|The impact of a faith community nursing program on a culturally diverse community
||The purposes of this study were to examine the impact of a faith community nursing program on a culturally diverse community and to identify nursing interventions that faith community nurses use in their specialized practice with individuals, familie...
|Decision-making behaviors for adolescent mothers enrolled in the nurse-family partnership
||Adolescent pregnancy rates are particularly high in the southern states posing a critical area for nursing intervention. The effect of the nurse home visitor social support intervention on decision-making for parenting adolescents has not been docume...
|Executive succession and competitive advantage in U.S. hospitals: simulating a randomized control trial
||Research linking executive succession and competitive advantage has produced inconsistent findings. Definitive empirical evidence is not available to reconcile how executive leadership succession influences competitive advantage and more specifically...
|An analysis of North Carolina homeless shelter policies: potential for fracturing the integrity of help-seeking homeless families
||Families with children, the fastest growing homeless subgroup in the U.S., have recently expanded in size by 35% in North Carolina and 24 other states. Sheltering facilities provide housing and other social supports to 67% of this group. Research ind...
|Chiropractic and conventional therapy for acute and chronic health conditions among Appalachian residents
||The purpose of this study was to determine the demographic profiles, the major reported health problems, and the complementary, alternative (CAM), and conventional treatments used for these health problems and for wellness by a sample of rural Appala...
|An analysis of nursing error among licensed nurses working in North Carolina using the taxonomy of error root cause analysis and practice responsibility database
||Healthcare error is a persistent challenge for clinicians, administrators, regulators, and policy makers. Researchers argue that the number of errors originally cited by Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) landmark report, To Err is Human: Building a Safer...