• Citations Per Year
Learn More
Oncology nurses have consistently identified relief of pain as a major priority for their specialty. Although many articles provide nurses with advice on ways to improve pain management for people with cancer, few address the practicality and likelihood of these strategies being implemented by an individual nurse. Oncology nurses in advanced practice roles(More)
Falls are a major cause of injury in hospitalized patients. To date, the focus of research has been on developing risk profiles to predict fallers and developing interventions to prevent falls. This paper presents and critiques these efforts. The authors conclude that (a) no high-risk profiles have yet been developed with adequate sensitivity and(More)
1. A descriptive design was used to measure nurses' assessment of the prevalence of patients who are confused, the interventions used, and these patients' outcomes on three nursing units in an acute care setting. 2. Confused patients had less favorable outcomes at discharge than did the group of nonconfused patients. 3. Of the three interventions that were(More)
  • 1