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International Journal of Nursing Practice

Nguyet Thi Nguyen, Clint Douglas, Ann Bonner
AIMS: To translate and psychometrically test the modified chronic kidney disease self-management instrument in Vietnamese language. BACKGROUND: Research on chronic kidney disease self-management is increasing although few patient-reported outcome measures are available in other languages. DESIGN: This study involved instrument modification, translation, and cultural adaptation into Vietnamese followed by psychometric evaluation in a target population...
February 4, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Helena Blažun Vošner, Peter Kokol, Danica Železnik, Jernej Završnik
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 30, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Mi-Kyoung Cho, Mi Young Kim
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes and influential factors using flipped learning methods on the education of nursing students in clinical nursing practicums in Korea. METHODS: This study used a nonequivalent comparison group pretest-posttest design to determine the outcomes and influential factors within flipped learning methods in two forms (flipped-mastery classroom model and flipped-mastery practicum model) in clinical practicum nursing education...
January 29, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Sakineh Mohammad Alizadeh Charandabi, Solmaz Ghanbari-Homayi, Leila Jahangiry, Jila Nahaee, Tahereh Hadian
AIM: The birth plans were developed as an approach for pregnant women to present their expectations for labour and childbirth. The aim of this study was to assess whether birth plans (a written document in which pregnant women describe preferences about their care during labour and childbearing) compared with standard or routine approach (supine position, continuous fetal monitoring, enema, episiotomy, and…) affect the birth experience (woman's perception of labour and childbirth as positive or negative experience) or satisfaction with birth...
January 24, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Annette M Bourgault, Michele J Upvall
AIM: To explore the process of tradition-based practice (TBP) de-implementation by critical care nurses. BACKGROUND: Ritualistic and routine practices have been described as sacred cows or TBPs. Many clinical practices have insufficient or no evidence and may lead to poor patient outcomes. De-implementation (termination) of potentially harmful, ineffective, or non cost-effective TBP is necessary to facilitate evidence-based practice (EBP) in the clinical setting...
January 17, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Merav Ben Natan, Asil Abu Husayn, Rana Haj Muhamad
AIM: To explore factors associated with the intention of an ethnic minority of Israeli Arabs to undergo faecal occult blood testing using the Health Belief Model. METHODS: This was a quantitative correlational study that utilized a questionnaire constructed based on the Health Belief Model. The questionnaire was administered to a convenience sample of 200 Israeli Arabs aged 50 and over. Data were collected during January to March 2018. FINDINGS: The research findings show that respondents had a high intention to undergo faecal occult blood testing in the future, although only 66...
January 15, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Shan Zhang, Xiangping Kong, Karen V Lamb, Ying Wu
AIM: The aim of the study was to explore the impact of nurse workloads on adherence to hand hygiene. BACKGROUND: Adherence to hand hygiene and nursing workloads have been linked to quality of patient care. Therefore, it was important to understand the relationship to safe patient care. DESIGN: This cross-sectional study was performed from January 2016 to June 2016. METHODS: Workloads and adherence to hand hygiene for nurses on 3-day shifts in a tertiary hospital were investigated in 2016...
January 4, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Esther Chang, Michel Edenborough, Daniel Nicholls, Amanda Johnson, Suzanne Brownhill, Joyce Simard
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: This article presents the generation of a model of care encompassing "function" and "affect" based on findings from a 2011 research project aimed at improving care delivery for people with advanced dementia. Objectives were to provide comprehensive and sustainable care, honouring and respecting the person. BACKGROUND: Dementia is a debilitating, progressive, and terminal disease with a trajectory ranging from approximately 3 to 16 years, yet attention to end-of-life care, promoting comfort, alleviating suffering, and maximizing quality of life is frequently overlooked for people living in the advanced stages of the disease...
December 19, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Latefa Ali Dardas, Faleh A Sawair, Manar Nabolsi, Leigh Ann Simmons
AIMS: Scientific discovery in general, and nursing research specifically, is an increasingly global effort consistent with changing demographics and the need to provide culturally competent care in a diverse society. Given that Arabs account for an increasing proportion of the populations in many Western countries, this study presents findings from the first bibliometric analysis of nursing research conducted through December 2017 in the Arab region. METHODS: We used quantitative and qualitative indicators to analyse bibliometric data from Scopus...
December 19, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Neslihan Partlak Günüşen, Besti Üstün, Pınar Serçekuş Ak, Dilek Büyükkaya Besen
AIM: The aim of this study was to explore secondary traumatic stress experiences of nurses caring for cancer patients. METHODS: A qualitative descriptive approach was taken in the study. The team conducted semi-structured in-depth interviews with 13 oncology nurses. We evaluated the responses collected using content analysis. RESULTS: Three distinct themes emerged from the interviews: cycle of desperation, coping, and change. CONCLUSION: Based on the results obtained, it is suggested that programs containing cognitive restructuring techniques be developed; peer support groups may enable senior nurses to guide inexperienced nurses...
December 18, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Wei Zhu, Yan Jiang
AIM: The aim of this study was to assess the caregiver burden over time of patients with haemorrhagic stroke and the determinants of this. BACKGROUND: Identification of the predictors for caregiver burden can be used to improve the outcomes of stroke survivors and caregivers. Few studies focus on the caregiver burden of patients with haemorrhagic stroke and how this changes over time. DESIGN: This was a prospective longitudinal study. METHODS: A convenience sample of 202 stroke survivor/caregiver pairs were recruited in the neurosurgery unit from March 2015 to March 2016...
December 18, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Natasha Hawkins, Sarah Jeong, Tony Smith
AIMS: To synthesize the scientific evidence about new graduate nurses' transition to practice in the acute care setting and consider implications for nurses and nursing practice. BACKGROUND: Despite the vast amount of literature on new graduate nurses' transition to practice, the transition of new graduate nurses is a global issue and remains at the forefront of discussions within the nursing community. DESIGN: An integrative review. REVIEW METHODS: A search of evidence-based research from seven electronic databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, ProQuest, Cochrane, JBI, Wiley, and Scopus) was conducted for the period of 2006-2016...
December 9, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Wan Ling Lee, Karuthan Chinna, Khatijah Lim Abdullah, Imran Zainal Abidin
AIM: To investigate semantic equivalence between two translated versions of the heart quality of life (HeartQoL) questionnaire produced by the forward-backward and dual-panel methods. METHODS: The forward-backward and dual-panel versions of HeartQoL were self-administered among 60 participants who met the inclusion criteria of being a native Bahasa Malaysia-speaking Malay, aged 18 and older, having an indexed diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease and being cognitively fit...
December 4, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Seher Çakmak, Nesrin Nural
AIM: The aims of the study are to determine the incidence of oral mucositis, the stage of the condition, risk factors, and other oral complications in patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy and to evaluate the factors that have an impact on these. METHODS: The study included 147 patients undergoing outpatient cancer chemotherapy at the Chemotherapy Unit of a University Hospital between February and April 2015. We used a questionnaire and the World Health Organization "Mucositis Grading Scale"...
November 21, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Lin Perry
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February 2019: International Journal of Nursing Practice
HyunSoo Oh, JiSuk Park, WhaSook Seo
AIMS: To examine the presence of symptom clusters and synergistic effects of symptom clusters on quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis patients. BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis patients frequently experience multiple concurrent symptoms of pain, fatigue, and depression. DESIGN: A nonexperimental, cross-sectional correlation design. METHODS: The study participants were 179 rheumatoid arthritis patients. Data were collected between August and December 2016...
November 19, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Lan Wang, Dajun Pei, Yan-Qiong Ouyang, Xiaofei Nie
AIM: To quantitatively analyse factors related to gastrointestinal bleeding after percutaneous coronary intervention and provide evidence for the prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding. DATA SOURCES AND REVIEW METHODS: Cochrane Library, Pubmed, Embase, and Ovid databases were searched from inception to 31 May 2018; case-control and cohort studies published in English were included. The methodological quality of each study was assessed by two independent reviewers using the Newcastle-Ottawa Scale...
November 19, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Sookyung Jeong, Jacob Lee, Yu Bin Seo, Chiyoung Cha
AIM: This study explored health beliefs and behaviours related to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) from the perspective of juvenile offenders with STIs in three urban cities. METHODS: Data were collected using observations and in-depth interviews between July and November, 2014. Under the supervision of probation officers, 24 juvenile offenders with STIs were interviewed. Leininger's four-step method guided the data analysis. FINDINGS: From participants' perspectives, poor hygiene and a promiscuous lifestyle caused the STIs...
November 18, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Jin Yi Choi, Eun Kyoung Yun, Eun Ja Yeun, Eun Sook Jeong
AIM: Hypertension is a common condition contributing to many diseases. Factors influencing blood pressure (BP) classification for adults have changed over time. This study aimed to identify factors influencing BP classification according to gender. METHODS: Data from the Sixth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2014) were used in this descriptive, cross-sectional study. Participants were 1555 adults (589 men, 966 women). Measures included demographic, health-related, and lifestyle factors...
November 18, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
Emmanuel Aoudi Chance, Gudmund Ågotnes, Karin Anna Petersen
AIM: This study explored the relationship between the traditional care culture and the Western nursing culture. BACKGROUND: Cameroonians are highly dependent on seeking medical aid from traditional healers and medicines, despite the emergence of contemporary health practices that are provided by Western nursing care. METHODS: This study was conducted based on Bourdieu's praxeological approach using observational and descriptional research, and interviews...
November 13, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Practice
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