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International Journal of Nursing Knowledge

Rebecca Hill, Jane Flanagan
The purpose of this paper is to provide a description of bonding as a concept using Walker and Avant's (2005) concept analysis guidelines. Data sources include dictionaries and online health databases. Data synthesis revealed frequent misuse of the term attachment to represent the concept of bonding. There are distinct differences between attachment and bonding and the current nursing diagnosis Risk for impaired attachment more accurately represents the concept of bonding. Revision of this NANDA-I diagnosis may improve diagnosis identification, interventions, and nursing care for mothers and children...
January 8, 2019: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Laís da Silva Costa, Juliana de Lima Lopes, Camila Takáo Lopes, Vinicius Batista Santos, Alba Lúcia Bottura Leite de Barros
PURPOSE: To identify the prevalence of Sedentary Lifestyle (SL) and associations between its defining characteristics (DC) and related factors (RF) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). DATA SOURCES: 123 patients with ACS were assessed for SL through the International Physical Activity Questionnaire. Associations between DC and RF was investigated by Pearson's Chi square and Fisher's exact test. DATA SYNTHESIS: 56.1% had SL. Insufficient motivation and Insufficient resources for physical activity were associated with two DC...
December 21, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Chinma Stella Adereti, Adenike Ayobola Olaogun
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of electronic and paper-based standardized nursing care plans (SNCPs) use on quality of nurses' documentation. METHODS: Using quasi-experimental design, two wards were grouped into electronic and paper-based wards. Nurses were trained to use electronic- and paper-based SNCPs for care-planning and documentation. Data was collected before, 3, and 6 months postintervention and analyzed with SPSS version 20. FINDINGS: There was improvement in documentation quality in the two wards after introducing SNCPs with higher quality scores in the electronic ward postintervention...
December 7, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Luciana Nabinger Menna Barreto, Marcos Barragan da Silva, Bruna Engelman, Manoela Schmarczek Figueiredo, Alba Luz Rodríguez-Acelas, Wilson Cañon-Montañez, Miriam de Abreu Almeida
PURPOSE: To assess the surgical wound (SW) healing in orthopedic patients with Impaired tissue integrity according to the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC). METHODS: A prospective longitudinal study performed with 24 patients. Data collection was performed through an instrument containing the NOC indicators. FINDINGS: The indicators skin approximation, drainage, surrounding skin erythema, periwound edema, increased skin temperature, and foul wound odor presented a statistically significant increase when compared the means between the first and the last day of evaluation...
November 26, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Noelia Moya-Muñoz, Concepción Capilla-Díaz, Marta Labella-Rodríguez, Judit Gálvez-Cano, Inmaculada Sánchez-Crisol, César Hueso-Montoro
PURPOSE: To determine nursing diagnoses in people with a digestive stoma and their relationship with sociodemographic and clinical variables. METHOD: A cross-sectional descriptive study of 102 subjects in the General Surgery Unit of a first-level hospital (Granada, Spain) was conducted. Data were collected on the presence of nursing diagnoses, sociodemographic and clinical variables. RESULTS: NANDA-I: "Deficient knowledge (00126)" and "Readiness for enhanced health management (00162)" were present in the entire sample studied...
November 14, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Lidia Fernández-Donaire, José Manuel Romero-Sánchez, Olga Paloma-Castro, Francesc Boixader-Estévez, Ana María Porcel-Gálvez
PURPOSE: To validate the content of the NANDA-I diagnosis "death anxiety" (00147). METHODS: Descriptive study using the Fehring model with 202 Spanish nurses who were expert in end-of-life care to explore the adequacy of the components of the NANDA-I diagnosis "death anxiety" (00147) in the Spanish edition. FINDINGS: None of the diagnosis definitions were considered as representative. Furthermore, 5 of the 56 defining characteristics and 5 of the 26 related factors were validated as major...
November 13, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Amália de Fátima Lucena, Carla Argenta, Miriam de Abreu Almeida, Sue Moorhead, Elizabeth Swanson
OBJECTIVE: Select and validate outcomes from Nursing Outcomes Classification and interventions from Nursing Interventions Classification for diagnoses Risk for Frail Elderly Syndrome and Frail Elderly Syndrome/NANDA International. METHODS: A consensus study with 15 gerontological nursing specialists. Data were collected by a Google forms instrument developed by the research team and analyzed using descriptive statistics. RESULTS: For the risk diagnosis, 11 outcomes and seven interventions were validated...
October 28, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Joana Romeiro, Sílvia Caldeira
OBJECTIVE: To systematically retrieve, critique, and synthesize patients' human responses about living with infertility and identify possible related nursing diagnoses according to NANDA-I. METHODS: Systematic review of qualitative nursing studies. FINDINGS: A total of 39 papers were included, 49 human responses, and 77 potential infertility-related nursing diagnoses were identified across three themes. Main foci matching nursing diagnosis were related to spiritual well-being, spiritual distress, and resilience...
October 25, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Ana Railka de Souza Oliveira-Kumakura, Jonas Bodini Alonso, Emília Campos de Carvalho
PURPOSE: To apply the Rasch model to test the psychometric assessment of the nursing outcome Swallowing status among poststroke patients. METHODS: Cross-sectional study was conducted with 227 poststroke patients, which were evaluated by a nurse. The Rasch model was used to examine psychometric properties. FINDINGS: Indicators fit the Rasch model and presented good reliability and good ability for separation index. The 5-point Likert scale did not present adequate discrimination and classification levels were compiled into three...
October 25, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Susana Miguel, Joana Romeiro, Helga Martins, Tiago Casaleiro, Sílvia Caldeira, T Heather Herdman
PURPOSE: This article explores the current structure of NANDA-I nursing diagnoses (ND) labels. METHODS: Critical analysis of the ND labels, as categorized in the NANDA-I terminology. FINDINGS: Most of the 244 ND labels are composed of terms from the focus and judgment axes. CONCLUSIONS: The specificity of the human responses toward health and life transitions may not be totally represented in the two most common axes, as categorized within taxonomy II...
October 18, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Mikyung Moon
PURPOSE: This study aimed to analyze the patterns of nursing diagnoses used in three different types of intensive care units (ICUs) using network analysis. METHODS: A secondary analysis was conducted using clinical datasets of 582 patients. Frequency, degree/betweenness centrality, and subgroup analysis were performed. FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS: The findings illuminated core nursing diagnoses with high centrality as well as high frequency. The centrality analysis identified the differences between and unique characteristics of each ICU...
October 14, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Shuxiao Hou, Baohua Li, Yongmei Luo, Shaomei Shang
PURPOSE: To screen and create a core nursing outcomes evaluation index system based on NOC for stroke inpatients in China. METHODS: This study adopted the method of Delphi expert consultation, with the degree of consent >4.0 points and the coefficient of variation <0.25 as the standard for inclusion of indexes. RESULTS: The evaluation index system established in this study includes five first-grade indexes, 15 second-grade indexes, and 58 third-grade indexes...
October 3, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Jane Flanagan
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October 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Janet Stifter, Vanessa E C Sousa, Alessandro Febretti, Karen Dunn Lopez, Andrew Johnson, Yingwei Yao, Gail M Keenan, Diana J Wilkie
PURPOSE: To determine the acceptability, usefulness, and ease of use for four nursing clinical decision support interface prototypes. METHODS: In a simulated hospital environment, 60 registered nurses (48 female; mean age = 33.7 ± 10.8; mean years of experience = 8.1 ± 9.7) participated in a randomized study with four study groups. Measures included acceptability, usefulness, and ease of use scales. FINDINGS: Mean scores were high for acceptability, usefulness, and the ease of use for all four groups...
October 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Rita de Cassia Gengo E Silva, Regina Célia Dos Santos Diogo, Diná de Almeida Lopes Monteiro da Cruz, Doris Ortiz, Diley Ortiz, Heloísa Helena Ciqueto Peres, Sue Moorhead
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October 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
María Ángeles Vázquez-Sánchez, Inmaculada Valero-Cantero, Yolanda Carrión-Velasco, Pilar Castro-López, Ernesto Suárez-Cadenas, Cristina Casals
PURPOSE: To determine the applicability of the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) after nutritional counseling intervention in malnourished patients. METHODS: Prospective, randomized, open-label study in 106 hospital patients with malnutrition. The NOC indicators evaluated were 162202 and 180201. FINDINGS: The intervention group significantly increased both NOC indicator scores compared with the control group, these indicators significantly correlated with body mass index, Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool, and Barthel's Index...
September 21, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Cíntia da Costa, Graciele Fernanda da Costa Linch
INTRODUCTION: The quality of nursing care is related to the execution of the nursing process, which should be properly documented. In this context, there is an evident need to implement electronic health records with the use of standardized languages. OBJECTIVE: To implement electronic records related to nursing diagnoses in a computerized health management system. METHODOLOGY: The project followed four stages, based on the plan-do-check-act tool...
July 24, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Tamara O Perdue, Ann Schreier, Janice Neil, Robert Carels, Melvin Swanson
PURPOSE: This article describes the concept of disturbed body image in bariatric surgery patients. METHOD: Walker and Avant's () method of concept analysis is used in this study. FINDINGS: After bariatric surgery, the patient's body may change more rapidly than their allocentric ("inside, lived") view of themselves, leading to physical and psychosocial sequelae. CONCLUSION: If not prepared physically and psychologically for body image challenges after bariatric surgery, patients may experience disturbed body image in the postoperative phase...
July 24, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Vanessa Monteiro Mantovani, Alba Luz Rodríguez Acelas, Solange Klockner Boaz, Wilson Cañon-Montañez, Amália de Fátima Lucena, Isabel Cristina Echer
PURPOSE: To evaluate patients in a smoking cessation support group using the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC). METHODS: Prospective observational cohort study conducted with 21 patients participating in a smoking cessation support group. Data were collected using an instrument consisting of 2 NOC outcomes and 20 indicators, applied during each of the six support group meetings. FINDINGS: The two NOC outcomes, Smoking Cessation Behavior (1625) and Substance Withdrawal Severity (2108), showed statistically significant differences over time in many of their indicators...
May 30, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Francine Monteiro Moreira, Teresa Cristina Dias Cunha Nascimento, Beatriz Murata Murakami, Ellen Cristina Bergamasco, Camila Takao Lopes, Eduarda Ribeiro Dos Santos
OBJECTIVE: To establish clinical predictors of risk for decreased cardiac tissue perfusion (DCTP) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). METHODS: Data on demographic, anthropometric, clinical, and procedural variables were collected as explanatory from a database of 1,542 adult patients undergoing PCI. A diagnosis of periprocedural myocardial infarction was used to confirm DCTP. A multivariate logistic regression determined the predictors of DCTP. RESULTS: The independent predictors of risk for DCTP were age (OR = 1...
May 10, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
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