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#1Heather Guest (TTUHSC: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center)
AIM This concept analysis aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the concept of trauma-informed care and explore the use of this concept in nursing, using Walker and Avant's method. BACKGROUND Trauma-informed care is a priority for nurses caring for patients with previous trauma. Many forms of trauma exist. Various types of trauma may not be apparent without appropriate assessment. Therefore, nurses must approach all patients with the components of trauma-informed care. DESIGN Concept analysis....
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of application of team strategies and tools to enhance performance and patient safety at primary healthcare units on patients' safety and outcomes. Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (Team STEPPS) are specially intended to enhance patient safety through effective communication and teamwork skills. To examine, a quasi-experimental (pre-posttest) design was utilized. Six primary healthcare centers in Egypt were se...
#1Issa M. Hweidi (JUST: Jordan University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 8
Last. Audai A. Hayajneh (JUST: Jordan University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 2
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INTRODUCTION Despitecardiac cachexia being a prevalent health problem among heart failure (HF) patients, it has been given little attention by nursing researchers. Therefore, this study aims to conduct a systematic review that investigates cardiac cachexia among patients with HF. METHODOLOGY A systematic review will be performed according to the PRISMA guidelines to assess the findings of twelve selected studies which meet the inclusion criteria of the systematic review research. The selected ar...
#1Chandrani Isac (Sultan Qaboos University)H-Index: 4
#2Hema Roslin Samson (Sultan Qaboos University)
Last. Anitha John (Sultan Qaboos University)
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Introduction null Prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the focus in critical care units. Immunocompromised patients, older adults, and postoperative patients are at greater risk for VAP. With the dynamic changes in the empirical world, updated evidence must be used to guide the standard of practice. This literature review assimilates the recent evidence for VAP prevention. null Method null The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis framework guided t...
#1Gloria Anderson (University of Rome Tor Vergata)H-Index: 1
#2Daniela Casasanta (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 1
Last. Maria Luisa Rega (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 4
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AIM This concept analysis aims to clarify the concept of diabetic education in nursing to provide guidance for the further conceptualization and clarification of diabetic education in nursing. BACKGROUND Patient education is a fundamental component of diabetes care. Nurses have taken up a major role in educating people with diabetes to manage their conditions. However, the exact meaning of diabetic education in nursing remains challenging. DESIGN Rodgers' evolutionary method of concept analysis ...
#1Gian Carlo S. Torres (UST: University of Santo Tomas)H-Index: 4
#2Earl Francis R. Sumile (Centro Escolar University)H-Index: 1
Last. Cristina C. Hendrix (Duke University)H-Index: 16
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OBJECTIVES Although the importance of home caregivers of chronic kidney disease patients has been increasingly recognized, their perceived caregiving difficulties and requisites remain underexplored. This study investigated the challenges and needs of home caregivers of hemodialysis patients in the Philippines. METHODS We utilized a mixed-method (QUAN + qual), explanatory sequential design. Data were collected from July 2017 to May 2018 from 46 home caregivers of hemodialysis patients. A three-p...
#1Hameedah Mosed (EMU: Eastern Michigan University)
#2Madison Periord (EMU: Eastern Michigan University)
Last. Meriam Caboral-Stevens (EMU: Eastern Michigan University)H-Index: 3
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AIM To explore the concept of intercultural communication. BACKGROUND As global migration increases, countries around the world are starting to see diversity among their population. With this increasing multicultural society, effective communication is crucial, particularly in the area of healthcare. Intercultural nursing requires nurses to care for patients of various cultural backgrounds by considering their cultural needs. It is critical for nurses to be able to communicate effectively with p...
#1Isa Brito FélixH-Index: 3
#2Adriana Henriques (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 3
AIM Identify the medication adherence determinants in older adults with multimorbidity and polypharmacy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in a non-probabilistic sample of 245 adults ≥65 years recruited in a general medical ward of one teaching hospital. Data were collected during hospital stay using a face-to-face interview based on a set of validated questionnaires, such as the measure treatment adherence, the beliefs about medicines questionnaire-specific and the ger...
#1Benjamin A. Smallheer (Duke University)H-Index: 5
#2Stephanie A. Gedzyk-Nieman (Duke University)
Last. Brett Morgan (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists)H-Index: 3
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BACKGROUND Men comprise the minority of entry-level baccalaureate nursing students and are at increased risk of experiencing gender-associated incivility. PROBLEM Uncivil peer-to-peer behavior can negatively affect students' mental and physical well-being, and learning experience. Nursing faculty must be able to identify and address gender-associated incivility among students. AIM The purpose of this quality improvement program was to train nursing faculty to prevent, identify, and manage gender...
#1Sevim Sen (Trakya University)
#2Meltem Yildirim (UVic-UCC: University of Vic)H-Index: 5
Last. Unal Erkorkmaz (Sakarya University)H-Index: 21
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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the attitudes, beliefs, experiences, and the level of social distance among healthcare professionals who provide healthcare to refugee patients. DESIGN Descriptive cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The researchers obtained the ethical approval of the study from the Non-Interventional Ethical Committee of Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine on 23/11/2018. The study was carried out between December 2018 and February 2019 at Sakarya Univer...
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