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Nurses competence and hemodialysis adequacy achievement.

Enferm Clin 2021 Apr;31 Suppl 2:S126-S129

Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, West Java, Indonesia.

Competence is defined as a combination of an individual's knowledge, attitude, and skills. Nurses, as the primary caregivers to hemodialysis patients, have an essential role in achieving hemodialysis adequacy. Hemodialysis adequacy achievement is one of the quality indicators of hemodialysis care. Read More

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Nursing students' awareness and perceptions of nurses' role in antimicrobial stewardship.

Nurse Educ Pract 2021 Mar 24;52:103036. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Deakin University Geelong, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research in the Institute for Health Transformation, Australia; Deakin University Geelong, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research, Epworth Healthcare Partnership, Australia.

Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to public health worldwide. Antimicrobial stewardship programs and interventions aiming to optimise the use of antibiotics, are increasingly used to ensure judicious use of antibiotics and limit the emergence of antimicrobial resistance. Nurses are pivotal in antimicrobial stewardship however nursing students' awareness of such programs has not been investigated. Read More

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Redeployment of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic.

AANA J 2021 Apr;89(2):133-140

is the former chief CRNA at Johns Hopkins and is currently an assistant professor and assistant program director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Anesthesia Track, at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland. Email:

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are uniquely skilled anesthesia providers with substantial experience managing critically ill patients. During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID) pandemic, CRNAs at a large academic medical center in the Mid-Atlantic United States experienced a shift in their daily responsibilities. As the hospital transitioned to the management of patients who tested positive for the virus that causes COVID, the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2), CRNAs were redeployed into the roles of respiratory therapists and intensive care unit registered nurses. Read More

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From the Operating Room to the Front Lines: Shared Experiences of Nurse Anesthetists During the Coronavirus Pandemic.

AANA J 2021 Apr;89(2):109-116

is an associate professor at Webster University in St Louis, Missouri, and is the director of clinical education for the university's Department of Nurse Anesthesia. Email:

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has resulted in severe health, economic, social, political, and cultural consequences while thrusting Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) at the forefront of battling an often invisible enemy. A mixed-methods study was conducted to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CRNA practice. The purpose of the qualitative component of the study, a focused ethnography, was to use personal and group interviews to determine the shared experiences of CRNAs who worked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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Professional identity in nursing: A mixed method research study.

Nurse Educ Pract 2021 Mar 25;52:103039. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, Scotland, UK.

Professional identity is developed through a self-understanding as a nurse along with experience in clinical practice and understanding of their role. Personal and professional factors can influence its development. A recent integrative literature review synthesised factors that influenced registered nurse's perceptions of their professional identity into three categories of the self, the role and the context of nursing practice. Read More

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Effect of perioperative hypothermia on surgical site infection in abdominal surgery: A prospective cohort study.

Int J Nurs Pract 2021 Apr 5:e12934. Epub 2021 Apr 5.

Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Aim: To estimate the incidence rates of surgical site infection and identify the independent effect of perioperative hypothermia on the incidence of this type of infection in patients undergoing abdominal surgery.

Background: Around the world, surgical site infection is a frequent complication in surgical patients, mainly causing increased morbidity and mortality rates and health service costs.

Design: A prospective cohort study. Read More

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Breast cancer-related upper limb lymphoedema: an overview.

Melanie Thomas

Br J Community Nurs 2021 Apr;26(Sup4):S30-S35

National Clinical Lead/Associate Director for Lymphoedema in Wales Lymphoedema Network Wales.

Breast cancer-related lymphoedema can be commonly encountered within a community nurse's role. The severity of lymphoedema can range considerably, from those who are considered 'at risk' due to breast cancer treatment, to individuals with highly complex oedema from advanced disease. This article provides an overview of breast cancer-related lymphoedema, including the risk factors for developing lymphoedema and the impact lymphoedema has physically, psychologically and socially. Read More

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Triage practice in Emergency Department in tertiary hospitals across China: A Multicenter National Descriptive Survey.

Nurs Health Sci 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan Province, China.

Triage procedure remain at a developing stage in mainland China, and few studies have reported the current status there. This study aimed to explore the triage practices presently implemented in emergency departments in mainland China. A descriptive online national survey was administered to nurses with experience in emergency department triage who worked in 64 hospitals in 2019. Read More

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Emotional labor in pediatric nursing considering the repercussions of covid-19 in childhood and adolescence.

Rev Gaucha Enferm 2021 26;42(spe):e20200217. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT), Faculdade de Enfermagem. Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brasil.

Objective: To discuss the emotional labor in pediatric nursing considering the repercussions of COVID-19 in childhood and adolescence.

Method: Reflexion based on theoretical aspects and scientific evidence of emotional labor in pediatric nursing.

Results: Given the repercussions of COVID-19 on children and adolescents, it is up to the nurse to recognize them and nurture a non-traumatic and affectionate care. Read More

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The Nurse Led of stroke patient after discharge from hospital. A Systematic Review and GRADE.

Prof Inferm 2020 Oct-Dec;73(4):278-287

Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Largo A. Gemelli 8, Rome, 00168, Italy. University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Francesco Vito, 1, Rome, 00168, Italy.

Aim: Stroke is the second cause of death worldwide and the third cause of death in industrialized countries. To investigate the effectiveness of the nurse's role the management for people affected by stroke after discharge from hospital to home.

Method: A systematic review was performed. Read More

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[Perception of hospital-based nurses on the discharge from hospital.]

Soins 2021 Mar;66(853):55-57

Centre hospitalier universitaire de Rennes, site Pontchaillou, 2 rue Henri-Le-Guilloux, 35033 Rennes cedex 9, France.

Numerous studies show the risk of a breakdown in the continuity of care when a patient leaves hospital. A study was carried out of hospital-based nurses, to find out their representations with regard to their role in the hospital-home transition. The results enable areas of improvement to be identified. Read More

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[Thoughts on the role of the advanced practice nurse in emergency care and the patient pathway].

Soins 2021 Mar;66(853):46-51

Département de formation du personnel non médical, École du Val-de-Grâce, 1 place Laveran, 75005 Paris, France; Laboratoire Éducations et pratiques de santé (UR 3412), Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, 74 rue Marcel-Cachin, 93000 Bobigny, France; Faculté des sciences infirmières, Université de Montréal, pavillon Marguerite-d'Youville, 2375 chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal (Québec) H3T 1A8, Canada. Electronic address:

Abroad, advanced practice in emergency medicine has had positive effects on populations. In France, following the reform of emergency departments, advanced practice nurses in emergency medicine will become a reality. This new profession raises certain fears. Read More

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[A discipline-specific perspective for advanced practice].

Soins 2021 Mar;66(853):22-25

Faculté des sciences infirmières, université de Montréal, Pavillon Marguerite-d'Youville, 2375 chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal H3T 1A8, Canada.

While being integrated into a public health policy which is extending their role, advanced practice nurses should operate within a discipline-specific approach, which takes account of their professional identity and ensures their added value for the health care system. Conceptual models of nursing care and other nursing theories are there to guide their practice and enable them to stay focused on their specific discipline. Read More

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Interactional practices in person-centred care: Conversation analysis of nurse-patient disagreement during self-management support.

Health Expect 2021 Mar 28. Epub 2021 Mar 28.

Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Background: Person-centred care implies a change in interaction between care professionals and patients where patients are not passive recipients but co-producers of care. The interactional practices of person-centred care remain largely unexplored.

Objective: This study focuses on the analysis of disagreements, which are described as an important part in the co-production of knowledge in interaction. Read More

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Expansion of nurses' roles, in the context of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, in primary and secondary schools.

Rev Bras Enferm 2021 03 19;74Suppl 6(Suppl 6):e74suppl602. Epub 2021 Mar 19.

Trainee at the Human Resources for Health Unit (August 2020-February 2021), Pan American Health Organization. Washington, DC, United States of America.

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Psychosocial factors related to BRCA1/2 disclosures.

Mayanith Timbs

Nursing 2021 Apr;51(4):58-61

Mayanith Timbs is an NP at ExxonMobil in Houston, Tex.

Abstract: Patients who learn they carry breast cancer genes 1 and 2 (BRCA1/2) must decide if, when, and how they want to disclose this information to family members who may be affected. This article discusses the psychosocial factors that may influence patient decisions to disclose positive BRCA1/2 results to family members, as well as the role of nurses in educating and advocating for patients and their families. Read More

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Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: Person-centered care.

Nursing 2021 Apr;51(4):34-40

At New York University in New York, N.Y., Joyce K. Anastasi is an Independence Foundation endowed professor and founding director and Chloe Klug is a former research assistant.

Abstract: Patients with diabetes mellitus may experience painful and nonpainful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). This article offers an overview of DPN and the clinical assessment and management of patients with DPN, as well as the nurse's role in supporting these patients. Read More

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What Lies Ahead for Nursing.

Nicole Fauteux

Am J Nurs 2021 04;121(4):57-60

Nicole Fauteux is founder and principal at Propensity, a communications firm serving educational institutions and nonprofits focused on health care, health policy, and the health professions. Contact author: The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

This is the last of three articles exploring ways in which frontline nurses may be affected by recommendations of the forthcoming National Academy of Medicine Future of Nursing 2020-2030 study. For this third article, interviews were conducted with nurse leaders from diverse practice areas to see how their thinking about the future had shifted as 2020 drew to a close. Read More

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Complexity Science, Nursing, and COVID-19.

Am J Nurs 2021 04;121(4):11

Kenneth R. White is a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, James W. Begun is a professor of health care management at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and Angela E. Vicenzi is a retired professor at Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven. Contact author: Kenneth R. White, The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Understanding a bewildering crisis like a pandemic as 'normal' may be empowering. Read More

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Promoting healthy eating in nurses.

Robert Davies

Nurs Manag (Harrow) 2021 Mar 23. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Dietetics, Coventry University, Coventry, England.

Across the world obesity rates in the general population have been increasing in recent years, a trend that has also been seen among nurses. Alongside the negative health effects of obesity such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease, the condition affects an individual's ability to work and results in increasing rates of absenteeism. However, the nature of nursing shift patterns and the healthcare workplace itself can influence a nurse's ability to eat healthily. Read More

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[Advanced practice nurse: new clinical competencies for the benefit of the patient].

Soins 2021 Jan-Feb;66(852):58-60

Groupement hospitalier universitaire Paris psychiatrie et neurosciences, 1 rue Cabanis, 75014 Paris, France; Association nationale française des infirmiers en pratique avancée, 30 avenue de la Tour-d'Auvergne, 92700 Colombes, France. Electronic address:

Advanced practice is an opportunity for nurses wishing to develop their career while keeping their hand in clinical practice, in direct contact with the patient. This new role is in its infancy. Its implantation in the hospital setting must be thought through and assessed by the whole team in order to demonstrate the benefit it can offer. Read More

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[Occupational health nurse: prevention of workplace risks in a multidisciplinary team].

Agliane Mahé

Soins 2021 Jan-Feb;66(852):50-52

Service de santé au travail du centre hospitalier de Versailles, 177 rue de Versailles, 78157 Le Chesnay cedex, France. Electronic address:

The presence of nurses within occupational health care teams is now mandatory. Their role, centred on prevention, health protection and employees' safety, is practised under the authority and in close collaboration with the occupational health doctor, within a multidisciplinary team. Over recent years, their scope of practice has been expanded to include the individual monitoring of employees' health. Read More

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[Private practice, between technical autonomy and coordination].

Soins 2021 Jan-Feb;66(852):47-49

20 cours Nord, 84850 Camaret-sur-Aigues, France. Electronic address:

Over the last fifteen years, official texts regulating nursing practice have expanded the scope of nurses' functions. The prescribing of medical devices for dressings and the monitoring of oral chemotherapy at home illustrate this evolution for private practice nurses. However, while these technical skills are recognised, the private practice nurse's coordination role still needs to be acknowledged. Read More

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[Nursing accompaniment in the right proximity].

Rev Infirm 2021 Mar 3;70(269):42-44. Epub 2021 Feb 3.

La Marelle, équipe ressource d'accompagnement, de soins de support et de soins palliatifs pédiatriques de Lorraine, CHRU Nancy, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France.

In support of caregivers in the field, the regional pediatric palliative care resource teams travel to health, medico-social and liberal structures, as well as to homes to accompany children and their families affected by serious illness. Nurses play an important role in this sensitive care. Research and teaching enable them to disseminate the palliative culture and advance knowledge. Read More

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Transforming Shared Governance: Toward Professional Governance for Nursing.

J Nurs Adm 2021 Apr;51(4):206-211

Author Affiliations: Senior Partner, Health Systems (Dr Porter-O'Grady), Tim Porter-O'Grady Associates LLC, and Clinical Professor, Emory University, School of Nursing, Atlanta, Georgia; and Chief Executive Officer (Dr Clavelle), Clavelle Consulting LLC, Arvada, Colorado, and Assistant Professor, University of Colorado College of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora.

For more than 40 years, shared governance has supported structural empowerment and engaged nurses in their practice. Although progress has been made in advancing nursing ownership of practice through shared governance, mature nursing autonomy has yet to be achieved. It is time to evolve to professional governance, emphasizing accountability, professional obligation, collateral relationships, and decision making. Read More

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Transcutaneous Pacing: An Emergency Nurse's Guide.

J Emerg Nurs 2021 Mar;47(2):326-330

Transcutaneous pacing is commonly performed in emergency departments to treat patients with cardiac dysrhythmias. Although emergency nurses are required to complete a standardized course that reviews components of transcutaneous pacing, such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support, performing transcutaneous pacing on patients may be done infrequently in some facilities and can lead to anxiety and fear for bedside emergency nurses, especially novice emergency nurses and nurses who infrequently care for patients requiring external pacing. This manuscript provides a practical guide for emergency nurses to care for patients who require transcutaneous pacing. Read More

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Nurses' voice behavior: the influence of humble leadership, affective commitment, and job embeddedness in China.

J Nurs Manag 2021 Mar 11. Epub 2021 Mar 11.

School of Business, Henan University, Kaifeng, China.

Aim: To test the influence of humble leadership, job embeddedness, and affective commitment on the voice behavior of nurses.

Background: A nurse's voice behavior is regarded as an important measure to identify and solve problems in medical institutions, and improve patients satisfaction. It is urgent to pay sufficient attention to nurses' advice to determine which factors can stimulate enthusiasm in this area. Read More

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Nurses' leadership in psychiatric care-A qualitative interview study of nurses' experience of leadership in an adult psychiatric inpatient care setting.

J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 2021 Mar 7. Epub 2021 Mar 7.

Department of Care Science, Faculty of Health and Society, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden.

WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: Previous studies on leadership in psychiatric care have focussed on a diversity of staff and on different healthcare settings. Nurses in both Sweden and internationally, working with patients newly diagnosed with psychosis and addiction, describe an overwhelming workload. Existing research points out that experience and leadership training are the most important factors to exert a good nursing leadership. Read More

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The nurse's work in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.

Rev Bras Enferm 2021 5;74Suppl 1(Suppl 1):e20200594. Epub 2021 Mar 5.

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

Objective: Reflect on the work experienced by the nurse in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic in a public hospital of the State of Rio Grande do Norte.

Methods: Reflective essay based in the professional experience in a public reference hospital for the care of patients affected by COVID-19 in the State of Rio Grande do Norte. Results were organized in two empirical categories, which emphasize potentialities and barriers in the nurse's work in the face of the COVID-19, presented by means of Ishikawa diagram. Read More

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