|Dimensions of Cultural Competence: Nurse-Client Perspectives
||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
||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
||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...
|Foreign-born Mexican women's utilization, adherence and understanding of preventive health screening recommendations
||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...
|Older women’s health outcomes during retirement
||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...
|Factors influencing 30-Day unplanned rehospitalization in adults with heart failure: data from an urban hospital in North Carolina
||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...