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  • Blau, Whitney and Breedlove, Ginger (2009-07-23)
    Prenatal depression, though less famous than postpartum depression, has serious implications for maternal and fetal outcomes. Estimates suggest that depression affects 7-13% of all adult women in the United States, while, ...
  • Bowden, Kasey and Smith, Carol (2009-07-23)
    HF patients with clinical depression are at greater risk for rehospitalization and have higher mortality rates than those without depression. The purpose of this study was to use content analysis to identify factors that ...
  • Jensen, Kelsey Kay and Teel, Cynthia S. (2009-07-23)
    Most stroke survivors return home and rely heavily on family and friends for support. Caregiver responsibilities often are underestimated and can result in negative outcomes for the caregiver. Nurses can use specific ...
  • Mayer, Kathryn and Brewer, M. Kathleen (2009-07-23)
    Acculturation of immigrant Hispanic and Latina women may be directly related to their alcohol consumption. This use of alcohol may result in negative physical and psychosocial consequences. Previous research has not addressed ...
  • Myers, Sarah Elizabeth and Bott, Marjorie J. (2009-07-23)
    The elderly population in Kansas is growing, leading to an increased need for nursing home care. To improve the quality of life for residents and staff, many facilities have implemented care models called culture change ...
  • Pyle, Jacqueline and Scheibmeir, Monica (2009-07-23)
    Purpose: Maternal smoking is the greatest modifiable risk factor for the prevention of tobacco-related adverse health outcomes to both the infant and the mother. While nurses working in maternal care units are primed to ...
  • Martin, David; Barbagiovanni, Claudia; Fogleman, Christy; Heffley, Holly; Ku, Sarah; Moyer, Jenna; Smith, Mallorie K.; Spaeth, Tracy (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    Welcome to this Fourth volume of The Journal of Undergraduate Nursing Writing. This journal is a compilation of original articles written by senior nursing students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the ...
  • Martin, David (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    Welcome to this Fourth volume of The Journal of Undergraduate Nursing Writing. This journal is a compilation of original articles written by senior nursing students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the ...
  • Barbagiovanni, Claudia (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    Health care professionals have a duty to provide culturally competent care to individuals of diverse backgrounds. Despite the legal and ethical questions surrounding female circumcision, every individual is entitled to the ...
  • Fogleman, Christy (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    Healthcare providers must obtain consent before performing any procedure or providing treatment to an individual. The defining lines of consent begin to gray when a child shows competency and understanding of a treatment ...
  • Heffley, Holly (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    Hearing is a complex sense that is paramount to a child’s cognitive, linguistic, and social development. In the United States, nearly 20 million people and 3 out of every 1,000 children are born deaf or hard-of-hearing ...
  • Ku, Sarah (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    In 1997 the Death with Dignity Act was implemented in the state of Oregon. This piece of legislation enables a competent adult who desires to end their life access to a lethal dose of medication. In order for a person to ...
  • Moyer, Jenna (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the two conflicting methods of adolescent sex education and to identify the viewpoints established by each side. The author will explore the impact of sex education on the health and ...
  • Smith, Mallorie K. (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    Diseases, like Polio, Pertussis, and Measles, are still endemic to certain areas of the world. It is important to understand that shifts in vaccination status among our children can have dire effects on the health of our ...
  • Spaeth, Tracy (Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, 2010-06-14)
    This paper will review the ethical implications of elective cesarean sections, specifically the issues of patient autonomy and beneficence/nonmaleficence, and how they relate to cesarean delivery on maternal request (CDMR).
  • Kelly, Cara; Bergquist-Beringer, Sandra (2010-06-18)
    Only two previous studies have examined Braden Scale use in home health care. Findings are mixed and suggest the Braden Scale is not a reliable tool for identifying elder home health care patients who are at risk for ...
  • Curtis Neely, Melanie; Wambach, Karen (2010-06-18)
    Research demonstrates that breastfeeding provides many health benefits for both mothers and infants. However, many mothers stop breastfeeding in the early postpartum period due to problems such as sore nipples, engorgement, ...
  • Pendley, Alison E.; Teel, Cynthia (2010-06-18)
    Most states in the United States have nursing centers that focus on workforce issues, although some centers focus on nursing research and scholarship. Kansas does not currently have a state‐wide center of any type. In ...
  • Scott, Kelly; Dunton, Nancy (2010-06-18)
    Research has shown that hospital structure, e.g. nursing characteristics, affects patient outcomes. Nursing characteristics have been shown to be better in Magnet® hospitals. Previous studies have found that nursing workforce ...
  • Scott, Kelly; Pendley, Alison E.; Curtis Neely, Melanie; Kelly, Cara (2010-06-18)

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