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International Journal of Nursing Knowledge

Ana Cláudia Mesquita, Sílvia Caldeira, Erika Chaves, Emilia Campos de Carvalho
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the approach of spirituality in NANDA-I taxonomies, based on the elements that characterize this phenomenon. METHODS: This study was based on concepts that are usually adopted in the literature for defining spirituality and on the analysis of the NANDA-I taxonomies from I to III. FINDINGS: Spirituality is included in all taxonomies but all three are missing some attributes to guarantee the completeness of this dimension for nursing diagnosis...
March 1, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Sandra Rosado Cabaço, Sílvia Caldeira, Margarida Vieira, Beth Rodgers
OBJECTIVE: To define the antecedents, consequents, and attributes of spiritual coping. METHODS: Rodgers' evolutionary model for concept analysis was used to guide an integrative literature review of qualitative research. FINDINGS: Six qualitative articles were included and elements that define and contextualize the concept were identified. CONCLUSIONS: Three new nursing diagnoses are proposed, based on qualitative findings...
March 1, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Jane Flanagan
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April 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Francisco Miguel Correia Sampaio, Odete Sofia Silva Lomba Araújo, Carlos Alberto da Cruz Sequeira, María Teresa Lluch Canut, Teresa Martins
PURPOSE: To adopt the language and to evaluate the psychometric properties of "Anxiety level" and "Anxiety self-control" NOC outcomes in Portuguese adult patients. METHODS: Methodological design. FINDINGS: The final European Portuguese version of the NOC outcome "Anxiety level," composed by 16 indicators, proved excellent internal consistency. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was forced to three factors. The NOC outcome "Anxiety self-control," composed of nine indicators, demonstrated a questionable internal consistency...
January 25, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Gail M Keenan, Karen Dunn Lopez, Vanessa E C Sousa, Janet Stifter, Tamara G R Macieira, Andrew D Boyd, Yingwei Yao, T Heather Herdman, Sue Moorhead, Anna McDaniel, Diana J Wilkie
PURPOSE: To critically evaluate 2014 American Academy of Nursing (AAN) call-to-action plan for generating interoperable nursing data. DATA SOURCES: Healthcare literature. DATA SYNTHESIS: AAN's plan will not generate the nursing data needed to participate in big data science initiatives in the short term because Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes and Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms are not yet ripe for generating interoperable data...
January 16, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Jane Flanagan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Sílvia Caldeira, Fiona Timmins, Emília Campos de Carvalho, Margarida Vieira
OBJECTIVE: Validate the nursing diagnosis spiritual distress in cancer patients. METHODS: Cross-sectional approach using Richard Fehring's Clinical Diagnostic Validity Model. FINDINGS: The prevalence of diagnosis was 40.8% in a sample of 170 patients. A total of 16 defining characteristics were validated. Expresses suffering had the highest sensitivity value and lack of meaning in life had the highest specificity value. CONCLUSIONS: The diagnosis was validated...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes, Viviane Martins da Silva, T Heather Herdman
PURPOSE: To describe a predictive middle range theory (MRT) that provides a process for validation and incorporation of nursing diagnoses in clinical practice. DATA SOURCES: Literature review. DATA SYNTHESIS: The MRT includes definitions, a pictorial scheme, propositions, causal relationships, and translation to nursing practice. CONCLUSIONS: The MRT can be a useful alternative for education, research, and translation of this knowledge into practice...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Huei-Lih Hwang
PURPOSE: To report the results of an evolutionary concept analysis of caring in facilities that provide care for elders. SOURCES: Cumulative indices for CINAHL, ERIC, Academic Search Complete, PsychINFO, Medline, and CEPTS. RESULTS: Caring is an interactive process characterized by seeing, helping, and communicating, which are analogous to two wheels with one axle. Caring is preceded by individuality and followed by well-being. CONCLUSION: The findings explicate the core components of caring in facilities that provide care for elders...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Arzu Akman Yılmaz, Leyla Ozdemir
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to develop and implement the clinical decision support system (CDSS) for oncology nurses in the care of patients with cancer and to explore the nurses' experiences about the system. METHODS: The study was conducted using a mixed-methods research design with 14 nurses working at a gynecological oncology clinic at a university hospital in Turkey. FINDINGS: The nurses stated that they did not experience any problems during the implementation of the CDSS, and its usage facilitated the assessment of patients' needs and care management...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Hyejin Park, Denise A Tucker
PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to identify key nursing diagnoses with related factors and signs/symptoms using NANDA-I for patients with heart failure (HF). METHODS: A retrospective descriptive design was used to address the research questions. Data were obtained from the records of patients discharged for 1 year with the medical diagnoses of HF from a Midwestern community hospital. A total of 272 inpatient records were analyzed to describe the frequency and percentage of NANDA-I diagnosis with related factors and signs/symptoms...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Mona Abed El-Rahman, Mahmoud T Al Kalaldeh, Malakeh Z Malak
PURPOSE: To assess the perceptions and attitudes of undergraduate nursing students toward NANDA-I nursing diagnosis. METHODS: A descriptive cross-sectional design was used. A convenient sample was recruited from nursing students at Zarqa University/Jordan. Perceptions toward NANDA-I Nursing Diagnosis scale and Positions on Nursing Diagnosis scale were used. FINDINGS: A total of 101 nursing students were included. A correct perception toward NANDA-I nursing diagnosis was evident...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Wilma Ten Ham, Esmeralda J Ricks, Dalena van Rooyen, Portia J Jordan
PURPOSE: To identify available literature concerning the factors that contribute to nurses and midwives making sound clinical decisions. METHOD: This is an integrative literature review. FINDINGS: Thirty-eight articles revealed four main domains that influence nurses' and midwives' clinical decision making-nurses and midwives' personal characteristics (n = 30), e.g., clinical experience; organizational factors (n = 26), e.g., colleagues; patient characteristics (n = 26), e...
January 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Juliana Martins de Souza, Diná de Almeida Lopes Monteiro da Cruz, Maria De La Ó Ramallo Veríssimo
OBJECTIVE: The paper proposes new diagnoses on child development (CD) for NANDA International. METHODS: The study followed the recommended steps of Developmental Processes for NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses. It was a secondary analysis study on the findings of a concept analysis study on CD. RESULTS: A proposal of labels and components of three diagnoses: "Delayed child development," "Risk for delayed child development," and "Readiness for enhanced child development...
December 15, 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Eunjoo Lee, Hyejin Park
BACKGROUND: Without data on the average time for performing nursing interventions, it is not possible to identify the cost-effective nursing practices, nurse staffing levels, and skill mix that are associated with improved patient outcomes, nor can reimbursement rates be accurately determined. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to estimate the time needed to perform direct nursing interventions in Korea using the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) system, and then compare the findings with time estimates made by U...
December 14, 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Vera Kurnia Adistya, Intansari Nurjannah, Heru Subekti
PURPOSE: The article investigates the interrater reliability of Nursing Outcome Classification (NOC) "Caregiver Performance: Direct Care" in Indonesian language. METHODS: Two raters assessed 31 caregivers of clients with mental disorders using NOC "Caregiver Performance: Direct Care" in January 2016. This NOC was translated into Indonesian and each indicator was operated in accordance with caregivers' need in taking care of clients. Kappa and percent agreement were used for the analysis...
November 23, 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Susana Miguel, Sílvia Caldeira, Margarida Vieira
OBJECTIVE: This article describes the adequacy of the Q methodology as a new option for the validation of nursing diagnoses related to subjective foci. METHODS: Discussion paper about the characteristics of the Q methodology. FINDINGS: This method has been used in nursing research particularly related to subjective concepts and includes both a quantitative and qualitative dimension. CONCLUSIONS: The Q methodology seems to be an adequate and innovative method for the clinical validation of nursing diagnoses...
November 17, 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Ana Railka de Souza Oliveira-Kumakura, Sílvia Caldeira, Talita Prado Simão, Fabio Alberto Camargo-Figuera, Diná de Almeida Lopes Monteiro da Cruz, Emília Campos de Carvalho
PURPOSE: To analyze the knowledge related to the use of the Rasch model in validation of nursing diagnoses. METHODS: Integrative literature review with search in LILACS, PUBMED, CINAHL, and SCOPUS. FINDINGS: Five studies comprised the sample, which analyzed unidimensionality, local independence, item calibration, item reliability, separation of items and people, and differential item functioning for analyzing nursing diagnoses. CONCLUSIONS: The Rasch model seems to be a useful method to validate nursing diagnoses and probably also for the validation of nursing outcomes in the Nursing Outcomes Classification...
October 26, 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Jane Flanagan, Dickon Weir-Hughes
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October 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Marian Valentini Pezzi, Eneida Rejane Rabelo-Silva, Angelita Paganin, Emiliane Nogueira de Souza
PURPOSE: Determine the outcomes and interventions for patients undergoing cardiac catheterization with nursing diagnosis of impaired tissue integrity. METHODS: Survey with e-questionnaires sent for expert nurses in two rounds. FINDINGS: Only one nursing outcome was approved: tissue integrity-skin and mucosa and five related interventions, namely, pressure control, topical drug administration, care of incision site, care of injuries, and infection control...
October 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
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