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Overcoming Online Health Education Disparity

Overcoming Online Health Education Disparity Howard, Marion OBJECTIVES: To learn more about teen internet access, to enable teens to use computers in clinics to obtain health information, to assess the impact of such usage. METHODS: Teens were asked to view a computer-based internet intervention aimed at preventing STDs through increased condom use. Changes in the […]

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Competent students and healthy families

Successful health outcomes in community-based nursing: Competent students and healthy families Wood, Marilynne R Schools of nursing consistently struggle in their efforts to provide appropriate clinical experiences for their students. Community-based nursing programs form partnerships with and provide services to non-hospital based sites (Wink, 2001). Families and clients who come to these sites bring additional […]

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Factors influencing African American mothers to breastfeed their infants: African American breastfeeding

Factors influencing African American mothers to breastfeed their infants: African American breastfeeding Aikin, Shirley Coleman Factors influencing the choice of method of infant feeding are explored with a population of African American mothers who receive care from a WIC Clinic. Focus groups were used to obtain data to determine the factors that influenced decisions about […]

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Insured Women’s Access to Infertility Care: How ‘Fair’ Is It Even With Family Healthcare Insurance?

Insured Women’s Access to Infertility Care: How ‘Fair’ Is It Even With Family Healthcare Insurance? Griffin, Martha OBJECTIVE: to examine the process of accessing infertility care in the context of an ‘equitable opportunity to do so’ (Mithaug, 1996) by comparing two groups of insured women who had ‘family insurance coverage’. DESIGN: A comparative survey design […]

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A student’s South African experience

Looking through the bushes: A student’s South African experience Rodriguez, Helen The phone rang late one night and it was a call from my professor, Dr. Allen, from the university. I had turned in a paper a week ago and thought surely it was not that bad that she had to call me at home. […]

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Essential information for today’s practicing nurses, The

health belief system of African-Americans: Essential information for today’s practicing nurses, The Fields, Sheldon D This article explores the health beliefs of African-American people and the potential impact of these beliefs on their health. A general overview of some health beliefs of this population is presented with clinical examples. The readers are challenged to think […]

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Review of literature 1900-99 and strategies and outcomes in a small private School of Nursing with limited funding

Retention strategies for ESL nursing students: Review of literature 1900-99 and strategies and outcomes in a small private School of Nursing with limited funding Klisch, Mary Lou As our nation rapidly diversifies, the need to increase the numbers of culturally diverse nurses is paramount. However, attrition of nursing students from underrepresented groups, especially those who […]

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The Iowa old order Amish

Health beliefs and practices: The Iowa old order Amish Gerdner, Linda A Participants of this study consisted of 41 Old Order Amish living in a community located near Kalona, Iowa. A secondary analysis of data from a series of ethnographic studies was conducted to explore their: 1) perception of the role of faith and prayer […]

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Risk and Resilience: Reactions of Elderly Jewish Holocaust Survivors to Current Terrorist Events

Risk and Resilience: Reactions of Elderly Jewish Holocaust Survivors to Current Terrorist Events Lamet, Ann OBJECTIVES: Individuals who lived through World War II and directly experienced the horrors of the Holocaust did so at impressionable developmental stages. Within a risk and resilience framework, this pilot study ascertained the reactions of elderly Jewish Holocaust survivors to […]

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Latinas and African American Women: Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality, 1st Ed.

Latinas and African American Women: Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality, 1st Ed. Emerson, Sarah Latinas and African American Women: Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality, 1st Ed. by Irene Browne, Editor (1999). New York, NY., Russell Sage Foundation; 441 pages. Readers will find this volume useful for a variety of reasons. The manner in which it […]