American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018

  • Daily Life with Type 1 Diabetes from the Perspectives of Young Adults and Their Close Relatives

    Åsa Carlsund, Siv Söderberg

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 115-120
    Received: May 02, 2018
    Accepted: May 22, 2018
    Published: Jun. 13, 2018
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    Abstract: The aim of this study was to enhance a deeper understanding of daily life as experienced by young adults with Type 1 Diabetes and their close relatives. Young adulthood is commonly considered as an amendment to adult roles. Increased responsibility, such as a long-term illness in young adulthood, might lead to increased stress and anxiety. Type 1 D... Show More
  • Research on the Effect of Nurses' Organizational Atmosphere on Perceived Professional Benefits

    Suhuan Xu, Xin Dan, Ruonan Hou, Changde Jin, Jingying Liu, Hongwen Ma

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 121-126
    Received: May 12, 2018
    Accepted: May 29, 2018
    Published: Jun. 13, 2018
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    Abstract: To analyze the effect of nurses' organizational atmosphere on perceived professional benefits. A total of 436 nurses in five grade A hospitals in Tianjin received survey by applying self-designed basic demographic questionnaire and Perceived Organization Atmosphere Scale and Perceived Professional Benefits Scale. The average total score of perceive... Show More
  • Transformational Leadership Educational Program for Head Nurses and its Effect on Nurses' Job Performance

    Ebtesam Saeed Ahmed Abd-Elrhaman, Nora Ahmed Abd-Allah

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 127-136
    Received: Apr. 29, 2018
    Accepted: May 28, 2018
    Published: Jun. 15, 2018
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    Abstract: Head nurses` who apply transformational leadership find innovative approaches that enhance staff nurses` performance at their highest level to achieve a vision of quality health care. Also, transformational leader has a major impact on the staff nurses' behavior to achieve health care organization goals as, this leader setting new direction, inspir... Show More
  • Effect of Kaleidoscope on Pain Perception of Children Aged 4-6 Years During Intravenous Cannulation

    Dipeesh Kunjumon, Vinil Upendrababu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 137-142
    Received: May 14, 2018
    Accepted: May 30, 2018
    Published: Jun. 25, 2018
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    Abstract: Management of children’s health includes medical procedures that may be painful or stressful to the child. Yet, despite extensive research findings, policy guidelines and practice, standard recommendations for optimal management of pediatric pain, clinical practices remain inadequate. Hence the investigator conducted a study to assess the effect of... Show More
  • The Nursing Research of Frozen Fresh Potato Topical Treatment Infusion Leakage

    Fenge Zhang, Weirong Jin, Yan Wang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 143-146
    Received: Apr. 13, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2018
    Published: Jun. 29, 2018
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    Abstract: Objective: Intravenous (IV) infusions are an essential part of hospital patient care, but Intravenous Infiltration in the process of the treatment. Leakage brought great pain to the patient; So far, no research has been done in this area. A simple and cheap method to relieve pain of IV infusions in this Study. Method: According to the accepted meth... Show More
  • Innovative Art Therapy Activities Used by Undergraduate Student Nurses with Mental Health Patients

    Robyn Rice, Joyce Hunter, Ann Raithel, Robin Kirschner

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 147-151
    Received: May 15, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2018
    Published: Jul. 05, 2018
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    Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to describe specific art therapy activities that student nurses may use as intentional communication tools when interacting with mental health patients in the clinical setting. The suggested art therapy activities in this paper reflect a review of the evidence as well as over 30 years of nursing faculty field experience... Show More
  • Influencing Factors and Correlation of the Degree of Intensive Care Unit Nurses' Perceived Job Stressors

    Xiaohuan Ma, Hong Guan, Shu Han, Na Li, Wenping Mo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 152-158
    Received: Jun. 05, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 21, 2018
    Published: Jul. 13, 2018
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    Abstract: To identify the main job stressors of ICU nurses, and analyze their causes, influencing factors and correlation. Application of current status investigation methods, general information and the scale of “Chinese Nurse Stress Source Scale” of 301 ICU nurses at seven class A grade III general hospitals in Dalian were investigated and analyzed. The sc... Show More
  • Development of a Conceptual Model of Resilience in New Graduate Nurses

    Lei Lyu, Lingyan Xu, Guohong Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 159-164
    Received: Jul. 06, 2018
    Accepted: Jul. 16, 2018
    Published: Aug. 15, 2018
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    Abstract: To explore experiences of stress-tolerance among new graduate nurses and to develop a conceptual model of resilience. The formation rules of the conceptual model can be found. It’s necessary to examine resilience positively affecting new nurses at different stages of transition period. Using a grounded theory approach, 12 outstanding new nurses age... Show More