September 28, 2011
New research offers insight into nurses' sense of job security, examines the potential for nurses to be accidentally exposed to toxic chemotherapy drugs, and offers evidence that ERs need to provide training and support to temporary nurses.
February 22, 2005
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine asked 393 hospital-based registered nurses to track their working hours along with the number of errors or near errors they made on each shift. The results of that work, partially fu ...
March 20, 2008
Nurses are pivotal to quality improvement efforts, but shortages could curtail involvement.
June 4, 2008
Staff created a simple, electronic reporting system using Excel that nurses update with pertinent patient and treatment information at any time during their shift.
July 1, 2008
This article examines the methodology and findings of a time and motion study to measure how nurses spend their time at work. The study suggests areas for improvement in terms of efficiencies and reveals the arduous nature of nursing practice.
August 1, 2006
Program Results Report
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs examined the costs and savings associated with three types of substance abuse treatment: outpatient, residential and methadone maintenance.