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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 25, 2007

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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 25, 2007

SKU# 9780826141378

Vulnerable Populations


  • Joyce Fitzpatrick PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Adeline Nyamathi PhD, ANP, FAAN
  • Deborah Koniak-Griffin EdD, RNC, FAAN

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This 25th anniversary edition of the Annual Review of Nursing Research is focused on nursing science in vulnerable populations. Identified as a priority in the nursing discipline, vulnerable populations are discussed in terms of the development of nursing science, diverse approaches in building the state of the science research, integrating biologic methods in the research, and research in reducing health disparities.

Topics include:

  • Measurement issues
  • Prevention of infectious diseases among vulnerable populations
  • Genomics and proteomics methodologies for research
  • Promoting culturally appropriate interventions
  • Community-academic research partnerships with vulnerable populations
  • Vulnerable populations in Thailand: women living with HIV/AIDS

As in all volumes of the Annual Reviews, leading nurse researchers provide students, other researchers, and clinicians with the foundations for evidence-based practice and further research.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date June 11, 2007
  • Page Count 392
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826141378
  • EISBN 9780826141392

Table of Contents 

    Preface, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
    PART I: Development of Nursing Science in Vulnerable Populations
  1. Development of Nursing Theory and Science in Vulnerable Populations Research, Adeline Nyamathi, Deborah Koniak-Griffin, & Barbara Ann Greengold
  2. Advancing Nursing Science in Vulnerable Populations: Measurement Issues, Ora Lea Strickland, Colleen DiIirio, Dorothy Coverson, & Michelle Nelson

  3. PART II: Diverse Approaches in Building the State of the Science in Vulnerable Populations Research
  4. Lifestyle Behavior Interventions with Hispanic Children and Adults, Antonia M. Villaruel & Deborah Koniak-Griffin
  5. Nursing Research and the Prevention of Infectious Diseases among Vulnerable Populations, Nilda Peragallo & Rosa M. Gonzalez
  6. Promoting Research Partnerships to Reduce Health Disparities Among Vulnerable Populations: Sharing Expertise Between Majority Institutions and Historically Black Universities, M. Katherine Hutchinson, Bertha David, Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Susan Gennaro, Lorraine Tulman, Esther Condon, Arlene J. Montgomery, E. Jane Servonsky
  7. Generating Science by Training Future Scholars in Nursing Research Addressing the Needs of Vulnerable Populations, Elizabeth L. Dixon, Aaron J. Strehlow, Claudia M. Davis, Darcy Copeland, Tonia Jones, Linda A. Robinson, Jan Shoultz, Jacquelyn H. Flaskerud

  8. PART III: Integrating Biologic Methods in Vulnerable Populations Research
  9. Genomics and Proteomics Methodologies for Vulnerable Populations Research, Christine E. Kasper
  10. Psychoneuroimmunology and Related Mechanisms in Understanding Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations, Teresita L. Briones

  11. PART IV: Research in Reducing Health Disparities Among Vulnerable Populations
  12. HIV Symptoms, Carmen J. Portilla, William L. Holzemer, Fang-Yu Chou
  13. Promoting Culturally-Appropriate Interventions among Vulnerable Populations, Joyce Newman Giger & Ruth David Hizar
  14. Community-Academic Research Partnerships with Vulnerable Populations, Janna Lesser & Manuel Angel Oscos-Sanchez
  15. Vulnerable Populations in Thailand: Giving Voice to Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Adeline Nyamathi, Chandice Covington & Malaika Mutere

  16. Index
    Contents of Previous 10 Volumes