public health nursing
Summary: The field of nursing focusing on the health of the community through educational and preventive programs, as well as providing treatment and diagnostic services.
Publications248 found, 100 shown here
- Measuring self-perceived public health nursing competencies using a quantitative approachBrenda Poulton
Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey BT37 OQB, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 27:238-46. 2007....
- District nursing staff and depression: a psychometric evaluation of Depression Attitude Questionnaire findingsMark Haddad
Section of Psychiatric Nursing, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 44:447-56. 2007..In part this may be due to stigmatising views of mental illness, which negatively influence help-seeking and user experiences. Likewise providers' attitudes are likely to play a significant part in the management of such problems...
- A process for systematically reviewing the literature: providing the research evidence for public health nursing interventionsB H Thomas
McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton Public Health and Community Services, Ontario, Canada
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:176-84. 2004..Also, the project is expected to disseminate the results provincially, nationally, and internationally. Most of the reviews are relevant to public health nursing practice.
- Population-based public health interventions: practice-based and evidence-supported. Part ILinda Olson Keller
Center for Public Health Nursing, Office of Public Health Practice, Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul, Minnesota 55164 0975, USA
Public Health Nurs 21:453-68. 2004..Intervention Model, was originally introduced in 1998 by the Minnesota Department of Health, Section of Public Health Nursing. The model has been widely disseminated and used throughout the United States since that time...
- Education for public health capacity in the nursing workforce: findings from a review of education and practice issuesSue Latter
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Nurse Educ Today 23:211-8. 2003..Findings are discussed, and implications and recommendations for educational and other key stakeholders are outlined...
- Organizational structure and job satisfaction in public health nursingSara L Campbell
Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, USA
Public Health Nurs 21:564-71. 2004..was to describe the characteristics and relationship of organizational structure and job satisfaction in public health nursing. A significant relationship was found between organizational structure variables and job satisfaction for ..
- A comparative study of self-perceived public health competencies: practice teachers and qualifying SCPHNsBrenda Poulton
University of Ulster
Community Pract 81:31-4. 2008There is evidence to suggest that population-focused public health nursing is more rhetoric than reality...
- Public health nursing directors' perceptions regarding interagency collaboration with community mental health agenciesR V Chaudry
Senior Research Associate, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Public Health Nurs 17:75-84. 2000Involvement in collaborative interagency relationships is crucial to the future of public health nursing and public health agencies...
- Perceptions of public health nursing practice by municipal health officials in NorwayAnne Clancy
Harstad University College, Havnegata 5, Harstad 9480, Norway
Public Health Nurs 26:412-20. 2009The objective of this study was to describe and analyze municipal decision-maker's views on public health nursing and to reflect upon and discuss the relevance of those views to the future of public health nursing in Norway.
- Health promotive action and preventive action model (HPA model) for the classification of health care services in public health nursingSirkka L Elo
Department of Community Medicine and Public Health in Orebro, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 30:200-8. 2002There is a need for an expanded approach to develop knowledge of public health nursing as a sphere of public health...
- Comparing maternal child health problems and outcomes across public health nursing agenciesKaren A Monsen
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Matern Child Health J 14:412-21. 2010..Using informatics tools and data facilitated needs assessment, program evaluation, and outcomes management processes for the agencies, and will continue to play an integral role in directing practice and improving client outcomes...
- A public health nursing practice model: melding public health principles with the nursing processKathleen Smith
Public Health Nursing Administration, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, CA 90012, USA
Public Health Nurs 20:42-8. 2003..Many in public health nursing (PHN) have welcomed this shift, recognizing the important role PHN can play in promoting health and ..
- Development of a public health nursing data infrastructureKaren A Monsen
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Public Health Nurs 29:343-51. 2012An invited group of national public health nursing (PHN) scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders met in October 2010 identifying a critical need for a national PHN data infrastructure to support PHN research...
- The ceremonial order of public health nursing consultations: an ethnographic studyAnne Clancy
Department of Health and Social Work, School of Nursing, Harstad University College, Harstad, Norway
J Clin Nurs 21:2555-66. 2012To explore public health nursing consultations by providing reflections on the overt interaction between public health nurses, parents and young people during consultations.
- Climate change and human health: the role of nurses in confronting the issueLucia Sayre
San Francisco Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility, USA
Nurs Adm Q 34:334-42. 2010....
- Partnerships for learning population-based public health nursing: Web-delivered continuing education for public health nurse preceptorsSusan J Zahner
School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:547-54. 2006..Course content includes preceptor roles; assisting students in learning population-based public health nursing, critical thinking, and cultural competence; learning styles and teaching strategies; what to do in ..
- The experience of being a client in an Alaska public health nursing home visitation programDiane A DeMay
State of Alaska, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Section of Public Health Nursing, Juneau, Alaska 99811, USA
Public Health Nurs 20:228-36. 2003..study reports on the content analysis of 62 essays written by clients about their experiences in an Alaska public health nursing home visitation project for prevention of child abuse and neglect...
- Barriers and facilitators to the achievement of community-focused public health nursing practice: a UK perspectiveBrenda Poulton
Institute of Nursing Research, School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, UK
J Nurs Manag 17:74-83. 2009..To explore the extent to which Community Health Nurses (CHN) engage in community-focused public health practice and the facilitators and barriers to such practice...
- Enhanced undergraduate public health nursing experience: a collaborative experience with the Kentucky Department for Public HealthDebra Gay Anderson
College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
Fam Community Health 27:291-7. 2004..University of Kentucky College of Nursing entered into a collaborative partnership to provide an enhanced public health nursing experience for a select group of undergraduate students...
- The perceptions of nurses in a district health system in KwaZulu-Natal of their supervision, self-esteem and job satisfactionL R Uys
School of Nursing, University of Natal
Curationis 27:50-6. 2004..This article describes a survey done in two health districts in KwaZulu-Natal involving 319 nurses from all types of government health care settings...
- The effectiveness of public health nursing: the problems and solutions in carrying out a review of systematic reviewsLawrie Elliott
Reader and Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
J Adv Nurs 45:117-25. 2004..The importance of reviewing the scientific literature on the effectiveness of public health nursing was recognized as a crucial part of the policy review. A final report was expected within a 6-month period...
- Public health nursing practice guidelines: an evaluation of dissemination and useB Lia-Hoagberg
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Public Health Nurs 16:397-404. 1999b>Public health nursing needs to build a practice on research-based knowledge. Public health guidelines are one strategy to achieve this goal...
- Building capacity for antiretroviral delivery in South Africa: a qualitative evaluation of the PALSA PLUS nurse training programmeJ Stein
University of Cape Town Lung Institute, George St, Mowbray 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
BMC Health Serv Res 8:240. 2008..The evaluation was conducted alongside a randomized controlled trial measuring the effects of the PALSA PLUS nurse-training (Trial reference number ISRCTN24820584)...
- From function to competency in public health nursing, 1931 to 2003Sarah E Abrams
University of Vermont, Burlington 05405, USA
Public Health Nurs 21:507-10. 2004Explaining the content of public health nursing practice is not a new phenomenon...
- [Survey on public health nursing education-in the comparison of nursing education courses, universities, advanced courses for public health nurse with junior nursing colleges, and public health nursing school]Kayoko Hirano
National Institute of Public Health
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:746-55. 2005Changes in public health nursing education have been consideration. Theses changes include a dramatic increase in the number of public health nurses (PHNs) who have enrolled for nursing courses at university...
- Using nursing perspectives to inform public health nursing workforce developmentConnie Diaz Swearingen
Fay W Whitney School of Nursing, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA
Public Health Nurs 26:79-87. 2009..Finally, a model is offered to illustrate the reciprocal influence of nursing science and public health nursing practice.
- Development of the public health nursing competency instrumentSharon Cross
St Paul Ramsey County Department of Public Health, Little Canada, Minnesota, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:108-14. 2006This paper describes the development and initial testing of an instrument to measure population-based public health nursing competencies...
- Canadian public health nurses' job satisfactionMaureen F Best
Child and Youth Community Health Services, Calgary Health Region, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Public Health Nurs 23:250-5. 2006..The importance of establishing a method for ongoing measurement of PHN job satisfaction was underscored by changing directions in practice and an emphasis on building public health capacity...
- Developing population health competencies among public health nurses in GeorgiaCarole C Jakeway
Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:161-7. 2006..Nurses who completed the course reported greater experience with and an understanding of population health competencies...
- Building community and public health nursing capacity: a synthesis report of the National Community Health Nursing StudyJane M Underwood
Nursing Health Services Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Can J Public Health 100:I1-11. 2009....
- Expanding roles for public health nursingMary B MacDonald
College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Can Nurse 99:18-22. 2003
- The best of public health nursing, circa 1941Sarah E Abrams
College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Vermont, 216 Rowell Building, 106 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Public Health Nurs 25:285-91. 2008b>Public health nursing was the term Lillian Wald used to describe the work of nurses whose role it was to address both the immediate impact of sickness and the underlying relationship between poverty, social disadvantage, environmental ..
- Concerns, satisfaction, and retention of Canadian community health nursesMarjorie Armstrong-Stassen
Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
J Community Health Nurs 22:181-94. 2005..Initiatives to address community health nurses' concerns, improve their job satisfaction, and increase their retention will require interventions tailored to the specific community health care setting...
- Social exchange as a framework for client-nurse interaction during public health nursing maternal-child home visitsMary E Byrd
Department of Nursing, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:271-6. 2006..Social exchange theory is potentially useful for understanding client-nurse interaction in the context of maternal-child home visits...
- Graduate education for advanced practice public health nursing: at the crossroadsPamela F Levin
Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Public Health Nurs 25:176-93. 2008..expansion of traditional educational approaches and curriculum to prepare a futuristic advanced practice public health nursing (APPHN) workforce...
- How much public health in public health nursing practice?Kevin Grumbach
Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Public Health Nurs 21:266-76. 2004b>Public health nursing (PHN) practice is defined by an emphasis on population health issues rather than individually focused clinical interventions, but the actual scope and focus of PHN practice have not been well documented...
- [Public health nursing in Greece]P Sourtzi
Occupational Health Nursing, Dipartimento di Salute Pubblica, Facoltà di Nursing, Università di Atene Grecia
Prof Inferm 56:195-200. 2003..essencial that further education or specialization is needed, in order that they could practice independently or as members of the primary health care teams effectively, and be able to respond to public health needs of the population..
- 'Faced' with responsibility: Levinasian ethics and the challenges of responsibility in Norwegian public health nursingAnne Clancy
Harstad University College, Norway
Nurs Philos 8:158-66. 2007This paper is concerned with aspects of responsibility in Norwegian public health nursing. Public health nursing is an expansive profession with diffuse boundaries...
- Defining the roles and functions of occupational health nurses in Japan: results of job analysisItsuko Ishihara
Department of Public Health and Occupational Health Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
AAOHN J 52:230-41. 2004..The information derived from the study provides a knowledge base that can be used to provide guidance and direction to the content of occupational health nursing programs...
- District nurses' involvement in mental health: an exploratory surveySoo Lee
University of Hertfordshire
Br J Community Nurs 11:138-42. 2006..In order to realize the potential contribution of district nurses in mental health interventions, there is a need for primary care teams to foster a closer working relationship with mental health specialist services...
- Changes in patterns of knowing the patient: the case of British district nursesS Speed
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 41:921-31. 2004..Applying Carper's (1978) framework, the data presented here show that there has been a shifting emphasis in knowing the patient from aesthetic and personal knowing to knowing about and empirical knowing...
- Electronic nursing documentation in primary health careEva Törnvall
Department of Care and Welfare, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Linkoping, Linkoping, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 18:310-7. 2004..Involvement from the heads of the PHCC and the manufactures of the EPR system is necessary, in cooperation with the district nurses, to render the nursing documentation suitable for future use in the evaluation and development of care...
- Study of basic computer competence among public health nurses in TaiwanKuei Feng Yang
School of Nursing, National Yang Ming University
J Nurs Res 12:1-10. 2004..Building a user-friendly environment is important in developing this new media model of learning for the future...
- Long-term conditions 5: meeting the needs of highly complex patientsLaura R Pratt
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire
Br J Community Nurs 11:234-5, 238-40. 2006..Educational deficits relating to long-term conditions and district nurses were discovered, indicating that educational and clinical leadership is paramount in order to meet the needs of this group of patients...
- Use of public health nurse competencies to develop a childcare health consultant workforceJudith Lupo Wold
Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:139-45. 2006..The purpose of this article is to describe the efforts in the state of Georgia to train public health nurse-childcare health consultants (PHN-CCHCs) using the framework of the "Core competencies for public health practice."..
- A feasibility study on the adoption of e-learning for public health nurse continuing education in TaiwanShu Yu
School of Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Nurse Educ Today 27:755-61. 2007..g. traditional instruction). Reasons analyses provide directions for decreasing barriers for developing a learning model of this new medium for nurses' CE...
- Effects of a nutrition education program for urban, low-income, older adults: a collaborative program among nurses and nursing studentsN Jennifer Klinedinst
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Community Health Nurs 22:93-104. 2005..Collaboration between nurses and nursing students from a variety of educational backgrounds may enhance learning and program success...
- District nurses' involvement and attitudes to mental health problems: a three-area cross-sectional studyMark Haddad
MRC Clinical Research Fellow, Specialist Practitioner, Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 14:976-85. 2005..The main aims of this study were to obtain information on the extent of staff contact and input with mental health problems and to determine their experience, training and attitudes to such problems...
- Refocusing health visiting -- sharpening the vision and facilitating the processSusan M Carr
Northumbria University, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Nurs Manag 13:249-56. 2005The purpose of this study was to explore the development of public health nursing in a primary care trust that focused around the evaluation of a newly introduced public health nursing role...
- Organizational attributes valued by hospital, home care, and district nurses in the United States and New ZealandLinda Flynn
College of Nursing, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07102 USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 37:67-72. 2005..To determine whether hospital-based, home care, and district nurses identify a core set of organizational attributes in the nursing work environment that they value as important to the support of professional practice...
- The intervention of outreach: best practicesCindy L Tembreull
Government Center, Anoka, MN 55303 2264, USA
Public Health Nurs 22:347-53. 2005..Recommendations include providing education on population-based concepts, such as community assessment and at-risk populations, and using interventions from the Public Health Intervention Wheel in conjunction with outreach...
- The child welfare system: through the eyes of public health nursesJanet U Schneiderman
University of Southern California School of Social Work, Los Angeles 90089 0411, USA
Public Health Nurs 22:354-9. 2005..This qualitative descriptive study investigates how public health nurses working within the child welfare system view the organization and the organization's effect on their case management practice...
- Evaluation of a cultural competence courseAngela E Cooper Brathwaite
Durham Regional Health Department
J Transcult Nurs 16:361-9. 2005..The qualitative results complemented the quantitative findings, which were significant in relating to the five dimensions of Campinha-Bacote's model of cultural competence...
- E-mentoring in public health nursing practiceLouise C Miller
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 39:394-9; quiz 400-1, 431. 2008Attrition in the public health nursing work force combined with a lack of faculty to teach public health prompted development of a "long-distance" learning project...
- Palliative care services in England: a survey of district nurses' viewsCathy Shipman
King s College London, Department of Palliative Care and Policy, London
Br J Community Nurs 10:381-6. 2005..Primary care trusts, cancer networks and strategic health authorities must work together to ensure minimum standards of access nationally if the recommendations of the NICE guidance on supportive and palliative care are to be achieved...
- Communication--a core concept in client supervision by public health nursesSidsel Tveiten
Akershus University College, Faculty of Nursing Education, Lillestrøm, Norway
J Nurs Manag 14:235-43. 2006..The aim of this study was to explore public health nurses' reflections on client supervision...
- District nurses' triggers for referral of patients to the Macmillan nurseAlexandra Aitken
Murray Royal Hospital, Perth and Kinross, UK
Br J Community Nurs 11:100, 102-4, 106-7. 2006....
- Qualitative evaluation of South Carolina's Postpartum/Infant Home Visit programKaren A Wager
Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
Public Health Nurs 21:541-6. 2004..Overall, the nurses felt that the home visit program has had a positive impact on the health and well-being of the mothers and infants served...
- A competency-based approach to public health nursing performance appraisalKate Bracy Kalb
Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:115-38. 2006To integrate public health nursing (PHN) competencies into a comprehensive performance review instrument for nurses at multiple practice levels in an urban public health department.
- Public health nurses' perceptions of mobile computing in a school programRuta K Valaitis
School of Nursing and the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Comput Inform Nurs 23:153-60. 2005..Although this new technology shows promise, there is a need for further research to examine its impact as a tool to promote public health nursing practice.
- The experiences of district nurses caring for people receiving palliative chemotherapyJane Andrew
Tayside Primary Care Trust, Macmillan Day Care Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Jedburgh Road, Dundee, DD2 1SP, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:110-8; discussion 118. 2004..District nurses had ambivalent attitudes to palliative chemotherapy but had positive attitudes towards optimizing quality of life and care in the palliative stages of illness...
- Increasing nurses' knowledge and skills for enhanced response to intimate partner violenceYolanda R Davila
University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0482, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 37:171-7. 2006..A theoretically based intimate partner violence in-service program was developed, implemented, and evaluated among public health nurses...
- Developing an education package on diabetic foot diseaseSheila Mackie
NHS Lothian, South West Edinburgh
Br J Community Nurs 11:suppl 6, 8, 10 passim. 2006
- Examining the correspondence of theoretical and real interpretations of health promotionFiona Irvine
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
J Clin Nurs 16:593-602. 2007..More specifically the aim gives rise to the objective of establishing how they translate their understanding into practice...
- Impact of primary care management on nursing documentationEva Törnvall
Department of Social and Welfare Studies, University of Linkoping, Norrkoping, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 15:634-42. 2007..The aim was to investigate whether perceptions of electronic nursing documentation and its performance differed because of primary health care management...
- Issues related to delivering an early childhood home-visiting programRoberta Woodgate
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:95-101. 2007..To describe the issues related to delivering an early childhood home visiting program, BabyFirst, from the perspective of public health nurses and lay home visitors (paraprofessionals)...
- Comparison of the dissemination and implementation of standardized public health nursing competencies in academic and practice settingsSonda Oppewal
Community Partnerships and Practice, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:99-107. 2006..To assess the use of the "Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals" standards in practice and academic work settings by public health nurses (PHNs), and to determine differences between practitioners and faculty...
- The decision making process in a district nursing assessmentCatriona Kennedy
School of Acute and Continuing Care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Br J Community Nurs 7:505-13. 2002....
- Screening for depression in older district nursing clients: feasibility studyRussell Nunn
Royal District Nursing Service, Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Br J Community Nurs 12:108-14. 2007..Recommendations are offered about screening for depression with this client population...
- Relationship work in an early childhood home visiting programMaureen Heaman
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
J Pediatr Nurs 22:319-30. 2007....
- Credentialing for public health nurses: personally valued ... But not well recognizedBetty Bekemeier
School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7263, USA
Public Health Nurs 24:439-48. 2007This study examined the extent to which public health nurses (PHNs) see value in credentialing and perceive specific barriers related to a community/public health nursing (C/PHN) credential.
- Disconnection: the user voice within the wound dressing supply chainNatasha Campling
Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
J Nurs Manag 16:204-13. 2008..This study examined the user voice in England's National Health Service (NHS) wound dressing supply chain...
- Public health nurses' views on their position within a changing health systemChiquita Hansen
Primary Health Care, MidCentral District Health Board, Palmerston North
Nurs Prax N Z 23:14-26. 2007..This study considers the context of public health nursing in New Zealand, firstly by exploring the creation and development of the public health nursing role and ..
- Strategies for assessing the feasibility to develop new needs-oriented services by public health nursesKyoko Yoshioka-Maeda
Ogikubo Community Health Center, Suginami Public Health Center, Tokyo, Japan
J Nurs Manag 16:284-90. 2008..To explore the strategies that public health nurses use to assess the feasibility of creating new services...
- A hermeneutic phenomenological study of community nurses' CPDMaggi Banning
School of Health and Social Care, Uxbridge
Br J Community Nurs 13:178-82. 2008..There is a need for organizations to invest in CPD of the workforce, consider cheaper alternatives for meeting CPD needs and for further research to assess the impact of CPD on clinical practice...
- Perceived occupational stress and related factors in public health nursesI Lee
School of Nursing, Chang Gung University
J Nurs Res 10:253-60. 2002..Designing a systematic in-service training program to enhance working competency and performance of PHNs is also suggested...
- Nursing the social wound: public health nurses' experiences of screening for woman abuseFiona Webster
London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 38:136-53. 2006..Her client's personal growth over time, rather than the single act of leaving an abusive relationship, now defined a successful client interaction. The authors also discuss implications for practice that arise from these accounts...
- Effects of 'pain-advisers': district nurses' opinions regarding their own knowledge, management and documentation of patients in chronic painLena Törnkvist
Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine Stockholm, Huddinge, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 17:332-8. 2003..Although much remains to be done, it must be acknowledged that the 'pain-advisers', with relatively small resources, managed to make significant improvements...
- Impact of the Powys Macmillan GP clinical facilitator project: views of health-care professionalsBill Noble
University of Sheffield, Trent Palliative Care Centre, Sykes House, Little Common Lane, Abbey Lane, Sheffield S11 9NE, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 9:528-33. 2003..The majority of nurses thought that the GPCF's contribution was important. The use of local palliative care guidelines increased significantly among district nurses by the end of the project...
- Quality in preventive and health-promoting services: constructing an understanding through processSinead Hanafin
Office of the Minister for Children, Dublin, Ireland
J Nurs Manag 14:472-82. 2006..This study set out to address these difficulties...
- Using a site visit to a contaminated location as a focus for environmental health education for academic and public health nursesAnn S N Backus
HSPH NIEHS Center for Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:410-32. 2006..to provide networking support to facilitate infusion of environmental health into nursing curricula and public health nursing practice...
- Challenges and successes of infusing environmental health content in a nursing programJeanne Beauchamp Hewitt
UW Milwaukee Institute of Environmental Health, UW Milwaukee Marine and Freshwater Biomedical Sciences Center, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:453-64. 2006..environmental health and to develop tools to enable educators and practitioners to apply this knowledge in public health nursing and other specialty practices...
- Dying at home: a care pathway for the last days of life in a community settingJacqueline Pooler
Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Gordon Lane, Nr Chester CH2 4DG, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 9:258-64. 2003..Although based on Ellershaw's pioneering work, this pathway was developed specifically for use in the community to reflect and address the particular problems encountered in this setting when caring for dying patients...
- Health visitor or public health nurse? A Scottish studySusan Wilson
East Ayrshire Community Health Partnership
Community Pract 79:289-92. 2006The Scottish Executive and the National Health Service (NHS) have been consistently promoting 'public health nursing' as a new way forward in the community...
- Barriers to population-focused health promotion: the experience of public health nurses in the province of ManitobaBenita Cohen
Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 38:52-67. 2006..A concerted effort to address the barriers is needed so that PHNs in Manitoba can play a leadership role in creating a health-care system that truly invests in population health...
- The Community Client Need Classification System - a dependency system for community nursesGobnait Byrne
School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
J Nurs Manag 14:437-46. 2006..The aim of this paper was to discuss the predictive validity and reliability of the Community Client Need Classification System (CCNCS), the results of using this tool and public health nurses' satisfaction with the system...
- Function and practice of public health nursing in Japan: a trial to develop the Japanese Purpose-Focused Public Health Nursing ModelKyoko Yoshioka-Maeda
Disease Prevention Section, Suginami Public Health Center, Suginami City, Japan
J Nurs Manag 14:483-9. 2006..To clarify the significance of public health nurses' practice, we introduced the activities of Japanese public health nurses and tried to develop a model based on the purpose of their work...
- Improved immunization practices reduce childhood hepatitis B infection in TongaNiklas Danielsson
World Health Organization, WHO Office Cambodia, P O Box 1217, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Vaccine 27:4462-7. 2009..MEASURED OUTCOME: Prevalence of HBsAg antigen...
- The Palau AHEC--academizing the public health work plan: capacity development and innovation in MicronesiaGreg Dever
Palau AHEC, P O Box 8007, Koror, Palau 96940
Pac Health Dialog 12:110-7. 2005....
- Evaluating the program of a smoking cessation support group for adult smokers: a longitudinal pilot studyChih Ling Huang
Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan
J Nurs Res 13:197-205. 2005..These results demonstrate the promise of integrated smoking cessation therapy in a group support context and indicate the need to pursue implementation and evaluation of this type of therapy on a larger scale...
- [Survey on the current status of patients with Parkinson's disease: their lives with in-home care and the services]Chieko Fujii
Keio University, Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:338-47. 2007..The individuals returned their questionnaires by postal mail. The collection rates were 52.9% in 1995 and 21.3% in 2004. In both surveys, the mean age of..
- Adolescent health: a rural community's approachJean N Groft
School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Rural Remote Health 5:366. 2005....
- Using Second Life to enhance ACCEL an online accelerated nursing BSN programStephanie Stewart
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, College of Nursing, United States
Stud Health Technol Inform 146:636-40. 2009..It can also provide virtual experiences that nursing students may encounter in the clinical setting which are high risk and low volume, thus enhancing patient safety...
- Midwives as providers of prenatal care in Finland--past and presentM Malin
University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health, Finland
Women Health 18:17-34. 1992..Midwife interviews revealed the "medicalization" of pregnancy caused both by physicians and midwives' own medical concept of pregnancy and by clients' demands for good care...
- Lifetime exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and cervical intraepithelial neoplasms among nonsmoking Taiwanese womenMing Tsang Wu
Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Arch Environ Health 58:353-9. 2003..72, 5.03) and 2.99-fold (95% CI = 1.10, 8.09) increased risks, respectively, of developing CIN. The authors concluded that lifetime ETS exposure is a major determinant for contracting cervical neoplasms among nonsmoking women in Taiwan...
- Knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening amongst public health nurses in SingaporeP N Chong
National Healthcare Group Polyclinics, Singapore
Singapore Med J 43:509-16. 2002..The study aimed to examine the knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening amongst Public Health nurses who are patient educators...
- Child health promotion in the United Kingdom: does health visitors' practice follow policy?Louise Condon
School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
J Adv Nurs 62:551-61. 2008..This paper is a report of a study to assess to what extent national child health promotion policy is reflected in health visitors' practice across the United Kingdom...
- Effects of home visits by home nurses to elderly people with health problems: design of a randomised clinical trial in the Netherlands [ISRCTN92017183]Ans Nicolaides-Bouman
Dept of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 4:35. 2004..The results of this study will contribute to the discussion on effective public health strategies for the aged...
- An exploration of knowledge, attitudes and advice given by health professionals to parents in Ireland about the introduction of solid foods. A pilot studyClaire Allcutt
UCD School of Public Health and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
BMC Public Health 10:201. 2010....
- The management for tuberculosis control in Greater London in comparison with that in Osaka City: lessons for improvement of TB control management in Osaka City urban settingAkihiro Ohkado
Department of International Cooperation, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Matsuyama 3 1 24, Kiyose, Tokyo 2048533, Japan
Health Policy 73:104-23. 2005....
- The school, a viable educational site for interdisciplinary health promotionFirdouza Waggie
Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, Republic of South Africa
Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:303-12. 2004..Schools in Delft, a poor socio-economic area with high unemployment, crime and a range of social problems, are used as the teaching site...
- Public Health Nurses as Oral Health Advocates: A Feasibility StudyMichelle Henshaw; Fiscal Year: 2007..Using this delivery strategy to address the oral health needs of high risk women and children, when replicated in other settings, could potentially have far reaching impact in eliminating oral disease and oral health disparities. ..
- HOUSEHOLD ENVIRONMENTAL RISK REDUCTION IN RURAL CHILDRENPatricia Butterfield; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed research is consistent with recommendations that communitybased environmental health programs be framed and delivered in a manner that is meaningful to families and high-risk subgroups. ..
- Reducing Environmental Risk to Rural Low Income FamiliesPatricia Butterfield; Fiscal Year: 2007..Such a view is consistent with national recommendations that translational EH research be framed and delivered in a manner that is meaningful to families, marginalized populations, and high-risk subgroups. ..
- NEUROPLASTICITY OF BRAIN ASPHYXIATED INFANTSMeena Garg; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- NEUROPLASTICITY OF BRAIN ASPHYXIATED INFANTSLINDA BADR; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Poisoning Incidence and ED Use/Misuse in Young ChildrenBarbara Polivka; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Community-Based Lifestyle Promotion With Latino WomenDeborah Koniak Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2010..Understanding also will be enhanced about the influence of interpersonal and environmental factors on adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors of Latinas. ..
- Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer ScreeningTerry C Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..
- Reducing Risk for Children of Mexican Immigrant Mothers: Adapting a Mother-ChildDiane McNaughton; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer ScreeningTerry C Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..
- Critical Factors Impacting Family Transition to Preschool Special Health ServicesLinda Caley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Consistent with the goal of Healthy People 2010, Objective 6, this research project will identify factors affecting families attempting to access services for their children and changes that could be made to help them in this process. ..
- PREVENTING HIV/AIDS IN TEEN MOTHERS AND THEIR PARTNERSDeborah Koniak Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Peer groups for healthy pregnancy & HIV prevention for young Malawian womenKathleen F Norr; Fiscal Year: 2010..This research will make a major contribution toward promoting pregnancy planning and HIV prevention for women and their babies in Malawi and throughout the African region. ..
- A Large Randomized Trial of Vitamin D, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cognitive DeclineJae H Kang; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Nursing & Environmental Health Conference: Methymercury and Human Health EffectsJeanne Hewitt; Fiscal Year: 2006..of each of the two projects to Milwaukee for the workshop in 2006 as exemplars of environmental health in public health nursing and the academy...
- Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)ELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..These evaluationswill be a focal point of discussion in the Faculty Development Seminar, and suitable program modifications will be implemented by the Leadership Team. ..
- Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2009..These evaluationswill be a focal point of discussion in the Faculty Development Seminar, and suitable program modifications will be implemented by the Leadership Team. ..
- Distribution of the Costs of Antimicrobial Resistant InfectionsELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..The analyses will match patients with resistant infections (hospital- and community-acquired) to susceptible patients and to uninfected patients. _^ ..
- Bisexual Youth in Risk and Resilience StudiesElizabeth Saewyc; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in NeonatesElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- CBPR to Reduce Women's Health Disparities thru TANFShawn Kneipp; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse WomenLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Enacted Stigma, Gender & Risk Behaviors of School YouthElizabeth Saewyc; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. ..
- OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTHLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Enacted Stigma, Gender & Risk Behaviors of School YouthElizabeth Saewyc; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- STAFF HAND HYGIENE AND NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN NEONATESElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003..Results of this study can be generalized to many clinical settings. ..
- CBPR to Reduce Women's Health Disparities thru TANFShawn Kneipp; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and CostsElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..