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  1. Navigating ADHD In Children and Teens
    The number of ADHD-related medical visits increased from 6.2 million in 2000 to 10.4 million in 2010. (1) Because there is no one medical or physical test that tells if someone has ADHD, we...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. What You Can Do To Combat Childhood Obesity
    Childhood obesity has quickly become a major health issue impacting the US. According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Evidence-Based Practice by Nurses for Nurses: Encouraging Waiting Spontaneous Labor
    The Role of Evidence in Women’s Health Care - Are You Encouraging Waiting for Spontaneous Labor? Keeping women healthy during pregnancy and childbirth is critical not only to the health of the...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. How Are You Leading the Effort Against Heart Disease?
    Through Internet searches, social media posts, television commercials and advice from friends and family our patients might become overwhelmed by the sheer number of facts and figures about heart...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. C-Diff: Ways to Make Your Patients Safer
    Clostridium difficile infections can be painful, dangerous or even deadly. Because of this, reducing the number of patients infected with Clostridium difficile or C. difficile is a public health...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Patient Education and Health Literacy: Make Sure Your Message is Heard
    We are highly skilled communicators. Day in and day out, we communicate with teams, patients, caregivers, vendors, and administrators. It takes a different approach with each group, especially our...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Patient Education
  7. Upcoming AHRQ Webinars to Help Support Clinical Decisionmaking
    2/19/14 How Nurse Practitioners Can Access and Use AHRQ’s and the USPSTF’s Evidence-Based Resources The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in collaboration with the American...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Are you familiar with AHRQ?
    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is one of twelve agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Its mission is to improve the quality, safety,...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Get the Clinical Bottom Line with AHRQ’s Treatment Options Initiative
    Don't you wish there was one place to go for research that compares the effectiveness, risks, and side effects of drugs, medical devices, tests, surgeries, or ways to deliver health care? Look no...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pressure Ulcers: Two New Reports from the EHC Program
    Hello Patient Safety Geek, I love your nickname :up: Sorry about the slow reply – The furlough put a kink in our work schedules. Unfortunately, I don’t have additional data because the...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Nursing Care
    Hello Teresa, Yes, we are thinking about the same systematic review. Thanks for your help on that! And I agree that we don’t yet know about the contribution of turning toward pressure ulcer...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  12. Pressure Ulcers: Two New Reports from the EHC Program
    AHRQ commissioned two systematic reviews of research on the topic. The first addressed risk assessment tools and treatment. In an effort to minimize costs and potential complications, clinicians use...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Nursing Care
    Given the interest, we'll start a discussion topic on pressure ulcers soon. You're always welcome to post any research and to include links to relevant resources.
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  14. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Nursing Care
    Teresag_CNS, this is an excellent comment for a number of reasons. You've identified a real and important problem that nurses face every day, but more so, you described the full context and kept it...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  15. Patient Education in Nursing Care
    Ever wish there were more hours in the day? Especially when it comes to having discussions with your patients about treatment options for a condition? Every minute with your patient counts....
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Patient Education
  16. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Nursing Care
    Over the last several decades, advancements in research and health care have led to an overwhelming amount of information and increase in the number of treatments for many conditions and in a...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing


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