Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical setting and intended to address issues of interest in Adult Medical/Surgical Care. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses who are responsible for patients in a broad range of settings with diagnoses across all medical specialties.

Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:

Advanced Practice; Best Practices; Care Coordination Standards & Policies; Cutting-edge Medical or Surgical Therapies; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Medical/Surgical Care in non-hospital sites: clinics, outpatient surgery centers, MD offices, long-term care facilities, and other practice sites; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Nursing Care of Patients in Specific Medical/Surgical Areas: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Organ Transplant, Trauma; Nursing Shortage (How it affects Adult Medical/Surgical Care; Nursing Roles in Adult Medical/Surgical; Orthopedics; Pain Management; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Outcomes, Improvement; Post Anesthesia Care Unit/Recover Room, Policies, Procedures and Standards of Care; Standards of Care

Prior to an item’s inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers. The collection contains full-text submissions, some of which may be embargoed for a period of time to allow the author to pursue traditional publishing options.


If you are a nurse researcher interested in submitting an item to this collection, please contact the Repository Manager at

Items may have collaborating or joint authors. At least one of the authors must be a nurse and must be the submitter of the item.

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