American Journal of Nursing Science

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022

  • Surgical Nursing Care of a Patient with Cervical Cancer Undergoing Abdominal Extensive Total Hysterectomy

    Gao Gui-E, Yang Chun-Lin, Li Li-Li

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 118-122
    Received: Sep. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 15, 2022
    Published: Sep. 21, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20221105.11
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    Abstract: To summarize the nursing experience of a young female patient with cervical cancer who underwent abdominal extensive total hysterectomy in our hospital. Cervical cancer is one of the most common malignant tumors in gynecology. Abdominal extensive total hysterectomy is the standard treatment for early cervical cancer. The operation has the character... Show More
  • Household Perceptions, Treatment Seeking Behaviour, and Health Outcomes for Buruli Ulcer Disease in Owerri, South-Eastern Nigeria

    Nwachukwu Innocentia Ogechi, Onwuka Chigozie Divine, Ekeanyanwu Raphael Chukwuma

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 123-133
    Received: Jun. 30, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 02, 2022
    Published: Sep. 21, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20221105.12
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    Abstract: This study aimed to identify and ascertain the participants' beliefs and the impact that this has on their health-seeking behaviors and expected health outcomes in Owerri, south-eastern Nigeria. For this investigation, a purposeful sample of 178 case-positive individuals who had received care or were receiving care at health centers in Imo State wa... Show More
  • Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds: Reform of Rounds

    Lijuan Zhou, Xiaoying Zou

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 134-137
    Received: Jun. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2022
    Published: Oct. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20221105.13
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    Abstract: This paper introduced the relatively mature strategy of structured interdisciplinary bedside rounds (SIBR) in foreign countries, and expounded it from the aspects of its present situations, concrete implementation steps, and abiding principles. SIBR is an organizational optimization strategy, which is beneficial to the tripartite of doctors, nurses... Show More
  • The Perspective of Nursing Students and Faculty Members Regarding the Inclusion of Chronic Disease Sexuality Education in Nursing Bachelor Program

    Sara Khaled Hakeem, Danya Hussain Alasbali, Hatoon Khalid Alandejani, Maryam Basil Alameer, Dhuha Youssef Wazqar

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 138-146
    Received: Jun. 29, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 25, 2022
    Published: Oct. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20221105.14
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    Abstract: A growing body of research indicates the need for chronic disease sexuality education in nursing bachelor programs, which is commonly neglected in the nursing curriculum despite its importance. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the barriers of including chronic disease sexuality education in the nursing bachelor programs among nursing student... Show More
  • Surgical Nurses’ Thoughts on the Postoperative Pain Management of Patients After Total Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

    Litaba Efraim Kolobe

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 147-157
    Received: Sep. 11, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 21, 2022
    Published: Oct. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20221105.15
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    Abstract: Context: Healthcare professionals face a major challenge in treating postoperative pain in patients after hip or knee replacement surgery (THR OR TKR). The use of advanced pain modalities for pain screening, assessment, and management is not yet consistent with the clinical practice guidelines available. Aim: In this study, it was explored and desc... Show More
  • Perioperative Nursing of Balloon Occlusion Test and Embolization of Internal Carotid Artery for Locally Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

    Wei Huang, Liantian Zhang, Litao Li, Yangkui Gu, Mengxuan Zuo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 158-162
    Received: Oct. 09, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2022
    Published: Nov. 11, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20221105.16
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    Abstract: Background: Surgical resection is the most effective treatment for the patients with locally recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) in selected cases. Due to the complicated anatomical structure of nasopharynx, surgical resection may cause serious complications, including fatal bleeding. The subsequent implementation of internal carotid artery (I... Show More