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Family caregivers' advocacy in voluntary stopping of eating and drinking: A holistic multiple case study.

Jasmin Eppel-Meichlinger, Sabrina Stängle, Hanna Mayer, André Fringer,

<h4>Aim</h4>To 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.<h4>Design</h4>A qualitative holistic multiple case study.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted narrative interviews with ... Read more >>

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Effectiveness of nurse-led counselling and education on self-efficacy of patients with acute coronary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial.

Hossein Bagheri, Sara Shakeri, Ali-Mohammad Nazari, Shahrbanoo Goli, Mahboobeh Khajeh, Abbas Mardani, Zeljko Vlaisavljevic,

Adherence 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. A parallel, two-armed, ... Read more >>

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Impact of settings and culture on nurses' knowledge of and attitudes and perceptions towards people with dementia: An integrative literature review.

Sara Mahmoud Yaghmour,

<h4>Background</h4>Well-trained nurses are required to support dementia patients; however, the quality of the provided dementia nursing care can be impacted by nurses' knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards people with dementia.<h4>Aim</h4>To obtain an overview of the current nursing practice towards people with dementia around the world.<h4>Design</h4>An integrated literature review was conducted ... Read more >>

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Pain management and coping strategies for primary dysmenorrhea: A qualitative study among female nursing students.

Elia Fernández-Martínez, Jorge Pérez-Corrales, Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Ana Abreu-Sánchez, María Teresa Iglesias-López, Pilar Carrasco-Garrido, Juan Francisco Velarde-García,

<h4>Aim</h4>Primary dysmenorrhea is a problem that affects both young and adult women, with a significant impact on their daily lives. This pain is primarily managed through the consumption of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and non-pharmacological approaches such as exercise, acupressure and heat. The present study aimed to describe how Spanish university students ... Read more >>

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Signs and symptoms, apart from vital signs, that trigger nurses' concerns about deteriorating conditions in hospitalized paediatric patients: A scoping review.

Claus Sixtus Jensen, Marianne Lisby, Hans Kirkegaard, Mia Ingerslev Loft,

<h4>Aim</h4>This 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.<h4>Design</h4>A scoping review was conducted in accordance with the Joanna Briggs Institute methodology.<h4>Methods</h4>Six databases, including MEDLINE, CINAHL, Embase, Scopus, Swemed and ProQuest Dissertations and Theses ... Read more >>

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The concept, importance and values of support during childbearing and breastfeeding - A discourse paper.

Anette Ekström-Bergström, Stina Thorstensson, Caroline Bäckström,

<h4>Background</h4>Professional 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.<h4>Aim</h4>The aim of this discourse paper is to describe and explore prerequisites for professional support that ... Read more >>

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Operating theatre nurses' with managerial responsibility: Self-reported clinical competence and need of competence development in perioperative nursing.

Ann-Catrin Blomberg, Lillemor Lindwall, Birgitta Bisholt,

<h4>Aim</h4>The 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.<h4>Design</h4>A cross-sectional study was applied using a modified version of Professional Nurse Self-Assessment Scale of Clinical Core Competence I.<h4>Method</h4>Data were collected from 303 ... Read more >>

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Nurses' perceptions of their supportive role for cancer patients: A qualitative study.

Mostafa Bafandeh Zendeh, Masumeh Hemmati Maslakpak, Madineh Jasemi,

<h4>Aim</h4>Supporting cancer patients is one of the integral, ethical and professional components and concepts of nursing care. Given the prominence of nurses' understanding of their supportive role in providing quality and humane nursing care for cancer patients, it is crucial for them to acquire sufficient knowledge to achieve a positive ... Read more >>

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Testing the use of translation apps to overcome everyday healthcare communication in Australian aged-care hospital wards-An exploratory study.

Kerry Hwang, Sue Williams, Emiliano Zucchi, Terence W H Chong, Monita Mascitti-Meuter, Dina LoGiudice, Anita M Y Goh, Anita Panayiotou, Frances Batchelor,

<h4>Aims and objectives</h4>To 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).<h4>Design</h4>A mixed-methods exploratory study.<h4>Methods</h4>A two-month trial of three translation apps was conducted across four aged-care hospital wards. Observed interactions during use ... Read more >>

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Practice of integrated treatment process for acute ischaemic stroke in hospital coordinated by emergency stroke nurses.

Dongmei Li, Hongjian Zhang, Xiaoying Lu, Lingjuan Zhang, Jianmin Liu,

<h4>Aims</h4>To explore the practice effect of establishing an integrated treatment process by stroke emergency nurses in general hospitals for acute ischaemic stroke (AIS).<h4>Design</h4>Compared the time spent in each link before and after the establishment of AIS integrated treatment.<h4>Methods</h4>Since March 2016, we set up a team of emergency stroke nurses (ESN), ... Read more >>

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Nursing students' attitudes towards death and caring for dying patients.

Zainab Zahran, Khaldoun M Hamdan, Ayman M Hamdan-Mansour, Rabia S Allari, Abeer A Alzayyat, Abeer M Shaheen,

<h4>Aim</h4>To examine the attitudes of undergraduate Jordanian nursing students towards death and caring for dying patients.<h4>Design</h4>A cross-sectional correlational design.<h4>Methods</h4>The Frommelt Attitude Toward Care of the Dying and Death Attitude Profile-Revised scales were used in this study with a convenience sample of 555 students from nursing schools in Jordan.<h4>Results</h4>Nursing students had ... Read more >>

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Mentors' competence in mentoring nursing students in clinical practice: Detecting profiles to enhance mentoring practices.

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,

<h4>Aims</h4>To describe the mentoring competence of clinical practice nurse mentors and identify different mentor profiles.<h4>Design</h4>Cross-sectional research design, secondary analysis.<h4>Methods</h4>An 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), ... Read more >>

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A qualitative study on a novel peer collaboration care programme during the first COVID-19 outbreak: A SWOT analysis.

Carmen Baez-Leon, Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Cesar Fernandez-de-Las-Peñas, Juan Francisco Velarde-García, Mª Ángeles Rodríguez-Martínez, Patricia Arribas-Cobo,

The pandemic has forced nursing teams to incorporate new programmes that modify the organization of care and the use of material resources. The purpose of this study was to describe the perspectives of the nursing team about the strengths/opportunities and weaknesses/threats of a novel peer collaboration care programme during the ... Read more >>

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An integrative review of nursing leadership in Saudi Arabia.

Bayan Alilyyani, Michael S Kerr, Carol Wong, Dhuha Y Wazqar,

<h4>Aims</h4>The 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.<h4>Design</h4>Integrative review was used as a design for this study.<h4>Methods</h4>The following ... Read more >>

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Comparison of comorbidities among severe and non-severe COVID-19 patients in Asian versus non-Asian populations: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Anju Puri, Lin He, Mohan Giri, Chengfei Wu, Qinghua Zhao,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study aimed to evaluate the comorbidities among severe and non-severe COVID-19 patients in Asian versus non-Asian populations.<h4>Design</h4>Systemic review and Meta-analysis.<h4>Methods</h4>A 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.<h4>Results</h4>We identified ... Read more >>

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The relationship between paediatric nurses' quality of life and intent to leave: The moderating role of hospital type.

Haitham Khatatbeh, Miklós Zrínyi, András Oláh, Annamária Pakai,

<h4>Background</h4>Different types of hospitals exist in Jordan, and each type has its own leadership style. This might affect the nursing workforce in terms of quality of life and intent to leave.<h4>Aim</h4>This study aimed at (1) assessing the relationship between paediatric nurses' quality of life and intent to leave, (2) examining ... Read more >>

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Nursing interventions to cover patients' basic needs in the intensive care context - A systematic review.

Marie Hamilton Larsen, Gudrun Irene Johannessen, Kristin Heggdal,

<h4>Aim</h4>To examine the content, theoretical frameworks and effectiveness of nursing interventions utilizing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in the intensive care unit (ICU).<h4>Design</h4>A systematic review and narrative synthesis following the guidelines of the preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analysis checklist.<h4>Methods</h4>We searched the MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SweMed and Cochrane controlled ... Read more >>

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Identifying cues of distorted memories in intensive care by focus group interview of nurses.

Tomohide Fukuda, Naoki Watanabe, Kosuke Sakaki, Yuriko Monna, Saori Terachi, Satoko Miyazaki, Yoshiko Kinoshita,

<h4>Aim</h4>To determine cues to identify intensive care unit patients with distorted memories and related practices.<h4>Design</h4>Qualitative descriptive study.<h4>Methods</h4>Twenty nurses were included in semi-structured focus groups. Qualitative content analysis was conducted.<h4>Results</h4>Cues and nursing practices related to distorted memories emerged under the following categories: "Get to know daily life before admission," "Facial expressions ... Read more >>

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Predictors of low birth satisfaction among Iranian postpartum women: A cross-sectional study.

Forough Mortazavi, Maryam Mehrabadi,

<h4>Aim</h4>To investigate predictors of low birth satisfaction in a sample of Iranian postpartum women.<h4>Design</h4>This was a cross-sectional study.<h4>Methods</h4>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 ... Read more >>

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Providing English and native language quotes in qualitative research: A call to action.

Ahtisham Younas, Sergi Fàbregues, Angela Durante, Parveen Ali,

<h4>Background</h4>When publishing qualitative research in international journals, researchers studying non-English-speaking participants provide quotes in English language. This is an issue of increasing concern given the need to be rigorous to represent a diversity of participants within their context, beyond how language (alone) situates them.<h4>Aim</h4>To argue for providing English and native ... Read more >>

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Mobile web-based self-management program for breast cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced amenorrhoea: A quasi-experimental study.

Jin-Hee Park, Yong Sik Jung, Ji Young Kim, Sun Hyoung Bae,

<h4>Aim</h4>The 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.<h4>Design</h4>A quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design with repeated measures.<h4>Methods</h4>The study was carried out at a university medical centre between October 2017 and ... Read more >>

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A methodological study on the combination of qualitative and quantitative methods in cognitive interviewing for cross-cultural adaptation.

Miao Jia, Yao Gu, Yanhua Chen, Jinyi Tu, Yue Liu, Huiqi Lu, Simin Huang, Jinjun Li, Hongzhen Zhou,

<h4>Aim</h4>The 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.<h4>Design</h4>This is a descriptive methodological study.<h4>Methods</h4>Using the Mandarin version of the Post-Stroke Checklist as an example, cognitive interviews were conducted with 27 ... Read more >>

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Nurses' experiences of communicating with patients with aphasia.

Yujin Hur, Younhee Kang,

<h4>Aim</h4>This study explored nurses' experiences of communicating with patients with aphasia.<h4>Design</h4>A naturalistic paradigm approach was adopted to describe the phenomenon of interest.<h4>Methods</h4>Participants 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 ... Read more >>

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Status and factors related to post-traumatic growth in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: A multi-centre study.

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 Wei,

<h4>Aim</h4>To 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.<h4>Design</h4>A cross-sectional study.<h4>Methods</h4>This 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 ... Read more >>

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