Study by UCLA nursing faculty shows gardening had therapeutic effects for psychiatric patients.
The UCLA School of Nursing research shows that underhydration and dehydration are likely to be under-recognized and could bring health problems ranging from urinary tract infections to frequent falls.
Q&A with Melissa Reider-Demer who was honored by the health care organization Press Ganey, which promotes clinical safety, patient experience and workforce engagement.
The research, conducted at the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, also shows that the program was cost-neutral after accounting for its costs.
Christine Samuel-Nakamura and Mary Rezk-Hanna both earned their doctorates at the UCLA School of Nursing.
UCLA’s MarySue Heilemann, who was a delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, says the experience will influence her teaching and scholarship.
The research showed that a single session of hookah smoking increased heart rate and blood pressure; and significantly increased measures of arterial stiffness, a key risk factor in heart attack or stroke.
A UCLA study reveals why the story of ‘Catalina’ was dynamic, engaging, culturally appropriate and relatable to the women.
UCLA research provides critical knowledge for medicinal chemists to begin designing new drugs based on cambinol that are more potent than the molecule itself.
The $2 million gift augments the Shapiro Family Foundation’s previous giving to the school, which created a scholarship and established an endowment to fund programs in disability studies.
The focus of the program, which is designed for working professionals, is to translate research into advanced clinical practice.
The study appears to be the first to underscore significant clinical differences between men and women with the condition, and points to the need for different treatment approaches to address these varied symptoms.
A UCLA Nursing study found that combining education and entertainment helped encourage patients to seek therapy.
UCLA School of Nursing researchers found that people with a certain genetic variation who took donepezil for the condition had a faster cognitive decline than those who took a placebo.
Funding from the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Administration will cover about half the tuition of selected minority and disadvantaged students.
Linda Sarna, an internationally recognized scholar in promoting the role of nursing in tobacco control and oncology research focused on patients with lung cancer, has been appointed dean of the UCLA School of Nursing.
Think “scientific research” and one may imagine doctors, Ph.D.s or technicians toiling away in the lab. But many people don’t realize that nurses do research as well.
Using the technology could improve nursing education by reducing the role of subjective assessments and by providing more consistent evaluations.
UCLA study shows men and women had opposite responses in a part of the brain related to emotions and blood pressure control during blood pressure trials.
Grassroots outreach efforts are cited for participation in signing end-of-life documents, but there is room for improvement, a UCLA-led study finds.
The recognition “reflects our commitment to delivering the highest quality of care to this community,” said Karen Grimley, UCLA Health’s chief nurse executive.
Because of her experience as a cancer patient and survivor, the UCLA nursing student believes she learned invaluable lessons in the care of and compassion for patients. She graduates on Saturday with a master of science degree in nursing.
A charge nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Vandegrift oversees an ongoing stream of patients and the doctors and nurses who care for them.
People with obstructive sleep apnea show significant changes in the levels of two neurotransmitters, which could explain some of the symptoms that affect patients’ daily lives.
The study is the first to look at disease progression in the synapses, where brain cells transmit impulses.