Pamela Reed

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The ability of human beings to find meaning by being directed toward something, or someone, other than themselves is termed "self-transcendence." Previous research indicated that the ability of nurses to self-transcend and thus derive positive meaning from patient-caring experiences increased work commitment and fostered work engagement. However, the(More)
INTRODUCTION Connexion 43, a gap junction protein, is expressed abundantly in the central nervous system (CNS) and has been implicated in propagating secondary injury in the CNS. In this report we use a monoclonal antibody against Cx43 hemichannel to study the effects of regulating Cx43 activity during spinal cord injury (SCI) in a mouse model. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND This study was to examine culturally based factors as potential predictors of depressive symptoms in older Taiwanese adults living in eight long-term care institutions in southern Taiwan. METHOD A cross-sectional, exploratory design study was used with a purposive sample of 156 participants with a mean age of 79.80 ± 7.14 years. Measurements(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the incidence, diagnostic clinical manifestations and severity of juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (jSLE) in a cohort of New Zealand Maori and Pacific Island children compared to European children. METHODS A chart review was conducted of children with jSLE seen by the Starship paediatric rheumatology and/or renal services(More)
An atmosphere can be created in which the user's anxiety during methadone or heroin detoxification is reduced via the facilitation of adaptive, druglike experiences provided through behavioral and psychological means. The switch to a nondrug life-style is promoted by the continued satisfaction of underlying needs which, through appropriate dosage, can lead(More)
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