American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015

  • Health Related Quality of Life Regarding Physical and Physiological Parameters in Children suffering from Sickle Cell Anemia

    Lamiaa Ahmed Elsayed, Sahar Mahmoud El-Khedr Abd El-Gawad

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 22-30
    Received: 31 January 2015
    Accepted: 10 February 2015
    Published: 27 February 2015
    Abstract: Background: Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder characterized by a chronic hemolytic anemia that contributes to painful crises. It is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by production of abnormal hemoglobin S and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. It may influence the quality of life of children, who may require more... Show More
  • The Frequency of the Depression Among Elderly Population and to Explore Possible Associations Between Depression Severity and Daily Accomplishments in Minia Geriatric Club

    Yosria El-Sayed Hossein

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 31-38
    Received: 28 January 2015
    Accepted: 8 February 2015
    Published: 3 March 2015
    Abstract: The aging process affects human bodies as well as human behaviors. In general, the extra years can be marked by declining health, reduced mobility that may lead to accidents, isolation, and loneliness. Some late-life problems can result in depression and anxiety include less of coping with physical health problems, caring for a spouse with dementia... Show More
  • Health Care Workers Adherence to Infection Prevention Practices and Control Measures: A Case of a Level Four District Hospital in Kenya

    Alice W. Gichuhi, Simon M. Kamau, Elijah Nyangena, Z. Ngalo Otieno-Ayayo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 39-44
    Received: 20 February 2015
    Accepted: 12 March 2015
    Published: 21 March 2015
    Abstract: Infection prevention practices and control are critical activities that influence the quality of health care services. This study was conducted to determine the health workers adherence to infection prevention and control policies and procedures at a Level 4 Hospital in Kenya. A descriptive cross-sectional survey design were used. The objectives o... Show More