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  1. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. We examined whether telecommunication-device-based distance interviews are inferior to face-to-face interviews in terms of facilitating behavioral changes and disease management in patients with diabetic nephr...

    Authors: Kana Kazawa, Kanae Osaki, Md Moshiur Rahman and Michiko Moriyama

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:16

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Ethical leadership plays an important role in improving the organizational climate and may be have an effect on citizenship behavior. Despite the growing emphasis on ethics in organizations, little attention t...

    Authors: Soudabeh Aloustani, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Mansoureh Zagheri-Tafreshi, Maliheh Nasiri, Maasoumeh Barkhordari-Sharifabad and Victoria Skerrett

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:15

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The implementation of clearly structured dementia-specific case conferences could be an important tool to enable nursing staff to properly analyse and manage challenging behaviour in nursing home residents wit...

    Authors: Daniela Holle, Sonja Teupen, Rabea Graf, Rene Müller-Widmer, Sven Reuther, Margareta Halek and Martina Roes

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:14

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Novice nurses need to be better prepared to provide care in acute situations. There is currently no validated scale specifically measuring nurses’ perception of their ability to provide care in acute situation...

    Authors: Anders Sterner, Emma Säfström, Lina Palmér, Nerrolyn Ramstrand and Magnus Andersson Hagiwara

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:13

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) was legalized in Canada in June, 2016. The Canadian government’s decision to legislate assisted dying, an approach that requires a high degree of obligation, precision, and d...

    Authors: Barbara Pesut, Sally Thorne, Catharine J. Schiller, Madeleine Greig and Josette Roussel

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:12

    Content type: Research article

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  9. A well-functioning education system for family nurses is a priority of the primary health care reform in Tajikistan. In 2015/2016, a baseline study was carried out to measure the educational environment at two...

    Authors: Filippo Lechthaler, Michele Arigoni, Mohira Khamidova, Dilbar Davlyatova, Helen Prytherch and Kaspar Wyss

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:11

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Patient safety is a crucial factor in the provision of quality healthcare and is therefore a global health concern. It is an area in which ethical concerns and high-quality clinical practice are inextricably l...

    Authors: Behzad Razzani, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Tayebeh Jamshidi, Maasoumeh Barkhordari-Sharifabad, Zahra Lotfi and Victoria Skerrett

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:10

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Telehealth interventions offer an evidenced-based approach to providing cost-effective care, education, and timely communication at a distance. Yet, despite its widespread use, telehealth has not reached full ...

    Authors: Stephen M. Davis, Amanda Jones, Margaret E. Jaynes, Kori N. Woodrum, Marcus Canaday, Lindsay Allen and Jennifer A. Mallow

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:9

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Women in nursing professions are at high risk for developing varicose veins as it requires physical work and prolonged standing. The aim of the study is to estimate the current prevalence of varicose veins amo...

    Authors: Regan Shakya, Robin Man Karmacharya, Rojina Shrestha and Archana Shrestha

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:8

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The increase in the ageing population and the consequent establishment of a network of adequate structures to respond effectively to the welfare needs of institutionalized elderly people have stimulated the di...

    Authors: Stefano Finotto, Giorgia Bertolini, Riccarda Camellini, Rita Fantelli, Debora Formisano, Maria Grazia Macchioni and Daniela Mecugni

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:7

    Content type: Research article

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  14. To better meet long-term care (LTC) residents’ (patients in LTC) needs, nurse practitioners (NPs) were proposed as part of a quality improvement initiative. No research has been conducted in LTC in Québec Cana...

    Authors: Kelley Kilpatrick, Éric Tchouaket, Mira Jabbour and Sylvie Hains

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:6

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Studies examining organizational factors that may influence constipation management in long-term care (LTC) hospitals are lacking. This study aimed to clarify the practice of constipation management in LTC hos...

    Authors: Manami Takaoka, Ayumi Igarashi, Asako Futami and Noriko Yamamoto-Mitani

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:5

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Unsafe medication practices are the leading causes of avoidable patient harm in healthcare systems across the world. The largest proportion of which occurs during medication administration. Nurses play a signi...

    Authors: Adam Wondmieneh, Wudma Alemu, Niguse Tadele and Asmamaw Demis

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:4

    Content type: Research article

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  17. We describe an on-site clinical mentoring program aimed at improving emergency obstetrical and new-born care (EmONC) in Nepal and assess its effectiveness on nurses’ knowledge and skills. In Nepal, both the ma...

    Authors: Sophie Goyet, Swaraj Rajbhandari, Valerie Broch Alvarez, Aida Bayou, Sirjana Khanal and Tara Nath Pokhrel

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:3

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Taking bioscience courses such as anatomy and physiology (A&P) is important for the development of nursing competence, but learning such subjects is also a challenge for many students. Nursing students’ motiva...

    Authors: Aud Emelie Evensen, Hildfrid Vikkelsmoe Brataas and Guanglin Cui

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:2

    Content type: Research article

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  19. In order to assess nursing students’ informatics competency, we need a comprehensive Korean version scale that reflects the important advances in nursing informatics and can make up for the lack of an existing...

    Authors: Kyoungsan Seo, Yul Ha Min, Seung-Hye Choi and Haeyoung Lee

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:68

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The nurse’s primary task in psychiatric care should be to plan for the patient’s care in cooperation with the patient and spend the time needed to build a relationship. Psychiatric care nurses however claim th...

    Authors: Andreas Glantz, Karin Örmon and Boel Sandström

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:67

    Content type: Research article

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  21. In Canada, federal regulations allow Nurse Practitioners (NPs) to authorize medical cannabis. Nursing regulatory bodies, however, have been hesitant to include medical cannabis within NPs’ scope of practice. A...

    Authors: Lynda G. Balneaves and Abeer A. Alraja

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:66

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Many genetic tests are now available due to evolution by the Human Genome Project. However, the growing use of genetic testing and screening may not only lead to improvements in public health and health promot...

    Authors: Hiromi Goda, Hiromi Kawasaki, Yuko Masuoka, Natsu Kohama and Md Moshiur Rahman

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:65

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Despite the devastating consequences of Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), TBI misconceptions are common among healthcare professionals. As an essential member of multi-professional team providing TBI care, it i...

    Authors: Jothimani Gurusamy, Sailaxmi Gandhi, Senthil Amudhan, Kathyayani B. Veerabhadraiah, Padmavathi Narayanasamy, Sunitha T. Sreenivasan and Marimuthu Palaniappan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:64

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Students studying in a country where another language is spoken face multiple challenges including their ability to fully integrate with peers and academic pressures in trying to obtain an undergraduate nursin...

    Authors: Sylvi Monika Flateland, Maxine Pryce-Miller, Anne Valen-Sendstad Skisland, Anne Flaatten Tønsberg and Ulrika Söderhamn

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:63

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Positive reports of nursing-related outcomes such as quality nursing care, nursing engagement with work and good practice environment are crucial in attaining and maintaining Magnet® designation. The majority ...

    Authors: L. Stone, M. Arneil, L. Coventry, V. Casey, S. Moss, A. Cavadino, B. Laing and AL McCarthy

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:62

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Poisoning is a major health problem worldwide, and it causes significant morbidity and mortality. It is estimated that 350,000 people died worldwide from unintentional poisoning. The purpose of this study is t...

    Authors: Ayele Mamo Abebe, Mesfin Wudu Kassaw and Nathan Estifanos Shewangashaw

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:60

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Job satisfaction among nursing faculty is critical to improving quality of nursing education, producing future nurses who will contribute directly to the health of patients at a local and national level. This ...

    Authors: Abja Sapkota, Usha K. Poudel, Jyotsana Pokharel, Pratima Ghimire, Arun Sedhain, Gandhi R. Bhattarai, Binu Thapa and Tulza K.C

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:58

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Studies suggest a high prevalence of burnout among nurses. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between burnout among nurses and absenteeism and work performance.

    Authors: Liselotte N. Dyrbye, Tait D. Shanafelt, Pamela O. Johnson, Le Ann Johnson, Daniel Satele and Colin P. West

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:57

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Pain is a common phenomenon among emergency patients which may lead to chronic pain conditions and alteration of physiological function. However, it is widely reported that proper pain assessment and managemen...

    Authors: Desale Tewelde Kahsay and Marianne Pitkäjärvi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:56

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Parents have significant responsibility in the care of their critically ill children who have been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). When staying with their children in the hospital, they also have pa...

    Authors: Vivian Frank Saria, Lilian Teddy Mselle and Birgit Anne Siceloff

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:54

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Simulation-based training is used to develop nursing students’ clinical performance in assessing and managing situations in clinical placements. The use of simulation-based training has increased and become an...

    Authors: Jørn Hustad, Berit Johannesen, Mariann Fossum and Olav Johannes Hovland

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:53

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Roseman University of Health Sciences (RUHS) developed and delivers a mastery learning curriculum designed for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to become competent nurses. Despite a trend in nursin...

    Authors: Martin S. Lipsky, Catherine J. Cone, Susan Watson, Phillip T. Lawrence and May Nawal Lutfiyya

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:52

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Professional autonomy is a key concept in understanding nurses’ roles in delivering patient care. Recent research exploring the role of autonomy in the nursing work environment indicated that English and Ameri...

    Authors: Titilayo Olufunke Oshodi, Benjamin Bruneau, Rachel Crockett, Francia Kinchington, Shoba Nayar and Elizabeth West

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:51

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  34. Depression is a debilitating mental health condition which affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide annually. Nurses are twice as likely to suffer from depression than professionals in other professio...

    Authors: Clarence Mbanga, Haman Makebe, Divine Tim, Steve Fonkou, Louise Toukam and Tsi Njim

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:50

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Knowledge concerning nursing students’ experiences of the clinical learning environment and how supervision is carried out is largely lacking. This study compares nursing students’ perceptions of the clinical ...

    Authors: Mirjam Ekstedt, Marléne Lindblad and Anna Löfmark

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:49

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Holistic care is comprehensive care that emphasizes the interaction of human existential dimensions and has a significant role in accelerating the recovery process. Since nurses interact and communicate with p...

    Authors: Sahar Rajabpour, Masoud Rayyani and Parvin Mangolian shahrbabaki

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:48

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Although most male nurses join the profession for self-actualisation, the cultural and societal stereotyping of male nurses as “He-Man”, “gay” and “troublemakers”, and their marginalisation at the hospital dur...

    Authors: Hayford Isaac Budu, Emmanuel Mawuli Abalo, Victoria Bubunyo Bam, Deus Osei Agyemang, Shirley Noi, Florence A. Budu and Prince Peprah

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:47

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  38. Poor job conditions and limited resources are reducing job satisfaction and motivation among nurses in low-income countries, which may affect the quality of services and attrition rates. The objective of this ...

    Authors: Firew Ayalew, Sharon Kibwana, Shelemo Shawula, Equlinet Misganaw, Zeine Abosse, Jos van Roosmalen, Jelle Stekelenburg, Young Mi Kim, Mihereteab Teshome and Damtew Wolde Mariam

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:46

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  39. The present study aims to illuminate the meaning of working in a person-centred way as experienced by staff in nursing homes. Insights into what working in a person-centred way mean for nursing home staff may ...

    Authors: Tove K. Vassbø, Marit Kirkevold, David Edvardsson, Karin Sjögren, Qarin Lood and Ådel Bergland

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:45

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  40. Chronic hepatitis, mainly B or C, increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and remains an emerging issue in the globe. China has high rates of liver cancer incidence and mortality in the world. To addres...

    Authors: Ying’ai Cui, Michiko Moriyama, Kazuaki Chayama, Yanhui Liu, Chunmei Ya, Basilua Andre Muzembo and Md Moshiur Rahman

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:44

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  41. Depressive symptoms and/or depression are commonly experienced by older people. Both are underdiagnosed, undertreated and regularly overlooked by healthcare professionals. Healthcare facilities for people aged...

    Authors: Gunilla Borglin, Kristina Räthel, Helena Paulsson and Katarina Sjögren Forss

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:43

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  42. Many dedicated Coronary Care Units (CCUs) in Victoria, Australia, have been decommissioned and replaced with larger combined generic medical/cardiac precincts called hybrid units. Hybrid units are staffed with...

    Authors: Judy Currey, Stephanie K. Sprogis, Liliana Orellana, Anusha Chander, Sharon Meagher, Rhoda Kennedy and Andrea Driscoll

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:42

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  43. The preparedness of newly graduated registered nurses for a demanding work environment and care practices takes form during nursing education. Norwegian nursing education at one university has implemented a se...

    Authors: H. Ösp Egilsdottir, Kirsten Røland Byermoen, Anne Moen and Hilde Eide

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:41

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  44. Many patients suffer from unrelieved pain in hospital settings. Nurses have a pivotal role in pain management. Hence, a nurse-based pain management programme may influence how hospitalized patients experience ...

    Authors: Gugsa Nemera Germossa, Ragnhild Hellesø and Ingeborg Strømseng Sjetne

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:40

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  45. The ethical climate is one aspect of an organization which refers to the shared perceptions of ethically correct behaviors and way of handling ethically deviated behaviors. Increased awareness of the complexit...

    Authors: Muktar Abadiga, Gugsa Nemera, Endalew Hailu and Getu Mosisa

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:39

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  46. Nowadays, healthcare professionals worldwide deliver care for increasing numbers of culturally and linguistically diverse patients. The importance of cultural competence is evident in terms of the quality of h...

    Authors: Anu-Marja Kaihlanen, Laura Hietapakka and Tarja Heponiemi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2019 18:38

    Content type: Research article

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