Thomas McCoy

There are 13 included publications by Thomas McCoy :

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Congruence of the medical record and subject interview on time of symptom onset in patients diagnosed with acute coronary syndrome 2016 224 Background: Past research has shown discrepancies between the time of symptom onset for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) as documented in the medical record (MR) and patients’ recall of the time assessed through subject interviews done lat...
Depression in Hospital-Employed Nurses 2012 7607 Depression impacts 9.4% of the adult population in the United States, and it is known to impact work performance. Nurses with depression are not only likely to suffer themselves, but their illness may have an impact on their coworkers and potentially...
The effects of a breastfeeding self-efficacy intervention on short-term breastfeeding outcomes among primiparous mothers in Wuhan, China 2014 1226 Aims To evaluate the effects of a breastfeeding intervention on primiparous mothers' breastfeeding self-efficacy, breastfeeding duration and exclusivity at 4 and 8 weeks postpartum. Background Few studies have examined the effects of breastfeeding...
The Effects of an Educational Self-Efficacy Intervention on Osteoporosis Prevention and Diabetes Self-Management Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 2014 1063 Background: Prevalence of osteoporosis (OP) is high among Chinese adults with diabetes. Assessment of OP and fracture risk as well as patient education should be included as part of the management of diabetes. Purpose: The purpose of this pilot stud...
Enclosed Versus Open Nursing Stations in Adult Acute Care Psychiatric Settings: Does the Design Affect the Therapeutic Milieu? 2012 3977 Specific efforts by hospital accreditation organizations encourage renovation of nursing stations, so nurses can better see, attend, and care for their patients. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of nursing station design on the the...
Evidence-based Intervention with Women Pregnant after Perinatal Loss 2014 2393 Purpose: To test the feasibility and acceptability of a caring-based nurse home visit intervention for women pregnant after perinatal loss (PAL), the goal of which was to provide a safe, supportive environment, normalize the pregnancy after loss, red...
Feasibility testing a family level intervention to prevent risky sex behaviors among middle school age Latinas 2018 84 Purpose: In this article, we report a pilot study that tested the feasibility and initial efficacy of a culturally, linguistically, and developmentally tailored risky sex prevention intervention for middle school–age Latinas and their mothers. Design...
Frailty risk in hospitalised older adults with and without diabetes mellitus 2018 2 Background: Research indicates that diabetes mellitus (DM) may be a risk factor for frailty and individuals with DM are more likely to be frail than individuals without DM; however, there is limited research in hospitalised older adults.

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Reliability and Validity of the Jefferson Scale of Attitudes Toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration for Nurse Practitioners 2013 2955 Background: The Jefferson Scale of Attitudes Toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration (JSATPNC) has been used to measure attitudes regarding nurse-physician collaboration. However, psychometric evaluation is lacking for the nurse practitioner (NP) popula...
Reliability and Validity of Swallows as a Measure of Breast Milk Intake in the First Days of Life 2012 2345 Background: Breastfeeding assessment in the hospital to determine adequacy of feeds remains controversial. Swallow evaluation is integral to current assessment tools, but the literature is not clear about whether the number of swallows is an accurate...
Reply to Tucker et al 2016 15 TO THE EDITOR—We read with great interest the letter by Tucker et al [1] regarding our report outlining the outcomes from our social media intervention designed to increase human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing among men who have sex with men (M...
Social support, coping strategies and health-related quality of life among primary caregivers of stroke survivors in China. 2013 5897 Aims and objectives To examine the relationships of social support and coping strategies to health-related quality of life among primary caregivers of stroke survivors in China. Background Caring for a stroke survivor is highly stressful, which ca...
Using social media to increase HIV testing among gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender persons: outcomes from a randomized community trial 2016 17 We tested an intervention designed to increase human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing among men who have sex with men and transgender persons within existing and commonly used social media. At follow-up, intervention communities had significantly...