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Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30005001/examining-factors-related-to-health-related-quality-of-life-in-people-with-parkinson-s-disease
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JoJo Yan Yan Kwok, Man Auyeung, Helen Yue Lai Chan
PURPOSE: Parkinson's disease (PD) results in a range of dysfunctions and disabilities as it progresses to later stages. All these not only affect a patient's physical well-being but also emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. To tailor interventions that can address these concerns, this study aimed to examine the impacts of PD on their health-related quality of life (HRQOL). DESIGN: A cross-sectional study with 123 PD patients. METHODS: Measures included the following: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, Unified PD Rating Scale-Motor Examination, Hoehn and Yahr Stage, PD Questionnaire-8...
July 13, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30001228/utility-of-timed-up-and-go-in-outpatient-cardiology-clinics
#2
Ali Albarrati, Rakan Nazer
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to examine if the Timed Up and Go (TUG) Test would be a feasible, reproducible, and valid measure in patients post-coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). DESIGN: Cross-sectional study, controls and patients post-CABG, outpatient clinic. METHODS: Participants performed the TUG Test and the 6-Minute Walking Distance (6MWD) Test. Reliability was measured within observer on two occasions. FINDINGS: Patients and controls were similar in age...
July 11, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29985871/cognitive-impairment-level-and-elderly-hip-fracture-implications-in-rehabilitation-nursing
#3
Sonia Jiménez Mola, César Calvo-Lobo, Javier Idoate Gil, Jesús Seco Calvo
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to determine the cognitive impairment level influence in descriptive characteristics, comorbidities, complications, and pharmacological features of older adults with hip fracture. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. METHOD: Five hundred fifty-seven older adults with hip fracture were recruited and divided into cognitive impairment levels (severe/moderate, mild, no impairment). Descriptive characteristics, comorbidities, complications, and pharmacological data were collected...
July 6, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29916900/willingness-to-pay-for-home-based-rehabilitation-service-among-older-adults
#4
Xuemei Li, Xia Wan, Yajuan Pang, Lanshu Zhou
PURPOSE: This study aims to investigate the willingness to pay (WTP) for a home-based rehabilitation service and explore the influencing factors of WTP among older adults in Shanghai, China. DESIGN: A cross-sectional design was used. METHODS: A questionnaire survey based on the contingent valuation method was conducted by face-to-face survey over 3 months. FINDINGS: Only 242 (44%) participants were willing to pay for a home-based rehabilitation service...
June 18, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29889696/-theory-does-not-get-you-from-bed-to-wheelchair-a-qualitative-study-on-patients-views-of-an-education-program-in-spinal-cord-injury-rehabilitation
#5
Madeleine Bernet, Kathrin Sommerhalder, Claudia Mischke, Sabine Hahn, Adrian Wyss
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate a new nurse-guided patient education program in spinal cord injury rehabilitation with particular focus on the patients' perspectives and experiences. DESIGN: Longitudinal qualitative study. METHODS: We conducted face-to-face interviews with 10 rehabilitation patients and used the content analysis method to analyze the data. FINDINGS: Patients emphasized the importance of the practical training of the education program...
June 8, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29889695/prospective-validation-of-the-chinese-version-of-the-self-efficacy-for-exercise-scale-among-middle-aged-patients-with-coronary-heart-disease
#6
Eliza M L Wong, Doris Y P Leung, Janet W H Sit, Aileen W K Chan, Sek Ying Chair
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to further evaluate the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Self-Efficacy for Exercise Scale (SEE-C) among middle-aged outpatients with coronary heart disease (CHD). DESIGN: Psychometric evaluation design. METHODS: A convenience sample of 355 CHD patients was recruited and followed up at 3 and 6 months. Cronbach's alpha, construct validity (exploratory factor analysis), and concurrent and predictive validity were examined...
June 8, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29864045/quality-of-life-of-caregivers-of-individuals-with-parkinson-s-disease
#7
JuHee Lee, Sung Hae Kim, Yonji Kim, Yie Lin Kim, Youngho Sohn
PURPOSE: This study aimed to construct a structural equation model to predict the quality of life of caregivers of individuals with Parkinson's disease. DESIGN: A cross-sectional survey using a structured questionnaire in South Korea. METHODS: A total of 208 subjects participated in this study from August 31 to November 26, 2015. The questionnaire included caregiving appraisal, social support, educational program needs, and the Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire-Carer...
June 8, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29864046/acupunch-exercise-program-development-and-feasibility-evaluation-for-older-adults
#8
Han-Ya Tsai, Kuei-Min Chen, Hsin-Ting Huang
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to develop the Healthy Beat Acupunch (HBA) exercise program and evaluate its feasibility for community older adults. DESIGN: Stage I: The Delphi technique was used to consult 16 experts to develop the program. Stage II: A preexperimental, one-group, posttest-only design was used to pilot-test the program feasibility with 31 older adults. METHODS: After 4 weeks of interventions, participants evaluated the program based on four criteria (simplicity, safety, suitability, and helpfulness) and responded to five open-ended questions...
June 1, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29782479/basic-training-a-pilot-study-of-balance-strengthening-exercises-in-heart-failure
#9
Rita McGuire, Julie Honaker, Bunny Pozehl, Melody Hertzog
PURPOSE: The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the effect of a multicomponent balance and resistance training intervention on physical function, balance, and falls in older (≥65 years) community-dwelling heart failure (HF) patients. DESIGN: Randomized, two-group repeated-measures experimental design. METHODS: The intervention involved once weekly supervised group sessions with home sessions encouraged twice weekly. Focus groups held pre/post intervention...
May 19, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29782478/the-therapeutic-relationship-enhancing-referrals
#10
Mary Kathleen Coyle
PURPOSE: This article focuses on the ways rehabilitation nurses use the therapeutic relationship to lessen barriers some veterans experience when a referral to mental health treatment is recommended. DESIGN: Veterans presenting with posttraumatic stress symptoms are discussed, and possible interventions within the therapeutic relationship are proposed. METHOD: Veterans' perception of mental health stigma, building a collaborative therapeutic relationship, recommending a referral and assessments of stress responses, posttraumatic stress symptoms, suicide risk, and intervention strategies are proposed...
May 19, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29782477/sociodemographic-factors-affecting-the-disease-acceptance-and-the-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-parkinson-s-disease-a-preliminary-study
#11
Joanna Rosińczuk, Aleksandra Pytel, Aleksandra Kołtuniuk
PURPOSE: Parkinson's disease (PD) significantly affects functioning of patients, thereby lowering their quality of life. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of sociodemographic variables on illness acceptance and quality of life in patients with idiopathic PD. DESIGN: This is a cross-sectional research study. METHODS: The study was conducted with 50 patients with PD. The diagnostic survey method was applied for the purposes of this study with the use of the Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire, the Acceptance of Illness Scale, and a study-specific demographic questionnaire that included questions about sociodemographic data...
May 19, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29794570/an-exploration-of-sensation-seeking-in-persons-with-disabilities-in-rehabilitation
#12
Rebecca S Koszalinski, R Eric Heidel, Cynthia J Thomson, P David Cochran, Jon Nance, Al Kaye
PURPOSE: This study reports the findings of a study about sensation-seeking or high-risk/challenging sports in persons who have disabilities. DESIGN: Exploratory, cross-sectional, and descriptive. METHODS: Two hundred and twenty-three recruitment e-mails were sent to potential participants. Data were collected through Qualtrics. FINDINGS: Mean score for Contextual Sensation Seeking Questionnaire for Skiing and Snowboarding (M = 30...
May 3, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29794569/risk-factors-depression-and-drugs-influencing-sexual-activity-in-individuals-with-and-without-stroke
#13
Wendy Dusenbury, Twyla J Hill, Victoria Mosack, Elaine E Steinke
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to analyze factors affecting sexual activity in individuals with and without stroke, ages 40-59 years, in a national, cross-sectional, population-based sample derived from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). DESIGN: Descriptive, cross-sectional survey. METHODS: Data were obtained from the NHANES (2011-2012) data set from individuals (N = 3,649) completing items related to cardiovascular risk factors, drugs, and sexual activity...
May 3, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29794568/healthcare-professionals-and-patients-views-of-discussing-sexual-well-being-poststroke
#14
Siobhan Fox, Reema M Antony, Mary J Foley, Dawn O'Sullivan, Suzanne Timmons
PURPOSE: Stroke can cause physical and emotional problems affecting sexual well-being; healthcare professionals (HCPs) are often uncomfortable discussing this topic with patients. We explored the perspectives of HCPs and stroke survivors about barriers to discussing sexual well-being poststroke. DESIGN: A mixed methodology was employed. METHODS: A postal survey of stroke survivors (n = 50), a focus group with HCPs on a stroke unit (n = 6), and a focus group with community-living stroke survivors (n = 6) were used in this study...
May 3, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29957703/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-edema-and-lymphedema-in-the-cancer-patient
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July 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29957702/the-intersection-of-rehabilitation-and-palliative-care-patients-with-advanced-cancer-in-the-inpatient-rehabilitation-setting
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July 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29957701/collaboration-between-cancer-survivorship-and-rehabilitation-programs-with-head-and-neck-patients
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July 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29957700/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-edema-and-lymphedema-in-the-cancer-patient
#18
Nancy A Hutchison
BACKGROUND: Lymphedema occurs commonly in cancer survivors. It is crucial to properly assess cancer patients in order to distinguish lymphedema from general edema and to initiate evidence based treatment. PURPOSE: To provide evidence based recommendations for screening, evaluating, and treating lymphedema and to establish the role of the nurse in the care of patients with lymphedema. METHODOLOGY: Comprehensive overview with narrative literature review of evidence based lymphedema diagnosis and treatment...
July 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29957699/the-intersection-of-rehabilitation-and-palliative-care-patients-with-advanced-cancer-in-the-inpatient-rehabilitation-setting
#19
Lynne S Padgett, Arash Asher, Andrea Cheville
BACKGROUND: Patients diagnosed with advanced cancer often differ from the traditional patient typically seen in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. PURPOSE: To identify differences in care while highlighting the considerable similarities between the complementary specialties of palliative care and rehabilitation, and to provide rehabilitation clinicians with knowledge and skills to enhance care for palliative care patients and their families. METHODOLOGY: Narrative literature review describing common functional losses in patients diagnosed with advanced cancer, followed by articulation of the intersection of palliative care with traditional rehabilitation approaches and goals...
July 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29957698/collaboration-between-cancer-survivorship-and-rehabilitation-programs-with-head-and-neck-patients
#20
Michelle Kirschner, Jill Sherlock
PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to present an example of collaboration between a cancer survivorship and cancer rehabilitation program at an academic-affiliated hospital. FINDINGS: The article demonstrates the process of identifying and treating the surgical and radiation effects experienced by a head and neck cancer survivor. The specific roles of the advanced practice nurse and the physical therapist in assessing, identifying and treating cancer treatment-effects such as lymphedema and orthopedic problems are highlighted...
July 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
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