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Natural health products in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials
BACKGROUND: Consumers are increasingly looking to natural health products to manage specific diseases such as osteoporosis. As a result, healthcare providers need evidence-based information on which to base recommendations ...
Population health surveillance practice of public health nurses
OBJECTIVE: To report the population health surveillance functions of public health nurses and to describe factors that impede these functions. DESIGN AND SAMPLE: An interpretive qualitative study was conducted in Public ...
Pharmacists' participation in an inhaled respiratory medication program: Reimbursement of professional fees
BACKGROUND: An intervention (termed Initiative) was initiated to facilitate converting beneficiaries of a public drug insurance program in the province of Nova Scotia from respiratory nebulization medications to inhalers. ...
Learning to reach new levels
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Drug Use Management and Policy Residency: A Service-Learning Application
(American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2005)
Objectives. To establish, implement, and evaluate a drug use management and policy residency program within the context of a service-learning framework. Design. Residents completed a 4-month term in which they were ...
Family health nursing and empowering relationships
PURPOSE: To examine how empowerment, as an ideology and a practice of teaching and learning, was understood and applied by public health nurses (PHNs) in health education with child bearing and child rearing families. ...
Practice applications of research. Family health nursing and empowering relationships
Purpose: To examine how empowerment, as an ideology and a practice of teaching and learning, was understood and applied by public health nurses (PHNs) in health education with child bearing and child rearing families.; ...
Exercise hemodynamic and neurohormone responses as sensitive biomarkers for diltiazem in rats
Purpose. To investigate the potential of exercise hemodyanamic and neurohormone variables as sensitive biomarkers for pre-clinical evaluation of diltiazem (DTZ). Methods. Sprague Dawley (SD) rats were randomly divided ...
Economic evaluation of oseltamivir phosphate for postexposure prophylaxis of influenza in long-term care facilities
OBJECTIVES: To compare the cost-effectiveness of oseltamivir postexposure prophylaxis during influenza A outbreaks with that of amantadine postexposure prophylaxis or no postexposure prophylaxis in long-term care facilities ...
Public health nurses' primary health care practice: strategies for fostering citizen participation
Citizen participation is heralded as a critical element of community health programs that emphasize empowerment and health promotion strategies. Although there is a growing body of research on public health nurses' primary ...