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Few published studies describe processes in the development of mobile health interventions. This study reports data from a formative evaluation of a text messaging intervention being developed to increase adherence to smoking cessation medication (varenicline) among tobacco-dependent persons with HIV/AIDS. Four focus groups were conducted (N = 29) using a(More)
BACKGROUND Almost half of adult men in Viet Nam are current smokers, a smoking prevalence that is the second highest among South East Asian countries (SEAC). Although Viet Nam has a strong public health delivery system, according to the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey, services to treat tobacco dependence are not readily available to smokers. The purpose(More)
BACKGROUND Despite high smoking rates, cessation services are largely unavailable in Vietnam. This study explored attitudes and beliefs of community health workers (CHWs) towards expanding their role to include delivering tobacco use treatment (TUT), and potential barriers and facilitators associated with implementing a strategy in which health centers(More)
— The main purpose of this research is to computerize GSP chart and Rasch GSP methods. GSP chart and Rasch GSP are effective and useful methods which used for analyzing and evaluating academic achievement. GSP chart provides information for diagnosing the learning status of students and the quality of questions while Rasch GSP provides information for(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present paper is to review current opinion relating to the provision of mental health consultation to nursing homes, and to provide recommendations for future research. METHOD The current literature pertaining to consultation-liaison psychiatry within nursing homes was reviewed. RESULTS There is a paucity of well-designed(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the present physical, mental, and psycho-social health of Vietnamese refugee children. Questionnaires were sent or given to adoptive families, foster families, and Vietnamese children living in the United States with their family units. Otitis media, respiratory ailments, and varicella constituted a large number(More)
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