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Double Trouble, Elisa Giusto DO 2021 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Double Trouble, Elisa Giusto Do

Department of Family Medicine

No abstract provided.


Support For Family Members Who Are Caregivers To Relatives With Acquired Brain Injury, Janet Walker, Lourens Schlebusch, Bernhard Gaede 2021 UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL, DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE, DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

Support For Family Members Who Are Caregivers To Relatives With Acquired Brain Injury, Janet Walker, Lourens Schlebusch, Bernhard Gaede

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Objectives. Family members caring for a patient with acquired brain injury (ABI) are coping with inordinate levels of stress partially due to their lack of understanding of the neuropsychological effects of acquired brain injury in the patient. The objective of this research is to show that as the caregivers’ stress levels increase, there is an increase in suicidal ideation. This highlights the causal relationship between unhealthy stress and reduced psychological well-being in these caregivers. In addition, qualitative research evidence regarding the caregivers’ views of their main sources of stress are presented. Methods. The participants were a random sample of 80 ...


Patellofemoral Disfunction, Chris Mulholland, MD 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Patellofemoral Disfunction, Chris Mulholland, Md

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

No abstract provided.


Suicide Assessment, Angelo Rannazzisi, PsyD 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Suicide Assessment, Angelo Rannazzisi, Psyd

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Agenda

● Risk & Protective Factors of Suicide

  • Demographic, Diagnostic, Psychological Variables

● Suicide Risk Assessment

  • C-SSRS (Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale)
  • BDI-II (Beck Depression Inventory 2nd Edition)
  • Reasons for Living Inventory (RFL)

● Creating a Safety Plan


Social Isolation: Impact On Physical And Mental Health, Alexa Waters, MD 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Social Isolation: Impact On Physical And Mental Health, Alexa Waters, Md

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Learning Objectives

  • Review the impact of social isolation and loneliness on important aspects of health and well-being, with a focus on older adults
  • Review risk and protective factors for social isolation and loneliness
  • Discuss how the health care system and primary care physicians can better identify and address social isolation
  • Briefly highlight interventions to enhance social connectedness and reduce loneliness

Outline

  • Background
  • Impacts of social isolation and loneliness on health and well-being
  • Risk and protective factors for social isolation and loneliness
  • Role of the health system and primary care in addressing social isolation and loneliness
  • Cases throughout


Preparticipation Evaluation Of The Special Olympics Athlete, Mary M. Stephens, MD, MPH 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Preparticipation Evaluation Of The Special Olympics Athlete, Mary M. Stephens, Md, Mph

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Objectives

  • By the end of this module the student will be able to describe the components of a pre-participation sports evaluation.
  • By the end of this module the student will be able to articulate an assessment for atlantoaxial instability.
  • By the end of this module the student will be able to apply the learned knowledge from the module to a case study.
  • By the end of this module the student will be able to recommend appropriate anticipatory guidance to the athlete.


The Limping Child, Bob Wiley, MD 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

The Limping Child, Bob Wiley, Md

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Learning Objectives

  • Review the definition of limp
  • Describe the approach to initial evaluation of a limping child, including key items in the history and physical exam
  • Appreciate the broad differential that one must keep when evaluating a limping child
  • Understand the different types of limp and how they can be used to formulate a differential
  • Recognize red flag signs and symptoms which require more urgent evaluation
  • Use cases to demonstrate some of the common presentations that are seen by the GP


Evidence-Based Practice: Delaying Infant Bathing, Gabrielle Wadle, Grace Frankland 2021 Murray State University

Evidence-Based Practice: Delaying Infant Bathing, Gabrielle Wadle, Grace Frankland

Scholars Week

A hospital's policy regarding infant bathing is currently not congruent with best nursing practice. The hospital’s current policy is to bathe an infant once they are stable and their rectal temperature is at or above 98.6 °F. Although the infant may become stable within the first 24-hours of birth, the World Health Organization recommends that, “Bathing should be delayed until 24 hours after birth.” (2013, p. 4). Research has been completed to support delaying infant bathing until 24 hours post-delivery, suggesting potential modifications to current policy.


Introduction To The Special Issue, Mijung Park 2021 University of California, San Francisco

Introduction To The Special Issue, Mijung Park

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

This special issue includes seven articles. We have a brief review of mental health issues among Asian and Pacific Island (API) communities. Two papers examine non-biological factors that may be associated with mood disorders, using a nationally representative sample of Asian Americans (AA). These papers are particularly informative because they report disaggregated results across four AA subgroups. Another two articles examine different interventions and their efficacy to improve mood and quality of life among APIs. Finally, the case of a clinical encounter during COVID-19 was examined through the lens of Asian critical theory. Although these papers differ in their focuses ...


Editorial, Jillian Inouye PhD 2021 University of Hawaii at Manoa

Editorial, Jillian Inouye Phd

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

No abstract provided.


Reviewers Acknowledgment, Jillian Inouye 2021 University of Hawaii

Reviewers Acknowledgment, Jillian Inouye

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

No abstract provided.


Factors Associated With Attempt For Smoking Cessation Among Hardcore Smokers In Taiwan, Hui-Wen Huang, Ya-Hui Yang, Wen-Wen Li, Chih-Ling Huang 2021 ESH Integration Department, Innolux Corporation, Tainan City, Taiwan

Factors Associated With Attempt For Smoking Cessation Among Hardcore Smokers In Taiwan, Hui-Wen Huang, Ya-Hui Yang, Wen-Wen Li, Chih-Ling Huang

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Background: Tobacco control activities have mostly influenced those smokers who found it easier to quit and, thus, remaining smokers are those who are less likely to stop smoking. This phenomenon is called “hardening hypothesis,” which individuals unwilling or unable to quit smoking and likely to remain so. The aim of this study was to identify the factors correlated with smoking cessation among hardcore smokers.

Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive correlational research design was employed. Hardcore smokers from communities in Taiwan were recruited to participate in the study (N = 187). Self-report questionnaires were used to collect demographic data as well as data ...


A Brief Review Of Mental Health Issues Among Asian And Pacific Islander Communities In The U.S., Mijung Park 2021 University of California, San Francisco

A Brief Review Of Mental Health Issues Among Asian And Pacific Islander Communities In The U.S., Mijung Park

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief summary of mental health issues among Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in the U.S. APIs include individ­uals from Far East Asia (e.g., Korea, China), Central Asia (e.g., Afghanistan, Uzbekistan), South Asia (e.g., India, Pakistan), South East Asia (e.g., Thailand, Philippines), Western Asia (e.g., Iran, Saudi Arabia), and Pacific islands (e.g., Hawaii, Samoa, Mariana island, Fiji, Palau, French Polynesia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, Tokelau islands, Niue, and Cook Islands). Collectively they speak more than one hundred languages and dialects. Such a ...


Hospice Care For The Primary Physician, Katie Mechler, MD 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Hospice Care For The Primary Physician, Katie Mechler, Md

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Objectives

  • Palliative vs Hospice Care
  • History of Hospice Care
  • Description of the Hospice Benefit
  • Review of Hospice Eligibility
  • Discussing Hospice with your Patients


A Study In Sodium: Or... "If I Look Confused, It's Because I'M Thinking...", Gregory A. Jaffe, MD, MSEd 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

A Study In Sodium: Or... "If I Look Confused, It's Because I'M Thinking...", Gregory A. Jaffe, Md, Msed

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Objectives

  • Describe the three questions we ask when approaching a patient with hyponatremia.
  • Identify how your history and physical can aid in the diagnosis of hyponatremia.
  • Recall how we treat different types of hyponatremia


Feasibility Of Using Mobile Technology To Improve Physical Activity Among People Living With Diabetes In Asia, Nada Lukkahatai, Pratum Soivong, Dongmei Li, Phakjira Jaiman, Supornphan Thamkaew, Duenapen Chaiwong, Nutchari Hiranlalit, Jillian Inouye 2021 School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Feasibility Of Using Mobile Technology To Improve Physical Activity Among People Living With Diabetes In Asia, Nada Lukkahatai, Pratum Soivong, Dongmei Li, Phakjira Jaiman, Supornphan Thamkaew, Duenapen Chaiwong, Nutchari Hiranlalit, Jillian Inouye

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Background: Chronic conditions such as diabetes (DM) and cardiovascular disease are associated with disability and poor quality of life. Asians are 30% more likely than non-Hispanic Whites to develop type 2 DM. The important roles of wearable technological applications or devices in maintaining individuals’ motivation to attain their physical activity (PA) goal have been reported. However, evidence of the feasibility and impact of the mobile technology on the PA in Thailand is limited. This study aims to examine the feasibility and the impact of the immediate performance feedback feature of the wearable device on PA.

Methods: This pilot study recruited ...


Deconstructing Racialized Experiences In Healthcare: What A Missed Opportunity For Healing Looks Like And Healthcare Resources For Children And Their Families, Connie K. Y. Nguyen-Truong Dr., Shameem Rakha Dr., Deborah U. Eti Dr., Lisa Angelesco 2021 Washington State University College of Nursing in Vancouver

Deconstructing Racialized Experiences In Healthcare: What A Missed Opportunity For Healing Looks Like And Healthcare Resources For Children And Their Families, Connie K. Y. Nguyen-Truong Dr., Shameem Rakha Dr., Deborah U. Eti Dr., Lisa Angelesco

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Some patients and families of color, including Asian Americans, face significant adverse stressors due to living within a White-dominant society. Xenophobia and racism can impact health. Research evidence points to early exposure to adverse childhood experiences such as racial discrimination as being detrimental and having significant short-term and long-term impact on physical and mental health. The purpose of this commentary article is to illuminate the need of patients and their families who may seek health care providers (HCPs) to express their concerns and fears when issues of xenophobia and racism arise. Patients and families need space in a healthcare setting ...


Smoking Cessation, Julita Mitchell, MD 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Smoking Cessation, Julita Mitchell, Md

Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds

Learning Objectives

● Appreciate the significance of addressing smoking cessation

● Learn a brief interventional model for cessation counseling

● How to structure a quit plan

● Understand the role/risks/benefits of

  • Pharmacologic therapy
  • Behavioral therapy
  • Electronic cigarettes

● Learn practical tips and hear sample language

● Watch a sample intervention


Telemedicine: A New Frontier In Clinical Practice, Munazza Asad, Nooresahar, Saniya Sabzwari 2021 Aga Khan University

Telemedicine: A New Frontier In Clinical Practice, Munazza Asad, Nooresahar, Saniya Sabzwari

Department of Family Medicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the important role of telemedicine as a tool for safe healthcare delivery across the world. While its use was more common in the developed world, the developing world has also adopted this strategy. It is important to develop a clear process and contextual guidance for effective use of this strategy for better patient-doctor interaction and its role in teaching/learning of trainees.


Connected Care: The Relationship Between Infant-Caregiver Interaction & Preterm Infant Development, Amelia G. Williams 2021 Portland State University

Connected Care: The Relationship Between Infant-Caregiver Interaction & Preterm Infant Development, Amelia G. Williams

University Honors Theses

This thesis encompasses how families and healthcare workers alike can uplift preterm infants’ development in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The use of positive facial expressions, skin-to-skin contact, verbalizing with the infant, quality time, and focused attention are explored to promote the preterm infant’s positive development. Additionally, this thesis includes research on optimizing the transition from hospital to home for both parents and infants.

This thesis aims to gather information that caregivers can easily reference and put into action with preterm infants. At the end of each body paragraph, the reader can promptly locate summarizing bullet points of how ...


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