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  • Baccalaureate nursing students' application of social-cognitive sexual counseling for cardiovascular patients: A web-based educational intervention 

    Steinke, Elaine E.; Barnason, Susan; Mosack, Victoria; Hill, Twyla J. (Elsevier, 2016-09)
    Background: A gap in knowledge and practice exists for sexual counseling of cardiovascular patients, and innovative approaches are needed to address patients' sexual quality of life. Aim: To evaluate a web-based ...
  • Bacterial contamination of scrub jackets during dental hygiene procedures 

    Huntley, D. E.; Campbell, JoLynne (American Dental Hygienists' Association, 1998)
    The purpose of this study was to assess bacterial contamination of uniforms by aerosols produced during dental hygiene procedures, including examination, hand and ultrasonic scaling, and polishing.
  • Bacterial growth at the high concentrations of magnesium sulfate found in martian soils 

    Crisler, James D.; Newville, T.M.; Chen, Fei; Clark, Benton C.; Schneegurt, Mark A. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2012-02)
    The martian surface environment exhibits extremes of salinity, temperature, desiccation, and radiation that would make it difficult for terrestrial microbes to survive. Recent evidence suggests that martian soils contain ...
  • Bad boys and mean girls: Behavior management concerns in the music classroom 

    Iseminger, Scott K. (Wichita State University, 2014-07)
    The purpose of this study and related survey is to examine the common disruptive and aggressive behaviors exhibited by students with severe behavior and emotional disorders in the music education setting. Specific diagnoses ...
  • Bad for business: Luther against the papacy 

    Cotter, Alisa S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    This paper analyzes Martin Luther's criticism of increasingly corrupt church practices, including, the papacy's granting of indulgences, the promotion of pilgrimage, the preservation and exploitation of relics, the cult ...
  • Balance assessment using the balance error scoring system: 10 seconds versus 20 seconds evaluation time 

    Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
  • Balance capacity of age matched male and female adolescents with intellectual disabilities 

    Woodruff, Sarah; Nash, Jessica; Downing, Kyle; Meyer, Lindsey; Burden, Melissa (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    Sex specific norms for motor skills have been established to insure that normal differences in motor development between sexes are not interpreted as motor impairment. Although sex specific norms for gross motor skills of ...
  • Balance training for the older athlete 

    Rogers, Michael E.; Page, Phil; Takeshima, Nobuo (The Sports Physical Therapy Section, 2013-08)
    As the older adult population increases in size, the number of older adults participating in sport activities will also likely increase proportionally with a concomitant increase in musculoskeletal injuries. Age-associated ...
  • A balanced usability checklist approach to evaluate Palestinian hotel websites 

    Abdinnour, Sue; Chaparro, Barbara S. (The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 2007-01)
    This paper introduces a Balanced Usability Checklist (BUC) approach to assess the usability of ten Palestinian hotel websites. The BUC is a modified version of the known checklist analysis technique of user interfaces and ...
  • Barack Obama and world peace, a rhetorical inquiry 

    Nze, Samuel Onyenachi (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
    The thesis, entitled Barack Obama and World Peace: A Rhetorical Inquiry, is a qualitative research paper that appraises President Obama's commitment to global peace, through a thematic analysis of a cross section of his ...
  • Bariatric surgery in the morbidly obese and the improvement in stress urinary incontinence: A retrospective chart review 

    Dudley, Chris J.; Quigley, Timothy F.; Ablah, Elizabeth; Paull-Forney, Bobbie; Early, James E. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Obesity in America is reaching epidemic stages. An underlying co-morbidity of obesity is stress urinary incontinence. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between bariatric surgery in the ...
  • Barriers to breastfeeding: a case study 

    Tuel, Sonja; Lira, Candace (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months. This study examined barriers to a new mother's decision to breastfeed. TS completed prenatal classes and intended to breastfeed ...
  • Base of a globular pot 

    Blakeslee, Donald J. (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 2009-09-17)
    This item is part of Wichita State University Dept. of Anthropology collection of archaeological artifacts
  • Basic computer literacy training to increase comfort levels with computers and improve behaviors of technological integration 

    Biggs, Brandi L. (2006-05)
    This study researched the effect of a basic computer course on the comfort level with computers and Internet on 17 Spanish-speaking, non-computer literate adults. It also identified any increase of the participants’ ...
  • Basketry awl 

    Blakeslee, Donald J. (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 2009-09-17)
    This item is part of Wichita State University Dept. of Anthropology collection of archaeological artifacts
  • Basurto, Luis, G (1921-1990) + In-Memoriam 

    Bravo-Elizondo, Pedro (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 1992-03)
  • Bathroom manifesto 

    Gossett, Kelsy (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    On April 29, 2015 a pair of shoes representing a person of the opposite gender along with stories and explanatory posters were placed in bathroom stalls in over sixty restrooms on campus. Purpose: Raise awareness of the ...
  • Battery prognostics using a self-cognizant dynamic system approach 

    Bai, Guangxing; Wang, Pingfeng (IEEE, 2015)
    This paper proposes a new self-cognizant dynamic system approach for Battery PHM, that incorporates an artificial neural network model into a dual extended Kalman filter (DEKF) algorithm. A feed-forward neural network ...
  • A Bayesian approach for verifying process improvement 

    Safaie, Nasser (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    This research is an effort to introduce the Bayesian approach as a tool for evaluating process adjustments aimed at causing a shift to the process average. This is usually encountered in scenarios where the process is found ...
  • Be alert to sleep disorders. Diagnosis and management of common problems of sleep 

    Quigley, Timothy F.; Hale, LaDonna S. (Haymarket Media, 2001-06)