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Asian Nursing Research

Nan Iee Noh, Hye-Ah Yeom
PURPOSE: This study is a methodological study aimed to develop the Korean Paternal-Fetal Attachment Scale (K-PAFAS) to measure the level of attachment between the father and the expected baby, and to examine its validity and reliability. METHODS: The K-PAFAS was developed in four steps. The first step involved derivation of the initial items through review of the literature and in-depth interviews with 10 expectant fathers. The second step was the process of expert panel review, examining content validity for the initial items...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
EunYoung Kim, Inhyo Cho, Eun Joo Kim
PURPOSE: This study investigated the mediating effects of loneliness and depression on the relationship between adult attachment and smartphone addiction in university students. METHODS: A total of 200 university students participated in this study. The data was analysed using descriptive statistics, correlation analysis, and structural equation modeling. RESULTS: There were significant positive relationships between attachment anxiety, loneliness, depression, and smartphone addiction...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Hae Young Min, Shin-Jeong Kim, Haeryun Cho
PURPOSE: This study aimed to examine the effects of an adolescent obesity management educational program (AOMEP) on middle and high school teachers. METHODS: A quasiexperimental, pretest post-test design was performed to test primary variables, including adolescent obesity management knowledge, attitudes, perceived behavioral control, and behavioral intention based on the concepts presented in the Theory of Planned Behavior. RESULTS: A total of 61 teachers participated...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
In-Soo Shin
The use of meta-analysis (MA), which is placed on top of the evidence hierarchy, in studies has been increasing exponentially. MA has three effect size families. Using the category of effect size families, this paper introduces the important points in the MA process and highlights the recent research trends in this field, such as network MA, meta-analytic structural equation modeling, and diagnostic test accuracy MA. Several reporting standards were established for primary studies and MA. The critical assessment reviews demonstrated that the current quality of nursing MA reporting was low...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Wonjung Noh, Ji Young Lim
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June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Sararin Pitthayapong, Weena Thiangtam, Arpaporn Powwattana, Sirirat Leelacharas, Catherine M Waters
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the post-stroke care program within the community setting in Thailand. METHODS: This quasi-experimental study was a nonequivalent control group pre-test and post-test design. A total of 62 pairs of post-stroke patients and their family caregivers were recruited to the study (31 pairs per group). The intervention consisted of a four-week program that included distributing pertinent information, providing skill practice during post-stroke care sessions and utilizing strategies to enhance motivation and behavioral skills of family caregivers based on the information-motivation-behavioral skills model...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Seoyoung Lee, Eun-Kyung Kim
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate medical service quality, satisfaction and to examine factors influencing hospital revisit intention of the United Arab Emirates government sponsored patients in Korea. METHODS: A total of 152 UAE government sponsored patients who visited Korean hospitals participated in the questionnaire survey from August to November 2016. Stepwise multiple regression was used to identify the factors that affected the revisit intention of the participants...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Jeong-Won Han, Ju Hee Kim
PURPOSE: This study was to examined the moderated mediation effect of self-esteem on the relationship between parenting stress and depression among married women with children using longitudinal data from the 3rd to 6th Panel Studies on Korean. METHODS: The data from the Panel Study of Korean Children (Korea Institute of Child Care and Education) was collected as part of a longitudinal inquiry of babies born in 2008, their parents and their community environments...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Gamze Sarikoc, Meral Bayram Demiralp, Emine Oksuz, Berrin Pazar
PURPOSE: This study aimed to adapt the Student Nurse Stress Index (SNSI) for the Turkish nursing students and investigate its psychometric properties. METHODS: Research was conducted with 152 volunteer female students who attended a university college in Ankara, Turkey. Test-retest reliability was investigated for the scale internal consistency (Cronbach α) and stability. Also, content validity and construct validity of the SNSI were assessed. In order to determine the construct validity of SNSI, Uygulamalı Çok Değişkenli İstatistiksel Yöntemler and confirmatory factor analysis was conducted...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Aslı Kalkım, Şafak Dağhan
PURPOSE: The purpose of this research was to investigate the effect of an osteoporosis prevention program based on the Health Belief Model for women between the ages of 30 years and 45 years at risk of osteoporosis. METHODS: This study was conducted with randomized control group pretest, post-test and follow-up trial. Intervention group (n = 37) and control group (n = 36) participated in the research. Data were collected using a sociodemographic data questionnaire, the Osteoporosis Knowledge Test, the Osteoporosis Health Belief Scale, the Osteoporosis Self-efficacy Scale, a monitoring form for estimated dairy calcium intake, and a monitoring form for estimated weekly exercise...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Nursiswati Nursiswati, Ruud J G Halfens, Christa Lohrmann
PURPOSE: The study was conducted to investigate the change of care dependency in stroke patients from inpatient wards and outpatient units in Indonesia. METHODS: This study is longitudinal and multicentered. One hundred and nine patients were included from four hospitals on the island of Java. Care dependency was assessed using the Indonesian version of the 15-item Care Dependency Scale (CDS) at five points in time: at inpatient wards for admission and discharge and at outpatient units after discharge in the 1st week, the 5th week, and the 13th week...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Hye-Ryoung Kim, Hee-Seung Kim
PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to identify the optimal cutoff values of indices for cardiometabolic risk in postmenopausal Korean women. Specifically, we intended to determine the cutoffs of waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), serum lipid profile, and homeostatic model of assessment-insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) for detecting metabolic syndrome (MetS), and metabolic obesity (MO). METHODS: The study participants were 397 postmenopausal women. We defined MetS and MO with the International Diabetes Federation criteria except for waist circumference...
June 2017: Asian Nursing Research
EunOk Kwon, KyungSook Choi
PURPOSE: This study aimed to identify risk factors of unplanned extubation in intensive care unit (ICU) patients with mechanical ventilation using a patient safety model. METHODS: This study was designed to be a case-control study. Data collection sheets, including 29 risk factors of unplanned extubation in mechanically ventilation patients were retrospectively collected based on a patient safety model over 3 years. From 41,207 mechanically ventilated patients, 230 patients were identified to have unplanned extubation during their ICU stay...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Jung-Won Ahn
PURPOSE: This study aimed to construct and test a hypothetical model including factors related to the cultural competence of nurses caring for foreign patients. The transcultural nursing immersion experience model and anxiety/uncertainty management theory were used to verify the paths between the variables. The exogenous variables were multicultural experience, ethnocentric attitude, and organizational cultural competence support. The endogenous variables were intercultural anxiety, intercultural uncertainty, coping strategy, and cultural competence...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Hee-Yun Yim, Hyun-Ju Seo, Yoonhyung Cho, JinHee Kim
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the mediating role of psychological capital (PCP) in the relationship between occupational stress and turnover intention in nurses. METHODS: Data were collected from a sample of 447 nurses working at four Veterans Administration Hospitals throughout South Korea from July 1 to July 31, 2014. We collected data from the nurses using the following surveys: the Short Form Korean-Occupational Stress Scale, the Korean version of the Turnover Intention Scale, and the Korean version of the Psychological Capital Questionnaire...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Young-Joo Park, Sook-Ja Lee, Nah-Mee Shin, Hyunjeong Shin, Songi Jeon, Jungwoo Lee, Inhae Cho
PURPOSE: This randomized control trial was designed to examine the effect on the self-managing ability for promoting bone health of mobile type-bone health intervention (mobile type-BHI). METHODS: The mobile type-BHI consisted of a mobile application called "Strong bone, Fit body" (SbFb) and group education. A total of 82 college women with low bone mass (Z score < -1) participated. They were assigned randomly to three groups, experimental group I, (n = 28), experimental group II (n = 32), and control group (n = 22)...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Jeung-Im Kim, Kyung-Jae Lee
PURPOSE: Physical activity is important for postpartum women. The objective of this study was to evaluate bladder symptoms, fatigue, and physical activity according to time after birth and birth modes. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study using web-based questionnaire or one-to-one contact. A total of 290 women after giving birth responded to self-administered questionnaires. Multivariate analysis of variance determined the differences in variables. RESULTS: Bladder symptoms were significantly different by time after birth and birth mode; they were the highest in the first week after birth and in Cesarean birth...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Yılda Arzu Aba, Nuran Kömürcü
PURPOSE: This clinical trial study was planned in order to evaluate the effect of antenatal education on antenatal and postpartum adaptation and newborn perceptions among adolescent pregnant women. METHODS: A research assistant met with pregnant adolesencents in a Family Health Center and at the participants' homes. The sample included 70 pregnant adolescents (35 in experimental group, 35 in control group) chosen through simple random sampling. The experimental group received antenatal eduation, whereas the control group merely had routine surveillance...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Jungok Yu
PURPOSE: This study investigated gender differences in the relationship between long working hours and metabolic syndrome. METHODS: Data based on the Sixth National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2014) pertaining to a total of 1,145 paid workers were analyzed. Working hours were divided into three groups (40-51 hours/week, 52-59 hours/week, ≥ 60 hours/week). The relationship between working hours and metabolic syndrome was then analyzed after adjusting for general and occupational characteristics, using a multiple logistic regression model...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
Tuyen Van Duong, Peter WuShou Chang, Shih-Hsien Yang, Ming-Chu Chen, Wei-Ting Chao, Tara Chen, Priscilla Chiao, Hsiao-Ling Huang
PURPOSE: To validate a conceptual short-form health literacy 12 items questionnaire (HL-SF12) in patient populations. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted via a convenient sample of 403 patients from three departments of a community general hospital in the northern Taiwan. Patients' health literacy was assessed with a validated HL-SF12, derived from the full scale, the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLS-EU-Q), as well as a single-item from Chew's Set of Brief Health Literacy Question...
March 2017: Asian Nursing Research
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