Wallace, Debra

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Dimensions of Cultural Competence: Nurse-Client Perspectives 2008 7397 Cultural competence at the provider-client level has been suggested as a strategy to address health disparities. This study, using The Model of Culturally Congruent Care as a framework, examined cultural competence from the perspectives of nurses who...
Older men's experience of informal caregiving 2010 1317 Providing care to a family member or friend is a new societal role for older men and their informal caregiving experiences are not well understood. Although the majority of participants in caregiving studies have been female, 30-40% of informal careg...
Self-care expressions, patterns, and practices of Latinos/Hispanics for the management of Type 2 diabetes 2011 4388 The purpose of this cross-sectional, correlational study was to explore the use of traditional, complementary, and alternative (TCA) self-care expressions, patterns, and practices of Latinos/Hispanics for the management of type 2 diabetes. The target...
Frailty in hospitalized adults 2013 6132 The purpose of this cross-sectional, retrospective, descriptive study was to characterize frailty in hospitalized adults 55 years of age and older admitted to medical units at one large academic medical center during a 15-month time frame and determi...
Older women’s health outcomes during retirement 2016 1314 The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to examine selected health outcomes in women aged 55 years and older during retirement and to determine whether a relationship exists between women’s health outcomes and aspects of retirement, including s...
The lived experiences of critical care nurses while caring for patients that are not expected to survive 2019 711 The purpose of this study was to report the stories of critical care nurses as they cared for patients receiving full-curative treatment, knowing that these patients would not survive and needed goals of care decision-making (GOC-DM). Phenomenologica...
Advance care planning engagement among Muslim community-dwelling adults living in the United States of America 2019 175 The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to explore advance care planning (ACP) engagement activities, and (2) to examine ACP engagement determinants among Muslim community-dwelling adults living in the United States. Through the Social-ecological ...
Early-onset vs. late-onset colorectal cancer trends among veterans 2020 91 The purpose of this study was to evaluate trends in the incidence and mortality of early-onset CRC (age at diagnosis < 50), vs. late-onset CRC (age at diagnosis = 50). A secondary objective is to compare characteristics and outcomes among Black and W...
Foreign-born Mexican women's utilization, adherence and understanding of preventive health screening recommendations 2011 2863 The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to explore factors related to foreign-born Mexican women's understanding, utilization and adherence to preventive health screening recommendations using the Interaction Model of Client Health Behavior (IM...
Intrapersonal and interpersonal factors influencing physical activity in Arab Americans: a social-ecological approach 2019 204 Physical activity is an important determinant of health throughout the lifespan. Meeting physical activity guidelines has been shown to help improve individuals’ health outcomes as well as prevent or slow the progression of more than 20 chronic healt...
Examination of pharmacists’ support for implementation of syringe exchange programs in community pharmacies in North Carolina: a social ecological approach 2020 79 Background: In the US, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the leading bloodborne infection and injection drug use is the most common mode of transmission. North Carolina (NC) is one of the states with the highest rates of acute HCV infection. Syrin...
Factors influencing 30-Day unplanned rehospitalization in adults with heart failure: data from an urban hospital in North Carolina 2016 2026 Background: Heart failure (HF) patients have high rates of hospital readmission resulting in large human and financial costs to families, communities, hospitals and payers. Developing comprehensive interventions to decrease rates requires knowledge o...
Breast cancer screening practices among African American women: a Black feminist thought perspective 2021 66 The aim of this study is to understand mammography initiation and mammography screening barriers from the lens of African American women. A qualitative descriptive approach was used to describe the experiences of 15 African American women, aged 45 an...
Diabetes self-management among Arabs in the United States 2021 65 The purpose of this cross-sectional correlational study was to examine diabetes self-management, related factors, and outcomes among Arab adults living in the United States. The target population was Arab Adults living with type 2 diabetes in the Uni...
Nurses’ experiences caring for patients with opioid use disorders 2022 59 The purpose of this study was to examine nurses’ experience of quality care for hospitalized patients with a history of opioid use disorder or self-injection of opioids and whether hospital, unit, or nurse characteristics impacted experiences of qual...
Exploration of sleep and allostatic load as predictors of future cancer 2018 223 Cancer impacts millions of people in the United States. Understanding the precursors to cancer is important for prevention efforts. The purpose of this study was to investigate potential relationships between sleep, allostatic load, and future cancer...
Investigating emic care in Appalachians of Western North Carolina 2018 343 People in the Appalachian Mountains have an increased prevalence in poverty, low educational attainment, and low employment opportunities that are associated with poor health outcomes. Also, the Appalachian Mountain people suffer stigmas that have be...