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    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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    ECAMulticapa: Effectiveness of double-layered compression therapy for healing venous ulcers in primary care: a Study Protocol

    Chronic venous insufficiency, in its final stage can cause venous ulcers. Venous ulcers have a prevalence of 0.5 % to 0.8 % in the general population, and increases starting at 60 years of age. This condition ...

    Carmen Folguera-Álvarez, Sofia Garrido-Elustondo, José Verdú-Soriano, Diana García-García-Alcalá, Mónica Sánchez-Hernández, Oscar German Torres-de Castro, Maria Luisa Barceló-Fidalgo, Olga Martínez-González, Lidia Ardiaca-Burgués, Carmen Solano-Villarrubia, Pilar Raquel Lebracón-Cortés, Carmen Molins-Santos, Mar Fresno-Flores, Maria Carmen Cánovas-Lago, Luisa Fernanda Benito-Herranz, Maria Teresa García-Sánchez…

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:58

    Published on: 12 October 2016

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    Retaining early career registered nurses: a case study

    A core objective of the Australian health system is to provide high quality, safe health care that meets the needs of all Australians. To achieve this, an adequate and effective workforce must support the deli...

    Jane Mills, Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun, Helena Harrison, Karen Yates and Andrea O’Shea

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:57

    Published on: 10 October 2016

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    The impact of occupational stress on nurses’ caring behaviors and their health related quality of life

    Nursing is perceived as a strenuous job. Although past research has documented that stress influences nurses’ health in association with quality of life, the relation between stress and caring behaviors remain...

    Pavlos Sarafis, Eirini Rousaki, Andreas Tsounis, Maria Malliarou, Liana Lahana, Panagiotis Bamidis, Dimitris Niakas and Evridiki Papastavrou

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:56

    Published on: 27 September 2016

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    Motivational interviewing competencies among UK family nurse partnership nurses: a process evaluation component of the building blocks trial

    Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling approach to behaviour change which is increasingly being used in public health settings, either as a stand-alone approach or in combination with o...

    Sue Channon, Marie-Jet Bekkers, Julia Sanders, Rebecca Cannings-John, Laura Robertson, Kristina Bennert, Christopher Butler, Kerenza Hood and Michael Robling

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:55

    Published on: 20 September 2016

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    Safety climate and readiness for implementation of evidence and person centered practice – A national study of registered nurses in general surgical care at Swedish university hospitals

    The rationale behind this study is the increasing research on relationships between patient safety, evidence based practice and person centered care, and the growing interest in outcomes of surgical patients. ...

    Camilla Olsson, Anna Forsberg and Kristofer Bjerså

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:54

    Published on: 13 September 2016

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    Evaluation of person-centred care after hip replacement-a controlled before and after study on the effects of fear of movement and self-efficacy compared to standard care

    The goal of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is optimal pain relief and a normalized health-related quality of life. Anxious patients describe more pain and more difficulties than non-anxious patients during rehab...

    Lars-Eric Olsson, Elisabeth Hansson and Inger Ekman

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:53

    Published on: 9 September 2016

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    Possible effects of a course in cardiovascular nursing on prehospital care of patients experiencing suspected acute coronary syndrome: a cluster randomised controlled trial

    Current research suggests that nurses can influence the outcome for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The aim of this study has been to evaluate whether a course in cardiovascular nursing (CVN) can ...

    Birgitta Wireklint Sundström, Mats Holmberg, Johan Herlitz, Thomas Karlsson and Henrik Andersson

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:52

    Published on: 2 September 2016

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    Pre-term and post-term births: predictors and implications on neonatal mortality in Northern Ethiopia

    Pre-term and post-term births are major determinants of neonatal mortality, including short- and long-term morbidity. In developing countries, where pre-term and post-term births are disproportionately common,...

    Hayelom Gebrekirstos Mengesha, Wondwossen Terefe Lerebo, Abadi Kidanemariam, Gebremedhin Gebrezgiabher and Yemane Berhane

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:48

    Published on: 5 August 2016

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    Rationing of nursing care interventions and its association with nurse-reported outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit: a cross-sectional survey

    Evidence internationally suggests that staffing constraints and non-supportive work environments result in the rationing of nursing interventions (that is, limiting or omitting interventions for particular pat...

    Christian M. Rochefort, Bailey A. Rathwell and Sean P. Clarke

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:46

    Published on: 2 August 2016

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    Medication administration error reporting and associated factors among nurses working at the University of Gondar referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015

    Medication administration is the final step/phase of medication process in which its error directly affects the patient health. Due to the central role of nurses in medication administration, whether they are ...

    Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Berihun Assefa Dachew, Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh and Debrework Tesgera Beshah

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:43

    Published on: 18 July 2016

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    Prevalence of workplace violence in Northwest Ethiopia: a multivariate analysis

    Workplace violence has been acknowledged as a global problem, particularly in the health sector. However, there is scarce data on workplace violence among nurses in Ethiopia. The aim of this study was to asses...

    Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh, Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Akililu Azazh Tumebo, Mengistu Mekonnen Kelkay, Degefaye Zelalem Anlay and Berihun Assefa Dachew

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:42

    Published on: 8 July 2016

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    Mixed methods evaluation of a primary eye care training programme for primary health workers in Morogoro Tanzania

    There are 285 million people with visual impairment (VI) worldwide including 39 million who are blind; 15 % of those with VI live in Africa, and around 80 % of VI is preventable or treatable with the right equ...

    Milka Madaha Mafwiri, Emma Jolley, Joanna Hunter, Clare Elizabeth Gilbert and Elena Schmidt

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:41

    Published on: 7 July 2016

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    Diabetes knowledge in nursing homes and home-based care services: a validation study of the Michigan Diabetes Knowledge Test adapted for use among nursing personnel

    Providing high-quality diabetes care in nursing homes and home-based care facilities requires suitable instruments to evaluate the level of diabetes knowledge among the health-care providers. Thus, the aim of ...

    Anne Haugstvedt, Morten Aarflot, Jannicke Igland, Tilla Landbakk and Marit Graue

    BMC Nursing 2016 15:40

    Published on: 29 June 2016

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