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Health Outcomes & Current Knowledge of Vitamin D Deficiency among Postmenopausal Women
Public and medical interest in vitamin D has been on the rise as studies continue to release the possible benefits of vitamin D beyond bone health. In addition, vitamin D deficiency is recognized as a global problem. It ...
Identifying Barriers to Accessing Care for Hypertension in the African American Population
Hypertension is believed to be the most significant and modifiable risk factor for heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, and end-stage renal disease. Hypertension management is of particular concern in the ...
Parental Interaction in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Parent-infant bonding may be disrupted by premature delivery and complicated by a hospital stay and medical equipment. There are a large number of studies that show early neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) interventions ...
Effects of Telephone Follow up Call on Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department
Problem: Patient satisfaction has been identified as a key element of success in a competitive healthcare market, being used as an indicator of quality care as well as reimbursement incentives. Emergency Departments (ED) ...
Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Case Control Review
Purpose: Necrotizing enterocolitis is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, with higher mortality rates seen in the earlier gestation and lower birth ...
Diabetic Foot Care in the Primary Care Setting
Problem: Diabetes is becoming an epidemic with increasing numbers of patients diagnosed each year. Deshpande, Harris-Hayes, and Schootman (2008) clarify that diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition that has a trend of ...