2017 The BRICS Countries Nursing Forum held in Beijing
Publication date: 10 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 4 (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - December 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychological capital mediates the association between nurses' practice environment and work engagement among Chinese male nurses
Conclusions Creating a supportive nursing practice environment can increase male nurses' work engagement by developing their psychological capital. Nurse managers can then provide reasonable workload and pathways for male nurses to achieve goals, thereby fostering their hope. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 30, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Involvement ·Development·Make progress--The role of nurses in primary health care
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Hong Sun (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 30, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Development · Sharing · Cooperation –Healthy community of common destiny
Publication date: Available online 1 November 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Xinjuan Wu (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 30, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Interventions to improve communication between nurses and physicians in the intensive care unit: An integrative literature review
Publication date: Available online 24 November 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Ya-Ya Wang, Qiao-Qin Wan, Frances Lin, Wei-Jiao Zhou, Shao-Mei Shang Effective communication among healthcare professionals in the intensive care unit (ICU) is a particular imperative, with accurate and efficient interdisciplinary communication being a critical prerequisite for high-quality care. Nurses and physicians are highly important parts of the healthcare system workforce. Thus, identifying strategies that would improve communication between these two groups can provide evidence for practical improvement ...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 30, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Community social capital on fighting dengue fever in suburban Surabaya, Indonesia: A qualitative study
Conclusions This study showed that social capital was an important feature, which, if managed, used and accessed properly, would be able to provide ideas for solving community problems. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Health and nursing policies, laws and regulations, governance and management, nursing leadership in Brazil
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Dra Irena Ferreira (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Special issue: 2017 The BRICS Countries Nursing Forum
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 4, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Health and nursing policies, laws and in-service, governance and management, nursing leadership
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Simon Hlungwani (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Nursing education, continuing education and in practice training, research and digital technology application
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Valerii Samoilenko (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Nursing service quality, availability, accessibility and acceptability in communicable and chronic diseases prevention and treatment as well as in the primary health care
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Dra. Mirna Frota (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

SWOT analysis of the current nursing education in China
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Huaping Liu (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

"Specia issue: 2017 the BRICS countries nursing forum" health and nursing policy, regulation and legislation, leadership and management
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Valentina Sarkisova (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Nursing education, continue education and in service training, research and digital technology application
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): T. Dileep Kumar (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Special issue: 2017 The BRICS countries nursing forum health and nursing policies, laws and regulations, governance and management, nursing leadership in Brazil
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Dra Irena Ferreira (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Health and nursing policy, regulation and legislation, leadership and management
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): T. Dileep Kumar (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Quality of nursing care, availability and accessibility of treatment and prevention of communicable and chronic diseases
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Valentina Sarkisova (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Analysis of the current situation of nursing education in South Africa (SWOT)
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Simon Hlungwani (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Involvement development together - The role of nurses in primary health care
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Hong Sun (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Development · sharing · cooperation healthy community of common destiny
Publication date: Available online 1 November 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Xinjuan Wu (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - November 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychometric characteristics of the reasons for Death Fear Scale among Iranian nurses
Conclusions The RDFS presents good validity and reliability and can be used in clinical and research settings in Iran. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The community social capital on fighting dengue fever in a suburban Surabaya, Indonesia: A qualitative study
Conclusions This study showed that social capital was an important feature, which, if managed, used and accessed properly, would be able to provide ideas for solving community problems. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 16, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Linking the health data system in the U.S.: Challenges to the benefits
This article presents the compiled organizational and end user barriers and facilitators along with suggested methods to achieve continuity of care through HIE. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 16, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Effect of nutritional supplement combined with exercise intervention on sarcopenia in the elderly: A meta-analysis
Conclusion Nutritional supplementation may magnify the effect of exercise intervention on sarcopenia elderly in terms of muscle mass, muscle strength, and physical performance. Inconsistencies were present among research studies. More robust studies are needed to determine the most suitable type of nutrient and target population and to explore the actual role of combined intervention in managing sarcopenia in the elderly. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 16, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Casual for a cause: Exploring the employment status of nursing in Australia and China
Publication date: Available online 12 October 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Carol Chunfeng Wang, Sadie Geraghty This paper outlines obligatory nursing education and the registration process required to become a nurse in Australia, including nurses' workload, career structure and pay. It also provides an overview of the nursing workforce in Australia, with particular reference to casual employment, and its implications. The aim of this paper is to outline the development strategies that may assist with China's increasing need for nursing education, and how changes to healthcare policy and...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Structural model of factors relating to the health promotion behavior of reproductive health among Indonesian adolescents
Conclusions The HPM and EM models help determine the factors related to RH behavior maintenance among adolescents. Intervention to promote RH among Indonesian adolescents should begin from the level of child–parent–health care professional encounter for empowering the RH of adolescents. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychological capital mediate the association between nurses' practice environment and work engagement among Chinese male nurses
Conclusions Creating a supportive nursing practice environment can increase male nurses' work engagement by developing their psychological capital. Nurse managers can then provide reasonable workload and pathways for male nurses to achieve goals, thereby fostering their hope. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Current status and influencing factors of post-traumatic growth in maintenance hemodialysis
Conclusion Medical staff should help patients under maintenance hemodialysis to fulfill their potentials by boosting the level of social support and to effectively cope with internal conflicts. In addition, nursing staff should provide relevant psychological health education to patients to improve their post-traumatic growth. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - October 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

An integrative review of the influence of job strain and coping on nurses' work performance: Understanding the gaps in oncology nursing research
Publication date: Available online 20 September 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Dhuha Youssef Wazqar, Mickey Kerr, Sandra Regan, Carole Orchard Nursing is known to be a stressful profession that can lead to physical and psychological health issues and behavioural problems. In oncology, workload among nurses is believed to be increasing in conjunction with rapidly increasing numbers of patients with cancer and staff shortages worldwide, therefore it is essential to sustain a quality oncology nurse workforce. Numerous studies have presented evidence on job strain, effects of coping strategie...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Reviewing opioid use, monitoring, and legislature: Nursing perspectives
Publication date: Available online 14 September 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Deniece A. Jukiewicz, Aisha Alhofaian, Zenora Thompson, Faye A. Gary The phenomena of prescription opioid misuse and abuse have a complicated history of contributing factors including policies, practices, and prescribing leading to contemporary phenomena. Some factors implicated in the opioid drug abuse problem include inefficient prescribing and improper use, lack of knowledge related to interpretation and assessment of pain levels, and decreased oversight and regulation from government and policy agents. Nurs...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 15, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Factors associated with balance function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: An integrative review
Publication date: Available online 8 September 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Congying Liu, Qiaoqin Wan, Weijiao Zhou, Xiaolin Feng, Shaomei Shang This integrative review is to identify the factors associated with balance function in patients with knee osteoarthritis and explore the relationship between these factors and balance function. Osteoarthritis commonly occurs in elderly people. Patients with knee osteoarthritis have balance impairment, and maintaining knee stability is important for such patients to prevent accidental injuries caused by falling. Therefore, it is important to cla...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - September 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The effect of Tai Chi exercise on motor function and sleep quality in patients with stroke: A meta-analysis
Conclusion Tai Chi exercise can significantly improve the balance function and ability of daily activities of patients with stroke, and there are no significant differences in walking function and sleep quality. Therefore, lots of multicenter, large-sample, higher quality randomized controlled trials are needed to verify the effects of Tai Chi exercise in improving walking function and sleep quality for patients with stroke. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - August 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Speech by Xiuhua Li, President of the Chinese Nursing Association at International Council of Nurses Leadership for Change Programme Launching Ceremony
Publication date: 10 July 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 3 Author(s): Xiuhua Li (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - August 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Speech by Annette Kennedy, President of International Council of Nurses at Leadership for Change Programme Launching Ceremony in Beijing 2017
Publication date: 10 July 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 3 Author(s): Annette Kennedy (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - August 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Predictors of diabetes self-management among type 2 diabetics in Indonesia: Application theory of the health promotion model
Conclusion Diabetes self-management among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus could be improved by enhancing their perceived self-efficacy to achieve their self-management behavior, such as having a healthy diet, exercising regularly, actively monitoring blood glucose level, taking medication and foot care, and providing support to promote good situational influence. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 11, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Assessing attitudes toward elderly among nurses working in the city of Ilam
Conclusion In conclusion, nurses in this study have marginally negative attitudes toward the elderly. Therefore, promoting nurses' attitudes toward the elderly is important to provide high-quality care. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

2018 Special issue on advanced practice nursing: Call for papers
Publication date: Available online 8 July 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Huaping Liu (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The effect of Tai Chi exercise on motor function and sleep quality in patients with stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion Tai Chi exercise can significantly improve the balance function and ability of daily activities of patients with stroke, and there are no significant differences in walking function and sleep quality. Therefore, lots of multicenter, large-sample, higher quality randomized controlled trials are needed to verify the effects of Tai Chi exercise in improving walking function and sleep quality for patients with stroke. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 6, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Predictors diabetes self management among diabetic type 2 in Indonesia: Application theory of Health Promotion Model
Conclusion Diabetes self-management among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus could be improved by enhancing their perceived self-efficacy to achieve their self-management behavior, such as having a healthy diet, exercising regularly, actively monitoring blood glucose level, taking medication and foot care, and providing support to promote good situational influence. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 6, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Effects of mindfulness-based psychological care on mood and sleep of leukemia patients in chemotherapy
Conclusions MBPC significantly improved sleep quality and mood of the experimental group. It is an effective complementary therapy for leukemia treatment that is inexpensive, noninvasive, and associated with relaxation and pain reduction. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - July 6, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Effects of modified pulmonary rehabilitation on patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A randomized controlled trail
Conclusion Modified PR reduces the symptoms of dyspnea, increases exercise capacity, and improves the quality of life of patients with moderate to severe COPD. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 27, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The effect of health literacy level on health outcomes in patients with diabetes at a type v health centre in Western Jamaica
Conclusion Limited health literacy and high likelihood of limited health literacy are predominant in the study population. Age and educational level are significantly associated with health literacy levels. However, these findings suggest no association between health literacy level and diabetic health outcomes. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

A research regarding the relationship among intensive care nurses' self-esteem, job satisfaction and subjective well-being
Conclusion The study shows that the prevalence of subjective well-being and self-esteem with ICU nurses are at a low level, and job satisfaction is at the median level. Associations among self-esteem, job satisfaction, and subjective well-being in ICUs have been confirmed. Self-esteem and job satisfaction positively correlated with nurse subjective well-being. The higher the self-esteem and job satisfaction levels are, the stronger the subjective well-being is. The working pressure in ICUs cannot be alleviated temporarily; hence, to promote a high subjective well-being, managers and ICU nurses increase their self-esteem an...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

The influence of treatment modality on illness perception and secondary prevention outcomes among patients with acute myocardial infarction
Conclusion The results of this study revealed that patients' treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention had negative illness perception and limited behavioral changes 6 months after hospitalization in comparison with other treatment modalities such as percutaneous coronary intervention and thrombolytic treatment. Further research is recommended to confirm this association with longer follow-up study and among different cultures. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychometric evaluation of the Thai translation of the Diabetes Self-management Questionnaire in type 2 diabetes
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Somsak Thojampa, Barbara Mawn (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Assessing attitudes toward the elderly among nurses working in the city of Ilam
Conclusion In conclusion, nurses in this study have marginally negative attitudes toward the elderly. Therefore, promoting nurses' attitudes toward the elderly is important to provide high-quality care. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Traditional Chinese medicine and nursing care
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Yufang Hao, Jing Jiang, Xiaohong Gu (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 20, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Parent Perception of Uncertainty Scale (PPUS) among parents of children with cancer diagnosis
Conclusion The Chinese version of PPUS-CC, as a reliable, valid, and easy-to-use clinical tool, can be adapted in clinical settings as a screening tool to recognize parents with high-risk psychological problems. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Development of an assessment scale for treatment compliance in type 2 diabetes mellitus in Turkish population: Psychometric evaluation
Publication date: Available online 8 June 2017 Source:International Journal of Nursing Sciences Author(s): Ayla Demirtaş, Nalan Akbayrak (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Parent Perception of Uncertainty Scale(PPUS) among parents of children with cancer diagnosis
Conclusion The Chinese version of PPUS-CC, as a reliable, valid, and easy-to-use clinical tool, can be adapted in clinical settings as a screening tool to recognize parents with high-risk psychological problems. (Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences)
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - June 3, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: research