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  1. Nausea and vomiting is a problem for children after neurosurgery and those requiring posterior fossa procedures appear to have a high incidence. This clinical observation has not been quantified nor have risk ...

    Authors: Susan M Neufeld, Christine V Newburn-Cook, Donald Schopflocher, Belinda Dundon, Herta Yu and Jane E Drummond

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:7

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Hands-Only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is recommended for use on adult victims of witnessed out-of-hospital (OOH) sudden cardiac arrest or in instances where rescuers cannot perform ventilations while ...

    Authors: Cynthia Trowbridge, Jesal N Parekh, Mark D Ricard, Jerald Potts, W Clive Patrickson and Carolyn L Cason

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:6

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Health visitors play a pivotal position in providing parents with up-to-date evidence-based care on child health. The recent controversy over the safety of the MMR vaccine has drawn attention to the difficulti...

    Authors: Shona Hilton, Helen Bedford, Michael Calnan and Kate Hunt

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:4

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Lebanon is perceived to be suffering from excessive nurse migration, low job satisfaction, poor retention and high turnover. Little is known about the magnitude of nurse migration and predictors of intent to l...

    Authors: Fadi El-Jardali, Hani Dimassi, Nuhad Dumit, Diana Jamal and Gladys Mouro

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:3

    Content type: Research article

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  5. NICE guidelines suggest that patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME) should be managed in Primary Care. Practice Nurses are increasingly being involved in the management of long-te...

    Authors: Carolyn Chew-Graham, Rebecca Dixon, Jonathan W Shaw, Nina Smyth, Karina Lovell and Sarah Peters

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:2

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Providing cancer patients with adequate treatment information is important for patients' health, well-being and satisfaction. Nurses play an important role in patient education. So far, few studies focused on ...

    Authors: Elise R Posma, Julia CM van Weert, Jesse Jansen and Jozien M Bensing

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2009 8:1

    Content type: Research article

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  7. There is a belief that the amount of pain perceived is merely directly proportional to the extent of injury. The intensity of postoperative pain is however influenced by multiple factors aside from the extent ...

    Authors: Kerstin Wickström Ene, Gunnar Nordberg, Björn Sjöström and Ingrid Bergh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:14

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Although the duties and working conditions of registered, and enrolled nurses have previously been described from different perspectives, they have not been examined from the night nursing aspect. The aim of t...

    Authors: Kerstin Nilsson, Ann-Mari Campbell and Ewa Pilhammar Andersson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:13

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) and its impact on patients' quality of life has been an increasing subject of research. However, in Germany there is a lack of evidence-based interventions consistent with the mult...

    Authors: Nina Stuhldreher, Karl Reif, Ulrike de Vries, Stefan Görres and Franz Petermann

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Massage is increasingly used to manage chronic pain but its benefit has not been clearly established. The aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of a single session of nurse-administered massage fo...

    Authors: Kate Seers, Nicola Crichton, June Martin, Katrina Coulson and Dawn Carroll

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:10

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Job satisfaction is an important component of nurses' lives that can impact on patient safety, productivity and performance, quality of care, retention and turnover, commitment to the organisation and the prof...

    Authors: Trevor Murrells, Sarah Robinson and Peter Griffiths

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:7

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Antenatal education (AE) started more than 30 years ago with the purpose of decreasing pain during childbirth. Epidural anaesthesia has achieved this objective, and the value of AE is therefore currently quest...

    Authors: Carmen Paz-Pascual, Isabel Artieta Pinedo, Gonzalo Grandes, Gurutze Remiro Fernandez de Gamboa, Itziar Odriozola Hermosilla, Amaia Bacigalupe de la Hera, Janire Payo Gordon, Guadalupe Manzano Garcia and Magdalena Ureta de Pedro

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:5

    Content type: Study protocol

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  13. Delirium is a prevalent problem in long-term care (LTC) facilities where advanced age and cognitive impairment represent two important risk factors for this condition. Delirium is associated with numerous nega...

    Authors: Philippe Voyer, Sylvie Richard, Lise Doucet, Christine Danjou and Pierre-Hugues Carmichael

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:4

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The recovery of patients after an acute episode of illness or injury depends both on adequate medical treatment and on the early identification of needs for rehabilitation care. The process of early beginning ...

    Authors: Martin Mueller, Christine Boldt, Eva Grill, Ralf Strobl and Gerold Stucki

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:3

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Strict glycaemic control (SGC) has become a contentious issue in modern intensive care. Physicians and nurses are concerned about the increased workload due to SGC as well as causing harm through hypoglycaemia...

    Authors: Kristin Alm-Kruse, Eva M Bull and Jon H Laake

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2008 7:1

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The understanding of the values of nurses is especially important, since nurses constitute 80% of workforce in the healthcare system in Lithuania. In addition to that, nursing is one of the major constituents ...

    Authors: Aurelija Blazeviciene and Irayda Jakusovaite

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:10

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Mother-to-Child Transmission (MTCT) of HIV remains the main mode of acquisition of HIV in children. Transmission of HIV may occur during pregnancy, delivery or breastfeeding. Studies have shown that some speci...

    Authors: Chizoma M Ndikom and Adenike Onibokun

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2007 6:9

    Content type: Research article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Technical advance

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research article

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