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121. Postdischarge Nurse Home Visits and Reuse: The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Postdischarge Nurse Home Visits and Reuse: The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Trial Hospital discharge is stressful for children and families. Poor transitional care is linked to unplanned health care reuse. We evaluated the effects of a pediatric transition intervention, specifically a single nurse home visit, on postdischarge outcomes in a randomized controlled trial.We randomly assigned 1500 children hospitalized on hospital medicine, neurology services, or neurosurgery services to receive (...) either a single postdischarge nurse-led home visit or no visit. We excluded children discharged with skilled home nursing services. Primary outcomes included 30-day unplanned, urgent health care reuse (composite measure of unplanned readmission, emergency department, or urgent care visit). Secondary outcomes, measured at 14 days, included postdischarge parental coping, number of days until parent-reported return to normal routine, and number of "red flags" or clinical warning signs a parent

2018 EvidenceUpdates

122. Occupational stress among nurses and pre-hospital emergency staff: application of fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP) method Full Text available with Trip Pro

Occupational stress among nurses and pre-hospital emergency staff: application of fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP) method Healthcare professionals, especially nurses and pre-hospital emergency (PHE) staff, are influenced by many stressors due to their responsibility to provide comfort as well as care and treatment of patients. The aim of the present study was to identify and rank the occupational stressors in nurses and PHE staff using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP) method (...) . In this cross-sectional study, occupational stress factors in nurses and PHE staffs were identified and ranked by 30 experts, using FAHP method. Occupational stress factors were collected by General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), Job Stress Questionnaires as well as a literature review. Among the occupational stress factors in nurses, the highest scores were related to "Incompatibility between work schedule and life conditions" (0.03986) and "Being criticized by supervisors" (0.03723), respectively. The most

2018 EXCLI journal

123. Nursing

Nursing Top results for nursing - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Find evidence fast ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing the search button. An example search might look like (#1 or #2) and (#3 or #4) Loading (...) history... Population: Intervention: Comparison: Outcome: Population: Intervention: Latest & greatest articles for nursing The Trip Database is a leading resource to help health professionals find trustworthy answers to their clinical questions. Users can access the latest research evidence and guidance to answer their clinical questions. We have a large collection of systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, regulatory guidance, clinical trials and many other forms of evidence. If you wanted

2018 Trip Latest and Greatest

124. Effect of Electronic Health Record-Based Medication Support and Nurse-Led Medication Therapy Management on Hypertension and Medication Self-management: A Randomized Clinical Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of Electronic Health Record-Based Medication Support and Nurse-Led Medication Therapy Management on Hypertension and Medication Self-management: A Randomized Clinical Trial Complex medication regimens pose self-management challenges, particularly among populations with low levels of health literacy.To test medication management tools delivered through a commercial electronic health record (EHR) with and without a nurse-led education intervention.This 3-group cluster randomized clinical (...) visits; EHR-alone group), EHR-based tools plus nurse-led medication management support (EHR plus education group), or usual care.Outcomes at 12 months included systolic blood pressure (primary outcome), medication reconciliation, knowledge of drug indications, understanding of medication instructions and dosing, and self-reported medication adherence. Medication outcomes were assessed for all hypertension prescriptions, all prescriptions to treat chronic disease, and all medications.Among the 794

2018 EvidenceUpdates

125. Alcohol-Related Nurse Care Management in Primary Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Alcohol-Related Nurse Care Management in Primary Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial Experts recommend that alcohol use disorders (AUDs) be managed in primary care, but effective approaches are unclear.To test whether 12 months of alcohol care management, compared with usual care, improved drinking outcomes among patients with or at high risk for AUDs.This randomized clinical trial was conducted at 3 Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care clinics. Between October 11, 2011, and September 30, 2014 (...) , the study enrolled 304 outpatients who reported heavy drinking (≥4 drinks per day for women and ≥5 drinks per day for men).Nurse care managers offered outreach and engagement, repeated brief counseling using motivational interviewing and shared decision making about treatment options, and nurse practitioner-prescribed AUD medications (if desired), supported by an interdisciplinary team (CHOICE intervention). The comparison was usual primary care.Primary outcomes, assessed by blinded telephone

2018 EvidenceUpdates

126. Nursing and midwifery students’ perceptions of educational environment and grade point average: a comparison between nursing and midwifery students Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nursing and midwifery students’ perceptions of educational environment and grade point average: a comparison between nursing and midwifery students The educational environment is an essential component of student learning. Study of the educational environment is crucial to provision of a learning quality, student-centered program for nursing and midwifery fields.The aim of this study was to determine the associations between baccalaureate nursing and midwifery students' perceptions (...) of educational environment (SPEE) and grade point average (GPA), and comparison between students of nursing and midwifery field.A cross-sectional study was conducted in Hamadan Nursing and Midwifery Faculty. In this study, 249 nursing and 59 midwifery students participated. The study period lasted 12 months. We used an Iranian -language version of the Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure (DREEM) questionnaire to measure nursing and midwifery students' perceptions of the educational environment

2018 Electronic physician

127. Student-related factors affecting academic engagement: A qualitative study exploring the experiences of Iranian undergraduate nursing students Full Text available with Trip Pro

Student-related factors affecting academic engagement: A qualitative study exploring the experiences of Iranian undergraduate nursing students Academic engagement is an important indicator of quality of higher education. This study aimed to explain the experiences of undergraduate nursing students in terms of student-related factors affecting academic engagement.This qualitative study was conducted in 2017 at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran. Data were collected using semi (...) -structured interviews and focus groups with 7 and 16 undergraduate nursing students at Mashhad School of Nursing and Midwifery; respectively. Undergraduate nursing students of both genders who enrolled in different academic semesters with various academic achievements were selected. Data were analyzed using conventional content analysis approach proposed by Graneheim and Lundman, with the support of MAXQDA software.After analyzing the data, 374 initial codes were extracted, which ultimately

2018 Electronic physician

128. A Cyclic Model Describing the Process of Sustaining Meaningfulness in Practice: How Nurses Continue Working at One Home Care Agency Full Text available with Trip Pro

A Cyclic Model Describing the Process of Sustaining Meaningfulness in Practice: How Nurses Continue Working at One Home Care Agency This study aimed to elucidate the experiences of home care nurses who had continued working a single agency, to gain insight into the prevention of premature turnover. We adopted a grounded theory approach to qualitative exploration of the experiences of 26 Japanese nurses working in a home care agency, using semistructured interviews and participant observation (...) . Nurses' experience progressed through three phases: "encountering difficulty," "enjoying the fruitfulness," and "becoming dissatisfied." Nurses' cognitive rounding involving these phases was conceptualized as "cycle of sustaining meaningfulness." To move from encountering difficulty to enjoying the fruitfulness, nurses needed to discover the meaningfulness of practice, and to move from becoming dissatisfied to encountering difficulty, they needed to requestion their practice. During their time

2018 Global qualitative nursing research

129. Juggling family and professional caring: Role demands, work–family conflict and burnout among registered nurses in Ghana Full Text available with Trip Pro

Juggling family and professional caring: Role demands, work–family conflict and burnout among registered nurses in Ghana Juggling work and family responsibilities remains an important concern for both employees and organizations. This study aimed at examining work and family demands as predictors of work-family conflict and the relationship between work-family conflict and burnout among registered nurses in Ghana.The study adopted a cross-sectional survey design.Data were collected from (...) a sample of 134 registered nurses selected from five public hospitals in Accra through convenience sampling. Participants responded to structured questionnaires that assessed, among others, experiences of work-family conflict and burnout.Multiple regression analyses showed that long work hours and weekend schedules were associated with higher levels of work-to-family conflict, while the number of older dependants at home was positively related to family-to-work conflict. Family-to-work conflict

2018 Nursing open

130. The Association of Frailty With Post-ICU Disability, Nursing Home Admission, and Mortality: A Longitudinal Study Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Association of Frailty With Post-ICU Disability, Nursing Home Admission, and Mortality: A Longitudinal Study Frailty is a strong indicator of vulnerability among older persons, but its association with ICU outcomes has not been evaluated prospectively (ie, with objective measurements obtained prior to ICU admission). Our objective was to prospectively evaluate the relationship between frailty and post-ICU disability, incident nursing home admission, and death.The parent cohort included 754 (...) . Relative to nonfrailty, frailty was associated with 41% greater disability over the 6 months following a critical illness (adjusted risk ratio, 1.41; 95% CI, 1.12-1.78); prefrailty conferred 28% greater disability (adjusted risk ratio, 1.28; 95% CI, 1.01-1.63). Frailty (odds ratio, 3.52; 95% CI, 1.23-10.08), but not prefrailty (odds ratio, 2.01; 95% CI, 0.77-5.24), was associated with increased nursing home admission. Each one-point increase in frailty count (range, 0-5) was associated with double

2018 EvidenceUpdates

131. First line nurse managers’ experiences of opportunities and obstacles to support evidence‐based nursing Full Text available with Trip Pro

First line nurse managers’ experiences of opportunities and obstacles to support evidence‐based nursing The aim was to explore first line nurse managers' experiences of opportunities and obstacles to support evidence-based nursing.A qualitative study with a phenomenographical approach.Data were collected through focus group interviews with 15 first line nurse managers' in four settings.The results are presented in four categories of description headed: Manage the everyday work vs. evidence (...) -based nursing; Uncertainties about evidence-based nursing and nursing research; Time as a reality, as an approach; and Shaping awareness-towards an active approach to evidence-based nursing. The overarching category of description has been formulated as follows: The internal relation-how active leadership influences evidence-based nursing. The outcome space is presented as: The individual path-how to make vision and reality become a working entity around evidence-based nursing.

2018 Nursing open

132. Factors affecting recruitment and retention of nurses who deliver clinical research: A qualitative study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Factors affecting recruitment and retention of nurses who deliver clinical research: A qualitative study To provide a better understanding of the factors affecting recruitment and retention of clinical research nurses.Qualitative exploratory design.An on-line questionnaire comprising open-ended and fixed-choice questions was completed by 121 clinical research nurses. Seven focus groups were held with a subgroup of 26 participants. Data were analysed using inductive thematic (...) analysis.Participants were attracted to a research nurse post by an interest in research itself, a desire for a change or to achieve personal objectives. The majority expected to continue in a research post for the next 5 years, while others expected to move on to research management, a clinical post or retirement; few had ambitions to become an independent researcher. Factors identified in focus groups as leading to intentions to leave research included desire for further change, concern about loss of clinical

2018 Nursing open

133. Nurse-led versus doctor-led care for bronchiectasis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nurse-led versus doctor-led care for bronchiectasis. Specialist nursing roles to manage stable disease populations are being used to meet the needs of both patients and health services. With increasing cost pressures on health departments, alternative models such as nurse-led care are gaining momentum as a substitute for traditional doctor-led care. This review evaluates the safety, effectiveness, and health outcomes of nurses practising in autonomous roles while using advanced practice skills (...) , within the context of bronchiectasis management in subacute, ambulatory, and/or community care.To compare the effectiveness of nurse-led care versus doctor-led care in the management of stable bronchiectasis.We searched the Cochrane Airways Group Specialised Register and bibliographies of selected papers in addition to grey literature such as electronic clinical trials registries. Searches were current as of March 2018.Randomised controlled trials were eligible for inclusion in the review.Two

2018 Cochrane

134. Exploring NursEs lived Experience of Discussions about Sexual health, with kidney patients in Devon (NEEDS) Full Text available with Trip Pro

Exploring NursEs lived Experience of Discussions about Sexual health, with kidney patients in Devon (NEEDS) The aim of the study is to gain a better understanding about the complexities of discussing sexuality with patients.The study will explore how nurses understand the phenomenon by using an Interpretive Phenomenological Approach; the technique encourages deep reflection and rich descriptions about lived experience.Six nurses will be interviewed using iterative, open-ended questions (...) with prompts to illicit rich data.Understand the support required to enable nurses to engage in deeper, more fulfilling conversations with patients about sexuality.

2018 Nursing open

135. Health insurance coverage with or without a nurse-led task shifting strategy for hypertension control: A pragmatic cluster randomized trial in Ghana Full Text available with Trip Pro

Health insurance coverage with or without a nurse-led task shifting strategy for hypertension control: A pragmatic cluster randomized trial in Ghana Poor access to care and physician shortage are major barriers to hypertension control in sub-Saharan Africa. Implementation of evidence-based systems-level strategies targeted at these barriers are lacking. We conducted a study to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of provision of health insurance coverage (HIC) alone versus a nurse-led task (...) received health insurance coverage plus scheduled nurse visits, while TASSH + HIC comprised cardiovascular risk assessment, lifestyle counseling, and initiation/titration of antihypertensive medications for 12 months, delivered by trained nurses within the healthcare system. The primary outcome was change in SBP from baseline to 12 months. Secondary outcomes included lifestyle behaviors and blood pressure control at 12 months and sustainability of SBP reduction at 24 months. Of the 757 patients (389

2018 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

136. Measuring quality in community nursing: a mixed-methods study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Measuring quality in community nursing: a mixed-methods study Measuring quality in community nursing: a mixed-methods study Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title (...) }} {{metadata.Headline}} Current quality indicators for community nursing are of limited use and lack of nurse and service user involvement in indicator selection processes impacted negatively on their application. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , & . Sue Horrocks 1, * , Katherine Pollard 1 , Lorna Duncan 2 , Christina Petsoulas 3 , Emma Gibbard 4 , Jane Cook 5 , Ruth McDonald 6 , Lesley Wye 2 , Pauline Allen 3 , Pete Husband 7 , Lizanne Harland 8 , Ailsa Cameron 2 , Chris Salisbury 2 1 Department

2018 NIHR HTA programme

137. A qualitative study of assistant nurses' experiences of palliative care in residential care Full Text available with Trip Pro

A qualitative study of assistant nurses' experiences of palliative care in residential care To explore assistant nurses' experiences and perceptions of both positive and negative aspects of providing palliative care for older people in residential care facilities.A qualitative explorative study.Critical incidents were collected through semi-structured face-to-face interviews and analysed by performing a qualitative content analysis.A total of 40 critical incidents from daily work was described (...) by assistant nurses. The results showed that close cooperation between unlicensed and licensed professionals was crucial to provide good care but was sometimes negatively affected by the organizational structure. The availability of professionals was identified as a critical factor in providing good care at the end of life in a consultative organization. The most prominent findings were those that indicated that, especially in a consultative organization, there seems to be a need for clear roles

2018 Nursing open

138. Perspectives of Nurses Toward Telehealth Efficacy and Quality of Health Care: Pilot Study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Perspectives of Nurses Toward Telehealth Efficacy and Quality of Health Care: Pilot Study Telehealth nursing, or the delivery, management, and coordination of nursing care services provided via telecommunications technology, is one of the methods of delivering health care to patients in the United States. It is important to assess the service quality of the involved health professionals as well as the telehealth nursing process. The focus of this study is the innovative model of telehealth care (...) delivery by nurses for managing patients with chronic disease while they are living in their own residence.The primary objective of this pilot study was to examine whether telehealth technology impacts the perceived level of internal service quality delivered by nurses within a telehealth organization. To address this research goal, the notion of telehealth nursing service quality (TNSQ) is empirically tested and validated with a survey instrument.Data were collected from nurses belonging to a home

2018 JMIR medical informatics

139. The ability to obtain, appraise and understand health information among undergraduate nursing students in a medical university in Chongqing, China Full Text available with Trip Pro

The ability to obtain, appraise and understand health information among undergraduate nursing students in a medical university in Chongqing, China The aim of this study was to survey the ability of nursing students to obtain, appraise and understand health information and its influencing factors among undergraduate nursing students in a medical university in Chongqing, China.A cross-sectional survey.The sample was obtained using stratified sampling methods. We used the internationally validated (...) Health Literacy Questionnaire. Six hundred and fifteen (76.88%) of 800 nursing students completed participated anonymous questionnaires that measured their ability to obtain, appraise and understand health information.Mean scores of nursing students to obtain, appraise and understand health information were 17.13, 13.07 and 17.78 respectively. Academic level, parental educational level and socioeconomic status were significantly associated with scores in obtaining, appraising and understanding health

2018 Nursing open

140. Reliability and validity of the practice environment scale of the nursing work index for Japanese hospital nurses Full Text available with Trip Pro

Reliability and validity of the practice environment scale of the nursing work index for Japanese hospital nurses The aim of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of the Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index (PES-NWI) for hospital nurses in Japan.A cross-sectional mail survey.Participants in this study were 1,219 full-time ward nurses from 27 hospitals in Japan, using 31 items of the Japanese version of the PES-NWI questionnaire, from December 2008-March 2009 (...) . Construct validity, criterion-related validity and internal consistency of the PES-NWI were tested.The PES-NWI showed reliable internal consistency. The five-factor structure was supported by confirmatory factor analysis. The PES-NWI correlated significantly with job satisfaction, burnout and the nurses' intention to stay on the job, supporting criterion-related validity.

2018 Nursing open