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International Journal of Nursing Studies
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Published on Jul 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Jiao Nana (NUS: National University of Singapore), Rnzhu Lixia (NUS: National University of Singapore)+ 6 AuthorsHe Hong-Gu (NUS: National University of Singapore)
Abstract Background Besides physical and mental changes from childbirth, first-time mothers are also confronted with challenges associated with the demands of adapting to their roles as new parents. While positive effects of home-based psychoeducation intervention for mothers have been demonstrated, limited studies have developed and examined more accessible and cost-effective web-based psychoeducational interventions for mothers. Objective To examine the effectiveness of web-based and home-base...
Published on Jun 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Vanessa Xiao Hui Gouw (NUS: National University of Singapore), Ying Jiang4
Estimated H-index: 4
(NUS: National University of Singapore)
+ 3 AuthorsWenru Wang16
Estimated H-index: 16
(NUS: National University of Singapore)
Abstract Background With increasingly aged populations worldwide, the quality of life and psychosocial wellbeing of older adults, especially those with chronic disease, become of increasing importance. There are multiple studies on the use of internal Qigong, a popular mind-body exercise commonly practiced by older adults. However, the effectiveness of internal Qigong on quality of life, depressive symptoms, and self-efficacy on older adults remains unclear. Objectives To review updated evidence...
Published on Jun 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Halil İbrahim Taşdemir (Akdeniz University), Emine Efe6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Akdeniz University)
Abstract Background Increasing comfort and physiological stabilization in preterm infants during neonatal care improves their neurophysiological development. Bathing procedures that support this development and will not expose the newborn to stress should be preferred. Objectives Our study aimed to examine the effectiveness of tub bathing and sponge bathing methods on the physiological parameters (i.e., heart rate, respiration rate, oxygen saturation, body temperature) and comfort of late preter...
Yuka Omura (Osaka University), Yuki Yamagami2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Nara Medical University)
+ -3 AuthorsTomoko Inoue2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Osaka University)
Abstract Background Manual patient handling is a major cause of low back pain among healthcare staff. The sliding sheet is an assistive device designed to aid healthcare staff performing patient repositioning in bed. The use of sliding sheets in healthcare facilities is currently relatively rare because of the perceived additional time required compared with non-assisted handling. However, the details of the time difference between techniques and the barriers to the use of sliding sheets have no...
Hooman Shahsavari (UT: University of Tehran), Mohamad Zarei (UT: University of Tehran), Jafar Aliheydari Mamaghani1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UT: University of Tehran)
Abstract Background The process of moving patients from a hospital to a home or another care setting, also called transitional care, can lead to unwanted complications and negative outcomes. The term "transitional care" involves a wide range of conditions and services to ensure the continuity of care and prevention of unwanted consequences in vulnerable individuals, who are affected by any changes in care settings or caregivers. Objectives The purpose of this concept analysis is to clarify the c...
Published on Jun 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Hsiang-Ping Huang1
Estimated H-index: 1
(CGUST: Chang Gung University of Science and Technology),
Fur-Hsing Wen4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Soochow University (Taiwan))
+ 5 AuthorsMei-Ling Chen (CGUST: Chang Gung University of Science and Technology)
Abstract Background Fatigue is the most common symptom experienced by cancer patients during treatment and can last long after completing treatment. Fatigue in cancer patients who have completed treatment is well known to be reduced by exercise, but the effect of exercise on reducing fatigue in patients under treatment has been inconsistent. Objectives The purposes of this study were to examine short-term and long-term effects of an individually tailored, home-based brisk walking program on redu...
Published on Jul 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Peter Griffiths41
Estimated H-index: 41
(University of Southampton),
Jack Needleman26
Estimated H-index: 26
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
Abstract Much statistical teaching and many research reports focus on the ‘null hypothesis significance test’. Yet the correct meaning and interpretation of statistical significance tests is elusive. Misinterpretations are both common and persistent, leading many to question whether significance tests should be used at all. While most take aim at the arbitrary declaration of p P-values and significance tests are still widely used as if they give a measure of the size and importance of relationsh...
Published on Apr 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Juliana de Lima Lopes8
Estimated H-index: 8
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo),
Rui Carlos Negrão Baptista4
Estimated H-index: 4
+ 3 AuthorsAlba Lucia Bottura Leite de Barros14
Estimated H-index: 14
(UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)
Abstract Background Studies have shown the efficacy of videos used in isolation to retain knowledge, acquire skills, and establish students’ self-confidence. A few studies have investigated the efficacy of videos associated with simulations, while none of these studies have addressed bed bath, one of the first procedures learned by nursing students. Objective To test the efficacy of a video-assisted bed bath simulation on improving the performance of psychomotor skills of undergraduate nursing s...
Najmeh Sharifi (KAUMS: Kashan University of Medical Sciences), Mohsen Adib-Hajbaghery12
Estimated H-index: 12
(KAUMS: Kashan University of Medical Sciences),
Maryam Najafi (KAUMS: Kashan University of Medical Sciences)
Abstract Background Cultural competence is one of the principal foundations of clinical nursing. It has not yet been clearly defined and analysed and there are different views regarding this issue. Objective Analyzing the concept of cultural competence in nursing. Design A concept analysis. Data Sources The literature was searched using electronic databases including PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus, ProQuest, Google Scholar, CINAHL, Wiley, Ovid, Magiran, and SID with no date limitation. Any quanti...
Published on Jun 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Siyu Qian (Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute), Ping Yu (Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute), Anol Bhattacherjee30
Estimated H-index: 30
(USF: University of South Florida)
Abstract Background The growing demand for aged care services coupled with a global shortage of skilled nursing staff has hindered long-term care facilities’ ability to provide necessary services to their residents. Healthcare information technology is expected to mitigate this challenge by streamlining nursing work, while also improving quality of care and productivity. Objectives This study set out to examine how nurses and care workers work, the role of information technology (IT) in their wo...