Joanne K Henry

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This project was designed to increase the public health nurse's knowledge and use of health science information resources available from the National Library of Medicine's databases through the use of the Grateful Med software program. In 1994, the Tompkins-McCaw Library located on the Medical College of Virginia Campus (MCV) of Virginia Commonwealth(More)
V FOREWORD We are pleased to present the Virginia School Health Guidelines, a resource document for school and public health personnel. It was developed and published under the leadership of the Virginia Department of Health in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education through a joint venture with the Virginia Institute for This document is(More)
A shift in the role of public health practice in the United States to population-focused care, together with demographic shifts increasing the diversity and age of the population, has created a need for a public health workforce more highly skilled in community and population-based practices. Despite this need, few changes have been made in the pattern of(More)
  • J K Henry
  • 1997
Changes in health care that have resulted in an increase in community-based nursing practice and new models for nurse managed care are developing. One of these models is the academic community nursing center. The development and characteristics of academic community nursing centers are described, using examples from one academic nursing center. Strategies(More)
This study tested the impact of the use of a self-help module on knowledge of disease and the cognitive perceptual variables of self-esteem, self-concept, satisfaction with intimate relationships and body image in young adult women with herpes simplex virus (HSV) or human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. In this prospective, experimental study, 40(More)
  • J K Henry
  • 2001
In the 20th century, infant and maternal mortality declined dramatically and the life span and quality of life for women and infants increased. At the end of the century, the rate of decline slowed and policy makers began to look for new ways to address the problem. A significant challenge now is to eliminate the persistent disparities in maternal and(More)
The burgeoning interest in alternative medicine in the past decade has created a demanding health care climate for professional nursing. Rising consumer consciousness and the cost of traditional Western medicine have together influenced an environment in which individuals and payers seek low-cost, high-value remedies. This article presents a definition of(More)
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