J J Gryfinski

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Documentation is an issue of importance to nursing for many reasons. Quality patient care depends upon complete and accurate information among care givers, third party reimbursement is based on documented care, inefficient documentation systems and behaviors are costly to an institution in terms of salaries, overtime pay and dissatisfied nurses, and(More)
The amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome in prolactin-secreting pituitary tumors is described. The role of prolactin in the development of amenorrhea and galactorrhea is discussed along with the other endocrine abnormalities that overproduction of prolactin may cause. The diagnostic tests that are commonly performed to identify this disease entity are presented(More)
  • J Gryfinski
  • The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
  • 1988
Intramedullary spinal cord abscesses are rare lesions that cause a variety of neurologic problems. This article reviews pathogenesis and symptoms associated with these lesions. In addition, specific nursing interventions for care of patients with intramedullary spinal cord abscesses are presented. These interventions focus on diagnostic testing, treatment(More)
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