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121. Nurse practitioner led pain management the day after caesarean section: A randomised controlled trial and follow-up study

Nurse practitioner led pain management the day after caesarean section: A randomised controlled trial and follow-up study 28965648 2017 10 02 2017 10 02 1873-491X 2017 Sep 01 International journal of nursing studies Int J Nurs Stud Nurse practitioner led pain management the day after caesarean section: A randomised controlled trial and follow-up study. S0020-7489(17)30181-5 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.08.009 Pain on the day after caesarean section is often treated with controlled-release oxycodone (...) envelopes. The nurse practitioner intervention commenced on the day after surgery with immediate-release oxycodone alongside supportive strategies. The control group received scheduled doses of controlled-release oxycodone. All participants could request additional oxycodone or tramadol. Primary outcomes were pain intensity and secondary outcomes included patient global impression of change, pain interference, opioid consumption, and maternal perception of control. A follow-up phase evaluated pain

EvidenceUpdates2017

122. Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services

Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services Health app: ChatHealth communication platform Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services in school nursing services Medtech innovation briefing Published: 9 November 2017 nice.org.uk/guidance/mib130 pathways Summary Summary About this app ChatHealth is a 2-way communication platform that allows direct contact between patients and healthcare professionals. Currently, its main use is enabling (...) young people (aged 11 to 19) to ask a nurse questions through anonymous SMS text messages. A web-based message management application allows teams of school nurses to reply to the messages confidentially. Costs depend on the size of the nursing team. For example, making ChatHealth available in a school nursing service involving up to 10 nurses would cost £6,000 per year. Ongoing licensing costs are £55.60 per staff user per month, for up to 4 nurses. Evidence summary Clinical effectiv Clinical

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Advice2017

123. Effect of electronic report writing on the quality of nursing report recording

Effect of electronic report writing on the quality of nursing report recording 29238481 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 10 2017 Oct Electronic physician Electron Physician Effect of electronic report writing on the quality of nursing report recording. 5439-5445 10.19082/5439 Recording performed nursery actions is one of the main chores of nurses. The findings have shown that recorded reports are not qualitatively valid. Since electronic reports can be regarded as a base to write reports, this study aims (...) at determining the effect of utilizing electronic nursing reports on the quality of the records. This quasi-experimental study was conducted with the aim of applying an electronic system of nursing recording in the heart department of Shahid Rahimi Medical Center, Lorestan University of Medical Science. The samples were nursing reports on the hospitalized patients in the heart department, the basis of complete enumeration (census) during the fall of 2014. The subjects were sixteen employed nurses. To do

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124. Job‐related stress in psychiatric assistant nurses

Job‐related stress in psychiatric assistant nurses 29344390 2018 11 13 2054-1058 5 1 2018 01 Nursing open Nurs Open Job-related stress in psychiatric assistant nurses. 15-20 10.1002/nop2.103 We aimed to clarify how stress among psychiatric assistant nurses (PANs) differed from Registered Nurses (PRNs). Cross-sectional survey study was conducted with PRNs and PANs working in six psychiatric hospitals in Japan. The Psychiatric Nurse Job Stressor Scale (PNJSS) and the job stressor and stress (...) reaction subscales of the Brief Job Stress Questionnaire measured stress in 68 PANs and 140 PRNs. The results were statistically analysed. Psychiatric assistant nurses had significantly higher scores than PRNs on the job stressor subscales in psychiatric nursing ability, interpersonal relations and in the stress reaction subscales of irritability and somatic symptoms. "Psychiatric nursing ability," "Communication" and "Use of techniques" were associated with almost all stress reactions in PANs than

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125. A nationwide survey of patient problem occurrence across different nursing healthcare sectors

A nationwide survey of patient problem occurrence across different nursing healthcare sectors 29085655 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 4 2017 10 Nursing open Nurs Open A nationwide survey of patient problem occurrence across different nursing healthcare sectors. 292-302 10.1002/nop2.102 The aim of this study was to determine the patient problems that nurses encounter in different clinical settings and the extent to which they report being able to influence those patient problems. Exploratory online (...) survey research. Data were collected through an online questionnaire. We prepared a 2 × 2 matrix to compare the rate of occurrence against the average level of reported influence. Descriptive statistics were used for the data analysis. A total of 440 nurses working in different settings completed the questionnaire. Nurses report having the most influence on patient problems related to self-care, mobility and functions of the skin. Nurses experience less influence on problems with voice/speech

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126. Discontinuing Inappropriate Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.

Discontinuing Inappropriate Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Background: Inappropriate prescribing is a well-known clinical problem in nursing home residents, but few interventions have focused on reducing inappropriate medication use. Objective: To examine successful discontinuation of inappropriate medication use and to improve prescribing in nursing home residents. Design: Pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial, with clustering by elder (...) care physicians and their wards. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01876095 ). Setting: 59 Dutch nursing home wards for long-term care. Patients: Residents with a life expectancy greater than 4 weeks who consented to treatment with medication. Intervention: Multidisciplinary Multistep Medication Review (3MR) consisting of an assessment of the patient perspective, medical history, critical appraisal of medications, a meeting between the treating elder care physician and the pharmacist, and implementation

Annals of Internal Medicine2017

127. The effect of group integrative reminiscence therapy on mental health among older women living in Iranian nursing homes

The effect of group integrative reminiscence therapy on mental health among older women living in Iranian nursing homes 29085656 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 4 2017 10 Nursing open Nurs Open The effect of group integrative reminiscence therapy on mental health among older women living in Iranian nursing homes. 303-309 10.1002/nop2.101 The present study aimed to determine the impact of group integrative reminiscence therapy on mental health of older women living in Iranian nursing home in 2016 (...) . A quasi-experimental design pre- and post-test was used in the present study. Purposive sampling was used to recruit participants who met the study criteria. The statistical population included 60 older women living in nursing home, among whom 46 having the inclusion criteria were selected as the sample. After completing the Goldberg's General Health Questionnaire, the older people were divided into intervention ( N = 23) and control ( N = 23) group by using block randomization method

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128. Classic cases revisited – Death of a nurse and the anatomy of error

Classic cases revisited – Death of a nurse and the anatomy of error 29796073 2018 11 14 1751-1437 19 2 2018 May Journal of the Intensive Care Society J Intensive Care Soc Classic cases revisited - Death of a nurse and the anatomy of error. 155-160 10.1177/1751143717735203 The tragic case of Mayra Cabrera who died as a result of wrong route drug administration is notable as it was the first time a verdict of unlawful killing was recorded against an NHS Trust. Error within medicine

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129. Exploring the perception of nursing students about consequences of reflection in clinical settings

Exploring the perception of nursing students about consequences of reflection in clinical settings 29038696 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 9 2017 Sep Electronic physician Electron Physician Exploring the perception of nursing students about consequences of reflection in clinical settings. 5191-5198 10.19082/5191 Reflection on practical experiences is a key element that enables students to recognize their own strengths and weaknesses and develop nursing skills. Whilst reflection may enhance students (...) ' learning in practice, there is little evidence about nursing students' perception of the consequences of reflection in clinical settings. This study aimed to explore Iranian nursing students' perception regarding the consequences of reflection during clinical practices. This qualitative study was conducted by a conventional content analysis approach in two nursing schools at Shiraz and Fasa Universities of Medical Sciences in Iran. Data were collected through in-depth semi-structured interviews during

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130. Mental challenges of nurses in the face of unlearning situations in hospitals: A qualitative study

Mental challenges of nurses in the face of unlearning situations in hospitals: A qualitative study 29038703 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 9 2017 Sep Electronic physician Electron Physician Mental challenges of nurses in the face of unlearning situations in hospitals: A qualitative study. 5237-5243 10.19082/5237 The unlearning process is complex and sometimes painful in nature. This process usually occurs in social interactions and is very dependent on social contexts and the work environment (...) . To explore the concerns and mental challenges in facing unlearning situations in nurses. This qualitative study using content analysis was conducted in 2013-2015. Participants were 25 people, and research environment was hospitals in Mashhad and Gonabad. The method of data collection was unstructured interview, and sampling was continued until data saturation. First, the recorded interviews were transcribed and reviewed several times. Then open codes were extracted and after reviewing several times, were

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131. Preventing physical abuse of nursing home residents‐ as seen from the nursing staff's perspective

Preventing physical abuse of nursing home residents‐ as seen from the nursing staff's perspective 29085653 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 4 2017 10 Nursing open Nurs Open Preventing physical abuse of nursing home residents- as seen from the nursing staff's perspective. 274-281 10.1002/nop2.98 This study aims to capture first-hand information from nursing home staff's own understanding regarding what they think and have experienced about prevention of physical abuse of nursing home residents and what (...) measures they consider useful to implement in their daily work. The design is qualitative. A convenient sample of staff in three nursing homes was used and data were collected during three focus group interviews. The total number of informants was 14. Thematic content analysis was used. The data collection period was from December 2015-February 2016. According to the staff, several factors contribute to the prevention of physical abuse of residents in nursing homes. There is a requirement for increased

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132. Informed Strangers: Witnessing and Responding to Unethical Care as Student Nurses

Informed Strangers: Witnessing and Responding to Unethical Care as Student Nurses 28932765 2018 11 13 2333-3936 4 2017 Jan-Dec Global qualitative nursing research Glob Qual Nurs Res Informed Strangers: Witnessing and Responding to Unethical Care as Student Nurses. 2333393617730208 10.1177/2333393617730208 Nursing students occupy a unique perspective in clinical settings because they are informed, through education, about how patient care ought to happen. Given the brevity of placements (...) and their "visiting status" in clinical sites, students are less invested in the ethos of specific sites. Subsequently, their perspectives of quality care are informed by what should happen, which might differ from that of nurses and patients. The purpose of this study was to identify predominant themes in patient care, as experienced by students, and the influence that these observations have on the development of their ethical reasoning. Using a qualitative descriptive approach in which 27 nursing student

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133. Apathy: Risk Factor for Mortality in Nursing Home Patients

Apathy: Risk Factor for Mortality in Nursing Home Patients 28791690 2017 08 09 2017 08 09 1532-5415 2017 Aug 09 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Apathy: Risk Factor for Mortality in Nursing Home Patients. 10.1111/jgs.15007 To determine the prognostic value of apathy for mortality in patients of somatic (SC) and dementia special care (DSC) nursing home (NH) units. Longitudinal design, secondary analyses of a 2-year, cluster-randomized trial with six measurements (...) , the Netherlands. Joachim en Anna, Center for Specialized Geriatric Care, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Gerritsen Debby L DL Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboudumc Alzheimer Center, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Joachim en Anna, Center for Specialized Geriatric Care, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. eng Journal Article 2017 08 09 United States J Am Geriatr Soc 7503062 0002-8614 apathy dementia care depression mortality nursing home risk factor somatic 2017 8 10 6 0 2017 8

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134. Oral versus written feedback delivery to nursing students in clinical education: A randomized controlled trial

Oral versus written feedback delivery to nursing students in clinical education: A randomized controlled trial 28979735 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 8 2017 Aug Electronic physician Electron Physician Oral versus written feedback delivery to nursing students in clinical education: A randomized controlled trial. 5008-5014 10.19082/5008 Feedback delivery is deemed as a key element during a students' clinical education. It keeps students on track to meet their goal and increase students' motivation (...) and confidence. The aim of this study was to compare the quality of feedback delivery in oral versus written feedback delivery to nursing students in clinical education. A randomized controlled trial was conducted between February and August 2012 in the city of Bojnurd in Iran. Using purposive sampling, last semester's nursing students (n=44) had been randomly assigned to oral and written feedback delivery groups. Three Instructors received orientation and training on methods of feedback delivery before

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135. Elderly peoples’ experiences of nursing homes in Bam city: A qualitative study

Elderly peoples’ experiences of nursing homes in Bam city: A qualitative study 28979736 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 8 2017 Aug Electronic physician Electron Physician Elderly peoples' experiences of nursing homes in Bam city: A qualitative study. 5015-5023 10.19082/5015 With the increasing number of elderly, especially in recent decades, transfer to nursing homes and the number of centers has also increased but experiences and problems of elders in these centers is less considered. So, the goal (...) of this study is to explore the Elderly peoples' experiences of nursing homes. The current research was performed using a phenomenological approach in 2016. Participation in the study is comprised of the elderly residents in a nursing home in Bam city who were selected based on an objective-oriented approach. The sampling was done until data saturation. Data collection methods were observation and an unstructured and in-depth interview. Data were analyzed using seven-stage Colaizzi process. In total

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136. Therapeutic communication in nursing students: A Walker & Avant concept analysis

Therapeutic communication in nursing students: A Walker & Avant concept analysis 28979730 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 8 2017 Aug Electronic physician Electron Physician Therapeutic communication in nursing students: A Walker & Avant concept analysis. 4968-4977 10.19082/4968 Therapeutic communication, the fundamental component of nursing, is a complex concept. Furthermore, the poor encounters between nursing student and patient demonstrate the necessity of instruction regarding therapeutic (...) communication. The aim of this study was to define and clarify this important concept for including this subject in the nursing curriculum with more emphasis. A literature search was conducted using keywords such as "nursing student", "patient" and "therapeutic communication" and Persian-equivalent words in Persian databases (including Magiran and Medlib) and English databases (including PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus and ProQuest) without time limitation. After extracting concept definitions and determining

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137. Effects of a nurse-led transitional care program on clinical outcomes, health-related knowledge, physical and mental health status among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease: A randomized controlled trial

Effects of a nurse-led transitional care program on clinical outcomes, health-related knowledge, physical and mental health status among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease: A randomized controlled trial 28601691 2017 06 11 2017 06 11 1873-491X 74 2017 Apr 14 International journal of nursing studies Int J Nurs Stud Effects of a nurse-led transitional care program on clinical outcomes, health-related knowledge, physical and mental health status among Chinese patients with coronary (...) artery disease is limited in mainland China. To examine the effectiveness of a nurse-led transitional care program on clinical outcomes, health-related knowledge, and physical and mental health status among Chinese patients with coronary artery disease. Randomized controlled trial. The Omaha system and Pender's health promoting model were employed in planning and implementing this nurse-led transitional care program. The sample was comprised of 199 Chinese patients with coronary artery disease. The experimental group

EvidenceUpdates2017

138. Teachers’ and postgraduate nursing students’ experience of the educational environment in Iran: A qualitative Research

Teachers’ and postgraduate nursing students’ experience of the educational environment in Iran: A qualitative Research 28979741 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 8 2017 Aug Electronic physician Electron Physician Teachers' and postgraduate nursing students' experience of the educational environment in Iran: A qualitative Research. 5049-5060 10.19082/5049 The learning environment has a significant role in determining nursing students' academic achievements and course satisfaction. Creating a proper (...) educational environment is therefore necessary for improving the quality of teaching and learning, and for delivering competent graduates to society. The present study was conducted to explore teachers' and postgraduate nursing students' experience of the educational environment in Iran. This qualitative study uses an inductive approach and conventional content analysis. Data were collected through semi-structured face-to-face interviews with seven PhD students, seven faculty members (directors) and two

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139. Correlation between medication errors with job satisfaction and fatigue of nurses

Correlation between medication errors with job satisfaction and fatigue of nurses 28979754 2018 11 13 2008-5842 9 8 2017 Aug Electronic physician Electron Physician Correlation between medication errors with job satisfaction and fatigue of nurses. 5142-5148 10.19082/5142 Medication errors which can cause several medical malfunctions, have been in the spotlight recently. Job satisfaction and fatigue seems to be related to the increase of medication errors in nursing. This study aimed (...) to determine the correlation between the amount and type of medication errors with job satisfaction and fatigue of nurses working in Shahid Sadoughi hospital in Yazd-Iran. This is a descriptive study by a cross-sectional and correlational approach conducted on all the nurses working in an educational hospital who have characteristics of samples. Participants were 170 nurses working in Shahid Sadooghi hospital in Yazd, Iran in 2012. The questionnaires of demographic characteristics, medication

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140. Writing self‐efficacy in nursing students: The influence of a discipline‐specific writing environment

Writing self‐efficacy in nursing students: The influence of a discipline‐specific writing environment 29085650 2018 11 13 2054-1058 4 4 2017 10 Nursing open Nurs Open Writing self-efficacy in nursing students: The influence of a discipline-specific writing environment. 240-250 10.1002/nop2.90 To explore if writing self-efficacy improved among first-year nursing students in the context of discipline-specific writing. The relationship between writing self-efficacy, anxiety and student grades (...) was negatively related to writing self-efficacy but remained stable across the study period. Inexperienced students and students with less writing experience, appeared to over-inflate their self-assessed writing self-efficacy early in the programme. This study gives promising evidence that online and classroom delivery of instruction are both feasible for introducing discipline specific writing. Mitchell Kim M KM 0000-0002-3439-5114 Nursing Department School of Health Sciences and Community Services Red

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