Mediating effect of coping style between empathy and burnout among Chinese nurses working in medical and surgical wards
This study aimed to investigate burnout, coping style and empathy among Chinese nurses working in medical and surgical wards and to examine the mediating effect of coping style between empathy and burnout among this group of nurses.DesignA cross ‐sectional questionnaire survey.MethodThe study recruited a convenience sample of 363 nurses from three university ‐affiliated tertiary hospitals in Shiyan City, Hubei, China. A set of self‐administered questionnaires was used to measure the variables of burnout, coping style and empathy. Structural equation modelling was performed using AMOS 20.0.ResultsNurse burnout was pre...
Source: Nursing Open - August 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Li Cheng, Jiao Yang, Mengyuan Li, Wenru Wang Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Research on the individualized short ‐term training model of nurses in emergency isolation wards during the outbreak of COVID‐19
ConclusionsIn this study, the personalized emergency training mode was feasible in the emergency isolation ward during the COVID ‐19 epidemic, which rapidly improved the rescue ability of nurses and effectively avoid the occurrence of cross‐infection. This mode can provide a valuable reference for the emergency training of nurses in the future. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - August 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Min Zhou, Fei Yuan, Xiaolong Zhao, Fanjie Xi, Xianxiu Wen, Li Zeng, Wenbo Zeng, Haiyan Wu, Hui Zeng, Ziyu Zhao Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Corrigendum
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Source: Nursing Open - August 3, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CORRIGENDUM Source Type: research

Factors associated with posttraumatic growth in patients with severe burns by treatment phase
This study aimed to identify differences in the level of depressive symptoms, social support and posttraumatic growth among patients with severe burns by treatment phase and the factors associated with posttraumatic growth in the acute and rehabilitation phases.DesignA cross ‐sectional descriptive design.MethodsThe factors associated with posttraumatic growth in 179 patients with severe burns were assessed using regression analysis.ResultsCompared with those in the acute phase (mild depression), those in the rehabilitation phase showed moderate depression and lower positive self ‐perception, resulting in a significant ...
Source: Nursing Open - August 3, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Sun ‐mi Hwang, Eun Ju Lim Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

The effectiveness of healthy lifestyle interventions on weight gain in overweight pregnant women: A cluster ‐randomized controlled trial
AbstractAimInterventions based on adopting a healthy lifestyle have been less successful. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of healthy lifestyle interventions on weight gain in overweight pregnant women.DesignA cluster randomized controlled trial.MethodsHealth centres were selected by simple random sampling; then, 66 overweight pregnant women were enrolled by convenience sampling and divided into intervention and comparison groups. Intervention group received individual nutritional counselling and physical activity training. The data were collected in several stages with the demographic and obstetr...
Source: Nursing Open - August 2, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Sepideh Hajian, Armin Aslani, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Azita Fathnezhad ‐Kazemi Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Intention to response, emergency preparedness and intention to leave among nurses during COVID ‐19
AbstractAimTo comprehensively assess the current level and identify associated factors of intention to response and emergency preparedness of clinical nurses during COVID ‐19 outbreak.DesignA cross ‐sectional study was designed.MethodsDemographic and characteristic questionnaire, intention to response scale, emergency preparedness scale and a self ‐designed questionnaire related to effects of events and intention to leave were used in this study.ResultsThe mean scores of intention to response and emergency preparedness were 82.00 (SD = 18.17) and 64.99 (SD = 12.94), respectively. Moral considerati...
Source: Nursing Open - August 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Jiaying Li, Pingdong Li, Jieya Chen, Liang Ruan, Qiuxuan Zeng, Yucui Gong Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Barriers to addressing mental health issues in childbearing women in Ghana
ConclusionsSystematic effort to restructure the healthcare delivery system, including equipping healthcare professionals with requisite knowledge, skills and competencies in maternal mental health, is highly recommended. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - August 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Samuel Adjorlolo, Lydia Aziato Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

A survey of clinical competence of new nurses working in emergency department in Iran: A descriptive, cross ‐sectional study
This article reports on a study investigating the self ‐assessed clinical competence of new nurses working in emergency departments.DesignA quantitative approach using descriptive cross ‐sectional survey design was employed.MethodsThe clinical competency of the participants was assessed using the Competency Inventory for Registered Nurse questionnaire, which contains the seven dimensions of clinical care, leadership, interpersonal relations, legal/ethical, professional development, teaching/coaching and critical thinking/research aptitude. Data from 115 new nurses employed in emergency departments of nine selected univ...
Source: Nursing Open - July 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Behjat Vand Tamadoni, Shahla Shahbazi, Alehe Seyedrasooli, Neda Gilani, Leila Gholizadeh Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

A literature review of survey instruments used to measure staff ‐to‐resident elder abuse in residential care settings
AbstractAimTo review the literature of existing survey instruments used to measure the occurrence of staff ‐to‐resident elder abuse in residential care settings.MethodsA comprehensive literature search during May 2017 produced 2,037 records. Two authors independently reviewed these records for inclusion, where a total of 17 studies met eligibility criteria. Descriptive information of all identified survey instruments is provided.ResultsThis literature review reveals a diversity of survey instruments used to measure staff ‐to‐resident abuse in residential care settings. The survey instruments varied greatly, where m...
Source: Nursing Open - July 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Wenche Malmedal, Astrid Kilvik, Gunn Steinsheim, Anja Botng ård Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research

Factors influencing the utilization of Focused antenatal care services during pregnancy, a study among postnatal women in a tertiary healthcare facility, Ghana
AbstractAimTo assess the factors that influence the utilization of FANC services among pregnant women.MethodologyA cross ‐sectional quantitative study conducted among 210 postnatal women in Ho Teaching Hospital. Data were entered into Microsoft excel, cleaned and transported to SPSS and analysed. Cross tabulations were used to explore associations between variables.ResultsThe respondents indicated that FANC would enable them to receive comprehensive ANC (74.8%). Higher parity was significantly associated with low utilization of FANC (p = .028). Long distance to the health facility, seeking permission to use FAN...
Source: Nursing Open - July 26, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Kennedy Diema Konlan, Joel Afram Saah, Roberta Mensima Amoah, Abdul Razak Doat, Iddrisu Mohammed, Juliana Asibi Abdulai, Kennedy Dodam Konlan Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Effects of nursing power and organizational trust on nurse ’s responsiveness and orientation to patient needs
ConclusionHospitals should increase nursing group power and improve organizational trust to enhance patient orientation. Hospital executives and nurse managers should work to enhance nursing group power and positive perceptions of organizational trust, which could contribute to patient orientation. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - July 26, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: YuKyung Ko, Soyoung Yu, Seok Hee Jeong Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nutritional habits among nursing students using Moore Index for Nutrition Self Care: A cross ‐sectional study from the nursing school Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
ConclusionTo increase levels of good nutritional habits and awareness, it may be useful to adopt educational programs for dietary consumption and physical training promotion. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - July 26, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Adel Bashatah Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Development of a social activities scale for community ‐dwelling older people requiring support
This study aims to develop the Social Activities Scale for Community ‐Dwelling Older People Requiring Support (SASOS).DesignThis study is a cross ‐sectional investigation.MethodsThe participants were healthy older people (HOP;N = 140) and those requiring support (OPRS;N = 250). An anonymous questionnaire included items on SASOS, subjective health and ikigai (Japanese well‐being concept). Criterion‐related validity was examined using the Social Activity Index for Elderly People (SAI‐E).ResultsSeventy ‐five HOP and 157 OPRS provided effective responses. The scale (α = 0.805) ha...
Source: Nursing Open - July 26, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Michiyo Hirano, Kazuko Saeki, Izumi Ueda Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

The role of Endometriosis Clinical Nurse Specialists in British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy registered centres: A UK survey of practice
AbstractAimTo identify Endometriosis Nurse Specialists' roles and responsibilities in accredited Endocentres, how these align with the Royal College of Nursing Skills Framework and potential for development to improve patient care.DesignCross ‐sectional national survey.MethodsData were collected from an online survey distributed to all 66 Endometriosis Nurse Specialists working across 58 UK ‐based Endometriosis registered centres. The response rate was 58% (N = 38). Data from closed questions were analysed using descriptive statistics, and free text responses were collated and analysed thematically.ResultsUnl...
Source: Nursing Open - July 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Wendy Norton, Helene Mitchell, Debra Holloway, Caroline Law Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Experiencing improved assessment and control of pain in end ‐of‐life care when using the Abbey Pain Scale systematically
ConclusionsImplementation of APS was experienced as improving systematic pain assessment. Efforts to establish clear routines and improve confidence in the care team would be prioritized to optimize pain assessment and pain relief in EoL care. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - July 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Carola Ludvigsson, Ulf Isaksson, Senada Hajdarevic Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

The predictive role of marital satisfaction on the parental agreement
AbstractAimThe aim of this study was to investigate the predictive role of marital satisfaction on similarities in parenting styles.DesignThe present cross ‐sectional study was conducted on 617 Iranian father–mother dyads in 2018.MethodsDuring a systematic sampling method, Afrooz Marital Satisfaction Scale and Parenting Styles and Dimensions Questionnaire were administered. The data were analysed using at test, a chi ‐square test, one‐way ANOVA and logistic regression.ResultsResults showed that 71.47% of the couples exhibited agreement in parenting styles and that 82.50% reared their children in an authoritativ...
Source: Nursing Open - July 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Zahra Vafaeenejad, Forouzan Elyasi, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Zohreh Shahhosseini Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the recovery locus of control (RLOC) Scale among patients with myocardial infarction
AbstractAimTo translate the RLOC Scale into Chinese and test its psychometric properties in the Chinese patients with myocardial infarction (MI).DesignA cross ‐sectional design was used.MethodsA convenience sample of 233 patients with MI who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention and were ready for discharge were recruited in a level A tertiary hospital of Shandong Province from January 2019 to April 2019. Data were analysed using item analysis, internal consistency reliability and exploratory factor analysis.ResultsTwo factors —external RLOC and internal RLOC—were extracted, accounting for 70.5% o...
Source: Nursing Open - July 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Yuli Li, Dong Kong, Wei Wang, Yanhua Zhu, Xiaoqin Liu Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Effects of a person ‐centred and thriving‐promoting intervention on nursing home staff job satisfaction: A multi‐centre, non‐equivalent controlled before–after study
AbstractAimTo evaluate the effects of a person ‐centred and thriving‐promoting intervention in nursing homes on staff job satisfaction, stress of conscience and the person‐centredness of care and of the environment.DesignA multi ‐centre, non‐equivalent control group, before–after trial design.MethodsStaff (N = 341) from six nursing homes in Australia, Norway and Sweden were assigned to the intervention or the control group and both groups were evaluated before the intervention, immediately after and by 6 months follow‐up. Staff completed a questionnaire about job satisfaction (primary endpo...
Source: Nursing Open - July 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Tove Karin Vassb ø, Ådel Bergland, Marit Kirkevold, Marie Lindkvist, Qarin Lood, Per‐Olof Sandman, Karin Sjögren, David Edvardsson Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Religiosity and perceptions about research misconduct among graduate nursing students
AbstractAimThis paper aims to study the correlation between religiosity and research misconduct in graduate nursing students and determine other factors that may have an impact on research misconduct in graduate nursing students.DesignA cross ‐sectional descriptive study was used to collect data from 49 graduate nursing students.MethodThe target population comprised all graduate nursing students enrolled at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. Participants who met the criteria were approached by the researcher and given a letter that provided detailed information about the study, and their informed consen...
Source: Nursing Open - July 17, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Sawsan Abuhammad, Karem Alzoubi, Tareq L. Mukattash Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Exploring the barriers of adherence to dietary recommendations among patients with type 2 diabetes: A qualitative study in Iran
This study was conducted as a qualitative study with content analysis approach.MethodsThe present qualitative study was conducted from November 2016 –July 2017. Data were collected through 38 unstructured in‐depth interviews with 33 T2D patients and their treatment supervisors and field notes. The interview transcripts were coded using the MAXQDA 10 software. To extract categories and themes, the thematic analysis approach was used. We follo wed the COREQ Checklist to ensure rigour in our study.ResultsThe analysis of the study revealed the emergence of five categories of perceived barriers including social prioriti...
Source: Nursing Open - July 16, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Firoozeh Mostafavi ‐Darani, Fereshteh Zamani‐Alavijeh, Behzad Mahaki, Arash Salahshouri Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Job satisfaction among family nurses in Poland: A questionnaire ‐based study
AbstractAimTo define the level of job satisfaction among Polish family nurses. Attempts were made to assess whether job satisfaction depends on the job location, form of employment, family structure and financial situation.DesignA cross ‐sectional study was conducted among Polish family nurses who were professionally active in 2018.MethodA self ‐administered questionnaire which included a standardized questionnaire “The Satisfaction with Job Scale” by A. M. Zalewska and our survey questionnaire was administered to 225 of participants (returned 220). The data were collected in 2018.ResultsOur study showed th...
Source: Nursing Open - July 9, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Paulina Kalinowska, Ludmila Marcinowicz Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

An integrated mental health and vocational intervention: A longitudinal study on mental health changes among young adults
ConclusionsIntegrated mental health and vocational services may support young adults' mental health and is suggested to be linked to their personal recovery and clinical recovery. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - July 9, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Ulrika Liljeholm, Elisabeth Argentzell, Ulrika Bejerholm Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Applying for a doctorate in nursing? Things you should avoid from getting your application rejected
Nursing Open, EarlyView. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - July 7, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Ahtisham Younas, Parveen Ali Tags: EDITORIAL Source Type: research

Exploring the effect of problem ‐based facilitatory teaching approach on metacognition in nursing education: A quasi‐experimental study of nurse students in Tanzania
This study tested the effect of the problem ‐based facilitatory teaching approach on metacognition among nursing students in Tanzania, higher learning institutions.DesignA controlled pre ‐/post‐test quasi‐experimental study design with a quantitative research approach was employed in this study.MethodsThe study was conducted between February –June 2019 including two purposively selected higher learning institutions in the Dodoma region, the central zone of Tanzania. The 401 randomly selected undergraduate nursing students (interventional = 134 and control = 267) were involved. The auditing...
Source: Nursing Open - July 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Walter C. Millanzi, Stephen M. Kibusi Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nurses' stressors and their quality of life: A study on nurses caring for older patients
AbstractAimTo determine the sources of occupational stress and the level of quality of life among nurses caring for older people in Lebanon and examine the underlying factors to predict nurses' quality of life.DesignA descriptive correlational design.MethodsData were collected from 119 nurses using Nursing Stress Scale and WHO ‐Quality of Life Brief.ResultsNurses reported the highest frequency of stressful events related to their workload (mean  = 16.42,SD 1.03), followed by “death and dying” (mean = 14.61,SD 1.02). Nurses reported the highest level of quality of life domains was physical ...
Source: Nursing Open - July 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Huda A. Anshasi, Mirna Fawaz, Sura Alhalalmeh, Wafa Qasem Ahmad, Ahmad Tassi Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Communication experiences of family caregivers of hospitalized adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities —A qualitative study
AbstractAimTo explore communication experiences between family caregivers of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and healthcare personnel during hospitalization.DesignA qualitative descriptive study approach with interviews of family caregivers was used.MethodFace ‐to‐face, semi‐structured interviews were conducted from June–September 2015 with ten family caregivers of adults with I/DD. Participants were recruited through an advocacy organization in the north‐eastern United States. Data were analysed by content analysis. The Standards for Reporting Qualitative Research was the chose...
Source: Nursing Open - July 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Marie Lourdes Charles Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Quality of care and job satisfaction in a Hospital Trust before and after The Coordination Reform in Norway
AbstractAimsTo study the impact of organizational changes on the quality of health services and on health professionals' job satisfaction in specialist health services.DesignA repeated cross ‐sectional study, including 5 years before (2007) and 5 years after (2017) the introduction of The Coordination Reform in Norway.MethodsNurses and auxiliary nurses working in medical wards at three hospitals evaluated the quality of health services and various aspects of their working conditions, using questionnaires: Quality of Patient Care and the Job Satisfaction Scale.ResultsIn 2017, nurses and auxiliary nurses had long...
Source: Nursing Open - July 5, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Irene Aasen Andersen, Ole T. Kleiven, Lars Kyte, Marny Alice Solhaug Pettersen Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of dementia attitudes scale, dementia knowledge assessment tool 2 and confidence in dementia scale in a Greek sample
AbstractAimΤo validate the Greek version of the Dementia Knowledge Assessment Tool 2, the Dementia Attitudes Scale and Confidence in Dementia Scale.DesignA quantitative cross ‐sectional design was applied for translation and validation. The STROBE checklist for observational research has been followed to this survey.MethodTwo hundred and twelve students from the School of Psychology (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). Psychometric properties were assessed through construct validity (principal component analysis), internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha) and convergent validity.ResultsHigh internal reliability was ...
Source: Nursing Open - July 3, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Mara Gkioka, Magdalini Tsolaki, Sotirios Papagianopoulos, Birgit Teichmann, Despina Moraitou Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Family composition and living arrangements —Cross‐sectional study on family involvement to self‐managed rehabilitation of people with coronary artery disease
AbstractAimTo describe the family composition and living arrangements of persons diagnosed with coronary artery disease and those relationships to family involvement in self ‐managed rehabilitation.DesignA cross ‐sectional study.MethodsData were collected with postal questionnaire from persons diagnosed with coronary artery disease (CAD) by using the Family Involvement in Rehabilitation (FIRE) scale. It measures family members' promotion of patients' rehabilitation and issues encumbering rehabilitation in family. Statistical methods were used to analyse the data.ResultsPatients' gender and having children in the family...
Source: Nursing Open - July 2, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Sonja Tuomisto, Meeri Koivula, P äivi Åstedt‐Kurki, Mika Helminen Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Adequacy of care provision in long ‐term home nursing arrangements: A triangulation of three perspectives
This study aimed to explore the subjective views of care recipients, informal and professional caregivers on the adequacy of care provision in long ‐term home care arrangements.Design and MethodsQualitative semi ‐structured face‐to‐face interviews were conducted with ten care recipients, ten professional caregivers and eight informal caregivers to capture their perspectives on the adequacy of the care received and delivered. Qualitative content analysis was applied using MAXQDA software.ResultsAll groups highlighted that they perceive anunderprovision of care, even though their explanations differed. The underprovi...
Source: Nursing Open - July 2, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Anna ‐Henrikje Seidlein, Maresa Buchholz, Sabine Salloch, Ines Buchholz Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nursing education, virtual reality and empathy?
AbstractAn empathic approach to patient ‐centred care is a core of nursing practice. One of the methods to develop empathy, which is gaining currency is the use of virtual reality simulations in education. This paper posits some questions, does it simply reinforce a ‘type’ of patient, neglecting caring for the patient as unique, is empathy what results or is it pity, does it result in a greater distance being created between the patient and the health care provider? Can we ever really know what it is like to walk in a patient's shoes when what we experience through virtual reality provides a small snapshot of...
Source: Nursing Open - July 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Sue Dean, Jodi Halpern, Margaret McAllister, Mark Lazenby Tags: NURSE EDUCATION REPORT Source Type: research

Feelings of older Japanese primiparous couples and satisfaction of older primiparous wives with their husbands ’ support during pregnancy: Focus on the perceptions of pregnant couples
This study was to explore the feelings of older primiparous wives and husbands and satisfaction of older primiparous wives with their husbands ’ support during pregnancy.DesignThis study is a qualitative research design based on the characteristics of clarifying the recognition of older primiparous couples.MethodsParticipants were eight older Japanese primiparous couples. Older primiparous couple's feeling and support by husband during pregnancy were elected using semi ‐structured interviews. The analysis was used by content analysis method.ResultsTwo categories of the couples' feeling during pregnancy included &ld...
Source: Nursing Open - June 30, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Kumiko Nakajima, Atsumi Usui, Yuko Hayakawa Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Telephone nurses' strategies for managing difficult calls: A qualitative content analysis
AbstractAimTo describe telenurses' strategies for managing difficult calls.BackgroundTelenursing is a growing and complex area and places great demands on telenurses' knowledge and skills and on their ability to communicate and listen. To become emotionally concerned is central to telenurses' experiences of difficult calls.DesignA descriptive qualitative study.MethodsThe data were collected during February 2017 through individual interviews with 19 telenurses at call centres and primary healthcare centres. Data were analysed with qualitative content analysis.ResultThe analysis revealed an essential strategy illustrated by ...
Source: Nursing Open - June 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Irene Eriksson, Marie Wilhsson, Therese Blom, Carina Broo Wahlstr öm, Margaretha Larsson Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Predicting needlestick and sharps injuries in nursing students: Development of the SNNIP scale
AbstractAimTo develop an instrument to investigate knowledge and predictive factors of needlestick and sharps injuries (NSIs) in nursing students during clinical placements.DesignInstrument development and cross ‐sectional study for psychometric testing.MethodsA self ‐administered instrument including demographic data, injury epidemiology and predictive factors of NSIs was developed between October 2018–January 2019. Content validity was assessed by a panel of experts. The instrument's factor structure and discriminant validity were explored using principal components analysis. The STROBE guidelines were followed...
Source: Nursing Open - June 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Annamaria Bagnasco, Milko Zanini, Gianluca Catania, Roger Watson, Mark Hayter, Nicoletta Dasso, Guglielmo Dini, Antonella Agodi, Cesira Pasquarella, Carla Maria Zotti, Paolo Durando, Loredana Sasso, Martina Barchitta, Andrea Maugeri, Giulian Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

The effectiveness of telegram ‐based virtual education versus in‐person education on the quality of life in adolescents with moderate‐to‐severe asthma: A pilot randomized controlled trial
AbstractAimIn recent years, mobile applications have been developed for health education purposes. The aim of this study was to determine whether Telegram ‐based virtual education versus in‐person education can be effective for improving the quality of life in adolescents with moderate‐to‐severe asthma.DesignA single ‐blind randomized trial.MethodsParticipants were 64 adolescents aged 12 –19 years and were equally assigned randomly to group A (Telegram‐based education) and group B (in‐person education) during 22 June 2017–19 February 2018. The educational contents were similar for both groups...
Source: Nursing Open - June 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Shiva Faraji, Sousan Valizadeh, Akbar Sharifi, Shahla Shabazi, Morteza Ghojazadeh Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

A systematic review of psychosocial interventions to improve quality of life of people with cancer and their family caregivers
AbstractAimsTo review the characteristics and effectiveness of psychosocial interventions on quality of life of adult people with cancer and their family caregivers.DesignA systematic review using PRISMA guidelines.MethodsSeven databases were searched from 2009 –2019 using key terms. Included studies were assessed using the Quality Assessment Tool for Quantitative Studies.Results1909 studies were retrieved with 12 studies included, involving 3,390 patients/caregivers. Interventions aimed to improve communication, behaviour change and setting short ‐term goals. Duration of interventions varied from 4–17 w...
Source: Nursing Open - June 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Israel Gabriel, Debra Creedy, Elisabeth Coyne Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research

Why oral palliative care takes a backseat? A national focus group study on experiences of palliative doctors, nurses and dentists
AbstractAimPoor oral care among frail older people at the end of life endangers quality of life. However, only few dying people have access to oral palliative care services. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate oral palliative care practices and referral patterns for palliative patients in the Brunei healthcare settings.DesignAn exploratory qualitative study.MethodsFive focus groups were conducted among palliative care nurses (N = 7), palliative medicine doctors (N = 4), dentists (N = 6), oncologists (N = 4) and oncology nurses (N = 4). Verbatim was analysed using qua...
Source: Nursing Open - June 27, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Munikumar Ramasamy Venkatasalu, Zaidah Rizidah Murang, Hajah Asmah binti Haji Husaini, Deeni Rudita Idris, Jagjit Singh Dhaliwal Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Effects of a stepwise handovers ISBARQ programme among nursing college students
This study aimed to develop a stepwise nursing handover programme and to examine its effects on awareness of handover Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation, communication self ‐efficacy and satisfaction with handover education.DesignThis was a single ‐group repeated measures ANOVA study.MethodsThis study was conducted in a nursing department, using a convenience sample of 25 senior nursing students from April 2 to June 22, 2018. The programme was divided into lectures, scenario role ‐playing and nursing case role‐playing. The research questions were analysed using repeated measures ANOVA.ResultsAwarenes...
Source: Nursing Open - June 25, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Yoon Goo Noh, Insook Lee Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nurses' knowledge, perception and practice toward discharge planning in acute care settings: A systematic review
AbstractAimDischarge planning (DP) guides patients' transition to out ‐hospital services. This systematic review investigates nurses' knowledge, perception and practices of discharge planning.DesignWe conducted a systematic review following PRISMA guidelines.MethodsSearch terms were used to identify research studies published between 1990 –2020 across six databases: CINAHL, MEDLINE, PubMed, Complete Academic search, Science Direct and Google Scholar. A total of nine studies met the inclusion criteria.ResultsNine articles revealed nurses' knowledge, perspectives and practices of discharge planning. Obstacles include...
Source: Nursing Open - June 24, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Audai A. Hayajneh, Issa M. Hweidi, Milian W. Abu Dieh Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research

Issue Information
Nursing Open, Volume 7, Issue 4, Page 901-903, July 2020. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - June 22, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: ISSUE INFORMATION Source Type: research

Postgraduate nursing internationality education: A study in establishing an English nursing course
ConclusionsTo establish English nursing courses for nursing postgraduate students is beneficial for postgraduate internationalization education. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - June 22, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Yong ‐bing Liu, Wei‐juan Gong, Xin‐e Mao Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Patients ’ perspective of attending nursing consultations—A pilot and feasibility study
AbstractAimThe aims were to explore: (a) how patients with advanced heart and lung failure accept the overall framework of the nursing consultations and (b) the patients ’ acceptability and applicability of the nursing consultations.DesignQualitative study.MethodsInterviews were conducted in an holistic frame and analysed using Graneheim and Lundman's qualitative content thematic analysis. Patients were interviewed between April and May 2018 regarding their general view of the nursing consultation and their experience of the framework inspired by R. R. Parse.ResultsThe overall theme was A confidential moment with the...
Source: Nursing Open - June 19, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Jytte Graarup, Ida Elisabeth H øjskov Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Relationship between prot égés’ self‐concordance and life purpose: The moderating role of mentor feedback environment
ConclusionProt égés’ life purpose can be enhanced by self‐concordance, especially for protégés who work in supportive mentor feedback environment.Implications for nursing managementIt is important to build a supportive mentor feedback environment. Further, prot égés should promote the transformation of extrinsic motivation to intrinsic motivation. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - June 18, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Zhenxing Gong, Lyn M. Van Swol, Wenli Hou, Na Zhang Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Perspectives of parents on the meaning of happiness in children with long ‐term illness: A hybrid concept analysis
ConclusionsThis study offers a background for selecting appropriate health indicators and outcome measures in promoting happiness in children with chronic diseases. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - June 17, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Nimota Nukpezah, Mohammad Ali Cheraghi, Shahzad Pashaeypoor, Akram Sadat Sadat Hoseini Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Weight gain during pregnancy and its associated factors: A Path analysis
ConclusionConsidering the effect of inappropriate weight gain during pregnancy on undesirable pregnancy outcomes, related factors such as nutritional status, stress and depression in prenatal care should be assessed. Healthcare providers should consult, educate pregnant women. (Source: Nursing Open)
Source: Nursing Open - June 17, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Mahrokh Dolatian, Nasibeh Sharifi, Zohreh Mahmoodi, Azita Fathnezhad ‐kazemi, Elahe Bahrami‐vazir, Tayebeh Rashidian Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

The effect of parental depression on the problem behaviour and academic performance of children with asthma
This study attempts to determine the factors affecting problem behaviour and academic performance of children with asthma.DesignThis is a cross ‐sectional study used actor and partner interdependence model.MethodsData of 236 children and their parents from the 10th Panel Study on Korean Children were used, and analysis was performed using SPSS 20.0 and AMOS 20.0. We have received panel data from the Korea Institute of Child Care and Education on April 10th, 2019.ResultsParental depression had actor and partner effects on marital conflict, and marital conflict perceived by the father had actor and partner effects on paren...
Source: Nursing Open - June 17, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Jeong ‐Won Han, Jung Min Kim, Hanna Lee Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nurses' perceptions of patient participation in the myocardial infarction pathway
AbstractAimTo explore nurses' perceptions of patient participation in different phases of the myocardial infarction pathway.DesignQualitative design with a hermeneutical approach.MethodsFive focus groups were conducted at two hospitals, one with and one without percutaneous coronary intervention facilities, between February –November 2018. Participants were recruited through purposive sampling. Twenty‐two nurses experienced in cardiac care participated. The analysis had a hermeneutical approach.ResultsThe findings revealed nurses' perceptions of patient participation in different phases of the myocardial infarction...
Source: Nursing Open - June 15, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Elise Kvalsund B årdsgjerde, Bodil J. Landstad, Torstein Hole, Magne Nylenna, Kari Hanne Gjeilo, Marit Kvangarsnes Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Relationships of diabetes self ‐care behaviours to glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes and comorbid heart failure
AbstractAimTo describe the relationship between diabetes self ‐care behaviours and glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes and comorbid heart failure.DesignA cross ‐sectional, correlational study.MethodA secondary analysis of 180 participants ’ baseline data from a clinical trial that tested a 6‐month integrated self‐care intervention was performed. Correlational and hierarchical linear regression analysis was used to assess the relationships between diabetes self‐care behaviours and glycaemic control.ResultThe Summary of Diabetes Self ‐Care Activities general diet and Summary of Diabetes Self...
Source: Nursing Open - June 15, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Fekadu Aga, Sandra B. Dunbar, Tedla Kebede, Melinda Kay Higgins, Rebecca Gary Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of factors influencing Healthcare Career Choice Scale
AbstractAimThe aim of this paper was to modify Factors Influencing Teaching Choice scale (FIT ‐Choice scale) to be appropriate for healthcare professionals and to assess the psychometric properties of the modified scale.DesignA cross ‐sectional study was used.MethodsA convenience sample of 395 students at the preparatory stage of their health path participated in study to evaluate the psychometric properties of “Healthcare Career Choice Scale” (HCC Scale). The study involves two phases: instrument modification and psychometric evaluation.ResultsThe content validity index was 0.88. Using factor ana...
Source: Nursing Open - June 14, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Hayfa Almutary, Modi Al ‐Moteri Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research