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21. [The counseling of nursing decreases symptomatology and relapses in pediatric patients with allergic rhinitis]. Full Text available with Trip Pro

[The counseling of nursing decreases symptomatology and relapses in pediatric patients with allergic rhinitis]. Allergic rhinitis (AR) is considered to be a public health problem, therefore it is essential to test health education strategies such as nursing counseling (NC) aimed at population groups such as children with allergic rhinitis and their tutors. This study aimed to measure the health benefits of children with this disease for a year.Longitudinal, randomized, comparative study

2019 Boletin medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico Controlled trial quality: uncertain

22. Implementation of a multicomponent intervention to prevent physical restraints in nursing homes (IMPRINT): A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Implementation of a multicomponent intervention to prevent physical restraints in nursing homes (IMPRINT): A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial Despite clear evidence for the lack of effectiveness and safety, physical restraints are frequently applied in nursing homes. Multicomponent interventions addressing nurses' attitudes and organizational culture have been effective in reducing physical restraints.To evaluate the effectiveness of two versions of a guideline and theory-based (...) multicomponent intervention to reduce physical restraints in nursing homes.Pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial.The study was conducted in 120 nursing homes in four regions in Germany.All residents living in the participating nursing home during follow-up, newly admitted residents were also included. A total of 12,245 residents included in the primary analysis (4126 and 3547 residents in intervention group 1 and 2 and 4572 residents in the control group).Intervention group 1 received an updated

2019 EvidenceUpdates

23. Using Multi-source Feedback and Other Practice Assessments for Quality Assurance in Nursing

Using Multi-source Feedback and Other Practice Assessments for Quality Assurance in Nursing Rapid Synthesis Using Multi-source Feedback and Other Practice Assessments for Quality Assurance in Nursing 25 February 2019McMaster Health Forum 1 Evidence >> Insight >> Action Rapid Synthesis: Using Multi-source Feedback and Other Practice Assessments for Quality Assurance in Nursing 60-day response 25 February 2019 Using Multi-source Feedback and Other Practice Assessments for Quality Assurance (...) in Nursing 2 Evidence >> Insight >> Action McMaster Health Forum The McMaster Health Forum’s goal is to generate action on the pressing health-system issues of our time, based on the best available research evidence and systematically elicited citizen values and stakeholder insights. We aim to strengthen health systems – locally, nationally, and internationally – and get the right programs, services and drugs to the people who need them. Authors Kerry Waddell, M.Sc., Lead Evidence Synthesis, McMaster

2019 McMaster Health Forum

24. Acetaminophen Safety: Risk of Mortality and Cardiovascular Events in Nursing Home Residents, a Prospective Study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Acetaminophen Safety: Risk of Mortality and Cardiovascular Events in Nursing Home Residents, a Prospective Study Acetaminophen is the most widely used analgesic today. A recent systematic review found increased adverse events and mortality at therapeutic dosage. Our aim was to challenge these results in a large sample of older adults living in nursing homes (NHs).Prospective study using data from the Impact of Educational and Professional Supportive Interventions on Nursing Home Quality

2019 EvidenceUpdates

25. Effect of Addition of an Intimate Partner Violence Intervention to a Nurse Home Visitation Program on Maternal Quality of Life: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of Addition of an Intimate Partner Violence Intervention to a Nurse Home Visitation Program on Maternal Quality of Life: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health problem with significant adverse consequences for women and children. Past evaluations of a nurse home visitation program for pregnant women and first-time mothers experiencing social and economic disadvantage have not consistently shown reductions in IPV.To determine the effect on maternal (...) quality of life of a nurse home visitation program augmented by an IPV intervention, compared with the nurse home visitation program alone.Cluster-based, single-blind, randomized clinical trial at 15 sites in 8 US states (May 2011-May 2015) enrolling 492 socially disadvantaged pregnant women (≥16 years) participating in a 2.5-year nurse home visitation program.In augmented program sites (n = 229 participants across 7 sites), nurses received intensive IPV education and delivered an IPV intervention

2019 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

26. Should we provide outreach rehabilitation to very old people living in Nursing Care Facilities after a hip fracture? A randomised controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Should we provide outreach rehabilitation to very old people living in Nursing Care Facilities after a hip fracture? A randomised controlled trial to determine whether a 4-week postoperative rehabilitation program delivered in Nursing Care Facilities (NCFs) would improve quality of life and mobility compared with receiving usual care.parallel randomised controlled trial with integrated health economic study.NCFs, in Adelaide South Australia.people aged 70 years and older who were recovering (...) from hip fracture surgery and were walking prior to hip fracture.primary outcomes: mobility (Nursing Home Life-Space Diameter (NHLSD)) and quality of life (DEMQOL) at 4 weeks and 12 months.participants were randomised to treatment (n = 121) or control (n = 119) groups. At 4 weeks, the treatment group had better mobility (NHLSD mean difference -1.9; 95% CI: -3.3, -0.57; P = 0.0055) and were more likely to be alive (log rank test P = 0.048) but there were no differences in quality of life. At 12

2019 EvidenceUpdates

27. Effect of person-centred care on antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes (EPCentCare): a cluster-randomised controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of person-centred care on antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes (EPCentCare): a cluster-randomised controlled trial antipsychotic drugs are regularly prescribed as first-line treatment for neuropsychiatric symptoms in persons with dementia although guidelines clearly prioritise non-pharmacological interventions.we investigated a person-centred care approach, which has been successfully evaluated in nursing homes in the UK, and adapted it to German conditions.a 2-armed 12-month cluster (...) -randomised controlled trial.nursing homes in East, North and West Germany.all prescribing physicians from both study arms received medication reviews for individual patients and were offered access to 2 h of continuing medical education. Nursing homes in the intervention group received educational interventions on person-centred care and a continuous supervision programme. Primary outcome: proportion of residents receiving at least one antipsychotic prescription after 12 months of follow-up. Secondary

2019 EvidenceUpdates

28. Effects of Multicomponent Exercise on Frailty in Long-Term Nursing Homes: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract)

Effects of Multicomponent Exercise on Frailty in Long-Term Nursing Homes: A Randomized Controlled Trial To determine the effect of multicomponent exercise on frailty and related adverse outcomes in residents of long-term nursing homes (LTNHs).A single-blind randomized controlled trial.Ten LTNHs in Gipuzkoa, Spain.The study sample comprised 112 men and women aged 70 years or older who scored 50 or higher on the Barthel Index, 20 or higher on the MEC-35 test (an adapted and validated version

2019 EvidenceUpdates

29. Effectiveness of nursing interventions among patients with cancer: An overview of systematic reviews Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effectiveness of nursing interventions among patients with cancer: An overview of systematic reviews To explore nursing interventions used among patients with cancer and summarise the results of their effectiveness. The ultimate goal was to improve the quality of care and provide best evidence for clinicians to refer to while developing effective nursing interventions.Nursing interventions refer to actions that nurses take with the aim of improving the well-being of people with cancer-related (...) analysed using descriptive quantification and a narrative summary of the quantitative data.The effectiveness of educational nursing interventions was inconsistent on quality of life (QoL), attitudes, anxiety and distress, but positive on level of knowledge, symptom severity, sleep and uncertainty. Psychosocial nursing interventions had a significant effect on spiritual well-being, meaning of life, fatigue and sleep. Psychological nursing interventions reduced cancer-related fatigue. Nursing

2019 EvidenceUpdates

30. Effect of a Nurse-Led Preventive Psychological Intervention on Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of a Nurse-Led Preventive Psychological Intervention on Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. A meta-analysis of outcomes during the 6 months after intensive care unit (ICU) discharge indicate a prevalence for clinically important posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms of 25%.To determine whether a nurse-led preventive, complex psychological intervention, initiated in the ICU, reduces patient-reported PTSD symptom (...) was completed December 2017.Twenty four ICUs were randomized 1:1 to the intervention or control group. Intervention ICUs (n = 12; 669 participants) delivered usual care during a baseline period followed by an intervention period. The preventive, complex psychological intervention comprised promotion of a therapeutic ICU environment plus 3 stress support sessions and a relaxation and recovery program delivered by trained ICU nurses to high-risk (acutely stressed) patients. Control ICUs (n = 12; 789

2019 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

31. Nurse education models and frameworks

Nurse education models and frameworks Nurse education models and frameworks: A Scoping Review 1 Nurse education models and frameworks Citation Yap G. & Melder A. 2018. Nurse education models and frameworks: A Scoping Review. Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia. Executive Summary Background The Nursing and Midwifery Education and Strategy is reviewing and revising their education framework to support organisational developments and uphold contemporary nursing (...) and midwifery education planning and delivery across Monash Health. The Center for Clinical Effectiveness (CCE) was commissioned to undertake a literature review to inform the development of knowledge and understanding of education frameworks. This includes contemporary planning and delivery of nursing and midwifery education models that may be used as a benchmark to support the development of a revised framework at Monash Health. Objective The literature review will aim to address the following sub-topics

2019 Monash Health Evidence Reviews

32. Cluster-randomised trial of a nurse-led advance care planning session in patients with COPD and their loved ones Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cluster-randomised trial of a nurse-led advance care planning session in patients with COPD and their loved ones Advance care planning (ACP) is uncommon in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).To assess whether a nurse-led ACP-intervention can improve quality of patient-physician end-of-life care communication in patients with COPD. Furthermore, the influence of an ACP-intervention on symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients and loved ones was studied. Finally (...) , quality of death and dying was assessed in patients who died during 2-year follow-up.A multicentre cluster randomised-controlled trial in patients with advanced COPD was performed. The intervention group received an 1.5 hours structured nurse-led ACP-session. Outcomes were: quality of patient-physician end-of-life care communication, prevalence of ACP-discussions 6 months after baseline, symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients and loved ones and quality of death and dying.165 patients were

2019 EvidenceUpdates

33. Nurse Home Visiting for Families Experiencing Adversity: A Randomized Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurse Home Visiting for Families Experiencing Adversity: A Randomized Trial Nurse home visiting (NHV) may redress inequities in children's health and development evident by school entry. We tested the effectiveness of an Australian NHV program (right@home), offered to pregnant women experiencing adversity, hypothesizing improvements in (1) parent care, (2) responsivity, and (3) the home learning environment at child age 2 years.A randomized controlled trial of NHV delivered via universal child (...) and family health services was conducted. Pregnant women experiencing adversity (≥2 of 10 risk factors) with sufficient English proficiency were recruited from antenatal clinics at 10 hospitals across 2 states. The intervention comprised 25 nurse visits to child age 2 years. Researchers blinded to randomization assessed 13 primary outcomes, including Home Observation of the Environment (HOME) Inventory (6 subscales) and 25 secondary outcomes.Of 1427 eligible women, 722 (50.6%) were randomly assigned; 306

2019 EvidenceUpdates

34. Examining the Effects of Nurse Practitioners on the Quadruple Aim

Examining the Effects of Nurse Practitioners on the Quadruple Aim EVIDENCE INSIGHT ACTION >> >> 8 JUNE 2017 HEALTH FORUM Rapid Synthesis Examining the Effects of Nurse Practitioners on the Quadruple Aim 1 November 2019McMaster Health Forum 1 Evidence >> Insight >> Action Rapid Synthesis: Examining the Effects of Nurse Practitioners on the Quadruple Aim 30-day response 1 November 2019 Examining the Effects of Nurse Practitioners on the Quadruple Aim 2 Evidence >> Insight >> Action McMaster (...) findings from literature included in the rapid synthesis. We are especially grateful to Ruth Martin-Misener for her insightful comments and suggestions. Citation Wilson MG, Mansilla C., Filbey L. Rapid synthesis: Examining the effects of nurse practitioners on the quadruple aim. Hamilton, Canada: McMaster Health Forum, 1 November 2019. Product registration numbers ISSN 2292-7999 (online)McMaster Health Forum 3 Evidence >> Insight >> Action KEY MESSAGES Questions • What are the effects of nurse

2019 McMaster Health Forum

35. Evaluating the impact of an assertiveness communication training programme for Japanese nursing students: A quasi-experimental study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Evaluating the impact of an assertiveness communication training programme for Japanese nursing students: A quasi-experimental study. To examine the impact of an assertiveness communication training programme on Japanese nursing students' level of assertiveness and intention to speak up when concerned about patient safety.A quasi-experimental design with two parallel groups was used.Third-year nursing students from two Japanese educational institutions were allocated to an intervention (...) and control group. The intervention group completed the Theory of Planned Behaviour-Assertive Communication Questionnaire and the Japanese version of the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule after attending assertive communication workshops. The second group completed the surveys before attending the workshop and were referred as the control group. Data were collected in December 2017-January 2018.A total of 123 out of 150 nursing students completed the surveys. Following the assertiveness communication training

2019 Nursing open Controlled trial quality: uncertain

36. Music Therapy and Story Telling: Nursing Interventions to Improve Sleep in Hospitalized Children. (Abstract)

Music Therapy and Story Telling: Nursing Interventions to Improve Sleep in Hospitalized Children. Music therapy and story telling are examples of nursing interventions that facilitate the management of sleep disturbance in children. However, only a few studies have addressed the effectiveness of music therapy and storytelling on hospitalized children. This study aimed to examine the effect of music therapy and storytelling on sleep disturbance in hospitalized children for various medical

2019 Comprehensive child and adolescent nursing Controlled trial quality: uncertain

37. Changing nurses' views of the therapeutic environment: randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Changing nurses' views of the therapeutic environment: randomised controlled trial. Although patients value evidence-based therapeutic activities, little is known about nurses' perceptions.AimsTo investigate whether implementing an activities training programme would positively alter staff perceptions of the ward or be detrimental through the increased workload (trial registration: ISRCTN 06545047).We conducted a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial involving 16 wards with psychology-led (...) nurse training as the intervention. The main outcome was a staff self-report measure of perceptions of the ward (VOTE) and secondary outcomes measuring potential deterioration were the Index of Work Satisfaction (IWS) and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI). Data were analysed using mixed-effects regression models, with repeated assessments from staff over time.There were 1075 valid outcome measurements from 539 nursing staff. VOTE scores did not change over time (standardised effect size 0.04, 95

2019 BJPsych open Controlled trial quality: uncertain

38. Efficacy of Guided Imagery for Postoperative Symptoms, Sleep Quality, Anxiety, and Satisfaction Regarding Nursing Care: A Randomized Controlled Study. (Abstract)

Efficacy of Guided Imagery for Postoperative Symptoms, Sleep Quality, Anxiety, and Satisfaction Regarding Nursing Care: A Randomized Controlled Study. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of perioperatively applied guided imagery on nausea, satisfaction, and anxiety.This is a prospective randomized controlled study.In addition to standard treatment and nursing care, guided imagery was applied to the intervention group once in the preoperative period, once on the first day (...) of postoperative period, twice in the second and third days, for six times in total. Only standard treatment and nursing care were given to the patients of the control group.Anxiety and intensity of pain were significantly higher in the control group than the intervention group, and the level of satisfaction and sleep quality were lower in the control group than the intervention group.Results support that guided imagery can be useful in improving perianesthetic symptoms and can be a part of nursing

2019 Journal of perianesthesia nursing : official journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Controlled trial quality: uncertain

39. Nursing issues: Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice and developing the next generation of nurses Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nursing issues: Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice and developing the next generation of nurses Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice and developing the next generation of nurses | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal (...) accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice and developing the next generation of nurses Article Text Commentary Nursing issues Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice

2019 Evidence-Based Nursing

40. Nursing issues: Nurses need to be aware of their professional responsibilities when engaging with social mediaNursing issues: Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice and developing the next generation of nurses

Nursing issues: Nurses need to be aware of their professional responsibilities when engaging with social mediaNursing issues: Effective mentoring is key to enhancing practice and developing the next generation of nurses Nurses need to be aware of their professional responsibilities when engaging with social media | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time (...) . To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Nurses need to be aware of their professional responsibilities when engaging

2019 Evidence-Based Nursing