Read by QxMD icon Read

Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Dhea Natashia, Miaofen Yen, Hsing-Mei Chen, Susan J Fetzer
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to understand the influence of demographic and psychological factors on self-management behaviors and interdialytic weight gain (IDWG) as a fluid adherence marker among patients undergoing hemodialysis in Indonesia. DESIGN: A quantitative correlational study. METHOD: A convenience sample of 145 patients undergoing hemodialysis was recruited from the dialysis units in two hospitals in Jakarta from September to December 2015...
February 18, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Freda DeKeyser Ganz, Ilana Margalith, Julie Benbenishty, Miriam Hirschfeld, Nurit Wagner, Orly Toren
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the willingness of Israeli registered nurses to work under threatening conditions, their perceived level of threat, and perceptions of peer willingness to report to work. DESIGN: This descriptive study was based on a convenience sample of registered nurses working in four hospitals throughout Israel from internal medicine, surgical, emergency, and intensive care units. METHODS: A questionnaire designed by the investigators was administered to registered nurses while on duty...
February 18, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Marion E Broome, Marilyn H Oermann, Christian E Douglas, Denise F Simmons, Amanda Woodward
PURPOSE: Faculty productivity related to research and scholarship is assessed in schools of nursing throughout the world. The purpose of this study was to examine the publication productivity of nursing faculty at each academic rank and in both tenure and nontenure tracks in selected schools of nursing across the United States. DESIGN: This was a descriptive study of publications and the h-index of nursing faculty. METHODS: Publication and citation data and the h-index for faculty (N = 1,354) in 18 schools of nursing were obtained from the Scopus database...
February 14, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, Solina Richter
PURPOSE: To discuss the effects of forced displacement on maternal and child health, highlight the major pitfalls in delivering humanitarian services to this vulnerable group, and underscore the need for multilayered interventions to improve health, protect rights, and reduce vulnerabilities during forced displacements. METHODS: A comprehensive literature search was undertaken from databases including Medline, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), EBSCOhost, Google Scholar, Scopus, and ProQuest...
February 7, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Daniella Arieli
PURPOSE: The aim of this article was to focus on interventions that were part of an attempt to engage, in nursing education, with the challenges of working in a society afflicted with violent political tensions. DESIGN: This article is an initial reflective report on two interventions (with students and with the nursing faculty) that were part of ongoing action research at a nursing school in Israel. METHODOLOGY: The methodology used for this article is first-person action research based on the author's reflective accounts...
February 6, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Kristen Pecanac, Barbara King
PURPOSE: To explore nurse-family communication during and after family meetings. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study in which 36 family meetings were audio-recorded in two intensive care units in an urban, community hospital. METHODS: Data were analyzed using conversation analysis, a qualitative method. FINDINGS: Nurses spoke during 10 (28%) of the family meetings. During the family meetings, nurses mostly self-selected to take a turn by interrupting a physician or family member, finishing their sentences, responding to questions, and, in one instance, asking a question...
January 30, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Vicente Gea-Caballero, Enrique Castro-Sánchez, Miguel Ángel Díaz-Herrera, Carmen Sarabia-Cobo, Raúl Juárez-Vela, Edurne Zabaleta-Del Olmo
PURPOSE: Migration of nurses is not a new or recent event. During the past few decades, nursing migration flows have been a constant trend worldwide. The main objective of this study was to explore the motivations, beliefs, and expectations that Spanish nurses had when considering migration to another country in the near future. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, Internet survey of Spanish nurses planning migration for professional reasons. METHODS: Ad hoc, web-based questionnaire following the Nurses Early Exit Study guidelines...
January 9, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Angela R Starkweather, Luana Colloca, Susan G Dorsey, Mari Griffioen, Debra Lyon, Cynthia Renn
PURPOSE: The purpose of this article was to discuss barriers and potential solutions for strengthening inter- and intraprofessional collaborations that will advance biobehavioral symptom science. ORGANIZING CONSTRUCT: General and team-based barriers and solutions for advancing biobehavioral symptom science are reviewed with an exemplar discussion that is guided by Carper's patterns of knowing. CONCLUSIONS: Strategic partnerships across nursing associations and organization can help to build collaborations that are focused on symptom science in a specific population, disease, or setting...
January 5, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Ya-Fang Huang, Hung-Yi Chiou, Chi-Hsiang Chung, Wu-Chien Chien, Hsiu-Ju Chang
PURPOSE: To investigate the risk for psychiatric disorders in patients newly diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) from two longitudinal groups of children with and without ADHD. STUDY DESIGN: In total, 1,745 children newly diagnosed with ADHD and 6,980 participants without ADHD were identified from Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database in 2005 and followed until 2010. Risks for psychiatric disorders in the ADHD and non-ADHD groups were compared...
January 4, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Hsing-Chia Chen, Sally Wai-Chi Chan, Tzu-Pei Yeh, Yao-Hui Huang, I-Chia Chien, Wei-Fen Ma
PURPOSE: To explore the spiritual needs of community-dwelling older people living with early-stage dementia. DESIGN: A descriptive qualitative research design with purposive sampling was used. METHODS: Ten older people who were receiving home care services from a mental hospital in central Taiwan were recruited. In-depth semistructured interviews were conducted and content analysis was performed. FINDINGS: Four themes emerged that described the spiritual wishes and needs of older people with early-stage dementia: the wish to turn back time, the need to instill meaning into past experiences, the need to rely on faith-based strength, and the wish to have one's remaining life under control...
January 2, 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Patricia A Grady, Demetrius Porche
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 28, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Michael D Barnett, Kelly J Martin, Caitlin J Garza
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between social support (from personal and workplace sources) and psychological distress (depression, anxiety, and stress symptoms), as well as to examine the mediating role of satisfaction with work-family balance among hospice nurses. DESIGN AND METHOD: A cross-sectional study design was utilized with a sample of 90 hospice nurses from the southern United States. Participants completed online surveys, including (a) the Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale (DASS-21), (b) loosely adapted items from the Affectivity, Burnout, and Absenteeism Scales, and (c) Satisfaction with Work-Family Balance Scale...
December 20, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Erla Kolbrun Svavarsdottir, Margret Gisladottir
PURPOSE: Family nursing interventions, focusing on therapeutic conversations, have been found to benefit primary caregivers dealing with chronic and acute illnesses. Less is known, however, about the benefit of these interventions for partner caregivers. The aims of this study were to develop and test the Family Strengths-Oriented Therapeutic Conversation (FAM-SOTC) intervention for partner caregivers of young individuals with eating disorders (EDs). METHODS: Eighteen partner caregivers of adolescents and young adults with ED participated in this quasi-experimental study...
December 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Clayton J Shuman, Katherine Powers, Jane Banaszak-Holl, Marita G Titler
PURPOSE: The purposes of this study were to (a) describe nurse manager (NM) leadership behaviors for evidence-based practice, NM evidence-based practice competencies, and unit climates for evidence-based practice implementation in acute care, and (b) test for differences in NMs' and staff nurses' (RNs') perceptions. DESIGN: A multisite cross-sectional design was used to collect data from a sample of 24 NMs and 553 RNs from 24 adult medical-surgical units in seven U...
December 15, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Sophia Jihey Chung, Anne L Ersig, Ann Marie McCarthy
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the diet and physical activity behaviors of female adolescents and their friends within classroom-based peer networks in Korea. DESIGN: Complete social network analysis was used to examine the influence of classroom-based peers on adolescents' diets and physical activity. Data were collected by self-report from 99 female adolescents in three classrooms. METHODS: Diet and physical activity behaviors were measured using the Adolescent Food Habit Checklist, food frequency questions, and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire...
December 13, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Fabio D'Agostino, Ercole Vellone, Antonello Cocchieri, John Welton, Massimo Maurici, Barbara Polistena, Federico Spandonaro, Maurizio Zega, Rosaria Alvaro, Gianfranco Sanson
PURPOSE: To investigate whether the number of nursing diagnoses on hospital admission is an independent predictor of the hospital length of stay. DESIGN: A prospective observational study was carried out. A sample of 2,190 patients consecutively admitted (from July to December 2014) in four inpatient units (two medical, two surgical) of a 1,547-bed university hospital were enrolled for the study. METHODS: Data were collected from a clinical nursing information system and the hospital discharge register...
January 2019: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Pauline Wong, Pranee Liamputtong, Susan Koch, Helen Rawson
PURPOSE: This article discusses the findings of a grounded theory of family resilience in an Australian intensive care unit (ICU) with a specific focus on families' experiences of their interactions with other members within their own family, and the families of other patients in the ICU. DESIGN: A constructivist grounded theory methodology was adopted. Data were collected using in-depth interviews with 25 family members of 21 critically ill patients admitted to a tertiary-level ICU in Australia...
November 23, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Wei-Shan Chin, Yi-Chuan Chen, Jiune-Jye Ho, Nai-Yun Cheng, Hsueh-Ching Wu, Judith S C Shiao
PURPOSE: Nurses are exposed to a poor psychological work environment; this may cause poor mental health, which is a risk factor for suicidal ideation. We investigated the association between psychological work environment and suicidal ideation among hospital nurses in Taiwan. DESIGN: We conducted a cross-sectional survey in Taiwan female nurses using stratified sampling by region (north, central, south, and east) to select representative centers for this study. METHODS: A self-report questionnaire including items on demographic data, the psychological work environment, and suicidal ideation was sent to nurses working in hospitals...
November 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Anne E Norris, Yui Matsuda, Danielle Altares Sarik, Jonathan Pettigrew
PURPOSE: Implementation quality (IQ), a critical concept for translational science, measures the discrepancy between an intervention's intended design and its implementation. Quantifying the impact of IQ on intervention outcomes informs efforts to improve intervention translatability. The purpose of this article is to define and describe IQ and its dimensions (content adherence, quality of delivery, and engagement) with a focus on individualized interventions being delivered in research and practice settings...
November 22, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Samantha Stonbraker, Sheyla Richards, Mina Halpern, Suzanne Bakken, Rebecca Schnall
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify and prioritize the information that persons living with HIV (PLWH) in a limited-resource setting need to effectively manage their health. DESIGN AND METHODS: A data sources triangulation method was used to compare data from three separate sources: (a) 107 interviews with Spanish-speaking PLWH being seen at a healthcare clinic in the Dominican Republic (DR); (b) 40 interviews with Spanish-speaking healthcare providers from the same clinic in the DR; and (c) an integrative literature review of English- and Spanish-language articles that assessed the health information needs of PLWH in Latin America and the Caribbean...
November 19, 2018: Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"