Nursing’s Contributions to Quality Palliative Care within the Context of Interdisciplinary Intensive Care Practice
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.
This research brief estimates the impact of nurse staffing on hospital performance improvement in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)/Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) project. Read the brief.
Efforts to create state-level nursing workforce data systems are frequently hindered by organizational, analytical and funding challenges. This series of three briefs identifies strategies nursing stakeholders can engage in to convince stakeholders of the need and justification for a system; identifies strategies to address common logistical obstacles; and suggests mechanisms to enhance the collection of robust data to inform nursing workforce policy decisions.
The purpose of this research brief is to develop and test the effectiveness of a web-based fall prevention tool kit (FPTK) in four acute care hospitals.
This research brief examines the relationship between the use of supplemental nurses and outcomes of hospitalized adults.
The purpose of this research brief is to test the effects of a nurse-led quality collaborative approach to implementing evidence-based heart failure (HF) care on HF core measures, and to examine factors that contributed differences in patient outcomes.
This research brief identifies and assesses the impact of nurse staffing levels on the quality of patient care.
The purpose of this research brief is to determine the relationships between unit-level nurse staffing, quality of discharge teaching, readiness for hospital discharge, and rates of emergency department (ED) visits and re-hospitalizations in the first 30 days after hospital discharge; and to estimate the cost-benefit of investing in nurse staffing to improve patient outcomes.