Skip to main content

Articles

Page 13 of 15

  1. The role of Australian general practice nurses (PNs) has developed exponentially since the introduction of service based funding in 2005. In particular, their role has expanded to include cervical screening an...

    Authors: Jane Mills, Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun, Leane Christie, Margot Kingston, Elise Gorman and Caroline Harvey

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:23

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. To clarify the current state of communication between clinical nursing educators and nursing faculty members and the perceived difficulties encountered while teaching nursing students in clinical training in J...

    Authors: Maki Taniyama, Ichiro Kai and Miyako Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:21

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  3. Spirituality is a subjective and multi-dimensional concept. The ambiguity in its meaning can create barriers in its application in both education and medicine. The present study aimed to explore the Iranian ca...

    Authors: Mozhgan Rahnama, Masoud Fallahi Khoshknab, Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah and Fazlollah Ahmadi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:19

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  4. To describe a funded proposal for the development of an on-line evidence based educational program for the management of deteriorating patients.

    Authors: Simon Cooper, Alison Beauchamp, Fiona Bogossian, Tracey Bucknall, Robyn Cant, Brett DeVries, Ruth Endacott, Helen Forbes, Robyn Hill, Leigh Kinsman, Victoria J Kain, Lisa McKenna, Jo Porter, Nicole Phillips and Susan Young

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:18

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  5. Even though the use of perioperative checklists have resulted in significant reduction in postoperative mortality and morbidity, as well as improvements of important information communication, the utilization ...

    Authors: Hilde Valen Wæhle, Arvid Steinar Haugen, Eirik Søfteland and Esther Hjälmhult

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:16

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Few studies have explored the experiences of low income mothers participating in nurse home visiting programs. Our study explores and describes mothers' experiences participating in the Nurse-Family Partnershi...

    Authors: Christine Kurtz Landy, Susan M Jack, Olive Wahoush, Debbie Sheehan and Harriet L MacMillan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:15

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Changes to the workforce and organisation of general practice are occurring rapidly in response to the Australian health care reform agenda, and the changing nature of the medical profession. In particular, th...

    Authors: Christopher Pearce, Sally Hall, Christine Phillips, Kathryn Dwan, Rachael Yates and Bonnie Sibbald

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:13

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. This paper reports a study about the effect of knowledge sources, such as handbooks, an assessment format and a predefined record structure for diagnostic documentation, as well as the influence of knowledge, ...

    Authors: Wolter Paans, Walter Sermeus, Roos MB Nieweg, Wim P Krijnen and Cees P van der Schans

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:11

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  9. Radiotherapy (RT) units are high-tech nursing environments. In Sweden, RT registered nurses (RNs) provide and manage RT in close collaboration with other professional groups, as well as providing nursing care ...

    Authors: Catarina Widmark, Carol Tishelman, Helena Gustafsson and Lena Sharp

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:10

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. This article concerns Swedish patients receiving 24-hour home care from health care assistants (HC assistants) employed by the municipality. Home care is a complex interactive process involving the patient, fa...

    Authors: Lena Swedberg, Eva Hammar Chiriac, Lena Törnkvist and Ingrid Hylander

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:9

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. This study was a pre-program evaluation of hospital-based nurses' tobacco intervention beliefs, confidence, training, practice, and perceived intervention barriers and facilitators. It was designed to identify...

    Authors: Patricia M Smith, Scott M Sellick and Michelle M Spadoni

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:6

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  12. Nurses in the Western world have given considerable attention to the concept of vulnerability in recent decades. However, nurses have tended to view vulnerability from an individualistic perspective, and have ...

    Authors: Laura Tomm-Bonde

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:5

    Content type: Debate

    Published on:

  13. This paper examines the opportunity and need for lifestyle interventions for patients attending generalist community nursing services in Australia. This will help determine the scope for risk factor management...

    Authors: Bibiana C Chan, Rachel A Laws, Anna M Williams, Gawaine Powell Davies, Mahnaz Fanaian and Mark F Harris

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:4

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Increased survival of preterm infants in developing countries has often been accompanied by increased morbidity. A previous study found rates of severe retinopathy of prematurity varied widely between differen...

    Authors: Brian A Darlow, Andrea A Zin, Gina Beecroft, Maria EL Moreira and Clare E Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:3

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  15. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a human rights violation that is pervasive worldwide, and is particularly critical for women during the reproductive period. IPV includes physical, sexual and emotional abuse...

    Authors: Margaret E Guillery, Karen M Benzies, Cynthia Mannion and Sheila Evans

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:2

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. Intimate partner violence (IPV) has a deep impact on women's health. Nurses working in primary health care need to be prepared to identify victims and offer appropriate interventions, since IPV is often seen i...

    Authors: Eva M Sundborg, Nouha Saleh-Stattin, Per Wändell and Lena Törnkvist

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2012 11:1

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  17. The usefulness of the nutritional screening tool Minimal Eating Observation and Nutrition Form - Version II (MEONF-II) relative to Nutritional Risk Screening 2002 (NRS 2002) remains untested. Here we attempted...

    Authors: Albert Westergren, Erika Norberg and Peter Hagell

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:24

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  18. Although nursing students experience a high level of stress during their training, there has been limited research on stress and its impact on the student's physical responses, such as gastrointestinal symptom...

    Authors: Eun Young Lee, Mi Suk Mun, Seon Hye Lee and Ho Soon Michelle Cho

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:22

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. Family members of persons with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease may experience feelings of vulnerability and insecurity as the disease follows its course. Against this background, the aim of the present stu...

    Authors: Annette Nygårdh, Kerstin Wikby, Dan Malm and Gerd Ahlstrom

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:21

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  20. Objective: To determine the relative effectiveness of evidence-informed practice using two high compression systems: four-layer (4LB) and short-stretch bandaging (SSB) in community care of venous leg ulcers. Des...

    Authors: Margaret B Harrison, Elizabeth G VanDenKerkhof, Wilma M Hopman, Ian D Graham, Meg E Carley and E Andrea Nelson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:20

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. Informal care is common in many countries, especially in Greece, where families provide care in hospitals. Health education and informational needs are important factors for family members which are often unde...

    Authors: Maria Lavdaniti, Vasilios Raftopoulos, Markos Sgantzos, Maria Psychogiou, Tsaloglidou Areti, Charikleia Georgiadou, Ismini Serpanou and Despina Sapountzi-Krepia

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:19

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. Cancer has consequences not only for the sick person but also for those who have a close relationship with that person. Greater knowledge about how family members manage the situation in the period immediately...

    Authors: Catarina Sjolander, Berith Hedberg and Gerd Ahlstrom

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:18

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. Prospective studies on high-risk populations, such as subgroups of health care staff, are limited, especially prospective studies among staff not on sick-leave. This paper is a report of a longitudinal study c...

    Authors: Annika Nilsson, Eva Denison and Per Lindberg

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:17

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  24. High income nations are currently exhibiting increasing ethno-cultural diversity which may present challenges for nursing practice. We performed an integrative review of literature published in North America a...

    Authors: Gina MA Higginbottom, Magdalena S Richter, Ramadimetja S Mogale, Lucenia Ortiz, Susan Young and Obianuju Mollel

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:16

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  25. Previous research has demonstrated that trained rescuers have difficulties achieving and maintaining the correct depth and rate of chest compressions during both in and out of hospital cardiopulmonary resuscit...

    Authors: Carolyn L Cason, Cynthia Trowbridge, Susan M Baxley and Mark D Ricard

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:15

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. The aim of this study was to describe the nursing staff's opinion of caring for older persons with dementia with the focus on causes of falls, fall-preventing interventions, routines of documentation and repor...

    Authors: Solveig Struksnes, Margareta Bachrach-Lindström, Marie Louise Hall-Lord, Randi Slaasletten and Inger Johansson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:13

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. The nursing staff working in psychiatric care have a demanding work situation, which may be reflected in how they view their psychosocial work environment and the ward atmosphere. The aims of the present study...

    Authors: Hanna Tuvesson, Christine Wann-Hansson and Mona Eklund

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:12

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. Transfer techniques and lifting weights often cause back pain and disorders for nurses in geriatric care. The Kinaesthetics care conception claims to be an alternative, yielding benefits for nurses as well as ...

    Authors: Elsbeth Betschon, Michael Brach and Virpi Hantikainen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:10

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  29. Burnout among maternal healthcare workers in sub-Saharan Africa may have a negative effect on services provided and efforts to mitigate high maternal mortality rates. In Malawi, research on burnout is limited ...

    Authors: Viva Combs Thorsen, Andra L Teten Tharp and Tarek Meguid

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:9

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. Pressure ulcers are a common and serious health care problem in all health care settings. Results from annual national pressure ulcer prevalence surveys in the Netherlands and Germany reveal large differences ...

    Authors: Esther Meesterberends, Ruud JG Halfens, Cornelia Heinze, Christa Lohrmann and Jos MGA Schols

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:8

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  31. Current human resources planning models in nursing are unreliable and ineffective as they consider volumes, but ignore effects on quality in patient care. The project RN4CAST aims innovative forecasting method...

    Authors: Walter Sermeus, Linda H Aiken, Koen Van den Heede, Anne Marie Rafferty, Peter Griffiths, Maria Teresa Moreno-Casbas, Reinhard Busse, Rikard Lindqvist, Anne P Scott, Luk Bruyneel, Tomasz Brzostek, Juha Kinnunen, Maria Schubert, Lisette Schoonhoven and Dimitrios Zikos

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:6

    Content type: Study protocol

    Published on:

  32. The Vivian Bullwinkel Oration honours the life and work of an extraordinary nurse. Given her story and that of her World War II colleagues, the topic of nursing heroism in the 21st century could not be more germa...

    Authors: Philip Darbyshire

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:4

    Content type: Commentary

    Published on:

  33. Nursing is a constant balance between strain and stimulation and work and health research with a positive reference point has been recommended. A health-promoting circumstance for subjective experience is flow...

    Authors: Åsa Bringsén, Göran Ejlertsson and Ingemar H Andersson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:3

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  34. Nurses may acquire an infection during the provision of nursing care because of occupational exposure to microorganisms. Relevant literature reports that, compliance with Standard Precautions (a set of guideli...

    Authors: Georgios Efstathiou, Evridiki Papastavrou, Vasilios Raftopoulos and Anastasios Merkouris

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2011 10:1

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  35. The aim of this study was to describe patients' experiences and perceived causes of persisting discomfort following day surgery. Earlier research has mainly covered symptoms and signs during a recovery period ...

    Authors: Helena I Rosén, Ingrid HE Bergh, Berit M Lundman and Lena B Mårtensson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:16

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  36. To determine the relationships of potential occupational exposure to antineoplastic drugs with cancer incidence and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a historical prospective cohort study of female registered nurs...

    Authors: Pamela A Ratner, John J Spinelli, Kris Beking, Maria Lorenzi, Yat Chow, Kay Teschke, Nhu D Le, Richard P Gallagher and Helen Dimich-Ward

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:15

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  37. Worldwide, multicultural interaction within health care seems to be challenging and problematic. This is also true among Primary Child Health Care nurses (PCHC nurses) in the Swedish Primary Child Health Care ...

    Authors: Anita Berlin, Lena Törnkvist and Ingrid Hylander

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:14

    Content type: Research article

    Published on: