American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014

  • Psychosocial Workload of Swedish Ambulance and Emergency Room Personnel with High Prevalence of Dying, Death and Grieving Relatives. A Descriptive and Comparison Study

    Ulf Erland Johansson, Åsa Katarina Johansson, Agneta Grimby

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 56-65
    Received: Aug. 29, 2014
    Accepted: Sep. 24, 2014
    Published: Sep. 30, 2014
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    Abstract: Frequent caretaking of severely ill, dying, and dead people as well as bereaved close relatives could involve too much stress for emergency personnel to be satisfied with the job situation. Screening for critical aspects for work satisfaction and endurance at ambulance and emergency rooms would provide useful information to the workers themselves, ... Show More
  • Assessment of Patient Delay in Healthcare Seeking Behavior and Associated Factors among Women with Tuberculosis in Governmental Health in Stitution, Mekelle City, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2012

    Hiwot A. Hiluf, Ashenafi D. Ayele, Gereziher B. Abera, Hailemariam B. Kahisay, Kalayou K. Berhe

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: Aug. 30, 2014
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2014
    Published: Oct. 30, 2014
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    Abstract: Objectives: was to assess patient delay in health care seeking behavior and associated factors among women with Tuberculosis in Mekelle City Governmental health facilities, Ethiopia 2012.Methods: The study design was Cross-sectional study and systematic random sampling technique was used to select participants from all governmental health facilitie... Show More
  • Politics of Organizational Restructuring in Health Care and Work Ability of Nurses’

    Katja Raitio, Lauri Kokkinen

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 73-77
    Received: Oct. 06, 2014
    Accepted: Oct. 21, 2014
    Published: Nov. 10, 2014
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    Abstract: Nurses are the largest employee group in health care but continue to lack presence in organizational restructuring processes. This study examines whether nurses’ opportunities to be involved in organizational restructuring are associated with their work ability. Respondents of a survey were asked to identify the organizational changes that had tran... Show More
  • Effect of Patient Education on Coping, Quality of Life, Knowledge and Self Efficacy of Kidney Recipient Patients

    Fathia Ahmed Mersal, Rasmia Abd-El Sattar Aly

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: Oct. 18, 2014
    Accepted: Oct. 29, 2014
    Published: Nov. 10, 2014
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    Abstract: Background: kidney transplantation is the best method of treatment for improvement of renal functions in patients with end-stage renal failure. The main aims of patient education following renal transplantation are to help patients acquire the required skills for daily living without problem and to help patients cope with physiological and psychoso... Show More
  • Access to Institutional Delivery of Mothers in Adigrat Town, Northern Ethiopia

    Kidane Tadesse, Addisu Haile, Michael Tezera, Alemtsehay Tewele

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 87-90
    Received: Oct. 28, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2014
    Published: Nov. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: Background: Institutional delivery has a great role in reducing maternal and child mortality. Yet maternal mortality remains a major challenge to health system worldwide. And the Maternal mortality rate in Ethiopia continues to be an acceptable high level. The main aim of this study is to assess the level of access to health institution for materna... Show More