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TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS IN THE ARUMERU DISTRICT OF NORTHERN TANZANIA: EVALUATION OF THE PREVALENCE AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
Purpose: Describe the prevalence of diabetes in rural northern Tanzania and the association between biometric markers and lifestyle indicators with diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.Background: Diabetes in sub-Sahara ...
Teen Suicide: Experiences in the Emergency Department Following a Suicide Attempt
The phenomenon of adolescent suicide warrants further investigation and research. Teen suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds. Shockingly, teen suicide has increased in recent years. Current treatment ...
EXPERIENCE OF POSTPARTUM ACTIVE DUTY WOMEN IN TRAINING FOR THE U.S. AIR FORCE FITNESS ASSESSMENT
In order to facilitate and evaluate physical readiness, active duty personnel of all branches of the U.S. military are required to pass periodic fitness assessments. United States Air Force (USAF) personnel must pass a ...
Re-forming the risk message: A grounded theory of engaging health information
Low-income rural dwelling families are at risk for more exposure to environmental hazards due to larger percentages of substandard housing, the types of industries found in rural areas, and less access to resources for ...
Development of the Genomic Nursing Concept Inventory
Nurse educators worldwide are charged with preparing a workforce to deliver competent genetic and genomic based care. In the United States, a set of broadly endorsed competencies (the
Self-Efficacy of LPNs: Relation to Attaining RN Licensure
Health care in Washington state is experiencing a growing critical shortage of Registered Nurses (RN). This looming shortage impacts the quality of and accessibility to health care for the State's citizens. One strategy ...
Prescribing Competencies for Autonomous APRN Prescriptive Authority: What Do Nurse Prescribers Need to Know?
The United States currently has no reliable and valid model for assessing entry-level autonomous prescriptive competency for advanced practice nurses, despite a decade of legislative expansion in scope and autonomy. Klein ...
Preoperative Patient Education Utilizing Adjunctive Nonpharmacological Pain Management Interventions
Analgesics are not always effective in eliminating post-operative pain. Utilization of nonpharmacological interventions may assist in the alleviation of pain. Nurse Practitioners have an opportunity to assess the knowledge ...