American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022

  • Nurses’ Perceptions Regarding the Antiretroviral Therapy Services at Selected Health Facilities in Lesotho

    Isabel Nyangu, Zerish Zethu Nkosi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2021
    Published: Jan. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: In Lesotho, ART services are provided in primary health care (PHC) facilities which are mostly run by nurses. This study aimed to describe perceptions of nurses regarding the antiretroviral therapy services at PHC facilities across six selected districts in Lesotho. A cross sectional survey was conducted in which convenience sampling was used to se... Show More
  • An Assessment of the Practice of Kangaroo Mother Care Among Staff in the Specialised Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Orotta Paediatric Hospital, Asmara, Eritrea

    Elsa Semere Araya, Jawaya Shea, Nils Bergman

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 6-19
    Received: Dec. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 07, 2022
    Published: Jan. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: Preterm delivery remains the major cause of newborn infants’ morbidity and mortality globally and more so in low-income countries like Eritrea. Research has shown that the provision of Kangaroo mother care can contribute to a reduction in morbidity and mortality among newborn infants. However, there is limited research on the practice of KMC in Eri... Show More
  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Dyslipidemia Among Adults: A Community Based Study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Meseret Molla Asemu, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Negussie Deyessa, Desalewu Mekonnen Kassie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 20-29
    Received: Dec. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 10, 2022
    Published: Jan. 18, 2022
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    Abstract: Dyslipidemia is the leading population-level risk factor for ischemic heart disease in Africa. There were inadequate data regarding the prevalence and associated factors of dyslipidemia. So, this survey aimed to identify the prevalence and associated factors of dyslipidemia among participants aged 18 years and above in Addis Ababa city, capital of ... Show More
  • Developmental Care of Premature Newborns: A Success Story from Evidence-based Research

    Philomene Marie Missi, Clemence Dallaire, Marie-Soleil Hardy

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 30-42
    Received: Dec. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2022
    Published: Jan. 20, 2022
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    Abstract: Nursing is useful to the society through the efforts to prevent health problems and through the care, the support and the comfort it provides to the public. In addition, nursing contributes to the advancement of knowledge about experiences of health and illness. Indeed, from the phenomena at the field experience, theoretical work and research in hu... Show More
  • Effect of PDCA Evidence-Based Nursing Practice on Arterial Blood Gas Analysis in the Respiratory Department

    Zhe Luo, Ju Zhou, Yu-e Huang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 43-47
    Received: Jan. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Objective To explore the effect of PDCA evidence-based nursing intervention on arterial blood gas analysis in the respiratory department. Methods Sixty patients who underwent blood gas analysis in our hospital from February 2021 to March 2021 were selected as the control group; while the same number of patients who underwent blood gas analysis from... Show More