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Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus Chapter 3 EDNA HAMERA SCHWL OF NWWG UNWERS~ OP KAWSAS ~ICAL CENTER CONTENTS lMmiti~)ns Conceptual Bases of Studies Scientific Methods Critical Review of Selected Studies Seminal Studies Epidemiology SeEf-cure Technology Physiologic Studies of Complications Knowledge, Pcrcepdom, and Attitudes about Diabetes Social-psychologic Factors, Complknce, and Metuboc Control Evaluation of Nursing Intervem'om Summary and Directions for Future Research Diabetes dims is a major health problem in the United States. Approx- imately 5.8 milIion people have been diagnosed by a physician, and an additional 4 to 5 million have diabetes but have yet to be diagnosed (Nationd Diabetes Data Group, 1985). Health care of individuals with diabetes is demanding and complex. Although nurses are essential to the acute and long-tern~ care of individuals with diabetes, only a few are involved in research related to diabetes. In this review, nursing research on diabetes mellitus published during the past decade is examind to identify strengths and weaknesses in the research and to project future research needs. Studies prior to 1980 were not included because many were focused on topics that am not a major part of cmnt nursing pmmce. A decision was made to focus on publisttd studies because of the difficulty in accessing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Nursing Research Springer Publishing

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Springer Publishing
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0739-6686
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1944-4028
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10.1891/0739-6686.10.1.55
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Chapter 3 EDNA HAMERA SCHWL OF NWWG UNWERS~ OP KAWSAS ~ICAL CENTER CONTENTS lMmiti~)ns Conceptual Bases of Studies Scientific Methods Critical Review of Selected Studies Seminal Studies Epidemiology SeEf-cure Technology Physiologic Studies of Complications Knowledge, Pcrcepdom, and Attitudes about Diabetes Social-psychologic Factors, Complknce, and Metuboc Control Evaluation of Nursing Intervem'om Summary and Directions for Future Research Diabetes dims is a major health problem in the United States. Approx- imately 5.8 milIion people have been diagnosed by a physician, and an additional 4 to 5 million have diabetes but have yet to be diagnosed (Nationd Diabetes Data Group, 1985). Health care of individuals with diabetes is demanding and complex. Although nurses are essential to the acute and long-tern~ care of individuals with diabetes, only a few are involved in research related to diabetes. In this review, nursing research on diabetes mellitus published during the past decade is examind to identify strengths and weaknesses in the research and to project future research needs. Studies prior to 1980 were not included because many were focused on topics that am not a major part of cmnt nursing pmmce. A decision was made to focus on publisttd studies because of the difficulty in accessing

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Annual Review of Nursing ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1992

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