Hoarding is a public health problem that disproportionately affects older adults. UCSF’s Monika Eckfield is helping to increase awareness, understanding and treatment.
Nurse practitioner student Helen Smith wants service members and veterans who have been victims of sexual assault to receive sensitive treatment from caregivers and suggests ways to prevent future assaults.
It’s taken nearly half a century, but palliative and end-of-life care are finally beginning to establish a significant foothold in the US healthcare system. In an era of “death panel” fears, what’s next for palliative care clinicians, researchers and educators?
UCSF nurse scientists OiSaeng Hong and Heather Leutwyler use interactive screens and software to reach different patient populations.
Standardizing patient education can lead to more consistent delivery and outcomes, but it also can have unintended consequences when nurses lose sight of the patient in front of them.
A collaboration among UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and UCSF School of Nursing results in the two hospitals receiving Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
Authors Gerri Collins-Bride and JoAnne Saxe discuss their new book and the future of advanced practice nursing.
Hospitals, clinics and physicians’ offices are racing to implement or update their electronic health records. This creates new challenges and opportunities for nurses striving to improve patient care.
As UCSF Medical Center dramatically cut readmission rates for heart failure patients, nurses led the way.
Susan Peloquin helps create UCSF’s pioneering neonatal intensive care unit to head off the neurological complications that are the leading cause of cognitive impairment and cerebral palsy in the United States.