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

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30227768/-i-would-like-to-be-heard-communicating-with-singaporean-chinese-patients-with-dementia-a-focused-ethnography-study
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Si-Ying Chin, Violeta Lopez, Mui-Lan Tan, Yong-Shian Goh
INTRODUCTION: Although first-generation Singaporean Chinese were mainly immigrants from Mainland China, the communication patterns of Singaporean Chinese in the present-day context differs from Mainland Chinese. This difference could be attributed to the subculture but is not conclusive. This study aimed to explore the experiences of nursing staff communicating with Singaporean Chinese with dementia in Singapore. METHOD: A focused ethnographic study was conducted in a long-term care setting for people with dementia, where data were obtained using nonparticipant observations and semistructured interviews...
September 18, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30222061/good-ole-girls-club
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Samantha Anne Jenny
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 15, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30205754/book-review-hillbilly-elegy-a-memoir-of-a-family-and-culture-in-crisis-vance-j-d-2016-hillbilly-elegy-a-memoir-of-a-family-and-culture-in-crisis-new-york-ny-harper-272-pp-isbn-13-978-0062300546
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Carmen D Lewis
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 12, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30173605/healthy-eating-for-obese-children-from-socioeconomically-disadvantaged-families-its-ecological-factors-and-strategies
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Sooyeon Park, Jina Choo, Sung Ok Chang
INTRODUCTION: Researchers explored the meanings of "eating" for obese children from socioeconomically disadvantaged families and identified multilevel factors and strategies for their healthy eating based on ecological perspectives. METHODOLOGY: Grounded on a qualitative research design, focus group interviews were conducted with each group of key stakeholders: obese children, their mothers, and social workers from public welfare systems in South Korea...
September 3, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30170512/facilitators-and-barriers-of-cervical-cancer-screening-and-human-papilloma-virus-vaccination-among-somali-refugee-women-in-the-united-states-a-qualitative-analysis
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Elizabeth M Allen, Hee Yun Lee, Rebekah Pratt, Houa Vang, Jay R Desai, Amano Dube, Elizabeth Lightfoot
INTRODUCTION: Eastern Africa has the highest rates of cervical cancer incidence (42.7 per 100,000) and mortality (27.6 per 100,000), substantially higher than worldwide incidence (14.0 per 100,000) and mortality (6.8 per 100,000). The purpose of this study was to explore facilitators and barriers to cervical cancer screening and human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination among Somali refugee women and their children. METHOD: Focus group discussions were conducted in August of 2016...
August 31, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30160196/regarding-cuevas-and-brown-2018
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Federico A Henriquez
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 30, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30136917/newborn-care-practices-of-mothers-in-arab-societies-implication-for-infant-welfare
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Diana H Arabiat, Lisa Whitehead, Mohammad A Al Jabery, Muhammad Darawad, Sadie Geraghty, Suhaila Halasa
INTRODUCTION: There are at least 22 Arab league states and sections in Northern Africa, southwestern Asia, and Europe that incorporate the vast Middle Eastern culture. The purpose of this study was to identify the cultural variations in newborn care practices, self-management of common illnesses, and their potential impact on infant welfare. METHOD: A qualitative design using a focus group approach with 37 Arab mothers in Jordan was used. RESULTS: Findings revealed strong similarities in terms of beliefs, care practices, and the experience of intergenerational conflict in establishing and maintaining traditional practices among mothers...
August 23, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30132743/identification-of-family-factors-that-affect-self-management-behaviors-among-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-a-qualitative-descriptive-study-in-chinese-communities
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Peng Yue, Karen V Lamb, Xiangyun Chen, Yongli Wang, Shuqin Xiao, Xinwei Feng, Ying Wu
INTRODUCTION: In the past 30 years, the prevalence of diabetes in China has increased from 0.67% to 11.6%. Self-management behaviors (SMBs) are significant to improve health outcomes for diabetics. However, little is known about self-management experiences of Chinese diabetic patients. The purpose of this study was to explore family factors affecting SMBs. METHODOLOGY: A qualitative descriptive study was used. Purposive samples were recruited from Chinese communities...
August 22, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30122121/a-systematic-review-of-barriers-and-facilitators-to-mammography-in-american-indian-alaska-native-women
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Bonnie Jerome-D'Emilia, Francine C Gachupin, Patricia D Suplee
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this systematic review was to synthesize the current knowledge of factors that enable or impede American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women from accessing breast cancer screening. METHODOLOGY: A systematic search of MEDLINE and CINAHL databases identified relevant research studies published from 2007 to 2017. RESULTS: Consistent with other low-income populations, socioeconomic factors were related to lower rates of screening in AI/AN women...
August 18, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30122120/in-sickness-and-health-views-on-child-health-from-a-mayan-village
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Morgan E Braxton, Kim L Larson
INTRODUCTION: Guatemala is the only country in Central America with a majority indigenous population. Most indigenous Mayans prefer to seek health advice from family members. It is important to understand the beliefs of Mayan caregivers. The purpose of this study was to examine indigenous ways of explaining health and illness in the context of one Mayan village. METHOD: We applied a qualitative descriptive design in summer 2017. Interviews were conducted in Spanish with 10 Mayan caregivers, who were primarily female, between ages 19 and 50 years, in Guatemala...
August 18, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30079823/health-seeking-behavior-of-afghan-women-immigrants-an-ethnographic-study
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Rana Amiri, Kathryn M King, Abbas Heydari, Nahid Dehghan-Nayeri, Abu Ali Vedadhir
BACKGROUND: Nowadays, in light of gender inequity, new concern has been raised for health-seeking behavior of women in clinical setting. The aim of this study was to investigate the perceptions and health-seeking behaviors of Afghan immigrant women residing in Mashhad, Iran. METHOD: An ethnographic design was used to examine the health-seeking behavior of Afghan women. This study took place in Tollab Tabarsi area of Mashhad, Iran, from March 2013 to July 2014. For gathering of data, participant observations, fieldwork, and formal interviews were included...
August 5, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30071776/health-care-provider-s-role-in-obesity-prevention-and-healthy-development-of-young-american-indian-children
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Chelsea L Kracht, Susan B Sisson, Kelly Kerr, Devon Walker, Lancer Stephens, Julie Seward, Amber Anderson, Ashley E Weedn, Marshall Cheney, Kristen A Copeland, Chris Tallbear, Audrey Jacob, Michelle Key, Michelle Dennison, Diane Horm, Alicia L Salvatore
INTRODUCTION: Health care providers (HCPs) serving American Indian (AI) populations are critical stakeholders in promoting healthy weight-related behaviors of young AI children. The purpose of this study is to develop an understanding of how HCP perceive their role in the healthy development of young AI children, and how they envision working with early care and education teachers and parents to enhance children's health. METHOD: Twenty HCP that serve young AI children in Oklahoma participated in individual interviews...
August 3, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30040049/the-perceived-caregiver-burden-among-turkish-family-caregivers-providing-care-for-frail-older-adults
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Zehra Gok Metin, Canan Karadas, Cafer Balci, Mustafa Cankurtaran
PURPOSE: The older population has reached to 8.5%, and the prevalence of frailty is reported as 39.2% in Turkey. The purpose of the study was to assess caregiver burden in families who care for frail older adults in Turkish culture. METHOD: This descriptive study was conducted in Turkey between June and October 2017. Frail older adults who had no severe cognitive impairment were included. Data were measured using the Older Adult Information Form, Edmonton Frailty Scale, Caregiver Information Form, and Zarit Burden Interview...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30033827/living-with-type-2-diabetes-in-san-jose-tecoh-yucatan-mexico-a-phenomenological-study
#14
Antonio Vicente, Julia Candila, Jenifer J Thomas, Patricia Gomez Aguilar, Cristian Oliva Aviles
INTRODUCTION: Understanding the psychosocial aspects that accompany and influence type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has become increasingly important for culturally appropriate health care in Mexico. The purpose of this study was to understand the lived experience of individuals' with T2DM in Merida, Yucatan. METHOD: A phenomenological method guided data collection and analysis. Patients in San Jose Tecoh, diagnosed with T2DM for at least 5 years, were interviewed...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30028246/cross-validating-a-structural-model-of-factors-influencing-diabetes-self-management-in-chinese-americans-with-type-2-diabetes
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Wei Pan, Shaoqing Ge, Yin Xu, Deborah Toobert
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to cross-validate a structural model depicting the effects of individual and environmental factors on diabetes self-management in Chinese Americans with type 2 diabetes. METHODOLOGY: A cross-sectional survey was administered to a convenience sample of 209 Chinese Americans with type 2 diabetes in the Midwest of the United States. Structural equation modeling was used to cross-validate the model fit. RESULTS: Provider-patient communication indirectly influenced self-management via belief in treatment...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29998791/early-care-and-education-teacher-s-role-in-obesity-prevention-and-healthy-development-of-young-american-indian-children
#16
Chelsea L Kracht, Susan B Sisson, Devon Walker, Kelly Kerr, Lancer Stephens, Amber Anderson, Julie Seward, Ashley E Weedn, Marshall Cheney, Kristen Copeland, Alicia L Salvatore, Audrey Jacob, Michelle Key, Michelle Dennison, Chris Tallbear, Diane Horm
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of how stakeholders, specifically early care and education (ECE) teachers, perceive their role in the development of young American Indian children, and envision working with health care providers and parents in order to enhance children's health. METHODOLOGY: Twenty tribally affiliated ECE teachers from Oklahoma participated in interviews. Thematic analysis was conducted, and three main themes, each with two to three subthemes, emerged...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29998789/perceptions-of-caring-between-slovene-and-russian-members-of-nursing-teams
#17
Majda Pajnkihar, Dominika Vrbnjak, Natalia Kasimovskaya, Roger Watson, Gregor Stiglic
PURPOSE: To measure the perceptions of caring between Slovene and Russian members of nursing teams and compare the results with earlier findings in other European Union countries. METHOD: A cross-sectional study that included nurses and nursing assistants in Slovenia ( n = 294) and Russia ( n = 531). Data were collected using the 25-item Caring Dimensions Inventory. RESULTS: The most endorsed item for Slovene and Russian members of nursing teams was an item related to medication administration...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29974818/food-sources-of-sodium-in-korean-americans-with-type-2-diabetes-implications-for-cardiovascular-disease
#18
Jisook Ko, Gayle M Timmerman, Kim B Kim, Miyong T Kim
INTRODUCTION: Excess sodium intake can increase the risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, common comorbidities for those with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The purpose of this study is to describe sodium intake and high sodium food sources among Korean Americans (KAs) with T2DM. METHOD: This study, a descriptive, secondary analysis of baseline data from a clinical trial for diabetes, recruited KAs with T2DM ( n = 232) from the community. RESULTS: Average dietary sodium intake was 3,433 mg...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29969953/transcultural-modifications-of-a-japanese-language-group-prenatal-care-program-for-transcultural-adaptation
#19
Sahoko H Little, Michael D Fetters
INTRODUCTION: The CenteringPregnancy model has been demonstrated to improve birth outcomes for certain cultural and ethnic groups, but the literature lacks examples on how to modify their guidelines for socioculturally isolated women. Our aim is to examine the modifications we made to the CenteringPregnancy group prenatal care for Japanese women and to examine the implications for transcultural modification. METHODS: Using a descriptive case study design, we examined the cultural fit and modifications of our Japanese prenatal group approach...
July 1, 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30105959/culture-and-birth-outcomes-in-sub-saharan-africa-a-review-of-literature
#20
Rachel Lang-Baldé, Roxanne Amerson
INTRODUCTION: Almost 830 women die daily in childbirth with 550 of those deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa. This region has the highest maternal mortality rates in the world with 546 deaths per 100,000 live births. Research must focus on understanding cultural beliefs and practices to improve maternal health outcomes. The purpose of this review is to provide evidence of relevant cultural beliefs and the impact on birth outcomes for women in sub-Saharan Africa. METHOD: Using PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) guidelines, the literature focused on 25 articles that defined, directly or indirectly, associations of cultural values, beliefs, and lifeways to pregnancy and birth from the perspective of women of childbearing age...
September 2018: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
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