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  • Reducing medication administration errors in emergency medical services through the implementation of a verbal verification method 

    Madi, Maha (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Healthcare reform is a reoccurring issue that is common to legislatures across the country. Policy changes to healthcare affect everyone and in order to better provide for the citizens of the State agreements must be made ...
  • Reducing, reshaping, and rebuilding: a broader context 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, 2009-02-27)
    Provost Gary L. Miller Memorandum to Faculty Senate Planning and Budget Committee addressing the University budget reduction and the new reduce-reshape-rebuild initiative.
  • Reflections on diversity 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and VPAAR, 2006-12-06)
  • The relationship between breast cancer treatment choice & decisional difficulty 

    Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    A study of 200 Wichita women was conducted to see if the addition of testimonials to a video decision aid would affect their treatment choice for breast cancer. Participants were asked to imagine that they had just been ...
  • Reshape and Rebuild: a model for constructive change 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, 2009-07-10)
    Provost Gary L. Miller's report describes a one-year plan of restructuring the University at the time of severe budget cut, which includes: commitment to the ideals of learning and human capital; commitment to shared ...
  • Reshaping 2.0 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of Provost and VPAAR, 2010-09-23)
  • Reshaping and rebuilding WSU: Urban legacy -- Liberal Arts challenge 

    Miller, Gary L. (Wichita State University. Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, 2009-04-02)
    Provost Gary L. Miller's memorandum to the University Faculty Senate Planning and Budget Committee describes the needs to discuss the role of liberal arts and sciences in the urban serving research university as an effort ...
  • Role-focused instruction and the participation level of English language learners in collaborative environments 

    Nightingale, Elena (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Research Question: What is the effect of role-focused instruction on the participation level of English Language Learners in collaborative environments? Methods: This correlational study took place in a 12th grade classroom. ...
  • Scale implications for confidence elicitation 

    Schultz, Tara (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    Confidence judgments are important in applications such as medical diagnosis and eyewitness identification, where we are interested in a person's certainty of making the correct choice. A common finding in confidence ...
  • Selections from J.S. Bach's violin partita no. 1 in B minor, performed on marimba 

    Karnes, Benjamin (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
    This performance will feature three movements of J.S. Bach's Violin Partita No 1 in B minor, that the performer has adapted for marimba, an instrument, which has its origins in traditional African and Latin American music. ...
  • Signs and wonders: evangelist symbols and the development of early Christian orthodoxy 

    Harries, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    The early development of evangelist symbols is a subject that raises interesting points about the maturation of Christian iconography in the late antique and early medieval periods. Regarding this topic, it is important ...
  • SPH -- Lagrangian study of bird impact on leading edge wing 

    Guida, M.; Marulo, F.; Meo, M.; Grimaldi, A.; Olivares, Gerardo (Elsevier, 2011-02)
    Results from the experimental tests are given so that they can be used to validate numerical models and promote the use of the numerical tools in aircraft design and certification process. The explicit finite element ...
  • Spirituality/Religiousness and the general well-being of older adults 

    McCoy, Susan P. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    Spirituality is an important resource for older adults in terms of an intra-psychic means of coping and adaptation with issues of daily life, loss, and death. However, little is known about impact of spirituality/religiousness ...
  • Sports playing to improve visual functions 

    Ha, Kelly (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Visual and motor skills are essential for our daily tasks, including driving and playing sports. Previous research (e.g. Paul et al., 2011) has mainly focused on the relationship between visual functions and performance ...
  • Structure and fragmentation behavior of metal-cationized phosphopeptides 

    Young, Sarah M.; Molesworth, Samuel P.; Dain, Ryan P.; Oomens, Jos; Steill, Jeffrey D.; Groenewold, Gary S.; Van Stipdonk, Michael J. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    In this study the metal-binding tendency and fragmentation patterns of phosphoserine and a series of model phosphopeptides was investigated. The goal was to elucidate the fragmentation patterns for the phosphopeptides, and ...
  • Students’ use of an objective protocol to measure swallowing: accuracy and implications 

    Bragg, Cliff (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
    Inter-rater reliability remains disappointingly low when clinicians evaluate filmed evaluations of persons with swallowing disorders. To address this concern, investigators have developed two protocols - one which measures ...
  • Supramolecular Mg phthalocyanine – fullerene and Mg naphthalocyanine – fullerene 

    Jacobs, Rachel (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
    Photosynthesis, the process of converting light energy into chemical energy, involves two major steps, viz., absorption and transportation of light energy of appropriate wavelength by the antenna light harvesting molecules ...
  • Synthesis of a new class of cationic water soluble porphyrins 

    Reine, Nola (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
    In recent years water soluble cationic porphyrins have gained increased attention based on their wide range of applications that include telomerase inhibition, DNA binding, and cleavage, photodynamic therapy of cancer, ...
  • Tongue motion during speech in persons with Parkinson's disease: Effects of speech modifications 

    Nemeth, Chelsea (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
    Purpose: Parkinson's disease (PD) affects the ability to produce intelligible speech. Although speech characteristics of persons with PD are well-described in the literature (i.e., a soft-spoken voice, reduced speech ...
  • The true "Solomon": the ecclesiastical and political personas of Saint‐King Louis IX 

    Kramer, Sean (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
    In this project, I proposed to ascertain the relationship between the ecclesiastical nature of Saint Louis (King Louis IX of France) and his role as a political figure in history. I accomplished this through in depth ...