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    • Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Management 

      Arden, Arianna E., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-18)
      Approximately 20.4% of the North American population experience chronic pain (CDC, 2016). Chronic pain has a direct impact on daily life activities, mental health, employment, and economic well-being. Many adults are treated ...
    • Advance Directives: Do I Need One? 

      Bohn, Abigail M., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-28)
      Background: An advance directive is a document explaining the extent of medical treatment an individual wishes to receive in the event that they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves. Purpose: The purpose of ...
    • Benefits of Early Ambulation: A Literature Review 

      Sawyers, Allison M., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019)
      The purpose of this literature review is to examine the benefits of early ambulation and the barriers that prevent early ambulation. Additionally, the literature was reviewed to determine the nursing implications related ...
    • Causes of 30-day Readmission and Methods to Reduce it 

      Feeney, Rachel M., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-25)
      When a patient is readmitted within 30 days of discharge, the hospital is required to pay for the hospitalization, and the patient is at risk for poor outcomes. Many factors can increase a patient’s risk for readmission, ...
    • Etiological Components and Patterns Contributing to the Development of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

      Kwaben, V. B. (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-03)
      Intro: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects more than a quarter million people in the United States today. It involves a dysfunction within the humoral immune ...
    • Pressure Ulcer Prevention 

      Prine, Alia M., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-28)
      This paper explores various published articles relating to pressure ulcers and why it’s important in healthcare to prevent them. Not only this, but there were two websites used to get general information about pressure ...
    • Transitioning from Nursing Student to Registered Nurse 

      Nichols, Elana M., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-04)
      The transition from nursing student to registered nurse is not one that would be considered smooth. In fact, it is defined as being challenging, unpredictable and lacking clarity. The purpose of this literature review ...
    • Understanding Haitian Immigrant's Health Practices 

      Namara George, 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-29)
      Due to the growing population of Haitian immigrants in the United States, it is important to increase nurses’ cultural competency by understanding Haitians’ health practices as they may differ from western medicine. Google ...
    • Using Mirror Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation 

      Adamjee, Mashal S. (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-25)
      In the United States, strokes are known to kill over 140,000 people every year and effect mobility in more than 50 percent of stroke survivors (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020). It is a debilitating disease ...