Construct validity and internal consistency of the revised Mental Health Literacy Scale in South African and Zambian contexts
AbstractAimThe aim of this study was to evaluate the construct validity and internal consistency of the revised Mental Health Literacy Scale (MHLS) in South Africa (SA) and Zambia.DesignThis cross-sectional study was conducted between October 2018 and December 2019.MethodsThe study population comprised PHC workers (n = 454) in five districts in SA and Zambia. Principal component analysis (PCA) was used to explore the construct validity, and Cronbach's alpha was applied to measure the internal consistency of the MHLS.ResultsCronbach's alpha values for three attributes were below the appropriate level, but the valu...
Source: Nursing Open - November 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Joonas Korhonen, Anna Axelin, Jouko Katajisto, Mari Lahti, MEGA consortium/Research Team Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Awareness and attitudes towards sustainability and climate change amongst students and educators in nursing: A systematic integrative review protocol
AbstractAimThis review identifies and synthesizes literature related to the awareness of and attitudes towards sustainability and climate change from the perspective of nursing students and educators.DesignA systematic integrative review.MethodsThe review will follow the five stages outlined by Whittemore and Knafl: problem identification, literature search, data evaluation, data analysis and presentation. The data analysis will be based on inductive content analysis developed by Elo and Kyng äs. Principles of the Cochrane Collaboration and Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses (PRISMA) wi...
Source: Nursing Open - November 24, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Jennie Aronsson, Andy Nichols, Paul Warwick, Marie Elf Tags: STUDY PROTOCOL Source Type: research
Improving the quality of trials reporting
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Source: Nursing Open - November 23, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Debra Jackson, Mark Hayter, Diana Baptiste Tags: EDITORIAL Source Type: research
Nursing home nurses' turnover intention: A systematic review
This study is a systematic review following PRISMA guidelines.MethodsAn electronic search was conducted for English and Korean articles to identify research studies published between 2009 –2019 using CINAHL, PubMed, Cochrane Library, PsycINFO, RISS, and DBpia.ResultsA total of six studies met the inclusion criteria and revealed NH nurses' turnover intentions. The factors influencing NH nurses' turnover intentions were identified and classified as individual and organizational factors. Among the various factors above, this study found that job satisfaction was the most influential factor in nurses' turnover intentions...
Source: Nursing Open - November 23, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Jiyeon Lee Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Needlestick and sharps injuries among secondary and tertiary healthcare workers, Saudi Arabia
AbstractAimThe study aimed to assess the incidence of needlestick and sharps injuries among healthcare workers (HCWs) in the Jazan region of Saudi Arabia, as well as to determine whether there exists an association between hospital level and needlestick and sharps injuries rate.DesignA cross-sectional survey was conducted among 609 randomly selected HCWs from nine general hospitals.MethodsA self-administered questionnaire, which covered the structure and process of injection safety, was used for data collection.ResultsThe overall needlestick and sharps injuries incidence rate was 24%. The needlestick and sharps injuries ra...
Source: Nursing Open - November 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anwar M. Makeen, Abdullah A. Alharbi, Mohammed S. Mahfouz, Ahmad Y. Alqassim, Ahmed A. Ismail, Haider M. Arishi, Maged A. El ‐Setouhi, Ronnie D. Horner, Mohammed A. Muaddi Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Effects of school ‐based “We Fit” weight control programme in adolescents
ConclusionThis study adds to the evidence for the applicability and effectiveness of healthy weight control programmes using exergames for adolescents in school settings. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - November 18, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Sun ‐Mi Chae, Ji‐Young Yeo, Ji‐Hye Hwang, Hee Sun Kang Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Ambivalent heroism? – Psychological burden and suicidal ideation among nurses during the Covid‐19 pandemic
AbstractAimDuring the Covid-19 pandemic, the risk for nurses ’ mental health has rapidly increased. The two main goals of this study were the examination of (1) the psychological burden and (2) of suicidal ideation and its associated risk factors one year after the Covid-19 pandemic begun.DesignThis was a cross-sectional online survey.MethodsN = 1311 nurses (96.9% female) aged 18–63 years (M = 30.96,SD = 8.48) were assessed for various symptoms of psychological burden, suicidal ideation and behaviour and its risk factors.ResultsAlmost half of participants (41.5%) reported...
Source: Nursing Open - November 18, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Inken H öller, Thomas Forkmann Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Prevalence and influencing factors of anxiety and depression symptoms among surgical nurses during COVID ‐19 pandemic: A large‐scale cross‐sectional study
ConclusionThese findings suggest that targeted psychological interventions to promote mental health of surgical nurses need to be immediately implemented. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - November 18, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Chunxia Ren, Decun Zhou, Yinguang Fan, Baozhu Li, Wanfei Zhang, Yun Shen, Shihui Yu, Li Jiang, Fengqiong Yu, Yongli Duan, Deqing Peng, Xuehong Cheng, Le Wu, Changhao Wu, Dongqing Ye Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Evaluation of SIMESON, a training program to improve access to quality health care for pregnant women and newborn in different healthcare facilities of northern Bangladesh
AbstractAimThe study aims to explore the current knowledge and skills of healthcare providers already trained by SIMESON (simulation for essential skills for obstetrical and neonatal care), in reviewing perinatal health situations including current status of healthcare facilities and cost estimation.DesignIt was an observational study.MethodsCost estimation following both quantitative and qualitative approaches was also attempted.ResultKnowledge and skills of 88 healthcare providers about the provision of normal delivery and immediate postpartum care, management of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH),&n...
Source: Nursing Open - November 16, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Rina Das, Fahmida Dil Farzana, Zakia Sultana, Kallol Mukherji, Adnan Baayo, Marufa Sultana, Nausad Ali, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Shafiqul Alam Sarker, Tahmeed Ahmed, ASG Faruque Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
A study to introduce National Early Warning Scores (NEWS) in care homes: Influence on decision ‐making and referral processes
This study aimed to evaluate the impacts of National Early Warning Scores alongside other measures in this setting.DesignConvergent parallel design.MethodsQuantitative data from 276 care home residents from four care homes were used to analyse the relationship between National Early Warning Scores score, resident outcome and functional daily living (Barthel ADL (Barthel Index for Activities of Daily Living)) and Rockwood (frailty). Interviews with care home staff (N = 13) and care practitioners (N = 4) were used to provide qualitative data.ResultsA statistically significant link between National Early W...
Source: Nursing Open - November 16, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Philip Hodgson, Jane Greaves, Glenda Cook, Angela Fraser, Lesley Bainbridge Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
A qualitative study on a novel peer collaboration care programme during the first COVID ‐19 outbreak: A SWOT analysis
ConclusionThis strengths/opportunities and weaknesses/threats analysis has led to a comprehensive new project to improve the nursing care.ImpactThe incorporation of the peer collaboration care programme contributed to the development of new organizational and management programmes for the COVID-19 pandemic. This study has gave empirical evidence to nurses and care managers to optimize and organize care, work, human and material resources during the pandemic. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - November 14, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Carmen Baez ‐Leon, Domingo Palacios‐Ceña, Cesar Fernandez‐de‐las‐Peñas, Juan Francisco Velarde‐García, Mª Ángeles Rodríguez‐Martínez, Patricia Arribas‐Cobo Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Effectiveness of nurse ‐led counselling and education on self‐efficacy of patients with acute coronary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial
AbstractAimAdherence to lifestyle recommendations, medical regimens and cardiac rehabilitation is poor among patients with acute coronary syndrome. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of nurse-led counselling and education using a person-centred care approach on short-term cardiac self-efficacy in patients with acute coronary syndrome.DesignA parallel, two-armed, randomized controlled trial was conducted.MethodsOne hundred twenty patients who were hospitalized with diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome were selected and randomly assigned into intervention (n = 60) or control (n = 60) groups. ...
Source: Nursing Open - November 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Hossein Bagheri, Sara Shakeri, Ali ‐Mohammad Nazari, Shahrbanoo Goli, Mahboobeh Khajeh, Abbas Mardani, Zeljko Vlaisavljevic Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Comparison of comorbidities among severe and non ‐severe COVID‐19 patients in Asian versus non‐Asian populations: A systematic review and meta‐analysis
This study aimed to evaluate the comorbidities among severe and non-severe COVID-19 patients in Asian versus non-Asian populations.DesignSystemic review and Meta-analysis.MethodsA systematic literature search was conducted using PubMed, Embase, Scopus and the web of science Database up to 24 March 2021. Odds ratios were calculated using a random-effects model.ResultsWe identified 66 studies including 39 Asian and 27 non-Asian studies. This study demonstrated that the proportion of hypertension was significantly higher in severe group than in non-severe group for Asian (OR = 2.46) and non-Asian (OR = 1....
Source: Nursing Open - November 11, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anju Puri, Lin He, Mohan Giri, Chengfei Wu, Qinghua Zhao Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Signs and symptoms, apart from vital signs, that trigger nurses ’ concerns about deteriorating conditions in hospitalized paediatric patients: A scoping review
AbstractAimThis scoping review aimed to identify and map the signs and symptoms —apart from vital signs—that trigger nurses’ concerns about the deteriorating conditions of hospitalized paediatric patients.DesignA scoping review was conducted in accordance with the Joanna Briggs Institute methodology.MethodsSix databases, including MEDLINE, CINAHL, Embase, Scopus, Swemed and ProQuest Dissertations and Theses databases, were searched systematically. Of 5795 citations, seven matched the inclusion criteria.ResultsObjective observations, such as the patient's colour, pain-level changes, and behavioural observa...
Source: Nursing Open - November 11, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Claus Sixtus Jensen, Marianne Lisby, Hans Kirkegaard, Mia Ingerslev Loft Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Family caregivers' advocacy in voluntary stopping of eating and drinking: A holistic multiple case study
AbstractAimTo gain insight into the experiences of family caregivers who accompanied a loved one during voluntary stopping of eating and drinking and to identify similarities and differences between cases of voluntary stopping of eating and drinking to develop a conceptual model.DesignA qualitative holistic multiple case study.MethodsWe conducted narrative interviews with family caregivers (N = 17). We first analysed them inductively within the cases, followed by a cross-case analysis to merge the experiences into a conceptual model.ResultsFamily caregivers who could accept their loved one's wish to die stood up ...
Source: Nursing Open - November 9, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Jasmin Eppel ‐Meichlinger, Sabrina Stängle, Hanna Mayer, André Fringer Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Nurses' experiences of communicating with patients with aphasia
This study explored nurses' experiences of communicating with patients with aphasia.DesignA naturalistic paradigm approach was adopted to describe the phenomenon of interest.MethodsParticipants were neurological nurses employed in various neurological departments and recruited using purposive sampling. Group interviews were conducted for 1 hr and 30 min using semi-structured open-ended questions. The Consolidated Criteria for Reporting Qualitative Research checklist was followed.ResultsFour generic categories were derived: “Conversations with the aphasic patients are frustrating, which leads to impatience ...
Source: Nursing Open - November 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Yujin Hur, Younhee Kang Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
The concept, importance and values of support during childbearing and breastfeeding – A discourse paper
AbstractBackgroundProfessional support in childbearing has beneficial effects on childbirth experience, interactions within the family, breastfeeding and medical outcomes. However, more knowledge is needed about prerequisites for professional support to be valuable and satisfactory during childbearing.AimThe aim of this discourse paper is to describe and explore prerequisites for professional support that are of value for women and their families during childbearing as well as how healthcare organizations can be formed to facilitate these prerequisites.DesignDiscourse paper.MethodsThis discourse paper is based on our own e...
Source: Nursing Open - November 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anette Ekstr öm‐Bergström, Stina Thorstensson, Caroline Bäckström Tags: DISCURSIVE ARTICLE Source Type: research
Operating theatre nurses' with managerial responsibility: Self ‐reported clinical competence and need of competence development in perioperative nursing
AbstractAimThe aim of this study was to investigate operating theatre nurses (OTNs) with managerial responsibility, and their self-rated clinical competence and need for competence development in perioperative nursing.DesignA cross-sectional study was applied using a modified version of Professional Nurse Self-Assessment Scale of Clinical Core Competence I.MethodData were collected from 303 OTNs in Sweden, 80 of whom indicated that they had managerial responsibility. Statistics analysis was used to identify the relationships between background variables to compare OTNs with and without managerial responsibility and their n...
Source: Nursing Open - November 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann ‐Catrin Blomberg, Lillemor Lindwall, Birgitta Bisholt Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Practice of integrated treatment process for acute ischaemic stroke in hospital coordinated by emergency stroke nurses
AbstractAimsTo explore the practice effect of establishing an integrated treatment process by stroke emergency nurses in general hospitals for acute ischaemic stroke (AIS).DesignCompared the time spent in each link before and after the establishment of AIS integrated treatment.MethodsSince March 2016, we set up a team of emergency stroke nurses (ESN), trained and assessed the knowledge of emergency stroke, and set up a post of ESN.ResultsThe median time of admission-judgement, admission-establishment of venous access, admission-cranial CT examination and admission-intravenous thrombolytic therapy was statistically signific...
Source: Nursing Open - November 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Dongmei Li, Hongjian Zhang, Xiaoying Lu, Lingjuan Zhang, Jianmin Liu Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Nurses' perceptions of their supportive role for cancer patients: A qualitative study
This study was conducted with a qualitative approach and conventional content analysis in 2020. Participants consisted of 18 nurses of different oncology wards of teaching hospitals in Northwestern Iran recruited using the purposive sampling method. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and analysed simultaneously with data collection (22 july - 20 june 2020).FindingsThe analysis of interviews showed that the main theme of “a canopy as a supportive role for cancer patients” was formed. In this theme, related subcategories included patient's psychological support (compassionate care with emotion...
Source: Nursing Open - November 4, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Mostafa Bafandeh Zendeh, Masumeh Hemmati Maslakpak, Madineh Jasemi Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
An integrative review of nursing leadership in Saudi Arabia
AbstractAimsThe aims of this integrative review were to describe leadership styles from the nursing literature in Saudi Arabia and to identify the current state of evidence about relationships between leadership styles and nurse, patient and organization outcomes in Saudi Arabia.DesignIntegrative review was used as a design for this study.MethodsThe following search terms were used with databases: ‘Saudi Arabia’, ‘leadership theory*’, ‘leadership style*’, ‘leadership model*’, ‘management style’ and ‘nurse*’. Methodological quality was assessed using tw...
Source: Nursing Open - November 3, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Bayan Alilyyani, Michael S. Kerr, Carol Wong, Dhuha Y. Wazqar Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Nursing interventions to cover patients' basic needs in the intensive care context – A systematic review
AbstractAimTo examine the content, theoretical frameworks and effectiveness of nursing interventions utilizing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in the intensive care unit (ICU).DesignA systematic review and narrative synthesis following the guidelines of the preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analysis checklist.MethodsWe searched the MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SweMed and Cochrane controlled trials register (CENTRAL) databases for studies evaluating interventions primarily delivered by nurses in the ICU. Two independent reviewers performed study selection, data extraction and risk of bias.Res...
Source: Nursing Open - November 3, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Marie Hamilton Larsen, Gudrun Irene Johannessen, Kristin Heggdal Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Nursing students ’ attitudes towards death and caring for dying patients
ConclusionNursing students had positive attitudes towards caring for dying patients that was influenced by university type, academic level and gender. Nursing education must further focus on death, dying and end-of-life care across the core courses of nursing curricula, theory and practicum. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - November 3, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Zainab Zahran, Khaldoun M. Hamdan, Ayman M. Hamdan ‐Mansour, Rabia S. Allari, Abeer A. Alzayyat, Abeer M. Shaheen Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
The relationship between paediatric nurses' quality of life and intent to leave: The moderating role of hospital type
This study aimed at (1) assessing the relationship between paediatric nurses' quality of life and intent to leave, (2) examining the moderating effect of the hospital type on this relationship, (3) comparing the quality of life of paediatric nurses working at ministry of health and the University-Affiliated hospitals and (4) exploring the determinants of nurses' intent to leave.DesignA cross-sectional, comparative and correlational design was used in this study.MethodsA multi-site sample was selected from two types of hospitals in Jordan; the ministry of health and the University-Affiliated hospitals. A sample of 225 paedi...
Source: Nursing Open - November 3, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Haitham Khatatbeh, Mikl ós Zrínyi, András Oláh, Annamária Pakai Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Mentors' competence in mentoring nursing students in clinical practice: Detecting profiles to enhance mentoring practices
AbstractAimsTo describe the mentoring competence of clinical practice nurse mentors and identify different mentor profiles.DesignCross-sectional research design, secondary analysis.MethodsAn international, cross-sectional study design was performed in five European countries. A total of 1 604 mentors from 33 healthcare organizations participated in the study between 2016 –2019. The Mentors' Competence Instrument (MCI), which includes seven sub-dimensions and 44 items, was used to collect data. K-means cluster and binary regression analyses were performed to detect mentor profiles and determine how various factors aff...
Source: Nursing Open - November 2, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Kristina Mikkonen, Marco Tomietto, Anna ‐Maria Tuomikoski, Boris Miha Kaučič, Olga Riklikiene, Flores Vizcaya‐Moreno, Rosa M. Pérez‐Cañaveras, Bojana Filej, Giedre Baltinaite, Giancarlo Cicolini, Maria Kääriäinen Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
The effectiveness of non ‐pharmacological interventions on cancer related fatigue in breast cancer patients: A protocol for systematic review and network meta‐analysis
This study will provide the reliable evidence of the most effective non-pharmacological intervention to improving CRF. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - November 2, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Yu Liu, Pengzhu Xu, Chunli Song, Tongtong Jiang, Jun ‐E Liu, Tieying Shi Tags: STUDY PROTOCOL Source Type: research
Providing English and native language quotes in qualitative research: A call to action
ConclusionsPresentation of findings with eloquent quotes serves as the gateway into the sociocultural experiences of individuals. We argued against the norm of providing translated quotes in qualitative reports and build a case for the provision of native as well as English language quotes to promote cross-cultural understanding. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - November 2, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ahtisham Younas, Sergi F àbregues, Angela Durante, Parveen Ali Tags: DISCURSIVE ARTICLE Source Type: research
Development and testing of the situational judgement test to measure safety performance of healthcare professionals: An explorative cross ‐sectional study
This study aimed to develop and test its psychometric properties by measuring the safety performance of healthcare professionals in German hospitals.DesignAn explorative cross-sectional study.MethodsA team of researchers, nurses and physicians developed seven items, which focus on different safety areas. Descriptive statistics were calculated for each item. Cronbach's alpha was calculated as an indication of internal consistency. Spearman's correlation between the items was evaluated as analysis of construct validity. A cross-sectional survey with healthcare professionals in three German hospitals was conducted to test the...
Source: Nursing Open - November 1, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Lina Heier, Nikoloz Gambashidze, Judith Hammerschmidt, Donia Riouchi, Franziska Geiser, Nicole Ernstmann Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Advanced practice nursing: Should research be the icing on the cake?
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Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Mary Casey, Laserina O ’ Connor Tags: EDITORIAL Source Type: research
Predictors of low birth satisfaction among Iranian postpartum women: A cross ‐sectional study
This study was conducted on 767 postpartum women using a convenience sampling method between June and September 2019. We collected data on socio-demographic variables, maternal well-being, fear of childbirth and birth satisfaction. We used multiple linear regression analyses to determine predictors of low birth satisfaction.ResultsThe women who gave birth by elective caesarean, emergency caesarean and vaginal birth were 13.2%, 19.06% and 67.8%, respectively. Predictors of low birth satisfaction were primiparity [Beta = −0.131, CI (−2.745, −1.021)], low level of well-being [−0.119, (&minus...
Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Forough Mortazavi, Maryam Mehrabadi Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Impact of settings and culture on nurses ’ knowledge of and attitudes and perceptions towards people with dementia: An integrative literature review
ConclusionNurses play the role of facilitators in the efficient delivery of quality care for dementia patients. A variety of attitudes and perceptions towards people with dementia were found to be triggered by the severity of dementia, religion, ethnicity and gender.Implications for practiceHealthcare organisations and educational settings need to coordinate and function together to improve nurses ’ knowledge and encourage positive attitudes towards people with dementia. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Sara Mahmoud Yaghmour Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
A methodological study on the combination of qualitative and quantitative methods in cognitive interviewing for cross ‐cultural adaptation
AbstractAimThe aim of this study is to explore the use of the Questionnaire Appraisal System with a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods in cognitive interviewing for cross-cultural adaptation.DesignThis is a descriptive methodological study.MethodsUsing the Mandarin version of the Post-Stroke Checklist as an example, cognitive interviews were conducted with 27 stroke survivors in Guangzhou between November 2020 and February 2021. The Questionnaire Appraisal System was applied as a codebook in focus group discussions to perform quantitative data collections and quantitative content analysis.ResultsThirty-eig...
Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Miao Jia, Yao Gu, Yanhua Chen, Jinyi Tu, Yue Liu, Huiqi Lu, Simin Huang, Jinjun Li, Hongzhen Zhou Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Identifying cues of distorted memories in intensive care by focus group interview of nurses
This study emphasizes the importance of support for reconstructing ordinary life through communication and rehabilitation, in addition to support for medical care for distorted memories. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Tomohide Fukuda, Naoki Watanabe, Kosuke Sakaki, Yuriko Monna, Saori Terachi, Satoko Miyazaki, Yoshiko Kinoshita Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Pain management and coping strategies for primary dysmenorrhea: A qualitative study among female nursing students
ConclusionsThe nursing students experienced difficulties in managing primary dysmenorrhea, they self-medicated, expressed reluctance to seek professional medical advice, used non-pharmacological strategies and seeked advice from other women within their family/social circle. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Elia Fern ández‐Martínez, Jorge Pérez‐Corrales, Domingo Palacios‐Ceña, Ana Abreu‐Sánchez, María Teresa Iglesias‐López, Pilar Carrasco‐Garrido, Juan Francisco Velarde‐García Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Mobile web ‐based self‐management program for breast cancer patients with chemotherapy‐induced amenorrhoea: A quasi‐experimental study
AbstractAimThe aim of this study was to examine the effects of a mobile web-based self-management program on menopausal symptoms, self-efficacy and quality of life in breast cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced amenorrhoea.DesignA quasi-experimental pretest –posttest design with repeated measures.MethodsThe study was carried out at a university medical centre between October 2017 and September 2018. The intervention group received a 12-week mobile web-based self-management program including education and coaching/support. Multiple instruments were used to measure menopausal symptoms, self-efficacy, and quality o...
Source: Nursing Open - October 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Jin ‐Hee Park, Yong Sik Jung, Ji Young Kim, Sun Hyoung Bae Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Testing the use of translation apps to overcome everyday healthcare communication in Australian aged ‐care hospital wards—An exploratory study
AbstractAims and objectivesTo trial three mobile translation apps in the healthcare setting to address language barriers in everyday care between healthcare staff and older people with limited English proficiency (LEP).DesignA mixed-methods exploratory study.MethodsA two-month trial of three translation apps was conducted across four aged-care hospital wards. Observed interactions during use of translation apps were recorded, and staff surveys regarding the use of translation apps were collected at the end of the trial. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics and thematic content analysis of open-ended responses in...
Source: Nursing Open - October 28, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Kerry Hwang, Sue Williams, Emiliano Zucchi, Terence W.H. Chong, Monita Mascitti ‐Meuter, Dina LoGiudice, Anita M.Y. Goh, Anita Panayiotou, Frances Batchelor Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Effectiveness of a nursing innovation workshop at enhancing nurses ’ innovation abilities: A quasi‐experimental study
AbstractAimTo investigate the effectiveness of nursing innovation workshop in enhancing clinical nurses ’ innovation ability and research ability in a tertiary hospital.DesignA quasi-experimental study design.MethodsThirty-seven recruited nurses participated in a nursing innovation workshop for half a year in a tertiary hospital in Guangdong between June 2019 and March 2020. Questionnaire data on the nurses ’ self-rated innovation and research abilities were collected before the training and 3 months after completing the training. Wilcoxon signed rank tests were used to analyse differences within the group...
Source: Nursing Open - October 24, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Limei Gao, Qiaocong Lu, Xiangchuan Hou, Jiefen Ou, Mingzhu Wang Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
A rollercoaster of emotions: An integrative review of emotions and its impact on health professional students' learning in simulation ‐based education
This study design was guided by integrative review method.MethodsDatabases were systematically searched for articles. 9,323 records were screened and 16 studies met the inclusion criteria. The study protocol was reported in Prospero.ResultsThree themes emerged from the analysis: (a) simulation as a fearful and stressful situation, (b) variability in emotions experienced during simulation as a rollercoaster of emotions and (c) emotions wide-ranging effects on students' learning in the simulation. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - October 21, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anine Madsgaard, Hilde Smith ‐Strøm, Irene Hunskår, Kari Røykenes Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Factors associated with media use for parenting information: A cross ‐sectional study among parents of children aged 0–8 years
This study examined which factors are associated with media use for parenting information.DesignCross-sectional data of 658 parents of children aged 0 –8 years, gathered in the CIKEO cohort study in the Netherlands, were analysed.MethodsMultivariable logistic regression models were used to examine which factors were associated with media use for parenting information.ResultsThe mean age of the participants was 33.8 years (SD = 5.0); 94.7% were mothers; 77.4% used media for parenting information. Parents with more questions or concerns (OR: 1.40, 95% CI: 1.23, 1.59), and parents who received paren...
Source: Nursing Open - October 21, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Irene N. Fierloos, Dafna A. Windhorst, Yuan Fang, Yuping Mao, Matty R. Crone, Clemens M.H. Hosman, Wilma Jansen, Hein Raat Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Camera ‐assisted nursing observation of restless patients in an acute care setting, a multi‐method feasibility study
AbstractAimTo evaluate the implementation, practicality and acceptability of camera-assisted observation of restless patients in the acute care ward.DesignA multi-method feasibility study.MethodsData consisted of nurses' written records, a brief survey among all nurses and individual interviews with eight nurses. Data analysis encompassed numerical analyses as well as descriptive content analysis.FindingsCamera-assisted observation was implemented by 44 patients from 60 –95 years old, for 6 months. The practicality was enhanced by equipment that was easy to operate but the nurses were hampered by carrying t...
Source: Nursing Open - October 21, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Mette Geil Kollerup, Gitte Tolstrup, Birgitte Schantz Laursen Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Nursing students ’ experiences of applying problem‐based learning to train the core competence teamwork and collaboration: An interview study
AbstractAimTo explore nursing students ’ experiences of applying problem-based learning to train the core competence teamwork and collaboration.DesignThe study used a qualitative descriptive design.MethodThe data were collected using individual interviews with a purposive sample of 11 students and analysed using inductive qualitative content analysis.ResultsThe students ’ experiences of applying problem-based learning to train the core competence teamwork and collaboration were described in two generic categories: prerequisites to train teamwork and collaboration and abilities practised in the base group. The g...
Source: Nursing Open - October 19, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Camilla Allert, Hel én Dellkvist, Markus Hjelm, Ewa K. Andersson Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Status and factors related to post ‐traumatic growth in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: A multi‐centre study
AbstractAimTo investigate the extent of post-traumatic growth, and the correlation between post-traumatic growth and self-perceived stress, post-traumatic growth and self-perceived burden among CAPD patients.DesignA cross-sectional study.MethodsThis was a multi-centre study including 752 patients from 44 hospitals. Self-perceived stress, self-perceived burden and post-traumatic growth were measured using the post-traumatic growth inventory (PTGI), the Chinese version of the perceived stress questionnaire (CPSQ) and the self-perceived burden scale (SPBS). A multiple stepwise regression analysis was fit with the total PTGI s...
Source: Nursing Open - October 18, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Xing Li, Xueli Zhou, Dengyan Ma, Stephen Salerno, Min Qi, Yongshu Diao, Chongcheng Chen, Hui Zhong, Shuxin Xiao, Yan Wang, Jiaju Zhang, Hongyan Luo, Lijun Huang, Santao Ou, Yuanmei Li, Xiaoyun Cheng, Huihui Xu, Yan Ma, Yi Li, Jianing We Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Barriers to cancer pain management from the perspective of patients: A qualitative study
AbstractAimThe aim of this study was to explore the barriers to effective pain management in Iranian people with cancer.DesignA qualitative descriptive design was used.MethodsThis qualitative descriptive study was performed on 14 people with cancer. Data were collected using semi-structured interviews and analysed by Graneheim and Lundman's content analysis method.ResultsFour main categories emerged in relation to barriers to pain management from the perspective of people with cancer. Categories included 1) accepting and enduring divine pain, 2) negative attitudes towards the effectiveness of analgesics, 3) pati...
Source: Nursing Open - October 17, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Samira Oujlu, Hadi Hassankhani, Azad Rahmani, Zohreh Sanaat, Abbas Dadashzadeh, Atefeh Allahbakhshian Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
An integrative review of the social determinants of mental health among older caregivers
ConclusionFuture research and screening programs on social determinants of mental health among older caregivers are necessary to tackle mental health inequalities. Implications informed by this research could sustain mental health equity among older caregivers. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - October 16, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Roosa ‐Maria Savela, Ursula Schwab, Tarja Välimäki Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Workplace violence in primary hospitals and associated risk factors: A cross ‐sectional study
AbstractAimTo investigate the characteristics of workplace violence at primary hospitals in Southeast China and identify associated risk factors.DesignA cross-sectional survey design was used for this work.MethodsWe distributed a workplace violence questionnaire among medical staff at primary hospitals in Southeast Zhejiang Province, China. The data were collected between December 2016 and December 2017. We analysed the categorical data by using the chi-square test and expressed it as frequencies. The risk factors were analysed by using multiple logistic regression analysis.ResultsAmong the 2,560 questionnaires, 1,842 (71....
Source: Nursing Open - October 16, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Hongfang Zhu, Xiaona Liu, Linyan Yao, Liping Zhou, Jianfen Qin, Chenping Zhu, Zhihong Ye, Hongying Pan Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
A concept analysis of psychological safety: Further understanding for application to health care
AbstractAimTo clarify the concept of psychological safety in a healthcare context and to provide the first theoretical framework for improving interpersonal relationships in the workplace to better patient care.DesignA Rodgers ’ concept analysis.MethodsThe concept analysis was conducted using a systematic search strategy on PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO and Ichushi-Web.ResultsAn analysis of 88 articles studying psychological safety in health care identified five attributes: perceptions of the consequences of taking interpersonal risks, strong interpersonal relationships, group-level phenomenon, safe work environment for t...
Source: Nursing Open - October 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ayano Ito, Kana Sato, Yoshie Yumoto, Miki Sasaki, Yasuko Ogata Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Young children ’s experiences of support when fearful during treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia—A longitudinal interview study
AbstractAim and objectivesTo describe young children's experiences of valuable support in managing their fears about treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The focus was specifically on support from parents and healthcare professionals.DesignThe study had a qualitative descriptive longitudinal design.MethodsThe study analysed 35 interviews with 13 children at three different times during their treatment period. Data were analysed using a matrix-based method. The Consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research (COREQ) guidelines have been followed.ResultsParents and healthcare professionals provide important ...
Source: Nursing Open - October 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ingela Leibring, Agneta Anderz én‐Carlsson Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
A nursing mentoring programme on non ‐pharmacological interventions against BPSD: Effectiveness and use of antipsychotics—A retrospective, before–after study
AbstractBehavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are common and have significant implications for patients and caregivers. Non-pharmacological interventions (NPI) have shown to be effective in the management of BPSD. However, the use of antipsychotics to treat BPSD remains ubiquitous. This retrospective, before –after study aimed to examine whether a nurse mentoring programme promoting NPI for BPSD management had a significant association with the use of antipsychotics in older adults with major neurocognitive disorders residing in different settings. Results obtained from the medical files of 134 ol...
Source: Nursing Open - October 7, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Roxane Plante ‐Lepage, Philippe Voyer, Pierre‐Hugues Carmichael, Edeltraut Kröger Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research