American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021

  • Effectiveness of the Instructional Module on Knowledge and Interpretation of ABGs Among Critical Care Nurses

    Umar Zeb, Said Alam, Farman Ali, Mohammad Hanif, Sardar Ali

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 216-221
    Received: 15 January 2021
    Accepted: 27 May 2021
    Published: 26 September 2021
    Abstract: Arterial Blood Gases interpretation are considered as one of the significant investigations in the critical care areas that guides in appropriate direction to make better decision for diagnosis, treatment and expected outcome of the concerned disorders. Nurses are considered as the primary care providers in critical care units therefore their knowl... Show More
  • Evaluation of Rate and Time to Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation in Hemodialysis Patients

    Syed Zia Ul Haq, Musa Bin Bashir, Mirwais Khan, Maivand Khan, Abdullah

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 222-226
    Received: 29 August 2021
    Accepted: 11 September 2021
    Published: 27 September 2021
    Abstract: The acceptance rate of hemodialysis (HD) in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients has been increasing globally. Pakistan is a CKD high burden country with the increasing acceptance rate of HD. Unfortunately, there is dearth of published information regarding the rate, time to and factors associated with AVF maturation. The current retrospective c... Show More
  • Postnatal Care Service Utilization and Associated Factors Among Mothers Who Gave Birth in Last Year: Community Based Cross Sectional Study in Adama, Ethiopia

    Senait Ayalew G/Silasie, Sileshi Garoma Abeya, Ebrhaim Mohammed Gebaba

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 227-236
    Received: 21 August 2021
    Accepted: 24 September 2021
    Published: 29 September 2021
    Abstract: Background: Postnatal period is generally the most neglected period, especially in developing countries. This study assessed postnatal care service utilization and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in the last one year in Adama Town, Oromia, Ethiopia. Methods: Community based Cross sectional study was employed in seven randomly select... Show More
  • The Policy-Driven Enhancement to Reduce Adult Inpatients’ Pain Intensity of “No More Than Mild Pain” During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Litaba Efraim Kolobe, Nabeeha Tashkandi, Angela Tracy Caswell, Sheikha Al Anizi, Aisha Al Khanbaie, Waad Maringah, Kawther Ajarmeh, Eman Al Ruwaili

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 237-243
    Received: 19 September 2021
    Accepted: 5 October 2021
    Published: 12 October 2021
    Abstract: Context: Moderate to severe pain has a profound negative impact on functioning and quality of life, hence nursing guidelines were needed as the driving force to optimize pain nursing interventions. Aim: To enhance the reduction of adult inpatients' pain intensity of not more than mild pain during the COVID-19 pandemic nursing care settings. Methods... Show More