Susanne Gibbons

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The purpose of this investigation was to understand the varied health care provider responses to traumas by identifying perceptions of control and self-efficacy, appraisal styles, and postevent coping strategies in active duty military nurses and physicians deployed to combat/terrorist regions. Twenty purposively sampled military health care providers(More)
BACKGROUND The current approach to the outpatient management of heart failure involves patients recollecting what has happened to them since their last clinic visit. But patients' recollection of their symptoms may not be sufficiently accurate to optimally manage their disease. Most of what is known about heart failure is related to patients' diurnal(More)
This study uses data from the 2005 Department of Defense Survey of Health-Related Behaviors Among Military Personnel to examine relationships between family stress and posttraumatic stress symptoms across 4 subgroups of Operation Iraqi Freedom-deployed (i.e., war in Iraq) or Operation Enduring Freedom-deployed (i.e., war in Afghanistan) active-duty military(More)
Early case recognition and intervention by nurses for patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) can significantly improve outcomes for civilian and military patients. The "Concussion/mTBI Learning Needs Assessment for Registered Nurses Survey" was developed to evaluate bedside nurses' knowledge related to the assessment and care of patients with mTBI(More)
Lysine occupies position 13 in the parathyroid hormone (PTH) antagonist, [Nle8,18,Tyr34]bPTH(7-34)NH2. Acylation of the epsilon-amino group in lysine 13 by a hydrophobic moiety is well tolerated in terms of bioactivity: the analog [Nle8,18, D-Trp12,Lys 13 (epsilon-3-phenylpropanoyl),Tyr34]bPTH(7-34)NH2 is equivalent to the parent peptide in its affinity for(More)
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