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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905177/expressions-of-cultural-safety-in-public-health-nursing-practice
#1
Anna Richardson, Judy Yarwood, Sandra Richardson
Cultural safety is an essential concept within New Zealand nursing that is formally linked to registration and competency-based practice certification. Despite its centrality to New Zealand nursing philosophies and the stated expectation of cultural safety as a practice element, there is limited evidence of its application in the literature. This research presents insight into public health nurse's (PHN) experiences, demonstrating the integration of cultural safety principles into practice. These findings emerged following secondary analysis of data from a collaborative, educative research project where PHNs explored the use of family assessment tools...
November 30, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905162/collaboration-a-critical-exploration-of-the-care-continuum
#2
Robyn A Penny, Carol Windsor
The purpose of this research was to explore the concept of collaboration within a specific healthcare context and to include the perspectives of healthcare users, a position largely lacking in previous studies. In applying a critical theoretical approach, the focus was on, as an exemplar, mothers with newborn babies who had spent more than 48 hr in a special care nursery. Semistructured interviews were undertaken with child health nurses, midwives and mothers. The three key theoretical findings on collaboration generated in the study point to layers of meanings around identity, knowledge and institutions of care...
November 30, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905155/optimising-qualitative-longitudinal-analysis-insights-from-a-study-of-traumatic-brain-injury-recovery-and-adaptation
#3
Joanna K Fadyl, Alexis Channon, Alice Theadom, Kathryn M McPherson
Knowledge about aspects that influence recovery and adaptation in the postacute phase of disabling health events is key to understanding how best to provide appropriate rehabilitation and health services. Qualitative longitudinal research makes it possible to look for patterns, key time points and critical moments that could be vital for interventions and supports. However, strategies that support robust data management and analysis for longitudinal qualitative research in health-care are not well documented in the literature...
November 30, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862663/the-insight-and-challenge-of-reflexive-practice-in-an-ethnographic-study-of-black-traumatically-injured-patients-in-philadelphia
#4
Sara F Jacoby
The integrity of critical ethnography requires engagement in reflexive practice at all phases of the research process. In this discussion paper, I explore the insights and challenges of reflexive practice in an ethnographic study of the recovery experiences of black trauma patients in a Philadelphia hospital. Observation and interviews were conducted with twelve patients who were admitted to trauma-designated units of the hospital over the course of a year. During fieldwork, I learned the ways that my background as a professional nurse structured my way of being in clinical space and facilitated a particular interpretation of clinical culture...
November 15, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862651/critical-thinking-and-contemporary-mental-health-care-michel-foucault-s-history-of-the-present
#5
Marc Roberts
In order to be able to provide informed, effective and responsive mental health care and to do so in an evidence-based, collaborative and recovery-focused way with those who use mental health services, there is a recognition of the need for mental health professionals to possess sophisticated critical thinking capabilities. This article will therefore propose that such capabilities can be productively situated within the context of the work of the French philosopher Michel Foucault, one of the most challenging, innovative and influential thinkers of the 20th century...
November 11, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27791309/a-very-human-being-sister-marie-simone-roach-1922-2016
#6
Michael J Villeneuve, Verena Tschudin, Janet Storch, Marsha D M Fowler, Elizabeth Peter
Sister (Sr.) Marie Simone Roach, of the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, died at the Motherhouse on 2 July 2016 at the age of 93, leaving behind a rich legacy of theoretical and practical work in the areas of care, caring and nursing ethics. She was a humble soul whose deep and scholarly thinking thrust her onto the global nursing stage where she will forever be tied to a central concept in nursing, caring, through her Six Cs of Caring model. In Canada, she was the lead architect of the Canadian Nurses Association's first code of ethics, and her influence on revisions to it is still profound more than 35 years later...
October 28, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27730737/the-digital-generation-and-nursing-robotics-a-netnographic-study-about-nursing-care-robots-posted-on-social-media
#7
Henrik Eriksson, Martin Salzmann-Erikson
The aim of this study was to present the functionality and design of nursing care robots as depicted in pictures posted on social media. A netnographic study was conducted using social media postings over a period of 3 years. One hundred and Seventy-two images were analyzed using netnographic methodology. The findings show that nursing care robots exist in various designs and functionalities, all with a common denominator of supporting the care of one's own and others' health and/or well-being as a main function...
October 11, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27682448/-the-emperor-s-new-clothes-discourse-analysis-on-how-the-patient-is-constructed-in-the-new-swedish-patient-act
#8
Elisabeth Dahlborg Lyckhage, Sandra Pennbrant, Åse Boman
The Swedish welfare debate increasingly focuses on market liberal notions and its healthcare perspective aims for more patient-centered care. This article examines the new Swedish Patient Act describing and analyzing how the patient is constructed in government documents. This study takes a Foucauldian discourse analysis approach following Willig's analysis guide. The act contains an entitlement discourse for patients and a requirement discourse for healthcare personnel. These two discourses are governed by a values-based healthcare discourse...
September 29, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27678474/identification-of-risk-factors-for-moral-distress-in-nurses-basis-for-the-development-of-a-new-assessment-tool
#9
Rafaela Schaefer, Elma Lourdes Campos Pavone Zoboli, Margarida Vieira
This article proposes to identify risk factors for moral distress from the literature, validate them through expert analysis and provide the basis for a new tool to assess the risk of moral distress among nurses. Moral distress is related to the psychological, emotional and physiological aspects of nursing. It arises from constraints caused by various circumstances and can lead to significant negative consequences. A scoping review and validation through expert analysis were used. The research question guiding this study was as follows: What is known about risk factors for moral distress in nursing? The research was conducted using multiple sources including electronic databases and lists of references from relevant literature...
September 28, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27672007/a-comparative-study-of-renal-care-in-brazil-and-mexico-hemodialysis-treatment-from-the-perspective-of-esrd-sufferers
#10
Francisco J Mercado-Martinez, Denise Guerreiro V da Silva, Mauricio E Correa-Mauricio
Renal replacement therapy is the indicated treatment for individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) to survive. However, not all sick people have access to the same treatment. This study compares renal care in two developing countries with different health systems. Specifically, it explores hemodialysis treatment from the perspective of low-income individuals. A qualitative, comparative study was performed in Brazil and Mexico. Using purposive sampling, the research was based on open-ended interviews with nineteen participants with kidney failure undergoing hemodialysis treatment in public hospitals and ten relatives...
September 27, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27653521/-i-would-have-preferred-more-options-accounting-for-non-binary-youth-in-health-research
#11
Hélène Frohard-Dourlent, Sarah Dobson, Beth A Clark, Marion Doull, Elizabeth M Saewyc
As a research team focused on vulnerable youth, we increasingly need to find ways to acknowledge non-binary genders in health research. Youth have become more vocal about expanding notions of gender beyond traditional categories of boy/man and girl/woman. Integrating non-binary identities into established research processes is a complex undertaking in a culture that often assumes gender is a binary variable. In this article, we present the challenges at every stage of the research process and questions we have asked ourselves to consider non-binary genders in our work...
September 21, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27611444/factors-influencing-the-decision-to-comply-with-nurse-recommendations-to-take-or-avoid-influenza-vaccination
#12
Yoram Bar-Tal, Sivia Barnoy
Influenza is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Although vaccination is an efficient means of prevention, low rates of vaccination are reported periodically. The study aimed to examine factors affecting acceptance of nurses' recommendations to take or avoid influenza vaccination. Study design was quasi-experimental with a 2 × 2 between subjects design: two variables were manipulated and two were not. The research variables were expertise (of nurses and respondents), type of recommendation (to vaccinate or not) and respondents' a-priori intention to vaccinate...
September 9, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605353/structural-impact-on-gendered-expectations-and-exemptions-for-family-caregivers-in-hospice-palliative-home-care
#13
Nisha Sutherland, Catherine Ward-Griffin, Carol McWilliam, Kelli Stajduhar
Evidence of gender differences in the amount and type of care provided by family caregivers in hospice palliative home care suggests potential inequities in health and health care experiences. As part of a larger critical ethnographic study examining gender relations among clients with cancer, their family caregivers and primary nurses, this article describes gendered expectations and exemptions for family caregivers within the sociopolitical context of end-of-life at home. Data were collected from in-depth interviews (n = 25), observations of agency home care visits (n = 9) and analyses of policy and home care agency documents (n = 12)...
September 7, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605201/disciplining-virtue-investigating-the-discourses-of-opioid-addiction-in-nursing
#14
Diane Kunyk, Margaret Milner, Alissa Overend
Two nurses diagnosed with opioid addiction launched legal action after being found guilty of unprofessional conduct due to addiction-related behaviors. When covered by the media, their cases sparked both public and legal controversies. We are curious about the broader discursive framings that led to these strong reactions, and analyze the underlying structures of knowledge and power that shape the issue of opioid addiction in the profession of nursing through a critical discourse analysis of popular media, legal blogs and hearing tribunals...
September 7, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860001/phd-without-the-ph
#15
EDITORIAL
Sally Thorne
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595973/delegation-and-supervision-of-healthcare-assistants-work-in-the-daily-management-of-uncertainty-and-the-unexpected-in-clinical-practice-invisible-learning-among-newly-qualified-nurses
#16
Helen T Allan, Carin Magnusson, Karen Evans, Elaine Ball, Sue Westwood, Kathy Curtis, Khim Horton, Martin Johnson
The invisibility of nursing work has been discussed in the international literature but not in relation to learning clinical skills. Evans and Guile's (Practice-based education: Perspectives and strategies, Rotterdam: Sense, 2012) theory of recontextualisation is used to explore the ways in which invisible or unplanned and unrecognised learning takes place as newly qualified nurses learn to delegate to and supervise the work of the healthcare assistant. In the British context, delegation and supervision are thought of as skills which are learnt "on the job...
September 5, 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27562573/political-representation-for-social-justice-in-nursing-lessons-learned-from-participant-research-with-destitute-asylum-seekers-in-the-uk
#17
Fiona Cuthill
The concept of social justice is making a revival in nursing scholarship, in part in response to widening health inequalities and inequities in high-income countries. In particular, critical nurse scholars have sought to develop participatory research methods using peer researchers to represent the 'voice' of people who are living in marginalized spaces in society. The aim of this paper is to report on the experiences of nurse and peer researchers as part of a project to explore the experiences of people who find themselves destitute following the asylum process in the UK...
September 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27562572/new-risks-the-intended-and-unintended-effects-of-mental-health-reform
#18
Stacey C Wilson, Jenny Carryer, Tula Brannelly
In crisis situations, the authority of the nurse is legitimised by legal powers and professional knowledge. Crisis stakeholders include those who directly use services and their families, and a wide range of health, social service and justice agencies. Alternative strategies such as therapeutic risk taking from the perspective of socially inclusive recovery policy coexist in a sometimes uneasy relationship with mental health legislation. A critical discourse analysis was undertaken to examine mental health policies and guidelines, and we interviewed service users, families, nurses and the police about experiences of accessing services...
September 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27264510/breeding-new-forms-of-life-a-critical-reflection-on-extreme-variances-of-bareback-sex
#19
Chad Hammond, Dave Holmes, Mathieu Mercier
Many men who have sex with men (MSM) express feeling marginalized by discourses within public health and sexual health nursing that determine bareback sex is deviant and unsafe. Their resistance to risk-based discourses can be seen within radical sex practices such as deliberately becoming-infected with HIV (bug-chasing) and breeding-infection (gift-giving). The metaphors of bug-chasing and gift-giving, particularly those spread across global online spaces, can influence the sexual experiences and practices of MSM...
September 2016: Nursing Inquiry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27198752/social-simulation-theory-a-framework-to-explain-nurses-understanding-of-patients-experiences-of-ill-health
#20
Halvor Nordby
A fundamental aim in caring practice is to understand patients' experiences of ill-health. These experiences have a qualitative content and cannot, unlike thoughts and beliefs with conceptual content, directly be expressed in words. Nurses therefore face a variety of interpretive challenges when they aim to understand patients' subjective perspectives on disease and illness. The article argues that theories on social simulation can shed light on how nurses manage to meet these challenges. The core assumption of social simulationism is that we do not understand other people by forming mental representations of how they think, but by putting ourselves in their situation in a more imaginative way...
September 2016: Nursing Inquiry
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