Erin L. Johnston

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The practices of managers and registered nurses (RNs) in long-term care facilities are frequently ineffective in assisting the licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and healthcare aides (HCAs) whom they supervise. Little research exists that examines the area of supportive relationships between nursing staff and supervisors in these settings. The purpose of this(More)
BACKGROUND Hemorrhagic shock (HS) following trauma is a leading cause of death among persons under the age of 40. During HS the body undergoes systemic warm ischemia followed by reperfusion during medical intervention. Ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) results in a disruption of cellular metabolic processes that ultimately lead to tissue and organ dysfunction or(More)
Bone loss is a well-known medical consequence of disuse such as in long-term space flight. Immobilization in many animals mimics the effects of space flight on bone mineral density. Decreases in metabolism are also thought to contribute to a loss of skeletal mass. Hibernating mammals provide a natural model of disuse and metabolic suppression. Hibernating(More)
Geomalacus maculosus is a slug species protected under EU law with a distribution limited to the west of Ireland and north-west Iberia. The species, originally thought to be limited within Ireland to deciduous woodland and peatland, has been found in a number of commercial conifer plantations since 2010. While forest managers are now required to incorporate(More)
The household is a critical site for the production of gender, yet studies of housework have focused largely on the relative amounts of housework that men do rather than the meanings of housework and the varieties of strategies by which men negotiate housework. Using a relational approach (Zelizer, 2005), I show how unemployed men construct new matches(More)
ST2L is a transmembrane receptor that belongs to the IL-1 receptor family. The receptor is expressed on various cell types including Th2 cells, mast cells, basophils, growth-activated fibroblasts, and vascular endothelial cells. ST2L activation by its ligand IL-33 has been implicated in Th2-mediated immunity, inflammation, and allergic responses in vivo.(More)
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