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The nursing legacy of the Korea Sisters During the Korean War (1950-1953), the Norwegian government sent a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) to support the efforts of the United Nations (UN) Army. During the war, 111 Norwegian nurses served in seven contingents, each 6 month, at the Norwegian Field Hospital in Korea. The nurses were nicknamed "The Korea Sisters". The aim of this study is to explore the impact and influence of their wartime nursing on Norwegian post-Korean-War (...) nursing.Qualitative.The study uses several historical research approaches. Interview, archival search, search in nursing periodicals, contemporary magazines and nursing text books.The nursing legacy of The Korea Sisters can be found in changes in general nursing, uniform education of theatre nurses, uniform education of anaesthetist nurses and in humanitarian work.
Exploring nursesâ€™ experience about facilitating factors in medication administration based on clinical judgment of nurses: A content analysis Clinical judgment of nurses to conduct medication orders is based on patient assessment, medication knowledge, observation, and interpretation of the data collected. This process is influenced by many factors.This study aims to explore nurses' experience about facilitating factors in medication administration based on clinical judgment of nurses.This (...) of five themes, including the implementation of evidence-based medication orders, situational-based medication orders, medication orders in critical condition, educational interventions in medication orders, and supporting the nurses as facilitator of the implementation of medicinal orders based on clinical judgment of nurses.In response to constraints such as the routines, clinical crisis and lack of evidence in medicinal orders, nurses used following ways to fix these barriers and facilitators
Coping strategies of nursing students for dealing with stress in clinical setting: A qualitative study Nursing students in the clinical setting experience a high level of stress. The understanding of people involved in nursing education, from coping strategies of nursing students with clinical stress, is highly important for any kind of planning in this field.To explore the coping strategies of Iranian nursing students with stress in a clinical setting.This qualitative content analysis study (...) was carried out with twenty nursing students who were selected using purposive sampling at the Razi nursing and midwifery school in Kerman, in Iran during a ten-month period in 2016. Data were collected using semi-structured face to face interviews, and analyzed through Graneheim and Lundman's qualitative content analysis method."Seeking well-being" as the main theme and three categories of "Active confrontation with stress", "mastering the mind and body" and "avoidance" were obtained from data
Patient safety culture and job stress among nurses in Mazandaran, Iran Paying attention to patient safety is a basic right and a necessary issue in providing medical care, and failure to observe it leads to irreparable damage. One of the factors affecting an individuals' performance in an organization is stress, which also endangers their health.To determine the relationship between patient safety culture and levels of job stress among the nurses working in the hospitals affiliated (...) with Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences.The present study was carried out using a cross-sectional method in the hospitals affiliated with Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences in 2016. A multistage stratified sampling method using a Morgan Table was employed to select 380 nurses as the study sample from among 3,180 nurses. They were selected by a multistage stratified sampling method. The study instruments were Stinemetz Standard Job Stress Questionnaire and Hospital Survey on Patient Safety
Adversity of prolonged extreme cold exposure among adult clients diagnosed with coronary artery diseases: a primer for recommending community health nursing intervention This research study explored the lived experiences of adults diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) when exposed to a prolonged period of extreme cold.This research study utilized descriptive qualitative research design.Face-to-face interview sessions with audio recording were conducted. There were 30 informants who (...) participated in the study. Descriptive phenomenology with Colaizzi's method of data analysis was used.Results revealed three themes, namely: (i) elucidating cold exposure; (ii) challenges of cold exposure; and (iii) translating adverse exposure to self-management. The results further revealed the significance of nursing health care especially to health promotion, disease prevention and health restoration especially in community setting.In conclusion, manifestations of CAD are triggered when exposed
Lifelong learning strategies in nursing: A systematic review. Lifelong learning is an expectation in the professional performance of nurses, which is directly related to the success of students in nursing schools. In spite of the considerable attention paid to this issue, lifelong learning strategies are not fully understood.The aim of this study was to clarify lifelong learning strategies of nursing students with respect to international experience.In this systematic review, an extensive (...) investigation was carried out using Persian and English studies in Pub Med, ProQuest, Cochrane, Ovid, Scopus, Web of Science, SID, and Iran Doc using the following keywords: lifelong learning, self-directed learning, lifelong learning model, continuing education, nursing education, and lifelong program. Finally, 22 articles published from 1994 to 2016 were selected for the final analysis. Data extracted from the selected articles was summarized and classified based on the research questions.In this study, 8
Nursing interventions for smoking cessation. Healthcare professionals, including nurses, frequently advise people to improve their health by stopping smoking. Such advice may be brief, or part of more intensive interventions.To determine the effectiveness of nursing-delivered smoking cessation interventions in adults. To establish whether nursing-delivered smoking cessation interventions are more effective than no intervention; are more effective if the intervention is more intensive; differ (...) in effectiveness with health state and setting of the participants; are more effective if they include follow-ups; are more effective if they include aids that demonstrate the pathophysiological effect of smoking.We searched the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group Specialized Register and CINAHL in January 2017.Randomized trials of smoking cessation interventions delivered by nurses or health visitors with follow-up of at least six months.Two review authors extracted data independently. The main outcome measure
Exploring nurse managersâ€™ perception of using the RAFAELA system as a management tool in a Norwegian hospital setting The aim of the study, being part of a Norwegian evaluation project of the RAFAELA system, was to explore nurse managers' perception of the RAFAELA system as a management tool in a Norwegian hospital setting.We applied an explorative qualitative design using focus group interviews.Two focus group interviews were performed with 12 nurses in different management positions during (...) autumn 2013. The principles of qualitative content analysis were used for analysing data.Three themes emerged. The informants experienced the RAFAELA system to be a basis for a precise and common langue. Furthermore, the informants considered it to be a system defining quality standards of nursing care. Finally, the RAFAELA system provided daily documentation of nursing intensity and thus was considered an important management tool for balancing patient needs with appropriate staff.
Contested discourses and culture sensitivity: Norwegian nursing students' experience of clinical placement in Nicaragua The purpose of this study was to gain understanding of Norwegian students' practical experience of "culture sensitivity."Using focus-group interviews and individual written assignments, we draw on a Foucauldian-inspired approach to analyse nursing students' narratives about their clinical placement in Nicaragua.Seven third-year bachelor nursing students enrolled in a clinical (...) placement programme on the Caribbean coast in Nicaragua and participated in focus-group interviews. Interviews were conducted prior to their departure to Nicaragua and after their return to Norway. Other sources of data included learning objectives for clinical placement, written individual assignments with students' reflections about their experiences and achievement of learning objectives.Students expressed gradually increased awareness about the nursing discourses and power relations shaping clinical
The effectiveness of a nurse-led illness perception intervention in COPD patients: a cluster randomised trial in primary care The new COPD-GRIP (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Guidance, Research on Illness Perception) intervention translates evidence regarding illness perceptions and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) into a nurse intervention to guide COPD patients and to improve health outcomes. It describes how to assess and discuss illness perceptions in a structured way (...) . Secondary outcomes were HRQoL, daily activities, health education impact and changes in illness perceptions. There was no significant difference between the groups in the CCQ at 9 months. We found a significant increase in health-directed behaviour at 6 weeks (p=0.024) and in personal control (p=0.005) at 9 months in favour of the intervention group. The COPD-GRIP intervention, practised by nurses, did not improve health status in COPD patients in primary care. However, the intervention has benefits
Registered nurse experiences of nursing professional identity: a qualitative systematic review protocol. The objective of this review is to identify, appraise and synthesize the best available evidence related to registered nurses' experiences of nursing professional identity in nursing care settings.
Development and evaluation of a nurse-led hypertension management model: A randomized controlled trial The hypertension prevalence rate is increasing but the control rate is unsatisfactory. Nurse-led healthcare may be an effective way to improve outcomes for hypertensive patients but more evidence is required especially at the community level.This study aims to establish a nurse-led hypertension management model and to test its effectiveness at the community level.A single-blind, randomized (...) controlled trial was performed in an urban community healthcare center in China. Hypertensive patients with uncontrolled blood pressure (systolic blood pressure ≥140mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure ≥90mmHg) were randomly allocated into two groups: the study group (n=67) and the control group (n=67). The nurse-led hypertension management model included four components (delivery system design, decision support, clinical information system and self-management support). Patients in the control group
Nurse anaesthetist students' experiences of patient dignity in perioperative practiceâ€”a hermeneutic study The aim of the study was to describe how nurse anaesthetist students experienced patient dignity in perioperative practice.A hermeneutical design and the critical incident technique were used to obtain experiences from practice.In the Autumn of 2015, after participating in a mandatory lecture on ethics, 23 nurse anaesthetist students reported their experiences and interpretation
Physicians and Advanced Practitioners Specializing in Nursing Home Care, 2012-2015 29183059 2017 12 13 2018 12 02 1538-3598 318 20 2017 11 28 JAMA JAMA Physicians and Advanced Practitioners Specializing in Nursing Home Care, 2012-2015. 2040-2042 10.1001/jama.2017.13378 Ryskina Kira L KL Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Polsky Daniel D Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (...) . Werner Rachel M RM Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. eng K08 AG052572 AG NIA NIH HHS United States K24 AG047908 AG NIA NIH HHS United States Journal Article Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural United States JAMA 7501160 0098-7484 AIM IM Bed Occupancy statistics & numerical data Linear Models Nurse Specialists supply & distribution trends Nurses supply & distribution Nursing Homes statistics & numerical data Physicians supply & distribution United States Workforce
Effect of standardized nursing language continuing education programme on nurses' documentation of care at University College Hospital, Ibadan The study assessed the documentation of nursing care before, during and after the Standardized Nursing Language Continuing Education Programme (SNLCEP). It evaluates the differences in documentation of nursing care in different nursing specialty areas and assessed the influence of work experience on the quality of documentation of nursing care (...) with a view to provide information on documentation of nursing care. The instrument used was an adapted scoring guide for nursing diagnosis, nursing intervention and nursing outcome (Q-DIO).Retrospective record reviews design was used.A total of 270 nursing process booklets formed the sample size. From each ward, 90 booklets were selected in this order: 30 booklets before the SNLCEP, 30 booklets during SNLCEP and 30 booklets after SNLCEP.Overall, the study concluded that the SNLCEP had a significant
Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Intensive and Critical Care Nursing Competence Scale version-1 (ICCN-CS-1) Nursing competence is highly related to patient outcomes and patient safety issues, especially in intensive care units. Competence assessment tools are needed specifically for intensive care nursing.This study was performed to determine psychometric properties of the Intensive and Critical Care Nursing Competence Scale version-1 between Iranian Nurses.The present (...) study was a methodological research in which 289 nurses of Intensive Care Units from nine hospitals in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran were selected between 2015 and 2016. The original version of the scale was translated into Persian and back-translated into English, and the comments of the developer were applied. The validity of the scale was the determined quality (content validity and face validity) and quantity (confirmatory factor analysis). Reliability of the scale
Developing and Sustaining a Career as a Transdisciplinary Nurse Scientist The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of strategies to build and sustain a career as a nurse scientist. This article examines how to integrate technologies and precision approaches into clinical practice, research, and education of the next generation of nursing scholars.This article presents information for shaping a sustainable transdisciplinary career. Programs of research that utilize self-management (...) to improve quality of life are discussed throughout the article. The ongoing National Institute of Nursing Research-funded (R01 grant) iPhone Helping Evaluate Atrial Fibrillation Rhythm through Technology (iHEART) study is the first prospective, randomized controlled trial to evaluate whether electrocardiographic monitoring with the AliveCor™ device in the real-world setting will improve the time to detection and treatment of recurrent atrial fibrillation over a 6-month period as compared to usual
Nurses as First Responders in Rural and Remote Locations: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Nurses as First Responders in Rural and Remote Locations: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Nurses as First Responders in Rural and Remote Locations: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Nurses as First Responders in Rural and Remote Locations: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Published on: November 10, 2017 Project Number: RB1161-000 Product Line: Research Type (...) : Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical evidence regarding nurses acting as first responders in rural or remote settings? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding nurses asking as first responders in rural or remote settings? Key Message No relevant literature was identified regarding nurses acting as first responders in rural or remote settings. Tags emergency medicine, emergency medical services, emergency nursing, emergency
Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services Health app: ChatHealth communication platform Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services in school nursing services Medtech innovation briefing Published: 9 November 2017 nice.org.uk/guidance/mib130 pathways Summary Summary About this app ChatHealth is a 2-way communication platform that allows direct contact between patients and healthcare professionals. Currently, its main use is enabling (...) young people (aged 11 to 19) to ask a nurse questions through anonymous SMS text messages. A web-based message management application allows teams of school nurses to reply to the messages confidentially. Costs depend on the size of the nursing team. For example, making ChatHealth available in a school nursing service involving up to 10 nurses would cost £6,000 per year. Ongoing licensing costs are £55.60 per staff user per month, for up to 4 nurses. Evidence summary Clinical effectiv Clinical
Effects of nurse-led home-based exercise & cognitive behavioral therapy on reducing cancer-related fatigue in patients with ovarian cancer during and after chemotherapy: A randomized controlled trial High levels of fatigue have been documented in ovarian cancer patients. However, increased levels of fatigue are positively associated with a high risk of sleep disturbance and depression.To investigate the feasibility of a nurse-led home-based exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy (E&CBT (...) and cognitive behavioral therapy. Five nurses with nursing master degree were trained to deliver this intervention. Patients received online interventions each week in the patient's place of residence or in the nurse-led clinic, as requested. Home visits, coupled with telephone-based motivational interviews twice a week were available with the permission of the participants. comparison group participants received services as usual.The primary outcome was measured by the Chinese version of the Piper Fatigue