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CELLS TO SOCIETY — LEADING THE SCIENCE OF NURSING A Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Publication View research news from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. In this Issue: Women's Health Administration Cardiovascular Care Critical Care Education Family And more ADMINISTRATION Is There a Relationship Between Night Shift and Errors? What Nurse Leaders Need to
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VIOLENCE Interactive Training Improves Workplace Climate, Knowledge, and Support Toward Domestic Violence American Journal of Industrial Medicine NANCY GLASS* & COLLEAGUES Elements of Effective Interventions for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Latina Women: A Systematic Review Plos One  CARMEN ALVAREZ*, PATRICIA DAVIDSON, CHRISTINA FLEMING & NANCY GLASS Cumulative Violence Exposures: Black Women’s Responses and Sources
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Results of a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing-led study on intimate partner violence show that pregnant victims saw a significant reduction in exposure to such acts after participating in the Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program (DOVE). The brochure-based empowerment intervention was developed by Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for community programs and
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Though they may adapt physically to being tethered to a life-saving heart pump, patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) may need additional care in coping emotionally. These challenges must be honestly addressed, according to “Adaptation and Coping in Patients Living with an LVAD: A metasynthesis,” by PhD candidates Martha Abshire, MS, RN, and Mia
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Neighborhood impacts risk for older whites but not for blacks Black older adults face higher odds of hypertension than white older adults whether they live in predominantly white, black, or mixed-race neighborhoods, and whether those places are impoverished or better off financially. White older adults’ hypertension risks, on the other hand, are far more dependent
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SEPTEMBER 2015 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE “Burnout and Resilience Among Nurses Practicing in High-Intensity Settings” CYNDA RUSHTON* & COLLEAGUES APRIL 2016 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH “Effects of Community-Based Health Worker Interventions to Improve Chronic Disease Management and Care Among Vulnerable Populations: A Systematic Review” Laura Gitlin, Hae-Ra Han & colleagues MAY 2016 American Society on
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Over 2 million children in the U.S. have at least one parent in the military. Such families have long been known to carry additional burdens, including frequent moves and changing schools, and this is particularly the case when a parent has been absent from home during a lengthy deployment. Jennifer Trautmann, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, a
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Not being socially and behaviorally ready for kindergarten has future consequences Illustration by Lindsey Balbierz Children who enter kindergarten behind in social-behavioral development are more likely to be held back, need more individualized supports and services, and be suspended or expelled, write Deborah Gross, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Grace Ho, PhD, RN, and Amie Bettencourt, PhD, 
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Midwives key to thwarting or at least undermining abuse Women experiencing pressure about reproductive health decisions may not always recognize the patterns of an intimate partner’s behavior as reproductive coercion. Factors like age differences, previous violence, or romantic feelings may prevent a woman from seeking help. In “Caring for Women Experiencing Reproductive Coercion,” PhD student Karen
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Patient uncertainty can lead to poorer quality-of-life outcomes A breast cancer diagnosis triggers a flood of physical and emotional challenges as well as uncertainty about treatment options, and support for patients' decisions can have significant outcome implications. “An evidence-based practice (EBP) change that supports the patient decision-making preference during the critical period of treatment decision
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