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

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30418319/design-and-usability-testing-of-the-stroke-caregiver-support-system-a-mobile-friendly-website-to-reduce-stroke-caregiver-burden
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Michelle R Caunca, Marialaura Simonetto, Gregory Hartley, Clinton B Wright, Sara J Czaja
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to design a mobile-friendly, Internet-based website, modeled on previously described websites for Alzheimer caregivers, to equip stroke caregivers and potentially reduce caregiver burden. DESIGN: A mixed-methods study was performed to design and test the usability of the Stroke Caregiver Support System (SCSS). METHODS: An iterative, user-centered design approach was employed in three phases: (I) Focus Groups, (II) Structured Interviews, and (III) Usability Testing...
November 8, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30325875/a-feasibility-study-of-a-multifaceted-walking-intervention-to-maintain-the-functional-mobility-activities-of-daily-living-and-quality-of-life-of-nursing-home-residents-with-dementia
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Charlene H Chu, Martine Puts, Dina Brooks, Monica Parry, Katherine S McGilton
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a multifaceted walking intervention (MWI) aimed to maintain the functional mobility, activities of daily living function, and quality of life of long-term care home residents with dementia. DESIGN/METHODS: A quasiexperimental time-series design was used. The 4-month intervention provided one-on-one walking 2-4 days a week, guided by an individualized communication care plan and interviews with collaterals and staff...
October 12, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30272623/a-pilot-study-exploring-treatment-burden-in-a-skilled-nursing-population
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Nathanial Schreiner, Barbara Daly
PURPOSE: This study aimed to measure treatment burden in adults diagnosed with multiple chronic conditions transitioning from a skilled nursing facility to home. DESIGN: Prospective, two-time point, cohort design utilizing convenience sampling from one skilled nursing facility in Northeast, Ohio. METHODS: Seventy-four men and women participated answering self-report questions measuring treatment burden at two time points: prior to discharge and 30 days after discharge...
September 28, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30272624/parkinson-s-disease-exploring-motives-for-long-term-adherence-to-a-group-exercise-program
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Ann Selena Cleary
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to explore why people with Parkinson's disease maintained attendance at a community group exercise program. DESIGN: Qualitative design was used for this study. METHODS: A purposive sample was used to recruit participants. Interviews with individual and focus groups collected narrative data that were interpreted using content analysis. FINDINGS: Eighteen participants enrolled in the study...
September 27, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30192341/the-effectiveness-of-olive-oil-in-controlling-morning-inflammatory-pain-of-phalanges-and-knees-among-women-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-a-randomized-clinical-trial
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Davood Hekmatpou, Sepideh Mortaji, Masoud Rezaei, Millad Shaikhi
PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of olive oil in controlling morning inflammatory pain of phalanges and knees among women with rheumatoid arthritis. DESIGN: This is a randomized clinical trial, which was done in Arak, Iran. METHOD: After selecting 60 women based on a convenience sampling method, they were randomly allocated into five groups. A demographic questionnaire, the Visual Analogue Scale, and the Disease Activity Score 28 were completed...
September 6, 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395561/consenting-on-principles-of-rehabilitation-nursing-care-a-delphi-study
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Susanne Suter-Riederer, Romy Mahrer Imhof, Claudia Gabriel, Jürg Kesselring, Wilfried Schnepp, Lorenz Imhof
PURPOSE: Patient-centeredness, evidence-based interventions, and interdisciplinary teamwork have been described as key in neurological rehabilitation nursing. In order to develop future action plans, a group of Swiss rehabilitation nurses sought agreement on concrete principles that led the efforts to develop a common understanding of rehabilitation nursing care in Switzerland. DESIGN: A three-round Delphi study was conducted. METHODS: Literature-based statements were formulated and sent out twice to 54 rehabilitation nursing stakeholders...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395560/an-interprofessional-communication-training-program-to-improve-nurses-ability-to-communicate-with-stroke-patients-with-communication-disorders
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Charlene H Chu, Riva Sorin-Peters, Souraya Sidani, Bronwen De La Huerta, Katherine S McGilton
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to evaluate change in nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors after an Interprofessional (IP) Communication Training Program designed to improve nurses' ability to communicate with stroke rehabilitation inpatients with communication disorders. DESIGN/METHODS: A quasi-experimental longitudinal study was conducted to evaluate an IP Communication Training Program consisting of a full-day and booster workshop and speech language pathologist support for nurses...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395559/the-family-burdens-and-hopelessness-of-turkish-parents-of-adolescents-with-intellectual-disabilities
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Gonca Karayagiz Muslu, Sibel Coskun Cenk
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to determine the hopelessness and family burden levels of parents who have children with intellectual disabilities. DESIGN: This was a descriptive correlational study. METHODS: The study was conducted at a specialized education and rehabilitation center in Fethiye, Turkey, using the Sociodemographic Data Form, the Beck Hopelessness Scale, and the Burden Assessment Scale for Families of Children With Intellectual Disabilities, and the study sample included a total of 95 parents of children with intellectual disabilities...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395558/the-initiation-of-rehabilitation-therapies-and-observed-outcomes-in-pediatric-traumatic-brain-injury
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Karin Reuter-Rice, Julia K Eads, Suzanna Berndt, Karoline Doser
PURPOSE: Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with immense physical, emotional, social, and economic burden. This study examined timing and frequency of rehabilitation services provided by the inpatient interdisciplinary team in children admitted for a TBI. Understanding the timing and frequency of rehabilitation services could guide TBI recovery. DESIGN AND METHODS: This is a 3-year prospective observational study of previously healthy children (n = 35) admitted for a TBI to an urban Level 1 trauma hospital...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395557/development-of-a-postburn-pruritus-relief-protocol
#10
Yeon Kim
BACKGROUND: Postburn pruritus is a syndrome of stressful symptoms that is pervasive and occurs in over 90% of burn patients and continues for years after the burn has healed. Postburn pruritus is experienced by burn survivors that may require medical management and effective interventions. PURPOSE: This article shows how to effectively relieve postburn pruritus by developing a postburn pruritus relief protocol. DESIGN: A descriptive literature review was conducted, and relevant empirical articles written during the years 2000-2014 were appraised to create a postburn pruritus relief protocol...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395556/family-experiences-and-perspectives-on-infection-prevention-in-pediatric-long-term-care
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Sibyl Wilmont, Amanda J Hessels, Ana M Kelly, Elaine L Larson
PURPOSE: Residents of pediatric long-term care facilities (pLTCF) are particularly vulnerable to healthcare-associated infections. The aims of this qualitative study were to (a) explore perspectives on infection prevention among families visiting children in pLTCF and (b) identify facilitators of and barriers to optimal hand hygiene. DESIGN AND METHODS: Semistructured, in-depth interviews with 10 family members visiting two New York City metropolitan area facilities were analyzed to identify themes...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395097/adaptation-and-resilience-in-families-of-children-with-spina-bifida-in-south-korea
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Eun Kyoung Choi, Marcia Van Riper, Mina Jang, Sang Won Han
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study, which was guided by the Family Resilience Model, was twofold: (1) to assess the risk and protective factors related to adaptation and resilience in families of children with spina bifida (SB) in South Korea and (2) to examine predictors of family adaptation and resilience. DESIGN: This is a descriptive study using survey methodology. METHODS: Data were collected from 203 parents of children with SB between June 2013 and February 2014 at the SB clinic in South Korea and analyzed using stepwise linear regression...
November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395096/you-are-not-alone
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EDITORIAL
Kathy Joseph
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November 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30168812/illness-perceptions-and-return-to-work-in-patients-with-moderate-to-severe-injuries
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Bih-O Lee, Jun-Yu Fan, Pi-Tuan Chan, Chang-Chiao Hung
AIM: Research indicates that injured patients' illness perceptions constitute a strong influence on their return to work (RTW). This study examined the relationships between illness perceptions and RTW in injured patients. DESIGN: A prospective cohort design was employed. METHODS: One hundred fifty-six patients were recruited from three hospitals, and 132 completed follow-up data at 3 months after injury. Three-month illness perceptions were measured using the Chinese Illness Perception Questionnaire Revised-Trauma...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30168811/use-of-oral-hydration-protocols-for-dysphagic-patients-following-stroke
#15
Holly Goroff, Lauren Herzog, Roseann Cardi, Michael Reding
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to describe the use of oral hydration protocols for dysphagic patients following stroke. DESIGN AND METHODS: We reviewed inpatient records for patients able to take food and liquids orally within 30 days of an ischemic stroke. Orders were hierarchically defined with three levels of liquid consistency modification (LCM) and six levels of augmented hydration orders (AHOs). Change from admission to discharge in hydration and functional independence measure (FIM) scores across LCM and AHO groups was assessed...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30168810/a-randomized-clinical-trial-of-the-effect-of-an-angina-self-management-intervention-on-health-outcomes-of-patients-with-coronary-heart-disease
#16
Laura P Kimble
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to test the effect of a psychoeducational intervention to enhance angina pectoris (AP) symptom self-management. DESIGN: A two-group, single-blind, randomized controlled trial. METHODS: Following institutional review board approval, a convenience sample of cardiac inpatients was recruited. Within 2 weeks following discharge, the Angina Self-Management (ASM) intervention group (n = 39) received a nurse-delivered, telephone intervention focused on AP symptom monitoring and management...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30168809/rehabilitation-after-urgent-or-elective-orthopedic-surgery-the-role-of-resilience-in-elderly-patients
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Luciana Sciumè, Giulia Angela Antonella Rebagliati, Paola Iannello, Anna Mottini, Antonietti Alessandro, Antonello Valerio Caserta, Valeria Gattoronchieri, Lorenzo Panella
PURPOSE: The aim of this investigation was to assess resilience within an elderly population during postacute rehabilitation for orthopedic surgery and to identify the role of resilience on rehabilitation outcomes by comparing hip fracture and elective patients (total knee and hip arthroplasty). DESIGN: We conducted a prospective study in an orthopedic rehabilitation department. METHODS: On admission and on discharge, 80 patients aged over 60 years underwent a multidimensional evaluation with the Resilience Scale, the Functional Independence Measure (FIM), the Multidimensional Prognostic Index, and the World Health Organization Quality of Life-BREF...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30168808/experiences-of-older-adults-after-hip-fracture-an-integrative-review
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Monica M Ehlers, Claus V Nielsen, Merete B Bjerrum
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to identify and synthesize scientific evidence on older adults' experience after hip fracture in relation to their physical and mental health, functional performance, and participation and to determine which personal or social factors influence functional capacity after hip fracture. DESIGN: Integrative review. METHODS: Eleven qualitative or quantitative papers published between 2001 and 2015 were analyzed using integrative review methodology as described by Whittemore and Knafl...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30161082/accurately-determining-proper-shoe-size-in-patients-with-rheumatoid-arthritis
#19
Natalia Tovaruela-Carrión, Ricardo Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias, Patricia Palomo-López, Pedro Vicente Munuera-Martínez, Sergio Pérez-García, Daniel López-López
PURPOSE: The aim of this descriptive study was to determine whether people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) wear adequately fitting footwear. DESIGN: This observational study was carried out in a health center between January and December 2014 in the state of A Coruña, Spain. METHOD: A total of 166 patients (47 men, 119 women) completed all stages of the research process. A validated Brannock Device was used to record foot and shoe length and width...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30161081/bowel-control-strategies-used-by-veterans-with-long-standing-spinal-cord-injuries
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Marilee Schmelzer, Glenda Daniels, Becky Baird
STUDY PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to describe strategies used by veterans with spinal cord injury to achieve control over bowel function and fit their bowel programs into their lifestyles in the years following the initial injury. METHODS/DESIGN: Using a qualitative descriptive design, 18 outpatient veterans with spinal cord injuries were interviewed at a Veteran's Administration hospital. Recorded interviews were transcribed verbatim and analyzed to determine major themes...
September 2018: Rehabilitation Nursing: the Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
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