and Proposal
Heart failure (HF) is a debilitating chronic condition affecting millions of individuals and resulting in an overwhelming clinical and financial burden for Americans. The complexity of this chronic condition combined with ...
Pharmacokinetic Comparison of Vitamins D2 and D3 in Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis
Background and Objectives: Recent understanding of extrarenal production of calcitriol has lead to the exploration of calciferol treatment in dialysis patients. This paper reports the pharmacokinetics of 25-hydroxyvitamin ...
Music as a Patient Centered Care Strategy: A Quality Improvement Project
Context: Music in the health care environment can ease people’s minds and serve as a positive diversion.(1) Carefully selected music brings balance, unity and harmony to the soul.(2) Implementing music across the health ...
A Comparison of the Rate of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) in a NICU Pre- and Post-Implementation of Sterile Tubing Change
Central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) are health care associated infections (HAI) that are serious but preventable adverse events. Implementation of care bundles, quality improvement projects, and ...
Health Outcomes & Current Knowledge of Vitamin D Deficiency among Postmenopausal Women
Public and medical interest in vitamin D has been on the rise as studies continue to release the possible benefits of vitamin D beyond bone health. In addition, vitamin D deficiency is recognized as a global problem. It ...
Identifying Barriers to Accessing Care for Hypertension in the African American Population
Hypertension is believed to be the most significant and modifiable risk factor for heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, and end-stage renal disease. Hypertension management is of particular concern in the ...