Eudora Mitchell

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BACKGROUND After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the large number of persons with major limb damage, amputations, shock, trauma, anxiety and depression placed a severe strain on mental health (MH) services. PURPOSE This qualitative study describes the impact and acceptability of a Mental Health Training Program (MHTP) implemented in the north of Haiti after(More)
PURPOSE African-American breast cancer survivors (AABCS) suffer the greatest from cancer recurrence, morbidity, and mortality in part due to the lack of cancer follow-up care and surveillance. To improve survival and survivorship, the Institute of Medicine advises that cancer survivors be provided a survivorship care plan (SCP). The current study(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To examine the impact of support groups among African American breast cancer survivors (BCSs). RESEARCH APPROACH A qualitative research study. SETTING Community health and cancer centers and churches. PARTICIPANTS 62 African American BCSs. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH Focus groups were conducted with African American BCSs to share their(More)
Previous evidence has suggested that Northern Ireland is a low seroprevalence area for HIV infection. The Unlinked Anonymous HIV Prevalence Monitoring Programme initiated in England and Wales in 1990 was extended to Northern Ireland in 1992. Patients attending the Genitourinary Medicine Clinic at the Royal Victoria Hospital have, with informed consent, been(More)
The incidence rate of breast cancer for African American women has recently converged with that of non-Hispanic White women in the United States, although African Americans have a higher mortality rate due to this disease. Although most research exploring health disparities associated with this phenomenon has focused on differences between women based on(More)
40 Background: Cancer and its treatments bring added health and life challenges. Cancer survivors require ongoing surveillance and medical care. To facilitate best practice in follow-up care, the Institute of Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and advocacy organizations advise that cancer survivors be provided with treatment summaries and(More)
This paper will present the multiple roles and the impact of cancer advocates. The emerging literature provides evidence for the consideration and integration of African American BC survivors as advocates in practice, policy and research relevant to cancer prevention and control. We present a practical outline for organizational assessment for the inclusion(More)
BACKGROUND Different sets of literature suggest how aspects of practice time management can limit access to general practitioner (GP) care. Researchers have not organised this knowledge into a unified framework that can enhance understanding of barriers to, and opportunities for, improved access. AIM To suggest a framework conceptualising how differences(More)
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