506 results match your criteria Asian Nursing Research[Journal]


Factors associated with the need for breastfeeding information among women with gestational diabetes mellitus: A cross-sectional study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.

Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Analyzing information based on individual needs can maximize the effectiveness of education, leading to changes in personal health behaviors. This cross-sectional descriptive survey study aimed to identify the characteristics of mothers who experienced gestational diabetes mellitus, and correlate the factors associated with their information needs.

Methods: The participants were 298 women between the ages of 20 and 49 who were pregnant and diagnosed with gestational diabetes at the time of the study, or who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus within five years after delivery. Read More

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A 5-step systematic therapy (FSST) for treating plugged ducts and mastitis in breastfeeding women: a case control study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.

Department of Breast Surgery, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, Guangzhou 510623, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to describe clinical response to 5-step systematic therapy (FSST) in the management of plugged ducts and mastitis. FSST was a comprehensive milk stasis dredging treatment, which contained five steps to make the milk out of the plugged duct.

Methods: This retrospective study included 922 breastfeeding women, 714 with plugged ducts and 208 with mastitis who received FSST from June to September 2017. Read More

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The Work Experience of Newly Recruited Male Nurses during COVID-19:A Qualitative Study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 22. Epub 2021 May 22.

The College of Nursing and Health of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450001, China; Centre for Molecular Medicine and Innovative Therapeutics, Murdoch University, Perth 6150, Australia; The people's Hospital of Hebi, Henan, 458010, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study was to investigate the work experience of newly recruited male nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: With a phenomenological approach, this qualitative study was adopted semi-structured interviews by phone or video calls. A total of 9 male nurses newly recruited for the COVID-19 wards in Chinese hospitals were interviewed for this study. Read More

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To Develop Indonesian Version of The Influence on Physical Activity Instrument for Community-Based Obese Adults: Cross-Cultural Validation and Psychometric Testing.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Apr 24. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences Santo Borromeus, West-Java, Indonesia.

Purpose: Insufficient physical activity is a public health concern in Indonesia, but there are no valid Indonesian tools for exploring the influences. Due to cultural and contextual differences, the Indonesian version of the Influence on Physical Activity Instrument (IPAI-I) was developed and tested the psychometric properties in community obese-adults.

Methods: The cross-sectional study enrolled 846 obese-adults in Indonesian community health-centre. Read More

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Effects of Virtual Reality Simulation regarding High-risk Neonatal Infection Control on Nursing Students.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Academic Specialist and Instructor, Office of Academic Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

Purpose: Virtual reality simulation can give nursing students safe clinical experience involving high-risk infants where access to neonatal intensive care units is limited. This study aimed to examine the effects of a virtual reality simulation program on Korean nursing students' knowledge, performance self-efficacy, and learner satisfaction.

Methods: A non-equivalent control group design was applied. Read More

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Relationship Between the Exposure to Occupation-related Psychosocial and Physical Exertion and Upper Body Musculoskeletal Diseases in Hospital Nurses: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, China 250014.

Purpose: Nurses' musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) are worldwide prevalent and are considered to be a costly occupational injury. This study aims to investigate the relationship among exposure to occupation-related psychosocial factors, physical workload, and upper body musculoskeletal diseases among hospital nurses.

Methods: An electronic search was implemented using nine databases with June 2019 as the latest search date. Read More

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Effects of Home and Workplace combined Exercise for patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Mar 16. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health, Kongju National University, Gongju, Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of home-and-workplace combined exercise on physical function, depression, and work-related disability in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.

Methods: This study adopted a non-randomized quasi-experimental design. Fifty-two patients were recruited: home-and-workplace combined exercise (n = 17), home exercise (n = 18), and control group (n = 17). Read More

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Development of a Nomogram for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Acquisition Risk Prediction Among Patients in the Intensive Care Unit of a Secondary Referral Hospital.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 20. Epub 2021 Feb 20.

Graduate School, Department of Statistics, Pusan National University, 2, Busandaehak-ro 63 beon-gil, Geumjeong-gu, 46241, Busan, South Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to identify the risk factors of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) acquisition to build a nomogram for CRE acquisition risk prediction and evaluate its performance.

Methods: This unmatched case-control study included 352 adult patients (55 patients and 297 controls) admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a 453-bed secondary referral hospital between January 1, 2018 and September 31, 2019 in Busan, South Korea. The nomogram was built with the identified risk factors using multiple logistic regression analysis. Read More

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February 2021

Comparison of Bleeding, Hematoma, Pain, and Discomfort After Bone Marrow Examination With or Without Sandbag Compression.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 17;15(2):150-156. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

Department of Nursing, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: A safe and effective hemostatic care is necessary after bone marrow examination to minimize bleeding, pain, and discomfort. However, a standardized hemostatic care protocol following bone marrow examination has not been established. The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in bleeding, hematoma, pain, and discomfort by the hemostatic method used following bone marrow examination. Read More

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Effects of Mind-Body Programs on Infertile Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 16;15(2):77-88. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

College of Nursing, Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study was to systematically review randomized controlled trials and conduct a meta analysis. The results of randomized controlled trials were integrated and analyzed to assess the effects of mind-body programs on anxiety, depression, quality of life, and pregnancy rate in infertile women.

Methods: Using electronic databases (i. Read More

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The Adaptation of the Buddhist Death Acceptance Scale for Vietnamese Persons with Cancer.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 10;15(2):144-149. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; Palliative Care Based on Buddhist Principle and Eastern Philosophy for Persons with Cancer, Research Group, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study reports on selected psychometric properties of the adapted Buddhist Death Acceptance Scale (BDAS) for Vietnamese persons with cancer.

Methods: The original 13-item BDAS was developed based on Buddhist perspectives toward death and life and was translated from Thai into Vietnamese. Item content checking with five Vietnamese local experts suggested three items of the original BDAS were irrelevant in Vietnamese culture and hence should be excluded. Read More

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Evaluation of a Mobile-based Maternal Feeding Education Program for Overweight Prevention in Infants.

Authors:
Jin Suk Ra

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 10;15(2):136-143. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

College of Nursing, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate a mobile-based maternal feeding education program for overweight prevention in infants based on breastfeeding attitude, breastfeeding self-efficacy, breastfeeding duration, recognition of hunger and satiety cues of infants, and knowledge regarding providing solids foods.

Methods: A nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design was used for the study. Participants included 15 primiparas in the experimental group and 14 primiparas in the control group in all the follow-up tests. Read More

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Level of and Related Factors to Diabetes Awareness among Diabetic Adults by Gender: Based on Data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 4;15(2):129-135. Epub 2021 Feb 4.

Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to determine the level of awareness about diabetes mellitus (DM) and identify the associated factors among diabetic adults in Korea by sex, using data from most recent nationwide representative survey.

Methods: Secondary data analysis was conducted using data obtained from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey VII (2016-2018). In total, 2,026 participants (1,049 men, 977 women) aged ≥30 years with DM were included. Read More

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Psychological Resilience of Second-Pregnancy Women in China: A Cross-sectional Study of Influencing Factors.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 21;15(2):121-128. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

Department of Nursing, Lianyungang Maternal and Child Health Hospital Affiliated to Kangda College of Nanjing Medical University, Lianyungang, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: The aim of the study was to evaluate the status of psychological resilience among women in their second pregnancy and to investigate the possible influencing factors.

Methods: A total of 275 women in their second pregnancy and who met the criteria were surveyed from two public hospitals in China from July 2018 to January 2019. The instruments included the General Self-designed Questionnaire, Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale, Social Support Rate Scale, and 36-item Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale. Read More

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Development and Validation of the Humanistic Practice Ability of Nursing Scale.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 14;15(2):105-112. Epub 2021 Jan 14.

Department of Nursing, Sanquan College of Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang City, Henan Province, China.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a Humanistic Practice Ability of Nursing (HPAN) scale adapted to China and validate its psychometric properties.

Methods: The original HPAN scale was revised through a literature review. Sixteen experts who met the inclusion criteria were consulted 2 rounds by the Delphi method. Read More

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Personal Listening Device Use Habits, Listening Belief, and Perceived Change in Hearing Among Adolescents.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 11;15(2):113-120. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

College of Nursing, Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to identify personal listening device (PLD) usage habits, listening belief, and perceived change in hearing, and to investigate how the variables related to perceived change in hearing among adolescents.

Methods: The participants were 183 middle school students and 233 high school students from Ulsan. Data were collected by self-reported questionnaires from August 1, 2019, to October 22, 2019, and analyzed with descriptive statistics, χ test, Mann-Whitney U test, and hierarchical multiple logistic regression. Read More

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Development and Validation of the Happiness Scale for Middle-Aged Women Based on Existence, Relation, and Growth Theory.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 6;15(2):96-104. Epub 2021 Jan 6.

School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: This study aimed at developing a happiness assessment scale for middle-aged women (HAS-MW) in Korea.

Methods: Preliminary items for the scale were drafted from the results of literature review and personal interviews and open-ended questions with women in the community. The interviews were based on the theory of existence, relatedness, and growth. Read More

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Illness Experiences of Adults with Spina Bifida: Protecting the Whole Self.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 8;15(1):67-75. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: To understand and describe the illness experiences of adults with spina bifida (SB) which is an incurable birth defect and chronic condition that must be managed throughout life.

Methods: A qualitative study using grounded theory was adopted. Data were collected through individual interviews with 16 adults with SB between 2016 and 2017 in South Korea. Read More

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February 2021

Evaluation of Studies on the Measurement Properties of Self-Reported Instruments.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2020 Dec 3;14(5):267-276. Epub 2020 Dec 3.

Graduate School of Public Health, Ajou University, Suwon, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate studies on the measurement properties of self-reported instruments.

Method: This descriptive review included studies on measurement properties that were reported in Asian Nursing Research over a five-year period from 2016 to September 2020. Nine key measurement properties were reviewed for each study: content validity, structural validity, internal consistency, cross-cultural validity/measurement invariance, reliability, measurement error, criterion validity, hypotheses-testing construct validity, and responsiveness. Read More

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December 2020

The Experience to Implement Palliative Care in Long-term Care Facilities: A Grounded Theory Study of Caregivers.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 28;15(1):15-22. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan; Institute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of caregivers in long-term care facilities as they implement palliative care. Although palliative care has been available in Taiwan for more than 30 years, it is often provided in hospitals, few models in the long-term care facilities.

Methods: Semi-structured interviews using grounded theory methodology and purposive sampling. Read More

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February 2021

Development and Validation of a Management of Workplace Violence Competence Scale for Nursing Practicum Students.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 28;15(1):23-29. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

Department of Nursing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: The aim of this study was to develop a scale to measure nursing students' competence in managing violence from patients and relatives in the hospital where nursing students perform clinical practicum.

Methods: Literature review and Delphi expert consultation were utilized to develop the content of the management of workplace violence competence scale (MWVCS). A convenience sample of 797 nursing students responded to the questionnaire. Read More

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February 2021

Structural Equation Model of the Quality of Working Life among Cancer Survivors Returning to Work.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 28;15(1):37-46. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

College of Nursing, Keimyung University, Daegu, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to construct and validate a model of the quality of working life (QWL) among cancer survivors returning to work.

Methods: A cross-sectional study was developed. Participants included 204 cancer survivors in the extended cancer survivor stage, 6 months after returning to work, who were treated at two tertiary hospital cancer centers. Read More

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February 2021

Factors Influencing Supportive Care Needs of Colorectal Cancer Survivors.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 27;15(1):60-66. Epub 2020 Nov 27.

College of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: There is an increasing number of colorectal cancer survivors in South Korea. However, no research has identified supportive care needs of survivors of colorectal cancer in South Korea. Thus, the purpose of this study was to determine the level of supportive care needs and effects of emotional state and quality of life (QoL) on supportive care needs of colorectal cancer survivors. Read More

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February 2021

Evaluation of Nurse Practitioners' Professional Competence and Comparison of Assessments Using Multiple Methods: Self-Assessment, Peer Assessment, and Supervisor Assessment.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 26;15(1):30-36. Epub 2020 Nov 26.

School of Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipai, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Purpose: Nurse practitioners (NPs) are increasingly important in healthcare as they play a key role in leading advanced nursing practices. Assessing their professional competence is essential. The aim of this study was to evaluate NPs' professional competencies based on at a collaborative model around NP self and compare different methods of assessment. Read More

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February 2021

Causal Attributions and Quality of Life of Korean Breast Cancer Survivors.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 24;15(1):53-59. Epub 2020 Nov 24.

Department of Surgery, Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was threefold: to explore the causal attributions of breast cancer, examine underlying factors of the attributes, and determine their relationship to quality of life among Korean breast cancer survivors.

Methods: The study used a descriptive correlational design, which included quantitative survey questionnaires and an open-ended question to complement the study. Three hundred and three breast cancer survivors were recruited from two university hospitals in South Korea, between January and April 2018. Read More

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February 2021

Psychometric Evaluation of the Korean Version of the Student Evidence-Based Practice Questionnaire (S-EBPQ).

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 20;15(1):47-52. Epub 2020 Nov 20.

College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a key competency that undergraduate nursing students need to learn, as EBP competence is essential for the effective implementation of EBP. However, few studies have comprehensively assessed the aspects of EBP competence using a reliable and valid measure specific to Korean nursing students. This study aimed to translate the Student Evidence-Based Practice Questionnaire (S-EBPQ) into Korean and evaluate its psychometric properties. Read More

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February 2021

Symptom Experience and Related Predictors in Liver Transplantation Recipients.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Feb 12;15(1):8-14. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Liver Disease Department, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Purpose: Symptom experience after liver transplantation (LT) provides healthcare professionals with important information about the benefits and limitations of LT from patients' perspective. This study aims to explore the multidimensional symptom experience and analyze related predictive factors in LT recipients.

Methods: This cross-sectional study evaluated the occurrence, frequency, intensity, and level of distress of 40 symptoms in 265 LT recipients. Read More

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February 2021

Lived Experiences of Korean Young Adults After Heart Transplantation: A Phenomenological Approach.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 May 13;15(2):89-95. Epub 2020 Oct 13.

College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to explore and describe the lived experience of young adult heart transplant recipients in Korea.

Methods: Fifteen young adult heart transplant recipients participated in this qualitative study. Data were collected from March to August 2019 through in-depth individual interviews and analyzed using Colaizzi's phenomenological method. Read More

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The Double-Edged Sword Effects of Career Calling on Occupational Embeddedness: Mediating Roles of Work-Family Conflict and Career Adaptability.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2020 Dec 10;14(5):338-344. Epub 2020 Oct 10.

School of Economics and Management, Yanshan University, Hebei, China. Electronic address:

Based on the conservation of resource theory, we proposed a two-path model to examine the double-edged sword effects of career calling on occupational embeddedness via work-family conflict (WFC) and career adaptability. The proposed theoretical model and hypotheses were tested by structural equation modeling technology with a sample of nurses from five hospitals in China (total N = 368). Career calling has a double-edged sword effect on occupational embeddedness via WFC and career adaptability. Read More

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December 2020

Addressing the Needs of Mothers with Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Qualitative Secondary Analysis.

Authors:
Ah Rim Kim

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2020 Dec 13;14(5):327-337. Epub 2020 Sep 13.

Department of Nursing, Far East University, Chungbuk, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Mothers of infants hospitalized in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) need to be recognized as essential partners of the care team as their presence and involvement are key to infants' health and developmental outcomes. Addressing mothers' perceived needs is beneficial for the improvement of supportive nursing care; however, little qualitative research on their unmet needs has been conducted in South Korea. This study assessed mothers' perspectives on their NICU experiences and their unmet needs within the South Korean cultural context. Read More

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December 2020