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Pain, Depression, And Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Older Haenyeos (Women Divers), Eun Suk Ko, Kyung-Ja Kang 2018 JeJu Hamnaum Hospital, South Korea

Pain, Depression, And Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Older Haenyeos (Women Divers), Eun Suk Ko, Kyung-Ja Kang

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

This study aimed to provide basic data in order to develop effective intervention plans to improve the health-related quality of life of older haenyeos (professional female free divers). The study’s participants consisted of older haenyeos (≥65 years old) from seven fishing villages on Jeju Island, Korea. Data were collected using a questionnaire-based survey method, and the responses of 149 participants were analyzed. The participants’ mean pain score was 2.43 out of 5 points and their mean score for health-related quality of life was 61.18 out of 100 points. Depression was the strongest factor influencing health-related quality of ...


The Effect Of Patient Safety Educational Program On Nurses' Patient Safety Culture And Patient Safety Indicators, Nasrin Hanifi, Zahra Yazdanshenas, Masoumeh Namadian, Nima Motamed 2018 Zanjan University of Medical Sciences

The Effect Of Patient Safety Educational Program On Nurses' Patient Safety Culture And Patient Safety Indicators, Nasrin Hanifi, Zahra Yazdanshenas, Masoumeh Namadian, Nima Motamed

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The need to improve patient’s safety is to change the patient’s safety culture. This study was conducted to determine the effect of the patient safety education program on nurses’ patient safety culture and patient safety indicators.

This single-blind clinical trial was conducted in two cardiac medical wards that were randomly selected as research settings among the hospital teaching wards of the Zanjan city in Zanjan. Twenty-six nurses participated in this study under in the experimental and control groups. The experimental group received the educational program for two sessions, and the control group received a booklet about patient safety ...


Lived Experience Of Health Seeking And Healthcare Utilization Among Korean Immigrant Women Living In Suburban Communities, Jin Young Seo, Wooksoo Kim, Sharon Hewner, Suzanne Dickerson 2018 SUNY, Buffalo, New York

Lived Experience Of Health Seeking And Healthcare Utilization Among Korean Immigrant Women Living In Suburban Communities, Jin Young Seo, Wooksoo Kim, Sharon Hewner, Suzanne Dickerson

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Despite the rapid increase in Korean immigrant women in the United States, research on healthcare utilization and health-seeking behavior among Korean immigrant women is limited. The present study was designed to understand the health-seeking behavior and healthcare utilization of premenopausal Korean immigrant women living in suburban communities in the United States. The study was designed and guided by interpretive hermeneutic phenomenology. Twenty participants were recruited from suburban communities in Western New York. Individual, semistructured interviews were conducted and analyzed using a team approach. Korean immigrants experienced difficulties using the US healthcare system and significant differences between the US and Korean ...


The Transfusion Threshold For Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Is A Hemoglobin Of 7.0 G/Dl Or Less, Matthew J. Ouellette , D.O., Katherine S. Lee , M.D., Daniel P. Noack, Aaron Simpson , M.D., Rana K. Zaban , D.O., Chelsea Gonzalez , D.O., Racha El-Ladki , D.O. 2018 Annapolis Family Medicine Residency, Beaumont Wayne Hospital

The Transfusion Threshold For Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Is A Hemoglobin Of 7.0 G/Dl Or Less, Matthew J. Ouellette , D.O., Katherine S. Lee , M.D., Daniel P. Noack, Aaron Simpson , M.D., Rana K. Zaban , D.O., Chelsea Gonzalez , D.O., Racha El-Ladki , D.O.

Clinical Research in Practice: The Journal of Team Hippocrates

A critical appraisal and clinical application of Villanueva C, Colomo A, Bosch A, Concepcion M, Hernandez-Gea V, Aracil C. Transfusion strategies for acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. New Eng J Med. 2013;368(1):11-21. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1211801


West Meets East: A Westerner’S Reflections On Leadership, Marion Broome 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

West Meets East: A Westerner’S Reflections On Leadership, Marion Broome

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

This article describes the leadership journey of a nursing leader from the United States. Background information on the culture of the United States where the author was raised and educated is provided as is a discussion about how her leadership skills were influenced by American culture. She reflects on the similarities and differences in leadership journeys between the nurse leaders from five Asian countries who participated in the Women’s Leadership Workshop held at Duke University in 2017. The article concludes with suggestions for women in leadership, particularly nurses, across the globe.


Women’S Leadership And Nursing Profession In South Korea, Eui Geum Oh 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Women’S Leadership And Nursing Profession In South Korea, Eui Geum Oh

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The purpose of this article is to introduce women’s leadership in the nursing profession of South Korea. For this purpose, the article will briefly discuss the cultural background of Korean society at the beginning and explain how the values of the traditional society have influenced women’s leadership in the nursing profession in South Korea. Finally, I will discuss my personal experience of leadership development based on Bolman and Deal’s leadership typology, Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership (2013).


Leadership In Nursing In Korea, Myungsun Yi 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Leadership In Nursing In Korea, Myungsun Yi

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Nurses are the largest workforce that impacts the health of the people. As the life expectancy and the number of people with chronic diseases increases in Asia, it is important for Asian nursing professionals to play a pivotal role in improving health status and quality of life by demonstrating their leadership. This article focuses on nursing leadership in Korea. Leadership exemplars were described in detail to show how successful nursing leaders set goals and challenged to meet these goals, despite numerous obstacles that exist in male-oriented society of Korea. And three essential elements that future nurse leaders should consider were ...


Features Of Women’S Leadership And Nursing In Japanese Culture, Reiko Sakashita 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Features Of Women’S Leadership And Nursing In Japanese Culture, Reiko Sakashita

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Mutual respect and harmonious relationships between people can be viewed as the fundamental spirit of Japanese culture. Japanese leaders try to keep the peace in human relations, rather than to achieve a goal. They become leaders due to internal and external conditions, rather than their own abilities. Japanese society has been basically male-dominated though the ratio of women leaders has increased recently. Higher education and development of academic societies in nursing have been very successful during the last two decades and nursing is one of the most trusted professions in Japan. However, some Japanese people still think a nurse is ...


Japanese American Nursing Education Leadership, Jillian Inouye PhD, Patricia T. Alpert 2018 University of Hawaii at Manoa

Japanese American Nursing Education Leadership, Jillian Inouye Phd, Patricia T. Alpert

Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Why are there so few Japanese-American Nursing Education leaders in the United States when Asians in general are considered the “model minority”? Several reasons point to the cultural and value differences of an Eastern versus Western perspective. Many who have addressed this issue in other professional fields explain this phenomenon as the bamboo ceiling. This article provides the experiences of two Japanese American Nurse Leaders framed through a theoretical framework proposed by Bolman and Deal (1991), which seems to relate to their “human resource leadership” style and the strong belief and empowerment of others. These leadership types develop symbols and ...


Limiting Antibiotic Use In Acute Sinusitis: Partly A Matter Of Vocabulary?, Dennis J. Baumgardner 2018 Aurora UW Medical Group, Aurora Health Care

Limiting Antibiotic Use In Acute Sinusitis: Partly A Matter Of Vocabulary?, Dennis J. Baumgardner

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

In his issue introduction, the editor-in-chief of Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews comments on an included article that describes the successful use of an electronic medical record best practice alert to reduce the rate of antibiotic prescription for acute sinusitis. Various methods previously tried to improve antibiotic stewardship in this illness are briefly reviewed. Borrowing on the model of acute bronchitis, it is suggested that a change in conveyed diagnostic vocabulary to “sinus cold” when describing acute sinusitis may help limit antibiotics for this predominantly viral infection.


Implementation Of A Volunteer-Based Hospital Program For Older Adults, Elizabeth Collins, MD, Kristine Swartz, MD 2018 Thomas Jefferson University

Implementation Of A Volunteer-Based Hospital Program For Older Adults, Elizabeth Collins, Md, Kristine Swartz, Md

House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Posters

Background

  • A multi-faceted, volunteer-led, hospital-based program1has been shown to: •Reduce the incidence of delirium •Decrease hospital length of stay •Reduce hospital costs.
  • Implementation of such a program requires upfront investment.
  • A smaller, volunteer-based visitation program for older adults may provide support for the allocation of more hospital resources in delirium prevention and establishment of a formal Hospital Elder Life Program1in this institution.
  • This research aims to investigate: •If the implementation of a visitation program is feasible at this hospital •Volunteer experience with the program.


The Effects Of Office-Based Interventions To Increase Patient Enrollment In An Online Electronic Medical Record Portal, Lionel McIntosh, MD, Allison Rague, MD, Claire Thesing, MD, Amy Lachewitz, MD, Gillian Love, MD, Daniel Sizemore, MD, Zachary Klock, MD, Aimee McMullin, MD, Zeynep Uzumcu, MD, Patrick McManus, MD 2018 Thomas Jefferson University

The Effects Of Office-Based Interventions To Increase Patient Enrollment In An Online Electronic Medical Record Portal, Lionel Mcintosh, Md, Allison Rague, Md, Claire Thesing, Md, Amy Lachewitz, Md, Gillian Love, Md, Daniel Sizemore, Md, Zachary Klock, Md, Aimee Mcmullin, Md, Zeynep Uzumcu, Md, Patrick Mcmanus, Md

House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Posters

We aimed to increase the number of JFMA patients signed up with MyChart by 50% over a 5 month time frame by educating providers and staff on ways to implement patient portal sign up into the office visit as well raising awareness of the portal for both providers and patients


Effective Hepatitis C Screening In High Risk Populations, Aekata Shah, DO, Jennifer Seymour, DO 2018 Thomas Jefferson University

Effective Hepatitis C Screening In High Risk Populations, Aekata Shah, Do, Jennifer Seymour, Do

House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Posters

Purpose

The purpose of our study was to demonstrate how various quality improvement initiatives activated in selected Jefferson Northeast family medicine teaching offices have enabled effective HCV screening. Given the cost effectiveness of screening and early treatment versus treatment of the disease in the later stages of progression,8 we hope to encourage other primary care offices to implement quality initiatives to encourage appropriate HCV screening. This is especially important for the baby boomer generation, as well as for high risk individuals with a history for and/or current IV drug abuse or other high risk behaviors.


Improving Follow-Up For Family Medicine Patients After Hospital Discharge, Erica Li, MD, Rebecca Simon, MD, Michael Weissberger, MD, Angela Silverman, MD, MPG, Bryan Botti, MD, Laura Emerson, MD, Zoe Agoos, MD, Rachel Ehrman-Dupre, MD, Jennifer Moyer, MD, Andrew Rabovsky, MD, Geoffrey Mills, MD, PhD 2018 Thomas Jefferson University

Improving Follow-Up For Family Medicine Patients After Hospital Discharge, Erica Li, Md, Rebecca Simon, Md, Michael Weissberger, Md, Angela Silverman, Md, Mpg, Bryan Botti, Md, Laura Emerson, Md, Zoe Agoos, Md, Rachel Ehrman-Dupre, Md, Jennifer Moyer, Md, Andrew Rabovsky, Md, Geoffrey Mills, Md, Phd

House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Posters

Aims

  • Increase percentage of JFMA patients with follow-up appointment scheduled after discharge to 100% by March 2018
  • Increase percentage of JFMA patients who show up to their follow up appointments after discharge to 80% by March 2018


An Update Of Oral Health Curricula In Us Family Medicine Residency Programs, Hugh Silk, Judith A. Savageau, Kate Sullivan, Gail Sawosik, Min Wang 2018 University of Massachusetts Medical School

An Update Of Oral Health Curricula In Us Family Medicine Residency Programs, Hugh Silk, Judith A. Savageau, Kate Sullivan, Gail Sawosik, Min Wang

Open Access Articles

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: National initiatives have encouraged oral health training for family physicians and other nondental providers for almost 2 decades. Our national survey assesses progress of family medicine residency programs on this important health topic since our last survey in 2011.

METHODS: Family medicine residency program directors (PDs) completed an online survey covering various themes including number of hours of oral health (OH) teaching, topics covered, barriers, evaluation, positive influences, and program demographics.

RESULTS: Compared to 2011, more PDs feel OH should be addressed by physicians (86% in 2017 vs 79% in 2011), yet fewer programs are teaching OH ...


The Effect Of Diabetes Self-Management Education On Hba1c And Quality Of Life In African-Americans: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis., Amy T. Cunningham, Denine R. Crittendon, Neva White, Geoffrey D. Mills, Victor Diaz, Marianna LaNoue 2018 Thomas Jefferson University

The Effect Of Diabetes Self-Management Education On Hba1c And Quality Of Life In African-Americans: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis., Amy T. Cunningham, Denine R. Crittendon, Neva White, Geoffrey D. Mills, Victor Diaz, Marianna Lanoue

Department of Family & Community Medicine Faculty Papers

BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes presents a major morbidity and mortality burden in the United States. Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is an intervention associated with improved hemoglobin A1c(HbA1c) and quality of life(QOL), and is recommended for all individuals with type 2 diabetes. African-Americans have disproportionate type 2 diabetes morbidity and mortality, yet no prior meta-analyses have examined DSME outcomes exclusively in this population. This systematic review and meta-analysis examined the impact of DSME on HbA1c and QOL in African-Americans compared to usual care.

METHODS: Randomized controlled trials, cluster-randomized trials, and quasi-experimental interventions were included. 352 citations were retrieved; 279 ...


Healthcare Provider Attitudes Toward Personalized Care Plan Development, Kafi Rudolph DO, Adarsh Gupta DO 2018 Rowan University SOM

Healthcare Provider Attitudes Toward Personalized Care Plan Development, Kafi Rudolph Do, Adarsh Gupta Do

Stratford Campus Research Day

Background: Prevention care plans are created by healthcare workers to direct patient care and are guidelines to optimize patient health. The care plans include actions patients can take to prevent worsening of chronic conditions and potentially decrease hospitalizations. The current research project was conducted to assess satisfaction of using automated personalized care plans among healthcare providers, which can increase office visit efficiency.


Tracking The Trajectory Of Resident Learning Through The Lens Of Self-Determination Theory., Susan E. Hansen MA, Nicole L. Defenbaugh PhD, Susan S. Mathieu MD, Linda Garufi MD, MEd, Julie Dostal MD 2018 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Tracking The Trajectory Of Resident Learning Through The Lens Of Self-Determination Theory., Susan E. Hansen Ma, Nicole L. Defenbaugh Phd, Susan S. Mathieu Md, Linda Garufi Md, Med, Julie Dostal Md

Department of Family Medicine

No abstract provided.


Increasing Interest In Family Medicine Through Innovative Student Curriculum And Promotion Of Shared Work Among All Levels Of Medical Learners, Katerina C. Valavanis MD, Veronica Brohm DO, Yasir Abunamous MD 2018 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Increasing Interest In Family Medicine Through Innovative Student Curriculum And Promotion Of Shared Work Among All Levels Of Medical Learners, Katerina C. Valavanis Md, Veronica Brohm Do, Yasir Abunamous Md

Department of Family Medicine

No abstract provided.


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Review Of Dsm Criteria And Functional Neuroanatomy, Cornelius W. Thomas 2018 Huntington VA Medical Center

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Review Of Dsm Criteria And Functional Neuroanatomy, Cornelius W. Thomas

Marshall Journal of Medicine

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) consist of over twenty possible symptoms that can be divided into six broad categories. These categories correlate with specific brain networks that regulate emotions, behaviors, and autonomic function. Normal functioning of these networks depends on two key regions; the prefrontal cortex and the amygdala. The prefrontal cortex provides top-down executive control over amygdala, whereas the amygdala is critical for threat detection and activation of the ‘fight or flight’ response. Events that trigger extreme and/or prolonged fear can cause persisting dysregulation within the prefrontal-amygdala circuit ...


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