doylestown, pa, january 17, 2009 --(pr.com
)-- american nurse today, the official journal of the american nurses association (ana), and the national institute of nursing research (ninr), national institutes of health in bethesda, md, have partnered to deliver succinct reports of current research to nurses in practice.
“through this series of articles, we look forward to working with american nurse today to get more scientifically tested information into the hands of clinical nurses. enhancing the connection between research and evidence-based practice will help nurses improve the health outcomes of their patients,” says patricia a. grady, phd, rn, faan, director of ninr since 1995.
the first article in this periodic series focuses on research related to palliative care in the intensive care unit (icu). specific topics include an examination of clinician communications patterns in the icu and ways to provide more effective communication with patients and families, including a strategy based on the mnemonic value
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to read the article in the january 2009 issue of american nurse today, visit www.americannursetoday.com/journal