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Residents' perceptions of agroforestry landscape: implications for agritourism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
showed significant differences only between male and female respondents on their perceived importance of eco-physical and socio-economic benefits that both types of farms provide. Theoretical and practical implications of study results are discussed....
Do pedometers increase activity and improve health outcomes?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-01)
Q: Do pedometers increase activity and improve health outcomes? Evidence-based answer: yes. In overweight and obese patients, exercise interventions using a pedometer increase steps by about a mile per day over the same interventions without access...
Whether the research anticommons?
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2016)
Fifteen years ago, the "tragedy of the anticommons" article warned that excessive patenting of biotech products and research methods could deter rather than stimulate invention, but little evidence was offered. Here, subsequent changes in patent law...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-10)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of dizziness in the elderly.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in African American Women After Multiple Interventions
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
African American women are consistently diagnosed at later stages of breast and cervical cancer than Caucasian women, leading to increased morbidity and mortality rates. Although the mammogram and Papanikolaou (Pap) ...
Mentoring Latinx Students through Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies at a Predominately White Institution
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Latinx students are enrolling in four-year higher education institutions (HEIs) at a rapidly increasing rate. However, an alarmingly low number complete their degrees. Institutional barriers such as racism, language ...
Wood fuel for heating
(University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
Increasing energy costs have resulted in resurgence in the use of wood as a fuel for home heating. But heating with wood is not for everyone. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself before investing in a wood-burning ...
Minimum protein requirements for the growth of dairy heifers
(University of Missouri, 1915)
herein. It has not been the intention to show the relative value of different rations. The practical value of the experiment will lie in the results obtained rather than in the methods used....
Delay based approach to support low priority users in preemptive wireless networks
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-27)
for emergency users is, from one perspective, restrictive to the general public. In this thesis, we propose the delay-based soft preemptive approach to support the low priority users and provide an alternative to several preemptive policies by further examining...
Whom should you test for secondary causes of hypertension?
(Journal of Family Practice, 2014-01)
Evidence-based answer: It’s recommended that all children and adolescents with a new diagnosis of hypertension undergo renal ultrasound and laboratory evaluation for renal pathology (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, consensus-based guidelines...
Biofuel policies and food grain commodity prices 2006-2012: all boom and no bust?
Biofuels policies have a large impact on food-grain commodity prices, first and foremost by linking biofuel prices to feedstock prices. The multiplier effect of higher biofuel prices on feedstock prices is shown to be very ...
Self-Management Program on Pain and Function in Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee
. The evidence-based intervention was an educational self-management program from the National Physical Activity Guidelines. The outcomes measured for a difference in pain and function by the Western Ontario and McMasters Universities scale index pre and post...
A data mining study of g-quadruplexes and their effect on DNA replication
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
G-quadruplexes are guanine rich sequences of DNA that can form non-Watson-Crick four stranded structures. They have been found to exist in various regions of the genome and are believed to play a biological role. We ...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-06)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of vaginitis.
Which SSRIs most effectively treat depression in adolescents?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2016-09)
Q: Which SSRIs most effectively treat depression in adolescents? Evidence-based answer: We don' t know which selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most effective and safe because no studies have compared these antidepressants...
Night eating syndrome: survey of assessment and treatment practices
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-14)
survey that assessed demographic characteristics, assessment methods, and treatment practices of night eating behavior. It was hypothesized that less than fifty percent of eating disorder treatment providers do not assess for night eating behavior...
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-01)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Evaluating the Outcomes of a Concept-Based Curriculum in an Associate Degree Nursing Program
A complete overhaul of nursing education has been commanded due to concerns regarding the proficiency of novice nurses and the clinical care they provide in today’s increasingly complex health care environment. Novice ...
Using Nurse Practitioner Coordinated Group Visits to Improve Diabetes Outcomes in a Primary Care Practice
The purpose of this evidence-based project was to introduce a group visit model as a feasible intervention to improve diabetes outcomes. This quantitative quasi-experimental study looked at a convenience sample of five ...
Primary Care Heart Failure Education Program to Improve Quality of Life
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Heart failure is a public health concern within today’s healthcare system at both the national and local level. As the prevalence of heart failure continues to rise, interventions on improving patient outcomes, reducing ...