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  1. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is increasing. Improved treatment options increase survival after an acute myocardial infarction or sudden cardiac arrest, although patients often have difficulty adjus...

    Authors: Esther STF Smeulders, Jolanda CM van Haastregt, Barbara K Dijkman-Domanska, Elisabeth FM van Hoef, Jacques ThM van Eijk and Gertrudis IJM Kempen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:6

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    Delirium is a frequent form of psychopathology in elderly hospitalized patients; it is a symptom of acute somatic illness. The consequences of delirium include high morbidity and mortality, lengthened hospital...

    Authors: Liesbeth A Gemert van and Marieke J Schuurmans

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:3

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The migration of health professionals trained in Africa to developed nations has compromised health systems in the African region. The financial losses from the investment in training due to the migration from...

    Authors: Adamson S Muula, Ben Panulo Jr and Fresier C Maseko

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:9

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Inadequate management of postoperative pain is common, and postoperative pain is a risk factor for prolonged pain. In addition to medical and technical factors, psychological factors may also influence the exp...

    Authors: Kerstin Wickström Ene, Gunnar Nordberg, Fannie Gaston Johansson and Björn Sjöström

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:8

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  5. Content type: Technical advance

    The number of patients suffering from unexplained chest pain (UCP) is increasing. Intervention programmes are needed to reduce the chest pain and suffering experienced by these patients and effective preventiv...

    Authors: Margaretha Jerlock, Fannie Gaston-Johansson, Karin I Kjellgren and Catharina Welin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:7

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and the developing world. The incidence of breast cancer in Karachi, Pakistan is 69.1 per 100,000 with breast cancer presentation in st...

    Authors: Faiza Ahmed, Sadia Mahmud, Juanita Hatcher and Shaista M Khan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:6

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Keeping current with drug therapy information is challenging for health care practitioners. Technologies are often implemented to facilitate access to current and credible drug information sources. In the Cana...

    Authors: Andrea L Murphy, Mark Fleming, Ruth Martin-Misener, Ingrid S Sketris, Mary MacCara and David Gass

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:5

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  8. Content type: Study protocol

    According to current evidence and psychological theorizing proper information giving seems to be a promising way to reduce patient anxiety. In the case of surgical patients, admission to the intensive care uni...

    Authors: Almuth Berg, Steffen Fleischer, Michael Koller and Thomas R Neubert

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:4

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  9. Content type: Research article

    During the two recent decades, advocacy has been a topic of much debate in the nursing profession. Although advocacy has embraced a crucial role for nurses, its extent is often limited in practice. While a var...

    Authors: Reza Negarandeh, Fatemeh Oskouie, Fazlollah Ahmadi, Mansoure Nikravesh and Ingalill Rahm Hallberg

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:3

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Smooth working relationships between nurses and doctors are necessary for efficient health care delivery. However, previous studies have shown that this is often absent with negative impact on the quality of h...

    Authors: Roseline I Ogbimi and Clement A Adebamowo

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2006 5:2

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies on self-rated health among nurses have indicated an association of low job satisfaction and stress in relation to poor self-rated health. The relationship between self rated health and the spe...

    Authors: Noula A Pappas, Yannis Alamanos and Ioannis DK Dimoliatis

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2005 4:8

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  12. Content type: Research article

    A delirium, is a serious, high-frequency complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. The consequences of this complication range from high morbidity and mortality to greater need for nursing care. Desp...

    Authors: Henny EM Immers, Marieke J Schuurmans and Jaap J van de Bijl

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2005 4:7

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Falls and associated negative outcomes in hospitalized patients are of significant concerns. The etiology of hospital inpatient falls is multifactorial, including both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Anecdote...

    Authors: René Schwendimann, Franco Joos, Sabina De Geest and Koen Milisen

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2005 4:5

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  14. Content type: Research article

    In view of the issues surrounding physical restraint use, it is important to have a method of measurement as valid and reliable as possible. We determined the sensitivity and specificity of physical restraint ...

    Authors: Danielle Laurin, Philippe Voyer, René Verreault and Pierre J Durand

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2004 3:5

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  15. Content type: Research article

    In the UK the health service is investing more than ever before in information technology (IT) and primary care nurses will have to work with computers. Information about patients will be almost exclusively he...

    Authors: Tom Chan, Sarah Brew and Simon de Lusignan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2004 3:4

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  16. Content type: Research article

    In the many descriptive studies on prescribed psychotropic drug use by community-dwelling older persons, several sociodemographic and other factors associated with drug use receive inconsistent support.

    Authors: Philippe Voyer, David Cohen, Sylvie Lauzon and Johanne Collin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2004 3:3

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Nurses' practice takes place in a context of ongoing advances in research and technology. The dynamic and uncertain nature of health care environment requires nurses to be competent decision-makers in order to...

    Authors: Mohsen Adib Hagbaghery, Mahvash Salsali and Fazlolah Ahmadi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2004 3:2

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Quality of life may be affected by daily injections of supportive hematopoietic growth factor medication, which is frequently required by patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy. The objective of the stud...

    Authors: Susan Haithcox, Carmella R Ramnes, Howard Lee, John Lu and Gary H Lyman

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2003 2:2

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, which is prevalent among older adults in nursing homes, causes significant pain and suffering, including disturbance of nocturnal sleep. One nonpharmacologic treatment option i...

    Authors: Pao-Feng Tsai, Kathy Richards and Richard FitzRandolph

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2002 1:1

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