Results

1 - 25 of 98
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Biomass burning in indoor environments has been highlighted as a major cause of respiratory morbidity for women and children in low-income countries. Inexpensive technological innovations which reduce such exposures are needed. This study evaluated the impact of low tech compost digesters, which gen...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Objective: Family support in end-of-life decision-making is critical, yet this issue receives little attention. The purpose of this research is to provide insight into how the clinical ethicist can effectively support family caregivers when making end-of-life healthcare decisions. It further suggest...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Introduction: The research teams undertook a case study design using a common analytical framework to investigate three provincial (Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Manitoba) knowledge exchange systems. These three knowledge exchange systems seek to generate and enhance the use of evidence in...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
OBJECTIVE: Although the majority of Canadian provinces have indicated that they have adopted new school nutrition policies, there have been few if any systematic evaluations of these policies. In Prince Edward Island, a nutrition policy for elementary schools was adopted province-wide in 2006. In th...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Aim: This study examined the factors related to whether or not school-based tobacco control efforts were associated with student smoking behaviour among two groups of students: Group 1 (15–17 years of age; grade 10 in 2000 and grade 11 in 2001) and Group 2 (16–19 years of age; grade 11 in 2000 a...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Objective This study explores the preparation and role of the public health nurse ( PHN) across European Union ( EU) countries ( Finland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) and Canadian provinces ( Alberta, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island). Methods A literature review including relevant peer re...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Purpose To examine how school-based smoking policies and prevention programs are associated with occasional and regular smoking among a cohort of grade 12 students in Prince Edward Island, Canada, between 1999 and 2001. Methods Data from the Tobacco Module of the School Health Action, Plan...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
BACKGROUND Sugar-sweetened beverages ( SSBs) may play a role in increased rates of obesity. This study examined patterns and frequencies of beverage consumption among youth in 3 distinct regions in Canada, and examined associations between beverage consumption and age, sex, body mass index ( BMI), p...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
It is well documented that nursing is concerned about the social support needs of older adults and the effects of those needs on health and well-being. Using survey data from the Atlantic Seniors Housing Research Alliance, the authors explore the emotional and informational social support needs of c...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
In order to offer optimal supports and services for mothers affected by intimate partner violence (IPV), an understanding of these mothers’ perceptions of support needs, resources, barriers to support, and preferences for support intervention is warranted. Moreover, the growing recognition of the ...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Canada is an immigrant-receiving nation and many graduate students in nursing and other disciplines pursue immigrant health research. As these students often start with inadequate understanding of the policy, theoretical, and research contexts in which their work should be situated, we became concer...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Reasons for the developmental variability in children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) are unclear and under studied. This article presents exploratory findings on (a) the potential impact of IPV on mother-child relationships and child development and (b) the association between these mate...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
The main question examined is: How do nurses and other healthcare professionals ensure ethical interprofessional collaboration-in-practice as an everyday practice actuality? Ethical interprofessional collaboration becomes especially relevant and necessary when interprofessional practice decisions ar...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Women living on rural Kenyan dairy farms spend significant amounts of time collecting wood for cooking. Biogas digesters, which generate biogas for cooking from the anaerobic decomposition of livestock manure, are an alternative fuel source. The objective of this study was to quantify the quality of...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
As youth struggle with anxiety and depression, promoting positive mental fitness is a primary concern. Canadian school-based mental health programs that focus on positive psychology and positive mental health initiatives emphasize safe and supportive environments, student engagement, resilience, and...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Background: Smoking susceptibility has been found to be a strong predictor of experimental smoking. This paper examined which student- and school-level factors differentiated susceptible never smokers from non-susceptible never smokers among a nationally representative sample of Canadian students in...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
BACKGROUND: Within the preceptorship model of clinical teaching/learning, the creation of a cohesive relationship between a preceptor and a nursing student highly influences the overall success of the experience. Invariably, preceptors and students tend to be of different generations and as such, th...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
The term evidence-based practice refers to the utilization of knowledge derived from research. Nursing practice, however, is not limited to clinical practice but also encompasses nursing education. It is, therefore, equally important that teaching preparation is derived from evidence also. The purpo...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
In exploring phenomenological literature, it is evident that the term ‘phenomenology’ holds rather different meanings depending upon the context. Phenomenology has been described as both a philosophical movement and an approach to human science research. The phenom- enology of Husserl, Heidegger...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
This article examines the effects of intergenerational diversity on pedagogical practice in nursing education and highlights the need for nurse educators to engage in a critical discourse regarding the adequacy of current pedagogy in fostering an ethos that can optimize the teaching-learning process...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Preceptorship tends to be the teaching/learning method of choice for senior level nursing students engaging in clinical practice because it offers a reality-oriented learning context and fosters professional socialization into the culture of nursing. The pairing of a student with an experienced nurs...
[Page generation failure. The bibliography processor requires a browser with Javascript enabled.]
Introduction: Understanding the characteristics of experimental smoking among youth is critical for designing prevention programs. This study examined which student- and school-level factors differentiated experimental smokers from never smokers in a nationally representative sample of Canadian stud...