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  1. Presently, physical inactivity is the main public health problem in many countries worldwide. Physical activity promotes the maintenance or improvement of one’s physical condition. Physical fitness has been es...

    Authors: Jessica Rojas-Navarrete, César Leal-Costa, Gonzalo de La Morena Valenzuela, Isabel Morales-Moreno, Ismael Jiménez-Ruiz and Paloma Echevarría-Pérez
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:340
  2. Nurses play a key role in educating people about a salt-reduced diet to prevent or manage hypertension or cardiac failure. Assessment tools such as the Chinese Determinants of Salt-Restriction Behaviour Questi...

    Authors: Alex Chan, Leigh Kinsman and Sally Wai-chi Chan
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:339
  3. Early palliative care along with standard cancer treatments is recommended in current clinical guidelines to improve the quality of life and survival of cancer patients. This study protocol aims to evaluate th...

    Authors: Yun Young Choi, Sun Young Rha, Sungkun Cho, Hye Sun Lee, Bomi Hong and Jiyeon Lee
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:338
  4. Nurses’ health in the workplace is crucial for ensuring the quality of healthcare. However, presenteeism, the behavior of working in a state of ill health, is widespread in the nursing industry. Considering th...

    Authors: Geyan Shan, Wei Wang, Shengnan Wang, Yongjun Zhang, Shujie Guo and Yongxin Li
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:337
  5. Intensive care unit patients and families experience significant stress. It creates frustrations, nervousness, irritability, social isolation for patients, anxiety, and depression for families. An open visitat...

    Authors: Haya Ibrahim Ali Abu Maloh, Samiha Jarrah, Nabeel Al-Yateem, Fatma Refaat Ahmed and Mohannad Eid AbuRuz
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:336
  6. Few studies have examined the relationship between patient safety climate and two forms of patient safety behavior (i.e., safety compliance and safety participation) among nurses. Better understanding of facto...

    Authors: Ja-Kyung Seo and Seung Eun Lee
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:335
  7. Love of the profession has significant relationship with nurses’ job motivation and care quality. However, there is limited information about organizational and environmental factors affecting love of the prof...

    Authors: Shahnaz Bolandian-Bafghi, Mohsen Adib-Hajbaghery and Mitra Zandi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:334
  8. Coronary heart disease (CHD) has become a leading cause of morbidity and premature death worldwide. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) was proved to have substantial benefits for patients with CHD. The CR was divided...

    Authors: Xiaoqi Xie, Qiongshan Chen and Hui Liu
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:333
  9. An accurate and reliable patient classification system (PCS) can help inform decisions regarding adequate assignments for nurse staffing. This study aimed to evaluate the criterion validity of the Asan Patient...

    Authors: Jeounghee Kim, TaeRim Kang, Hyun-Ju Seo, So-Young Seo, Myoungsook Kim, Youngsun Jung, Jinhyun Kim and Jung- Bok Lee
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:332
  10. Incorporating the best available evidence into clinical practice is a determining challenge for healthcare professionals and organisations. The role of advanced practice nurses is viewed as a facilitator to ad...

    Authors: Sandra Pol-Castañeda, Miguel Angel Rodriguez-Calero, Carlos Javier Villafáfila-Gomila, Ian Blanco-Mavillard, Concepción Zaforteza-Lallemand, Francisco Ferrer-Cruz and Joan Ernest De Pedro-Gómez
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:331
  11. Recent pandemics have provided important lessons to inform planning for public health emergencies. Despite these lessons, gaps in implementation during the COVID-19 pandemic are evident. Additionally, research...

    Authors: Kathleen Gamble, Srinivas Murthy, Sarah L. Silverberg, Nina Gobat and Lisa M. Puchalski Ritchie
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:330
  12. Patients’ self-management of the implications of their disease(s) is becoming increasingly important. Research shows that hospitalization disrupts established self-management routines. Nurses can play an impor...

    Authors: Caroline E. M. Otter, Joost C. Keers, Celeste Reker, Jakobus Smit, Lisette Schoonhoven and Janneke M. de Man-van Ginkel
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:329
  13. Weaning the patient from mechanical ventilation (MV) is one of the common treatments in intensive care units (ICU). Among the factors that can complicate the weaning process are psychological problems caused b...

    Authors: Fatemeh Salmani, Maryam Moghimian and Mina Jouzi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:328
  14. In the recent era, nursing needs employees with moral intelligence, cultural competence, and self-compassion skills more than ever. This study aimed to determine the predictors of moral intelligence and its re...

    Authors: Monir Nobahar, Sajad Yarahmadi, Nayyereh Raiesdana, Elham Shahidi Delshad, Fatemeh Hajizadegan and Farzad Ebrahimzadeh
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:327
  15. During the last decade, the health care profession has moved toward personalized care and has focused on the diversity of survivorship needs after initial cancer treatment. Health care providers encourage empo...

    Authors: Mette Skorstad, Ingvild Vistad, Liv Fegran, Sveinung Berntsen and Berit Johannessen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:326
  16. Hospitalization of children is a stressful event. However, the child’s education at the time of hospital admission can be effective for the prevention of their anxiety via the use of more attractive methods. T...

    Authors: Masoumeh Zamani, Abdolhosein Emami Sigaroudi, Moluk Pouralizadeh and Ehsan Kazemnejad-Leili
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:324
  17. Delirium is an underdiagnosed condition and this may be related, among other causes, to the incorrect use of assessment tools due to lack of knowledge about cognitive assessment and lack of training of the car...

    Authors: Fernanda Cecília Monroe dos Santos, Adriana Sousa Rêgo, Widlani Sousa Montenegro, Sarah Tarcisia Rabelo Ferreira de Carvalho, Rodrigo Costa Cutrim, Abraão Albino Mendes Júnior, Fábio Henrique Ferreira Pereira, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho and Daniela Bassi-Dibai
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:323
  18. Substantial mass migrations to the Scandinavian countries have made them heterogeneous and multicultural societies. Migration has also influenced the workforce, especially the healthcare system that has had to...

    Authors: Tariq Alkhaled, Gudrun Rohde, Birgit Lie and Berit Johannessen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:322
  19. Nursing staff play a key role in the bedside management of tracheostomized patients in both intensive care units and general floors. Effective provision of postoperative care to these patients by nurses is cri...

    Authors: Fahad Zarraq Alotaibi, Reema Alkhatabi, Lujain Allowaihiq, Hassan Alhazzani, Ghada Alshehri, Eman A. Hajr and Feras Alkholaiwi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:320
  20. Simulation is part of the training provided to nurses enrolled in the master’s degree for critical care nursing programmes at our institution. Although the students are practicing nurses, many still make mista...

    Authors: Jefferson Garcia Guerrero, Grace Medalyn Tungpalan-Castro and Minerva Pingue-Raguini
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:318
  21. Nurse educators are required to be present and reflective while directly involving nursing students in teaching–learning using creative and innovative interaction. Heavy daily workloads (including the teaching...

    Authors: Kathleen Froneman, Emmerentia du Plessis and Anneke Catherina van Graan
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:317
  22. Flipped learning excessively boosts the conceptual understanding of students through the reversed arrangement of pre-learning and in classroom learning events and challenges students to independently achieve l...

    Authors: Mohamed E. H. Elzeky, Heba M. M. Elhabashy, Wafaa G. M. Ali and Shaimaa M. E. Allam
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:316
  23. Despite the significant role they play in the whole health care system, home care nurses are not paid the attention they deserve. Besides highlighting their significant role in the health care system, the COVI...

    Authors: Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Sahar Keyvanloo Shahrestanaki, Zahra Amrollah Majdabadi kohne and Ehsan Fakhari
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:314
  24. Burnout occurs frequently in nurses and seems more common in nurses providing palliative care. However, to our knowledge, there is a lack of understanding regarding the factors influencing burnout among pallia...

    Authors: Yalin Zhang, Jianjun Jiang, Chuanmei Zhu, Chunhua Liu, Chang Guan and Xiaolin Hu
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:313
  25. Endotracheal suctioning (ETS) is one of the most common invasive procedures performed by critical care nurses (CCNs) to remove accumulated pulmonary secretions, ensure airway patency for adequate ventilation a...

    Authors: Sameer A. Alkubati, Khaled M. Al-Sayaghi, Gamil G. Alrubaiee, Mokhtar Abdu Hamid, Khalil A Saleh, Talal Al-Qalah and Ahmad K. Al-Sadi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:312
  26. Effective team leadership and good activation criteria can effectively initiate rapid response system (RRS) to reduce hospital mortality and improve quality of life. The first reaction time of nurses plays an ...

    Authors: Yuchen Wu, Jiaming Wang, Fan Luo, Dan Li, Xue Ran, Xuanlin Ren, Lixiu Zhang and Jingyun Wei
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:311
  27. Research internationally shows that nursing students find dosage calculation difficult. Identifying the specific aspects of dose calculation procedures that are most commonly associated with errors would enabl...

    Authors: Laia Wennberg-Capellades, Pilar Fuster-Linares, Encarnación Rodríguez-Higueras, Alberto Gallart Fernández-Puebla and Mireia Llaurado-Serra
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:309
  28. The World Health Organization has formally recognized that healthcare professionals are at risk of developing mental health problems; finding ways to reduce their stress is mandatory to improve both their qual...

    Authors: Yolanda López-del-Hoyo, Selene Fernández-Martínez, Adrián Pérez-Aranda, Alberto Barceló-Soler, Jose Guzman-Parra, Esperanza Varela-Moreno, Daniel Campos, Alicia Monreal-Bartolomé, María Beltrán-Ruiz, Berta Moreno-Küstner, Fermín Mayoral-Cleries and Javier García-Campayo
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:308
  29. Short peripheral catheters (SPC) insertion technique has a high failure rate, one of the reasons why the ultrasound (US)-guided method has been proposed as a valid alternative to traditional technique in SPC i...

    Authors: Carlos Berlanga-Macías, Ana Díez-Fernández, José Alberto Martínez-Hortelano, Irene Sequí-Domínguez, Alicia Saz-Lara, Diana Pozuelo-Carrascosa and Vicente Martínez-Vizcaíno
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:307
  30. Nursing is a moral attempt and endeavor. Moral sensitivity training is one of the most important ways to strengthen nursing moral decision making. Thus, the purpose of this study was to determine the effect of...

    Authors: Farideh Bahrieni, Parviz Azodi, Abdollah Hajivandi, Zahra seddighi and Faezeh Jahanpour
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:305
  31. Health systems in the field of mental health are strongly committed to community models that allow patients to be attended in their own environment. This helps them to maintain their family and social ties whi...

    Authors: Manuel Tomás-Jiménez, Juan Francisco Roldán-Merino, Sara Sanchez-Balcells, Agneta Schröder, Lars-Olov Lundqvist, Montserrat Puig-Llobet, Antonio R. Moreno-Poyato, Marta Domínguez del Campo and Maria Teresa Lluch-Canut
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:302
  32. Due to an increase in patient numbers, more cancer patients are being reviewed by non-medical healthcare professionals (HCPs), and it is essential that they can empathise with patients and care for them holist...

    Authors: Rachel Ehibhatiomhan, Emma Foreman, Lisa Barrott, Jessica Shek and Shereen Nabhani-Gebara
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:301
  33. Workplace violence is one of the global health concerns. Although nurses are the backbone of the health care provision, they are highly subjected to workplace violence in healthcare. Nevertheless, there is a p...

    Authors: Henok Legesse, Nega Assefa, Dejene Tesfaye, Simon Birhanu, Seid Tesi, Fenta Wondimneh and Agumasie Semahegn
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:300
  34. Simulation-based education is a teaching and learning approach that can enhance learning experiences for students on healthcare programmes. Within undergraduate nursing and midwifery education, simulation can ...

    Authors: Mairead Moloney, Louise Murphy, Liz Kingston, Kathleen Markey, Therese Hennessy, Pauline Meskell, Sandra Atkinson and Owen Doody
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:299
  35. Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids poses a threat to medical providers and to nurses especially. This harm is not only physical, but psychology as well and can ultimately impact patient safety. Thi...

    Authors: Lihui Zhang, Qi Li, Ling Guan, Lu Fan, Yunxia Li, Zhiyun Zhang and Sue Yuan
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:298
  36. The internet has become a major source of health information, and obtaining appropriate information requires various abilities and skills, labeled as electronic health literacy (eHealth literacy). The existing...

    Authors: Eun-Hyun Lee, Young Whee Lee, Kwan-Woo Lee, Hae Jin Kim, Seongbin Hong, So Hun Kim and Eun Hee Kang
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:297
  37. Stress can originate from many different unsatisfying work situations. Registered nurses working in municipal care have experience of work-related stress in different ways.

    Authors: Cilmara Arén, Armand Jaçelli, Berit Gesar and Ingrid From
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:296
  38. The hospital ethical climate affects the quality of nursing care. A positive ethical climate is likely to reduce the proportion of those who consider leaving the profession, so it is necessary to develop tools...

    Authors: Magdalena Dziurka, Patrycja Ozdoba, Linda Olson, Anna Jedynak, Dorota Ozga, Krzysztof Jurek and Beata Dobrowolska
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:295
  39. Health systems often fail to address the wellbeing needs of older Indigenous populations; this is attributed to a lack of knowledge of Indigenous health systems arising from a privileging of dominant western b...

    Authors: Karen McBride-Henry, Michael Roguski, Charissa Miller, Kim Van Wissen and Padmapriya Saravanakumar
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:294
  40. Patient safety culture and patient safety competency could be associated with adverse events (AEs). This study aimed to investigate the associations between nurses’ perceptions of patient safety culture, patie...

    Authors: Asal Hafezi, Atye Babaii, Bahman Aghaie and Mohammad Abbasinia
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:292
  41. Monitoring oxygen saturation in shocked patients is a challenging nursing procedure. Shock syndrome alters peripheral tissue perfusion and hinders peripheral capillary oxygen saturation (SpO2) measurements. Ou...

    Authors: Eman Arafa Hassan, Sherouk Nasser Mohamed, Emad Hamdy Hamouda and Nadia Taha Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:290

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