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                            Grand Valley State University
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The Lived Experience: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Intravenous Prostaglandin Therapy
	Phyllis D. Boone
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Grand Valley State University
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Masters Theses Graduate Research and Creative Practice


The Lived Experience: Pulmonary Arterial
Hypertension and Intravenous Prostaglandin
Phyllis D. Boone
Grand Valley State University

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Phyllis D. Boone


Submitted to
Grand Valley State University

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the
Degree of



Kirkhof College of Nursing

Thesis Committee Members:

Cynthia Coviak, Ph.D., R.N, CNE

Patricia Schafer, Ph.D., R.N.

Linda Scott, Ph.D., R.N, NEA-BC, FAAN

Kristina Simmons, LMSW

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Completing a research project can be a difficult hut rewarding endeavor. There

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Obstacles to recruitment and strategies for overcoming these obstacles were discussed. It

is hoped that by sharing this experience, others investigators will have awareness not only

of the challenges of participant recruitment but of some workable strategies to help

ensure success in research efforts.


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