Deanna Marie Mason

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PURPOSE To describe a novel strategy using linking social capital to provide healthcare access to irregular migrants with low literacy, low numeracy, and limited cultural assimilation in a European metropolitan area. ORGANIZING CONSTRUCT Public data show numerous shortcomings in meeting the healthcare needs of refugees and irregular migrants surging into(More)
AIM To adapt research strategies involving adolescents in a grounded theory qualitative research study by conducting email rather than face-to-face interviews. BACKGROUND Adolescent culture relies heavily on text-based communication and teens prefer interactions mediated through technology. Traditional qualitative research strategies need to be rethought(More)
Holism is a central concept in nursing theory, yet recently, embodiment has become prominent in the literature. Epistemological foundations from modern and contemporary philosophy are discussed and their relationship to nursing practice is explored to investigate the concepts of holism and embodiment. Nurses practice holistic care within the patient(More)
This study employed a grounded theory research design to develop a theoretical model focused on the maturation of spirituality and its influence on behavior during late adolescence. Quantitative research studies have linked spirituality with decreased health-risk behaviors and increased health-promotion behaviors during late adolescence. Qualitative,(More)
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