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The purpose of this study was to describe the use of telephone communications between diabetes nurse educators (DNEs) and their clients with diabetes. A questionnaire was designed to examine the use of the telephone with diabetes clients from the perspective of DNEs. A total of 465 DNEs across the US were selected using a systematic sample from the(More)
A knowledge test was developed by a local diabetes educators' group to evaluate the diabetes knowledge base of 59 nurses currently employed in four long-term care facilities in eastern North Carolina. The test contained items in the following categories: monitoring, medication, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, illness care, diet, exercise, foot care, and(More)
Community health nursing students, faculty, and Wendy's fast food restaurant conducted a 2-day health fair that provided health screening, counseling, and educational opportunities for the community, an exciting learning experience for the students, funds for the school of nursing, and good public relations for Wendy's. The authors describe the planning,(More)
Using the Survey of Interpersonal Values developed by Gordon, a longitudinal study was done to determine value changes of a cohort group of baccalaureate nursing students as sophomores and seniors. Four of six values showed statistically significant changes: leadership and recognition increased as values, while conformity and benevolence decreased. Support(More)
Nursing staffs from two long-term care facilities attended a multisession educational program about the care of residents with diabetes (treatment group). A control group consisted of the nursing staffs from two other similar facilities who did not participate in the educational program. Both groups were given a knowledge pretest and posttest. A chart(More)
Modulation of lordosis behavior by stimulation of noradrenergic receptor subtypes was examined in ovariectomized, estradiol benzoate (10 micrograms)-primed guinea pigs. In the first experiment, subcutaneous administration of the alpha-2-noradrenergic agonist, UK-14,304 (0.01, 0.5, or 1.0 mg/kg, Pfizer Central Research), produced a significant increase in(More)
Nurses and patients engage in an interactive process that is both supportive and educational. The ability of the nurse to communicate with the patient in a manner that the patient perceives as accepting will lead to transaction, goal attainment, effective nursing care, and satisfaction. This study was undertaken to examine the relationship between nurses'(More)
Steroid-dependent lordosis behavior in ovariectomized (OVX) guinea pigs is attenuated by alpha 1- and/or alpha 2-noradrenergic (NE) receptor antagonists. Correlated with the decrease in lordosis after alpha 1-NE receptor blockade by prazosin is a decrease in 'cytosol' progestin receptors in the ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus (VMN). We examined whether a(More)