UT SON Dissertations (via ProQuest)

 
Digital dissertations from 1999-present. Free access is limited to the HAM-TMC community; others may be able to access them through their own libraries or purchase them from ProQuest. Some UTSON dissertations are available in print-format only and are available in the HAM-TMC Library. They're listed in the Library Catalog. under the subject heading: Dissertations, Academic--University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Nursing

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Submissions from 2013

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Examination of stress, depression, and cognitive function in the elderly: A biobehavioral approach, Lisa Boss

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Personal health records, symptoms, uncertainty and mood in brain tumor patients, Jennifer Cahill

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A bio-behavioral appraisal of maternal-child engagement and maternal stress in child health outcomes, Licia M Clowtis

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How African American adolescent females construct sexuality: A qualitative ethnographic study, Stacy M Crandall

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The experience of women receiving maternal-fetal surgery for twin-twin transfusion syndrome, Patricia Emerson

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Exploring the skin-to-skin contact experience during cesarean section, Anitra C Frederick

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A behavioral intervention for mothers of colicky infants, Susanne K Lim

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The role of depression, stress and self-management behaviors on metabolic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, Ngozi D Mbue

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The alternative peer group: What can "winners" from this program teach us about recovery from adolescent substance use disorder?, Angela Nash

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A retrospective cohort study: Tuberculosis in four major metrpolitan areas of Texas, Christina R Nunez

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The relationship between depressive symptom severity and circulating level of endothelin-1 in males ≤ 50 years of age and females ≤ 55 years of age with ACS, Luba Yammine

Submissions from 2012

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Circadian rhythm profiles in porcine ICU subjects, Katrina N Leyden

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Assessment of executive function before and after vitamin D replacement in vulnerable adults who self-neglect, Sabrina L Pickens

Submissions from 2011

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Relationship between nurse leader emotional intelligence and registered nurse job satisfaction, Tommye Austin

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Improving adherence in African American women with uncontrolled primary hypertension, Danice Brown Greer

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Prediction of sepsis in the burn intensive care unit patient, Elizabeth A Mann-Salinas

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The role of serotonin in depression and clotting in the coronary artery disease population, Jennifer E Sanner

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Effects of a dog walking program with older adults in long-term care, Susan M Shea

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Anesthetic choices and breast cancer recurrence: A retrospective cohort study of risk factors, Kristen Starnes-Ott

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Biomarker circadian rhythm profiles in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients, Mary Anne Vincent

Submissions from 2010

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An interactive intervention to impact adherence to antiretroviral treatment among treatment-naive HIV-infected adults in Thailand: A pilot randomized controlled study, Krittapat Fukfon

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Hemodynamic changes associated with manual and automated lateral rotation in mechanically ventilated intensive care patients, Shannan K Hamlin

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Obesity during pregnancy on vagal tone, hemoglobin A1c, oxygenation, and perinatal outcomes, Rebecca Jo Helmreich

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Maternal Role & High-Risk Pregnancy Experience with Antepartum Hospitalization, Stephanie E Meyers

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Taxonomy of nursing clinical credibility as described by nurses and physicians, Claudia DiSabatino Smith

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Perceptions of work engagement of nurses in Taiwan, Mei-Ling Wu

Submissions from 2009

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Translation and cultural adaptation of the Stigma-Devaluation scale for use among family caregivers of mentally ill relatives in Jordan, Heyam F Dalky

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Qualitative study: Understanding Mexican American women's experience in intimate partner violence, Nora Montalvo-Liendo

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Frequency, severity and distress of dialysis-related symptoms reported by patients on hemodialysis, Francess V Nelson Danquah

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The impact of a child's unexpected hospitalization upon Taiwanese parents' situational anxiety, Yun-Shan Tseng

Submissions from 2008

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Exploring a model of skillful engagement in nursing practice, Jan L Keller-Unger

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Sibling relationships in the family of a child with a burn injury, Carlee R Lehna

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Role of sleep and sleep-related correlates in the development of delirium: A feasibility study, Kathy Missildine

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Understanding cultural constructions of chronic pain in Mexican -American women, Diane B Monsivais

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Spirituality of Thai Buddhists with chronic cardiovascular disease, Thittaya Phutthikhamin

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Living with an arterio -venous fistula for hemodialysis, Cleo J Richard

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The illness experience of persons with Parkinson's Disease, Melinda Stanley-Hermanns

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Ambulatory blood pressure and physical activity in heart failure, Mei-Kuei Tai

Submissions from 2007

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Exploring parents' memories of their child's death related sensory experiences as a dimension of grieving, Angela M Ethier

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Breastfeeding the very preterm hospitalized infant: An ethnographic study, Nancy M Hurst

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Use of cognitive interviewing in the development of a Spanish language genetic knowledge instrument, Gia T Mudd

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Border intervention by Promotores for type 2 diabetes, Constance S Sixta

Submissions from 2006

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The effectiveness of a promotora-led intervention for Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes, Josefina Lujan

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Contribution of activity and skin temperature to the risk of developing pressure ulcers in nursing facility residents, Mary Pat Rapp

Submissions from 2005

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Development and validation of the Neuro Symptom Inventory in the primary brain tumor patient population, Terri S Armstrong

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Active Learning in Nursing Education, Vaunette P. Fay PhD, Nina Selz, and Jan Johnson

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Factors affecting the symptom burden in chronic heart failure, Gary Michael Gusick

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Digital Repository, Institutional Repository, DigitalCommons, Janet G. Johnson, Leah Krevit, and Linda Crays

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Putting It All Together, Janet G. Johnson, Leah Krevit, Linda Crays, and William B. Hillier

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The Spanish translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the Powe Fatalism Inventory, Gloria E McKee

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Physiologic and psychosocial stage-based differences for dietary fat consumption in women with type 2 diabetes, Patricia A Quackenbush

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The meaning of informal BMT caregiving, Loretta Williams

Submissions from 2004

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The impact of a brief foot care intervention for persons with diabetes, Wanda J Borges

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Ethnic differences in adolescents' mental distress, Heeseung Choi

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The role of the experience and expression of anger in future cardiovascular profiles in young adolescents, Lisa R Reyes

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A focused ethnographic study of women in recovery from alcohol abuse, Leslie K Robbins

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The effect of thyroxine and triiodothyronine on fatigue, depression, and memory in a hypothyroid population, Tom Rodriguez

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Family stress, coping, communication, and adaptation in unintended adolescent pregnancy, Jacquelyn C Williams

Submissions from 2003

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A focused ethnographic study of community social capital, Elizabeth D Carlson

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Temporal variations of dyspnea, fatigue, and lung function in chronic lung disease, Cynthia Anne McCarley

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Cancer patients' attitudes toward cancer trials, Peggy A Schuber

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Intervening to reach adolescents and affect health, Linda C Summers

Submissions from 2001

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Clinical decisions related to CBC screening of asymptomatic full-term infants at risk for group B streptococcus disease, Deborah Kay Parks

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An ethnographic study of home remedy use for African-American children, Glenda Lou Smith

Submissions from 2000

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The illness narratives of Hispanic American women with coronary heart disease (CHD): An ethnographic approach, Kimberly Dawn Cameron

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Resting and reactive blood pressure as predictors of ambulatory blood pressure in older hypertensive adults, Lorraine Frazier

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The illness experiences of patients and their family members living with congestive heart failure, Jane Scherberger Mahoney

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Zuni elders: Ethnography of American Indian aging, Margaret Priscilla Moss

Submissions from 1999

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Effect of continuous gastric enteral feeding on tonometric measurement of gastric intramucosal carbon dioxide levels in healthy volunteers, Cinda Heist Clark

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The pain experience of elderly hospice patients with cancer, Wendy Diane Duggleby

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Culturally sensitive cancer education: Effect on knowledge, cancer fatalism, and participation in mobile mammography screening among African-American women, Patricia Jean Washington