Medicine and Health Sciences

A Comprehensive Review of Maternal Mortality Rates in the United States and Other Developed Nations

Maternal mortality rates are a reflection of the overall health and quality of healthcare within a country. While the majority of developed countries have seen a decrease in maternal mortality rates over the past few decades, the United States has seen an increase in rates.

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WHDL-00018622

Effects of Pelvic Rotation, Trunk Rotation, Ground Reaction Force on Bat Speed in Collegiate Baseball Hitters

Although much research exists on baseball pitching, there is limited research on baseball hitting to show what factors can best predict bat speed. Using 3D Motion Capture, this study shows how stance leg impulse (force x time) predicts pelvic velocity, and angular bat speed, trunk rotation (X factor), and stride length explain bat speed.

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WHDL-00018594

The Mediator - Volume X, Issue 1 December 2014

The present issue may be regarded as an epistemological sampler. Each article takes a distinctive approach to ways of knowing. Our first article, from professors Kwon and Crizaldo, takes a decidedly modern tack yet reaches a markedly post-modern conclusion. Using the standard tools of qualitative social sciences, they tackle the problem of knowledge, attitudes, and practices relative to dengue prevention in a community located adjacent to the Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary.

English
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WHDL-00016199

A History of the Physician Assistant Program at Trevecca Nazarene University, 1976-2006

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Homer J. Adams

Contents:

Preface
Introduction
Launching the Program
Faculty and Staff
Curriculum and Schedule
Students/Graduates
Accreditation
Professional Connections
Summary Statements
Appendices

Fathers, Friends, and Food: Adult Relationship Attachment Style Predicts Disordered Eating Attitudes

The purpose of the present study was to identify the presence of behaviors indicative of a potential eating disorder, and correlate these behaviors with both the individual’s self esteem scores and relationship attachment style patterns in a variety of close relationships.  In this study, 93 participants (65% white, 76% female) were randomly selected from university freshman small groups and surveyed using Qualtrics.

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WHDL-00015422

Evidence-Based Diabetes Prevention Program for Latino Pre-Diabetics in City Heights

This project developed a program for Latino individuals in the City Heights area focused on preventing adult onset diabetes. A review of the literature demonstrated that multiple barriers put this population at risk. These barriers include low socioeconomic status, food culture, fatalism, low health literacy, family history of diabetes, language barriers, low food availability, lack of transportation, putting family needs over their own, and fear of the healthcare system due to immigrant status.

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WHDL-00015419

A Web-Based Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Ophthalmic Pathologies

Chronic ophthalmic pathologies are a prevalent cause of blindness and vision impairment (VI) in the world. There are an estimated 1.02 million people who are blind, 3.22 million people with vision impairment, and 8.2 million people living with correctable vision impairment. 1 Glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataract, cancers, and diabetic retinopathy are the prominent pathologies among the many that can cause vision impairment or vision loss.

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WHDL-00015215

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