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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290279/lived-experience-of-thai-women-with-alcohol-addiction
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Kulnaree Hanpatchaiyakul, Henrik Eriksson, Jureerat Kijsomporn, Gunnel Östlund
PURPOSE: This study explored the lived experiences of Thai women in relation to alcohol addiction in treatment. METHODS: Twelve women aged 20 to 65 years, were participated. The participants were recruited from two special hospitals and one outpatient clinic in a general hospital. Descriptive phenomenology was applied to analyze the transcripts of the individual interviews. RESULT: The explored phenomenon of Thai women experiencing alcohol addiction included four essential aspects, (1) feeling inferior and worthless (2) feeling physically and emotionally hurt, (3) fearing physical deterioration and premature death, and (4) feeling superior and powerful...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290278/validation-of-the-decisional-conflict-scale-for-evaluating-advance-care-decision-conflict-in-community-dwelling-older-adults
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JinShil Kim, Shinmi Kim, Sun Woo Hong, Se-Won Kang, Minjeong An
PURPOSE: Decisional conflict is a significant and important barrier in end-of-life care planning, and it is often encountered in health professionals' discussions with patients and their families. Little is known about the measurement of decisional conflict, and existing measures are not suitable for all contexts. In this study, psychometric properties of the Decisional Conflict Scale, which was translated for the first time into Korean [Korean version of DCS (K-DCS)], were examined. METHODS: A sample of 273 community-dwelling elders was surveyed (mean age: 77...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290277/comparison-of-walking-muscle-strength-balance-and-fear-of-falling-between-repeated-fall-group-one-time-fall-group-and-nonfall-group-of-the-elderly-receiving-home-care-service
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MiYang Jeon, Mee Ock Gu, JongEun Yim
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to provide information to develop a program to prevent repeated falls by analyzing the difference in gait, muscle strength, balance, and fear of falling according to their fall experience. METHODS: The study subjects were 110 elderly individuals aged over 60 years who agreed to their participation in this research. The study participants were categorized into a repeated fall group (n = 40), a one-time fall group (n = 15), and a nonfall group (n = 46) of the elderly...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290276/nurse-case-managers-experiences-on-case-management-for-long-term-hospitalization-in-korea
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Jinjoo Oh, Seieun Oh
PURPOSE: The implementation of case management for long-term hospitalization use has been approved for controlling medical cost increases in other countries. But, introduction of the case management in Korea has created issues that hinder its effective operation. This qualitative study aimed to obtain further understanding of the issues surrounding the management of Medical Aid beneficiaries' use of long-term hospitalization from the case managers' perspectives and to provide suggestions for successful case management...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290275/the-effects-of-cold-application-to-the-perineum-on-pain-relief-after-vaginal-birth
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Derya K Senol, Ergul Aslan
PURPOSE: Perineal pain developing during the postpartum period affects women's relationships with their families and infants. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of cold gel pad application for relieving perineal pain and possibly increasing mothers' comfort after vaginal delivery. METHODS: This experimental randomized controlled study was conducted in the postpartum department of obstetrics and gynecology hospital. A total of 200 mothers were included in the study...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290274/predictors-of-psychological-distress-trajectories-in-the-first-year-after-a-breast-cancer-diagnosis
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Jin-Hee Park, Mison Chun, Yong-Sik Jung, Sun Hyoung Bae
PURPOSE: Psychological distress is a significant and ongoing problem for breast cancer. These mental health problems are often neglected as they are not always properly understood. This study was performed to explore the trajectory of psychological distress over 1 year since breast cancer surgery and to identify the associated factors for the trajectory. METHODS: One hundred seventeen women who underwent surgery for breast cancer completed the psychological distress thermometer and problem lists from after surgery to 12 months after surgery...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290273/effectiveness-of-cognitive-behavioral-program-on-pain-and-fear-in-school-aged-children-undergoing-intravenous-placement
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Yi-Chuan Hsieh, Su-Fen Cheng, Pei-Kwei Tsay, Wen-Jen Su, Yen-Hua Cho, Chi-Wen Chen
PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the effects of cognitive-behavioral program on pain and medical fear in hospitalized school-aged children receiving intravenous (IV) placement. METHODS: This study used an quasi-experimental design. Thirty-five participants were assigned to the experimental group and 33 to the control group in the acute internal medicine ward of a children's hospital. The cognitive-behavioral program entailed having the patients read an educational photo book about IV placement before the procedure and having them watch their favorite music video during the procedure...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290272/application-of-a-q-method-study-to-understanding-nurses-perspective-of-adopting-evidence-based-nursing
#8
Ruo-Nan Jueng, Shu-He Huang, Tsui-Ping Li, Hui-Yu Liang, Chiu-Mieh Huang
PURPOSE: This study applied the Q method to identify and describe the various types of nurse perceptions that are crucially associated with their engagement in evidence-based nursing (EBN). METHODS: The study participants were nurses at a medical center and a regional teaching hospital. A series of Q sorts was performed by nurses to subjectively rank the Q statements. Q statements were constructed based on the literature related to EBN adoption by nurses and face-to-face interviews...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290271/the-mediating-effect-of-social-capital-on-the-relationship-between-public-health-managers-transformational-leadership-and-public-health-nurses-organizational-empowerment-in-korea-public-health
#9
Soo Young Jun
PURPOSE: This study was to verify the effect of public health nurse's (PHN's) social capital on the relationship between public health manager's (PHM's) transformational leadership and PHN's organizational empowerment in Korea public health. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional descriptive study involving 303 PHNs from public health centers in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do cities in South Korea. Data were collected from February 29, 2016 to April 8, 2016, using structured questionnaires which included general characteristics, transformational leadership, organizational empowerment, and social capital...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290270/instruments-and-taxonomy-of-workplace-bullying-in-health-care-organizations
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REVIEW
Eun-Jun Park, Mikyoung Lee, Myungsook Park
PURPOSE: This study was aimed to evaluate the methodological issues and comprehensiveness of workplace bullying instruments and to suggest a taxonomy of psychological abuse. METHODS: Nineteen instruments applied in health care organizations and 469 questionnaire items mainly regarding psychological abuse were collected through a literature review. Three researchers classified the questionnaire items according to a "taxonomy of psychological abuse in the workplace...
December 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991605/exploring-nursing-intention-stress-and-professionalism-in-response-to-infectious-disease-emergencies-the-experience-of-local-public-hospital-nurses-during-the-2015-mers-outbreak-in-south-korea
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Namhee Oh, NamSoo Hong, Dong Hee Ryu, Sang Geun Bae, Sin Kam, Keon-Yeop Kim
PURPOSE: This study aimed to examine levels of stress and professionalism of nurses who provided nursing care during the 2015 Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak based on their experience, to investigate the nurses' intention to respond to possible future outbreaks in relation to their experience during the outbreak, and to determine the relationship between the outbreak experience and nursing intention considering stress and professionalism. METHODS: A self-administered questionnaire was designed based on modifications of related questionnaires, and used to assess levels of stress, professionalism, and nursing intention according to participants' experiences during the outbreak...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991604/comparisons-of-cardiometabolic-biomarkers-lifestyle-behaviors-and-dietary-sodium-and-potassium-intake-in-a-representative-sample-of-korean-adults-with-and-without-cardio-cerebrovascular-diseases
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JinShil Kim, Eunok Park
PURPOSE: To compare the cardiometabolic condition of obesity, blood pressure (BP), cholesterol, dietary sodium and potassium intake, and lifestyle behaviors of persons with cardio-cerebrovascular diseases, with those who are disease-free in Korea. METHODS: A secondary data analysis was conducted using a representative sample of Korean adults. RESULTS: Of 10,906 Korean adults (mean age 43.12 ± 0.24 years, women 50.4%), 9,074 were disease-free and 1,520 had hypertension, 137 stroke, and 175 ischemic heart disease...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991603/nurses-opinions-of-patient-involvement-in-relation-to-patient-centered-care-during-bedside-handovers
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Lee Khuan, Muhamad Hanafiah Juni
PURPOSE: Advocates for societal change and consumerism have been instrumental in popularizing patient involvement in various aspects of health care. Patient involvement in bedside handovers during shift changes should facilitate patient-centered care. This study's purpose was to explore Malaysian nurses' opinions about patient involvement during bedside handovers, and whether patient involvement during bedside handovers reflected patient-centered care. METHODS: A qualitative study with four focus-group discussions was conducted with 20 registered nurses from general wards in a Malaysian public hospital...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991602/nurses-experiences-of-end-of-life-care-in-long-term-care-hospitals-in-japan-balancing-improving-the-quality-of-life-and-sustaining-the-lives-of-patients-dying-at-hospitals
#14
Ryo Odachi, Tomoko Tamaki, Mikiko Ito, Taketoshi Okita, Yuri Kitamura, Tomotaka Sobue
PURPOSE: In Japan, about 80% of deaths occur in hospitals, especially long-term care beds. The purpose of this study was to clarify the nursing practices used for such older patients at the end-of-life stage in long-termcare wards via the modified grounded theory approach (M-GTA). METHODS: Data were obtained through semi-structured interviews of nineteen nurses working in cooperating long-term care wards, acute care wards, or hospice services (to allow for constant comparison between these types of wards) in western Japan in 2014...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991601/confrontation-as-a-mediator-between-sense-of-coherence-and-self-management-behaviors-among-elderly-patients-with-coronary-heart-disease-in-north-china
#15
Zhenyun Li, Ting Liu, Jing Han, Ting Li, Qina Zhu, Aimin Wang
PURPOSE: Self-management is critical to improve health outcomes of elderly patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). Sense of coherence (SOC) is found to be linked with self-management behaviors. However, their deeper relationship is not clear. The purposes of this study were to investigate the association between SOC and self-management behaviors among elderly CHD patients in China, and whether confrontation mediates this association. METHODS: A cross-sectional design was used...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991600/the-effects-of-reflective-training-on-the-disposition-of-critical-thinking-for-nursing-students-in-china-a-controlled-trial
#16
Caihong Zhang, Huiying Fan, Jieqiong Xia, Honghua Guo, Xinjun Jiang, Yane Yan
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of reflective trainings for nursing students on their critical thinking disposition. METHODS: A total of 157 senior undergraduate nursing students sampled from Hainan Medical University in China participated in this study in 2014. They were randomly divided into experimental and control groups. The experimental group students were provided the reflective training during their entire 12-month clinical internship, whereas students in the control group were requested to keep their reflective diaries but without a formal training...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991599/examination-of-a-nurse-led-community-based-education-and-coaching-intervention-for-coronary-heart-disease-high-risk-individuals-in-china
#17
Yan-Jin Huang, Monica Parry, Ying Zeng, Yan Luo, Jing Yang, Guo-Ping He
PURPOSE: Early detection and management of coronary heart disease (CHD) are embedded into many community health service and primary care practices in western countries. The Framingham CHD risk score has been used to predict CHD and mortality for nearly 20 years, and it has predicted CHD event risk accurately in multiethnic populations. The aim of this study was to access the effect of a 6-month community-based intervention on CHD risk in individuals at high risk. METHODS: A randomized controlled trial of individuals with a high 10-year CHD risk were recruited from two communities in China...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991598/evaluating-the-factor-structure-of-the-persian-version-of-posttraumatic-growth-inventory-in-cancer-patients
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Mehdi Heidarzadeh, Parisa Naseri, Mahmood Shamshiri, Behrouz Dadkhah, Maryam Rassouli, Mehri Gholchin
PURPOSE: This study aimed to assess the factor structure of the Persian version of posttraumatic growth inventory (P-PTGI). METHODS: Participants included 272 Iranian people of Azari ethnicity (111 women and 161 men), aged between 21 and 91 years (mean 52.65 years), who were diagnosed with cancer and were referred to the oncology department of the university hospital. The P-PTGI was assessed to determine the construct validity, using various indices of confirmatory factor analysis and standardized lambda coefficient, followed by further assessment of the discriminant and convergent validities by using the structural equation model...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991597/protective-factors-of-demoralization-among-cancer-patients-in-taiwan-an-age-matched-and-gender-matched-study
#19
Yu-Chi Li, Chung-Han Ho, Hsiu-Hung Wang
PURPOSE: This study aimed to explore the protective factors of demoralization in cancer patients via investigation of cancer patients' demographic and disease characteristics. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional descriptive study. We used a structured questionnaire, which contained items on demographic and disease characteristics, as well as the Demoralization Scale Mandarin Version (DS-MV), with a cutoff of 30 or more indicating high demoralization. Data were analyzed with age-matched and gender-matched conditional logistic regression analysis...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991596/community-capacity-building-exercise-maintenance-program-for-frail-elderly-women
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Sun Yi Hong, Soo Young Jun
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of community capacity building exercise maintenance program for frail elderly women. METHODS: A quasiexperimental pretest-posttest design was used with nonequivalent control group. The experimental group (n = 22) received community capacity building exercise maintenance program, whereas the control group (n = 23) received health physical exercise program for 16 sessions over 8 weeks. The data of physical fitness, body compositions, self-efficacy, and health-related quality of life were collected three times for both group: before the intervention, immediately after the intervention, and 8 weeks after the intervention...
September 2017: Asian Nursing Research
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