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By Inessa Yurtsev RN graduated in 2008 from SFSU with Bachelor degree in nursing. I work at Kaiser Santa Clara hospital on medical surgical floor. I plan to go to Grad school
K Sue Hoyt
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April 2012: Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
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April 2013: Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
Lauri Heck, Gordon L Gillespie
Abuse of senior citizens should be paradoxical in a civilized society; however, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reports that 14.1% of noninstitutionalized older adults experienced some type of abuse within the previous year. This is suspected to be an underestimation of the number of abuses reported. In a society where the older population is predicted to increase significantly, it is likely that the number of cases for abused elders will increase proportionately. Through the success of advocacy groups to raise awareness of child and domestic partner abuse, funding has been channeled to shelter these abuse victims...
April 2013: Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
Patricia M Speck, Barbara L Kennedy, Nancy D Henry, E J Ernst
The case analysis explores an emergency department visit by a 67-year-old female with early dementia post-brain attack, with complaints of possible sexual assault or abuse. This patient resides in a long-term skilled nursing facility. The case outlines the forensic care provided by the Advanced Practice Forensic Nurse (APFN) once medically cleared by the emergency department Advanced Practice Nurse (APN). The case discussion includes issues related to sexuality in aging populations, consent, sexual abuse or assault in institutions, and forensic care of older persons...
July 2013: Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
Robert A De Lorenzo, Victoria L Holbrook-Emmons
Sonographic measurement of the inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter is a potentially important noninvasive estimate of fluid status. We researched whether nurses without prior ultrasonography experience could accurately obtain vena cava diameter measurements on models and subjects in comparison with those obtained by an expert sonographer. The design was a prospective educational study using a pre- and posttest of knowledge and a comparison of imaging performance between a subject and an expert sonographer. The setting was an urban teaching medical center with emergency nurses and a convenience sample of volunteer patients selected from the emergency department (ED)...
July 2014: Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
Peggi Guenter, Joseph Boullata
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December 2013: Nursing
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