Knowledge, attitude and practice re­gard­ing nursing interruptions among Chinese nurses: A nationwide cross-sectional survey
Publication date: Available online 16 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Jianfei Xie, Qian Sun, Siyuan Tang, Siqing Ding, Zhuqing Zhong, Sainan Zeng, Yinglong Duan, Xiangyan Zhang, Andy SK. ChengAbstractObjectivesTo explore the knowledge, attitude and practice of Chinese nurses re­gard­ing nursing interruptions and related factors.MethodsA total of 6,400 nurses from 31 hospitals in China were investigated by using the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Questionnaire of Nursing Interruptions. The questionnaire consists of three dimensions, knowledge, attitude and practice, c...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - January 22, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

A scoring system for predicting the risk of breast cancer-related lymphedema
ConclusionsThe predictive efficiency and accuracy of the scoring system were acceptable, and the system could be used to predict and screen groups at high risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - January 15, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Developing a curriculum model of English teaching for master’s degree nursing education in a Chinese medicine university
ConclusionsThe study exerted a positive effect on the ESP teaching and learning and provided new ideas for the ESP curriculum integration of Master’s Science in Nursing in China. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - January 3, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Fifteen minutes may decrease nursing burnout: A discussion paper
Publication date: Available online 27 November 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Bronwyn JonesAbstractBurnout is a global concern for nurses with broad implications for the health of staff and patients. Efforts to foster resilience that have been successful in other disciplines have yet to be applied in nursing. As employers have become more responsible for the wellbeing of their employees, leveraging these successes in other disciplines could be a straightforward way to improve the wellbeing of the nursing workforce through reducing burnout. Specifically using a paid pre-shift 15 minute progr...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Persevere and innovate to achieve new greatness
Publication date: Available online 31 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Holly Wang (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Let’s sail into the wind and set off to a brighter future
Publication date: Available online 30 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Holly Wang (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 31, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Effectiveness of mindfulness based cognitive therapy on weight loss, improvement of hypertension and attentional bias to eating cues in overweight people
ConclusionThis study demonstrated that MBCT along with the conventional diet therapy was more effective in weight loss, decrease in BMI, hypertension control, as well as attentional bias towards food cues than the diet therapy alone. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Chinese Version of the readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale for people living with HIV
ConclusionThis study is the first to examine the psychometric properties of the RHDS-CH for PLWH. Our findings showed good reliability and confirmed the four-factor structure model for PLWH. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Precision health: A nursing perspective
Publication date: Available online 24 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Mei R. Fu, Emma Kurnat-Thoma, Angela Starkweather, Wendy A. Henderson, Ann K. Cashion, Janet K. Williams, Maria C. Katapodi, Karin Reuter-Rice, Kathleen T. Hickey, Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza, Kathleen Calzone, Yvette P. Conley, Cindy M. Anderson, Debra E. Lyon, Michael T. Weaver, Pamela K. Shiao, Rose E. Constantino, Shu-Fen Wung, Marilyn J. Hammer, Joachim G. VossAbstractPrecision health refers to personalized healthcare based on a person's unique genetic, genomic, or omic composition within the context of lif...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 25, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The impacts of faculty caring on nursing students’ intent to graduate: A systematic literature review
ConclusionsThe findings indicate that students' perceptions of faculty caring can affect their perceptions of the learning environment and sense of belonging, and therefore, impact their intent to graduate. Students' perceptions of their instructors' caring behaviors are instrumental in motivating them to continue learning. The capacity of faculty caring plays a significant role in students’ success. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 24, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude and practice toward nursing interruptions among Chinese nurses: A nationwide cross-sectional survey
Publication date: Available online 16 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Jianfei Xie, Qian Sun, Siyuan Tang, Siqing Ding, Zhuqing Zhong, Sainan Zeng, Yinglong Duan, Xiangyan Zhang, Andy SK. ChengAbstractObjectivesTo explore the knowledge, attitude and practice of Chinese nurses toward nursing interruption and its related factors.MethodsA total of 6400 nurses from 31 hospitals in China were investigated by using Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) questionnaire of Nursing Interruptions.ResultsThe mean overall KAP score toward Nursing Interruptions of Chinese nurses was 74.05 &plus...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Transformative learning in nursing education: A concept analysis
ConclusionThe results of the concept analysis of transformative learning were used to describe a model to facilitate transformative learning within the context of nursing education. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Scoring system for predicting the risk of breast cancer-related lymphedema
ConclusionsThe predictive efficiency and accuracy of the scoring system were acceptable, and the system could be used to predict and screen groups at high risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Relationship between Vitamin D levels and pain and disease activity in patients with newly diagnosed axial spondyloarthritis
ConclusionsVitamin D insufficiency was prevalent in both newly diagnosed axSpA patients and healthy controls. There was no association between vitamin D and pain and disease activity in the newly diagnosed axSpA patients. Monitoring vitamin D levels is important and early intervention for vitamin D insufficiency is needed, especially in female patients. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 13, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychiatric electronic health records privacy in Jordan: A policy brief
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Ahmed R. Karajeh, Majd T. MrayyanAbstractPsychiatric health records are highly sensitive data which requires special policy to maintain its privacy, without affecting data accessibility. The current author reviews social, ethical and legal underpinnings for psychiatric electronic health records (EHR), and suggests a policy to maintain privacy and confidentiality of the psychiatric data, without affecting data accessibility. The purpose of this policy brief is to discuss and provide alternatives regarding psychiatr...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 11, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The relationship between cognitive function and having diabetes in patients treated with hemodialysis
Publication date: Available online 11 December 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Lei Cui, Weixia Chen, Xingxing Yu, Changping JuAbstractPurposePatients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) have a higher prevalence of cognitive impairment and inferior cognitive performance than the general population, and those with cognitive impairment are at higher risk of death than those without cognitive impairment. Having diabetes has been associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline in end-stage kidney disease patients treated with peritoneal dialysis or kidney transplant. However, these f...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 11, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Developing a curriculum model of English teaching for master's degree nursing education in a Chinese medicine university
ConclusionsThe study exerted a positive effect on the ESP teaching and learning and provided new ideas for the ESP curriculum integration of Master's Science in Nursing in China. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 10, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Chinese family care patterns of childhood rheumatic diseases: A cluster analysis
Publication date: Available online 28 November 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Jiali Ma, Qinglin Yu, Taomei Zhang, Ying ZhangAbstractObjectivesThe purpose is to distinguish family care (FC) patterns of childhood rheumatic diseases in Chinese families and to determine the predictors of FC patterns.MethodsThis secondary analysis contained two cross-section surveys with a convenient sample of totally 398 caregivers who have a child with rheumatic diseases from four pediatric hospitals. Caregivers were required to completed Family Management Measure questionnaire. Cluster analysis was used to di...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 29, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Fifteen minutes could decrease nursing burnout: A discussion paper
Publication date: Available online 27 November 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Bronwyn JonesAbstractBurnout is a global concern for nurses with broad implications for the health of staff and patients. Efforts to foster resilience that have been successful in other disciplines have yet to be applied in nursing. As employers have become more responsible for the wellbeing of their employees, leveraging these successes in other disciplines could be a straightforward way to improve the wellbeing of the nursing workforce through reducing burnout. Specifically using a paid pre-shift 15 minute progr...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Differences in social isolation between young and old elderly in urban areas of Beijing, China: A cross-sectional study
ConclusionsThe study indicated that different ages of older adults experienced different aspects of social relationships. We propose that nursing interventions for the elderly should focus on individualized social support as a protective factor to help older adults avoid being socially isolated. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The experience of transition from nursing student to newly graduated registered nurses in Singapore
This study reaffirms the theory-practice gap phenomenon. This signifies the need for closer collaboration between educational, healthcare industry and regulatory stakeholders to examine and address factors that influence their transition experience to better support them for workforce readiness. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 22, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Effects of Ving Tsun sticking-hand training on upper-limb sensorimotor performance in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults: A randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Joanne W.Y. Chung, Shirley S.M. Fong, Yang Gao, Timothy T.T. Yam, Yvonne T.C. Chak, Joyce C.Y. Leung, Thomas K.S. WongAbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the effects of Ving Tsun (VT) sticking-hand training on upper-limb joint position sense and muscular performance in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults.MethodsThirty-three adults were randomly allocated to either a VT group or a control group. The VT group received VT sticking-hand training twice per week for 3 months. Measurements were taken before and after...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 11, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Corrigendum to “Effect of lower leg compression during cesarean section on post-spinal hypotension and neonatal hemodynamic parameters: Nonrandomized controlled clinical trial” [Int J Nurs Sci 6/3 (2019) 252–258]
Publication date: 10 October 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 4Author(s): Wafaa Taha Ibrahim Elgzar, Hanan Ibrahim Ibrahim Said, Heba Abdel-Fatah Ibrahim (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: 10 October 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Contents
Publication date: 10 October 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Ethical consideration on use of seclusion in mental health services
This article aimed to synthesize the ethical issue according to the principle of autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-maleficence. Given that nursing workforce was limited and work burden among psychiatric nurses was heavy, seclusion was one of coercive interventions managing aggressive behavior. In relation to cope with ethical dilemma, it was proposed to improve therapeutic environment, and to apply de-escalation technique. Additionally, reducing clinical use and adverse effects of seclusion was also important, this goal would be achieved by building appropriate patient-nurse relationship, increasing staff engagement,...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

A systematic review of the relationships among psychosocial factors and coping in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Melissa A. McCoy, Laurie A. TheekeAbstractType 2 diabetes mellitus contributes to poor health outcomes including mortality, yet there is a gap in the literature when seeking to understand the influence of psychosocial factors on coping in this population. The paper presents a systematic review of quantitative studies that examined relationships among psychosocial determinants and coping in adults with type 2 diabetes. This review is the second layer of knowledge discovery for the concept, “Taking on a life-a...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Thai nurses’ perceptions and practices of family-centered care: The implementation gap
ConclusionsNurses agreed that the identified elements of family-centered care were necessary but that they did not incorporate the concepts into their daily nursing practice to maintain their endorsement of the family-centered care model. Further study is needed to explore how family-centered care is understood and operationalized by Thai nurses and how hospital administration and environments can be modified to support this care model. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 5, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Boosting Nursing Cooperation for A Healthy Silk Road
Publication date: Available online 4 October 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Xinjuan Wu (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 5, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

A conceptual model of posttraumatic growth of nursing students with a disabled parent
ConclusionsFamily resilience could facilitate PTG in nursing students in the face of parental disability. Interventions to promote PTG among college nursing students who have experienced parental disability should consider individual or family resilience-based intervention. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 1, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Expectations of survivors towards disaster nurses in Indonesia: A qualitative study
ConclusionsThis study suggests the importance of disaster nurses having the competency to update information regarding healthcare access, particularly the utilization of health insurance and providing culturally competent care to the survivors. Disaster nurses are also expected to be able to train the community and families about preparedness-related activities. Besides, these disaster nurses should improve their competency in disaster risk reduction. More broadly, such nurses should have the ability to advocate and coordinate with the local government and other stakeholders regarding access to healthcare services and cont...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 29, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Use of content management systems to address nursing workflow
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Raymund John AngAbstractNurses are at the forefront of providing healthcare services to individuals of all age groups and with varying medical conditions. Aside from the critical knowledge and technical skills from nursing science, advancement in technology has assisted nurses in delivering quality nursing care by streamlining workflow processes and ensuring that data can easily be retrieved or modified. Electronic health records dramatically changed the landscape of the healthcare practice by providing an electr...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 25, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Pain acceptance in cancer patients with chronic pain in Hunan, China: A qualitative study
ConclusionsThis study provides a description of cancer patients’ experiences related to the need for pain acceptance. These findings provide insight into the essential role of pain acceptance and underline the need to apply acceptance-based cognitive behavioral interventions as adjunctive non-pharmacological alternatives for chronic cancer pain. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 24, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Job characteristics and staying engaged in work of nurses: Empirical evidence from Malaysia
Publication date: Available online 18 September 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Noraini Othman, Aizzat Mohd NasurdinAbstractObjectiveThe purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between job characteristics (job autonomy, job feedback, skill variety, task identity, task significance) and work engagement of nurses in Malaysia.MethodsA survey using self-administered questionnaires was used to collect data from a sample of 856 staff nurses working in eight public hospitals in Malaysia. A shortened nine-item version of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale(UWES-9) was used to measure work...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 19, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Exploring the barriers of utilizing theoretical knowledge in clinical settings: A qualitative study
ConclusionTransferring theory into practice in a structured manner requires professional support in the workplace, trust and the opportunity for direct experience, using valid and up-to-date knowledge by clinical staff and bridging the simulated situations with real life scenarios. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 13, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Developing an evidence-based and theory informed intervention to involve families in patients care after surgery: A quality improvement project
ConclusionsWe demonstrated how we aimed to change our practice to an environment in which family caregivers were stimulated to be actively involved in postoperative care on surgical wards, and how we took different factors into account. The description of this program may provide a solid basis for professionals to implement the family involvement program in their own setting. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 13, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Oxytocin and early parent-infant interactions: A systematic review
ConclusionThe review suggests that oxytocin plays an important role in the development of attachment between infants and parents through early contact and interaction. The complexities of oxytocinergic mechanisms are rooted in neurobiological, genetic, and social factors. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 13, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Evaluation of clinical competence and its related factors among icu nurses in Kermanshah-Iran: A cross-sectional study
ConclusionsThe clinical competence of critical care nurses in Kermanshah was at a “very good” level, and the use of clinical competence in practice was at a “good level.” Given the importance of clinical competencies in practice, nurses' clinical competence should be evaluated objectively and positive measures should be taken to promote the application of their clinical competence. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 11, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The effect of the application of cold on hematoma, ecchymosis, and pain at the catheter site in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
This study was conducted to determine the effect of the application of cold on hematoma, ecchymosis, and pain in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.MethodsIt is a quasi-experimental study with a control group. A total of 200 patients (100 in the control group and 100 in the experimental group) were included in the research. In the experimental group, a cold pack was applied to the bottom of the sandbag for the first 15 min after withdrawing the femoral arterial catheter. Both groups were assessed and followed up at the first 15th minute and 4th, 48th and 72 nd h.ResultsAfter the femoral arterial c...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Factors associated with nursing students’ willingness to care for older adults in Korea and the United States
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Insun Jang, Doonam Oh, Yeon Sook KimAbstractObjectiveElderly health care needs increase and nurses' role for elderlies is vital. It is significant to identify nursing students' intention to care for elderlies. Thus, this study investigated nursing students’ willingness to care for elderlies in Korea and the United States.MethodsThe study was conducted with 437 undergraduate nursing students from Korea and the United States from May 25 to 31, 2018. Participants completed a survey including frequency and quali...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Systematic review of quantitative studies of the relationships among psychosocial factors and coping in adult men and women with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Melissa A. McCoy, Laurie A. TheekeAbstractType 2 diabetes mellitus contributes to poor health outcomes including mortality, yet there is a gap in the literature when seeking to understand the influence of psychosocial factors on coping in this population. The paper presents a systematic review of quantitative studies that examined relationships among psychosocial determinants and coping in adults with type 2 diabetes. This review is the second layer of knowledge discovery for the concept, “Taking on a life-a...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

A conceptual model of post-traumatic growth of nursing students with a disabled parent
ConclusionsFamily resilience could facilitate PTG in nursing students in the face of parental disability. Interventions to promote PTG among college nursing students who have experienced parental disability should consider individual or family resilience-based intervention. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 5, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Expectations of survivors towards disaster nurses in Indonesia: A qualitative study
ConclusionsThis study suggests the importance of disaster nurses having the competency to update information regarding healthcare access, particularly the utilization of health insurance and providing culturally competent care to the survivors. Disaster nurses are also expected to be able to train the community and families about preparedness-related activities. Besides, these disaster nurses should improve their competency in disaster risk reduction. More broadly, such nurses should have the ability to advocate and coordinate with the local government and other stakeholders regarding access to healthcare services and cont...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 5, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Students’ perceptions of teaching factors that demotivate their learning in lectures and laboratory-based skills practice
ConclusionsTo prevent students from experiencing demotivation, teachers in the nursing faculty need to manage learning resources more effectively, create a quiet and focused atmosphere to allow students to concentrate, and be enthusiastic about teaching. They also need to add value to their classes, help students to follow lectures, and ensure that the workload they give their students is appropriate. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - August 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

A review and comparison of common maternal positions during the second-stage of labor
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Jing Huang, Yu Zang, Li-Hua Ren, Feng-Juan Li, Hong LuAbstractThe second-stage of labor is the most stressful part of childbirth process and the proper maternal position during this period is paramount for women's safe vaginal birth. Midwives play a pivotal role in managing maternal positions during the second-stage of labor. However, there is limited evidence to support an ideal maternal position during the second-stage of labor. Further, the difference between different maternal positions might not be apparent. This...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 25, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: 10 July 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Contents
Publication date: 10 July 2019Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Nurse staffing and life expectancy at birth and at 65 years old: Evidence from 35 OECD countries
ConclusionA higher proportion of nursing staff is associated with higher life expectancy in OECD countries and the dependency of life expectancy to nursing staff would increase by aging. Hence, the findings of this study warn health policy makers about ignoring the effects nursing shortages create including increasing the risk of actual age-specific mortality, especially in care of elderly people. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Research-training needs of clinical nurses: A nationwide study among tertiary hospitals in China
This study aimed to evaluate Chinese tertiary hospital nurses’ research output, research ability, and their related training needs regarding scientific research methodology and analyze the relations among them.MethodsA nationwide survey was conducted in China on a large sample of tertiary hospital nurses (n = 27,335) recruited from 22 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities. A validated, self-designed questionnaire, consisted of a common questionnaire, the Science Research Skills Self-Rating Questionnaire (SRSQ) and the Scientific Research Training Needs Questionnaire (SRTNQ) were used to assess nurses&...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 5, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Development and validation of a self-management ability questionnaire for patients with chronic periodontitis
ConclusionThe questionnaire developed in this study satisfies the measurement standard and has good reliability and validity. It is useful for clinical work to measure self-management among patients with chronic periodontitis. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 2, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: research