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  1. Many Western European countries are undergoing reforms with changes in higher education according to the Bologna declaration for Higher European Education Area. In accordance with these changes, the Master's d...

    Authors: Anna Löfmark and Anna-Greta Mamhidir

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:11

    Content type: Research article

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  2. This paper describes both the use of and needs for informal caregivers of people with dementia, based on a questionnaire survey organized within the National Dementia Programme in the Netherlands. The National...

    Authors: José M Peeters, Adriana PA Van Beek, Julie HCM Meerveld, Peter MM Spreeuwenberg and Anneke L Francke

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:9

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Quantitative studies using generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaires have shown that osteoporosis-related vertebral fractures have a significant negative effect on HRQO...

    Authors: Inger Hallberg, Anna-Christina Ek, Göran Toss and Margareta Bachrach-Lindström

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:7

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Lifestyle risk factors, in particular smoking, nutrition, alcohol consumption and physical inactivity (SNAP) are the main behavioural risk factors for chronic disease. Primary health care (PHC) has been shown ...

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

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:4

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Practice nurses have a key role within UK general practice, especially since the 2004 GMS contract. This study aimed to describe that role, identify how professionally supported they felt and their career inte...

    Authors: Catherine A O'Donnell, Hussein Jabareen and Graham CM Watt

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:2

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Nurses at The Norwegian Radium Hospital have reported that some patients notice an unpleasant smell or taste in accordance with flushing of intravenous lines with commercially available prefilled syringes. We ...

    Authors: Ulf E Kongsgaard, Anders Andersen, Marina Øien, Inger-Ann Y Oswald and Laila I Bruun

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2010 9:1

    Content type: Research article

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  7. This paper identifies the views of Iranian clinical nurses regarding the utilization of nursing research in practice. There is a need to understand what restricts Iranian clinical nurses to use research findin...

    Authors: Mahvash Salsali and Neda Mehrdad

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:9

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The research on Postpartum Depression (PPD) to date suggests that there is a knowledge gap regarding women's perception of their partners' role as carer and care activities they perform. Therefore, the purpose...

    Authors: Phyllis Montgomery, Pat Bailey, Sheri Johnson Purdon, Susan J Snelling and Carol Kauppi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:8

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Nausea and vomiting is a problem for children after neurosurgery and those requiring posterior fossa procedures appear to have a high incidence. This clinical observation has not been quantified nor have risk ...

    Authors: Susan M Neufeld, Christine V Newburn-Cook, Donald Schopflocher, Belinda Dundon, Herta Yu and Jane E Drummond

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:7

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Hands-Only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is recommended for use on adult victims of witnessed out-of-hospital (OOH) sudden cardiac arrest or in instances where rescuers cannot perform ventilations while ...

    Authors: Cynthia Trowbridge, Jesal N Parekh, Mark D Ricard, Jerald Potts, W Clive Patrickson and Carolyn L Cason

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:6

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Health visitors play a pivotal position in providing parents with up-to-date evidence-based care on child health. The recent controversy over the safety of the MMR vaccine has drawn attention to the difficulti...

    Authors: Shona Hilton, Helen Bedford, Michael Calnan and Kate Hunt

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:4

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Lebanon is perceived to be suffering from excessive nurse migration, low job satisfaction, poor retention and high turnover. Little is known about the magnitude of nurse migration and predictors of intent to l...

    Authors: Fadi El-Jardali, Hani Dimassi, Nuhad Dumit, Diana Jamal and Gladys Mouro

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:3

    Content type: Research article

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  13. NICE guidelines suggest that patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME) should be managed in Primary Care. Practice Nurses are increasingly being involved in the management of long-te...

    Authors: Carolyn Chew-Graham, Rebecca Dixon, Jonathan W Shaw, Nina Smyth, Karina Lovell and Sarah Peters

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:2

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Providing cancer patients with adequate treatment information is important for patients' health, well-being and satisfaction. Nurses play an important role in patient education. So far, few studies focused on ...

    Authors: Elise R Posma, Julia CM van Weert, Jesse Jansen and Jozien M Bensing

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:1

    Content type: Research article

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  15. There is a belief that the amount of pain perceived is merely directly proportional to the extent of injury. The intensity of postoperative pain is however influenced by multiple factors aside from the extent ...

    Authors: Kerstin Wickström Ene, Gunnar Nordberg, Björn Sjöström and Ingrid Bergh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:14

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Although the duties and working conditions of registered, and enrolled nurses have previously been described from different perspectives, they have not been examined from the night nursing aspect. The aim of t...

    Authors: Kerstin Nilsson, Ann-Mari Campbell and Ewa Pilhammar Andersson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:13

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) and its impact on patients' quality of life has been an increasing subject of research. However, in Germany there is a lack of evidence-based interventions consistent with the mult...

    Authors: Nina Stuhldreher, Karl Reif, Ulrike de Vries, Stefan Görres and Franz Petermann

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Massage is increasingly used to manage chronic pain but its benefit has not been clearly established. The aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of a single session of nurse-administered massage fo...

    Authors: Kate Seers, Nicola Crichton, June Martin, Katrina Coulson and Dawn Carroll

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:10

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Job satisfaction is an important component of nurses' lives that can impact on patient safety, productivity and performance, quality of care, retention and turnover, commitment to the organisation and the prof...

    Authors: Trevor Murrells, Sarah Robinson and Peter Griffiths

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:7

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Antenatal education (AE) started more than 30 years ago with the purpose of decreasing pain during childbirth. Epidural anaesthesia has achieved this objective, and the value of AE is therefore currently quest...

    Authors: Carmen Paz-Pascual, Isabel Artieta Pinedo, Gonzalo Grandes, Gurutze Remiro Fernandez de Gamboa, Itziar Odriozola Hermosilla, Amaia Bacigalupe de la Hera, Janire Payo Gordon, Guadalupe Manzano Garcia and Magdalena Ureta de Pedro

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:5

    Content type: Study protocol

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  21. Delirium is a prevalent problem in long-term care (LTC) facilities where advanced age and cognitive impairment represent two important risk factors for this condition. Delirium is associated with numerous nega...

    Authors: Philippe Voyer, Sylvie Richard, Lise Doucet, Christine Danjou and Pierre-Hugues Carmichael

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:4

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The recovery of patients after an acute episode of illness or injury depends both on adequate medical treatment and on the early identification of needs for rehabilitation care. The process of early beginning ...

    Authors: Martin Mueller, Christine Boldt, Eva Grill, Ralf Strobl and Gerold Stucki

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:3

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Strict glycaemic control (SGC) has become a contentious issue in modern intensive care. Physicians and nurses are concerned about the increased workload due to SGC as well as causing harm through hypoglycaemia...

    Authors: Kristin Alm-Kruse, Eva M Bull and Jon H Laake

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:1

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The understanding of the values of nurses is especially important, since nurses constitute 80% of workforce in the healthcare system in Lithuania. In addition to that, nursing is one of the major constituents ...

    Authors: Aurelija Blazeviciene and Irayda Jakusovaite

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:10

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Mother-to-Child Transmission (MTCT) of HIV remains the main mode of acquisition of HIV in children. Transmission of HIV may occur during pregnancy, delivery or breastfeeding. Studies have shown that some speci...

    Authors: Chizoma M Ndikom and Adenike Onibokun

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:9

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is increasing. Improved treatment options increase survival after an acute myocardial infarction or sudden cardiac arrest, although patients often have difficulty adjus...

    Authors: Esther STF Smeulders, Jolanda CM van Haastregt, Barbara K Dijkman-Domanska, Elisabeth FM van Hoef, Jacques ThM van Eijk and Gertrudis IJM Kempen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:6

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Delirium is a frequent form of psychopathology in elderly hospitalized patients; it is a symptom of acute somatic illness. The consequences of delirium include high morbidity and mortality, lengthened hospital...

    Authors: Liesbeth A Gemert van and Marieke J Schuurmans

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:3

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The migration of health professionals trained in Africa to developed nations has compromised health systems in the African region. The financial losses from the investment in training due to the migration from...

    Authors: Adamson S Muula, Ben Panulo Jr and Fresier C Maseko

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:9

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Inadequate management of postoperative pain is common, and postoperative pain is a risk factor for prolonged pain. In addition to medical and technical factors, psychological factors may also influence the exp...

    Authors: Kerstin Wickström Ene, Gunnar Nordberg, Fannie Gaston Johansson and Björn Sjöström

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:8

    Content type: Research article

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