American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017

  • Nurse Managers’ Attitude and Competency Towards Delegation in Jeddah City

    Roaa Sabri Gassas, Sabah Mahmoud Mahran, Hasnah Irfan Banjar

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 72-79
    Received: Dec. 24, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 07, 2017
    Published: Feb. 03, 2017
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    Abstract: Delegation is the key for nurse managers and future leaders in order to guarantee productive outcomes. The use of delegation in nursing management can solve many issues including nurse shortages. The study aimed to describe nurse managers’ attitude and competency to delegate effectively in a hospital setting. Descriptive correlational design was us... Show More
  • Labor Pain: Perception of the Parturient and Midwife Evaluation

    Catia Borges, Claudia José, Patricia Sancho, Maria Barros, Margarida Sim-Sim

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: Dec. 29, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2017
    Published: Feb. 06, 2017
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    Abstract: Labor pain is an organic response which is important to make a correct assessment. Human evolution brought some modifications to the human body and as a consequence, labor pain is a major concern for women and simultaneously a professional matter for midwives. The aim of this study is to describe the perception of labor pain by the parturient and i... Show More
  • Quality of Life Among Girls with or Without Clinically Significant Premenstrual Syndrome

    Wafaa Taha Ibrahim Elgzar, Samiha Hamdi Sayed

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 87-98
    Received: Dec. 29, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 10, 2017
    Published: Feb. 16, 2017
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    Abstract: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is one of the most vague and ill-defined phenomena in the field of woman health. Almost all its definitions concluded that it is a cyclic recurrence of distressing physical, psychological and behavioral symptoms, that occur during the luteal phase of menstrual cycle and evaporates within two days of the onset of menses. ... Show More
  • Assessment of Attitudes, Skills and Source of Knowledge on Utilization of EBP Among Registered Nurses in Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China

    Boka Dugassa Tolera, Feng Hui

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 99-112
    Received: Jan. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 16, 2017
    Published: Feb. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is one of the nursing professional roles that can lead them to provide the best and more effective quality patient care. However, little studies are available across china on registered nurses’ attitude, skills and utilization of knowledge source for implementation of evidence based practice. Due to this th... Show More
  • Sociodemographic Factors Influencing the Experience of Ethical Dilemmas Among Nurses in Critical Care Unit of Kenyatta National Hospital

    Jostine Ndunge Mutinda, Miriam Wagoro

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 113-124
    Received: Nov. 22, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 09, 2017
    Published: Feb. 24, 2017
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    Abstract: Ethical issues have emerged in the recent years as a major component of health care for the critically ill patients, who are vulnerable and totally depend on nurse working in the critical care unit. The perception and magnitude of ethical dilemmas faced by nurses working in critical care unit of Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) as well as the socio... Show More
  • Determinants of Substance Abuse among Commercial Bus Drivers in Kano Metropolis, Kano State, Nigeria

    Umar Yunusa, Umar Lawal Bello, Munir Idris, Mahfuz Muhammad Haddad, Dalhatu Adamu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 125-130
    Received: Dec. 20, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2016
    Published: Feb. 24, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: The use of illicit substances among commercial bus drivers is not only increasing but strangelypredisposing the drivers and their passengers to health hazards. There is however paucity of empirical data on the factors associated with this increase. Aim: This study was conducted to explore the determinants of substance abuse among comm... Show More
  • The Effectiveness Analysis of Different Procedure of Nursing Coordination for Phacoemulsification Combined with Intraocular Lens Implantation Surgery

    Lihuan Hou, Aizhu Qiu, Xiaojuan He, Daoting Chen, Xiaohong Huang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 131-134
    Received: Dec. 22, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2017
    Published: Feb. 24, 2017
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    Abstract: To analysis the effectiveness of different procedure of nursing coordination for phacoemulsification combined with intraocular lens implantation (IOL) surgery. Forty patients who received phacoemulsification combined with intraocular lens implantation surgery from Feb, 2014 to Sep, 2015 in the department of Ophthalmology in the First Affiliated Hos... Show More
  • Effect of an Interventional Program on Pregnant Women’s Knowledge and Attitude Toward Mode of Delivery at Beni -Suef City, Egypt

    Safaa Soliman Ahmed Mohamed, Hanan Fawzy Elsayed Ali, Abeer Mohammed Elmaghawry, Eman Hessien Heggy

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 135-140
    Received: Jan. 03, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 13, 2017
    Published: Feb. 27, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: The rate of caesarean section (CS) has been increasing among women in Egypt, However, it is selected by pregnant women without medical rationales and justification, thus the wrong concepts and knowledge can play a role on decision for selecting CS as the easier mode of delivery. Aim: To evaluate the effect of an interventional program o... Show More