The Student Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations Collection compiles Winona State University student works listed in our Department student collections.


Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2005

Discharge Planning, Kongmo Nsameluh

Nurse Documentation of Signs and Symptoms Related to Neurtoxicity in Patients Receiving Ifosfamide, Carboplatin, and Etoposide (ICE), Sherry L. Wolf

The Braden Scale and Nursing Documentation: A Secondary Analysis, Holly C. Wright, M. J. Miller, and Susanna K. Cook

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2004

Academic Nurse Faculty Shortage: Identifying Career Orientations of Nurse Educators, Lynn R. Alcock

The Parent/Child Experience of Taking Oral Glutamine in a Research Study, Diana L. Barr

Calcium Intake, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Bone Mineral Density Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Anne Bulh, Shannon Huber, and Allison Meisheid

Describing the Perceived Learning Needs of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Marny L. Carlson

Hearing and Quality of Life Among a Group of Religious Sisters, Cheryl Casperson and Madonna Daley

An Analysis of Parent's Experiences With the Diagnosis of Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) in Their Family, Monica Farnsworth

Job Satisfaction of Rural Nurses, Lori E. Frahm and Michelle C. Hedin

Student Nurses' Self-Rated and Tested Knowledge of Home-Based Early Intervention Services for At-Risk Families, Melanie Glynn and Janell Melhouse

Correlation of the Pre-Operative Ankle-Brachial-Index and Pulse Volume Recording With Impaired Saphenous Vein Incisional Wound Healing Among Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patients, Connie M. Jackie and Jamie J. Haraden

Mammography Among Uninsured Women, Elisha R. Jacobs

The Effects of a Nursing Career Awareness Program of Elementary Students' Image of Nursing and Career Choice, Elisa M. Johnson and Debra J. Rowekamp

A Descriptive Study of Hearing Impairment and Falls in Elderly Religious Sisters: A Secondary Analysis, Donna Kamann and Theresa Bender

Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Among Religious Sisters, Tammy Klaus and Sara Young

The Relationship Between Self-Efficacy and Self-Care in Diabetes Education, Amy J. Koenings

Measuring the Effects of Education on Registered Nurses' Individual Accountability, Jean L. Loes

Perceptions and Characteristics of Registered Nurses' Involvement in Decision Making, Kara L. Mangold, Kristina K. Pearson, and Julie R. Schimtz

Barriers to Effective Patient Teaching: Perceptions of Nurses in Rural Settings, S. K. Meyers

Registered Nurse Job Satisfaction and Collective Bargaining Unit Membership Status, Jennifer Pittman

Depression Among a Community of Religious Sisters, Dawn Ritter and Emerlee Stilley

Cardiovascular Disease and Cholesterol Among a Community of Elderly Religious Sisters, Peggy M. Stimpert

Water Intake in School Aged Children, Janet Swanson

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2003

Physical Function of Elderly Religious Sisters, Jennifer L. Behrns and Julie O. Johnson

Health Perception and Health Behaviors in School-Aged Children, Amy Beyerstedt and Nancee Quinn

FIM™ Scores, FIM™ Efficiency, Metric, and Discarge Disposition Following Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation, Patti Bieber and Kari Bottemiller

Effects of Interinstitutional Relocation On Long-Term Care Residents, Jennifer A. Bold

Nutrition Behaviors of the Rural Elderly and Their Association with Perceived Health Status, Amy J. Brown

Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave the Nursing Profession, Marci Denn

The Influence of Context on Assessment Data, Duane K. Ellsworth and Heather J. Harms

Psychological Stressors and Quality of Life Among Primary Caregivers to Heart Transplant Cnadidates and Recipients, Laura Fenske

Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Child Behavior in At-Risk Families with Children Ages 2 - 6, Dona Hebrink

Functional Status as an Indicator of the Use of Non-routine Discharge Planning in the Acute Care Setting, Kristine A. Kock, Rebecca M. Salaban, and Deborah K. Varrelmann

Accessing hospice: Perspectives of health care providers, nurses and caregivers, Traci J. Morken

Nurse Faculty Career Pathway, Audrey K. Nervig and Susan M. Sullivan

The Effect of Age and Comorbidity and the use of Routine versus Non-routine Discharge Planning, Sandy Nichols and Bogna Mustwillo

Acceptance of Nurse Practitioners by the Rural Elderly Dining at Dining Centers, Sarah A. Reiland

Acute Care Nuse Case Management: An Innovative Approach, Michele L. Yeadon

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2002

Spiritual Well-Being, Distress, and Perception of Health Following a Myocardial Infarction: A Descriptive Correlational Study, Sara L. Arnold

Knowledge and Attitudes of Emergency Nurses Regarding Pain Management, Terri A. Bergeron

Serial Orthostatic Measurements in Elderly Females, Stacy M. Boehm, Susan E. Heitman, and Michelle M. Wolf

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Disorder of Extreme Stress in Children Following Sexual Abuse, Susan J. Buck

The Relationship Among Number of Pack Years Smoked, Length of Time Since Smoking Cessation, and Postoperative Complications and Wuality of Life Following Esophageal or Lung Resection Surgery, Colleen Byrnes and Kelly Gillett

Effects of Therapeutic Harp Music on the Hospitalized Patients' Experience of Pain, Holly Euclide and Michelle Barcelona

Associations Between Frailty and Functional Status in Older Adults, Shari Eversman and Kathy Augustine

Depression Coping Self-Efficacy and Depressive Symptoms: A Two-Year Folow-up Study, Carol Fristedt and Pam Pierce

Mechanism of Injury, Characteristics, and Outcomes of Patients over Age 60 Hospitalized with a Pelvic Fracture, Joanne H. Heathmann

Relocation as a Result of a Long-Term Care Facility Closure: Reported Effect on Staff, Joan H. Henely and Sharon K. Prinsen

Effect of Exercise On Walking Ability and Perceived Exertion in Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis, Yumiko Hirao

Loneliness, depression and affect balance among nursing home residents: Examining the effects of the "Time Our for Grandparents" program, Nancy Hust

Spuse Caregiver Transitions Associated with Nursing Home Placement, Lola M. Johnson

The Effect of a Follow-up Phone Call on Medical Patients' Perception of Understanding, Adherence, and Satisfaction with Instructions and Education About Post Hospital Care, Heidi K. Reich

Outcomes of Asthma Education among People 65 and Older, Elizabeth Speltz

Challenge and Primary Appraisal: Predicting Somatic Health Outcomes In an Oncology Population, Jan Vrchota and Patricia McLean

The Effect of Non-Nutritive Sucking on Agitation in a Demented Elder: A Pilot Study, Kirsten M. Wyffels

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2001

Body Temperature and Select Indicators of Infection in an Aged Emergency Department Patient Population, Lori A. Bauler

A Descriptive Study of the Health Status of Elderly Religious Sisters, Lisa Brase, Sherry Chesak, Cate Hellman, and Megan Pfrimmer

Cholesterol Among a Community of Elderly Religious Sisters, Jennifer Elmer and Deanna Erickson

Health Risk Appraisal Among Male Professional Church Workers, Louise J. Gorzycki

Rural Nurses' Perceptions of Stress Related to Shiftwork, Sandra J. Herron, La Donna D. McGohan, and Margaret A. S. Senn

Effect of Nursing Home Resident Relocation on Family Members, Rosemarie Hoff, Julie Smith, and Kathleen Bricco-Jablonski

Quality of Life Among Ursodeoxycholic Acid Treated Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Patients, Roberta A. Jorgensen

Incidence of Breast Cancer and Frequency of Mammograms Among Catholic Sisters Between 1985 and 1999, Lynn Orlowski

Patients Involved in Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes: Identification of a Chemical Dependency Evaluation Prior to Hospital Discharge, Mary L. Schacht and Jane M. Kirmse

Prevalence of Hypertension and Perceived Stress Among a Community of Religious Sisters, Jeanne Voll and Shauna Schad

Factors that Influence a Multiparous Woman's Feeding Choice for Her Newborn, Jo Ann F. White

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 2000

A Study of the Association Between Pra™ Scores of Hospitalized Adult Patients and Readmission With 31 Days, Peter Bennett and Suzane Kennebeck

Differences Between Patients Diagnosed with a Depressive Disorder Admitted to a Partial Hospitalization Program versus an Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment Program, Susan R. Brust

Families of Persons with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness and their Ratings of Use and Value of Mental Health Services in a Southeastern Minnesota Community, Kathryn M. Collins and Teresa M. Richards

Terms Used to Describe the Concept of Acute Postoperative Abdominal Pain and the Extent to which These Terms Can Be Mapped to Source Vocabularies, Lisa Downer and Tristen Lee

The Efffects of a Structured Cardiac Education Program on Post Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty and/or Stent Patients' Coronary Artery Disease Knowledge Retention and Health-Promoting Behaviors, Andrea Eickhoff and Karyl Tammel

Effects of a Low Intensity Weight-Bearing Exercise Program on C-Reactive Protein Levels of Individuals with Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Laura K. Evenson and Ronda M. Nading

The Effect of Exercise on Interleukin-6 Levels in the Synovial Fluid of Osteoarthritic Knees, Kathy Ferguson and Denise Ring

Pain During Transurethral Thermotherapy for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia: A Comparative Descriptive Study, Karen A. Hanson

The Relationship Between Male and Female Adolscents' Knowledge of Breastfeeding and Their Attitutdes Towards Breastfeeding, Rhonda Hemann and Stephanie Sulla

Effect of Select Skin Care Products on Adult Diaper Absorbency, Connie M. Hoppe and Elizabeth M. Wirt

The Effect of an Educational Program on Nursing Home Nurses' Pain Knowledge, Assessment, and Intervention Strategies on Nursing Home Residents with Pain, Renee M. Iverson and Elizabeth A. Robb

The Healthcare Needs of Elderly Catholic Sisters, Melanie K. Johnson

Leadership and Job Satisfaction in Home Health Care, Marcia M. Knutson

Critical Analysis of Two Public Health Interventions, Kathryn Lammers

The Relationship of Patient Satisfaction with Pain Management to Overall Satisfaction with Hospitalization: A Secondary Study, Marie A. Litscher

Accuracy of Accelerometer Instruments for Estimation of Energy Expenditure in a Population of Elderly Individuals with Osteoarthritis of the Knee and an Abnormal Gait, Susanne R. Mlsna and Deanne L. Romaine

Impact of Illness, Life Fulfillment, and Depressive Symptoms Among Patients with Fibromyalgia, Angela C. Pfeiffer

Effect of Caregiver Perception of Preparedness of Burden in an Oncology Population, Mary Scherbring

Representing Pain in the Electronic Medical Record, Debra A. Schiller and Katherine K. Seelandt

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1999

Use of the Autolaunch Method of Dispatching an Emergency Helicopter, Kathleen Berns

Ambulation Status-Post Femoral Artery Hemostasis by Collagen Plug Versus Mechanical Compression: Trends in Back Pain and Femoral Artery Site Complications, Lorinna Dessner, Penny Kalpin, and Joyce Rodgers-Johnson

Continence Promotion for Community Dwelling Older Women in Rural Iowa, JoAnn Ermer-Sltun

A Pilot Study of the Content Coverage of a Nurse Practitioner's Documentation Against Selected Coding and Classification Systems, Faith P. Handevidt

Assisting Commercial Airlines with Medical Emergencies, Judy Helgerson

Examining Critical Care Registered Nurses' Practice Regarding Family Interventions For Adults Receiving Care Following A Traumatic Accident, Carole E. Jenson

An Investigation of the Co-Occurrence of Depression Indicators and Nursing Diagnoses, Melissa M. Jordan and Susan M. Mundt

Evaluation of Anxiety and Patient Satisfaction Related to Preoperative Education, Kim McPhee, Judy Osterman, and Krista Swenson

An Investigation to Determine the Mother's Perceived Helpfulness of Rembered Nursing Interventions Surrounding Miscarriage, Johanna Meyer and Kathy Demmer

Predictors of Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients: A Secondary Analysis, Amy Nelson and Katie Tu

Postoperative Pain in Patients with Known Residual Malignancy, Nona L. Thackeray and Margaret M. Vogel

Exploration of the Level of Work Stressors Among Long-Term Care Staff in a Rural Midwestern Department of Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Diane F. Wilson

Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention Practices Among North Central Iowa Farmers, Susan Wojcik, Stacey Rosenberg, and Greg Larson

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1998

A Secondary Analysis of Pain Intensity and Patient Satisfaction with Pain Management in Post-Abdominal Surgery Patients, Gayle Baird and Laura Swenson

The Effect of Age and Coexistent Disease on Traumatic Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: Functional Outcome and Discharge Disposition, Lisa Beck

Investigation of Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates of High Risk Infants in the NICU Before and After Implementation of Goal Directed Breastfeeding Management, Irene E. Berg

Performance of Infrared Emission Detection and Oral/Axillary Electronic Digital Thermometers in Febrile and Afebrile Children, Jennifer A. Bishop, Cheryl A. Niewoehner, and Claudia L. Swanton

Self Perceived Physical, Psychological and Spiritual Well-Being of Primary Caregivers of Home Hospice Patients, Lynn S. Borkenhagen

The Accuracy and Precision of the Omrom HEM-725 Oscillometric Device as Compared to the Standard Reference Method for Measuring Blood Pressure, Teresa G. Cascino, Elizabeth Morice, and Rebecca Biesanz

Living in Two Worlds: A Phenomenological Study of Health Care and End of Life Decisions of the Hmong, Cathy Ford and Sara Moldenhauer

Parents' Knowledge and Percpetions About Fever in Children: A Descriptive Study, Jayne Gilmore and LeAnn Johnson

A Longitudinal, Prospective Pilot Study Examining the Perceived Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Before and After Treatment with Interferon, Andrea A. Gossard

Interrater Agreement in the Assessment of the Human Energy Field, Ann Hiniker

Self-Reported Health Problems In A Nurse Case Manged Geriatric Population Using the Omaha System: A Secondary Analysis, Esther Miller

A Comparative Description of the Differences in Leadership Characteristics of Associate Degree, Baccalaureate, and RN to BSN Nursing Students, Linda Muehlenbein

The Dimensions of Hope in Patients Enrolled in Phase I Clinical Trials for Treatment of Cancer, Jane A. Schaller

A Descriptive Study of Delayed Screening for Sexually Transmitted Disease in a Population of Women Self Treating Symptoms with Over-the-Counter Antifungal Medications, Jeanne M. Thoreson

Exploring Age-Related Differences in Reported Pain and Pain Medication Use in the Adult Surgical Patient, Barbara J. Timm and Martha L. Guthmiller

Illness Demands Placed on Husbands of Women with Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, Karen T. Warfield

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1997

A Pilot Study To Examine The Effects of Medical and Surgical Unit Occupancy Rates on Nursing Productivity, Jaqueline M. Attlesey-Pries

The Effect of an Anti-Smoking Education Intervention of Junior Students at a Private, Catholic High School, DeWayne Gallenberg

Patient Satisfaction with Nurse Practitioners, Janell R. Grazzini and Linda A. Eckstein

The Relationship of Critical Thinking Ability, Disposition for Critical Thinking, and Academic Performance in Second Year Associate Degree Nursing Students, Marcia L. Hillman

A Pilot Study: Weekly Levels of Fatigue in Women with Stage I or II Breast Cancer Receiving Outpatient Radiation Therapy, Janine E. Kokal and Lori A. Thicke

The Accuracy of the Tympamic Thermometer as an Alternative to Rectal and Axillary Thermometry in Full-Term Neonates, Mary Kramer and Kari Strandell

Association of the Pressure Ulcer Predictive Variables of the Minimum Data Set and the Norton Scale in Nursing Home Residents, Katherine L. Loftberg

Associate Degree Nursing Education: If and How Ethics is Taught in a Small Midwestern State, Patricia C. Martin

Barrier Identification to a Preoperative Education Class Attendance, Donna Miller and Jennifer Roslien

Professionalism of Nurse Practioners in Minnesota, Michael J. Muehlenbein

Pediatric Endotracheal Suctioning Practice and Complications: A Research Utilization Pilot Study, Darcy M. Mullenbauch

A Comparison Study of Strict Isolation Versus Modified Strict Isolation and the Effect on Rate of Infection in Heart and Lung Transplant Patients: A Secondary Analysis, Lisa M. Mundy and Susanne M. Cutshall

A Comparison of Critical Thinking Dispositions and Skills Between Entering and Exiting Generic Baccalaureate Nursing Students: A Secondary Analysis, Dawn A. Nelson and Gretchen A. McCloskey

The Lived Experience of Intractable Epilepsy: A Phenomenological Study, Joyce Nelson and Amy Zwygart

Practices of Fever Management and Parent Education Among Primary Care Providers, Joan M. Queen and Elynn M. Welle

The Effect of a Research Utilization Project on Nurses' Beliefs and Practices in the Management of Second Stage Labor: A Secondary Analysis of Data, Jerelyn M. Sehl

Patient Satisfaction and Nursing Care Behaviors, Susan M. Stiene

Formal Education Preparation and Level of Professional Nursing Autonomy, Carol J. Stockinger

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1996

Concept Analysis: Collaboration, Margaret Arko

Psychosocial Adjustment to Hemodialysis: The Roles of Uncertainty and Social Support, Julie K. Brown

A Pilot Study Examining the Effect of an Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS) Educational Class on the Short and Long-Term Outcome of Health Promoting Behaviors and Symptoms, Lori J. Colwell

Perceptions and Feelings of Nurses about their Experiences with Patient-Nurse Care Reciprocity in a Closed Adolescent Psychiatric Setting: A Phenomenological Study, Patrick J. Dean

The Sensitivity of the Uniform Needs Assessment Instrument in Detecting Changes in Hospitalized Elderly Patients' Needs from Admission to Discharge: A Secondary Analysis, Janet L. Finley and Linda K. Griebenow

Testing the Feasibility of the Use of the Uniform Needs Asessment Instrutment: A Descriptive Case Study, Gale M. Hess and Eileen McMyler

A Pilot Study to Describe Patient Complications and Patient Status Changes in the First Twenty Four Hours After Invasive Coronary Procedures, Jean A. Jurek

Effectiveness of Multifaceted Treatment of Eating Disorders of the Constructs of Ineffectiveness, Body Dissatisfaction, and Depression: A Secondary Analysis, Sally Keating and Ann McKay

Doughnut Pressure Dressing for Prevention of Blistered Pressure Ulcers Associated with the FemoStop™ Pneumatic Compression Device in Anticoagulated Coronary Artery Stent Patients, Jane A. Linderbaum

Patient Satisfaction: A Secondary Analysis of Changes in Discharge Planning Practice, Janyce McHale and Jill S. Ohland

The Relationship of General Health Perception in Patients, On Entry Into and Discharge From, A Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Susan A. Mullenbach

Health Related Hardiness and Psychosocial Adaptation in Rural, Elderly Women with Chronic Illness, Diane Palm and Roxie Tienter

Effect of Nursing Intervention Using Referent Power on Well-Being and Health Promoting Activities in Chronic Arterial Occlusive Disease, Diane Schaldach

The Practice Framework and Professional Role of the Oncology Nurse Practitioner: A Qualitive Perspective, Mark Thalacker and Michelle H. Weber

Determining the Need for a Pregnancy Test in the Emergency Department for a Complaint of Abdominal Pain Based on Recorded Patient History, Diane Wrobleski

Evaluation of the Feedback From Employers of Graduates From a Baccalaureate Program in Nursing, Bin Yang

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1995

The Nurse's Role as Patient Advocate with Advance Directives, Ruth Berns and Shirley Newberry

Implementation of the Pain Resource Nurse Program at a Midwestern Teaching Hospital, Yvonne Cronin

Comparison of Costs Between Two Experimental Nursing Care Delivery Systems Using New Assistive Roles and the Current System, Doreen K. Frusti

Socialization Into the Differentiated Nursing Roles of Case Manager and Case Associate, Mary L. Gerke and Mary K. Proksch

Evaluation of a Critical Care Nursing Fellowship Program, Doreen J. Gudlin and Mary L. Heyrman

Levels of Uncertainty in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus from Three Community Settings, Judy Hanscom

Critical Thiking Dispositions of Registered Nurses in Clinical Practice, Laura Hopkins and Karen Roller

The Relationship Between General Health Perception and Acute Care Consumption in Chronically Ill Patients Admitted to a Community-Based Case Management Program, Kimberly A. Larson and Melissa M. Schultz

Perceived Quality of Life of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Receipients, Pamela McCabe

The Relationship Between Parental Locus of Contorl and Nurturance, Sonja J. Meiers

Coping and Adjustment of Spouses of Patients with Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Postoperatively, Beth O'Donnell

Nurses' Attitudes Toward Physical Assault by Patients, Marybeth Partington

Elderly Clinical Preventive Services Provided by Iowa Nurse Practioners as Compared to Selected Health People 2000 Objectives, Marsha A. Rosendahl

How Nursing Students Perceive Caring and Noncaring Behaviors of Nursing Instructors, Donna Schumacher

Sexually Transmitted Disease Education Intervention for College Students, Janice Seys and Carol Burgmeier

A Pilot Study to Examine Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Their Perceptions of Factors That Influence Their Motivation to Adhere to Their Prescribed Medical Regimen, Kendra Turnage

Pressure Ulcers as a Surgical Complication: A Study of Incidence and Predisposing Conditions, Jaclyn K. Whelen

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1994

Exploring the Quality of Nursing Care: A Comparison of Nurse and Patient Satisfaction, Diane M. Carney

An Investigation of Hospital Staff Nurse Preferences of First-Line Nurse Manager Activities, William D. Corser

Caring Behaviors Perceived by Patients and Nursing Students, Laurie Degroot and Patricia Zwanziger

Nausea and Aversion Associated with Oral Cryotherapy in Chemotherapy Patients A Pilot Study, Ann M. Dose

Political Participation of Registered Nurses in Minnesota, Nancy L. Genelin

Relaxation: Effect of Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting, Katlheen M. Graham

Hospitalized Long Term Ventilator Patients: Perceptions of Quality of Life, Sharon Gunderson

Family Satisfaction with Care of the Terminally Ill, Diane Hansen and Tamara Schwichtenberg

Accuracy of Electocardiogram Lead Placement and Selection by Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Debra A. Hernke

Relationship of Hope Levels and Health-Related Hardiness Levels in Independtly-Functioning Older Adults, Helen Lethlean and Rose Peterson

Comparison of Hospice Patients' and Hospice Nurses' Perceptions of Important Nurse Caring Behaviors, Peggy J. Mossholder and Carrie L. Lapham

A Pilot Study: Is There a Difference Among Professional Staff Nurses' Perceptions of Participation in Shared Decision Making?, Sheila Nadeau

Nursing Diagnosis: Relationships of Accuracy, Perception, and Education, Carol J. Oldenburg

Hope-inspiring strategies of spouses of critically ill adults, Christy C. Patel

The Utility of Using the Edinburg Postnatal Depression Scale at Two-weeks and Six-weeks, Ana M. Schaper

The Nature and Experience of Nurses Caring for Nurses, Judy Talbott

Admission Day Surgical Patients' Perceptions of Their Pre-Operative Teaching: A Replication Study, Delayne Vogel

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1993

The Roles and Functions of Public Nursing Administrators, Nancy Faber

Client Satisfaction with Home Health Care, Letitia Geanon and Ellen Milad

Parental Stress and Coping: A Comparison of First Time Admissions and Repeated Admissions to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Maria T. Gonyea

Effects Telephone Follow-Up Calls Have After Rehabilitation on Functional Outcomes and Health Care Utilization of Post Cerebrovascular Accident Patients, Debra K. Groath

The Effect of Bedrest on Muscle Strength and Weight in the Pregnant Woman - A Pilot Study, Rebecca Henderson and Jane A. Timm

A Description of Reliability and Avaliability of Nursing Minimum Data Set Elements in a Home Care Agency, Therese Johnson and Mary Ellen Ziebell

An Investigation of the Relationship between Health Locus of Control and Compliance of Hemodialysis Patients, Chiu-Chu Lin

Holistic Health: A Concept Analysis and Model, Cheryl A. Lovlien

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1992

Cancer Patients' and Nurses' Perceptions of Important Nurse Caring Behaviors, Carol Brueggen and Deanna McCauley

Identification of Learning Needs By First-Line Nurse Managers, M. Antoinette Ebeling

The Experience of Being Cared-for by Nursing Faculty: A Student Perspective, Lynn E. Hanson

Fatigue and Patient Initiated Interventions to Reduce Fatigue in Women with Breast Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy, Jennifer Hazelton

Factors in Work Environments Influencing Creativity in Nurses, Merrily J. Hazelton and Marla J. Kaufmann

Nursing Diagnosis: Assessment of Use in North Central Iowa, Peggy Kerr

Structured Education: Effect On Health-Promoting Behavior, Laurie J. Kohner Becker

Identification of Diabetic Patients Learning Needs, Mary B. Kuehn

Nursing Case Management: Effect on Hospital Costs, Rebecca L. Lossen

Health-Related Hardiness and the Infant Feeding Decision in Primiparous Women, Diane V. Nicholls

Comparison of Differences in the Incidence of Phlebitis From Intravenous Needles Instead in Two Different Environments, Ramona F. Rasmussen

A Monitored Medication Conpliance Program and its Effect on Relapse and Readmission for the Psychiatric Client, Catherine Shea

Women With Breast Cancer: A Secondary Data Analysis of Journals From the Outward Bound Experience, Tammy Wozney

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1991

Description of Health Risk Behaviors in Pregnant Women Before and After Pregnancy, Kathleen M. Beyer

An Exploratory Study of Oral Fluid Intake By Elderly Clients in A Nursing Home, Linda Butterworth

Therapeutic Suggestions: Effect on Postoperative Outcome, Sara S. Gabrick and David R. DeMask

Resuscitation Discussion Experienced of Patients Hospitalized in a Coronary Care Unit, Diane E. Larson

Hope Levels and Psychosocial Adjustment in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Patients, Barbara S. McBride

Identification and Description of Patients' Perceptions of a Critical Care Experience, Bonnie L. Rung

Sleep Pattern Disturbance: Nursing Interventions Received by Patients as Facilitating Nocturnal Sleep in a Hospital, Lois M. Sanwick

Non-nutritive Sucking: Comparison of Function and Nutrition Between Effective and Ineffective Groups, Alice Syverson, Judith Hass, and Dorothy Gusa

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1990

Frequency of Elevated Blood Pressure in Nonhospitalized Adult Emergency Department Patients: Identification and Referral, Lois A. Caulum

The Outcome of a Critical Care Nurse Internship Program, Jo Ann Del Monte

The Needs of Family Members of Persons Undergoing Rehabilitation for Head Injuries, Joan K. Perlich

Spouses Perception of Stressors Associated with Psychiatric Hospitalization, Michele M. Saettler

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1988

Varirables in Psychosocial Adjustment to SLE, Lisa J. Judd

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1983

The Effects of A Breakfast Program on Reading Achievement in the School District of La Crosse, Tarry J. Hall

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1978

Causes of Athletic Injuries in the Intercollegiate Athletic Program at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, John S. Eggart

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1964

Relationship Between the Soft Rubber Football Shoe and Football Injuries, Thomas J. Vail

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1961

Cerebral Palsy, Joseph G. Karakas

Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations from 1959

The Causes and Influence of Stuttering, Kathryn S. Cappelen