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How often is coughing the presenting complaint in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2002)
Frequent coughing is a concern for approximately 35% of those with typical gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms of heartburn and acid regurgitation as compared with 11% in those who do not have these symptoms. ...
Can counseling prevent or treat postpartum depression?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009)
In most cases, counseling does not prevent postpartum depression (PPD), though it can treat the disorder. Overall, psychosocial interventions don't offer a significantly greater benefit than standard care in preventing ...
When are empiric antibiotics appropriate for urinary tract infection symptoms?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2006)
Healthy, nonpregnant women presenting with the triad of frequency, dysuria, and no vaginal symptoms have about a 96% chance of having an urinary tract infection (UTI) (positive likelihood ratio [LR+]=24.6). Since no ...
Muse, number 36-38 (2002-2004)
(University of Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2008)
Older childless adults' inter-vivos transfers of emotional, instrumental, and financial support and predictors of giving to kin and non-kin
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Inter-vivos transfers, or support given to others during a person's lifetime, are vital to the economy, public resource preservation, and social policies. The increasing prevalence of childlessness among older adults and ...
Impact of Nurse Practitioner Practice Regulation on Access to Healthcare Services
Nurse practitioner (NP) practice regulations vary from state to state across the United States. Despite strong evidence supporting the quality of care and satisfaction with care provided by NPs, restrictive regulations continue to limit the practice...
Three essays on labor economics
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
at the added worker effect in the great recession, the wife's labor market response to a husband loss of job. The second chapter investigates the impact of a wife's labor market participation on family poverty. The third chapter examines employment...
Impact of a psychoeducational intervention on dementia caregiving
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-12-16)
have shown positive results with psychoeducational interventions on caregiver health and stress. This study examined the impact of a psychoeducational intervention, the Family Series Workshop, on levels of coping, caregiving competence, and stress among...
Legal and policy challenges as Latinas/os make their homes in Missouri
(Cambio Center, 2002)
Assisted living facilities residents' and relatives' preferences for family access to their medical and personal information
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
of this increased awareness and interest. This pilot study focuses on just the privacy access rights for family access. To explore this, a structured interview questionnaire was created and administered to 12 participants, 10 of whom were residents at two assisted...
The Case of Interagency Coordinating Councils: Examining Collaborations in Services for Children with Disabilities
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004)
Children with disabilities often require a myriad of services to develop to their full potential. In the current era, centralized services and residential institutions have become less accepted as a matter of course. Interagency ...
Tracking public post-secondary enrollment patterns of Missouri A+ Program-eligible graduates
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The Missouri A+ Schools Program is primarily a high school improvement program that includes a post-secondary financial incentive to encourage student participation. This statewide cohort study tracked a Missouri A+ Schools ...
Secondary benefits of family member participation in treatments for childhood disorders : a multilevel meta-analysis
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Family-based treatments for children with mental health, physical health, and developmental disorders often convey secondary benefits to caregivers and siblings who...
Perspectives of informal caregivers on using in-home technology to monitor activities of person with serious mental illness
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2010)
As a result of the U.S deinstitutionalization policy of the 1960's persons with serious mental illness often live with and rely upon family members and friends to serve as informal caregivers. The purpose of this study was to investigate...
A descriptive, cross-sectional, correlational exploration of perceived stress, quality of life, and family functioning in parents of a child with congenital heart disease: The PinCHeD Study
.02); social functioning (r(58) = -0.254, p = 0.05); worry (r(58) = -0.281, p = 0.03); daily activities (r(58) = -0.314, p = 0.01); parent HRQL summary score (r(58) = -0.260, p = 0.04); family functioning summary score (r(58) = -0.260, p = 0.05); and total...
Use of main channel and shallow-water habitat by larval fishes in the lower Missouri River
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
I developed a series of research objectives organized in a spatial hierarchy to characterize larval fish nursery habitat within the lower Missouri River. Native carpsucker spp./buffalo spp. (Carpiodes spp./Ictiobus spp.) ...
Immigration of Latinos to Missouri
(Cambio Center, 2002)
Missouri has a history of diversity in geography, the economy, culture and people. The state is well known for its ability to adapt to the changes required to accommodate this diversity. Among the changes that are occurring ...
The development of the junior wear industry 1926-1930
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This study examines the debate over the "junior" size category in the social cultural context of the 1920s. Through analysis and interpretation of articles that discussed this transition found in Women's Wear Daily from ...
A quantitative analysis of high school sports participation intensity and breadth : relationships with academic achievement in a rural Missouri high school
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
experience in the school setting (Crosnoe, 2002; Eccles & Gootman, 2002; Hirschi,1969). Anonymous athletic participation and achievement data from 2015-2017 was obtained from the school's archive and analyzed by correlation, hierarchical regression, and one...
The effect of father involvement on adolescents' academic performance
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), this study investigated the academic performance of adolescents who ...