T Kim Callahan Rodehorst

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A study of 212 rural elementary school teachers sought to determine the relationships among the variables of their general knowledge about asthma, attitude toward asthma, self-efficacy in helping children with asthma manage their asthma, and social support for initial management of children's asthma with the teachers' intent to manage children who present(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary approach to learning in helping care providers understand their overlapping roles in the clinical management of asthma. In addition, the perceived usefulness of an interdisciplinary approach for students in the health-care disciplines of nursing, medicine, pharmacy, and(More)
This study was conducted to understand students' perceptions of the usefulness of on-line discussion for a nursing seminar. The interpretative approach was selected to explore the students' perceptions of the effectiveness of the on-line discussion. The participants were recruited from maternity nursing courses on two rural campuses in Nebraska. A(More)
A pilot study tested the relationship between human milk oligosaccharide consumption, oligosaccharide content of feces, and subsequent disease in breastfed infants. Forty-nine (49) mother-infant pairs provided milk and fecal samples 2 weeks postpartum; infant health was assessed through 2, 6, 12, and 24 weeks. LNF-II (lacto-N-fucopentaose II), a major human(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the feasibility of using motivational interviewing to promote sustained breastfeeding by increasing a mother's intent to breastfeed for 6 months and increasing her breastfeeding self-efficacy. DESIGN A longitudinal experimental two-group design with repeated measures was selected to explore the feasibility of using motivational(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to use a cross-cultural model to guide the exploration of common issues and the dynamic interrelationships surrounding entrée to tribal communities as experienced by four nursing research teams. METHOD Members of four research teams discuss the primary lessons learned about successful strategies and challenges(More)
Although most Hispanic/Latino-American mothers initiate breastfeeding, duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding remain low. We explored whether a motivational interviewing (MI) intervention could help rural Mexican-American mothers continue breastfeeding. We used a two-group (MI intervention n = 26, attention control [AC] n = 27) repeated measures(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship of two modifiable factors (intention to breastfeed for 6 months and breastfeeding self-efficacy) with the duration of breastfeeding in primiparous women. FINDINGS Analyzed by logistic regression in a single prediction model, stronger intention (odds ratio = 1.89) and higher levels of(More)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate collection, transport, and storage protocols of urine and air allergen samples from infants in a rural setting. Infant urine and aeroallergen samples (n = 21) are collected in the home setting in rural areas where time and distance to the central laboratory is a consideration. Urine samples are analyzed using ELISA(More)
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