nursing methodology research
Summary: Research carried out by nurses concerning techniques and methods to implement projects and to document information, including methods of interviewing patients, collecting data, and forming inferences. The concept includes exploration of methodological issues such as human subjectivity and human experience.
Articles from Journal RESEARCH
Articles from Journal RESEARCH1
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- Breast cancer: evaluation of the Common Journey Breast Cancer Support GroupLinda Zeigler
Education Department, Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME, USA
J Clin Nurs 13:467-78. 2004..Most studies of cancer support groups have focused on the effects of groups established for research purposes, from the exclusive perspective of the group participants...
- Waiting for surgery; living a life on hold--a continuous struggle against a faceless systemR N Mats Sjöling
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
Int J Nurs Stud 42:539-47. 2005..Respondents who are able to preserve or create meaning in life are able to reformulate their life-world and live a full life, in spite of severe pain and disability...
- Hindrance for patient participation in nursing careMonika J M Sahlsten
Institute of Nursing, Health Care Pedagogics, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 19:223-9. 2005..In nursing care situations, the degree to which a patient participates depends on the nursing staff. Accordingly, hindrances for patient's participation during nursing care is an important question for the nursing profession...
- Emotional comfort: the patient's perspective of a therapeutic contextAnne M Williams
National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 43:405-15. 2006..Comfort is a word that is frequently used to describe both physical and emotional aspects of the hospital experience. A number of definitions exist in the literature and there is a lack of clarity in understanding this concept...
- In their own words: the experience of returning to acute care practiceMarilyn Asselin
Patient Care Services, Kent Hospital, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 22:104-11; quiz 112-3. 2006..Implications for staff development specialists are discussed...
- Enhancing rigor in qualitative description: a case studyJill Milne
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:413-20. 2005..Strategies to enhance rigor included flexible yet systematic sampling, ensuring participants had the freedom to speak, ensuring accurate transcription and data-driven coding, and on-going attention to context...
- Balancing and compromising: nurses and patients preserving integrity of self and each otherV F Irurita
School of Nursing, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 38:579-89. 2001..Both positive and negative outcomes resulted...
- Satisfied patients are also vulnerable patients--narratives from an acute care wardVenke Sørlie
Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
J Clin Nurs 15:1240-6. 2006..To illuminate the experience of being a patient and cared for in an acute care ward...
- Effect of patient-centered care on patient satisfaction and quality of careDebra M Wolf
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 23:316-21. 2008..The PCC group rated satisfaction (P = .04) and quality of services (P = .03) higher than controls. PCC may impact patients' perception of the level of satisfaction and quality of care received...
- Negotiating sleep: a qualitative study of new mothersHolly Powell Kennedy
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco CA 94143, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:114-22. 2007..The study was part of a larger randomized clinical trial on an intervention to improve sleep and well-being among new mothers...
- Being in the hospital: an interpretive phenomenological study of terminally ill cancer patients' experiencesElisabeth Spichiger
Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Eur J Oncol Nurs 13:16-21. 2009..Its findings can heighten health care professionals' awareness of patients' experiences. Recognizing patients' perspectives regarding the hospital as their temporary living place will allow professionals to individualize patient care...
- Occupational stressors and coping as determinants of burnout in female hospice nursesN Payne
Psychology Department, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK
J Adv Nurs 33:396-405. 2001....
- Listening to the voices of patients with cancer, their advocates and their nurses: A hermeneutic-phenomenological study of quality nursing careAndreas Charalambous
Transcultural Centre of Middlesex University, Cyprus Technology University, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:436-42. 2008..These findings stress the need to integrate these aspects in the care of patients with cancer. In doing so, nurses will need support and adequate training in order to acquire the relevant skills towards better caring for the patients...
- Autonomy through identification: a qualitative study of the process of identification used by people with type 2 diabetesAlbine Moser
Department of Health Ethics and Philosophy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
J Clin Nurs 17:209-16. 2008..The aim of this study is to clarify the process of identification with diabetes as a dimension of autonomy as described by people with type 2 diabetes...
- Determining factors that have an impact upon effective evidence-based pain management with older people, following colorectal surgery: an ethnographic studyDonna Brown
Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:1287-98. 2006..The aim of this project was to examine pain management practices with older people admitted to the colorectal unit of an acute hospital trust...
- A qualitative study exploring the support needs of first-time mothers on their journey towards intuitive parentingCarol Wilkins
Bournemouth University, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Finchdean House, St Mary s Hospital, Milton Road, Portsmouth PO3 6AD, UK
Midwifery 22:169-80. 2006..to gain an understanding of the experiences of first-time mothers in the early weeks of motherhood in order to elicit what areas of support these women find empowering in easing their adjustment...
- Hope, despair and hopelessness in living with HIV/AIDS: a grounded theory studyJ Kylma
Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
J Adv Nurs 33:764-75. 2001..However, there is an obvious gap in the literature suggesting a need to study the overall dynamics of hope (including both hope and despair or hopelessness) along the HIV spectrum from PLWHs' and PLWAs' perspective...
- Competency in shaping one's life: autonomy of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a nurse-led, shared-care setting; a qualitative studyAlbine Moser
Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Int J Nurs Stud 43:417-27. 2006..This paper reports the findings of a study to determine which concepts of autonomy people with type 2 diabetes use in a nurse-led, shared-care setting...
- A descriptive study of meaning of illness in chronic renal diseaseA L Caress
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
J Adv Nurs 33:716-27. 2001..To explore the subjective meaning of illness in a sample of renal patients...
- Waiting for a liver transplant: the experience of patients with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathyE Jonsén
Department of Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 9:63-70. 2000..Implications for nursing practice, such as informational and emotional support, are discussed...
- The relationship between support and stress in forensic community mental health nursingM Coffey
School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
J Adv Nurs 34:397-407. 2001..AIMS OF THE STUDY/PAPER: This paper reports the results of a survey of forensic community mental health nurses (FCMHNs) in England and Wales which aimed to ascertain the level of stress and burnout experienced by this group...
- Closeness, chaos and crisis: the attractions of working in acute mental health careM Deacon
Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:750-7. 2006..In conclusion, we argue that despite the unpopularity of the acute inpatient mental health environment, the highly sophisticated skills employed by acute nurses actually ensure the promotion of health for the majority of service users...
- Managing patients at risk of deterioration in rural hospitals: a qualitative studyRuth Endacott
School of Health and Environment, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 14:275-9. 2006..This paper examines strategies used by nurses to manage patients at risk of deterioration in smaller rural hospitals in Victoria, Australia...
- Learning to think like a nurse: stories from new nurse graduatesSharon A Etheridge
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 38:24-30. 2007..The results of this study should be useful in identifying strategies to help new graduates make the transition from students to registered nurses...
- The lived experience of a tracheostomy tube change: a phenomenological studyFrank Donnelly
Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
J Clin Nurs 15:1115-22. 2006..To investigate the lived experience patients have of a tracheostomy tube change...
- Nurses' experiences of delivering voluntary counseling and testing services for people with HIV/AIDS in the Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South AfricaAzwihangwisi H Mavhandu-Mudzusi
HIV AIDS Unit, Center for Quality of Life, Student Affairs, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
Nurs Health Sci 9:254-62. 2007..The main conclusions drawn from the findings were that nurses are continuously exposed to emotionally draining activities with very little support from their supervisors, which makes them prone to experiencing burnout...
- Graduate nurse perceptions of the work experienceDiana Halfer
Department of Clinical and Organizational Development, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
Nurs Econ 24:150-5, 123. 2006..The results suggest that the new graduate nurse's career adjustment extends beyond mastering clinical skills and includes a lifestyle adjustment to a profession that requires service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week...
- The transitional journey through the graduate year: a focus group studyJennifer M Newton
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1231-7. 2007..In Australia, many hospitals provide Graduate Year Programmes to assist new graduates to assimilate into their new roles and environments...
- What is a good death? Terminally ill patients dealing with normative expectations around death and dyingMinke Goldsteen
Department of Health Care Ethics and Philosophy, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 64:378-86. 2006..This article aims to offer an insight in the way terminally ill patients talk about death and dying and how they refer to current western normative expectations about a 'good' death...
- Emotional and informational support for families during their child's illnessA Sarajärvi
Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia, Health and Social Care Services, Helsinki, Finland
Int Nurs Rev 53:205-10. 2006..To describe and compare the support provided by nursing staff to families during their child's illness from the viewpoint of families and nurses...
- 'You find yourself.' Perceptions of nursing students from non-English speaking backgrounds of the effect of an intensive language support program on their oral clinical communication skillsFran Rogan
University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Contemp Nurse 23:72-86. 2006....
- Dealing with diversity: incorporating cultural sensitivity into midwifery practice in the tertiary hospital of Capricorn District, Limpopo ProvinceM S Maputle
Nursing Discipline, University of Limpopo, Sovenga
Curationis 29:61-9. 2006..Knowledge from the findings will be used to develop guidelines that will attempt to enhance the inco-operation of culture-sensitivity into midwifery practice...
- From monitoring physiological functions to using psychological strategies. Nurses' view of caring for the aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage patientMathilde Hedlund
Section of Caring Sciences, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 17:403-11. 2008....
- 'You don't talk about the voices': voice hearers and community mental health nurses talk about responding to voice hearing experiencesMichael Coffey
Community Mental Health Nursing, Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
J Clin Nurs 17:1591-600. 2008..To explore service user and community mental health nurses views on responses to voice hearing experiences...
- The meaningful experiences of being a Registered Nurse (RN) BuddyRachel Walker
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan 4111, Queensland, Australia
Nurse Educ Today 28:760-7. 2008..From this, health service management and universities can initiate the process of creating a framework for preparing, supporting, assessing and educating the Buddy RN...
- Student nurses' experiences during clinical practice in the Limpopo ProvinceB T Mabuda
Department of Health and Social Development, Limpopo Province
Curationis 31:19-27. 2008..Recommendations to enhance the clinical learning experiences of student nurses were outlined...
- New Zealand women living with HIV/AIDS: a feminist perspectiveJill Bennett
Palliative Care Community Nurse, Mercy Hospice, Auckland
Nurs Prax N Z 23:4-16. 2007..However it is noted that there is still a degree of prejudice and ignorance to be overcome before the desired results will be achieved...
- The graduate nurse experience: qualitative residency program outcomesRegina Fink
Department of Professional Resources, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Nurs Adm 38:341-8. 2008..Qualitative analysis provided sufficient evidence to convert specific open-ended questions on the Casey-Fink Graduate Nurse Experience Survey instrument to a quantitative format for ease of administration and analysis...
- Support for carers of people with dementia during hospital admissionMaggi Douglas-Dunbar
Torbay Hospital, Lawes Bridge Torquay
Nurs Older People 19:27-30. 2007....
- Exploring clinical nursing experiences: listening to student nursesPatricia Pearcey
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 28:595-601. 2008..A majority indicated that nursing was not as caring as they expected and vowed to hold on to their personal values of caring about patients and forming communicative, interpersonal relationships with them...
- Chinese nurses' ethical concerns in a neurological wardPing Fen Tang
Kunming Medical College, Kunming, Province of Yunnan, China
Nurs Ethics 14:810-24. 2007..The nurses managed mainly by striving for competence, which gave them hope for the future...
- Newly qualified Irish nurses' interpretation of their preparation and experiences of registrationMary Mooney
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 16:1610-7. 2007..The aim of this paper is to report on the insights of newly qualified Irish nurses into their preparation for registration as general nurses and to develop insights into the postregistration experience...
- Preceptoring a student in the final clinical placement: reflections from nurses in a Canadian HospitalFrances Fothergill Bourbonnais
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, and Nursing Clinical Practice, The Ottawa Hospital, ON, Canada
J Clin Nurs 16:1543-9. 2007..To capture personal reflections on being a preceptor and to identify the supports and challenges to enacting the role...
- Relationship work in an early childhood home visiting programMaureen Heaman
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
J Pediatr Nurs 22:319-30. 2007....
- Suicidal patients as experienced by psychiatric nurses in inpatient carePontus Carlén
Partnergruppen i Vittsjö, Vittsjö, Sweden
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:257-65. 2007..In order to ensure that these two logic systems combine, it is necessary for the psychiatric care organization to intervene to support the nurses in reflecting on their everyday work...
- Ward atmosphere - the Scarlet Pimpernel of psychiatric settings?David Brunt
School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Vaxjo University, Sweden
Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:639-55. 2007..The easily administered single question format provided valuable information about an intangible element of psychiatric settings - the ward atmosphere...
- Multiple sclerosis patients talking with healthcare providers about emotionsCarmel Parker White
Department of Child Development and Family Relations at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
J Neurosci Nurs 39:89-101. 2007..Nurses can help MS patients deal with their uncertainty and emotional challenges by being willing to inquire about emotions and emotional well-being...
- Patient's self-determination in intensive care-from an action- and confirmation theoretical perspective. The intensive care nurse viewKatarina E Meijers
Intensive Care Unit, South Stockholm General Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:222-32. 2008....
- Management of relatives of patients who are dyingJill Main
South Birmingham Primary Care Trust, The Sheldon Unit, Birmingham, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:794-801. 2002..Findings demonstrated that staff often felt ill-equipped for providing support for relatives when a patient is dying. Training is required to help nurses support and care for the relatives of dying patients...
- Relatives' experiences of critical careFelicity Hughes
European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Nurs Crit Care 10:23-30. 2005..Further research into the communication processes used within Critical Care Units is required in addition to developing best practice in this area...
- Comparing Norwegian nurses' and physicians' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care unitsChristina Takman
Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
J Clin Nurs 14:621-31. 2005..To illuminate and compare the perceptions of registered nurses (n = 243) and physicians (n = 29) in medical and surgical ICUs for adults on the needs of significant others...
- How do the accounts of the patients on pregnancy and birth process enlighten medical team in terms of narrative ethics?Omur Elcioglu
Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Eskisehir, Turkey
Patient Educ Couns 61:253-61. 2006....
- Pre-registration nursing students' experience of caring for cancer patientsSheila M Cunningham
School of Health and Social Science, The Archway Campus, Middlesex University, Highgate Hill, London N19 3UA, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:59-67. 2006..The findings and implications for the preparation of pre-registration nursing students in caring for cancer patients were discussed in relation to the theoretical input, clinical support and the use of reflection in practice...
- 'It's not like the wards'. Experiences of nurses new to critical care: a qualitative studySarah Farnell
General Critical Care, 1st Floor St James Wing, St George s Hospital NHS Trust, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 43:319-31. 2006..Critical care is both emotionally and intellectually challenging, yet little is currently known about the experience of nurses' new to this environment...
- The roles and responsibilities of newly qualified children's nursesKaren Jackson
Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Paediatr Nurs 17:26-30. 2005..A theoretical framework of role transition and situated learning was derived from the interview data. The findings indicated that becoming a staff nurse is a process leading to an identity that is actively and continuously being created..
- Mothers in the NICU: outsider to partnerJudith A Heermann
The College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
Pediatr Nurs 31:176-81, 200. 2005..Mothers' development evolved in predictable patterns. The results of this study can be considered in implementation and evaluation plans for NICUs moving to family-focused developmental care...
- Recording the content of the caring processOili Karkkainen
Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
J Nurs Manag 13:202-8. 2005..According to the results nurses need strong support from their managers in order to successfully be able to implement a theoretical basis of documentation of care...
- Maternal and child health nurses: a vital link to the community for primiparae over the age of 35Mary Carolan
Jessie McPherson Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Australia
Contemp Nurse 18:133-42. 2004..This paper reports on findings from a longitudinal qualitative study, outlining the importance of maternal & child health nurses in providing support and in facilitating links to the community for primiparae over the age of 35 years...
- Older people's views on rural life: a study of three villagesJill Manthorpe
Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:97-104. 2004..Working in partnership with groups to achieve a deep understanding of local contexts may assist nursing practitioners when building up pictures of older patients' health-related needs and views...
- Young medical patients' experience of physical restraint: an exploratory studyIvy S L Wong
Department of Medicine, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
J Clin Nurs 14:120-1. 2005
- Turning toward the psychosocial domain of oncology nursing: a main problem analysis in the NetherlandsRuud Uitterhoeve
Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Cancer Nurs 26:18-27. 2003..It further seems that professional caregivers are more prone to act upon the medical-technical aspects of the treatment than to act on psychosocial sequelae of the treatment...
- Exploring and encouraging through social interaction: a qualitative study of nurses' participation in self-help groups for cancer patientsLis Adamsen
University Hospitals Center for Nursing and Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cancer Nurs 26:28-36. 2003....
- Personal and professional pain experiences and pain management knowledge among Greek nursesElisabeth Patiraki-Kourbani
University of Athens School of Nursing, 123 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11527 Athens, Hellas, Greece
Int J Nurs Stud 41:345-54. 2004..One nurse wrote " em leader I begged to lose consciousness, in order not to feel". These compelling accounts might motivate nurses to strengthen their understanding of pain management...
- The experience of family members caring for a dying loved oneAnnie Perreault
SCO Health Service, University of Ottawa Institute of Palliative Care, and C A R M E N Centre, 160 boul de l hôpital, Suite 103, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:133-43. 2004..Health professionals must provide information and support tailored to the caregivers' needs as they change along a patient's illness trajectory...
- Living with Huntington's disease: need for supportive careSky Dawson
School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Nurs Health Sci 6:123-30. 2004....
- Intensive care nurses' experiences of assessing and dealing with patients' psychological needsAnn M Price
Adult Nursing Department, Canterbury Christ Church University College, Canterbury, Kent, UK
Nurs Crit Care 9:134-42. 2004..Six categories were developed about issues in psychological care. Implications for practice included the important role of the family, need for improved communication and improved staff awareness of issues...
- The impact of unrelieved patient suffering on palliative care nursesKate White
School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands WA 6018 Australia
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:438-44. 2004..to describe the impact of unrelieved patient suffering on nurses working with palliative care patients...
- The experience of role transition in acute care nurse practitioners in Taiwan under the collaborative practice modelWei Chin Chang
Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
J Nurs Res 14:83-92. 2006..This study highlights the experiences, stresses and accomplishments of acute care nurse practitioners during their initial year of advanced practice...
- A modified grounded theory study of how psychiatric nurses work with suicidal peopleJohn R Cutcliffe
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Int J Nurs Stud 43:791-802. 2006....
- Nurses' experiences of caring for culturally diverse patients in an acute care settingJane Cioffi
School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury Campus, New South Wales
Contemp Nurse 20:78-86. 2005..Further research to explore issues for bilingual nurses and to describe the experiences of culturally diverse patients and their families in general acute care settings is recommended...
- Developing interpersonal relationships with adolescents with anorexia nervosaValentina Micevski
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Contemp Nurse 20:102-16. 2005..Nurses who use this approach are better positioned to gain understanding of individuals experiencing the disorder and to develop professional interpersonal relationships...
- Communication interaction in ICU--Patient and staff experiences and perceptionsVictoria S Magnus
UCH NHS Foundation Trust, University College Hospital, Speech and Language Therapy, 3rd Floor East 250, Euston Road, London NW1 2PG, UK
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:167-80. 2006..Patterns were identified including insights into SLT service delivery and possible directions for future research and development...
- Conceptions of patients and personnel concerning the substance of post-ward outpatient visits in psychiatric careP L Hautala-Jylhä
Central Ostrobothnia Health Care District, Kokkola, Finland
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:61-9. 2006..To make PWOV successful, treatment should be planned individually based on the patient's needs, and the patient should have a close and functional cooperative relationship with the nurse...
- Nurse and client perceptions of home health wound care effectiveness after a change in Medicare reimbursementMelody K Eaton
Legislative Coalition for Virginia Nurses LCVN and James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:285-95. 2005..Themes that emerged included professional competence, caregiver as key, and sense of support. Perceptions emphasize the necessity for resource management, collaboration, and patient advocacy...
- Going on a journey: understanding palliative care nursingAlan Barnard
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
Int J Palliat Nurs 12:6-12. 2006..To describe the qualitatively different ways a group of Australian nurses understood their experience of being a palliative care nurse...
- Social support: gender differences in cancer patients in the United KingdomSally Ann Clarke
Cancer Research UK, Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
Cancer Nurs 29:66-72. 2006..If support were available as part of a structured care plan, it is possible that men would also utilize support. Future research is required to gain greater understanding of men's support needs...
- African American women with breast cancer and their spouses' perception of care received from physiciansPhyllis D Morgan
Department of Nursing, Fayetteville State University, NC 28301, USA
ABNF J 17:32-7. 2006..The AA couples involved in the study reported that the care they received was compassionate, competent, comprehensive and comparable to other women. Each of these qualities was identified by as being essential to quality patient care...
- Immigrants in emergency care: Swedish health care staff's experiencesS Hultsjö
Department of Psychiatry, Ryhov County Hospital, Jonkoping, Sweden
Int Nurs Rev 52:276-85. 2005..During the past few decades Sweden has developed into a multicultural society. The proportion of patients with different cultural backgrounds increases, which naturally makes new demands on health care staff...
- Parental satisfaction with paediatric intensive careCaroline Haines
Paediatric Intensive High Dependency Care, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Paediatr Nurs 17:37-41. 2005..Many of the strategies identified to optimise the service were not dependent upon extensive organisational change or excessive additional resources...
- Discussion boards: boring no more!Deborah S Adelman
School of Nursing, Kaplan University, Chicago, Illinois 62704, USA
Nurse Educ 38:30-3. 2013..The authors present creative approaches to DBs that result in lively debates and student-to-student and student-to-faculty interactions, including role playing, blogging, wikis, and the use of voice...
- Facilitators and barriers to adjustment of international nurses: an integrative reviewJ Kawi
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3018, USA
Int Nurs Rev 56:174-83. 2009..As such, it is vital to identify what facilitates and what the barriers are to the successful adjustment in order to assist their integration into new workplace environments...
- Family involvement in the care of a hospitalised child: a questionnaire survey of Mozambican family caregiversMaja Söderbäck
School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Sweden
Int J Nurs Stud 45:1778-88. 2008..Conditions and cultural constructs are different among countries. No published study on parents' or close family caregivers' involvement and participation during paediatric hospitalization has been found for an African population...
- Sifting, sorting and saturating data in a grounded theory study of information use by practice nurses: a worked exampleKaren J Hoare
School of Nursing and Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Int J Nurs Pract 18:582-8. 2012..The interplay between coding and categorization is facilitated by the constant comparative method...
- Effects of false-positive results in a breast screening program on anxiety, depression and health-related quality of lifeBjorg Hafslund
Institute of Radiography, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bergen University College, Norway
Cancer Nurs 35:E26-34. 2012..No long-term effects have been fully demonstrated, and the findings for anxiety and depression are contradictory. Few studies have addressed changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
- The discourse of agingConnie L Madden
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:264-72. 2012....
- Number 1 in the ratings: a television-based learning activityAnne B Woods
Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, USA
J Nurs Educ 47:287-8. 2008
- Innovations in nursing education: standard development for nurse educator practiceMona Koldsgaard Rogan
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nurses Staff Dev 24:119-23. 2008....
- African American women's infant feeding choices: prenatal breast-feeding self-efficacy and narratives from a black feminist perspectiveKaren M Robinson
Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:320-8; quiz 329-30. 2011..Examining prenatal breast-feeding self-efficacy and infant feeding decisions among African American women using a mixed-method approach. A black feminist philosophy was used to keep women's experiences as the central research focus...
- Nurse-led implementation of a safe and effective intravenous insulin protocol in a medical intensive care unitRabia Khalaila
Medical ICU, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, P O Box 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
Crit Care Nurse 31:27-35. 2011..Recent evidence has linked tight glucose control to worsened clinical outcomes among adults in intensive care units...
- Involving the stakeholders in the curriculum process: a recipe for success?Johannes J Keogh
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Fulda University of Applied Sciences, 36039 Fulda, Germany
Nurse Educ Today 30:37-43. 2010..In this project, the collaborative process was very successful, and the stakeholders actually expressed feelings of "Ownership" of the curriculum...
- Breastfeeding experiences of mothers from disadvantaged groups: a reviewElizabeth MacGregor
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Community Pract 83:30-3. 2010..Developing healthcare professionals' capabilities to educate these disadvantaged groups, their social networks and the public about breastfeeding is crucial if it is to become established within our society...
- 'To be honest, I haven't even thought about it' - recruitment in small-scale, qualitative research in primary careWendy C Jessiman
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Inverness, UK
Nurse Res 21:18-23. 2013..To review strategies for successful recruitment in small-scale, qualitative research in primary care by exploring those used in a variety of settings and providing a reflective analysis of the strategies used in one such study...
- Diabetes: follow-up support for patients with uncontrolled diabetesPaula A Gray
Widener University in Chester, PA, USA
Nurse Pract 38:49-53. 2013..The purpose of this critical appraisal is to examine the efficacy of telephone follow-up support for patients with uncontrolled diabetes. Evidence indicates that telephone follow-up can improve diabetes outcomes...
- Prison experiences and the reintegration of male paroleesElizabeth Marlow
University of California School of Nursing, Los Angeles 700 Tiverton Ave, Room 3 133, Box 170221, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 32:E17-29. 2009..Effective health and reintegration policy for individuals on parole must integrate the problems and issues of long-term involvement in correctional and criminal life into programs and interventions for these individuals...
- Clinical approaches to special issues related to opioid therapyPerry G Fine
Pain Research Center, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 25:S20-8. 2009....
- The value ground of nursingIngrid Snellman
School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 19:714-26. 2012..In order to implement the values within the value ground, two prerequisites are discussed and claimed as essential: ethical dialogue and a caring encounter between care provider and patients...
- Evaluation of an electrolyte replacement protocol in an adult intensive care unit: a retrospective before and after analysisZahra Kanji
Pharmacy Department and Intensive Care Unit, Lions Gate Hospital, 231 East, 15th Street, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 25:181-9. 2009..Electrolyte imbalances are frequently encountered in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and protocol-driven interventions may facilitate more timely and uniform care...
- The effects of psychological status of the patients with digestive system cancers on prognosis of the diseaseJun Tian
Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou 350004, Fujian Province, China
Cancer Nurs 32:230-5. 2009....
- Patient satisfaction with colorectal cancer follow-up system: an auditSusan Wilkinson
Colorectal Services, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts, Cambridge
Br J Nurs 18:40-4. 2009..Areas for improvement were identified. The key point from the survey was that patients would like a follow-up phone call post-diagnosis and 48 hours post-discharge from hospital. This has been implemented since the audit...
- Impact of childhood cancer on parents' relationships: an integrative reviewFernanda Machado da Silva
University of Sao Paulo at Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Nurs Scholarsh 42:250-61. 2010..Emotional tensions can affect parents' relationships during the trajectory of the child's cancer illness. We conducted an integrative review to examine the evidence related to the effects of childhood cancer on parents' relationships...
- Community nurses' experiences of ethical dilemmas in palliative care: a Swedish studyMargareta Karlsson
Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
Int J Palliat Nurs 16:224-31. 2010..The aim of this study was to highlight community nurses' experiences of ethical dilemmas in palliative care...
- A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in YouthDONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTSDONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
- Developing Health Behaviors in Middle AdolescenceDONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- CANCER COURSES FOR NURSES WORKING WITH MINORITY GROUPSSandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004..to be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
- Risk Perception/Communications/Reduction BehaviorsLois Loescher; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results of this research will be used to formulate a model of risk processes and develop future behavioral interventions to reduce cancer risk. ..
- Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer ProgramEun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature InfantsKaren Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..
- Native Navigation across the Cancer Continuum in Comanche NationValerie S Eschiti; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal SymptomsEun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for SeniorsEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, a follow-up study will be conducted to ascertain effectiveness of the TSW for other older adults' health problems (i.e., hypertension) that can be prevented or managed in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Alcohol Use Reduction in Methadone Individuals with HCVAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for CaregiversEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in IndiaAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Testing a Model of Quality Care in Home HealthMary Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- A Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Type 2 DiabetesRobin Whittemore; Fiscal Year: 2006..3. To explore the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a lifestyle change program delivered by NPs in primary care settings. ..
- An Exploration of Perceived Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in Cancer Care DeliveryMaureen Campesino; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- VENLAFAXINE FOR HOT FLASHES FOLLOWING BREAST CANCERJANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2003..e., t-tests, linear regression, GEE, mixed model). Study findings will significantly contribute to the scientific basis of hot flash management in women following treatment for breast cancer. ..
- Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle AdolescCAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Family Experience: End of Life for a Family Member with a Chronic IllnessDEBRA LYNN MCHALE WIEGAND; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results of the study will be published and presented in local and national meetings to health care professionals and others who would benefit from information related to how to help these vulnerable family members. ..
- A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department PatientsPaula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010..This knowledge will position the candidate to launch a research career as an investigator who will conduct projects aimed at scientifically evaluating mechanisms to improve the care of persons with SCD in the ED setting. ..
- Computerized Assessment of Cancer SymptomsJANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Promoting Sleep in Mothers of Low Birth Weight Infants: a Pilot StudyShih Yu Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- FAMILY, AUTONOMY AND SELF-CARE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH IDDMCarol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
- TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTEDAdeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Social Messages and Teen Sexual Health: Voices of Urban African American YouthMolly Secor Turner; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, field notes will be recorded. The proposed study will be conducted with the guidance of established community consultants. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior HousingMarilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
- Major Depression Following Minor InjuryTherese Richmond; Fiscal Year: 2006..Further, this design, using comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, will allow a critical analysis of the influence of major depression and related psychiatric disorders on outcomes following minor injury. ..
- DyNADS: A Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse ManagersJoyce A Verran; Fiscal Year: 2010..3. Evaluate DyNADS'validity, scalability, and usefulness through a field test. 4. Evaluate the feasibility of implementing DyNADS or nursing units. ..
- Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and EvidenceRobin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
- Tobacco Cessation via Public Health Dental ClinicsJudith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2008..4) The RE-AIM framework will be used to translate and evaluate the intervention in a "real world'' setting. 5) It is a disseminable model that, if effective, can used by public dental clinics throughout the US. ..
- Reducing Sedative Exposure in Ventilated ICU PatientsLinda Chlan; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Korean Immigrants & Mammography-Culture-Specific Health Intervention (KIM-CHI)Eunice E Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Fostering Independence in Nursing and Outcomes ResearchChristopher Friese; Fiscal Year: 2009..The research projects examine the relationship between the nursing practice environment and outcomes of care for patients with cancer. ..
- WSTDtv: Adolescent Multimedia STD Prevention CurriculumRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2009..Intended to address this gap, the effort proposed herein describes the development of WSTDtv - an STD/HIV curriculum for use by teachers in middle school and early secondary school classrooms. ..
- A Decision Aid for Cancer-Surviving AdolescentsPatricia Hollen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Data will be collected during a semistructured interview for the initial and 12-month clinic visits. Generalized linear models will be used for data analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prenatal Care for African American Women: Effect of Client-Provider InteractionChin Hwa Yi; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition, this research addresses NINR scientific goals of reducing health disparities and improving quality of care, and is congruent with the mission of AHRQ which includes improving the outcomes and quality of health care. ..
- Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home OutcomesMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
- Disparate Metastatic Breast Cancer Symptom Severity and Management BarriersMargaret Rosenzweig; Fiscal Year: 2007..Supportive activities will take place at the Yale University School of Nursing, Harvard University and through the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. ..
- Factors Associated with Post-Stroke Depressive Symptoms and Quality of LifeElizabeth Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007..This research project studies these problems to see how health care providers can help. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, making it a major public health concern in the United States. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IMPACT OF RISK TALKS ON PATIENT COLORECTAL SCREENINGLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Research Question 1: Which source of cancer risk discussions will improve the rates of patient compliance with the recommended colorectal early detection tests more, physician or staff initiated? ..
- ECG Educational Software for Health ProfessionalsRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2002..Finally, ECG manufacturers will be contacted for phase 3 partnerships for machine-specific support packages. ..
- Impact of False Positive Neonatal Hearing ScreeningDavid Elkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..Ultimately, this study aims to improve the long-term well-being and overall quality of life of mothers and their newborn infants. ..
- Factors Associated with RN Decisions to WorkCarol Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2004..If successful, we will expand the tools that can be used to examine work behavior of the whole RN population, and ultimately develop relevant policy. ..
- Scientific Misconduct: Role of the Research CoordinatorBarbara Habermann; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Music Imagery for Patients in Protected EnvironmentsDebra Burns; Fiscal Year: 2004..Individuals assigned to standard care will receive standard treatment, which includes hospital admission for induction chemotherapy. All subjects will complete repeated measures of general anxiety, affect, and fatigue. ..
- STARstreams: Multimedia and Conflict ResolutionRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2003..STARStreams will be a cost-effective means of providing conflict resolution support to large numbers of students. ..
- IMPROVING HEALTH OUTCOMES IN UNPARTNERED CARDIAC ELDERSSally Rankin; Fiscal Year: 2003..Social support and self-efficacy are mediating variable sand will be measured by the MOS Social Support Scale and the Jenkins Self-Efficacy Expectation scales for Walking and General Activity. ..
- Unit Level Nurse Workload Impacts on Patient SafetyNancy Donaldson; Fiscal Year: 2002..Of equal importance, this study will advance staffing measurement by tracing and analyzing the impact of variation in staffing and patient turnover, exploring the impact of variance on patient safety and outcomes. ..
- Prostate Cancer Survivor Narratives & Doctors' ResponsesBarbara Bokhour; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and ParentsBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- REDUCING VIOLENCE AGAINST NURSING HOME CAREGIVERSDonna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2001..Data analysis will also determine whether the intervention group demonstrated a significant difference in violence prevention skills than the control group. ..
- Enhancing Infant Emotion Regulation: Two Holding MethodsMadalynn Neu; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral TherapyJudith Erlen; Fiscal Year: 2007..A similar approach will be used for the secondary aims examining intervention effect on clinical response and quality of life. Exploratory aims will be examined using structural equation modeling. ..
- Custom Computer Support: Home Care of CABG PatientsPatricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007..Key outcome variables include patient and nurse satisfaction with care, patient self-management, 30-day readmission rate and nurse workload. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTHLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Multiple SclerosisRobert Motl; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Maternal physiological factors influencing labor lengthJEREMY NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results may offer support to alternative labor management strategies. ..
- Diet, Colon Cancer, and Cancer CommunicationsJessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005..Obtaining this award will greatly broaden and strengthen the candidate's focus on cancer prevention and control. ..
- Regular Exercise Among Women at Risk for PreeclampsiaSeonAe Yeo; Fiscal Year: 2005..Repeated Measures ANOVA will be applied to assess the effect of exercise on various biological markers. ANCOVA will be applied to control confounding factors. ..
- A PRESCRIPTION FOR ENHANCING RESIDENT QUALITY OF LIFEAnn Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
- Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse WomenLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Antioxidant nutrients and Oxidative DNA Damage in Afric*Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, this work would potentially provide investigators with a validated instrument for assessing antioxidant nutrient exposure in population-based studies in the U.S. ..
- Quality of Life Therapy for Adults with ESRD Awaiting Renal TransplantationJames Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007..These benefits have the potential to extend the QOL outcomes otherwise derived from transplantation alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Critical Factors Impacting Family Transition to Preschool Special Health ServicesLinda Caley; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cross Cultural ParentingLeanne Whiteside Mansell; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Dietary Supplements and Lung & Colorectal Cancer RiskJessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- EVALUATION OF A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF ORGAN DONATIONJames Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A Hope Intervention to Influence Quality of Life among Female Survivors of ChildhMary Ann Cantrell; Fiscal Year: 2009..These concerns are highlighted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on improving the care for childhood cancer survivors (Hewitt, Weiner, &Simone, 2003). ..