American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015

  • The Relationship Between Learning Style and Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Academic Achievement in School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Addis Adera Gebru, Shahrazad Ghiyasvandian, Nooroodin Mohammadi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 147-153
    Received: May 20, 2015
    Accepted: May 28, 2015
    Published: Jun. 13, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: The Learning style has been the focus of numerous studies, but it remains complex and affected by many factors. Nursing students should learn large quantities of theoretical content in a short period of time. Objective: The Relationship between Learning style and undergraduate nursing students’ Academic Achievement in School of nursing ... Show More
  • Home Education Impact on Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis Episode

    Fatma Abdelalim Abdelghany Ibrahim, Amany Hassen Abdelsattar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 154-158
    Received: May 22, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 06, 2015
    Published: Jun. 25, 2015
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    Abstract: The present study was aimed to evaluate the impact of home education on peritoneal dialysis (PD)-associated peritonitis episode in Al Medina- KSA. Thirty patients' on home PD were identified during their follow up visits to three dialysis units. Data were collected through three structured interviews questionnaire at their home via three tools; she... Show More
  • Effect of a Breast-Self Examination (BSE) Educational Intervention among Female University Students

    Doaa Gharieb Moustafa, Eman Shokry Abd-Allah, Nadia Mohamed Taha

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 159-165
    Received: May 22, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 03, 2015
    Published: Jun. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: Although evidence shows that women who correctly practice BSE monthly are more likely to detect a lump in the early stage, with early diagnosis and treatment yielding better survival, few women regularly perform BSE and many do not even know how to perform it. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a health education intervention on “b... Show More
  • Coordination Strategies of Care Across Stroke Recovery: Proposals for Nursing Interventions in Primary Care

    Queralt-Tomas Mª Ll., Gil-Guillen V. F., Clua-Espuny J. L., Forcadell-Arenas T., González-Henares M. A., Panisello-Tafalla A., Ripolles-Vicente R., López-Pablo C., Lucas-Noll J.

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 166-173
    Received: May 20, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 06, 2015
    Published: Jun. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: Background. Stroke is characterized by its complexity as a result of residual deficits, dependence in basic activities of daily living, and new needs for caregivers. The purpose of this study was to propose nursing interventions in accordance with general practice to provide continuity of care of stroke patients across the stroke-recovery trajector... Show More
  • Assessment of the Role of Men in Family Planning Utilization at Edaga-Hamuse Town, Tigray, North Ethiopia

    Addis Adera, Tilahun Belete, Asefa Gebru, Alganesh Hagos, Woldegebriel Gebregziabher

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 174-181
    Received: May 30, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 16, 2015
    Published: Jul. 04, 2015
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    Abstract: Back Ground: Family planning is a key for slowing unsustainable population growth and the resulting negative impacts on the economy, environment, and national and regional development efforts. Men are also recognized to be responsible for the large proportion of ill reproductive health Suffered by their female partners. In addition; male involvemen... Show More
  • Impact of Stress on Immune Response of Breast Cancer Women After Mastectomy

    Amal Mohamed Gamal, Sanaa Ibrahim Abd El-Gaffar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 182-189
    Received: May 31, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 11, 2015
    Published: Jul. 04, 2015
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    Abstract: Aim of the study was to determine the impact of stress on immune responses of breast cancer women after Mastectomy Materials and method: study was carried out on a convenient sample of 60 adult women diagnosed as breast cancer for stage II or III and scheduled for mastectomy at Oncology University Hospital of Menoufia A descriptive design was used.... Show More
  • Impact of a Planned Sexual Harassment Protective Program on Feeling of Safety and Self Confidence among Adolescent Girls

    Jaklein R. Younis, Mona A. Elnagar, Mervat M. Atia

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 190-199
    Received: May 27, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 09, 2015
    Published: Jul. 07, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: Sexual harassment is a widespread phenomenon among adolescents. Its emergence is correlated to biological development; this behavior is neither normative nor socially appropriate given the negative impact on victims and its association with other aggressive and violent behavior. Enhancing adolescents’ self-confidence is helpful in empow... Show More
  • Mothers’ Experiences of Kangaroo Mother Care During Hospitalization of Their Preterm Babies at an Academic Hospital in Johannesburg

    Titus Kipchumba Tarus, Adele Agatha Tjale

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 200-206
    Received: Jun. 26, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 08, 2015
    Published: Jul. 17, 2015
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    Abstract: Kangaroo mother care (KMC) implies placing the newborn pre-term baby in intimate skin-to-skin contact with the mother's chest and abdomen coupled with frequent and preferably exclusive breast-feeding. This is similar to marsupial care-giving, where the premature baby is kept warm in the maternal pouch and close to the breasts for unlimited feeding.... Show More
  • The Effects and Behaviours of Home Alone Situation by Latchkey Children

    J. Rajalakshmi, P. Thanasekaran

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 207-211
    Received: May 13, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2015
    Published: Jul. 22, 2015
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    Abstract: Economic and social pressures are forcing more parents into the workplace at a time when children appear to most need adult guidance and supervision. These children, in turn, face a growing number of problems such as physical and sexual abuse, crime and delinquency, depression and suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, emotional and behavioral problems, ... Show More
  • Living and Dying with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Case Presentation

    Lorena M. De La Rosa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 212-217
    Received: Jul. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 16, 2015
    Published: Jul. 25, 2015
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    Abstract: The following is a case presentation on the life of Leslie Bernard Wynne, an individual crippled by Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) during the last five years of his life. The case study briefly describes the disease process, discusses the genetic component of late-onset AD in regards to the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene, provides a suggested care plan whi... Show More
  • Effectiveness of Application of PLISSIT Counseling Model on Sexuality for Breast Cancer's Women Undergoing Treatment

    Nabila El- Sayed Saboula, Marwa Ahmed Shahin

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 218-230
    Received: Jul. 10, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 20, 2015
    Published: Jul. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: A breast cancer's diagnosis and treatment can bring changes related to women’s body image and sexuality, which can have a devastating impact on intimate relationships and sexuality. The study aim to examine the effectiveness of PLISSIT Counseling Model on female sexuality, body image and couple satisfaction for breast cancer women under... Show More
  • Job Satisfaction among Nurses in Public Hospitals in Calabar, Cross River State Nigeria

    Samson-Akpan Patience Edoho, Edet Olaide Bamidele, Ojong Idang Neji, Asuquo Ekaette Frank

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 231-237
    Received: Jun. 02, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 15, 2015
    Published: Aug. 06, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: Job satisfaction is an essential part of nurses’ lives, influencing patient safety, productivity, performance, quality of care, retention, turnover, commitment to the organization and the profession. Little is known about determinants of job satisfaction and their relationship with overall job satisfaction among nurses in Calabar, Cross... Show More
  • Effect of the Mandatory Community Midwifery Service on Maternal Health Care Utilization in Nigeria

    Fadare R. I., Akpor O. A., Oyetunde M. O.

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 238-246
    Received: Jul. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 31, 2015
    Published: Aug. 10, 2015
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    Abstract: The unacceptably high maternal mortality in Nigeria led the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to introduce the basic midwifery training with the view of producing skilled personnel to provide midwifery services. Built into the programme is the one-year mandatory community service. The one-year mandatory community service in an intervention a... Show More