Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ)

Jan
29

The Nurse’s Role in the Reduction of Pressure Sore Risk

Pressure sores—including both pressure ulcers and bed sores—comprise a substantial obstacle within nursing homes, hospitals, home health, and other settings wherein health services are rendered. Primarily caused due to the reduced blood flow to an area of the body as a result of constant pressure thereupon, the resulting damage can lead to dead tissues as […]

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Jan
03

Insufficient Nursing Staff Directly Correlates with Higher Risks for Patients

The NINR  (which forms part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) states that the U.S.A is experiencing a shortage of Registered Nurses (RNs) whose affect can be most felt in hospitals where the majority of RNs are employed. In an abstract provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCMI), U.S. National […]

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Sep
10

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE FINDS AACN’s WORK ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT SURVEY EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE

A new research supports use of American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’s Work Environment Assessment Survey as an organizational measure. A study in the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC) reveals the results of a two-phase administration of the tool to 2,621 patient-care employees at Boston Children’s Hospital. The findings provide new insights about the tool’s […]

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