American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014

  • Improving Children Emergency Care Satisfaction through Standardized Approach of Pediatric Triage

    Sahar Mahmoud El-Khedr Abd El-Gawad

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 91-99
    Received: Oct. 30, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 13, 2014
    Published: Nov. 17, 2014
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    Abstract: Triage is the process of determining the priority of emergency patients' treatments based on the severity of their condition. Pediatric triage assessment is a rapid, focused evaluation to gather pertinent subjective and objective data to determine the severity of illness. This can be achieved through standardized triage approach. Patient satisfacti... Show More
  • A Study of Adverse Events in an Intensive Care Unit in Morocco

    Hicham Bakkali, Salahedine Massou, Mohamed Moutaoukil, Khalil Aboulaala, Hicham Balkhi, Charqui Haimeur

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 100-104
    Received: Jan. 28, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 21, 2014
    Published: Nov. 25, 2014
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    Abstract: Adverse events in an intensive care unit can raise important medical, ethical, legal and economic problems. This study aims at pointing out these adverse events, by assessing their severity, identifying the very risk factors associated with them, and comparing our results with existing evidence-based data. Material and methods: This is a retrospect... Show More
  • Magnitude and Factors Associated to Physical Violence among House Maids of Mekelle Town, Tigray, Northern, Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study

    Milete Zenebe, Azeb Gebresilassie, Huruy Assefa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 105-109
    Received: Nov. 18, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 26, 2014
    Published: Nov. 28, 2014
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    Abstract: Background: Housemaids are part of women’s with low socioeconomic status and most of their backgrounds are either with poor or divorced family and/or dead parents. They also spent their whole time on domestic work. Housemaid woman can experience physical violence. Therefore, the aim of the study is assess the magnitude and factors related to physic... Show More
  • Comorbid Psychiatric in Drug Users: Integrative Review on Dual Diagnosis

    Selene Cordeiro Vasconcelos, Rafaella Viana Teixeira, Paulo Dias de Amorim Neto, Murilo Duarte da Costa Lima, Vânia Pinheiro Ramos, Iracema da Silva Frazão, Ana Márcia Tenório de Souza Cavalcanti

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 110-116
    Received: Nov. 25, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2014
    Published: Dec. 16, 2014
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    Abstract: Despite the high prevalence of dual diagnosis in the world and the importance to treatment patients, very little is known about complexity of this phenomenon and the factors associates in this population. Aim: Of delineating the themes to related dual diagnosis. Methods: Integrative review, two investigators independently reviewed the articles. Pub... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Maternal Health Care Services in Enderta District, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study

    Asfawosen Aregay, Mussie Alemayehu, Huruy Assefa, Wondeweson Terefe

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 117-125
    Received: Oct. 27, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 04, 2014
    Published: Dec. 18, 2014
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    Abstract: Introduction: Ethiopia is among the top six high burden countries in which half of global maternal deaths occur. To improve maternal health care service in Ethiopia, it is important to understand factors influencing maternal health care service utilization. This is study aimed at assessing the magnitude and factors associated with maternal health c... Show More
  • Peer to Peers Nurse Managers’ on Supporting Structures and Systems they Support in a Resource: Constrained Setting in Kenya

    Simon Macharia Kamau

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 126-132
    Received: Nov. 09, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 21, 2014
    Published: Dec. 31, 2014
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    Abstract: This is an excerpt from a wider study on job description of nurse managers. Aimed to describe the experiences and perceptions of nurse managers towards the various factors that affect their roles as nurse managers in the hospital. Methods: This was a descriptive phenomenological peer research design, drawing lived experiences and perceptions of nur... Show More