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Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29788822/paper-spirits-and-flower-sacrifices-hmong-shamans-in-the-21st-century
#1
Deborah Helsel
INTRODUCTION: Fresno, California, is home to more than 30,000 Hmong. The purpose of this research was to explore the utilization of Hmong shamans 40 years after the first Hmong immigrants arrived in the United States. Hmong shamanism is examined to identify and analyze changes to shamans' practices or patients. METHODS: Using grounded theory, semistructured interviews were conducted with a convenience sample of 20 shamans in their homes. Transcribed data were qualitatively analyzed...
May 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29783882/level-of-cultural-self-efficacy-of-colombian-nursing-professionals-and-related-factors
#2
Raquel Herrero-Hahn, Juan Guillermo Rojas, Rafael Montoya-Juárez, María Paz García-Caro, César Hueso-Montoro
PURPOSE: To describe the level of cultural self-efficacy of Colombian nursing professionals and determine the main influencing factors. METHOD: A descriptive, analytical cross-sectional study was conducted in 211 nursing professionals selected by systematic random sampling for a finite population, using the Colombian version of the Cultural Self-Efficacy Scale. After descriptive statistical analysis, nonparametric tests were applied to determine between-variable associations, followed by multiple linear regression analysis...
May 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29708040/fear-of-recurrence-in-turkish-breast-cancer-survivors-a-qualitative-study
#3
Figen Şengün İnan, Besti Üstün
PURPOSE: Fear of recurrence (FOR) of cancer is a distressing symptom and can negatively affect breast cancer survivors' quality of life and psychological well-being. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore Turkish breast cancer survivors' experiences related to FOR. DESIGN: The data were collected through semistructured interviews, which were conducted with 12 breast cancer survivors. RESULTS: The data were categorized into four themes: the quality of fear, triggers, effects on life, and coping...
April 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29699463/humility-a-concept-in-cultural-sensitivity
#4
Norma G Cuellar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29699462/illness-perception-as-a-predictor-of-foot-care-behavior-among-people-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-in-indonesia
#5
Sofyan Indrayana, Su-Er Guo, Ching-Lan Lin, Su-Ying Fang
INTRODUCTION: Illness perception may contribute to foot care behavior because people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Indonesia may have different beliefs that influence their foot care behaviors. This study aimed to determine the relationships among foot care knowledge, illness perception, local beliefs, and foot care behaviors in people with T2DM in Indonesia. METHODS: Cross-sectional study with a convenience sampling technique was used to recruit 200 people with T2DM from the Outpatient Department of Islamic Hospital...
April 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29690858/effects-of-menopausal-symptoms-and-depression-on-the-quality-of-life-of-premenopausal-women-with-breast-cancer-in-korea
#6
Jeong Ae Han, So Young Choi, Seonah Lee
INTRODUCTION: As breast cancer survivors have increased, improving quality of life of the survivors becomes an important issue. The purpose of this study was to examine relationships among menopausal symptoms, depression, and quality of life and to identify the factors affecting the quality of life in premenopausal women with breast cancer. METHOD: This was a descriptive, correlational study using structured questionnaires for 90 premenopausal women with breast cancer attending the outpatient clinic of a tertiary hospital in Korea...
April 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29618276/perceived-barriers-to-managing-medications-and-solutions-to-barriers-suggested-by-bhutanese-former-refugees-and-service-providers
#7
Linda Murray, Shandell Elmer, Jennifer Elkhair
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to explore perceived barriers to managing medications and potential solutions to such barriers among Bhutanese former refugees and service providers in Tasmania, Australia. METHOD: Thirty Bhutanese former refugees and service providers recruited through community health programs participated in a community-based participatory research design. Data were elicited through a structured focus group process and analyzed using content analysis...
April 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29618275/experiences-of-nigerian-internationally-educated-nurses-transitioning-to-united-states-health-care-settings
#8
Kechinyere C Iheduru-Anderson, Monika M Wahi
INTRODUCTION: Successful transition to practice of internationally educated nurses (IENs) can critically affect quality of care. The aim of this study was to characterize the facilitators and barriers to transition of Nigerian IENs (NIENs) to the United States health care setting. METHOD: Using a descriptive phenomenology approach, 6 NIENs were interviewed about their transitional experiences in the United States. Thematic methods were used for data analysis. RESULTS: The three major themes identified from the participants' stories were "fear/anger and disappointment" (FAD), "road/journey to success/overcoming challenges" (RJO), and "moving forward" (MF)...
April 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29606033/death-acceptance-in-vietnamese-cancer-patients-a-phenomenological-study
#9
Nguyen Hoang Long, Sureeporn Thanasilp, Dawn Liam Doutrich
INTRODUCTION: To date, death acceptance is not well investigated in the Vietnamese population. Cultural influences may affect death acceptance. The purpose of this phenomenological study is to describe Vietnamese cancer patients' lived experience with death acceptance. METHOD: Eleven Vietnamese patients with various cancer diagnoses participated in the study. Data were analyzed using the Giorgian method of data analysis. RESULTS: Themes of death acceptance found were (1) accepting destiny, (2) knowing and sacrificing the self, (3) believing in living persons and handing over responsibilities, (4) accepting death while continuing to fight for life, and (5) looking for a "role model death...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29606032/men-of-mexican-origin-who-abuse-women-a-qualitative-study
#10
Nora Montalvo-Liendo, Debra W Matthews, Heidi Gilroy, Angeles Nava, Christyn Gangialla
BACKGROUND: Current literature indicates that intimate partner violence is a complex phenomenon that exists worldwide. PURPOSE: However, little is known about why some men of Mexican origin abuse women. This descriptive study was conducted to understand the experiences of men of Mexican origin who abuse their intimate partners. METHOD: A qualitative research design was used to conduct this study in a south Texas border community adjacent to the United States-Mexico border...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577818/vietnamese-american-women-s-beliefs-and-perceptions-about-breast-cancer-and-breast-cancer-screening-a-community-based-participatory-study
#11
Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong, Kim Quy Vo Nguyen, Thai Hien Nguyen, Tuong Vy Le, Anthony My Truong, Keara Rodela
INTRODUCTION: Although breast cancer (BC) rates are declining in White non-Hispanic American women, they are increasing among Vietnamese American women (VAW) at 1.2% (95% confidence interval [0.1, 2.2]) per year. BC screening rates (64%) are below the national rates (81.1%). This article explores VAW's beliefs about BC and screening. METHOD: Using community-based participatory qualitative descriptive methods, 40 VAW were recruited from Oregon, and four focus groups were conducted...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29562842/cultural-beliefs-perceptions-and-practices-of-young-adult-offspring-of-african-immigrants-regarding-healthy-eating-and-activity
#12
Karen E Jakub, Melanie T Turk, Abi Fapohunda, Rick Zoucha
INTRODUCTION: African immigrants and their offspring are increasing in the United States. Yet little is known about the beliefs, perceptions, and practices of second-generation African immigrants regarding healthy eating and physical activities within the context of culture and environment. METHOD: Five small group interviews using a focused ethnography qualitative method were conducted with 20 college-age students who were offspring of African immigrants. Data were analyzed using Leininger's four phases of analysis...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29557278/the-effect-of-perceiving-a-calling-on-pakistani-nurses-organizational-commitment-organizational-citizenship-behavior-and-job-stress
#13
Bilal Afsar, Asad Shahjehan, Sadia Cheema, Farheen Javed
INTRODUCTION: People differ considerably in the way in which they express and experience their nursing careers. The positive effects associated with having a calling may differ substantially based on individuals' abilities to live out their callings. In a working world where many individuals have little to no choice in their type of employment and thus are unable to live out a calling even if they have one, the current study examined how perceiving a calling and living a calling interacted to predict organizational commitment, organizational citizenship behavior, and job stress with career commitment mediating the effect of the interactions on the three outcome variables...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649961/family-care-caring-based-on-family-belief-systems-theory
#14
Naohiro Hohashi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649960/president-s-message
#15
Beth Lincoln
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29537346/recognition-for-reviewers-publons
#16
Norma G Cuellar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649943/2017-reviewer-thank-you
#17
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March 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29431603/president-s-message
#18
Beth Lincoln
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29431601/pain-management-among-culturally-diverse-older-adults
#19
Lenny Chiang-Hanisko
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29308731/respect-and-racism
#20
Patti Ludwig-Beymer
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
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