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Examining the pain care quality (PainCQ-33) survey as a measure of pain management care perception among older nursing home residents with chronic pain
Problem under Investigation: Current pain assessment instruments do not adequately address how older adults in nursing homes perceive interdisciplinary pain management care (IPMC), therefore, evaluation of a new instrument ...
Spatial disparities in cardiovascular disease in Erie and Niagara Counties, New York State: The roles of the food environment, the built environment, income, and educational attainment
This thesis investigates the roles of the built environment, food environment, and regional and demographic factors in the incidence of cardiovascular disease in Western New York. The study uses a cross-sectional research ...
Evaluation of the e-vapor market across Erie and Niagara counties, NY
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) commonly referred to as e-cigarettes, e-cigs and e-vapor products were initially promoted and sold online, and in traditional tobacco retail outlets, but have quickly expanded ...
Improving the utility of the pediatric symptom checklist for mental health screening
For over a century, public health initiatives have targeted the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through school and community based initiatives aimed at physical health issues. Rarely, if ever, are mental ...
Medicine without the medical gaze: Theory, practice and phenomenology in Korean medicine
This dissertation investigates Korean medicine in South Korea and brings the examination, responding to Marcus and Fischer's call for the "defamiliarization by epistemological critique," to the discussion of contemporary ...
Socio-economic variation in use of price minimizing behaviors and subsequent effects on cessation indicators
Objectives: This thesis broken up into two related sections. First, it examines how socio-economic status (SES) modifies the way smokers adjust to changes in the price of tobacco products through utilization of multiple ...