American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015

  • Health Protecting and Health Promoting Behaviors Among Preparatory School Students in Zagazig City

    Eman Shokry Abd Allah, Hanaa Hamdi Ali Elzeiny, Ragaa Elsayed Abass Ali

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 247-254
    Received: Jul. 26, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 10, 2015
    Published: Aug. 19, 2015
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    Abstract: Background. Adolescents’ lifestyle change can be facilitated through a combination of learning experiences that enhance awareness, increase motivation, and build skills. The aim of this study was to describe the health protecting and health promoting behaviors among preparatory school students in Zagazig city. This study was aimed to identify the m... Show More
  • Comparison of Japanese Nursing Students’ Image of Children and Medical Institutions Before and After a Pediatric Nursing Modules

    Naomi Matsumori, Ryoko Ito, Yukiko Hyakuta

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 255-260
    Received: Aug. 02, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 11, 2015
    Published: Aug. 19, 2015
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    Abstract: The nursing students have fewer opportunities to come into contact with children due to the declining birth rate in Japan. The objective of this study was to clarify the changing of the feelings of children and the image of nursing students about the medical institutes of pediatric before and after a pediatric nursing modules. We also aimed to iden... Show More
  • Effect of Nursing Intervention Guidelines on Nurses’ Role, Patients’ Needs, and Visual Problems Post Cataract Surgery

    Nadia Mohamed Taha, Nahla Ahmed Abd Elaziz

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 261-269
    Received: Jun. 19, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 29, 2015
    Published: Sep. 03, 2015
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    Abstract: In Egypt, cataract is the major cause of blindness of the population aged 65 years or older. Inadequate postoperative nursing care may lead to serious complications for the patient with cataract surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the use of nursing guidelines on nurses’ knowledge and practices and on their achievement of p... Show More
  • Improving Knowledge and Attitude of Medical and Non-Medical Students at El Minia University Regarding Premarital Screening and Counseling

    Hoda Abedel-Azim Mohamed, Sahar Mansour Lamadah, Azza Mohamed Hafez

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 270-279
    Received: Aug. 24, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2015
    Published: Sep. 17, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: Premarital screening is a worldwide activity that aims to diagnose and treat unrecognized disorders and reduce the transmission of diseases to couples and children, it is considered as the primary preventive approach for couples who planned for conception. Premarital counseling is offered to young couples on their way to marriage in ord... Show More
  • Gender Inclusiveness in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Programme in KwaZulu-Natal: Male Perspectives

    R. M. Miya, T. Mgutshini

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 280-287
    Received: Jun. 12, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2015
    Published: Sep. 24, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: Most developing and developed countries require PMTCT to preserve humanity and children’s survival. All dynamics around PMTCT implementation seek commitment from all stakeholders at different levels to ensure elimination of new HIV infections in children. In 2010, 48% of pregnant women living with HIV in low and middle income countries ... Show More
  • The Effect of Topical Application of Mother Milk on Separation of Umbilical Cord for Newborn Babies

    Nehal A. Allam, Wafa A. AL Megrin, Amal M. Talat

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 288-296
    Received: Sep. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2015
    Published: Oct. 14, 2015
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    Abstract: Global policy regarding optimal umbilical cord care to prevent neonatal illness is an active discussion among researchers and policy makers. The objective of the study is to identify the best available evidence regarding newborn umbilical cord care through, assessing the knowledge of mothers regarding best practice of umbilical cord care and monito... Show More