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  1. The recognised relationship between oral health and general health, the rapidly increasing older population worldwide, and changes in the type of oral health care older people require have raised concerns for ...

    Authors: Vandana Bhagat, Ha Hoang, Leonard A. Crocombe and Lynette R. Goldberg

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:66

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Telephone nursing in primary healthcare has been suggested as a solution to the increased demand for easy access to healthcare, increased number of patients with complex problems, and lack of general practitio...

    Authors: Elenor Kaminsky, Ingrid Edvardsson Aurin, Katarina Hedin, Lisbet Andersson and Malin André

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:65

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Sexual harassment is complex and has occupational hazards in nursing. Nurses experienced it than other employees. Female nurses are with the highest rate in the profession. Our aim was to determine the prevale...

    Authors: Woldegebriel Gebregziabher Kahsay, Reza Negarandeh, Nahid Dehghan Nayeri and Marzieh Hasanpour

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:58

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Effective and routine mouth care is necessary for hospitalized patients as it helps to maintain the health of oral cavity and overall health. However, oral care is often overlooked and not prioritized in daily...

    Authors: Zewdi Amanuel Dagnew, Isayas Afewerki Abraham, Ghirmay Ghebreigziabher Beraki, Eyasu Habte Tesfamariam, Sibyl Mittler and Yobiel Zemhret Tesfamichael

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:63

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Nurse practitioners’ role is always expanding. The Japanese Nurse Practitioner (JNP) system was initiated in 2015 to shift some aspects of doctors’ work to various other healthcare professionals, including nur...

    Authors: Shoko Sugiyama, Kyoko Asakura and Nozomu Takada

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:62

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The Clinical Learning Environment, Supervision and Nurse Teacher Scale (CLES+T) instrument is internationally used for the evaluation of clinical learning environment in undergraduate nursing education. However, ...

    Authors: Dorota Ozga, Aleksandra Gutysz-Wojnicka, Bogumił Lewandowski and Beata Dobrowolska

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:61

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Moral emotions are a key element of our human morals. Emotions play an important role in the caring process. Decision-making and assessment in emergency situations are complex and they frequently result in dif...

    Authors: María F. Jiménez-Herrera, Mireia Llauradó-Serra, Sagrario Acebedo-Urdiales, Leticia Bazo-Hernández, Isabel Font-Jiménez and Christer Axelsson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:60

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Studies have highlighted deficiencies in the information given by nurses to surgical patients. Studies also show that the role of the nurse in connection with the discharge of patients after surgery is unclear...

    Authors: Kyriakos Theodoridis, Adina Noghi and Gunilla Borglin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:59

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Nursing student numbers have risen in response to projected registered nurse shortfalls, increasing numbers of new graduates requiring transitional support and pressure on clinical placements. A Collaborative ...

    Authors: Thea F. van de Mortel, Lyn Armit, Brenton Shanahan, Judith Needham, Candy Brown, Eileen Grafton, Michelle Havell, Amanda Henderson and Laurie Grealish

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:57

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Community psychiatric nurses work in extremely stressful environments with intense patient relationships as they try to prevent self-harm and manage aggressive behaviors. In order to improve their ability to m...

    Authors: Frederick Yaw Opare, Patience Aniteye, Agani Afaya and Nathaniel Glover-Meni

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:56

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Intensive and critical-care nurses are the key to successful donor management in the critical-care setting. No studies measuring attitudes toward organ donor advocacy existed before 2011, when the 51-item Swed...

    Authors: Anne Flodén, Maria Stadtler, Stephanie E. Jones Collazo, Tom Mone, Rick Ash and Bengt Fridlund

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:55

    Content type: Research article

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  12. To explore registered nurses’ (RNs’) experiences of practising person-centred care (PCC) by telephone with people diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and/or chronic heart failure.

    Authors: Eva Boström, Lilas Ali, Andreas Fors, Inger Ekman and Annette Erichsen Andersson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:54

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The abundance of easy and accessible information and the rapid development of social networking sites (SNSs) have proven that the world is small and within reach. The great implication of this interconnectivit...

    Authors: Glenn Ford D. Valdez, Arcalyd Rose R. Cayaban, Sadeq Al-Fayyadh, Mehmet Korkmaz, Samira Obeid, Cheryl Lyn A. Sanchez, Muna B. Ajzoon, Howieda Fouly and Jonas P. Cruz

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:52

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Pressure ulcer is largely avoidable, but its prevalence rate increased more than 80% in a 13 years study. Nurses have a great position to advance best practices towards the prevention of pressure ulcers. There...

    Authors: Ezedin Molla Muhammed, Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Yemataw Zewdu Temachu and Tarkie Abebe Walle

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:51

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Carriers of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) experience a variety of personal and social consequences, despite the asymptomatic nature of carriage. Some of these consequences are inherent to the...

    Authors: Lotte van Heuvel, Renske Eilers, Sabiena G. Feenstra, Manon R. Haverkate and Aura Timen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:50

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Moral competencies are essential for nursing work. Professional identity is a set of values and beliefs that a person has about her/his job, which includes moral values as well. The development of moral compet...

    Authors: Sahar Haghighat, Fariba Borhani and Hadi Ranjbar

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:49

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The hospitalization of children requires collaboration between parents and nurses in partnerships. This study examines parents’ and nurses’ experiences of ideal collaboration in treatment-centered and home-lik...

    Authors: Hildegunn Sundal and Solfrid Vatne

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:48

    Content type: Research article

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  18. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the nursing profession faces significant challenges including; failure to recruit high school students into nursing education, poor nursing identity, and lack of awareness about...

    Authors: Hala Elmorshedy, Abrar AlAmrani, Mona Hassan Ahmed Hassan, Amel Fayed and Susan Ann Albrecht

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:47

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Intermittent claudication (IC) is a classic symptom of peripheral arterial disease, and strongly associated with coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease. Treatment of IC and secondary prevention of ...

    Authors: Sara Haile, Anneli Linné, Unn-Britt Johansson and Eva Joelsson-Alm

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:45

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. The current state of evidence regarding measures that assess evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) competence attributes (i.e., knowledge, skills, attitudes/beliefs, behaviours) among nurses is unknown. Thi...

    Authors: Emily Belita, Janet E. Squires, Jennifer Yost, Rebecca Ganann, Trish Burnett and Maureen Dobbins

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:44

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Moral courage is one of the fundamental values of nursing profession and a powerful method of coping with ethical problems. Psychological empowerment is a suitable method of enabling individuals to coping ment...

    Authors: Zahra Khoshmehr, Maasoumeh Barkhordari-Sharifabad, Khadijeh Nasiriani and Hossein Fallahzadeh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:43

    Content type: Research article

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  22. To develop and validate a shared governance feasibility instrument in schools of nursing in Iran with respect to the nature of the profession and the sociocultural context of the Iranian community.

    Authors: Maryam Sattarzadeh-Pashabeig, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Mohammad-Mehdi Sadoughi, Alice Khachian, Mansoureh Zagheri-Tafreshi and Alessandro Stievano

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:42

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Meaning in life (MiL) is considered to be an important part of health and is associated with many positive outcomes in older adults, such as quality of life and longevity. As health promotors, nurses may take ...

    Authors: Susan Hupkens, Marleen Goumans, Peter Derkx and Anja Machielse

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:41

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Practice facilitation is a method of introducing and sustaining organizational change. It involves the use of skilled healthcare professionals called practice facilitators (PFs) to help address the challenges ...

    Authors: Lindsay Shade, Kelly Reeves, Jennifer Rees, Lori Hendrickson, Jacqueline Halladay, Rowena J. Dolor, Paul Bray and Hazel Tapp

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:40

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Clinical dishonesty is a complex problem that threatens the health and safety of patients. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between clinical dishonesty and perceived clinical stress in nursing ...

    Authors: Foozieh Rafati, Behnaz Bagherian, Parvin Mangolian shahrbabaki and Zahra Imani Goghary

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:39

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Patient undergoing surgery may be afraid and concerned about the diagnosis, the treatment, the procedure, the postoperative care, and the surgical recovery. Good communication between staff and patients can mi...

    Authors: Renata da Silva Schulz, Rosimere Ferreira Santana, Carla Targino Bruno dos Santos, Thiago Batista Faleiro, Dayana Medeiros do Amaral Passarelles, Ana Beatriz Serra Hercules and Thalita Gomes do Carmo

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:38

    Content type: Research article

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  27. In the perioperative dialogue, pre-, intra- and postoperatively, the patient shares their history. In the dialogue, the nurse anesthetist (NA) gets to witness the patient’s experiences and can alleviate the pa...

    Authors: Anna Abelsson and Annette Nygårdh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:37

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The level of registered nurse (RN) staffing is a fundamental factor influencing patient safety. Craniotomy patients need intensive care after surgery, the majority of which is provided by RNs.

    Authors: Yunmi Kim, Se Young Kim and Kyounga Lee

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:36

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Nurses and midwives are a critical part of the healthcare team and make up the largest section of health professionals. Leadership styles are believed to be an important determinant of job satisfaction and ret...

    Authors: Anaclet Ngabonzima, Domina Asingizwe and Kyriakos Kouveliotis

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:35

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Delirium is recognised internationally as a common disorder that causes acute deterioration in a person’s cognitive abilities. Healthcare professionals play a key role in the early identification and managemen...

    Authors: Gary Mitchell, Clare McVeigh, Susan Carlisle and Christine Brown-Wilson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:34

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Inter-professional collaboration between professionals is crucial in health care where most of the activities are undertaken in a team. One of these collaborations is the collaboration of nurses and midwives w...

    Authors: Eneyew Melkamu, Solomon Woldemariam and Abera Haftu

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:33

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Addressing eating difficulties among older individuals with dementia living in nursing homes requires evidence-based interventions. However, to date, there is limited evidence of effective interventions design...

    Authors: Alvisa Palese, Valentina Bressan, Mark Hayter and Roger Watson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:32

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  33. Work-related exposures to needle stick and sharps accidents are essential reason of infections with blood borne pathogens amongst health care employees and can cause extensive fitness consequences and psycholo...

    Authors: Solomon Assen, Mamo Wubshet, Manay Kifle, Tewelde Wubayehu and Berihu Gidey Aregawi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:31

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  34. Registered nurses are key figures in municipal home health care for older adults. Thus, registered nurses’ leadership is crucial to a successful and preventive care process as well as a supportive organization...

    Authors: Maria Claesson, Lise-Lotte Jonasson, Elisabeth Lindberg and Karin Josefsson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:30

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  35. Nurses form the largest professional group in health care, and they spend most of their working day on their feet. From the perspective of work well-being, healthy feet are important to tolerate the physical d...

    Authors: Minna Stolt, Jouko Katajisto, Johanna Peltonen, Riitta Suhonen and Helena Leino-Kilpi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:29

    Content type: Research article

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  36. The presence of family members and their active involvement in caring for hospitalised children is an established practice in many African paediatric settings, with family members often regarded as a resource....

    Authors: Natasha North, Angela Leonard, Candice Bonaconsa, Thobeka Duma and Minette Coetzee

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:28

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Thirty-two automated dispensing cabinets (ADCs) were introduced in May 2015 in Kuopio University Hospital, Finland. These medication distribution systems represent relatively new technology in Europe and are a...

    Authors: Riikka Metsämuuronen, Hannu Kokki, Toivo Naaranlahti, Minna Kurttila and Reeta Heikkilä

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:27

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Nursing students are highly susceptible to depression given the heavy workload and clinical demands of the curriculum. Depression has negative impacts on their health and academic performance. This study aimed...

    Authors: Tsi Njim, Clarence Mbanga, Dave Mouemba, Haman Makebe, Louise Toukam, Belmond Kika and Isabelle Mulango

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:26

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Nurses play a key role in providing patient safety. It is known that patient safety requires the improvement of patient safety culture, which can be a difficult process. One of the current challenges of hospit...

    Authors: Marzyeh Jafarpanah and Behrooz Rezaei

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:24

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPSC) is widely utilized in multiple languages across the world. Despite culture and language variations, research studies from Latin America use the Spanish la...

    Authors: Patrick A. Palmieri, Juan M. Leyva-Moral, Doriam E. Camacho-Rodriguez, Nina Granel-Gimenez, Eric W. Ford, Kathleen M. Mathieson and Joan S. Leafman

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:23

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  41. The increasing number of people living with one or more chronic conditions imposes a growing demand on healthcare providers. One way to handle this challenge is by re-orientating the way care is provided, empo...

    Authors: Kamila Adellund Holt, Dorthe Overgaard, Lisbeth Vinberg Engel and Lars Kayser

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:22

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  42. The Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist (ICDSC) demonstrates good psychometric characteristics in research settings. However, evidence about these characteristics in pragmatic ICU settings is inconsist...

    Authors: Elke Detroyer, Annick Timmermans, Dana Segers, Geert Meyfroidt, Jasperina Dubois, Aimé Van Assche, Etienne Joosten and Koen Milisen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:21

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  43. Nursing care behavior and nurse’s perception of effective care behavior is an act, conduct, and mannerism enacted by professional nurses that convey concern, safety, and attention to the patient. Behavior asso...

    Authors: Adugna Oluma and Muktar Abadiga

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:19

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  44. Nurses are increasingly confronted with the challenge of globalization and the acceleration of migratory flows. This reality affects the notion of culture and its influence on health-related behaviors. The sta...

    Authors: Cécile-Marie Dupin, Mélanie Pinon, Karine Jaggi, Celina Teixera, Aurèle Sagne and Noelia Delicado

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:18

    Content type: Debate

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  45. The likelihood of inpatient mortality has been found to be reduced by increased nurse staffing in several settings, including general wards, emergency departments, and intensive care units. However, less resea...

    Authors: Yunmi Kim, Hyun-Young Kim and Eunyoung Cho

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:17

    Content type: Research article

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