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Nurses’ lifestyle behaviours, health priorities and

Details: Nurses have an increased risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDs), along with a high prevalence of obesity, poor eating habits and insufficient physical activity. The aim of this study was to determine the health concerns, health priorities and barriers to living a healthy lifestyle among nurses and hospital management staff from public hospitals in the Western …

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Factors influencing nurses participation in the health

Details: 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, even in the clinical context. The aim of the present systematic review was to identify factors influencing nurses participation in the health policy …

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Primary care nurses’ perceptions and experiences of

Details: Arenas for health promotion in society. This category consisted of three subcategories: School’s and media’s impact on lifestyle, Regulation of the food market and Health promotion outside of the health care mission Schools and media’s impact on lifestyle. The nurses found it important to inform parents, children and teenagers early about what is a healthy lifestyle.

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Do demographic factors and a health-promoting lifestyle

Details: To adopt a healthy lifestyle is considered an essential component of nursing education. Self-rated health is a subjective assessment of health status and is consistent with objective health status. Previous studies have shown an association between self-rated health and engagement in a healthy lifestyle. Nursing students need to feel good about their subjective health

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The mental health of nurses in acute teaching hospital

Details: Nursing is an emotionally demanding profession and deficiencies in nurses’ mental wellbeing, characterised by low vitality and common mental disorders, have been linked to low productivity, absenteeism and presenteeism. Part of a larger study of nurses’ health, the aim of this paper was to describe the mental health status and related characteristics of nurses …

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The health and health behaviours of Australian

Details: Health risk indicators. Risky alcohol intake (≥5 drinks/day more than once per month) was reported by n = 123 respondents (34.7 %; 39.7 % of females and 35.4 % of males).Female nurses were more likely to report risky drinking habits than the equivalent group of the NSW population; evident at all age bands, this was most marked in those aged under 35 …

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Social justice in health system; a neglected component of

Details: In recent decades, increasing social and health inequalities all over the world has highlighted the importance of social justice as a core nursing value. Therefore, proper education of nursing students is necessary for preparing them to comply with social justice in health systems. This study is aimed to identify the main factors for teaching the concept of social …

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The health and health behaviours of Australian

Details: health literacy, health education and healthy living role modelling are therefore essential to reduce the burden of disease. People live with chronic diseases for many years, so provision of supportive care is also a health service pri-ority. Nurses provide the bulk of both health education and health care; anything that diminishes their

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Effects of interprofessional education for medical and

Details: A changing health care system with increasingly complex health needs of patients require innovative and efficient concepts of patient care. These concepts require key competencies, such as effective communication, teamwork and interprofessional collaboration between healthcare professionals [1, 2].Interprofessional education (IPE), whereby students …

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British Columbia Healthy Connections Project process

Details: The Nurse-Family Partnership is a home visitation program for first-time, socially and economically disadvantaged mothers. The effectiveness of this public health intervention has been well established in the United States; however, whether the same beneficial outcomes will be obtained within the Canadian context is unknown. As part of the British Columbia Healthy …

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Factors influencing the coping abilities in clinic nursing

Details: 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 against the public health emergency, corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19). clinic nursing students are considered as backup health care providers for …

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A Decision support system (DSS) for municipal nurses

Details: health deteriorates is shared between the county coun-cils and the municipalities, and between different profes-sional groups. The decision making process is complex when the older person’s health deteriorates and a deci-sion has to be taken about a transfer to the ED. This can also be considered in a humanistic perspective, in that

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A study of macro-, meso- and micro-barriers and enablers

Details: The shortage of health care practitioners in non-metropolitan areas is a significant concern globally, including in Australia [1,2,3].There is an argument, however, that the shortage is a maldistribution of skills, rather than personnel, raising questions about development of innovative models of care, creating new health care roles and expanded or extended scopes …

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A hermeneutic study of integrating psychotherapist

Details: There is a considerable prevalence of and an increasing attention to emotional problems in families with infants. Yet, knowledge is scant of how to create efficient and accessible mental health services for this population. The study qualitatively explored public health nurses’ conceptions of a clinical project, in which psychotherapists provided short-term consultations …

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A case study on building capacity to improve clinical

Details: Tanzania is a low income, East African country with a severe shortage of human resources for health or health workers. This shortage threatens any gains the country is making in improving maternal health outcomes. This paper describes a partnership between Touch Foundation and NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing - Global, aimed at improving clinical …

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Public health nursing education viewed through the lens of

Details: Global health emphasizes transnational health issues, determinants, and solutions; it involves many disciplines within and beyond the health sciences; it promotes interdisciplinary collaboration; and is a synthesis of population-based prevention with individual-level clinical care . Diversity stemming from migration is one of Switzerland’s

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Subjective and objective nutritional assessment: nurses

Details: Health care organizations should be able to increase understanding and communication strategies related to nutrition and culture. Understanding these complex factors can contribute to and promote culturally tailored public health. Implementation and interventions by public health promotors will meet with success if they are culturally tailored ..

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Can a person-centred-care intervention improve health

Details: The reason why the health plan does have such an effect is probably because it is developed based on the individual patient’s self and that the health plan is subjected to continuous revision if needed. The continuity with the specialised oncology nurses which was an important part of the intervention and the health plan probably also

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Acute care nurses’ perceptions of leadership, teamwork

Details: Health care delivery systems suffer from a variety of quality problems such as underuse, overuse, and misuse of health services. There are a variety of causes of these quality problems including rapid advancements in medical technologies, aging populations with comorbid chronic illnesses, complex care processes etc.

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Association between self-efficacy and general health: a

Details: The present research aimed to explore the association of self-efficacy and general health among nurses. This was a descriptive-analytical. A total of 470 nurses were selected through the stratified sampling method. To collect the required data, GSE-10 and GHQ-28 were used. Independent-sample T-test, Pearson correlation coefficient, Chi-squared test, and …

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Health literacy, digital literacy and eHealth literacy in

Details: Functional health literacy, 10 items scored as the sum of correct answers (1 to 10) 2. Self-assessed health literacy, nine items, four response options from very difficult to very easy calculated as mean range (1 to 4) 3. Familiarity with health and health care, five items, response options from 1 (no knowledge) to 4 (complete knowledge) 4.

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Conceptualising a model to guide nursing and midwifery in

Details: Successful models of nursing and midwifery in the community delivering healthcare throughout the lifespan and across a health and illness continuum are limited, yet necessary to guide global health services. Primary and community health services are the typical points of access for most people and the location where most care is delivered. The scope of …

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A literature-based study of patient-centered care and

Details: The IOM, in its 2003 report on Health Professions Education, recognized the values of patient-centered care and emphasized that providing patient-centered care is the first core competency that health professionals’ education must focus on . This emphasis underscored the value of delivering healthcare services according to patients’ needs

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A study of macro-, meso- and micro-barriers and enablers

Details: new health care roles and expanded or extended scopes of practice for existing health professions [ 4–7]. The nurse practitioner (NP) role is an extended scope of practice model with potential to increase the effective-ness of healthcare by addressing service gaps in health workforce capabilities [8–11]. In Australia, to become

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Factors that act as facilitators and barriers to nurse

Details: Health policies impact on nursing profession and health care. Nurses' involvement in health policy development ensures that health care is safe, of a high quality, accessible and affordable. Numerous factors influence nurse leaders' ability to be politically active in influencing health policy development. These factors can be facilitators or barriers to their participation.

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How do patients with peripheral arterial disease

Details: Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have “the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions” . This degree of literacy implies that patients may need more than a pamphlet and a health care appointment to incorporate necessary lifestyle changes.

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Reflecting on the challenges encountered by nurses at the

Details: Despite serious damages to the health infrastructure, Chaos in primary medial aids, power outage, and darkness, nurses provided health care in such unfavorable conditions. One of the participants noted: “After the earthquake, almost all health care centers were out of commission. The staff would provide health service at the hospital yard

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Genetics education program to help public health nurses

Details: Study design. The present study was designed as a semi-pilot study involving a single target group, held in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Although this study was associated with a training program in facilitation skills for local municipal PHNs, where they were provided a lecture and discussed a given public health topic related to their work [], we will not discuss …

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Cross-sectional examination of the association between

Details: J Epidemiol Community Health. 2008;62(9):764–77. CAS Article PubMed Google Scholar 11. Estryn-Behar M, Van der Heijden BI, Group NS. Effects of extended work shifts on employee fatigue, health, satisfaction, work/family balance, and patient safety. Work. 2012;41 Suppl 1:4283–90.

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Social justice in health system; a neglected component of

Details: their responsibility for poplulation health issues and so-cial factors affecting health (eg, world hunger, environ-mental pollution, lack of access to health care, violation of human rights, and inequitable distribution of health care resources, including nursing services) and in this re-gard acquire the necessary knowledge and skills [13].

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Development of clinical competence – a longitudinal survey

Details: Clinical work experience in primary health care was a statistically significant, yet minor, predictor of the development of clinical competence among the students during the programme. The authors thus refrain from recommending that prior clinical experience should be an entry requirement for the NP programme. We believe that the results of the

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A Decision support system (DSS) for municipal nurses

Details: This study is part of a larger project called ViSam and includes testing of a decision support system developed and adapted for older people on the basis of M (R) ETTS (Rapid Emergency Triage and Treatment System). The system is designed to allow municipal nurses to determine the optimal level of care for older people whose health has deteriorated.

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“You get three different hats on and try to figure it out

Details: Background Home based care is a vital, and growing, part of the health care system that allows individuals to remain in their homes while still receiving health care. During a disaster, when normal health care systems are disrupted, home based care remains a vital source of support for older adults. The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively understand the …

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Empowerment model for nurse leaders’ participation in

Details: Nurses comprise the largest portion of the health care workforce in most countries; they interact closely with patients and communities, they work throughout the day and within all sectors of health care. Their breath of practice gives them a broad understanding of requirements of the health care system, of how factors in the environment affect the health

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‘Thinking outside the box’: advanced geriatric nursing in

Details: Older people are frequent users of primary health care (PHC) services. PHC services have been critiqued, mainly regarding limited accessibility and continuity of care. In many countries, investment in nurse practitioners (NPs) has been one strategy to improve PHC services. In the North of Europe, the NP role is still in its infancy. The aim of this study was to …

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Retaining early career registered nurses: a case study

Details: A core objective of the Australian health system is to provide high quality, safe health care that meets the needs of all Australians. To achieve this, an adequate and effective workforce must support the delivery of care. With rapidly changing health care systems and consumer demographics, demand for care is increasing and retention of sufficient numbers of …

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Self-rated health, work characteristics and health related

Details: Self-rated health (SRH) has become one of the most common health indicators in Public Health research. Prospective and cross sectional studies have shown that a persons' own perception of their general health is a powerful predictor of subsequent mortality [1–3], incorporates psychological well being and social functioning [4–8], while cross sectional …

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Simulation-based mastery improves nursing skills in BSc

Details: The results suggest that other nursing and health programs can be developed by implementing a mastery-based learning model. Clinical education is an essential part of nursing education. Selected clinical teaching methods influence the quality of education. Simulation-based mastery learning has been used to improve clinical skills among nursing

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Long-term home visiting with vulnerable young mothers: an

Details: The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a targeted, nurse home visitation program for young, low-income, first-time mothers. While the effectiveness of the NFP has been established in the United States, and is currently being evaluated in the Canadian public health care system, we have minimal understanding of how work of this nature impacts public health

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Foot care knowledge and practices among Japanese nurses

Details: Foot care knowledge and practices among nurses and care workers in the community greatly impact foot health maintenance and prevention of foot-related problems among older people. This study aimed to explore and examine the current foot care knowledge, practices, and perceptions among nurses and care workers at home care and adult day …

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Oral care practices in stroke: findings from the UK and

Details: Oral care is essential for optimal oral health and includes activities such as healthy eating, drinking and tooth brushing [].Physical and cognitive difficulties, reduced conscious level and other co-morbidities, increase the risk of poor oral health post-stroke [] and make it challenging for a person to undertake independent oral care.People post-stroke need oral care …

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Impact of the introduction of an endotracheal tube

Details: Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia. Eldho Paul & Ravindranath Tiruvoipati. Clinical Haematology Department, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, 3181, Australia. Eldho Paul

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Building family caregiver skills using a simulation-based

Details: management (health status, quality of life, psychosocial status, and health care). Our intervention specifically fo-cuses on one component of this framework by targeting the processes for family caregivers to increase self-efficacy, a cognitive proximal outcome, and to impact more distal caregiver and patient outcomes.

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Nurse’s attunement to patient’s meaning in life

Details: ‘Positive health’ is regarded as most relevant in the care for chronically ill (older) patients due to its holistic and subjectivist character . Positive health is described as an individual multidimensional process that focusses on positive outcomes in order to enable adaptation to life’s challenges [5,6,7,8].

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Educational program for middle-level public health nurses

Details: Improving public health is a key to reducing inequalities and the social gradient. Public policy should be developed based on the social determinants of health, and public health care is also required to improve these social determinants [].Development, implementation and evaluation of policies and services assist in promoting the health, well-being, and equity of …

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Measuring the quality of nursing clinical placements and

Details: The quality of nursing clinical placements has been found to vary. Placement evaluation tools for nursing students are available but lack contemporary reviews of clinical settings. Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop a feasible, valid and reliable clinical placement evaluation tool applicable to nursing student placements in Australia.

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The forest as a classroom: preparing for mental health

Details: Positive effects of physical activity, health promotion and disease prevention, in treatment of mental illnesses are well documented. Mental health practice for nursing students highlights the important connection between physical activities and mental health. This study aims to examine the outcome from nursing students’ participation using The forest as a …

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Patients’ and partners’ health-related quality of life

Details: Patients having coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) often depend on their partners for assistance before and after surgery. Whilst patients’ physical and mental health usually improves after surgery little is known about the partners’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in CABG. If the partners’ physical and emotional health is poor this can influence …

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