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Pawluk, Shane Ashley; Zolezzi, Monica – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To explore barriers and facilitators in implementing an educational campaign in mental health for the public in Qatar. Design: Qualitative study. Setting: Healthcare facilities across Qatar were used as the setting. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 35 healthcare providers from a variety of professions, including…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Personnel, Qualitative Research, Nurses
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Lee, Den-Ching A.; Brown, Ted; Stolwyk, Rene; O'Connor, Daniel W.; Haines, Terry P. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Background: Older adults experience a high rate of falls when they transition to community-living following discharge from hospital. Objectives: To describe the proportion of older adults who could recall having discussed falls and falls prevention strategies with a health professional within 6 months following discharge from hospital. To describe…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Evidence Based Practice, Accidents
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Brady, Anne-Marie; Keogh, Brian – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The aim of this evaluation was to determine the cultural and educational appropriateness of a pilot asthma education programme developed for the Traveller and Roma community in Ireland. Design: A participatory multi-stakeholder and qualitative approach. Setting: Prevalence and inadequate control of asthma have been found to be high…
Descriptors: Diseases, Minority Groups, Public Health, Cost Effectiveness
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Newlin Lew, Kelley; Mitchell, Emma McKim; Mclean, Yolanda – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: To (1) describe barriers to diabetes prevention and self-management, (2) explore how religious beliefs inform diabetes prevention and self-management and (3) describe community action strategies to address the problem of diabetes locally. Design: Qualitative, descriptive design. Setting: Three Moravian Churches located, respectively,…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Prevention, Coping, Risk
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Din, Nafees U.; Moore, Graham F.; Murphy, Simon; Wilkinson, Clare; Williams, Nefyn H. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Background and objectives: Referring clinicians' experiences of exercise referral schemes (ERS) can provide valuable insights into their uptake. However, most qualitative studies focus on patient views only. This paper explores health professionals' perceptions of their role in promoting physical activity and experiences of a National Exercise…
Descriptors: Referral, Exercise, Semi Structured Interviews, Health Personnel
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Lowe, Wendy Anne – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objectives: Discourses of complexity have entered health professional education. This paper explores the meaning of complexity by asking how health professionals are educated and some of the consequences of that education. Design: A qualitative study was carried out drawing on reflexivity, discourse analysis and grounded methodology. Setting: Two…
Descriptors: Health Education, Guidelines, Case Studies, Semi Structured Interviews
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Ochieng, Bertha M. N. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: This paper examines Black adolescents' experiences and views on the interrelationships between their families' parenting practices and their wellbeing. Method: The material is drawn from a community-based qualitative study on the health and wellbeing experiences of Black African families and adolescents. A total of 53 adolescents of…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Well Being, Qualitative Research
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Condon, L.; Rhodes, C.; Warren, S.; Withall, J.; Tapp, A. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Aim: To explore teenagers experiences of the breastfeeding promotion and support delivered by health professionals. Design: A qualitative study conducted in an English city. Methods: Pregnant teenagers and teenage mothers (n = 29) took part in semi-structured interviews and focus groups between March and July 2009. Results: Breastfeeding is…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Infants, Nutrition, Foreign Countries
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Gesser-Edelsburg, Anat; Endevelt, Ronit – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: To evaluate the impact of "Fat Pig" on the attitudes of high school students towards fat women and investigate the perspective of dietitians as health professionals on the messages in "Fat Pig." Design: Performance analysis, pre-post analysis of students' responses to self-administrated pre-constructed…
Descriptors: Females, Focus Groups, Health Personnel, Foreign Countries
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Hawley, Helen – Health Education Journal, 2009
Objective To explore what might encourage older people to exercise at home after falls rehabilitation. Design: Qualitative research methods were used based on a grounded theory approach, to provide insights into older adults' experiences following a fall, of both rehabilitation and home exercise. Setting: Community dwellings. Method: Nine…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research, Health Promotion, Health Personnel