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  1. Study protocol

    Cost-effectiveness of a nurse-led intervention to optimise implementation of guideline-concordant continence care: Study protocol of the COCON study

    Guidelines on urinary incontinence recommend that absorbent products are only used as a coping strategy pending definitive treatment, as an adjunct to ongoing therapy, or for long-term management after all tre...

    Aaltje P. D. Jansen, Maaike E. Muntinga, Judith E. Bosmans, Bary Berghmans, Janny Dekker, Jacqueline Hugtenburgh, Giel Nijpels, Paul van Houten, Miranda G. H. Laurant and Huub C. H. van der Vaart

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:10

    Published on: 22 February 2017

  2. Research article

    Can a person-centred-care intervention improve health-related quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer? A randomized, controlled study

    The incidence of head and neck cancer is increasing slightly. Head and neck cancer but also it’s necessary and often successful treatment may affect general domains of health-related quality of life and provok...

    Elisabeth Hansson, Eric Carlström, Lars-Eric Olsson, Jan Nyman and Ingalill Koinberg

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:9

    Published on: 21 February 2017

  3. Research article

    Factors associated with the choice of public health service among nursing students in Thailand

    Despite the fact that public and private nursing schools have contributed significantly to the Thai health system, it is not clear whether and to what extent there was difference in job preferences between typ...

    Krisada Sawaengdee, Nareerut Pudpong, Thunthita Wisaijohn, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Weerasak Putthasri, Mylene Lagarde and Duane Blaauw

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:8

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  4. Research article

    Validation of Finnish Neecham Confusion Scale and Nursing Delirium Screening Scale using Confusion Assessment Method algorithm as a comparison scale

    Delirium is a common clinical problem with acute and fluctuating onset. Early notification of its symptoms can lead to earlier detection and management of this state. Valid and reliable instruments are require...

    Satu Poikajärvi, Sanna Salanterä, Jouko Katajisto and Kristiina Junttila

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:7

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  5. Research article

    Predictors of burnout, work engagement and nurse reported job outcomes and quality of care: a mixed method study

    High levels of work-related stress, burnout, job dissatisfaction, and poor health are common within the nursing profession. A comprehensive understanding of nurses’ psychosocial work environment is necessary t...

    Peter Van Bogaert, Lieve Peremans, Danny Van Heusden, Martijn Verspuy, Veronika Kureckova, Zoë Van de Cruys and Erik Franck

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:5

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  6. Research article

    Conditions for success in introducing telemedicine in diabetes foot care: a qualitative inquiry

    The uptake of various telehealth technologies to deliver health care services at a distance is expanding; however more knowledge is needed to help understand vital components for success in using telehealth in...

    Beate-Christin Hope Kolltveit, Eva Gjengedal, Marit Graue, Marjolein M. Iversen, Sally Thorne and Marit Kirkevold

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:2

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  7. Study protocol

    Implementation of evidence on the nurse-patient relationship in psychiatric wards through a mixed method design: study protocol

    Psychiatric nurses are aware of the importance of the therapeutic relationship in psychiatric units. Nevertheless, a review of the scientific evidence indicates that theoretical knowledge alone is insufficient...

    Antonio R. Moreno-Poyato, Pilar Delgado-Hito, Raquel Suárez-Pérez, Juan M. Leyva-Moral, Rosa Aceña-Domínguez, Regina Carreras-Salvador, Juan F. Roldán-Merino, Teresa Lluch-Canut and Pilar Montesó-Curto

    BMC Nursing 2017 16:1

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  8. Research article

    School Nurses’ perspectives on the role of the school nurse in health education and health promotion in England: a qualitative study

    The role of the school nurse is complex with many possible elements identified by previous research. The aim of this study is to understand perceptions of the role of the school nurse in order to support schoo...

    Beverley A. Hoekstra, Vicki L. Young, Charlotte V. Eley, Meredith K. D. Hawking and Cliodna A. M. McNulty

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:73

    Published on: 30 December 2016

  9. Research article

    Feasibility of training practice nurses to deliver a psychosocial intervention within a collaborative care framework for people with depression and long-term conditions

    Practice nurses (PNs) deliver much of the chronic disease management in primary care and have been highlighted as appropriately placed within the service to manage patients with long-term physical conditions (...

    Lisa A. D. Webster, David Ekers and Carolyn A. Chew-Graham

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:71

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  10. Meeting abstracts

    European Academy of Nursing Science 2016 Summer Conference

    Walter Sermeus, Nicky Cullum, Katrin Balzer, Rhian Schröder, Anne Junghans, Ute Stahl, Jens-Martin Träder, Sascha Köpke, Martin N. Dichter, Rebecca Palm, Margareta Halek, Sabine Bartholomeyczik, Gabriele Meyer, Daniela Holle, Rabea Graf, Ute Rosier…

    BMC Nursing 2016 15(Suppl 1):67

    Published on: 6 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  11. Research article

    Documentation and communication of nutritional care for elderly hospitalized patients: perspectives of nurses and undergraduate nurses in hospitals and nursing homes

    Nutritional care is a basic human right for all people. Nevertheless, undernourishment is known to be a frequent and serious health care problem among elderly hospitalized patients in Western Europe. Nutrition...

    Kristin Halvorsen, Helene Kjøllesdal Eide, Kjersti Sortland and Kari Almendingen

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:70

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  12. Research article

    Differences in the working pattern among wound, ostomy, and continence nurses with and without conducting the specified medical act: a multicenter time and motion study

    To overcome the shortage of medical care delivery in the rapidly aging Japanese society, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in 2010 started to train the nurses to be able to conduct the specified medic...

    Yukie Sakai, Tomoe Yokono, Yuko Mizokami, Hiromi Sanada, Mayumi Okuwa, Toshio Nakatani and Junko Sugama

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:69

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  13. Research article

    Assessing nursing staff’s competences in mobility support in nursing-home care: development and psychometric testing of the Kinaesthetics Competence (KC) observation instrument

    Between 75 and 89% of residents living in long-term care facilities have limited mobility. Nurses as well as other licensed and unlicensed personnel directly involved in resident care are in a key position to ...

    Heidrun Gattinger, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Virpi Hantikainen, Sascha Köpke, Stefan Ott and Beate Senn

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:65

    Published on: 22 November 2016

  14. Research article

    Nurses’ perceptions of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: a qualitative descriptive study

    Pressure ulcer prevention is a critical patient safety indicator for acute care hospitals. An innovative pressure ulcer prevention care bundle targeting patient participation in their care was recently tested ...

    Shelley Roberts, Elizabeth McInnes, Marianne Wallis, Tracey Bucknall, Merrilyn Banks and Wendy Chaboyer

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:64

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  15. Research article

    Pilot testing a model of psychological care for heart transplant recipients

    Anxiety and depression are common after heart transplantation. This study aimed to pilot test the feasibility of a clinical model of psychological care for heart transplant recipients. The model of care involv...

    Aaron Conway, Judith Sheridan, Joanne Maddicks-Law and Paul Fulbrook

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:62

    Published on: 26 October 2016

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