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Asian Nursing Research

Park Kwang-Ok, Park SungHee, Yu Mi
PURPOSE: This study attempted to understand the core experiences of physicians related to communicating with nurses in Korea. METHODS: Ten physicians who worked at four tertiary university hospitals were interviewed. Data were analyzed using the phenomenological method developed by Colaizzi. RESULTS: The following six categories of participants' experience of communication with nurses were extracted from the analysis: (a) "Complex situations and heavy roles that cannot afford safety," (b) "Forcing a superior position in an authoritative environment," (c) "Different perspectives on patient care and difficulties in establishing relationships," (d) "Communicating key clues and receiving feedback from each other," (e) "Apathetic agreements rather than improvements," and (f) "Gradually developing mutually complementary communication...
June 7, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Hye Gyeong Son, Eun Ok Choi
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June 7, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Sangjin Ko, Wanju Park
PURPOSE: The study investigated whether neurofeedback training can normalize the excessive high-beta and low alpha waves indicative of hyperarousal, and subsequently improve autonomous regulation based on the self-determination theory in alcohol use disorders. METHODS: A nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design was used. Data were collected using self-report questionnaires from 36 Korean inpatients who met the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test in Korea criteria...
June 2, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Bao-Huan Yang, Chia-Ying Chung, Yuh-Shiow Li
PURPOSES: At present, there is still controversy between parents of children with muscular dystrophy (MD) and healthcare professionals on care issues. Partnerships can connect the affected children and their families to appropriate healthcare services, to jointly face the care environment together and thereby improve the quality of life of children with MD. Therefore, the objective of this study is to explore partnerships between families and healthcare professionals from the perspectives of parents of children with MD...
May 25, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Kyoung-Ja Kim, Moon Sook Yoo, Eun Ji Seo
PURPOSE: This study aimed to explore the influence of nurse work environment and patient safety culture in hospital on instances of missed nursing care in South Korea. METHODS: A cross-sectional design was used, in which a structured questionnaire was administered to 186 nurses working at a tertiary university hospital. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test or ANOVA, Pearson correlation and multiple regression analysis. RESULTS: Missed nursing care was found to be correlated with clinical career, nursing work environment and patient safety culture...
April 20, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Ick-Jee Kim, Hyung-Wha Shim
PURPOSE: Around the world, male nurses face a variety of difficulties within clinical settings; accordingly, a large number of male nurses consider changing their occupation. In particular, male nurses in a number of Asian countries with a Confucian heritage experience difficulties. Thus, the purpose of this study was to explore individual differences in turnover intention among male nurses in one such country, South Korea, and on that basis to suggest concrete strategies for reducing turnover among male nurses in Confucian cultures...
April 13, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Myonghwa Park, Sun Kyung Kim, Miri Jeong, Song Ja Lee, Seon Hwa Kim, Jinha Kim, Dong Young Lee
PURPOSE: The prevalence of dementia has increased rapidly with an aging Korean population. Compared to those without dementia, individuals with dementia have more and complex needs. In this study, the Korean version of the Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE-K) was evaluated to determine its suitability for individuals with dementia in Korea. METHODS: The CANE-K was developed following linguistic validation. The reliability of the measurement was examined with Cronbach's alpha coefficient...
April 10, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
İlknur Gökşin, Sultan Ayaz-Alkaya
PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) on the quality of life women during postpartum period. METHODS: A quasi-experimental design was used. The participants consisted of primiparous women who had experienced a vaginal birth in the obstetrics department of a hospital. Thirty women in the intervention group and 30 women in the control group were included. Data were collected by questionnaire and Maternal Postpartum Quality of Life Questionnaire (MAPP-QoL) between June 2016 and April 2017...
April 5, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Eun Ha Choi, Eun-Kyung Kim, Pil Bong Kim
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP OF NURSING UNIT MANAGERS ON TEAM EFFECTIVENESS: Mediating Effects of Organizational Communication Satisfaction. PURPOSE: This study identifies the effects of the educational leadership of nursing unit managers on team effectiveness and the mediating effects of organizational communication satisfaction; it highlights the importance of educational leadership and organizational communication and provides the data needed to enhance the education capacity of managers...
March 31, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Hana Lee, JooHyun Kim
PURPOSE: We develop a unified structural model that defines multi-relationships between systematic factors causing excessive use of smartphones and the corresponding results. METHODS: We conducted a survey with adolescents who live in Seoul, Pusan, Gangneung, Donghae, and Samcheok from Feb. to Mar. 2016. We utilized SPSS Ver. 22 and Amos Ver. 22 to analyze the survey result at a 0.05 significance level. To investigate demographic characteristics of the participants and their variations, we employed descriptive analysis...
March 31, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Hye Jin Yoo, Eunyoung E Suh, Soon Haeng Lee, Jin Hee Hwang, Ji Hye Kwon
PURPOSE: It is difficult to develop a good defense system that can prevent nurses from experiencing physical and verbal violence from patients and families in intensive care units, which are closed spaces. This study aimed to identify intensive care nurses' experience of violence from patients and families and investigate their coping methods, if there are any, in a tertiary hospital in South Korea. METHODS: This study used a mixed methods design utilizing both a survey for collecting quantitative data and individual interviews for a qualitative one...
March 10, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Duckhee Chae, Yunhee Park
PURPOSE: To develop and validate the short form of the Korean adaptation of the Cultural Competence Scale for Nurses. METHODS: To shorten the 33-item Cultural Competence Scale for Nurses, an expert panel (N = 6) evaluated its content validity. The revised items were pilot tested using a sample of nine nurses, and clarity was assessed through cognitive interviews with respondents. The original instrument was shortened and validated through item analysis, exploratory factor analysis, convergent validity, and reliability using data from 277 hospital nurses...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Li-Chin Chen, Chun-Chih Lin, Chin-Yen Han, Chun-Lan Hsieh, Chiung-Jung Jo Wu, Hwey-Fang Liang
PURPOSE: This study aims to gain in-depth understanding of nurses' perspectives of working in an overcrowded emergency. METHODS: Symbolic interactionism and Charmaz's construction of grounded theory were used. Purposive sampling at the start of the study and a further theoretical sampling by snowball technique were used to recruit 40 registered nurses (RN) to participate in in-depth, semi-structured interviews between May and November, 2014. Data analysis included analytic techniques of initial, focused and theoretical coding...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Huong Thi Thu Nguyen, Kazuyo Kitaoka, Masune Sukigara, Anh Lan Thai
PURPOSE: This study aimed to create a Vietnamese version of both the Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey (MBI-GS) and Areas of Worklife Scale (AWS) to assess the burnout state of Vietnamese clinical nurses and to develop a causal model of burnout of clinical nurses. METHODS: We conducted a descriptive design using a cross-sectional survey. The questionnaire was hand divided directly by nursing departments to 500 clinical nurses in three hospitals. Vietnamese MBI-GS and AWS were then examined for reliability and validity...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Young Jeoum Kim, Young-Joo Park
PURPOSE: This study examined the effect on uterine contraction frequency (UCF), blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR), fetal heart rate (FHR) patterns and psychophysical symptoms (physical discomfort, anxiety, and depression) of structured bed exercise (SBE) in hospitalized high-risk pregnant women prescribed bed rest. METHODS: Forty-five hospitalized high risk pregnant women at >24 weeks of pregnancy prescribed bed rest were randomly assigned to the experimental or control group...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Hyunsun Kim, Eunyoung E Suh
PURPOSE: Clinical nursing practice is important because it helps nursing students experience realities of clinical nursing that cannot be learned through theoretical education. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of an interactive nursing skills mobile application for nursing students. METHODS: Sixty-six senior nursing students were randomly assigned to experimental or control groups. The experimental group used an interactive nursing skills mobile application for 1 week...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Jungmin Kim, Anita Marie De Bellis, Lily Dongxia Xiao
PURPOSE: The South Korean government introduced the universal long-term care insurance program in 2008 that created a new employment category of "paid family-care worker" to assist the elderly with chronic illnesses including dementia. The aim of this study was to understand the lived experience of paid family-care workers of people with dementia in South Korea. METHODS: The study was a qualitative research design underpinned by interpretive description principles involving eight paid family-care workers...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Jung Hyun Lee, Hyeongsu Kim, Heejung Choi, Hyoseon Jeong, Young Ko, Seung-Hyuk Shim, Eunjoo Lee, Su Hyun Chae
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contributions and limitations of the cervical cancer screening test with accuracy in Korea. METHODS: This was a retrospective observational study. The study population consisted of all participants who underwent cervical cancer screening test from 2009 to 2014. The data were obtained from National Health Information Database (NHID) which represents medical use records of most Koreans. As the indices for contributions and limitations of the screening test, crude detection rate, incidence rate of interval cancer, sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value were used...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Seonyoung Yun, Jiyeon Kang
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to build and test a model outlining the factors related to workplace bullying among nurses. The hypothesized model included authentic leadership and a relationship-oriented organizational culture as influencing factors, symptom experience and turnover intention as consequences, and positive psychological capital as a mediator of workplace bullying among nurses. METHODS: We obtained structured questionnaire data from 301 nurses working at hospitals in South Korea...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Jeonghee Jeong, Jungok Yu
PURPOSE: Metabolic syndrome is an important cluster of coronary heart disease risk factors. However, it remains unclear to what extent metabolic syndrome is associated with demographic and potentially modifiable lifestyle factors among Korean persons with physical disabilities. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and influencing factors of metabolic syndrome among persons with physical disabilities using the Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort. METHODS: The Adult Treatment Panel III criteria were used to define metabolic syndrome influencing factors and prevalence, which were evaluated in a representative sample from the 2013 Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort database...
March 2018: Asian Nursing Research
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