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Clinical effect of application of nursing concept of rehabilitation surgery for improvement of quality of postoperative recovery in orthopedics.

Hong Lv Ning Yang

J Orthop Surg Res 2021 Jul 30;16(1):471. Epub 2021 Jul 30.

Inner Mongolia Sports Hospital, No.2 South Tongdao Road, Huimin District, Hohhot, 010030, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

Objective: To analyze the application of concept nursing of accelerated rehabilitation surgery in orthopedic postoperative recovery.

Methods: A total of 120 patients who received orthopedic surgery were divided into the control group undergoing routine orthopedic nursing and the observation group undergoing the concept of accelerated rehabilitation surgery nursing.

Results: Patients in the observation group had shorter in-bed activity time and out-of-bed activity time, average time of hospital stay, and lower total treatment costs. Read More

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The relationships of nursing students' satisfaction and self-confidence after a simulation-based course with their self-confidence while practicing on real patients in Vietnam.

J Educ Eval Health Prof 2021 30;18:16. Epub 2021 Jul 30.

Faculty of Nursing, Danang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy, Danang, Vietnam.

Purpose: Simulation teaching refers to the replication of real-life scenarios, enabling students to practice nursing skills and learn actively in a safe environment. It also helps students control their anxiety and fears when caring for real patients. This study investigated the relationships of Vietnamese nursing students' self-confidence in clinical practice with their satisfaction and self-confidence in simulation-based practice. Read More

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Concept analysis of nurses' work values.

Nurs Forum 2021 Jul 28. Epub 2021 Jul 28.

Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

This study aimed to clarify the nature and definition of nurses' work values. To this end, we adopted Walker and Avant's (2019) concept analysis procedure. We searched PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, and Web of Science for previous literature that sampled nurses and nursing students published before September 2020. Read More

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Microbial Interventions to Control and Reduce Blood Pressure in Australia (MICRoBIA): rationale and design of a double-blinded randomised cross-over placebo controlled trial.

Trials 2021 Jul 27;22(1):496. Epub 2021 Jul 27.

Hypertension Research Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Monash University, 25 Rainforest Walk, Clayton, Victoria, 3800, Australia.

Background: Hypertension is a prevalent chronic disease worldwide that remains poorly controlled. Recent studies support the concept that the gut microbiota is involved in the development of hypertension and that dietary fibre intake may act through the gut microbiota to lower blood pressure (BP). Resistant starch is a type of prebiotic fibre which is metabolised by commensal bacteria in the colon to produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), including acetate, propionate, and butyrate. Read More

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Self-concept and body image of people living with lupus: A systematic review.

Int J Rheum Dis 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.

Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Science, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil.

Aim: To summarize existing evidence regarding body image in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, with the following considerations: (a) the perceptions patients have of their body changes; (b) how patients cope with changes in their body; (c) and what their perceptions are of body changes.

Method: A systematic review of literature integrating quantitative and qualitative studies. We searched databases (PubMed, CINAHL, Embase, SCOPUS, the Web of Science, Medline, Medline Complete, and Academic Search Premier) and publications from 2010 to 2020 with "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus" AND "Self-Concept" OR "Body Image" AND "Woman" as medical subheading terms. Read More

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The burden of boundedness and the implication for nursing: A scoping review.

Nurs Forum 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Department of Nursing Science, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Background: In the COVID-19 pandemic, many people experienced temporal boundedness in different ways (e.g., home, country, persons, and rules). Read More

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Shifting the Mindset: Incorporating Mindfulness Practice in the Graduate Online Nursing Classroom and Beyond.

Holly B Bradley

Nurs Educ Perspect 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

About the Author Holly B. Bradley, DNP, MS, ANP-BC, APRN, is a clinical assistant professor, Graduate Program Online, Sacred Heart University Davis & Henley College of Nursing, Fairfield, Connecticut. For more information, contact her at

Abstract: The concept of using mindfulness techniques in an online nursing education environment is an idea that has limited research. We have utilized some mindfulness exercises to facilitate course interaction and guide how faculty and students can foster an engaged, mutually beneficial environment in the classroom and beyond to leadership positions in the clinical setting. Faculty utilize these techniques to enhance teaching in the online environment. Read More

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The impacts of organizational culture and neoliberal ideology on the continued existence of incivility and bullying in healthcare institutions: A discussion paper.

Int J Nurs Sci 2021 Jul 5;8(3):361-366. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

School of Nursing, The University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada.

Countless research studies have demonstrated the detrimental effects of incivility and bullying in healthcare. Despite the abundance of proposed solutions to this issue, many healthcare leaders continue to fail in mitigating the existence of such negative behaviors in the workplace. Personality attributes of perpetrators and victims have received attention, but much less research has examined the organizational and neoliberal causations of incivility and bullying in healthcare. Read More

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Multi-dimensional frailty and its risk factors among older residents in long-term care facilities in Shanghai, China.

Int J Nurs Sci 2021 Jul 5;8(3):298-303. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

School of Nursing, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Objectives: The integrated model of frailty shifted the physiologically-dominated view to an integrated and multidisciplinary view of frailty and adopted an integrated and holistic approach to the complex challenges facing frail older adults and their caregivers. There is an urgent need for researchers to identify multi-faceted frailty among older adults and to explore contributors to it. We assessed the level of frailty among older residents in long-term care (LTC) facilities in Shanghai, China and explored risk factors of multiple dimensions of frailty among older residents. Read More

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Application of continuous nursing intervention for patients with PICC catheterization undergoing tumor chemotherapy.

Am J Transl Res 2021 15;13(6):7207-7213. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Department of Lymphoma, The 3rd Affiliated Teaching Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University (Affiliated Cancer Hospital) Xinjiang, China.

Objective: To explore the effect of continuous nursing service on the self-care agency score, catheter indwelling time, on-time maintenance ratio, and patients' complication rates with tumor chemotherapy PICC catheterization.

Methods: According to the nursing methods, a total of 90 cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy in our hospital from July 2018 to July 2020 were divided into an observation group (n=45) and a control group (n=45). The control group received conventional nursing care; which was also given to the observation group in addition to continuous nursing service. Read More

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Impact of enhanced recovery nursing combined with limb training on knee joint function and neurological function after total knee arthroplasty in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Am J Transl Res 2021 15;13(6):6864-6872. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Department of Orthopedics, First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University Kunming, Yunnan Province, China.

Objective: To investigate the impact of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) nursing combined with limb training on knee joint function and neurological function after total knee arthroplasty in patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA).

Methods: Eighty-six patients with KOA after TKA were randomly divided into two groups, group A and group B, with 43 patients in each group. Group A was given ERAS nursing, and group B was given limb rehabilitation training combined with ERAS nursing. Read More

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Rehabilitation therapy outside of the hospital via the Internet combined with suggestive psychological intervention in patients with trigeminal neuralgia.

Am J Transl Res 2021 15;13(6):6837-6845. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Department of Neurology, Zhenjiang Fourth People's Hospital Zhenjiang 212000, Jiangsu, China.

Objective: To explore the effect of rehabilitation therapy outside of the hospital via the Internet combined with suggestive psychological intervention on the mental state, sleep quality, self-rehabilitation, and psychological resilience of patients with trigeminal neuralgia.

Methods: A total of 90 patients with trigeminal neuralgia in our hospital from May 2018 to December 2019 were selected and divided into a control group and an observation group according to different nursing methods. The control group (n=45) was given the conventional nursing intervention, and the observation group (n=45) was given the rehabilitation therapy outside of the hospital via the Internet combined with suggestive psychological intervention. Read More

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The efficacy of the problem management model based on the core concept of JCI in gastric polyp patients.

Am J Transl Res 2021 15;13(6):6552-6559. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Department of Digestive Medicine, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine Yiwu 322000, Zhejiang Province, China.

Objective: To investigate the therapeutic effect of the problem management model based on the core concept of JCI on painless endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) in gastric polyp patients.

Methods: A total of 128 patients with gastric polyps who underwent painless EMR in the Department of Gastroenterology in our hospital from January 2019 to February 2020 were recruited as the study cohort and randomly divided into a control group and an experimental group, with 64 patients in each group. The patients in the control group underwent routine nursing intervention, and the patients in the experimental group underwent the problem management model based on the core concept of JCI. Read More

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Experiences, opinions and expectations of health care providers towards an intensive care unit follow-up clinic: Qualitative study and online survey.

Intensive Crit Care Nurs 2021 Jul 22:103084. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Medical Sociology, Institute for Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany; Institute of Social Medicine and Health Systems Research, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany; Family Medicine and Primary Care, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Singapore. Electronic address:

Objectives: Independent of the underlying disease, intensive care unit survivors often suffer from cognitive, physical and mental impairments, also known as post-intensive care syndrome (PICS). Specific follow-up services are recommended for these patients. This study aims to capture the perspectives of health care providers on the development of the first intensive care unit follow-up-clinic in Germany. Read More

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A valid and reliable scale to assess cultural sensibility in nursing.

Nurse Educ Today 2021 Jun 8;106:105001. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

IdiSNA, Navarra Institute for Health Research, Spain; Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Public University of Navarra, Spain. Electronic address:

Background: Cultural sensibility is an important concept linked to the achievement of cultural competence. Health professionals must first improve their cultural sensibility to become culturally competent and to be able to offer competent care to culturally diverse populations. Aim To develop and psychometrically test the Cultural Sensibility Scale for Nursing (CUSNUR), a cultural sensibility scale that can be used in nursing for the achievement of competencies needed to care for culturally diverse populations. Read More

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Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Psychological Flexibility among Geriatric Nurses: A Multicenter Study in Spain.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Jul 15;18(14). Epub 2021 Jul 15.

Departament D'Ínfermeria Medicoquirurgica, Campus Bellvitge, Universidad de Barcelona, 08907 Barcelona, Spain.

Nurses working at nursing homes are one of the most vulnerable populations for suffering burnout and compassion fatigue. In Spain, the concept of compassion fatigue and psychological flexibility related to stress in geriatric nurses has not been fully explored until now. It is important to analyze their situation in order to design robust coping and management strategies. Read More

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Tele-Monitoring System for Chronic Diseases Management: Requirements and Architecture.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Jul 13;18(14). Epub 2021 Jul 13.

Nursing and Midwifery Department, Local Health Unit Toscana Centro, 50122 Florence, Italy.

In the last years a large variety of eHealth services and Apps for professional medical users have been developed for different scenarios. The increasing elderly population (+100% in 2050) makes urgent to implement tele-medicine paradigm in the healthcare structures. The need of monitoring large number of patients distributed over the territory, together with the lack of medical resources, makes the adoption of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) crucial for the future healthcare services. Read More

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Caring in process: A 3-year qualitative longitudinal study of nursing students.

Nurse Educ Pract 2021 Jun 10;55:103116. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

UCLA School of Nursing, 5-252 Factor Bldg, Box 956919, Los Angeles, CA 90095-6919, USA.

Aim: This paper aims to describe caring perceptions and behaviors among student nurses in Italy as they progress through their nursing education.

Background: As nursing students are potential nurses of the future, there is an expectation that in addition to appropriate academic qualifications, they will develop appropriate caring behaviors/attitudes. However, there has been some evidence that the educational process does not always modify their caring perceptions/behaviors or that the direction of the change is not always positive. Read More

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Financial Toxicity in People Living with Advanced Cancer: A New, Deadly, and Poorly Addressed Effect of Cancer and Necessary Treatment.

Semin Oncol Nurs 2021 Jul 19:151171. Epub 2021 Jul 19.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Electronic address:

Objectives: Advances in cancer treatments have allowed improved outcomes, even with advanced disease. However, this progress has resulted in a new toxic effect termed 'financial toxicity.' Financial toxicity severely impacts quality of life, even among those insured. Read More

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Advance care planning for older people in mainland China: An integrative literature review.

Int J Older People Nurs 2021 Jul 21:e12409. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

The School of Nursing & Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.

Background: Recently, the attempts to promote advance care planning (ACP) and advance directives (ADs) have appeared in mainland China. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that the concept of ACP and ADs is not widely known to the public and healthcare professionals.

Aim: To examine and synthesise currently available research about ACP and ADs for older people in mainland China, and to discuss implications for future nursing practice and research. Read More

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Engagement in purposeful activities and social interactions amongst persons with dementia in special care units compared to traditional nursing homes: An observational study.

Scand J Caring Sci 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Background: Persons with dementia spend most time of their day not engaging in activities or social interactions. A care concept of a dementia special care unit that promotes activities and social interaction through a household-like design and individualised stimuli is studied.

Aim: To evaluate the main outcomes of the care concept of a dementia special care unit, namely, engagement in activities and social interactions. Read More

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A Conceptual Framework of Data Readiness: The Contextual Intersection of Quality, Availability, Interoperability, and Provenance.

Appl Clin Inform 2021 05 21;12(3):675-685. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Background: Data readiness is a concept often used when referring to health information technology applications in the informatics disciplines, but it is not clearly defined in the literature. To avoid misinterpretations in research and implementation, a formal definition should be developed.

Objectives: The objective of this research is to provide a conceptual definition and framework for the term data readiness that can be used to guide research and development related to data-based applications in health care. Read More

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How Do You Be Your Best Self in a Vexatious World?

Nephrol Nurs J 2021 May-Jun;48(3):261-265

Consultant, Life Coach, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.

How do we survive, let alone thrive, in health care? The complexity of providing care to patients and families on chronic kidney replacement therapy can be taxing for the most expert and resilient of health care professionals. Further complicating this by a global pandemic can produce feelings of frustration and anxiety that can reduce our effectiveness in the everyday, yet we are compelled to practice competently and professionally. Working on oneself is key to optimizing one's resilience during volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous times. Read More

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A Concept Analysis on Disaster Resilience in Rescue Workers: The Psychological Perspective.

Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2021 Jul 21:1-10. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

School of Nursing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hum, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.

Objective: The term disaster resilience has not been well defined. The purpose of this article is to scrutinize the concept of disaster resilience in rescue workers.

Methods: A systematic search was conducted of the PsychInfo, PubMed, ISI Web of Science, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Embase, and Scopus databases using the key terms. Read More

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Evidence of the medical and economic benefits of implementing hygiene measures by a prevention link physician in trauma surgery: Study protocol for a biphasic multicenter prospective interventional pre-post cohort study using a structured intervention bundle development and tools of behavior change management.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2021 Sep 2;23:100815. Epub 2021 Jul 2.

Institute of Hygiene, Cologne Merheim Medical Center, University Hospital Witten/Herdecke Cologne, Germany, Ostmerheimer Str. 200, 51109 Cologne, Germany.

Introduction: The German Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention recommends nominating one authorized medical specialist in every medical department as an infection prevention link physician (PLP). It has been roughly described that a PLP serves as a link between the infection prevention team and the respective clinical departments. No detailed evidence about the contribution made by PLPs to the decrease of infection rates is available in Germany. Read More

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September 2021

Iranian Women's Self-concept after Hysterectomy: A Qualitative Study.

Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res 2021 May-Jun;26(3):230-237. Epub 2021 May 17.

Assistant Professor in Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

Background: The loss of female organs leads to profound changes in one's perception of oneself. There is limited information about the impact of hysterectomy on women's self-concept and culture. Therefore, this study was conducted with the aim to deepen our understanding of the self-concept of Iranian women after hysterectomy. Read More

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Home healthcare in Iran: A hybrid concept analysis.

Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res 2021 May-Jun;26(3):196-203. Epub 2021 May 17.

Nursing Care Research Center, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Healthcare is changing from a focus on acute care health issues to one of managing chronic conditions. This change has resulted in the development of home health-care systems as a way of managing chronic conditions outside the hospital. The aim of this study was to analyze the concept of home healthcare using a hybrid model. Read More

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J Rehabil Med Clin Commun 2021 14;4:1000061. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hannover Medical School, , Hannover, Germany.

Evidence shows that, in order to attain optimum outcomes, rehabilitation interventions should be delivered by multi-professional teams. A rehabilitation nurse is one of the relevant rehabilitation professionals. The model of nursing care has shifted from the traditional model (a passive role of patients) to a complex and modern concept of nursing in supporting patients to independently and actively perform self-care. Read More

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Combined anti-hepatocellular carcinoma therapy inhibit drug-resistance and metastasis via targeting "substance P-hepatic stellate cells-hepatocellular carcinoma" axis.

Biomaterials 2021 Jul 9;276:121003. Epub 2021 Jul 9.

School of Bioscience and Technology, Weifang Medical University, PR China. Electronic address:

Peripheral nerves have emerged as the important components in tumor microenvironment (TME), which could activate hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) by secreting substance P (SP), leading to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) invasion and metastasis. Herein, we proposed a novel anti-HCC concept of blocking "SP-HSCs-HCC" axis for omnidirectional inhibition of HCC development. To pursue this aim, the novel CAP/GA-sHA-DOX NPs were developed for targeted co-delivery of capsaicin (CAP) and doxorubicin (DOX) using glycyrrhetinic acid (GA) modified sulfated-HA (sHA) as nanocarriers. Read More

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A Scoping Review of Adolescent Health Indicators.

J Adolesc Health 2021 Jul 13. Epub 2021 Jul 13.

Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

Purpose: A host of recent initiatives relating to adolescent health have been accompanied by varying indicator recommendations, with little stakeholder coordination. We assessed currently included adolescent health-related indicators for their measurement focus, identified overlap across initiatives, and determined measurement gaps.

Methods: We conducted a scoping review to map the existing indicator landscape as depicted by major measurement initiatives. Read More

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