Previous Grant Recipients

 

Research Grants

The mission of the ENA Foundation is to provide educational scholarships and research grants in the discipline of emergency nursing. Annually, since its inception in 1991, research grants have been awarded on projects related to the discipline of emergency nursing. The names of those recipients and the project titles are listed below.

These research grants are made possible because of the generous donations received from individuals, state councils, local chapters, industry and friend of emergency nursing. For additional information about the ENA Foundation, please e-mail ENA.Foundation@ena.org or contact a member of the Development Department at 847-460-4100.

2014 -  2013 - 2012 - 2011

2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001

2000 - 1999 - 1998 - 1997 - 1996 - 1995 - 1994 - 1993 - 1992 - 1991

2014
Emergency Medicine Foundation/ENA Foundation Team Grant
No application was selected in 2014

 

 

ENA Foundation / Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
Allison Jones, MSN, RN - Kentucky
Predictors of Cognitive Function and Disability in Adult Trauma Patients who receive Blood Transfusions

 

$3,000

2013
Emergency Medicine Foundation/ENA Foundation Team Grant
  • AnnMarie R. Papa, DNP, RN, CEN, NE-BC, FAEN - Pennsylvania
  • Kristin L. Rising, MD and Brendan G. Carr, MD, MA, MS, FACEP
    Patient Returns to the Emergency Department: When and Why
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    $50,000

     

    ENA Foundation & ANIA Research Grants
    Ann Townsend, RN, APN, DrNP - New Jersey
    Computer System Support of Evidence-Based Clinical Decision-Making of Emergency

     

    $6,000

    ENA Foundation Seed Grants
  • Elizabeth Mizerek, MSN, RN, CEN - New Jersey
    Foley or No Foley: Factors Influencing Emergency Nurse's Decision to Insert an Indwelling Urinary Catheter
  • Yvonne St. Denis, RN, B.Sc.N., M.Sc.N, PhD(c) - Ontario - CANADA
    Neurological assessment in the acute care environment of northern Ontarion hospitals
  • $500

     

    $500


    ENA Foundation / Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Chris Burchill, PhD, RN, CEN - Pennsylvania
    Psychometric testing of the Personal Workplace Safety Instrument for Emergency Nurses
  • $6,000
    ENA Foundation Industry Supported Research Grant provided by Stryker
  • Carol Ann Marchetti, PhD, RN, FPMHNP-BC, SANE – Massachusetts
    Attitudes, Efficacy, and Potential Barriers Associated with Expanding the Role of Adult/Adolescent Sexual Nurse Examiners (SANEs) to Care for Younger Patients.
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    $5,000


    ENA Foundation Industry Supported Research Grant provided by FreemanWhtie ED Design Team
  • D. Todd Smith, PhD©, RN, NP-C, FF/EMT-P – Virginia
    First responder triage using the 5-level CTAS system: Is it feasible?
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    $5,000
    2012
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
    No application was selected in 2012.

    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant 
  • Jessica Draughon, PhD(c), MSN, RN- Maryland
    Sexual Assault and Protocol Adherence in Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) for HIV in Emergency Department Settings  
  • Mary Johansen, PhD, NE-BC, RN - New Jersey
    Nursing Care Delivery Systems nd the Process of Care in Acute Myocardial Infarction
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    $3,000

    ENA Foundation Industry Supported Research Grant provided by Stryker
  • Steve Stapleton, PhD, RN, CEN
    The Feasibility and acceptability of a touch-screen computer data collection program in discharged ED patients.
  • $5,000
    ANF Research Grant
  • Jessica Draughon, PhD(c), MSN, RN- Maryland
  • Sexual Assualt and Protocol Adherence in Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) for HIV

    $3,800

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    2011
    ENA Foundation Industry Supported Research Grant provided by Stryker
  • Karen Speroni, BSN, MHSA, PhD, RN
    Prevalence and Cost of Workplace Violence Experience by Nurses Employed in a Community Hospital System
  • $5,000
    Emergency Medicine Foundation/ENA Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Jessica Castner, RN, MS, CEN
    Kaleida Health - Buffalo, NY

    Radio-Frequency Identification Time-and-Motion Study: The Relationship of Emergency
    Department Overcrowding, Physical Workspace, and Patient-Provider Contact
  • $50,000
    ANF Research Grant
  • Mary L. Johansen, PhD, RN - State University of New Jersey
    Emergency Department Workforce Factors and The Quality of Patient Care
  • $3,800

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    2010
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Due to lack of applications - this Research Grant was not awarded in 2010.
  • ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Due to lack of applications - this Research Grant was not awarded in 2010
  • $6,000
    ENA Foundation Industry-Supported Research Grant sponsored by Stryker
  • Garret K. Chan, PhD, APRN, FPCN, FAEN
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics
    “Understanding the Palliative Care Needs of Survivors and the Effects on Clinicians Who Respond to a Mass Casualty Disaster”
  • $5,000
    ENA Foundation Industry-Supported Research Grant sponsored by GE Healthcare.
  • Lola Marie Prince, PhD, APN, FNP-BC
    Northern Illinois University, School of Nursing and Health Studies
    “Emergency Department Nurses’ Attitudes toward Street-Prostituted Women Experiencing Sexual Assault”
  • $5,000

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    2009
    ENA Foundation Industry Supported Research Grant provided by Stryker
  • Lynda J. Dimitroff, PhD, BSN, RN, CHES
    Rochester General Hospital
    "The relationship of leadership style and horizontal violence in emergency department staff nurse retention."

  • $5,000
    ENA Foundation Industry Supported Research Grant provided by Stryker
  • Gordon Gillespie, RN, PhD, PHCNS-BC, CEN, CCRN, CPEN
    University of Cincinnati
    "Stress and Resilience in Emergency Nurses Following Trauma Care."
  • $5,000
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • James F. Holmes, MD, MPH and Joshua J. Freilich, RN, BSN
    University of California, Davis
    "Does an Electronic Medical Record reminder Improve Triage Protocol Compliance among ED Triage Nurses?"
  • $5,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Donna O'Malley, RN, MSN
    The Children's Mercy Hospital
    "Understanding Why Emergency Department Healthcare Providers Do Not Screen for Family Violence"
  • $6,000

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    2008
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
    Due to lack of applications - this Research Grant was not awarded in 2008.
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Sarah Lynn Anderson
    "Changes in Genital Injuries in Women Based on Skin Color after Consensual Intercourse"
  • $6,000

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    2007
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Jean Marshall, RN, MS and Theodore Chan, MD
    University of California - San Diego
    "Multi-Center Study of the Impact of Nurse-Patient Ratios on Emergency Department Overcrowding"
  • $50,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Mindy B. Zeitzer, MSN, CRNP
    University of Pennsylvania - School of Nursing
    "Ethical Issues and Decision Making Related to Resuscitation of Severly Injured Patients:Perceptions of Emergency Department Nurses"
  • $6,000

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    2006
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
    Andria Cleary, RN and Rick Hong, MD
    Christiana Care Health Services (DE)
    "The Use of an Express Admit Unit to Alleviate ED Overcrowding"
    $20,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Karen Frame Miller, MPA, RN, CIC
    Vanderbilt University - Department of Emergency Medicine
    "Individual Emergency Nurse Report Cards: Do They Improve Efficiency?"
  • $6,000

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    2005
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Paula Tanabe, PhD, RN and Michael Gisondi, MD
    Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University (IL)
  • $20,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
    Not awarded

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    2004
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Carolyn Santora, RN, MS and Peter Viccellio, MD, FACEP
    Stony Brook University (NY)
    "Impact of hospital length of stay and emergency department turnaround time when admitted patients are moved to hallway beds"

     

  • $20,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Garrett Chan, RN, MS, CEN, APRN, BC-PCM
    University of California, San Francisco
    "End-of-Life Care in the Emergency Department"
  • $6,000

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    2003
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Paula Tanabe, PhD, RN, CEN Northwestern University Institute for Health Service Research and Policy Studies (IL) “Optimizing Triage of High Acuity Patients: Revision of the Emergency Severity Index Level 1 & 2 Criteria”
  • $5,835

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    2002
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Nicole DeIorio, MD and Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN
    Oregon Health and Science University (OR)
    “Health Outcomes of Severe Intimate Partner Violence”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Linda Scheetz, EdD, RN, CS, CEN
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (NJ)
    “Effectiveness of Prehospital Trauma Triage Protocol in Identifying Major Trauma in Elderly Motor Vehicle Crash Victims”
  • $6,000

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    2001
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Lynn Farr, RN, MSA and Robert Swor, DO
    William Beaumont Hospital (MI)
    “Chest-Compression Only CPR for Older Adults – A Pilot Study”
  • $9,682
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Alyce Schultz, RN, PhD and John Burton, MD
    Maine Medical Center (ME)
    “The Efficacy and Feasibility of a Collaborative Approach for Reducing Pain in Emergency Department Lumbar Puncture Patients”
  • $9,946
    ENA Foundation Special Project/Program Development Grant
  • Fidela Blank, RN
    Baystate Medical Center (MA)
    “Introductory Series for the Emergency Nurse”
  • $3,000

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    2000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Shu-Fen Wung, RN, PhD
    University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
    “Early assessment of patients with acute posterior myocardial infarction using new ECG criteria: A prospective study”
  • $6,000
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Sarah Anderson, MSN and Ralph Riviello, MD
    University of Virginia (VA)
    “Coloposcopic Findings on the Examination of Women After Consensual Intercourse”
  • $9,795
    ENA Foundation Research Grant #1
  • Sr. Callista Roy, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Boston College (MA)
    “Improving Cognitive Recovery of Patients with Mild Head Injury Using a Protocol of Interventions in Collaboration with Families”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation Research Grant #2
  • Mary Ann Jezewski, PhD, RN
    University of Buffalo (NY)
    “Emergency Nurses and Advance Directives”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation Special Project/Program Development Grant
  • Jane Koziol-McLain, PhD, RN
    Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    “Development of a ‘Domestic Violence Screening’ Computer-Based Training Course for Emergency Nurses”
  • $1,875

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    1999
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
  • Alyce A. Schultz, RN, PhD
    Maine Medical Center (ME)
    “Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Iontophoresis of Lidocaine for Dermal Anesthesia in Emergency Department Pediatric Patients”
  • $6,000
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Janet Alteveer, MD, FACEP, and Denise Visuso, RN
    The Cooper Health System (NJ)
    “Colposcopy and Genital Trauma in the Sexual Assault Evidentiary Examination”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Alan B. Storrow, MD, FACEP and Catherine A. Hamilton, RN, MPH
    University of Cincinnati (OH)
    “The Use of an Emergency-Based Observation Unit to Identify a Low-Risk Population of Patients with Heart Failure”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation Special Project/Program Development Grant
  • Lisa Marie Bernardo, RN, PhD
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing (PA)
    “The DOG BITES Program”
  • $1,500
    ENA Foundation Special Project/Program Development Grant
  • Ryekel Gengler, RN, SANE
    Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center Emergency Department (KS)
    “Resource Library for SANE”
  • $1,500

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    1998
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Debbie Travers, RN, MSN and Jane Brice, MD
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
    “Health Literacy Among Spanish Speaking Patients in the ED”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau Joint Research Grant
  • Beverly G. Hart, RN, PHDc, CEN (Richmond, KY)
    “Understanding Emergency Department Nurses' Complex Relationships with Alcohol and Trauma Patients: A Grounded Theory Approach”
  • $2,230
    ENA Foundation Research Grant
  • Paula Tanabe, RN, PhD (Chicago, IL)
    “A Randomixed Prospective Trial Investigating the Effectiveness of Various Interventions for Pain Relief at Triage in Adult and Pediatric Patients with Minor Musculoskelatal Trauma”
  • $5,380
    ENA Foundation Special Project/Program Development Grant
  • Ina Golden, RN, BSA, CEN, EMT-P (Holly, MI)
    “Safety Expo”
  • $1,500

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    1997
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Susan Mathias, BSN, RN and Gregory L. Larkin, MD, MS, MPH, FACEP
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh (PA)
    “Effect of Multimedia Patient Discharge Instructions on Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients with Acute Lower Extremity Injuries: A Prospective, Randomized, Experimental Trial”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Linda Davis-Moon, RN, BSN and Bernard L. Lopez, MD, FACEP
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia (PA)
    “The Evaluation of Nitric Oxide During the ED Treatment of Acute Vasoocclusive Sickle Cell Crisis”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau Joint Research Grant
  • Fidela S. J Blank, RN, MN, MBA (Springfield, MA)
    “Effectiveness of ED Discharge Instructions in Reducing Pre-Hospital Delays in Chest Pain Patients”
  • $6,000
    ENA Foundation Research Grant #1
  • Jane Koziol-McLain, RN, MS, PhD(c) (Denver, CO)
    “Screening for Partner Violence: A Nursing Inquiry”
  • $5,000
    ENA Foundation Research Grant #2
  • Kristin L. O'Donnell, RN, BS (West Haven, CT)
    “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Coping Strategies Used By Emergency Nurses”
  • $2,500
    ENA Foundation Research Grant #3
  • Debbie Travers, RN, MSN (Durham, NC)
    “Comparison of Two Triage Acuity Systems”
  • $5,000

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    1996
    Emergency Medicine Foundation/ENA Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Jorie D. Klein, ADN, RN and Ellen Taliaferro, MD, FACEP (Dallas, TX)
    “Family Presence During Resucucitation/Invasive Procedure”
  • $10,000
    Emergency Medicine Foundation/ENA Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Suzanne Metcalfe, RN and David Slobodkin, MD, FACEP (Chicago, IL)
    Cook County Hospital
    “Vaccination of Emergency Department Patient Against Influenza”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation/Sigma Theta Tau Research Grant
  • Karen S. Hayes, RN and Co-Investigator, Vicki Conn, PhD, RN (Iola, KS)
    “Geragogy Based Medication for the Rural Elderly Discharged From the Emergency Department”
  • $2,650
    ENA Foundation Research Grant
  • Julie Miller, RN, BSN, CEN and Co-Investigator, Arthur Pancioli, MD (Union, KY)
    “Comparison of the Pulse Oximetry and Arterial Co-Oximetry Saturation in Persons Who Smoke and Persons Who Don't Smoke Presenting to the Emergency Department for Evaluation”
  • $2,505
    Program Development/Special Project Grant #1
  • Tommie P. Nelms, PhD (Atlanta, GA)
    “Enhancing Emergency Nursing Involvement with Battered Women”
  • $2,500
    ENA Foundation Special Project/Program Grant #2
  • Charose James (Council Bluffs, IA)
    “ENCARE Training for Eastern Nebraska”
  • $2,500

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    1995
    Leadership Research Grant
  • Pamela Levin, RN, PHD (Chicago, IL)
    “Assault of Emergency Nurses: A Focus Group Study”
  • $2,863
    ENF/Sigma Theta Tau, International Joint Research Grant
  • Darlene Welsh, RN, MSN (Lexington, KY)
    “Heart Failure Treatment in the Emergency Department”
  • $6,000
    ENF/Emergency Medicine Foundation Team Research Grant
  • Martha Neighbor, MD and Kathleen Puntillo, RN, BS, MS, DNSc (San Francisco, CA)
    “Comparative Efficacy of Intramuscular Ketorolac and Oral Ibuprofen in English and Non-English Speaking Patients Presenting to an Emergency Department in Moderate to Severe Pain”
  • $10,000
    ENA Foundation Research Grant
  • Sharon Hale, RN, BSN (Tacoma, WA)
    “Identification of Variables Affecting the Use of the Intraosseious Infusion During Pediatric Resuscitation”
  • $890
    Program Development/Special Project Grant #1
  • Anne Alban, RN, MS (Rockville, MD)
    “Evaluation of Pediatric Victims of Sexual Maltreatment”
  • $1,500
    Program Development/Special Project Grant #2
  • E. Marie Wilson, RN, MPH (Hartford, CT)
    “State Regulatory Barriers to Prehospital Nursing”
  • $1,500
    Program Development/Special Project Grant #3
  • Fidela Blank, RN, MN, MBA (Springfield, MA)
    “A Teaching Program Aimed at Reducing Prehospital Delays for Chest Pain Patients”
  • $1,765

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    1994
    Research Grant
  • Marcia Bosek, RN, DNSc (Chicago, IL)
    “Ethical Decision Making by Emergency Nurses”
  • $3,250
    Special Project/Program Development Grant
  • Jacqueline Dienemann, RN, FAAN and Deborah Trautman, RN, MSN (Baltimore, MD)
    “Development of Evaluation of an ED Domestic Violence Program”
  • $3,250
    Emergency Medicine Foundation/Emergency Nursing Foundation Team Grant Recipients
  • Marc H. Gorelick, MD and Kathleen A. Murphy, RN, MSN (Philadelphia, PA)
    “Accuracy and Reliability of Clinical Assessments by Emergency Nurses and Physicians in the Evaluation of Dehydration in Children”
  • $10,000
    Research Grant
  • Karen Chung, RN, MSN, PhD(c) (Washington, DC)
    “Heparinized Saline Versus Saline as a Flush Solution for Maintaining Intravenous Lock Patency in Children”
  • $4,000

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    1993
    Special Project Grant (Funds returned, project not completed - $500)
  • Terry Gregory Casey, RN, MSN(c) (Harrodsburg, KY)
    “Project Teach: Discharge Instructions for the Patient with Low Literacy Skills”
  • $500
    Special Project Grant
  • June D. Thompson, RN, MS (Marion, OH)
    “Factors Determining Compliance with Universal Precautions Among Emergency Department Nurses”
  • $1,000
    Special Project Grant
  • Frank Cole, RN, PhD, CEN, CS (Houston, TX)
    “Climate, Attitudes, and HIV+/AIDS Patients' Satisfaction with Nursing Care”
  • $471
    Special Project Grant
  • James L. Raper, RN, MSN, CEN (Birmingham, AL)
    “The Relationship Between Patient Acuity and Patient Satisfaction With Emergency Department Nursing Care”
  • $645
    Research Grant
  • Starre Haney, RN, BSN, CEN (Mesa, AZ)
    “Emergency Department Nurses Knowledge of Disaster Procedure/Management”
  • $1,500
    Research Grant
  • Elisabeth Weber, RN, MA, CEN, CNA (Cleveland, OH)
    “Validity and Reliability of a Rapid Appreviated Triage System”
  • $3,500

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    1992
    Research Grant
  • Lisa Bernardo, RN, MSN (Gibsonia, PA)
    “Parent-Reported Behaviour and Life Events Among Injured, Ill, and Well Preschool Children”
  • $600
    Research Grant
  • Nancy Mistretta, RN, CEN, CCRN (Manchester, CT)
    “Families Perceptions of Care Provided Them in the Emergency Department Following the Death of a Loved One”
  • $437
    Research Grant
  • Lorie Thomas, RN (San Diego, CA)
    “A National Survey of Pediatric Fever Management Practices Among Emergency Department Nurses”
  • $500
    Research Grant
  • Melody Campbell, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN (Anna, OH)
    “A Description of the Needs of Families of Trauma Patients Requiring Emergency Interhospital Transport for Tertiary Care”
  • $500
    Research Grant
  • Cynthia B. Hoover, RN, BSN (Charlottesville, VA)
    “Introduction of Patient Controlled Analgesia in the ED”
  • $1,500

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    1991
    Research Grant
  • Susan Maclean, RN, PhD (Chicago, IL)
    “Conceptualization of Triage Decision Making by Nurses”
  • $1,500

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