Thursday, 20 July 2006: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Acute Care Models and Strategies
 Caregiver Burden and Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes of Spouses of Coronary Artery Bypass Patients
Margo A. Halm, RN, PhD, APRN-BC, Ruth Ann Lindquist, RN, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN
 Examining the Impact of Chest Tube-Related Factors on the Risk of Nosocomial Infections in a Community Based Hospital
Margaret (Peggy) Oldfield, MSc, BA, RN
 Pain Experience in Hospitalized Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
Renee Granados, RN, MSN, Eufemia Jacob, PhD, RN
 Association Between Nurse Staffing and Education and Inpatient Mortality in VHA
Yu-Fang Li, PhD, RN, Anne E. Sales, MSN, PhD, RN, Nancy D. Sharp, PhD, Elliott Lowy, PhD, Gwendolyn Greiner, MSW, MPH