"A Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Symptom Management in Patients with Advanced Cancer"

A 7 page review of the research conducted by Sherwood, Given, Given, et. al. published in a 2005 edition of "Oncology Nursing Forum". Bibliography lists 4 sources.

"Art" of Nursing/ Julia Cameron

A 5 page research paper that examines the ramification that holistic nursing practice and theory is having on the profession. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

'Effects Of Case Management On The Nursing Context -Perceived Quality Of Care, Work Satisfaction, And Control Over Practice' : Article Critique

6 pages in length. The writer discusses purpose, review of literature, variables, hypothesis and methodology as they relate to effects of case management on the nursing context. No additional sources cited.

“ANA Position Statement on Accepting Assignments”

A six page paper which looks at the American Nurses Association’s position statement regarding the right of nurses to accept or reject assignments on the grounds of harm which might come to themselves or their patients, and considers it in reference to the increased emphasis on nurses’ autonomy and the importance of nursing ethics. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

“Anger in Adolescents: Sex, Ethnicity, Age Differences, and Psychometric Properties”: A Review of the 2003 Study by Reyes, Meininger, Liehr, Chan and Mueller

An 8 page review of a study published in the Jan/Feb edition of “Nursing Research”. The study is analyzed for completeness and applicability. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

“Cultural, Political and Ethical Issues in Nursing”

A five page paper which looks at contemporary issues of political and ethical strictures which have an impact on the nursing profession, and at the way in which the profession interacts with the individual and the community both inside and outside the hospital environment. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

“Reflective Practice in Nursing”

An eleven page paper which looks at the techniques of reflective practice in terms of way in which nurses are trained, and how useful this strategy is both in terms of the understanding of theoretical knowledge and the practical applications of nursing philosophy. Bibliography lists 12 sources

“The Role and Function of the Clinical Nurse Specialist”

An eight page paper which looks at the role and function of the Clinical Nurse Specialist, in terms of clinical specialisation, leadership within the parameters of the health-care organisational model, and the ways in which the CNS’s role is changing with regard to other positions in the field of advanced nursing practice. Bibliography lists 7 sources

2 American Leaders

A 5 page research paper that profiles 2 American leaders: Steve Jobs of Apple Computers and nursing theorist and innovator Virginia Henderson. The writer offers a profile of each leader and argues that these two individuals exemplify leadership qualities. Henderson's work changed the entire perspective of modern day nursing, making it more patient-oriented and humanistic. Jobs' missionary zeal towards computing has broadened the horizons of human knowledge by bringing computers into the home and making them "user-friendly" so that even children can access the Internet's broad knowledge base. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

2 Nursing Studies

A 3 page research paper that describes the parameters of one qualitative nursing study and one quantitative study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

3 Elements of Psychiatric Nursing

A 4 page research paper that discusses this topic. Psychiatric nursing covers a wide variety of clinical settings and situations. However, three elements that are prominent in this field of nursing practice are the psychiatric nurse's role as advocate, teacher, and caregiver. The following examination of these three elements looks at why each role is an essential component of psychiatric nursing and the ramifications of these roles. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

3 Nursing Diagnoses for an Elderly Patient

A 9 page research paper that, first, presents a case scenario and then offers 3 nursing diagnoses that apply to the case. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

3 Nursing Theories Applicable to Geriatrics

This 6 page research paper examines the nursing theories of Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Orem and Jean Watson in order to discuss how they are applicable to nursing within a nursing home environment. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

3 Research Articles/Nursing & Diabetes

A 5 page research paper that summarizes three research studies pertaining to diabetes mellitus that were conducted by nurse researchers. Nursing interventions have been shown to be a critical factor in promoting such diabetic self-management. These synopses demonstrate how nursing research is consistently exploring ways to improve intervention and make self-management of diabetes more effective. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

4 Nursing Questions

A 4 page research paper that provides brief answer to 4 nursing questions. These questions cover the topics of defining paradigm and model; differentiating between medical model and wellness model; defining theory and discussing its application in nursing; and the utility of psychoneuroimmunology. Bibliography lists 5 sources.