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Illness acceptance, medication adherence and the quality of life in patients with heart failure: A path analysis of a conceptual model.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 6;65:151583. Epub 2022 Apr 6.

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran. Electronic address:

Heart failure (HF) is a chronic disease that negatively affects different aspects of the patients' lives, diminishing their quality of life. This research studied factors that impact the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with HF, particularly medication adherence and acceptance of illness. In this cross-sectional study, data were collected from 273 patients admitted to a tertiary hospital with the diagnosis of HF. Read More

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Selecting a theoretical framework for chronic cardiovascular disease self-management among rural dwelling adults.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 13;65:151585. Epub 2022 Apr 13.

The University of Arizona, College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ, United States of America. Electronic address:

A paucity of research has examined the factors and perceptions of self-management among individuals living rurally with chronic cardiovascular disease (CCVD). Exploration of this population is prudent as CCVD continues to be the leading cause of mortality within the United States (US). As the US population ages, increased rates of CCVD and the process of managing the disease will continue to challenge patients and the health care system. Read More

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There is little association between prehospital delay, persistent symptoms, and post-discharge healthcare utilization in patients evaluated for acute coronary syndrome.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 1;65:151588. Epub 2022 May 1.

University of California, Los Angeles, Factor Bldg., 700 Tiverton Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States of America. Electronic address:

Aims: Test for an association between prehospital delay for symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), persistent symptoms, and healthcare utilization (HCU) 30-days and 6-months post hospital discharge.

Background: Delayed treatment for ACS increases patient morbidity and mortality. Prehospital delay is the largest factor in delayed treatment for ACS. Read More

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Transition to peace: Building a concept for nursing.

Authors:
Stacy Russell

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 20;65:151586. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

West Virginia University School of Nursing, 64 Medical Center Drive, P.O. Box 9600, Morgantown, WV 26505-9600, USA. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the process of building the concept transition to peace which will provide a foundation for continued research and understanding of the experience of making difficult decisions for loved ones at the end of life.

Method: The development of this concept was guided by an established 10-phase process. The process began with a practice story about a family's experience of withdrawing medical care from a loved one at the end of life. Read More

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Healthy life of Korean patients with chronic kidney failure undergoing hemodialysis: A situation-specific nursing theory.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 14;65:151584. Epub 2022 Apr 14.

College of Nursing and Health Science, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, USA.

Purpose: This study explored to develop a situation-specific theory explaining the healthy life of Korean patients with chronic kidney failure undergoing hemodialysis.

Background: Chronic kidney failure (CKF) patients have to reorganize their lives around their hemodialysis sessions for their survival. Nursing interventions based on specific theories may promote their health-related behaviors and outcomes. Read More

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The impact of an educational program on nurses' shared decision making attitudes: A randomized controlled trial.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 2;65:151587. Epub 2022 May 2.

School of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Aims: Although medical professionals possess a positive attitude toward SDM, they lack of a complete understanding of conceptual shared decision making (SDM). Therefore, a related knowledge base must be constructed to enhance service education. We aimed to examine the effectiveness of an educational program with situational simulation video on nurses' SDM attitude. Read More

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Resilience in patients with dialysis-dependent renal failure: Evaluation in terms of depression, anxiety, traumatic growths.

Authors:
Gülseren Keskin

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 16;65:151575. Epub 2022 Mar 16.

Ege University Atatürk Medical Vocational Training School, Turkey. Electronic address:

Background: Dialysis treatment for kidney failure is a condition that can lead to long-term psychiatric problems. Resilience is the ability to adapt to stressful life events. High resilience can alleviate the stress caused by illness and dialysis treatment. Read More

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Facebook recruitment for research of children and parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 16;65:151574. Epub 2022 Mar 16.

Vanderbilt School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 461 21(st) Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240, United States.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for recruitment of adults and children into clinical research. The sudden onset of stay-at-home orders and social distancing enacted in much of the United States created sudden barriers for researchers to recruit participants in-person. Recognizing the critical need to understand the impact of COVID-19 on children and families in real time, studies required an alternative approach. Read More

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The effect of inpatient addiction screening and intervention on readmissions.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 19;65:151573. Epub 2022 Mar 19.

Department of Psychiatry, Morristown Medical Center, United States of America.

Aim: The number of individuals in the United States (US) needing treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) but not receiving treatment at a specialty facility was reported to be almost 18 million in 2019. This study measured the difference in subsequent hospital visits between groups, one receiving screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) and one receiving usual care.

Background: There are studies that discuss SBIRT in terms of process evaluation, staff training, reduced readmission rates, and self-reported reductions in substance use. Read More

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The experiences and perceptions of nurses regarding patient care provision in acute medical and surgical care units of two hospitals in Ethiopia.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 Jun 8;65:151572. Epub 2022 Mar 8.

College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

Background: Patient safety is a major concern for health care systems in both high-income and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Nurses play a key role in ensuring patient safety. Existing research on nurses' perception of patient safety is limited to high-income countries and there is a relative scarcity of evidence on the perceptions of nurses from LMICs. Read More

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Predictors of health-related quality of life in patients with non-communicable diseases: A national cross-section study.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 21;64:151566. Epub 2022 Jan 21.

Fundamentals and Administration Department, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, P.O. Box 66, Alkhoud, P.C. 123 Muscat, Oman. Electronic address:

Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 74% of global deaths and contributed to significant disabilities, worsening health-related quality of life (HRQoL). In NCDs, poor medication adherence, social support, patient-physician relationship, and health literacy decrease HRQoL. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of literature examining the predictors of HRQoL among patients with different types of NCDs. Read More

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Developing a structural equation model from Grandey's emotional regulation model to measure nurses' emotional labor, job satisfaction, and job performance.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 2;64:151557. Epub 2022 Jan 2.

Mokpo Science University, Mokpo, Republic of Korea.

Aims: This study constructed and tested a structural equation model on clinical nurses' emotional labor, job satisfaction, and job performance based on Grandey's emotion regulation model.

Design: We performed a correlational study to predict the relationship between the following variables: emotional labor (surface and deep acting), job satisfaction, job performance, self-efficacy, emotional intelligence, display rules, job autonomy, social support, and job stress.

Methods: Our hypothetical model was based on Grandey's emotional regulation model and on a literature review of emotional labor, job satisfaction, and job performance. Read More

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A process to gain access for research in the clinical setting.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 5;64:151569. Epub 2022 Feb 5.

Department of Nursing Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Researchers and clinical nurses need to collaborate to develop the clinical setting. Negotiating access to do research in the clinical setting can be challenging. The task of gaining access is often omitted and scarcely described in the literature. Read More

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Effect of the head of bed elevation on back pain after elective coronary angiography: A randomized controlled trial.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 1;64:151571. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Şehit Koray Onay State Hospital, Çanakkale, Turkey.

Background: Patients are restricted to bed and required to lie flat after coronary angiography (CAG) due to potential risk of vascular complications. This often causes back pain.

Aim: We aimed to investigate the effect of the head of bed (HOB) elevation on back pain and vascular complications after elective CAG. Read More

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Emotion management of women at risk for premature birth: The association with optimism and social support.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 29;64:151568. Epub 2022 Jan 29.

Nursing Department, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Electronic address:

Objective: To examine the emotion management of women at risk for premature birth, and the connection to their optimism and social support.

Background: A shortened uterus cervix in early pregnancy (24-34 weeks gestation) is a predictor of preterm birth and is a common reason for hospitalization in a high-risk unit. Women hospitalized for this reason often feel a wide spectrum of emotions that may require emotional work, where deep acting techniques are used to evoke or suppress emotions in order to meet social expectations. Read More

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Welcoming ease: Building a concept from nursing practice.

Authors:
Marian E Reven

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 24;64:151567. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown, WV 26506, United States of America. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the building of the concept welcoming ease for its use in further knowledge development in research.

Method: A published concept building process was used to guide creation. Development of the concept welcoming ease occurred through a 10-phase approach that included taking a story from practice and identifying key phenomena of interest. Read More

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The effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions on the psychological well-being of nurses: A systematic review.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 15;64:151565. Epub 2022 Jan 15.

Department of Internal Medicine Nursing, Gülhane Faculty of Nursing, University of Health Sciences, Emrah Mah. 06018, Etlik, Keçiören, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address:

Background: There is a rising demand for methods to support well-being at work. Mindfulness-based interventions have the potential to enhance nurses' psychological well-being.

Purpose: To identify mindfulness-based interventions and outcome measures and to evaluate the effect on the psychological well-being of nurses. Read More

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Job crafting in registered nurses working in public health: A qualitative study.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 5;64:151556. Epub 2022 Jan 5.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Schlegel Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Seniors Care, Executive Director, Canadian Institute for Seniors Care, Executive Dean, School of Health and Life Sciences, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, 299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

Background And Objectives: Job crafting is proactively adjusting and redesigning one's own job to make it more meaningful. This is accomplished by changing the activities (task crafting), altering the way one thinks about the job (cognitive crafting), and using discretion about with whom one chooses to work (relational crafting). We examined self-reported behavioral manifestations of job crafting among Ontario registered nurses working in public health. Read More

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The effect of group walking program on social physique anxiety and the risk of eating disorders in aged women: A Randomized Clinical Trial study.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 2;64:151555. Epub 2022 Jan 2.

Nursing Care Research Center, Ramsar Nursing and Midwifery School, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Islamic Republic of Iran. Electronic address:

Objective: The aim of the Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT) study was to determine the effect of Group Walking Program (GWP) on social physique anxiety (SPA) and the risk of Eating Disorders (EDs) in aged women.

Methods: 70 young-old women with medical records in Sari-Iran health centers were selected by a multi-stage sampling. They obtained score of 15 or more from SPA Scale (SPAS), a score of 20 or more from Eating Attitude Test (EAT-26). Read More

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Reflections on virtual research conferences and PhD student socialization: The missing link of in-person human connectedness.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 8;64:151553. Epub 2022 Jan 8.

Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing, 55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, MA 01655, United States of America.

Attending nursing research conferences as a PhD student is part of the research socialization experience. Participating in our excellent and recent ENRS conference was exciting and made us itchy for next year's planned live conference. It also made us contemplate the value and differences in these conference formats. Read More

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Symptom management in Chinese adults with end stage renal disease (ESRD).

Appl Nurs Res 2022 04 26;64:151549. Epub 2021 Nov 26.

Columbia University School of Nursing, Center for Health Policy, 560 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA; Hunter School of Nursing, Hunter College, 425 E 25(th) Street, New York, NY 10010, USA. Electronic address:

Background: With over $50 billion spent annually in the United Sates (U.S.) on patients with chronic kidney diseases, and an incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Asian Americans that is 1. Read More

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The cognitive burden of severe malaria in the Ugandan classroom and the effects of a computerized intervention.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 9;63:151551. Epub 2021 Dec 9.

University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America. Electronic address:

Introduction: Due to the increased availability of anti-malarial treatments and the prevalence of malarial infection among vulnerable populations leading to cognitive impairment, malaria has become a leading cause of pediatric cognitive impairment in sub-Saharan Africa.

Objectives: To examine the effects of malaria-induced cognitive impairment on school performance as an indicator of health and effects of a computerized intervention on school performance over time.

Design: Secondary analysis. Read More

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February 2022

Explaining the experience of nurses on missed nursing care: A qualitative descriptive study in Iran.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 16;63:151542. Epub 2021 Nov 16.

Social Development and Health Promotion Research Center, Health Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran; Infectious Diseases Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

Background: Missed nursing care is a new concept that refers to the care that has been omitted or delayed. Due to the importance of the perceived experiences of nurses, this study was conducted to explain the experiences of Iranian nurses regarding the types of and reasons for missed nursing care.

Methods: In this qualitative descriptive study, face-to-face and semi-structured interviews were used to collect data. Read More

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February 2022

Factors associated with new nurses' career choice as advanced practice nurses: Implications for managing organizational turnover.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 12;63:151541. Epub 2021 Nov 12.

New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, United States of America. Electronic address:

Purpose: Staff nurse turnover is a costly problem for healthcare managers, which has been extensively studied. Now, managers are facing a new challenge attributed to nurses leaving their current positions to become advanced practice nurses. We aimed to identify factors associated with new nurses' career choice as advanced practice nurses. Read More

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February 2022

Early symptom recognition and symptom management among exacerbation COPD patients: A qualitative study.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 6;63:151522. Epub 2021 Nov 6.

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 9501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106, USA. Electronic address:

Background: An acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is the most cause of deaths in COPD patient. It induces COPD patients often end in unexpected or unpredictable death.

Objectives: The purposes were to explore the lived experiences of symptom recognition and to explain the pattern of symptom management successfully among exacerbation COPD patients. Read More

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February 2022

Psychological responses of hospital-based nurses working during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States: A cross-sectional study.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 27;63:151517. Epub 2021 Oct 27.

M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, United States of America. Electronic address:

Studies show decreased well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for healthcare providers from Asia. Less is known about the psychological responses of working during the pandemic on hospital-based registered nurses (RNs) in the United States (US). Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to report the well-being of U. Read More

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February 2022

Multi-level analysis of individual and work environment factors associated with nurses' perceived emotional exhaustion.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 19;63:151514. Epub 2021 Oct 19.

Department of Public Health and Pediatrics, University of Torino, Via Santena 5bis, Turin, Italy; Città della Salute e della Scienza University Hospital, Corso Bramante 88/90, Turin, Italy.

Background: Several factors at the individual- and work environment-level were suggested to correlate with emotional exhaustion development in nurses.

Aim: To explore nurses' perceived emotional exhaustion and associated factors by employing hierarchical modelling techniques.

Methods: 1539 nurses completed the cross-sectional survey. Read More

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February 2022

Selecting a theoretical framework to guide research on the COVID-19 pandemic impacts on nursing care delivery and the critical care work system (using Reed's Intermodern approach to theory critique).

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 7;63:151513. Epub 2021 Oct 7.

The University of Arizona, College of Nursing, 1305 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721, United States of America. Electronic address:

Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on nursing care delivery in critical care work systems is urgently needed. Theoretical frameworks guide understanding of phenomena in research. In this paper, we critique four theoretical frameworks (Donabedian's Quality Model, the Quality Health Outcomes Model, the Systems Research Organizing Model, and the Systems Engineering (SEIPS) 2. Read More

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February 2022

The association between nurse staffing level and length of stay in general ward and intensive care unit in Korea.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 4;63:151558. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

Department of Healthcare Management, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:

Background: Although many studies investigating the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care have been published, the appropriate nurse-to-patient ratio with patient severity considered remains poorly understood. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of nurse staffing levels on length of stay (LOS) in the intensive care unit (ICU) and general ward.

Methods: This study used a retrospective cohort study. Read More

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February 2022

The extent and nature of stress of conscience among healthcare workers: A scoping review.

Appl Nurs Res 2022 02 22;63:151554. Epub 2021 Dec 22.

Department of Rural Nursing & Midwifery, La Trobe Rural Health School, Australia.

Background: Healthcare workers experience morally stressful situations during delivery of care which may trouble their conscience. Literature emerging in the context of global pandemics suggest increased frequency of morally stressful situations in healthcare and a link with negative outcomes such as attrition and burnout. Little is known about the emerging concept of stress of conscience which could provide a meaningful way to highlight and address these morally stressful situations in healthcare. Read More

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February 2022