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Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS

Junko Shida, Kakoyo Kuwana, Kazuko Takahashi
AIM: This study aimed to examine female high school students' behavioral intention to prevent cervical cancer and related factors. METHODS: The participants were 2158 female high school students at 16 high schools in A prefecture in the Tohoku region in Japan. A self-administered questionnaire was carried out that was developed based on a conceptual framework comprising the Health Belief Model and Theory of Reasoned Action. RESULTS: The responses were obtained from 2072 students (96...
March 13, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Nurten Terkes, Ferya Celik, Hicran Bektas
AIM: The use of technology is increasingly important in nursing education and practice. For this reason, it is necessary to determine the attitudes of nursing students towards technology. METHODS: This study was conducted with 508 nursing students. A personal information form that was prepared by the researchers and the Attitudes Toward Technology Scale were used as the data collection tools. RESULTS: The mean score that was obtained by the nursing students from the Attitudes Toward Technology Scale was 61...
March 11, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Hee Sun Kim, Hyun Kyung Kim, Kyung Ok Kang, Yi Sik Kim
AIM: This study aimed to identify health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and its determinants in outpatients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) after percutaneous coronary intervention. METHODS: A cross-sectional design was used and a total of 124 Korean participants was enrolled. The HRQoL (physical limitations, treatment satisfaction, and disease perception), symptom experience (frequency, severity, and distress), physiological (left ventricular ejection fraction and lipids), psychological (depression and anxiety), and situational (social support) factors were measured, selected on the basis of the theory of unpleasant symptoms...
March 7, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Dayan Hisni, Rukmaini Rukmaini, Saryono Saryono, Tippamas Chinnawong, Ploenpit Thaniwattananon
AIM: The aim of the study was to determine the feasibility, and to evaluate the effect of, a cardiovascular self-management support program by applying the 5A's self-management support program on preventing cardiovascular complication behaviors and to assess the clinical outcomes in the elderly with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). METHODS: This pilot study used a quasi-experimental study design. Twelve elderly persons with poorly controlled type 2 DM were assigned into either a control or experimental group, with six participants in each group...
March 6, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Mi Yu, Haeyoung Lee
AIMS: Nurses' turnover intention is not just a result of their maladjustment to the field; it is an organizational issue. This study aimed to construct a structural model to verify the effects of new graduate nurses' work environment satisfaction, emotional labor, and burnout on their turnover intention, with consideration of resilience and job involvement, and to test the adequacy of the developed model. METHODS: A cross-sectional study and a structural equation modelling approach were used...
March 6, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Miyako Tsuchiya, Miki Mori, Miyako Takahashi, Mariko Masujima
AIM: Currently, there is no provision for continuous care to monitor lymphedema risk-reduction behavior for survivors of cancer. The aim was to explore the possibility of community-based lymphedema education programs by investigating the knowledge, training needs, and intention to organize such programs and barriers among government-employed public health nurses. METHODS: A cross-sectional Internet survey was conducted among government-employed public health nurses in Japan...
February 22, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
So-Hee Lim, Sang-Sook Han, Yun-Su Joo
AIM: To investigate the causal relationship between nurses' emotional intelligence and their organizational citizenship behavior and the possible mediating effects of leader trust and value congruence. METHODS: The participants were 348 nurses who were working in a general hospital in a metropolitan area. The data were collected from December 16, 2012 to February 20, 2013. The hypothetical model of emotional intelligence, organizational citizenship behavior, leader trust, and value congruence was fitted to the actual data via structural equation modeling...
February 20, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Shou-Qi Wang, Jie Ying, Mei-Ling Zhang, Ying Shi, Yuan Li, Zhuang-Jie Xing, Huan-Huan Li, Jiao Sun
AIM: With the rapid development of science and technology, the pace of life has accelerated. Health and life satisfaction issues of persons are gaining more attention. China, Japan, Malaysia, and Taiwan conducted international cooperative research on health of four regional populations. This research was a part of the study in mainland China, which aimed to explore health-related life satisfaction and its influencing factors on large samples in mainland China. METHODS: A random group of 1404 persons from universities, factories, companies, and elderly centers in Changchun completed a structured questionnaire...
January 24, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Iris Shlain, Yuval Lavy, Revital Arbel, David Shveiky, Anna Woloski Wruble, Michal Liebergall-Wischnitzer
AIM: Parity and age are risk factors for urinary incontinence (UI). The aim of this study was to compare grand multipara women (GMP) to non-grand multipara (NGMP) women concerning UI types (stress urinary incontinence [SUI], urge urinary incontinence [UUI]), symptoms, and quality of life. METHODS: This correlation-comparative study used three tools: a demographic/health questionnaire, Questionnaire for Urinary Incontinence Diagnosis (QUID), and Incontinence Quality of Life (I-QOL)...
January 18, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Myonghwa Park, Jun-Ah Song, Mihyun Lee, Hyun Jeong, Soyeun Lim, Haejung Lee, Chun-Gill Kim, Jeong S Kim, Kyung S Kim, Young W Lee, Young M Lim, Young S Park, Jong C Yoon, Ki W Kim, Gwi-Ryung S Hong
AIM: To evaluate the nutritional status of older adults with dementia who were living in long-term care settings. METHODS: As a secondary analysis, this study used the data from the Nationwide Survey on Dementia Care in Korea that was conducted between December 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, which surveyed 3472 older adults with dementia, aged ≥60 years (mean age: 81.24 years), who were residing in 248 randomly selected long-term care settings in South Korea...
January 17, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Dilek Küçük Alemdar, Fatma Güdücü Tüfekcİ
AIM: This study aimed to evaluate the effects of providing prerecorded maternal heart sounds on the level of pain and comfort that are experienced by preterm infants during aspiration. METHODS: This was a randomized controlled trial. Preterm infants (N = 62) who were receiving care or treatment at a neonatal intensive care unit were eligible for participation in this study. Infants in the intervention group (n = 32) were provided with prerecorded maternal heart sounds before, during, and after aspiration, whereas the infants in the control group (n = 30) received routine care...
January 17, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Li-Yuan Sun, Jae-Hyun Park
PURPOSE: The association between regional contextual factors and second-hand smoke (SHS) prevalence is important, but is unclear. This study investigated the changes of SHS prevalence from 2011 to 2013 and explored the correlations of SHS prevalence and regional contextual factors by exposure location. METHODS: The data were obtained from the 2011 and 2013 Korean Community Health Survey and the Development of Health Indicators for Community Health Ranking report...
January 5, 2018: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Myong-Ja Han, Ju-Ry Lee, Yu-Jung Shin, Jeong-Suk Son, Eun-Joo Choi, Yun-Hee Oh, Soon-Haeng Lee, Hye-Ran Choi
AIM: To examine the effects of a simulated emergency airway management education program on the self-efficacy and clinical performance among nurses in intensive care units. METHODS: A one-group, pre- and post-test design was used. Thirty-five nurses who were working in adult intensive care units participated in this study. The simulation education program included lectures, skill demonstration, skill training, team-based practice, and debriefing. Self-efficacy and clinical performance questionnaires were completed before the program and 1 week after its completion...
December 21, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Shu F V Wu, Mei C Lee, Nan C Hsieh, Kuo C Lu, Hung L Tseng, Li J Lin
AIM: End-stage renal disease (ESRD) not only threatens a patient's life expectancy but also burdens the family and society with medical expenses. The mortality and prevalence rates are extremely high in Taiwan. Thus, this articleinvestigated the effectiveness of an innovative self-management program on the physiology, psychology, and management of patients with pre-ESRD. METHODS: This study was designed as a randomized, controlled trial and was set in the department of nephrology in a regional teaching hospital in Taiwan...
December 20, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Seungmi Park, In Sun Jang, Yeon S Kim
AIM: This study explored the factors that are associated with the depressive status among older adult ostomates in South Korea. METHODS: The study was a secondary analysis of data from a cross-sectional study with 217 ostomates who were aged ≥55 years from September 2, 2013 to October 30, 2013. The general characteristics, daily routines, and depressive status were assessed in order to identify the factors that were contributing to a depressed mood among the older adult ostomates in South Korea...
December 20, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Eunhye Jeong, Sung Ok Chang
AIM: Despite its high prevalence and seriousness, delirium has been underrecognized by nurses. One reason is that the original characteristics of delirium are relatively unspecific and phenomenologically diverse, which makes a nurse's subjective decision more important in delirium detection. This study aims to identify the experiences, practices, and viewpoints of nurses in recognizing delirium in the elderly. METHODS: In this study, Q-methodology, which is a method for analyzing subjectivity, was used...
December 20, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Kyung Mi Kim, Jeong Sil Choi
AIM: To identify the measles vaccination status of nurses, their knowledge and health beliefs about measles, and the associated factors that influence their measles vaccination status during a community measles outbreak in South Korea. METHODS: The participants were 156 nurses from four hospitals in a region where a community measles outbreak occurred. RESULTS: The measles vaccination rate of the nurses was 73.7%. The nurses' health belief score about measles was 2...
November 29, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Yong-Bing Liu, Yan-Fei Li, Liu Liu, Yan-Li Chen
AIM: To explore the effectiveness of the teach-back method for improving the health literacy of older adults in nursing homes in Ürümqi, the capital of Xinjiang, China. METHODS: Among the 27 registered nursing homes, 10 were selected randomly by size and divided into the intervention and control groups. A total of 127 older adults in the intervention group and 136 in the control group met the inclusion criteria. The intervention and control groups were educated by using the teach-back and traditional methods, respectively, in this 6 month study...
November 20, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Takae Bando, Chiemi Onishi, Yoshie Imai
AIM: Postoperative patients with lung cancer have a high recurrence rate and poor prognosis; hence, it was aimed to identify the factors affecting hope to develop a care-oriented perspective that focuses on the levels of hope of postoperative patients with lung cancer. METHODS: In the study, postoperative patients with lung cancer were included and data were collected for treatment-related symptoms, coping, and support-related factors as the primary variables. The Herth Hope Index, Quality of Life Questionnaire Lung Cancer Module of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Japanese version of the Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations, and Social Support Scale for Cancer Patients were used...
November 20, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
Satoko Iyama, Hitomi Maeda
AIM: This study aimed to develop the Self-Regulated Learning Scale in Clinical Nursing Practice (SRLS-CNP) for the assessment of nursing students and to validate it. METHODS: Questionnaires, including the SRLS-CNP item pool, were sent to 766 students in the second-to-fourth grades of nursing universities in Japan. The analysis involved an exploratory factor analysis, Cronbach's α, confirmatory factor analysis, and calculation of the Spearman's rank correlation coefficient...
November 20, 2017: Japan Journal of Nursing Science: JJNS
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