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Work-related quality of life of Ugandan healthcare workers.
AIMS To describe perceived work-related quality of life of Ugandan healthcare workers. A secondary aim was to seek participant input on ways to improve work environments. BACKGROUND Poor patientExpand
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An Exploratory Descriptive Study on Task Shifting in East Africa
  • L. Spies
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • ANS. Advances in nursing science
  • 1 April 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of nurse leaders in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda who have taken on expanded roles through task shifting. Understanding how nursesExpand
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Traditional beliefs and practices among Mexican American immigrants with type II diabetes: A case study
Purpose:To describe selected common health beliefs and practices among Mexican American immigrants with type II diabetes. Data sources:Selected clinical trials, qualitative studies, and systematicExpand
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HIV and Nurses: A Focus Group on Task Shifting in Uganda
&NA; The HIV prevalence rate is 7.4% in Uganda, where the HIV‐related President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and United Nations millennial development goals have not been met. This is partiallyExpand
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Transformational leadership as a framework for nurse education about hypertension in Uganda.
AIMS The aim of the study was to describe nurses' knowledge, skills, and confidence related to hypertension and to assess the impact of a hypertension education initiative based in transformationalExpand
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Uganda nursing research agenda: a Delphi study.
AIM Use a Delphi Methodology to identify nursing research priorities in Uganda. BACKGROUND Identifying nursing research priorities, empowering researchers, and encouraging relevant studies canExpand
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Developing Global Nurse Influencers
  • L. Spies
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of Christian nursing : a quarterly…
  • 1 April 2016
ABSTRACT: How can universities create engaged citizens and global leaders? Each year, a select group of advanced practice nursing students at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of NursingExpand
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Nurse‐Led Interventions for Hypertension: A Scoping Review With Implications for Evidence‐Based Practice
BACKGROUND Hypertension is the leading preventable contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, affecting 1 billion people globally. Low- and middle-income countries have increasing ratesExpand
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Conducting international nursing research: challenges and opportunities.
AIM To describe practical experiences before, during and after gaining entry into research fields in Kenya and Uganda. BACKGROUND Planning, conducting and implementing international research can beExpand
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