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College Student Risk Behavior: Implications Of Religiosity And Impulsivity
College student risk-taking among 18 to 21 years olds includes smoking cigarettes, binge drinking, casual sex with multiple partners, automobile accidents due to risky driving or driving under the influence, and substance ...
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 ...
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. ...
A Legacy of Legendary Leadership
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, ...
Impact of Recreational Sex on Sexual Satisfaction and Leisure Satisfaction
(Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 3/13/2010)
Background : Recreational sexual activities, or sexual behaviors purely for enjoyment, are occurring among college students. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether recreational sexual behaviors impact ...
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 ...