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    Gunther, Daniel R.
    The use of AIDS metaphors in AIDS articles from popular American periodicals is compared and contrasted. Articles from periodicals listed under the AIDS subject headings in the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature for January to March, 1983 are com . . .
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    Teresi, Anthony Steve
    In the current environment of decreasing financial resources, health education professionals need to explore new and innovative ways of delivering health information. This project presents an overall conceptual model, including design and content cons . . .
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    Nguyen, Anh H.
    The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between environmental factors and alcohol-related outcomes (or problems) in young adults, utilizing data of ten counties and two cities in California and to generate hypotheses for future stud . . .
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    Rulnick, Sarah J.
    Between 1991 and 1992, 10-19 year-olds accounted for one quarter of the more than 38,000 reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Los Angeles County. School-based sexually transmitted/human immunodeficiency virus (STD/HIV) education h . . .
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    Bauer, Deborah Benkert
    Exposure to toxic substances in the workplace is a serious causal factor for acute and chronic illnesses. To reduce exposure to environmental toxins in the work-place, the state and federal governments have intervened with statutes to reduce such heal . . .
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    Woolfson, Eilen
    A multiphasic health screening clinic for the elderly, sponsored by the affiliated committees on aging of Los Angeles, the West District Department of Health services and the West Los Angeles department and the West Los Angeles Community college-Commu . . .
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    Jorgensen, Mary Elizabeth
    While attention has focused upon the selection and management of the patients submitting to aortocoronary artery bypass surgery, consideration of the cognitive needs of the patients has tended to be extemporaneous and dependent upon the motivation of . . .
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    Alkhateeb, Waleed Ahmed
    Review of appointment re cords at the family planning clinic of the West Health. Center, Los Angeles County Health Department, showed that 47% of the appointments were not kept. To deal with this high rate of broken appointments, overbooking of patien . . .
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    Valentine, Shayler
    Perhaps one of the most pervasively harmful and increasingly prevalent public health concerns facing United States citizens in modern times is untreated anxiety disorders. When treated, especially at early onset, anxiety disorders can be effectively m . . .
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    Hahn, Lisa Ann
    This paper presents a study of patient satisfaction conducted in an outpatient hematology-oncology clinic. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the existing practices of outpatient oncology care from the perspective of the consumer; that is, to ma . . .
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    Jefferson, Gail R.
    This project documents an innovative approach towards the development of a community-organized program for single parents. Problems of single parents are stated with particular emphasis on those pertaining to poor, Black single parents of Southeast Lo . . .
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    Stratton, Terri Lee
    The adverse health effects due to smoking have been well documented since 1964 with the advent of the first United States Surgeon General's Report. With increasing health care costs, there has been a recent interest from large employers exploring ways . . .
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    Rawson, Katherine
    The purpose of this study was to test if CSUN students would purchase more fruit if the price was reduced. This study explored the role of price in fruit purchases on a multicultural college campus. Evidence suggests that college students are not cons . . .
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    Saithai, Vichit
    The objective of this graduate project is to plan for evaluation of a health education program in the village Health and Sanitation Project in Thailand (VHSP). The evaluation design that was suggested in this graduate project in evaluating the effecti . . .
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    Brady, Janet B.
    This paper proposed to identify the role a community hospital should assume in the provision of professional continuing education for the health professionals in the surrounding community. The model presented could also be adapted to rural or urban se . . .
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    Endinjok, Frida
    Obesity is a pressing public health issue that disproportionally affects ethnicities such as s in the United States. According to current literature, a plant-based diet has many health benefits including reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and dia . . .
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    Himelhoch, Pam
    Parents who feel adequate about their roles as teacher to their handicapped children are more positive and successful as parent trainers, than those parents who do not feel adequate. Parents with positive attitudes concerning their abilities as child . . .
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    Scott, Jack R.
    This study compares from an historical perspective those factors which led to the founding and development of two voluntary organizations offering mental health services to the same community. This information was gathered through a variety of means: . . .
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    Rothe, Antonia Catherine
    The purpose of this study was to develop a diabetic teaching program for registered nurses on the adult medical and surgical divisions at UCLA Medical Center. A small scale assessment of the current diabetic teaching program was first conducted in ter . . .
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    McBay, James Douglas
    Purpose of the Program The purpose of this project was to develop an educational program in coping skills for persons experiencing high levels of change in their lives. Impetus for the project was provided by the research of Dr. Thomas H. Holmes and o . . .
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    Bailey, Leslie Todd
    The purpose of this project was to conduct a follow up study on patients discharged from the Northridge. Rehabilitation Center to assess the post-hospitalization status of the patients in the physical, social, psychological and vocational areas. An at . . .
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    Voll, Mary
    Current literature relevant to infant/child morbidity and mortality rates indicate that automobile accidents exceed all other causes of death until the age of fifteen. Also less than 10% of the children birth to fifteen years of age, are protected in . . .
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    Sinsheimer, Francis A.
    This project was conducted to organize a systematic approach for developing a respiratory therapy learning laboratory. The laboratory facility is recommended in the “Essentials Of An Accredited Educational Program For The Respiratory Therapist”. These . . .
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    Abdulkadir, Iman Rumana
    Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among Ethiopian women. This is despite the fact that cervical cancer is preventable through increased awareness, early screening and vaccination. There is a lack of data on knowledge about . . .
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    Deosaransingh, Ruth Rocha
    The purpose of this project was to develop a teaching guide with the focus on hypoglycemia for use in teaching the adult patient with diabetes mellitus on insulin or oral hypoglycemics at the Martin Luther King, Jr. General Hospital (MLK). The concept . . .
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    Phaguda, Tatwinder
    Components were identified for a weight-reduction program for the obese members of a Health Maintenance Organization, by developing and implementing a needs assessment instrument. The sample was selected from obese subscribers and staff members of Kai . . .
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    Flowers, Nancy Lorene
    Women are beginning to occupy more and more managerial positions which have traditionally been considered a "man's job". This study deals with the attitudes of men and women managers at the Camarillo State Hospital with a brief look at the evolution o . . .
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    Comerford, James Patrick Jr.
    A checklist was developed to aid hospitals in preparing for the implementation of new licensing regulations contained in Chapter 1, Division 5, Title 22 of the California Administrative Code. This checklist was designed to: 1. acquaint hospital admini . . .
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    Olajide, Olubukola Toluwase
    Risky sexual behavior is associated with many adverse health outcomes including sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. These outcomes are elevated among adolescents and emerging adults and cost the nation billions of dollars annua . . .
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    Estrin, Elena
    The purpose of this project was to develop, design, and evaluate a health education instrument for raising the level of awareness of adolescents in the Santa Monica area of Los Angeles County regarding the availability of subsidized family planning se . . .
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    Siemers, Sheri L.
    The health fair model focuses on health education and screening in a community setting. The purpose of the project was to plan, implement, and evaluate a high school health fair under the sponsorship of the American Red Cross-Pasadena Chapter. Review . . .
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    McGinity, Jeb Stephen
    Several concerns were identified regarding the need to raise the visibility of health education services within the Southeast Health Services Region of Los Angeles County. Many of these problems could be attributed to the absence of an effective metho . . .
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    Beene, Geraldine W.
    The health care profession is directing increasing attention to patient education as an important component of high quality health care. Along with this growing interest in health education is a need for curriculum guides to help health care professio . . .
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    Martindale, Pamela Kay
    A review of the literature revealed that 'action' appears to be the sine qua non in the prevention or solution of health problems, many of which require controls that can only be conducted on a continuing basis by the individuals at-risk themselves. T . . .
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    Cruz, Karen Fury
    The primary purpose of this study was to determine whether blood donor recruitment activities at California State University, Northridge would increase a) student knowledge of blood need, blood services, and the blood donation process, b) positive att . . .
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    Medina, Sonia
    Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and the most common cause of death from cancer among Hispanic women in the United States. Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation is the largest nonprofit breast cancer organization with over 60 affiliates . . .
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    White, Kathleen Louise
    The purpose of this project was to redesign an alcoholism education primary prevention program for a population of adolescents. The majority of the adolescents were referred to the Alcoholism Council of San Fernando Valley by local Probation Offices b . . .
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    DePhilippis, Marleni
    Regardless of race or ethnicity, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011). It is also considered the main cause of cancer deaths among Latina women (Susan G Komen for t . . .
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    Shapiro, Shirley R.
    The purpose of this study was to develop a profile of the repeat abortion seeker. This profile included demographic characteristics, the internal/external locus of control and self-esteem. A comparison was made between the birth control and repeat abo . . .
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    Santos, Estrella S.
    The Philippines as an independent nation saw great strides in all phases of progress. Advances in the economic, political, cultural, and social life of the Filipino people have been steadfastly growing from the ruins of the last World War. But deeply . . .
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    Ayers, Amy B.
    The purpose of this project was to develop an education model for the nursing care of aged patients which could be utilized for second year students in an associate degree nursing program. Preparation for the development of the model included a search . . .
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    Esmundo, Shane
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest non-profit hospitals in the western side of the United States. Cedars-Sinai Cancer: Research Center for Health Equity is a department under Cedars-Sinai. Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Part . . .
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    Chatterjee, Sukumar
    Village India lags behind in the field of health and hygiene. Diseases and deaths are very frequent. Some of the causes are ignorance, lack of health consciousness, and insanitary habits closely related to a traditional way of life and improper and in . . .
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    Sugai, Lois A.
    Promoting the good health of the Asian and Pacific Island communities calls for the removal of specific barriers relevant to their utilizing the full range of available health services and the development of new, more appropriate health services. Here . . .
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    Marx, Catherine L.
    The purpose of this project was to develop and validate a premenstrual syndrome educational model for the health educator to use in a clinical or classroom setting. Three methodological phases of activity were involved in this process: Phase I. Develo . . .
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    Motylewski, Carol Lynne
    The purpose of this project was to develop a cancer education program for adult patients at General Hospital, Ventura County. A patient education needs assessment questionnaire was distributed to the hospital medical and nursing staff to (1) solicit u . . .
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    Liberboim, Noga Luria
    The purpose of this study was to assess the cancer education needs of the hospital staff of medium sized community hospitals in central Los Angeles. The study concerned itself with eleven medium sized hospitals which treat 30-120 cancer patients annua . . .
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    Smukler, Charles
    When Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2450 he set into motion an unprecedented state-level effort to deal with the problems of providing health care to rural Californians. This legislation established a California Health Service Corps and allocated . . .
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    Maqueira, Christine Marie Peterson
    A questionnaire survey inquiring into physicians attitudes, knowledge and clinical practices regarding gonorrhea and syphilis in gay males was sent to a random sample of general practitioners, family practitioners and internists belonging to the Los A . . .
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    Collamer, David Bruce
    Community organization and social planning work was accomplished in the initial development of a grass-roots Community Cancer Committee for the American Cancer Society. The target community was composed, in part, of impoverished: black and Mexican-Ame . . .
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    Tuvman, Estelle
    Sickle cell anemia is one of the most common long term illnesses of black children. It is an incurable illness which is serious at any age but often fatal during childhood. Approximately one black person in twelve carries the sickle cell trait and the . . .
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    Mullins, Don L., Jr.
    The Cancer Information Service (CIS) is a toll-free telephone line providing the public with cancer-related information and referrals to medical resources. The purpose of the study was to compare and contrast CIS callers. Review of the literature incl . . .
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    Fullerton, Samantha
    Nutrition education is essential in impacting obese and overweight high school students in Los Angeles (LA), California. Obese and overweight 9th graders in 2018 among LA County were reported at 40.6%. Peer Health Exchange (PHE) is an organization tha . . .
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    Rivas, Eugenne Andrea
    Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL), located in Glendale, California is a faith-based nonprofit organization that actively promotes a healthy lifestyle and provides medical care to the Glendale community and its neighboring communities for the past 112 y . . .
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    Gyimesi, Ferenc Charles
    The purpose of this study was to measure the effect of short term detoxification on the self-concept of patients undergoing treatment for heroin dependence. Emphasis was on the development of a patient profile and the psychological testing of selected . . .
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    Novak, Deena Gay
    This paper describes the attempts to organize a Youth Health Rights Council in an area of Los Angeles County. The council was composed of young people of junior high school and high school ages. In developing the council three program objectives were . . .
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    Jones, Padma
    There are currently an unknown number of prison-based animal programs (PAPs) in operation in the United States. These programs have been attributed to providing a variety of life skills to inmates as well as contributing to positive outcomes in inmate . . .
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    Polley, Lauren Diane
    This Study intensively examined consumer participation on a Health Systems Agency Committee (where consumer participation is mandated by law). The purpose of the research was to explore the dynamics of the participatory process, to assess the effectiv . . .
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    Romero, Catherine
    Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Southern California Research LLC (SCR) is a research company that conducts clinical trials for AD. The program planning model that suits SCR based on their services is . . .
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    Lerner, Ava Louise
    Children are vulnerable to many misconceptions, misinterpretations, and unconscious fantasies regarding illness and hospitalization. Much of this anxiety is due to the unknown. Health professionals can mobilize energies and resources which can not onl . . .
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    Ho, Lena Lee
    A review of selected literature revealed that prenatal care should begin early in pregnancy in order to secure a baseline to assess physical, emotional, and obstetrical development, and to screen for abnormalities. Prenatal education goes hand-in-hand . . .
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    Ratavoosian, Serle
    Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes glucose. Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans. Kaiser Permanente offers many different services, fro . . .
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    Farkash, Debra Lynn
    Most people agree that teaching patients is an important part of nursing care. Yet teaching in the hospital setting has generally been unstructured, casual, and inconsistent. Nurses have been teaching their patients for years usually by instinct rathe . . .
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    Hanson, Robert Paul
    The purpose of this paper was to report on the author's efforts to design, implement and evaluate a stop smoking program for the employees of a large private hospital medical center. The project was suggested by an employee and was carried out only af . . .
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    Hayashi, Alan Y.
    The purpose of this study was to identify, analyze, and articulate the factors and processes involved in the ecological evolution of a health educator's role in the setting of Northridge Hospital. Four subproblems were stated: (1) The first subproblem . . .
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    Kozel, Charles Thomas
    The purpose of this study was to test the relationship of an individual's valuing process to the following three experimental community educational programs: 1) a Values Clarification Approach adapted to drug subject matter, 2) a Values Clarification . . .
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    Tetrud, Christine Helen
    During the past twenty-five years, the role of chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer patients has evolved from one of palliation for the patient with disseminated metastases to one of potentially curative treatment for the patient with early disease . . .
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    Parker, Elizabeth Hanson
    The purpose of this project was to develop and validate a Guidebook for Parents of Recently Diagnosed Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) Patients. “Recently diagnosed” is defined in this work as patients who have been diagnosed within the past six mo . . .
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    Simon, Lewis
    Objectives. This study aims to examine potential disparities in: systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP), serum creatinine levels, BMI levels, readmission rates, urinalysis urine protein presence (proteinuria) across ethnicity, gender, age, history . . .
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    Ram, Ramakrishna S.
    The goal of this study was to create a slide-tape program and evaluate its effectiveness as a tool for health education. The topic selected for the slide-tape program was tuberculosis education. The content of the slide-tape program was designed to pr . . .
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    Schapper, Robert Andrew
    To master knowledge and techniques of self-management in the light of chronic illness is an achievable reality for many persons living with diabetes. This metabolic disorder characterized by the abnormal secretion of the hormone insulin, is normally a . . .
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    Budge, Sharon
    The relationship between the personality traits of warmth and openness in leaders of sex education groups and the amount of factual learning and attitude change in the group members was tested in a pilot field study. The population was college student . . .
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    Monge, Linda
    The purpose of this project was to develop a health promoting storybook for preschool age minority children. The information for inclusion in the storybook was gathered via an intensive literature search and a needs assessment questionnaire. The compl . . .
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    Soedarno, Giarto
    A self-instructional training model was developed for health center staffs who work in rural areas in Indonesia. The model, consisting of reading materials, and programmed instructions, was designed to help the health center supervisors train themselv . . .
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    Coffin, Craig Macy
    The prevalence of unwanted and unexpected pregnancy afflicting young adults today is staggering. The free clinics are attempting to deal with this problem through programs of family planning. Due to the inherent problems within a free clinic, programs . . .
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    Mengistu, Zellalem
    Realizing the need for the training of community health workers (CHW) in Ethiopia, a curriculum for training the CHW has been developed. This suggested curriculum is not intended to replace any of the existing training programs but rather to serve as . . .
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    Choothai, Manee
    One of the objectives of the Fourth National Five-Year Plan (1977-1981), Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, is to improve the training and to develop the skills of health personnel. Accordingly, the purpose of this study is to follow the aims of tha . . .
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    Hrushow, Helen
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether educational intervention could reduce pain experienced at intrauterine device (IUD) insertion, and reduce the rate of pain-related IUD removal. The effect of age, parity, and timing of insertion on pa . . .
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    Huff, Robert. M
    Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States today. Death from "heart attack" (Myocardial Infarction) in 1971 was 675,580 persons (American Heart Association, 1974). The primary focus of this project is not to reduce the incidence of my . . .
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    Sperling, Gail M.
    The purpose of this project was to develop and validate a self-help smoking cessation handbook for pregnant women. While attention has focused on the health risks of continued smoking during pregnancy little consideration has been given to effectively . . .
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    Greenfield, Diane Lou
    A workshop was developed to instruct people in the detection, screening and referral of possible hypertensive persons. This program was implemented by a pretest – educational activity – posttest format. The specific objectives for the workshop concern . . .
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    Harvey, Maurene Adele
    In 1976, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses began certifying competence through an examination process. The certification was expected to motivate nurses to increase their understanding of knowledge requisite to good patient care. A text . . .
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    Prutaseranee, Sawat
    The purpose of this study was to strengthen health education in Thailand. Presently, all health education is done by the Health Education Division of the Health Department of the government of Thailand. The health education methods they use are restri . . .
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    Boonmark, Aroon
    The purpose of the project is to study: 1) the principles of training auxiliary health personnel, 2) the role of the midwife in family planning, 3) the importance of maternal " and child health care services, 4) factors related to the seeking of medic . . .
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    Lorenz, Fabienne Aurelia
    Healthcare fraud is a serious threat to global health outcomes, leading to financial misuse of scarce resources and negative impacts on healthcare access, infrastructures, and social determinants of health. Healthcare fraud is associated with increasi . . .
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    Zukin, Ted M.
    This project describes the author's involvement in a planned field assignment from February 1973 to November 1973. During the field assignment, the initial development of a program of education for diabetic patients at the General Hospital of Ventura . . .
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    Vosen, Barbara Faye
    The purpose of this study was to compare for selected variables, court referred "driving under the influence of alcohol" offenders who either complied or failed to comply with treatment programs recommended by the San Fernando Valley Alcoholism Counci . . .
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    Hyatt, H. Tom
    This graduate project is an evaluation of a community health education symposium on drug abuse. The symposium took place in May, 1973, at California State University at Northridge (CSUN) under the co-sponsorship of the CSUN Associated Students and the . . .
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    Sam, Norma Haw
    The purpose of this project. was to develop and try out an education program in Self-care and. baby-care for postpartum. patients in a selected hospital. A mother and baby-care health questionnaire and a recorded health talk were given to selected new . . .
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    Garris, Lorie G.
    The purpose of this study, conducted at the Santa Fe Springs Youth Clinic, was to examine the relationship between taking oral contraceptives by adolescents and their subsequent sexual behavior. The central issue investigated was whether subsequent se . . .
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    Dworsky, Ruth
    People all over the world have health of some kind, be it ill health or good health. Each individual's status on a health continuum is the result of numerous factors encompassing heredity, environment, culture and society. The objective of this study . . .
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    Wagle, Tejal
    Altered feto-maternal glucose metabolism may impact future health outcomes in off springs. Exposure to high glucose levels in utero or gestational diabetes mellitus, linked with fetal hyperinsulinism and fetal overnutrition has been implicated in incr . . .
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    Spear, Phyllis
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of an interdisciplinary team diabetes health education program provided in a health maintenance organization. A pretest-posttest, non-equivalent control group, quasi-experimental design was employed . . .
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    Sassoon, Maureen Hannah
    The following graduate project demonstrates the development of a questionnaire to ascertain the smoking status of Fresh Start (F.S.) participants and its success. Fresh Start is a smoking cessation program that was designed and implemented by the Amer . . .
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    Forquera, Ralph Anthony
    Rapid changes in social evolution have created increased stresses on modern man. Within this social evolution, changes in values and mores have posed threats to the adaptive behaviors needed to release the stress energies generated by the “fight or fl . . .
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    Gross, Claudia Ann
    This paper examines patient retention in a family planning program and suggests techniques for improving it. The three ways to establish a retention rate were explored: gross, yearly, and by cohort. Too (sic), an attempt was made to assess the signifi . . .
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    Kaplan, David A.
    A cancer education program was developed to reach small groups of men in business and industry. A total of nine pilot programs were implemented in four engine companies of the Los Angeles City Fire Department. Although attendance was voluntary, a tota . . .
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    Ross, Jane Betty
    The purpose of this study was to develop a patient education program dealing with dietary control of hypertension for hypertensive patients of the Community Education System for High Blood Pressure Control. The ultimate goal of the study was to increa . . .
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    Shpegel, Rena Ellice
    The purposes of this Project were to: 1. Develop a curriculum to assist staff of the High Blood Pressure Council of Los Angeles in the training of volunteer hypertension counselors. 2. Implement a pilot volunteer hypertension counselor training progra . . .
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    Gordon, Helen
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate a Breast Self-Examination program in order to determine its effect on behavior, knowledge, and attitudes. This study was conducted in the San Fernando Valley, California from November, 1974 through April, 1975 . . .