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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28079649/factors-affecting-the-ability-of-people-with-diabetes-to-avoid-hypoglycemia
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Fei-Ling Wu, En-Chang Wu, Yue-Cune Chang, Wen-Yu Hu, Jyuhn-Huarng Juang, Mei Chang Yeh
BACKGROUND: Hypoglycemia is recognized as a limiting factor in diabetes management. Fear of experiencing hypoglycemia may lead to lower quality of life, impaired glycemic control, and emotional distress, all of which impair the ability of patients to self-manage their diabetes effectively. Problem solving is central to diabetes self-management and may help patients achieve effective self-care of their disease. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of people with diabetes to avoid hypoglycemia and to explore associated factors...
January 11, 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045888/look-who-is-talking-now-eliciting-the-concept-of-fatherhood-among-filipino-fathers-using-metaphor-analysis
#2
Neil Jupiter E Villamor, Allan B de Guzman, Evangeline T Matienzo
BACKGROUND: Although the increased interest in investigating the dynamics of fatherhood in developed nations has been documented in the literature, its collective meaning and implications in nursing remain largely unknown in the context of East Asia, especially in developing countries such as the Philippines. PURPOSE: Capitalizing on the unique power of metaphors to improve the understanding of complex and abstract ideas and to shape healthcare practices, this qualitative semiotic investigation intended to define the essence of fatherhood from the perspective of Filipino fathers...
December 29, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045887/psychometric-testing-of-a-religious-belief-scale
#3
Yi-Chien Chiang, Hsiang-Chun Lee, Tsung-Lane Chu, Chin-Yen Han, Ya-Chu Hsiao
BACKGROUND: Nurses account for a significant percentage of staff in the healthcare system. The religious beliefs of nurses may affect their competence to provide spiritual care to patients. No reliable and valid instruments are currently available to measure the religious beliefs of nurses in Taiwan. PURPOSES: The aims of this study were to develop a religious belief scale (RBS) for Taiwanese nurses and to evaluate the psychometric properties of this scale. METHODS: A cross-sectional study design was used, and 24 RBS items were generated from in-depth interviews, a literature review, and expert recommendations...
December 29, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045886/the-effects-of-kangaroo-care-on-the-sleep-and-wake-states-of-preterm-infants
#4
Farideh Bastani, Nahid Rajai, Zahra Farsi, Heidelise Als
BACKGROUND: Developing interventions that improve deep sleep and quit awake is important to improve the quality of care that is provided to preterm infants. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to compare the effects of kangaroo care and in-arms-holding on the sleep and wake states of preterm infants. METHODS: A randomized controlled trial design was employed in 2011-2012. Seventy-two stable preterm infants with gestational ages of 32-37 weeks and their mothers were recruited from the neonatal intensive care unit of Valiasr Hospital in Tehran, Iran...
December 29, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045885/moral-distress-model-reconstructed-using-grounded-theory
#5
Hsun-Kuei Ko, Chi-Chun Chin, Min-Tao Hsu
BACKGROUND: The problems of nurse burnout and manpower shortage relate to moral distress. Thus, having a good understanding of moral distress is critical to developing strategies that effectively improve the clinical ethical climate and improve nursing retention in Taiwan. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to reconstruct the model of moral distress using the grounded theory. METHODS: Twenty-five staff nurses at work units who attend to the needs of adult, pediatric, acute, and critical disease or end-of-life-care patients were recruited as participants using theoretical sampling from three teaching hospitals in Taiwan...
December 29, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045884/a-study-of-interpersonal-conflict-among-operating-room-nurses
#6
Tsui-Fen Chang, Chung-Kuang Chen, Ming-Jia Chen
BACKGROUND: Team collaboration is an important factor that affects the performance of the operating room (OR). Therefore, the ability of OR nurses to adapt to and manage interpersonal conflict incidents properly is very important. PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to investigate the interpersonal conflict management capabilities of OR nursing staffs and to find the relationships among the demographics of OR nurses and the following: work-related variables, interpersonal conflict management style, and target of interpersonal conflict...
December 29, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002140/look-who-is-talking-now-eliciting-the-concept-of-fatherhood-among-filipino-fathers-using-metaphor-analysis
#7
Neil Jupiter E Villamor, Allan B de Guzman, Evangeline T Matienzo
BACKGROUND: Although the increased interest in investigating the dynamics of fatherhood in developed nations has been documented in the literature, its collective meaning and implications in nursing remain largely unknown in the context of East Asia, especially in developing countries such as the Philippines. PURPOSE: Capitalizing on the unique power of metaphors to improve the understanding of complex and abstract ideas and to shape healthcare practices, this qualitative semiotic investigation intended to define the essence of fatherhood from the perspective of Filipino fathers...
December 19, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002139/care-autonomy-and-gender-in-nursing-practice-a-historical-study-of-nurses-experiences
#8
Paola Galbany-Estragu├ęs, Dolors Comas-d'Argemir
BACKGROUND: Care is the essence of the nursing role and is closely related to the concept of professional autonomy. Autonomy is implicated in power relations between doctors and nurses and between men and women. These relationships are closely linked to care practices and the inequality of nursing and medicine. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to analyze nursing discourse regarding the concept of care and its relationship to the concept of autonomy and gender...
December 19, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002138/the-effectiveness-of-health-education-on-maternal-anxiety-circumcision-knowledge-and-nursing-hours-a-quasi-experimental-study
#9
Shu-Fang Chang, Chich-Hsiu Hung, Yu-Yun Hsu, Yi Liu, Tsu-Nai Wang
BACKGROUND: Many studies have shown that providing health education before surgery may significantly increase health knowledge and decrease anxiety in both patients and their family members. However, few studies have compared the effects on pediatric outpatient surgery outcomes of different health education instruction modes. PURPOSE: This study compares the effects of two health education delivery modes on maternal knowledge and anxiety, the number of unexpected early hospital follow-up visits, and the time spent by nurses on health education...
December 19, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002137/the-lifestyle-change-experiences-of-cancer-survivors
#10
Shiow-Luan Tsay, Wang-Sheng Ko, Kuan-Pin Lin
BACKGROUND: Leading a healthy lifestyle not only alleviates the physical problems but also improves the quality of life of cancer survivors. Healthcare professionals should understand the benefits of altering lifestyle behaviors to provide effective intervention programs to assist cancer survivors to improve their health. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to understand the experiences of cancer survivors in changing their lifestyle after a cancer diagnosis. METHODS: A qualitative descriptive study was conducted on 13 cancer survivors who were sampled purposively from a regional teaching hospital in central Taiwan...
December 19, 2016: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28081024/chinese-toc
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February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072680/translation-and-psychometric-testing-of-the-chinese-version-of-the-multidimensional-assessment-of-interoceptive-awareness
#12
Feng-Lien Lin, Chin-Che Hsu, Wolf Mehling, Mei-Ling Yeh
BACKGROUND: Mind-body interventions are used to alleviate physical and psychological symptoms. The multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness (MAIA), which is used to self-report the effects of mind-body interventions, is not currently available in Chinese. PURPOSE: This study aimed to translate the MAIA from English into Chinese (MAIA-C) and to examine the psychometric properties of the MAIA-C. METHODS: This was a methodological study...
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072679/correlation-between-critical-thinking-disposition-and-mental-self-supporting-ability-in-nursing-undergraduates-a-cross-sectional-descriptive-study
#13
Defang Wu, Yang Luo, Xinyu Liao
BACKGROUND: There is universal agreement on the essential role of critical thinking in nursing practice. Most studies into this topic have provided descriptive statistical information and insights on related external factors such as educational environment and teaching strategies. However, there has been limited research into the psychological factors that may predict the disposition of students toward critical thinking. PURPOSE: This study explored the relationship between the disposition of nursing students toward critical thinking and their mental self-supporting ability to obtain a profile and determine the psychological predictors of critical thinking...
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072678/pain-anxiety-and-fatigue-during-labor-a-prospective-repeated-measures-study
#14
Ya-Ling Tzeng, Ya-Ling Yang, Pi-Chao Kuo, Ya-Chuan Lin, Shu-Ling Chen
BACKGROUND: Pain, anxiety, and fatigue are known to significantly influence labor; however, the interacting relationships among the three symptoms have not been empirically shown. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the interrelationships among intrapartum pain, anxiety, and fatigue relative to the mode of delivery, with or without epidural analgesia (EDA). METHODS: A prospective, repeated measures design was adopted, and women with uncomplicated pregnancies at term (N = 186) were enrolled...
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072677/the-current-status-of-nursing-professionalism-among-nursing-faculty-in-japan
#15
Michiko Tanaka, Kikuko Taketomi, Yoshikazu Yonemitsu, Rieko Kawamoto
BACKGROUND: The faculty of nursing schools plays an important role in the successful execution of nursing education. Therefore, faculty behavior strongly affects the professional development of nurses. However, few studies have examined professional nursing behaviors from the perspective of nursing faculty. PURPOSE: Members of nursing faculty in Japan were surveyed regarding their perspectives on behaviors related to professionalism. METHODS: The model, Miller's Wheel of Professionalism in Nursing, was used as the theoretical framework...
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072676/zika-virus-molecular-biology-and-perspectives-for-vaccine-development-a-review
#16
Hsiao-Han Lin, Li-Min Huang, Suh-Chin Wu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072675/message-from-editor
#17
Mei-Chih Huang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072674/editor-in-chief-s-address
#18
Shiow-Luan Tsay, Yeur-Hur Lai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27310606/dose-response-relationships-of-multisensory-intervention-on-hospitalized-patients-with-chronic-schizophrenia
#19
Sunny Chieh Cheng, Wen-Shin Hsu, Shu-Hua Shen, Mei-Chi Hsu, Mei-Feng Lin
BACKGROUND: Patients with chronic schizophrenia often show negative emotional responses because of cognitive impairment. Multisensory stimulation therapy has been shown effective in improving cognitive and emotional functions in cognitively impaired patients with dementia. However, very few studies have applied this multisensory intervention to patients with chronic schizophrenia. Furthermore, it is not known whether a dose-response relationship exists between the frequency and efficacy of this intervention...
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27310605/the-depressive-symptoms-resourcefulness-and-self-harm-behaviors-of-adolescents
#20
Feng-Ying Yang, Chien Yu Lai, Cheng-Fang Yen, Yu-Yun Hsu, Jaclene A Zauszniewski
BACKGROUND: A report published by the World Health Organization indicates that depression typically first manifests during youth. However, adolescents usually lack the capacity for self-help or to seek help proactively from health professionals or other related resources to relieve their emotional distress. Failing to manage depression appropriately places adolescents at risk for self-harm and suicide. PURPOSE: This study explored the correlations among the depressivesymptoms, resourcefulness, and self-harm behaviors of adolescents...
February 2017: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
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