Prince Arun Vincent

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The purpose of this study was to determine why NICU nurses do not refeed gastric residuals to preterm infants prior to feeding by gavage. To gather the data, we delivered questionnaires to all 75 NICU registered nurses at a southeastern regional hospital. The nurses were told the study was to learn "about nursing practice in relation to gavage feedings."(More)
Nursing staffs from two long-term care facilities attended a multisession educational program about the care of residents with diabetes (treatment group). A control group consisted of the nursing staffs from two other similar facilities who did not participate in the educational program. Both groups were given a knowledge pretest and posttest. A chart(More)
The purpose of this study was to describe the use of telephone communications between diabetes nurse educators (DNEs) and their clients with diabetes. A questionnaire was designed to examine the use of the telephone with diabetes clients from the perspective of DNEs. A total of 465 DNEs across the US were selected using a systematic sample from the(More)
Modulation of lordosis behavior by stimulation of noradrenergic receptor subtypes was examined in ovariectomized, estradiol benzoate (10 micrograms)-primed guinea pigs. In the first experiment, subcutaneous administration of the alpha-2-noradrenergic agonist, UK-14,304 (0.01, 0.5, or 1.0 mg/kg, Pfizer Central Research), produced a significant increase in(More)
Do nurses differ in relation to the identification of social problems and actions taken according to educational preparation? Using data from a larger field study, baccalaureate nurses (BSNs) were compared to Non-BSNs. The two groups did not differ in the number of problems that were identified, but BSNs did identify more problems related to non-immediate(More)
Nurses and patients engage in an interactive process that is both supportive and educational. The ability of the nurse to communicate with the patient in a manner that the patient perceives as accepting will lead to transaction, goal attainment, effective nursing care, and satisfaction. This study was undertaken to examine the relationship between nurses'(More)