MaryBeth Flynn Makic

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We conducted a quality improvement project in order to evaluate the effect of nurse-to-nurse bedside "rounding" as a strategy to decrease hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPU) in a surgical intensive care unit. We instituted weekly peer-to-peer bedside skin rounds in a 17-bed surgical intensive care unit. Two nurses were identified as skin champions and(More)
: Clinical nurses often find writing a challenge, but it's important to disseminate clinical practice initiatives that result in notable patient outcomes. Nurses have a responsibility to share what they do to improve patient care. The increased emphasis on the development and evaluation of evidence-based practice has made it necessary for nurses to share(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to map an academic hospital's nursing contributions to the literature using bibliometric methods. BACKGROUND Nurse executives continue to search for ways to share knowledge gained in the clinical setting. Manuscripts from clinical nurses must increase to advance the science of nursing practice and nursing(More)
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