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Decreasing the Risk for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications from Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Utilizing the STOP-Bang Questionnaire
Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition affecting up to 26% of the general population and is the most common sleep disorder that practitioners will encounter. Patients presenting for a surgical procedure with ...
Transitional Care Intervention to Reduce 30-day Readmission Rate in Cardiac Transplant Patients
Readmission remains a financial burden in our healthcare arena. Billions of dollars in hospital payments were made from Medicare towards readmissions. The problem of patients’ ineffective transitions during hospital discharge ...
Infusing Geropsychiatric Nursing Content into Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Curricula: Challenges and Solutions
By the year 2050, approximately 83 million Americans will be over age 65. Studies have found today’s healthcare providers unprepared to meet the complex healthcare needs of an aging society. Educational institutions must ...
Maternal and Fetal Outcomes and Early Neuraxial Engagement in Obese Parturients
Obesity has created challenges for healthcare consumers, providers, and healthcare institutions. The combination of obesity and pregnancy is correlated with increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs. The clinical ...
Self-Management Program on Pain and Function in Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Over 27 million people suffer with osteoarthritis in the United States, a chronic disabling condition. The purpose of the pilot project was to determine whether an education self-management program of physical activity in ...