|Mary C. Vrtis, Ph.D., MSN, MA, RN, OCN, NEA-BC
Legal Nurse Consultant
|40 years of nursing experience:
Clinically active in Home Health
Home Health ~ Long term care ~ Hospital
Nursing educator ~ Critical care
14 years of experience in Administration:
Home health ~ Hospital ~ Long term care
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When identified early, acute kidney injury (AKI) can be reversed.
If signs and symptoms are missed, then kidney failure can ensue with devastating consequences.
Nurses can make a tremendous impact in these situations.
Dr. Vrtis' 2013 peer-reviewed article is a ground breaking and standard setting article.
This article is provided free by the American Journal of Nursing.
|Vrtis, Mary C. (2013). Preventing and Responding to Acute Kidney Injury. American Journal of
Nursing, 113, 4, 38-47. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000428738.33180.2f
This article is available for free from the American Journal of Nursing: Click here
This is a continuing education article.
Vrtis, Mary C. (2013). The Economic Impact of Complex Wound Care on Home Health Agencies.
Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing, 40, 4, 360-363. doi:
Vrtis, Mary C., Burns, Kristie (2010). Evaluating Home Health Infusion Referrals. Home
Healthcare Nurse 28, 487-496. This is a continuing education article.
Vrtis, Mary C. (2008). Clostridium difficile: Preventing epidemic outbreaks in home health.
Home Healthcare Nurse 26, 563-569. This is a continuing education article.
Vrtis, Mary C. (2008). Clostridium difficile epidemic: A potential disaster for long-term care.
Annals of Long Term Care 16, 19-24.
Vrtis, Mary C. (2008). Is your patient taking the right antimicrobial? American Journal of
Nursing 108, 49-55.
This is a continuing education article and it won a Women in Communications Clarion award in
Vrtis, Mary C., Nicely, Bruce (1993). Nursing Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Organ
Donation. Journal of Transplant Coordination 3, 70-79.
Vrtis, Mary C. (1992). Cost/ Benefit Analysis of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A History of
CPR - Part I. Nursing Management 23, 50-54.
Vrtis, Mary C. (1992). Cost/ Benefit Analysis of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A
Comprehensive Study - Part II. Nursing Management 23, 44-51.
Vrtis, Mary C. (1985). I.C.U. - No Place to Sink or Swim. Nursing 15, 88.
|Additional Peer-Reviewed Publications