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Patient readiness for hospital discharge and its relationship to discharge preparation and structural factors: A cross-sectional study.

Int J Nurs Stud 2018 Nov 19;90:13-20. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland; Inselspital Bern University Hospital, Nursing Research Unit, 3010 Bern, Switzerland.

Background: Nursing discharge preparation is vital to successful hospital-to-home transitions. However, despite a wealth of evidence on its effectiveness, little is known of the structure- and process-related factors that facilitate or impede its use in clinical practice. Specifically, the associations between unit size and type, leadership support, skill mix, staffing, nurse and patient characteristics, discharge teaching and patient readiness for discharge have rarely been studied. Read More

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November 2018
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Quality improvement: A practical nursing program's admission test.

Nurse Educ Today 2018 Nov 29;73:65-70. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Child Health, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 430 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, United States of America. Electronic address:

Introduction: Academic institutions are under pressure to maintain a nearly flawless retention rate, while graduating successful students. The use of standardized admission tests to provide data driven decisions regarding applicant selection is common. The varying reliability and validity of current standardized tests inspired a large Canadian academic institution to use a faculty developed admission test for admission to its practical nursing (PN) program. Read More

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November 2018
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Secular trend in interobserver agreement of VIA diagnosis for cervical cancer screening in Nigeria.

PLoS One 2018 6;13(12):e0208531. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Strategic Information and Research, Institute of Human Virology Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.

Objective: In low resource settings, visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) by allied health workers, has been suggested as an alternative for cervical cancer screening. However, there are concerns about the objectivity and time to diagnostic concordance with specialists. We evaluated the secular trend in interobserver agreement between nurse providers and a gynecologist/colposcopist over a five-year period. Read More

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December 2018

Supportive Care Network: Evaluation of Its Impact on the Performance of a Urology Department.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):656-660. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Urology and Renal Transplantation Department. Coimbra University Hospital Center. Coimbra. Portugal.

Introduction: Hospitals are dealing with patients who may have clinical discharge but cannot return to their home due to non-medical issues.

Material And Methods: Cross-sectional analysis of all the cases referred to the Integrated Care Network during the year 2016. Evaluation of waiting times, typology, reason for referral and clinical parameters. Read More

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November 2018
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Faecal incontinence: investigation, treatment and management.

Authors:
Linda Nazarko

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(12):582-588

Consultant nurse, physical healthcare, West London Mental Health Trust.

Faecal incontinence (FI) is a hidden problem that is under-diagnosed, under-investigated and under treated. Up to 10% of adults can experience an episode of FI. The prevalence of FI in the adult population has been estimated at 0. Read More

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December 2018
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Influences on clinical decision-making during a community placement: reflections of a student nurse.

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(12):606-609

Principal academic nursing - older people, Bournemouth University.

High quality care is dependent on good clinical judgement and often-complex decision making. Nurses need to be able to justify and defend their clinical decisions. In this article, a third-year nursing student reflects on an incident from a community placement involving a collaborative clinical decision. Read More

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December 2018

Seeking an order to withdraw treatment from the Court of Protection.

Authors:
Richard Griffith

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(12):615-617

Senior Lecturer in Health Law, College of Health Science, Swansea University.

The Court of Protection is the specialist court that makes decisions in relation to people who lack decision-making capacity. In this article, Richard Griffith considers the powers of the Court of Protection and discusses when it might be necessary for a district nurse to seek an order from the court in relation to the care or treatment of a patient. Read More

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December 2018

Letters to the editor.

Authors:
Elaine Ryder

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(12):614

Dedicated support worker, Dementia Oxfordshire, Age UK Oxfordshire and formerly district nurse, community practice teacher, community service manager and district nurse educator.

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December 2018

Lymphoedema: a new year and new opportunities!

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(12):578-580

Queens Nurse, Senior Lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

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December 2018

Nordic homecare nursing from the perspective of homecare nurses-a meta-ethnography.

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(12):597-604

Associate professor, Study director, Aarhus University, Department of Public Health, Denmark.

The pressure on homecare nursing in the Nordic countries has increased in recent years because of a reorganisation of healthcare systems that has put a focus on very early discharge from hospital as well as demographic changes. This article details an analysis of the findings of 13 published qualitative research reports about Nordic homecare nurses' experiences of their work. Using a process of meta-ethnography, the authors identify five themes within the primary research: home care as a professional practice on foreign ground; home care as a massive time constraint; home care as fair rationing; home care as relationships with relatives as fellow players or opponents; and home care as latent paternalism. Read More

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December 2018

Can early detection prevent venous leg ulceration?

Authors:
Michelle Porter

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(Sup12):S14-S17

Senior Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist, Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust.

Venous leg ulceration is the most common form of leg ulceration, affecting 1.5% of the UK adult population. This was reviewed within the latest best practice statement (2016) which set out to create clear guidance on the assessment, management and preventing the reoccurrence of venous leg ulceration. Read More

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December 2018

The value of the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation.

Authors:
Wendy Higson

Br J Community Nurs 2018 Dec;23(Sup12):S40-S41

Tissue Viability Nurse, Adam Practice Surgery, The Best Foot Forward Leg Club.

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December 2018

Nurses Are Key in Preventing Deadly Diagnostic Errors in Cardiovascular Diseases.

J Cardiovasc Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;34(1):6-8

Kelly T. Gleason, PhD, RN Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS Senior Program Director, Patient Safety Services, Controlled Risk Insurance Company Strategies Boston, Massachusetts. Cheryl R. Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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December 2018
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Making our voices heard in 2 019 and beyond.

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Nurse Pract 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

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December 2018
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Nurse leaders' experiences of upwards violence in the workplace: a systematic review protocol.

JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada.

Review Question: This qualitative, systematic review will address the question: what are nurse leaders' experiences of upwards violence in nursing workplaces? Read More

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December 2018

Impact of nurse champion on quality of care and outcomes in type 2 diabetes patients.

Int J Evid Based Healthc 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

College of Nursing, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA.

Over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, with an additional 86 million living with prediabetes. On inpatient hospital units it is estimated that 50% of admitted patients have diabetes as a primary or secondary diagnosis. Nurse champions have improved outcomes and quality of life for patients across different clinical settings. Read More

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December 2018
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The Perceptions of Patients, their Parents and Healthcare Providers on the Transition of Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes to Adult Services in the West of Ireland.

Ir Med J 2018 08 13;111(7):787. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Academic Department of Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.

Aim This study aims to describe the perceptions of young adults’, parents of young adults’ and health care professionals’ (HCPs) of the transition process for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes in the West of Ireland. Methods Thematic analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted with the three stakeholder groups was performed. Results Young adults hardly noticed the transition, with many of them seeing it as a physical move, whereas parents were more anxious and felt their involvement was still needed but not accommodated. Read More

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Effect of simulation education and case management on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients.

Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2018 Dec 5:e3112. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Endocrinology, Danyang People's Hospital of Jiangsu Province, Danyang, China.

Background: The aim of the study was to investigate whether simulation education (SE) and case management had any effect on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) patients.

Methods: In this single center pilot trial, 100 T2DM patients who received medication and basic diabetes self-management education (DSME) were randomly divided into a control group (n=50) and an experimental group (n=50), who received SE and a case management program. Evaluation of biochemical indices was conducted at baseline and after 6 months. Read More

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December 2018

Mindfulness and burnout among beside registered nurses: A cross-sectional study.

Nurs Health Sci 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Quality Management Office, the Second Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, China.

Nursing is a high stress job, and burnout of nurses is of particular concern. The aim of this cross-sectional survey study was to examine the relationship between mindfulness and burnout, and how the mindfulness facets vary in their associations with the different domains of burnout for Chinese nurses. A sample of registered bedside nurses working in a tertiary Chinese hospital (n = 763) was surveyed from February to June 2017 regarding mindfulness (i. Read More

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December 2018

Caring for the older person with cognitive impairment in hospital: qualitative analysis of nursing personnel reflections on fall events.

J Clin Nurs 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

School of Nursing & Midwifery and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University and Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, 2.05c, G01, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Southport, Queensland.

Aims And Objectives: To explore nurse and nursing assistant reflections on the care of older patients with cognitive impairment who have experienced a fall.

Background: While there are evidence-based clinical guidelines for the prevention and management of falls and for the care of older people with cognitive impairment, the falls rates for older people with cognitive impairment is three times as high as those without.

Design: Critical incident technique. Read More

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December 2018
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Hydration practices in residential and nursing care homes for older people.

J Clin Nurs 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Nurse Consultant Older Persons Integrated Care Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Aim: The aim of the study was to scope and explore hydration practices in care homes.

Background: Older residents do not regularly consume adequate fluids to support health. Achieving this is difficult with residents who have coexisting health, sensory and functional problems, as well as challenging hydration habits. Read More

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December 2018
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Transition to practice experiences of first and second career nurses: A mixed methods study.

J Clin Nurs 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States.

Aims And Objectives: To explore the transition to nursing practice experiences of first and second career nursing students.

Background: To address the nursing shortage, alternative educational programs have been increasingly developed and implemented with to help individuals with prior career experiences transition into a career in nursing (second career nurses). However, we know little about the transition to practice experiences of second career nurses. Read More

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December 2018
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Genotoxicity of inhalational anesthetics and its relationship with the polymorphisms of GSTT1, GSTM1, and GSTP1 genes.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Radiology, School of Paramedical Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Due to their wide applications, concern exists regarding possible genotoxic effects of inhalational anesthetics (IAs) among operating room personnel. This study was undertaken to examine genotoxic properties of co-exposure to nitrous oxide, sevoflurane, and isoflurane on induction of micronucleus (MN) and chromosomal aberrations (CAs) and to determine whether any associations exist between polymorphisms of GST genes and the level of genomic damage measured by MN and CAs assays. Sixty operating room personnel and 60 unexposed referent nurses were studied. Read More

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December 2018

Multimorbidity rehabilitation versus disease-specific rehabilitation in people with chronic diseases: a pilot randomized controlled trial.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2018 29;4:181. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

1Department of Physiotherapy/Community Services, Western Health, 176 Furlong Road, St Albans, Victoria 3021 Australia.

Background: Multimorbidity (the co-existence of two or more chronic conditions in an individual) is a growing healthcare burden internationally; however, healthcare and disease management, including rehabilitation, is often delivered in single-disease siloes. The aims of this study were to (1) evaluate the safety and feasibility of multimorbidity rehabilitation compared to a disease-specific rehabilitation program in people with multimorbidity and (2) gather preliminary data regarding clinical outcomes and resource utilization to inform the design of future trials.

Methods: A pilot feasibility randomized controlled trial with concealed allocation, assessor blinding, and intention-to-treat analysis. Read More

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November 2018

Effectiveness of implementation of "mental health nursing students' clinical competency model" on academic performance of nursing students.

F1000Res 2018 7;7:1212. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, 1996835119, Iran.

Clinical nursing competence in mental health is one of the most important topics in theoretical and practical nursing training with many factors affecting it. The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of the implementation of the "mental health nursing students' clinical competence model" on nursing students' academic performance. : This study is a semi experimental following one group of student nurses. Read More

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Nursing in an age of multimorbidity.

BMC Nurs 2018 29;17:49. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

4School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

Background: A changing sociodemographic landscape has seen rising numbers of people with two or more long-term health conditions. Multimorbidity presents numerous challenges for patients and families and those who work in healthcare services. Therefore, the nursing profession needs to understand the issues involved in supporting people with multiple chronic conditions and how to prepare the future workforce to care for them. Read More

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November 2018

The Doctor Can See You Now: A Key Stakeholder Study Into The Acceptability Of Ambulance Based Telemedicine.

Ir Med J 2018 06 7;111(6):769. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

HSE Ambulance Service

Using telecommunications technology it would be possible to link a patient and paramedic to a Doctor in the Emergency Department (ED) at the point of first patient contact. A questionnaire-based study on telemedicine in the pre-hospital environment involving patients, paramedics, doctors and nurses in the ED, was performed to assess if they would want and accept telemedicine in pre-hospital emergency care. When asked 98. Read More

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Patient safety after implementation of a coproduced family centered communication programme: multicenter before and after intervention study.

BMJ 2018 Dec 5;363:k4764. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Objective: To determine whether medical errors, family experience, and communication processes improved after implementation of an intervention to standardize the structure of healthcare provider-family communication on family centered rounds.

Design: Prospective, multicenter before and after intervention study.

Setting: Pediatric inpatient units in seven North American hospitals, 17 December 2014 to 3 January 2017. Read More

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December 2018

Invitation to Screening Colonoscopy in the Population at Familial Risk for Colorectal Cancer.

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Oct;115(43):715-722

Institute for General Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle; Institute for Health and Nursing Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle; Director Emeritus, Department of Medicine C, Ludwigshafen Hospital, c/o LebensBlicke Foundation, Ludwigshafen; Department of Internal Medicine I, Ulm University Hospital, Ulm; Department of Medicine I, Braunschweig Municipal Hospital, Braunschweig; Department of Gastroenterology, Celle General Hospital, Celle; Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, Bremen; Faculty of Human and Health Sciences, University of Bremen; Institute for Medical Epidemiology, Biometrics, and Information Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle; Nursing Research Unit, Halle University Hospital, Halle: Madeleine Ritter-Herschbach, MScN, RN; Department for Health, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK.

Background: Screening colonoscopy can lower the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC), yet participation rates are low even in groups at high risk. The goal of this study was to double the rate of participation in screening colonoscopy among persons at familial risk and then to determine the frequency of neoplasia in this risk group.

Methods: In a nationwide, cluster-randomized, multicenter study, first-degree relatives (FDR) of patients with CRC across Germany received written informational materials concerning the familial risk of CRC, along with an invitation to undergo colonoscopy. Read More

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October 2018

Internationally educated nurses' and medical graduates' experiences of getting a license and practicing in Sweden - a qualitative interview study.

BMC Med Educ 2018 Dec 5;18(1):296. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Health and Caring Sciences, University of Gävle, Gävle, Sweden.

Background: The Swedish healthcare system has an increased need for nurses and physicians, and the number of International Educated Nurses (IENs) and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking job opportunities and a license to practice in Sweden is rising. This study explored how IENs and IMGs describe their experience of getting a license to practice, their perceptions of working in Sweden and of how their intercultural competence is utilized.

Method: A qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews with 11 IENs and 11 IMGs. Read More

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December 2018

Intensive Care Clinicians' Views on the Role of Chaplains.

J Health Care Chaplain 2018 Dec 5:1-10. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

a Duke University Hospital, Duke University Medical Center , Durham , North Carolina.

There is evidence that addressing the religious and spiritual needs of patients has positive effects on patient satisfaction and health care utilization. However, in the intensive care unit (ICU), chaplains are often consulted only at the very end of life, thereby leaving patients' spiritual needs unmet. This study looked at the views of 219 ICU clinicians on the role of chaplains. Read More

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December 2018

Burnout and Quality of Work Life Among Nurse Practitioners in Ventricular Assist Device Programs in the United States.

Prog Transplant 2018 Dec 5:1526924818817018. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

4 Michigan Medicine Center for Circulatory Support Frankel Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Background:: A mixed-method study of role stress and work intensity among nurse practitioners (NPs) in mechanical circulatory support (MCS) programs in the United States reported a qualitative data related to burnout. We empirically investigated this phenomenon by pursuing the following specific aims: (1) describe levels of personal burnout (PB), work-related (WB) burnout, and client-related burnout (CB) and quality of work life (QOWL) among MCS-NPs; (2) determine the relationship between burnout and QOWL variables; and (3) identify which type of burnout is a predictor of QOWL.

Methods:: We employed an exploratory correlational research design. Read More

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December 2018

Impact of Interplaying and Compounding Factors in the Novice Nurse Journey: A Basic Qualitative Research Study.

Authors:
Shannon Dames

Can J Nurs Res 2018 Dec 5:844562118817079. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

1 Faculty of Health and Human Services, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

Purpose: This study explores the impact of interplaying and often compounding factors and the resulting ability to thrive as a novice nurse. Novice nurse attrition rates continue to be high, compounding concerns of an impending nursing shortage. There is currently a lack of research that seeks to understand how the interplay of contextual factors impacts novice nurses' ability to manage the stressors endemic in the field. Read More

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December 2018

Relationship Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Compassion Satisfaction, Compassion Fatigue, and Burnout in Iranian Psychiatric Nurses.

J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 2018 Dec 3:1-9. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Research is limited regarding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and professional quality of life (ProQOL) in Iranian nurses, especially nurses working in psychiatric units. The current study was conducted to determine the relationship between PTSD and ProQOL among psychiatric nurses in Kerman, Iran. This cross-sectional correlational study comprised 160 nurses working in three clinical settings supervised by Kerman University of Medical Sciences. Read More

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December 2018

The case for a paradigm shift: from global to planetary nursing.

Nurs Forum 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Nursing Systems, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

The purpose of this paper is to propose a paradigm shift from "global nursing" toward "planetary nursing" to more effectively engage worldwide health initiatives, such as the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Such a shift expands the understanding of "health" from a phenomenon focused solely on humanity toward one of interdependent animal, environment, and overall planetary well-being, recalibrating the future roles and responsibilities of nursing accordingly. While there is limited data that discusses nursing-focused contributions to planetary health, the advancement of planetary nursing has been the focus of scholarly dialogue. Read More

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December 2018

Correlates of nurses' motivation and their demographic characteristics.

Nurs Forum 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Comprehensive Cancer Center, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Background: Motivation is a significant concern for workforce management in healthcare organizations as it is linked to many important factors, such as performance, staff retention, and satisfaction.

Aim: To assess motivation level, assess sources of motivation, and identify the difference in motivation level in relation to nurses' characteristics.

Setting: The study was carried out in one major tertiary hospital in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read More

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December 2018

Religious service attendance, divorce, and remarriage among U.S. nurses in mid and late life.

PLoS One 2018 3;13(12):e0207778. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Prior research has suggested religious participation can promote marital satisfaction and stability. However, current literature has mainly focused on early life divorce, and used cross-sectional data, leaving open the question of the directionality of effects. We evaluated the prospective associations between service attendance and marital stability in mid and late life considering either 1) divorce or separation; or 2) remarriage, as separate outcomes. Read More

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December 2018

Developing an Innovative Statewide Infrastructure and Model for Delivering Continuing Interprofessional Education: The North Carolina AHEC Initiative.

J Contin Educ Health Prof 2018 Fall;38(4):282-292

Dr. Russet R. Rogers: Vice-President, Regional Education and Information Services, Southern Regional AHEC, Fayetteville, NC. Dr. John A. Owen: Associate Director, Center for ASPIRE, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Dr. Donna M. Lake: Associate Professor, School of Nursing, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Dr. Carol Fowler Durham: Professor and Director EISLE, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Ms. Tina G. Latham: Assistant Director, Regional Education, Greensboro AHEC, Greensboro, NC. Dr. Gwen Sherwood: Professor and Associate Dean for Global Initiatives, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Mr. Christopher S. Golding: Deputy Executive Officer, Practice and Education, North Carolina Nurses Association, Raleigh, NC.

Introduction: North Carolina AHEC (NC AHEC) leadership recognized that continuing interprofessional education (CIPE) is vital for improving patient care and outcomes. Rather than train and educate in professional silos, interprofessional education presented an opportunity to reframe continuing education (CE) to improve the integration of care delivery and outcomes.

Methods: In April 2014, two regional AHECs collaborated to design a statewide initiative for AHEC CE leaders, CE professionals, and CE faculty to learn about integrating interprofessional education into CE planning and implementation. Read More

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December 2018

Nurses Providing End-of-Life Care for Infants and Their Families in the NICU: A Review of the Literature.

Adv Neonatal Care 2018 Dec;18(6):471-479

School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide (Mrs Gibson and Drs Hofmeyer and Warland); and Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK (Dr Hofmeyer).

Background: Nurses working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) who care for dying infants and their families say they do not necessarily have the expertise or the specific training to provide quality end-of-life-care (EOLC).

Purpose: The purpose of this review was to critically appraise the existing qualitative literature regarding nurses' experiences when caring for infants during end of life in the NICU and to identify barriers and enablers to provide quality EOLC.

Search Strategy: A literature search was conducted using CINAHL and OVID databases. Read More

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December 2018

Distance Versus On-Site Educational Strategies for Competency-Based Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Education.

J Addict Nurs 2018 Oct/Dec;29(4):E1-E8

Patricia Kelly, PhD, MPH, RN, FNP, Heather J. Gotham, PhD, Sarah Knopf-Amelung, MA-R, Kendall Kohnle, MA, and Araba Kuofie, BA, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Background: Although the individual and public health consequences of alcohol and drug use are substantial, nursing education programs generally lack content on addiction. The goal of this evaluation was to compare the initial outcomes of on-site versus distance methods for training graduate nurse practitioner students in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use.

Method: A nonrandomized two-group pretest-posttest design was used to compare knowledge, attitudes, and skills learning outcomes between on-site (n = 45) and distance (n = 18) family or adult/geriatric Master of Science in Nursing nurse practitioner students receiving SBIRT training. Read More

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December 2018

Aesthetic Medicine Nurses and Qualified Nonmedical Practitioners: Our Role and Requirements as Aesthetic Medicine Adapts to Worldwide Changes and Needs.

Plast Surg Nurs 2018 Oct/Dec;38(4):153-157

Jill K. Jones, RN, CPSN, CANS, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Owner, Aesthetics Advancement Institute, Atlanta, Georgia. Sharon Bennett, RGN, NIP, PGCert, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Director, Harrogate Aesthetics, Harrogate, UK. Marika Erlandsson, RN, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse, Akademikliniken, Stockholm, Sweden. Carina Gamborg, RN, MSc, CRNA, CCRN, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinic Owner, Beautique-Medical Skin Clinic, Gothenburg, Sweden. Susanne Hauser-Glitz, RN, QNMP, is Heilpraktiker and Clinic Owner, Praxis Susanne Hauser-Glitz, Nettetal, Germany. Isabelle Jubert, RN, CANS, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinic Owner, Clinique Visabelle Med, Quebec, Canada. Helen Manis, RPN, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinical Director, Manis Cosmetic Consulting, Toronto, Canada. Rand Rusher, RN, CPSN, CANS, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinical Director, RR Aesthetics, Beverly Hills, California. Lou Sommereux, RNMH, INP, PGCert AesthPractice, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Director, Cosmex Clinic, Cambridge, UK. Susan Walsh, RN, GCN, NP, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse, Magnolia Mediclinic, Gold Coast, Australia. Kimberly Welch, BSN, RN, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinic Owner, Esperance Aesthetic Wellness, Coppell, Texas. Cecilia Wiking, RN, MSc, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinic Owner, Klinik Wiking, Malmo, Sweden. Caroline Young, RN, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinic Owner, Metica, Sydney, Australia. Jackie Partridge, BSc (Derm), PGCert, RGN, NIP, is Aesthetic Medicine Nurse and Clinical Director, Dermal Clinic, Edinburgh, UK.

Aesthetic medicine nursing is a highly skilled specialty, which continues to evolve. A survey of 197 experienced aesthetic medicine nurses practicing in eight countries revealed shortcomings in the current approach to their education, training, and registration. Education and training are currently self-identified and self-funded and are often provided by the companies that manufacture or distribute the products used in aesthetic medicine treatments. Read More

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December 2018

Letter From the Editor.

Authors:
Tracey A Hotta

Plast Surg Nurs 2018 Oct/Dec;38(4):143-145

Tracey A. Hotta, RN, BScN, CPSN, CANS, LNC, is an aesthetic nurse specialist and President of TH Medical Aesthetics Consulting Inc., Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.

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December 2018

Evaluating health warning messages specific to waterpipe smoking among university students in Jordan.

J Am Assoc Nurse Pract 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

School of Nursing, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

Background And Purpose: Health warning messages specific to waterpipe smoking (WPS) have not been tested enough in literature. This study evaluated university students' response to such messages. Specifically, this study (1) assessed the extent to which certain warning messages and pictorial signs motivate participants to quit WPS smoking; (2) identified the best location to place the warning signs of waterpipe as perceived by participants; and (3) assessed participants' intention to quit WPS. Read More

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November 2018

Cocreating Partnership Agreements With Students.

Authors:

Nurse Educ 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

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November 2018

Effect of Interventional Educational Programs on Intensive Care Nurses' Perception, Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice About Physical Restraints: A Pre-/Postclinical Trial.

Crit Care Nurs Q 2019 Jan/Mar;42(1):106-116

Student Research Committee (Mr Ahmadi), Clinical Care Research Center (Mr Bagheri-Saweh and Dr Valiee), Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development (Dr Nouri), and Salahuddin Ayyubi Hospital (Mr Mohamadamini), Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.

The article reports results of an educational program designed to modify negative attitudes of intensive care nurses regarding the use of physical restraints. Findings revealed that increased knowledge about appropriate utilization of various types of restraints positively impacted perceptions, attitudes, and patient care practices. Authors also explore restraint use in several countries and identify variations in use of restraining methods. Read More

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December 2018

Case Study Investigation Decreases Burnout While Improving Interprofessional Teamwork, Nurse Satisfaction, and Patient Safety.

Crit Care Nurs Q 2019 Jan/Mar;42(1):96-105

Jacobs Medical Center Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit (Mss Hellyar and Yeaman and Drs Madani and Kerr), Intensive Care Unit (Ms O'Connor), and Education Development and Research (Dr Davidson), University of California San Diego Health.

Prevention of burnout is a national imperative, and blame-free investigations of clinical events are advocated. Reflective inquiry techniques are helpful in processing adverse events while minimizing blame. The purpose of this project was to develop an interprofessional peer review program (Case Study Investigation) to process emotions, improve teamwork, and optimize patient outcomes. Read More

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December 2018
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Effect of Intensive Care Unit Nurses' Empowerment Program on Ability in Visual Differential Diagnosis of Pressure Ulcer Classification.

Crit Care Nurs Q 2019 Jan/Mar;42(1):89-95

School of Nursing & Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (Ms Okhovati and Dr Shariat); and School of Nursing & Midwifery, Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (Dr Esmaeili).

Nurses play a vital role in preventing and detecting pressure ulcers within an intensive care unit. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of an empowerment program on nurses' ability to visually determine the stage of a pressure ulcer. This study was a nonrandomized clinical trial involving an intervention group and a control group. Read More

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December 2018

Symptom Management and Hospital Readmission in Heart Failure Patients: A Qualitative Study From Portugal.

Crit Care Nurs Q 2019 Jan/Mar;42(1):81-88

Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal and Cardiology Unit/Heart Failure Intensive Care Unit, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal (Ms Sousa); and Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Saúde - Instituto Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal (Dr Santos).

This article reports a study aimed at identifying the factors that result in hospital readmissions for patients with heart failure. The high rates of readmission are often due to a lack of knowledge about symptoms and signs of disease progression, and these Portuguese nurses believed that readmissions could be decreased through disease management programs in which patients assumed a more active role in self-care. A study was designed to identify broad categories of problems that lead Portuguese patients with heart failure to be readmitted to hospital. Read More

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December 2018

Lifestyle Modifications in Adults and Older Adults With Chronic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).

Crit Care Nurs Q 2019 Jan/Mar;42(1):64-74

NYU Langone Health, Tisch Hospital, New York (Mr Commisso) and NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York (Mr Lim).

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic disorder that causes the unwanted backflow of gastric contents into the esophagus, throat, and mouth. Gastroesophageal reflux disease affects roughly 20% of the US population. It is estimated that older adults experience GERD symptoms more commonly and with greater severity because of age-related physiologic changes. Read More

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December 2018
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