Luke Goddard

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The question of whether the use of a teaching strategy employing simulation influences attitudes toward disabled persons over time was addressed in this quasi-experimental intervention study. The experimental group participated in "Sensitivity Day" which incorporated a simulation activity. A total of 77 undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students completed(More)
What are effective strategies for teaching and molding attitudes toward pain management? Nursing responsibility for pain management involves a complex decision-making process affected by many variables. Traditional pain management classes omit critical content and strategies that may affect implementation of the information. Techniques and resources for the(More)
Much has been learned in the interpretation and use of climate information since the 1997/1998 El Niño event that garnered so much attention. Seasonal-to-interannual forecasts are now produced around the world. However, mismatches in their scales, specificity or communication (of forecast content and uncertainties) with decision-maker needs still hinder(More)
classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. Copyrights for third-party components of this work must be honored. For all other uses, contact the Owner/Author. SIGGRAPH 2014, August 10 – 14, 2014, Vancouver, British(More)
  • Luke Goddard
  • The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
  • 1988
Spinal cord injury may have a profound effect on the patient's sexuality. In order to maximize the patient's potential, concern and support from health care professionals is needed. This article reviews normal sexual function and changes occurring following spinal cord injury. The PLISSIT model is described and is used to describe nursing interventions(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this paper is to determine potentially modifiable factors associated with the high proportion of patients who are readmitted to adolescent psychiatric units. METHOD The case notes of 112 adolescents admitted over 1 year to an acute adolescent psychiatry unit were reviewed. Socio-demographic and clinical variables were compared between(More)
Clinical specialty maldistribution is a problem in the United States due, in part, to ongoing supply and demand problems created by the nursing shortage. Although the extent of difficulty is unclear, predictions of future shortages in some specialties are startling. If unresolved, maldistribution may affect quality of care or result in rationing of care in(More)
Attempts to hardware accelerate production renderers have been restricted by the hardware available. Standard interactive graphics hardare is generally ill-suited to production style rendering, while the cost of custom hardware prevents its widespread adoption. Field Programable Gate Arrays (FPGA’s) offer a solution to this problem by allowing custom(More)
This case study explored literature on nursing care of the head-injured patient and identified outcomes of a head-injured patient in regard to nutritional status, skin breakdown and infection. Literature review revealed head-injured patients experience a hypermetabolism requiring increased nutritional support. Patient outcomes included mild skin breakdown,(More)
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