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OBJECTIVES To examine the association of cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption and physical activity with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in older men. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study included 2797 men participating in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), who were aged > or = 60 years. During an interview, LUTS,(More)
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Left ventricular hypertrophy, which is defined as an abnormal increase in the mass of the left ventricle, has become recognized as an important independent risk factor for predicting several untoward cardiac events, including myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and sudden death. The presence of left ventricular hypertrophy is difficult to(More)
  • J R Weber
  • 1992
Teaching moral reasoning to students is a challenge for all nursing educators. The National League for Nursing and American Nurses' Association emphasize the importance of ethical content within the curriculum. Review of the literature indicates that ethics has been part of the nursing curriculum since the early 1900s. However, the focus of nursing ethics(More)
A consortially developed continuing education series for rural nurses was implemented using videoconferencing technology. This article provides an overview of distance education technologies, the history and goals of the demonstration project at Edinboro University, and the coordination activities and instructional issues faced by the faculty. Participants(More)