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  • Collaborative health education for Somali Bantu refugee women in Kansas City 

    Mulcahy, Ellyn R.; Buchheit, Carla; Max, Elyse; Hawley, Suzanne R.; James, Aimee S. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2019-09-23)
    Objective: To partner with and understand the health of Somali Bantu refugee women, small group sessions were designed and conducted using a community-based collaborative action research (CBCAR) approach. Health topics ...
  • Pharmacist involvement in trauma resuscitation across the United States: A 10-year follow-up survey 

    Porter, Blake A.; Zaeem, Maryam; Hewes, Philip D.; Hale, LaDonna S.; Jones, Courtney Marie Cora; Gestring, Mark L.; Acquisto, Nicole M. (Oxford University Press, 2019-08-01)
    PURPOSE: A national survey performed in 2007 found that only 23% of American College of Surgeons (ACS) trauma centers involved pharmacists in trauma resuscitation. This study describes interval change in use, perceptions, ...
  • Aerobic exercise sustains performance of instrumental activities of daily living in early-stage Alzheimer's Disease 

    Vidoni, Eric D.; Perales, Jaime; Alshehri, Mohammed M.; Giles, Abdul-Mannaan; Siengsukon, Catherine F.; Burns, Jeffrey M. (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2019-07)
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Individuals with Alzheimer disease (AD) experience progressive loss of independence-performing activities of daily living. Identifying interventions to support independence and reduce the economic ...
  • Brown bag medication review: using AHRQ's brown bag medication tool 

    Murtha, Eileen; Elder, Betty L.; Faragher, Mary E. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2019-03-18)
    Background: Medication nonadherence has been linked to health literacy and poor patient outcomes. The Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit addresses both issues. Purpose: A brown bag medication review was implemented ...
  • Effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma in the management of knee osteoarthritis in a rural clinic 

    Mogoi, Vincent; Elder, Betty L.; Hayes, Karen; Huhman, Dawna (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2019-05-01)
    BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease causing decreased mobility. Use of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) provides a reparative alternative in the management of OA. METHODS/PURPOSE: This study ...
  • Fall prevention assessment and exercise recommendations 

    Walter, Jordan; Aitchison, Samuel; Gochenour, Katelyn (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: As the aging population of the United States rises, falls will become more prevalent. Exercise is an effective way of reducing falls in older adults and should be routinely prescribed to the appropriate ...
  • Physician assistant students as health educators for adolescents 

    Unruh, Angelina; Buehner, Jeremy (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: Over the last 15 years, WSU PA students have been teaching West High School students a series of health modules. Through this relationship, PA students have the opportunity to work toward effective communication ...
  • Effects of home exercise balance program on Biodex® testing and hoverboard time trials 

    Taylor, Brooks; Hoang, Kim; Howell, Zach; Symens, Diana (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    The purpose of this project was to identify if an ankle strategy exercise program will decrease the risk of injury when riding on a hoverboard. Hoverboards are a cause of serious injuries throughout the U.S. but continue ...
  • The effects of standing gluteal squeezes on gluteal strength, power, endurance, and girth 

    Schrader, Ashley; Harder, Micah; Myers, Ciarra; Racette, Connor (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION/PURPOSE: Hip weakness can result in low back pain and lower extremity pathologies. The purpose of this study is to determine if eight weeks of standing gluteal squeezes, a simple and convenient exercise, ...
  • Relationship between BMI and bilateral coordination/agility in youth (7-21 yrs) with intellectual disability 

    Prester, Chantal; Binter, Carolyn; Huynh, Brianna; McGeary, Brittany; Pashezadeh, Elnaz (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    Previous studies of typically developing children have reported significant negative relationships between motor capacity (MC) and body mass index (BMI). That is, the greater the BMI (e.g., overweight, obesity), the lower ...
  • Triple synchronous cancer of the sigmoid colon and rectum: A case report 

    Snell, Jenna (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: Synchronous colorectal cancer (SCRC) refers to two or more types of primary colorectal cancers diagnosed in a single patient simultaneously or within six months. Having more than two types of SCRC is extremely ...
  • Learning to thrive beyond five 

    Sulawske, Keley; Hernandez, Helena (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood. Studies have shown that children in low-income families are at increased risk for dental caries due to improper feeding practices, lack of parental education, ...
  • The effects of open kinetic chain versus closed kinetic chain ankle strengthening exercises on functional ankle instability: A pilot study 

    Snyder, Aryn; Bobbit, Cody; Bussman, Melynda; Conway, Christine (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: The association between the ankle "giving way", ankle strength and range of motion were examined in adults with ankle instability. PURPOSE: This study included 18 adults with ankle instability justified by ...
  • Recognition of commonly inherited cancer syndromes in primary care 

    Simon, Madeline; Dinkel, Danielle; Parker, Ashley; Wentling, Chris (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    Inherited cancer syndromes are caused by genetic mutations that place patients at an increased risk for developing cancer. Screening recommendations for specific inherited cancer syndromes have been created to identify ...
  • Comparison of ipsilateral wideband and single-frequency acoustic reflex thresholds in normal-hearing adults 

    Jiang, JingJiao (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: The human ear can be divided into three primary portions: the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. The acoustic reflex (AR) refers to an involuntary muscle contraction in the middle ear when an intense sound ...
  • The effect of two abdominal exercises on diastasis rectus abdominis in postpartum women 

    Oliverez, Jordan; Booth, Julie; Mans, Therese; Borger, Rebecca; Reimer, Dylan (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: Diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles from their attachment at the linea alba, commonly occurs during pregnancy and in up to 83% postpartum women. This separation does ...
  • Effects of a modified deadlift exercise program on low back pain: A pilot study 

    Nava, Ricardo; McGee, Levi; Sevart, Ashley; Weishaar, Paula (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: Low back pain (LBP) is among the most prevalent problems in today's society and remains a great obstacle for the medical profession. Current treatments address many different causes including back extensor ...
  • Central nervous system infections: A clinical review article 

    Kidwell, Caylee; Saavedra, Diego; Galush, Tiffany; Worthington, Ty (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    Infections of the central nervous system (CNS) can be categorized into 3 broad groups: meningitis, encephalitis, and brain abscesses. CNS infections require early intervention in order to prevent sequelae or death. The ...
  • Gluteal muscle activation during common yoga poses 

    Hoover, Josh; Thomas, Jacob; Mettling, Austin; May, Adam; Stoffregen, Sydney; Hafenstine, Rex W. (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: Approximately 55% of physical therapists report using alternative strength training, including yoga, for major muscle groups. Although clinicians and athletes often use yoga as a form of strength training, ...
  • Post-operative pain management in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: A literature review 

    Gentner, Luke; Hervey, Quay; Lahey, Ryan (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
    INTRODUCTION: Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most effective treatment options for patients with severe knee osteoarthritis; however, this procedure is known to cause significant post-operative pain. Prolonged ...

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