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Correlates of falls and fear of falling among adults with rheumatoid arthritis.
The number of comorbid conditions plays an important role in falling and fear of falling in adults with RA and knowledge of this and other factors, such as pain intensity and functional status, can facilitate appropriate interventions. Expand
The NDNQI-Adapted Index of Work Satisfaction
The findings from the two studies indicate that the adapted Index of Work Satisfaction has a structure similar to the original instrument and is a reliable and valid measure of work satisfaction at the patient care unit level. Expand
Predictors of exercise and effects of exercise on symptoms, function, aerobic fitness, and disease outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis.
This study supported the positive effects of exercise on walk time and grip strength, and demonstrated that fatigue and perceived benefits/barriers to exercise influenced exercise participation, supporting previous research. Expand
Communication and End‐of‐Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit: Patient, Family, and Clinician Outcomes
Evidence suggests that improving end-of-life communication in ICUs can improve the quality of care by resulting in earlier transition to palliative care for patients who ultimately do not survive and by increasing family and clinician satisfaction. Expand
Unit Type Differences in RN Workgroup Job Satisfaction
Differences in RN workgroup job satisfaction were examined among 10 unit types—medical-surgical, step-down, critical care, pediatric, maternal-newborn, psychiatric, emergency department, rehabilitation, surgical services, and outpatient clinics and labs. Expand
A Multilevel Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Practice Environment Scale: A Case Study
The multilevel confirmatory factor analysis provides evidence of factorial, convergent, discriminant, and criterion-related validity at both the unit and RN levels and is a valid instrument for use in quality improvement and research both at the units and individual RN levels. Expand
A Longitudinal Analysis of Nursing Specialty Certification by Magnet® Status and Patient Unit Type
Examination of nursing specialty certification trends by Magnet® status and unit type found certification rates have risen faster in unit types such as pediatric critical care than in unit type such as adult step-down and adult surgical. Expand
Nursing specialty certification: A measure of expertise.
T oday’s nurse leaders are challenging nurses to obtain national specialty certification, and nurses are responding in unprecedented numbers. As a result, nurse managers are being called on to reportExpand
Focus on nursing turnover: a system-centered performance measure.
Registered Nurse Perception of Patient Assignment Linking to Working Conditions and Outcomes
  • JiSun Choi, P. Miller
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of nursing scholarship : an official…
  • 1 September 2018
Positive perceptions of patient assignments among RNs were significantly related to better nurse working conditions as well as positive outcomes. Expand