Molly C. Dougherty
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Publications 106
#1Molly C. Dougherty (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
#2Shu-Yuan Lin (KMU: Kaohsiung Medical University)H-Index: 3
Last.Sinead Keeney (Ulster University)H-Index: 23
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The purpose of this study was to examine articles in ISI-ranked nursing journals and to analyse the articles and journals, using definitions of international and article content. Background. Growing emphasis on global health includes attention on international nursing literature. Contributions from Latin America and Africa have been reported. Attention to ranked nursing journals to support scholarship in global health is needed. Method. Using an ex post facto design, characteristics of 2827 arti...
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#1Molly C. Dougherty (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
#2Margaret Comerford Freda (Yeshiva University)H-Index: 20
Last.Marion E. Broome (IU: Indiana University Bloomington)H-Index: 32
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Nursing journal peer reviewers (N = 1,675) completed a 69-item online survey that assessed their views on manuscripts’ contributions to nursing, priorities in writing reviews, use of journal impact factor, and other areas related to indicators of quality. They reported using contribution to knowledge or research evidence, topic of current interest, and newly emerging area as indicators of a manuscript’s contribution to nursing. In writing their reviews, research rigor and clinical relevance of t...
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#1Marion E. Broome (IU: Indiana University Bloomington)H-Index: 32
#2Molly C. Dougherty (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
Last.Judith Gedney Baggs (OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University)H-Index: 22
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Editors of scientific literature rely heavily on peer reviewers to evaluate the integrity of research conduct and validity of findings in manuscript submissions. The purpose of this study was to describe the ethical concerns of reviewers of nursing journals. This descriptive cross-sectional study was an anonymous online survey. The findings reported here were part of a larger investigation of experiences of reviewers. Fifty-two editors of nursing journals (six outside the USA) agreed to invite t...
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#1Yuan Mei Liao (TMU: Taipei Medical University)H-Index: 12
#2Chyn Yng Yang (TMU: Taipei Medical University)H-Index: 1
Last.Lu-I Chang (TMU: Taipei Medical University)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Background Previous studies about the prevalence and impact of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) were focused on urinary incontinence or overactive bladder in the general population. Little research has been focused on the role that the workplace has in employed women's experiences with LUTS or the impact of LUTS on their health-related quality of life (HRQL). Objectives To estimate the prevalence of LUTS among employed female nurses in Taipei and to compare the HRQL for nurses with a...
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#1Margaret Comerford Freda (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)H-Index: 20
#2Margaret H. Kearney (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 26
Last.Molly C. Dougherty (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
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Topic Nursing journals depend on the services of peer reviewers for their expertise in research and clinical practice. Although some research has been done with peer reviewers of biomedical journals, to date, our knowledge about reviewers of nursing journals is minimal. Methods In this international survey of 1,675 reviewers for 41 nursing journals, reviewers were asked 69 questions about their experiences reviewing for professional nursing journals. This article examines their answers to the su...
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#1Susan J. Henly (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 22
#2Molly C. DoughertyH-Index: 24
Dissemination of research findings through publication of results in peer reviewed journals is the gold standard in nursing science. Yet, little is known about quality of manuscript reviews or factors associated with review quality. The purpose of this project was to refine a methodology for assessing quality of reviews and then to evaluate review quality. We created a continuous quality improvement process to assess the narrative portion of 464 reviews of 203 manuscripts submitted to Nursing Re...
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