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Advanced Care Planning in Commuinty Dwelling Older Adults
There is a growing number of older Americans. This means an increased proportion of people at the end of life. Advanced care planning is significant because it has been shown to decrease costs at the end of life and ...
Compassion Fatigue in Nurses Within Their First Year of Employment: Myth or Reality?
Approximately 30% to 61% of first year nurses have intentions of leaving the nursing profession. With the projected need for nurses to increase by 22% by the year 2018, it is predicted there will be a nursing shortage ...
Prevalence and Barriers of Mental Health Screening Tool Use of Adolescents in Truckee, CA
Youth suicide is a serious public health issue. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youths between the ages of 10 and 24. Rural mountain communities of the inter-mountain west have youth suicide rates that ...
Chronic Diseases in Occupied Palestinian Territory
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Examination of Transfusion Practice in Cancer Related Anemia in Northern Nevada, A Pilot Study
Cancer related anemia may result from chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy related myelosuppression, disease process, hemorrhage, nutritional abnormalities, nephrotoxic interventions or hemolysis. The National Comprehensive ...
The Perceived Susceptibility of Young Adults Sustaining A Traumatic Brain Injury While Participating in Risk Taking Behavior
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceived susceptibility of young adults sustaining a traumatic brain injury while participating in risk taking behaviors. The Health Belief Model provided the conceptual framework ...
The Lived Experience of Infertility: Women Undergoing Ovarian Stimulation with Subsequent Intrauterine Insemination
The National Survey of Family Growth as reported to the Centers for Disease Control indicates that 7.3 million women and their partners are affected by infertility, which is 12 % of the population of the United Stats. The ...
An Exploration of Eating Disorders (Diabulimia) Associated with Type 1 Diabetes.
Incidence of type 1 diabetes continues to increase, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation estimates prevalence will raise from 20% to 23 % between 2001 and 2009 (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation [JDRF], 2015). ...
Nurses' Perception of Diabetes: A Comparative Analysis
Diabetes mellitus has arisen as a prevalent group of diseases requiring a multidisciplinary approach towards care and treatment. Associated with many complications and increased patient morbidity, proper diabetes management ...
Community-Based Nursing Plan to Help Seniors Safely Evacuate from an Independent Living Facility in an Emergency
Community Health Nurses are in a prime position to assist our senior population with planning and implementing safe evacuation procedures that are suited to meet their many needs. This is intended for community health ...