Nurse staffing ratios and subjective workload were found to be directly associated with missed care in a NICU.
Could type of clinician rendering care influence outcomes for patients with diabetes?
Between 2012 and 2016, trends in primary care visits suggest that physician office visits dropped across every state in the Unites States while visits to NPs and PAs increased.
Investigators sought to determine whether nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expanding their scope of practice outside of primary care to perform dermatologic procedures.
In a British study, nurse-led care emphasizing patient education and engagement significantly improved the proportion of gout sufferers who achieved target serum urate levels.
Use of a fax machine and lack of a timely response resulted in the demise of a patient and an accusation of gross negligence.
A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
The most common procedures that APPs performed in 2015 were destructions of benign neoplasms, biopsies, and destructions of malignant neoplasms.
Changes in the NP profession over the past 20 years include the growth of the profession, methods of practice, and the types of patients and conditions treated.
Effectiveness of care and healthcare resource use for diabetes or cardiovascular disease were comparable among patients receiving care from an NP vs those managed by a PA.
A literature review revealed that the use of care navigators in conjunction with follow-up telephone calls from nursing staff improved transition of care and readmission rates in patients with congestive heart failure.
Hospitalist NPs are key to successfully implementing Society of Hospital Medicine guidelines for preoperative testing and management.
An evaluation assessed the nonhealthcare-related influences that have led to misconceptions about long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Nurse educators may not be fully prepared to teach students about transgender patient care.
Project ECHO at Los Angeles Christian Health Center contributes to improved care of HCV in underserved populations.
Investigators report results from the MONALEESA-7 trial, which assessed ribociclib plus endocrine therapy in premenopausal women with advanced breast cancer.
Lofexidine may help patients with opioid withdrawal symptoms or difficulty with opioid discontinuation.
A study assessing the impact of upscheduling of hydrocodone combined medications on APRN practices in Oklahoma revealed significant barriers to effective pain management.
Researchers deployed a survey to individuals who had received treatment for opioid use disorder to assess their use of buprenorphine.
The phase 3 SUMMIT-07 trial assessed the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of a new mu-opioid receptor agonist analgesic in adults with moderate to severe chronic lower back pain.
From 2007 to 2015, the majority of initial hepatitis A, B, and A/B vaccinations were administered by primary care providers.
An observational study was conducted in order to determine the accuracy and quality of readings provided by home blood pressure monitoring systems.
Researchers from the University of Rochester identified improvement in pulmonary function in symptomatic adult patients with asthma treated with once-daily tiotropium.
The budesonide extended-release formulation was found to be safe and well tolerated for the remission of ulcerative colitis, regardless of age or gender.
A 2-week course of treatment with rifaximin for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome was found to improve abdominal pain symptoms.
The percentage of NPs who order the mt-sDNA test for colorectal cancer screening has increased significantly since the test became available in 2014.
Postmenopausal women have little awareness of osteoporotic fracture risk and poor understanding that a fragility fracture may be indicative of osteoporosis and that it increases future fracture risk.
Findings from 2008 to 2016 in both rural and nonrural practices.
Vertical level mergers, which incorporate not just health care providers, but also insurers, retailers, and PBMs, could pose challenges in primary care.
NAPNAP has called on the US Department of Homeland Security, in collaboration with the Justice Department, to protect the health and wellness of immigrant children by voicing their opposition to the border separation of children and parents.