American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020

  • Experiences of Nurses Fighting Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Qualitative Meta-Integration

    Manli Liu, Ni Zhang, Weiwei Wang, Qingshan Chen, Weiju Chen, Qingran Lin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 394-401
    Received: Oct. 07, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2020
    Published: Oct. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: Purpose: To systematically review the real experience of nurses in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Methods: PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, CBM, CNKI, Wan-Fang Data, and VIP from inception to April 2020. Qualitative research on real experience of nurses in the fight against the COVID-19 were collected. The study was scr... Show More
  • Application of Quality Control Circle in Improving the Correct Implementation Rate of Multiple Drug Resistant Organism Isolation Measures in ICU Medical Personnel

    Dongliang Xu, Weitao Lv, Yixiang Liu, Ziqiang Yu, Yiting Feng, Jiaxing Tang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 402-406
    Received: Oct. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 22, 2020
    Published: Oct. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: Effective isolation management of multiple drug resistant organism (MDRO) patients is considered an important measure to prevent cross-infection. To reduce the spread of MDRO, there is a need to improve the correct implementation of isolation measures for intensive care unit (ICU) medical personnel. We will investigate the application of... Show More
  • Clinical Assessing and Risk Factor Analysis of Preoperative Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Thyroid Cancer

    Qian Ye, Yuhua Ma, Ming Xie

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 407-410
    Received: Oct. 26, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 05, 2020
    Published: Nov. 16, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: According to evaluating the preoperative depression and anxiety of patients with thyroid cancer, relevant risk factors were analyzed and effective intervention measures were discussed. Methods: We collected 111 participants’ information which the patients were diagnosed as thyroid cancer. They were diagnosed in the hospital and join our ... Show More
  • Prelicensure Nursing Students Developing Clinical Judgment Through Emotional Intelligence: A Qualitative Interpretive Descriptive Study

    Michelle Bussard

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 411-416
    Received: Oct. 29, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2020
    Published: Nov. 19, 2020
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    Abstract: Clinical judgment is an essential skill required for nurses to provide safe, quality patient care. Nurse educators must develop effective teaching strategies to assist prelicensure nursing students in developing clinical judgment skills. The objective of this study was to determine if a teaching strategy focused on the affective domain of learning ... Show More
  • Knowledge Attitude and Practice Toward Chikungunya Infection Among Kassala Community in Sudan 2018-2019

    Manal Bilal Mohamed Hassan, Mohamed Ibrahim Osman Ahmed, Sultan Dhaif Allah Awad Alharbi, Uthman Abdull Ah Mohammed Albeshi, Ebtisam Hanshool Mauof Al-Gathmi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 417-422
    Received: Nov. 04, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 17, 2020
    Published: Nov. 27, 2020
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    Abstract: Introduction: Vector-borne diseases account for over 17% of all infectious diseases, causing quite 1 million deaths each year global quite 2.5 billion people in over 100 countries are in danger of contracting Dengue. Objective: The study aimed assess Knowledge attitude and practice toward chikungunya virus among Kassala community people of selected... Show More
  • Clinical Effect of Patented Product for Specialized Nursing in Operating Rooms

    Lin Ke, Fan Qi, Wang Fang, Ding Zhaokai, Bai Jing

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 423-428
    Received: Nov. 09, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2020
    Published: Dec. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Surgical counts are a basic and crucial specialized nursing operation in operating rooms, to guarantee surgical safety, prevent surgical items from retaining in the body and ensure the success of surgery and safety of patients. Objective: To explore the effect of “Surgical Instruments Organizer” applied in operating rooms as a nursing p... Show More
  • Optimize the Management and Effectiveness of Orthopedic Spare Loaner Instrumentation and Implants in Central Sterile Supply Department

    Tan Zhishan, Zhang Lian, Zeng Xiuyue, Yu Haohui

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 429-432
    Received: Nov. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 26, 2020
    Published: Dec. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: Loaner Instrumentation due to various comprehensive factors, the equipment often can not be delivered to the disinfection supply center according to the prescribed time, which not only affects the handling quality of the equipment, but also affects the timely supply andusage of the equipment. The study aims to explore the managing method... Show More
  • Investigation of Nosocomial Cluster Infections of Peripheral Venous Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection

    Mengying Qi, Jinai He, Jiajie Yan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 433-437
    Received: Nov. 17, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 27, 2020
    Published: Dec. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: Object: Determine the cause of nosocomial cluster infections of peripheral venous catheter-related bloodstream infection (PIVC-BSI), and provide advice on prevention, control and nursing measures. Method: A retrospective analysis of nosocomial cluster infections that occurred in a tertiary hospital on July 28-30, 2019. Blood samples from patients s... Show More
  • The Application Effect Analysis of Nurse's Equipment Management Standardized in ICU Equipment Management

    Shaoman Lin, Weitao Lv, Wanxian Lu, Shujuan Mai, Qiaohong Wang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 438-441
    Received: Nov. 21, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2020
    Published: Dec. 08, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess the application effect analysis of nurse's equipment management standardized in ICU equipment management. Method: This study included 56 related medical staffs who are working in ICU department and they used the medical equipment in their working. the data of 2018 was defined as control group, that the medical equipment was rec... Show More
  • Analysis on the Effect of Early Screening and Safe Management of Dysphagia in Scleroderma Patients

    Yingfeng Huang, Guiyan Wen, Xia Huang, Xiaozhen Huang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 442-444
    Received: Nov. 25, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2020
    Published: Dec. 11, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: To analyze the effect of early screening and safe management of dysphagia in scleroderma patients. Methods: From January 2016 to January 2020, a randomized controlled trial was performed with scleroderma patients (n = 42) who were diagnosed as scleroderma. In intervention group, the participants are accepted early screening and safe mana... Show More
  • Impact of the Internet+ Transitional Care on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Family Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Guilin Liu, Ruiying Huang, Yan Liu, Ni Zhang, Weiju Chen, Qingran Lin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 445-449
    Received: Nov. 27, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 07, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Purpose: To determine the impact of the internet+ transitional care on knowledge, attitudes, and practice (KAP) of family caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and analyze the practicability of the internet+ Medical Messenger and WeChat network support platforms. Background: The number of AD patients in China has exceeded 10 million,... Show More
  • Implementation of Accompanying Family Management for Gastroenterology Patients During the COVID-19 Epidemic

    Guiyan Wen, Jinglan Luo, Shaohui Tang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 450-454
    Received: Dec. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: The objective of this study is to explore the effect of implementing accompanying family management in gastroenterology patients during the COVID-19 epidemic. According to the guidelines for the prevention and control of COVID-19 issued by the National Health Commission and the Guangdong Provincial Health Commission, as well as the First Affiliated... Show More
  • Effect of Perioperative Nursing on the Prevention of Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients Undergoing Gynecological Pelvic Surgery

    Lirong Mo, Xiaojuan Liao, Huijuan Cai

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 455-458
    Received: Dec. 05, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 17, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a common complication of gynecological pelvic surgery. DVT focuses on prevention. How to make a detailed perioperative nursing plan and organize its implementation of the measures is a great significance for the prevention of DVT in patients undergoing gynecological pelvic surgery. Objective: To investiga... Show More
  • Psychosocial Interventions to Improve Psychological Distress of Informal Caregivers of Cancer Patients: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trial

    Zheng Zhang, Shanshan Wang, Ziwei Liu, Zekai Li

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2020
    Pages: 459-465
    Received: Dec. 06, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of psychosocial interventions designed to improve the psychological distress of informal caregivers of cancer patients compared with usual care. Methods: Nine relevant databases were searched from inception to November 2020. We included randomized controlled trials focused on comparing psychosocial interventions ... Show More