Beth Elchek LaVelle

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Despite the widespread use of ice packs in conjunction with ace bandages, padded ace bandages and compression dressings in the management of acute soft tissue trauma and sprains, the role of these barriers in the conduction of cold has not been adequately evaluated. Thermal probes were secured to both ankles of 62 healthy volunteers. The selected barrier(More)
This article is a continuation of the discussion of Copyright Law (found in JNPD 31:5) as it applies to nursing professionals. This part focuses on the definition of "work made for hire" and how nursing professional development specialists can both protect and share their own work. Many nurses assume that they own the works they create, but authorship is(More)
This article covers the basics of Copyright Law as applicable to the use of protected resources and the sharing of information by nurse professionals. It explores frequently cited justifications for copyright violation, including the doctrine of Fair Use and the Technology and Copyright Harmonization Act. It also discusses why those justifications may or(More)
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