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Family caregiving is central in the heart transplant (HT) process. METHOD: Using a constructivist grounded theory approach, study data were collected from 12 health professionals and 15 families in which one member was a HT recipient throughout three phases of the HT process. FINDINGS: Our...
Challenges and opportunities in graduate nursing education by distributed learning in Canada and Brazil.Download
In this paper, the authors share their experience related to graduate nursing programs offered by distributed learning (DL) in Canada and Brazil. Although degrees offered by DL are often the subject of criticism, the authors' experience has been that learning outcomes have been very good....
Managing chronic kidney disease in a nurse-run, physician-monitored clinic: The CanPREVENT experience.Download
The purpose of this study was to examine the nature of the care provided to people with chronic kidney disease within a larger study of nurse-run, physicianmonitored clinics, as well as how patients, nurses, and nephrologists described their experience with the clinics. Interviews were conducted...
A large number of Aboriginal people await transplantation, and reluctance to donate organs has been noted among Aboriginal people.The purpose of this study was to explore the values and beliefs regarding organ donation of Coast Salish people living in British Columbia, Canada. Interviews were...