American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023

  • Confidence and Educational Needs of Palliative Care in Oncology Nurses Caring for Patients with Advanced Cancer in a Teaching Hospital: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Nada Hamad Almutairi, Rana Abdullah Alsubhi, Lama Hikmat Ghurab, Shahad Atyan Almalki, Dhuha Youssef Wazqar

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 69-79
    Received: 17 May 2023
    Accepted: 28 July 2023
    Published: 4 August 2023
    Abstract: Background: Palliative care can improve terminally ill patients’ quality of life. Despite the rising interest in palliative care for patients with cancer, the palliative care skills, and levels of confidence of oncology nurses who care for those patients have rarely been studied in developing countries, such as Saudi Arabia. Aim: To assess the conf... Show More
  • Construction of Risk Prediction Model for Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis

    Lingling Lin, Zhongqiu Lu, Liyang Hu

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: 21 July 2023
    Accepted: 5 August 2023
    Published: 15 August 2023
    Abstract: Objective: To develop a prediction model for the risk of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis. Methods: A retrospective study was conducted on 236 inpatients with decompensated cirrhosis who were admitted to the Department of Infectious Diseases of a tertiary grade A comprehensive hospital in W... Show More