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A&A Case Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
ACORN : The Journal of Perioperative Nursing in Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Acta Paulista de Enfermagem     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Advanced Healthcare Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Advances in Family Practice Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 37)
Advancing Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 46)
Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
American Journal of Critical Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 47)
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
American Journal of Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 79)
American Journal of Occupational Therapy     Partially Free   (Followers: 214)
American Nurse Today     Partially Free   (Followers: 7)
Anadolu Hemşirelik ve Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine     Open Access  
Annual Review of Nursing Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
AORN Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Aporia : The Nursing Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Applied Nursing Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
Aquichán     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archives of Nursing Practice and Care     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives of Nursing Research     Open Access  
Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Asian Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Emergency Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Australasian Journal of Neuroscience     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Australian Journal of Rural Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Australian Nursing Journal : ANJ     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Avances en Enfermería     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Belitung Nursing Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Biological Research for Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
BMC Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 27)
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Uttaradit Journal     Open Access  
British Journal of Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
British Journal of Community Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 44)
British Journal of Mental Health Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
British Journal of Midwifery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 91)
British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
British Journal of Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 274)
British Journal of School Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (CJNR)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal / Revue canadienne de soins infirmiers en oncologie     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cancer Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Cancer Nursing Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
CANNT Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Caring Nursing Journal (CNJ)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia y Enfermeria - Revista Iberoamericana de Investigacion     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Clinical Lactation     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Clinical Nurse Specialist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Clinical Nursing Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Clinical Nursing Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Clinical Scholars Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Clinical Simulation in Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Collegian: Journal of the Royal College of Nursing Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Contemporary Nurse : A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
COPING (Community of Publishing in Nursing)     Open Access  
Creative Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Critical Care Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Critical, Medical and Surgical Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Cultura de los cuidados     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cumhuriyet Hemşirelik Dergisi     Open Access  
Curationis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Dental Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Dermatological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
EAU Heritage Journal Science and Technology     Open Access  
Ege Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Fakültesi Dergisi / Journal of Ege University Nursing Faculty     Open Access  
Egyptian Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Emergency Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Ene : Revista de Enfermería     Open Access  
Enfermagem Revista     Open Access  
Enfermería : Cuidados Humanizados     Open Access  
Enfermería Clínica (English Edition)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Enfermería Global     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Enfermería Intensiva     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Enfermería Universitaria     Open Access  
Escola Anna Nery     Open Access  
Estima : Brazilian Journal of Enterestomal Therapy     Open Access  
European Diabetes Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Evidence-Based Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 71)
Fisioterapia e Pesquisa     Open Access  
Fisioterapia em Movimento     Open Access  
Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing     Open Access  
Frontiers of Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Fundamental and Management Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Gastroenterology Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Gazi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi     Open Access  
Geriatric Care     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geriatric Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Gerokomos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Journal of Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Journal of Surgery Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Qualitative Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Green Care     Full-text available via subscription  
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Journal     Open Access  
Hayat : Journal of Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
HIV Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Holistic Nursing Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Idea Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Independent Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Indian Journal of Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Indonesian Journal of Nursing Practices     Open Access  
Intensive and Critical Care Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
International Diabetes Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Emergency Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Advanced Nursing Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences     Open Access  
International Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Care Scholars     Open Access  
International Journal of Childbirth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Health Sciences Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Immunological Nursing     Open Access  
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
International Journal of Neurological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Nurse Practitioner Educators     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
International Journal of Nursing Critical Care     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Journal of Nursing Knowledge     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Nursing Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Nursing Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Nursing Science Practice and Research     Open Access  
International Journal of Nursing Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Nursing Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classifications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Occupational Health and Public Health Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Older People Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Palliative Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
International Journal of Pediatric Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 31)
International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
International Journal of Urological Nursing     Hybrid Journal  
International Nursing Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Paramedic Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Investigacion en Enfermeria: Imagen y Desarrollo     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Investigación y Educación en Enfermería     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Issues in Mental Health Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Japan Journal of Nursing Science     Hybrid Journal  
JMIR Nursing     Open Access  
Journal for Nurse Practitioners     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal for Nurses in Professional Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Addictions Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Aesthetic Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Applied Hermeneutics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok     Open Access  
Journal of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Surin     Open Access  
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Caring Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Christian Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Clinical Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51)
Journal of Community Health Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Compassionate Health Care     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Emergency Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Journal of Evidence-based Care     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Family Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Gerontological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Health Science Boromarajonani College of Nursing Sunpasitthiprasong     Open Access  
Journal of Health Science Research     Open Access  
Journal of Health Visiting     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Holistic Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Holistic Nursing Science     Open Access  
Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Journal of Human Lactation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Journal of Infusion Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Midwifery     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Midwifery and Reproduction     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Neonatal Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Nursing & Interprofessional Leadership in Quality & Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Nursing Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Journal of Nursing and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences     Open Access  
Journal of Nursing Care Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Nursing Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
Journal of Nursing Education and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 24)
Journal of Nursing Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Nursing Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal Of Nursing Practice     Open Access  
Journal of Nursing Regulation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)

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Clinical Nursing Studies
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ISSN (Print) 2324-7940 - ISSN (Online) 2324-7959
Published by Sciedu Press Homepage  [18 journals]
  • Attitudes of intensive care nurses towards pressure ulcer prevention

    • Authors: Laila Habiballah
      First page: 1
      Abstract: Background: The development of pressure ulcer is a common problem across a full range of healthcare settings, including intensive care units. Nurses’ attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention have an important influence on their ability to deliver this practice. Aim: To assess nurses’ attitude towards pressure ulcer prevention and to identify any factors that could affect these attitudes.
      Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in the ICUs of three conveniently selected hospitals in Jordan. Data were collected from 112 nurses working in intensive care units in three hospitals in Jordan by means of a self-administered questionnaire. An attitude towards pressure ulcer prevention tool designed by Moore and Price was used to collect the data.
      Results: Intensive care nurses hold positive attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention. Both nurses’ experience and previous training on pressure ulcer prevention were the most significant predictors of these attitudes.
      Conclusions: Positive attitudes should be supported since nurses with a positive attitude will be more willing to implement pressure ulcer prevention measures. Any barriers which exist to prevent nurses who have a positive attitude from delivering the prevention strategies should be investigated.
      PubDate: 2018-01-07
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Non-pharmacological interventions for aggression in persons with dementia:
           A 10-year follow-up review of the literature

    • Authors: Caroline Kinskey, Jeffrey A. Buchanan
      First page: 8
      Abstract: Aggression is a common behavior in persons with dementia (PWDs). Nursing staff report that aggression is the most distressing behavior they face on the job. In addition, aggression may result in the prescription of psychotropic medications, which are largely ineffective and have dangerous side effects. Therefore, non-pharmacological interventions are necessary to safely manage aggressive behaviors and target the underlying cause of aggression. The current paper is a 10-year follow-up to Buchanan and colleagues’ 2007 literature review of non-pharmacological interventions for aggression in PWDs. This paper has three primary purposes: (1) To update the review of the empirical literature in this area; (2) To examine how limitations in the literature have been addressed over the past 10 years; and (3) To suggest areas of future inquiry. Findings suggest that comprehensive staff training interventions and distraction-based interventions during activities of daily living (ADLs) show the most promise for managing aggression in PWDs.
      PubDate: 2018-01-22
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Clinical judgment among nursing interns

    • Authors: Azza Fathi Ibrahim, Azza Anwar Aly
      First page: 19
      Abstract: Clinical judgment (CJ) is considered a vital and crucial ability for nurses that can help them to improve their practical or clinical capabilities, particularly in the internship period. Nursing interns pass through a transient period with significant job responsibilities. They face multifaceted issues, dilemmas, and problems that oblige them to use CJ skills. CJ is a talent and clever skill which should be acquired by nursing interns. The current study is a quantitative study that aims to determine CJ knowledge and skills among nursing interns in nursing practice. A descriptive exploratory design was used. A systematic random sample of 150 nursing interns out of 305 was selected and assigned as a survey group. The data was collected in internship training hospitals in Damanhur, Egypt (Damanhur Medical National Institute, El Raee El Saleh, El Farok and Kafer El Dawar Hospitals). One tool was used for data collection, the Clinical Judgment Evaluation Sheet (CJES), which included two parts. The first part was the Clinical Judgment Knowledge Test that was developed by the researchers to collect the necessary data regarding the CJ knowledge needs of nursing interns. The Lasater Clinical Judgment Rubric (LCJR) 2009 was the second part. It was developed based on Tanner’s work in 2006 and included eleven skills in the four phases delineated with CJ developmental skills (noticing, interpreting, responding, and reflecting). Results revealed that the nursing interns have a serious lack of knowledge about the concept of CJ in nursing practice. Additionally, they have a great deficiency in the knowledge about all phases of the CJ process in nursing practice. As well, they suffered from observed insufficiently CJ skills in the nursing practice, respectfully. These findings confirmed that the nursing interns in Damanhur governorate have necessitated to an educational program about CJ knowledge skills. In conclusion, there is an obvious and serious lack of nursing interns’ CJ knowledge and skills in nursing practice in Egypt. Therefore, CJ teaching programs or self-learning references are important for them for developing and improving CJ knowledge and skills. Nurse educators and preceptors should take initiative steps in developing teaching sessions, models, and instructional aides to empower their nursing intern’s students in CJ practice.
      PubDate: 2018-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • The Relation between body image satisfaction, self-esteem and the academic
           behavior among the first and fourth year students in the faculty of
           nursing Tanta University

    • Authors: Zebeda Abd Elgawad Elsherif, Ayat Saif Elyzal Abdelraof
      First page: 28
      Abstract: Background: Body image is interrelated to a person’s self-esteem. Misperception about one’s body can be the cause of disturbed self-esteem, and this result in low academic achievement. The objective of this study is to explore the relation between body image satisfaction, self-esteem and the academic behavior among the first and fourth year students in faculty of nursing.
      Methods: A comparative description design was utilized for this study. Three tools used for this study: Tool 1, Part 1: Sociodemographic and general characteristics of studied nursing students, Part 2: The Body Shape Questionnaire modified version 14 (BSQ) scale. Tool 2: The Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale (RSE). Tool 3: the Measurement of Academic Behavior.
      Results: The results of this study showed that there was a significant negative correlation between body image dissatisfaction and self-esteem in the first year students as r = 0.167 and p = .018, also in the fourth year students as r = 0.285 and p ≤ .001. There was a significant positive correlation between self-esteem and academic behavior in the first year students as r = -0.253 and p ≤ .001. While in the fourth year students there was a significant positive correlation between their self-esteem and their academic behavior at r = 0.235 and p ≤ .001.
      Conclusions: The results concluded that the students had a large percent of dissatisfaction with their body image and low self-esteem level, also they had low level of academic behavior. This study recommended that future research need positive psychiatric management which relates cognitive framing with applied behavior to elevate body image satisfaction and self-esteem and also to elevate physical activity.

      PubDate: 2018-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Mentoring non-traditional students in clinical practicums: Building on
           strengths

    • Authors: Sherri Melrose
      First page: 39
      Abstract: Background: As nurse educators respond to increasing numbers of adult learners attending practicum experiences, clinical instructors are one of our richest resources. And yet, the everyday strategies they implement to mentor these non-traditional students towards success may go unnoticed. This article describes findings from a qualitative descriptive research study that listened to the voices of experienced clinical instructors.
      Objective: The objective of the study was to describe effective mentoring approaches that instructors in a Post Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Nursing (Post LPN to BN) program used to support students’ learning and build on their strengths during instructor led clinical practicum courses.
      Methods: The research was framed from a constructivist worldview and Laurent Daloz’s mentoring model. Digitally recorded and transcribed interview data was collected from 10 clinical instructors who had been teaching for more than 5 years. The transcripts were analyzed for themes which were confirmed with participants through member checking.
      Results: Findings revealed that instructors supported students by validating individual strengths; challenged them by building on those strengths; and created vision by linking their present activities to competencies needed in their own future practice.
      Conclusions: These findings provide valuable insights and guidance to practicing Registered Nurses (RN’s) interested in teaching non-traditional students during their clinical experiences.
      PubDate: 2018-02-28
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Social and healthcare staff’s self-reported simulation learning needs in
           small and middle-sized enterprises

    • Authors: Mari Helena Salminen-Tuomaala, Elina Kangasluoma, Asta Niinimäki, Marja-Terttu Kurunsaari
      First page: 46
      Abstract: Objective: The study describes learning needs of social and healthcare staff in small and middle-sized enterprises, which participate in a simulation-based coaching project. The study aims at producing knowledge that can be used to develop the content of multiprofessional simulation-based coaching.
      Methods: Data were collected through an online survey using a questionnaire with quantitative and qualitative items. The qualitative data were analyzed using inductive content analysis and the statistical data using SPSS for Windows version 23.
      Results: The professional development needs of social and healthcare staff in small and middle-sized enterprises emerged in the following areas: the respondent’s professional knowledge base; the respondent’s professional skill base; multiprofessional collaboration; development of the business, and networking between enterprises. The staff recognized their need to develop both personally in the area of key competences, and collaboratively in the organization.
      Conclusions: The results will be used when planning multiprofessional simulation-based coaching for acute, recurrent and infrequent situations in small and middle-sized social and healthcare enterprises. Simulation pedagogy can also be used to prepare for various client and family counseling situations and to practice communication and interaction for interdisciplinary teamwork.
      PubDate: 2018-03-25
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • The experiences of caregivers providing home care for terminally ill
           family members at the end of life: A phenomenological study in Bahrain

    • Authors: Fatima Saleh, Catherine S. O’Neill
      First page: 57
      Abstract: Objective: The aim of the study was to explore the lived experience of caregivers providing home care for terminally ill family members, with the objectives of describing their experiences of caring for relatives who are terminally ill with cancer and the needs of home caregiving in Bahrain.
      Methods: The study adopted a Heideggerian, hermeneutic phenomenological design, with a purposive sample of eight family caregivers. Data was generated through one to one, in-depth interviews and analyzed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.
      Results: Three main themes emerged from the data: (1) the burden of care, (2) comforts, and (3) coping. The findings showed that the lived experience of home caregiving includes physical, emotional and financial burdens, combined with a lack of professional support. The collective experience was infused with intense emotions because of a lack of structured support, resulting in negative emotions that frequently affected the caregivers’ well-being and their ability to care for the ill person. Nevertheless, caregivers tried to maintain care and comforts for their terminally ill relative in the home. They adopted the home environment, arranged resources to ease caring and provided psychological care. Caregivers utilized three coping mechanisms, faith, personal strategies and distribution of the care responsibilities among family members.
      Conclusions: Caregivers were not prepared for the commitment and burdens of home care when a family member is terminally ill. A recommendation from the study findings is that training be offered on nursing care before patients discharge. In addition, a reactivation of the palliative care clinic hotline service would support family caregivers. A further recommendation is that home nursing care and hospice services be established to improve homecare services for family caregivers in Bahrain.
      PubDate: 2018-04-02
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
  • Increasing awareness about the neonatal care of fathers whose babies are
           hospitalized in neonatal intensive care unit

    • Authors: Harun Özbey, İlknur Kahriman
      First page: 72
      Abstract: Objective: This research was conducted to determine the efficiency of the training given to the fathers whose babies were hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit regarding the improvement of awareness about “Newborn Care” and to develop their awareness about it.
      Methods: In this experimental study including pre/post tests and control group, the fathers in the experimental group were given theoretical training and brochures about neonatal care. No training was provided to the fathers in the control group. They were only given visually enriched brochures. The data were collected using a father identification form and an information form including questions to determine the knowledge levels of the fathers level about newborn care. In the analysis of the data, numbers, percentages, distributions, Wilcoxon test for the comparison of pre/post training scores, Mann-Whitney U test for the comparison of two independent groups, and chi-square test for the comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of fathers were used. The significance level was accepted as p < .05. Institutional and ethics committee permissions were obtained for the research.
      Results: While pre-training knowledge scores of the fathers in the experimental and control groups were 12.24 ± 12.24 and 12.48 ± 8.46 respectively, their post training scores increased up to 42.98 ± 3.70 and 18.60 ± 6.05 and the difference between them was statistically significant (Z = -6.157, p = .00; Z = -5.297, p = .00). When the experimental and control groups were compared in terms of knowledge scores, while the pre-training scores were found similar, the post training scores in the experimental group were significantly higher than those of the control group (p = .23, p = .00, respectively).
      Conclusions: According to these data, the training given to the fathers was found to be effective and their awareness of basic new born care increased.
      PubDate: 2018-04-11
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018)
       
 
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