Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Health Related Quality of Life in Children with Osteoporosis: Utility of the DOCC scale and the PODCI
Purpose Clinical care providers today are more aware and have a better understanding of how osteoporosis affects a child’s quality of life and their ability to function. Fractures result in pain and suffering for children ...
Surrogate decision making for the critically ill intensive care unit patient
The technological complexity of the ICU is often focused on saving lives however, it is frequently a place to support the dying. Because of the serious nature of critical illness, patients are unable to communicate their ...
Staff Nurses' Perceptions of Rapid Response Teams in Acute Care Hospitals
The purpose of the present study were to (a) explore the relationship between the frequency of use of Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) by hospital staff nurses and the support received from RRTs; (b) to investigate staff nurses’ ...
Effects of low-intensity exercise on blood pressure, heart rate, rate-pressure-product and cardiac autonomic function in hypertensive women
The effects of a twelve-week low-intensity exercise conditioning program on blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR), rate-pressure-product (RPP) and cardiac autonomic function were examined in menopausal and post menopausal ...
Fetal behaviour in preeclamptic compared to low-risk normotensive pregnancies
Preeclampsia is associated with placental insufficiency and fetal growth restriction. Fetal growth restriction is associated with an increased risk for language deficits at 2-5 years of age. However, fetal auditory ...
The relationships between job characteristics, professional practice environment and cardiovascular risk in female hospital nurses
An aging workforce and stressful work environments are major issues potentially impacting the health, and in particular the cardiovascular health of Canadian hospital nurses. No study, to date, has examined the independent ...