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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30211764/leadership-practices-and-engagement-among-magnet%C3%A2-hospital-chief-nursing-officers
#1
MariLou Prado-Inzerillo, Joanne T Clavelle, Joyce J Fitzpatrick
OBJECTIVE: Describe the relationship between leadership practices and engagement of chief nursing officers (CNOs) in Magnet® organizations. BACKGROUND: Transformational leadership practices and CNO engagement are vital in influencing nursing practice. METHODS: Magnet hospital CNOs were invited to participate in a quantitative descriptive study via an online survey published in 2 newsletters. RESULTS: The CNOs rated their leadership practices high across all dimensions; the top leadership practice of Magnet CNOs was enabling others to act...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Administration
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30180081/systems-addressing-frail-elders-safe-care-description-of-successful-partnerships-across-hospitals
#2
Lianna Z Ansryan, Harriet Udin Aronow, Bernice Coleman, Flora Haus, Cathy Rodgers Ward, Gloria Sanchez-Rico, Peggy Berwald, Barbara LeQuire, Linda Burnes Bolton
Systems Addressing Frail Elders (SAFE) Care is an interprofessional team-based program, which was developed and evaluated in a cluster randomized controlled trial. Results of this trial included reduced length of stay and complications for patients. This article describes a successful partnership across 4 Magnet hospitals in the dissemination of the model. A 2-year sequential implementation process was completed, with an approach of adoption, adaptation, and abandonment. The model was successfully implemented at each participating Magnet hospital...
October 2018: Nursing Administration Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30092738/impact-of-magnet-hospital-designation-on-nursing-culture-an-integrative-review
#3
Vinah L Anderson, Amy N B Johnston, Debbie Massey, Anita Bamford-Wade
BACKGROUND: Organisational culture is a critical part of a positive and productive working environment and often presents as an area of ongoing development. The MAGNET recognition program awards recognition to organisations that have positive organisational cultures that meet the standards and criteria. However, the broad impact of MAGNET on hospital culture outside of America remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: In this study, we explore the impact of MAGNET designation on organisational culture within the nursing context...
August 9, 2018: Contemporary Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29964268/tailoring-exchange-bias-in-ferro-antiferromagnetic-fept-3-bilayers-created-by-he-beams
#4
Grace L Causer, Hanliang Zhu, Mihail Ionescu, Gary J Mankey, Xiaolin L Wang, Frank Klose
We report on artificial exchange bias created in a continuous epitaxial FePt3 film by introducing chemical disorder using a He+ beam, which features tailorable exchange bias strength through post-irradiation annealing. By design, the ferromagnetic (FM)/antiferromagnetic (AF) heterostructure exhibits stratified degrees of chemical order; however, the chemical composition and stoichiometry are invariant throughout the film volume. This uniquely allows for a consideration purely of the magnetic exchange across the FM/AF interface without the added hindrance of structural boundary parameters which inherently affect exchange bias quality...
August 8, 2018: Journal of Physics. Condensed Matter: An Institute of Physics Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29906841/incommensurability-and-phase-transitions-in-two-dimensional-xy-models-with-dzyaloshinskii-moriya-interactions
#5
Huiping Liu, J A Plascak, D P Landau
The Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya (DM) interaction in magnetic models is the result of a combination of superexchange and spin-orbital coupling, and it can give rise to rich phase-transition behavior. In this paper, we study ferromagnetic XY models with the DM interaction on two-dimensional L×L square lattices using a hybrid Monte Carlo algorithm. To match the incommensurability between the resultant spin structure and the lattice due to the DM interaction, a fluctuating boundary condition is adopted. We also define a different kind of order parameter and use finite-size scaling to study the critical properties of this system...
May 2018: Physical Review. E
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29802046/pediatric-nurses-knowledge-values-and-implementation-of-evidence-based-practice-and-use-of-two-patient-safety-goals
#6
Linda Connor
PURPOSE: To describe knowledge, values, and implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) and use of two National Patient Safety Goals-Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) and Surgical Site Infections (SSI)-between nurses working in Magnet® versus non-Magnet® designated hospitals. BACKGROUND: There is a gap in the literature concerning nurses' understanding of EBP and how EBP guidelines are used in practice and if guidelines are being used as intended...
May 22, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629911/national-study-of-nursing-research-characteristics-at-magnet%C3%A2-designated-hospitals
#7
Christine Pintz, Qiuping Pearl Zhou, Maureen Kirkpatrick McLaughlin, Katherine Patterson Kelly, Cathie E Guzzetta
OBJECTIVE: To describe the research infrastructure, culture, and characteristics of building a nursing research program in Magnet®-designated hospitals. BACKGROUND: Magnet recognition requires hospitals to conduct research and implement evidence-based practice (EBP). Yet, the essential characteristics of productive nursing research programs are not well described. METHODS: We surveyed 181 nursing research leaders at Magnet-designated hospitals to assess the characteristics in their hospitals associated with research infrastructure, research culture, and building a nursing research program...
May 2018: Journal of Nursing Administration
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29613859/magnetic-work-environments-patient-experience-outcomes-in-magnet-versus-non-magnet-hospitals
#8
Deirdre McCaughey, Gwen E McGhan, Cheryl Rathert, Jessica H Williams, Kristine R Hearld
BACKGROUND: The term Magnet hospital is an official designation ascribed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for hospitals that meet specific criteria indicating they have a "magnetic work environment" for nurses. The objective of the Magnet designation is to encourage hospitals to design work in such a way as to attract and retain high-quality nurses and thus improve the quality of patient care. Empirical research has demonstrated that hospitals who earn a Magnet designation appear to have nurses who are more satisfied and committed to their work environments...
April 2, 2018: Health Care Management Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29594695/magnetic-nanoparticle-based-solid-phase-extraction-of-heavy-metal-ions-a-review-on-recent-advances
#9
Maryam Hemmati, Maryam Rajabi, Alireza Asghari
This review (with 151 refs) focuses on recent progress that has been made in magnetic nanoparticle-based solid phase extraction (SPE), pre-concentration and speciation of heavy metal ions. In addition, it discusses applications to complex real samples such as environmental, food, and biological matrices. The introduction addresses current obstacles and limitations associated with established SPE approaches and discusses the present state of the art in different formats of off-line and on-line SPE. The next section covers magnetized inorganic nanomaterials for use in SPE, with subsections on magnetic silica, magnetic alumina and titania, and on magnetic layered double oxides...
February 6, 2018: Mikrochimica Acta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29582560/markov-chain-monte-carlo-mcmc-method-for-studying-magnetic-behaviors-in-trinuclear-cobalt-ii-compound
#10
Quan Wang, Hang-Xing Li, Kun-Miao Wang, Xiao Wang, Zhe Xue, Lei Jia, Lin Du, Qi-Hua Zhao
A CoII coordination polymer built from a mixed azide and zwitterionic pyridinium ions and its temperature-dependent magnetic properties are described. We used the Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) method to fit the data, and found the following results: (1) there are strong correlations between the model parameters; (2) the data at above 28 K are well fitted by the magnetism model.
June 4, 2018: Chemistry, An Asian Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29528194/multisite-studies-demonstrate-positive-relationship-between-practice-environments-and-smoking-cessation-counseling-evidence-based-practices
#11
Robin Newhouse, Ha Do Byon, Emily Storkman Wolf, Meg Johantgen
PROBLEM: High-quality smoking cessation counseling guidelines for people who use tobacco are not fully integrated in acute-care services presenting missed opportunities to improve health outcomes. The role of the practice environment on enhancing or inhibiting guideline use is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship between the nurse practice environment and nurses' use of smoking cessation counseling practices, and to evaluate the effect of the individual nurse and organization characteristics on nurse smoking cessation counseling practices...
June 2018: Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29514586/an-integrative-review-of-bullying-and-lateral-violence-among-nurses-in-magnet%C3%A2-organizations
#12
REVIEW
Lauren E Pfeifer, Judith A Vessey
Over the past several years, researchers have postulated that Magnet® organizations improve collegiality and potentially could mitigate workplace bullying and lateral violence (BLV). In order to synthesize and evaluate the existing literature on BLV in the Magnet® setting, an integrative review was conducted. The final analysis consisted of 11 articles (8 quantitative and 3 qualitative studies) and revealed that researchers still use a variety of terms to define and measure BLV. Several of the studies used blended samples of both Magnet® and non-Magnet nurses, making it difficult to evaluate for response differences...
August 2017: Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29488442/factors-associated-with-timely-blood-glucose-testing-and-insulin-administration-in-patients-receiving-mealtime-insulin-coverage-in-medical-surgical-units
#13
Ann R Kaisen, Janet A Parkosewich, Kelly A Bonito
Purpose The purpose of the study was to identify the rate and factors associated with timely mealtime capillary blood glucose (CBG) testing and insulin coverage in hospitalized patients with diabetes. Methods A descriptive-correlational design was used with a random sample of patients (n = 77) and nurses (n = 36) on a medicine and a neuroscience unit of a large Magnet hospital. After written consent was obtained, post-meal patient and nurse interviews were conducted to collect information about patient, nurse, and situational factors known to influence timely mealtime diabetes care...
April 2018: Diabetes Educator
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29420034/functionalized-nitronyl-nitroxide-biradicals-for-the-construction-of-3d-4f-heterometallic-compounds
#14
Hongdao Li, Juan Sun, Meng Yang, Zan Sun, Jinkui Tang, Yue Ma, Licun Li
Functionalized nitronyl nitroxide biradical ligands incorporating pyridine groups hold CoII and LnIII ions together, creating biradical-based 3d-4f tetranuclear complexes [Ln2 Co2 (hfac)10 (NITPhPybis)2 ] [LnIII = Gd (1), Tb (2), Dy (3), and Ho (4); NITPhPybis = 5-(4-pyridyl)-1,3-bis(1'-oxyl-3'-oxido-4',4',5',5'-tetramethyl-4,5-hydro-1 H-imidazol-2-yl)benzene; hfac = hexafluoroacetylacetonate]. These complexes have a centrosymmetric cyclic molecular structure in which two biradicals perform as tetradentate ligands to bind two CoII and two LnIII ions, resulting in a rare octaspin system...
August 20, 2018: Inorganic Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29402893/magnetism-of-coupled-spin-tetrahedra-in-ilinskite-type-kcu-5-o-2-seo-3-2-cl-3
#15
Danis I Badrtdinov, Elena S Kuznetsova, Valeriy Yu Verchenko, Peter S Berdonosov, Valeriy A Dolgikh, Vladimir V Mazurenko, Alexander A Tsirlin
Synthesis, thermodynamic properties, and microscopic magnetic model of ilinskite-type KCu5 O2 (SeO3 )2 Cl3 built by corner-sharing Cu4 tetrahedra are reported, and relevant magnetostructural correlations are discussed. Quasi-one-dimensional magnetic behavior with the short-range order around 50 K is rationalized in terms of weakly coupled spin ladders (tubes) having a complex topology formed upon fragmentation of the tetrahedral network. This fragmentation is rooted in the non-trivial effect of the SeO3 groups that render the Cu-O-Cu superexchange strongly ferromagnetic even at bridging angles exceeding 110°...
February 5, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29366347/correlation-of-hospital-magnet-status-with-the-quality-of-physicians-performing-neurosurgical-procedures-in-new-york-state
#16
Kimon Bekelis, Symeon Missios, Todd A MacKenzie
PURPOSE: The quality of physicians practicing in hospitals recognized for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center has not been studied before. We investigated whether Magnet hospital recognition is associated with higher quality of physicians performing neurosurgical procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed a cohort study of patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures from 2009-2013, who were registered in the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) database...
February 2018: British Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29230134/guiding-elastic-rods-with-a-robot-manipulated-magnet-for-medical-applications
#17
Louis B Kratchman, Trevor L Bruns, Jake J Abbott, Robert J Webster
Magnet-tipped, elastic rods can be steered by an external magnetic field to perform surgical tasks. Such rods could be useful for a range of new medical applications because they do not require either pull wires or other bulky mechanisms that are problematic in small anatomical regions. However, current magnetic rod steering systems are large and expensive. Here, we describe a method to guide a rod using a robot-manipulated magnet located near a patient. We solve for rod deflections by combining permanent-magnet models with a Kirchhoff elastic rod model and use a resolved-rate approach to compute trajectories...
February 2017: IEEE Transactions on Robotics: a Publication of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29160702/heterometallic-heptanuclear-cu-5-ln-2-ln-tb-dy-and-ho-single-molecule-magnets-organized-in-one-dimensional-coordination-polymeric-network
#18
Atanu Dey, Sourav Das, Subrata Kundu, Abhishake Mondal, Mathieu Rouzières, Corine Mathonière, Rodolphe Clérac, Ramakirushnan Suriya Narayanan, Vadapalli Chandrasekhar
The reaction of a multisite coordination ligand, LH3 , with Cu(II) salts and Ln(NO3 )3 ·nH2 O in a 1:2:1 stoichiometric ratio in the presence of triethylamine was found to afford a series of one-dimensional heterometallic [{Cu5 Ln2 (L)2 (μ3 -OH)4 (ClO4 )(NO3 )3 (OH2 )5 }(ClO4 )2 (H2 O)x ]∞ [Ln = Tb(1), Dy(2) and Ho(3), x = 4.25, 5.5, and 5 for 1-3, respectively] coordination polymers. Complexes 1-3 have been characterized by single crystal X-ray crystallography. The detailed study of the magnetic properties has also been performed and compared with the parent [Cu5 Ln2 ] molecular analogues...
December 4, 2017: Inorganic Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29051849/chemically-engineering-magnetic-anisotropy-of-2d-metalloporphyrin
#19
Peng Wang, Xue Jiang, Jun Hu, Jijun Zhao
Continuous miniaturization of magnetic units in spintronics devices inspires efforts to search for novel 2D magnetic materials with giant magnetic anisotropy energy (MAE). Through systematic first-principles calculations, large MAE of 24 meV in W or Re embedded 2D polyporphyrin frameworks is found. Interestingly, the MAE can be enhanced up to 60 meV, through replacing the hydrogen atoms on the edges of the Re based 2D polyporphyrin framework by hydroxyl and amino radicals. Analysis of the electronic structures reveals that the enhancement of MAE is mainly attributed to charge redistributions and energy shifts of Re 5d orbitals induced by the functional radicals...
October 2017: Advanced Science (Weinheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991816/does-hospital-size-affect-patient-satisfaction
#20
Daniel C McFarland, Megan Johnson Shen, Patricia Parker, Sandra Meyerson, Randall F Holcombe
BACKGROUND: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reimbursement is now contingent on quality measures such as patient satisfaction as determined by Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). In providing patient-centered care that is guided by patient satisfaction measures, it is critical to understand system-level factors that may influence how patients assess their care experiences. One important system-level influence to consider is hospital size...
October 2017: Quality Management in Health Care
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