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The Palliative Care: Conversations Matter®
Care for Children With Serious Illnesses
NINR recently released a two and half minute video that provides a straightforward overview of pediatric palliative care for families, providers and organizations. This consumer-friendly resource is part of NINR’s Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® campaign.
NINR Director's Lecture - Dr. Eun-Ok Im"
On April 25, Dr. Eun-Ok Im presented "Midlife Women’s Health: Using Technology to Enhance Research and Eliminate Disparities." In her presentation, Dr. Im discussed her program of research, which uses computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Insights from the National Institute of Nursing Research
Every year, millions of people experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI), but there’s no reliable blood-based test to predict how quickly or slowly someone with TBI will recover. The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is helping scientists to develop that test—just one of the ways NINR is improving people’s lives every day.
NINR Video: "Pediatric Palliative Care: A Personal Story"
This vignette shares the story of Rachel—a pediatric neuroblastoma patient—and her family. The story demonstrates how palliative care can positively influence a patient's and family's experience with illness.
The NINR Director’s Lecture Series is designed to bring the nation’s top nurse scientists to the NIH campus to share their work and interests with a transdisciplinary audience.
Palliative care is comprehensive treatment of the discomfort, symptoms and stress of serious illness. NINR developed the Palliative Care: Conversations Matter ® campaign to increase the use of palliative care for children and teens living with serious illnesses.
NACNR meets three times a year to provide recommendations on the direction and support of the nursing, biomedical, social, and behavioral research that forms the evidence base for nursing practice.