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Patient‐centered care and adherence: Definitions and applications to improve outcomes
PurposeThe implementation of patient-centered care (PCC) has been hampered by the lack of a clear definition and method of measurement. The purpose of this review is to identify the fundamentalExpand
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Providing a "good death": critical care nurses' suggestions for improving end-of-life care.
BACKGROUND Providing appropriate end-of-life care has become a primary concern of nurses and the public. The highly technological critical care environment may not facilitate such care. OBJECTIVEExpand
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Making meaning: women's birth narratives.
  • L. Callister
  • Medicine
  • Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal…
  • 2004
Birth stories are personal narratives grounded in the pivotal life experience of giving birth. Richly descriptive birth narratives from culturally diverse childbearing women document the importanceExpand
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Opening our hearts and minds: the meaning of international clinical nursing electives in the personal and professional lives of nurses.
Although international opportunities are the hallmark of nursing education at a large private university, the meaning of participating in such clinical nursing electives has not been described. TheExpand
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Perinatal Loss: A Family Perspective
  • L. Callister
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing
  • 1 July 2006
Perinatal loss is a profound experience for childbearing families. Examples of perinatal loss include miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, neonatal death, and other losses. Perinatal lossExpand
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Threading spirituality throughout nursing education.
In a survey of 132 baccalaureate nursing programs in the United States, few had defined spirituality or spiritual nursing care. There is a paucity of literature on spirituality in nursing education.Expand
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The Parental Experience of Having an Infant in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit
The purpose of this systematic review was to explore and describe the experience of parents with an infant in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU). A literature search covering the period 1998‐2008Expand
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Acculturation and perinatal outcomes in Mexican immigrant childbearing women: an integrative review.
Despite several sociocultural factors associated with increased risk for low birth weight and infant mortality, the rate for infants born to first-generation and less acculturated Mexican immigrantExpand
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Successfully incorporating Writing Across the Curriculum with advanced writing in nursing.
The purpose of this article is to explain the concepts of Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing in the Disciplines, and Writing to Learn, and to describe the incorporation of advanced writing into aExpand
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