G. P. le Roux

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AIM To advance understanding of the interrelationships of sex, level of lesion (LOL), self-management, community integration (employment, independent living), and quality of life (QOL) in young adults with myelomeningocele. METHOD A multicenter convenience sample of 50 individuals with myelomeningocele, 18 to 25 years of age (mean age 21 y 5 mo, SD 2 y),(More)
BACKGROUND Adolescents and young adults with spina bifida are an at-risk population because of the complexity of their condition, developmental stage and social challenges. The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the transition to adulthood in young adults with spina bifida and to explore condition-related needs and life skills required during(More)
The management of IT involves the thoughtful consideration of the management of stakeholders' knowledge as information system success depends upon synergy between human and technical systems. In this paper particular attention is paid to the notion of frames, or frames of reference, held by the stakeholders of information systems and their effects on system(More)
The phenomenon of inner strength has been studied in women with various chronic illnesses (Dingley, 1997; Dingley, Bush, & Roux, 2001; Koob, Roux, & Bush, 2002; Roux, Bush, & Dingley, 2001), demonstrating commonalities in the experiences that bridge the boundaries created by disease taxonomy or individual circumstance. Despite the richness of previous(More)
A continuing education article for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, advanced degree nurses, oncology and hematology nurses, pharmacists, and physicians Activity Rationale and Purpose Deleterious mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are the only known causes of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) syndrome. These(More)
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