Thomas Hinneh, Foster Osei Baah, Evelyn Amoako, Diana Baptiste, Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran, Angela Agore, Stephen Adombire, Matilda Decker, Daniel Apau, Irene Fankah, Praba Koomson, Bernard Mensah, Jacqueline Idun, Samuel Akyirem, Yvonne Commodore-Mensah
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September 25, 2023: Nursing Open
Maryam Janatolmakan, Armin Naghipour, Shahab Rezaeian, Alireza Khatony
AIM: To explore predictors of care burden among the caregivers of patients with COVID-19. DESIGN: The findings of this cross-sectional study were presented in accordance with the guidelines outlined in the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology statement. METHODS: The samples included 172 caregivers in Imam Reza and Farabi Hospitals, located in Kermanshah, Iran, who were enrolled in the study using convenience sampling...
September 24, 2023: Nursing Open
Marija Turlinskienė, Raminta Seniūnaitė-Ramanauskienė, Justina Pociūnaitė, Rūta Sargautytė
AIM: This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between psychological empowerment, depression, anxiety, and quality of life in people with haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). DESIGN: A longitudinal prospective study. METHODS: A sample of 150 people with haematological was recruited at Santaros Clinics in Lithuania between September 2020 and April 2022. Demographic characteristics, cancer-related characteristics, depression, anxiety, psychological empowerment and quality of life (QoL) were assessed using self-report questionnaires before and 10-12 weeks after HSCT...
September 23, 2023: Nursing Open
Khalid Bandar Almasloukh, Melissa Miner, Kathleen Phillips, Michael Evans
AIM: To identify teaching stategies, theories, and methods to enhance students' quality of life (QOL) that are used in preparing students for the NCLEX-RN exam. DESIGN: A scoping review was conducted. METHODS: Arksey and O'Malley's methodological framework and PRISMA-ScR guidelines were utilized. Data were derived from four databases including CINAHL, ERIC, PsychINFO and Web of Science using specific keywords. Inclusion criteria were English language and articles published in the last 7 years...
September 16, 2023: Nursing Open
Hongmei Yi, Sha Wei, Jingyan Song, Mingzhao Xiao, Huanhuan Huang, Di Luo, Qinghua Zhao
AIM: To explore the job demands of healthcare workers (HCWs) working in mobile cabin hospitals in Shanghai and identify the influencing factors. DESIGN: The study had a cross-sectional design. METHODS: Using the convenience sampling method, we selected 1223 HCWs (medical team members) working in these mobile cabin hospitals during April-May 2022. The findings of the general information questionnaire and the hierarchy scale of job demands of HCWs working in mobile cabin hospitals were used for the investigation...
September 13, 2023: Nursing Open
Nuo Xu, Xia Han, Sijing Chen, Jingjing Zhang, Ping Gu
AIM: To provide a systematic review of the qualitative literature on self-reported barriers to self-management in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). DESIGN: Systematic review. METHODS: This systematic review followed the Joanna Briggs Institute meta-aggregation approach and was evaluated using the Joanna Briggs Institute Critical Appraisal Checklist for Qualitative Research. Qualitative studies on the barriers to self-management among GDM pregnancy survivors conducted until 17 May 2022, were searched...
September 12, 2023: Nursing Open
Yuriko Tsujio, Mio Yasuda, Mikage Hattori, Tomoko Yoshioka, Naomi Nakamura, Mitsuko Nakata, Satoshi Teramukai, Yuichi Minemura, Tomomi Azuma
AIM: The present study aimed to develop an ethical behaviour rubric for nurses and evaluate its reliability and validity. METHOD: This study was to designed to construct a rubric and evaluate the reliability and validity. The ethical behaviour rubric was distributed to 241 nurses and 154 were completed and returned. The intra-rater and inter-rater reliability were evaluated by intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) for all 10 items on the ethical behaviour rubric, and the internal consistency reliability was evaluated using Cronbach's α...
September 11, 2023: Nursing Open
Mirjana Smudja, Tatjana Milenkovic, Ivana Minakovic, Vera Zdravkovic, Sandra Mitic, Dragana Milutinovic
AIM: To identify the determinants of self-reported health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus during the coronavirus pandemic. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. METHODS: The study sample included 182 children and adolescents who had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus at least 3 months prior. Data collection instruments included sociodemographic and glycaemic control protocol adherence questionnaires, documentation sheet for recording clinical data, and Serbian versions of the EuroQol-5D-Y and KidScreen27 questionnaires, which were used to assess health-related quality of life...
September 8, 2023: Nursing Open
Junyi Chen, Huiyu Zhou, Qingxiu Mai, Shuping Chen, Qingyin Liu, Mengyun Shi, Yunni Lin, Lihong Yan, Meiyu Li, Suiwen Ye, Herui Yao
AIMS: To construct a quality evaluation index system for clinical drug trials nursing management and obtain the weight of all indicators. DESIGN: A mixed-method research design with a quantitative component was used, primarily qualitative. METHODS: Through a literature review and semi-structured interview, an expert consultation questionnaire on the quality of nursing evaluation indicators for clinical drug trials was developed in April 2021...
September 7, 2023: Nursing Open
Bettina Holmberg Fagerlund, Kari Glavin
AIM: To investigate reflections of public health nurses (PHNs) on implementing the New Families programme, a supplement to the usual Norwegian child health centre programme. It involves user-led decisions on the content and number of home visits offered by the family's PHN from pregnancy week 28 until the child is 2 years. DESIGN: An interpretive description approach. METHODS: Altogether 206 anonymized, undated reflection notes by PHNs becoming familiar with the programme were collected in 2017-2020...
September 7, 2023: Nursing Open
Lesley C Rink, Susan G Silva, Kathryn C Adair, Tolu O Oyesanya, Janice C Humphreys, John Bryan Sexton
AIMS: To identify subgroups of nurses with distinct profiles of burnout (emotional exhaustion) and resilience (emotional thriving and emotional recovery) and describe nurse characteristics associated with each profile. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, correlational design. METHODS: Data were collected via electronic survey from 2018 to 2019. Latent profile analysis was used to identify subgroups of nurses with distinct profiles of emotional exhaustion, emotional thriving and emotional recovery, with each measured on a 0-100 scale...
September 3, 2023: Nursing Open
Hanne Marie Akselsen, Emilie Hanssen Leknes, Tone Engen, Eline Skirnisdottir Vik, Anne Britt Vika Nilsen
AIM: To explore midwives' experiences with providing home-based postpartum care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway. DESIGN: A descriptive and explorative qualitative study. METHODS: The study is based on semi-structured individual interviews with 11 midwives experienced in offering home-based postpartum care. We explored their experiences of such care during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data collection occurred from October through November 2020...
August 31, 2023: Nursing Open
K M Kealeboga, E M Manyedi, S Moloko-Phiri
BACKGROUND: The recovery-oriented care approach in mental health is recognised as the vision for mental health. People with a diagnosis of mental illness value the support and the individualistic approach emphasised in the recovery-oriented mental health care approach as they believe it facilitates their recovery. However, as a developing country, Botswana has a long way to go in availing mental health care resources to people with mental illness, let alone adopting new mental health approaches such as recovery...
August 29, 2023: Nursing Open
Gro Beate Samdal, Lise-Merete Alpers, Ragnhild Jorunn Tveit Sekse, Sigrunn Drageset, Hilde Smith-Strøm, Trine Oksholm, Sidsel Ellingsen
BACKGROUND: During the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing home leaders implemented infection control to protect residents and staff. AIM: To understand the barriers and facilitators for leading nursing homes through the COVID-19 pandemic. METHODS: We invited 34 nursing homes to participate, and 20 leaders (59%) attended focus group interviews. The COM-B model and the theoretical domains framework were used in design and analysis of the study. RESULTS: The barriers for infection control were organisational unpreparedness, high volumes of information, lack of clinical skills, protective equipment, and testing capacity, the nursing home's architectural design, health authorities' low priority of nursing homes, staff's fear, and mental pressure on the leaders over time...
August 29, 2023: Nursing Open
Jom Suwanno, Nuntaporn Klinjun, Kannika Srisomthrong, Matthew Kelly, Marzukee Mayeng, Juk Suwanno
AIM: To test the validity and reliability of the Caregiver Self-Efficacy in Contribution to Self-Care Scale Thai Version (CC-Self Efficacy Scale (Thai)) for Stroke. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study was undertaken from September to December 2022. METHODS: Four hundred thirty-four caregivers of people with stroke were selected from the registry of stroke patients in primary care units or hospitals following inclusion criteria. The research assistants collected information when the caregiver took a patient for a doctor's appointment or visited the patient's and caregiver's home...
August 29, 2023: Nursing Open
Guanhong Wu, Ying Lin, Xianghui Huang, Jianshan Zheng, Mengmeng Chang
AIM: To explore the psychological experience and coping methods of nurses exposed to workplace violence and to propose measures to prevent and control workplace violence and provide psychological assistance for health workers. DESIGN: We adopted a phenomenological qualitative design. Twelve nurses in intensive care units assisting in Wuhan who experienced workplace violence during the COVID-19 outbreak were selected using purposeful sampling. Data were collected through semi-structured individual telephone interviews and analysed using Colaizzi's 7-step method...
August 27, 2023: Nursing Open
Nojoud Alrashidi, Faransa A Ahmed, Huwida H Abdelmonem, Abeer A Almowafy, Ola A Abed El-Fatah, Omaim M Elalem, Sahar G Behilak, Shadia A Syan, Mervat A Sayed, Hanan A Mohammed, Mona F Hussien, Mervat E Ibrahim, Asmaa M AlAbd, Rasha A Mohamed, Salwa A Marzouk, Wafaa Y Abdel Wahed, Zeze T Atwa, Sayeda M Mohamed
AIM: To assess the effect of parental and peer support on children's self-esteem during the isolation period in COVID-19-infected children is the main objective of this study. DESIGN: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study. One hundred ninety children with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 were included. METHODS: A survey questionnaire to assess family and children's demographic characteristics was used for this study. A 13-item scale to assess parental support during the isolation period and a 10-item scale to assess peers' support during the isolation period were evaluated...
August 26, 2023: Nursing Open
Felicia Ruffin, Elizabeth Van Horn, Laurie Kennedy-Malone, Susan Letvak
AIM: Research suggests that early access to quality care is essential to improving bacteraemia outcomes and reducing the risk of developing sepsis because it allows for early intervention. Currently, there are limited data regarding the facilitators and barriers that alter the trajectory of arrival at the hospital when patients in the United States experience symptoms of bacteraemia and sepsis. This study sought to explore and describe the facilitators and barriers to seeking care for suspected bacteraemia and sepsis symptoms...
August 26, 2023: Nursing Open
Barnabas Manlokiya Raymond, Joana Agyeman-Yeboah
AIM: This study aimed to explore baseline nursing knowledge on assessment and management of patients at risk for developing cancer therapy-associated oral mucositis (OM) at a tertiary hospital in Ghana. DESIGN: A descriptive generic qualitative study design was conducted. The study population were nurses who cared for patients diagnosed with cancer. METHODS: Participants were recruited using a purposive non-probability sampling technique. Data were obtained through face-to-face interviews using semi-structured interview guide...
August 26, 2023: Nursing Open
Nasib Babaei, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Leila Valizadeh, Mojgan Lotfi, Ahmad Kousha, Taha Samad-Soltani, Marziyeh Avazeh
AIM: To assess the barriers to the implementation of virtual care for patients with chronic wounds from wound therapists' perspective. DESIGN: A qualitative study. METHODS: The study was conducted in two consecutive phases: (1) literature review, (2) descriptive qualitative study. In the first phase, texts published in English until 2023 were identified using international databases. The entire text of the selected studies was evaluated independently by two reviewers...
August 23, 2023: Nursing Open
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