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Tim Henwood, Sharon Hetherington, Madeleine Purss, Kevin Rouse, Julie Morrow, and Michele Smith

Population aging, increasing disability, and prevalence of complex health conditions present many challenges for older people and place stress on healthcare system funding. When coupled with increasing care needs and the growth of the population aged 85 and older, projected Australian health care

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Yilin Li and Weidong Li

Educational theorists consider that interpersonal interactions between teachers and students are the core of the teaching and learning ( Bruner, 1996 ; Dewey, 1963 ; Noddings, 1992 , 2002 , 2013 ). For example, Noddings ( 1992 ) argued, “caring is the very bedrock of all successful education (p

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Michael J. Cools, Weston T. Northam, Michael Boyd, Andrew Alexander, Jason P. Mihalik, Kevin M. Guskiewicz, and Kevin A. Carneiro

Key Points ▸ Primary care providers (PCPs) are frequently first to evaluate children with sport-related concussion. ▸ PCPs often do not document important aspects of concussion evaluation. ▸ Further education of PCPs and decision tools are needed. Increased concussion awareness has been associated

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Jamile S. Codogno, Henrique L. Monteiro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Romulo A. Fernandes, Subhash Pokhrel, and Nana Anokye

Population aging, physical inactivity, and the increased occurrence of chronic diseases drive up public health care expenditures around the globe ( Chief Medical Officer Annual Report, 2009 ; Davis et al., 2014 ). Despite well-documented evidence on the significant health benefits of physical

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Sadie Rose Adado and Kenneth E. Games

Key Points ▸ Parents rated PCC “very important,” and rated providers “very effective” in the delivery of PCC. ▸ Healthcare can be improved through education, awareness, and competency of PCC. ▸ Practitioners must consider an integrative and multidimensional approach to care to improve outcomes

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Hongjun Yu and Andiara Schwingel

As life expectancy increases, population aging has become an important focus of global health. Aging is associated with increased burden of chronic diseases and increased health care costs. This is an important challenge to global economic stability in the 21st century ( Prince et al., 2015 ). Both

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Danae Dinkel, Dipti Dev, Yage Guo, Emily Hulse, Zainab Rida, Ami Sedani, and Brian Coyle

Early childhood is a critical time period for developing physical activity behaviors. 1 During this time, ∼74% of all 3- to 6-year-old children in the United States are in some form of nonparental care, and children 3 years old and younger spend an average of 29 hours per week in child care with a

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Kayla Regan, Felicia White, David Harvey, and Laura E. Middleton

and formal caring cost $818 billion worldwide in 2015 ( Prince et al., 2016 ). On an individual level, people with dementia (PWD) often experience physical impairment and social isolation in addition to cognitive decline ( Montero-Odasso, Verghese, Beauchet, & Hausdorff, 2012 ). PWD report poorer

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Miranda Brunett and René Revis Shingles

Clinical Scenario People from different cultures, races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, and other social locations have different beliefs about illness and different needs and preferences when it comes to receiving health care. Cultural competence in health care can generally be defined as the

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Yijian Yang, Kimberley S. van Schooten, Heather A. McKay, Joanie Sims-Gould, Raymond A. Hoang, and Stephen N. Robinovitch

The proportion of older adults (aged 65 years or above) is escalating globally. Among the older population in Canada, 7% reside in residential care facilities, such as long-term care (LTC; Jennings, 2006 ; Statistics Canada, 2015 ), and this number will double by 2060 ( Nauenberg & Nga, 2017