American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015

  • Assessment of Nurse’s Perception Towards Their Profession and Factors Affecting It in Debre Berhan Town Governmental Health Institution, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia

    Mikiyas Amare Getu, Addis Adera Gebru, Bogale Eshete Semaw

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 297-304
    Received: Sep. 06, 2015
    Accepted: Oct. 07, 2015
    Published: Nov. 03, 2015
    Abstract: Background: Nursing is a health care profession, which is focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities; so that they can attain, maintain, or recover optimum health. Nursing care is given for individuals of all age groups and different cultural backgrounds who are healthy and ill in a holistic manner based on the individual's physi... Show More
  • Standardized Bowel Training Benefits Patients with Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury

    Cuiqing Liu, Lihuan Hou, Hong Zhang

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 305-307
    Received: Oct. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2015
    Published: Nov. 19, 2015
    Abstract: In order to evaluate the effect of standardized management on spinal cord injury patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction, 50 cases of spinal cord injury patients from January 2011 to December 2013 were treated with neurogenic bowel intestinal standardized management. The effect was compared to that with routine nursing of 32 spinal cord injury p... Show More
  • Self-Management Educational Program for Improving Asthmatic Older Adults' Behaviors

    Hanaa Abd El Gawad Abd El Megeed Yossif, Mahboba Sobhy Abd El Aziz, Manal Mansour Mostfa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 308-316
    Received: Nov. 10, 2015
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2015
    Published: Dec. 14, 2015
    Abstract: Self-management can be used to live a more effective and efficient daily life. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of self-management educational program on improving the asthmatic older adults' behaviors. Design: A quasi experimental design was used. Setting: This study was conducted at chest outpatient clinics in Benha University Hospi... Show More
  • Improving Cognitive Impairment of Elderly by an Educational Program for Their Caregivers

    Omneya Mohamed, Amany Sorour, Amany Aboelseoud, Rasha Fahmy

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 317-323
    Received: Nov. 22, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2015
    Published: Dec. 25, 2015
    Abstract: Cognitive impairment is associated with increased risk for progression to dementia and functional disability. The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an educational program for the caregivers of elderly persons in improving their cognitive impairment. This quasi-experimental design with pre-post assessment was conducted at four ge... Show More