2006

Pain and Pian Relief, Sandra L. Garner RN, MS, CNS, PNP; Mary I. Enzman Hagedorn RN, PhD, CNS, CPNP, AHN-BC; and Lorraine A. Dickey MD MBA (Book Chapter)

I Understand the Concept, Even “Been There, Done That,” But How Do I Really Make It Work? – Pragmatic Strategies, Tools and Insights Learned from 20 Years of a Staff Empowerment Model., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

Raising the Bar for Peer Review: From Performance Appraisal Feedback to Scholarly Collegial Review of Quality of care Issues., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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A Validated, Model-Specific Tool to Measure the Developmental Stage of a Shared Governance, Professional Practice Model, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Joanna L. Bokovoy DrPH, RN; Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC; and Janet Houser RN, PhD (Presentation)

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Best practices in stroke rapid response: a case study., Claranne Mathiesen; Holly Tavianini MSHSA, RN, CRN; and Karen Palladino (Article)

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Research on the Frontlines of Healthcare: A Cooperative Learning Approach, Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC; Joanna L. Bokovoy DrPH, RN; Elizabeth Karoly MBA; Kimberly Badillo RN; Charlotte Buckenmyer RN, MS; Courtney Vose RN, MSN, MBA, APRN; John F. Wheary DO; Gina M. Sierzega MBA; Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; and Andrew Hyduke (Article)

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Nonpunitive Medication Error Reporting 3-Year Findings From One Hospital’s Primum Non Nocere Initiative, Mary Jean Potylycki MSN, RNC; Sharon R. Kimmel PhD, MHA; Marlene Ritter MBA, RRT; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; LaDene Gross MSed, RN; Kelly Riegel-Gross BSN, RN; and Anne Panik MS, RN, CNAA (Article)

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The future is now: implementation of a tele-intensivist program., Anne Rabert MHSA, RN, CCRN, NE-BC and Mary Molly C. Sebastian RN (Article)

2005

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Lehigh Valley Hospital: Engaging Patients and Families, Robin Anthony M.H.A., C.P.H.Q., R.H.I.A.; Marlene Ritter MBA, RRT; Ruth Davis RN, MBA; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; and Zubina M. Mawji MD, MPH (Article)

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Improving patient safety through technology., Judith Bailey RN (Article)

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Executive dialog series. The quest for quality., Mary Cooper MD; Lee Domanico; Kathleen Goonan MD; John Heer; Trudy Johnson RN; Mary Beth Navarra RN; Peter Plantes MD; Christy Stephenson; Al Stubblefield; Ronald W. Swinfard MD, FACP; John Wade; and Robert Wade (Article)

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Evaluation and recommendations from a study of a critical-care waiting room., Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Daniel Ray MD; Glenn Stern MA; Cathy Fuhrman RN, MSN; Tamara Masiado MA; Sandra L. Yaich; and Thomas Wasser PhD (Article)

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Mounting a defense against Burkholderia cepacia., Maryann Godshall MSN, RN, CCRN, CPN (Article)

Friends of Nursing: An Extraordinary Innovation That Has Transformed the Image of Nursing, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

Living the Forces: Re-designation., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

Interviewed and quoted within: Define and Measure Shared Governance for True Nurse Empowerment., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC and Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC (Article)

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A Validated, Model–Specific Tool to Measure the Developmental Stage of a Shared Governance, Professional Practice Model, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Joanna L. Bokovoy DrPH, RN; and Janet Houser RN, PhD (Article)

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Understanding Discharge Instructions After Vascular Surgery: an Observational Study., Tami L Lee RN., BSN and Joanna L. Bokovoy DrPH., RN (Article)

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Building a Successful Support Group for Post-Amputation Patients, Karen Marzen-Groller MSN, RN and Kimberly Bartman RN, BSN, CVN (Article)

APRV for the Burn Patient Population., Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Article)

Daily Ventilator Assessments., Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Article)

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Refining Emergency Severity Index Triage Criteria., Paula Tanabe PhD, MPH, RN; Debbie Travers PhD, RN, FAEN, CEN; Nicki Gilboy RN, MS, CEN, FAEN; Alexander M. Rosenau DO; Gina M. Sierzega MA; Valerie Rupp RN, BSN; Zoran Martinovich PhD; and James G. Adams MD (Article)

2004

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Using simulation to instruct emergency medicine residents in cognitive forcing strategies., William F. Bond; Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD; Darryl C. Arnold BA; Marianne Kostenbader RN; Gavin C. Barr Jr. MD; Saron R. Kimmel MHA, PhD; and Charles C. Worrilow MD (Article)

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The Safe Medical Device act and its impact on clinical practice., Vera Deacon RN, CRNI (Article)

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The Safe Medical Device act and its impact on clinical practice., Vera Deacon RN, CRNI (Article)

Philanthropy to Support Nursing Professional Development, Recruitment and Retention., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

Reward and Recognition: Building a Comprehensive Program and Culture, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

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Preconception to Postpartum: Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes., Julie Slocum RN, MS, CDE; Liz Barcio RN, MS, CDE; Jane Darany RN, MS; Karen Friedley RD, CDE; Carol Homko RN, PhD, CDE; Jeri Jennings Mills RD, LD, CDE; Doris Roberts RN, BSN, CDE; and Helen Seifert RN, MSN, CDE (Article)

2003

Four-Field Education., Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD (Editorial)

Implementation of an emergency behavioral health unit (EBH), Diana Haines RN, MSN, CEN; Christina Lewis RN, BSN, MPH; Sharon Kloiber RN, BSN; and Sharon Hoffner RN, BS (Article)

SWATing the Environment: Keeping Our Patients Safe., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

Using Performance Improvement Data to Evaluate a Creative Fall Prevention Program, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

Development and implementation of a myocardial infarction alert process, Christina Lewis RN, BSN, MPH; Mark S. Gutekunst RN, CEN; Diane Haines MSN, RN, CEN; and Kathy Herron-Butillo RN, BS (Article)

A Weekend in the Wilderness, Susan O'Neill (Book Chapter)

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Preventing air embolism when removing CVCs: an evidence-based approach to changing practice., Debra Peter MSN, RN-BC and Carol Saxman MSN, RN-BC (Article)

2002

Reward and Recognition: Building a Comprehensive Program and Culture, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE and Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

Commentary Cultural Brokerage in the Newborn Nursery., Lynn M. Deitrick RN, PhD (Letter to the Editor)

Funding Professional Development and Recognition throgh Philanthropy., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

Primum Non Nocere, or First Do No Harm – One Health System’s Response to the IOM Report, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

SWATing the Environment: Keeping Our Patients Safe, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

2001

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The History of the Glasgow Coma Scale: Implications for Practice., Janet Fischer and Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN (Article)

Philanthropy Support Development, Recruitment and Detention., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

Primum Non Nocere, or First Do No Harm – One Health System’s Response to the IOM Report., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

Friends of Nursing: A Community of Caring to Promote Excellence in Nursing Practice, Education, and Research (Poster)., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC; and Mary Ellen Herzog ME d, CFRE, CGMS (Poster)

2000

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Contributor, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC and Beverly A. Snyder MHA, RN (Book)

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How To Promote Pulmonary Health With Kinetic Therapy., Juliet A. Fischer RN, CCRN, MSN (Article)

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Measurement of endotracheal tube cuff leak to predict postextubation stridor and need for reintubation., Rovinder S. Sandhu MD; Michael D. Pasquale MD, FACS, FCCM; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; and Thomas E. Wasser PhD (Article)

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Liquid Ventilation: A Case Study., Tammy L. Sands RN, BSN, CCRN; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; and Juliet A. Fischer RN, CCRN, MSN (Article)

1999

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When is An Albumin Infusion Needed?., Juliet A. Fischer RN, CCRN, MSN (Article)

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Relation Between Myocardial Infarction, Depression, Hostility, and Death., Michael Kaufmann MD; John P. Fitzgibbons MD; Elliot J. Sussman MD, MBA; James F. Reed III, PhD,; Jeaninne M. Einfalt DO,; Joanne K. Rodgers RN; and Gregory L. Fricchione MD (Article)

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A Centennial of Care: Echoes from the Past, Sounds of the Present, Inspirations for the Future, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Book)

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Partners in Care: a Model of Collaboration., Linda C. Pugh; Ronald A. Tringali; John P. Boehmer MD; Cheryl Blaha; Nancy R. Kruger; Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, FACHE, NE-BC; Yvonne E. Bryan Phd, RN; Joan Robinson MSN, RN, CCRN; Don Bemont MD; Mark J. Young MD; and Sharon Xie (Article)

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Massive Transfusion in Trauma., Wendy J. Waldspurger-Robb DNSc, RN, CNE (Article)

1998

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The Evaluation of Hospital Restructuring Efforts: Satisfaction, Quality, and Costs., Yvonne E. Bryan PhD, RN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Mary Agnes Fox MSN, RN; Mary T. Kinneman MSN, RN; and Mark J. Young MD (Article)

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Measuring and Evaluating Hospital Restructuring Efforts: 18-Month Follow-Up and Extension to Critical Care, Part 2., Yvonne E. Bryan PhD, RN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Mae Ann Fuss MSN, RN, CCRN; Mary Agnes Fox MSN, RN; Mary T. Kinneman MSN, RN; and Mark J. Young MD (Article)

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Measuring and Evaluating Hospital Restructuring Efforts. Eighteen-Month Follow-Up and Extension to Critical Care, Part 1., Yvonne E. Bryan PhD, RN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Mae Ann Fuss MSN, RN, CCRN; Mary Agnes Fox MSN, RN; Mary T. Kinneman MSN, RN; and Mark J. Young MD (Article)

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Measuring Critical Care Redesign: Impact on Satisfaction and Quality., Mae Ann Fuss MSN, RN, CCRN; Yvonne E. Bryan PhD, RN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Mary Agnes Fox MSN, RN; Mary T. Kinneman MSN, RN; Stephanie Skumanich PhD; and Mark J. Young MD (Article)

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Prospective Study of the Accuracy of the Surgeon's Diagnosis in 2000 Excised Skin Tumors., Geoffrey G. Hallock MD and Debra A. Lutz RN (Article)

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A fever workup guideline., Kimberly Hunsicker MSN, CRNP, CCRN; Mae Ann Fuss MSN, RN, CCRN; Daniele Shollenberger MD, FACS; and Michael D. Pasquale MD, FACS, FCCM (Article)

Risk Management Strategies., Georgene Saliba MBA, CPHRM (Article)

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Searching for an Ideal Blood Substitute., Wendy J. Waldspurger-Robb DNSc, RN, CNE (Article)

1997

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Bridging the Care Continuum for Open Heart Surgery Patients, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Reia Barber RN; and Kathleen Sullivan BSN, RN (Article)

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Remote Monitoring: Expanding a Successful System, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Connie Molchany MSN, RN; Mary Jean Potylycki BSN, RNC; and Joan Robinson BSN, RN (Article)

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The Delay in Reporting Symptoms of Carotid Artery Stenosis in an At-Risk Population. The Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study Experience: a Statement of Concern Regarding Watchful Waiting., John Castaldo MD, J J Nelson PhD, James F. Reed III PhD, Joan E. Longenecker RN, and James F. Toole MD (Article)

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Inserting and Maintaining Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters., Mari Driscoll RN, CRNI; Charlotte Buckenmyer BS, RN, CRNI; Marian Spirk MSN, RN, CCRN; and Connie Molchany MSN, RN, CCRN (Article)

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Nonoperative Estimation of the Soleus Musculotendinous Junction Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging., Geoffrey G. Hallock MD, Debra A. Lutz RN, and Mark A. Osborne MD (Article)

Work Redesign in the Acute Care Setting: A Pragmatic Approach to Measurement and Evaluation., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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A Pragmatic Approach to Measuring and Evaluating Hospital Restructuring Efforts., Mary T. Kinneman MSN,RN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Yvonne E. Bryan PhD, RN; Mary Agnes Fox MSN, RN; and Mark J. Young MD (Article)

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Voices In Essay:, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Book)

1996

Using Pharmaceutical Indigent Programs., Peggy E. Chatham-Showalter MD and Maureen C. McFarland RN (Poster)

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Mission, Staffing, and Budget Data of Flight Programs in the United States., Eileen S. Crowther MSN, RN, CEN, HP; Cecelia G. Grindel PhD, RN.; John D. Kostenbader EMT-P; and Katherine Q. O'Hara MSN, RN (Article)

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Supervision of Suicidal Patients in Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Units in General Hospitals., Jane S. Green MPA, RN and Cecelia G. Grindel PhD, RN (Article)

New Horizons in Bereavement Care: Use of Art, Music and Storytelling in the Workshop Setting., Lorraine Gyauch RN, MA (Presentation)

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Aortic Rupture!, Patricia A. Matula RN, MSN, CCRN, CVN (Article)

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Sexual Abuse Assessment on Admission by Nursing Staff in General Hospital Psychiatric Settings., David Mitchell BSN, RN; Cecilia G. Grindel PhD, RN; and Carol Laurenzano PsyD (Article)

1995

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Clinical Path Coordinator: Pulling it all Together., Karen A. Boutron RN; Jennifer A. King RN, BSN; Patricia A. Matula RN, MSN, CCRN, CVN; and Christine H. Niznik RN, MSN (Article)

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Remote Telemetry: New Twists for Old Technology, Terry Ann Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Connie Molchany MSN, RN; Carolyn Peters MSN, RN; Mary Jean Potylycki BSN, RNC; and Joan Robinson BSN, RN (Article)

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Prospective Comparison of Minimal Incision "Open" and Two-Portal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release., Geoffrey G. Hallock MD and Debra A. Lutz RN (Article)

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Microsurgical Transfer of Vascularized Tissue to Close Problem Wounds., Debra A. Lutz RN and Geoffrey G. Hallock MD (Article)

1994

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Internal Carotid Artery Redundancy is Significantly Associated With Dissection., Peter J. Barbour MD; John Castaldo MD; Alexander D. Rae-Grant MD, FRCP; William Gee MD, FACS; James F. Reed III. PhD; Donna Jenny RN; and Joan Longennecker RN (Article)

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Protein S Deficiency: A Case Study., Sharon Diefenderfer RN, BSN; Patricia A. Matula RN, MSN, CCRN, CVN; and Christine H. Niznik RN, MSN (Article)

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Spend a day with a nurse., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

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A professional development model to foster change., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC and Mary T. Kinneman MSN, RN (Article)

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The Psychosocial Effects of Support Group Intervention on AICD Recipients and Their Significant Others., Constance A. Molchany RN, MSN, CCRN and Karen A. Peterson RN, MS, CS (Article)

1993

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A Collaborative Approach to Home OKT3 Infusion Therapy., Patricia A. Campbell MSN, RN, CCTC and Cynthia M. Runner-Heidt MSN, RN (Article)

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Take N.O.T.E.S.--a business education partnership., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

One Emergency Department's System for Tracking Mental Status Changes in Psychiatric Patients, with Guidelines for the Care of Violent Patients., Susan Holecz RN, MSN, CEN (Article)

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Fatigue Associated with Congestive Heart Failure: Use of Levine's Conservation Model., Karen M. Schaefer DNSc, RN and Mary J. Shober Potylycki RN, BSN (Article)

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Continuous verapamil infusion: the nurse's role in monitoring patient outcomes., Deborah Swavely DNP, RN; Connie Molchany MSN, RN; and E Jozefiak (Article)

1992

Organization of Staff Development Activities., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Book Chapter)

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Ventricular Septal and Free Wall Rupture Complicating Acute MI., Constance A. Molchany MSN, RN, CCRN (Article)

Effectiveness of Coping Strategies Among Critical Care Nurses., Karen M. Schaefer DNSc, RN and Karen A. Peterson RN, MS, CS (Article)

1991

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Respiratory Nursing Diagnoses: Nurses' Ability to Select Their Defining Characteristics, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Sharon E. Johnson BSN, RNC; and Karen M. Schaefer DNSc, RN (Book Chapter)

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Vertebral Artery Dissection Resulting in Locked-in Syndrome., Carol Fox RN, BSN, CCRN and Marjorie Lavin RN, BSN (Article)

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Taking Care of the Caretakers: a Partial Explanation of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice., Karen M. Schaefer DNSc, RN (Article)

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A Products Nurse Specialist: The Compleat Clinical Shopper., Janice E. Stahler-Wilson and Frances R. Worman (Article)

1990

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Respiratory Nursing Diagnosis: Practicing Nurses' Selection of Defining Characteristics, Terry A. Capuano MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; and Sharon E. Johnson BSN, RNC (Article)

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Cost Effectiveness of Trauma Quality Assurance Audit Filters., Michael Rhodes MD, FACS; William Sacco PhD; Sharon Smith RN, MSN, CCRN; and Deborah Boorse RN, CNP (Article)

A Description of Fatigue Associated with Congestive Heart Failure: Use of Levine's Conservation Model., Karen M. Schaefer DNSc, RN (Article)

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Nurse Empowerment: Strengthening the Role of Research., Karen M. Schaefer DNSc, RN (Article)