Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; DeWolf T, Cazeau N
Nov 23rd, 2022 - Medical aid in dying (MAID) is increasingly becoming a legal option for patients with terminal illness who desire greater control over how they end their life. The majority of patients who pursue this option are those with terminal cancer. This article provides foundational knowledge on MAID, including key considerations for nurses practicing in states where MAID is legalized. Available researc...
Medicine Wang M, Sun Y et. al.
Sep 21st, 2022 - Postoperative nursing can improve the quality of life (QoL) and functional prognosis for lung cancer patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of high-quality nursing on inflammation and prognosis in postoperative patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC). A total of 372 patients with NSCLC were enrolled between the May 2014 and June 2016. Patients were rand...
BMC Public Health; Ray D, Sniehotta F et. al.
Sep 14th, 2022 - The high prevalence of childhood obesity is a concern for public health policy and practitioners, leading to a focus on early prevention. UK health visitors (HVs) are well-positioned to prevent excessive weight gain trends in pre-school children but experience barriers to implementing guideline recommended practices. This research engaged with HVs to design an intervention to strengthen their r...
Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging; Ke X, Shao X et. al.
Aug 9th, 2022 - This study aimed to explore the effects of individualized nursing in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). From June 2019 to April 2021, 80 patients with TMD were admitted to the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University. Among them, 40 patients (control group, CG) received routine nursing and 40 patients (experimental group, EG) received individualized nursing. Functio...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Cárdaba-García RM, Durantez-Fernández C et. al.
Jul 28th, 2022 - Persistent COVID, long COVID, long-effects, long-term effects or chronic COVID are all names of a new syndrome caused by a set of multi-organ symptoms that appear after having been infected with SARS-CoV-2 [...].
JAMA McConnell MA, Rokicki S et. al.
Jul 6th, 2022 - Improving birth outcomes for low-income mothers is a public health priority. Intensive nurse home visiting has been proposed as an intervention to improve these outcomes. To determine the effect of an intensive nurse home visiting program on a composite outcome of preterm birth, low birth weight, small for gestational age, or perinatal mortality. This was a randomized clinical trial that includ...
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; Alsbrook KE, Donovan HS et. al.
May 24th, 2022 - Teaching patients with cancer the skill of self-advocacy shifts the focus of their cancer care onto what is important to them, leading to optimized patient-centered care. As oncology nurses, providing support to patients as they self-advocate to get their needs met fosters a collaborative relationship, creating an environment in which patients feel comfortable verbalizing their needs and concer...
Journal of Emergency Nursing; Olson DM, Provencher M et. al.
Apr 30th, 2022 - Nursing care is widely recognized to be a vital element in stroke care delivery. However, no publications examining clinical education and optimal workflow practices as predictors of acute ischemic stroke care metrics exist. This study aimed to explore the impact of a nurse-led workflow to improve patient care that included telestroke encounters in the emergency department. A nonrandomized pros...
Patient Education and Counseling; Hills S, Terry D et. al.
Apr 9th, 2022 - To identify the key characteristics of practice nurses' communication with people living with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) where lifestyle activities are discussed. A scoping review of the peer-reviewed literature was conducted. Reflexive thematic analysis was used to identify key themes that emerged. The PRISMA-ScR checklist was followed. 25 studies were retained in the final review. Nurses who were ...
Disease Markers; Yang Y, Niu G et. al.
Mar 22nd, 2022 - To explore and analyze the rehabilitation effect of neurology nursing on stroke patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and its influence on quality of life and negative emotion score. In this experiment, 110 stroke patients with DM diagnosed and treated in our hospital from 2018 to 2020 were randomly selected and assigned to the study group (SG) and the control group (CG) according to different n...
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; Driscoll A, Gao L et. al.
Feb 24th, 2022 - Globally the burden of heart failure is rising. Hospitalisation is one of the main contributors to the burden of heart failure and unfortunately, the majority of heart failure patients will experience multiple hospitalisations over their lifetime. Considering the high health care cost associated with heart failure, a review of economic evaluations of post-discharge heart failure services is war...
PloS One; Efendi D, Hasan F et. al.
Feb 4th, 2022 - The hospitalization of children during the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their physical and mental health. Pediatric nurses have faced challenges in providing high-quality nursing care for children and their families. However, the pediatric nursing care recommendations for COVID-19 patients in the hospital setting remain unclear. The current scoping review provides recommendations for nursing ...
The American Journal of Nursing; Fauteux N
Jan 28th, 2022 - An expert in disaster nursing discusses COVID-19, Hurricane Maria, and emergency preparedness.
PloS One; Lillo-Crespo M, Riquelme-Galindo J et. al.
Jan 25th, 2022 - Pharmaceutical care has been implemented and regulated differently across Europe with no consensus among countries in relation with professional competencies and especially on nurse prescribing. Demophac Project funded by the European Commission aims to develop a Pan-European Pharmaceutical Care Model with collaboration of 14 partner teams across Europe including Spain where nurse prescribing i...
Journal of General Internal Medicine; Bartlett VL, Ross JS et. al.
Jan 21st, 2022 - Inpatients with psychiatric diagnoses often require higher levels of care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and are more likely to be covered by Medicaid, which reimburses SNFs at significantly lower rates than Medicare and commercial payors. To characterize factors affecting length of stay in inpatients discharged to SNFs. A retrospective cross-sectional study design using 2016-2018 data fr...
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; Alexander K, Oliver S et. al.
Jan 12th, 2022 - In addition to numerous care responsibilities, family caregivers are expected to navigate health systems and engage in healthcare management tasks on behalf of their persons living with dementia (PLWD). These challenging tasks pose additional difficulties for Black dementia caregivers. Due to the centuries-old, disadvantaged social history of Black Americans, several unique stressors, vulnerabi...
Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Baroutidou A, Kartas A et. al.
Jan 11th, 2022 - This retrospective cohort study aimed to evaluate the prognostic implications of the distinct atrial fibrillation (AF) temporal patterns: first diagnosed, paroxysmal, and persistent or permanent AF. In this post hoc analysis of the MISOAC-AF trial (NCT02941978), a total of 1052 patients with AF (median age 76 years), discharged from the cardiology ward between 2015 and 2018, were analyzed. Kapl...
The American Journal of Nursing; Roush K
Dec 24th, 2021 - The pandemic has brought new public awareness of nursing's role.
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation : Official Publicat... Danneville I, Beaumier M et. al.
Dec 12th, 2021 - We aimed to evaluate sex differences in peritoneal dialysis (PD) outcomes and to explore direct and indirect effects of nurse-assisted PD on outcomes. This was a retrospective study using data from the Registre de Dialyse Péritonéale de Langue Française of incident PD patients between 2005 and 2016. Cox proportional hazards modelling was used to analyse transfer to haemodialysis (HD), death, PD...
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN; Beetham KS, Krishnasamy R et. al.
Dec 12th, 2021 - Supervised lifestyle interventions have the potential to significantly improve physical activity and fitness in patients with CKD. To assess the efficacy of a lifestyle intervention in patients with CKD to improve cardiorespiratory fitness and exercise capacity over 36 months, we conducted a randomized clinical trial, enrolling 160 patients with stage 3-4 CKD, with 81 randomized to usual care a...