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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Organizational trust is one of the most important issues in human relations that its importance in organizations is well known. Effective communication and cooperation between individuals require trust. On the...

    Authors: M. Hadi-Moghaddam, M. Karimollahi and M. Aghamohammadi
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:132
  31. Improving the competencies of nurses requires improving educational methods through the use of novel methods in teaching and learning. We aim to explore the perceptions of stakeholders (including nursing educa...

    Authors: Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Nooredin Mohammadi, Zahra Rooddehghan, Enayat A. Shabani, Fatemeh Bakhshi and Azam Ghorbani
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:131
  32. In order to achieve a sustainable standard of advanced clinical competence for nurse practitioners leading to a credible role, it is important to investigate the development of clinical competence among nurse ...

    Authors: I. Taylor, P. C. Bing-Jonsson, E. Finnbakk, S. Wangensteen, L. Sandvik and L. Fagerström
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:130
  33. In order for the nursing students to fully benefit from the clinical experience, it is necessary for them to be able to handle education-related stress. It is important to establish the importance of personal ...

    Authors: Iwona Bodys-Cupak, Anna Majda, Anna Kurowska, Ewa Ziarko and Joanna Zalewska-Puchała
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:129
  34. Nurses as the majority of the health care workforce help in the health systems strengthening. Nurses’ involvement in health policy making is clear; however, still few are involved in policy-making processes, e...

    Authors: Alireza Hajizadeh, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Edris Kakemam, Rona Bahreini and Rahim Khodayari-Zarnaq
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:128
  35. The Nurses in the Lead (NitL) programme consists of a systematic approach and training to 1) empower community nurses in implementing evidence, targeted at encouraging functional activities of older adults, an...

    Authors: Ruth G. M. Vogel, Gerrie J. J. W. Bours, Teuni H. Rooijackers, Silke F. Metzelthin, Petra M. G. Erkens, Erik van Rossum and Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:127

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