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  1. A lack of safety experienced by patients and staff in acute psychiatric units is a major concern and containment methods used to manage conflict have the potential to cause harm and upset to both staff and pat...

    Authors: Heather Lee, Owen Doody and Therese Hennessy

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:41

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. In Ghana, studies documenting the effectiveness of evidence-based specialized training programs to promote respectful maternity care (RMC) practices in healthcare facilities are few. Thus, we designed a four-d...

    Authors: Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Emmanuel Kweku Nakua, Pascal Agbadi, Jody R. Lori and Peter Donkor

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:39

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  3. Evidence suggests that there is a negative image of nursing and midwifery that does not promote these professions as attractive career options. Furthermore, there is a paucity of studies documenting how nursin...

    Authors: Eunice Wambui Ndirangu, Ahmed Mohammed Sarki, Columba Mbekenga and Grace Edwards

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:37

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Clinical instructors have an important role in advancing nursing students to achieve the program objectives. Nursing student perceptions about the characteristics of an effective clinical instructors may help ...

    Authors: Ali Soroush, Bahare Andaieshgar, Afsoon Vahdat and Alireza Khatony

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:36

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Worldwide, rather few studies have examined the association between burnout and care quality using objectively measured quality indicators, with most of the studies have relied on perceived quality outcomes. T...

    Authors: Sameh Eltaybani, Noriko Yamamoto-Mitani, Ayako Ninomiya and Ayumi Igarashi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:34

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Previous cross-sectional studies have reported limited knowledge and practices among nurses regarding controlling nosocomial infections (NIs). Even though health institutions offer many irregular in-service tr...

    Authors: Gamil Ghaleb Alrubaiee, Anisah Baharom, Ibrahim Faisal, Hayati Kadir Shahar, Shaffe Mohd Daud and Huda Omer Basaleem

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:33

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Inadequate health human resources is a key challenge to advancing child survival in Ghana. Nurses are an essential human resource to target because they represent the largest portion of the health workforce. B...

    Authors: Roxana Salehi, Augustine Asamoah, Stephanie de Young, Hannah Acquah, Nikhil Agarwal, Sawdah Esaka Aryee, Bonnie Stevens and Stanley Zlotkin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:32

    Content type: Research article

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  8. As human genetics knowledge develops, public genetic literacy needs to be increased, though the educational capacity for this purpose has not yet been fully developed. Under this circumstance, the daily work o...

    Authors: Hiromi Kawasaki, Masahiro Kawasaki, Tomoko Iki and Ryota Matsuyama

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:31

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Tuberculosis is a top-10 cause of under-5 mortality, despite policies promoting tuberculosis preventive therapy (TPT). We previously conducted a cluster randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of sympto...

    Authors: Nicole Salazar-Austin, Minja Milovanovic, Nora S. West, Molefi Tladi, Grace Link Barnes, Ebrahim Variava, Neil Martinson, Richard E. Chaisson and Deanna Kerrigan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:29

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Maintaining sufficient nursing personnel is critical for healthcare systems worldwide. Improving retention of nurses is one means of addressing this shortfall. To foster retention, some hospitals in Taiwan pro...

    Authors: Chang-Ting Tsou, Kuan-Ling Chen and Yun-Fang Tsai

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:28

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat to public health worldwide. Therefore, a coordinated global response is needed to prepare health care systems to face this unprecedented challenge. Proper human resour...

    Authors: Sarieh Poortaghi, Mehraban Shahmari and Akram Ghobadi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:27

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The World Health Organization has admonished member countries to strive towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC) through actionable health policies and strategies. Nurses and midwives have instrumenta...

    Authors: Angela Kwartemaa Acheampong, Lillian Akorfa Ohene, Isabella Naana Akyaa Asante, Josephine Kyei, Gladys Dzansi, Charles Ampong Adjei, Samuel Adjorlolo, Francis Boateng, Philomena Woolley, Felix Nyante and Lydia Aziato

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:26

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Exploration of professional development experiences of male nurses can help develop evidence-based strategies to attract males into nursing. The study aims to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of be...

    Authors: Aimei Mao, Pak Leng Cheong, Iat Kio Van and Hon Lon Tam

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:24

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The use of distance education using digital tools in higher education has increased over the last decade, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, this study aimed to describe and evaluate nursing...

    Authors: Ulrica Langegård, Kiana Kiani, Susanne J. Nielsen and Per-Arne Svensson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:23

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Medical errors are reported as a malpractice claim, and it is of uttermost importance to learn from the errors to enhance patient safety. The Swedish national telephone helpline SHD is staffed by registered nu...

    Authors: Annica Björkman, Maria Engström, Ulrika Winblad and Inger K. Holmström

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:21

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  16. Delirium is a common disorder affecting several people in primary, secondary, and tertiary settings. The condition is frequently under-diagnosed leading to long-lasting physical and cognitive impairment or pre...

    Authors: Gary Mitchell, Jessica Scott, Gillian Carter and Christine Brown Wilson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:20

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  17. To understand the experiences of nursing students and academic staff of an intervention to decrease burnout and increase retention of early career nurses, in order to identify acceptability and feasibility in ...

    Authors: Judy Brook, Leanne M. Aitken, Julie-Ann MacLaren and Debra Salmon

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:19

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  18. Pediatric cancer is a global problem, and some studies have emphasized that nurses caring for these children experience work-related challenges. This has caused many children diagnosed with cancer to have a pr...

    Authors: Ruth Nimota Nukpezah, Fatemeh Khoshnavay Fomani, Marzieh Hasanpour and Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:17

    Content type: Research article

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  19. In recent decades, increasing social and health inequalities all over the world has highlighted the importance of social justice as a core nursing value. Therefore, proper education of nursing students is nece...

    Authors: Hosein Habibzadeh, Madineh Jasemi and Fariba Hosseinzadegan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:16

    Content type: Research article

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  20. An academic environment is the first place that nursing students are introduced to ethics related to nursing and healthcare. In this study, we explored the nursing faculty members’ point of view regarding nonc...

    Authors: Mohsen Taghadosi, Sina Valiee and Mohammad Aghajani

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:15

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Integrating evidence-based practice (EBP) into the daily practice of healthcare professionals has the potential to improve the practice environment as well as patient outcomes. It is essential for nurses to bu...

    Authors: Nesrin N. Abu-Baker, Salwa AbuAlrub, Rana F. Obeidat and Kholoud Assmairan

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:13

    Content type: Research article

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  22. To date, there has been no universal and validated tool for measuring safety culture in Korea. The Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPSC), version 2.0 was released by the Agency for Healthcare Rese...

    Authors: Seung Eun Lee and V. Susan Dahinten

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:12

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Clinical education is an essential part of nursing education. Selected clinical teaching methods influence the quality of education. Simulation-based mastery learning has been used to improve clinical skills a...

    Authors: Roghayeh Mehdipour –Rabori, Behnaz Bagherian and Monirsadat Nematollahi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:10

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  24. Oral Medication administration is one of the paramount nursing procedures, where nurses must pay their utmost commitment. The vital aims are to reduce medication errors and ensure patient safety. The objective...

    Authors: Ravilal Devananda Udeshika Priyadarshani Sugathapala and Mattaka Gamage Ruwini Chandrika

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:9

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  25. Thriving has emerged as a contemporary and health-promoting concept for older people living in nursing homes; however, there has been limited research to explore how nursing home staff identify thriving in the...

    Authors: Rebecca Baxter, Per-Olof Sandman, Sabine Björk, Anders Sköldunger and David Edvardsson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:8

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  26. Countries all over the world are experiencing a shortage of registered nurses (RNs). Therefore, some countries, including Sweden, have tried to solve this by recruiting internationally educated nurses (IENs). ...

    Authors: Emina Hadziabdic, Anna-Maria Sarstrand Marekovic, Johanna Salomonsson and Kristiina Heikkilä

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:7

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  27. Enteral nutrition (EN) therapy is widely used in clinical practice to provide artificial nutrition to patients, while the incidence of adverse events are relatively highly. In the clinical setting, the occurre...

    Authors: Ping Feng, Hui-Li Yang, Lan Xu, Omorogieva Ojo, Xiao-Yan Lu, Hai-Ying Zhang and Xiao-Hua Wang

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:6

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  28. Nurses with degree qualifications offer better nursing care compared to nurses prepared at lower levels. University based nursing degrees have been sanctioned as entry into professional nursing and several low...

    Authors: Amos Drasiku, Janet L. Gross, Casey Jones and Champion N. Nyoni

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:4

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  29. Academic motivation is most important as a key determinant of competent and motivated nurses who are often considered as frontline healthcare providers who devote most of their time taking care of clients and ...

    Authors: Walter C. Millanzi and S. M. Kibusi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:3

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  30. Stress, which can be attributed to household and workplace stressors, is prevalent among nurses. However, these stressors’ attribution may differ between hospital and non-hospital nurses. It is currently unkno...

    Authors: Rosnawati Muhamad Robat, Mohd Fadhli Mohd Fauzi, Nur Adibah Mat Saruan, Hanizah Mohd Yusoff and Abdul Aziz Harith

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:2

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  31. Nursing students struggle with anatomy and physiology course because of the complicated terminology and the difficulty in handling large amounts of information. New, innovative instructional strategies must be...

    Authors: Mickaël Antoine Joseph, Erna Judith Roach, Jansirani Natarajan, Suja Karkada and Arcalyd Rose Ramos Cayaban

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:1

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  32. Extensive research describes how nurses experience their work environment. The conditions are described as stressful and dissatisfying with nurses intending to leave their workplace. Knowledge about the person...

    Authors: Håkan Nunstedt, Monica Eriksson, Ayman Obeid, Lisbeth Hillström, Anh Truong and Sandra Pennbrant

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:125

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nursing 2021 20:25

  33. This study aimed to describe registered nurses’ (RNs) experiences of providing respiratory care in relation to hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP), specifically among patients with acute stroke being cared for a...

    Authors: Gunilla Borglin, Miia Eriksson, Madeleine Rosén and Malin Axelsson

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:124

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  34. Nursing education institutions are required to select and train applicants who have appropriate characteristics for delivering effective healthcare. Unlike other healthcare professions and despite the need to ...

    Authors: Vahid Zamanzadeh, Akram Ghahramanian, Leila Valizadeh, Farzaneh Bagheriyeh and Marita Lynagh

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:121

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  35. Oral hygiene is an integral part of general health of a person. Nurses qualified about oral care can play an important role in improving the quality of oral health in hospitalized patients. This study investig...

    Authors: Seyed Hosein Tabatabaei, Fatemeh Owlia, Fatemeh Ayatollahi, Fahimeh Rashidi Maybodi, Hakimeh Ahadian, Fatemeh Azizian and Khadijeh Nasiriani

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:120

    Content type: Research article

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  36. COVID-19 is a new disease affecting and killing a large number of people across the world every day. One way to improve health care for these patients is to recognize their needs. Nurses, as a large population...

    Authors: Nasrin Galehdar, Tahereh Toulabi, Aziz Kamran and Heshmatolah Heydari

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:119

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  37. Establishment and improvement of patients’ trust in healthcare organizations like hospitals necessitate delivery of high-quality services by nurses, as the largest group of healthcare providers. The present st...

    Authors: Reza Nemati, Masoud Bahreini, Shahnaz Pouladi, Kamran Mirzaei and Farkhondeh Mehboodi

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:118

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  38. Although pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was approved for primary HIV prevention by the Federal Drug Administration in 2012, PrEP utilization has been suboptimal. A body of literature and programs has emerged ...

    Authors: Chen Zhang, Warton Mitchell, Ying Xue, Natalie LeBlanc and Yu Liu

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2020 19:117

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