A new research brief by the Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) co-directors Mary Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Mark Pauly, PhD, and Janet Weiner, MPH, associate director for Health Policy at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
This research brief determines the relationships among characteristics of the nursing practice environment, nurses’ error interception practices and non-intercepted medication errors in acute care hospitals.
The purpose of this research was to test the impact of a unit-wide program (SPEACS-2) of nurse training, speech language pathologist collaboration and “low tech” communication materials on nursing care quality, clinical outcomes, and cost. This brief examines effects on patient experience of communication, nurse and family outcomes, and cost-utilization outcomes (secondary aims).
The purpose of this research brief is to test the effectiveness of a nurse-led pressure ulcer prevention intervention using musical cues to remind all long-term care (LTC) staff to help every resident move or reposition every two hours.
The purpose of this research brief is to assess a nurse-led, patient-centered counseling protocol to encourage patients to self-manage pain after spine surgery.
The purpose of this research was to develop and test a tool to measure the quality of nursing care related to pain management that accurately predicts pain outcomes among hospitalized adults with cancer.
This research brief summarizes the research of four interdisciplinary teams funded by the Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) and reflects on challenges and future directions to improving quality measurement.
This research brief comprehensively measures the quality of palliative care during intensive care unit (ICU) management, examine nursing’s specific contributions to quality palliative care, and assess the linkages of that care with desired health outcomes as measured by a family satisfaction instrument (FS-ICU).
This research brief examines the effect of complementary leadership on care team performance by nurses and physicians involved in jointly providing health care services.
This research brief measures the quality of pediatric nursing care from children’s perspective by eliciting their perceptions of nurse behaviors experienced during hospitalizations.