A new study found that surgical patients with coexisting Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) are more likely to die within 30 days of admission and to die following a complication compared with patients without ADRD. Having more nurses with at least a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the bedside improved the likelihood of good outcomes for all patients, but it had a much greater effect for patients with ADRD.
Research in Nursing & Health is a top-tier, peer-reviewed journal that publishes a wide range of research to inform the practice of nursing and other health disciplines. “Becoming editor-in-chief of RINAH is a dream come true as it has always been the nursing research journal that best fits my broad view of nursing science,’ said Dr. Lake.
Satisfaction with care in hospitals declines when patients believe there are not enough nurses on wards, according to a new study based on the NHS Inpatient Survey published in the BMJ Open.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the BSN in 10 law that mandates nurses earn a BSN within 10 years of initial licensure.
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Having more nursing staff educated to degree level providing treatment is linked to better outcomes in surgical patients with dementia, according to US researchers.
Assistant Professor and LDI Senior Fellow, Dr. Karen Lasater, told Penn Health Policy Retreat participants that only 15% of surveyed nurses rated their own hospital’s end-of-life care as “Excellent”
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