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  1. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is one of the most common head and neck malignancies, having a high incidence in Guangxi, China. Although chemoradiotherapy offers more effective cancer treatment, it also causes...

    Authors: Tingting Liao, Liyan Qiu, Jingwen Zhu, Jiayan Li, Yanxin Zhang and Li Yang
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:210
  2. In Norway, the anaesthesia team normally consists of a nurse anaesthetist and an anaesthetist. Digital anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) that collect patient information directly from the anaest...

    Authors: Ann-Chatrin Leonardsen, Anne-Marie Gran Bruun and Berit T. Valeberg
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:208
  3. Burnout negatively impacts the personal and professional life of nurses. Job stress and resilience have been determined to be associated with nurse burnout. Given the importance of communication competence in ...

    Authors: Eun Yeong Lee, Kyoung-ja Kim, Sangjin Ko and Eun Kyeung Song
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:203
  4. Pain is a major obstacle and one of the main reasons people seek medical attention and is a frequent stressor for many clients in the intensive care unit (ICU). However, clients should not be left complaining,...

    Authors: Essa M. Sweity, Ahmad M. Salahat, Abd alrhman Sada, Ahmad Aswad, Loai M. Zabin and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:202
  5. Improving the professional identity of nursing intern is significant for enhancing the number of new registered nurses and easing the shortage of nursing personnel. The clinical internship is a key period for ...

    Authors: Lihong Zeng, Qirong Chen, Sisi Fan, Qifeng Yi, Wenhong An, Huan Liu, Wei Hua, Rong Huang and Hui Huang
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:200
  6. Standard precautions are minimum healthcare-associated infection prevention practices applied in all healthcare settings. The aim of this study was to investigate adherence to standard precautions using a surv...

    Authors: Jin Suk Kim and Eunhee Lee
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:199
  7. Dementia is a syndrome that reduces the cognitive and functional abilities of the brain increasing the need for care. The caregivers of these patients are mostly their family members. The great care burden cau...

    Authors: Leila Jahani, Shahla Abolhassani, Sima Babaee and Victoria Omranifard
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:198
  8. Health organizations currently face tremendous challenges in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic. To do this, successful and proven scientific practices and support are needed.

    Authors: Eman Kamel Hossny, Sahar Mohamed Morsy, Asmaa Mohamed Ahmed, Manal Saleh Moustafa Saleh, Atallah Alenezi and Marwa Samir Sorour
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:196
  9. People with dementia are most at risk of experiencing serious health related suffering, if they do not have a palliative care approach introduced early enough in the illness. It can be challenging for nurses t...

    Authors: Susanne de Wolf-Linder, Margarete Reisinger, Elisabeth Gohles, Emma L. Wolverson, Maria Schubert and Fliss E. M. Murtagh
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:194
  10. The accuracy of health care−associated infections (HAIs) statistics in many countries is questionable and the main reasons of this inaccuracy are not well-known. The study aim was to explore inhibitors of and ...

    Authors: Nahid Dehghan-Nayeri, Arash Seifi, Leili Rostamnia, Shokoh Varaei, Vahid Ghanbari, Ali Akbari Sari and Hamid Haghani
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:193
  11. Trauma patients are often in a state of psychological stress, experiencing helplessness, sadness, frustration, irritation, avoidance, irritability and other adverse emotions. Doctors and nurses are at the fore...

    Authors: Yanan Leng, Ying Wu, Zonghua Wang, Xiaoping Zhou and Jianmei Liao
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:191
  12. Periprosthetic joint infection represents a major complication in orthopaedics and trauma surgery. For an ideal management approach, it is important to understand the distinct challenges for all persons involv...

    Authors: Nike Walter, Bravena Wimalan, Susanne Baertl, Siegmund Lang, Thilo Hinterberger, Volker Alt and Markus Rupp
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:190
  13. Healthcare professionals worldwide are prone to sleep disturbance. Such sleep disturbance is associated with lower patient safety and quality of care. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the prevalence of ...

    Authors: Ari Min and Hye Chong Hong
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:189
  14. The COVID-19 pandemic had a large consequence on healthcare systems, increasing the risks of psychological issues in health professionals. Nurses, in particular, have been exposed to multiple psychosocial stre...

    Authors: Vera Martins, Carla Serrão, Andreia Teixeira, Luísa Castro and Ivone Duarte
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:188
  15. Blue-depleted light environments (BDLEs) may result in beneficial health outcomes for hospital inpatients in some cases. However, less is known about the effects on hospital staff working shifts. This study ai...

    Authors: Kaia Kjørstad, Patrick M. Faaland, Børge Sivertsen, Håvard Kallestad, Knut Langsrud, Daniel Vethe, Cecilie L. Vestergaard, Anette Harris, Ståle Pallesen, Jan Scott and Øystein Vedaa
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:187
  16. Urinary catheterization is one of the most common procedures performed in hospitals specifically, in the intensive care units and is associated with a high risk for acquired urinary tract infections. More than...

    Authors: Tilahun Teshager, Heyria Hussien, Merahi Kefyalew, Fenta Wondimneh, Indeshaw Ketema and Sisay Habte
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:186
  17. High levels of psychological distress and poor overall quality of life (QOL) have been identified among nursing students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic necessitated improvised reconstructions of ed...

    Authors: Tone Nygaard Flølo, Kari Hanne Gjeilo, John Roger Andersen, Kristin Haraldstad, Inger Helene Hardeland Hjelmeland, Marjolein Memelink Iversen, Borghild Løyland, Tone Merete Norekvål, Kirsti Riiser, Gudrun Rohde, Kristin Hjortland Urstad, Inger Utne and Elisabeth Grov Beisland
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:185
  18. Providing long-term home care to older adults with chronic diseases may endanger the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of caregivers and lead to care strain.

    Authors: Ashkan Sorayyanezhad, Nasrin Nikpeyma, Shima Nazari, Farshad Sharifi and Naeimeh Sarkhani
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:184
  19. Point-of-care testing (POCT) is increasingly used in primary care. The rapid availability of the test result during the patient encounter increases the potential for patients and care providers to make a direc...

    Authors: Marleen Smits, Rogier Hopstaken, Lusan Terhaag, Gijs de Kort and Paul Giesen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:183
  20. Person-centred care (PCC) has been suggested as the preferred model of dementia care in all settings. The EPCentCare study showed that an adapted PCC approach was difficult to implement and had no effect on pr...

    Authors: Christin Richter, Steffen Fleischer, Henriette Langner, Gabriele Meyer, Katrin Balzer, Sascha Köpke, Andreas Sönnichsen, Susanne Löscher and Almuth Berg
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:182
  21. There is limited data on the use of digital technologies in outpatient care in Switzerland. Our objectives were therefore to determine which digital technologies are used and whether they had an impact on lone...

    Authors: Sabrina Stängle, Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti, Hannele Hediger, Mathias Bonmarin, Martin Loeser and André Fringer
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:181
  22. As robotics in nursing care is still in an early explorative research phase, it is not clear which changes robotic systems will ultimately bring about in the long term. According to the approach of “Responsibl...

    Authors: Svenja Nielsen, Sina Langensiepen, Murielle Madi, Maurice Elissen, Astrid Stephan and Gabriele Meyer
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:180
  23. The job demand and stress associated with the nursing profession expose nurses to an increased risk of psychiatric morbidities such as anxiety and depression. This study assessed the prevalence of depression, ...

    Authors: Sampson Opoku Agyemang, Jerry Paul Ninnoni and Nancy Innocentia Ebu Enyan
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:179
  24. Cultural safety requires healthcare professionals and organisations to improve healthcare, facilitate patient access to healthcare, and achieve equity within the workforce.

    Authors: Jacqueline Pirhofer, Johannes Bükki, Mojtaba Vaismoradi, Manela Glarcher and Piret Paal
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:178
  25. Individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (i.e., concurrent disorders) have complex healthcare needs, which can be challenging for nurses to manage. Providing optimal care for thi...

    Authors: Gabrielle Chicoine, José Côté, Jacinthe Pepin, Louise Boyer, Geneviève Rouleau and Didier Jutras-Aswad
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:177
  26. Innovative use of mobile health (mHealth) technology in timely management of childbirth complications is a promising strategy, but its evidence base is limited. The Safe Delivery mHealth Application (SDA) is o...

    Authors: Aurore Nishimwe, Daphney Nozizwe Conco, Marc Nyssen and Latifat Ibisomi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:176
  27. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic impacts maternal and perinatal health. Fear of COVID-19 transmission may lead to psychological disorders among mothers, such as anxiety and depression, which mi...

    Authors: Siti Khuzaiyah, Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani, Nur Chabibah, Milatun Khanifah and Ka Yiu Lee
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:175
  28. The nursing profession is facing a worldwide recruitment shortage which could be partially addressed by recruiting more males. However, in many developed countries numbers of male nurses have traditionally bee...

    Authors: Mark A. Linden, Gary Mitchell, Susan Carlisle, Debbie Rainey, Caroline Mulvenna and Catherine Monaghan
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:173
  29. The COVID-19 pandemic mandated the reconstruction of educational programs globally. For nursing students in need of practical learning and training as a part of their curriculum, the pandemic also caused restr...

    Authors: Gudrun Rohde, Berit Johannessen, Markus Maaseide, Sylvi Flateland, Anne V. Skisland, Ellen B. Moi and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:172
  30. Whether knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses on nursing post-stroke dysphagia patients varies between different ranking hospitals is still unknown. This study aimed to compare the knowledge, attitude and...

    Authors: Shumin Deng, Xiaolan Mao, Xianmei Meng, Liping Yu, Fei Xie, Guiling Huang and Zhizhou Duan
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:171
  31. Nurses, as the primary human resource in the fight against COVID-19, encounter several obstacles and concerns. As a result, the current study used a qualitative method to describe the problems and adaptation t...

    Authors: Seyed Fahim Irandoost, Javad Yoosefi Lebni, Hossein Safari, Farhad Khorami, Sina Ahmadi, Goli Soofizad and Farbod Ebadi Fard Azar
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:170
  32. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, remote monitoring of patients outside hospitals rapidly increased. Previous studies show that healthcare professionals’ competence in digitalization needs to be improved. Little i...

    Authors: Vigdis Abrahamsen Grøndahl, Ann Karin Helgesen, Elisabet Holm, Jannik Magnussen and Ann-Chatrin Leonardsen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:169
  33. Fever is a sign of illness in children and parents should receive educational interventions based on their needs to provide effective care for children. Simulation-based education provided by nurses for managi...

    Authors: Asghar Tavan, Elnaz Monemi, Fateme Keshavarz, Behrooz Kazemi and Monirsadat Nematollahi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:168
  34. Healthy working environment for nurses is a foundation for promoting patients’ and nurses’ safety in hospitals. However, in Ethiopia, there is scarcity of data on this issue. Therefore, the objective of this s...

    Authors: Chanyalew Worku Kassahun, Addisu Taye Abate, Zewdu Baye Tezera, Debrework Tesgera Beshah, Chilot Desta Agegnehu, Mohammed Adem Getnet, Hailemichael Kindie Abate, Birhaneslasie Gebeyehu Yazew and Mahlet Temesgen Alemu
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:167
  35. Person-centered care allows for the inclusion of the totality of a person’s needs and preferences, beyond just the clinical or medical aspect. This approach requires the development of tools to allow for the i...

    Authors: Catherine Busnel, Fanny Vallet, Eleni-Marina Ashikali and Catherine Ludwig
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:166
  36. Nurses’ conscientiousness and moral courage are essential to providing high quality care. Leadership is one of the factors that may be very effective in strengthening these characteristics in nurses. Among lea...

    Authors: Samaneh Pakizekho and Maasoumeh Barkhordari-Sharifabad
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:164
  37. Case management has shown improvements in some health outcomes for dementia patients and their families. However, despite its benefits the components of case management in order to provide effective patient an...

    Authors: Desirée Jerez-Barranco, Laura Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, Juan Carlos Morilla-Herrera, Magdalena Cuevas Fernandez-Gallego, Remedios Rojano-Perez, María Dolores Camuñez-Gomez, José Luis Sanchez-Del Campo and Silvia García-Mayor
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:163
  38. To implement developmental care accurately, neonatal intensive care unit nurses should have a proper understanding and sufficient knowledge in this field. Applying new approaches in education such as offline a...

    Authors: Shahla Jalali, Behnaz Bagherian, Roghayeh Mehdipour-Rabori, Mansooreh Azizzadeh forouzi, Callista Roy, Zahra Jamali and Monirsadat Nematollahi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:161
  39. Nurses contribute the largest portion of Uganda’s health workforce providing care to individuals of all ages and communities. However, despite the growing number of the elderly population in Uganda with improv...

    Authors: Faith Nawagi, John Mukisa, Josephine Nambi Najjuma and Rose C. Nabirye
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:160
  40. Involvement in research activities is complex in pediatric nursing and allied health professionals (AHPs). It is important to understand which individual factors are associated with it to inform policy makers ...

    Authors: Matteo Amicucci, Immacolata Dall’Oglio, Valentina Biagioli, Orsola Gawronski, Simone Piga, Riccardo Ricci, Anna Angelaccio, Domenica Elia, Mario E. Fiorito, Luigi Marotta, Massimiliano Raponi and Emanuela Tiozzo
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:159
  41. To validate the predictive value of the European coLlaboration on Acute decompeNsated Heart Failure (ELAN-HF) score, and to assess the effect of self-care behaviour on readmission and mortality in patients aft...

    Authors: T. A. M. Vinck, R. Deneer, CCAG Verstappen, WE Kok, K. Salah, V. Scharnhorst and LC Otterspoor
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2022 21:158

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