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Reducing Outpatient Antibiotic Resistance: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Approximately 50% of antibiotics prescribed are not necessary, nevertheless in the United States among the many outpatient prescriptions, few are more widely prescribed than antibiotics. The inappropriate use of ...
An Ecological Model of Mexican Immigration and Mental Health
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
The literature on the relationship between cultural factors and mental health outcomes for immigrant groups has been extensive (e.g., Berry, 1976; 1997; 2004; Sam & Berry, 2006). The complex nature of interacting factors ...
The Outcomes of an Innovative Hybrid Pre-dental Admission Enhancement Program among Underrepresented Minority and Disadvantaged Students
This study examined the outcomes of a hybrid pre-dental admission enhancement program (AEP) with regard to the Dental Admissions Test (DAT) scores, admission rates, and satisfaction among underrepresented and/or disadvantaged ...
Outcomes of Holistic Review in a Medical School Offering a Six-Year Combined Baccalaureate and Medical Degree Program and Traditional Four-Year Medical Degree Program
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
The purpose of this ex-post facto quantitative study was to examine the outcomes of holistic review in the BA/MD program and the MD program at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. Outcomes were ...
Making the connection: J.B. Murray and the scripts and forms of Africa
Many African and African America artists have chosen to represent Nsibidi and other African and Afro-Caribbean syllabaries in their works of art. However, some artists also produces art and script given to them "by God" ...
The STRATA Study: Structural Antecedents of Tdap Administration in Obstetrical Practices in the Midwestern United States
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
Every year in the United States, young infants die from pertussis. The incidence of pertussis among infants exceeds that of all other age groups. Protection is only available if the mother receives the tetanus, diphtheria, ...
A quantitative and qualitative inquiry into classroom incivility in higher education
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
The purpose of this mixed method design study was to add to the body of knowledge about classroom incivility in higher education by examining perceptions of both undergraduate university students and faculty by comparing ...
Praising Girls: The Epideictic Rhetoric of Young Women, 1895-1930
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-17)
the expansion of secondary education to new conceptions of adolescence. In response, adults reacted by alternately idealizing and demonizing girls, whom they often viewed as emblems that signified the best and worst of American culture. Despite these adult...
Health costs of sickle cell disease patients from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 1996-1997, 2002-2003, 2007-2008
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
Chronic conditions affect a person physically, mentally, emotion, socially, and financially. With the increase in technology and advancements in medicine, those with chronic conditions are living longer and spending more ...
Understanding social workers' intention to provide palliative care in Saudi Arabia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study is about understanding social worker (SW)s' intention to provide palliative care (PC) in Saudi Arabia. The aim of this nonexperimental, ...
Providing culturally appropriate environments in nursing homes for frail ethnic minority elders in the U.S. : three case studies of Korean-American nursing homes
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Korean American elders are one of the fastest growing Asian ethnic subgroups in the United States, adding to the growing cultural and linguistic diversity of the older population. Yet no published study was found on Korean American nursing home...
Mizzou, volume 103, number 1 (2014 Fall)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2014)
Impact of the Implementation of Accountable Care Organizational Structure on Pediatric Emergency Department Visits
In 2010, the United States was spending more per capita on healthcare than other similar countries but did not have better outcomes and spending was increasing at an unsustainable rate. That same year, the Patient ...
Facilitators and Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening Among African American Women
African American (AA) women are at greater risk for cervical cancer incidence and mortality compared to white women, primarily due to lack of screening and follow up. Up to 90% of cervical cancers are caused by persistent Human Papillomavirus (HPV...
Making the Connection: J.B. Murray and the Scripts and Forms of Africa
This dissertation focuses on the artwork of J.B. Murray, an African American artist from Mitchell, Georgia. The goal of this dissertation is to explore J.B. Murray’s production of protective scripts and spirit figures. ...
2020-21 salary report
The experience of young adults living with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2010)
The purpose of this interpretive phenomenological study was to explore and interpret the experience of young adults living with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) who were diagnosed by a physician at least six months prior to the study...
Managing "Amazonia": a cultural case study of female leadership at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
found that the managers brought their feminine standpoints to the workplace. They created a work environment that emphasized teamwork, consensus and a balance of work and family. The study also found that the female leadership changed some...
Developing a model of psychiatric visit non-adherence
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2010)
Non-adherence to psychiatry visits costs the US mental health care system more than one hundred billion dollars annually. Non-adherent visits undermine improvements to patient care quality, erode patient well-being, and ...
Partnering with the health professions to promote prevention of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy: Lessons learned from an Academic–organizational collaborative
(MDPI AG, 2019)
Background: Evidence-based strategies exist to train healthcare professionals to ask their patients and clients about alcohol use, and are successful. Implementation of these strategies utilizing a system-level approach ...