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Effects of Kefir on Quality of Life and Sleep Disturbances in Postmenopausal Women.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Feb 12. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey (Dr Özcan); Department of Women's Health and Diseases Nursing, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Istanbul Cerrahpaşa University, Istanbul, Turkey (Dr Oskay); and Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health, Gumushane University, Gumushane, Turkey (Dr Bodur).

The aim of this study is to identify the effects of kefir, an alternative treatment method, on quality of life and sleep disturbances in postmenopausal women. In this study, it is seen that kefir has positive effects on sleep disturbances, depression, and quality of life in postmenopausal women. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000310DOI Listing
February 2019

Metastatic Breast Cancer as a Chronic Condition: Holistic Care Considerations.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):125-127

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, Advanced Nursing Practice Department, College of Nursing & Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000316DOI Listing
February 2019
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Natural Health Strategies for Pain Care, Part 2: A Phytomedicine Compendium.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):121-124

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000319DOI Listing
February 2019

Benefits of a Home Treatment Program Using Guided Imagery Relaxation Based on Audio Recordings for People With Fibromyalgia.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):111-120

Faculty of Nursing, University of Castilla-La-Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain (Drs Onieva-Zafra, Parra-Fernández and Fernandez-Martinez).

Despite the plethora of treatments available for patients with fibromyalgia, there is insufficient evidence to date as to what the ideal treatment approach is. This study sought to determine the effectiveness of a home program of audio-recorded guided imagery relaxation on people with fibromyalgia. This experimental 8-week longitudinal trial design was undertaken with 60 people diagnosed with fibromyalgia who were randomly assigned to either a guided imagery intervention group or a control group. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000317DOI Listing
February 2019
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Pediatric Oncology and Animal-Assisted Interventions: A Systematic Review.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):101-110

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Animal-assisted interventions are part of the therapeutic plan in pediatric oncology. This is the first systematic review to summarize the literature and provide insights for new clinical approaches, policy, best practices, and standards. The results underline the potentially beneficial role for pediatric patients, parents, caregivers, and medical staff. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000313DOI Listing
February 2019

Effect of Inhaled Lemon Essential Oil on Cognitive Test Anxiety Among Nursing Students.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):95-100

Nursing Department, Westfield State University, Massachusetts.

Nursing programs are stressful learning environments, and students are expected to maintain high academic performance to successfully graduate. Cognitive test anxiety has been minimally studied among nursing students, including how to successfully manage. The Cognitive Test Anxiety Scale (CTAS) was administered to 31 students before and after a high-stakes nursing examination. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000315DOI Listing
February 2019

Nurses and Holistic Modalities: The History of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):90-94

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (Dr Wang); School of Nursing, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China (Dr Zhu); and College of Nursing and Midwifery, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (Dr Tan).

Holistic nursing practices holism and holistic modalities to create a healing space and optimize the healing process. Holistic nurses employ a complementary and integrative focus in their work and help patients access their greatest healing potential. This article supports that nursing professionals embrace acupuncture and alternative therapy as a great gift that inspire them to extend their already extraordinary healing power. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000312DOI Listing
February 2019
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Nurses' Experience of Body Nursing Care: A Qualitative Study.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):80-89

Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy (Drs Marchetti, Facchinetti, and Virgolesi); Research Unit Nursing Science, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy (Dr Piredda and Ms De Marinis); and Department of Public Health and Paediatric Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy (Ms Garrino and Mr Dimonte).

As a practice, nursing centers on patients' bodies and how they live the experience of illness and disability through their bodies (embodiment). International nursing studies conducted on the topic of body care primarily include theoretical studies, whereas empirical studies remain sparse. The aim of this study was to describe nurses' perceptions of the role of their bodies and the bodies of patients during body care. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000314DOI Listing
February 2019

The Association Between Yoga Use, Physical Function, and Employment in Adults With Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):71-79

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia (Dr Greysen); and School of Nursing (Dr Hong) and School of Medicine (Dr Katz), University of California, San Francisco.

Mind-body exercises such as yoga offer patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) a symptom management strategy for improving physical and mental health. Studies have evaluated yoga to manage symptoms of RA and improve physical function; however, none has examined the relationship between yoga and work status in adults with RA. The objective was to describe differences in RA symptomatology, physical function scores, and work status between adults with RA who participate in yoga and those who do not. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6375100PMC
March 2020
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Happiness and Positive Thinking Reconsidered.

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Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;33(2):69

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000318DOI Listing
February 2019

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Intestinal Microbiota: A Complementary and Integrative Health Approach to Ameliorate Obesity-Related Diseases.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan 10. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

School of Nursing (Dr Liang and Mss Huang and Xu) and School of Medicine (Mss Lin and Huang), Jinan University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

The incidence of obesity and obesity-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is increasing worldwide, which threatens quality of life and human health. "The toxins in the stool enter the body and blood and then cause a variety of diseases"; this quote illustrates that the Chinese ancients recognized the negative effects of harmful intestinal metabolites on the body. As the largest microecosystem in the human body, intestinal microbiota and their metabolites affect the nutrition, metabolism, and immune function of the host, which is an important pathogenic factor in obesity and obesity-related diseases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000311DOI Listing
January 2019
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Nursing Now: Unleashing the Power of the Triple Impact Report.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):66-67

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, Advanced Nursing Practice Department, College of Nursing & Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000300DOI Listing
November 2018
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Natural Health Strategies for Pain Care, Part I: A Phytomedicine Compendium.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):60-65

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000308DOI Listing
November 2018
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Knowledge and Opinion of Obstetrician-Gynecologists and Midwives Regarding Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Spain.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):52-59

Castilla la Mancha Health Service-SESCAM, Azuqueca de Henares, Spain (Dr López-Garrido); Signal Theory Department (Dr Gil-Pita) and Nursing and Physiotherapy Department (Dr Francisco-Rey), University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain; Gynecology and Obstetrics Service, in the Hospital Universitario Príncipe de Asturias-HUPA, Alcalá de Henares, Spain (Dr Zapico-Goñi); and Section of Microbiology, University Hospital of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Spain (Dr Tena-Gómez).

The objective of this article is to present the results from a cross-sectional survey carried out to assess and compare knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of the obstetrician-gynecologists and midwives, regarding a set of complementary and alternative therapies in the area of the Corredor del Henares in Spain. The results show a high percentage of acceptance regarding complementary and alternative therapies in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, and more than half of the Spanish professionals of reproductive health would like to learn more about these therapies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000306DOI Listing
November 2018
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Quitting Smoking in Mainland China: A New Role for Hospital-Based Nurses.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):45-51

Outpatient Administrative Office (Ms Weijie Li) and Central Nursing Department (Mr Zhe Li), The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China; Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Mr Kung and Dr Wong), Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine (Dr Hui), and Department of Family Medicine & Primary Care, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Dr Wong), The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong; Nursing Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand (Dr Holroyd); and Nursing Capacity Development, The Aga Khan University, Uganda, East Africa (Dr Holroyd).

China has more than 300 million cigarette smokers and 1 million deaths every year attributed to smoking. Despite its huge economic implications, the lack of smoking and associated lifestyle-related data on China's outpatients makes it difficult for health care professionals to provide individualized assessments and targeted interventions. This study aimed to identify factors to inform nurse-led smoking behavioral assessments and cessation interventions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000303DOI Listing
November 2018
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Prevalence and Correlates of the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Adults Living in a Rural Area.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):36-44

Department of Nursing, Balikesir University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Balikesir, Turkey (Dr Cevik); and Faculty of Health Sciences, Bandırma Onyedi Eylül University, Bandırma, Balıkesir, Turkey (Dr Tari Selcuk).

There is growing interest in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) throughout the world; however, previous research performed in Turkey has not focused on CAM use in rural areas. The present study was aimed at determining CAM use among people aged 18 years or older living in Balikesir, a province in the western part of Turkey, and the correlates of CAM use. This cross-sectional study was conducted in Balikesir between January 2015 and April 2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000305DOI Listing
November 2018
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Developing a Web-Based Smoking Cessation Program and Evaluating Its Effectiveness.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):27-35

Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey (Dr Koyun); and Koç University, School of Nursing, Topkapı, Istanbul, Turkey (Dr Eroğlu).

This study, which is based on the Stages of Change Model, aimed to develop a Web-based smoking cessation program and to evaluate its effectiveness. An interventional study with 1 group was conducted with college students from Afyon Kocatepe University. First, the Web-Based Smoking Cessation Program was set up (www. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000304DOI Listing
November 2018
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A Qualitative Study on Cancer Care Burden: Experiences of Iranian Family Caregivers.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):17-26

Center of Qualitative Studies (Dr Hassankhani) and Student Research Committee (Dr Eghtedar), Nursing and Midwifery School (Drs Eghtedar, Hassankhani, Rahmani and Ebrahimi), Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran; and University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom (Dr Whitehead).

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of Iranian family caregivers with regard to the burden of caregiving. This is in the context of illuminating and identifying the experiences of family members from different contextual perspectives. In this qualitative study, purposive sampling was conducted in 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000309DOI Listing
November 2018
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Ubuntu-the Essence of Caring and Being: A Concept Analysis.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):9-16

Department of Nursing, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

What is the South-African concept of caring? In Africa, the principle of Ubuntu introduces the concept of belonging and caring. The purpose of this concept analysis was thus to analyze the concept of Ubuntu. The 8 steps of a concept analysis by Walker and Avant were used. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000302DOI Listing
November 2018
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Elucidating the End-of-Life Experience of Persons With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1):3-8

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal motor neuron disease that occurs in 4 among 100 000 people in the United States. Individuals with ALS gradually lose their ability to control voluntary muscles, diminishing their ability to communicate. A comprehensive multidatabase search retrieved 31 qualitative research articles that addressed persons with end-of-life experiences with ALS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000301DOI Listing
November 2018
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Nurse Empowerment in the New Year.

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Holist Nurs Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;33(1)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000307DOI Listing
November 2018

Evidence-Based Practice Methodology: Use the Correct Approach.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):340-342

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, Advanced Nursing Practice Department, College of Nursing & Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000297DOI Listing
October 2018

Burnout: A Multicenter Exploratory Clinical Trial With a Proprietary Extract of Rhodiola rosea in Patients With Burnout Syndrome.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):336-339

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel, University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000299DOI Listing
October 2018

The Effect of Lavender Oil Application via Inhalation Pathway on Hemodialysis Patients' Anxiety Level and Sleep Quality.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):324-335

Department of Nursing, Niğde Zübeyde Hanım School of Health, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University, Niğde, Turkey (Dr Şentürk); and Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey (Dr Tekinsoy Kartın).

Sleep and anxiety problems occur in hemodialysis (HD) patients due to physical symptoms, lifestyle changes, and psychosocial changes. To remove these sleep and anxiety problems, lavender oil inhalation is one of the nonpharmacological treatment options with less adverse effects than pharmacological methods. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of lavender oil application via inhalation pathway on HD patients' anxiety level and sleep quality. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000292DOI Listing
December 2018
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Testing the Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention With Underserved Adolescents at Risk for Depression.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):316-323

The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing (Drs Young and Brown and Mr Aguilar); and Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, New York (Dr Minami).

This study tested the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effects of a mindfulness-based intervention with at-risk adolescents from a predominantly Hispanic/Latino community. Seven adolescents (57% female, 85% Hispanic/Latino) completed the mindfulness-based intervention, demonstrating feasibility, and reported acceptability as well as sustained improvements in depressive symptoms, perceived stress, and self-esteem. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000295DOI Listing
December 2018

Brief Mindfulness Meditation With Night Nursing Unit Staff: A Qualitative Study.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):307-315

Acute Care Rehabilitation (Ms Resnicoff) and Clinical Research Office (Mr Julliard), NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York.

Nurses and nursing assistants working at night on an inpatient unit are under signicant stress. Because mindfulness reduces stress and enhances workplace life, this qualitative study explored night shift staff attitudes toward brief group mindfulness practice. For 8 months, 3 times a week, the staff was called together at the nursing station around midnight and led through 2 to 5 minutes of guided mindfulness meditation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000293DOI Listing
December 2018
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Effectiveness of Nurse's Intentional Presence as a Holistic Modality on Depression, Anxiety, and Stress of Cardiac Surgery Patients.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):296-306

Evidence-Based Research Center (Dr Aghebati, Mr Mazloum, and Ms Mohajer), Medical Surgical Department (Ms Gelogahi, Dr Aghebati, Mr Mazloum, and Ms Mohajer), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

One of the important aspects of recovering after bypass surgery is mental disorders of patients. Despite the importance of intentional presence in interpersonal interactive space in holistic nursing, a few experimental and clinical trial studies are conducted on this subject. This study determines the effect of intentional presence of a holistic nurse on anxiety, stress, and depression in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000294DOI Listing
December 2018

The Authentic Bully?

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Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):281

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000298DOI Listing
October 2018

HIV Screening, Testing, and Preexposure Prophylaxis: Obligations of Holism.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):278-279

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, College of Nursing & Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000289DOI Listing

Minding the Mind: Bioactives and Nutrients in Green Leafy Vegetables Slow Cognitive Decline.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):275-277

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000291DOI Listing
August 2018
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Exploring Cultural Health Practices at a Midwestern University.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):268-274

College of Nursing, Kent State University, Ohio (Ms Hritz and Dr Wang); and Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing, Navamindradhiraj University, Bangkok, Thailand (Dr Akkarawongvisit).

This study investigated complementary health practices (CHPs) at a Midwestern state university to examine regional usage rates. Study results demonstrated a high use of CHPs as compared with national studies, supporting significance of incorporating CHPs in the nursing curriculum to ensure culturally competent and safe care for all populations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000287DOI Listing
December 2018

Survey to Assess Interest in a Mindfulness Intervention at a Midwifery and Women's Health Clinic.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):261-267

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, the University of Georgia, Athens (Drs Haslam and Robb); and Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health and School of Social Work, the University of Georgia, Athens (Dr Ward).

We conducted a voluntary survey among ethnically and socioeconomically diverse women. About half of the respondents reported experiencing at least one health issue; over half were interested in attending a mindfulness class to reduce stress. Our study suggests interest in participating in a mindfulness intervention, primarily among those with more health issues. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000286DOI Listing
December 2018
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Yoga for Teens With Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Results From a Mixed-Methods Pilot Study.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):253-260

School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Deakin Univeristy, Geelong, Australia (Dr Evans); and Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (Mss Seidman, Lung, and Sternlieb and Dr Zeltzer).

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition associated with recurrent abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. It is particularly pernicious to youth, who may withdraw from life tasks due to pain, diarrhea, and/or fear of symptoms. Emotional stress exacerbates IBS symptoms, and mind-body interventions may be beneficial. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6283406PMC
December 2018
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Estimating Life Expectancy From Chinese Medicine Could Improve End-of-Life Care in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):247-252

Departments of Nursing (Ms Shih) and Internal Medicine (Dr Chiu), National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan; Department of Chinese Medicine, Tainan Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Tainan, Taiwan (Dr Hsu); and College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan (Drs Chiu and Chao).

Preparing for a good death is an important and meaningful concept in Chinese culture because people hope to know residual life to make effort for their unfinished business. However, the family of terminally ill patients with cancer may be annoyed and frustrated about unexpected bereavement if they have unresolved conflicts with the loved one, missing a chance for declaring love, untimely apologizing and saying goodbye. The study aimed to explore this difficult issue. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000285DOI Listing
December 2018
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Do-Not-Resuscitate in Iranian Muslim Families: A Conventional Content Analysis.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):240-246

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery (Drs Bahramnezhad and Cheraghi), and Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute (Dr Mehrdad), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.

Families of patients who are dying have a key role in decisions regarding do-not-resuscitate orders. The objective of this study was to explore the aspects and characteristics of this decision by the families of Muslim patients with cancer. This study is a conventional content analysis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000284DOI Listing
December 2018
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The Comfort Theory as a Theoretical Framework Applied to a Clinical Case of Hospital at Home.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):228-239

Facultad de Enfermería, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

The comfort theory was applied in the development of a nursing process for the clinical case of an older adult with pneumonia treated under hospital at home. It was observed that the theory is easy to apply in the domiciliary context and that it allows the implementation of a holistic care plan. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000275DOI Listing
December 2018
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On Waiting Rooms.

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Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;32(5):225-226

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000290DOI Listing
August 2018
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Acupuncture, Its Place in Holistic Care: Granting Access to This Critical and Timely Exposition on the Art of This Modality.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):283-286

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia (Dr Wang); and School of Nursing, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China (Dr Zhu).

Traditional Chinese medicine remains a valuable portal into an alternative way of perceiving health and illness. In view of holistic health care, this article supports nursing professionals embracing the concept and the skill of acupuncture as a great gift to empower them to expand on their already remarkable capacity in the nursing profession. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000283DOI Listing
December 2018
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Effects of a Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Program on Activity Levels, Stress, Body Size, and Sleep in Sedentary Korean College Students.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Nov/Dec;32(6):287-295

Department of Nursing, College of Biomedical and Health Science, Kunkuk University, Chungju, South Korea (Dr Choi); College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea (Dr Chang); and Department of Physical Education, Daegu Catholic University, Gyeongsan, South Korea (Dr Choi).

This study examined the effects of a physical activity and sedentary behavior program on physical activity, sedentary behavior, stress, body size, and sleep in 63 Korean college students. This study used a quasiexperimental approach with a nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design. The results showed that the program increased physical activity and step counts and reduced sedentary behavior, waist circumference, and stress levels. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000282DOI Listing
December 2018
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A Holistic Perspective of Nurses' Retirement From Paid Employment.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):221-223

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000278DOI Listing
January 2019

Curcuma longa (Theracumin®): A Bioavailable Form of Curcumin and Its Cognitive Benefits.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):217-220

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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January 2019
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Going Forward Lightening the Shadow of Cancer: Experiences of Family Caregivers Toward Empowerment.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):202-209

Center of Qualitative Studies (Dr Hassankhani) and Nursing and Midwifery School (Drs Rahmani and Ebrahimi), Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran; and Student Research Committee, Nursing and Midwifery School, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran (Dr Eghtedar).

This qualitative study was conducted to explore the empowerment experiences of family caregivers of patients with cancer. Empowerment consisted of 3 main categories: (1) seeking tranquility with the help of religious beliefs, (2) developing a positive attitude, and (3) restoring control over the situation. Results may help nurses for planning spiritual and supportive care. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000272DOI Listing
January 2019
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Living With Diabetes in Appalachia: A Focus Group Study.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):196-201

West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown.

This article presents an innovative holistic practice application based on evidence from a focus group study on managing diabetes. The purpose of this study addressed the research question: How do persons with type 2 diabetes describe ways of managing the challenge of living with diabetes? A second purpose was to link the findings on ways to manage diabetes to holistic nursing practice through story theory. Nine adults with type 2 diabetes living in rural West Virginia participated in 3 focus groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HNP.0000000000000273DOI Listing
January 2019

Mindfulness in a Graduate Nursing Curriculum: A Randomized Controlled Study.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):189-195

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee (Drs Plummer, Cloyd, Dietrich, and Hande and Ms Doersam); and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee (DrDietrich).

This study evaluated a mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention for graduate nursing students. Forty-four participants engaged in 20 weekly, 1.5-hour sessions of mindfulness training. Read More

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January 2019

Supportive Care Nursing Clinical Protocol Incorporates Holism in a Public Acute Care Hospital.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):182-188

California State University, Fullerton.

The Supportive Care Nursing Clinical Protocol (SCNCP) was developed to guide holistic nursing care for seriously ill hospitalized patients. The SCNCP uses national guidelines and evidence-based interventions as its foundation. Seriously ill patients may require palliative care, which is synonymous with supportive care. Read More

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January 2019

Teaching Spiritual Care Within Nursing Education: A Holistic Approach.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):177-181

Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

Student nurses are unprepared to meet the spiritual needs of patients, and are often uncomfortable addressing this. This article aims to describe the student perspective of spirituality in relation to the holistic care model. Findings from the study provide insight about preparing nursing students to deliver spiritual care in nursing practice. Read More

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January 2019
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Observation: The Key to Holistic Care.

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Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):175

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January 2019
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Predictors of Yangsaeng (Health Management) Among Korean Middle-Aged Adults.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 Jul/Aug;32(4):210-216

Department of Nursing, Graduate School (Ms Gu) and College of Nursing Science (Dr Sok), Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

This study aimed to examine and identify the predictors of Yangsaeng (health management) among Korean middle-aged adults. A cross-sectional descriptive design was employed. Study participants consisted of 150 middle-aged adults in S and G cities, South Korea. Read More

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January 2019

Nurses' Sleepiness and Sleeplessness: The Epidemic of Insufficient Sleep.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 May/Jun;32(3):172-174

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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November 2018
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The Nutrition-Brain Connection: Nutritional Status and Cognitive Decline.

Holist Nurs Pract 2018 May/Jun;32(3):169-171

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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November 2018
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