Marian Wilson

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  • Pam Flaskrud, Kari Dietzler, +12 authors Lauren Yurfest
  • 2001
The authors present a theory of sexism formulated as ambivalence toward women and validate a corresponding measure, the Ambivalent Sexism Inventory (ASI). The ASI taps 2 positively correlated components of sexism that nevertheless represent opposite evaluative orientations toward women: sexist antipathy or Hostile Sexism (HS) and a subjectively positive ((More)
Professional quality of life among healthcare providers can impact the quality and safety of patient care. The purpose of this research was to investigate compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue levels as measured by the Professional Quality of Life Scale self-report instrument in a community hospital in the United States. A cross-sectional survey(More)
Peripheral intravenous catheter (PIV) insertion is a traumatic experience for children and should not be repeated more frequently than necessary. Proper securement of pediatric i.v.s can preserve catheter life; however, little evidence is available to describe optimal methods. Pediatric nurses at a 246-bed, community-owned district hospital observed they(More)
BACKGROUND Nurses have an essential role in implementing evidence-based practices (EBP) that contribute to high-quality outcomes. It remains unknown how healthcare facilities can increase nurse engagement in EBP. PURPOSE To determine whether individual or organizational qualities could be identified that were related to registered nurses' (RNs') readiness(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with chronic pain who frequent emergency departments present a challenge to health care providers. Mental health, substance abuse, and pain issues are difficult to distinguish in fast-paced clinical settings, and significant symptoms may remain unaddressed. This pilot study sought to determine whether electronically delivered screening(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to pilot a "hybrid" style journal club and determine whether measurable effects could be detected over 8-weeks' time on evidence-based practice ability, desire, behaviors, use, and barriers. BACKGROUND Journal clubs have been suggested as a method to increase nurses' confidence with using research evidence to guide(More)
  • Marian Wilson
  • Pain management nursing : official journal of the…
  • 2014
Undertreatment of pain is a significant problem. Nursing pain assessments have been identified as an area for improvement. This concept analysis sought to examine the use of pain interference as a measurement to assist pain management practices. Existing literature including the term pain interference was reviewed for the years 2000-2010. Pain interference(More)
PURPOSE This study sought to establish if nurses at a community hospital could correctly identify patients at high risk for skin breakdown and determine whether the resources needed to reposition high-risk patients per protocol were available. SAMPLE AND SETTING The sample comprised 101 registered nurses from 8 acute care units in a 246-bed(More)
OBJECTIVES this study explored satisfaction with the use of ultrathin silicone nipple shields and breast-feeding experiences among mothers with early breast-feeding difficulties. DESIGN a convenience sample of 81 postpartum mothers at a Baby Friendly community hospital in the northwest region of the U.S. participated in an exploratory, longitudinal(More)
This prospective study examined the impact of medication cabinets installed outside patient rooms on nursing and pharmacy workflow. Storing medications and supplies outside patient rooms decreased nursing visits to the automated medication dispensing system, and nurses also reported fewer episodes waiting to access the system when it was busy. Benefits of(More)