Wallace, Debra

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Frailty in hospitalized adults 2013 5783 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 1123 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...
Older men's experience of informal caregiving 2010 1238 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...
Foreign-born Mexican women's utilization, adherence and understanding of preventive health screening recommendations 2011 2735 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...
The lived experiences of critical care nurses while caring for patients that are not expected to survive 2019 349 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...
Dimensions of Cultural Competence: Nurse-Client Perspectives 2008 7157 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...
Self-care expressions, patterns, and practices of Latinos/Hispanics for the management of Type 2 diabetes 2011 4174 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...
Factors influencing 30-Day unplanned rehospitalization in adults with heart failure: data from an urban hospital in North Carolina 2016 1866 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...
Exploration of sleep and allostatic load as predictors of future cancer 2018 104 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 178 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...
Advance care planning engagement among Muslim community-dwelling adults living in the United States of America 2019 27 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 ...
Intrapersonal and interpersonal factors influencing physical activity in Arab Americans: a social-ecological approach 2019 40 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...