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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...
July 11, 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...
July 3, 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...
July 3, 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...
July 3, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Heather Carter-Templeton, Rachel M Frazier, Lin Wu, Tami H Wyatt
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to describe the current evidence found in the nursing literature about robotics used to assist or augment nursing care. METHODS: A bibliometric analysis of published research focused on robotics in nursing care was conducted to analyze the trends of publications. A search of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature database was conducted. This analysis was used to determine the types and extent of robotic research presented in nursing and allied health literature, journals that publish robotic research, and the origins of the study...
June 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Jordi Adamuz, Maribel González-Samartino, Emilio Jiménez-Martínez, Marta Tapia-Pérez, María-Magdalena López-Jiménez, María-José Ruiz-Martínez, Hugo Rodríguez-Fernández, Pilar Delgado-Hito, Maria-Eulàlia Juvé-Udina
PURPOSE: To determine the frequency of care complexity individual factors documented in the nursing assessment and to identify the risk factors associated with hospital readmission within 30 days of hospital discharge. DESIGN: Observational analysis of a retrospective cohort at a 700-bed university hospital in Barcelona, Spain. A total of 16,925 adult patient admissions to a ward or intermediate care units were evaluated from January to December 2016. Most patients were admitted due to cardiocirculatory and respiratory disorders (29...
June 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Seung Eun Lee, Catherine Vincent, V Susan Dahinten, Linda D Scott, Chang Gi Park, Karen Dunn Lopez
PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate effects of individual nurse and hospital characteristics on patient adverse events and quality of care using a multilevel approach. DESIGN: This is a secondary analysis of a combination of nurse survey data (N = 1,053 nurses) and facility data (N = 63 hospitals) in Canada. METHODS: Multilevel ordinal logistic regression was employed to examine effects of individual nurse and hospital characteristics on patient adverse events...
June 14, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Shu-Fang Chang, Hsiang-Chun Lin, Chih-Ling Cheng
OBJECTIVES: This research explored the relationship between the stages of frailty and risk for hospitalization in older adults and evaluated the risk for hospitalization among the elderly in relation to various frailty assessment indexes. METHODS: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis were carried out. A total of 32,998 older people, 8,666 of whom were hospitalized, were included in this study. Two of the researchers independently collected and reviewed the literature...
June 6, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Duygu Arıkan, Nazan Gürarslan Baş, Fatma Kurudirek, Ayşe Baştopcu, Hakan Uslu
PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine the effect of therapeutic clowning on handwashing technique and microbial colonization in preschool children. DESIGN: This randomized controlled trial was conducted using pre-test and post-test experimental and control groups. METHODS: The study was conducted between March and June 2016 in two kindergartens in eastern Turkey. The study was completed with a total of 195 students, including 90 students in the experimental group and 105 students in the control group...
May 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Nahed Alquwez, Jonas Preposi Cruz, Ahmed Mohammed Almoghairi, Raid Salman Al-Otaibi, Khalid Obaid Almutairi, Jerico G Alicante, Paolo C Colet
PURPOSE: To assess the present patient safety culture of three general hospitals in Saudi Arabia, as perceived by nurses. DESIGN: This study utilized a descriptive, cross-sectional design. METHODS: A convenience sample of 351 nurses working in three general hospitals in the central region of Saudi Arabia was surveyed in this study using the Hospital Survey of Patients' Safety Culture (HSOPSC) from October 2016 to April 2017. RESULTS: From the 12 composites of the HSOPSC, the nurses perceived only the following two patient safety areas as strengths: teamwork within units and organizational learning-continuous improvement...
May 14, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Hyeonmi Cho, Kihye Han
PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine the relationships among the unit-level nursing work environment and individual-level health-promoting behaviors of hospital nurses in South Korea and their perceived nursing performance quality. METHODS: This study used a cross-sectional design. Data were collected using self-reported questionnaires from 432 nurses in 57 units at five hospitals in South Korea. Nursing performance quality, nursing work environment, and health-promoting behaviors were measured using the Six Dimension Scale of Nursing Performance, Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index, and Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile-II, respectively...
May 14, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Tracey Shea, Brian Cooper, Helen De Cieri, Cathy Sheehan, Ross Donohue, Sarah Lindsay
PURPOSE: To investigate the relative contributions of workplace type, occupational violence and aggression (OVA) strategies and interventions along with perceptions of the occupational health and safety (OHS) environment on the likelihood of receiving postincident support following the experience of OVA. DESIGN: We used a cross-sectional study design with an online survey to collect data from employees in nursing and midwifery in Victoria, Australia. METHODS: Survey data collected from 3,072 members of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Victorian branch) were analyzed using logistic regression...
May 10, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Rene Thomas, Marcia Phillips, Rebekah J Hamilton
PURPOSE: The purpose of this integrative review was to identify, review, synthesize, and analyze the current literature related to pain management in the pediatric palliative care population from infancy through adolescence. METHODS: The literature was searched for the terms palliative, pediatric, and pain in PubMed, PsycINFO, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied HeALTH LITERATUre (CINAHL) Complete, and Google Scholar. The search was limited to papers in English that had been published from January 1, 2005, to December 31, 2016...
May 5, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Carlo Della Pelle, Francesca Cerratti, Pamela Di Giovanni, Francesco Cipollone, Giancarlo Cicolini
PURPOSE: To assess Italian nurses' knowledge and attitudes towards gay and lesbian sexual orientation and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients, as there is currently no literature exploring the attitudes of nurses in Italy. METHODS: A multicenter, cross-sectional study was conducted between May 2015 to January 2016, using a data collection tool composed of three validated questionnaires and a sociodemographic form. FINDINGS: Eight hundred twenty-four nurses filled out the questionnaire...
April 24, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Beth L Rodgers, Cynthia S Jacelon, Kathleen A Knafl
PURPOSE: Despite an overwhelming increase in the number of concept analyses published since the early 1970s, there are significant limitations to the impact of this work in promoting progress in nursing science. DESIGN: We conducted an extensive review of concept analyses published between 1972 and 2017 to identify patterns in analysis and followed this with exploration of an exemplar related to the concept of normalization to demonstrate the capabilities of analysis for promoting concept development and progress...
April 24, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Millie Hepburn
PURPOSE: To improve understanding of variables impacting health promotion behaviors among urban Black women. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was used. Urban Black women (N = 132) between the ages of 30 to 64 years participated. SETTING: The study was conducted in a U.S. metropolitan region in 2015. MEASURES: Health literacy (Newest Vital Sign [NVS]), self-efficacy (New General Self-Efficacy Scale [NGSE]), and readiness for change (Health Risk Instrument [HRI]) were correlated with health promotion behaviors (Health Promotion Lifestyle Profile II [HPLPII])...
April 24, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Jennifer Trautmann, Grace W K Ho, Deborah Gross
PURPOSE: To examine perceptions of what mothers of young children (birth to 5 years old) need to be a "good parent" while their military spouse is deployed. DESIGN: Q methodology was used to uncover different views on military spouses' parenting needs. METHODS: In Phase 1, 18 statements related to military spouses' parenting needs were elicited based on review of existing literature and seven supplementary qualitative interviews...
July 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Susan Gennaro
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July 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Susan Gennaro
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May 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Scott Emory Moore, Holley H Ulbrich, Kenneth Hepburn, Bonnie Holaday, Rachel Mayo, Julia Sharp, Rosanne H Pruitt
PURPOSE: This article seeks to take the next step in examining the insights that nurses and other healthcare providers can derive from applying behavioral economic concepts to support genomic decision making. As genomic science continues to permeate clinical practice, nurses must continue to adapt practice to meet new challenges. Decisions associated with genomics are often not simple and dichotomous in nature. They can be complex and challenging for all involved. DESIGN: This article offers an introduction to behavioral economics as a possible tool to help support patients', families', and caregivers' decision making related to genomics...
May 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
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