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An outpatient Tai Chi program: Effects on veterans' functional outcomes.

Lana M Brown, Linda M Sawyer, Shelly Y Lensing, Tanya Taylor, Melinda M Bopp, Ileina Ferrier, Dennis H Sullivan,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the effectiveness of an evidence-based 12-week Tai Chi course designed to improve balance and physical function in a population of older veterans.<h4>Methods</h4>Community dwelling veterans of all ages with gait and balance problems were invited to participate in the Tai Chi program. Participants completed the Berg Balance Scale (BBS), ... Read more >>

Nurs Forum (Nursing forum)
[2021, 56(2):448-452]

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National and Northern New England Opioid Prescribing Patterns, 2013-2014.

Adam R Toth, Carl J Possidente, Linda M Sawyer, Mark A DiParlo, Gilbert J Fanciullo,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate current opioid prescribing patterns nationally and regionally across several northern New England states and compare with prescription data on an institutional level over a two-year period, between 2013 and 2014.<h4>Design, setting, and subjects</h4>The IMS Health National Prescription Audit (NPA) database was used to obtain prescription data from US ... Read more >>

Pain Med (Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.))
[2017, 18(9):1706-1714]

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Expanding American Nurses Association nursing quality indicators to community-based practices.

Linda M Sawyer, Bobbie Berkowitz, Judith E Haber, June H Larrabee, Barbara L Marino, Karen S Martin, Katherine P Mason, Margaret F Mastal, Michael W Nilsson, Sue Ellen Walbridge, Mary K Walker,

Continuing its commitment to patient care quality, the American Nurses Association appointed a committee in 1997 to expand nursing-sensitive quality indicators beyond acute care. This article is the final report describing the processes used to identify a core set of community-based quality indicators relevant to nurses across the care continuum ... Read more >>

Outcomes Manag (Outcomes management)
[2002, 6(2):53-61]

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