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Omega-3 fatty acid status in patients diagnosed with Usher syndrome: a descriptive study of red blood cell (RBC) docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) levels in Usher subtypes
Usher syndrome is a genetic disease that includes visual impairment, due to progressive retinal degeneration, as well as congenital hearing loss. Night blindness is frequently the first ocular symptom and can occur within ...
The effect of a six-week education intervention on athletes' nutrition knowledge and self-efficacy
The current study assessed the effect of a six-week sports nutrition education intervention on the sports nutrition knowledge and self-efficacy in collegiate student- athletes at a National Collegiate Athletic Association ...
A comparison of perceived self-efficacy and learner satisfaction between human patient and standardized patient simulations
The professions of nursing and nursing education are experiencing nursing, faculty and clinical site shortages, as well as increased pressure to improve patient safety. Simulation, utilized in health education and other ...
Oral health status of children in the Dallas Head Start programs: Healthy start for Texas teeth
Dental caries, and more specifically early childhood caries (ECC), is becoming a prominent public health issue for children in low income populations. Assessment of the children (N=137) three to five years of age in the ...
The impact of a patient lifting equipment education program on the number of employee work-related injuries among health care workers at a for-profit hospital in North Texas: A case study
This case study examined the qualitative and quantitative effects of the introduction of an educational program combined with new patient handling equipment on the rates of work-related injuries and employee attitudes at ...
Using photovoice and participatory action research to identify factors which impede and promote health among orphans in Sierra Leone
(Texas Woman's University, 2008-08)
The main purpose of this study was to identify the ecological factors, which impede and promote health and well-being among world orphans in Sierra Leone as described by caregivers from a non-governmental relief organization ...