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Organizational Structure and Patient Care

Statement, 2006). It is also a goal of HHC to "join with other health workers and with communities in a partnership" (Mission Sta...

Patient Simulators/Human Patients in Nursing Education

age. Therefore, the patient population is increasing. This factor is also influenced by the fact that that the huge lump in the Am...

Diabetes Self-Management - Hispanic Patients

has always been about the development of autonomy, equality, social justice and democracy" (Mezirow, 1999). The transformative app...

Paranoid Schizophrenia

potential need for treatment for impaired skin integrity due to immobility. Therefore, the nurse will begin precautions prior to a...

Quality Nursing Care

whoever the client might be, that is, an individual, family, group or community. The third provision indicates that nurses are als...

'Con' Argument on Quotas in Nursing

Sharon Bernier, RN, PhD and President of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing, points out that Aikens study also...

Staffing Ratios and Outcomes in Nursing

what was said in the first sentence of this essay - nurse shortages results in nurses being given unrealistic workloads (DPE Resea...

Nurse Staffing Ratios

system," since the institution of mandated nursing ratios, and also that data shows California hospitals have not only been able t...

Restraint Uses in Psychiatric Nursing

Yet both organizations also observe that, sometimes, it is necessary to use seclusion and restraint, as a last resort, in order to...

Conceptual, Philosophical, Legal And Ethical Foundations And Processes Inherent To Professional Nursing Practice

there a time when an individuals interests supersede those of the masses? These are ethical questions posed each and everyday thr...

Nursing: Article Reviews

some determining the study was inconclusive, others saying certain interventions should be made universal and still others stating...

Adidas and Nike

to internal events, Nike is a growing company and looking to enter more markets. Several areas came online, including Russia and a...

Assessing Harley Davidson as an Investment

for as a result of increasing costs, the cost of goods sold in 2007 was 63.1% of the revenue, compared to 61.5% in 2006. In additi...

Fundamental Theories/Nursing Faculty Shortage

in nursing educators aged 36 to 45 (Lewallen, et al, 2003). To complicate matters further, recent statistics show that nurses wh...

Best Practice in Ensuring Infected Wound Healing

potential for long term physiological complications as well as long-term emotional impacts. Not only does the type of care needed...

Conflicting Ethics, Euthanasia, and Nursing

In eight pages this essay discusses the ethical conflict between a patient's 'right to die' and the Nurse's Code. Five sources ar...

Theories of Peplau and Orem in Patient Assessment

In this paper consisting of seven pages the importance of adequately assessing patient needs is discussed by examining the theorie...

The Nurse Educator, Postprostatectomy Patients and Informative Websites

Dr. McCullough is "Director of the Sexual Health and Male Fertility and Microsurgery Programs at New York University School of Med...

Nurse's Role : Patient Smoking Cessation

with clear results provided. Quantitative and Discussion articles needed to present information that directly addresses the purpos...

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

factors that have been identified include "diabetes, alcoholism, malnutrition, history of antibiotic or corticosteroid use, decrea...

Discharge Instructions, Heart Patients

planning evaluation to those patients, conducted or overseen by a registered nurse, social worker or other appropriately qualified...

EBP from Three Perspectives

This essay provides a student with a hypothetical guide to discussing interviews with RN, a nurse practitioner and a patient conce...

Nursing Caring Theory

This essay focuses on Watson's nursing theory of caring. It reports and explains the meta-paradigms, caratives, and how nurses dev...

Informed Consent and British Medical Law

upper house has, in fact, been in a state of suspended reform for almost a century - ever since the unelected Tory landowners who...

Avoiding Restraint and Seclusion

design. It is "not grounded in research that supports the therapeutic efficacy of this intervention, but upon the observation tha...

Meeting a Patient’s Spiritual Needs

caregiver can also ask if they belong to a spiritual, community or religious group (involvement); if the children attend religious...

Article Critique/Nursing Older People

pilot study was performed first, in which the research tested the methodology. This also involved developing an interview schedule...

Imogene King: Theory Of Goal Attainment

how to achieve restorative health within an environment of compassion, benevolence and intuitiveness. Indeed, the fundamental bas...

Nursing Shortage And Access To Quality Care

that hospital nurse staffing levels are inadequate to provide safe and effective care" (DPE Research Department, 2003). Physicians...

Research Proposal on SNFs and the RN Shortage

well. This study also appears to be sound scientifically. Its primary means of data analysis is statistical; the methods b...