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A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner's initiative to support parents of children undergoing neurosurgical care: The Neurosurgery Kids Fund Website EvaluationDownload
Parent with children undergoing neurosurgery need access to specialized information as well as support resources. The public is becoming more active in managing their own health care and they often turn to the Internet as a starting point in their quest for health information resources. The...
I explored how play and playfulness changed across the lifespans of an international sample of adults aged 18 to 70. My research study was informed by phenomenological methodology and used interviews as a means of data collection. Participants were recruited from a number of platforms, including...
A retrospective study was performed using the case files of women shelter users to profile and describe the factors that are associated with homelessness in the women population in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Case files (660) were extracted by selecting every fifth file in each group (one group...
The Alberta Oil Sands Community Exposure and Health Effects Assessment Program was developed to ensure that a long-term, systematic approach to data gathering was implemented that would improve our knowledge about the link between the environment and human health. The purpose of the pilot study...
An experimental investigation of the impact of fat taxes: Price effects, food stigma, and information effects on economic instruments to improve dietary healthDownload
This thesis investigates how a tax and warning label on less healthy snack food products may affect consumer behaviour when the imposition of the tax is a source of consumer information. A survey that included choice experiments was implemented in supermarkets. Participants were asked to choose...
Recently, a new wave of gaming known as active gaming or exergaming has shown it can be an educationally functional and enjoyable method of learning within areas of the curriculum which highlight dance or other individual activities. This study aimed to better understand the impact dance and...
Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern GhanaDownload
Research Title: Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern Ghana Authors: Ani-Amponsah, Mary*; Richter, Solina; Conroy, Sherrill - University of Alberta Background: Neonatal death rates in low and middle income...
Immigrant women have many emotional, psychological, and/or cultural stressors that may influence their health. For some women, these stressors may only be present during the acculturation process, but for others they may continue throughout the remainder of their lives. Focused ethnography, as...