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101. Management structures for hospital nursing

Management structures for hospital nursing Management structures for hospital nursing Management structures for hospital nursing Mitchell MD, Williams K Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Mitchell MD, Williams K. Management structures for hospital nursing. Philadelphia: Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP). 2018 Final (...) publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Humans; Nursing Staff, Hospital; Surveys and Questionnaires Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Center for Evidence-based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3535 Market St. Suite 50, Philadelphia PA 19104 Email: Cep2@uphs.upenn.edu AccessionNumber 32018000152 Date abstract record published 16/04/2018 Health

2018 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

102. Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Readmission for Heart Failure Using Novel Tablet and Nurse Practitioner Education Full Text available with Trip Pro

Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Readmission for Heart Failure Using Novel Tablet and Nurse Practitioner Education Heart failure education programs are not standardized. The best form of education is unclear. We evaluated whether addition of a novel tablet application to nurse practitioner (NP) education was superior to NP education alone in reducing 30-day readmission after heart failure hospitalization.From February 2015-March 2016, patients admitted to a quaternary academic center

2018 EvidenceUpdates

103. Describing the leadership capabilities of advanced practice nurses using a qualitative descriptive study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Describing the leadership capabilities of advanced practice nurses using a qualitative descriptive study The aim of this study is to explore advanced practice nurses' perceptions of their leadership capabilities.A qualitative descriptive methodology informed by a well-established leadership framework was used to explore advanced practice nurses' perceptions of their leadership.Purposive sampling of advanced practice nurses working in tertiary acute care facilities in Eastern Canada was employed (...) . Data sources included face-to-face interviews and document analysis. Fourteen advanced practice nurses participated in two audio-taped semi-structured interviews from March 2013-January 2014. Data were transcribed and analysed using NVIVO 10 software and content analysis.Two main themes were identified: "Patient-focused leadership" and "organization and system-focused leadership". These two themes are further described through leadership domains and capabilities that clearly articulate advanced

2018 Nursing open

104. The impact of environmental and demographic factors on nursing job satisfaction Full Text available with Trip Pro

The impact of environmental and demographic factors on nursing job satisfaction This study aims to evaluate all aspects of job satisfaction in registered nurses working in different hospitals in Shiraz, Iran.This cross-sectional study was performed during February to August 2015 in Shiraz, Iran. It comprised of 371 registered nurses working in government and private hospitals using multi-stage cluster sampling. Job satisfaction was evaluated using 5 items of the Job Descriptive Index (JDI (...) association was observed between environmental aspects such as work rotation (fixed versus rotating) nurse's status (staff vs. supervisors), type of hospitals (governmental vs. private) and work (p<0.01), promotion (p<0.02) and pay (p<0.01) items respectively; however, type of hospital was deemed exempt regarding promotion. Also regarding the number of shifts per week, nurses with more than eight shifts present a lower mean score of satisfaction about pay significantly (p=0.03).The results concerning

2018 Electronic physician

105. A quasi‐experimental study of the effect of teaching Orem's self‐care model on nursing students’ clinical performance and patient satisfaction Full Text available with Trip Pro

A quasi‐experimental study of the effect of teaching Orem's self‐care model on nursing students’ clinical performance and patient satisfaction This study aims to determine the effect of teaching Orem's self-care model on nursing students' clinical performance and patient satisfaction.The study was a quasi-experimental, non-randomized, two-group design with posttest.In this quasi-experimental study, 66 nursing students were selected via convenience sampling method. The intervention group (...) was trained based on Orem's self-care model and the control group based on the routine nursing process method. Both groups cared patients for a week. Students' performance was evaluated during the clinical course by performance observation checklist and patient satisfaction was assessed at the end of clinical course using patient satisfaction form. Data were analysed in SPSS software using chi-squared, Fisher Exact test, Mann-Whitney, t test and two-way ANOVA.Clinical performance evaluation mean score

2018 Nursing open Controlled trial quality: uncertain

106. Anaesthetizing children—From a nurse anaesthetist's perspective—A qualitative study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Anaesthetizing children—From a nurse anaesthetist's perspective—A qualitative study The aim of this study was to describe nurse anaesthetists' experiences of encountering and caring for children in connection to anaesthesia.Qualitative design.Sixteen written narratives based on eight nurse anaesthetists' experiences of meeting children was analysed using qualitative content analysis.The overarching theme was: "anaesthetizing children is a complex caring situation, including interactions (...) with the child and parents as well as ensuring patient safety, affected by the perioperative team and organizational prerequisites". The nurses stated that in their interaction with the family, their goal was to ensure that children and parents felt secure and calm. "Striving to work in confidence" underlined the team and organizational influences. Encountering children involves more than knowledge about technical equipment, procedures and drugs. Knowledge about children's development and fears and parents

2018 Nursing open

107. Research priorities for respiratory nursing: a UK-wide Delphi study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Research priorities for respiratory nursing: a UK-wide Delphi study Respiratory nurses make a significant contribution to the delivery of respiratory healthcare, but there is a dearth of nurse-led, practice-focused, published research. Using a modified three-round Delphi, this study sought to identify research priorities for respiratory nursing to inform a national research strategy. Study information and the survey link were sent electronically to members of UK professional respiratory (...) of asthma control"; 2) "The clinical and cost-effectiveness of respiratory nurse interventions"; 3) "The impact of nurse-led clinics on patient care"; 4) "Inhaler technique"; and 5) two topics jointly scored: "Prevention of exacerbations" and "Symptom management". With potential international significance, this is the first UK study to identify research priorities for respiratory nursing, providing direction for those planning or undertaking research.

2018 ERJ open research

108. Nurses' experience with relatives of patients receiving end‐of‐life care in nursing homes and at home: A questionnaire‐based cross‐sectional study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurses' experience with relatives of patients receiving end‐of‐life care in nursing homes and at home: A questionnaire‐based cross‐sectional study The aim of this study was to explore any differences between nurses working in nursing home and home-based care in their experiences regarding relatives' ability to accept the imminence of death and relatives' ability to reach agreement when deciding on behalf of patients unable to consent.An electronic questionnaire-based cross-sectional (...) study.An electronically distributed survey to 884 nurses in long-term care in Norway in May 2014. A total of 399 nurses responded (45%), of which 197 worked in nursing homes and 202 in home-based care.Nurses in home-based care, more often than their colleagues in nursing homes, experienced that relatives had difficulties in accepting that patients were dying. Nurses who often felt insecure about whether life extension was in consistency with patients' wishes and nurses who talked most about life

2018 Nursing open

109. Integrating new knowledge into practice: An evaluation study on a continuing education for Swedish child health nurses on non‐synostotic plagiocephaly Full Text available with Trip Pro

Integrating new knowledge into practice: An evaluation study on a continuing education for Swedish child health nurses on non‐synostotic plagiocephaly The aim of this study was to assess what knowledge on non-synostotic plagiocephaly prevention and reversal intervention and control group nurses imparted to parents and parents integrated in infant care.A group of nurses participated in a continuing education on non-synostotic plagiocephaly in one-to-one or small group sessions (...) at their workplace and received guidelines to follow. An evaluation was conducted with 35 intervention group and 15 control group nurses by asking them two open-ended questions 1 year later; 181 intervention group and 90 control group parents were also asked two open-ended questions and to rate their infant's head shape.Data were collected during the year 2013. Qualitative content analysis and case-by-case analysis were conducted using a process-oriented approach.Intervention group nurses imparted both regular

2018 Nursing open

110. A registry study of nursing assessments, interventions and evaluations according to nutrition for persons living in municipal residential care homes Full Text available with Trip Pro

A registry study of nursing assessments, interventions and evaluations according to nutrition for persons living in municipal residential care homes The aim was to explore planned nursing interventions and evaluations of such interventions, in older people at risk for malnutrition living in municipal residential care homes.A registry study.The study was conducted using data from the Swedish national quality registry Senior Alert. Data on all persons assessed and registered in Senior Alert (...) living in municipal residential care homes in a mid-sized town between January and December 2014 were subjected to statistical analysis.In total, 677 nutritional risk assessments were performed among the participants (N = 587), who were between 65-109 years. A larger proportion of women were estimated as being at risk for malnutrition compared with men. The three most common prescribed nursing interventions were nutritional treatment, dietary support and weight control; however, interventions were

2018 Nursing open

111. The impact of social capital on clinical risk management in nursing: a survey in Iranian public educational hospitals Full Text available with Trip Pro

The impact of social capital on clinical risk management in nursing: a survey in Iranian public educational hospitals This study aimed to explore the social capital impact on clinical risk management from nurses' viewpoints.This was a cross-sectional and analytical study conduct in six public educational hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS).Questionnaires were used as the data collection tool. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics, parametric and non

2018 Nursing open

112. How do Tanzanian hospital nurses perceive their professional role? A qualitative study Full Text available with Trip Pro

How do Tanzanian hospital nurses perceive their professional role? A qualitative study To describe the experiences of Tanzanian nurses, how they perceive their role as a professional nurse and their experience with nursing care in a general hospital.This study is explorative, descriptive and qualitative.The data were collected in 2015 by means of 10 semi-structured interviews and was analysed using qualitative content analysis.The data analysis revealed two themes with corresponding sub-themes (...) related to Tanzanian nurses' perception with their professional role and experiences with nursing care: (1) Feeling professional pride; (2) Experiencing limitations and inadequacy. The findings indicate that the Tanzanian nurses possess a strong professional pride and commitment to serve and care for their patients. The nurses do their best to provide high -quality nursing care but are faced with staffing shortages and limited materials that are beyond their control. Such limitations leave them

2018 Nursing open

113. Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs When Caring for Transgender People Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs When Caring for Transgender People Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore Nurse Practitioner (NP) knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs when working with transgender people and to inform about Practitioner education needs. Methods: A qualitative descriptive design was used to explore (NP) experiences. Focused semistructured interviews were conducted in 2016 with 11 (N=11) NPs in the northeastern United States who represent various years (...) and uncertainty, caring with intention and pride, and creating an accepting environment. Conclusions: NPs in this study perceive gaps in their knowledge that threaten their ability to deliver quality, patient-centered care to transgender patients, despite their best intentions. These findings have implications for changes in nursing practice, education, and research needed to address vital gaps in the healthcare of transgender people.

2018 Transgender health

114. Implementing a Single-Session Nurse-Led Assessment Clinic into a Gender Service Full Text available with Trip Pro

Implementing a Single-Session Nurse-Led Assessment Clinic into a Gender Service The Royal Children's Hospital Gender Service offers support, assessment, and medical care to transgender and gender diverse children and adolescents in Victoria, Australia. Referrals have rapidly increased leading to extended wait times. In response, a single-session nurse-led assessment clinic (SSNac) was introduced as the clinical entry point to the service, during which a biopsychosocial assessment is undertaken

2018 Transgender health

115. Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of nursing discharge planning interventions for older inpatients discharged home (Abstract)

Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of nursing discharge planning interventions for older inpatients discharged home To determine the effectiveness of nursing discharge planning interventions on health-related outcomes for older inpatients discharged home.Inadequate discharge planning for the ageing population poses significant challenges for health services. Effective discharge planning interventions have been examined in several studies, but little information is available on nursing (...) of 13 were pilot studies and one had a pre-post design. Included studies involved 3,964 participants with a median age of 77 years. Nurse discharge planning did not significantly reduce hospital readmission or quality of life, except readmission was lower across studies conducted in the USA. The overall effect score for nurse discharge planning on length of stay was statistically significant and positive.Nursing discharge planning is a complex intervention and difficult to evaluate. Findings suggest

2018 EvidenceUpdates

116. Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury (Abstract)

Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury To study the effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury.Neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury was clinically manifested by abdominal distension, intractable constipation, prolonged (...) defecation and faecal incontinence, which seriously affected the normal life of patients. Traditional ways of nursing for these patients focused on basic care, but lacked sufficient recognition of disease severity and individual needs.One hundred and eighty-four patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury were randomly allocated into observation group (n = 92) and control group (n = 92).The patients in the control group were given regular nursing, and the patients

2018 EvidenceUpdates

117. Psychometric properties of self-assessment clinical competency questionnaire in baccalaureate nursing students Full Text available with Trip Pro

Psychometric properties of self-assessment clinical competency questionnaire in baccalaureate nursing students One of the main challenges of nursing student education is the lack of clinical competence that reduces the quality of patients care. Measuring the clinical competency of undergraduate nursing students is effective in curriculum developing, planning, and learning evaluation.To validate self-assessment clinical competence questionnaire of undergraduate nursing students.This was a cross (...) -sectional study at Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran, 2015-2016. The original version of the self-assessment questionnaire for baccalaureate nursing graduates was translated to Persian by the World Health Organization's (WHO) method. The psychometric evaluation of the questionnaire was conducted on 300 nursing students. The participants were selected by convenience sampling. The tool validity was confirmed by exploratory factor analyses. The reliability was investigated

2018 Electronic physician

118. Nursing managers attitude toward spirituality and spiritual care in Khorasan Razavi Province hospitals in 2016 Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nursing managers attitude toward spirituality and spiritual care in Khorasan Razavi Province hospitals in 2016 Spiritual care is an important part of nursing practice that seems to provide comprehensive care to patients. Nursing manager's attention to the spiritual dimension is one of the most important aspects affecting human health. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine nursing managers' attitude to spirituality and spiritual care in hospitals in Khorasan Razavi Province in 2016 (...) .In this cross-sectional study, 110 management nurses (8 matrons, 37 supervisors and 65 head nurses) of hospitals in Khorasan Razavi Province (2016) were recruited for the study. Data were collected using a Spirituality & Spiritual Care Rating Scale (SSCRS) questionnaire in two parts, demographic information and questions related to the research objectives. Data were collected and analyzed using SPSS 16 software and doing descriptive (frequency, mean, standard deviation) and inferential statistics

2018 Electronic physician

119. We need higher education: Voice of nursing administration from Kabul, Afghanistan Full Text available with Trip Pro

We need higher education: Voice of nursing administration from Kabul, Afghanistan To explore the educational profile of nursing managers and head nurses at public hospitals in Kabul, Afghanistan.A descriptive cross-sectional study design was employed.A self-administered pre-tested questionnaire was used to recruit 86 nursing managers and head nurses from 17 public hospitals in Kabul. SPSS version 19 was used to analyze and report the data through descriptive statistics.It was found that, none (...) of the participant was prepared with higher education in nursing; rather they had only diploma in nursing; and 84.9% of them had completed their nursing diploma before 2002.; 11.6% of participants were currently studying; and all were in non-nursing disciplines. On the other hand 100% of the participants expressed intention for further studies mainly in leadership and management, computer skill, English language, in-service nursing trainings and higher education in nursing.

2018 Nursing open

120. Expectations for nursing care in newborn units in Kenya: moving from implicit to explicit standards Full Text available with Trip Pro

Expectations for nursing care in newborn units in Kenya: moving from implicit to explicit standards Neonatal mortality currently accounts for 45% of all child mortality in Kenya, standing at 22 per 1000 live births. Access to basic but high quality inpatient neonatal services for small and sick newborns will be key in reducing neonatal mortality. Neonatal inpatient care is reliant on nursing care, yet explicit nursing standards for such care do not currently exist in Kenya. We reviewed (...) the Nursing Council of Kenya 'Manual of Clinical Procedures' to identify tasks relevant for the care of inpatient neonates. An expert advisory group comprising major stakeholders, policy-makers, trainers, and frontline health-workers was invited to a workshop with the purpose of defining tasks for which nurses are responsible and the minimum standard with which these tasks should be delivered to inpatient neonates in Kenyan hospitals. Despite differences in opinions at the beginning of the process

2018 BMJ global health