Bernadette M Melnyk

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Strategies for overcoming barriers in implementing evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 28:159-61. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Creating a culture of innovation in nursing education through shared vision, leadership, interdisciplinary partnerships, and positive deviance
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 33:288-95. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceived knowledge, beliefs, skills, and needs regarding evidence-based practice: implications for accelerating the paradigm shift
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:185-93. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Two decades of evidence to support implementation of the COPE program as standard practice with parents of young unexpectedly hospitalized/critically ill children and premature infants
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University, College of Nursing, Tempe, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 32:475-81. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mental health correlates of healthy lifestyle attitudes, beliefs, choices, and behaviors in overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, Ariz 85287 2602, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:401-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN program: feasibility, preliminary efficacy, & lessons learned from an after school group intervention with overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 21:315-22. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice: step by step: igniting a spirit of inquiry: an essential foundation for evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am J Nurs 109:49-52. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Reducing hospital expenditures with the COPE (Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment) program for parents and premature infants: an analysis of direct healthcare neonatal intensive care unit costs and savings
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 33:32-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation scales: psychometric properties of two new instruments
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 5:208-16. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Rapid critical appraisal of randomized controlled trials (RCTs): an essential skill for evidence-based practice (EBP)
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, AZ 85287 2602, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 31:50-2. 2005

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Strategies for overcoming barriers in implementing evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 28:159-61. 2002
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  2. doi request reprint Creating a culture of innovation in nursing education through shared vision, leadership, interdisciplinary partnerships, and positive deviance
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 33:288-95. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceived knowledge, beliefs, skills, and needs regarding evidence-based practice: implications for accelerating the paradigm shift
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:185-93. 2004
    ..g., belief that EBP produces quality outcomes) that are correlated with the extent to which nurses engage in EBP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Two decades of evidence to support implementation of the COPE program as standard practice with parents of young unexpectedly hospitalized/critically ill children and premature infants
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University, College of Nursing, Tempe, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 32:475-81. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mental health correlates of healthy lifestyle attitudes, beliefs, choices, and behaviors in overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, Ariz 85287 2602, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:401-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to describe these relationships so that an effective intervention program to promote and sustain healthy lifestyle behaviors could be implemented...
  6. ncbi request reprint The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN program: feasibility, preliminary efficacy, & lessons learned from an after school group intervention with overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 21:315-22. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice: step by step: igniting a spirit of inquiry: an essential foundation for evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am J Nurs 109:49-52. 2009
    ..Details about how to participate in the calls will be published with January's Evidence-Based Practice: Step by Step...
  8. doi request reprint Reducing hospital expenditures with the COPE (Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment) program for parents and premature infants: an analysis of direct healthcare neonatal intensive care unit costs and savings
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 33:32-7. 2009
    ..In addition to improving parent and child outcomes, routine implementation of COPE in NICUs across the United States could save the healthcare system more than $2 billion per year...
  9. doi request reprint The evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation scales: psychometric properties of two new instruments
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 5:208-16. 2008
    ..However, it is estimated that only a small percentage of nurses and other health care providers are consistently using this approach to clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Rapid critical appraisal of randomized controlled trials (RCTs): an essential skill for evidence-based practice (EBP)
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, AZ 85287 2602, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 31:50-2. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Consumer preferences and values as an integral key to evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 30:123-7. 2006
    ..This article briefly reviews the status of EBP in the United States, described the ARCC mentorship model, and highlights how to engage consumers in the EBP process...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving healthcare and outcomes for high-risk children and teens: formation of the National Consortium for Pediatric and Adolescent Evidence-Based Practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix 85004, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:525-9. 2007
    ..Future directions of the consortium also are highlighted...
  13. pmc Maternal anxiety and depression after a premature infant's discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit: explanatory effects of the creating opportunities for parent empowerment program
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix 85004, USA
    Nurs Res 57:383-94. 2008
    ..Understanding the processes through which interventions work for mothers of premature infants is necessary for the advancement of science and the translation of efficacious interventions into clinical practice settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and implementation strategies from the first U.S. Evidence-Based Practice Leadership Summit
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 2:113-21. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Testing the theoretical framework of the COPE program for mothers of critically ill children: an integrative model of young children's post-hospital adjustment behaviors
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 North 3rd Street, Mail Code 3020, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:463-74. 2007
    ..To test a theoretical model examining processes through which a parent-focused educational-behavioral intervention [Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE)] relates to children's post-hospital adjustment problems...
  16. doi request reprint Improving the mental health, healthy lifestyle choices, and physical health of Hispanic adolescents: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Bernadette M Melnyk
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens and Families, Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Sch Health 79:575-84. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Correlates among cognitive beliefs, EBP implementation, organizational culture, cohesion and job satisfaction in evidence-based practice mentors from a community hospital system
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Outlook 58:301-8. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Nurse practitioner educators' perceived knowledge, beliefs, and teaching strategies regarding evidence-based practice: implications for accelerating the integration of evidence-based practice into graduate programs
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Prof Nurs 24:7-13. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Reducing premature infants' length of stay and improving parents' mental health outcomes with the Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE) neonatal intensive care unit program: a randomized, controlled trial
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1414-27. 2006
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  20. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice: step by step: the seven steps of evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University in Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:51-3. 2010
    ..Also, we've scheduled "Ask the Authors" calls every few months to provide a direct line to the experts to help you resolve questions. See details below...
  21. ncbi request reprint Transforming health care from the inside out: advancing evidence-based practice in the 21st century
    Ellen Fineout-Overholt
    Center for the Advancement of Evidence Based Practice, Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    J Prof Nurs 21:335-44. 2005
    ..This article provides an overview of EBP and offers recommendations for accelerating the adoption of EBP as a culture in education, practice and research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Strategies for advancing evidence-based practice in clinical settings
    Ellen Fineout-Overholt
    Center for the Advancement of Evidence based Practice at Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, Ariz, USA
    J N Y State Nurses Assoc 35:28-32. 2004
    ..In addition, practical strategies for implementing EBP are presented to encourage implementation of EBP...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effective coping/mental health interventions for critically ill adolescents: an evidence review
    Melanie Brewer
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens and Families, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:361-7, 373. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Transforming healthcare from the inside out: knowledge to advance evidence-based practice in clinical and educational settings
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, USA
    Commun Nurs Res 39:3-11. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Exploring the meaning of excess child weight and health: shared viewpoints of Mexican parents of preschool children
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 35:357-66. 2009
    ..In summary, parents involved in this group discussion readily associated overweight/obesity with poor mental and physical health; however, they were uncertain how they would "know" if their children were overweight...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of post-hospital adjustment problems in critically ill young children
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:622-35. 2006
    ..Results suggest several risk factors that predispose children to poor outcomes following an unanticipated hospitalization that could be targeted for intervention to improve children's emotional and behavioral health...
  27. ncbi request reprint The child & adolescent mental health crisis: closing the service gap
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, USA
    Imprint 54:58-63. 2007
  28. doi request reprint Translating the evidence-based NICU COPE program for parents of premature infants into clinical practice: impact on nurses' evidence-based practice and lessons learned
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix Children s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:74-80. 2010
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  29. doi request reprint Systematic review of multicomponent interventions with overweight middle adolescents: implications for clinical practice and research
    Stephanie A Kelly
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 5:113-35. 2008
    ..The rate of adolescents being overweight continues to rise despite numerous public health campaigns and programs to increase awareness and modify unhealthy lifestyle patterns...
  30. doi request reprint The relationship of perceived and actual weight in minority adolescents
    Judith O'Haver
    Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, AZ Phoenix Children s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 24:474-80. 2009
    ..Adolescents who were overweight identified their weight accurately and tried to lose weight...
  31. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice, step by step: searching for the evidence
    Susan B Stillwell
    Nurse Educator Evidence Based Practice Mentorship Program at Arizona State University in Phoenix, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:41-7. 2010
    ..Also, we've scheduled "Chat with the Authors" calls every few months to provide a direct line to the experts to help you resolve questions. See details below...
  32. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice step by step: Critical appraisal of the evidence: part I
    Ellen Fineout-Overholt
    Center for the Advancement of Evidence Based Practice, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:47-52. 2010
    ..Details about how to participate in the next call will be published with September's Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step...
  33. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice, step by step: critical appraisal of the evidence: part II: digging deeper--examining the "keeper" studies
    Ellen Fineout-Overholt
    Center for Advancement of Evidence Based Practice at Arizona State University in Phoenix, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:41-8. 2010
    ..Details about how to participate in the next call will be published with November's Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step...
  34. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice, step by step: Critical appraisal of the evidence: part III
    Ellen Fineout-Overholt
    Center for Advancement of Evidence Based Practice at Arizona State University in Phoenix, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:43-51. 2010
    ..Also, we've scheduled "Chat with the Authors" calls every few months to provide a direct line to the experts to help you resolve questions. See details below...
  35. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice, step by step: implementing an evidence-based practice change
    Lynn Gallagher-Ford
    Center for the Advancement of Evidence Based Practice at Arizona State University in Phoenix, USA
    Am J Nurs 111:54-60. 2011
    ..Details about how to participate in the next call will be published with May's Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevention and early treatment of overweight and obesity in young children: a critical review and appraisal of the evidence
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:149-52, 155-61, 127. 2007
  37. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice, step by step: asking the clinical question: a key step in evidence-based practice
    Susan B Stillwell
    Nurse Educator Evidence Based Practice Mentorship Program at Arizona State University in Phoenix, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:58-61. 2010
    ..Details about how to participate in the next call will be published with May's Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step...
  38. doi request reprint Correlates among healthy lifestyle cognitive beliefs, healthy lifestyle choices, social support, and healthy behaviors in adolescents: implications for behavioral change strategies and future research
    Stephanie A Kelly
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 25:216-23. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationships among cognitive variables, social support, and healthy lifestyle behaviors in adolescents...
  39. ncbi request reprint Putting research into practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Reflect Nurs Leadersh 28:22-5, 45. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Key steps in implementing evidence-based practice: asking compelling, searchable questions and searching for the best evidence
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, PNP Program, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 28:262-3, 266. 2002
    ..Asking searchable questions and knowing how to search for and find the best evidence are two key steps in delivering the highest quality of evidence-based nursing care to patients and their families...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of informational/behavioral interventions with parents of low birth weight (LBW) premature infants: an evidence base to guide clinical practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Rochester School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 28:511-6. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint Improving child and adolescent mental health. An evidence-based approach
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, N Y, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 11:47-52. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint The evidence-based practice mentor: a promising strategy for implementing and sustaining EBP in healthcare systems
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:123-5. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Calling all educators to teach and model evidence-based practice in academic settings
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 3:93-4. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Integrating levels of evidence into clinical decision making
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner PNP and Dual PNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Programs, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:323-5. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of parent-focused interventions in improving coping/mental health outcomes of critically ill children and their parents: an evidence base to guide clinical practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:143-8. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Creating opportunities for parent empowerment: program effects on the mental health/coping outcomes of critically ill young children and their mothers
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e597-607. 2004
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  48. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of studies of prognosis
    Ellen Fineout-Overholt
    Center for Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, New York, USA
    Evid Based Nurs 7:4-8. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Mental health worries, communication, and needs in the year of the U.S. terrorist attack: national KySS survey findings
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:222-34. 2002
    ..This first report from the KySS survey describes the child/teen and parental findings...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice: the paradigm shift
    Donna Hallas
    Pace University, Jamaica, Pleasantville, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 17:46-9. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of anti-leukotriene agents in childhood asthma: evidence to guide clinical practice
    Julie Berkhof
    Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 29:60-2. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Finding and appraising systematic reviews of clinical interventions: critical skills for evidence-based practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Rochester School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 29:147-9, 125. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Creating avenues for relative empowerment (CARE): a pilot test of an intervention to improve outcomes of hospitalized elders and family caregivers
    Hong Li
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:284-99. 2003
    ..Findings from this study support the need for further testing of the CARE intervention with family caregivers to determine its effectiveness on outcomes of hospitalized elders and their family caregivers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Review of intervention studies of families with hospitalized elderly relatives
    Hong Li
    University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Box SON, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:54-9. 2004
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  55. ncbi request reprint Improving the mental/psychosocial health of US children and adolescents: outcomes and implementation strategies from the national KySS Summit
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice and PNP Psychiatric Mental Health NP Programs, University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 17:S1-24. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of conscious sedation on anxiety, pain, and procedural complications in young children
    Sheryl Dresser
    Interventional Radiology, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 29:320-3. 2003

Research Grants9

  1. COPE for Parents & Preterms: 2 1/2 and 3 Year Follow-Up
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Preliminary analysis of data from our current study indicates positive effects for the COPE program on key outcome variables and creates a compelling case for more long-term follow-up. ..
  2. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teens
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. ..
  4. COPE/Healthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. COPE/Healthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....