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International Journal of Nursing Knowledge

Jéssica Dantas de Sá Tinôco, Maria das Graças Mariano Nunes de Paiva, Cecília Maria Farias de Queiroz Frazão, Maria Isabel da Conceição Dias Fernandes, Bertha Cruz Enders, Ana Luisa Brandão de Carvalho Lira
PURPOSE: To analyze the association between components of the nursing diagnosis ineffective protection (00043) and sociodemographic and clinical data of hemodialysis patients. METHOD: Cross-sectional study was conducted during the first half of 2015 with a sample of 200 patients from a reference clinic of nephrology. A structured instrument containing operational definitions was used to collect data. FINDINGS: Hemodialysis patients presented defining characteristics of ineffective protection (00043) associated with sociodemographic and clinical context variables...
June 15, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Dercan Gencbas, Hatice Bebis, Hatice Cicek
PURPOSE: Evaluate the efficiency of the nursing care plan, applied with the use of NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC (NNN) linkages, for elderly women with incontinence who live in nursing homes. METHODS: A randomized controlled experimental design was applied. NNN linkages were prepared and applied for 12 weeks in an experimental group. NOC scales were evaluated again for two groups. RESULTS: A 0.5 NOC point change targeted in all elderly in the experimental group were provided between pretest-posttest scores...
May 30, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Simone Martins Rembold, Rosimere Ferreira Santana, Priscilla Alfradique de Souza, Sócrates Miranda de Oliveira Xavier Schwartz
PURPOSE: To clarify the concept of risk for delayed surgical recovery (00246) and to define the empirical referents for identification of predictive factors of delay in recovery. METHOD: A concept analysis was developed based on the eight steps proposed by Walker and Avant. RESULTS: Defining attributes were determined and antecedents and consequents identified. Cases were proposed cases and empirical referents established. CONCLUSION: The results provided evidences and instrumentalize empirical referents, which may support an accurate nursing diagnosis...
May 23, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Bikram Sekhon
PURPOSE: Mental health nursing is not the same as psychiatry, so it is important for nurses to have an understanding of the defining attributes, antecedents, consequences, model cases, and empirical referents of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD: Walker and Avant's (2005) method is used to guide this concept analysis of PTSD. FINDINGS: Four attributes arise from this concept analysis, which are addressed through both the DSM-IV and DSM-5 (American Psychiatric Association, /): triggering event or events, re-experiencing, fear, and helplessness...
May 23, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Joseba Xabier Huitzi-Egilegor, Maria Isabel Elorza-Puyadena, Carmen Asurabarrena-Iraola
PURPOSE: To analyze the development of the nursing method process in Spain, and compare it with the development in the United States and Canada. METHODS: This is a narrative review. FINDINGS: The teaching of the nursing process in nursing schools started in Spain as from 1977 and that it started being used in professional practice in the 1990's. The development, the difficulties, the nursing models used and its application form are discussed...
May 18, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Agueda Maria Ruiz Zimmer Cavalcante, Camila Takao Lopes, Evelise Fadini Reis Brunori, Elizabeth Swanson, Sue Ann Moorhead, Maria Márcia Bachion, Alba Lucia Bottura Leite de Barros
OBJECTIVE: To identify self-care behaviors, instruments, techniques, parameters for the assessment of self-care behaviors in people with heart failure, compare these behaviors with the indicators of the Nursing Outcomes Classification outcome, Self Management: Cardiac Disease. METHOD: Integrative literature review performed in Lilacs, Medline, CINAHL, and Cochrane, including publications from 2009 to 2015. One thousand six hundred ninety-one articles were retrieved from the search, of which 165 were selected for analysis...
May 18, 2017: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Jane Flanagan
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April 2017: 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
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
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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
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