Charmaine Miranda

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this review was to investigate the prevalence of obesity among migrant Asian Indians globally. The primary outcomes of interest included the incidence of obesity as measured objectively by body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and body fat. METHODS All published studies that investigated obesity rates in(More)
OBJECTIVE This review investigated the effect of the various models of nursing care delivery using the diverse levels of nurses on patient and nursing outcomes. METHODS All published studies that investigated patient and nursing outcomes were considered. Studies were included if the nursing delivery models only included nurses with varying skill levels. A(More)
BACKGROUND There is mounting evidence to support the lack of awareness among pregnant women about health consequences and long term risks associated with poor oral hygiene during pregnancy. A recognised and important point of influence is their interaction with health professionals, particularly when receiving Antenatal Care. However, there is limited(More)
OBJECTIVEctives of this descriptive comparative study were to (1) review data obtained from the World Health Organisation Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) database relating to the prevalence of risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) among Indians and Australians and (2) compare these data with published epidemiological studies of CHD(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a common and costly condition and is increasing at a higher rate among Asian Indians than among other ethnic groups. An understanding of how Asian Indians perceive their risk is important for health providers to develop culturally appropriate programs to raise awareness of the risk of CHD. OBJECTIVE The aim of(More)
Over the past two decades, the number of clinical trials conducted globally has increased thereby increasing demand for nurses working as Clinical Trial Nurses (CTNs), sometimes known as Clinical Research Nurses. The role and professional issues for these nurses in Australia has not been empirically formulated. Sixty-seven clinical trial nurses were(More)
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