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Effective/efficient mental health programs for school-age children: a synthesis of reviews.
The prevalence of mental health problems, some of which seem to be occurring among younger cohorts, leads researchers and policy-makers to search for practical solutions to reduce the burden ofExpand
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Effects of cultural sensitivity training on health care provider attitudes and patient outcomes.
PURPOSE To determine the effectiveness of cultural sensitivity training on the knowledge and attitudes of health care providers, and to assess the satisfaction and health outcomes of patients fromExpand
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The experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS and of their direct informal caregivers in a resource-poor setting
BackgroundHIV/AIDS is a critical concern in South Africa, where extreme poverty and gender issues are major determinants of health. A comprehensive home-based care programme is needed to lessen theExpand
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Cardiovascular effects of yellow oleander ingestion.
Yellow oleander (Thevetia neriifolia) is a commonly grown tree found widely in Eastern India. The seeds of yellow oleander are highly poisonous and contain three glycosides--thevetin, thevetoxin andExpand
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Evaluation of a cultural competence educational programme.
AIM This paper reports a study, which evaluated the effectiveness of a cultural competence educational programme to increase Public Health Nurses' cultural knowledge. BACKGROUND Cultural competenceExpand
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Economic evaluations of community-based care: lessons from twelve studies in Ontario.
A series of 12 studies (five historic cohort and seven randomized trials) examined clients in community settings in Southern Ontario suffering from a variety of chronic physical and mental healthExpand
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Cultural sensitivity training among foreign medical graduates
 To examine the effectiveness of culture sensitivity training for foreign‐trained medical graduates licensed to practice in Ontario, Canada.
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An Introduction and Evaluation of Problem‐Based Learning in Health Professions Education
&NA; Problem‐based learning (PBL) is a curricular innovation whose distinguishing characteristic is the use of real or simulated problems as the stimulus to student‐centered learning. PBL is promotedExpand
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An exploration of socioeconomic, spiritual, and family support among HIV-positive women in India.
  • B. Majumdar
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS…
  • 1 May 2004
Through in-depth, tape-recorded interviews, this qualitative pilot study explored the feelings and concerns of 10 HIV-positive women, aged 18 to 70 years, and the socioeconomic, spiritual, and familyExpand
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Empowerment through self-directed learning.
In the 1970s, McMaster University, Hamilton, introduced self-directed learning (SDL) to its undergraduate nursing program. This innovation was prompted by a fundamental belief in the importance ofExpand
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