546 results match your criteria Asian Nursing Research[Journal]


Do and psychometric validation of the perinatal bereavement care competence scale for midwives.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Jun 15. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

Department of Community and Geriatrics Nursing, School of Nursing, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: To develop a scale for measuring the perinatal bereavement care competence of midwives and assess its psychometric properties.

Methods: The Perinatal Bereavement Care Competence Scale (PBCCS) was developed in four phases. 1) Item generation: 75 items were formulated based on a literature review and interviews with midwives. Read More

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A comparison of self-evaluated survey and work sampling approach for estimating patient-care unit cost multiplier in genetic nursing activities.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Jun 14. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Department of Genetics, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Purpose: To compare patient care multipliers estimated from subjective evaluation against work sampling techniques in genetic nursing activities.

Methods: An observational work sampling technique was conducted from November to December 2019 with nine genetic nurses in a tertiary referral centre in Malaysia. The work sampling activity instrument was devised, validated, and pilot tested. Read More

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Factors Influencing Military Nurses' Reporting of Patient Safety Events in South Korea: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Jun 6. Epub 2022 Jun 6.

Mo-Im Kim Nursing Research Institute, College of Nursing, Yonsei University, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, South Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study explored how just culture, authentic leadership, safety climate, patient safety knowledge, and safety motivation all affect military nurses' reporting of patient safety events.

Methods: This study adopted a cross-sectional and descriptive correlational design. Data were collected from 303 nurses working across eight military hospitals under the jurisdiction of the Armed Forces Medical Command in South Korea, from June 17 to July 25, 2020. Read More

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"Life is Bitter and Sweet": The Lived Experience of Ethnic Minority Elders with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in rural, Thailand.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 31. Epub 2022 May 31.

School of Nursing, Mae Fah Luang University, Adult and Elderly Nursing Division, Psychiatric Nursing Division, Child and Adolescent Nursing Division, Chiang Rai, Thailand. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe the lived experience of EME with T2DM to understand an individual's experience, perception, and behaviors connected to T2DM in rural areas where support is limited.

Method: The hermeneutic phenomenological methodology was used to explore the lived experience of EME with T2DM by using conversational interviews. Twenty EME were interviewed. Read More

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Applying mindfulness techniques to the management of perinatal women with a depressive tendency in Taiwan: A qualitative study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 29. Epub 2022 May 29.

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

Purpose: Perinatal distress, especially depression, commonly occurs during pregnancy and the first year postpartum, but this medical condition are often undiagnosed and untreated. The present study explored how women with depressive symptoms during the perinatal period who had participated in a mindfulness course applied the training and perceived its effects.

Methods: This descriptive qualitative study included 16 women with probable perinatal depression who had participated in an 8-week mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting program during their pregnancy and agreed to be interviewed. Read More

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The Lived Experience of First-time Mothers with Congenital Heart Disease.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 24. Epub 2022 May 24.

Department of Nursing, Hsin Sheng Junior College of Medical Care and Management, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Department of Pediatric Cardiology, National Taiwan University Children Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; College of Nursing, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan; College of Nursing, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Purpose: Nowadays most children with congenital heart disease (CHD) are expected to survive to adulthood. The healthcare focus needs to pay close attention to the important developmental tasks during their growth process. The women with CHD face some challenges in their critically developmental stages during pregnancy, delivery and even motherhood. Read More

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Epidemiological Characteristics of Carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Colonization.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 20. Epub 2022 May 20.

Department of Nursing, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, 20 Geumo-ro, Mulgeum-eup, Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study identified the epidemiological characteristics, including the size and major strains, of carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE) and CP-CRE-related factors by comparing the characteristics of patients in the CP-CRE and non-CP-CRE groups and the CP-CRE and non-CRE groups.

Methods: This secondary data analysis study included 24 patients in the CP-CRE group, 113 patients in the non-CP-CRE group, and 113 in the non-CRE group. The size and type of CP-CRE were analyzed in terms of frequency and percentage, and CP-CRE risk factors were identified using multiple logistic regression analysis. Read More

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Development and Validation of Clinical Nursing Teacher Self-Efficacy Scale and Investigation of Self-Efficacy among Clinical Nursing Teachers.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 19. Epub 2022 May 19.

Department of Nursing, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung City, Taiwan; Department of Nursing, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to (1) add relevant contemporary items to develop an assessment instrument for the self-efficacy of clinical nursing teachers, to verify and evaluate the validity and reliability of the instrument; and (2) investigate the self-efficacy of clinical nursing teachers.

Method: A cross-sectional study was designed. A total of 205 clinical nursing teachers were recruited in Taiwan. Read More

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Effects of a Sociodrama-based Communication Enhancement Program on Mothers of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Pilot Study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 4;16(2):114-123. Epub 2022 Apr 4.

Red Cross College of Nursing, Chung-Ang University, South Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The incidence and prevalence of neurodevelopmental disorders have rapidly increased, indicating an urgent need for assistance through parenting interventions. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of a sociodrama-based communication enhancement program on mothers of children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Method: A non-randomized controlled experimental study design was employed. Read More

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Development and Validation of an Interprofessional Collaboration Scale for Home Health Care for the Frail Elderly.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 3;16(2):106-113. Epub 2022 Apr 3.

Faculty of Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Japan.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop an interprofessional collaboration (IPC) scale for home health care for frail elderly.

Methods: The first items of the IPC scale included collaboration members' attitudes, awareness, motivation, team strength, communication, relationships, information, care recipients' interests, effects, development, utilization of social resources, contributions to the community, and crisis management. The subjects were 512 care managers who work in home care support offices across Japan. Read More

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Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a Chinese Preventive Health Model instrument for measuring the psychosocial factors in hepatocellular carcinoma screening among patients with hepatitis B.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 19;16(2):94-105. Epub 2022 Mar 19.

The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) as an effective instrument to reduce the burden of late diagnoses remains underutilized in China, much of the Asian countries, and in a sense all over the world. Modifiable psychosocial factors should be identified to improve screening utilization and reduce the burden of late diagnoses. However, valid psychosocial measures are unavailable. Read More

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Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Interactive Play for Children During Intravenous Placement: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 17;16(2):87-93. Epub 2022 Mar 17.

College of Nursing, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of an interactive virtual reality (VR) play intervention including instructional play and emotional catharsis play sessions in reducing children's pain and fear during intravenous placement.

Methods: A randomized controlled trial with parallel groups was conducted. The sample consisted of 134 hospitalized children aged 6-12 years (intervention group: n = 69; comparison group: n = 65). Read More

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Working Conditions and Fatigue in Japanese Shift Work Nurses: A Cross-sectional Survey.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 15;16(2):80-86. Epub 2022 Mar 15.

Department of Nursing Administration, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to identify the working conditions (working hours, overtime work, number of night shifts, number of holidays, and work intervals) associated with fatigue, based on the shift patterns, and determine their thresholds.

Methods: From January to February 2020, a web-based questionnaire was sent to 4601 shift work nurses at 47 hospitals in Japan. The multivariate logistic analysis was conducted to predict high- and low-fatigue groups by working conditions, and receiver operating characteristic analysis was performed to clarify the high-fatigue thresholds by shift pattern. Read More

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A Study of the Educational Needs of Clinical Nurses Based on the Experiences in Training Programs for Nursing COVID-19 Patients.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 22;16(2):63-72. Epub 2022 Feb 22.

Department of Nursing, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to explore the experience of clinical nurses regarding training programs for critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and their educational needs.

Methods: Qualitative data were analyzed using content analysis, and quantitative data were analyzed according to Borich's formula. Data for the study were collected in March 2021 from 16 nurses who had completed a nursing program for critically ill patients with COVID-19 and were working at three hospitals designated for COVID-19. Read More

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Effects of Heating Therapy on Pain, Anxiety, Physiologic Measures, and Satisfaction in Patients Undergoing Cystoscopy.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 May 20;16(2):73-79. Epub 2022 Feb 20.

Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Gachon University, Incheon, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Cystoscopy is the most common procedure used to diagnose urological diseases; however, it is invasive and can be associated with pain and anxiety. Although pain relieving medications, such as lidocaine lubricants, are used during cystoscopy, the procedure still causes discomfort. Therefore, non-medical intervention is needed to reduce pain and anxiety during the procedure and increase patient satisfaction. Read More

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Development of a Health Promotion Application on Cancer Survivorship as an Educational Content for Nursing Students.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 3;16(1):52-62. Epub 2022 Feb 3.

Center for Human-Caring Nurse Leaders for the Future by Brain Korea 21 (BK 21) Four Project, College of Nursing, Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to develop a health promotion application for cancer survivorship (CS app) based on the adult learning and self-efficacy theories and evaluated its usability as an educational tool for nursing students.

Methods: The CS app was developed according to ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation) model. It consisted of interventions involving medication, diet, exercise, stress management, symptom management, and regular medical checkup for cancer survivors on three different levels in terms of difficulty and complexity. Read More

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February 2022

Effects of a Neonatal Supportive Positioning Training Video Program for Preterm Infants on the Knowledge and Performance of Nurses in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 13;16(1):25-34. Epub 2022 Jan 13.

Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to develop and apply a neonatal supportive positioning (NSP) training video program for premature infants, using a position support mat for nurses in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), and to verify its effect on nurses' performance.

Methods: Thirty-five NICU nurses were included in the study. For the pre-test, preliminary check-ups were conducted, questionnaires about NSP knowledge on preterm infants were distributed, and NSP performance using neonatal dolls were video recorded for each participant. Read More

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February 2022

Psychological Processes of Postpartum Mothers with Newborns Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 3;16(1):9-17. Epub 2022 Jan 3.

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

Purpose: This research aims to explore the psychological processes of postpartum mothers during the admission of their newborns to the intensive care unit. It is hoped that the findings from this study will serve as a reference for clinical medical staff in providing individual and holistic patient care.

Methods: Using grounded theory methodology, we collected data through semistructured, one-to-one in-depth interviews. Read More

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February 2022

Using an Early Warning Score for Nurse Shift Patient Handover: Before-and-after Study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 30;16(1):18-24. Epub 2021 Dec 30.

Department of ORL-HNS, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: This study aimed to examine the impact of using an early warning score for shift patient handover on nurse and patient outcomes.

Methods: A before-and-after study was conducted with nurses and patients in three general wards in a tertiary teaching hospital. A short-time nurse education on the National Early Warning Score 2 and the use of a checklist for score calculation were performed from June 4, 2019 to June 30, 2019. Read More

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February 2022

Influencing Factors on Nursing Students' Learning Flow during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed Method Research.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 30;16(1):35-44. Epub 2021 Dec 30.

College of Nursing, Gerontological Health Research in Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the factors affecting nursing students' learning flow in COVID-19 pandemic situations through mixed-method research.

Method: Of the 245 nursing students participating in the survey, 20 participated in a focus group interview. Quantitative data were analyzed using stepwise multiple regression analysis. Read More

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February 2022

Introduction to the Special Issue: "Nursing Education and Research in the Remote Era".

Authors:
Jiyeon Kang

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 12 24;15(5):327-328. Epub 2021 Jun 24.

College of Nursing, Dong-A University, Busan, Republic of Korea.

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December 2021

Effect of Website-based Learning on Improved Monitoring of Adverse Drug Reactions by Clinical Nurses.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 30;16(1):45-51. Epub 2021 Dec 30.

School of Nursing, Hanyang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop website-based learning contents to activate voluntary monitoring and reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) for clinical nurses and to verify their effectiveness.

Method: Using a quasi-experimental control group pretest-posttest design with random allocation, a total of 60 nurses with more than 1 year of clinical experience were recruited from a university hospital in Seoul, Korea. A website was developed that provides learning contents including real cases and the latest drug-related knowledge, as well as video lectures. Read More

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February 2022

The Effects of Aroma Essential Oil Inhalation on Stress, Pain, and Sleep Quality in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2022 Feb 24;16(1):1-8. Epub 2021 Dec 24.

College of Nursing, Eulji University, Uijeongbu, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Patients undergoing cholecystectomy report experiencing stress related to the surgery, complaining of pain and poor sleep quality. Aromatherapy is known to have positive effects on these complaints. However, the effect of aromatherapy on cholecystectomy patients has yet to be determined. Read More

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February 2022

Effects of a Thermoelectric Element Band on Venipuncture-associated Pain and Anxiety: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 16;15(5):337-344. Epub 2021 Dec 16.

Department of Nursing, Gyeongbuk College of Health, Gyeonsangbuk-do, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Venipuncture is an invasive procedure for diagnosis and treatment, which is often attributed to pain and anxiety. In this study, a thermoelectric element (TEE) band was developed to apply heat therapy (40∼45°C), cold therapy (0∼10°C), or thermal grill illusion (TGI) therapy (40∼45°C, 0∼10°C) to cause an illusion of pain by simultaneously applying heat and cold. This band was subsequently used to investigate its effect on patient pain, anxiety, and satisfaction. Read More

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December 2021

Development and Feasibility Test of a Mouth Contactless Breathing Exercise Solution Using Virtual Reality: A Randomized Crossover Trial.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 14;15(5):345-352. Epub 2021 Dec 14.

SYINOTECH, Busan, Republic of Korea.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a novel mouth contactless breathing exercise solution based on virtual reality (VR), and to test its feasibility.

Methods: We developed the Virtual Reality-based Breathing Exercise System (VR-BRES), a self-regulating biofeedback breathing exercise with gaming characteristics and a soft stretch sensor. The feasibility and efficacy of the VR-BRES prototype were investigated through a randomized crossover trial. Read More

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December 2021

Developing and Evaluating a Mobile-based Parental Education Program for Preventing Unintentional Injuries in Early Childhood: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 13;15(5):329-336. Epub 2021 Dec 13.

Department of Nursing, Eulji University, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: This randomized controlled experimental study verified the educational effect of a mobile-based parental education program for preventing unintentional early childhood injuries.

Design And Methods: From August 2019 to September 2019, 167 participants were recruited from parenting portal sites and randomly assigned to an e-learning group (n = 59), an electronic document distribution (EDD) group (n = 53), and a control group with no intervention (n = 55). Participants self-reported data regarding their safety knowledge and behavior before and after the experiment. Read More

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December 2021

Factors Associated with Behaviors Toward End-of-life Care Among Chinese Oncology Nurses: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 11;15(5):310-316. Epub 2021 Nov 11.

School of Nursing, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: The goal of this study was to describe the current status of oncology nurses' behaviors toward end of life (EOL) care in China and to explore the factors associated with oncology nurses' behaviors toward EOL care.

Methods: A cross-sectional design was applied and a convenience sample of 1038 oncology nurses from 22 grade A hospitals were recruited into this study. A general social demographic data questionnaire was administered, and the Chinese version of Nurses' Behaviors of Caring for Dying Patients Scale was used to assess nurse behavior toward EOL care. Read More

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December 2021

Effects of Lavender on Anxiety, Depression, and Physiological Parameters: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 12;15(5):279-290. Epub 2021 Nov 12.

Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: The recent evidence suggested substantial anxiolytic efficacy of lavender. The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of lavender for anxiety, depression, and physiological parameters and to elucidate the differential effects of lavender on anxiety and depression by study characteristics.

Methods: A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed following the PRISMA guidelines. Read More

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December 2021

The Development and Validation of a Perceived Nursing Support Scale for Mothers of Preterm Infants.

Authors:
Mihae Im Jina Oh

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 5;15(5):317-326. Epub 2021 Nov 5.

Institute of Health Science, College of Nursing, Inje University, Busan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: Many studies have maintained that nursing support is necessary and essential for mothers of preterm infants; however, the perceived nursing support for mothers of preterm infants has not been sufficiently measured. This study aimed to develop a perceived nursing support scale for mothers of preterm infants (PNSS-MP).

Methods: The preliminary items of the PNSS-MP were developed through a literature review and in-depth interviews with mothers of preterm infants. Read More

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December 2021

Effects of Nurse Navigators During the Transition from Cancer Screening to the First Treatment Phase: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Authors:
Jiwon Oh Sukhee Ahn

Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci) 2021 Dec 4;15(5):291-302. Epub 2021 Nov 4.

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

Purpose: Implementation of nurse navigators during cancer screening to the first treatment visit may facilitate early diagnosis and treatment. This study aims to demonstrate the evidence of the effects of nurse navigators during cancer screening in the first treatment phase.

Methods: Eleven electronic databases were searched, including PubMed, CINAHL, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), EMBASE, Web of Science, ScienceDirect, PsycINFO, KoreaMed, KISS, RISS, and DBPIA. Read More

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December 2021