Community & Public Health
Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the aspects of community and environmental health. This collection will disseminate materials on community, public, and environmental health topics as they affect defined segments of the population and may include, but are not limited to:
Community Health Initiatives; Cultural Competency; Family Health; Global Health; Diverse Populations; Disseminating Health Education/the Role that Nurses Play; Health Disparities; Health Literacy; Health Numeracy; Health Practices; Immigrant Health; Infectious Disease Control; Intervention Techniques; Maternal/Child Health; Physical Abuse; Prevention Strategies; Substance Abuse; Public Health & Public Health Policy: Global, Local, National, Regional; Underrepresented & Underserved Populations
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Understanding the concept of Usog among the Aetas of Nabuclod, Pampanga, Philippines (3/2/2018)AIMS: In spite of the popular belief that Usog produces physical symptoms, the definition of this concept serves to be complex, varying among the different regions in the Philippines. The apparent lack of literature regarding ...
"Amyong, Anito at Usag": Patterns of Health Belief Among Aetas of Nabuclod Pampanga (12/21/2017)This study, grounded on focused ethnography, explored the cultural patterns among Aetas of Nabuclod Pampanga specifically zeroing in on those practices that directly and indirectly affect the health of community members. ...
School-located influenza vaccination program effectiveness: An observational, descriptive case study. (6/8/2016)Abstract Introduction: Children have the highest influenza infection rates of all population groups. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends annual universal influenza vaccination of all ...
Planning for a community supported farmers market in a rural USDA food desert (11/12/2015)A community initiative to develop and sustain a farmer's market can address insufficient access to fresh and affordable fruits and vegetables for individuals working and residing in a United States Department of Agriculture ...
Contraception (10/2/2015)STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY ON THE PERCEPTION AND PRACTICE OF SELECTED CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS AMONG TARGET POPULATION IN THE SELECTED AREAS OF MUMBAI. OBJECTIVES: To assess the perception of the ...
Using an epidemiological approach to critically analyze a population health problem - Al Hamsa Prison, Libya (8/14/2014)Population health as defined by Nash, Reifsnyder, Fabius & Pracilio (2011) is the “distribution of health outcomes within a population, the health determinants that influence distribution, and the policies and ...
Junk Food (8/4/2014)A descriptive study on the habit of consumption of junk food amongst urban adolescence in selected colleges of Mumbai.
Using the Thai-Human Papilloma Virus Belief Scale to tailor messages to eligible women: A text message intervention (5/23/2014)Women ages 18 to 26 have the highest prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) disease in the United States as well as worldwide, and in particular, women ages 20 to 24 years (Taylor, Hariri, Sternberg, Dunne & Markowitz, ...
Discovering the Current Wound Management Practices of Rural Africans (UTMB Repository (The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston), 2013-05)Unrelenting heat, poor sanitation, lack of knowledge, and poverty contribute to a disabling wound prevalence that often exceeds 20% in rural areas of tropical developing countries. Wounds in this environment are usually ...
HIV risk reduction behaviors in adolescent females; The influence of mastery and self-esteem (10/27/2011)Purpose. The purpose of the study was to test the moderator effect of mastery on the relationship between self-esteem and HIV risk reduction behaviors. Aims. The aims of this study were to: 1) examine the relationships ...