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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29081871/effects-of-cyberbullying-experience-and-cyberbullying-tendency-on-school-violence-in-early-adolescence
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Mi-Kyoung Cho, Miyoung Kim, Gisoo Shin
BACKGROUND: School violence in early adolescence, whose frequency and status have recently changed significantly. OBJECTIVE: This study attempts to detect the cyber bullying inclination of youth in early adolescence when aggressiveness reaches its peak, to identify school violence, and to develop a school violence prevention program. Method: This study was a survey research, investigating participants who were 470 middle school students in South Korea. For the analysis, independent t-test, one-way ANOVA and hierarchical regression analysis...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28868094/pressure-ulcer-risk-evaluation-in-critical-patients-clinical-and-social-characteristics
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Mônica Suêla de Azevedo Macena, Rayanne Suely da Costa Silva, Maria Isabel Da Conceição Dias Fernandes, Ana Beatriz de Almeida Medeiros, Kadyjina Daiane Batista Lúcio, Ana Luisa Brandão de Carvalho Lira
BACKGROUND: Pressure ulcers increase hospital stays and treatment costs due to their complications. Therefore, recognizing factors that contribute to pressure ulcer risk are important to patient safety. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between the scores of the Waterlow, Braden, and Norton scales and clinical and social characteristics in critically ill patients. METHOD: A cross-sectional study of 78 patients in an adult intensive care unit of a university hospital in Northeastern Brazil was conducted from July to December 2015...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28839512/relationship-between-capillary-refill-time-at-triage-and-abnormal-clinical-condition-a-prospective-study
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Claudia M Sansone, Fabiano Prendin, Greta Giordano, Paola Casati, Anne Destrebecq, Stefano Terzoni
BACKGROUND: Capillary refill time has been studied in literature as a perfusion indicator. Two pilot studies have proposed possible reference values in healthy adults. No data exist regarding capillary refill time as an indicator of abnormal clinical conditions in adults, which might be of help for triage nurses. OBJECTIVE: We wanted to assess if any relationships existed, between altered capillary refill time and abnormal clinical conditions in the emergency department...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28839511/the-core-of-sibling-stem-cell-donation-a-grounded-theory-study
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Annika M Kisch, Anna Forsberg
BACKGROUND: There is a lack of theoretical framework supporting stem cell transplant nurses in their assessment, judgment and caring interventions of sibling stem cell donors. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to explore sibling stem cell donors' main concerns and how they deal with them before and after donation. METHOD: Ten healthy sibling donors, 5 men and 5 women, with a median age of 54 years were included in this study when they were due to donate stem cells to a brother or sister...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28761570/estimation-of-the-basic-reproduction-number-of-novel-influenza-a-h1n1-pdm09-in-elementary-schools-using-the-sir-model
#5
Daisuke Furushima, Shoko Kawano, Yuko Ohno, Masayuki Kakehashi
BACKGROUND: The novel influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 (A/H1N1pdm) pandemic of 2009-2010 had a great impact on society. OBJECTIVE: We analyzed data from the absentee survey, conducted in elementary schools of Oita City, to evaluate the A/H1N1pdm pandemic and to estimate the basic reproductive number (R0 ) of this novel strain. METHOD: We summarized the overall absentee data and calculated the cumulative infection rate. Then, we classified the data into 3 groups according to school size: small (<300 students), medium (300-600 students), and large (>600 students)...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28584564/ethical-sensitivity-in-nursing-ethical-leadership-a-content-analysis-of-iranian-nurses-experiences
#6
Fatemeh Esmaelzadeh, Abbas Abbaszadeh, Fariba Borhani, Hamid Peyrovi
BACKGROUND: Considering that many nursing actions affect other people's health and life, sensitivity to ethics in nursing practice is highly important to ethical leaders as a role model. OBJECTIVE: The study aims to explore ethical sensitivity in ethical nursing leaders in Iran. METHOD: This was a qualitative study based on the conventional content analysis in 2015. Data were collected using deep and semi-structured interviews with 20 Iranian nurses...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28567170/acceptability-among-community-healthcare-nurses-of-intelligent-wireless-sensor-system-technology-for-the-rapid-detection-of-health-issues-in-home-dwelling-older-adults
#7
Christine Cohen, Thomas Kampel, Henk Verloo
BACKGROUND: The effective care and support of community healthcare nurses (CHNs) contribute greatly to the healthy aging of older adults living at home. Integrating innovative technologies into CHNs' daily practice offers new opportunities and perspectives for early detection of health issues and interventions among home-dwelling older adults. AIM: To explore the perception of acceptability among CHNs of an intelligent wireless sensor system (IWSS) for use in daily practice for the detection of health issues in home-dwelling older adults receiving home healthcare...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28567169/patients%C3%A2-variations-of-reflection-about-and-understanding-of-long-term-illness-impact-of-illness-perception-on-trust-in-oneself-or-others
#8
Håkan Nunstedt, Gudrun Rudolfsson, Pia Alsen, Sandra Pennbrant
BACKGROUND: Patients' understanding of their illness is of great importance for recovery. Lacking understanding of the illness is linked with the patients' level of reflection about and interest in understanding their illness. OBJECTIVE: To describe patients' variations of reflection about and understanding of their illness and how this understanding affects their trust in themselves or others. METHOD: The study is based on the "Illness perception" model...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28567168/nurses-knowledge-toward-hepatitis-b-and-hepatitis-c-in-guilan-iran
#9
Farahnaz Joukar, Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei, Mohammad Reza Naghipour, Tolou Hasandokht
BACKGROUND: Health care workers (HCWs) represent high risk population for viral hepatitis infection. OBJECTIVES: This study sought to assess the knowledge of HCWs regarding hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) infection. METHODS: In a multi-center cross sectional study, all HCWs from eight teaching hospitals were invited to participate in the study and to fill in a self-administered questionnaire. RESULTS: A total of 1008 eligible HCWs have responded to the study...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400892/use-of-social-media-by-nurse-educator-students-an-exploratory-survey
#10
Mari Lahti, Heidi Haapaniemi-Kahala, Leena Salminen
BACKGROUND: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) opens up new possibilities for introducing innovative teaching and learning methods to deliver education in different educational areas. Use of internet and social media has grown rapidly and is a key way in how nurses and nurse educator students find information. However, the evidence is still lacking how nurse educator students use social media. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to describe nurse educator students' use of social media and the ways in which their educational needs are related to social media...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400891/family-health-conversations-have-positive-outcomes-on-families-a-mixed-method-research-study
#11
Åsa Dorell, Ulf Isaksson, Ulrika Östlund, Karin Sundin
BACKGROUND: Having a family member living in a residential home affects the entire family and can be hard to handle. Family members require encouraging and open communication support from nurses during and after relocation to a residential home. A Family Systems Nursing intervention, "Family Health Conversations" (FamHC) was conducted in order to strengthen the health of families having relatives at residential home for older people. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to evaluate the responses to the Family Health Conversations in families with a member living at a residential home for older people and to integrate the empirical results with a theoretical assumption upon which the intervention was based...
2017: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28144383/ageing-with-muscular-disease
#12
Bente Martinsen, Pia Dreyer
BACKGROUND: The demographic development with an ageing population is predicted to be the next global public health challenge. Advances in medicine and the socioeconomic development have reduced mortality and morbidity due to infectious conditions and non-communicable diseases. The increase in longevity will not be restricted to healthy people. OBJECTIVE: To understand how people with muscular diseases experience ageing. METHOD: A literature review was conducted using the Matrix Method developed by Garrard (2007)...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27651850/the-shift-in-existential-life-situations-of-adult-children-to-parents-with-dementia-relocated-to-nursing-homes
#13
Linda Høgsnes, Karl-Gustaf Norbergh, Ella Danielson, Christina Melin-Johansson
BACKGROUND: Previous research describes spouses and adult children of people with dementia as a homogeneous group using one term: family caregivers. Recent research shows that the needs and experiences of spouses and adult children differ, therefore they cannot be studied as a homogeneous group. AIMS: The aim of the study was to describe the shift in existential life situations of adult children of a parent with dementia relocated to nursing homes. DESIGN: This is a qualitative study with an interpretive approach...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27583061/the-effect-of-educational-intervention-regarding-the-knowledge-of-mothers-on-prevention-of-accidents-in-childhood
#14
Elayne Cristina Soares Silva, Maria Neyrian de Fátima Fernandes, Márcia Caroline Nascimento Sá, Layane Mota de Souza, Ariadne Siqueira de Araújo Gordon, Ana Cristina Pereira de Jesus Costa, Thábyta Silva de Araújo, Queliane Gomes da Silva Carvalho, Carlos Colares Maia, Ana Larissa Gomes Machado, Fabiane do Amaral Gubert, Leonardo Alexandrino da Silva, Neiva Francenely Cunha Vieira
Early guidance emphasizes the provision of information to families about growth and normal development in childhood such as specific information about security at home. This research aimed to analyze mothers' knowledge about the prevention of accidents in childhood before and after an educational intervention. It was conducted as a quasi-experimental study with 155 mothers in a Basic Health Unit in northeastern of Brazil in April and May of 2015. The data were collected in two stages through a self-report questionnaire performed before and after the educational intervention by the subjects...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27347260/an-investigation-of-nurses-job-satisfaction-in-a-private-hospital-and-its-correlates
#15
Wai-Tong Chien, Sin-Yin Yick
BACKGROUND: Nurses' job satisfaction and job stress are important issues regarding their turnovers. While there are some recent descriptive studies on job satisfaction in public hospitals, very limited research was found on this topic in private hospital setting. It is worth to examine the job satisfaction of nurses and its correlates in such a specific hospital context in Hong Kong, by which the findings can be compared with those in public hospitals, and across countries. AIMS: To investigate nurses' job satisfaction, job stress and intention to quit of nurses in a private hospital, and the correlates of the nurses' job satisfaction...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27347259/mindfulness-based-programs-implemented-with-at-risk-adolescents
#16
Kristen Rawlett, Debra Scrandis
OBJECTIVE: This review examines studies on mindfulness based programs used with adolescents at-risk for poor future outcomes such as not graduating from high school and living in poverty. METHOD: The keywords used include mindfulness, at-risk and adolescents in each database to search CINAHL (10 items: 2 book reviews, 3 Dissertations, and 5 research articles), Medline EBSCO (15 research articles), and PubMed (10 research articles). Only primary research articles published between 2009- 2015 in English on mindfulness and at-risk adolescents were included for the most current evidence...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27347258/mini-review-of-integrated-care-and-implications-for-advanced-practice-nurse-role
#17
Diana McIntosh, Laura F Startsman, Suzanne Perraud
UNLABELLED: Literature related to primary care and behavioral health integration initiatives is becoming abundant. The United States' 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act included provisions encouraging increased collaboration of care for individuals with behavioral and physical health service needs in the public sector. There is relatively little known of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses' (APRNs) roles with integrating primary and behavioral healthcare. The goal of this review article is to: (a) define integration of physical and behavioral healthcare and potential models; (b) answer the question as to what are effective evidence based models/strategies for integrating behavioral health and primary care; (c) explore the future role and innovations of APRNs in the integration of physical and behavioral healthcare...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27347257/promoting-access-through-integrated-mental-health-care-education
#18
Karan Kverno
Mental disorders are the leading cause of non-communicable disability worldwide. Insufficient numbers of psychiatrically trained providers and geographic inequities impair access. To close this treatment gap, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the integration of mental health services with primary care. A new innovative online program is presented that increases access to mental health education for primary care nurse practitioners in designated mental health professional shortage areas. To create successful and sustainable change, an overlapping three-phase strategy is being implemented...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27347256/advanced-practice-registered-nurses-gateway-to-screening-for-bipolar-disorder-in-primary-care
#19
Ann Marie Kriebel-Gasparro
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this mixed methods descriptive study was to explore Advanced Practice Registered Nurses' (APRNs') knowledge of bipolar disorder (BPD) and their perceptions of facilitators and barriers to screening patients with known depression for BPD. METHODS: A mixed method study design using surveys on BPD knowledge and screening practices as well as focus group data collection method for facilitators and barriers to screening. RESULTS: 89 APRNs completed the survey and 12 APRNs participated in the focus groups...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27347255/the-use-of-phone-technology-in-outpatient-populations-a-systematic-review
#20
Ana C Duarte, Sue A Thomas
OBJECTIVE: A systematic review was conducted to identify the types of phone technology used in the adult outpatient population with a focus on Hispanic patients and psychiatric populations. METHODS: A search for articles was conducted on the EMBASE, PubMed and PsycINFO databases. Articles reviewed were peer-reviewed, full-text, English language and published through mid-November 2014. RESULTS: Twenty-one articles were included in this review and grouped according to combinations of phone technology, medical specialty area and population...
2016: Open Nursing Journal
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