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The Benefits Of Art Therapy On Stress And Anxiety Of Oncology Patients During Treatment, Helen Shiepe 2023 Lesley University

The Benefits Of Art Therapy On Stress And Anxiety Of Oncology Patients During Treatment, Helen Shiepe

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

Within the last ten years research on art therapy and its positive impact on oncology patients’ stress and anxiety during treatment has been minimal. Oncology patients whether they are children or adults when diagnosed experience similar reactions due to their diagnosis, treatment, and in some cases end of life care. The current question is whether or not art therapy does have a positive impact on decreasing the stress and anxiety with oncology patients while undergoing treatment. Deane, Fitch & Carmen (2000), discussed art therapy as a healing art that is “intended to integrate physical, emotional, and spiritual care by facilitating creative ...


The Influences Of The Public Health Care System And Education System On The Economic Growth Of Swaziland, Grace Greer 2023 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Influences Of The Public Health Care System And Education System On The Economic Growth Of Swaziland, Grace Greer

International and Global Studies Undergraduate Honors Theses

The Kingdom of Eswatini, also known as Swaziland, has one of the youngest populations in the world with over 70% of citizens being under the age of 18 years old. This creates a substantial opportunity for economic, social, and educational growth in a country previously plagued with diseases such as HIV/AIDS, poor health care infrastructure cutting off thousands from basic care, and an educational system with a very low attendance rate and an even lower graduation rate. By evaluating the root causes of such issues dating back to the colonial era there is an opportunity to reprioritize health care ...


Evidence-Based Best Practice Toolkit For Social Determinants Of Health: A Program Evaluation Review, Bryleigh Berry 2022 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Evidence-Based Best Practice Toolkit For Social Determinants Of Health: A Program Evaluation Review, Bryleigh Berry

Student Scholarly Projects

Despite an increase in healthcare expenditure, racial and ethnic disparities remain a substantial concern among adult primary care patients in the United States. This is largely due to the focus on medical intervention and disregard for the underlying factors that contribute significantly to health outcomes such as economic stability, educational access and quality, healthcare access and quality, neighborhood and built environment, and social and community context. The PICOT question that guided this program evaluation review project is: In adult clients seeking care at a primary care clinic (P), how does a SDOH toolkit based on the CDC framework (I) compared ...


Doctors As Mothers, sandhya chauhan 2022 SRMS IMS, BAREILLY

Doctors As Mothers, Sandhya Chauhan

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine

As a young Pediatric Consultant as well as a mother, I tried to juggle my time between my profession and motherhood, alone, single handed, until one day my circumstances told me I was not doing enough.


Boomerangs In The Psych Unit, Trae Stewart 2022 University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Boomerangs In The Psych Unit, Trae Stewart

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine

"Boomerangs in the Psych Unit" captures the struggle of empathy, countertransference, and the honest humanity of mental healthcare providers working in psychiatric units.


Wounded Healer: A Story Of Resilience Through Adversity, Amole Khadilkar 2022 Government of Canada

Wounded Healer: A Story Of Resilience Through Adversity, Amole Khadilkar

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine

This is an account of the cascading losses I suffered after a tragic suicide attempt and how I emerged stronger and more resilient in the face of those adversities. It is a story of courage, perseverance and hope.


Mushroom In Excrement Yet Sequin-Gowned For The Ball, Brent R. Carr 2022 University of Florida

Mushroom In Excrement Yet Sequin-Gowned For The Ball, Brent R. Carr

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine

When we still our minds and filter out the surrounding minutia we can see newfound beauty that surrounds us. The same quiet reflection finds beauty in others, within ourselves. Here, a quiet morning’s mushroom shimmers in full ballroom glory, glimmering with dewdrops as sequins reflecting early sunrise. With quiet mind and steady camera, I filter out the manure of the wild horse and focus on the mushroom’s splendor that outshines the refuse pile from which it draws its source of life.


Editor's Introduction, 2022 St. Cloud State University

Editor's Introduction

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine

Editor's Introduction


A Resident Retreat With Emergency Medicine Specific Mindfulness Training Significantly Reduces Burnout And Perceived Stress, James O'Shea, Mark Dannenfelser, Melissa White, Anwar Osborne, Timothy P. Moran, Michelle D. Lall 2022 Emory University

A Resident Retreat With Emergency Medicine Specific Mindfulness Training Significantly Reduces Burnout And Perceived Stress, James O'Shea, Mark Dannenfelser, Melissa White, Anwar Osborne, Timothy P. Moran, Michelle D. Lall

Journal of Wellness

Introduction: We hypothesize that a resident retreat with mindfulness training tailored for Emergency Medicine (EM) physicians can significantly reduce levels of burnout and perceived stress in EM residents.

Methods: We conducted an intervention study of 60 EM residents undergoing an annual resident retreat with a 2.5-hour mindfulness training. The retreat was a department-funded 2-day off-site experience with a wellness theme. The training was developed and delivered by an EM physician (JO'S) who is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher trainee, and a certified MBSR teacher (MD). The training focused on techniques that can be used on shift, such ...


Asking The Question ‘What Matters To You?’ In A London Intensive Care Unit, Harriet Pittaway, Laura White, Karen Turner, Angelique McGillivary 2022 Royal Free Hospital

Asking The Question ‘What Matters To You?’ In A London Intensive Care Unit, Harriet Pittaway, Laura White, Karen Turner, Angelique Mcgillivary

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Purpose: At the heart of the paradigm shift in approach to patient care from paternalism toward shared decision-making lies the international “What Matters To You?” (WMTY) movement. However, WMTY principles are not frequently applied to the critical care setting. The aim of this quality improvement project work was to design and integrate a tool for all patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) that helped answer WMTY.

Methods: Using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) methodology across 8 cycles, a multidisciplinary team designed and integrated a bedside poster into the ICU. Quantitative and qualitative data were collected via a bedside audit process on ...


Not So Simple, Hanna Deutsch 2022 University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton University/Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Not So Simple, Hanna Deutsch

Graduate Medical Education Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Tattoos In Medicine, Marcus Ibrahim 2022 HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital

Tattoos In Medicine, Marcus Ibrahim

HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine

I am a second-year family medicine resident with a rather large arm-sleeve tattoo. As you can probably deduce by reading the title of this editorial, it will focus on how tattoos in healthcare may be perceived by others. My goal is to illustrate some of my perspectives, opinions, and experiences regarding making my tattoos visible in the clinical setting.


Identifying, Addressing, And Eliminating Microaggressions In Healthcare, Tracy Macintosh, Michelle Hernandez, Anuja S. Mehta 2022 University of Central Florida

Identifying, Addressing, And Eliminating Microaggressions In Healthcare, Tracy Macintosh, Michelle Hernandez, Anuja S. Mehta

HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine

Microaggressions are pervasive throughout society, including in healthcare and academic institutions. They are often unconscious but accumulate over time, and they negatively impact the recipients' productivity and achievement by creating a sense of inadequacy as well as a lack of belonging. We outline several evidence-based strategies and teaching frameworks that institutions and training programs can adopt to reduce the prevalence and impact of microaggressions against trainees from historically marginalized groups, and that can promote psychological safety for everyone.


Gender Dysphoria Versus Acute Psychosis: Can One Properly Diagnose Gender Dysphoria Solely During Acute Psychosis?, Kristy A. Fisher, Samantha Scemla, Clara L. Alvarez Villalba, Jessica Kroin 2022 HCA Florida Aventura Hospital

Gender Dysphoria Versus Acute Psychosis: Can One Properly Diagnose Gender Dysphoria Solely During Acute Psychosis?, Kristy A. Fisher, Samantha Scemla, Clara L. Alvarez Villalba, Jessica Kroin

HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine

Gender dysphoria occurs when a discrepancy between one’s sex assigned at birth and one’s gender identity causes distress or impairment in function, which can lead ultimately to seeking treatment in the forms of psychotherapy, hormonal therapy, and/or gender-affirming surgery. Clinical care guidelines also recommend pharmacological treatment of psychiatric comorbidities if indicated. A review of the current literature demonstrates comorbidity between gender dysphoria and psychosis, including cases of gender dysphoria with schizophrenia and the occurrence of gender dysphoria symptoms during manic or psychotic episodes. The existing literature has yet to specifically examine gender dysphoria amongst individuals with schizoaffective ...


Is There A Bias Toward Unvaccinated Covid-19 Patients?, Abbas B. Jama, Anwar Khedr, Hisham Mushtaq, Nitesh K. Jain, Thoyaja Koritala, Syed Anjum Khan 2022 Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato, MN

Is There A Bias Toward Unvaccinated Covid-19 Patients?, Abbas B. Jama, Anwar Khedr, Hisham Mushtaq, Nitesh K. Jain, Thoyaja Koritala, Syed Anjum Khan

HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine

With more than 22% of the United States still not vaccinated for COVID-19, we are trying to shed some light on whether there is any bias when treating unvaccinated COVID-19 patients. We highlight several reports where some individuals or organizations displayed possible bias, whether implicit or explicit. We examine the legal and ethical implications of these biases and offer a general overview of how to tackle them.


Rowan Community Health Center’S Ask First Model: Building Authentic & Impactful Community Relationships By Asking A Simple Question, Patrick J. Tempera, Christian DiLiberto, Ruchi Shah, Daniel Hurst 2022 Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Rowan Community Health Center’S Ask First Model: Building Authentic & Impactful Community Relationships By Asking A Simple Question, Patrick J. Tempera, Christian Diliberto, Ruchi Shah, Daniel Hurst

Cooper Rowan Medical Journal

Spring of 2017, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine’s student-run free clinic, the Rowan Community Health Center, launched an outreach initiative named the Unity Project. This is an ongoing initiative aimed at fostering relationships with Camden, New Jersey organizations to both educate community members about our clinic services and collaborate on improving Camden’s health. The objective of the Unity Project is to work towards affecting long-term change by forming authentic and impactful relationships with organizations that are already participating in meaningful community work. In order to achieve such a goal, we needed to overcome the traditional model of ...


Organizational Compassion: Ameliorating Healthcare Worker’S Suffering And Burnout, Rachel Thienprayoon, Shane Sinclair, Beth A. Lown, Teresa Pestian, Eli Awtrey, Naomi Winick, Jason Kanov 2022 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Organizational Compassion: Ameliorating Healthcare Worker’S Suffering And Burnout, Rachel Thienprayoon, Shane Sinclair, Beth A. Lown, Teresa Pestian, Eli Awtrey, Naomi Winick, Jason Kanov

Journal of Wellness

No abstract provided.


A Nurse Is To A Patient What A Mother Is To A Child, Farhan S. Imran 2022 Rochester Regional Health System

A Nurse Is To A Patient What A Mother Is To A Child, Farhan S. Imran

Advances in Clinical Medical Research and Healthcare Delivery

A physician's tribute the profession of nursing.


In Memoriam, Editorial Board 2022 Cal Poly Humboldt

In Memoriam, Editorial Board

The International Journal of Ecopsychology (IJE)

No abstract provided.


Lotus Eating: A Summer Book. New York: Harper And Brothers, Editorial Board 2022 Cal Poly Humboldt

Lotus Eating: A Summer Book. New York: Harper And Brothers, Editorial Board

The International Journal of Ecopsychology (IJE)

American Letters: Archives George William Curtis (1824-1892)


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