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Elizabeth R. Van Horn

**Education: PhD - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nursing - 2005--MSN - The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Nursing Education - 1998--BSN - South Dakota State University - 1989 **Areas of Expertise: * Adult Health * Adult critical care * Recovery from traumatic injury * promotion of family integrity

There are 8 included publications by Elizabeth R. Van Horn :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The effect of critical care hospitalization on family members: Stress and responses 2000 4982 Family members of intensive care patients may experience stressors that threaten both personal health and family integrity. This study found that family members endure multiple concurrent stressors and exhibit numerous behavioral responses, including...
An Exemplar of the Use of NNN Language in Developing Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines 2008 567 PURPOSE. To explore the use of standardized language, NNN, in the development of evidence-based practice (EBP). DATA SOURCES. Published research and texts on family interventions, nursing diagnoses (NANDA-I), nursing interventions (NIC), and nursing...
Family interventions during the trajectory of recovery from cardiac event: An integrative literature review 2002 570 The experience of a cardiac event is a source of stress for both patients and their family members that may be viewed as a family crisis. The trajectory of cardiovascular disease, including both the acute and recovery phases, involves continuous adju...
Impact of Intravenous Insulin Protocols on Hypoglycemia, Patient Safety, and Nursing Workload 2009 1024 The practice of tight glycemic control using an intravenous insulin infusion has been adopted in many clinical settings, and although beneficial patient outcomes have been clearly documented, the therapy poses potential risks to patient safety relate...
Loss and Depression After Traumatic Injury: The Importance of Case Management in the Recovery Process 2009 368 Purposes of Study: This study aims to (1) explore the types of resource loss commonly experienced by trauma patients as a result of their injuries, (2) examine the relationship between loss of resources and depressive symptoms after traumatic injury,...
NNN Language and Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Acute Cardiac Care: Retaining the Essence of Nursing. 2010 1198 Multidisciplinary management of the acute cardiac patient, for decades, has been driven by best practices, treatment algorithms, and research-based protocols. As nurses continue to develop and implement evidence-based care, they must ensure that the ...
Promoting Cultural Awareness and Knowledge Among Faculty and Doctoral Students 2008 911 This article describes the activities conducted by the Race and Gender Committee of one school of nursing in North Carolina to promote cultural awareness and knowledge among faculty and doctoral students. Wells's Institutional Cultural Development Mo...
Promotion of Family Integrity in the Acute Care Setting: A Review of the Literature 2007 1208 The acute illness of 1 family member can negatively affect all family members and lead to the disruption of family functioning and integrity. During the patient’s hospitalization, nurses are in a key position to support family members, maintain famil...