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Asian Nursing Research

Eun-Hyun Lee, Seung Hei Moon, Myung Sun Cho, Eun Suk Park, Soon Young Kim, Jin Sil Han, Jung Hee Cheio
PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales 21 and 12 in a Korean population. METHODS: The Depression Anxiety Stress Scales were translated into Korean using a translation and back-translation technique, and the content validity was assessed by an expert panel. Participants were recruited from 6 community health centers (n = 431) and 2 community mental health centers (n = 50). A field test of the psychometric properties of the instruments was conducted using confirmatory factor analysis with bootstrap maximum-likelihood estimation involving 1,000 samples, Pearson's analysis, t-test, and Cronbach's alpha coefficient...
November 29, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Eun Nam Lee, Moon Ja Kim
PURPOSE: Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programs are important in the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but vary widely in type, duration, and efficacy. This meta-analysis investigated the effect of PR programs on respiratory muscle strength in patients with COPD. METHODS: PubMed, Embase, and CINAHL were searched. The primary outcome variables were maximal expiratory pressure (MEP) and maximal inspiratory pressure (MIP). The secondary outcome variables were the modified Borg score after the 6-min walking test, percent predicted forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1 %pred), and percent FEV1 /forced volume capacity (FVC)...
November 24, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Fangyi Li, Minggen Zhou, Zijun Zou, Weichao Li, Canxia Huang, Zhijie He
PURPOSE: Developing a risk prediction model for invasive fungal disease based on an analysis of the disease related risk factors in critically ill patients of intensive care unit (ICU), in order to diagnose the invasive fungal disease in the early stages and determine the time of initiating early antifungal treatment. METHODS: The data were collected retrospectively from 141 adult critically ill patients with at least 4 days of general ICU stay at S Hospital, S University during the period from February 2015 to February 2016...
November 22, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Thanuja Ariyasinghe Asurakkody, So Young Shin
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to understand the concept of innovative behavior and its theoretical and practical implications for nursing. METHODS: Walker and Avant's (2005) eight step modification of Wilson's (1963) classic concept analysis procedure was used to explore the antecedents, attributes, and consequences of innovative behavior in the literature. Electronic searches were conducted in PubMed, Google Scholar, OVID Medline, Science Direct, and ERIC databases using "innovative behavior" or "innovative work behavior", "innovativeness", "innovation", "leadership", "healthcare", and "nursing" as keywords with no limitation on publication date...
November 21, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Kyoung Wan Kim, Soong-Nang Jang
PURPOSE: Healthcare-associated infections increase disease prevalence and mortality and are the main reason for the hospitalization of the elderly. However, the management of underlying infections in patients hospitalized in long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) is insufficient, and the transfer of these poorly managed patients to the emergency room (ER) of an acute-care hospital can lead to rapid spread of infection. This study investigated the risk factors associated with an ER visit due to infections that developed in LTCHs...
November 15, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Soon-Ock Choi, Sook-Nam Kim, Seong-Hoon Shin, Ji-Seon Ryu, Jeong-Won Baik, Jung-Rim Kim, Nae-Hyeon Kim
PURPOSE: We evaluated the outcomes of a community-based palliative care project conducted in Busan City, Korea from 2013 to 2015. METHODS: We selected 4 outcome indices based on the project's outcomes derived from a logic model and used a longitudinal and cross-sectional comparative design approach depending on the outcome index. RESULTS: The utilization rate of palliative care increased from 9.2% in 2012 to 41.9% in 2015. Regarding symptom changes in 65 patients receiving palliative care at 3 and 6 months (mean age=72 years, SD=9...
November 15, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Kamuran Cerit, Sultan Türkmen Keskin, Dilek Ekici
PURPOSE: Bullying behaviours experienced during nursing education negatively affect students, educators, quality of training, and patient care. The purpose of this study was to develop a valid, reliable, short, and comprehensive scale to measure the bullying behaviours of nursing students in the education environment. METHODS: The Bullying Behaviours in Nursing Education (BBNE) tool was developed by adapting the Workplace Psychological Violence Behaviours Scale...
October 29, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Sevil Albayrak, Briz Çakır, Fatma Nişancı Kılınç, Özge Vergili, Yurdagül Erdem
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October 27, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Anggi Lukman Wicaksana, Shan-Tair Wang
PURPOSE: To test the validity and reliability of the Indonesian version of the dietary sodium restriction questionnaire (DSRQ-I) among patients with hypertension. METHODS: The cross-sectional study enrolled hypertensive patients from a cardiac outpatient department in Indonesia using convenience sampling. Eligible patients received a demographic questionnaire and DSRQ-I during a one-month period of data collection. Content and construct analysis examined the validity while internal consistency assessment checked reliability...
October 27, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Ratsiri Thato, Ekkachai Daengsaard, Nutthavit Sukrak
PURPOSE: To test the effectiveness of a brief Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention program on HIV and STIs knowledge, perceived benefits of condom use, risk reduction self-efficacy, risk reduction behaviors and reinfection rate among Thai males with sexually transmitted infections (STIs). METHOD: A quasi-experimental design was conducted. Subjects were selected from men with STIs symptoms. They were randomly assigned to a brief HIV prevention program or usual care, 100 each...
October 17, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Ji Young Kim, Youngran Yang, Hyun Kyung Kim, Ji Young Kim
PURPOSE: This study aimed to examine the impact of alcohol use on the antiretroviral-therapy (ART) adherence of Koreans living with HIV. METHODS: A total of 144 HIV-infected Koreans over the age of 19 who had been receiving antiretroviral drugs for at least three months were surveyed. Alcohol use was identified as non-hazardous, binge, hazardous, and alcohol dependent as determined by the Alcohol Disorder20s Identification Test-Korea (AUDIT-K). Antiretroviral-therapy adherence was defined according to the components of adherence motivation, adherence knowledge, and 95% medication adherence using the modified Morisky scale (MMS)...
October 11, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Mi Kyoung Moon, Jong Eun Yim, Mi Yang Jeon
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to examine the effects of a telephone-based self-management support program led by nurses on self-care behavior, biological index for cardiac function and depression. METHODS: This study is a quasi-experiment in nonequivalent control group design. 36 heart failure patients were conducted in medical treatment at the hospital (18 heart failure patients in experimental group and 18 heart failure patients in control group). The experimental group (n=18) received the telephone-based self-management support program, which included a 30-minute face-to-face education session and 4 telephone consultation and education sessions...
October 6, 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Hewaratne D W T Damayanthi, Foong-Ming Moy, Kathijah L Abdullah, Samath D Dharmaratne
PURPOSE: Low muscle strength is central to geriatric physical disabilities and mortality. The purpose of the present study was to examine handgrip strength (HGS) and its associated factors among community-dwelling older people in Sri Lanka. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in the Kandy district using multistage sampling. A total of 999 older people were recruited, with a female preponderance. Data were collected using interviewer-administered questionnaires on demographic characteristics, depression, and physical activity...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Kyung-Sook Bang, Sun-Mi Chae, Insook Lee, Juyoun Yu, Jandi Kim
PURPOSE: We examined the effects of a community outreach program for maternal health in Tigray, Ethiopia, on women's knowledge about pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum care, and family planning, and assessed their participation in antenatal care, postpartum checkups, institutional childbirth, and contraceptive use. METHODS: We recruited Ethiopian women of reproductive age (15 to 49 years) in Tigray, Ethiopia. Two villages in Tigray, Kihen and Mesanu, which have similar population sizes and living environments, were chosen as the intervention and comparison groups, respectively...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Eun-Ok Im, Yaelim Lee
PURPOSE: To explore the current trends in theoretical works related to transcultural nursing through an integrated literature review. METHODS: The literature on theoretical works related to transcultural nursing during the past 10 years was searched through multiple databases and reviewed to determine themes reflecting the current trends in theoretical works related to transcultural nursing. RESULTS: Through the review and analysis process, four themes reflecting the current trends in theoretical works related to transcultural nursing were found: (a) purposes of exploring, defining and clarifying, and reflecting; (b) various theorizing methods; (c) multiple sources of theorizing; and (d) clear linkages to nursing practice and research...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Ebrahim Aliafsari Mamaghani, Azad Rahmani, Hadi Hassankhani, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Suzanne Campbell, Olive Fast, Alireza Irajpour
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to explain the experiences of Iranian nursing students regarding their clinical learning environment (CLE). METHODS: Twenty-one nursing students participated in this qualitative study. Data were collected using semistructured interviews and analyzed using conventional content analysis. RESULTS: Analysis of interviews identified six categories: educational confusion, absence of evaluation procedures, limited educational opportunities, inappropriate interactions with nursing staff, bullying culture, and discrimination...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Kanaungnit Pongthavornkamol, Aphorn Khamkon, Warunee Phligbua, Emma Cohen, Mari Botti
PURPOSE: Patient participation in care is considered a core component of high-quality nursing care and medical treatment. In the context of cancer care in Thailand, we know very little about the way patient participation in care is perceived and enacted. The aim of this study was to explore Thai oncology nurses' perceptions and understandings of patient participation in their own care during hospitalization. METHODS: A qualitative descriptive research approach using focus groups was applied...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Nayeon Shin, Jummi Park
PURPOSE: This study examined the effects of intentional nursing rounds based on the care model on patients' perceived nursing quality and their satisfaction with nursing services. METHODS: The study design was a nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design. The participants were assigned to the intervention group or the control group in two orthopedic wards of a teaching hospital. A total of 9 rounds (at 7 AM, 9 AM, 12 PM, 3 PM, 5 PM, 8 PM, 10 PM, 2 AM, and 5 AM) were performed every 2 or 3 hours to the experimental group...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Won Hee Jun, Jinhyang Yang, Eun Ju Lee
PURPOSE: Anger management is a very important issue for nursing education. However, there is a lack of research identifying related factors. This study examined the mediating effects of social support and a grateful disposition on the relationship between life stress and anger in nursing students. METHODS: The participants were 172 nursing students recruited from two universities in cities in South Korea. Baron and Kenny's regression method and the Sobel test were used to analyze the mediating effects of social support and a grateful disposition on the association between life stress and anger...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
Eun Ji Seo, Jeong-Ah Ahn, Laura L Hayman, Chun-Ja Kim
PURPOSE: This study examined whether depressive symptoms and health-promoting lifestyle behaviors mediate the association between perceived stress and quality of life (QoL) in university students. METHODS: Using a cross-sectional survey, Korean university students (N = 187, Mage  = 23.97 years; 54.0% Woman) completed structured questionnaires with psychometric adequacy. A parallel multiple mediation model was used to test the mediating effect of depressive symptoms and health-promoting lifestyle behaviors on the relationship between perceived stress and QoL...
September 2018: Asian Nursing Research
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