Karon S Schwartz

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OBJECTIVE To assess for significant differences in psychological functioning between HIV-infected children and a demographically matched healthy control group and to examine the utility of applying a stress and coping model to children with HIV disease. METHODS Participants included HIV-infected children (ages 6-16) and their caregivers (n = 36) and a(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess for significant differences in psychological functioning between caregivers of HIV-infected children and caregivers of healthy children, and to examine the utility of applying a stress and coping model to caregivers of children with HIV disease. METHODS Participants included caregivers of HIV-infected children (n = 36) and caregivers(More)
The Old Order Amish population is growing, yet little is known about their cardiovascular health care practices. This ethnographic study explored their cardiovascular knowledge, beliefs, and health care practices. This study showed that the Amish have distinct beliefs and practices which affect their cardiovascular health, and that culturally appropriate(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that a difference exists between the perception of the nurse and that of the observer regarding the extent of verbal and nonverbal communication that occurs between nurses and trauma victims (and their families) in the emergency setting. DESIGN AND SETTING Typical descriptive design study completed in a large metropolitan(More)
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