American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016

  • Effectiveness of Psychiatric Nursing Intervention on Adherence to Medications and Quality of Life of Schizophrenic Patients

    Sabah Mohamed Ebrahem, Faten Hasan Alam

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 232-239
    Received: 22 September 2016
    Accepted: 5 October 2016
    Published: 3 November 2016
    Abstract: Medication adherence is a key determinant of the success of pharmacotherapy in patients with schizophrenia and can have an impact on the quality of life. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of a psychiatric nursing intervention on adherence to medications and quality of life of schizophrenic patients. A Quasi-experimental design (one gr... Show More
  • Relationship Between Nursing Students’ Emotional Intelligence and Their Clinical Performance During Obstetrics and Gynaecologic Nursing Practical Training

    Heba Abdel-Fatah Ibrahim, Wafaa Taha Ibrahim Elgzar, Rehab Elsayed Mohamed, Gihan Mohamed Mohamed Salem

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 240-250
    Received: 20 September 2016
    Accepted: 7 October 2016
    Published: 7 November 2016
    Abstract: Nursing and midwifery are stressful professions due to the requirements of patients’ care. They require a high degree of self-regulation and emotional intelligence (EI). The aim of this study was to identify the relationship between nursing students' EI and their clinical performance during obstetrics and gynecologic nursing practical training. A d... Show More
  • Studying the Relationship Between Body Mass Index, Waist-Hip Ratio and Quality of Life Among Adult Saudi Females

    Bahiga Galal Abd El-Aal

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 251-257
    Received: 3 October 2016
    Accepted: 21 October 2016
    Published: 15 November 2016
    Abstract: Overweight and obesity are received a great concern and becoming a high priority globally. Obesity is associated with diversity of health problem as well as decline in quality of life. This study was designed to estimate the prevalence of obesity; the association between body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio and quality of life. The design used in th... Show More
  • Perception of Student Nurses on Variables Influencing Academic Achievement in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State Nigeria

    Nwambo Joshua Chidiebere, Ilo Clementine I., Agbapuonwu Noreen E., Nwankwo Ukamaka C.

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 258-265
    Received: 23 September 2016
    Accepted: 12 October 2016
    Published: 17 November 2016
    Abstract: The training and academic performance of student nurses is the crux to having competent polyvalent nurses in the healthcare delivery system. This study sought to determine the perception of student nurses on the variables influencing academic achievement in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnewi Campus. A descriptive survey was used to elicit information ... Show More
  • Nurses’ Attitudes Toward Patient Advocacy in Oncology Department University Hospital

    Naglaa Abd El-Aziz El Seesy, Elham Abdallah Al Nagshabandi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 266-271
    Received: 26 October 2016
    Accepted: 8 November 2016
    Published: 2 December 2016
    Abstract: The concept of patient advocacy has received international recognition over the last two decades. Although much researches has been done on nurses’ attitudes in general, little has been done focusing particularly on oncology patient advocacy and almost no research was conducted in Saudi Arabian: The current study aimed to assess nurses’ attitudes t... Show More
  • Effect of Educational Nursing Intervention about Osteoporosis on Adult's Knowledge

    Abeer El-said Hassane El-sol, Asmaa Hamed Abd Elhy, Entsar Abd Elaleem Abd Elsalam

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 272-279
    Received: 4 November 2016
    Accepted: 21 November 2016
    Published: 4 January 2017
    Abstract: Osteoporosis is a worldwide health problem affecting more than 200 million people. Female are at high risk for disease because female have lower bone mass and smaller bones than men", adding menopause period lead to intense reduction into estrogen level and lose calcium more rapidly. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of educational n... Show More
  • The Effect of Lifestyle Modification Program on Reducing Migraine Disability Among Migraineurs Suffers

    Heba Al-kotb, Mona Hassan Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 280-287
    Received: 2 November 2016
    Accepted: 28 November 2016
    Published: 6 January 2017
    Abstract: The migraine is a neurological disorder that represents a seventh health problem leading cause of years of life lost to disability condition. Lifestyle factors include dieting and fasting, exercising and physical activities, stress level and sleeping and resting habits, smoking and medications and drugs, these factors affecting frequency, duration,... Show More
  • Using the Competing Value Framework Model for Developing an Organizational Culture Profile in Governmental Hospitals

    Sabah Mahmoud Mahran

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 288-294
    Received: 19 December 2016
    Accepted: 27 December 2016
    Published: 18 January 2017
    Abstract: An organizational culture has been studied over the decades to be understandable. This research aimed to find out the most dominant culture profile for each hospital by using the competing value framework (CVF). Quantitative descriptive and analytical design were applied to find out the organizational culture profile. Two hospitals were selected to... Show More
  • Relationship between Academic Self-Concept and Students’ Performance among School Age Children

    Hanan Ebrahim Abd El Aziz Rady, Shabana Kabeer, Mona T. El-Nady

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 295-302
    Received: 5 December 2016
    Accepted: 19 December 2016
    Published: 10 February 2017
    Abstract: Students’ academic performance plays an important role in producing the best quality graduates who will become great leader and manpower for the country thus responsible for the country economic and social development. This article sought to study the relationship between academic self-concept and students’ performance among school age children. A ... Show More