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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Providing healthcare services that respect and meet patients’ and caregivers’ needs are essential in promoting positive care outcomes and perceptions of quality of care, thereby fulfilling a significant aspect...

    Authors: Abukari Kwame and Pammla M. Petrucka
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:158
  26. Moral distress is a poorly defined and frequently misunderstood phenomenon, and little is known about its triggering factors during ICU end-of-life decisions for nurses in Iran. This study aimed to explore the...

    Authors: Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Ahmad Hasyim Wibisono, Kelly-Ann Allen, Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh and Yee Bit-Lian
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:156
  27. In postgraduate intensive care nursing courses, high-fidelity simulation is useful to prepare students to guarantee safe and quality care of critically ill patients. Surprisingly, this issue has not attracted ...

    Authors: Angelo Dante, Vittorio Masotta, Alessia Marcotullio, Luca Bertocchi, Valeria Caponnetto, Carmen La Cerra, Cristina Petrucci, Celeste Marie Alfes and Loreto Lancia
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:154
  28. The use of a ‘do not interrupt’ vest during medication administration rounds is recommended but there have been no controlled randomized studies to evaluate its impact on reducing administration errors. We aim...

    Authors: Sarah Berdot, Aurélie Vilfaillot, Yvonnick Bezie, Germain Perrin, Marion Berge, Jennifer Corny, Thuy Tan Phan Thi, Mathieu Depoisson, Claudine Guihaire, Nathalie Valin, Claudine Decelle, Alexandre Karras, Pierre Durieux, Laetitia Minh Maï Lê and Brigitte Sabatier
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:153
  29. Military nurses should possess the competency to provide quality care in both clinical and military nursing contexts. This study aimed to identify the competencies of military nurses in general hospitals.

    Authors: Huijuan Ma, Li Lin, Suofei Zhang, Lei Lei, Jinyu Huang, Fang Lu and Yu Luo
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:152
  30. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has severely influenced various aspects of human life, particularly education. This study aimed to explain the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing education from ...

    Authors: Zahra Farsi, Seyedeh Azam Sajadi, Effat Afaghi, Andrew Fournier, Shahla Aliyari, Yazdan Ahmadi and Ebrahim Hazrati
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:151
  31. Telephone triage at emergency medical dispatch centres is often challenging for registered nurses due to lack of visual cues, lack of knowledge about the patient, and time pressure – and making the right decis...

    Authors: Inger K. Holmström, Elenor Kaminsky, Ylva Lindberg, Douglas Spangler and Ulrika Winblad
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:150
  32. As a common social phenomenon, nurses’ occupational burnout has a high incidence rate, which seriously affects their mental health and nursing level. The current assessment mostly uses the total score model an...

    Authors: Lin Wu, Lei Ren, Yifei Wang, Kan Zhang, Peng Fang, Xufeng Liu, Qun Yang, Xiuchao Wang, Shengjun Wu and Jiaxi Peng
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:147
  33. Nursing work is associated with great pressure, and nurses are often overwhelmed. Therefore, correct emotional regulation is essential to improve nurses’ job well-being and promote better engagement in nursing...

    Authors: Xue Li, Hongjuan Chang, Quanying Zhang, Jianli Yang, Rui Liu and Yajie Song
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:144
  34. Presenteeism describes the state in which staff who lack the conditions for being present at work and need rest and leave for various reasons (such as illness, low spirits, fatigue, etc.) are present at the wo...

    Authors: Mohammad Mehdi Mohammadi, Nahid Dehghan Nayeri, Shokoh Varaei and Arezoo Rasti
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:143
  35. The competency-based approach to the assessment of nursing practice has been adopted as a key policy in the developed world. The continual self-assessment of competence gives nurses the opportunity to reflect ...

    Authors: Mirko Prosen, Andreja Kvas, Sandra Bošković and Sabina Ličen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:142
  36. Moral sensitivity creates the basic attitude in providing effective ethical care to patients. Heavy mental workload is a major concern of critical care nursing professionals, which could adversely affect nursi...

    Authors: Hosein Zahednezhad, Nasrin shokrollahi, Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh and Pouya Farokhnezhad Afshar
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:140

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