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  • A Easter
  • 2000
The purpose of this construct analysis is to delineate the manner or modes of presence as used by nurses with their patients. The scope of the term presence encompasses four separate, distinct modes of presence. The term concept does not encompass the scope of the term. Therefore, the term construct is applied to demonstrate the differences in the four(More)
  • A Easter
  • 2001
Multiple rib fractures in trauma patients are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Delayed morbidity for patients with rib fractures is often a result of hypoventilation leading to atelectasis, pneumonia, and respiratory failure. Pain management was first recognized as an important factor in preventing complications in these patients. Later,(More)
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