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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30499834/predictors-of-palliative-care-knowledge-among-nursing-students-in-saudi-arabia-a-cross-sectional-study
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Ahmad E Aboshaiqah
BACKGROUND: Societal aging, a concern in many countries worldwide, is increasing the demand for quality palliative care in Saudi Arabia. Nursing education is responsible for providing nursing students with high levels of knowledge and competency related to palliative care. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the predictors of palliative care knowledge among nursing students in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: A convenience sample of 409 nursing students from one public academic institution and one private academic institution in Saudi Arabia was surveyed from November to December 2017 in this descriptive, cross-sectional study...
November 28, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30499833/alcohol-consumption-as-a-moderator-of-anxiety-and-sleep-quality
#2
Ke-Hsin Chueh, Christian Guilleminault, Chia-Mo Lin
BACKGROUND: Although people who sleep poorly may attempt to relieve anxiety for better sleep quality, whether daily alcohol consumption is a factor that moderates anxiety and sleep disturbance is not known. PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to explore (a) the association between anxiety and sleep quality and (b) whether daily alcohol consumption acted as a moderator between anxiety and sleep quality in those who reported sleeping poorly. METHODS: Eighty-four participants aged 20-80 years who reported poor sleep (Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index > 5) in northern Taiwan were enrolled in this cross-sectional study...
November 28, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30461524/evidence-based-practice-curriculum-development-for-undergraduate-nursing-students-the-preliminary-results-of-an-action-research-study-in-taiwan
#3
Hsiao-Ying Hung, Yu-Wen Wang, Jui-Ying Feng, Chi-Jane Wang, Esther Ching-Lan Lin, Ying-Ju Chang
BACKGROUND: Equipping undergraduate nursing students with sufficient competence in evidence-based practice (EBP) is essential to meeting future practice needs. Integrating necessary EBP knowledge and skills systematically into the formal curriculum allows students to obtain better learning experience and outcomes. However, in Taiwan, a systematic nursing curriculum that integrates EBP concepts across the 4-year nursing baccalaureate program has not yet been developed. Moreover, engaging students in the clinical application of evidence remains a key challenge facing nursing education...
November 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30431539/predictors-of-caregiver-burden-in-caregivers-of-bedridden-patients
#4
Aysun Bekdemir, Nesrin Ilhan
BACKGROUND: Caregivers are at risk of experiencing caregiver burden. It is therefore important to determine the caregiver burden of caregivers who provide care to bedridden patients and related factors. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the caregiver burden of caregivers who provide care to bedridden patients and the factors that impact this burden. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was executed at a state hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, on bedridden patients registered in the home healthcare unit and their caregivers...
November 13, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395018/smoking-status-among-patients-with-newly-diagnosed-lung-cancer-in-taiwan
#5
Chia-Chen Yang, Chien-Ying Liu, Kwua-Yun Wang, Fur-Hsing Wen, Yu-Chin Lee, Mei-Ling Chen
BACKGROUND: Continued smoking after receiving a diagnosis of cancer seriously affects disease prognosis and survival. The prevalence and risk factors of continued smoking among patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer are unknown in Taiwan. PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to assess the smoking status of patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer and to identify the characteristics that are associated with different smoking statuses. METHODS: Baseline data of a longitudinal study on smoking behaviors after lung cancer diagnosis were analyzed in this study...
November 2, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30371547/environment-friendly-practices-in-operating-rooms-in-turkey
#6
Yelda Candan Dönmez, Arzu Aslan, Meryem Yavuz VAN Giersbergen
BACKGROUND: Environment-friendly practices refer to decreasing energy consumption, using resources carefully and sustainably, and reducing environmental pollution. An environment-friendly hospital is defined as a hospital where energy is saved, carbon emissions are decreased, and productivity and quality are increased. Operating rooms (ORs) account for most wastes generated daily by hospitals. Thus, adopting environment-friendly healthcare practices in ORs will have a positive impact on the environment...
October 27, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395022/knowledge-of-the-warning-signs-of-foot-ulcer-deterioration-among-patients-with-diabetes
#7
Yen-Fan Chin, Jiun-Ting Yeh, Hsing-Yi Yu, Li-Chueh Weng
BACKGROUND: Seeking treatment in a timely manner may prevent lower limb amputation subsequent to diabetic foot ulcers. Knowledge regarding the warning signs is one importantfactor that is related to the timely treatment seeking of patients with diabetic foot ulcers. However, there is no previousresearch on which aspects of such knowledge that patients with diabetes are lacking. PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to test the psychometric properties of a questionnaire that was designed to assess the knowledge of the warning signs of diabetic foot ulcer deterioration and to determine the knowledge of these warning signs among patients with a history of diabetic foot ulcers...
December 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395021/significant-effect-of-acupressure-in-elevating-blood-stem-cell-factor-during-chemotherapy-in-patients-with-gynecologic-cancer
#8
Ya-Wen Shih, Shun-Fa Yang, Ming-Hsien Chien, Ching-Wen Chang, Vincent H S Chang, Hsiu-Ting Tsai
BACKGROUND: Chemotherapy is used mainly to treat and control the progression of gynecological cancer. Bone marrow suppression, one of the adverse side effects of chemotherapy, may decrease immune function, increasing the risk of serious, fatal infections. PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of noninvasive acupressure in preventing and diminishing chemotherapy-induced myelosuppression in patients with gynecologic cancer and to determine whether this effect is associated with the regulation of the expressions of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and stem cell factor (SCF)...
December 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395020/erratum
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December 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30395019/embracing-diversity-in-nursing-research-methods
#10
Cheryl Chia-Hui Chen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30320662/motivation-to-care-a-qualitative-study-on-iranian-nurses
#11
Neda Asadi, Robabeh Memarian, Zohreh Vanaki
BACKGROUND: The performance of nurses, which is rooted in personal motivation, determines the quality of care. Therefore, it is important that nurses are motivated to provide high-quality care. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore the factors that affect caring motivation from the perspectives of nurses in Iran. METHODS: This was a qualitative study. Seventeen nurses were interviewed using a semistructured, in-depth interview method...
October 12, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30299384/stress-workplace-violence-and-burnout-in-nurses-working-in-king-abdullah-medical-city-during-al-hajj-season
#12
Ahmad Rayan, Mo'men Sisan, Omar Baker
BACKGROUND: The Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, one of the largest mass gatherings in the world, is associated with various challenges for nurses. One of these challenges is increased levels of workplace violence. Therefore, handling and mitigating workplace violence against nurses during Hajj, when nurses face a higher risk of violence and most experience stress and burnout, is of particular importance. PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to identify the types and sources of workplace violence, examine the relationship between burnout in nurses and the variables of stress and workplace violence, and identify from the perspective of nurses measures to effectively handle and mitigate these issues during Hajj season...
October 5, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30289790/comparisons-of-health-promoting-behavior-depression-and-life-satisfaction-between-older-adults-in-rural-areas-in-south-korea-living-in-group-homes-and-at-home
#13
Sohyune R Sok, Bo Kyeong Cheon, Min Kyung Gu, Ok Sun Kim
BACKGROUND: In South Korea, population aging is advancing at a more rapid rate in rural areas than urban areas, leading to a particularly high percentage of rural-dwelling older adults. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to examine and compare health promoting behaviors, depression, and life satisfaction between rural-dwelling older adults who live, respectively, in group homes and at home. METHODS: A cross-sectional descriptive study design was employed...
October 4, 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30192339/letter-to-the-editor-and-response-letter-to-the-editor-and-author-response-of-assessment-of-a-health-promotion-model-on-obese-turkish-children-the-journal-of-nursing-research-25-6-436-446
#14
Andrew W Brown, David B Allison
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30192338/aging-women-poverty-and-health
#15
Bih-Ching Shu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29401082/effect-of-a-delayed-start-to-oral-feeding-on-feeding-performance-and-physiological-responses-in-preterm-infants-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#16
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Yu-Wen Wang, Hsiao-Ying Hung, Chyi-Her Lin, Chi-Jane Wang, Yuh-Jyh Lin, Ying-Ju Chang
BACKGROUND: The efficient and safe oral feeding of preterm infants, an essential criterion for hospital discharge, is affected by neurodevelopmental maturation. However, the timing of initiating oral feeding and its relation to maturation, feeding performance, and physiological responses are unclear. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of a 1-week delay in the initiation of oral feeding on feeding performance, transition time, weight gain, and cardiorespiratory responses in preterm infants...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29232317/attitude-of-nursing-students-toward-scientific-research-a-cross-sectional-study-in-turkey
#17
Seher Ünver, Remziye Semerci, Zeynep Kizilcik Özkan, İlker Avcibaşi
BACKGROUND: Nursing, a social applied science, is a dynamic profession. Professional nurses must be curious, investigative, and open to learning as well as practice critical and analytic thinking to sustain their professionalism. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the attitudes of nursing students toward scientific research. METHODS: A descriptive and cross-sectional study design was used. This study was conducted at a nursing department of a university in Turkey...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29219940/factors-influencing-postpartum-fatigue-in-vaginal-birth-women-testing-a-path-model
#18
Ching-Hsing Hsieh, Chien-Lan Chen, Tan-Ju Han, Pei-Ju Lin, Hui-Chun Chiu
BACKGROUND: Postpartum fatigue is a very common complaint among postpartum women. Although current evidence indicates that several factors (e.g., parity, epidural analgesia, perineal trauma, perineal pain, and longer second stage of labor) are associated with postpartum, not enough is known about the relationships among these physical factors simultaneously and how they contribute to the development of postpartum fatigue. Increased awareness of the complex relationships among these factors will help nurses assess, prevent, and alleviate postpartum fatigue...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29219939/psychometric-evaluation-of-the-chinese-respiratory-distress-observation-scale-on-critically-ill-patients-with-cardiopulmonary-diseases
#19
Ya-Hsiang Chan, Hua-Shan Wu, Chih-Ching Yen, Margaret L Campbell
BACKGROUND: Respiratory distress is a common and distressing experience that strikes most critically ill patients with cardiopulmonary diseases. Now, most dyspnea assessment tools rely on patient's self-report. Only one instrument, the Respiratory Distress Observation Scale (RDOS), is valid for assessing respiratory distress when the patient cannot provide a dyspnea self-report. PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to develop the Chinese version of RDOS through two-way translation and examine its reliability and validity...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29219938/correlations-among-self-rated-health-chronic-disease-and-healthcare-utilization-in-widowed-older-adults-in-taiwan
#20
Shu-Hsi Ho
BACKGROUND: Taiwan has a rapidly aging population. It is well known that older adults usually have worse health than younger adults, with widowed older adults at a particularly high risk of poor health. Widowed older adults experience the effects of bereavement, which affects their health. Therefore, health topics related to widowed older adults deserve special attention. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to discuss self-rated health for chronic diseases and healthcare utilization among widowed older adults...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Research: JNR
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