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26 Tung, Wei-ChenExamination of the transtheoretical model and physical activity in family caregivers in Taiwan.The purposes of this descriptive, correlational, and cross-sectional study were to (a) determine whether constructs from the transtheoretical model (TTM) are applicable to Taiwanese family caregivers relative to regular physical activity and (b) explore the factors that affect constructs from the TT...Taiwan; Physical Activity; Family caregivers; Nursing; Public Health; Families and Family Life; Physical Fitness; Correlation Analysis2003-05
27 Khader, Joy Maxine.Factors which influence breastfeeding premature infants who require hospitalization in a neonatal intensive care unit.The purpose of this study was to identify factors which influence successful or unsuccessful lactation in mothers who deliver premature infants requiring a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, the study attempted to measure the effect of nursing intervention which consisted of information, in...Mother-Child Relations; Nursing1979-12
28 Marchette, Nyven John.Experimental tularemia in wild animals.1. Eleven species of wild rodents and one species of cottontail were found to be extremely susceptible to subcutaneous infection with the virulent Schu A strain of P. tularensis. In addition, grasshopper mice, wood rate, and/or deer mice were very susceptible to subcutaneous infection with any of t...Microbiology; Natural Infection1960-08
29 Jama, Mohamed AbdiSequencing of Exon 28 of von Willebrand Factor and Glycoprotein IB Genes to Identify Type 2B von Willebrand Disease and Platelet Type-Von Willebrand DiseaseType 2B von Willebrand disease (vWD) and platelet-type von Willebrand disease (pt-vWD) are two rare inherited bleeding disorders that remain under-diagnosed and incorrectly treated due to their shared clinical and laboratory features. Proper diagnosis of vWD requires a careful patient and family ...von Willebrand Disease; von Willebrand Factor; Nucleotide Sequence2010-03-17
30 Sims, Sharon L.On choosing: tenure decision making in academic nursing.The purpose of this research was to describe tenure decision making within the context of a school of nursing. The sample consisted of 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty who were interviewed. Twenty tenure review files were also analyzed for differences between faculty granted tenure and faculty de...Decision Making; Higher Education
31 deMontigny-Korb, MariaAnorexia nervosa from a socially contextual perspective: variables of vulnerability in a university population.This study explored the vulnerability of university women who were symptomatic and asymptomatic of anorexia nervosa to cultural messages that encourage anorexic behavior. Women's perceived locus of control, satisfaction with their body shape, impressions of their mothers' lives, and body-image perce...Social Environment; Weight Perception; Women1991-08
32 Holden, Kathryn Irene.A Model for problem solving using computer-assisted instruction.The purpose of this study was to design a model of an educationally sound instructional, unit that would assist students in medical laboratory science to develop competent skills in the process of problem-solving. General guidelines incorporated from various learning and problem-solving theories pr...Learning Theories; Instructional Design1980-12
33 Sadre-Bazzaz, KianoushStructural Studies of the Proteasome activator BLM10The 20S proteasome is an intracellular protease found in all kingdoms of life. In eukaryotes, the ubiquitin-proteasome is a major proteolytic pathway involved in the turn-over of cytosolic and nuclear proteins and controls many cellular processes. The 20S recruits one of three classes of proteaso...Proteolytic Enzymes2010-02-08
34 Kimmel, Joe RCrystalline Papain.Papain, a proteolytic enzyme found in the latex of the green fruit of the tropical papaw, Carica papaya, has been known for any years. It has a long and illustrious history and figured prominently in the development of the concept of sulfhydryl enzymes. The latex of the green fruit when dried has ...Biochemistry; Recrystallization1954-08
35 Wilson, Ursula Maria Knoki.Blood loss at delivery and serum calcium levels of Navajo women.Serum calcium levels of Navajo women were obtained during the ante partum period to study their relationship to blood loss during the first 24 hours of the postpartum period. A total of 35 expectant mothers ranging in age from 17 to 36 years participated in the study. Blood specimens for serum cal...Blood; Childbirth; Navajo Indians1997-06
36 Stevenson-Brim, Audrey M.The Relationship between maternal fitness level and length of active labor, use of analgesics, and incidence of perineal laceration in primiparas.Thirty-five primiparas were tested for aerobic fitness levels and assigned to either a control or experimental group based on fitness level. The experimental group represented primiparas who engaged in regular, sustained, aerobic activity for 20 minutes, three times weekly from 28-36 weeks gestation...Physical Fitness; Obstetrical Nursing; Midwifery1990-06
37 Cameron, D. Joshua.Functional and genetic studies in the macular degeneration genes ELOVL4 and HTRA1.Macular degeneration is a debilitating eye disease and is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world affecting both young and old alike. The primary hallmarks of macular degeneration are photoreceptor degeneration and retinal pigment epithelium atrophy in the central retina. An autosoma...Mice; Electrophysiology2007-08
38 Mulrooney, Tamsin.The lived experience of cognitive impairment in women treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.A growing body of literature supports that a subgroup of women treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer may experience of cognitive impairment after therapy. Few studies have described the lived experience of cognitive impairment. The purpose of this dissertation study was to describe the lived...Psychological Aspects; Breast Cancer2007-12
39 Westenskow, Peter DCritical Roles of WNT/B-Catenin Signaling During Development of the Retinal Pigment EpitheliumThe RPE is a polarized pigmented epithelial monolayer that is critical for vision and development of the neural retina. Considering its diverse and required roles, it is surprising how little is known about how it develops. Two transcription factors Mitf and Otx2 have been identified. Both are re...Eye; Epithelium2010-04-21
40 Fewkes, Margaret SusanRelationship between birthday and deathday in the institutionalized elderly.To identify a facet of death prediction with the subsequent prevention of premature deaths was the underlying motivator of this study. Previous samples from the general population give credence to individuals for their will to live until a significant event occurs. One such event is the birthday w...Nursing; Statistics1982-08
41 Newton, Nicol NukuDesign and evaluation of an electrochemical bioreactor for water treatmentWater treatment issues are a problem worldwide. More and more gold mines are being opened in Africa and other parts of the world; these mines employ the carbon-inleach technique to recover gold from complex cyanide solution. The resulting process waste streams are high in cyanide, nitrate-N/ nitrite...Water, Purification, Biological treatment;Bioreactors; Mine drainage, Waste minimization2008-08
42 Spirio, Lisa NeanGenetic and molecular analysis of a variant form of adenomatous polyposis coliAdenomatous polyposis coli (APC) are responsible for an inherited predisposition to colorectal cancer through development of multiple adenomatous polyps. The subject of my doctoral thesis has been the study of genetic variant of APC, called attenuated APC (AAPC), in which carriers of mutant APC all...Genetics; Etiology; Adenomatous Polyposis Coli1995-12
43 Harn, Stanton DouglasInflammatory response of the urinary bladder wall to streptococcal infectionGroup A streptococci have been implicated as the etiological factor in certain disease processes and suggested in numerous others. One of the latter is a severe inflammation of the bladder, known as interstitial cystitis. The experiments reported in this thesis investigated the response of the bla...Streptococcus; Autoimmune Disease1972-06
44 Richards, Burt T.Conditional mutators and tumorigenesisThe clonal population model of tumorigenesis depends on selection of genetically unstable cells with advantageous mutations. The number of mutations in tumor suppressor genes and proto-oncogenes in many cancers is much higher than can be accounted for by spontaneous mutation rates. This has lead to ...Cancer; DNA1999-08
45 Scheetz, Sandra LouiseRecent life stress and ego strength in hospitalized and non-hospitalized subjectsThe focus of this study was to measure and describe the variables of recent life changes or stresses, and a measure of ego strength in a group of hospitalized subjects and a non-hospitalized group. This focus seemed relevant in light of increasing evidence which has suggested that a cluster of rece...Stress; Psychology; Ego1974-06
46 Gardner, Reed McArthurDynamic aortic diameter measurements in vivo using Roentgen videometryA technique for quantitation of the elastic characteristics of the aorta in vivo has been developed and tested in dogs and humans. The method depends upon angicardiographic data recorded with a video system to quantitative pulsatitel changes in vascular size. From such measurements of diameter and...Physiology1968-06
47 Oniki, Thomas AlanComputerized selection of pulse oximeter arterial oxygen saturation dataIn recent years, technology has produced several new bedside patient monitors that continuously display important physiological parameters. Simply processing more monitoring data, however, does not automatically ensure better patient care. A selection process must be applied to the data to identif...Data Processing; Medicine1992-12
48 McCarthy, Colleen MargaretWorker exposures during maintenance of ion implanters in the semiconductor industryAn industrial hygiene survey of two semiconductor plants was performed in order to characterize and quantify toxic emissions during preventive maintenance of standard ion implantation machinery used in the semiconductor industry. Maintenance personnel at both plants were monitored during routine pr...Air Contaminants; Arsenic; Phosphorous; Molybenum1984-06
49 Oleson, Kathy J.Applying total quality management in healthcare information systemsSeveral methods exist for monitoring software development. Few formal evaluation methods have been applied to measure and improve clinical software application problems once the software has been implemented in the clinical setting. A standardized software problem classification system was develop...Data Procesing; University of Utah Health Sciences Center2000-12
50 Glasheen, Kathleen Th©r©se BakewellStudy of acquisition of content knowledge during a listening-and-responding-skills workshop for nursesThis study was conducted to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of a workshop as a method of teaching appropriate listening and responding skills to seventeen selected nurses. Knowledge of facts and principles in effective communication and their application were measured by a specially desi...Nurse and Patient; Workshops1974-12
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