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#1
Kimberley Hodgson
Self-harm is a public health issue that accounts for thousands of presentations at hospital each year. Self-harm commonly involves self-injury by cutting, burning or poisoning. The incidence of self-harm is increasing in the UK, particularly in young people. Research suggests that people who self-harm experience negative attitudes from healthcare staff, including nurses, on presentation to healthcare services. This is an ethical issue in nursing practice that has implications for the quality of care provided...
March 30, 2016: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26715905/knowledge-and-attitude-about-stem-cells-and-their-application-in-medicine-among-nursing-students-in-universiti-sains-malaysia-malaysia
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Jee Leng Lye, Lean Keng Soon, Wan Amir Nizam Wan Ahmad, Suat Cheng Tan
BACKGROUND: Stem cell research has been extensively explored worldwide to enhance human health in medical setting. Nevertheless, there is currently no full understanding of the stem cell knowledge and attitude levels among student nurses in Malaysia. This study aimed to assess the level of stem cell knowledge, attitude toward stem cell application in medicine, and its association with years of education, among Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) undergraduate nursing students. METHODS: A cross-sectional study (n = 88) was conducted using self-administered questionnaire consisted of demographic information, stem cells knowledge and attitude statements...
July 2015: Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences: MJMS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26594614/medication-error-disclosure-and-attitudes-to-reporting-by-healthcare-professionals-in-a-sub-saharan-african-setting-a-survey-in-uganda
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Ronald Kiguba, Paul Waako, Helen B Ndagije, Charles Karamagi
BACKGROUND: Medication errors (MEs) are largely under-reported, which undermines quality improvement and medication risk management in healthcare. OBJECTIVES: To assess attitudes of Ugandan healthcare professionals (HCPs) towards ME reporting, and identify characteristics of HCPs who endorsed integration of ME and adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting, valued patient involvement in ME reporting, disclosed having ever made potentially harmful MEs, or observed possibly harmful MEs committed by other HCPs...
September 1, 2015: Drugs—Real World Outcomes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26427255/a-nurse-led-pathway-to-treat-self-harm-injuries
#4
Michael Steel
Self-harm occurs frequently in psychiatric hospitals and other mental health and outpatient settings. Many patients at the Ayr Clinic are at risk of self-harm and often access the local accident and emergency service for minor injury care. The medical and nursing response to people who repeatedly self-harm, given increasing pressures and dwindling A&E resources, can often be one of impatience, frustration and hostility. A nurse-led pathway was developed by the Ayr Clinic and NHS Ayrshire and Arran to fast-track the assessment and treatment of such injuries and improve health professionals' attitudes towards these patients...
July 22, 2015: Nursing Times
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26178626/nurses-attitudes-towards-professional-containment-methods-used-in-psychiatric-wards-and-perceptions-of-aggression-in-turkey
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Neslihan Keser Özcan, Hülya Bilgin, Münevver Akın, Nur Elçin Badırgalı Boyacıoğlu
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine nurses' attitudes towards professional containment methods and to explore the relationship between those attitudes and nurses' perception of aggression. BACKGROUND: Different containment methods are used in psychiatric wards when patients behave aggressively towards others or exhibit self-harm. It is known that in addition to patient-specific and environmental influences, many factors related to the staff influence the choice of containment method...
October 2015: Journal of Clinical Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25970576/psychometric-properties-of-the-dutch-version-of-the-attitude-towards-deliberate-self-harm-questionnaire
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Nienke Kool, Berno van Meijel, Jaap van der Bijl, Bauke Koekkoek, Ad Kerkhof
The attitude of nurses and treatment staff is crucial in the treatment of patients who self-harm. However, many patients experience that attitude as negative. The aim of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Dutch version of the Attitude Towards Deliberate Self-Harm Questionnaire. A total of 261 questionnaires were used to measure validity and reliability. Sensitivity to change was measured using a post-test measurement (n = 171) and a subgroup of 78 participants were given the questionnaire twice for test-retest measurement...
August 2015: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25490929/nurses-attitudes-towards-self-harm-a-literature-review
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P Karman, N Kool, I E Poslawsky, B van Meijel
People who self-harm experience many problems and needs related to management of emotional and practical stress. A positive attitude among nurses is especially important given the close contact they have with people who self-harm. This article is based on a review of the literature. It includes articles that concern both general and mental health nurses who work in various healthcare settings (e.g. acute inpatients wards, community mental health, emergency departments and medical admission units). The literature shows that negative attitudes towards self-harm are common among nurses...
February 2015: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25128421/danish-emergency-nurses-attitudes-towards-self-harm-%C3%A2-a-cross-sectional-study
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Penille Wimmer Perboell, Nanna Maria Hammer, Birte Oestergaard, Hanne Konradsen
AIM: The aim of this study was to examine Danish emergency nurses' attitudes toward people hospitalized after an acetaminophen poisoning. Furthermore, the study examined the relationship between attitudes and factors such as age, gender, and education on self-harm. METHODS: A cross-sectional design was applied. Nurses from seven emergency departments (EDs) in a region in Denmark were asked to complete the Danish version of Attitudes towards Deliberate Self-Harm Questionnaire (ADSHQ)...
April 2015: International Emergency Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24862740/attitudes-towards-young-people-who-self-harm-age-an-influencing-factor
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Karen Cleaver, Liz Meerabeau, Pam Maras
AIM: To determine the attitudes of emergency care staff towards young people (aged 12-18 years) who self-harm and to gain an understanding of the basis of attitudes that exist. BACKGROUND: Young people frequently attend emergency services following self-harm; it is unclear whether being a young person influences attitudes held. DESIGN: Mixed methods using a triangulation convergent design. METHODS: Survey of 143 staff members from four accident & emergency departments and one ambulance service...
December 2014: Journal of Advanced Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24680116/-smoking-behavior-among-nursing-students-in-sousse-tunisia-a-preliminary-study
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S Khefacha Aissa, H Said Latiri, M Ben Rejeb, D Chebil, L Dhidah
INTRODUCTION: Smoking is an entirely preventable, man-made, epidemic. It is a major, worldwide, public health problem whose social costs are very high. Health care workers have an important role to play in tobacco control. We conducted a study among nursing students to examine their smoking behavior, their attitudes towards smoking, and their participation in prevention. METHODS: This descriptive, transverse study was conducted in March 2011 during which an anonymous self-completion questionnaire was administered to nursing students...
March 2014: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24592861/improving-communication-and-practical-skills-in-working-with-inpatients-who-self-harm-a-pre-test-post-test-study-of-the-effects-of-a-training-programme
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Nienke Kool, Berno van Meijel, Bauke Koekkoek, Jaap van der Bijl, Ad Kerkhof
BACKGROUND: Differing perspectives of self-harm may result in a struggle between patients and treatment staff. As a consequence, both sides have difficulty communicating effectively about the underlying problems and feelings surrounding self-harm. Between 2009 and 2011, a programme was developed and implemented to train mental health care staff (nurses, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and occupational therapists) in how to communicate effectively with and care for patients who self-harm...
2014: BMC Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24347946/nursing-students-attitude-towards-suicide-attempters-a-study-from-rural-part-of-northern-india
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Mamta Nebhinani, Naresh Nebhinani, L Tamphasana, Achla D Gaikwad
CONTEXT: Majority of health professionals have unfavorable attitudes towards patients presenting with self-harm, which further compromises their willingness and outcome of care. AIMS: To assess the nursing students' attitudes toward suicide attempters. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: Cross-sectional study was conducted in two nursing colleges of north India. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Three hundred and eight nursing students were recruited through total enumeration method from May to June 2012...
October 2013: Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24207085/a-mixed-method-study-to-determine-the-attitude-of-australian-emergency-health-professionals-towards-patients-who-present-with-deliberate-self-poisoning
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Catherine Martin, Rose Chapman
INTRODUCTION: Deliberate self-poisoning is one of the frequent presentation types to emergency departments. It has been reported that attitudes of emergency staff may have negative consequences for the wellbeing of the self-poisoning patient. AIM: Determine the attitude of nursing and medical staff towards patients who present with deliberate self-poisoning and to identify if differences exist between the two groups. DESIGN: Mixed-method. METHODOLOGY: The "Attitudes towards Deliberate Self-Harm Questionnaire" was distributed to all nursing and medical staff who had direct patient contact at three emergency departments (N=410)...
April 2014: International Emergency Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23818371/disclosure-of-cancer-diagnosis-the-greek-experience
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S Tsoussis, M Papadogiorgaki, E Markodimitraki, G Delibaltadakis, A Strevinas, M Psyllakis, K Tabakaki, I Drossitis, A Kabourakis, E Papadimitraki, S Krypotos, K Daskalakis, G Fragiadaki, E Zoumadaki, S Apostolakis
PURPOSE: To analyze the attitude of Greek health professionals towards truth disclosure and factors that may influence it. METHODS: Through a self-completed questionnaire, we studied the attitudes over the initial disclosure of cancer diagnosis to cancer patients of 132 doctors and 123 nurses, partly involved in cancer patients' care, in 5 general hospitals of Crete, Greece. RESULTS: Eighty-nine percent of the participants considered information as patient's right and 88% as professional's ethical duty, 64% believed that the whole truth should be revealed, 90% avoided the word "cancer" in the communication and 39% disclosed cancer diagnosis at patient's direct asking...
April 2013: Journal of B.U.ON.: Official Journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23711560/attitudes-of-emergency-care-staff-towards-young-people-who-self-harm-a-scoping-review
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REVIEW
Karen Cleaver
AIM: To determine whether reported attitudes towards patients who attend A&E following self-harm extend to young people. BACKGROUND: Historically A&E staff have displayed negative attitudes towards patients who self-harm, although more recent research suggests that attitudes have shifted. There is retrospective evidence of low satisfaction with A&E services by individuals who self-harmed as adolescents, with comparatively little research which has specifically examined attitudes towards adolescent self-harm available...
January 2014: International Emergency Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23386526/-relationships-among-risk-knowledge-attitudes-and-ability-to-resist-substance-abuse-in-adolescents
#16
Ke-Hsin Chueh, Guan-Yu Ding, Ke-Wu Yao, Yi-Jien Huang, Chao-Chia Hung
BACKGROUND: The Ministries of Justice and Education have implemented adolescent substance abuse prevention programs for many years. Rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to rise in spite of such programs. PURPOSE: This study investigates adolescents' substance abuse-related knowledge and attitudes and self-confidence to resist substance use in order to identify predictive factors of poor adolescent resistance to substance use. METHODS: A cross-sectional study survey gathered data on substance abuse-related knowledge and attitudes and self-confidence to resist substance use from 243 second-year senior high school students studying at two schools in northern Taiwan...
February 2013: Hu Li za Zhi the Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23244348/psychiatric-nurses-attitudes-toward-patients-with-borderline-personality-disorder-experiencing-deliberate-self-harm
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Judith L Hauck, Barbara E Harrison, Anthony L Montecalvo
The aim of this descriptive study was to explore the attitudes of psychiatric nurses toward patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) experiencing deliberate self-harm. A convenience sample of psychiatric nurses (N = 83) working on the adult behavioral health units of three psychiatric hospitals in Pennsylvania were surveyed about their attitudes toward BPD inpatients experiencing deliberate self-harm using the Adapted Attitudes towards Deliberate Self-Harm Questionnaire. Psychiatric nurses had positive attitudes toward hospitalized BPD patients with deliberate self-harm issues...
January 2013: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22243712/measuring-emergency-department-nurses-attitudes-towards-deliberate-self-harm-using-the-self-harm-antipathy-scale
#18
Mary Conlon, Claire O'Tuathail
The emergency department is an important gateway for the treatment of self-harm patients. Nurses' attitudes towards patients who self-harm can be negative and often nurses experience frustration, helplessness, ambivalence and antipathy. Patients are often dissatisfied with the care provided, and meeting with positive or negative attitudes greatly influences whether they seek additional help. A quantitative design was utilised to measure emergency department nurses' attitudes towards deliberate self-harm. The 'Self-Harm Antipathy Scale', a validated questionnaire, was administered to a random sample of nurses in four emergency departments in the Republic of Ireland...
January 2012: International Emergency Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21925740/attitudes-and-knowledge-of-clinical-staff-regarding-people-who-self-harm-a-systematic-review
#19
REVIEW
Kate E A Saunders, Keith Hawton, Sarah Fortune, Suhanthini Farrell
BACKGROUND: The attitudes held by clinical staff towards people who harm themselves, together with their knowledge about self-harm, are likely to influence their clinical practice and hence the experiences and outcomes of patients. Our aim was to systematically review the nature of staff attitudes towards people who engage in self-harm, including the factors that influence them, and the impact of training on attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of staff. METHODS AND FINDINGS: A comprehensive search for relevant studies was performed on six electronic databases...
August 2012: Journal of Affective Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21711386/exploring-the-antipathy-of-nursing-staff-who-work-within-secure-healthcare-facilities-across-the-united-kingdom-to-young-people-who-self-harm
#20
Tommy Dickinson, Margaret Hurley
AIMS: This paper is a report of a study that compared relevant attitudinal dimensions of Registered Nurses and nursing aides working within a Young Offenders' Institute and two young people's forensic units in the United Kingdom towards young people in their care who self-harm. BACKGROUND: Nurses caring for young people within secure environments may engage at some point with patients who harm themselves. These staff often experience strong negative emotional reactions which can lead to antipathy and alienation...
January 2012: Journal of Advanced Nursing
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