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Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Uba Backonja, Amanda K Hall, Ian Painter, Laura Kneale, Amanda Lazar, Maya Cakmak, Hilaire J Thompson, George Demiris
PURPOSE: To explore the social impact of, comfort with, and negative attitudes towards robots among young, middle-aged, and older adults in the United States. DESIGN: Descriptive, cross-sectional. Conducted in 2014-2015 in an urban area of the western United States using a purposive sample of adults 18 years of age or older. METHODS: Respondents completed a survey that included the Negative Attitudes Toward Robots Scale (NARS) and two questions taken or modified from the European Commission's Autonomous System 2015 Report...
September 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Peggy L Chinn, Adeline Falk-Rafael
PURPOSE: To present a theoretical model that grounds teaching and learning in nursing in the focus, values, and ideals of nursing as a discipline. ORGANIZING CONSTRUCTS: The critical caring pedagogy model was formed by integrating Falk-Rafael's theory of critical caring in public health nursing, Noddings' philosophy of caring education, and Chinn's theory of peace and power. METHODS: The model of critical caring pedagogy was developed by logical analysis of the three organizing constructs and the conceptual relationships between and among these constructs...
September 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, Alison Colbert, John Viator, Stephen Cavanagh
PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to describe two innovative biomedical engineering and nursing collaborations designed to educate a new cadre of professionals and develop new knowledge and innovations (robots, patient care devices, and computer simulation). ORGANIZING CONSTRUCT: Complex health problems demand a highly skilled response that uses teams of professionals from various disciplines. When the biomedical engineering lens is expanded to include the practical perspective of nursing, opportunities emerge for greater technology-nurse interface and subsequent innovation...
September 17, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Therese S Richmond, Matthew Foman
PURPOSE: This purpose of this article is to frame firearm violence as a health and public health problem, to illustrate the magnitude of the problem, to examine factors that increase the risk to be injured by a firearm, or conversely, that confer protection, and to identify relevant priority areas for nursing science. ORGANIZING CONSTRUCT: Firearm violence results in physical and psychological injuries and is a global health priority. Firearm violence is categorized as intentional (interpersonal and self-inflicted) and unintentional (interpersonal and self-inflicted) and accounts for an estimated 196,000 to 220,000 nonconflict deaths annually...
September 14, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Shu-Chuan Chen, Cindy Jones, Wendy Moyle
PURPOSE: In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of studies using social robots to improve psychological well-being. This systematic review investigates the effect of social robot interventions for depression in older adults. METHODS: The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) method was used to identify and select existing studies. Nine electronic databases were searched for relevant studies. Methodological quality was assessed using the Joanna Briggs Institute Meta-Analysis of Statistics Assessment and Review Instrument...
September 9, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Juh Hyun Shin
AIMS: To examine the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care of nursing home residents, longitudinally. BACKGROUND: Mixed results abound on the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care of residents in nursing homes. Cross-sectional designs may underpin bias because the relationship between staffing and quality emerges over time, with latent unobserved variables. To offset this limitation, I used a longitudinal design in this study...
July 24, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Zaid Al-Hamdan, Tanima Banerjee, Milisa Manojlovich
PURPOSE: To test whether communication mediated relationships among nurses' work environments and nurse outcomes of job satisfaction and intent to stay. DESIGN: This study used a cross-sectional, quantitative survey design to query 650 nurses who worked in three hospitals in Jordan. METHODS: We used Arabic versions of valid, reliable instruments measuring the nursing work environment, nurse perceptions of communication with physicians, intent to stay, and job satisfaction...
July 24, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Mehmet Top, Sabahattin Tekingunduz
PURPOSE: The primary purpose of this study was to explore the relationships among distributive justice, procedural justice, interactional justice, job stress, cognition-based trust, and affect-based trust; the secondary purpose was to determine the effect of distributive justice, procedural justice, interactional justice, cognition-based trust, and affect-based trust on job stress in hospital organizations. METHOD: Data were collected using scales of job stress, organizational justice, and organizational trust...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Susan Gennaro
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September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Katie E Cherry, Laura Sampson, Sandro Galea, Loren D Marks, Katie E Stanko, Pamela F Nezat, Kayla H Baudoin
PURPOSE: Multiple exposures to disaster are associated with high levels of stress and with long-term consequences for survivors. However, little is known about coping and resilience in multiple disaster contexts. In this study, we focused on spiritual and secular coping resources and the roles they may play in postdisaster resilience. METHODS: Participants were noncoastal and coastal residents exposed to the 2005 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Patrick Pui-Kin Kor, Rick Yiu Cho Kwan, Justina Yat-Wa Liu, Claudia Lai
PURPOSE: Use of physical restraints is common in nursing homes, although empirical evidence has shown it to be a hazardous measure. This article aims to understand whether there were any changes in nursing home staff's knowledge, attitudes, and practices of using physical restraints in Hong Kong, after years of deliberation on this topic. METHODS: A questionnaire about the knowledge, attitude, and practice of using physical restraint was sent to all 298 staff members in four nursing homes in Hong Kong run by a nongovernmental organization...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Mary T Fox, Hugh McCague, Souraya Sidani, Jeffrey I Butler
PURPOSE: To test the relationships between the geriatric practice environment, geriatric nursing practice, and overall quality of care for older adults and their families as reported by nurses working in hospitals, while controlling for nurse and hospital characteristics. DESIGN: A cross-sectional tailored survey design was employed. A questionnaire was mailed to a randomly selected sample of nurses whose primary practice area was medicine, surgery, geriatrics, emergency, or critical care in acute care hospitals in Ontario, Canada...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
JiSun Choi, Peggy Miller
PURPOSE: To examine nurse working conditions and outcomes (job satisfaction, intent to stay, and RN-rated quality of care) among registered nurses (RNs) with different perceptions of patient assignments. DESIGN AND METHODS: A descriptive study was conducted using data from 106,439 RNs in 751 acute care hospitals that participated in the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators® (NDNQI® ) RN Survey. To compare the nurse working conditions and three outcomes by the two RN groups on perceptions of patient assignment, chi-square and t tests were performed with Stata version 14...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Shao-Yu Tsai, Pei-Lin Lee, Chien-Nan Lee
PURPOSE: To examine the association between snoring, sleep quality, quantity, and blood pressure in third-trimester normotensive pregnant women. DESIGN: This study was a cross-sectional analysis of two cohorts of healthy pregnant women recruited from a prenatal clinic in a medical center in Northern Taiwan. METHODS: A total of 322 women reported sociodemographic and health characteristics in a structured interview and wore a wrist actigraph on their nondominant wrist for 7 consecutive days to assess objective sleep patterns...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Andrea Serena, Andrew A Dwyer, Solange Peters, Manuela Eicher
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore the acceptance of a novel role, the advanced practice nurse in lung cancer (APNLC), from the perspective of patients and healthcare professionals in a country lacking a regulatory oversight for advanced practice nursing (APN) roles. METHODS AND DESIGN: This study utilized a qualitative methodology using focus groups and semistructured interviews. Participants were purposively sampled in a Swiss academic medical center...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Seon Mi Cho, JiSun Choi
PURPOSE: To investigate the relationships between registered nurses' (RNs') perceptions of the culture of patient safety in their workplace and their patient safety competency-attitudes, skills, and knowledge. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study design was used. Data were collected by using a self-reported survey from 343 RNs working in a university hospital in Seoul, South Korea. METHODS: Patient safety culture was measured using the Korean version of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (Hospital SOPSTM)...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Yu-Yun Zhang, Ling-Ling Zhu, Yu Sheng, Xiu-Hua Li, Xiao-Hua Xu, Qing-Yan Wang
PURPOSE: China is a country with frequent disasters, and nurses play indispensable roles in the disaster process. The Chinese disaster nursing specialty developed with several deficiencies. This study aimed to identify the limitations in the development of disaster nursing in China and to provide a reference for the future by comparing relevant studies between China and other countries. DESIGN: A systematic literature review was conducted in English and Chinese databases to identify disaster nursing articles published from January 1, 2000, to December 31, 2016...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Dabok Noh
PURPOSE: In this review we examined previous studies of psychological interventions for runaway and homeless youth and evaluated the effectiveness of these interventions in terms of mental health outcomes. DESIGN: Literature review. METHODS: A search of various databases, including PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, PsycINFO, and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), was conducted. In this review we systematically described the characteristics of the included studies and interventions, and conducted a narrative synthesis and meta-analyses of the mental health outcomes of the interventions...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Samantha Conley, Sangchoon Jeon, Deborah D Proctor, Robert S Sandler, Nancy S Redeker
PURPOSE: To describe changes in symptom cluster membership over 1 year and to examine which demographic and clinical factors predict changes in symptom cluster membership among adults with inflammatory bowel disease. DESIGN: A retrospective longitudinal study of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Partners Cohort from 2012 to 2015. METHODS: We measured symptoms of pain interference, fatigue, sleep disturbance, depression, and anxiety...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Nurfika Asmaningrum, Yun-Fang Tsai
PURPOSE: Nurses have a professional obligation to maintain patient dignity when providing nursing care. The concept of dignity, however, is dependent on cultural context. The aim of this study was to elicit nurses' perspectives for maintaining patient dignity in Indonesian clinical care settings. DESIGN: A qualitative descriptive study was performed. METHODS: A total of 40 clinical nurse participants were recruited by purposive sampling from six general public hospitals in Eastern Java, Indonesia, including six medical and six surgical units...
September 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
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