Carnot Nelson

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OBJECTIVE This report describes ambulatory medical care visits to nonfederally employed, office-based physicians in the United States during 1995 and 1996. Statistics are presented on selected physician, patient, and visit characteristics. METHODS The data in this report were collected in the 1995 and 1996 National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys (NAMCS).(More)
Little is known as to why some parents choose to engage in voluntary home visitation services while others refuse or avoid services. To address this knowledge gap, this study tests several hypotheses about the factors that influence maternal intentions to engage in home visitation services and the link between these intentions and the receipt of a home(More)
A survey of homework experiences was administered to 1,527 elementary and junior high students in regular (n = 1,242), resource (n = 234), and self-contained special education (n = 51) classrooms. The results found significant main effects for Group, Grade, and Group by Grade interactions for items related to amount of, type of, and time spent doing(More)
The same standards of nursing care must be provided to all postanesthesia patients, whether these are general surgical patients or those who have received regional or general anesthesia associated with vaginal or cesarean birth. Because obstetric nursing personnel have not had the benefit of didactic and skills training in the area of postanesthesia(More)
The North Puget Sound Perinatal Education Consortium provides a collaborative framework for planning, implementing, and evaluating a basic orientation program for newly hired and cross-trained perinatal nurses. The program currently provides 9 days of prenatal, labor and delivery, mother-infant couplet, and neonatal didactic orientation at no cost to(More)
Guided by an integrated theory of parent participation, this study examines the role community characteristics play in influencing a parent's decision to use voluntary child abuse prevention programs. Multiple regression techniques were used to determine if different community characteristics, such as neighborhood distress and the community's ratio of(More)
A total of 58% of the eligible members voted in the 1974 APA balloting involving 6 officers, 13 amendments to the By-Laws, and a membership-initiated referendum. Analysis revealed that there was no significant relationship between member characteristics and voting/nonvoting behavior and that relatively few members followed specific voting patterns. The data(More)
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