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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28726281/validity-and-reliability-of-the-turkish-adherence-to-refills-and-medications-scale
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Feray Gökdoğan, Duygu Kes
AIMS: The aim of the study was to create a Turkish version of the Adherence to Refills and Medications Scale (ARMS-7) and to examine its validity and reliability. METHODS: The sample of this methodological type study consisted of 100 Turkish patients with chronic disease. In the evaluation of data, the content validity index, Cronbach α, test-retest, item total score correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, and adherence statistics were used. RESULTS: The scale's content validity index was 0...
July 20, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28726263/developing-a-medical-picture-book-for-reducing-venipuncture-distress-in-preschool-aged-children
#2
Ying Tsao, Hui-Chen Kuo, Hsui-Chuan Lee, Shuenn-Jiun Yiin
AIM: Distress associated with needle-related procedures is a major concern in preschool-aged children nursing. This study developed a medical picture book for supporting preschool-aged children facing a venipuncture and determined the effectiveness of such a book intervention in decreasing behavioural distress. METHODS: The picture book was designed in 3 stages: developing stories on medical situations, penning the text, and drafting the book. We conducted a quasiexperimental study to examine the effectiveness of the book...
July 20, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695717/validation-of-the-short-version-of-korean-functional-health-literacy-test
#3
Su Hyun Kim
AIM: The aim of this study is to validate a short version of the Korean functional Health Literacy Test. BACKGROUND: Development of a brief and valid health literacy assessment tool, with an optimal cut-off value, is essential to identify individuals with low health literacy in the Korean-speaking population. DESIGN: This is a psychometric validation study of the instrument. METHODS: Item response analysis using 2-parameter logistic estimates was used for item reduction...
July 11, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28691357/seniors-centre-based-health-intervention-programmes-in-the-united-states-and-south-korea-a-systematic-review
#4
Misoon Song, Kyoungsan Seo, Suyoung Choi, Jeongshil Choi, Hana Ko, Soo Jin Lee
BACKGROUND: Despite the great need for health interventions among seniors centre participants, this matter has received little attention. AIM AND DESIGN: This systematic review aimed to identify what types of health interventions are effective and feasible for seniors centre participants. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE, Ovid, CINAHL, Google Scholar, EMBASE, and RISS were searched. REVIEW METHODS: We searched for health intervention studies conducted in seniors centres published in English and Korean between 1990 and 2014...
July 9, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28691266/empowerment-of-family-caregivers-of-adults-and-elderly-persons-a-concept-analysis
#5
Sayori Sakanashi, Kimie Fujita
AIM: This concept analysis defined and described the components of empowerment of family caregivers who care for adults and the elderly. METHODS: Rodgers evolutionary method of concept analysis was used. Data sources included Pub Med, CINAHL, Scopus, and Igaku Chuo Zasshi. Thirty articles published between 1995 and 2015 focusing on the empowerment of family caregivers providing care to adults and the elderly were selected. RESULT: The analysis reveals 6 attributes, 5 antecedents, and 5 consequences...
July 9, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28691243/the-health-related-quality-of-life-of-patients-with-prostate-cancer-and-their-spouses-before-treatment-compared-with-the-general-population
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Eeva Harju, Anja Rantanen, Marja Kaunonen, Mika Helminen, Taina Isotalo, Päivi Åstedt-Kurki
AIMS: To describe the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with prostate cancer and their spouses in comparison with the Finnish general population, using the RAND 36-Item Health Survey. An additional purpose was to describe the associations between the background variables of the participants and their HRQOL. BACKGROUND: The HRQOL of patients with prostate cancer and especially their spouses at the time of diagnosis is not well known. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study...
July 9, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28643855/support-surfaces-in-the-prevention-of-pressure-ulcers-in-surgical-patients-an-integrative-review
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Karoline Faria de Oliveira, Kleiton Gonçalves Nascimento, Adriana Cristina Nicolussi, Suzel Regina Ribeiro Chavaglia, Cleudmar Amaral de Araújo, Maria Helena Barbosa
AIM: To assess the scientific evidence about the types of support surfaces used in intraoperative surgical practice in the prevention of pressure ulcers due to surgical positioning. METHOD: This is an integrative literature review. The electronic databases Cochrane, PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, Lilacs, and CINAHL were used. The descriptors surgical patients, support surfaces, perioperative care, patient positioning, and pressure ulcer were used in the search strategy...
June 23, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631438/foot-health-of-nurses-a-cross-sectional-study
#8
Minna Stolt, Riitta Suhonen, Emilia Kielo, Jouko Katajisto, Helena Leino-Kilpi
AIM: To analyze the level of nurses' foot health and its associations with work well-being. METHODS: A descriptive, cross-sectional study design was applied to a random sample of Finnish nurses (n = 411). The data were collected between May 18 and June 21, 2015 using a self-administered Foot Health Assessment Instrument and analyzed using descriptive statistics and parametric tests. RESULTS: Nurses had a variety of foot problems. Dry skin, foot pain, and corns or calluses were the most prevalent foot problems...
June 19, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631394/helping-babies-breathe-implementation-in-zanzibar-tanzania
#9
Gina Marie Wilson, Ame Masemo Ame, Maimuna Mohamed Khatib, Elizabeth K Rende, Ann Michelle Hartman, Jane Blood-Siegfried
AIM: To assess the efficacy and feasibility of implementing Helping Babies Breathe, a neonatal resuscitation programme for resource-limited environments. BACKGROUND: This quality improvement project focused on training midwives on Helping Babies Breathe to address high rates of neonatal mortality secondary to birth asphyxia. METHODS: The convenience sample was 33 midwives in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The train-the-trainer strategy with repeated measures design was used to assess knowledge and skills at 3 time points...
June 19, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28621053/factors-affecting-aging-cognitive-function-among-community-dwelling-older-adults
#10
Chun-Ja Kim, JeeWon Park, Se-Won Kang, Elizabeth A Schlenk
AIM: The study purpose was to determine factors affecting aging cognitive function of 3,645 community-dwelling older adults in Korea. METHODS: The Hasegawa Dementia Scale assessed aging cognitive function, blood analyses and anthropometrics assessed cardio-metabolic risk factors, and the Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form Korean Version assessed depressive symptoms. RESULTS: Participants with poor aging cognitive function were more likely to be in the late age group (≥75 y) and currently smoking and have a medical history of stroke, high body mass index, and high level of depressive symptoms; they were also less likely to engage in regular meals and physical activities...
June 16, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28620973/the-effectiveness-of-the-strategies-similar-to-magnet-model-to-create-positive-work-environments-on-nurse-satisfaction
#11
Emine Kol, Emine İlaslan, Mehtap Turkay
AIM: The objective of this study was to identify the satisfaction levels of nurses with positive environment initiatives and positive management strategies. METHOD: In total, 235 and 259 nurses participated in the study before and after the application of the initiatives and strategies, respectively. Strategies adopted from the magnet model to create positive work environments and management styles were executed according to the forces of magnetism. Data related to satisfaction were collected twice, once before and once after the strategies to create positive working environments were implemented...
June 16, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28620957/perceived-social-support-and-psychosocial-adjustment-in-patients-with-coronary-heart-disease
#12
Tuğba Karataş, Hatice Bostanoğlu
AIM: This study was performed to assess perceived social support and psychosocial adjustment in patients with coronary heart disease. METHODS: Participants were 250 patients referred to the cardiology outpatient clinic of a university hospital in Ankara, Turkey, between December 2013 and March 2014. Data were collected using a participant information form, the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support, and the Psychosocial Adjustment to Illness Scale-Self-Report...
June 16, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28557147/promoting-a-patient-centred-approach-in-clinical-consultations-summary-of-a-cochrane-review
#13
Natalie Bradford
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 30, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28557108/thromboelastography-teg-or-thromboelastometry-rotem-to-monitor-haemostatic-treatment-versus-usual-care-in-adults-or-children-with-bleeding
#14
Anne Wareing
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 30, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28556407/creating-positive-practice-environments-in-a-primary-health-care-setting
#15
Tinda Rabie, Hester C Klopper, Siedine K Coetzee
AIM: The aim of this study was to explore and describe the perceptions of nurse managers, nurses, and a physician in the community health centre with the most positive practice environment in a province of South Africa. METHODS: Ten (N = 10) semistructured individual interviews were conducted with personnel of the community health centre with the most positive practice environment. RESULTS: Personnel cited the following as the most important characteristics of a positive practice environment in a primary health care setting: support, leadership and governance, collegial nurse-physician relationships, and quality of care...
May 28, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544331/experiences-and-views-of-married-women-about-domestic-violence
#16
Rukiye Turk, Sevilay Senol Celik, Merve Çetin, Gamze Soydan
AIM: The aim of this study was to determine the experiences and views of married women about the topic of domestic violence. METHODS: This research was planned as a mixed methods study with an in-depth interview and descriptive approach. The study was conducted between November 2011 and December 2012 with 24 married women living in Ankara, Turkey. Two main data-collection tools were used in the study: the "Personal Information Form" and the "In-depth Interview Questionnaire...
May 24, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544054/associations-between-prevalence-of-adult-atopic-dermatitis-and-occupational-characteristics
#17
Yeunhee Kwak, Yoonjung Kim
AIM: To examine the prevalence of adult atopic dermatitis according to occupational status. BACKGROUND: While atopic dermatitis is more prevalent among children, some adults also suffer from it. The disease causes considerable difficulty in these adults' social lives at school or work, suggesting that they require high-quality health care. Given the chronic nature and environmental determinants of atopic dermatitis, its associations with occupational characteristics must be clarified...
May 24, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28524433/acupuncture-for-stroke-rehabilitation
#18
Amanda Wilson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 19, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28512862/group-based-parent-training-programmes-for-improving-emotional-and-behavioural-adjustment-in-children
#19
Kate Rowan-Robinson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 17, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513087/kangaroo-mother-care-to-reduce-morbidity-and-mortality-in-low-birth-weight-infants
#20
Geraldine Mc Loughlin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 16, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Practice
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