Patient Care

October 2013 Andrew Schwartz
Led by Barbara Drew, a research team from UC San Francisco School of Nursing partners with both UCSF Medical Center and GE Healthcare to confront one of the most dangerous unintended consequences of technological progress: alarm fatigue in hospitals.
September 2013 Diana Austin
In the stress and swirl of an ICU, how much of a role should bedside nurses play in leading palliative care discussions with patients and families?
September 2013 Brigid Donovan
In the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines plane crash, acute care nurse practitioners were an integral part of the team triaging and managing patients at San Francisco General Hospital.
July 2013 Andrew Schwartz
In the health care reform era, acute care NPs at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital forge new roles in pediatric intensive care and transport.
April 2013 Maureen McGrath
NPs drawing on their entire skill set – including the ability to build relationships with patients and families – can be the key to more effective diabetes management.
February 2013 Andrew Schwartz
What does an organization that achieves Magnet recognition really look like? Nurses and others at UCSF Medical Center Hospital tell the story of their Magnet journey.
February 2013 Diana Austin
Alumna Kristina Hung’s work helps increase breastfeeding rates for babies born by cesarean section.
January 2013 Diana Austin
Hoarding is a public health problem that disproportionately affects older adults. UCSF’s Monika Eckfield is helping to increase awareness, understanding and treatment.
January 2013 Helen Smith
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.
December 2012 Andrew Schwartz
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?

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