Peripheral Neuropathy: Evidence-Based Treatment of a Complex Disorder
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, May 2012
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a common and often progressive condition frequently seen in primary care. The chronic pain associated with PN, or neuropathic pain, can significantly diminish patients' quality of life and be challenging to treat.
COCHRANE CORNER: Treatment for Barrett's Esophagus
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, May 2012
Which type of treatment-pharmacologic, surgical, or endoscopic-is most effective in inducing reversal of Barrett's esophagus or dysplasia or in halting their progression to cancer?
Evidence-Based Nursing: The EBP Rollout Process
Nursing Management, May 2012
Learn about an accommodating and efficient rollout process that led to successful implementation of practice changes in one setting which can serve as a model for other organizations implementing new practice changes.
Overcoming Barriers to Implementing Evidence-Based Practice: A Collaboration Between Academics and Practice
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, April 2012
This article describes two collaborative paired student-preceptor efforts. One project resulted in the implementation of a hospital-wide oral care protocol, and the second enhanced the admission assessment process for adult patients at risk for respiratory compromise after sedation and/or receipt of narcotic analgesia.