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Nursing Pain

Anneke A Boerlage, Joost van Rosmalen, Juanita M Cheuk-Alam-Balrak, Jeannette A Goudzwaard, Dick Tibboel, Monique van Dijk
BACKGROUND: The Rotterdam Elderly Pain Observation Scale (REPOS) has been proven useful to assess pain in non-communicative and cognitively impaired nursing home residents. We evaluated whether the REPOS is also reliable and valid for pain assessment in the hospital setting. METHODS: In this prospective multicenter observational study, surgical patients were observed perioperatively at bedside and internal medicine patients were filmed during a possible painful moment and in rest...
December 16, 2018: Pain Practice: the Official Journal of World Institute of Pain
Maria Dimoula, Grigorios Kotronoulas, Stylianos Katsaragakis, Maria Christou, Stavroula Sgourou, Elisabeth Patiraki
BACKGROUND: Ensuring adequate knowledge about palliative care and positive attitudes towards death and dying are crucial educational aspects when preparing undergraduate nursing students to respond effectively to the complexities of care for people affected by a progressive, life-limiting illness. In undergraduate nursing education in Greece, the level of students' attained knowledge and developed attitudes towards palliative and end-of-life care remain unknown. PURPOSE: To investigate undergraduate nursing students' knowledge about palliative care and attitudes towards death and end-of-life care, and explore demographic and academic factors as potential moderators of student knowledge and attitudes...
December 7, 2018: Nurse Education Today
Jackie Vasey, Joanna Smith, Marilynne N Kirshbaum, Kathleen Chirema
AIMS: To explore parental involvement in the child's acute pain care and establish ways in which parental preferences for involvement in their child's care can be identified, facilitated and enhanced by nurses. BACKGROUND: Despite growing evidence supporting effective acute pain management in children and the availability of national and international practice guidelines, children still experience acute pain. Involving parents in their child's pain care has been identified as being a central tenet of pain management in children...
December 14, 2018: Journal of Clinical Nursing
Kushang V Patel, Jack M Guralnik, Elizabeth A Phelan, Nancy M Gell, Robert B Wallace, Mark D Sullivan, Dennis C Turk
OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and impact of common co-occurring symptoms among community-dwelling older adults in the United States. DESIGN: The National Health and Aging Trends Study is a nationally representative, prospective study with annual data collection between 2011 and 2017. SETTING: Community-based, in-person interviews (survey response rates, 71%-96%). PARTICIPANTS: A total of 7,609 community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries, 65 years or older...
December 12, 2018: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Yan Xin, Xin Li, JinDong Du, Jie Cheng, ChunYan Yi, HuaDong Mao
OBJECTIVE: Day surgery for tonsillectomy has become more and more popular in China. However, many parents face difficulties to cope up with the pain and side effects after surgery. The present study was aimed to examine the efficacy of telephone follow-up on children's post-discharge recovery after tonsillectomy. METHODS: In this prospective study, the sample consisted of 863 children randomly assigned to receive clinic visit after discharge or 1 to 14 d' telephone follow-up after discharge...
December 13, 2018: Indian Journal of Pediatrics
Debra Lynch Kelly, Gee Su Yang, Angela R Starkweather, Uma Siangphoe, Paula Alexander-Delpech, Debra E Lyon
BACKGROUND: With a nearly 89% 5-year survival rate for women with early-stage breast cancer, symptoms are a priority. Healthy lifestyle behaviors may be temporally associated with symptoms; however, evidence is lacking. OBJECTIVE: This research examined temporal relationships among healthy lifestyle behaviors and symptoms in women diagnosed with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy. METHODS: This research was part of a study (R01NR012667) approved by the institutional review board...
December 12, 2018: Cancer Nursing
S Q Ji, Y Yuan, P Chen
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October 20, 2018: Chinese Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Diseases
Amy Witkoski Stimpfel, Mattia J Gilmartin
BACKGROUND: Registered nurses are often underprepared with the knowledge and skills to care for hospitalized older adult patients. One strategy to bridge this gap is for hospitals to adopt the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) program: A nurse-led interdisciplinary organizational intervention to improve care of hospitalized older adults. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to identify the market, organizational and managerial, and sociotechnical factors associated with the adoption of NICHE among U...
January 2019: Nursing Research
Diana Isabel Arvelos Mendes, Candida Rosa de Almeida Clemente Ferrito, Maria Isabel Rodrigues Gonçalves
OBJECTIVE: To identify the Nursing interventions, described in literature, in the ERAS® program. METHOD: We defined a scoping review based on the recommendations of The Institute Joanna Brigs (JBI) and on research in electronic databases. We chose the studies through flow diagrams "Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA)" and presented them in a chart. RESULTS: We found 306 articles published between 2010 and 2018 and included 14 of them...
2018: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Francesco Sulla, Melania Lachimia, Lucrezia Barbieri, Antonella Gigantiello, Concetta Iraci, Giulia Virgili, Giovanna Artioli, Leopoldo Sarli
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE WORK: Numerous negative outcomes of inadequate pain management among children have been cited in the literature. Inadequate pain management may be particularly detrimental to children and adolescents facing life-threatening injury or illness on a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). It is therefore absolutely necessary that professionals utilize effective and efficient tools in order to evaluate a person's sensations of pain in the most objective way possible...
December 7, 2018: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
Paola Ferri, Sergio Rovesti, Daniela Magnani, Alberto Barbieri, Annalisa Bargellini, Francesca Mongelli, Loris Bonetti, Annarita Vestri, Danilo Alunni Fegatelli, Rosaria Di Lorenzo
BACKGROUND: Effective collaboration among health professionals is an essential component to ensure quality of care. Many adverse events experienced by patients are attributed to misunderstanding or poor communication among members of the interprofessional team. Interprofessional simulation is a learning strategy used to improve collaboration and facilitate communication between medical and nursing students. AIM OF THE WORK: To determine the efficacy of educational program based on high-fidelity interprofessional simulation aimed at improving collaborative attitude...
December 7, 2018: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
Manuele Casale, Lorenzo Sabatino, Antonio Moffa, Giuseppe Oliveto, Vittorio Rinaldi, Andrea Costantino, Paola Vella, Andrea Ianni, Tommasangelo Petitti, Peter Baptista, Fabrizio Salvinelli
Background: Video-assisted endoscopic radiofrequency inferior turbinate volume reduction (RFVTR) is one of the most common surgical therapies for inferior turbinate hypertrophy (ITH). Despite all the technical and surgical advancement, it is advisable to reduce as low as possible the intraoperative discomfort. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of music in reducing patient discomfort during RFVTR. Materials and Methods: Twenty-three patients with chronic nasal obstruction due to ITH and candidate to RFVTR are included...
2018: International Journal of Otolaryngology
Pauline Joyce, Zena Eh Moore, Janice Christie
BACKGROUND: Pressure ulcers, which are a localised injury to the skin, or underlying tissue, or both, occur when people are unable to reposition themselves to relieve pressure on bony prominences. Pressure ulcers are often difficult to heal, painful, expensive to manage and have a negative impact on quality of life. While individual patient safety and quality care stem largely from direct healthcare practitioner-patient interactions, each practitioner-patient wound-care contact may be constrained or enhanced by healthcare organisation of services...
December 9, 2018: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Maichou Lor, Theresa A Koleck, Suzanne Bakken
Objective: To systematically synthesize the literature on information visualizations of symptoms included as National Institute of Nursing Research common data elements and designed for use by patients and/or healthcare providers. Methods: We searched CINAHL, Engineering Village, PsycINFO, PubMed, ACM Digital Library, and IEEE Explore Digital Library to identify peer-reviewed studies published between 2007 and 2017. We evaluated the studies using the Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT) and a visualization quality score, and organized evaluation findings according to the Health Information Technology Usability Evaluation Model...
December 7, 2018: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA
Soudabeh Haddadi, Reyhaneh Shahrokhirad, Malek Moien Ansar, Shideh Marzban, Mitra Akbari, Arman Parvizi
Background: Retrobulbar block is one of the chosen methods for local anesthesia in cataract surgery. Since it is a painful procedure, using analgesic and sedative drugs is recommended. Current medications have side effects and evaluating of new drugs or new uses of existing safer drugs is necessary. Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare the administration of melatonin and acetaminophen on pain and hemodynamic changes during retrobulbar block. Methods: In a double-blinded randomized trial, 180 patients undergoing cataract surgery were randomly divided into three groups: Melatonin group (received melatonin 6 mg), acetaminophen group (received acetaminophen 500 mg), and control group (received placebo)...
October 2018: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Riziq Allah Mustsfa Gaowgzeh
BACKGROUND: Lower back pain (LBP) is often work-related and is commonly observed among nurses. LBP occurs below the 12th rib and above the gluteal fold. In nurses, back disorders are mainly associated with heavy physical activity, such as lifting and moving patients. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the presented work is to evaluate the prevalence, risk factors, and associations of personal characteristics, general health status, and physical load with complaints of LBP. METHODS: In this study, sixty nurses were randomly chosen to answer self-administered questionnaires...
November 26, 2018: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Anna Peterson, Marie Berggården, Anne Söderlund Schaller, Britt Larsson
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: In hospitals, efficient pain care given by nurses is warrented because pain prevalence in the previous 24 hours has been reported to be high. This study aims to clarify nurse's experiences with pain management as a specific responsibility added to their regular clinical duties. In addition, this study aims to elucidate these nurses' attitudes about sharing their pain knowledge with their colleagues. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS: This study includes semi-structured interviews of 17 registered staff nurses at the University Hospital, Linköping Sweden...
December 5, 2018: Pain Management Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses
Khalaf Alotaibi, Isabel Higgins, Sally Chan
BACKGROUND: Pain in infants and children is often poorly assessed and managed. Although there are many studies on this subject, none have been conducted in the Arab world, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where nurses are largely expatriates. AIMS: To examine the knowledge and attitudes of nurses working with infants and children in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia regarding pain management. DESIGN: Descriptive cross-sectional survey. SETTINGS: Five government hospitals in Riyadh region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
December 5, 2018: Pain Management Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses
Ann M Schreier, Lee Ann Johnson, Nasreen A Vohra, Mahvish Muzaffar, Brandon Kyle
BACKGROUND: In part because of improvements in early detection and treatment, the number of breast cancer survivors is increasing. After treatment, however, breast cancer survivors often experience distressing symptoms, including pain, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and fatigue; at the same time, they have less frequent contact with health care providers. Pain commonly co-occurs with other symptoms and the combination of symptoms contribute to the amount of distress experienced by survivors...
December 6, 2018: Pain Management Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses
Nijmeh Al-Atiyyat, Nezar Ahmed Salim, Mohammed Ghassan Tuffaha, Hasan Ahmed Abu Nigim, Mohammad Mah'd Saleh, Mohamad Eid Alkhodary, Jeannine M Brant
BACKGROUND: Effective cancer pain management mandates precise attitude, assessment, skills, and knowledge. Health professionals' knowledge and attitudes concerning cancer pain management have often been referred to as insufficient. AIMS: This study explored pain knowledge and attitudes of nurses working in oncology settings. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Population 115 oncology nurses working at 2 hospitals in the United Arab Emirates. METHODS: A descriptive, correlational, cross-sectional design was used to examine nurse knowledge and attitudes about pain using the Nurses' Attitude and Knowledge Survey Regarding Pain (NKASRP) survey...
December 6, 2018: Pain Management Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses
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