Health & Wellness
Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the area of general health and wellness. This collection will disseminate materials on the health seeking behaviors of individuals, individual family units, and their health issues and concerns.
Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:
Adult Health: Men; Women; Coping Strategies; Chronic Illness – Symptom Management; Family Health: Family Members as Caretakers/Chronic Illness; Substance Abuse; Violence; Health Related Behaviors: Cognitive/Emotional/Mental; Exercise/Activity; Nutrition/Eating; Sexual/Procreation; Sleeping/Waking; Social/Spiritual; Stress & Health: Intervention Studies; Stress Effects; Stress Management; Self Care/Strategies
Prior to an item’s inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers. The collection contains full-text submissions, some of which may be embargoed for a period of time to allow the author to pursue traditional publishing options.
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(6/5/2018)Approximately 7.8 million patients over age 20 are diagnosed every year with Type Two Diabetes (DMII) in the United States. Eighty-six million Americans aged 20 and over are at risk for developing DMII due to pre-diabetic ...
(4/17/2017)Background: The prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) has increased among the adult population in Saudi Arabia, as well as the development of secondary health problems. A major concern is that Saudis with T2DM fail ...
(4/17/2017)Purpose: To explore bias among student nurses within the nursing major regarding overweight children. Setting: College of Nursing at a large Midwestern University in an urban setting. Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional ...
(4/17/2017)Purpose: The purpose of this investigation was to explore Thai Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitudes regarding Childhood Obesity Setting: Data was collected from a public hospital in Thailand Methods: Using Bronfebrenner’s ...
(10/22/2015)During recent years, tremendous efforts have been made to combat the issue of obesity. Health care professionals warned of the danger of obesity and its negative effects on the individuals’ health. Policy makers sensed the ...
(1/26/2015)Although many factors affect an individual’s health status, self-care is paramount. Further investigation of factors that influence self-care practices is key to enhancing illness and injury prevention and health promotion. ...
Achieving cultural competency with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients through application of Carper's Fundamental Patterns of Knowing in Nursing (8/5/2014)Vulnerable groups with respect to health care are those susceptible to heightened adverse physical, psychological, or sociological health because of their particular status within society (De Chesnay & Anderson, 2008). ...