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Sleep Quality, Pain and Self-Efficacy among Community-Dwelling Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
The aim of this paper was to report the findings of a study examining relationships among sleep, pain, self-efficacy, and demographic attributes of community-dwelling adults with sickle cell disease (SCD). Sleep difficulty ...
Scholarly Tailgating Defined: A Diverse, Giant Network
(Association of Black Nursing Faculty, Inc., 2013)
Scholarly tailgating and developmental relationships can soar professional identity, advance one’s scholarly career and foster cultural diversity in healthcare. This paper provides the definition and basis of scholarly ...
Networking: Building Relationships
Presented to doctoral students, The University of Texas at Arlington, Texas
Nurses Collaborating with Cross Disciplinary Networks: Starting to Integrate Genomics into Practice
(National Black Nurses Association, Inc., 2010-07)
Nurses and other health-care providers are poised to include genetic discoveries into practice settings and to translate such knowledge for consumer benefit within culturally appropriate contexts. Nurses must seek ...
Genomics and Pain Research in Sickle Cell Disease: An Explanation of Heterogeneity?
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a chronic illness, and the major complication, pain, results in complex multidimensional problems that affect an individual’s ability to maintain adequate quality of life in multiple areas. ...
Using Lived Experiences of Adults to Understand Chronic Pain: Sickle Cell Disease, an Exemplar
(i-manager Publications, 2011)
Healthcare provision pertaining to painful, chronic conditions can best be optimized by developing positive healthcare provider [HCP]-patient relationships that minimize fragmented care. Nurses, with their holistic, ...
Voices of Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease Pain
(National Black Nurses Association, 2012-12)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe the lived experiences of adults with sickle cell disease-related pain. Using a qualitative, phenomenological approach, a purposive sample of 13 African-American ...
Soar like Geese: Building Developmental Network Relationships for Scholarship
(National League for Nursing, 2011-02)
The article encourages doctoral students and graduates to include networking in their repertoire of professional relational skill sets. It states that doctoral students should develop diverse network relationships and ...
The Relationship Among Spirituality, Self-efficacy and Quality of Life in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
(University of Texas at Arlington, 2007-12)
For the individual with sickle cell disease (SCD), the lifespan is increasing but adults report decreased quality of life (QOL), low self-efficacy, and ineffective coping skills. The care of adult patients with SCD ...