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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Review

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Rationing of nursing care is a relatively new concept. It refers to an error of omission and has a direct influence on the quality of nursing care and treatment outcomes. Nurses who experience chronic fatigue ...

    Authors: Beata Jankowska-Polańska, Monika Czyrniańska, Kathie Sarzyńska, Natalia Świątoniowska-Lonc and Mariusz Chabowski

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:139

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Workplace climate is a great significant element that has an impact on nurses’ behavior and practice; moreover, nurses’ service behavior contributes to the patients’ satisfaction and subsequently to the long-t...

    Authors: Na Zhang, Jingjing Li, Xing Bu and Zhen-Xing Gong

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:136

    Content type: Research

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  32. Nursing care in hospitals increasingly involves older adults. A nursing workforce able to care for the ageing population is therefore critical for ensuring quality older adult care. Gaining insight in the know...

    Authors: Christel T. A. J. Derks, Marjo M. G. M. Hutten - van den Elsen, Lysette J. Hakvoort, Mariëlle P. J. van Mersbergen, Marieke J. Schuurmans and Jeroen Dikken

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:135

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  33. This study contributes to a small but growing body of literature on how context influences perceptions of patient safety in healthcare settings. We examine the impact of senior leadership support for safety, s...

    Authors: Shahram Zaheer, Liane Ginsburg, Hannah J. Wong, Kelly Thomson, Lorna Bain and Zaev Wulffhart

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:134

    Content type: Research

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  34. Ethical conflicts are common in the critical care setting, and have compromised job satisfaction and nursing care quality. Using reliable and valid instruments to measure the ethical conflict is essential. Thi...

    Authors: Yuanfei Liu, Nianqi Cui, Yuping Zhang, Xiyi Wang, Hui Zhang, Dandan Chen, Shunxia Sun and Jingfen Jin

    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:133

    Content type: Research

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