|Using the Revised Wilson and Cleary Model to Explore Factors Affecting Quality of Life in Persons on Hemodialysis
||The purpose of this study was to describe the quality of life in persons with end stage renal disease and examine factors that may affect quality of life. A revised version of Wilson and Cleary's model for health-related quality of life was used to g...
|Factors influencing quality of life in older adults with osteoarthritis prior to total knee replacement
||The purposes of this study were to explore the expectations of older adults with medically diagnosed osteoarthritis (OA) who are scheduled for total knee replacement (TKR) surgery and to examine factors that influence the older adult's quality of lif...
|Issues influencing medication adherence in Black women with hypertension
||The purposes of this study were to: (a) describe the differences in adherent and nonadherent Black women who have hypertension (HTN), (b) examine issues that influence medication adherence, and (c) explore the relationship of reactant behaviors and m...
|Nurse perceptions of elder self-neglect
||The purpose of this study was to determine how experienced home health nurses perceive elder self-neglect. An additional purpose of the study was to explore steps these nurses employ to intervene when self-neglect is suspected. Self-neglect is a comp...
|The association of Vitamin D levels, blood pressure, inflammation and depression in persons with coronary artery disease
||The purpose of this study was to examine the association of demographic factors, serum Vitamin D levels, hypertension (HTN) (by HTN diagnosis, systolic blood pressure [SBP] and diastolic blood pressure [DBP]), serum (hs-CRP) and endothelial measures ...
|Women and pre-hospital delays associated with myocardial infarction
||The purposes of this study were to: (a) describe the prodromal and acute symptoms of myocardial infarction (MI) in women and the relationship to delays in seeking treatment, (b) comprehensively examine other factors associated with delays, and (c) ex...