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Interprofessional collaboration between midwives and physicians
Author(s):Smith, Denise Colter
Healthcare delivery in the United States is rapidly changing and collaborative practice models have been cited as an approach to improving efficiency and effectiveness, reducing cost and maintaining safety and quality. ...
Social media and harsh punishment: results from the Raising Colorado study
Author(s):Abdoo, Denise Christine
Understanding the socio-demographic features of parental discipline practices and mothers' use of social media may aid development of interventions to decrease the risk of child abuse. The purposes of this dissertation ...
Exploring the dynamics of power in the chronic illness experience of rural-dwelling Latinos of Mexican origin
Author(s):Buhring, Anissa Sue
There is a paucity of research that focuses on the dynamics of power and chronic illness for Latinos. As the population of the United States continues to diversify and Latinos move toward becoming the largest minority ...
Patient and unit effects on expected length of stay using multi-level latent path analyses
Author(s):Andrus, Lynne Catherine
In its watershed report on the future of nursing, the Institute of Medicine references the emerging body of literature that links patient quality and safety directly to nursing care. However, systematic literature reviews, ...
Impact upon emotional availability: infant GERD and infant massage therapy
Author(s):Hays, Laura J.
This was a secondary analysis of a blinded experimental design pilot study conducted by Dr. Neu et al. concerning 6 to 10 week old infants with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Early mother-infant GERD dyads are at ...
Nursing cost per acute care episode: exploring relationships using patient level data
Author(s):Jenkins, Peggy Ann
In an era of patient centered, value-based health care, the value of the largest labor sector in the hospital setting, the nurse, is unknown. Traditional methods of accounting for nursing services have included measuring ...
Relationship of heart failure symptom patterns to heart failure self-care, The
Author(s):McDermott, Carrie M.
HF symptom monitoring and symptom management are necessary skills for self-care in patients with HF. The numerous symptoms experienced by HF patients contribute to the complexity of HF patient self-care. The purpose of ...
Adherence to adjuvant hormonal therapy in breast cancer survivors
Author(s):Grossman, Vicki Lynn
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between adherence and traumatic stress, depression, and symptom distress. The study also sought to determine whether or not non adherence was intentional or ...
Individual and group factors that affect resilience and mediate the relationship between resilience and the development of posttraumatic stress disorder in ICU nurses
The purpose of this research was to determine the significant individual and group characteristics that affected resilience in intensive care unit (ICU) nurses and whether those significant characteristics had a direct or ...
Influencing perception: the impact of a health information technology based tailored intervention on Hispanic parental perception of preschooler weight status
Author(s):Gauthier, Kristine I.
Background: The prevalence of overweight/obesity in Hispanic preschoolers has increased significantly over recent decades. Weight related health problems and risks often present during early childhood making early ...