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  • Characteristics of adolescents in an inpatient psychiatric unit 

    Ballinger, Nancy (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
  • Does primary care provider advance directive education influence attitudes and practice? 

    Johnson, Kimbra (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Many people do not have advance directives (ADs) prepared and have never discussed their wishes for end-of-life care. Primary care providers (PCP) who have limited knowledge of ADs contribute to this problem. Does PCP AD ...
  • Effects of attending phase II cardiac rehabilitation on patient vs. partner (proxy) quality of life perceptions 

    Fast, Yvonne J.; Steinke, Elaine E. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    A cardiac event requires continuous adjustment by both patient and partner as they cope with the acute event and later lifestyle changes. Little has been published about patient and partner views of the patient’s health ...
  • Factors affecting quality of life in breast cancer survivors 

    Ward, Margaret A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Many factors affect the quality of life in breast cancer survivors. The author performed an integrative review of the literature pertaining to quality of life among breast cancer survivors. The 14 research articles that ...
  • Implementation of an asthma prompting form to improve asthma care in a pediatric office 

    Pile, Debra (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Asthma, the most common chronic illness of childhood, can be a life-threatening experience. This project tested the effectiveness of a prompting form to improve preventive asthma care during a non-asthma office visit. ...
  • Improving adolescent health promotion 

    Kottas, Kathleen A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Adolescent patients often do not seek regular, preventive healthcare visits because they are essentially healthy. This makes it difficult to promote preventive healthcare with this population. New interventions are needed. ...
  • Maternal and neonatal post partum behaviors related to early breastfeeding 

    Schwanke, Michelle (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    As part of a larger study, two low-risk primigravida (first pregnancy) women who intended to breastfeed and their newborns were audio- and videotaped in the first two hours after delivery. Recordings were analyzed to ...
  • Nurses’ perceptions of evidence-based practice 

    Lehman, Karen D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Evidence-based practice (EBP) has emerged as a marker for health care quality. However, several barriers prevent the transition of nursing research to practice, such as lack of knowledge, lack of time, and little perceived ...
  • Pediatric adverse drug event occurrence in a community hospital 

    Mosiman, Wendy L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Hospitalized children are at greater risk for adverse drug events (ADEs) due to varying size, development and lack of pediatric specific dosing.The project determined ADE rate for40 randomly selected pediatric hospitalized ...
  • A study of patient and or family use of alternative sources of healthcare information 

    Hurd, Licia D.; Wood, Brenda; Forlaw, Loretta; Koehn, Mary L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Background: Healthcare consumers have access to a multitude of health related resources. The internet and other sources of healthcare information are prevalent, but little is known about patients’ and families’ use of these ...