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eHealth Literacy and Online Health Information Seeking in Parents During Hospitalization of a Child: A Cross Sectional Study of Parental Coping in the Digital Age
Background: Many parents of hospitalized children use the Internet to look for health information regarding their child’s condition. Due to the unregulated nature and unreliable quality of online health information this ...
Mental Health Help-seeking Behaviour: African Imigrant's Experience
Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the help-seeking behaviour of African immigrants in Ottawa, Ontario. One of the greatest challenges to effective intervention for prevention and treatment of mental ...
Associations Between Pregnancy-Related Complications, Work and Non-Work Physical Activity and Elevated Blood Pressure in Female Hospital Employees
Abstract Objectives: To determine whether work and non-work physical activity (PA) modifies the relationship between pregnancy-related complications and future increased blood pressure (BP) in adult working women. ...
The Effect of Eye-Movement Training on Gait and Activities of Daily Living in Patients with Parkinson’s: A Pilot Study
Medication and surgery, the traditional treatments for Parkinson’s disease, can have serious side effects for Parkinson’s patients. Nurses need low-risk and effective treatments for their patients. Some of the brain areas ...
Understanding Nursing and Organizational Contributions to Chronic Disease Management within Primary Care
Background: Innovative strategies have been implemented within primary care across Canada to improve the quality of care that is delivered. One such strategy has been the utilization of interprofessional teams, of which ...
Supportive Care Needs Following an Acute Stroke: A Descriptive Enquiry of Caregivers' Perspective
Thesis Objectives The thesis research was undertaken to improve knowledge about caregivers needs and develop a means of assessment for the acute care sector. Specific objectives were: 1) identify and evaluate the applicability ...