Sonia C Baker

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The incidence of HIV/AIDS among minority women has been reported in record numbers in inner cities. In considering the shift toward community-based care, these minority women living with HIV/AIDS (MWLWHA) are receiving care from informal caregivers in their communities. As caregivers strive to meet the needs of these women, understanding the impact on these(More)
PURPOSE Workplace training for tracheostomy management is currently recognized to be inconsistent and insufficient. A novel approach, using technology-enhanced simulation, may provide a solution to training tracheostomy management skills by providing a consistent, time-efficient, and risk-free learning environment. The current research evaluated clinicians'(More)
To assess mothers' knowledge of good infant nutritional practices, a survey was conducted by the Institute of Pediatric Nutrition. The survey addressed issues related to breast-feeding, the use of iron-fortified formula, frequent spitting up, the introduction of cow's milk into the infant diet, and the nutritional value of fruit juice. Mothers who responded(More)
The African American community continues to be disproportionately affected by the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in many ways. In addition to the prevalence rates of the disease in the community, caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS continue to be challenged as they strive to provide care and support to love(More)
The incidence of HIV/AIDS has escalated among African American and Hispanic women in the United States and particularly in urban centers such as New York City. As a chronic illness, it is important to understand to whom minority women living with HIV/AIDS turn to for assistance and support. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to identify(More)
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