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  1. Developing students’ generic capabilities is a major goal of university education as it can help to equip students with life-long learning skills and promote holistic personal development. However, traditional...

    Authors: Carmen Wing Han Chan, Fiona Wing Ki Tang, Ka Ming Chow and Cho Lee Wong
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:81
  2. The need for effective continuing education is especially high in in-hospital geriatric care, as older patients have a higher risk of complications, such as falls. It is important that nurses are able to preve...

    Authors: Lysette Hakvoort, Jeroen Dikken, Maaike van der Wel, Christel Derks and Marieke Schuurmans
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:80
  3. One of the most important prerequisites for nurses’ readiness to implement Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is to improve their information literacy skills. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of a training p...

    Authors: Jamileh Farokhzadian, Somayeh Jouparinejad, Farhad Fatehi and Fatemeh Falahati-Marvast
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:79
  4. During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, exploring factors influencing nosocomial infection among frontline nurses may provide evidence to optimize prevention strategies in hospitals.

    Authors: Xiaoguang Lyu, Jiming Hu, Xin Xu, Yunyan Xianyu and Weiguo Dong
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:78
  5. The shortage of qualified nurses is a problem of growing concern in many countries. Recruitment of internationally trained nurses has been used to address this shortage, but successful integration in the workp...

    Authors: Catharina Roth, Sarah Berger, Katja Krug, Cornelia Mahler and Michel Wensing
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:77
  6. The current outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has distorted the physical, mental, and psychological condition of frontline healthcare providers in health facilities. This study aims to investigate the prevalen...

    Authors: Marthoenis, Maskur, Liza Fathiariani and Jacqueline Nassimbwa
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:76
  7. Nurses are at the forefront of providing health care services and their performance is largely determinant of the quality of health care. This study aims to investigate associations between professional self-c...

    Authors: Akram Farhadi, Razieh Bagherzadeh, Aynaz Moradi, Reza Nemati and Leila Sadeghmoghadam
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:75
  8. Brief-COPE inventory is widely used to assess coping; however, validation evidence is absent and previous results were inconsistent. This study aimed to validate psychometric properties of this inventory to en...

    Authors: Hanif Abdul Rahman, Wegdan Bani Issa and Lin Naing
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:73
  9. Patient participation in nursing documentation has several benefits like including patients’ personal wishes in tailor-made care plans and facilitating shared decision-making. However, the rise of electronic h...

    Authors: Kim De Groot, Elisah B. Sneep, Wolter Paans and Anneke L. Francke
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:72
  10. The work of registered nurses in home health care is complicated and extensive, and information technology (IT) is used in everyday activities. Coordination between care and resource efficiency is important. T...

    Authors: Vicki Koltsida and Lise-Lotte Jonasson
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:71
  11. Patient safety is a top priority for any health care system. Most universities are looking for teaching methods through which they would be able to enhance students’ clinical decision-making capabilities and t...

    Authors: Hossein Jamshidi, Masumeh Hemmati Maslakpak and Naser Parizad
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:70
  12. Quality Nursing Care (QNC) is fundamental to the profession of nursing practice. Perception of QNC differ across the globe because of differences in social norms, cultural values and political ambiance and eco...

    Authors: Basbish Tsogbadrakh, Wipada Kunaviktikul, Thitinut Akkadechanunt, Orn-Anong Wichaikhum, Khulan Gaalan, Oyungoo Badamdorj and Azadeh Stark
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:68
  13. Person-Centered Care is often seen as an indicator of quality of care. However, it is not known whether and to what extent person-centered care can be enhanced by continuing education interventions in older pe...

    Authors: Mari Pakkonen, Minna Stolt, Andreas Charalambous and Riitta Suhonen
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:67
  14. The outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia has exerted considerable psychological pressure on patients undergoing hemodialysis, resulting in unhealthy psychological emotions. Therefore, it is of great signifi...

    Authors: Qing-Lai Zhang, Shuo Wang, Yue Zhang and Fei Meng
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:66
  15. Data on professional quality of life in newly graduated nurses are scarce. This study aimed to describe the levels of professional quality of life, and to explore the relationships of transition shock, empathy...

    Authors: Xiaoyi Cao, Jin Li and Shu Gong
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:65
  16. Continuing professional development (CPD) is central to nurses’ lifelong learning and constitutes a vital aspect for keeping nurses’ knowledge and skills up-to-date. While we know about the need for nurses’ co...

    Authors: Mandlenkosi Mlambo, Charlotte Silén and Cormac McGrath
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:62
  17. Undergraduate students’ clinical experience, working directly with patients and the healthcare team is essential to ensure students acquire the necessary competence for practice. There are differences in the q...

    Authors: Sara Pedregosa, Núria Fabrellas, Ester Risco, Mariana Pereira, Małgorzata Stefaniak, Fisun Şenuzun, Sandra Martin and Adelaida Zabalegui
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:61
  18. Patient safety culture is an important factor in determining hospitals’ ability to address and reduce the occurrence of adverse events (AEs). However, few studies have reported on the impact of nurses’ percept...

    Authors: Edris Kakemam, Hojatolah Gharaee, Mohamad Reza Rajabi, Milad Nadernejad, Zahra Khakdel, Pouran Raeissi and Rohollah Kalhor
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:60
  19. In-hospital fall incidents are common and sensitive to nursing care. It is therefore important to have easy access to valid patient data to evaluate and follow-up nursing care. The aim of the study was to vali...

    Authors: Karolina Krakau, Helene Andersson, Åsa Franzén Dahlin, Louise Egberg, Eila Sterner and Maria Unbeck
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:58
  20. Bullying among nurses is a universally recognized problem that has important consequences for nurses, patients and health institutions. This research was conducted with the aim of studying the relationship bet...

    Authors: Atefeh Homayuni, Zahra Hosseini, Teamur Aghamolaei and Shirin Shahini
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:57
  21. There is currently a strong emphasis on person-centred care (PCC) and communication; however, little research has been conducted on how to implement person-centred communication in home care settings. Therefor...

    Authors: Tanja Gustafsson, Annelie J Sundler, Elisabeth Lindberg, Pernilla Karlsson and Hanna Maurin Söderholm
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:56
  22. Most people spend their last year of life at home, with many wishing to die there, but patients may need access to care after hours. Out-of-hours palliative care is delivered by multi-disciplinary teams includ...

    Authors: Felicity Hasson, Sonja McIlfatrick, Sheila Payne, Paul Slater, Dori-Anne Finlay, Tracey McConnell and Anne Fee
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:55
  23. To gain in-depth knowledge of mothers’ and fathers’ experiences of the whole trajectory of an early in-home care programme supported by video consultations with a neonatal nurse.

    Authors: Mai-Britt Hägi-Pedersen, Hanne Kronborg and Annelise Norlyk
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:54
  24. Nurses are presumably the first to see an in-hospital cardiac arrest patient. This study proposed measuring nursing students’ knowledge, self-efficacy, and skills performance in advanced life support (ALS), 6 ...

    Authors: Kyeongmin Jang, Sung Hwan Kim, Ja Young Oh and Ji Yeon Mun
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:52
  25. The core nursing outcomes for laryngeal carcinoma in China needed further screening and revision. This study aimed to evaluate and revise a questionnaire according to the “Core Nursing Outcomes for Otorhinolar...

    Authors: Yong-Xia Ding, Hui Yang, Ya-Xuan Sun, Jinxia Xu, Li Jing, Yan Ning and Bin-Quan Wang
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:51
  26. In recent years, technological advancement has enabled the use of blended learning approaches, including flipped classrooms. Flipped classrooms promote higher-order knowledge application – a key component of n...

    Authors: Punithalingam Youhasan, Yan Chen, Mataroria Lyndon and Marcus A. Henning
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:50
  27. The global deficit of nurses demands urgent attention in the recruitment and education of this future workforce. Graduate entry nursing (GEN) programmes are one option for people with undergraduate degrees who...

    Authors: Rachel Macdiarmid, Rosemary Turner, Rhona Winnington, Patricia McClunie-Trust, Andrea Donaldson, Kay Shannon, Eamon Merrick, Virginia Jones and Rebecca Jarden
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:47
  28. Intensive care unit (ICU) nurses are at high risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMDs). Data on occupational injuries indicate the significance of WRMDs among ICU nurses. Intervention programs ha...

    Authors: Shuai Yang, Li Li, Liqian Wang, Jiaqi Zeng, Bin Yan and Yinglan Li
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:46
  29. The exponential spread of COVID-19 has caused a huge threat to public health worldwide. Providing care for patients with COVID-19 is a stressful experience for ICU nurses, which can affect their protective rea...

    Authors: Yaser Moradi, Rahim Baghaei, keyvan Hosseingholipour and Farzin Mollazadeh
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:45
  30. The lifestyle behaviours, and the physical and mental health of nurses, are poorer than those of other allied health professionals, and of the general population. However, these were no less favourable among f...

    Authors: Josie M. M. Evans, Federico Andreis, Dawn M. Cameron and Claire E. Eades
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:44
  31. Hospital and university service providers invest significant but separate resources into preparing registered nurses to work in the emergency department setting. This results in the duplication of both curricu...

    Authors: Karen A. Theobald, Fiona Maree Coyer, Amanda Jane Henderson, Robyn Fox, Bernadette F. Thomson and Alexandra L. McCarthy
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:43
  32. Long-term deficits in the nursing labor force and high turnover rates are common in the Taiwanese medical industry. Little research has investigated the psychological factors associated with the retention of n...

    Authors: Li-Hua Chiao, Chiu-Feng Wu, I-Shiang Tzeng, An-Na Teng, Ru-Wen Liao, Li Ying Yu, Chin Min Huang, Wei-Han Pan, Chu-Yueh Chen and Tsai-Tsu Su
    Citation: BMC Nursing 2021 20:42
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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