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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29464118/health-behaviour-among-nurses-working-in-public-hospitals-in-kakamega-county-kenya
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Mchidi Kiguhe Nebert, B M Okello Agina, Yitambe Andre
Health behaviour refers to actions undertaken by a person who perceives self to be ill for the purpose of finding an appropriate remedy. Nurses as gate keepers of health are expected to seek formal treatment when they are taken ill because this is what they teach their patients. Nurses' working conditions all over the world are described as squalid with long working hours and workload. This scenario predisposes them to occupational health hazards and at the same time denies them time for self-care. Although nurses are knowledgeable about disease and its treatment and have access to health care, they engage in self-treatment in contrast to what they teach patients...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29387487/antecedents-and-consequences-of-therapeutic-communication-in-iranian-nursing-students-a-qualitative-research
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Mahbobeh Abdolrahimi, Shahrzad Ghiyasvandian, Masoumeh Zakerimoghadam, Abbas Ebadi
In recent years, particular attention has been paid to nursing students' therapeutic communication (TC) with patients, due to a strong emphasis on patient-centered education in the Iranian healthcare reform. However, various studies have highlighted the poor communication of future nurses. Therefore, researchers have used qualitative methodology to shed light on the antecedents and consequences of nursing students' TC and promote it. We carried out a conventional content analysis using semistructured interviews with a purposefully selected sample of 18 participants, including nursing instructors, students, and patients in hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29379654/determinants-of-quality-of-work-life-among-nurses-working-in-hawassa-town-public-health-facilities-south-ethiopia-a-cross-sectional-study
#3
Lolemo Kelbiso, Admasu Belay, Mirkuzie Woldie
Background: A high quality of work life (QWL) is a crucial issue for health care facilities to have qualified, dedicated, and inspired employees. Among different specialties in health care settings, nurses have a major share among other health care providers. So, they should experience a better QWL to deliver high-quality holistic care to those who need help. Objective: To assess the level of quality of work life and its predictors among nurses working in Hawassa town public health facilities, South Ethiopia...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29359042/work-interruption-experienced-by-nurses-during-medication-administration-process-and-associated-factors-northwest-ethiopia
#4
Mehammed Adem Getnet, Berhanu Boru Bifftu
Background: During medication administration process, including preparation, administration, and documentation, there is high proportion of work interruption that results in medication administration errors that consequently affect the safety of patients. Thus, the main purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of work interruption and associated factors during medication administration process. Methods: A prospective, observation-based, cross-sectional study was conducted on 278 nurses...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312785/knowledge-and-attitude-towards-exclusive-breast-feeding-among-mothers-attending-antenatal-and-immunization-clinic-at-dabat-health-center-northwest-ethiopia-a-cross-sectional-institution-based-study
#5
Mulugeta Wassie Alamirew, Netsanet Habte Bayu, Nigusie Birhan Tebeje, Selam Fiseha Kassa
Introduction: To assess knowledge and attitude towards exclusive breast feeding among mothers attending antenatal care and immunization clinic in Dabat Health Center, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016. Methodology: Institutional based descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted. The data was collected by using pretested, structured interview based questionnaires. The data were entered and analyzed using SPSS version 20. Result: A total of 384 participants were included in the study with a response rate of 100%...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238617/conditions-affecting-the-performance-of-peripheral-vein-cannulation-during-hospital-placement-a-case-study
#6
Monika Ravik, Anton Havnes, Ida Torunn Bjørk
Learning practical nursing skills is an important part of the baccalaureate in nursing. However, many newly qualified nurses lack practical skill proficiency required to ensure safe patient care. The invasive skill peripheral vein cannulation (PVC) is particularly challenging to learn and perform. This study explored conditions influencing nursing students' learning and performance of the technical implementation of a PVC during their clinical placement period. A qualitative and descriptive case study design with two students in Norway practicing PVC during their clinical placement was conducted...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29214078/the-profile-of-saudi-nursing-workforce-a-cross-sectional-study
#7
Mohammad Alboliteeh, Judy Magarey, Richard Wiechula
Introduction: The Royal Monarchy in Saudi Arabia decreed that all sectors of the workforce would be subject to a policy of "Saudisation" to reduce the reliance on the expatriate workforce and to reduce the unemployment rate of Saudi nationals (Al-Mahmoud et al., 2012). Methodology: A cross-sectional design was chosen to investigate the research questions. The population of this study comprised Saudi Registered Nurses working in MOH hospitals in Riyadh which is the main health care provider in Saudi Arabia (Aboul-Enein, 2002; MOH, 2009)...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912970/knowledge-practice-and-associated-factors-of-home-based-management-of-diarrhea-among-caregivers-of-children-attending-under-five-clinic-in-fagita-lekoma-district-awi-zone-amhara-regional-state-northwest-ethiopia-2016
#8
Bogale Kassahun Desta, Nega Tezera Assimamaw, Tesfaye Demeke Ashenafi
INTRODUCTION: In Ethiopia, it is the second cause for clinical presentation among under five-year child population. OBJECTIVE: The main aim of this study was to assess knowledge, practice, and associated factors of home-based management of diarrhea among caregivers of children attending the under-five clinic. METHODS: Institution based quantitative cross-sectional study was carried out from March 1, 2016, to April 22, 2016. RESULTS: Two hundred eight (56...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28798876/the-criterion-validity-reliability-and-feasibility-of-an-instrument-for-assessing-the-nursing-intensity-in-perioperative-settings
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Satu Rauta, Sanna Salanterä, Tero Vahlberg, Kristiina Junttila
Patient classification systems generate information for staff allocation based on a patient's care needs. This study aims to test further the instrument for assessing nursing intensity (NI) in perioperative settings. Nine operating departments from five university hospitals were involved. The perioperative nurses gathered data from patients (N = 876) representing different fields of surgery. Reliability was tested by parallel classifications (n = 144). Also, the users' (n = 40) opinions were surveyed. The results support the predictive validity and interrater reliability of the instrument...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751991/midwives-role-in-providing-nutrition-advice-during-pregnancy-meeting-the-challenges-a-qualitative-study
#10
Jamila Arrish, Heather Yeatman, Moira Williamson
This study explored the Australian midwives' role in the provision of nutrition advice. Little is known about their perceptions of this role, the influence of the model of care, and the barriers and facilitators that may influence them providing quality nutrition advice to pregnant women. Semistructured telephone interviews were undertaken with a subsample (n = 16) of the members of the Australian College of Midwives who participated in an online survey about midwives' nutrition knowledge, attitudes, and their confidence in providing nutrition advice during pregnancy...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28630767/the-learning-preferences-among-nursing-students-in-the-king-saud-university-in-saudi-arabia-a-cross-sectional-survey
#11
Homood A Alharbi, Adel F Almutairi, Eyad M Alhelih, Abdualrahman S Alshehry
OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed to identify the most common learning preferences among the nursing students in Saudi Arabia and to investigate the associations of certain demographic variables with the learning preferences. METHODS: All the undergraduate nursing students in the nursing college were requested to participate in this descriptive cross-sectional study. An Arabic version of the Felder-Silverman learning style model (FSLSM) questionnaire was used to examine the learning preferences among undergraduate nursing students...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28392942/anxiety-in-cancer-patients-during-18-f-fdg-pet-ct-low-dose-a-comparison-of-anxiety-levels-before-and-after-imaging-studies
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Ana Grilo, Lina Vieira, Elisabete Carolino, Cátia Oliveira, Carolina Pacheco, Maria Castro, Juan Alonso
Objective. Assessing the level of anxiety in oncology patients who underwent (18)F-FDG PET/CT low dose scan and identifying the main reasons that generate anxiety. Material and Method. The study included 81 cancer patients submitted to the (18)F-FDG PET/CT low dose scan. Patients filled in the Scan Experience Questionnaire and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) before and after (18)F-FDG PET/CT low dose scan. Results. Substantial levels of anxiety were detected both before and after (18)F-FDG PET/CT low dose scan (STAI mean > 30), with a significant increase in the state of anxiety after scan performance (p < 0...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28326195/faculty-perceptions-of-online-teaching-effectiveness-and-indicators-of-quality
#13
Christine Frazer, Debra Henline Sullivan, Deborah Weatherspoon, Leslie Hussey
Online education programs in nursing are increasing rapidly. Faculty need to be competent in their role and possess the skills necessary to positively impact student outcomes. Existing research offers effective teaching strategies for online education; however, there may be some disconnect in the application of these strategies and faculty perceptions of associated outcomes. Focus groups were formed to uncover how nursing faculty in an online program define and describe teaching effectiveness and quality indicators in an asynchronous online environment...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28326194/nurses-and-physicians-attitudes-toward-nurse-physician-collaboration-a-survey-from-gaza-strip-palestine
#14
Aymen Elsous, Mahmoud Radwan, Samah Mohsen
Interprofessional collaboration and teamwork between nurses and physicians is essential for improving patient outcomes and quality of health services. This study examined the attitudes of nurses and physicians toward nurse-physician collaboration. A cross-sectional study was conducted among nurses and physicians (n = 414) in two main referral public hospitals in the Gaza Strip using the Arabic Jefferson Scale of Attitude toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration. Descriptive statistics and difference of means, proportions, and correlations were examined using Student's t-test, one-way ANOVA, and Pearson correlation and p < 0...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28270936/aggression-from-patients-or-next-of-kin-and-exposure-to-bullying-behaviors-a-conglomerate-experience
#15
Iselin Reknes, Guy Notelaers, Nils Magerøy, Ståle Pallesen, Bjørn Bjorvatn, Bente Elisabeth Moen, Ståle Einarsen
Although workplace violence and aggression have been identified as important stressors in the nursing profession, studies simultaneously comparing patient-initiated aggression and exposure to bullying behaviors at work are rather scarce. The aim of this study was to compare aggression from patients or next of kin and exposure to bullying behaviors in terms of prevalence, health-related quality of life outcomes, and potential overlap in those targeted. In the period of 2008-2009, data were collected among 2059 members of the Norwegian Nurses Organization...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28265469/identifying-and-intervening-in-child-maltreatment-and-implementing-related-national-guidelines-by-public-health-nurses-in-finland-and-japan
#16
Kayoko Suzuki, Eija Paavilainen, Mika Helminen, Aune Flinck, Natsuko Hiroyama, Taiko Hirose, Noriko Okubo, Motoko Okamitsu
Aim. This study aimed to investigate how public health nurses identify, intervene in, and implement the guidelines on child maltreatment in Finland and Japan and to compare the data between the two countries. Method. This study employed a cross-sectional design. Public health nurses' knowledge and skills with respect to child maltreatment prevention were assessed using a questionnaire consisting of three categories: identification, intervention, and implementation of guidelines. Public health nurses working in the area of maternal and child health care in Finland (n = 193) and Japan (n = 440) were the participants...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250987/comparing-intravenous-insertion-instructional-methods-with-haptic-simulators
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Lenora A McWilliams, Ann Malecha
Objective. The objective of this review was to compare traditional intravenous (IV) insertion instructional methods with the use of haptic IV simulators. Design. An integrative research design was used to analyze the current literature. Data Sources. A search was conducted using key words intravenous (IV) insertion or cannulation or venipuncture and simulation from 2000 to 2015 in the English language. The databases included Academic Search Complete, CINAHL Complete, Education Resource Information Center, and Medline...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194281/effects-of-father-neonate-skin-to-skin-contact-on-attachment-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#18
Er-Mei Chen, Meei-Ling Gau, Chieh-Yu Liu, Tzu-Ying Lee
This study examines how skin-to-skin contact between father and newborn affects the attachment relationship. A randomized controlled trial was conducted at a regional teaching hospital and a maternity clinic in northern Taiwan. The study recruited 83 first-time fathers aged 20 years or older. By block randomization, participants were allocated to an experimental (n = 41) or a control (n = 42) group. With the exception of skin-to-skin contact (SSC), participants from each group received the same standard care...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28191350/psychological-distress-in-healthy-low-risk-first-time-mothers-during-the-postpartum-period-an-exploratory-study
#19
Christina Murphey, Patricia Carter, Larry R Price, Jane Dimmitt Champion, Francine Nichols
Psychological distress, defined as depression, anxiety, and insomnia in this study, can occur following the birth of a baby as new mothers, in addition to marked physiological changes, are faced with adapting to new roles and responsibilities. We investigated the cooccurrence of stress, depression, anxiety, and insomnia in mothers during the postpartum period; tested the feasibility of study methods and procedures for use in this population; and identified new mothers interest in using cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) as an intervention for reducing psychological distress...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28168053/breastfeeding-supports-and-services-in-rural-hawaii-perspectives-of-community-healthcare-workers
#20
Jeanie L Flood
Background. In the state of Hawaii, breastfeeding initiation rates are higher than the national average but fall below target rates for duration. Accessing breastfeeding support services is challenging for mothers living in rural areas of the state. Healthcare workers (HCWs) working with mothers and infants are in a key position to encourage and support breastfeeding efforts. The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of a Hawaiian community's (specifically Hilo, Hawai'i) breastfeeding service and support issues...
2017: Nursing Research and Practice
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