Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2018 Dec 25;19(12):3525-3531. Epub 2018 Dec 25.
Department of Clinical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Shebin El kom, Egypt. Email:
J Neurosci Nurs 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.
Questions or comments about this article may be directed to Nneka L. Ifejika, MD MPH, at N.L.I. is Section Chief of Stroke Rehabilitation, Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, and Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Yahaddy Riley, BSN RN CRRN, is RN II, Zale Lipshy University Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Jacqueline Stitt, MSN RN CRRN, is RN II, Zale Lipshy University Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Cynthia M. Hill, BRN, RN, is Nurse Manager, Zale Lipshy University Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Sonja E. Stutzman, PhD, is Manager of Clinical Research, Neuroscience Nursing Research Center, O'Donnell Brain Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Aardhra M. Venkatachalam, MPH, is Clinical Data Specialist, Neuroscience Nursing Research Center, O'Donnell Brain Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Veronica Aguilera, is Nursing Student, Texas Woman's University; Interviewer, Neuroscience Nursing Research Center, O'Donnell Brain Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Information on nurse satisfaction and unit acuity is scarce in the literature. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of the MATRIX Staffing Grid (MSG) on nurse assignment satisfaction in a 20-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility. METHODS: Prospective systematic implementation study of the MSG occurred in 5 phases: development, baseline, run-in, implementation, and sustainability. Read More
Nurs Res 2021 Jun 11. Epub 2021 Jun 11.
Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI University of Wisconsin-Madison Research Design and Statistics Unit, Madison, WI.
Background: Global health care initiatives emphasize the importance of engaging patients in their health care to improve the patient's experience and outcomes. Assessing patient preferences for engagement is critical, as there are many ways patients can engage in their care and preferences vary across individuals.Objective: The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of implementation of the Patient Preferences for Engagement Tool 13-Item Short Form (PPET13) during hospitalization on patient and nurse experience of engagement. Read More
Respir Med 2021 Jun 2;185:106494. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Department of Radiology, Mashhad Medical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran. Electronic address:
Background: Azithromycin reduced airway remodeling in animal models of asthma. However, its effect on human subjects has not been studied yet. This study aimed to investigate the effect of long-term treatment with azithromycin on airways wall thickness in patients with severe persistent asthma. Read More
Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2021 Jun 8:102983. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Service de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique, centre hospitalier de Versailles, 78150 Le Chesnay, France.
Background: Thumb carpo-metacarpal joint (TCMJ) osteoarthritis is the fourth leading cause of referral to elective hand surgery. None of the available techniques has proved superior over the others. Some techniques carry unacceptable risks for younger patients, such as loss of strength and shortening of the thumb column after total trapeziectomy, or wear and loosening after total arthroplasty. Read More
Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2021 Jun 8:102984. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Orthopôle, 53 bis Avenue Maryse Bastié, 33520, Bruges, France.
Introduction: There is no consensus on the best salvage option after a failed trapeziometacarpal prothesis. Conserving the trapezium and inserting a pyrocarbon hemiarthroplasty implant will prevent thumb shortening and preserve the thumb's motion. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes in the medium term of trapeziometacarpal prothesis revisions done using the CMI pyrocarbon implant. Read More