One of Cleveland Clinic’s advanced practice nurses has conducted seminal research on delirium screening and early progressive mobility in the neurological ICU. Find out why she’s so passionate about nursing research.
Educating heart failure patients is important to managing lifestyle after hospital discharge. But are nurses comfortable providing self-care education? A published study by a Cleveland Clinic ACNO reveals telling results.
In the first longitudinal study to compare brain activity and cognitive function in cognitively intact elders with and without a key gene marker for Alzheimer disease, fMRI demonstrated clear differences.
The largest analyses to date of autism in twins and in females have yielded some novel insights. Lead researcher Thomas Frazier, PhD, gives the lowdown, and looks ahead to a Rett syndrome trial.
Adult ICU patients are at risk for fecal incontinence that can result in pressure ulcers and anal erosion. Nurse researchers at Cleveland Clinic studied the effect of fecal management systems on the incidence of anal erosion.
With more than half a million dollars in funding secured, a Cleveland Clinic team is embarking on the process of developing and testing a new Alzheimer’s drug, MDA7, a cannabinoid type 2 receptor-selective agonist.
How viruses interact with the innate immune system could lead to fresh approaches for combating viral diseases —providing quicker relief and better outcomes for patients, a new study suggests.
While stenting coronary arteries with moderate stenosis worsens outcomes, internal thoracic artery grafting of such arteries improves long-term survival, a new analysis shows.
As one of 12 Clinical Centers in the Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury (PETAL) Network , Cleveland Clinic is helping develop and test novel therapeutic approaches to acute lung injury, aiming for prevention, early diagnosis and improved outcomes.
Two nurses at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital spearheaded a research project to study the implications of inter-arm blood pressure differences in patients admitted to critical care units.