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A regional academic partnership for the early identification and retention of at-risk nursing students.
UNLABELLED In a 2006 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board report (Increasing RN Graduates in Texas: A Report to the 79th Legislature), nursing programs in Texas were challenged to increase theExpand
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Community-based FitSTEPS for life exercise program for persons with cancer: 5-year evaluation.
PURPOSE To determine the effects of a community-based program of exercise on quality of life (QOL) of persons with cancer over time. METHODS Participants were referred by their physician toExpand
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The invisible and visible stigmatization of Parkinson's disease
  • M. Hermanns
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Association of Nurse…
  • 1 October 2013
Purpose: To discuss the visible and invisible stigma shared by seven men and seven women with Parkinson's disease (PD), a chronic, progressive, neurodegenerative disorder characterized by overtExpand
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Visions of Living with Parkinson's Disease: A Photovoice Study
The purpose of this study was to explore the illness experience of persons living with Parkinson’s disease. Using the visual elicitation method, Photovoice, we asked participants to take a series ofExpand
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Weathering the storm: living with Parkinson's disease.
  • M. Hermanns
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Christian nursing : a quarterly…
  • 1 April 2011
Parkinson's disease (PD), a movement disorder related to dopamine insufficiency in the brain, affects 7 to 10 million people worldwide. Research has focused on etiology and treatment, while researchExpand
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Behind the Door
“Behind the Door” training was developed in the hospital as a response from real life situations and was adapted to the nursing curriculum. There are two separate “Behind the Door” trainings. “BehindExpand
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Culturally competent care for Parkinson disease.
  • M. Hermanns
  • Medicine
  • The Nursing clinics of North America
  • 1 June 2011
Findings from a qualitative ethnographic study that examined the experiences of a group of persons with Parkinson disease are presented in this article. Culturally competent care for persons whoExpand
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Biopsychosocial and Spiritual Aspects of Parkinson Disease: An Integrative Review
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to systematically examine the scientific literature and report the biopsychosocial and spiritual aspects of persons with Parkinson disease and their adaptationExpand
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The Role of Exercise in Cancer Treatment: Bridging the Gap
In recent years, there has been a burgeoning amount of evidence-based scientific data demonstrating the benefit of exercise during and following cancer treatment. This compelling evidence hasExpand
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