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  1. The increase in the survival of oncology patients include multiple side effects as cancer-related asthenia and dyspnea, which represents a serious health problem. An implementation of the conventional clinical...

    Authors: Eduardo José Fernández-Rodríguez, Jesús González-Sánchez, Ana Silvia Puente-González, José Ignacio Recio-Rodríguez, Celia Sánchez-Gómez, Roberto Méndez-Sánchez, Juan Jesús Cruz-Hernández and María Isabel Rihuete-Galve

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:207

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. Nurses play critical roles when providing health care in high-risk situations, such as during the COVID-19 outbreak. However, no previous study had systematically assessed nurses’ mental workloads and its inte...

    Authors: Jing Wu, Husheng Li, Zhaohui Geng, Yanmei Wang, Xian Wang and Jie Zhang

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:206

    Content type: Research article

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  3. As an ethical principle, showing respect for human dignity is a professional duty of all nurses. The aggressive nature of severe burn injuries makes it hard to respect the existential values and dignity of bur...

    Authors: Banafsheh Tehranineshat, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Camellia Torabizadeh, Mohammad Fararouei and Mark Gillespie

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:205

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  4. Job embeddedness and professional self-concept are among the important nursing components, the existence of which help decrease occupational burnout among nurses. This study aimed to determine the protective r...

    Authors: Soghra Goliroshan, Monir Nobahar, Nayyereh Raeisdana, Zahra Ebadinejad and Parvin Aziznejadroshan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:203

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Delirium is more prevalent in older people and estimated to occur in up to 50% of the hospital population. Delirium comprises a spectrum of behaviours, including cognitive and attention deficits, and fluctuati...

    Authors: Beverley Ewens, Karla Seaman, Lisa Whitehead, Amanda Towell-Barnard and Michelle Young

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:202

    Content type: Research

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  6. Leadership and stress are common concepts in nursing, and this study explores empirically the connection between leadership and stress of conscience in the context of aged care practice. Previous literature ha...

    Authors: Annica Backman, Karin Sjögren, Hugo Lövheim, Marie Lindkvist and David Edvardsson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:200

    Content type: Research

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  7. Sexual counseling is an essential part of cardiac rehabilitation. This study aimed to investigate Iranian nurses’ perceptions of barriers to sexual counseling for patients with myocardial infarction.

    Authors: Parvin Mangolian Shahrbabaki, Roghayeh Mehdipour-Rabori, Tayyebeh Gazestani and Mansooreh Azzizadeh Forouzi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:196

    Content type: Research

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  8. Hospital accreditation programs can positively affect nurses’ perceptions of patient safety culture. However, no previous research has identified the association between experience of hospital accreditation an...

    Authors: M. R. Kwan, H. J. Seo and S. J. Lee

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:195

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Several factors are associated with the incidence of burnout, including alexithymia, social support, and depression. The relative importance of these three key parameters as mediators of burnout, however, is n...

    Authors: Juhong Pei, Xinglei Wang, Haixia Chen, Hongchen Zhang, Ruiling Nan, Jing Zhang and Xinman Dou

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:194

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The learning environment is a vital part of the undergraduate curriculum which enable to delivery of quality education in the stipulated time. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the learning environment a...

    Authors: Patalee Jayaweera, Abisheka Thilakarathne, Madushanka Ratnayaka, Tharangi Shashikala, Rushani Arachchige, Lahiru Sandaruwan Galgamuwa, Nimantha Karunathilaka and Thamara Amarasekara

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:193

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Making fun of growing older is considered socially acceptable, yet ageist humour reinforces negative stereotypes that growing old is linked with physical and mental deterioration, dependence, and less social v...

    Authors: Sherry Dahlke, Kathleen F. Hunter, Mary T. Fox, Sandra Davidson, Nicole Perry, Laura Tamblyn Watts, Lori Schindel Martin, Jeffrey I. Butler, Christy Raymond, Alison L. Chasteen, Lynn McCleary, Veronique Boscart and Elaine Moody

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:192

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Western countries share an interest in evaluating and improving quality of care in the healthcare field. The aim was to develop and examine the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Spanish versi...

    Authors: Sara Sanchez-Balcells, Maria-Teresa Lluch-Canut, Marta Domínguez del Campo, A. R. Moreno-Poyato, M. Tomás-Jiménez, Lars-Olov Lundqvist, Agneta Schröder, Montserrat Puig-Llobet and J. F. Roldan-Merino

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:191

    Content type: Research

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  13. Compassionate care is emphasized within professional ethics codes for nursing and is a key indicator of care quality. The purpose of the present study is to develop and assess the psychometric properties of a ...

    Authors: Banafsheh Tehranineshat, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Camellia Torabizadeh, Mohammad Fararouei and Mark Gillespie

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:190

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  14. INTEVAL_Spain was a complex workplace intervention to prevent and manage musculoskeletal pain among nursing staff. Process evaluations can be especially useful for complex and multifaceted interventions throug...

    Authors: Mercè Soler-Font, José Maria Ramada, Antoni Merelles, Anna Amat, Carmen de la Flor, Olga Martínez, Claudia Palma-Vasquez, Consuelo Sancho, Pilar Peña, Ute Bültmann, Sander K. R. van Zon and Consol Serra

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:189

    Content type: Research

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  15. The primary nursing care model is considered a personalized model of care delivery based on care continuity and on the relationship between the nurse and patient. Primary nursing checklists are not often menti...

    Authors: Antonello Cocchieri, Giorgio Magon, Manuela Cavalletti, Elena Cristofori and Maurizio Zega

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:188

    Content type: Research

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  16. The incidence of needle stick injuries is higher among nurses with a low level of knowledge on the prevention of needle stick injury, and who have not received the relevant training during their undergraduate ...

    Authors: Mohammad Al Qadire, Cherry Ann C. Ballad, Omar Al Omari, Khaldoun M. Aldiabat, Yousef Abu Shindi and Atika Khalaf

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:187

    Content type: Research

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  17. Endotracheal suctioning is one of the most frequently performed invasive procedures by intensive care nurses. Nurses should have adequate knowledge and skills to perform endotracheal suctioning based on the be...

    Authors: Wenjun Chen, Shuang Hu, Xiaoli Liu, Nina Wang, Junqiang Zhao, Peng Liu, Kaixia Chen and Jiale Hu

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:186

    Content type: Research

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  18. Reflection on clinical practice is the core of education for nursing students. Evaluating reflection on clinical experiences requires a tool which accurately measures reflection skills. The present study aims ...

    Authors: Mostafa Bijani, Fateme Mohammadi, Fariba Haghani, Nikoo Yamani and Shahnaz Karimi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:185

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Racial and ethnic minorities suffer significantly more than others in the wake of disasters. Despite the growing recognition of the importance of culturally competent health services, systematic cultural compe...

    Authors: Yosef Kula, Odeya Cohen, Neta Clempert, Orli Grinstein-Cohen and Ortal Slobodin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:184

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Fatigue is a complex and frequent symptom in cancer patients, influencing their quality of life, but it is still underestimated and undertreated in clinical practice. The aims of this study were to detect the ...

    Authors: Angela Tolotti, Loris Bonetti, Carla Pedrazzani, Monica Bianchi, Laura Moser, Nicola Pagnucci, Davide Sari and Dario Valcarenghi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:182

    Content type: Research

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  21. Nursing is a high-risk occupation that involves exposure to stress. The physical and mental health of nurses is directly related to the quality of medical services, so the quality of life of nurses cannot be i...

    Authors: Xue Li, Ting Jiang, Jian Sun, Lingyun Shi and Jiwen Liu

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:181

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  22. Anxiety is a common phenomenon in some professions including medical emergency settings. Nurses deal with grief and other psychological disturbances when they lost clients due to death at clinical settings. Th...

    Authors: Zelalem Belayneh, Abriham Zegeye, Eshetu Tadesse, Biksegn Asrat, Getnet Ayano and Birhanie Mekuriaw

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:180

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Academic service-learning nursing partnerships (ASLNPs) integrate instruction, reflection, and scholarship with tailored service through enriched learning experiences that teach civic responsibility and streng...

    Authors: Adelais Markaki, Ong-on Prajankett, Allison Shorten, Maria R. Shirey and Doreen C. Harper

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:179

    Content type: Research

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  24. Prescribing medication by nurses as an approach to rational drug prescription has been proposed in many countries. Nursing prescribing is an effective measure in the management of critically ill patients admit...

    Authors: Azam Naderi, Maryam Janatolmakan, Rostam Jalali, Bahare Andayeshgar and Alireza Khatony

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:178

    Content type: Research

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  25. Evidence suggests improvement in nursing staff satisfaction, competence, and retention after implementation of evidence-based mentorship programmes. When guided by a framework of compassion, mentoring as a car...

    Authors: Alma Arshad Hookmani, Naureen Lalani, Noureen Sultan, Aly Zubairi, Ayesha Hussain, Babar S. Hasan and Muneera A. Rasheed

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:175

    Content type: Research article

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  26. International and migrant students face specific challenges which may impact their mental health, well-being and academic outcomes, and these may be gendered experiences. The purpose of this scoping review was...

    Authors: Lisa Merry, Bilkis Vissandjée and Kathryn Verville-Provencher

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:174

    Content type: Research

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  27. Modern and active learning methods form an important part in the education of Nursing students. They encourage the development of communication and critical thinking skills, and ensure the safe health care of ...

    Authors: Sanela Pivač, Brigita Skela-Savič, Duška Jović, Mediha Avdić and Sedina Kalender-Smajlović

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:173

    Content type: Research

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  28. Nursing students’ practical training should begin when students can apply core knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to patient safety. This necessitates an integrated curriculum in nursing education that l...

    Authors: Yoonjung Ji, Hyeonkyeong Lee, Taewha Lee, Mona Choi, Hyejung Lee, Sanghee Kim, Hyunok Kim Do, Sunah Kim, Sang Hui Chu, Jeongok Park, Young Man Kim and Soyoon Park

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:172

    Content type: Research

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  29. The rapid evolution of the epidemiological picture and the recent SARS-COV-2 pandemic has expressed the vulnerabilities of health systems and focuses attention on the population’s needs.

    Authors: Erica Busca, Alessia Savatteri, Tania Lorenza Calafato, Beatrice Mazzoleni, Michela Barisone and Alberto Dal Molin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:171

    Content type: Research

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  30. To examine current practice, perceptions of healthcare professionals and factors affecting provision for oral care post-stroke in the UK and Australia.

    Authors: Munirah Bangee, Cintia Mayel Martinez-Garduno, Marian C. Brady, Dominique A. Cadilhac, Simeon Dale, Margaret A. Hurley, Elizabeth McInnes, Sandy Middleton, Tahera Patel, Caroline L. Watkins and Elizabeth Lightbody

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:169

    Content type: Research

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  31. The supervisory role of registered nurses and intellectual disability nurses will be even more essential in the future, to support the education of competent newly graduated candidates. To our knowledge few st...

    Authors: Ann-Chatrin Leonardsen, Siri Brynhildsen, Mette Tindvik Hansen and Vigdis Abrahamsen Grøndahl

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:168

    Content type: Research

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  32. Public health emergencies are serious social problems, threatening people’s lives, causing considerable economic losses, and related to all mankind life and health and safety. Nurses are essential in the fight...

    Authors: Bin Xu, Jian Yu, Suyuan Li, Lu Chen and Zheng Lin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:167

    Content type: Research article

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  33. One of the challenges that nurses often face in ethical decision-making situations is moral distress. Moral distress is caused by the conflict between professional and individual values in decision-making situ...

    Authors: Raziyeh Ghafouri, Sara Lotfi-Bajestani, Malihe Nasiri, Kayoko Ohnishi and Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:166

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Palliative care in Germany is divided into general (GPC) and specialised palliative care (SPC). Although palliative care will become more important in the care sector in future, there is a large knowledge gab,...

    Authors: Elisabeth Diehl, Sandra Rieger, Stephan Letzel, Anja Schablon, Albert Nienhaus, Luis Carlos Escobar Pinzon and Pavel Dietz

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:162

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  35. Higher education is responsible for providing education that meets international benchmarks relevant to the needs of the international community. Due to the increase of digital tools in higher education, the p...

    Authors: Kristin Hjorthaug Urstad, Esther Navarro-Illana, Bjørg Oftedal, Katharine Whittingham, Santiago Alamar, Richard Windle, Atle Løkken, Michael Taylor, Marie Hamilton Larsen, Melanie Narayasanamy, Javier Sancho-Pelluz, Pedro Navarro-Illana and Heather Wharrad

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:161

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  36. A renewed interest in nursing homes as clinical placement settings for nursing students has been prompted by the growing healthcare needs of an ageing population. However, if future nurses are to be enthusiast...

    Authors: Kristin Laugaland, Kari Kaldestad, Elin Espeland, Brendan McCormack, Kristin Akerjordet and Ingunn Aase

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:159

    Content type: Research

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