Hemanshu S. Shah

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Accelerated urbanization and industrialization have led to an alarming increase in the rate of accidental injuries, crime and violence in India. An unprecedented increase in the number of vehicles has outpaced the development of adequate roads and highways. India has 1% of the motor vehicles in the world, but bears the burden of 6% of the global vehicular(More)
Nursing educators have struggled to find the optimal solution for students' clinical learning. The authors discuss a potential avenue to address this problem. Through the combined efforts of a hospital-based clinical nurse specialist and a university-based faculty member, the authors promoted effective learning for their students. Their combined strengths(More)
The selection of an ideal semisolid vehicle for growth factors presents a challenge. Some antimicrobial agents are known to delay wound healing. The objective of this investigation was to identify appropriate preservatives and vehicles for TGF-alpha. Criteria for acceptance are noninterference with the mitogenic activity of TGF-alpha as well as adequate(More)
Basic nursing education is governed by individual state rules and regulations lacking in uniformity across the United States and based on unstated and perhaps mistaken assumptions. At the same time, there is increasing evidence of problems and difficulties with the current traditional model of nursing education. Before proposing changes in said model, the(More)
The advanced practice, professional nurse in the acute-care setting with autonomy, prescriptive authority, and authority to coordinate care delivery is a role currently evolving. Evaluation data from a small number of individuals on a learning curve from students to novice practitioners were collected over a 2.5-year period. The results show that(More)
To meet the pressing demands for enhanced quality of patient care in a time of shrinking resources, a cooperative effort between the School of Nursing and the University Hospital (John Dempsey) Department of Nursing was initiated to educate nurses for a new role. Acute care nurse practitioners are master's prepared nurses in advanced practice who are(More)
What practicing professional nurses believe about the sexual functioning of their patients has a direct influence on the patients' psychological well being. A preliminary investigation identifying some of nurses' beliefs demonstrated their attitudes and knowledge about the effects of chronic disease on sexuality. Staff development educators can assist(More)
The selection of an ideal semisolid vehicle for growth factors presents a challenge. Some antimicrobial agents are known to delay wound healing. The objective of this investigation was to identify appropriate preservatives and vehicles for TGF-α. Criteria for acceptance are noninterference with the mitogenic activity of TGF-α as well as adequate product(More)