Rotating Night Shifts and Risk of Breast Cancer in Women Participating in the Nurses' Health Study

This 6 page paper provides an overview of an article on breast cancer and considers the impacts of rotating night shifts and breast cancer risk. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Breast Cancer & Coping Strategies

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of coping strategies of people with serious illnesses and then considers these in terms of breast cancer. This paper also suggests ways in which knowledge of these coping skills impacts nursing. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Breast Cancer and Nurse Practitioner’s Knowledge

This 12 page paper provides an overview of a research article on breast cancer and the role of nurse practitioners. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Breast Feeding: Why Some Women Stop Early and How Nurses Can Encourage Continuation

A 5 page paper which examines why some women stop breast feeding earlier than others. The paper also examines how nurses can help women nurse longer. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Depression and Anxiety in Women With Breast Cancer and Their Partners

A 3 page review of the article published in the published in the January/February edition of “The Nursing Research Journal” by authors Terry Badger, Chris Segan, Sylvia M. Darros, Paula Meek and Ana Marie Lopez. This paper outlines the study methodology and findings to conclude that it offers valuable direction for the nursing field. No additional sources are listed.

Nurse-Intervention in Smoking Cessation

This 13 page paper provides an overview of the current literature and a methodology for assessing the impacts of nurse-interventions in smoking cessation, a necessary element in determining decreased risk and incidence of lung cancer. This paper outlines the central features of four articles, and also provides a methodology for considering the problem and the impacts of nursing programs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Nursing Interventions/Bone Cancer

An 8 page research paper that addresses a specific case scenario, which deal with nursing interventions for a 52-year-old woman who has been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, which is metastasized to the left hip and involves the lymphatic system. She presents to the oncology nursing unit with severe bone pain in her left hip. She has already undergone external radiation therapy (palliative) and is suffering from severe nausea and vomiting. The patient and her family are having difficulty coping, both with the patient's current health status and with the terminal prognosis. This investigation examines three aspects of this patient's care and possible nursing interventions: bone pain; nausea and vomiting; and psychosocial interaction with the patient and her family in regards to coping. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

The Environmental Issue of Secondhand Smoke: The Implications for Pediatric Nursing

This 10 page paper considers the issue of secondhand smoke and the impact on the health of young children. This paper considers the current research regarding the impact of secondhand smoke and health risks for pediatric patients and attempts to determine the role that nurses can take in reducing the health risks because of this environmental factor. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Competent Nursing in a Transcultural Environment

This 6 page paper provides an overview of transcultural nursing. Specific examples are demonstrated in respect to various groups such as Hispanics, African Americans and Mexican Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Annotated Bibliography Of Peer-Reviewed Journals To Determine The Impact Of Environmental Conditions And Practices On Falls

This 8 page paper is an annotated bibliography outlining a range of peer-reviewed literature examining issues associated with falls and environmental causes or influences. The articles identified look at the way environmental may issues may increase the incidence of fall rates, especially in elderly populations, the interaction of fall rate of other risk factors, and the benefit of environmental adaptations. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Nursing Economics/ Fiscal Realities

A 3 page research paper that looks at several economic factors affecting American healthcare. The writer argues that the American healthcare system is in crisis. There are numerous economic issues that currently plague the nation's healthcare system and consequently seriously impact nursing. Examination of even of few of these issues points toward the serious need for healthcare reform. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Joyce Travelbee/Human to Human Relationship Model

A 14 page research paper that examines Travelbee's nursing model in regards to aiding nursing interventions with African Americans with hypertension. Overview of Travelbee's model is included. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

HIV Incidence/African American Teens/Threat to the Future

A 12 page research paper that focuses on HIV infection among African American adolescents as a public health threat. In exploring the ramifications of this public health issue, this examination explores HIV transmission using the epidemiologic triad model. This information is then viewed from the standpoint of nursing theory, specifically Parse's theory of human becoming, which was chosen because it has been applied frequently within a public health/community nursing perspective. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Collaboration in a Rehabilitation Setting

A 16 page paper discussing the value of collaborative nursing in rehab. Culturally competent nurses – whether that competence is gained through ethnic group identification or learned through practical study and experience – can aid in achieving success in the rehab setting. Addiction is such a demanding form of mental illness that practitioners and patients alike need the greatest degree of ease possible. The paper discusses demographic changes occurring in the US and rehab needs specific to African-American and Hispanic populations. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

Hypertension Education for African American Patients

A 10 page research paper that discusses a nursing educational intervention that is geared towards helping African Americans manage hypertension. Bibliography lists 12 sources.