American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021

  • Public’s Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards COVID-19 in the Normalization Stage of Plague Prevention and Control: A Cross-sectional Survey in China

    Junlan Yan, Minna Zhang, Xueyan Liu, Peiru Zhou, Jiewei Huang, Kaiming Ye

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Dec. 06, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2020
    Published: Jan. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: COVID-19 has been declared a global public health emergency, posing a serious threat to the life and health of the general public. So the aim of this study is to investigate the ability of plague prevention of residents about COVID-19 in the normalization stage of epidemic prevention and control in China, thereby providing reference inf... Show More
  • Application of a Multidisciplinary Dysphagia and Nutrition Management System to Improve Safe Eating in Hospitalized Geriatric Patients

    Guiyan Wen, Huixia Yu, Qiugui Huang, Xiulan Deng, Dongxiu Liang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: Dec. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: This study aimed to explore the value of a multidisciplinary dysphagia and nutrition management system for the improvement of safe eating in hospitalized geriatric patients. We assembled a multidisciplinary team, consisting of a geriatric care team, a medical team, a rehabilitation team, professionals from the imaging center, and dietitians. Using ... Show More
  • A Comparative Analysis of Lower Extremity Joint Pain and the Risk of Falling in Elderly Patients

    Xia Huang, Guiyan Wen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 13-16
    Received: Dec. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: It is well known that chronic lower limb joint pain in elderly patients is closely related to the risk of falls. Understanding the relationship between pain and the risk of falling could help prevent it. Objective: To investigate the correlation between the location and degree of lower extremity joint pain and the risk of falling among ... Show More
  • Insulin-Injection-related Needle-stick Injuries Among Clinical Nurses at a Tertiary-Care Hospital in China

    Zhiqi Luo, Na Li, Jiewei Huang, Xueyan Liu, Peiru Zhou

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 17-23
    Received: Dec. 26, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2021
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Needle-stick injuries (NSIs) are the main type of occupational injury experienced by health-care workers worldwide. They are widely reported in the literatures, but there have been few studies of insulin-injection-related NSIs. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for insulin-injection-related NSIs among clinical nurses ... Show More
  • Application of Comprehensive Nursing Mode in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke After Intra-arterial Intervention

    Peng Zhang, Min Xie, Xiao Yong Dai

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 24-27
    Received: Dec. 24, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2021
    Published: Jan. 18, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To explore the application of comprehensive nursing mode in patients with acute ischemic stroke after intra-arterial intervention. Methods: 218 patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing interventional surgery from January 2019 to December 2019 were randomly divided into a control group (routine nursing mode,n=109) and a study group ... Show More
  • Assessment of Competencies’ Level of Critical and Intensive Care Unites Nurses at King Abdulaziz Medical City and King Abdullah Specialized Children Hospital

    Bothyna Zakaria Murshid

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 28-35
    Received: Dec. 24, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2021
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: Critical Care Nursing reflects a holistic approach in caring of patients, critical care nurses are registered nurses who are trained and skilled to practice critical care nursing for critically ill patients, she carries out independent interventions and collaborates patient care activities to address life-threatening situations that will meet patie... Show More
  • Evaluate the Efficacy of Novel Nursing Management Method Including Both Preparation Services and Continuity of Care in Elderly Patients with Aspiration Pneumonia

    Xiulan Deng, Yan Zhou, Yanli Yang, Nijun Jiang, Xizhi Zhang, Ruiying Huang, Shanying Zhang, Xingdong Cai, Jiewei Huang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 36-40
    Received: Dec. 22, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 07, 2021
    Published: Jan. 25, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: The concept of discharge preparation services originated from the continuum of care and referral system first established in the United States in 1910. Extended care is a series of nursing care activities to ensure continuity and coordination of care for patients in different health care settings. Guidance to reduce or prevent the deteri... Show More
  • Physical Assessment Techniques Performed by Jordanian Registered Nurses (RNs): Survey Study

    Ola Ahmad Kutah

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 41-48
    Received: Jan. 12, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Within the nursing curriculum, there is a growing concern about unnecessary content. Since content overload is a growing issue, the content of undergraduate nursing curriculum must be evaluated rigorously as reflected in the nursing literature. In the creation of quality client care in nursing practice, recognizing challenges to performing physical... Show More
  • Intraoperative Nursing Care of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement via Femoral Artery Approach

    Xuanjing Li, Shengqi Wang, Fan Yang, Jian Yu, Xianzhen Huang, Wenying Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 49-54
    Received: Jan. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 23, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: Intend to explore the main points of intraoperative nursing care of patients with aortic valve stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement through femoral artery approach, summarize the scientific and effective nursing methods in operation. Methods: The intraoperative nursing methods of 9 patients undergoing transcatheter ... Show More
  • Application of Humanized Nursing in Uterine Artery Embolization for Patients of Uterine Fibroids

    Huijuan Cai, Lirong Mo, Xiaojuan Liao

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 55-58
    Received: Jan. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 30, 2021
    Published: Feb. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Uterine artery embolization (UAE) has been widely used to treat uterine fibroids in recent years, which is less invasive and preserving the patient's uterus. Anyway, the patient could still have negative emotions in the perioperative period because of pain, vaginal bleeding, psychological stress, or other factors. High-quality humanized... Show More
  • Effects of Quality Control Circle Activities for Intravenous Cannula Placement Using Deming Cycle Management: A Case-Controlled Study

    Yahui Zhao, Huiling Liu, Qingqing Zhai, Mengying Qi, Xiaolan Wang, Yanhua Shi

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 59-63
    Received: Nov. 03, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 09, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: The present study aimed to explore the effectiveness of quality control circle (QCC) activities under the guidance of the Deming cycle Management for improving intravenous (IV) cannula placement. A total of 1,035 patients who underwent IV cannula placement from March 2019 to June 2019 in the Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Department of Ren... Show More
  • Meta-analysis of Risk Factors for Mortality in Patients with Acinetobacter Baumannii Bloodstream Infection

    Xu Han, Haiyan Huang, Weitao Lv, Wanxian Lu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 64-70
    Received: Feb. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 17, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Patients with Acinetobacter baumannii bloodstream infection (ABBI) have a poor prognosis and high mortality. Early identification of risk factors for death in patients with ABBI, and appropriate prevention and control measures are extremely important to reduce the mortality. Objective: To systematically evaluate the risk factors of ABBI... Show More
  • Impact of Continuous Nursing Intervention on Quality of Life in Patients with Acute Leukemia

    Guilan Xiao, Fenfang Zhou

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 71-74
    Received: Jan. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 11, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess impact of continuous nursing intervention on quality of life in patients with acute leukemia. Methods: the valid data was collected from 202 patients during July 2019 to February 2021. In the early stages of the study, participants were randomly assigned to either an intervention or a control group. Control group participants r... Show More
  • Effect of Group Continuous Nursing Intervention Model on Serum Biochemical Parameters, GSES Assessment, DSQL Assessment and Satisfaction of Diabetic Patients

    Xiaohua Fang, Jinyi Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: Jan. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 12, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess effect of group continuous nursing intervention model on serum biochemical parameters, general self-efficacy scale (GSES) assessment, Diabetes Specific Quality of Life Scale (DSQL) assessment and satisfaction of diabetic patients. Methods: A total of 150 patients with type 2 diabetes who were admitted from June 2017 to October ... Show More
  • Application of Individualized Nursing Intervention in the Nursing of Patients Who Were Treated in Department of Rheumatism and Immunology

    Fang Ji, Guiyan Wen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 82-85
    Received: Jan. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2021
    Published: Feb. 25, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess application of individualized nursing intervention in the nursing of patients who were treated in department of rheumatism and immunology. Method: From May 2018 to December 2020, we collected valid data from 78 patients with rheumatic immune disease. According to nursing intervention type, we assigned participants to interventi... Show More
  • Influencing Factors of Hospitalization Costs in Adult Patients with Bronchiectasis

    Yanxiu Lei, Lineng Zhou, Yanli Yang, Ting Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 86-90
    Received: Jan. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To explore Influencing factors of hospitalization costs in adult patients with bronchiectasis. Methods: The data were collected from public hospitals in China between May 2016 and December 2019, the information collected includes the following: total hospitalization cost, age, sex, blood routine, length of stay, and complications. Result... Show More
  • Application of Psychological Nursing Intervention to Patients with Leukemia Chemotherapy

    Kuangyi Song, Hong Xiao

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 91-94
    Received: Jan. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: In leukemia chemotherapy, leukemia is considered one of the most important diseases in medical field. Also, nursing intervention has been shown to be one of key factors as it can improve the mood of depression and anxiety of patients. Objective: To assess application of psychological nursing intervention to patients with leukemia chemot... Show More
  • Risk Factors for Fracture Events in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

    Sijing Shao, Huixia Yu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 95-97
    Received: Jan. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To explore risk factors for fracture events in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Methods: The study population was obtained from the hospital in patient database in China. There were 654 eligible patients with hemodialysis from 2018 – 2020. Other patient-related variables collected include gender, age, history of hypertension, history o... Show More
  • Analysis on P Wave Morphology for PICC Placement Guided by Intracardiacelectrogram in Chinese Elderly Patients

    Ying Wu, Guohua Huang, Jinai He, Qiufeng Li, Yutong Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 98-101
    Received: Jan. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: PICC can effectively protect upper extremity veins. It can reduce repetitive puncture and the incidence of phlebitis, relieve the pain, and improve the quality of life for those with long-term intravenous infusion, repeated infusion of stimulant drugs and blood products, and poor peripheral superficial vein conditions etc.. Successful PI... Show More
  • Factors Influencing the Incidence of Hypoglycemia in Diabetic Hemodialysis Patients

    Hongyan Peng, Rui Cao, Yaping Huang, Chazhen Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 102-105
    Received: Jan. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Feb. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To explore factors influencing the incidence of hypoglycemia in diabetic hemodialysis patients. Methods: we recorded the valid data from 557 patient from May 2017 to February 2021. This study consists of 3 steps, including collecting step, screening step and analysis step. In collecting step, our mainly task was collecting the data from ... Show More
  • Impact of Nursing Activity Group Model on Health Education of Patients with Drugs

    Xiuting Li, Guiyan Wen, Yingfeng Huang, Huixia Yu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 106-109
    Received: Jan. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Feb. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess impact of nursing activity group model on health education of patients with drugs. Methods: This study is a retrospective study, that we collected the data before and after the establishment of the nursing action group, and evaluated the effect of establishing the nursing action group by comparing the data. We performed this st... Show More
  • Effect of Psychological Nursing Intervention on Child Patients Who Received Circumcision

    Guihong Chen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 110-113
    Received: Jan. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Feb. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess effect of psychological nursing intervention on child patients who received circumcision. Methods: We collected 112 valid data from child patients (younger than 14 years old), the patients who received circumcision from April 2017 to October 2020. Base on the type of nursing intervention patients receive, the patients were assi... Show More
  • Effect of ERAS Combined with Low-frequency Pulsed Electronic Bladder Therapy Instrument on Patients Who Received PPH

    Zhenxin Zhang, Junyi Yu, Tianying Pang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 114-117
    Received: Jan. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Feb. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess effect of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) combined with low-frequency pulsed electronic bladder therapy instrument on patients who received procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH). Methods: rom January 2020 to December 2020, we collected valid data from 172 patients. According to the random number table method, the ... Show More