Shu-Yuan Lin
Kaohsiung Medical University
Publications 3
#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: 22
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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...
#1Molly C. DoughertyH-Index: 24
#2Shu-Yuan LinH-Index: 3
Last.Kate SeersH-Index: 34
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Purpose:To evaluate the extent of an international perspective in publication in nursing journals. Design:Characteristics of 2,581 articles, authors of articles, and journals (editorial purpose and editorial team) of 42 high-ranking nursing journals for the year 2000 were analyzed. Methods:The characteristics were assessed using seven operational definitions of “international.” Findings:Major findings were: (a) 747 (28.9%) articles were identified as international, of which (b) 705 (94.3%) were ...
#1Shu-Yuan LinH-Index: 3
#2Molly C. Dougherty (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
Abstract Urinary incontinence (UI) in women is common worldwide, but is studied more often in the West. This correlational study conducted in southern Taiwan employed two frequently used instruments, which were translated into Chinese. Incontinence impact, symptom distress, and treatment-seeking behavior were studied in 106 women with UI of whom 76 (72%) had not received UI treatment. Incontinence impact (mean=49.75; range=30–120) was significantly correlated ( r =0.76, p