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Understanding Parents’ Experiences and Information Needs to Inform a Digital Knowledge Translation Tool about Pediatric Functional ConstipationDownload
Background: Functional constipation is very common and has devastating effects on the physical, psychological, social, and financial well-being of children and families, while also inflating costs and healthcare resource use. Adequate clinical care for this difficult condition is lacking and...
Currently, 79.5 million people worldwide have been forced to cross international borders because of political instability and civil war in their country of origin (International Organization for Migration, 2020; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2020). Globally, 51% of refugees are...
Introduction: Immunization coverage for most childhood vaccines is measured and reported at 2 years and at 7 years of age in Alberta. There is currently a gap in knowledge regarding immunization coverage for children entering kindergarten (typically at age 5 years), as well as on factors...
Understanding How Day Programs Work as Care in the Community for People Living with Dementia and their FamiliesDownload
In Canada, most people living with dementia live at home, with family, friends and neighbours providing most of the care. While often mentioned in policy as an ideal, it seems that ‘care in the community’ is much more elusive to implement in practice for people with dementia and their families....
A Comparison of Motivation Between Registered Nurses Participating in Gamified and Non-Gamified Learning ModulesDownload
Aim: The purpose of this study was to answer two main questions: First, does the utilization of gamification in online continued education modules motivate Registered Nurses (RNs)? And second, is the Instructional Materials Motivational Survey (IMMS) a valid tool to assess motivation in the RN...
Access to Reproductive Health Care for Internally Displaced Women in Northern Nigeria: A Critical EthnographyDownload
In Nigeria, Boko Haram terrorists and Herdsmen have forcibly displaced over one million women from their homes. These women are living in precarious circumstances with limited access to essential services. Grey literature shows that displaced women are predisposed to rape and unintended...
Understanding the Experience of Choice: An Interpretive Description Exploring the Experiences of Family CaregiversDownload
Over the last 20 years, policy has moved towards more patient-centered healthcare. Choice has been at the forefront of this agenda, including policy that outlines care for older persons. Currently, minimal research explores how choice is experienced by family caregivers helping older persons...
Evaluating the Implementation of Child Nutritional Policies: A Case Study of the Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in GhanaDownload
Abstract Malnutrition is a global issue with major public health implications. Close to half of all child deaths in developing countries are attributed to malnutrition. Under-five mortality rate is persistently high in Ghana where mortality rates stand at 47.9 per 1000 live births. Malnutrition...
BackgroundPatients in Alberta report significantly lower levels of satisfaction than the national average in terms of physical comfort, coordination and integration of care, information, communication and education. As a result, patient-reported outcome measures (PROM) were developed into a tool...
Who is Using Non-Invasive Ventilation? A Descriptive Study Examining the Population Enrolled in a Pediatric Non-Invasive Ventilation ProgramDownload
The use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in infants and children is increasing. This thesis examined the population of infants and children enrolled in a quaternary pediatric hospital’s NIV program with the goal of describing the clinical characteristics of that population over a one-year...