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- 2Bottorff, J. L.
- 2Moore, Katherine N.
- 1Adams, Lisa Y.
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In this research, I focused on inquiring into midwivesâ experiences of caring for women in Ghana during labour. Using narrative inquiry, four midwives, currently working in private maternity homes, were invited to share their experiences. I was constantly guided by the three dimensional...
A Focused Ethnography of Indigenous Women Accessing Healthcare Services in Northern and Rural ThailandDownload
There is far ranging evidence indicating that access to healthcare services is not equitable in Thailand, particularly among disadvantaged populations like Indigenous women. What has yet to be explored is Indigenous women’s access to, and experiences of, the Thai healthcare system. In particular,...
Frequency of Binge Drinking and the Perception of Peer Alcohol Use Among Post-Secondary Students: A Survey of University Students in a Western Canadian ProvinceDownload
Problematic alcohol use, including binge drinking, is a highly prevalent but widely unaddressed public health issue in North America. Binge drinking is especially problematic for young adults in college and university because their rates of binge drinking are considerably higher in comparison to...
Barriers and Facilitators in the Provision of Quality Palliative Critical Care: Critical Care Nurse's PerspectivesDownload
Intensive care units (ICU) are providing increasing amounts of palliative care. However, a lack of consistency in palliative methods within critical care is reported to create negative end-of-life experiences for patients and their families. Subsequently, there is increasing interest to develop...
The early retiree divests the workforce: A quantitative analysis of early retirement among health professionalsDownload
Introduction: Availability of health professionals is fundamental to a population's health. Despite shortages of health professionals, we know little about voluntary and involuntary exits from the workforce among publicly-employed Canadian Registered Nurses (RNs) and allied health professionals...
What are the Experiences of Family Caregivers Participating in an Arts-based (Collage) Intervention? A Secondary AnalysisDownload
Current social and demographic trends include a shift toward an elderly population, an increase in life expectancy and an increase in chronic disease, all of which contribute to increased care needs. Family members are depended upon to take on the caregiving role for those with physical or...
This qualitative single exploratory case study design, informed by Critical Social Theory (CST) (Habermas, 1982) and a participatory approach (Freire, 2000), explored how to build knowledge and capacity to support policy interventions that create conditions for healthy eating and active living in...
Objective: To increase our understanding of moral distress experienced by nurse practitioners in the continuing care setting Design: This qualitative study employed an interpretive description approach in which participants in a major urban center in Western Canada were interviewed about their...
Characteristics of Patients Reviewed by a Nurse Practitioner within an Outpatient Palliative Radiation Oncology ClinicDownload
Cancer is a highly prevalent illness in Canada, with half of Canadians developing cancer and one quarter dying of the disease. In spite of significant advancements in cancer diagnosis and treatments, many cancers still have a poor prognosis. Palliative radiotherapy (PRT) is a common and effective...
Social Support Intervention to Improve Resilience and Quality of Life of Women Living in Urban Karachi, Pakistan: A Randomized Controlled TrialDownload
Although the World Health Organization has declared that there is “no health without mental health”, mental health still does not receive its due recognition by stakeholders and health care systems around the world. The rising global burden of mental health disorders among women is a serious...