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41. Nurses lack confidence in escalating or identifying children at risk of abuse and neglect

Nurses lack confidence in escalating or identifying children at risk of abuse and neglect NIHR DC | Signal - Nurses lack confidence in escalating or identifying children at risk of abuse and neglect Dissemination Centre Discover Portal NIHR DC Discover NIHR Signal Nurses lack confidence in escalating or identifying children at risk of abuse and neglect Published on 6 December 2016 On the face of it, nurses are well placed to safeguard children, but asking them about their experiences reveals (...) barriers which hinder that role. The research points towards areas where support could help nurses fulfil their legal and ethical duties better. In a review of published qualitative research, including surveys, interviews and focus groups, nurses say they have insufficient confidence to report child abuse issues. They often feel a need to convince other professionals, viewed as above them in the hierarchy, before taking action. Some see child protection services as unhelpful; lacking faith

NIHR Dissemination Centre2018

42. How nurses support families of intensive care patients towards the end of life

How nurses support families of intensive care patients towards the end of life NIHR DC | Signal - How nurses support families of intensive care patients towards the end of life Dissemination Centre Discover Portal NIHR DC Discover NIHR Signal How nurses support families of intensive care patients towards the end of life Published on 22 November 2016 Families of people dying in intensive care need to receive personalised communication and ongoing support, and be involved in the dying process (...) . Researchers gathered evidence on how nurses care for patients and their families in intensive care when life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn. The included studies explored the care of the family before, during and after the process. Most of the studies in this small, mixed methods review were qualitative. Reviewers identified three main ways, or themes, in which families are supported. First, information and good communication, such as the focus on careful use of language, was seen commonly. Second

NIHR Dissemination Centre2018

43. Specialist nurses can manage heart failure drug dosing successfully

Specialist nurses can manage heart failure drug dosing successfully NIHR DC | Signal - Specialist nurses can manage heart failure drug dosing successfully Dissemination Centre Discover Portal NIHR DC Discover NIHR Signal Specialist nurses can manage heart failure drug dosing successfully Published on 9 February 2016 Use of specialist nurses to optimise drug dosages using protocols in people with heart failure was more effective than dose monitoring by other health professionals. These nurses (...) . This can be a prolonged process because outpatient appointments may be infrequent and some GPs are reluctant to increase drug doses due to concerns about potential side effects. Using specialist nurses to optimise dosing in frequent outpatient appointments or home visits, through protocols and consultation with cardiologists, reduced deaths and hospital admissions. It is not clear how much this may have been due to the increased number and frequency of appointments, the protocols used or improved

NIHR Dissemination Centre2018

44. Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive

Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive NIHR DC | Signal - Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive Dissemination Centre Discover Portal NIHR DC Discover NIHR Signal Stopping Donepezil may be linked to nursing home placement for people with Alzheimer’s disease, but a “cause and effect” not conclusive (...) Published on 11 December 2015 This follow up study examined whether the drugs donepezil or memantine affected the chance that people with Alzheimer’s disease could continue to live in the community, rather than move permanently to a nursing home. One or both of the drugs was taken for a year and then participants could have any treatment thereafter. The study found that stopping donepezil doubled the risk of going into a nursing home up to a year afterwards, compared with continuing to take donepezil

NIHR Dissemination Centre2018

45. Individual support of nurses using electronic medicine monitors can improve HIV treatment

Individual support of nurses using electronic medicine monitors can improve HIV treatment NIHR DC | Signal - Individual support of nurses using electronic medicine monitors can improve HIV treatment Dissemination Centre Discover Portal NIHR DC Discover NIHR Signal Individual support of nurses using electronic medicine monitors can improve HIV treatment Published on 10 October 2017 Use of electronic pill bottles that record when they are opened and follow-up discussion of the printed readouts (...) with nurses improved HIV outcomes. It is thought that patients became more reliable in taking the medication, which can have complicated scheduling. Overall, the HIV virus in the blood and the risk of treatment failure were lower in the group of patients who had access to this intervention compared to regular care. In addition to being more effective, the programme also reduced the estimated lifetime cost and disease burden per patient, considering quality and quantity of life lived. The readouts were

NIHR Dissemination Centre2018

46. Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury

Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury 29193471 2018 03 25 1365-2702 27 5-6 2018 Mar Journal of clinical nursing J Clin Nurs Effect of quantitative assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury. e1146-e1151 10.1111/jocn.14198 To study the effect of quantitative (...) assessment-based nursing intervention on the bowel function and life quality of patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury. Neurogenic bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury was clinically manifested by abdominal distension, intractable constipation, prolonged defecation and faecal incontinence, which seriously affected the normal life of patients. Traditional ways of nursing for these patients focused on basic care, but lacked sufficient recognition of disease severity

EvidenceUpdates2018

47. Nurse education and understanding related to domestic violence and abuse against women: An integrative review of the literature

Nurse education and understanding related to domestic violence and abuse against women: An integrative review of the literature Nurse education and understanding related to domestic violence and abuse against women: An integrative review of the literature - Alshammari - 2018 - Nursing Open - Wiley Online Library By continuing to browse this site, you agree to its use of cookies as described in our . Search term Search Search term Search The full text of this article hosted at iucr.org (...) is unavailable due to technical difficulties. REVIEW ARTICLE Open Access Nurse education and understanding related to domestic violence and abuse against women: An integrative review of the literature Corresponding Author E-mail address: School of Health Sciences, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Faculty of Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Mental Health Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Correspondence Kafi Fraih Alshammari, School of Health Sciences, The University

Nursing open2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

48. Increasing undergraduate nursing students’ cultural competence: an evaluation study

Increasing undergraduate nursing students’ cultural competence: an evaluation study RESEARCH Open Access Increasing undergraduate nursing students’ cultural competence: an evaluation study Wenjia Liu 1 , Teresa E. Stone 2* and Rosanna McMaster 3 Abstract Background: Cultural competence has become increasingly important for Chinese health professionals because of internationalization and the opening up of China to overseas visitors and business as well as a growing awareness of the needs (...) of minority groups within China. This study aimed to evaluate a workshop designed to improve cultural competence among Chinese undergraduate nursing students. Methods: A one-group pretest and posttest design was applied. The intervention was a one-day workshop based on transformative learning theory using a variety of teaching strategies. Forty undergraduate nursing students from a university in Wuhan, China selected by convenient sampling received the intervention. Data were collected before

Global health research and policy2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

49. Training nurses in a competency framework to support adults with epilepsy and intellectual disability: the EpAID cluster RCT

Training nurses in a competency framework to support adults with epilepsy and intellectual disability: the EpAID cluster RCT Training nurses in a competency framework to support adults with epilepsy and intellectual disability: the EpAID cluster RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search

NIHR HTA programme2018

50. First‐line nurse managers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in decision‐making when older patients’ wish to die

First‐line nurse managers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in decision‐making when older patients’ wish to die First‐line nurse managers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in decision‐making when older patients’ wish to die - Holm - 2018 - Nursing Open - Wiley Online Library By continuing to browse this site, you agree to its use of cookies as described in our . Search term Search Search term Search The full text of this article hosted at iucr.org is unavailable due (...) to technical difficulties. RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access First‐line nurse managers’ perceptions of the challenges involved in decision‐making when older patients’ wish to die Corresponding Author E-mail address: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Haugesund, Norway Correspondence Anne Lise Holm, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Haugesund, Norway. Email: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Western Norway

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51. Surgery nurses' telephone communication: a mixed methods study with a special focus on newcomers' calls

Surgery nurses' telephone communication: a mixed methods study with a special focus on newcomers' calls Surgery nurses' telephone communication: a mixed methods study with a special focus on newcomers' calls - González‐Martínez - 2018 - Nursing Open - Wiley Online Library By continuing to browse this site, you agree to its use of cookies as described in our . Search term Search Search term Search The full text of this article hosted at iucr.org is unavailable due to technical difficulties (...) . RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Surgery nurses' telephone communication: a mixed methods study with a special focus on newcomers' calls Corresponding Author E-mail address: Department of Social Sciences, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland Correspondence Esther González‐Martínez, Department of Social Sciences‐University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland. Email: Department of Social Sciences, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland Department of Social Sciences, University of Fribourg

Nursing open2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

52. Establishing a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish‐speaking older persons in Sweden: A case study

Establishing a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish‐speaking older persons in Sweden: A case study Establishing a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish‐speaking older persons in Sweden: A case study - Hadziabdic - 2018 - Nursing Open - Wiley Online Library By continuing to browse this site, you agree to its use of cookies as described in our . Search term Search Search term Search The full text of this article hosted at iucr.org is unavailable due to technical difficulties (...) . RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Establishing a culturally specific nursing home for Finnish‐speaking older persons in Sweden: A case study Corresponding Author E-mail address: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden Correspondence Emina Hadziabdic, Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden. Email: Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Linkoping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Public

Nursing open2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

53. Job satisfaction and mental health of Palestinian nurses with shift work: a cross-sectional study.

Job satisfaction and mental health of Palestinian nurses with shift work: a cross-sectional study. BACKGROUND: Shift work is associated with sleep disturbances, mental health problems, and job dissatisfaction. Disparities between male and female nurses in the effect of shift work on mental distress and job satisfaction have been scarcely studied. We aimed to examine differences between female and male nurses in the associations between shift work and job satisfaction and mental health. METHODS (...) : In this cross-sectional study, male and female nurses were recruited to rate their job satisfaction on the Generic Job Satisfaction Scale and to complete the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-30). Associations between shift work, mental distress, and satisfaction were estimated from χ 2 tests and linear regression analyses using Stata/IC10. The study was approved by the ministry of health. Written informed consent was provided by all participants. FINDINGS: In 2012, we recruited 372 registered nurses from

Lancet2018

56. The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT

The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from (...) the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} This tool is feasible and acceptable for use by primary care nurses and has potential for encouraging biopsychosocial assessment of patients, but a full-scale RCT is not feasible. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , & . Margaret Maxwell 1, * , Carina Hibberd 1 , Patricia Aitchison 1 , Eileen Calveley 1 , Rebekah Pratt 2 , Nadine

NIHR HTA programme2018

57. Effects of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease: A randomised controlled trial

Effects of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease: A randomised controlled trial 28880419 2018 01 09 1365-2702 2017 Sep 07 Journal of clinical nursing J Clin Nurs Effects of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese (...) patients with coronary artery disease: A randomised controlled trial. 10.1111/jocn.14064 To examine the effectiveness of a nurse-led transitional care programme on readmission, self-efficacy to implement health-promoting behaviours, functional status and life quality among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease. Coronary artery disease is a major cause of mortality in China. Transitional care could help to ensure improved patient outcomes. Nevertheless, our knowledge of how to perform

EvidenceUpdates2018

58. A randomized controlled trial of a nursing psychotherapeutic intervention for anxiety in adult psychiatric outpatients

A randomized controlled trial of a nursing psychotherapeutic intervention for anxiety in adult psychiatric outpatients 29288510 2018 02 07 1365-2648 2017 Dec 29 Journal of advanced nursing J Adv Nurs A randomized controlled trial of a nursing psychotherapeutic intervention for anxiety in adult psychiatric outpatients. 10.1111/jan.13520 To evaluate the short-term efficacy of a psychotherapeutic intervention in nursing on Portuguese adult psychiatric outpatients with the nursing diagnosis (...) "anxiety." Several efficacious forms of treatment for anxiety are available, including different forms of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. However, literature tends to favour findings from studies on the efficacy of psychotherapies and therapies provided by nurses to the detriment of those arising from studies on the efficacy of nursing psychotherapeutic interventions (interventions which are classified, for instance, on Nursing Interventions Classification). Randomized controlled trial. The study

EvidenceUpdates2018

59. Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse

Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing (...) abuse Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse Barnes J, Stuart J, Allen E, Petrou S, Sturgess J, Barlow J, Macdonald G, Spiby H, Aistrop D, Melhuish E, Kim S, Pink J, Datta J & Elbourne D Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2018

60. Nurse-Designed Care Models and Culture of Health: Review of Three Case Studies

Nurse-Designed Care Models and Culture of Health: Review of Three Case Studies 29416942 2018 02 10 2162-8254 7 2 2018 Jan Rand health quarterly Rand Health Q Nurse-Designed Care Models and Culture of Health: Review of Three Case Studies. 2 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently made a commitment to advancing a national culture of health (COH)-an action framework developed by RWJF that focuses on well-being and equity with the goal of empowering and supporting people to lead (...) healthier lives where they live, learn, work, and play, now and in generations to come. Nurses are well positioned to provide care that is consistent with, and contributes to, a COH in their communities. RWJF contracted with the American Academy of Nursing (the Academy) with a subcontract to the RAND Corporation to explore the ways that innovative nurse-designed models of care are currently advancing a COH. This article presents findings from case studies of three nurse-designed care models that have

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